Since the young ones tend to need a little more help, there are also a couple of hints: all but one of the answers consist of only one word, and no answer includes linguistics as a separate word (e.g., “historical linguistics” would go into the grid as just “historical”).
If you’re a young linguist
The solutions to last month’s puzzle, Mix & Match ☞, are provided here. The nine 9-letter words from the first puzzle are: dysphasia, intraoral, accepting, ex delicto, responder, eucalypti, sociolect, ideograph, subsystem; and the three additional words are: haplology, algorithm, diaeresis. For the second puzzle, the nine words are: specifier, dropforge, construct, unclutter, notabilia, euxanthic, invariant, acrologue, segmented; and the three additional words are: fortition, retracted, pronounce. Each of the puzzlemeisters below will receive some moderately desirable SpecGram merch:
Lieselotte Anderwald • Vincent Fish • Thorsten Schröter • Keith Slater