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These crosswords are intended to be pretty hard to complete. They are made up of more than 20 words of any size. To view or print a hard crossword puzzle click on its title.

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American Revolution History convinced the French to join the war effort on the side of the Americans. (last name). Famous quote - “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country”. document that changed the purpose of the war from fighting for rights to fighting for Independence.. colonial Army - led by George Washington. naval hero and is known as the father of the Navy.
A Long Walk to Water Books One of three challenges Nya faces when she gets water (heat, time, and...). The number of years since Salva has seen his father . Nya's little sister who falls ill. Salva's friend was killed in this region. The name of Salva's project and organization .
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Books Chapter 11 make a low continuous vibratory sound expressing contentment (like a cat). quiet, gentle, and easily imposed on; submissive. successful in material terms; flourishing financially. a fine, strong, soft lustrous fiber produced by silkworms in making cocoons and collected to make thread and fabric. strange, odd.
Plant Reproduction Earth Sciences crossword puzzle marks the attachment of the ovule to the ovary. a food storage tissue. male reproductive structure. union ofthe sperm and egg cell. pollen producing organ of the flower.
Volcanos Earth Sciences a material found in magma that is formed from the elements oxygen and silicon. its the primary substance of earths crust and mantle. liquid magma that reaches the surface. a bowl shaped area that forms around a volcanos central opening. an area where magma from deep within the mantle melts through the crust above it. term used to describe a volcano that is no longer active and unlikley to erupt again.
Organic Chemistry Chemistry what is the region on IR called that does not differ drastically between compounds?. what form of substituents does SN2 prefer?. which method of identification only focuses on functional groups?. what is the method of identification used to tell the difference between diastereomers?. another name for a SN1 reaction is?.
Switzerland World Geography Enjoy this Crossword Puzzle! What do the Swiss burn to determine how much longer winter will be?. Swiss horn blown in the traditional Calling of the Cows. Switzerland is the birthplace of Jean Henri Dunant, founder of the ________________. Mountain range in Switzerland.. Number of national languages in Switzerland.
The Land of Stories Books Works as a nurse. What is the evil queens portrait really?. Who gave them the book?. The boy main character. What did sleeping beauty prick her finger on?.
Angkor Wat Religion Khmer ___________ built an advanced irrigation system.. Angkor's gamblers loved these.. Many of Angkor's temples are devoted to this Hindu god.. This may have destroyed Imperial Angkor.. This river flows into Lake Tonle Sap..
Science Religion Is a material that is a poor conductor of heat.. Is equal to amount of energy needed to raise the temp of 1 g of water by 1 celsius.. Are energy resource made from carbon-rich plants and animal remains.. Is a measure of the average kinetic energy of all the particles in an objects.. Is the sum of an objects kinetic energy and potential energy..
Hearing Terms Body the cochlea has a tonotopic arrangement with low frequency sounds processed toward the ______. medial geniculate body is a relay of the __________. firing pattern that resembles VIII nerve responses. post stimulus time histograms are plots of _________ response relative to the onset of a stimulus. the frequency specificity refers to the ability of the _______ to differentiate the various spectral components of a signal.
Elections Government and Politics Vocabulary over U.S. Presidential elections The votes cast by regular citizens on election day. . A state marked by a certain color on election maps that normally represents Democratic states.. A formal survey of voters leaving polling places on Election day, asking for which candidates they voted.. One of the two major U.S. political parties that is normally Liberal in their beliefs.. A way for citizens to vote by mail when they cannot get to their polling place..
Thirteen Colonies History stood for complete seperation of church and state. endorced discipline that was necessary for the survival of ja,estown . the king appointed a person or persons to govern the colony ​and answer to him. A specific governor ​could then be appointed by the person or ​persons put in charge by the King.. ​Made up of ​investors who shared profits without ​sharing liabilities.. Eventually ​established a colony named ​Jamestown. This became the ​first permanent English ​settlement in the New World..
DNA Body Please Complete the Following Crossword Over DNA Which base pairs with Thymine?. Hydrogen bonds are described as a ________ type of bond.. What does the term ATP stand for?. What does the term DNA stand for?. Who discovered the shape of the DNA molecule? Both names with and in the middle. Opposite of alphabetical order..
Judicial Branch Government and Politics Federal judges serve for. A detailed explanation or the legal thinking behind a court’s decision in a case. Only district courts have a judge and _____. . An official decision by a judge or a court that settles a case and may also establish the meaning of a law. The court’s calendar, showing the schedule of cases it is to hear.
Identifying Matter Physics Elements, Mixtures, and Compounds The physical change that must take place to create a solution.. A solution in which there is a lot of solute compared to the amount of solvent.. A solution in which there is a small amount of solute dissolved in the solvent.. What can be done to the solute to increase surface area for greater solubility.. Causes an increase in particle contact allowing for greater solubility..
Atmosphere Meteorology an increase in temperature with height in an atmospheric layer . when an air mass is forced to rise over a topographic barrier. clouds that can cover much or all of the sky in a given area. all forms of water that fall from clouds. occurs when cloud droplets collide and join together to form a large droplet.
Pathogens Health A thick, jelly-like material that surrounds the surface of some bacteria cells. first person to observe bacteria and other microorganisms.. tiny whip-like limb that helps bacteria move. essential for growth and reproduction. tiny whiskers that allow bacterial cells to exchange genetic material with each other..
The Kite Runner Books A sin you refuse or have not ask for forgiveness.. Zealous or impassioned.. (building) in a state of being ruin due to aging.. To make someone unable to think clearly, usually resulting from a shock.. A visible form of an idea, quality or feeling..
Thorax and Abdomen Body Produces insulin . dome shaped muscle . Muscle injured during a abdominal muscle strain . ribs 11 and 12 are called ________ ribs. Lies between the diaphram and the pelvis.
Coasts Earth Sciences When the sea loses energy, it drops the sand, rock particles and pebbles that it has been carrying, depositing them.. A weaker wave. Adding more sand or shingle widens the beach and waves lose power travelling across it. Waves can erode the coastline in a similar way to the water in rivers. This usually occurs when the sea takes lots of energy from the power of destructive waves.. This may be formed behind a spit.
Ancient China History measures and records details of earthquakes. first dynasty in Ancient China. philosopher that believed that China should go back to ethics. tells the time of the day based on the position of the sun. yellowish-gray windblown sediment.
Cuisine Food sauteed grains like rice cooked in liquid. condiment made from fruit, sugar, spices & vinegar. salted eggs of sturgeon fish. sauce of basil, pine nuts, garlic, parmesan & olive oil. rich cake made with small amount of flour and ground nuts or breadcrumbs.
Cuisine Food sauce of basil, pine nuts, garlic, parmesan & olive oil. rich cake made with small amount of flour and ground nuts or breadcrumbs. greek dessert. side dish of red or pinto beans. long, crusty bread.
Short Words Spelling Lists The laziest female dog we know. The thing right in the middle of your face. Something that dries you. Another word for shrub. 'Man's best friend'.
America Comes of Age History rebellion. reform movement that emerged in the late nineteenth century that sought to improve society by applying Christian principles. network of churches and clubs that set up employment agencies and relief efforts to help African Americans get settled and find work in cities . organized groups of Mexican Americans that make loans and provide legal assistance to others memebers of their community . no traditional combat methods.
Sound Waves Physics number of wavelengths that pass by a point. max distance from the resting position. material a wave travels through. lowest frequency a material vibrates at. used by animals, reflected sound.
The Devil and Tom Walker Books Christian movement that traces its origins to the radical reformation. A marsh or bog/soft, wet ground. Standing above others in quality or position. A person who buys and sells commodities for profit (Tom Walker at the end of story). Split by an ax.
Germany 1871-1914 History Members of the Society of Jesus. Right or privilege exclusive to the Crown. Organised association of workers. Showing excessive self-admiration. Moving power and authority away from central government.
College Lingo Society Words that will help you survive on a college campus, looking cool, and 'in the know'. a class not specifically required for your major or minor. a building with living quarters for students. cost to participate in the classes at a college or univerity. clubs and activities outside of the academic work. a field on which the buildings of the university are built.
The Red Brocket Deer Animals marks territory by leaving a ____. their backs are ____ in colour. warm-blooded or ___. baby Red Brocket deer . only adult males have ____.
Aztec History History God of the rain. Morning and evening star. Sea monster. Mother earth goddess. Ruler of the underworld.
Chinese Societies Society Teachings of confusious. A political system in which the nobles owe loyalty to the king. Chinese philosopher. A Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and preceded the Qin dynasty.. Means respect for their parents and ancestors.
African Kingdoms World Geography A small state that broke away from Ghana. Responsible for conquering the city of Timbuktu. Grew and developed based on their available natural resources. City in Mali. The transfer of the ownership of goods or services.
Mongols Asian History The ruling dynasty of China established by Kublai Khan. Dynasty set up by Zhu Yuan Zhang. Empire in which Genghis Khan started. First leader of the mongol empire; also known as Universal Leader. Origin of Genghis Khan.
Crawfish Animals region of the body containing gills. organs specialized for gaseous exchange. where the head and thorax fuse. hard outer covering that covers the entire bdoy. largest region of the body and contains the more obvious appendages.
Sport Terms Sports The opposite of win. A full body suit worn while surfing. The item used to hit the ball in tennis. A person who is proficient in sport. The ability to stretch and flex.
Poetry Literature and Writing Combining senses or mixing senses together. A figure of speech that suggests a non-literal similarity. An object which carries more meaning. Exaggeration. When one line of verse continues onto the next line.
Early Adolescent Development Other Teens often see musicians and sports figures as__________________. Early adolescents find their______________. Adolescents become interested in_____________.. The main cause of anxiety.. Friends that influence you in a 'good' way..
Elements of Music Music One of the main themes in a sonata. Different notes and different rhythm. The inverse of a Fifth. Key. Louds and softs.
Cellular Respiration Body Type of energy released when glucose is broken down. The substance that yeast produces when oxygen is not avaliable . Six carbon molecule that is broken-down to create ATP. One carbone gaseous molecule . Gaseous molecule required for aerobic repiration.
Happy Homophones Spelling Lists I like on my chips.. The is a noisy instrtument.. The dove is a of peace.. I paid a for my new bike. I took a green out of the fruit bowl..
Homophones Spelling Lists Harry Potter didn't die in______.. Jeff had some hot _________ with his burger.. A _______ is a percussion instrument. The _________ meant fun.. If it is over £50 you pay with a ________..
The Enlightenment History French writer who was the embodiment of 18th century Enlightenment (1694-1778). any of the popular French intellectuals or social philosophers of the 18th century, as Diderot, Rousseau, or Voltaire.. A movement in Europe from about 1650 until 1800 that advocated the use of reason and individualism instead of tradition and established doctrine . is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley. . English materiallist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings (1588-1679).
Matter Chemistry type of mixture that is uniform in properties and composition throughout. contain hydrogen which is replaceable by a metal. sharing of electrons between non-metals. formed by a transfer of electrons between a metal or non metal atoms. substance composed of two or more elements or compounds which are not chemically combine.
Lord of the Rings Books Sam's best friend; one who carries the ring. Cuts the ring from Sauron. volcano where ring can be destroyed. Land of living trees. Skilled archer.
Spy Camp Books What is Erica's father's name?. Who did Ripley go to for help other than Erica?. SPYDER's hideout was in a ____.. Where did Tina get sent to?. What is the name of the amusement center?.
Famous Basketball Players Sports Wore #21 for the San Antonio Spurs while winning 5 NBA championships. Wears #30 for the Golden State Warriors and won a championship with 2 MVPs. Wore #21 for MInnesota Timberwolves and #5 for the Boston Celtics and is nicknamed the 'Big Ticket'. Wears #0 for the Oklahoma City Thunder and was the 2015 NBA scoring champ. Wore #5 for the New Jersey Nets and #2 for the Dallas Mavericks is now the coach for the Milwaukee Bucks.
Lung Meriidian Body What is its vegetable?. What is its smell?. What is it's emotion?. What is its indicator?. What is an indicator for the last point?.
Reflexes Body Moves body part away from stimulus.. Reflex that processes information in brain.. The _______ reflex is an example of a stretch reflex.. Direct synapse between a sensory and motor neuron.. _________ reflex is a rapid involuntary responses to certain stimuli..
 
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