STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

THEME:

THE 4TH OF JULY

ACROSS

1. Reproductive cell

5. Tai’s partner

8. At the stern

11. Do like phoenix

12. Person of French descent

13. It can’t be refused?

15. Hand-to-hand combat weapon

16. Sty sound

17. Justin Bieber’s 2015 hit

18. *Pyrotechnic display

20. De-wrinkler

21. Expression of delight

22. *”O say can you ____”

23. *One of three presidents who died on July 4

26. Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will ____”

30. Turkish military leader

31. With complex decorations

34. Biblical place of bliss

35. Economic crisis

37. South American tuber

38. Gladiator’s turf

39. Serum, pl.

40. Stellar

42. Humpty Dumpty did this

43. “Jeopardy” competitor, e.g.

45. Blotch or dapple

47. 34th Pres.

48. Unmanned flyer

50. MXN, as in currency

52. *British monarch

56. *____ Burr, officer in Revolutionary War and VP

57. Aquarium dweller

58. Of two minds

59. *Puts John Hancock down

60. Log splitter

61. Arrival times

62. Plays for pay

63. Ball in a socket

64. “____ and rave”

DOWN

1. ____ Approach in music education

2. The last Henry Tudor

3. Soviet acronym

4. Shooting star

5. Capital of Egypt

6. ____-dory

7. Varieties

8. ‘70s hairdo

9. “Where the Red ____ Grows”

10. “Don’t ____ this at home!”

12. Pyle of “The Andy Griffith Show”

13. Willow twig

14. *”The Stars and Stripes ____”

19. What pertussis patients do

22. Johnny Cash’s boy with unfortunate name

23. En ___, or all together

24. Watcher

25. a.k.a. Pleasant Island

26. *State on Old Glory

27. “That is,” Latin

28. Like bribe-taking politician

29. Related on mother’s side

32. Narrow margin of victory

33. *Stamp ____, imposed tax on American colonies

36. *One of two Presidents to sign the Constitution

38. “____ came a spider...”

40. Gobbled up

41. Like libertine

44. Venerated paintings in Orthodox church

46. ____-totter

48. Unpleasant airport news

49. One in Pinkerton’s gallery

50. Twosome

51. RenÈ Descartes’ “therefore”

52. Hunted animal

53. Itty-bitty bit

54. Persian Gulf country

55. Research facil.

56. Pharaoh’s cobra

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