Across 1. Seasonal celebration6. Beginner, informally9. Alley organization; abbr. 12. Ring organization; abbr.13. “Charles in Charge” star15. Seasonal color, as forsythia16. Somersault*19. Actors Harris and Asner20. “Don’t bet ___!”; 2 wds.21. Talk, talk, talk22. Seasonal shower23. “Get ___!”25. 1887 source for1900 Puccini

Children’s books* inspire dreams, movies—and puzzles (at least this one).

Across 1. Nursing grad, philanthropist* 4. Tennis champ* 8. Advances women in politics, art* 11. Make a blouse 12. Vocalist Judd 13. Church tower 14. Inca civilization site 16. Traveling through 17. Filmmaker related to Walt* 19. ___ Elizabeth Wood, noted librarian* 20. Color commentator for the Yankees, first name* 23. Travel