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June 2018 TS Crossword

Try your hand at a sciency brain teaser.

Jun 1, 2018
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon

Note: The answer grid will include every letter of the alphabet.BY EMILY COX AND HERY RATHVON

ACROSS

7.    Lacking the normal pigmentation

8.    SETI targets
9.    Flying class?
10.    Objects of study for Pasteur
11.    Biological ranks just above
families
12.    Electricity pioneer Tesla
14.    12-Across, with respect to
a coil or car
17.    That life evolves, to Darwin
19.    Legume often called a bean
21.    Great white features
22.    Ectotherm with a retractile neck
23.    Phenomenon caused
by charged solar particles

DOWN
1.    Trifoliate nectar source for bees
2.    “The faster you go, the shorter
you are” theorist
3    PBS science series; worldly
bloomer?
4.    High-speed raptor
5.    Farewell to Fermi or Volta
6.    Fictional, like unicorns or jackalopes
13.    Patellar reflex, in common parlance
(2 wds.)
15.    Film about teeth?
16.    “The Father of Genetics”
17.    Cavity housing the heart
and lungs
18.    Like a centripetal force
20.    Chiroptera members

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