Crossword Puzzle: Issue 57 – July 2018 – “Minnesota Wild”

This Month: “Minnesota Wild”

Across

9 in dates: Abbr.
5 Drum set
8 Like the Olympians
14  ___ vera
15  Surface for the Minnesota Wild
16  Heretofore, poetically
17  Popular Brainerd-area vacation spot
19  Actress Tripplehorn
20  Parting Parisian’s word
21  S on a label
23  Triple ___ (Long Island iced tea ingredient)
24  Take furtively
27  Fertility clinic stock
28  “And ___ Was” (Talking Heads tune)
31 Highest point in Minnesota (2,301 feet) 35 Circle segments
37  Casserole morsel
38  Oktoberfest “thanks”
39  Nachos dollop, for short
40  One of the ABC Islands
42  Originate ( from)
43  Completely committed, say
45  Appear to be
46  Hardly hard
47  Minnesota county seat with a noteworthy avian roadside monument
50  Mag. staffers
51  No-parking sign at a theater?
52  Stir-fry food additive
53  Mini-albums, for short
56 Uses a fork or knife
58 Skate park maneuver
60 Antebellum
63 City roughly halfway between Minneapolis and St. Cloud
66  Many a Beethoven composition
67  ___ heavy (Scotch ale cousin)
68  Group offshoot
69  “Despite that…”
70  Canterbury mudder
71  On the main

Down

1  Loooong stories
2  Get away from
3  Crime rings?
4  Start to -vision or -port
5  Optima maker
6  “Gross!”
7  Pro shop offerings
8 “This has happened before” sense
9 Home to Guinness and Smithwick’s 10 Meat in osso buco
11 Roadside crashing spot?
12 ___ sequitur
13 Ma saying “baa”
18 Respiratory organ
22 Ray that glows in the dark
25 Storm player in “Fantastic Four”
26 Macrobrew eschewer, say
28 Little men way up North
29 Some voyages at Voyageurs
30 Bitter foe
32 Computer code acronym
33 #7 for the Twins
34 Gave a shock, in a way
35 Wide-open
36 Occupied the throne
41 Circuit breaker units
44 Raleigh school, familiarly
48 Mount in Genesis
49 Stock character in a mad scientist plot 54 Puzzle part
55 Sealy rival
56 Influence
57 In stitches
59 “Mona ___”
60 Free TV spot
61 Howard who directed “Solo,” 2018
62 Last part
64 Minnesota-born actress Thompson
65 Tapped vessel

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