Distractions Newsletter Volume 3

The Funny Bits

How much work I do in a school term



Theme: Mini

1: Indigenous people of the central Andes
6: Acronym for Temporary duty (military)
7: Acronym for International Business Machines Corporation
8: German word for traffic lights
10: French word for small
13: Presses through a sieve
15: Three letters that are no longer in your email
16: Relating to mountains (prefix)
17: Cloudless and bright
1: “Let’s call ___ day”
2: A protocol meant to transport data between network attached storage devices and backup devices
3: A large genus of about 700 species of sedges, distributed throughout all continents in both tropical and temperate regions
4: High-tech valley
5: Angst-filled music genre
9: Acronym for extraterrestrial intelligence.
11: Arctic-to-Antarctica migrating bird
12: “Just a ___ bit”
14: Vegan staple

Answers to Lord of the Rings Crossword in Distractions Issue Vol. II

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Photo Gallery

Photo credit to Sheng Fang



  1. What has cities, but no houses; forests, but no trees; and water, but no fish?
  2. Alive without breath, As cold as death; Never thirsty, ever drinking, All in mail never clinking. What am I?
  3. I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but I come alive with wind. What am I?

Answers in Distractions Issue 4



Answers to Sudoku in Distractions Issue Vol. II

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Editor – Ratan Varghese

Writers – Kirsten Ehlers, Akanksha Joshi, Rabiya Majeed, Sheng Fang

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