Can you solve this sleep medicine-themed crossword puzzle, designed specifically for Sleep Review readers? A hard copy published in the August/September 2018 issue.


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1 Driving in this condition has been shown to be as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol
4 Sleep techs, abbr.
9 Laughter, in internet speak
11 The daily rhythm
12 Acronym for verifying the quality of
a product
13 Mask problem reported by CPAP users
15 Twosome
16 Compass point
18 They’re required for access, abbr.
20 Loud noise
21 The T in MSLT
22 Crucial sleep stage
24 Recount
25 ____ sleep educator
29 Like xenon and neon
30 Daytime short sleeping
32 Nose-related
33 Illuminated


1 Study found that people with access to this get less sleep (internet connection)
2 Night ___, one who goes to bed late and sleeps late
3 Achieves a goal
5 Part of a cycle
6 When teeth ___ during sleep it can often cause and be a sign of problems
7 Device that measures physiological parameters
8 Not working
10 What the CPAP was invented to handle, abbr.
12 ResMed’s brand of noise reducer for CPAP masks
14 ‘’___ live and breathe!’’ (two words)
17 Half
19 One of the options for EEG electrodes
21 High normal daytime sleepiness, per the Epworth Sleepiness Scale
22 Newport’s state
23 Jet lag may follow it
26 Subject for a pulmonologist
27 Relax
28 Amaze
31 Friend

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