Scouting magazine

Challenge yourself with a <i>Boys’ Life</i> crossword puzzle

Across

1. Section in Boys’ Life where you can learn how to make things

5. Elmer the ____, pet in early Boys’ Life issues

9. First name of the famous artist who created Boys’ Life covers in the early days

12. Scouts in ______ comics

14. Extra-wide shoe size

15. Ancient

16. Place where a car mechanic works

17. Iconic bird on the cover of the July 1961 Boys’ Life

19. Very cold

21. Type of fishing reel

24. Frying equipment

25. First name of a Boys’ Life comic strip character

27. Snow____

30. Promotional effort

32. Dover’s state, abbr.

34. Pleased with one’s work

36. ___ for the books

37. Raced

38. Either’s partner

39. Mailburro mascot

40. Female sheep

Down

1. Overcome a barrier

2. More difficult to find

3. Whale’s home

4. __ track …

6. Maryland state birds

7. Fix up

8. A brush with poison ivy will make you want to do this

10. Average

11. Compass point

13. Supporting cheer

16. Skateboard surface that sometimes needs replacement

18. ________ Derby

20. Slangy affirmative

21. Accelerate, two words

22. Bear’s foot

23. Slam-dunk score

26. Part of some email addresses

28. Pedro’s buddy

29. Football player on the cover of the October 1960 Boys’ Life, _____ Davis

31. Medical professional

33. Life saver

35. Rowboat equipment