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Will's Weekly Meta: Presently Surprised

By Will P

Constructor's Note: The answer to this week's meta is a 4-word phrase. P.S. If you're enjoying my puzzles, please consider joining my "Will's Weekly Meta" mailing list. It's 100% free, and you'll be the first to know each time I release a puzzle. It's also the only place you can get hints (great for people just starting to solve metas) and detailed answer explanations. To join, just send me an email (willsweeklymeta@gmail.com) with the account you'd like to add. Happy Solving! -Will P.

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Across
  1. 1A
    Prefix that has the same meaning as the word above this clue
  2. 4A
    Abbrev. for the entry to the left (and the clue above)
  3. 7A
    Repository that is especially low right now (abbrev.)
  4. 10A
    First parts of musicals
  5. 15A
    Sense of self
  6. 16A
    Word overemphasized before "Ohio State University"
  7. 17A
    Parking area
  8. 18A
    Cut (as prices)
  9. 19A
    Didn't wait around for a light to turn green
  10. 21A
    Times when a specific type of woodwind gets to shine
  11. 23A
    Expertise
  12. 24A
    Coffee dispenser (no, it's not just an urn)
  13. 25A
    Thing next to a dryer
  14. 30A
    Peacock streaming service company
  15. 33A
    Met the consequences of 19-Across
    Didn't wait around for a light to turn green[-------]
  16. 34A
    ___ Thai
  17. 35A
    1990 film "_____ for Christmas"
  18. 37A
    Word source for a crossword constructor (abbrev.)
  19. 38A
    Dig in
  20. 41A
    Actress Beckinsale
  21. 42A
    Bellini relative
  22. 44A
    Follows the advice after "Keep Calm"
  23. 46A
    Lycanthropy
  24. 49A
    Little bit of rain
  25. 52A
    Tone deafness
  26. 56A
    Get an ____ effort
  27. 57A
    Act in an ungodly way
  28. 58A
    New York basketballer
  29. 60A
    Grub
  30. 61A
    "It's so cold!"
  31. 62A
    Belongs to the star of "Scarecrow in a Garden of Cucumbers"
  32. 65A
    Watering hole
  33. 66A
    Recent release from Dua Lipa with some important social commentary
  34. 72A
    Exclamations of encouragement in Guadalajara
  35. 73A
    Filtered, as some fancy waters
  36. 77A
    Romantic meeting during the time of COVID-19
  37. 80A
    One way to judge spiders, perhaps
  38. 81A
    Song of praise
  39. 82A
    Author Anaïs
  40. 83A
    "Mr. Blue Sky" artist
  41. 84A
    "_____ the Walrus" (Beatles song)
  42. 85A
    "What _____!" ("Someone should clean this up!")
  43. 86A
    Canadian prov.
  44. 87A
    "Laffty Taffy" artist
  45. 88A
    Canadian channel showing athletes (abbrev.)
Down
  1. 1D
    Plum, last week, for short
  2. 2D
    Gel in a laboratory
  3. 3D
    Thing you shouldn't do, informally
  4. 4D
    "What _____!" ("Such a special occasion")
  5. 5D
    Things that have black squares
  6. 6D
    Knockoff of one of Dorothy's prized possessions, perhaps
  7. 7D
    Ferris' love interest
  8. 8D
    Something to not worry about
  9. 9D
    Hurricane, e.g.
  10. 10D
    Homeowners' grp.
  11. 11D
    Fabric
  12. 12D
    ¿Que ____? (What's up?)
  13. 13D
    Prefix meaning equal
  14. 14D
    Sounds requesting silence
  15. 20D
    "How cute!"
  16. 22D
    Gov't org. focused on plants
  17. 26D
    Colts, on a scoreboard
  18. 27D
    Hoppy brews, for short
  19. 28D
    Grp. based in Brussels
  20. 29D
    Biblical garden
  21. 30D
    Place where people served in the '60s, for short
  22. 31D
    Measurement of fitness (abbrev.)
  23. 32D
    Gov and org alternative
  24. 36D
    You can push it or ride on it
  25. 39D
    Sound from a Turkish pointer
  26. 40D
    Shout of excitement from Tom and Donna on "Parks and Recreation"
  27. 41D
    "Songs in the ____ Life" (Stevie Wonder album)
  28. 43D
    To be, in Mexico City
  29. 44D
    Robber's counterpart in a childhood game
  30. 45D
    Taker of taxes (abbrev.)
  31. 47D
    ___ tu (Italian for "It was you")
  32. 48D
    Denies entry
  33. 49D
    Jack of "Dragnet"
  34. 50D
    Hairstyle
  35. 51D
    Rapper Lanez
  36. 53D
    Take
  37. 54D
    NPR's ___ Glass
  38. 55D
    ___ Lingus
  39. 58D
    Div. where the Mets are currently in last (Go Nats!)
  40. 59D
    Like some curved pasta
  41. 63D
    Not present
  42. 64D
    Logo or emblem, e.g.
  43. 67D
    Soups, in Barcelona
  44. 68D
    Birds that are silent to begin with?
  45. 69D
    Airport near DCA
  46. 70D
    Chilean grassy plain
  47. 71D
    ___ guy walks into a bar...
  48. 74D
    It can have 3 pieces
  49. 75D
    Pitchers' stats.
  50. 76D
    "Crap!"
  51. 77D
    Place where you can be pampered
  52. 78D
    Tip of a Russian peninsula used in Risk?
  53. 79D
    ____-haw!