April Fools crossword clues + answers

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John Joire, Cruciverbalist

Across

  1. “Yee __!”
  2. **Never**
  3. German Shepherd, e.g.
  4. Civil War prez
  5. Sand-like
  6. Serpent or hero suffix
  7. In beta
  8. Pub options
  9. “__ of the D’Ubervilles” by Thomas Hardy
  10. Dissenter’s vote
  11. Remote button, Abbr.
  12. Each
  13. Chef José __
  14. **In the dark**
  15. Western military alliance, Abbr.
  16. TikToker Addison __
  17. Crew machine
  18. “To add…”
  19. It comes in performing and visual types
  20. **When everything ISN’T backwards, or what ISN’T a hint on interpreting the starred clues**
  21. “Pow!”
  22. Calm
  23. Boxer Muhammad __
  24. Orangutan or gorilla, e.g.
  25. Big heads?
  26. Vote into office
  27. **Cheap**
  28. Mornings, Abbr.
  29. Roadside assistance org.
  30. Crosses out
  31. Green gemstone
  32. “Over here!”
  33. Alternative to oil
  34. “__ girl!”
  35. Qty.
  36. Scientist __ Mendeleev
  37. Come together
  38. 180° from NNW
  39. **Daybreak**
  40. Before, to Shakespeare

Down

  1. Bless
  2. “Encanto” matriarch
  3. Spider dwellings
  4. **Obtuse**
  5. Wallflower
  6. Fights that are never civil?
  7. Greek war god
  8. Designer inits.
  9. “Get it?”
  10. **Tidiness**
  11. Fifty-two weeks
  12. H.S. diploma alternative
  13. Mediterranean Tenleytown establishment
  14. “Moreover…’
  15. Befuddle
  16. Away from land
  17. Udon and ramen, e.g.
  18. Play backdrop
  19. One of many for a bodybuilder
  20. Hammers in
  21. Ctrl – __ – Delete
  22. Brutally carve
  23. Egg dish
  24. __ – mo replay
  25. Have the flu
  26. TV show Breaking Bad
  27. May stress-inducer
  28. Day that marks the end of Lent
  29. Bowser’s __ (Mario Kart racetrack)
  30. Bye, in Bristol
  31. Take advantage of
  32. **Hate**
  33. Scholarship incentive
  34. Sign up
  35. Hgts. of Everest and K2
  36. One of 372 in “The Kite Runner”
  37. “That __ easy!”
  38. Doesn’t apply to college early, Abbr.
  39. Private institution in Pittsburgh, Abbr.