November 2018 Crossword

Try your hand at a sciency brain teaser.

Nov 1, 2018
The Scientist Staff
Note: The answer grid will include every letter of the alphabet.
BY EMILY COX AND HENRY RATHVON

ACROSS
1.    Nostril in the top of 1-Down’s head
5.    Parsley, sage, rosemary, or thyme
9.    Opposite of general, to anesthesiologists
10.    Red plant stalk, or donnybrook
11.    Anatomical source of ill humor?
12.    Douglas Hofstadter’s ___, Escher, Bach
14.    Exam on which a normal score is about 100 (2 wds.)
16.    Falcon, or sorcerer of legend
19.    “Bear” that’s actually a marsupial
21.    Casabas, e.g.
24.    A vein in the neck
25.    Exhibiting foliage
26.    Neighbor of the radius
27.    Larynx, colloquially (2 wds.)

DOWN
1.    Male whale
2.    Back of the head or skull
3.    Double’s antithesis
4.    Konrad who pioneered ethology
6.    Antelope with spirally twisted horns
7.    Songbird classified as Dolichonyx oryzivorus
8.    Australian parakeet, affectionately
13.    Rainforest mammal with a prehensile tail
15.    Resisting chemical change
17.    Greek script deciphered by Michael Ventris (2 wds.)
18.    Subject of a sonogram
20.    Roughly 1 percent of the earth’s atmosphere
22.    State flower of New Hampshire
23.    Wildcat with tufted ears

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