VORG Crossword Puzzle #4

Before we get to #4, here’s the answer to Crossword Puzzle #3.

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And now here is Puzzle #4, and its a “Sunday-size” one! You can solve it online here, and view it as a PDF:

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Across
1. ____ Meredith, former sidearming reliever for Padres
4. Barges
9. Former Twin Denard _____
13. Black cat, maybe
17. A hand
18. Bordeaux product
19. Times past
21. Bog
22. Missouri-based ballclub from 1875-1877
26. Pines
27. ____ Stallard, yielded Maris’ 61st homer
28. Ryan ____, infielder on Cards (2011) and Giants (2012) World Series winners
29. Bob ___, led 1987 Expos in losses with 15
30. “Say ___”
31. Lowly laborer
32. Only Yankee with 3 top-6 AL MVP finishes from 2010-2012
35. Jake ____, Diamondbacks rookie in 2012
38. Aquatic plant
42. Offspeed pitch that starts out off the plate but bends over outside edge as it crosses
48. Lillian of silents
49. Absolute
50. ____ Show, yielded Rose’s 4,192nd hit
51. Little people
52. Upbeat, in music
54. Boat in “Jaws”
55. “Comprende?”
56. City of the Giants Triple-A Grizzlies
57. Edible mollusk, often served broiled
59. Common wood for bats
61. Replacement player, derogatorily
63. World Series winners in 1910, 1911 and 1913
71. A type of package from mom
72. “Silent Spring” subject
73. _____ Rodriguez, Tigers 3B during late 70s
74. Nick ____, corner infielder who retired due to vertigo in 1992
78. “___ a chance”
81. Det. defeated N.Y. in the last one
83. Princes abroad
84. Arouse
85. “Dear” ones
86. Porridge ingredient
88. ____ Rodriguez, Dodgers’ 2012 draftee who actually made the Majors that same year
89. How a pitcher might get a hitter off the plate
93. Catch
94. Electric eye, e.g.
95. “___ quam videri” (North Carolina’s motto)
96. Convene
97. Affectedly creative
100. Puts ice on, maybe
105. ______ Teaford, Royals swingman for parts of 2011 and 2012
109. Pilot
111. Declines to continue with one’s contract
113. Official scoring for conceding a base
116. Catches on
117. Related maternally
118. The condition of being in a particular place
119. Barely get, with “out”
120. Formerly, once
121. Five-time U.S. Open champ
122. Clairvoyants
123. Cooking meas.

Down
1. Flings
2. Flexible
3. Go off script
4. Buttonhole, e.g.
5. Elliot of the Mamas and the Papas
6. Sun, e.g.
7. Jayson ____, Nationals outfielder
8. Abundance
9. Harmony
10. Floral arrangement
11. ____ Howe, “Moneyball” manager
12. Of recent origin; modern
13. ____ Santos, backup backstop for Tigers in 2011 and 2012
14. Peewee
15. “Cogito ___ sum”
16. Home, informally
18. John of “High Fidelity”
20. Fox News political analyst Douglas _____
23. Hockey defender Bobby ___
24. Lloyd or Paul, pick your “Poison”
25. ____ Holtzman, won 77 games for A’s between ’72 and ’75
30. Beau
31. Least hasty
33. Infomercials, e.g.
34. Trailing 12-0 in the ninth, say
36. Ballplayers May and Maye
37. Filly’s mother
38. ___-bodied
39. Johns
40. ____ Perkins, 1st round pick of Twins in 2004
41. “Not to mention …”
42. Graceful tree
43. Very, to Verdi
44. Recipe direction
45. Mets’ announcer Bob Murphy had a “happy ___” after a win
46. Full of chutzpah
47. Perennial herb with long stalked, daisy-like flowers
48. Have a sudden inspiration?
53. Worked more slowly and with less effort
56. 2012 Royals rookie Irving ____
58. Darren ____, part of Orioles stellar bullpen in 2012
60. Holed up
62. Skeleton of a motor vehicle
64. Easy
65. Accommodate
66. ____ Hammaker, served up first grand slam in All-Star Game history
67. Adagio and allegro
68. Homeric epic
69. “Odyssey” enchantress
70. “Eh”
74. Actor Omar of TV’s “House”
75. Priory of ___ (group in “The Da Vinci Code”)
76. Water color
77. Vocalized
79. Eyes, poetically
80. Chin-hui ____, first Taiwanese pitcher ever in a Major League game (2003)
82. HOFer Max ____, stolen base champ of the 1910s and 1920s
85. Short-____ a bed (prank)
87. Nav. rank
90. ___ fly
91. Coach
92. Guard
96. Restroom sign
98. Gary ____, fleet-footed OFer for Reds and others in ’80s and ’90s
99. MLB Indians, familiarly (with “The”)
101. “It’s no ___!”
102. “Haystacks” painter
103. NBAs Milwaukee franchise
104. Prepare, as tea
105. Brand of shaving gel
106. Swerve
107. New newts
108. Medical advice, often
109. Greek cheese
110. Willingly
111. A bad day at the plate
112. Guinea pigs, maybe
114. Alt. spelling
115. “A pox on you!”

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