Crossword Puzzle: Sleep Medicine-Themed Clues (August 2019)

Can you solve this sleep medicine-themed crossword puzzle, designed specifically for Sleep Review readers? A hard copy published in the August/September 2019 issue.


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1 Existing together with another medical condition
4 Furniture designed for sleep
7 Voice ___ (larynx)
8 Increase in size
10 Shut__ (sleep)
11 Put into place
12 Term that came to mean a hot drink taken before going to bed
14 They provide instructions for the use of a machine
15 Medical quantity
17 Problem
20 Orb that never sleeps
21 Supplements of this mineral have led to some positive results in treating RLS
22 Peach state, abbr.
25 Diaphragm is the major one that controls breathing
28 Take a siesta
29 Researchers recently linked severe ___to impaired coronary flow reserve, abbr.
31 One of the risk factors for developing sleep apnea
32 Executive slumber at the office, 2 words


1 One of many challenging mental games that can alleviate RLS symptoms by  occupying a patient’s mind
2 Hormone secreted by the pineal gland that is used to adjust the body’s internal clock
3 Unusual
4 Little ____ -peep
5 Mild to moderate ____ can prevent the appearance of RLS symptoms 6 Catches some Z’s
7 A hot one before going to bed helps you get a better night’s sleep, per some medical research
9 The E in PET
13 Jaw
14 Company that has come out with Trace, a patient data visualization and reporting software
15 Doctor of Science, abbr.
16 No longer under consideration
18 Tin symbol
19 First morning action, 2 words
23 Bedtime story starter
24 Type of pillow
26 “Home of the brave,” abbr.
27 To tire
30 Start

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Answer Key


Myles Mellor is a full-time professional crossword puzzle writer who is internationally published.

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