May Crossword

By Regina Egan

With the US government and politics in a frenzy, here’s a judicial branch-themed crossword to quell any concerns you may have about the state of the union!

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Scroll down for solutions.

ACROSS

1. Direction before adding powdered sugar in recipes

4. Athena’s mom
8. Texter’s adios, abbr.
11. Rita ___

13. Talking dog in Up
15. Relating to pee
17. Starbursts
19. Cruel Roman emperor
21. ___ Garcia Bernal
22. Subject of Newton’s First Law
23. Common coffee type
26. Sounds from the disappointed
28. Fear of many
29. Hint to the starred clues

34. Ending to verb & coma
35. Tattle-tale
36. Not odd
39. Golf stand
40. ___ Fridays
42. Hit FX TV show, abbr.
44. Basketball’s path
45. Norway’s capital
47. Entrance to a horizontal mine
49. Delicious treat for March 14
50. Hydrogen on periodic tables
54. Aesthetically pleasing
57. Gloria, in excelsis ___
58. Belonging to the famous Chinese-American cellist
60. Phrase describing many portable snacks
63. Scandinavian version of Helene
64. Not a want
66. “___ up” or what a parent may say to a child about vegetables
67. Descartes to friends
68. Slang term frequent in art classes or construction
69. Greek for up
70. Guitars played by Angus Young
71. “Finding ___”
72. Approximations, abbr.
DOWN
*1. Associate left-leaner
2. ___ Age
3. Best liked, abbr.
5. ___ Dawley Strnad
6. ___ v. Wade
7. Encompassing soul
8. Camping itch
9. “I’m ‘___ not”
10. Emma, to Julia Roberts
12. Company trip that may involve team-building exercises
*14. Junior right-leaner
*16. Associate right-leaner
18. Saudi Arabian city that translates to “juniper”
23. Ending to Bush, or British
25. ___ financing for car- buyers
27. Record company for Elvis, Shakira, & Miley Cyrus
30. Manipulates
31. Banana ___
32. Girl friend of Carl Grimes on “The Walking Dead”
33. Speak
37. What smokers do without cigarettes
38. ___ Hannon from “The Office”
*41. Obama’s blocked centrist nominee
43. Add sugar to make it ___
46. “___ game”, or performing worse than usual
48. Common possessive with an incorrect apostrophe
51. Ending for many elements
52. Britain’s capital city, abbr.
53. Buddhist concept associated with ignorance
55. What actors audition for
56. What a sailor may be doing to knots
59. Walnut or lentil
60. Stink
61. These are displayed at airports
62. Lady’s partner
65. Look that involves heavy eyeliner and jet black hair
Stay tuned next year for some new crosswords! 

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