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Daylight Saving Time Crossword Puzzle
March 8, 2015

This week's crossword puzzle has a few special words and clues related to our biannual timekeeping shift. All the rest of the words and clues are engineering and science related - no movie star names or clothing designers.

I will be glad to create a special edition crossword for your newspaper, newsletter, etc.

Reproduction of this puzzle without the express permission of RF Cafe is prohibited.

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

Daylight Saving Time Crossword Puzzle for March 8, 2015 - RF Cafe

1. Colorado Springs military school (abbr.)

4. What we do to clocks in March (2 wds.)

13. Early computer display screen resolution (abbr.)

16. Greek letter, used to indicate summation

17. Gun safety and education organization (abbr.)

18. System On Chip

19. Its chemical symbol is Ar

20. RF connector type

21. Chemical symbol for mendelevium

22. Studies for a test just before taking it

25. Word used in describing 2-D and 3-D object dimensions; i.e., 10 mm __ 25 mm

26. ___-AZIMUTH telescope mount

27. Type of flip-flop

28. Test point (abbr.)

29. The UK's largest defense electronics contractor (abbr.)

30. Lubricant

32. 30 kHz to 300 kHz

34. Chemical symbol for iron

35. Wireless phone region

37. Hub of the solar system

39. Antenna radiated power measurement (abbr.)

41. Gun safety and education organization (abbr.)

43. Charged particle

45. Impurity in a semiconductor that adds a mobile electron in the conduction band

47. CDMA Development Group (abbr.)

48. Deutsche Industrie Normenausschuss

50. Switch position

51. Stock symbol for National Semiconductor

52. Target indication on a radar display (pl.)

53. Synchronous Digital Hierarchy

54. Automatic network analyzer (abbr.)

55. Unit of energy (pl.)

58. Variable crystal oscillator (abbr.)

60. Elemental compound used for microwave frequency reference oscillators (abbr., pl.)

62. Infrared (abbr.)

64. Chemical symbol for zirconium

65. The design component of total product cost (abbr.)

67. Be behind in phase

69. Mate to an RX

70. Stock symbol for Boeing

71. Software drafting tool (abbr.)

73. Chemical symbol for argon

74. The highest numerical exponent describes this property of a polynomial

76. Ratio of circumference to diameter

77. Automatic Send-Receive (abbr.)

78. Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (abbr.)

79. Beat frequency oscillator (abbr.)

81. Gallium nitride chemical symbol

84. Short for modulator/demodulator

85. Lower sideband (abbr.)

86. The "E" in EMF

87. World's largest yearly convention of gadget and device manufacturers (abbr.)

1. Distance from the earth to the sun - ... unit

2. Heatsink feature (pl.)

3. Feedback system used to maintain constant level (abbr.)

4. Frequency for detecting and recording data (2 wds.)

5. Chemical symbol for radon

6. Infrared (abbr.)

7. Forerunner to NASA

8. Finite Element Analysis (abbr.)

9. Receiver power level circuitry (abbr.)

10. Write-Once (abbr.)

11. Type of current flow (abbr.)

12. Shortcut for the scheme our clocks are changed to in March (2 wds.)

13. Early computer display screen resolution (abbr.)

14. International phonetic alphabet letter "G"

15. Large array of disparate antennas (2 wds., pl.)

23. Rotary electrical transformer used for measuring degrees of rotation

24. Isolated charge

28. Test equipment (abbr.)

29. Armored cable type

31. Local Oscillator (abbr.)

33. Chemical symbol for francium

35. With 42 Down, the world's best engineering website

36. Signal amplitude degradation due to inefficiency

38. Early operating system (still popular)

39. Type of current

40. BlackBerry or Jordana for example (abbr., pl.)

42. With 35 Across, the world's best engineering website

44. Home state of Los Alamos lab (abbr.)

45. Logarithmic ratio (abbr.)

46. Type of flip-flop

47. Chemical symbol for cesium

49. One port of an amplifier

56. Return-to-Zero (abbr.)

57. Chemical symbol for tin

59. Chemical symbol for mercury

61. Shorthand for oxygen

63. Type of data storage IC (pl.)

66. One factor of a polynomial

68. The constellation in which Canopus is located

70. RF engineer's degree

72. 2 x SSB

75. Digital storage oscilloscope (abbr.)

77. Type of data conversion device (abbr.)

79. Chemical symbol for beryllium

80. A BPF specification (abbr.)

82. PC follower

83. Chemical symbol for nickel

See solution below


2015 Crosswords Archive

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All of these crossword puzzles were created using the fabulous Crossword Express (now called "Magnum Opus") software.

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