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Mammoth Christmas Crossword
Saturday, December 18, 2010

Mammoth Christmas Crossword

  1. What Zacharias was burning in the temple when an angel appeared to him?
  2. The reason Mary and Joseph went to Bethlehem.
  3. The reason God sent Jesus to earth.
  4. One of the two Gospels that relate the events of the first Christmas.
  5. The kind of incense burned in the temple.
  6. The first thing Zacharias did when an angel spoke to him.
  7. The first two words that the angel said to Zacharias.
  8. Joseph’s profession.
  9. The town Joseph and Mary lived at the time of Mary’s engagement.
  10. The sea (in this case, actually a lake) near the place where Joseph and Mary lived at the time of their engagement.
  11. The type of lodging establishment that Mary and Joseph were unable to secure rooms at when arriving at the town of Joseph’s ancestors.
  12. How many months pregnant was Elizabeth when an angel came to Mary announcing that she would be the mother of Jesus?
  13. The province where Zacharias and Elizabeth lived.
  14. Mary said, “My soul doth _______ the Lord.”
  15. The number of months Mary stayed with Elizabeth while pregnant with Jesus.
  16. Angels appeared to them to announce Jesus’ birth.
  17. Another name for “wise men.”
  18. What the wise men studied in order to find Jesus’ birthplace.
  19. How old was Jesus when He visited the temple for the first time?

20. One of the gifts that was given by the wise men to Jesus.

21. The country Joseph, Mary, and Jesus fled to after receiving a warning from an angel.

22. The method God used to warn Joseph and the wise men of Herod’s evil plans.

23. The man who blessed Baby Jesus at the temple.

24. The woman priestess who gave thanks when seeing Baby Jesus at the temple.

25. The offering Joseph, Mary, and Baby Jesus brought to the temple.

26. Decorations that twinkle and glow.

27. French for "Christmas."

28. The angel sent to tell Mary that she would be the mother of Jesus.

29. The period before an event.

30. Last name of the protagonist of A Christmas Carol (novel by Charles Dickens).

31. Prophet who predicted that the Messiah would be born in Bethlehem.

32. A gift you can give to Jesus that never stops giving.

33. The king of Judea at the time of Jesus' birth.

34. A tree used to symbolize everlasting life.

35. Another of the gifts to Jesus from the wise men.

36. The name for the shortest day in winter.

37. Traditional Christmas drink.

38. Songs sung during Christmas.

39. The town of Bethlehem was within the land of the tribe of __________.

40. Building where Jesus was born.

41. Town where Jesus was born.

42. Roman emperor at the time of Jesus' birth.

43. Another term for nativity scene.

44. King famous for a loving, Christmastime deed.

45. What Zacharias became when he didn't believe his elderly wife, Elisabeth, could have a baby.

46. One of Jesus' names, meaning "God with us."

47. Winter snow transport.

48. Circular decoration made with green leaves

49. Jesus' first "bed" on earth.

50. Guide for the traveling wise men.

Answer key.

Created by R. A. Watterson.
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