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“Fun Stop,” New Era, July 2018

Fun Stop

New Era Magazine, 2018/07 July

Illustrations by Josh Talbot

The Extra Smile

Cartoon- Information booth

How do you talk to girls?

Val Chadwick Bagley

Cartoon- Fast Sunday

The wheat and the tares, the allegory of the olive tree, feeding of the 5,000. Why do we always seem to read these scripture stories on fast Sunday?

Arie Van De Graaff

Cartoon- Horsepower

We can’t race him! Look at all that horsepower he’s got!

Ryan Stoker

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Across

  1. “I Have Work Enough ___” (Hymns, no. 224)

  2. Elijah challenged ____ priests to a contest

  3. Sings with closed lips

  4. A person’s sleeping quarters at college

  5. Metal combination

  6. Again

  7. Front lower leg

  8. “I’ve ____ itch”

  9. Words before “boy” or “girl” in a delivery room

  10. It “fills the immensity of space” (D&C 88:7–13)

  11. Fifth in a scale

  12. Consume

  13. “Then don’t stand ____ looking on” (Hymns, no. 252)

  14. Start of Nephi’s statement in 1 Nephi 3:7

  15. Has a meal

  16. “____ Holiness Give Me” (Hymns, no. 131)

  17. Ocean surrounding Hawaii (abbr.)

  18. ____ it (runs away)

  19. Blazing

  20. Spacious, as a room

  21. First sound in “sound”

  22. Shortly

  23. Urges on

  24. Opening of most of the Ten Commandments

  25. Foot protector

  26. Bad kind of trip?

  27. Places for urgent care (abbr.)

  28. Words before “meek,” “peacemakers,” and others in Matthew 5

  29. All ____ (listening)

  30. Twirling stick

  31. Miner lodes

  32. Dip ____ in (test out)

  33. Unseeing

  34. Paltry

  35. Repair

  36. “This ____ bad precedent”

  37. Genesis garden

Down

  1. American football scores (abbr.)

  2. Companion of “aah”

  3. Borings

  4. Book after Jarom

  5. Person with a witch costume made of garbage sacks?

  6. “That’s ____ process” (too much information)

  7. Lower women’s vocal

  8. Bread’s form

  9. In ____ (together)

  10. Style for locks

  11. Up to

  12. Untidy

  13. Smack, as a fly

  14. Coagulates

  15. Conceal

  16. Move sneakily (up to)

  17. Boo-boos

  18. ____ Miserables (Victor Hugo novel)

  19. Prayer enders

  20. Neither here ___ there

  21. Partner of high

  22. Was a trailblazer

  23. Enthusiasm

  24. Abnormal bodily sacs containing fluid

  25. Egg ____ young

  26. Debtor’s letters

  27. Craft

  28. “My mom, ____ the best”

  29. Piece of ground

  30. Salad, often

  31. Long-legged marsh birds

  32. Plan

  33. Rock used for chalkboards

  34. “Don’t question _____ this” (she’s right)

  35. “Jesus wants me for a sun____”

  36. Recedes

  37. Broad valley

  38. Busy

  39. “____ Can Be a Heaven on Earth” (Hymns, no. 298)

  40. “____ the sun goes down” (Hymns, no. 224)

  41. Jun.’s father

Pioneer Puddle-Jumpers

When the pioneers traveled from Nauvoo to the Salt Lake Valley, they traveled alongside rivers as much as possible (including hundreds of miles on the Platte River alone). These pioneer teens are looking to spend a hot afternoon off in the swimming hole at the other end (marked X). Can you help them find the best path through?

Mountain Math

Your Mutual group meets a mystic on a mountaintop hike who promises fame and fortune—or at least the directions to the best viewing area up there—only if you can solve his humble riddle. Can you add a single straight line to this equation to make the math equation true?

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Mountain Math

Add a diagonal line on the top right of the second plus sign to make a 4: 5+445=450.