Ackbar-Themed Crossword

I’m a bit of a crossword enthusiast, though I’m definitely more of a solver than creator. But when the idea of making an Ackbar-themed crossword came to mind, I had to give it a shot. Beyond the theme entries, there are quite a few other Star Wars references in other answers as well.

So here it is: a 21×21 Ackbar-themed crossword, following actual crossword symmetry. I sadly don’t have the tools to make an interactive crossword, but after the cut is an image of the grid that you can print out, plus the list of clues…

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ACROSS
1. Accessory that came with the vintage action figure of 23-Across
6. Flightless bird
9. Baseball stat
12. Sports org.
15. Black hole cluster near Kessel
18. Longtime SNL announcer
19. A long time
20. First word of 9-year-old Anakin Skywalker’s terrible pick-up line
21. The man behind 23-Across
23. Rebel tactical genius of the Battle of Endor
26. Flagship of 23-Across
27. Jack Bauer’s agency
28. Blocks
29. Signals agreement
30. Months and months (abbr.)
32. 1999 film
36. “____ go!”
37. Compass point
40. “Because I ____!”
42. Hoth sight
44. Filter
46. Sketch
47. Lovecraftian author Carter
48. Some batteries
50. Drummer in Jabba’s palace
51. Total
52. “I dunno,” for short
53. In ____ (debt)
55. Ernie’s pal
59. Entered (in), as on a computer
62. Hound’s tooth?
65. A sometimes illegal maneuver
67. Aragorn’s love
68. Vow words
70. Home planet of 23-Across
74. Alias
75. Military rank, for short
78. “Where do you think you’re ____?”
79. Part and _____
82. Twi’lek pazaak player
83. Romanian six
84. _____ the phone
87. Part of the NJIT
88. Voice-over
91. Futurama cyclops
92. Particles from firing a gun (not blaster)
93. ____ Miss, school who tried to use 23-Across as a mascot
96. Dynamic intro?
97. Less common
98. Imperial Navy rank
100. Old Ben
102. Tofu component
103. Fast planes (though not quite hyperdriven)
106. “______? You’ve never heard of the Millennium Falcon?”
109. Tatooine city starter
110. ______ gold (supposed rainbow treasure)
112. Sweet
114. Location of Skywalker Ranch
116. How Princess Leia addressed 100-Across
118. X-wing pilot hero of the Battle of Endor
123. Cantina bartender (no relation to 23-Across…)
124. “… _____ tractor beam!”
125. Music genre
126. Type of droid
127. Music genre
128. Un-even?
129. Type of 58-Down
130. Agency formed to replace CorSec in 7 ABY
131. The Modal _____, Figrin D’an’s band

DOWN
1. Relaxing place
2. Bit
3. Ponda Baba lost one
4. Member _____
5. Sector full of enemy ships during the Battle of Endor
6. Snaky fish
7. Extinct flightless birds
8. Personification of 114-Across
9. Jewish teacher
10. Orchestra section
11. Comparative ending
12. Utmost (degree)
13. Luke’s hand, for example
14. Bullets
15. Large mammal
16. “Like ____”
17. Divisions of months
22. 118-Across’s callsign during the Battle of Endor
24. Atmosphere
25. Comic book sound effect
31. Crib death
33. Grease
34. Magic: the Gathering tournament sanctioning body
35. German article
37. Placement test for junior high students
38. Indian religion
39. “How could they be jamming us if they don’t know… if _____?”
41. Psychotic vampire played by Juliet Landau, familiarly
43. 62-Across, in space
45. Jayne Cobb’s very favorite gun
49. A family of Force-users
54. Not too bright
55. Protuberance
56. Flight info
57. Piratical drink
58. What it is, according to 23-Across
60. Mouse-sighter’s cry
61. Jango and Boba’s are identical
63. Eggy drink
64. Son of Seth
66. Second Amendment support group?
68. Hospital section
69. Kel ___, species of helium-breathers
71. Spy org.
72. Solution, for short
73. A Division of the NYC Subway
76. One name for the location of 70-Across
77. “____ it is!”
80. With the help of 118-Across, destroyed the Second Death Star
81. Zeno of ____
85. Margarine
86. ____ a soul
88. “______ down inside”
89. Container
90. Explosion noise
93. When doubled, a Gungan deity
94. Notes
95. Tolkien creature
96. Treat like _____
99. _____ on (here and there)
101. Clash
103. Star Wars and Lord of the Rings, for example
104. Mote
105. Toy truck company
107. Act division
108. _____ it (jumped in)
111. Black-and-white cookie
113. Thanksgiving vegetables
115. Moreover
117. Boy
118. “Either way, you ____.”
119. Utapauan monster
120. Lucasfilm ___
121. Before, before
122. Distress signal

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About Marissa

I'm a Star Wars fan and Admiral Ackbar enthusiast/collector.
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4 Responses to Ackbar-Themed Crossword

  1. Reanée says:

    It’s amazing that you did this. Unfortunately there are a few random references here that leave me confuzzled. Like who Aragorn’s love is.. I’m not sure what that’s even from.

  2. Reanée says:

    Oooooh yeah never got into Lord of the Rings. If I had a printer I would sooo print this out and do it regardless of the few random references I don’t get.. because I could just google them!

    • Marissa says:

      You don’t need a printer: use graph paper! But filling in the black squares and numbering the squares is probably too much effort for someone lazy like you. Sigh. I’ll just print you a copy.

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