March Newsprint Puzzler



8. The dresses worn at Mercy graduation are this color

9. The flower of March

11. A democratic presidential debate was recently held in this Michigan city

15. This continent is also a country

19. A 26.2 mile race

20. This frozen green shake is a beloved staple at McDonalds during the month of March

21. Best New Artist winner at the 2016 Grammy awards

24. This hashtag helped spread positivity throughout the Mercy community

25. Mercy only served soup and bread in the cafeteria to raise money for the people in this mountain region of the United States

27. Sine is to cosecant as cosine is to ________

30. This Mercy girl is competing at the Forensics Grand National Tournament in the Original Oratory category

31. This famous movie, released in 1984,  is now being remade, except with a team of four female leads instead of four males

32. Dave Coulier plays this character in “Full House” and “Fuller House,” known for his catchphrase “Cut it out”

36. This outdoor project, which started in Detroit in the late 1980s, dedicated a street to uniquely fashioned houses

37. Tornadoes touch down in Michigan an average of this many times per year

38. This famous actor finally won his first Oscar for his performance in The Revenant

40. This makeup technique can help highlight your different facial features

42. Although green is the typical color associated with St. Patrick’s Day, this is the original color of St. Patrick

43. Approximately 700 million of these colorful marshmallow treats are consumed by American citizens during the Easter season

44. Terrorist group Boko Haram operates out of this Nigerian state



1. The first St. Patrick’s Day parade took place in this U.S. state in the late 1760’s

2. The snack that smiles back

3. This disease is spreading throughout the Americas

4. Mercy hosts this technology conference yearly

5. This sport, adapted from J.K. Rowling’s famous novels, has become a staple on many college campuses

6. Which president designated March 2-8 as National Womens History Week

7. Crazy NCAA college basketball tournament: March _______

10. This is the birthstone of March

12. The celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus

13. Staying at home in Michigan for Spring Break has been called this

14. Newsprint reviewed this Berkley, MI donut establishment

16. This Sister of Mercy and former teacher just turned 100 years old

17. March 14th is considered to be this day

18. Donald Trump’s original ancestral name

22. This “Dr.”, who was born in March, is a master at rhyming words

23. March is named after Mars, the Roman god of ______

26. This movie won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 2016  Academy Awards

28. The stripes on the American Flag represent the 13 original _____

29. In Florida, the Detroit Tigers participate in this Spring Training League, named after a fruit

33. This famous, forgetful Disney character just kept swimming…

34. Biblical woman who helped save the Jewish people in Persia; Jewish holiday Purim is celebrated because of her

35. The first day of Spring is called the _____ Equinox

39. Mercy Marlins – “____ the fish”

40. Author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower

41. On the flag of the state of Michigan, this word means I will defend