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Crossword Governors

This crossword puzzle focuses on Maine governors, their impact and backgrounds.

Search the Encyclopedia for answers as needed. Print pages 1 and 2 for puzzle and clues.


Governors Crossword

Governors Crossword


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2.     The governor’s office is located in the __________
6.     Republican governor, then U.S. Senator, who lost his Senate reelection bid to Edmund Muskie
7.     What you need to hunt a moose
8.     An open space in a forest, or a green space in a village
10.   State income tax champion governor
12.   Sport in which Maine Native American Louis Sockalexis excelled
15.   First name of Independent governor and U.S. Senator
16.   President of Bowdoin College’s board of overseers, who served as governor in the 1830s
17.   Governor elected in 1932 as a Democrat, the first of that party in 18 years
19.   Dig it, on the flats
21.   Elected governor with the help of the Ku Klux  Klan
22.   Name for potatoes harvested this year
24.   “Aroostook War” governor after whom a northern Maine town, Fort _________ is named
26.   “Aroostook War” fort named for this governor
27.   Lincoln’s Vice President from Maine
28.   Power of the governor to reject a bill passed by the legislature
29.   Governor’s term in years
31.   Income tax month
34.   War in which six governors had served
36.   Unit measuring property tax rates in Maine
37.   Popular governor who lost the 1948  U.S. Senate Republican nomination to Margaret Chase Smith, beginning her career in the Senate
41.   Widespread economic activity in Maine even before non-native settlement

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44.   Winter crop used for ground cover by some Maine farmers
45.   Governor whose tomb in Capitol Park is mysteriously empty
46.   Name of several “rocks” along the coast
47.   The “P of H” that once promoted farming
48.   Home for wild animals, such as a bobcat

Down

1.     First governor to live in the Blaine House
3.     Revolutionary War expedition leader through Maine to Quebec
4.     Portable structure frequently found in Maine during the summers
5.     Physician governor awarded the office by the legislature over another candidate who had received more votes, but not a majority
6.     City electing most governors through 2010
9.     Fast ship design, many were built in Maine
11.   World War I flying ace governor
13.   Governor who became U.S. Secretary of State in 1980
14.   Fee for getting out of jail, awaiting trial
16.   Part of SAD
17.   Governor who donated land to establish nature preserve around Mount Katahdin
18.   Midday
20.   First Republican governor of Maine
23.   The governor heads the _________ branch of the state government
25.   First Catholic governor of Maine
30.   Governor who signed a law, named for him, prohibiting the sale of electricity out of state
32.   Grand Master of the State Grange while serving as governor
33.   A vacancy in the office of governor is filled by the Senate ______

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