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"A Charlie Brown Christmas" Crossword Puzzle
December 6, 2015

A Charlie Brown Christmas - RF CafeIf you have been around RF Cafe or my hobby website, Airplanes and Rockets, for any length of time, you probably know of my being a lifelong fanboy of the Peanuts comic strip, drawn by Charles Schulz. This week's engineering crossword puzzle contains the names of many Peanuts characters who appear in the "A Charlie Brown Christmas" animated feature that first aired on TV on December 9, 1965, on CBS (all the other words are engineering and science related). Clues for those characters' names are marked with an asterisk. If you have never seen the show or if it has been a long time, there's no time like the present to watch it.

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acr. = acronym, abbr. = abbreviation, pl. = plural, wds. = words

"A Charlie Brown Christmas" Crossword Puzzle for December 6, 2015 - RF Cafe

Note: A standard for crossword puzzles is when all words in a clue are capitalized, the solution is the abbreviation or acronym for that clue; e.g., Alternating Current = AC.

ACROSS DOWN
1. Little brother of 60 Down*

5. Boy who raises a dust cloud wherever he goes*

10. Branch of physics dealing with objects in motion

16. Stock symbol for Intel

17. Type of data storage IC

18. Electrical safety organization (abbr.)

20. Part of a screw that engages the driver

21. Type of current

23. Unit of time (abbr.)

25. Software drafting tool (abbr.)

26. Chemical symbol for lawrencium

28. Engineering Change Notice (abbr.)

29. Start frequency (abbr.)

30. Little sister of 11 Down, and the character after whom our daughter was named*

33. Error checking scheme (abbr.)

34. Chemical symbol for beryllium oxide

36. Network configuration type

37. Release control over

38. Online service (abbr.)

39. Last name of 11 Down and 30 Across*

41. Ticker symbol for Analog Devices

43. Temporary Engineering Change document (abbr.)

44. Chemical symbol for europium

45. Tomboy sports enthusiast and 'Rare Gem,' Peppermint _____*

47. The "A" in ASDL

50. Min-to-max voltage of a waveform (abbr.)

53. Chemical symbol for thallium

54. Power supply that change AD to DC or DC to AC (pl.)

59. Group of data to be saved

62. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)

64. Computer communication scheme (abbr.)

65. Amateur Radio Association (abbr.)

66. Very large unit of apparent power (abbr.)

67. The Brits call them valves

70. Science of assuring operation amid dense EM background noise (abbr.)

71. Coefficient of temperature (abbr.)

73. An abbreviation for "receiver"

75. Carrier-to-noise ratio (abbr.)

76. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr., pl.)

77. Beginners' All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

78. Chemical symbol for dysprosium

79. Effective Radiated Power (abbr.)

81. Unit of frequency (archaic, abbr.)

83. Semiconductor device type (abbr.)

84. Unit of length (abbr.)

85. Band between RF and BB

88. Adjacent Channel Power Ratio (abbr.)

90. Test equipment (abbr.)

91. Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor

93. Dual Tone Multi-Frequency

95. Yellow avian companion of 96 Across whose flight path looks like Brownian motion

96. Famous WWI flying ace and pet dog belonging to 11 Down*

97. Signature participant in a contract

1. Semiconductor lamp

2. Chemical symbol for nickel

3. Balun with both ports unbalanced (pl.)

4. Official Space Shuttle designation (abbr.)

6. Infrared (abbr.)

7. High frequency semiconductor

8. Related to FM by a differential

9. The central core of an atom

11. Big brother of 30 Across - Good Grief!*

12. Chemical symbol for helium

13. A common battery cell size

14. Chemical symbol for neodymium

15. Chemical symbol for tin

19. Direction of carbon fiber strands

22. European equivalent to the U.L.

24. Airport Surveillance Radar (abbr.)

26. Constellation : The lion

27. Martin ____, "Test & Measurement World" magazine editor (c2009)

29. Fairchild Advanced Schottky TTL (abbr.)

31. Flash caused by an electric current ionizing a gas or vapor

32. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)

33. Chemical symbol for cobalt

34. Filter type that blocks frequencies in a specified band (abbr.)

35. Last name of 1 Across and 60 Down (2 wds.)*

38. Unit of atmospheric pressure (abbr.)

39. International QSL forwarding bureau

40. Referring to the atomic core structure

42. Internet protocol (abbr.)

46. Frequency (pl.)

48. Chemical symbol for ytterbium

49. Chemical symbol for mendelevium

51. Studies for a test just before taking it

52. Morse Code for "from"

55. The "E" in TEM

56. RF connector type

57. Does like a vector with a changing angle

58. Large radio telescope in Puerto Rico

60. Crabby big sister of 1 Across*

61. Unit of length (abbr.)

63. Isolator or circulator ferrous component

68. Low- to mid- frequency RF connector

69. Chemical symbol for erbium

72. Chemical symbol for cesium

73. Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)

74. Radio-Electronics-Television Manufacturer's Association

77. Semiconductor device type (abbr.)

80. Ratio of circumference to diameter

82. Cellphone band above DCS

84. Network file transfer protocol (abbr.)

86. ___-back transformer

87. Pure carrier (abbr.)

88. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)

89. Chemical symbol for platinum

91. Chemical symbol for holmium

92. Test point (abbr.)

94. Chemical symbol for element #87 (Francium)


See solution below

 

2015 Crosswords Archive

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