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As soon as the lights went out in the Superdome during Super Bowl XLVII, newspaper headline writers across the country began doing what they do best brainstorming snappy puns and phrases to incorporate the 35-minute power outage into coverage of the event. Here is a sample of front-page headlines from around the country that memorialized one of the most-watched power outages in the history of sports:

Lights Out for 49ers Los Angeles Times

49ers Comeback not Enough: A Blackout to a Shootout - Palo Alto Daily Post

Lights Out Power Surge: Comeback Dims in the Final Minutes Oakland Tribue

Ravens Soar in the Dark The (San Luis Obispo) Tribune

Electric Finish San Diegeo Union Tribune

Lights Out: Niners get Power Surge after Outage, but Ravens Hold on for Win Santa Cruz Sentinel

Super Bowl: The Night the Lights Went out in New Orleans Santa Maria Times

Lights Out: Niners Can't Finish Super Comeback The (Stockton, Calif.) Record

From Blowout to Blackout to Shootout Fort Collins Coloradoan

Super Bowl XLVII: Power Surge Daily Camera (Boulder, Colo.)

Ravens Cap Power Surge The Denver Post

Shining Bright: Ravens Win Thanks to Stars of the Past and the Future The Washington Post

Ravens Hold Off Surge The Daytona Beach News Journal

Into the Light The Miami Herald

Baltimore Shines After the Darkness Orlando Sentinel

Ravens Flip the Switch Pensacola News Journal

Power Play Chicago Tribune

Ravens See the Light The (Baton Rouge) Advocate

Electrifying: Baltimore Survives San Francisco's Second-Half Surge The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune

In the End, Ravens See the Light The Kansas City Star

Just Enough Power Omaha World-Herald

Ravens Shine Through The Buffalo News

Ravens Hold Off 49ers to Win 'Blackout Bowl' USA Today

And even though this one is not power-related, multiple newspapers couldn't resist the obvious: Purple Reign

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