VORG Crossword Puzzle #7 (and bonus puzzle!)

Happy Opening Night!  Baseball is finally back, and to celebrate the VORG offers you not one but two crossword puzzles.  Over at ESPN’s SweetSpot, we’ve got an Opening Day-themed puzzle for you!

Before we get to the standard VORG Crossword, here is the solution to puzzle #6:

030813PUZZLEsolution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And here is puzzle #7. As always you can solve it online here, and print out a PDF version of it.

vorgpuzzle7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Across
1. Fails miserably
8. Clock standard: Abbr.
11. Place to relax
14. LOOGY or ROOGY’s job, essentially
17. Works of art are subject to these
18. Calypso offshoot
19. Donkey
20. Curt
21. High spots
23. “___ for Cookie” (“Sesame Street” song)
24. Padres pitcher Luebke
25. “The Boys of Summer” author
27. Density symbol
28. Hurler’s workload counting stat (abbr.)
31. Destination of the Bounty in “Mutiny on the Bounty”
34. Pittsburgh Pipers were this league’s first champions (abbr.)
35. Black gold
36. Inventor Whitney
37. Baseball’s “Big Mac”
40. “___ Carousel” (1967 Hollies hit)
41. One of three in an ellipsis
42. ___ Daniels, Reds 1st round pick in 1982
43. Won 12 games in 2011 despite a 6.41 ERA
45. “How’s it goin’, man?”
46. Long-time Milwaukee Braves catcher Crandall
47. 1970s Giants 2B Fuentes
48. NCAA conf. with Saint Louis and VCU
50. New York’s Tappan ___ Bridge
51. Crowe’s “A Beautiful Mind” role
55. Papal court
57. Kennedy or Desmond
58. Tax preparer, for short
59. Giants SS who was 6th player to hit grand slam in his first MLB game (5/27/2011)
64. Orioles catcher who was last man to ever bat against Sandy Koufax (10/2/1966)
65. Beijing-to-Shanghai dir.
66. To the ___ degree
67. “Extra value is what you get,when you buy ____” (old commercial jingle)

Down
1. Longtime movie critic Judith ___
2. Steve ___, won 15 games for the Expos in 1971 and 1973
3. Fragrant oil
4. This “goes to the runner”
5. Mess up
6. Agent, for short
7. Injury to muscle or tendon
8. Catches on
9. Astros GM Luhnow has one from Northwestern Univ.
10. Skin art
11. Type of ending or romance
12. Composes
13. Variant of 19 Across
15. One-time owner of the New York Jets
16. Level
22. Hit the slopes
23. Yankee infielder Fred Stanley’s nickname
24. ____ Morton, led Pirates in innings pitched in 2011
26. Store convenience, for short
27. MLB youth outreach program founded in 1989
29. A suspension often comes with this
30. In ___, runs (“Gameday” alert)
31. Abernathy and Simmons
32. 1994 NL Manager of the Year
33. “Billboard” magazine published its first of these on January 4, 1936
34. Carpentry tool
38. Guy’s date
39. “Dig in!”
44. Bamboozle
46. Muffle
47. Hedgehog of Madagascar
49. Nickname of ex-NBAer Nate Archibald
50. HOF left fielder Wheat
52. Squirreled-away item
53. Bender
54. Lacked, briefly
55. These codify MLB team and player regulations
56. Cemetery sights
57. 2.54 centimeters
60. Hit 511 homers in his career
61. Blood-typing system
62. “Low Rider” band
63. Away

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditlinkedinmail
twitterrss

One thought on “VORG Crossword Puzzle #7 (and bonus puzzle!)

Leave a Reply