Crossword: BOA Regionals

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1. Daisylike flower
6. Place for an orchestra
9. Singer Clapton
13. Letter-shaped opening in a violin’s body (hyph.)
14. Marching uniform accessory that goes over the shoulder
15. Opposite of starboard, on a boat
16. Home of the Kentucky Derby (and home of a Regional competition)
18. Visual signs from the director
19. Surgery sites, for short
20. Actors McKellen and McShane, for instance
21. Cheer (for)
23. Georgia home of CNN (and home of a Super Regional competition)
25. Michigan home of a namesake GM brand (and home of a Regional competition)
28. Curved lines that join two musical notes together
29. “Precious” actress Gabourey
31. LeBron James’s organization
32. “¿Cómo ___ usted?”
34. “Why am ___ aware of this?” (2 words)
35. Snakelike swimmer
36. Texas home of Cowboys Stadium (and home of a Regional competition)
40. Sheepish sound
43. “The Tale of Despereaux” animals
44. Scruff of the neck
47., for instance (abbrev.)
48. “Rigoletto” and “Carmen,” for two
51. Toothpaste container
53. Missouri home of the Gateway Arch (and home of a Super Regional competition) (2 words)
55. Texas home of NASA ’s Johnson Space Center (and home of a Regional competition)
57. Bring in a paycheck
58. “___ Flux” (MTV cartoon-turned-movie)
59. Abbreviation after a business name
60. Necessary omelet ingredients
62. Texas home of the Spurs (and home of a Super Regional competition) (2 words)
65. “Tales of a Librarian” singer Amos
66. “Some ___ of Wonderful”
67. Prefix before “national” or “collegiate”
68. Pigeon noises
69. George Gershwin’s brother
70. Like clothes one size too big


1. Bobbing on the water
2. Nickname not often given to basketball players
3. Scatters around, like hair
4. Peyton Manning’s brother
5. Varnish ingredient (and not the violin bow powder)
6. Best buddies
7. Australia or Aruba, for example (abbrev.)
8. Jerky dance often seen in pop ‘n’ locking (2 words)
9. Center located at Disney World
10. Choreographed set of movements
11. Intense anger
12. Dollar divisions (abbrev.)
14. Peninsula near the Mediterranean
17. Big tanks for dyeing fabric
22. It equals 2,000 pounds (2 words)
24. Dog in “The Thin Man”
25. ___-pong
26. Honest ___ (Lincoln nickname)
27. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Ripken, Jr.
30. Truck stop restaurant
33. Hot dog brand that looks like something a British knight would wear
37. 1998 Olympic gold medalist in figure skating Tara
38. Puts a cold pack on a sprain
39. MLB team from D.C., slangily
40. Transportation for some band tours
41. Museum offering
42. Brisk and lively, on sheet music
45. Add something to the mixture (2 words)
46. Keys interspersed with ivories on a piano
49. In the lead
50. In just a little while
52. Request at the concert’s end
54. “Champagne Supernova” band
56. “Innocent ___ proven guilty”
58. Actress Paquin
60. List ender (abbrev.)
61. Slimy stuff
63. You can’t play clarinet without it
64. Yoko who married John Lennon


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About the Author

Matt Jones is a 1998 graduate of Willamette University in Salem, Ore., where he majored in music education. Since 1994, he has also written crosswords for venues such as The New York Times, Games Magazine and Stagebill. He currently writes a syndicated weekly puzzle for more than 50 alternative newspapers across the country.

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