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The X-ray Crossword Puzzle — December 2023

Holiday crossword puzzle
HOLIDAY PUZZLE

ACROSS
2. A very cold year-round sport that involves skating
4. A season that symbolizes sorrow and sadness
7. They run up to your door and spread Christmas spirit with singing
9. A prefix used in words such as ‘banked’ ‘board’ and ‘storm’
10. Hand protection from the cold!
11. A prefix that is in words such as ‘pop’ ‘box’ and ‘men’
14. This northern part of the earth isn’t owned by any country, there is no land, and has no time zone
15. The month that contains the most holidays
17. He sees you when you’re sleeping
18. Starbucks released this Almond milk Latte on Nov. 4
19. This Christmas dessert contains various dried fruits and spice
21. The backbone-type branch of a tree

DOWN
1. A frozen spear of ice
3. A Christmas ghost story written by the infamous Charles Dickens
5. An American poet that died January 29, 1963
6. A fruit that is also known as Castanea Dentata
8. Every kid in school craves this day during winter
12. Will Ferrell stars in this modern Christmas classic
13. Circular Christmas decor that was believed to have originated in ancient Greece and Rome (for different reasons)
16. Dairy based beverage containing egg yolks, cream, milk, and nutmeg
20. This form of icy shelter originated from Canadian and Greenland inunit

 

CROSSWORD PUZZLE ANSWERS: 

Across:
2. Hockey
4. Winter
7. Carolers
9. Snow
10. Mittens
11. Ice
14. North Pole
15. December
17. Santa
18. Sugar Cookie
19. Fruit Cake
21. Bough

Down:
1. Icicle
3. A Christmas Carol
5. Robert Frost
6. Chestnut
8. Snow day
12. Elf
13. Wreath
16. Eggnog
20. Igloo

 

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Yzabelle De Luna, Graphics Editor
Yzabelle is a junior at East and loves getting involved in the arts. In her free time, she likes writing, drawing, and playing the oboe or piano.
Evan Luxton, Entertainment Editor
Evan is a sophomore at East. He plays the cello for EYSO Philharmonia and hopes to pursue his dream of becoming a neurosurgeon.

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