#1 an aster is a fall flower
#2 Hop along cassidy is a cowboy
#3 Shahs are persian rulers
#4 Eos is the dawn goddess
#5 Another word for hankerings is yens
#6 a galoot is a clumsy or oafish person
#7 A dashiki is a loose african garment
I find that sometimes the crossword is just the challenge i need and also that its more entertaining than many of the monotone professors. So during your next class, put down our phone and instead pull out the crossword puzzle, you will learn a lot and also find a great deal of entertainment. Best wishes!