Great puzzle - I love the FINDINGNEMO30AAcademy Award-winning 2003 film - and what you could be doing to the * answers in this puzzle[-----------]
! I got stuck on POLANER12AJam b(r)and (EDITED: added an R because otherwise this clue is waaay off).[-------]
/ERLE10D___ Stanley Gardner (crime fiction author)[----]
but had a great time trying.
FYI some have suggested avoiding the various forms of ODSON19DBinge-watches, perhaps[-----] or finding ways to clue them more sensitively - the way you clued it is pretty common but just a thought