Crossword: Winter Weather Watch

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Halftime Crossword Grid

 

ACROSS

1. Stern, like a judge
6. San Antonio team member
10. Three, in Spanish
14. Feelings
15. Sound quality
16. Custom wheel edges
17. What winter bands read from? (2 words)
19. Composer Stravinsky
20. ___ of thousands
21. Slip-___ (casual shoes)
22. Type of Indian music
24. Passionate
26. Dollars and cents class, for short
28. Carrere of “Wayne’s World”
31. Internet newsfeed format, for short
32. Arthur of “The Golden Girls”
34. Skin care aisle purchases
36. Winter weather during the middle of a football game? (2 words)
38. Da ___ (literally, “from the head”)
41. Type of computer memory
42. Car deodorizer scent
43. Start a band tune in winter weather? (4 words)
48. Grosses out
49. Place for a voyage
50. Mad ___ (party game)
53. ID-assigning organization
54. Dominique Strauss-___ (name in 2011 news)
56. Singer Dion
58. Bang a drum
60. Positive vote
62. Activity with a lot of stretching
63. Gas station stuff
65. American composer who wrote for winter weather? (2 words)
68. “This ___ good as it gets” (2 words)
69. Slept like ___ (2 words)
70. Pocket breads
71. Like some minimums
72. Actress Russo
73. Work at a haunted house

DOWN

1. Sitcom headliner, for example (2 words)
2. Houston team, once
3. Letter-shaped pipes under sink basins (hyph.)
4. Birds that fly in a V
5. Truman’s monogram
6. Completely shock
7. Band of friends, perhaps
8. Prefix before cycle or brow
9. Place to watch a show and play foosball (2 words)
10. College-level math (abbrev.)
11. Tube-shaped pasta
12. Panic! at the Disco genre
13. Armenia or Uzbekistan, pre-1991 (abbrev.)
18. Traveler’s place to stay
23. Put into the poker pot
25. Home of the Pistons, for short
27. Gets up the ladder
29. “Can I let you ___ a little secret?” (2 words)
30. “___ gather here today …” (2 words)
33. From the top
35. Net providing companies (abbrev.)
36. Georgetown athlete
37. Pull a trailer
38. Tax auditors, for short
39. Swiss peaks
40. He said, “Somebody has been eating my porridge!” (2 words)
44. ___-Seltzer
45. Train follower without walls
46. Quick rundown
47. Singer Corinne Bailey ___
50. Ray of “Field of Dreams”
51. Running smoothly, like an engine (2 words)
52. Actress Amanda of “Married … with Children”
55. Pantyhose material
57. Line from a song
59. “What ___ can I say?”
61. Perimeter
63. Little lie
64. Olympics chant
66. Bullfighting cheer
67. Call of Duty: Black ___

 

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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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