Crossword Puzzle: Issue 60 – October 2018 – “Batter Up”

This Month: “Batter Up”

 

Across

1 They may get loaded at Target Field, informally
5 Move one’s tail
8 Launch the hook
12 Weapon for some hunters
14  Michael of “Arrested Development”
15  Running shoe brand
16  Rock collector’s prize
17  Portland daily, with “The”
19  Brian who co-produced “The Joshua Tree”
20  Steps from Cuba
22  Tropical trees
23  Read the riot act to
25  1952 Winter Olympics host
26  Tier
28 What good ballroom dancers are in 31 Made a move on the ice
34 Predatory gaze
36  Government organization that funds much medical research
37  Early 2000s Oldsmobile
38  What Marcie calls Peppermint Patty
39  Virus named for a Congolese river
41  Sternum attachment
42  Major, e.g.
44  Speak
45  Bring home
47 Orthopedic surgeon’s tool 50 Chops down
52 “The Living Dead,” for one 56 Let out in the waist, say
58  Feature of many an emoji
59  Band that performed “Xanadu” with ONJ
60  Food from Mars
62 Unwritten exams
64  Robert Knievel’s nickname
65  Small argument
66  Actress Foster
67  “For Pete’s ___!”
68  Butt end
69  Looked over

Down

1  Hole food?
2  Target Center, for one
3  Canterbury Park worker
4  Do some lawn repair
5  Twin who hit the longest home run in team history (520 feet)
6  About 254 square inches, for a standard dartboard
7  Bit of tomfoolery
8 Gondola venues
9 Twin who is the only player to win batting titles in his first two seasons
10 Setting for “The King and I”
11 Responds to ultraviolet light
13 Twin on the cover of Time in 1977
14 Title for a French nobleman
18 Photo ___
21 Direct to a seat
24 Homer Simpson’s favorite drink
25 Total number of wins for the Browns over the 2016 and 2017 seasons
27 “___ the ramparts we watched…” 29 Egyptian flower?
30 Blacken on the grill
31 Not chicken out
32 Charles Lamb’s pseudonym
33 Twin who hosted a long-running outdoors show
35 Twin who is the only catcher to win three batting titles
38 ___-cone
40 Vitamin also known as riboflavin
43 Core muscle group
46 Phonograph part
48 Have substance
49 One of five in “abbreviation”: Abbr.
51 Ironic
53 Needing no more preparation
54 Skateboard jump
55 Barely defeated
56 Service highlights
57 Where igneous rock comes from 58 Weakens
61 “Be prepared” organization
63 Fish eggs

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