Substitute

Updated: 27 September 2017

We found 34 answers for the crossword clue Substitute. We last saw this clue in The Boston Globe Daily Crossword on 13 September 2019, where the answer was 'PROXY'.

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Substitute crossword34 Crossword Answers

3
letters
sub
4
letters
vice
temp
SWAP
5
letters
SCRUB
locum
SITIN
PROXY
6
letters
relief
stepin
switch
FILLIN
backup
DEPUTY
ERSATZ
7
letters
instead
Flip Bibi, United States
RESERVE
REPLACE
STOPGAP
utility
STANDIN
8
letters
reliever
exchange
deputise
deputize
alterego
9
letters
alternate
backupman
surrogate
11
letters
BENCHWARMER
alternative
interchange
REPLACEMENT
14
letters
secondstringer

Definitions for "Substitute"

An athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
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 person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
Serving or used in place of another; "an alternative plan"
Capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team; "a utility infielder"

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