The Miscellany Crossword: April 2

ACROSS 

1. pirate sound

4. era or period

9. monarch of Iran’s title

13. raw fat used for deep-frying and puddings

15. relating to meal

16. hot winter beverage

17. obsolete or old-fashioned

19. describing a maximum amount (2 words)

20. green Italian sauce

21. HDD, a data storage device (2 words)

23. school org for involved parents

26. formal neck accessory

27. exclamation of contempt or impatience

29. what wounds initially do to heal, past tense

34. to leave out

36. cow sound

38. rope shape that kills

39. the worst thing to step on

40. “walk the -!”

43. fertile soil containing humus

44. demobilize, abbr

46. the darkening of skin under direct sunlight

47. French for ‘case’

48. director of one’s appearance

51. covered with slippery green growth 

53. often the highest card in a suit

54. female sheep

55. arrogantly confident

60. a narrow bump or protrusion

65. exposed or accessible

66. Taylor Swift’s 2017 album

69. father in baby-speak

70. between a u-signal and a w-mark 

71. Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, abbr

72. pirate vessel

73. a very rich, privately owned version of 72 across

74. turf

DOWN 

1. immediately acronym

2. a magical letter or symbol 

3. receives

4. an Australian ostrich

5. tiny round green veggie

6. a dutiful promise

7. athlete shoes

8. containing moisture

9. to move quickly or by the wind 

10. Native American tribe located in Arizona whose name means “The Peaceful People”

11. book of Bible after John

12. infamous Disney pirate

14. a bird and a female body part 

18. nineteenth letter of the Semitic abjad

22. the head of an academic administrative department

24. to pack down

25. Absent Without Official Leave, acronym

27. in anthropology, an ethnic group whose average height is unusually short

28. chair without a back

30. tree trunks

31. pirate’s treasure

32. biblical older brother of Jacob

33. prefix meaning half

34. antonym of news

35. to gather with others

37. alternative milk

41. what people call each other by 

42. to have information or understand 

45. an inherent prejudice

49. pirate disease

50. most famous maternal nun

52. “Que —-, —-”

55. big fishes

56. moonfish, sunfish, kingfish

57. Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior, abbr

58. like a backpack or rucksack

59. long, poetic, legendary saga

61. Steven King clown movie, plural 

62. perishes

63. to journey towards (2 words)

64. Neville Longbottom’s great-aunt 

67. exclamation of frustration

68. explosive, acronym

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