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By Hilary Hendricks


President Joseph F. Smith Crossword

You can learn about President Joseph F. Smith, sixth President of the Church, by doing this crossword puzzle. Read the clues, then fill in the puzzle by choosing the correct answer in the list below.

Crossword puzzle

debt

guard

history

tithing

faith

Hawaiian

love

wagon

five

 

Mary Fielding

 

Across

  1. 2.

    When he felt scared or alone, it helped young Joseph F. Smith to remember the ___________ of his mother and father.

  2. 5.

    His mother was ______________________ Smith.

  3. 6.

    President Smith was a tenderhearted man. Sometimes he cried, thinking about how much ______________ people felt for him.

  4. 7.

    He was this many years old when his Uncle Joseph and his father, Hyrum, were killed by a mob at Carthage Jail.

  5. 8.

    As a young man, he volunteered as a scout to ____________ the Saints against Johnston’s Army.

  6. 10.

    President Smith visited many sites important to Church _______________ and bought some of them for the Church—including the farm in Palmyra, New York, where the Prophet Joseph Smith saw Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. There is now a beautiful temple in Palmyra.

Down

  1. 1.

    When he was just fifteen years old, he was called on a mission to the _______________ Islands, then known as the Sandwich Islands.

  2. 3.

    At age eight, he had to drive his family’s _______________ across the plains.

  3. 4.

    He learned from his mother the importance of this principle, when she reminded him that even though they were very poor, the Lord’s tenth must come from the best they had.

  4. 9.

    While he was President of the Church, Joseph F. Smith helped the Church get completely out of ______________—finally the Church owed money to no one.

Answers:

Across—(2) faith, (5) Mary Fielding, (6) love, (7) five, (8) guard, (10) history. Down—(1) Hawaiian, (3) wagon, (4) tithing, (9) debt.

Wrappin’ Words

Starting with the bold letter in the upper-left corner and going clockwise, how many words can you find in the puzzle below? Each word must contain at least 3 letters, and you may not skip any letters.

B

E

D

C

O

V

E

R

S

E

L

E

C

T

                     

T

N

                     

R

E

                     

I

N

A

M

R

E

P

A

C

S

Y

T

I

C

Answers:

bed, bedcover, bedcovers, cove, cover, covers, over, verse, select, elect, electric, electricity, city, cityscape, scape, cap, cape, caper, ape, aper, per, perm, permanent, man, mane, anent.

Hink Pinks

A Hink Pink is a set of two rhyming words with the same number of syllables. Use the clues to figure out the Hink Pinks below. (Example: hog dance is pig jig.)

  1. 1.

    Obese feline

  2. 2.

    Arid insect

  3. 3.

    Close doe

  4. 4.

    Distant vehicle

  5. 5.

    Humid airplane

  6. 6.

    Phony viper

  7. 7.

    Insect embrace

  8. 8.

    Amphibian swamp

  9. 9.

    Grizzly gaze

  10. 10.

    Rodent cap

Answers:

(1) fat cat, (2) dry fly, (3) near deer, (4) far car, (5) wet jet, (6) fake snake, (7) bug hug, (8) frog bog, (9) bear stare, (10) rat hat.