FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 11, 2014) -- ACROSS

1. Nickname for a storied military institution

5. Can count the founders of Hewlett Packard, Yahoo and Google among those who matriculated here

6. Oldest institute of higher learning in the United States

8. A publicly traded university with a large online presence

9. The other school in Cambridge (initials)

10. Anderson Cooper didn’t attend this school, but he has an ancestral connection with it

11. Famed New York performing arts institution

12. This state is home to two Ivy League schools


1. The alma mater of three presidents and 16 signers of the Declaration of Independence

2. Rhodes Scholars study here

3. George Washington Carver taught there (one word)

4. Virginia school known for its engineering programs (two words)

7. Well-known school supported by the Catholic church