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By Will P

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Across
  1. 1A
    Run wild
  2. 7A
    Instrument that usually has a rug placed beneath it
  3. 15A
    Nissan model
  4. 16A
    What a horror movie might give you
  5. 18A
    End of a trek
  6. 19A
    Doing construction
  7. 20A
    Allow Jack to draw you like one of his French girls
  8. 22A
    ESPN show
  9. 23A
    Puts back on the wall, as a picture
  10. 25A
    Dessert hybrid that uses milk's favorite cookie
  11. 30A
    Peyton's brother
  12. 33A
    Author Joan of "Blue Nights"
  13. 35A
    ___ to arms
  14. 36A
    Class where you might learn the meaning of "erat"
  15. 39A
    Reverse
  16. 40A
    Scrabble 1-pointer
  17. 41A
    One millionth of a meter
  18. 42A
    Jack Nicklaus has won 18 of them: Abbr.
  19. 43A
    Bellion with the 2018 hit "Stupid Deep"
  20. 44A
    Shaggy's name for his Great Dane
  21. 45A
    "What ___!" ("Quite the snoozefest, right?")
  22. 48A
    Number to be said aloud, otherwise you might lose
  23. 49A
    British bum
  24. 53A
    "We ___ amused"
  25. 54A
    Creation of Notorious B.I.G.
  26. 56A
    Strict parenting policy
  27. 57A
    Painter Rockwell
  28. 58A
    Tooth filling
  29. 59A
    "Oh, you think I won't?"
  30. 61A
    Period of history
  31. 62A
    Like someone wearing Vineyard Vines
  32. 64A
    2004 hockey film
  33. 67A
    U.S. gov't agency dissolved in 1975
  34. 69A
    They always come back around
  35. 73A
    Extraterrestrial species
  36. 78A
    Inflatable T-Rex costume, for example
  37. 79A
    Ironically, the least likely way someone would say "most likely"
  38. 80A
    Mix up
  39. 81A
    Good place to start
  40. 82A
    Removes, as someone's memory in "Black Mirror"
Down
  1. 1D
    [Did that really just happen?]
  2. 2D
    Best-Selling author of "So You Want to Talk about Race"
  3. 3D
    Places to enter PINs
  4. 4D
    Silent performer: var.
  5. 5D
    "Sweet Child ___" (1987 Guns N' Roses hit)
  6. 6D
    Maine terminus of the Appalachain Trail
  7. 7D
    5 time Grammy winner Mo'
  8. 8D
    "The jig ___!"
  9. 9D
    Short notes
  10. 10D
    Tallest peak in Africa
  11. 11D
    Blu-Ray, e.g.
  12. 12D
    L.L. Bean competitor
  13. 13D
    Holder of ashes
  14. 14D
    NYC stadium or food additive
  15. 16D
    Improve
  16. 17D
    He's ___ his bets (making sure his losses aren't too large)
  17. 21D
    Cobra ___ (Dojo for antagonists in "The Karate Kid")
  18. 24D
    Middle of "Espresso Dammit!"
  19. 26D
    Month for trick-or-treating
  20. 27D
    Recent single from Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande
  21. 28D
    Shape featuring a right angle (as in a building or a pipe)
  22. 29D
    ___ Miss
  23. 30D
    Leaf beetle targets
  24. 31D
    Nonclerical
  25. 32D
    Important item for paparazzi?
  26. 34D
    Implicit answers provided by parents when they say "We'll think about it"
  27. 37D
    Mountain in the Cascades
  28. 38D
    Words said right as things start to go south in a horror movie
  29. 46D
    Sound from Simba
  30. 47D
    Super common crossword Mount
  31. 49D
    Plus
  32. 50D
    Walk around freely
  33. 51D
    Why referees are sometimes referred to as zebras
  34. 52D
    Earth's highest mountain
  35. 53D
    Little interesting story
  36. 54D
    Headstone letters
  37. 55D
    "Give me ___!" (start of a relativley new Los Angeles football cheer)
  38. 60D
    "Rats!"
  39. 63D
    ___ Buena, California
  40. 65D
    Moon-related
  41. 66D
    Justice Kagan
  42. 68D
    Serene
  43. 70D
    Org. for rock lovers
  44. 71D
    ___-a-minute
  45. 72D
    Views
  46. 73D
    PD notice
  47. 74D
    Mauna ___
  48. 75D
    Out of this world dest.?
  49. 76D
    Fitting suffix for crossword
  50. 77D
    Porcini mushroom: var.