04.15.14 — Play Ball!

1934:  Babe Ruth draws his 2,000th base on balls at Cleveland.


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Puzzle by Gary Cee / Edited by Will Shortz

HIGH, INSIDE, LOW, OUTSIDE and BASE ON BALLS  is the pitch for this Tuesday crossword:

HIGH TREASON (17A. Grounds for impeachment)
INSIDE EDITION (24A. TV show anchored by Bill O’Reilly from 1989 to 1995)
LOW BLOW (39A. Underhanded attack)
OUTSIDE CHANCE (51A. Hundred-to-one odds, say)
BASE ON BALLS (63A. Batter’s reward after pitches like those described at the starts of 17-, 24-, 39- and 51-Across)

Other — DOGGIE BAG (3D. Holder of tomorrow’s lunch, maybe), ENHANCE (4D. Improve), MARSEILLE (35D. “The Count of Monte Cristo” setting), OP ED and OP ART, ORCHARD (47D. Lack of difficulty), PERSON of interest, PRECIS (27A. Concise summary, Tabula RASA, URIAH Heep.


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