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RF Cafe Engineering Crossword Puzzle w/Weekly Headlines
October 29, 2017

For the sake of avid cruciverbalists amongst us, each week I create a new technology-themed crossword puzzle using only words related to engineering, science, mathematics, chemistry, physics, astronomy, etc. At least 10 clues in this puzzle with an asterisk (*) are pulled from this past week's (10/23 - 10/27) "Tech Industry Headlines" column on the RF Cafe homepage. Enjoy!

cruciverbalist: [noun]  cruci- ("cross") +‎ verbal ("words") +‎ -ist ("agent, person") -- A person who constructs crosswords.


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

RF Cafe Engineering Crossword Puzzle w/Weekly Headlines October 29, 2017

ACROSS DOWN
1. Test point (abbr.)

3. GSMA Puts out One Final Plea for ________ Sanity *

9. Growth Slows, But RF GaAs ______ Revenue Inches Higher *

13. Opposite of a LO

14. Stock symbol for Advanced Micro Devices

15. Chemical symbol for einsteinium

17. Type of logic gate

20. Chemical symbol for lanthanum

22. Target indication on a radar display

24. Short for potentiometer

25. Unit of capacitance (abbr.)

27. Small representative graphic

30. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo

31. Chemical symbol for arsenic

32. Miniature RF connector

33. Navy Adds mmWave Radar to AGM-88B Anti-Radiation _______ *

34. Circuit for firing a radar magnetron (abbr.)

36. Chemical symbol for tin

37. Chemical symbol for cesium

38. Ticker symbol for Analog Devices

40. One of four of in the Cartesian coordinate system

45. 10E1 numerical prefix

48. Chemical symbol for selenium

49. Unit of time (abbr.)

50. Concentric cable type

51. Adverse property of Teflon (2 wds.)

52. A common battery cell size

54. Type of current flow (abbr.)

56. Weight (abbr.)

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

58. Probable location of an element's electron

63. Television Interference (abbr.)

64. Unit of time (abbr.)

65. Chemical symbol for calcium

67. Telecommunications Information Network Architecture (abbr.)

69. Chemical symbol for radon

70. Service of the ARRL that helps hams solve technical problems (abbr.)

71. Service-Independent Building Blocks

73. 10E1 numerical prefix

75. Digital encoding of the transmission mode in the vertical sync portion of an SSTV image (abbr.)

76. Chemical symbol for scandium

78. 1/000 of an inch

79. A common battery cell size

80. Middle

81. Carbon Nanotubes Make Big Push in Plasmonic ________ *

82. Chemical symbol for argon

1. Quantity of heat equal to 100,000 BTU

2. Ratio of circumference to diameter

4. Programmable logic device (abbr.)

5. Computer messaging service

6. Chemical symbol for cadmium

7. One component of a complex number (abbr.)

8. Popular computer device interface (abbr.)

10. Variable crystal oscillator (abbr., pl.)

11. Apple, GE Join Forces on Industrial ___ Apps *

12. Chemical symbol for chromium

16. Compound used as the frequency determining element in microwave oscillators

18. NI Offers Free NIDays Tickets for Your Opinion on _______ *

19. Hz

21. Chemical symbol for holmium

23. How is a number described if it is equal to the sum of all of its factors, excluding the number itself

24. French mathematician and physicist who's name is used as a unit of gas pressure

26. Start frequency (abbr.)

28. European equivalent to the U.L.

29. Silicon transistor type (abbr.)

32. The ___ Turns 40 *

35. Chemical symbol for nickel

36. Akin to dynamics, with no movement

39. Digital storage oscilloscope (abbr.)

40. China Speeds Ahead of U.S. in _______ Tech, Worrying Scientists *

41. Country of RF Cafe's residency

42. Type of current

43. MS database

44. Chemical symbol for nobelium

46. Chemical symbol for cobalt

47. 30 kHz to 300 kHz

53. Anatech Electronics Inc., (abbr.)

55. One port of an amplifier

56. Term used in soldering to achieve the condition that occurs when the metals being soldered are hot enough to melt the solder so it flows over the surface

58. Switch position

59. Half of the diameter (pl.)

60. Infrared (abbr.)

61. RF connector type

62. GM Brings _____ Development in House *

64. Concerns Raised over ____ Security Breaches *

66. Powers pneumatic devices

68. Opposite of O.D.

70. Chemical element abbreviated Sn

72. Broadband Signal Intrusion (abbr.)

74. ___-AZIMUTH telescope mount

75. Amateur radio operator who is qualified to administer Amateur Radio licensing examinations (abbr.)

77. Chemical symbol for chromium

78. Greek letter (micro)

79. A common battery cell size


See solution below

 

2017 Crosswords Archive

Visit the Crossword Express website - RF CafeTake a well-deserved break and try your hand at some of these goodies. Every word in the RF Cafe crossword puzzles is specifically related to engineering, mathematics, and science. There are no generic backfill words like many other puzzles give you, so you'll never see a clue asking for the name of a movie star or a mountain on the Russia-China border.

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

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