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Expand your vocabulary - a thematic crossword for students of English as a foreign language, or English as a second language. All the answers have something to do with the USA
American crossword


5. Original inhabitant of North America.

6. Riding competition for cowboys.

8. George Bush and Ronald Reagan both belonged to this party.

10. Time zone in Washington (initials).

11. The parliament of the United States

13.  Biggest port in the USA.

14. Historic scandal that brought down President Richard Nixon.

18. Historic capital of the US automobile industry.

19. A hundred of these make one dollar.

20. They share the flag with a lot of stars.



1. Big international organisation with its HQ in NY.

2. Possibly America's favourite food.

3. In Britain, they'd be called lorries.

6. Music most popular with rural white Americans.

7. A classic type of American restaurant.

8. A little one is the capital of Arkansas.

9. Headquarters of the US Department of Defense

12. Texas has just one of them on its flag.

15. Adjective describing Superior, Huron or Erie.

16. Slang term for a dollar

17. Major American weekly newsmagazine.

20. All across America - from coast ..... coast

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