1. crossword puzzle a puzzle in which words corresponding to numbered clues are to be found and written in to squares in the puzzle
  2. crossroads a crisis situation when a critical decision must be made
  3. genus Orthotomus tailorbirds
  4. present times the circumstances and ideas of the present age
  5. grassroots of or involving the common people rather than those in power
  6. crossword a puzzle in which words corresponding to numbered clues are to be found and written in to squares in the puzzle
  7. grass roots the common people at a local level
  8. Charles Hard Townes United States physicist who developed the laser and maser principles for producing high-intensity radiation (1915-)
  9. praisworthiness the property of deserving praise
  10. thousand times by three orders of magnitude
  11. cross thwart a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat
  12. cross-dress dress in the clothes of the other sex
  13. cross-reference a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work
  14. concert dance a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
  15. genus Artamus type genus of the Artamidae
  16. Christmas a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ
  17. praiseworthiness the quality of being worthy of praise
  18. cross-fertilise cause to undergo cross-fertilization
  19. regression toward the mean the relation between selected values of x and observed values of y (from which the most probable value of y can be predicted for any value of x)
  20. crosshairs a network of lines in the eyepiece of an optical instrument

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