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· By Pandora's Blocks Weekly Meta Crossword · Published 9 months ago

Meta Prompt: The answer to this week's meta is a day.
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  • Capn Rick 4s · 9 months ago
    Fun puzzle Will!
    • Carolyn B 🤓17:09 · 9 months ago
      Such a clever and layered meta construction!!
      • boharr 4s · 9 months ago
        Clever
        • KathleenTM 🤓16:52 · 9 months ago
          Wow that was tricky!!
          • Meg 3s · 9 months ago
            This was a toughie!!
            • Laura M 🤓14:34 · 9 months ago
              Very clever and well-constructed!
              • Bbaack 15:42 · 9 months ago
                Nicely done, and very timely!
                • DrTom 4s · 9 months ago
                  I'd have answered yesterday but I was too scared!!!
                  • LuckyGuest 3s · 9 months ago
                    Really well done!
                    • Wendy S HeadinHome 🤓2:27 · 9 months ago
                      Thanks for the little tip at 3D
                      3D EAVEOverhang
                      ... still took a few minutes to decipher, but it was a fun chase.
                      • Jimbo 4s · 9 months ago
                        I'm not sure if the comments about it being clever are being punny or not, so I'll make it obvious -- clEVEr puzzle, Will. Thanks!
                        • whimsy 🤓19:21 · 9 months ago
                          Following up on Jimbo, I'll say: Thanks ever so much, Will!
                          • Terpagator 7s · 9 months ago
                            Great meta!!
                            • Chaddog 2s · 9 months ago
                              Awesome puzzle, enjoyed the added challenge! Great job, Will, and thanks for the puzzle!
                              • Qmark 🤓5:40 · 9 months ago
                                Another super meta, Will!
                                • MajordomoTom 17:38 · 9 months ago
                                  Will, thx for the nudges, nicely done and timely.
                                  • Bird Lives 5s · 9 months ago
                                    Very good puzzle. Nice work getting everything in place.
                                    • ellequin 🤓14:41 · 9 months ago
                                      Still can't figure out the meta :/
                                      • Pandora's Blocks Weekly Meta Crossword constructor · 9 months ago
                                        The answer explanation will be emailed out tomorrow to folks on the mailing list!
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                                      Across
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                                        Smart ___
                                      2. 6A
                                        Fundamentals
                                      3. 10A
                                        Apple product with a "Shuffle" version
                                      4. 14A
                                        Bobby who co-founded the Black Panthers
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                                        Shopping aid
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                                        Microwave
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                                        "The Office" character who tried to start an ice cream business called "Malone's Cones"
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                                        Beloved
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                                        Caboose, in Cambridge
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                                        One who needs a little more convincing
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                                        Danger that might be marked with a "Piso Mojado" sign
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                                        No longer in contention
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                                        Floor
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                                        Returning cast member of the "Fast & Furious" series
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                                        Groups of experts
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                                        "Mr. Blue Sky" group, for short
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                                        Big Lots competitors (of which there are only 17 left)
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                                        Demonstrate
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                                        Buzzed
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                                        ___ Speedwagon
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                                        Throw with force
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                                        First name of a well-known stuntman
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                                        Playground retort to a doubter
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                                        Haphazard hazard, for short
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                                        Trust
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                                        Appear to make sense
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                                        Online romance
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                                        L.L. Bean competitor
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                                        Keeps available, as timeslots
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                                        Prepares for a big match
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                                        Furthermore
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                                        Part of a play
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                                        Wombs
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                                        Wearable worm product
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                                        Pole for one
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                                        The N of USNA
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                                        Makes good on a debt
                                      38. 67A
                                        Lessen
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                                        Aroma
                                      Down
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                                        Posits a question
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                                        Ingredient that often accompanies potato in soups
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                                        Overhang
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                                        Like some children's neckties
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                                        Colonel's domain?
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                                        "Thunderstruck" band
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                                        Modern term of endearment
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                                        Bounce from pub to pub, say
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                                        Actress Meryl and others
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                                        "You've sort of got the right idea, but that wasn't what I had in mind"
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                                        Dyed display of enthusiasm from a Ravens fan
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                                        "What's your point?"
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                                        Tick repellent
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                                        Shopping selection
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                                        New Deal org.
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                                        Yankees' #2
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                                        Martini garnish
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                                        With little optimism
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                                        Snitch
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                                        Calculations resulting in squared units
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                                        Quick text of affection
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                                        Greta Thunberg, for one
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                                        ___-deafness
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                                        Leers
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                                        Grand slams and solo shots
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                                        Opposite
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                                        Truth-eliciting potions
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                                        Alley ___
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                                        Candy from Down Under
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                                        ___ Gay
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                                        Fastener
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                                        Et ___
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                                        "___ all been there"
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                                        Golfer Ballesteros
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                                        Kazakh river
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                                        Person who's tough to put up with
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                                        ___ Vegas, Nevada
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