MRI Cryptic Crossword

Announcing—a MRI puzzle for Christmas 2007… a MRI Physics Cryptic Crossword.

First prize is a 20q game, which is an incredible little device which can guess what you’re thinking, by asking twenty apparently inane questions like “Is it larger than a duck?”.

Submit your answers to crossword@revisemri.com. Go for it!  Competition ended.

Download a PDF of the crossword here.

 

MRI Cryptic Crossword

Across
3. Twist and bites back (4)
5. Aligned not by confused ballplayer (8)
6. Initial glug with proprietor’s spirits (6)
7. Starting Field Engineer around a band is marginal (6)
10. Initiation of reasoning (9)
14. Throw back ultrasound injection (5)
15. Rot the community in a day (5)
16. Waiting audibly for influence (9)
17. Spurned by Narcissus within the choir (4)
18. One’s rant is made sonorous (8)
19. Since he last lost function (4)

Down
1. Rise from the first reading (8)
2. Encrypting a conclusion swallows the company (8)
4. Shape shifts in cycles (5)
8. The thrill of an old commendation (10)
9. Accommodation that’s barred for flappers (4-4)
11. A pea, initially placed under Lisa’s son’s essay (5)
12. Element of water information (8)
13. Imagine taking in a picture (5)

Download a PDF of the crossword here.

A solution will be posted here January 31st 2008. You have until then! Congratulations to Sarah Boyson—you’re a winner!

Here’s the solution.