S Is for Spring!
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    S Is for Spring!” Friend, Apr. 1982, 48

    S Is for Spring!

    Crossword puzzle

    Across

    1. A spider’s home.

    2. Seen on a tree in early spring.

    3. You color this at Easter time.

    4. Sixth note on musical scale.

    5. Fourth and fifth letters of the word built.

    6. This hibernating animal wakes up after a long sleep.

    7. March is a __ __ __ __ __ month.

    8. “Cheer __ __!” is the robin’s song.

    9. March roared in like a lion and went out like a __ __ __ __.

    10. Seventh note of musical scale.

    11. Abbreviation for year.

    12. If someone plays a trick on you on April 1, you may be thought of as an April __ __ __ __.

    Down

    1. One sign of spring is a pussy __ __ __ __ __ __.

    2. “To __ __ or not to be, …”

    3. “April showers __rin__ May flowers.”

    4. Mother’s __ __ __ is in May.

    5. “Casey __ __ the Bat.”

    6. Abbreviation for battalion.

    7. Nickname for Edward.

    8. Children dance aroung the M__ __ pole.

    9. __ __ __ __ __ is a rainy month.

    10. Kites __ __ __ in the sky.

    11. Abbreviation for arrive.

    12. Abbrevation for boldface.

    13. Opposite of from.

    Answers:

    • Across—(1) web, (3) bud, (5) egg, (6) la, (8) It, (9) bear, (12) windy, (14) up, (16) lamb, (19) ti, (20) yr., (21) fool. Down—(1) willow, (2) be, (3) bg, (4) Day, (7) at, (9) bn., (10) Ed, (11) ay, (13) April, (15) fly, (17) ar., (18) bf., (19) to.