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An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #43: Variety Crossword Grids


The following is a 4x5 grid:

Within the grid, there are 13 words laid out in the following way:

The words may go forwards or backwards along the lines. That is, two words that are parallel do not necessarily read in the same direction. The following are the clues for the 13 words, in no particular order:

Clues

  1. Desserts made from #10
  2. Requests
  3. Type of attack
  4. Wild west marshal
  5. Threat ender
  6. Smallville character
  7. Relaxes
  8. Type of code
  9. The first half of a fruit
  10. The second half of a fruit
  11. Swedish airline
  12. Where you might find villains
  13. Sticky substance related to #9

To prevent mirror image answers, the upper right square is an S.

By the way, the title of the puzzle is in reference to the TV show Psych, which prominently featured pineapples.

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The solved pineapple(!) as follows:

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Red (across-ish) clues:

2. Requests = ASKS
4. Wild west marshal = EARP (reversed)
1. Desserts made from #10 = PIES
6. Smallville character = LANA
5. Threat ender = ELSE ("or else...")

Blue (diagonal-ish) clues:

13. Sticky substance related to #9 = SAP (reversed)
9. The first half of a fruit = PINE(apple)
8. Type of code = AREA
11. Swedish airline = SAS

Green (down-ish) clues:

10. The second half of a fruit = (pine)APPLE
12. Where you might find villains = LAIRS (reversed)
3. Type of attack = SNEAK ("sneak attack") (reversed)
7. Relaxes = EASES (reversed)

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