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Across

1Students usually return back to school this month (6)
5Average (6)
10Characterized by a buoyant rhythm (7)
11Eight-sided shape (7)
12Croquet hoop (6)
15A show of reverence and respect toward somebody (6)
16The right to speak or act without restriction (7)
17Beams of light (4)
18Zodiac sign for August, Leo the ____ (4)
19Bayer (7)
20August Birthstone (4)
22Cut a design into something with acid (4)
25Intoxicating drink (7)
27Instructions for making food (6)
28Sibling's son (6)
31Of high standing (7)
32Lighthearted musical movement (7)
33August is National ______ Month (6)
34Enroll in military (6)

Down

2Full of misfortune or failure (7)
3Abbreviation of United Nations Children's Fund (6)
4Clothes of any kind (informal) (4)
5August _____ happens once a year in most east Asia (4)
6Internet business (3,3)
7Unit of Afghan currency (7)
8August's ______ is the Gladiolas (6)
9Trainee (6)
13Bridge supported by towers (7)
14Gem for August (7)
15Place where earth meets sky (7)
20Football players attire (6)
21Refuse invitation (7)
23Worn by teenagers (1-6)
24______ became the 50th state August 21, 1959 (6)
25Earnest or urgent request (6)
26Deadly (6)
29Scratch (4)
30A small island (4)