Story 013a

Crossword

Complete the crossword, then click on "Check" to check your answer. If you are stuck, you can click on "Hint" to get a free letter. Click on a number in the grid to see the clue or clues for that number.





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2. The President appoints the agency heads, such as the Secretary of Education, who form his ___. A woodworker often makes ___s.
4. Most amateur golfers hit a ___, meaning the ball goes from left to right (for right-handers). Most professional golfers hit a draw or a fade. Hardly anyone hits it straight.
5. If you're in trouble or having a problem, you might be 'in a ___.'
7. All men are ___s until they get married. Then they're husbands.
9. Chicken ___ soup is popular. It is made of chicken and ___s. Mothers give it to their sick children.
10. ___ pickles are popular with sandwiches. ___ is an herb used for seasoning.
12. If you ___ your teeth in your sleep, you will eventually destroy the enamel.
13. If you '___ your soul,' you tell someone your deepest secrets. ___ feet are not allowed in most restaurants.
15. The submarine raced to the surface and ___ rammed and sank a pleasure boat, drowning most of the tourists on the boat. The captain of the sub apologized.

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1. Every year, two professional football teams play in the championship game, called the Super ___.
2. ___s and cheese is a popular snack. ___s are crispy. A saltine is a ___.
3. Every once in a while, you should ___ your toilet bowl, your bathtub, and your shower walls to keep the crud from building up.
4. There are all kinds of ___: chicken noodle, tomato, potato, vegetable, bean with bacon, and pea, to name a few. Most ___ comes in cans.
6. If you let food sit on the plates overnight after dinner, you will have to ___ the food off the plates. You might even have to soak the plates before you can ___ the food off.
8. A piston fits into a ___. The ___ of a revolver can spin around.
11. A new gasket will often fix ___ joints. Sometimes a restaurant will give you a ___ container that drips all over the place.
14. A frog likes to sit on a lily ___ in the pond. If you have a pencil, you'll want a ___ to go with it.
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