April 2022 Crossword: Women in STEM Theme


Maggie Schneider

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2. Starlet who helped invent the technology used in WiFi and Bluetooth

4. Star discovery of Jocelyn Bell Burnell?

7. Gorilla researcher Dian

10. Subject of study for Paula Hammond

12. 1960s trajectory calculator for NASA

15. Viral subject for Esther Lederberg

17. Environmentalist known for her book Silent Spring

18. Gene regulation researcher McClintock

19. Subject of study for Jane C. Wright


1. Atomic discovery for Lise Meitner

3. Countess accredited with creating the first computer program

5. Discoverer of DNA’s molecular structure

6. Company for which game programmer Carol Shaw worked

8. A gloomy subject for Vera Rubin?

9. A strangely appropriate surname for the inventor of the GPS

11. Bulletproof material invented by Stephanie Kwolek

13. Field for Grace Hopper

14. Dorothy Hodgkin famously discovered its structure

16. Tropical disease studied by Tu Youyou

20. Noether with an eponymous mathematical theorem


Answer Key:


2) Hedy Lamarr

4) Pulsar

7) Fossey

10) Nanotechnology

12) Katherine Johnson

15) Lambda Phage

17) Rachel Carson

18) Barbara



1) Nuclear Fission

3) Ada Lovelace

5) Rosalind Franklin

6) Atari

8) Dark Matter

9) West

11) Kevlar

13) Computer Science

14) Penicillin

16) Malaria

20) Emmy