Fourwords (Puzzle #35)

Difficulty: * *    (explanation of difficulty)

Fourwords is like a 4×4 crossword puzzle. Fill in the grid with sixteen letters such that the eight four-letter words created agree with the eight clues.

Where the sun sets
Suddenly bright star
Grade  v v v v
Type of precipitation  >
Shade  >
Christmas and New Year's ____  >
Gone by  >

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