Autumn / Fall Crossword Puzzle

Name : ________________ Date : ________________

Solve the following crossword puzzle.

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ACROSS

1. The act or process of gathering a crop.
2. Plant leaves, especially tree leaves, considered as a group.
3. A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.
4. A pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food.
5. An outfit or a disguise worn on Mardi Gras, Halloween, or similar occasions.

   

DOWN

1. The fruit of an oak, consisting of a single-seeded, thick-walled nut set in a woody, cuplike base.
2. A crude image or effigy of a person set up in a field to scare birds away from growing crops.
3. Any of several trailing or climbing plants related to the pumpkin, squash, and cucumber and bearing fruits with a hard rind.
4. The dried aromatic inner bark of certain tropical Asian trees; used as a spice.
5. A ripened plant ovule containing an embryo.
6. The periodic passage from one region to another for feeding or breeding.
7. A substance, such as chlorophyll or melanin, that produces a characteristic color in plant or animal tissue.
8. A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
9. A deposit of minute ice crystals formed when water vapor condenses at a temperature below freezing.