By ELIYA AHMAD, age 12

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1 A small machine used to take photographs.
2 A strong tropical storm that usually forms over a large body of relatively warm water.
3 New York City’s easternmost borough (large neighborhood). The 5Pointz building is located in this borough.
6 A large type of wildcat that is endangered in Florida partly due to being hit by cars when trying to cross highways.
7 The general type of weather that an area of the world experiences at certain times of the year.
11 See 9 across

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4 A Southeast Asian country located in the Pacific Ocean that is made up of over 7,000 islands.
5 A Native American tribe that is petitioning Washington, D.C.’s football team to change its name.
8 A city in the Northeastern part of Spain where the primary languages are Catalan and Spanish.
9 Together with 11 down, 10 across’s home country
10 Famous leader of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa. After going to prison for 27 years for his activism, he was elected president of South Africa.
12 The remains of ancient animal or plant material found in rocks and dirt. 17-year-old Kevin Terris discovered one made from the bones of a baby dinosaur.

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Answers: 1. CAMERA 2. TYPHOON 3. QUEENS 4. PHILIPPINES 5. ONEIDA 6. PANTHER 7. CLIMATE 8. BARCELONA 9. SOUTH 10. MANDELA 11. AFRICA 12. FOSSIL