"Let Freedom Ring"

Across

Supreme being (3)
Discontinue (4)
To bestow holiness on somebody (5)
10 Formal agreements establishing associations between nations (9)
11 To do more or better than other people (5)
12 Enthusiastic approval (7)
13 The residue that remains when something is burned (3)
14 Inquire about (3)
15 Liberate (4)
17 Reverent petition to a deity (6)
20 Church bench (3)
23 Organ of vision (3)
24 Compelling immediate action (6)
25 The country or state or city where you live (4)
26 Timid (3)
28 Rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence (3)
30 United States (7)
34 Happen or occur again (5)
35 Behaving in a proper and respectable way (9)
36 Face or endure with courage (5)
37 Toy with string wound on spool (2-2)
38 A very small circular shape (3)

Down

Understand something (5)
The 4th letter of the Greek alphabet (5)
Implied but not expressed (5)
Macaroni or spaghetti (5)
Fellow men (8)
Special edition of a newspaper (5)
Something surprising and upsetting (5)
The territory occupied by a nation (4)
15 An armed adversary (3)
16 The evening or day preceding a special day (3)
18 Equipment, for a particular enterprise (3)
19 A yearning for something or to do something (3)
20 In favor of (an action or proposal etc.) (3)
21 Misery resulting from affliction (3)
22 Put under water (8)
26 Wash thoroughly; of surgeons before an operation (5)
27 Any of several evergreen plants (5)
29 Showing great reverence for god (5)
30 Furious (5)
31 Surpassing the ordinary especially in size or scale (4)
32 Epic poem (5)
33 Check of accounts (5)