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on page 64. Puzzles by Joel Kaplow 1 2 3


ACROSS


2 Reigning U.S. men’s champ ___ Brown finished just off the podium in not-too- shabby fourth place at the World Cham- pionships in March, as did 4-Across.


4 Who said, “After a rough short program, it’s tough to come out with your guns a-blazin’. It was a good feeling to skate a great program,” after her free skate at Worlds? (2 wds)


4


5 6


6 Perhaps the easiest jump, the ___ jump takes off from the forward outside edge, with only a half rotation in the air, and lands on the back outside edge of the opposite foot.


7 Unlike Worlds or the Olympics, where all countries are invited to compete, the ISU World Team Trophy involves only the top __ highest-ranking countries of the season.


7 8 9 11 10 12


8 Polina Edmunds is 17, but she’s been strapping on skates for a very long time. She first hit the ice when she was only ___ years old.


12 The current U.S. men’s silver medalist is ___ Rippon. He was hoping to be the first man to land a clean quad Lutz at Worlds but came up a little short.


13 14 15


13 At the ISU Team Trophy, Team USA came out on top for the third time. But it was close, as they edged Team ___ by only one point. (Hint: This country hosted the Sochi Olympics last year.)


14 Early in the year, ABC aired “Shall We ___ on Ice.” It featured Meryl Davis and Charlie White, and Tanith Belbin and Ben Agosto, so that should help with your answer.


H A Y D E N E T T E S K D R T I A U J H G O I Y T S S H M O T W L Q S E R O R K A P S I A Q D E F R C X A L L K I K A K P I X K U W K T C I W E U M Y P Q A D C D H H S R C X C I X K E U K U S O S U I R L S R V T E J A C W A Q X X F L F E V I W O V D N W X Z H U L U D Z


W O R L D T E A M T R O P H Y E W T C B N W Z T J J H E A G U G R U W Q T I Y P U K J W A K Y I M F U Q B S A A O W K F N F P B L Z X H Z T C E U S E M O V E S I N T H E F I E L D


Hi skaters! Try to find and circle the words listed below hid- den in the box of letters. The words will appear in a straight line in any direction (up, down, forward, backward or diag- onally), and some words may overlap and share letters. Find them all and you’ll be on top of the medal podium!


AXEL HAYDENETTES KISS AND CRY LUTZ MIAMI REDHAWKS


50 JUNE-JULY 2015


MOVES IN THE FIELD NEXXICE QUAD TWIST SALCHOW WORLD TEAM TROPHY


15 At the World Synchronized Figure Skat- ing Championships in April, Russia grabbed its first-ever medal in this com- petition. What color was it?


DOWN


1 The World Figure Skating Champion- ships began way back in 1896. Did the Shanghai Worlds in March mark China’s first, third, fifth, sixth, ninth or tenth time as host?


3 The World Synchronized Figure Skating Championships have been held since 2000. Finland and neighboring


___,


have really dominated it, with a com- bined total of 14 golds between them through 16 competitions.


5 At Worlds, U.S. pairs skaters Alexa Scime- ca and Chris Knierim wowed the crowd with their signature quadruple ___ during their free skate.


7 “ISU” stands for International ___ Union. (Hint: If you need help, just look at the magazine cover.)


9 Ashley ___, the current U.S. ladies cham- pion, finished commendably in fifth place at Worlds.


10 Other than the two countries men- tioned in 3-Down, only one other coun- try has ever grabbed the gold at the World Synchros. NEXXICE topped the podium in 2009, and again last April, and that time it was on home ice. What country does NEXXICE represent?


11 If a skater is planning on doing a Lutz but goofs and takes off on the wrong edge to make it a flip, it is then called a ___.


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