This one-page crossword puzzle is about faults, stresses, and crust deformations for an earth science course. There are twenty-three clues for students to solve for completion. Vocabulary terms and/or topics covered among the clues include foot wall, syncline, fault, deformation, reverse (fault), dome, tension, hanging wall, fault block, isostasy, shearing, anticline, mantle, lateral (fault), compression, crust, normal (fault), rift valley, plateau, basin, fold, stress, and fracture. The clues collectively probe students’ understanding of the stresses that act upon the earth's crust, the faults and deformations that result, and the layers of the Earth. The clues are editable. A one-page answer key is included. The second thumbnail image jumbled the alignment of the letters of the answers in the grid. The alignment of answers in the grid is accurate in the document.