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Across:

# Clue
1 "Boiled stone"
2 A type of interpolation
3 A shorter word for illogicality
6 These often reside at the bottom

Diagonal up:

# Clue
1 A very enthusiastic weapon modifier in Terraria
2 An inanimate bipedal
3 A rather peculiar bed that is used for transportation
6 That which is famously not a bug

Diagonal down:

# Clue
4 One 16th in the company of four 8th ones
5 A word that can describe Mrs. Incredible
7 One would probably be advised to have some of it if walking down the street wearing only socks, or a hat
8 If you picture a pencil as a sword, these often serve as its pommel

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Across:

ZEOLITE BICUBIC FALLACY FEEDERS

Diagonal up:

ZEALOUS BICYCLE FLATBED FEATURE

Diagonal down:

SULFATE (SO₄) ELASTIC DECENCY ERASERS

Answer

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  • $\begingroup$ Aaaah it was bicubic interpolation, that makes more sense. Sniped but yours was correct, I'll update mine but yours was correct first so should get the checkmark! $\endgroup$ Apr 22 at 20:23
  • $\begingroup$ @BeastlyGerbil Well you are officially my first sniper, this definitely feels weird when you finally wrap up your answer and realize someone else just posted it. Also we have diverging interpretations for Across,6 I wonder which one was intended by OP $\endgroup$
    – Fluorine
    Apr 22 at 20:33
  • $\begingroup$ @BeastlyGerbil - I feel bad for accepting this answer but their answer does not have mistakes. It is indeed bicycle/bicubic pair of words that was missing from your answer. $\endgroup$ Apr 22 at 20:33
  • $\begingroup$ @Fluorine - about across 6 - I had aquatic bottom feeders in mind. This works however, somehow :) $\endgroup$ Apr 22 at 20:36
  • $\begingroup$ @webadventurer no problem at all, this is factually the first correct answer so all good! I just thought micycle was supposed to be a pun or something :P $\endgroup$ Apr 22 at 20:44
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Solution:

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Clues:

Across:

1: "Boiled stone" - ZEOLITE (A stone that boils)
2: A type of interpolation - BICUBIC
3: A shorter word for illogicality - FALLACY
6: These often reside at the bottom - FEEDERS (Bottom of food chain)

Diagonal Up:

1: A very enthusiastic weapon modifier in Terraria - ZEALOUS (Name of a modifier)
2: An inanimate bipedal - BICYCLE
3: A rather peculiar bed that is used for transportation - FLATBED (Type of truck)
6: That which is famously not a bug - FEATURE (It's not a bug, it's a feature)

Diagonal Down:

4: One 16th in the company of four 8th ones - SULFATE (Chemical compound is S (16th element) and 4 Os (8th element)
5: A word that can describe Mrs. Incredible - ELASTIC
7: One would probably be advised to have some of it if walking down the street wearing only socks, or a hat - DECENCY
8: If you picture a pencil as a sword, these often serve as its pommel - ERASERS

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