Word Ladder: The Reagan Presidency

Can you name the 4-letter words in this historically-themed ladder?

Hint4-Letter Word
✪ ___-Contra affair ✪
Russia's 'Terrible' Tsar
Longoria or Rachel Wood
Like 2, 4, 6, 8, etc.
Daredevil Knievel
✪ USSR as '___ Empire' ✪
Nobel Prize chemist Fischer
Discharge or radiate
Struck hard with hand (archaic)
M*A*S*H actress Loretta
Militarized police team
RBI, ERA, batting avg., e.g.
✪ SDI: ___ Wars ✪
Scorch surface with intense heat
Ursine mammal
String, lima, or navy, e.g.
Capital of Switzerland
Be consumed by fire
Lay the dead to rest
✪ Grenada: Operation Urgent ___ ✪
Hint4-Letter Word
Roll up neatly
Knitting stitch
Confident or certain
Dam counterpart in horses
✪ Supply-___ economics ✪
Having great extent
Secret listening device
Have had on clothing
Employment or labor
✪ Failed SCOTUS nominee Robert ✪
Drill a hole
19th c. French illustrator Gustave
✪ Sec. of Transportation Elizabeth ✪
Singer Nat King or Natalie
✪ Ending the ___ War ✪
✪ US ___ Commission ✪
Game of fairways and greens
✪ Libya: ___ of Sidra Incident ✪
Person who is easily deceived
Hint4-Letter Word
Male bovine
✪ Sec. of Education Terrel ✪
Underground aquifer access shaft
✪ In Berlin: 'Tear down this ___!' ✪
Mickey Mouse creator Disney
✪ Sec. of Interior James G. ✪
Insulation unit
Worm on fishhook
Scoop water out of a boat
Icy pellets in a storm
✪ Sec. of State Alexander ✪
Execute by noose
Street toughs, perhaps
Swedish clothing brand
Chivalrous man
Tale of adventures
Something done to cause laughter
✪ Drug awareness: '___ Say No!' ✪
Head and shoulders statuette
✪ VP & next POTUS George H. W. ✪
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