THEME: PRO SPORTS


ACROSS


1. *MLB pitcher who retired with 321 saves


5. Bean house


8. Babies down under


12. Singes in “La Planète des singes”


13. Foolhardy challenge


14. 24-____ gold


15. Horizontal wall beam


16. Land o’ blarney


17. Analyze


18. *Stanley Cup sport


20. Fanatic’s quality


21. Street art


22. Have a bawl


23. Wear out


26. Maliciously satisfied one


30. Poor man’s caviar


31. Send, as in troops


34. Prefix meaning “left”


35. Resoundingly successful


37. Be unwell


38. Give a green light


39. “I’m ____ you!”


40. Rudolph or Hermey, e.g.


42. 1950s’ “I Like ____”


43. Mended by a cobbler


45. *a.k.a. association football


47. Hauling truck


48. Sanrio’s “____ Kitty”


50. Great Depression drifter


52. Most pleasing to the eye


56. Saintly glows


57. Owl’s cry


58. Stringed instrument


59. Like old cracker


60. Prefers


61. *The Browns and Indians play near this lake


62. Hurt a muscle


63. Don’t waste


64. College dwelling


DOWN


1. Epiphany guests


2. *Type of matchup


3. Dry as dust


4. Cause of wheezing


5. “Snorkel” wear


6. Type of window


7. Say it isn’t so


8. *Known for its diamonds


9. Celestial bear


10. Figure of worship


11. Chester White’s home


13. King’s order


14. If you can hum, you can play it!


19. Beat the Joneses


22. Stallone’s nickname


23. Spring holiday honoree


24. *Yankees manager


25. Not rights


26. *Know for its tour


27. Opposite of ecbatic


28. Call forth


29. One of the crew


32. *When athletes get this, they become pros


33. Fleur-de-____


36. *It includes safeties and ends


38. Coral reef island


40. Feline sound


41. Specks in the sea


44. Like change in a pocket


46. Folded like a snake


48. *Popular colloquial sport name


49. Be theatrical


50. Rwanda’s majority


51. Kind of surgeon


52. Cabbage in France


53. EU currency


54. Recipe direction


55. Team homophone


56. Nile viper