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2. The agent said his job was to ___ the contents of all packages.
6. The issue was a ticking time ___ that the city council wanted to avoid discussing or voting on.
8. ___ Steinem is a famous American activist who fought for women's rights and founded "Ms." magazine.
9. The employee's ___ said that she always started work on time and got along well with her coworkers.
13. The brave marine threw himself on the ___; the blast killed him, but he saved the lives of his buddies.
14. The bomb squad took the bomb to a remote area and ___d it.
15. The wedding of England's prince and beautiful princess was ___d throughout the world.
17. Eager to see Elton John live in concert, the impatient crowd ___ed forward.
18. The severly bitten letter carrier won his ___ against the dog owner.
19. "All a___ that's coming a___!" yelled the conductor to the passengers at the train station.
20. The company offered a ___ of $1 million if the employee agreed to drop the lawsuit.
21. Halloween is a time for kids of all ages to wear their favorite ___s.
22. She got ___-eyed as she thought about her husband's untimely death.


1. The eye doctor told him to ___ on the red dot on the wall.
3. The radar system on the Qantas ___ plane suddenly failed; the pilot reported that he was "flying blind" across the Pacific.
4. Gold is ___, but nothing is more ___ than the love of family and friends.
5. He turned in an expense sheet so that he would be ___d for the costs of his business trip.
7. Art experts could not decide if the painting was an ___ or a counterfeit.
10. The ___ around her neck and on her wrists was valued at $20,000.
11. The man was suing his employer for pain and suffering and an ___ amount of money.
12. The state ___ of New Hampshire is "Live Free or Die."
16. The architect's new building is not only functional but also ___ appealing.
19. ___ cancer killed her mother, so she gets a mammogram annually.