Crossword: Stretch Those Quads!

A hardcore freestyle workout
By MATT JONES  |  May 9, 2012

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Across
1 Second half of a ball game?
5 Used (to)
15 She uses a bird to sweep the house
17 Computer overhaul
18 Arian Foster stats
19 Little sip
20 Gold, to Guatemalans
21 "Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?" network
22 Bodybuilder's units
24 Word before Earth or City, in computer games
27 Drab shade
29 She was Dorothy on "The Golden Girls"
30 Org. that listens for alien signals
31 It's obsolete
35 Jovial question from someone eager to help
36 It covers Miami, Montpelier and Montreal
37 SOPA subject
38 Opera follower?
39 New Year's, in Hanoi
40 Mandolin relative
41 Nancy Grace's network
42 Southwest sch. whose mascot is King Triton
44 Daily grind
45 Homey
46 "___ Ho" (Best Original Song Oscar winner of 2008)
47 The D in OED
50 Easy lunch to prepare
56 Insider's knowledge
57 Viktor Bout or Adnan Khashoggi
58 Dark form of quartz

 

 

 

 

Down
1 Off-kilter
2 Messed with the facts
3 World Series precursor, for short
4 "As I see it," in chatrooms
5 Tack on
6 Shorten nails
7 Smoke
8 Palindromic prime minister of the 1940s-60s
9 Leather sharpener
10 Old rulers
11 Chemist Hahn
12 Oneself, cutely
13 Roxy Music name
14 Room for board games, perhaps
16 Person with a booming voice, often
21 Donut shop option
22 Upgraded
23 Fail spectacularly, like a skateboarder
24 British structure of WWII
25 "No need to pay"
26 Bishops' wear
27 Grain alcohol
28 Put someone in their place
29 Some hats worn on The Oregon Trail
30 Lose your composure, in junior high-speak
31 "Anchors ___"
32 Senator Jake who flew on the Space Shuttle Discovery
33 The plate
34 Ophthalmologist's concerns
42 Implored
43 Richard who played Don Barzini in "The Godfather"
44 Vacation time, in slang
45 ___ the Younger (Arthurian knight)
46 Director Campion
47 Zoologist Fossey
48 Disgusting
49 Cereal with gluten-free varieties
50 Org. that bestows merit badges
51 "Love, Reign ___ Me" (The Who)
52 420, for 20 and 21: abbr.
53 "Just as I suspected!"
54 "On the Road" protagonist ___ Paradise
55 "Never heard of her"

©2012 Jonesin' Crosswords (editor@jonesincrosswords.com)

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