8/17/19 Answer Crosswords With Friends

8/17/19
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1A
Pole on a sailboat
Mast

5A
Insect that might be attracted to a flame
Moth

9A
Cloak-and-dagger professional
Spy

12A
Serious promise
Oath

13A
Vicinity
Area

14A
Sound like a pigeon
Coo

15A
Hawaiian island or the shape-shifting demigod in “Moana”
Maui

16A
___-Luc Picard (“Star Trek: The Next Generation” captain)
Jean

17A
___ Encounter (theme park focused on the Book of Genesis)
Ark

18A
Texas congressman who made a much-watched run for the Senate in 2018: 2 wds.
Beto O’rourke

21A
Opposite of against
For

22A
Drink daintily
Sip

23A
Drop-off guess on the Uber app: Abbr.
ETA

26A
Helpful hint
Tip

28A
Eight, in Havana
Ocho

32A
Texas senator who went on to become the 36th US president: 2 wds.
Lyndon Johnson

36A
Trendy low-carb diet plan
Keto

37A
___ Ellen Ewing (J.R.’s wife on “Dallas”)
Sue

38A
Often bitter variety of beer: Abbr.
Ipa

39A
Former “America’s Next Top Model” host Rita ___
Ora

42A
___ Mahal
Taj

44A
Texas governor in the 1990s who preceded George W. Bush in that position: 2 wds.
Ann Richards

49A
Gardening tool that sounds like Santa’s laugh
Hoe

50A
Guzzle, like beer at a frat party
Chug

51A
Has a sickness
Ails

54A
Marcille of “Real Housewives of Atlanta”
Eva

55A
Clothing designer Kenneth
Cole

56A
Run-DMC or Destiny’s Child, for example
Trio

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57A
Yoga class accessory
Mat

58A
Promissory notes
IOUs

59A
“Around the Horn” cable channel
ESPN

1D
CBS sitcom starring Allison Janney and Anna Faris
Mom

2D
Drivers’ group that helps with flat tires and dead batteries: Abbr.
AAA

3D
What could be left when you rip out a check
Stub

4D
Person who steals
Thief

5D
Concentrate on, as a college subject: 2 wds.
Major In

6D
___ Cookies ‘n Cream (Baskin-Robbins flavor)
Oreo

7D
“___ in Heaven” (1992 Eric Clapton song)
Tears

8D
Vietnam’s capital
Hanoi

9D
Physical reminder of a wound
Scar

10D
Pig product once advertised as “the other white meat”
Pork

11D
Attachment to the necks of oxen
Yoke

19D
Terrier in “The Wizard of Oz”
Toto

20D
Second word of many fairy tales
Upon

23D
Large deer
Elk

24D
“Ready Player One” actor Sheridan
Tye

25D
“Harvester” or “soldier” bug
Ant

27D
Nightclothes, for short
PJs

29D
CBS forensic drama that spawned three spin-offs
CSI

30D
Just a ___, skip, and a jump away
Hop

31D
Like a bump ___ log: 2 wds.
On A

33D
A bouncer often works in front of one
Door

34D
Electrical service interruptions
Outages

35D
Get an earful
Hear

40D
Nina ___ (fashion house that sells L’Air du Temps perfume)
Ricci

41D
Sound of a sneeze
Achoo

43D
Website where your potential mate might keep kosher
J Date

44D
Attention-getting sound
Ahem

45D
___ Scotia, Canada
Nova

46D
Without ice, at a bar
Neat

47D
Online TV-streaming service
Hulu

48D
Titles for men who are knighted
Sirs

52D
___ plumper (type of cosmetic)
Lip

53D
Hercules, to Zeus
Son

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