It's not Spine! I'll admit, that one is a bit tricky! ACROSS: 1. Lights ceremonial candles or slams Jabronies in the ring 2. This emergency device may be mistaken for a Phillip Glass piece from a distance 3. When this thickens, things tend to get interesting 4. A creepy guy that gives me goosebumps 5. It came all of a sudden while he nodded, nearly napping 6. A mean mechanical shark 7. A controversial first-person detective game that focuses on crime scene investigation and melee combat 8. "___ Pupil" 9. Stay off them! STAY OFF THEM! 10. Demon's Crest found its home here 11. A Persian swordsman from "Eternal Darkness" 12. When Jim or Bobby messes up 13. Found in some yards on Halloween 14. Special FX and prosthetic make-up artist 15. You'll need teeth from this monster to play a popular dice game in the epic poem, Beowulf 16. This operator can be a computer programmer's nightmare 17. Gnomes, leprechauns, and satyrs all share this characteristic 18. A skeleton needs one to pull out all the stops 19. This nocturnal monster was also the name of a secret, last-resort Nazi campaign DOWN: 1. A sinister tag-team stable from the WWF Attitude days 2. Many of his works have been adapted into movies 3. Sometimes, death is better 4. Ground Zero of a certain zombie epidemic 5. For the most heinous and twisted criminals 6. Ancient identification for convicted criminals 7. "Ugh! Where do they come up with this stuff?" 8. An unwholesome atmosphere 9. Can be used to treat your flesh wound from Freddie's claws 10. The Riddler 11. A particularly morbid clown story 12. A staple of Autumn 13. "They mostly come at night, mostly."