Regarding Trump saying we need him, Colbert: "Yes, Trump's thoroughly unpleasant, but he's necessary... he's America's colonoscopy. It's all on camera, you don't want to watch, it helps to be sedated for the whole thing, and it's a ___."
Quick turn in one direction (or is it the other direction?)
Pulled apart, as two ends of a rope
Early hours talk show, for short
Multiple Emmy-winning series set in the South with an all-Black writing staff
Clothing and outdoor equipment retailer
Informal 2-word greeting
Colbert: "The CDC claimed that telling the public the virus is extra airborne was just 'an honest mistake.' I believe the medical term for that is an ___."
American Country singer McEntire
If you dig long enough, you just might get it
"It's ___ state of affairs."
Regarding the CDC discouraging trick-or-treating, Colbert: "You know maybe that's for the best, anybody who goes dressed as a mummy is just going to get mugged for the ___."
Chicken ___ King
Middle of Biv
Triple platinum album and #1 single from The Weeknd -or- The Little Prince, for example
A survey found the average one in the Fortune 500 is 2.5 inches taller than the average American man
Colbert, "A Wisconsin man was shocked to discover a brain washed up on the beach. The man who found it says he came across a brick-shaped package wrapped in aluminum foil with a pink rubber band along with pink flowers. Worst ___ ever."
Org. parodied on an episode of South Park, having sports like Crack Baby Basketball
Took a gander at
Pearl necklace material?
Fearless ___, sculpture currently wearing a white lace collar in honor of RBG (RIP)
A freed Willy, for one
One who's always listening, though whose name backwards is coincidentally a part of the eye
A verse in a poem
Be unable to
Like really close friends
Like the Titanic (pre-ice berg)
Some do it with fingers on their tongue
Stewart and penis
Holding hands in a line, say, for short
First Scottish word of the year?
Does just under 90?
It's often heard when you're getting lei'd
___ now, sometime soon
Pertaining to the largest artery in the body
A person's soulmate
One's need to breed?
A sheep's bleat
Lady of La Mancha, for short
Self-described floater and stinger
Unable to decide
Untangle. But curiously, adding "un" maintains its definition
Theatrical performances with music, dance, and sketches
Frequent activity for bouncers, for short
Thanks in French (and in Farsi!)
A mighty wind
Katy Perry is woman, hear her ___
New Age singer and Crossword Hall of Famer
"I shall be telling this with a sigh, somewhere ___ and ___ hence..."
They're dropped to trip balls, abbr.
You've probably slept with them
Bill ___ Jeans, an uninspired pants commercial character played by Michael Jackson that I just made up