Story 228


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.
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1. Many mothers don't ___ their infants until they are over a year old. Then moms give them cow's milk or formula.
3. 'Will you be my ___ wife?' Mike asked Laura.
5. A pregnant woman will go to the hospital for the ___y of her newborn baby.
8. Once, ___, thrice. Ten is ___ as much as five.
12. If you have any ___ at all, you know that you must never rest your elbows on the dinner table.
13. --You don't speak Mandarin by any chance, do you? --___, I speak both Mandarin and Cantonese.
14. My cat had a litter of six ___s. Their eyes are still closed.
17. The capital of Arizona. The first syllable is pronounced FEE.
19. Kids today use their ___ phones constantly.
22. Gary has a ___ for foreign languages. He speaks five of them fluently.
23. A little ___ dog followed me home. It can't be more than 3 months old.
24. --What year were you ___? --I was ___ in 1990.
25. Squirrels and some birds like to ___ nuts in trees for the winter. A bear ___s fat for winter.


2. The Grand Canyon State. Also, home of Meteor Crater and London Bridge.
3. The woman who took fertility drugs gave ___ to 4 healthy babies.
4. People who take LSD or peyote have weird or ___ experiences.
6. I didn't find a job today. Oh ___, maybe I'll find one tomorrow.
7. Hundreds of thousands of ___ dogs and cats end up in animal shelters only to be killed when not adopted.
9. Incorporated.
10. Mountain goats are able to walk and even run on ___ slopes that people would slip on and probably fall to their death.
11. A successful realtor has many ___s who are looking to buy new homes or sell their old homes.
15. Almost 80 percent of our atmosphere is ___. Oxygen is about 20 percent.
16. If you're going on vacation, you should ___ the post office so it will hold your mail.
18. Water can be a solid, a gas, or a ___.
20. The state of being in heat. Tomcats are looking for female cats in ___.
21. A twin. A copy. The first ___ ever produced was a sheep named Dolly.