Crossword Puzzle Info

Wall Street Journal – Aug 18 2020 – When All Else Fails… Crossword Answers

Published in Wall Street Journal Crossword.

Clues Answers
“All reactionaries are paper tigers” speaker MAO
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” detective ROSA
“His Dark Materials” heroine LYRA
“It means nothing to me” ASIFICARE
“The door’s open, come ___!” ONIN
“The Winner Takes It All” band ABBA
“Waterfalls” group TLC
A little, in a score POCO
Acadia and Zion, for two NATIONALPARKS
Aid in wrongdoing ABET
Alda of “The West Wing” ALAN
Appear menacingly LOOM
Arrested RANIN
Basic belief TENET
Boy toy for Barbie KEN
Cagney’s TV partner LACEY
Chain with boxed furniture IKEA
CIA director Haspel GINA
College sports channel ESPNU
Collodi who created Pinocchio CARLO
Complication SNAG
Cool, like a cool cat HEP
Corp. honcho CEO
Dennings of “Dollface” KAT
Existential worry ANGST
Fresh from the shower WET
Fuming ANGRY
Genesis boat ARK
Give birth to SPAWN
Held onto KEPT
High-pitched chirp PEEP
Hitters’ stats RBIS
Holiday Inn competitor RAMADA
Hooded reptile KINGCOBRA
Invites for a nightcap, maybe HASUP
It began with the reign of Caesar Augustus PAXROMANA
It can be surfed or spun WEB
Jackal-headed god ANUBIS
Just peachy AOK
Law firm assistant, for short PARA
Letter before Bravo ALFA
Light bulbs may symbolize them IDEAS
Luau accessories LEIS
Me or you, e.g PERSONALPRONOUN
Mil. morale booster USO
Milk dunker OREO
Name for a wise guy? ALEC
Nantes noggin TETE
Near-eternities AEONS
North or south, e.g CARDINALPOINT
Old iPod NANO
One midflight, perhaps STAIR
Open, as a letter UNSEAL
Phobia FEAR
Pillow fill DOWN
Plague NAGAT
Play opener ACTI
Pound adoptee DOG
Renaissance instrument LUTE
Safety net, of a sort, and a literal feature of 17-, 23-, 39- and 52-Across BACKUPPLAN
Seriously dependable ROCKSOLID
Settlement of the Southwest PUEBLO
Singer-songwriter Bareilles SARA
Sink pipe feature TRAP
State positively AVER
Still kicking ALIVE
Strap for a rider REIN
Suspect’s story ALIBI
Tell SAYTO
Thurman of “Kill Bill” UMA
Travel guides? MAPS
Turner with eight Grammys TINA
Volcano fallout ASH
Windup of a project FINALPHASE
Winter hrs. in Miami EST
Word on a sign that shows a deer silhouette XING