From the Magazine: A Gettysburg College Crossword Puzzle



  3 A beloved moniker for the 14th President  

  7 The grandest small-town theatre in America!  

  8 Our unaquatic lake  

  9 Shockingly, it’s the most aggressive rodent on campus  

  10 Gettysburg College’s resident historian  

  12 A record-setting crowd descended on Gettysburg for this most auspicious occasion  

  13 The last two teams the football team defeated  

  14 Champs … three times in eight years  

  15 The creator of maniacs and stargirls  

  17 Scale down sparks to settle a score; don’t drop out  

  18 It’s out of this world!  

  19 Where Bob stands to monitor potential incursions from Carlisle

  20 The second-most frequently appropriated president on campus


  1 A house haunted … by the Constitution?  

  2 Its waves are full of hot air  

  3 A Tom Clancy character who just so happens to work in the Provost’s Office  

  4 A totally sober karaoke fest  

  5 What’s a freshman?  

  6 A band singing at twilight  

  7 The fruitiest of benefactors  

  11 A bibliophiles’ trove … or an old apple cellar  

  12 Gettysburg’s favorite portico  

  16 An inauguration speaker who came as a “bargain?”

Find the answers here

Crossword by Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief


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Author: Benjamin Pontz

Benjamin Pontz '20 serves as editor-in-chief of The Gettysburgian. Previously, he served as a staff writer, event coverage coordinator, news editor, and managing news editor. During his tenure, he has written more than 150 articles, and he led the team that won first place in the 2017 Keystone Press Awards for ongoing news coverage of Robert Spencer's visit to Gettysburg College and co-wrote the package of editorials that won first place in the 2018 Keystone Press Awards. Ben is a political science and public policy double major with a minor in music, and he reads up to seven newspapers daily. Follow him on Twitter @benpontz.

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