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Rated: E · Crossword Puzzle · Cultural · #2154481
A crossword in which all the clues relate to Mexico.
This crossword contains clues which relate to Mexico.

There is so much more to Mexico than drug wars and hordes of people trying to enter the US. Its history is rich and long, and utterly fascinating. When you look at the many ancient ruins and pyramids, along with the beautiful beaches, it's hard to resist the temptation to travel to this wonderful country. (And that's not even mentioning the yummy food!)
Across:
 1 An unusual Mayan weapon was a ______ bomb.
 5 Along with introducing other foods to the world, this is one we have to thank Mexico for big time.
 6 These butterflies migrate to Mexico every year in their thousands from the US and Canada.
 7 This tamale measures three feet long and weighs 150 pounds!
 8 This is the Mexican currency.
 12 This big cat can be found in Mexico's southern jungles.
 13 This is a ritual ball game played by the Aztecs. The losers were often sacrificed to the gods.
 15 This tiny, Mexican dog has the biggest brain of any dog, in relation to the size of its body.
 16 The Mexican flag shows and eagle eating this.
Down:
 1 This man is widely considered the Father of Modern Mexico after leading the rise up to independence in 1810.
 2 Mexico City was built on the ruins of this ancient Aztec city.
 3 This very rare rabbit is found in Mexico.
 4 These people are known for singing and playing guitars to entertain folk.
 9 Although many languages are spoken in Mexico, this is the official, main language.
 10 In 1910, Pancho Villa and Emiliano ______ led Mexican peasants to revolt against the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz.
 11 The tourist destination of Acapulco has a coast on this ocean.
 14 At 756,066 square miles, Mexico is almost three times the size of which US state?
 15 The largest monument ever constructed in the world is the Great Pyramid of _______.
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