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Massey University Engineering Crossword Puzzle
July 2, 2017

This week's crossword puzzle was created to highlight a specific engineering school located in the southern hemisphere. Clues with an asterisk (*) next to them are related directly to the honored school. All of the rest of the clues and words are pulled from a hand-built dictionary of people, places, things, and actions that pertain to the topics of science, engineering, mathematics, physics, astronomy, etc. You will never find the name of a fashion designer, Prime Time television show, or numbnut celebrity. Enjoy!

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

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

1. ______ + 5 Across, this week's honored school *

5. 1 Across + __________, this week's honored school *

12. Opposite of I.D.

13. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)

15. Filter type that blocks lower frequencies (abbr.)

16. Negative temperature coefficient (abbr.)

17. Powers pneumatic devices

18. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)

20. Mass unit (abbr., pl.)

21. Error checking scheme (abbr.)

23. Type of programmable device (abbr.)

25. Containing interfering information

28. Range of frequencies

29. Opposite of a LO

30. Output intercept point (abbr.)

31. Its chemical symbol is Hf

33. What kind of subatomic particle carries a fractional electric charge and is considered to be a building block of elementary particles

35. Organization for former military members

36. IC killer (abbr.)

38. Chemical symbol for copper

39. Switch position

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

42. Stock symbol for Google

44. The Wright Flyer had an upper one and a lower one

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

46. Chemical symbol for argon

47. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)

48. A common battery cell size

50. Ham's code for "Are my signals fading?"

52. Microprocessor vendor

55. Circuit board metallization shape

56. Exponent that returns the original number

57. Chemical symbol for silver

59. Filter types (abbr., pl.)

61. Using a logical connection scheme for redundant power supplies

63. Constellation : The lyre

65. Charged particle

66. Broadband Signal Intrusion (abbr.)

67. Chemical symbol for thallium

68. 1/000 of an inch

69. The computer in 2001: A Space Odyssey

70. JavaScript (abbr.)

72. Chemical symbol for tin

73. Centimeter (abbr.)

74. Country where this week's honored school is located (2 wds.) *

75. International phonetic alphabet letter "S"

1. Change from one thing into another

2. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)

3. Small DIP package (abbr.)

4. Resistive component of a capacitor's lumped element model (abbr.)

6. Unit of inductance (abbr.)

7. Internet protocol (abbr.)

8. 1 Across + 5 Across School of ___________ and Advanced Technology *

9. A common RS-232 serial bus command (abbr.)

10. Chemical symbol for scandium

11. Another word for each complete winding of an inductor

14. Open-______ or closed-______ system

17. Type of current flow (abbr.)

19. Chemical symbol for silicon

21. Person responsible for program spending (abbr.)

22. CDMA Development Group (abbr.)

24. One state of matter

25. Engineer who experimented with extremely high voltages (2 wds.)

26. 3 GHz to 30 GHz

27. Rotate about the vertical axis

28. What most design projects are over

30. Type of logic gate

32. Network department (abbr.)

34. Aluminum Gallium Arsenide

37. Devices on an axle used to hold a wheel in place

38. Pure carrier (abbr.)

40. Chemical symbol for neptunium

41. Unit of apparent power (abbr.)

43. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo

49. PC follower

50. Ham's code for "Shall I increase power?"

51. Signal-to-noise ratio (abbr.)

53. Chemical symbol for neon

54. Antenna gain unit (abbr.)

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

56. The "O" in ROM

58. Greek letter used for coefficient of reflection

60. Compliment to a zero in a polynomial

62. Network department (abbr.)

63. Geometric entity with only length

64. Ham-ese for Young Lady

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

68. Degree of IC sophistication (abbr.)

69. CPS

70. Intel x86 command for " jump if above"

71. Chemical symbol for tin

73. Chemical symbol for chromium

See solution below


2017 Crosswords Archive
Visit the Crossword Express website - RF CafeTake a break from the drudgery by trying 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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