Wall Street Journal - Oct 26 2019 - Lane Ends, Merge Left

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Clues Answers
“Be reasonable!” TALKSENSE
“Eh, Cumpari” singer Julius LAROSA
“I’m back” MEAGAIN
“Oh boy!” GOODY
“The Love Boat” bartender ISAAC
“The New Negro” author Locke ALAIN
“Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me!” host Peter SAGAL
“___ My Sunny Boy” (Diana Ross & the Supremes song) HES
“___ Secretary” (CBS drama) MADAM
...ker] Grounds for detention NOTES
...ker] Imaginary places for storing mnemonic images PALACES
...ker] Patriotic plot GARDEN
...ker] Person who’s quick on the uptake LEARNER
...ker] Quick parcel option MAIL
...ker] Skinflint PINCHER
Abrupt enlightenment SATORI
Allow to breathe, in a way DECANT
Alma mater of the Clintons YALE
Atone for a semester of goofing off CRAM
Baby Gap buy ONESIE
Be a front runner? DESERT
Birthday party staple CAKE
Blood bank’s ideal, for short ONEG
Border request VISA
Brand whose name is Italian for “wasp” VESPA
Bridge answers REBIDS
Bring in GROSS
Bring in REAP
Came after ENSUED
Catching need MITT
Ceaselessly ONANDON
Checkout place for quick trips [blin.. EXPRESS
Clarke of “Game of Thrones” EMILIA
Co. with the Watson AI system IBM
Coated with goo SLIMED
Colorful stage presence BLUEMAN
Converge MEET
Craftsperson’s cooperative GUILD
Croaky sounds RASPS
Cruelly vicious SAVAGE
Daring Knievel EVEL
Dawdling student’s bane LATEBELL
Deuce duo PIPS
Down-ballot incumbent STATEREP
Dread Zeppelin songs, e.g COVERS
Dreaded monotheist RASTA
Employee safety org OSHA
Fall colours OCHRES
Family CLAN
Family support group ALANON
Figure in red LOSS
Fits in MESHES
Foremost TOP
Fresh quality SASS
Go down to perk up GETREST
Great-grandfather of George, Charlotte, Louis and Archie PHILIP
Hang loosely LOLL
Hardworking colonists ANTS
Hilary Swank film with the tagline “Defying the impossible. Living the dream.” AMELIA
Hops kiln OAST
Horse power increaser? GIDDAP
Inventory reducer SALE
It killed the radio star, per the Buggles VIDEO
It might result in broken limbs ICESTORM
Jewelry store fixtures GLASSCASES
Juicer’s juice, slangily ROID
Kiss or clout SMACK
Letter closing YOURS
Like the Inca ANDEAN
Looping in, online CCING
Clues Answers
Maltese meal, maybe ALPO
Many a pyramid RUIN
Marina space SLIP
Moravian, e.g SLAV
Name on Cork coins EIRE
Name spoken before many orders ALEXA
Nation of over a billion people INDIA
Necklace connection CLASP
Negotiated MADEADEAL
Nostalgic place to stroll [blin.. MEMORY
Not going anywhere INERT
Nursery features CRIBS
Orange spot GROVE
Org. formed in response to football injuries NCAA
Org. that holds trials FDA
Pants-on-fire person LIAR
Particular points LOCI
Person who’s moved to be right? NEOCON
Petite pooch, informally POM
Pill alternatives IUDS
Pitched very high ALTISSIMO
Place “in my ears and in my eyes” [blin.. PENNY
Place for drinking milk at Indy [blin.. VICTORY
Place for leaving slow drivers behind [blin.. PASSING
Pope after John III BENEDICTI
Popular pops COLAS
Porridge meal FARINA
Positivism founder Auguste COMTE
Prayer leader IMAM
Primogeniture beneficiary ELDESTSON
Protected from the gale ALEE
Queries ASKS
Quibble NIT
Raucous Andalusian dance FLAMENCO
Response to a doubter ICANSO
Revolutionary Trotsky LEON
San ___ (Buenos Aires suburb) ISIDRO
School papers ESSAYS
Sign suggesting silence ONAIR
Simpson’s judge ITO
Some bar stock GINS
Some Titians NUDES
Sound engineer’s control FADER
Spinoff that starred Gary Sinise CSINY
Start for cone or Caps SNO
Start to cross? MOTO
Stone and Stallone SLYS
Suffers insults EATSDIRT
Task for some bots CHAT
Thatcher moniker IRONLADY
The Big Apple GOTHAM
They’ll knock you out SEDATIVES
They’re common in British churchyards YEWS
Took down, biblically SMOTE
Travel site listing HOTELRATE
Trouble AIL
Unfashionably brainy NERDY
Union jack? DUES
Walks heavily TROMPS
Way off AFAR
Well-caffeinated, maybe ALERT
What you might expect from a stoic NOREACTION
Wild place to live [blin.. FAST
Wine and dine REGALE
Yachting challenges HEADWINDS
___ avail TONO
___ pro nobis ORA