Games Online Contest #35

This contest closed on January 1, 2012. A new contest will appear soon.

Here was the original challenge:

5 First Prizes: A one-year subscription to GAMES

Name That Category

Fill in the grid below with the letters below it, one letter per square, spelling out (from left to right) 17 items that belong to a specific category. If the grid is filled in correctly, the name of the category will appear in the shaded squares, reading down. The name of the category is the answer to the contest.

A A A A A A A B B B C C D D D D D E E E E E E E E E G
H H H H I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I L L L L L
M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M
N N N N N O O O O O O O P P P P R R R R R R R R R R
S S S S S T T T T T T T T T T
U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U Y Y Y Y Y

The Solution

The answer was RARE EARTH ELEMENTS, a phrase that happens to have exactly the same number of letters as the number of elements it describes. Here is the completed grid:

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