Crossword S-4

Solar day
The amount of time it takes for the earth to make one rotation with respect to the sun. Each rotation equals about 24 hours.

Across

1. Deal with superficially
4. Earache
8. Pain
9. Faction seeking power
11. Digging pick
13. Russian mountains
15. Rodent
16. Travelled towards
18. Type of toast
22. Prejudiced person
24. Cooking paste
25. Appropriate
28. Nigerian money unit
30. Mad cow disease (abbrev)
31. Round shape
33. Large woolly animal
35. Fish basket
37. Gives up
39. Meadow
41. Shallow receptacle
43. Getting hotter
45. Relating to Ireland
46. Narcotics agent (slang)
47. Pertaining to text
48. Sponsorship

Down

1. Large bag
2. Saturate
3. Heroic champion
4. Electrical unit
5. Rip
6. Written missive
7. Nightmare
10. Horse breed
12. Woollen cap (Scottish)
14. Lawful
17. Lace mat
19. High throw
20. Terminated (project)
21. Baby powder
23. Attribute
26. Route between waterways
27. Part of foot
29. Continent (two parts)
32. Cornice
34. Having wings
36. Wreath of flowers
38. Nearing death
40. Old Indian coin
42. Indicating a thing
44. Girl (slang)

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