wall street journal - Crossword Answers | 2019 12 31

crossword answers
Clue Answer
“___ Fideles” ADESTE
EMOTIONAL REQUEST PLEA
Jimmy’s “Harvey” role ELWOOD
ICY ALOOF
___ RICO PUERTO
Leaves to steep TEA
SPORTS GROUP LEAGUE
DOWN SAD
GRUB EATS
CARRY A BALANCE OWE
Exercise wheel runner HAMSTER
WITHOUT CHARGE FORFREE
BEYOND BELIEF UNREAL
Summer projectiles WATERB
Houdini feats ESCAPES
Dems.’ foes GOP
ASSAY SPECIMEN ORE
HOSP. WORKERS DRS
“Auld Lang Syne” trigger, and a hint to this puzzle’s theme BALLDROP
COPIED APED
LOSE IT GOB
RECIPE VERB ADD
Armada action SEAWAR
STREAMLINED SLEEK
“Don Giovanni” composer MOZART
Title matchmaker in an 1815 novel EMMA
1-Down member REP
ISLAND GARLAND LEI
Line from a con artist TRUSTME
LAUDATORY VERSE ODE
Former 1-Down chair Michael STEELE
Big name in the fruit and vegetable business DOLE
Gin fizz holder HIGHB
Inst. holding “Campbell’s Soup Cans” MOMA
Tightening muscle TENSOR
EXPRESSED DISAPPROVAL TSKED
Qualifying exam ORAL
Lord’s lackey SERF
CATCHPHRASE SLOGAN
ENTICES LURES
EXCESSIVELY TOO
WAS IN FIRST PLACE LED
Gains back REWINS
SAG DROOP
“Bro!” DUDE
TICKLISH MUPPET ELMO
NOR. NEIGHBOR SWED
Sculler’s implement OAR
Flamenco star José GRECO
Before the buzzer INTIME
SCHOOL OF BUDDHISM ZEN
Wolfgang Puck’s first restaurant SPAGO
Social inferiors LESSERS
REMOVE FROM ACTIVE SERVICE MOTHBALL
APPROXIMATE BALLPARK
BRAZILIAN SOCCER SUPERSTAR PELE
“___ Haw” HEE
SHADE HUE
QUICK BURSTS SPURTS
“___ Misérables” LES
Cooks for crews, say CATERS
[CLUED ELSEWHERE] LGLASS
[CLUED ELSEWHERE] LISTIC
[CLUED ELSEWHERE] LAD
[CLUED ELSEWHERE] LOONS
MATERIAL FOR A FILM EDITOR FOOTAGE
Arcade game with a ramp SKEEBALL
SCAM HUSTLE
JAPANESE FLOOR COVERING TATAMI
YOGA SURFACE MAT
Like some bobsleds and saws TWOMAN
Softer part of hard rock POWERB
Lentil or lima bean LEGUME
OWNED HAD
AUCTIONED AUTO, OFTEN REPO
WAY OFF AFAR