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message 1: by Sam | The Dust Bunny Reader, Headmistress (last edited Apr 30, 2017 09:59PM) (new)

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- Activity duration: 1 year, with new crosswords throughout the year
- Points earned upon completion: 5 points

Theme: Young Adult
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message 2: by Sam | The Dust Bunny Reader, Headmistress (last edited Jan 25, 2017 04:17PM) (new)

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Clues for Theme: Young Adult

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1. After the 1st ___, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape...and counting. It is now the 5th.
3. The nation which consists of a wealthy Capitol and 12 districts; hosts the Hunger Games.
5. What type of creature is Eragon's hatched companion?
6. Augustus Waters likes to put this "metaphor" in his mouth...puts the cancer there, but does not give this object the power to kill him.
9. Pi Patel survives a shipwreck, only to be stranded on a boat with a Bengal ___.
11. Cluny the Scourge is an evil-one-eyed warlord...he is also which animal?
13. "The Short Second Life of ____ Tanner"
14. Elrond, one of the mighty rulers of old that remained in Middle-earth in its Third Age, is part Maiar and part ___.
15. Count ___ has many aliases, including Stephano, Captain Sham, Shirley T. Sinoit-Pécer, Coach Genghis, Gunther, Detective Dupin, Mattathias, and The Count.
17. Trusty mail-carrier and companion of a wizard named Harry.
18. "___ of Green Gables"
20. Warriors dedicated to ridding the world of demons, as told in "City of Bones".
24. Percy Jackson's all powerful father.
25. Fictional country of which Mia Thermopolis is princess.
26. First name of Harry Potter's best male friend.
27. "Catcher in the ___"

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2.This thrives off of blood and becomes sparkly in the sunshine.
4. Trice Prior's original faction, prior to choosing Dauntless.
6. Stanley Yelnats' camp name.
7. Ponyboy, Sodapop and Johnny are all ___, whereas Cherry is a Soc.
8. Name of domesticated feline, later known as Firepaw in the wild.
10. Lauren Oliver's debut novel about a teenager named Samantha, who relives the day of her death, time and time again. (three words)
12. The point of "safety" for the boys, surrounded by tall walls and a maze. (two words)
16. The first color that Jonas is able to see, which he identifies in his friend's hair and a piece of fruit
19. This article of clothing is shared with the members of the Sisterhood, as they build memories and experience summer.
21. Harry Dresden is a paranormal investigator. He also happens to be a ___, similar to Merlin or Hermoine Granger.
22. Mary Lennox and Colin Craven discover what kind of garden, as told by Frances Hodgson Burnett?
23. Mrs. Coulter's daemon takes the form of a golden ____ with long fur, as seen in His Dark Materials.
25. Country where "The Book Thief" takes place.


message 3: by Sam | The Dust Bunny Reader, Headmistress (new)

Sam | The Dust Bunny Reader (thedustbunnyreader) | 1086 comments Mod
I forgot! Send me a message if you get the answers. :) Please don't post answers here.


message 4: by Sainabou (new)

Sainabou | 230 comments Love this!


message 5: by Sam | The Dust Bunny Reader, Headmistress (new)

Sam | The Dust Bunny Reader (thedustbunnyreader) | 1086 comments Mod
Stay tuned! New crossword coming this week! :)


message 6: by Sam | The Dust Bunny Reader, Headmistress (new)

Sam | The Dust Bunny Reader (thedustbunnyreader) | 1086 comments Mod
- Activity duration: 1 year, with new crosswords throughout the year
- Points earned upon completion: 5 points

Theme: 19th Century Authors
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message 7: by Sam | The Dust Bunny Reader, Headmistress (last edited May 21, 2017 07:26PM) (new)

Sam | The Dust Bunny Reader (thedustbunnyreader) | 1086 comments Mod
Clues for Theme: 18th Century Authors
*Unless specified otherwise in the clues, we are looking for the authors' last names!

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1. The Hunting of the Snark
4. The Three Musketeers
5. Samuel Langhorne Clemens' pen name
8. Crime and Punishment
10. Often referred to as one of the "Fathers of Science Fiction", he is well known for The Time Machine.
12. German writer known for a two-part drama which features the devil, Mephistopheles
13. Anna Karenina
15. First name of Danish author and poet, best remembered for his fairy tales
17. Lady Susan
18. First name of the creator of the mathematical satire Flatland
20. French novelist and playwright, known for a series of works which represents the panorama of French life in the years after the fall of Napoléon Bonaparte
21. Middlemarch

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1. First name of the eldest of the three Brontë sisters
2. First name of the Irish playwright, poet and author; The Importance of Being Earnest.
3. Les Misérables
6. The Hound of Baskervilles
7. In his Extraordinary Voyages series, he wroting about space, air and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and practical submarines were invented.
8. Bleak House
9. Leaves of Grass
11. Dracula
14. Henri-Marie Beyle's pen name
16. Last name of 15 Across author; The Little Mermaid
19. The Tell-Tale Heart


message 8: by Sam | The Dust Bunny Reader, Headmistress (new)

Sam | The Dust Bunny Reader (thedustbunnyreader) | 1086 comments Mod
Again -- Please send me a private message for answers to either of the crosswords listed here! Please do not post answers on this board. :)


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