Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Fill-in

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"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

SUB

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

4 Letters

TEMP

A worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis

5 Letters

ENTER

Set out on (an enterprise or subject of study); "she embarked upon a new career"

SHADE

Protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight; "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"

6 Letters

BACKUP

Establish as valid or genuine; "Can you back up your claims?"

RELIEF

The act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"

UPDATE

News that updates your information

7 Letters

APPRISE

Increase the value of; "The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"

FILLOUT

Make bigger or better or more complete

MAKEOUT

Comprehend; "I cannot make out what this politician is saying"

STANDIN

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"

STOPGAP

Something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency

8 Letters

COMPLETE

Complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"

RELIEVER

A person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies; "a reliever of anxiety"; "an allayer of fears"

9 Letters

BACKUPMAN

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"

10 Letters

SUBSTITUTE

Serving or used in place of another; "an alternative plan"

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