Crossword: Six Feet Apart

0
crossword puzzle
A musical-themed crossword puzzle created exclusively for Halftime Magazine. Here is the September/October 2020 installment.

If you enjoy crossword puzzles, see more here.

2020 September / October crossword

 

ACROSS

1. “___ let you down!” (2 words)
6. Like some errors or flaws
11. Owies (hyph.)
13. Home planet of the Coneheads
15. Dallas’ sister city (and home of
Marching USA), for short (2 words)
16. Hard black rubber used in bowling balls
17. Oxygen and helium, for instance
18. Born in the 1960s, right now (2 words)
20. Ocean flora and fauna (2 words)
22. Gets the point
23. Pre-noon hrs.
26. Caracas’ country (abbrev.)
27. Score recaps while the band is
playing? (2 words)
35. Sun-baked brick
36. Blot with a tissue, perhaps
(2 words)
37. What the first beat denotes from
a drum major? (3 words)
43. Kindle or Nook download (hyph.)
44. Labor Day’s month (abbrev.)
45. Sound from a cat with an arched
back
49. 4:00 p.m. in London, perhaps
(2 words)
52. Post-marching period? (2 words)
54. Relating to hearing
58. Joined as a group of players (3 words)
59. Exercise that may help with
marching? (2 words)
61. Rick of “Ghostbusters”
62. Expressions of sorrow
63. Grand ___ (Wyoming peak)
64. “First Lady of Civil Rights” Rosa

DOWN

1. Tiny Greek letter?
2. Blows away
3. Bassoon relatives
4. Like Odin and Thor
5. Tater ___ casserole
6. Spray-on deodorizer brand
7. “I ___ the opinion that …” (2 words)
8. Africa’s northernmost capital
9. “___ Less Ordinary” (1997 film)
(2 words)
10. Coffeehouse order
11. “The ___” (2016 Spielberg
adaptation of a Roald Dahl book)
12. Author Aleichem who created Tevye
13. Sailor’s thick jacket
14. Accordion parts
19. Creeping plant
21. Bass Kaplan formerly of Pentatonix
23. Moby Dick’s hunter
24. Created
25. Exhausting hike
28. Most Wanted List org.
29. “Big” college football number
30. Email attachment, often (abbrev.)
31. Granola bar bit
32. Baseball stats (abbrev.)
33. Far from ferocious
34. Marching unit?
38. Taxable profit (2 words)
39. Vowel-shaped skyscraper
construction pieces (hyph.)
40. “Language and Mind” author Chomsky
41. “___ It on the Mountain” (2 words)
42. “___ totally get it now!” (2 words)
45. “I Know Alone” and “Want You Back” band
46. “___ now, then when?” (2 words)
47. Look at fixedly
48. Tuned to, as a radio dial (2 words)
50. Volcanic outflow
51. Mathematician who named the constant e
53. Site of Nevada’s oldest university
55. NHL venue
56. Backs of boats
57. Some U.S.N.A. grads
60. “The Raven” poet’s monogram

Solution:

About the author

Matt Jones

Matt Jones is a 1998 graduate of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, 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.

No comments

Chris Dillon

In Pursuit of Tenths

Competition results often come down to just a matter of tenths. Such a fractional percentage of a score, yet just a few tiny tenths can ...