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The SRP Puzzle # 3

How well do you know your RP acronyms ?
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Instructions
The answers to all the crossword clues are acronyms that are linked to radiation protection . Four of the squares are shaded , and make another RP acronym ; to enter the competition email this acronym to RPToday @ srp-uk . org
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Two prizes £ 50 vouchers for www . hotelchocolat . com
• to the first correct entry received
• to the first correct entry out of the hat on 31st August
Across 1 It ' s radiation , naturally ( 4 ) 3 Not to be confused with an avocado – very busy ( 4 ) 6 Has its HQ in Vienna ( 4 ) 9 Its world gathering will be in Florida in 2024 ( 4 ) 10 Nuclear medicine imaging technique ( 3 ) 12 UK emergency regulations ( 6 ) 15 In the UK they were 99 but are now 17 ( 3 ) 16 Much needed during the pandemic ( 3 ) 18 Established by the UN in 1955 ( 7 ) 19 Advises UK Dept of Health ( 6 )
Down 1 A former name of part of UKHSA ( 4 ) 2 Used in medicine for taking pictures of organs ( 3 ) 4 Or do you need to be Practical ? ( see clue 7 down ) ( 5 ) 5 New type of power stations – not big ( 3 ) 7 You can Achieve this ( see clue 4 down ) ( 5 ) 8 No longer printed – free to all SRP members ( 3 ) 9 The international body which maintains the international system of RP ( founded 1928 ) ( 4 ) 11 European organisation for RP training ( 6 ) 13 World body for non-ionising radiation ( 6 ) 14 UK society for RP professionals in universities and research institutes ( 5 ) 17 An abbreviation for police officer – very satisfactory
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Solution – SRP Puzzle # 2 Clue 18 ' What was the name of the first dog to orbit the earth ?' Answer : Laika
Congratulations to our winners : Brian Etheridge ( EDF , Heysham 2 ) and James Wallbank ( King ' s College London )
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