4/9/22 Answer Crosswords With Friends

4/9/22
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1A
Native of Glasgow or Edinburgh
Scot

5A
Cheer at a football game, maybe
Rah

8A
Buddy, in London
Mate

12A
Home to Dubuque
Iowa

13A
Lawyers’ organization: Abbr.
Aba

14A
Make ___ life for yourself (start over): 2 wds.
A New

15A
Group of comic-book mutants: Hyph.
Xmen

16A
Actor Studi who’s appeared on “Reservation Dogs”
Wes

17A
Nibble like a rat
Gnaw

18A
Mississippi-born author of “The Hate U Give”: 2 wds.
Angie Thomas

21A
Be less than totally correct
Err

22A
“Mr. Gorbachev, ___ down this wall!” (declaration by Ronald Reagan)
Tear

23A
With 35-Across, Mississippi-born author of “The Goldfinch”
Donna

26A
Mexican-American ___ (1840s conflict)
War

27A
Duffel, for one
Bag

30A
“Thanks ___!”: 2 wds.
A Lot

31A
Farm animal with a snout
Pig

32A
Induce yawns
Bore

33A
To date
Yet

34A
Beseech
Beg

35A
See 23-Across
Allen

36A
Give two weeks’ notice
Quit

38A
___ Talks (lectures that are no more than 18 minutes long)
Ted

39A
Mississippi-born author of “The Optimist’s Daughter”: 2 wds.
Eudo Rawelty

43A
“What ___ Last Summer” (annual essay assignment for kids, maybe): 2 wds.
I did

44A
“Yes,” in Marseilles
Oui

45A
“I think I messed this up!”: Hyph.
Uhoh

47A
Dust ___ (tiny bug)
Mite

48A
Music recordings that came after LPs: Abbr.
CDs

49D
Traditional birthday dessert
Cake

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50D
Social equal
Peer

51D
The whole ___ and caboodle
Kit

52D
The “K” of “President James K. Polk”
Knox

1D
Number of sides on a cube
Six

2D
Alive-but-unresponsive state
Coma

3D
Wilson of “The French Dispatch”
Owen

4D
Conversational digression
Tangent

5D
Less fully cooked
Rawer

6D
Help in illegal activities
Abet

7D
Symbol used to find topics on Twitter
Hashtag

8D
Lava, before it erupts
Magma

9D
Home of the University of Michigan: 2 wds.
Ann Arbor

10D
Earl Grey and English Breakfast, for two
Teas

11D
“Ick, gross!”
Eww

19D
Glass who hosts “This American Life”
Ira

20D
“___ the ramparts we watched …”
Oer

23D
Labor ___ (September 5, 2022)
Day

24D
Cheer for a flamenco dancer
Ole

25D
Almost: 2 wds.
Not Quite

26D
Hairpiece that may have a lace front
Wig

28D
Lost ___ (craft that isn’t seen much anymore)
Art

29D
Acquire
Get

31D
1970s fad gift of a stone in a box: 2 wds.
Pet Rock

32D
What a gambler wants to avoid: 2 wds.
Bad Luck

34D
Blurb under an author’s photo, for short
Bio

35D
Shirt that’s part of a gym uniform
Tee

37D
Part of a cow that’s milked
Udder

38D
“Oliver ___” (Charles Dickens novel)
Twist

39D
Actress Falco of “The Sopranos”
Edie

40D
German car company
Audi

41D
Slower ___ molasses
Than

42D
Activist and singer Ono
Yoko

43D
Child who often stirs up trouble
Imp

46D
___ wrench (small tool also called an Allen key)
Hex


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