Crossword: Summer Playlist

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Halftime Crossword Grid

 

ACROSS

1. T-shirt, for example
4. Pikachu’s friend
7. 4.0 is a great one (abbrev.)
10. Put together
13. Beach ball filler
14. Luau neckwear
15. Rowboat need
16. “Winnie-the-Pooh” marsupial
17. Playing a horn
19. Warm up before marching?
21. Buster Poindexter song for summer? (3 words)
23. Butter ___ (ice cream flavor)
26. Month after March, for short
27. Thin cookie
31. “Thanks ___!” (2 words)
32. Greek Z’s
34. Not prerecorded
35. Allen of “Toy Story”
36. Christmas tree type
37. Actor McKellen
39. Served up supper to
40. Elvis song for the summer? (2 words)
44. Hometown icon that may be honored in a parade (2 words)
45. Room, in Spanish
48. “___ me think about it”
49. The “T” of MIT, briefly
53. Third largest planet
56. Knitting need
58. One-time Beatle Sutcliffe
59. Leave for a bit (2 words)
63. Positive ray particle
64. Beatles song for the summer? (4 words)
67. Purple flower
68. Estate documents
69. End of a classical piece
70. “Sure thing!”
71. Chargers linebacker Manti
72. Walk-___ (cameo roles)

DOWN

1. Key near Caps Lock
2. Slide ___ (product for trombonists)
3. Paid athlete
4. “March comes in like ___ …” (2 words)
5. Mailed away
6. Camera shot looking over the stadium (2 words)
7. Keep marching forward (2 words)
8. Hiking trail
9. It points you in the right direction
10. Gallery collection
11. Johnny’s “Tonight Show” bandleader Severinsen
12. Homer Simpson exclamation
18. “I can’t hear you!”
20. “Along with all the rest” abbreviation
22. Make a decision
23. “Heartbreaker” singer Benatar
24. Peyton Manning’s brother
25. Hair untangler
28. “The Spirit of ‘76” instrument
29. Night before a holiday
30. Crimson color
32. Over-the-counter cold remedy
33. “Everything must go!” event
36. Move to and ___
38. “That’s neither here ___ there”
41. Mongolia’s capital, ___ Bator
42. Atlanta Braves’ MLB division (abbrev.)
43. Election selection
45. Food served with wasabi and soy sauce
46. Major transportation route
47. “House” star Hugh
50. Light bulb inventor
51. They may rain on your parade
52. Dye in temporary tattoos
54. School that’s made the most Rose Bowl appearances (abbrev.)
55. Cram into the overhead compartment
56. Ingredients in some brownies
57. Suffix after modifying twenty or thirty
60. Give off, as radiation
61. Brazilian soccer legend
62. ‘52 Winter Olympics site
65. Clairvoyant’s claim
66. Earth-friendly prefix

 

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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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