Story 013


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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1. Don't eat ___s in bed, or your sheet will be full of crumbs.
2. 'Which came first, the ___ or the egg?' If you can answer this question, you are a genius.
3. If you are a regular customer at a restaurant, you say, 'Give me the ___.' The police arrest 'the ___ suspects.'
4. A ___ pillow. A count___. ___ with tyrants! ___town.
7. Put your soup, noodles, or salad into this.
8. Soft drink. Dr. Pepper. Coca-Cola. Royal Crown Cola. Pepsi. Root Beer. Cream ___.
9. 'Don't be behind the ___-ball.' Before they invented audio cassettes, people listened to ___-track tapes.
11. ___ on rye. ___ and eggs. A ___ and cheese sandwich.
13. Got ___? Many people are allergic to the lactose in ___. ___ and cookies. A glass of cold ___.
16. 'An ___ a day keeps the doctor away.'
18. Be careful not to ___ your fingers while you ___ the ham.
19. 'Let's do ___' is a popular Hollywood expression meaning 'Let's meet and eat about noon.'
20. A ___ is a single guy. Women like to date ___s, so they can turn them into married guys.
22. 16 ___s in a pint, 32 ___s in a quart, 64 ___s in a gallon.


1. Snickers. Almond Joy. Hershey's Kisses. ___ canes are popular at Christmas time.
2. Two. But sometimes more than two, as in 'I'll be ready in a ___ of minutes.'
5. 'Use your ___' means 'think' or 'use your brain.'
6. Ed ate a pickle ___ his sandwich.
7. A ___ is a place where people go to drink alcohol. A place where men and women meet after work or on weekends. A ___tender makes alcoholic drinks.
10. What size candy bar did Ed eat?
12. '___ aboard!' Can't we ___ get along? The opposite of none.
14. A type of pickle. An herb.
15. ___ your hands. ___ your mouth out with soap. 'It's a ___' means it's a tie.
17. A ___ starts out as a cucumber. If you're 'in a __,' you have a problem.
18. 'The fog is as thick as pea ___' means you can't see your hands in front of your face. ___ and sandwich is a popular lunch for kids.
21. (Burp!) Sorry! It must have been something I ___.