February Crossword Challenge

  1. 3. The "flo-thru" teabag was patented in 1952 by this company
  2. 5. This is the most consumed green tea in Japan.
  3. 6. What was Sri Lanka's colonial name?
  4. 8. This was the first American ship to carry a cargo of tea from China to London after the repeal of the Navigation Laws.
  5. 11. This European city is the center of today's tea market.
  6. 13. This is a common beverage found in teacups across South Africa.
  7. 15. This country imported tea regularly from China by the way of the overland caravan route through Manchuria and Mongolia.
  8. 16. In the Japanese ceremony this is the name of the square silk cloth used for cleaning the tea scoop and for handling hot kettles or pot lids.
  9. 17. This was the common name for black teas, which came to Boston in 1713.
  10. 20. This word is not found in the Bible, the works of Shakespeare or any other publications in English previous to the latter half of the 17th century.
  11. 21. This First lady invited Mrs. Jesse DePriest, wife of Congressman Oscar DePriest, to afternoon tea. This brought forth both criticism and praise, because she was the first Africcan-American woman to be invited to a White House Tea.
  12. 22. Since the Ming Dynasty, this humble three-piece bowl set has been used to coax the subtle aromas from delicate white, green and oolong teas.
  1. 1. Kenyan purple tea contains this antioxidant.
  2. 2. This is a sometimes referred to as "popcorn tea."
  3. 4. This word has its roots in the Malay word "kati" meaning about 1 1/3 pounds in weight.
  4. 7. The best green tea originated from these mountains, in present day Anhui province in China and it was called what?
  5. 9. This is one of India's three main tea regions.
  6. 10. This accounts for 98% of the volume in a cup of tea.
  7. 12. Catherine of Braganza arrived from this country to marry Charles II in 1662, bringing a chest of tea as part of her dowry.
  8. 14. This tea has been called the "Champagne of Teas."
  9. 18. Teatime in Chile is deeply rooted in Chilean food culture and is affectionally called what?
  10. 19. In Russia, this essentially strong tea based concentrate is called what?