Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
31 August 2020 The New York Times Crossword
We have 16 answers for the crossword clue Fill-in
. We last saw the 'Fill-in' clue in The New York Times Crossword on Tuesday, 17 September 2019.
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Definitions and usage
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- Someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
A large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
A worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis
Set out on (an enterprise or subject of study); "she embarked upon a new career"
Protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight; "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"
Establish as valid or genuine; "Can you back up your claims?"
The act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
News that updates your information
Increase the value of; "The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"
Make bigger or better or more complete
Comprehend; "I cannot make out what this politician is saying"
Be a substitute; "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"
Something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
Complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"
A person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies; "a reliever of anxiety"; "an allayer of fears"
Someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
Serving or used in place of another; "an alternative plan"
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