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Solve the crossword then find the final answer by the answers you got. enter image description here

Clues:

Across

  1. The Big Dipper is so beautiful at night.
  2. Why is that man killing a demon!?
  3. That lion is posing with a sword.
  4. A fox just found some gold.
  5. Russia but surrounded but yellow.

Down

  1. [Word 9] but different
  2. That dog is shy.
  3. Have you ever heard of an inuksuk?
  4. I see an aurora.
  5. Solve the puzzle of Poland.
  6. 8 fish tails with some if you look closer.
  7. Snowy summer.

The number order is by the most northern letter

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  • $\begingroup$ Would it damage the puzzle to give a textual transcription of the clues? They're a tad tiny and blurry, even to a person with decent eyesight $\endgroup$
    – bobble
    Dec 14, 2021 at 23:14
  • $\begingroup$ @bobble Can't they just click the image and make it in fullscreen? But okay. $\endgroup$ Dec 14, 2021 at 23:47
  • $\begingroup$ I will just do a high quality version. Is that okay? $\endgroup$ Dec 14, 2021 at 23:49
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ Please, just make a text version. Accessibility, copyability, usability all improves $\endgroup$
    – bobble
    Dec 14, 2021 at 23:50
  • 2
    $\begingroup$ I literally cannot read this. $\endgroup$
    – Sciborg
    Dec 15, 2021 at 0:18

1 Answer 1

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The answer (6,6) is

ARCTIC CIRCLE

Because each clue represents a geographic location (region)

within the Arctic Circle (As noted in the title, the regions add together to form this region)

Solved grid:

solved grid

Across

2 The Big Dipper is so beautiful at night.

ALASKA (state flag) . It (like the rest) is within the Arctic Circle.
AK flag

6 Why is that man killing a demon!?

Flag of ARKHANGELSK.
A flag

8 That lion is posing with a sword.

Flag of KRASNOYARSK. Looks like a shovel and scythe.
K flag

10 A fox just found some gold.

Flag of NORTHWEST TERRITORIES. A fox with some gold.
NT flag

12 Russia but surrounded but yellow.

Flag of CHUKOTKA has a yellow circle around Russia's flag.
C flag

Down

[Word 9] but different

YAMALO-NENETS AO, another AO in Russia similar to 9 (NENETS AO)

3 That dog is shy.

YUKON flag has a shy looking dog
Y flag

4 Have you ever heard of an inuksuk?

My in to the puzzle. Flag of NUNAVUT has one.
N flag

5 I see an aurora.

Flag of MURMANSK
M flag

7 Solve the puzzle of Poland.

Clever. GREENLAND has a flag composed of bits of Poland's flag
G flag
P flag

  1. 8 fish tails with some if you look closer.

Flag of NENETS AO in Russia
N flag

11 Snowy summer.

YAKUTIA flag has a 'snow white sun'.
Y flag

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  • $\begingroup$ You got the final answer right, but you got two wrong in the crossword $\endgroup$ Dec 15, 2021 at 4:35
  • $\begingroup$ @IsaacRoanSison Okay I think I have it now $\endgroup$
    – Amoz
    Dec 15, 2021 at 4:49
  • $\begingroup$ Ha, nice. But I think 8 isn't a good fit, both geographically and tool-wise. Perhaps this might be better? $\endgroup$
    – M Oehm
    Dec 15, 2021 at 6:49

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