VORG Crossword Puzzle #6

Everybody’s solving for the weekend!  Over in Brooklyn, the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament is taking place.  Here at the VORG, the puzzles aren’t quite as challenging, but they DO have a lot more baseball in them!

Here is the solution to puzzle #5.

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Its time for Puzzle #6! As always, you can solve it online here, or print out the PDF.

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Across
1. Like some talk
6. Its always good to have yours working
10. Greek sandwich
14. Former players Joe and Mitchell
15. October birthstone
16. Great Lakes minor leaguer
17. 0 and 2 from the pitcher’s standpoint
20. ___ Reynolds, Mets reserve catcher in early 1980s
21. Chad ____, 10-game winner for Indians in 1996
22. Joe ____, Royals 3B during early 2000s
23. Wrap up
24. Born’s partner
25. Nag, nag, nag
26. Portland minor leaguer
28. Protestant denom.
29. Yalie
30. Pitcher ___ Ross, went 2-11 for A’s in 2012
31. ____ Quintanilla, reserve infielder since 2005
33. Singer Guthrie
34. White Sox HOF 2B of ’50s and ’60s
37. Bundle
40. Phil ___, major player in the “Harmonica Incident” during Yankees 1964 season
41. Blubbers
45. Pie ____ mode
46. Barley bristle
47. Comedian ____ the Entertainer
48. Amaral and Montelone
50. ___ Benes, former pitcher like his brother Andy
52. Biochemistry abbr.
53. French romance
54. Designer Christian
55. “Boys of Summer” author
56. Pitcher who was Rangers 1st round pick in 1979
59. Aardvark fare
60. Aquatic plant
61. Attendance counter
62. “Let it stand”
63. Hidden valley
64. Harness racer

Down
1. Least lavish
2. Jerry ____, ventriloquist dummy of Walter Winchell
3. Some are hidden
4. Economical
5. Dock Ellis claimed he pitched no-hitter under this influence
6. Sid ___, pitcher who yielded Tony Gwynn’s 1st ML hit (7/19/82)
7. ___ out (declined)
8. John ___, Brewer 1B who hit 34 HR in 1996
9. Corrida cheer
10. Ross ___, reserve 1B/OF for White Sox, Royals and others from 2000-2011
11. “C’mon, I’m not getting any _____”
12. Outfielder ____ White, Expos 1st round pick in 1990
13. Birthplace of Joey Votto
18. Dane or his brother Garth
19. Piece of _____ (worthless item)
24. Jay Buhner’s nickname
25. Upchuck
27. Exhausted, with “in”
28. Danys ____, saved 71 games for Rays from 2004-5
31. Steve ___, Indians pitcher who died in Spring Training boating accident (1993)
32. Fraction of an hr.
33. Canned
35. Williamsport is site for this champ.
36. Mickey or Spike
37. Rod ___, power-hitting reserve catcher since 1999
38. Sustenance
39. Frank ____, won 8 and saved 11 as part of stellar 1980 Astros bullpen
42. Inconsistent
43. Tiny puncture
44. Supermarket device
46. Ethereal
47. Sagan of “Cosmos”
49. Bruce ___, won at least 11 games 10 straight years (1983-1992)
50. Danny ___, Blue Jay who ended up a Celtic
51. ___ Morrison, Twitter-friendly Marlin
54. Raggedy Ann, e.g.
55. Matt ___, D’backs reserve infielder from 2003-2005
57. Nobelist Hammarskjold
58. Clairvoyance, e.g.

 

 

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