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Sacramento Boomer

How Does Your Garden Grow? A Custom Crossword

Jun 04, 2019 12:26PM

 ACROSS

1. Variety of plant passed down over a long period of time

6. Companion ________ attracts the proper insects

12. Particular lettuce

14. Between sol and ti

15. Often gardeners will ___ down middle branches to promote more budding

16. Follows gold or candy

18. Symbol for copper

19. It's "the limit"

20. Chromium symbol

21. Elevated areas for better drainage (2 wds)

25. Leaf supporter

26. Have an audible chuckle (initials)

27. Insulation that releases its nutrients into the earth

29. Deer homonym

32. Short for company

33. Sandwich joint, shortened

34. Word in the start of some fairy tales

36. Smaller than trunks

37. Short for rheumatoid arthritis

39. Intellectual property, shortened

40. Potting ____

42. Certain lean meat

44. Short for grand touring

45. Foundation of more than plants

46. Either partner

47. Precedes IOU

48. The addition of nutrients to assist in growth

52. UFO pilot

54. Kitchen Police, shortened

55. Overeat; ____ the refrigerator

56. Exists

58. Bring back to health

61. Certain root paste

62. Cold and slick roads, perhaps

63. Time increment (abbr)

64. Gardens in water

68. Atop

69. Short for operation

70. Farmer's follower

72. Certain perennials

74. Public relations, shortened

75. SSW opposite

76. High or low card

78. Fixing the sides of the lawn

79. Particular pH measure


DOWN

1. Created from two different species or varieties

2. 57 down, for example

3. Even, like a playing field

4. Comes before GYN

5. Field critters

6. Peanut butter, shortened

7. Another pH measurement

8. Negative vote

9. That thing

10. Pleasant

11. Sprout the seeds

13. Plant protuberance

17. Associate of Arts, for short

22. Boat parking

23. Bloom

24. Aroma; odor

25. Prepare corn

28. Underwriter's Laboratory, for short

30. Einsteinium symbol

31. In total awe

35. Derived from plants or animals

38. Building for cultivating

41. Mining find

43. Did the yard

48. Associated Press, shortened

49. Lacks water, perhaps?

50. Follows water or precedes attraction

51. Link between weird and neither

53. Flip over, like compost

54. Opener

57. Drip line _______

59. Librarian utterance?

60. Part of the plant where shoots and roots emerge

61. What rapport and gripping have in common

65. Shows its petals

66. Instant Messenger, for short

67. Jr's Dad

71. Cousin of crochet

72. Certain wkdy.

73. About (abbr)

74. Rating for youth (abbr)

76. Cooling syst.

77. 101, Roman


A Custom Crossword by Gail Marie Beckman

702-869-6416, customcrosswords.com


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