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Happy Holidays Crossword

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Use these clues to help fill in the squares:


1. Hot drink for a cold night

2. Flakes from the sky

4. Highly enjoyable, as sledding or playing games

6. Building on the National Mall where lawmakers work, the ___

7. Generosity during the holidays, the spirit of ___

9. George Washington's home, where a camel visits during the holidays (two words)

11. Cat sounds

12. Gift that may come with a paddle

13. Boy's name that comes before "sledding" in an Olympic event

14. Choral songs such as "Silent Night" and "O Holy Night"

15. Singing group at school, the ___ club

16. Place to skate (two words)

18. Each state has a decorated one in the Pageant of Peace in Washington

19. Two miles of these twinkle at Bull Run Regional Park in Virginia


1. They chug along on more than 800 feet of track at the U.S. Botanic Garden

3. Where to see replicas of first dogs Bo and Sunny (two words)

4. Pals

5. Structures such as the one named in honor of George Washington

8. With 12 Down, holiday snacks shaped like little men

10. Music event such as the one at the Kennedy Center featuring 300 tubas

11. The Lincoln ___

12. See 8 Down

13. Type of dancing seen in "The Nutcracker"

17. Helper at the North Pole