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Norse goddess Vanadis
Indigo dye
Greek moon goddess Selene
Copper-colored ore in Swedish
Asteroid Ceres
I beget water in Latin
I bring forth acid in Greek
Greek god Prometheus
In honor of Copernicus
Stench in French
Latin name for Stockholm
Latin name for France
Yellow-bright in Anglo Saxon
Purple gas
Scottish town Strontian
Little silver in Spanish
Evil spirit in German
In honor of Marie Curie
Greek god Helios
In honor of Wilhelm Roentgen
Asteroid Pallas
Opposed to solitude in Greek
In honor of Ernest Rutherford
Latin name for the Rhine
In honor of Lies Meitner
Foreign in Greek
Roman god Cadmus
Latin name for Paris
White mass in German
In honor of Enrico Fermi
European country
A continent
Swedish village Ytterby
Latin name for Copenhagen
In honor of Glen Seaborg
Named after Poland
Roman god of the oceans
In honor of Ernest Lawrence
California University
Daughter of Tantalus in mythology
Greek mythological character Tanatlus
Greek gods the Titans
In honor of Neils Bohr
In honor of Albert Einstein
Heavy stone in Swedish
Potent in Greek
In honor of Alfred Nobel
Gold-like in Arabic
Rose in Greek
U.S. state
German town in Wixhausen
Charcoal in French
Latin name for Russia
Yellow-green in Greek
Strong metal in Anglo Saxon
Latin name for Scandinavia
Prong or point in German
Roman messenger god
Country where you'll find the Curie Institute
In honor of Dmitri Mendeleyev
In honor of Johan Gadolin
Bitter salt in Latin
New in Greek
Lime in Latin
Roman god of the dead
Inactive or lazy in Greek
Two of the seven continents
Greek god Uranus
Norse god of Thunder

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