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Electronics Crossword Puzzle
March 1962 Popular Electronics

March 1962 Popular Electronics

March 1962 Popular Electronics Cover - RF CafeTable of Contents

Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles from Popular Electronics, published October 1954 - April 1985. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged.

Being an old-school old guy (turn 64 this year), I still work the crossword puzzle in the daily newspaper - surely you've heard of antiquated print media form of which I am the only house on my street which has it delivered daily. I also like the cryptogram type word jumble puzzles. Working the Sudoku puzzles is also a pencil and paper exercise (as opposed to interactive online) because of my method of figuring out the numbers. My older sister is a whiz at them, and she does them on her iPhone. Old habits die hard, as the saying goes. But I digress. In addition to the weekly RF Cafe Engineering and Science crossword puzzles I create each week, I also like to post crosswords that appeared in the vintage electronics magazines. This one appeared in the March 1962 issue of Popular Electronics.

Electronics Crossword Puzzle

Electronics Crossword Puzzle, March 1962 Popular Electronics - RF Cafe

By Margaret Le Ferve


1. Electromechanical man.
5. White ----.
10. March days.
11. Pronoun.
13. Norse goddess.
14. Obtain.
15. To trim.
17. Circuit used in s.w. receivers: abbrev.
18. Selenium rectifier: symbol.
19. Transceiver manufacturer.
21. Shilling: abbrev.
22. Heater or filament: schematic abbrev.
23. To discard.
24. ---- tube.
26. Amateur license class.
29. Table of Operations: Army abbrev.
31. Solder ----
33. Reckless.
34. Fire residue.
35. Island.
37. Normally open: schematic abbrev.
38. 1/16 of an ounce.
39. C.W. or ----.
40. Long-distance "hounds."


1. Ham equipment: pl.
2. River in Germany.
3. Wager.
4. Osmium: symbol
6. Preposition. 
7. Man's name.
8. Incoming ----: (pl.) abbrev.
9. ---- and everyone.
11. Vase -like vessel.
12. Morse code for "help."
15. ---- code.
16. Birds do it.
19. Separates seeds from fibers.
25. ---- order.
27. Type of truck.
28. ----tope.
29. Eastern king.
30. ---- Law.
32. ----bar thermistor.
34. To be: pl.
36. Printer's measure.
38. SWL talk for long distance.

Here are other electronics-themed crossword puzzles from vintage electronics magazines (RF Cafe Crosswords here):

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- January 1974 Popular Electronics

- November 1958 Popular Electronics

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- November 1960 Electronics World

- January 1960 Electronics World

- December 1957 Popular Electronics

- February 1966 Popular Electronics

- September 1957 Popular Electronics

- December 1960 Popular Electronics

- August 1958 Popular Electronics

- July 1960 Electronics World

- September 1965 Electronics World

- August 1962 Electronics World

- May 1958 Radio News

- November 1958 Radio News

- April 1963 Electronics World

- July 1961 Electronics World

- July 1963 Electronics World

- May 1967 Electronics World

- August 1960 Popular Electronics

- March 1973 Popular Electronics

- June 1966 Popular Electronics

- April 1959 Popular Electronics

- January 1963 Electronics World

- October 1961 Electronics World

- December 1965 Electronics World

- September 1960 Electronics World

- July 1958 Radio & TV News

- April 1967 QST

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- October 1963 Electronics World

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- July 1971 Radio-Electronics

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Solution to Crossword Puzzle

Electronics Crossword Puzzle Solution, March 1962 Popular Electronics - RF Cafe



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