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“Fun Stop,” New Era, Oct. 2020, 42–43.

Fun Stop

New Era Magazine, 2020/10 Oct

The Extra Smile

Students

The good thing about early morning seminary is we get to sleep in when we go on our missions!

Jon Clark

A Boy and a Girl

The scriptures don’t say “Love one another unless they’re playing your favorite sports team.”

Summer Bird

Family Life

Jennifer, have you seen your little brother?

Every day for almost six years now, yes. Why?

Ryan Stoker

Happy Crossword!

Across

1. Stack

5. Round, green things in pods

9. “Come ___ ___!” (“Please enter!”)

10. Prefix with -morphosis and -data

11. “_____ ____ was happiness” (Alma 41:10)

18. Couples’ cruise ship in Genesis?

19. Paramedic (abbr.)

20. Apple of Adam’s eye

21. Take to court

22. Contend (for)

23. “___ are that they might have joy” (2 Nephi 2:25)

24. _____-Nephi-Lehies (Alma 23:17)

26. When you think you’ll get there (abbr.)

27. “I would thou ____ cold or hot” (Revelation 3:15)

28. A person telling a story (abbr.)

31. What someone who tells a 3-down is called

34. “____ ___ short for Pamela”

35. South American mountain range

37. God’s designs for mankind, a.k.a “the great ____ ___ ______” (Alma 42:8)

42. French for “the” (plural)

43. Amass in reserve

44. “I’ve got it!”

45. Consume

46. Used up

47. Took a seat

48. To “tread the boards” means to ___ __ a play onstage

51. Jesus Christ came to _____ for our sins

53. “Consider on the blessed and happy state of those that keep ___ ________ of God” (Mosiah 2:41)

59. Always keeps the eighth commandment

60. Reed instrument that’s usually brassy and curved

Down

1. Small pouch on clothes

2. Pen filler

3. If you try to always keep 53-across, you won’t tell one of these

4. The righteous will “dwell in the presence of God … in a state of happiness which hath no ___” (Mormon 7:7)

5. Afternoon and evening hours (abbr.)

6. “____ though it be a cross that raiseth me” (Hymns, no. 100)

7. Had a meal

8. What a drowning swimmer might say to a lifeguard

11. “Moroni ___ __ strong and mighty man” (Alma 48:11)

12. “For me, when pizza arrives, walking isn’t an option, so __ ___”

13. To follow the fourth commandment, some people try to _____ ____ on Sunday

14. Radiate

15. Take a ballpoint that doesn’t belong to you

16. Always

17. Pay for the temporary use of something

25. __ __ hour (60 minutes from now)

27. Type of small bird

29. Book after Joel

30. Fissures

32. “I’d like your _____ on this” (“Give me your thoughts”)

33. “Let’s go for __ ___” (“Let’s take a quick swim”)

34. “Our curfew starts when the time hits double digits. We can’t stay out ____ ___”

36. Winter, spring, summer, and autumn

37. Double fold up and down a skirt, say

38. Seep

39. “Ye ___ the light of the world” (Matthew 5:14)

40. “No, I _____” (response to “Yes, you shall”)

41. Fills up, and then some

49. Applies a sugary coating to a cake

50. A star that suddenly increases in brightness

51. “__ ___ of sorrows” (Isaiah 53:3)

52. Prefix with -phone and -vision

54. Country south of the USA (abbr.)

55. What students might call a teacher with the last name Odrzywolski, for short (abbr.)

56. “The sucking child shall play on the hole of the ___” (Isaiah 11:8)

57. To the ___ degree (extremely)

58. “Gloria in excelsis ___” (Hymns, no. 203)

Caption Contest

This photo is nearly perfect. All it needs now is a healthy dose of your creativity. Send in your best punch lines (by Nov. 1, 2020) to NewEra@ChurchofJesusChrist.org. But first, be sure and read some favorite entries from the last contest!

When you trip in heaven: “And the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass” (Revelation 21:21). — Andrew J.

Darryl and Darleen get impatient while waiting for people to do their temple ordinances. — Dekker S.

Waiting for temples to open again be like … — Sydney C.

Bob and Fredrica try extreme miming. — Hailee W.

Tied with a Bow, the Sequel

Can you figure out what word ties the following sets together? (Feel free to warm up on a similar puzzle in last month’s New Era!)

Example: cuff, made, shake: hand

  1. Amusement, water, national: __________

  2. Hero, bowl, sonic: __________

  3. Game, diving, cutting: __________

  4. Marriage, service, Solomon’s: __________

  5. Base, basket, tether: __________

  6. Pack, stroke, bone: __________

  7. Shore, sick, shell: __________

  8. Plow, flake, shoe: __________

  9. Red, hard, soft: __________

Answers

Happy Crossword!

Across: 1. pile 5. peas 9. on in 10. meta 11. wickedness never 18. ark 19. EMT 20. Eve 21. sue 22. vie 23. men 24. Anti 26. ETA 27. wert 28. narr. 31. liar 34. Pam is 35. Andes 37. plan of happiness 42. les 43. store up 44. aha 45. eat 46. spent 47. sat 48. act in 51. atone 53. the commandments 59. never steals 60. saxophone Down: 1. pocket 2. ink 3. lie 4. end 5. p.m.’s 6. e’en 7. ate 8. save me 11. was a 12. I run 13. never shop 14. emit 15. steal a pen 16. ever 17. rent 25. in an 27. wren 29. Amos 30. rifts 32. input 33. a dip 34. past ten 36. seasons 37. pleat 38. leach 39. are 40. shan’t 41. sates 49. ices 50. nova 51. a man 52. tele 54. Mex. 55. Mr. O 56. asp 57. nth 58. Deo

Tied with a Bow, the Sequel

1: park; 2: super; 3: board; 4: temple; 5: ball; 6: back; 7: sea; 8: snow; 9: rock.