Rhymes with "O"

Across

1The _____ was besieged by Mexican forces and all Texan defenders were killed (5)
4Very high (9)
9Give false information to (7)
10The extent of something from side to side (7)
11Fearful expectation or anticipation (5)
13The path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another (5)
15Used to propel or steer a boat (3)
16A statement that deviates from or perverts the truth (3)
17Jewelled headdress (5)
19Greek author of fables (5)
21Be or do something to a greater degree (5)
23A shade of white the color of bleached bones (5)
24Step in ballet (3)
25Large African antelope (3)
26Someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions (5)
28Money ( slang ) (5)
29Characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion (7)
31Computing: Update information (7)
33A case for carrying papers; usually leather (9)
34A stringed instrument (5)

Down

1Burrowing nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates (9)
2Severely simple (7)
3Lyric poem (3)
4Sound (5)
5The bill in a restaurant (3)
6Fragrance (5)
7Within a building (7)
8A moderate yellow-orange to orange color (5)
12Repeat an action or statement (5)
14A cry of approval at the end of great performance (5)
18A friend ( used especially in Spanish-speaking regions ) (5)
19A bottomless gulf or pit (5)
20Nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel (9)
22Loud noise following lightning (7)
24Complex natural compound (7)
25Hold firmly (5)
26Laugh at with contempt and derision (5)
27Goods carried by a large vehicle (5)
30The fifth note in the musical scale (3)
32A trivial lie (3)