October 2018 Crossword

Try your hand at a sciency brain teaser.

The Scientist Staff
Sep 30, 2018
Note: The answer grid will include every letter of the alphabet.

1.    Sandbanks or gravel bars
4.    Fluoxetine’s trade name
8.    Ellipsoidal yellow fruit
9.    Like dodos and dinos
10.   Relating to foxes
11.   Inventor played by Bowie in The Prestige
12.   Resembling a duck, pedally (hyph.)
17.   Decapods with claws
19.   Kin of an orange
21.   Drupe whose husk yields coir
22.   Coat defect caused by mite bites
23.   Having a low pH
24.   Protection for a pangolin

1.    Secretion that starts the digestive process 2 I = V/R (2 wds.)
3.    “Pineapple Island”
5.    Sound of a woodpecker (hyph.)
6.    Torrid and Frigid, for two
7.    China, to Marco Polo
9.    Orbital area (2 wds.)
13.    Dog without a bark...

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