Can You Complete This Autumn-Themed Westchester Crossword?

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Love Westchester in the fall? Find out just how much you know about the county by completing this seasonal crossword puzzle.

Puzzle constructed by Myles Mellor, edited by Nick Brandi

As we all know, autumn in Westchester is exceptionally beautiful. So, let’s celebrate glorious fall with this 914-themed crossword puzzle, sure to evoke the multicolored nostalgia we’ve all come to cherish.

Fall crossword puzzle

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1. It’s where Major John Andrewas captured, Sept 23, 1780
6. Somers and Scarsdale, for example
9. Monkey in Disney’s Aladdin
10. State Park in Pleasantville: The Pocantico River runs through it
11. Terse reproach
12. “To Autumn” is one
13. Change colors, as leaves in the fall
14. Emmy-nominated FX series that once shot in Yonkers
17. Prefix with colonial
18. Snatch
21. Armonk’s ____ Pond, named after the Native American word for opossum
23. North Salem’s Harvest ____ Festival
24. Sound system, for short
25. “Walk on __”: Dionne Warwick hit
26. Get your liquid apple on at this Croton-based cider mill: ________
31. Angelina Jolie biopic about a fast-living model
32. Westchester time, for short
34. Peak along the Hudson River in Peekskill (two words)
37. Power in a person, according to the Tao
38. The Great Jack O’Lantern ____ at Croton-on-Hudson
40. Corporate abbreviation
43. Lustrous black
44. Ring org.
45. This first spanned the Hudson in 1955 (two words)


1. Nature preserve in Ossining
2. ____ 22, for spectacular fall-foliage views
3. ____ Grange Fair (Westchester’s “only true county fair”)
4. Mount Vernon-born Denzel Washington has two of them
5. Have to have
6. Start driving at Dunwoodie, for example
7. Popular Yorktown Heights farm offering fruits and Christmas trees
8. Revolutionary War battle in the fall of 1777
15. Contrary (abbr.)
16. Soothing substance
19. Assemblywoman ____ Paulin
20. __ Bice, American Idol runner-up
22. Flier getting headlines lately
24. Head-turning sound
25. Bush that produces blackberries
26. Singer Turner
27. Private secretary to Lincoln and an annual ride in Sleepy Hollow
28. Lisa to Bart
29. ___ plus ultra
30. Beloved family-run farm in Granite Springs since 1828
31. Green light
33. 2021 is the ______ anniversary of Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Festival
35. Pete Harckham for Westchester (abbr.)
36. Former lover
39. Paranormal ability
40. 401(k) alternative
41. Child of your “unc”
42. Amaze
43. Longtime Lyndhurst spook show: ___ Ghoul’s House of Curiosities


solution puzzle

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