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.
Across: 1. When the top___ disappears from wind or erosion, crops cannot grow. 2. Because the ___ seems to be rising all over the world, global warming is a popular topic. 6. You don't need to go into the ___s; just give me the general idea. 7. Here's an odd book ___: "The Story of My Life Before My Mother Knew Me." 12. It's your ___ as a citizen to vote and to serve on juries. 13. Don't wash your dirty ___ in public. (Keep family matters private.) 14. Jimmy is an ultrasound ___; he "sees" your heart via sound waves. 15. Because they had no written language, they shared their traditional stories ___. 17. Close ___ before striking. --Instruction on matchbooks. 18. The ___ doesn't go to the top floor. --Joke referring to a person's intelligence. 20. He drank so much champagne at the brunch that he ended up ___ing in the rest room. 22. The city ___ is full of dead bodies.
23. The victim wasn't breathing and the paramedic could not feel a ___, so she started CPR.
Down: 1. While we're on vacation in London, let's see all the ___s. 3. He turned on his computer, but the screen on the ___ remained completely black. 4. If you see a tornado coming, head for the ___ of your house. (Quickly--and don't forget the cat!) 5. A ___ has to be ___ while waiting to see the doctor. (Even when he or she has an appointment.) 8. The paramedics strapped the victim onto the ___ and rolled the ___ into the back of the ambulance. 9. ___ surgery can make your big nose smaller and your thin lips fatter. 10. A. ___ally, I like that tie you're wearing. B. Why, thank you! 11. Because the pain was in Bob's large intestine, the doctor examined Bob ___. (Ouch!) 16. A. What's that ___? B. I think we need to freshen the kitty litter. 17. She took a break from doing household ___ by watching TV for a while. 19. The instructions were so ___ that no one knew exactly what to do.
21. He forgot to pull up his ___per after using the rest room. CLOSE