Crossword: Famous Marches

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Halftime Crossword Grid

 

ACROSS

1. “Dracula” creature
4. Falls short, in points
9. Road repair worker
14. Prefix meaning “bird”
15. Middle daughter on “Downtown Abbey”
16. Biden’s boss
17. Buddhist discipline
18. 53-Across, for one
19. First episode in a TV series
20. March that’s the fight song of the U.S. Naval Academy (2 words)
23. From the top
24. Huge container of coffee
25. Noah’s boat
28. Broadway musical based on “La Bohème”
29. Acknowledges performers
32. Get out of town
33. Walking sticks
35. Actress Ringwald of 1980s filmdom
36. March composed in 1861 for the New York State Militia (2 words)
41. “This, that or the ___”
42. Goes outside of coverage
43. Material for some reeds
44. Ice-cream shop tool
46. “By yesterday!” letters
50. Take notice of
51. Feel like staying in bed
52. Anti-inflammatory brand name
53. Sousa march for the U.S. Marines (2 words)
58. Buddy, in Barcelona
60. End of many town names
61. Nutrition label listing
62. Shaving need
63. Message that may get deleted
64. Suffix after favor or meteor
65. They move in a V formation
66. Actress Zellweger
67. Ending for mountain or musket

DOWN

1. Outdoor marketplace
2. Seek retribution
3. Green beans container, long ago (2 words)
4. Fruit high in vitamin C
5. Offensive smell
6. Takes a chair
7. “At Last” blues singer ___ James
8. First rule of attendance? (2 words)
9. Visit unexpectedly (2 words)
10. “It’s not ___ deal” (2 words)
11. Heaven of Norse mythology
12. Musical genre related to punk
13. Rizzo on “The Muppets,” for instance
21. Married, slangily
22. Hospital locations, for short
26. Depend (upon)
27. A and E, but not I, O or U
29. Anderson Cooper’s channel
30. Tripod piece
31. “The Jetsons” dog
32. Realty sign phrase (2 words)
34. “… the bombs bursting in ___ …”
35. “2001: A Space Odyssey” studio
36. Makes a great impression
37. Put ___ in (test the water) (2 words)
38. Measurement taken for some uniforms (2 words)
39. Winning line in tic-tac-toe, maybe
40. Short time-out
44. Little bit of water
45. Quick-witted
47. Facebook profile picture, often
48. Control a plane
49. Be annoying
51. “… like a big pizza pie, that’s ___”
52. “19” and “21” singer
54. Rational selves, to Freudians
55. “The ___ of the Ancient Mariner”
56. Spanish custard dessert
57. “Would ___ to You?” (1985 Eurythmics hit) (2 words)
58. Bolivia’s neighbor (abbrev.)
59. Beatles song “Maggie ___”

 

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Halftime Crossword Solution

 

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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