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A few weeks ago we published Subway Sudoku, a challenging Metro-themed puzzle written by Adam Bressler and coded by Nick Keenan. If it's still got you stumped or you want validation, here are the answers. How did you do?

A. How many foreign countries can be found in the names of Metro stations? (The station is not necessarily named for the country.) Answer: 2

a. Gallery Place - Chinatown
b. Georgia Ave - Petworth

B. How many different US states are included in the names of Metro stations? (Postal abbreviations included) Answer: 5

a. Minnesota Ave
b. Rhode Island Ave - Brentwood
c. Georgia Ave - Petworth
d. College Park - U of MD
e. Virginia Sq - GMU

C. How many Metro stations include the word “Heights” in the name? Answer: 4

a. Congress Heights
b. Capitol Heights
c. Friendship Heights
d. Columbia Heights

D. How many Metro stations are named after avenues? Answer: 7

a. Minnesota Ave
b. Potomac Ave
c. Eisenhower Ave
d. Southern Ave
e. Branch Ave
f. Georgia Ave - Petworth
g. Rhode Island Ave - Brentwood

E. How many Metro stations contain the word “Hill”? Answer: 1

a. Spring Hill

F. How many Metro stations have “town” in the name? Answer: 4

a. Largo Town Center
b. King St - Old Town
c. Gallery Place - Chinatown
d. Tenleytown

G. How many Metro stations have a branch of the US military in the name? Answer: 2

a. Navy Yard - Ballpark
b. Archives - Navy Mem’l - Penn Quarter

H. How many Metro stations are named after boulevards? Answer: 1

a. Morgan Blvd

I. How many Metro stations are named after roads? Answer: 4

a. Braddock Rd
b. Benning Rd
c. Addison Rd - Seat Pleasant
d. Naylor Rd

J. How many Metro stations have “land” in the name? Answer: 4

a. Brookland - CUA
b. Cleveland Park
c. Suitland
d. Landover

K. How many Metro stations have “field” in the name? Answer: 2

a. Franconia - Springfield
b. Dunn Loring - Merrifield

L. How many different shapes can be found within the names of Metro stations? Answer: 4

a. Dupont Circle
b. Pentagon / Pentagon City
c. Federal Triangle
d. Virginia Sq - GMU / McPherson Sq / Mt Vernon Sq - 7th St - Convention Center / Judiciary Sq

M. How many US presidents have their last name included in the name of a Metro station? Answer: 6

a. Eisenhower Ave
b. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
c. Woodley Park - Zoo - Adams Morgan
d. Cleveland Park
e. Foggy Bottom - GWU - Kennedy Center

N. How many Metro stations have the word “Plaza” in the name? Answer: 2

a. Prince George’s Plaza
b. L’Enfant Plaza

O. How many Metro stations have a cardinal direction in the name? (North, East, South, and West) Answer: 9

a. Eastern Market
b. Capitol South
c. West Hyattsville
d. Southern Ave
e. Farragut North
f. Farragut West
g. East Falls Church
h. West Falls Church
i. Wiehle - Reston East

P. How many Metro stations have “wood” in the name? Answer: 3

a. Deanwood
b. Rhode Island Ave - Brentwood
c. Woodley Park - Zoo - Adams Morgan

Q. How many Metro stations are named after streets (Street or St)? Answer: 4

a. Mt Vernon Sq - 7th St - Convention Center
b. U St - African Amer Civil War Mem’l - Cardozo
c. Van Dorn St
d. King St - Old Town

R. How many Metro stations have the word “Center” in the name? Answer: 6

a. Metro Center
b. Medical Center
c. Mt Vernon Sq - 7th St - Convention Center
d. Federal Center SW
e. Largo Town Center
f. Foggy Bottom - GWU - Kennedy Center

S. How many counties in the Washington region have their names as part of the name of a Metro stations? (A station counts whether it is actually named for the county or not.) Answer: 3

a. Prince George’s Plaza
b. Arlington Cemetery
c. Vienna - Fairfax - GMU

T. How many Metro stations have a color in the name? Answer: 4

a. Silver Spring
b. Greenbelt
c. White Flint
d. Greensboro

Adam Bressler is a lifelong DC resident and a local high school student. He is a daily Red Line commuter and a big fan of public transit. His interests include cartography, puzzles, journalism, and running.