The X Quiz

We have now arrived at the letter X. Fill out the answers according to the clues.
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Last updated: March 3, 2014
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First submittedMarch 1, 2014
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One set of coordinates on a plane
X-axis
In Pair 23 of a gene, these determine gender
X-chromosome
This nomadic tribe menaced south Mongolia
Xiongnu
Small, three-masted Mediterranean boat
Xebec
A Greek philosopher, theologian, poet and critic
Xenophanes
Fragments of older rock embedded in igneous layers
Xenolith
A prescription drug to cure anxiety, insomnia, and panic
Xanax
Element 54, a heavy, colorless gas
Xenon
A natural alcohol found in plants used as sugar substitute in gum and others
Xylitol
A fear of strangers, or even anything foreign
Xenophobia
Central Chinese city, once its capital
Xi'an
An abnormal dryness of a body part
Xerosis
One capital of Kublai Khan's Yuan Dynasty
Xanadu
A popular copying-machine company
Xerox
A Bantu tribe living mainly east of the Cape Province
Xosa
Ancient Persian king who failed to conquer Greece
Xerxes
A process using invisible waves whereby bones can be seen
X-ray
A popular holiday phrase that replaces 'Christ' with the Greek letter
X-mas
A polysaccharide secreted by a bacterium, used as food additive ('gum')
Xanthan
One of the two processing tubes in plants
Xylem
Very popular gaming system
X-box
An insect, mollusk or crustacean that eats wood
Xylophage
Percussion instrument with a small mallet and plates
Xylophone
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Level 53
Mar 2, 2014
Wow. I did considerably worse on that one. Good quiz, though.
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Level 68
Mar 2, 2014
Thanks. It was harder to get ideas for this one, so I needed to dig up my old Webster's two-volume from the bookshelf and find some weird words.