Crossword: Edible Arrangements, Instrumentally Tasty

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Halftime Crossword Grid

 

ACROSS

1. Rapper/actor Mos ___
4. Long-time Notre Dame coach Parseghian
7. “Oh, go jump in ___!” (2 words)
12. Sandwich shop of sorts
14. Quiet volume setting
15. Female graduate
16. Bready instrument that goes well with hummus?
18. Club participant
19. Instrument made of avocado dip?
21. Warning notices
24. Before, to a poet
25. Organization that monitors fuel economy
26. Magnet ends
27. New York Giants defensive end Umenyiora
29. Quick sleep
30. Jazz singer Fitzgerald
31. ___ a tie (come up even) (2 words)
33. End zone scores, for short
34. Instrument in the Tex-Mex dip?
38. Central
41. Grandiose stories
42. Georgetown athlete
46. NPR reporter Shapiro
47. Actor Benicio ___ Toro
48. Outfits for Supreme Court Justices
49. Discouraging words
50. “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” star Vardalos
52. Like the best room at high-end hotels, often
53. Instrument good for all sorts of munchies?
57. 1997 best-selling book “Tuesdays with ___”
58. Instrument that’s been soaking in brine?
62. Naval unit in Spanish history
63. August astrological sign
64. Propel a yacht
65. Birds’ homes
66. Magazine staffers, for short
67. Golf ball prop

DOWN

1. Banned pesticide (abbrev.)
2. Suffix after mountain or musket
3. What some seasonal shots prevent
4. Jennifer Garner spy-fi drama
5. Campus recruiting group (abbrev.)
6. Up and out of bed
7. Brewpub drinks
8. Bad thing to find in gravy or oatmeal
9. Like soft noises in the background
10. Leg protector while rollerblading or skateboarding (2 words)
11. Flaps on winter hats
13. Enthusiastic response to “How’re you doing?” (2 words)
15. Forgettable condition?
17. ___ two and two together (figures out)
20. Deteriorates
21. Tarzan’s friend
22. It’s bigger than [giggle], in chat rooms
23. Letter between kay and em
28. Traveler’s stop
31. Actor Estevez
32. “The Voice” network
35. University of Wisconsin uniform color
36. Where pirates sail (2 words)
37. Digging tools
38. He sets the example for masculinity (2 words)
39. Some metal can be extracted from it (2 words)
40. Takes away all weapons
43. “Star Wars” character ___-Wan Kenobi
44. “Owner of a Lonely Heart” group
45. Cloud from some volcanos
48. File’s partner
51. iPhone 5 maker
52. Slang for “trains,” to some train enthusiasts
54. Suffix after demo or aristo
55. Nickelodeon ___ Choice Awards
56. Hastened
59. Grab a bite
60. Untruth
61. Cheer at a bullfight

 

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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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