Anatomy and Phyzoology Sept 13, 2020

Available by emailing a request to willsweeklymeta@gmail.com, these puzzles are distributed by email every Sunday. According to Will, his goal is to spread the popularity of meta crosswords, however, these puzzles are not just for beginners and run the gambit it terms of difficulty.
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Meg
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Anatomy and Phyzoology Sept 13, 2020

#1

Post by Meg » Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:47 am

Easy (as promised) and fun!
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#2

Post by LesY » Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:00 am

Good one! And appreciated the clear signal on difficulty level. My brain wanted to take this in oh-so-many directions!

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#3

Post by ChrisKochmanski » Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:25 am

Fun group solve -- with my wife, a retired ... oh, I won't say, because it might give a hint.

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#4

Post by Cindy » Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:29 am

Solved

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#5

Post by Dplass » Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:21 pm

Failed...had to get many hints from Will, to whom I am grateful.

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#6

Post by boharr » Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:23 pm

On the Will train. Or Dino'd whatever.

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#7

Post by C=64 » Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:12 pm

🦖🚂

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#8

Post by Al Sisti » Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:23 pm

This ^^^ (I don't do emojis)

Speaking of trains, have you ever seen Rod Stewart's train setup? It's beyond amazing. https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-50403561
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#9

Post by Hector » Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:24 pm

Enjoyed it. I am interested to see if there's a generational effect with this one.

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#10

Post by Meg » Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:58 pm

Hector wrote:
Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:24 pm
Enjoyed it. I am interested to see if there's a generational effect with this one.
I wouldn’t be surprised.

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#11

Post by boharr » Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:00 pm

Hector wrote:
Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:24 pm
Enjoyed it. I am interested to see if there's a generational effect with this one.
You betcha.

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#12

Post by Anita » Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:06 pm

Aboard the train. Fun and easy.

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#13

Post by oldjudge » Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:31 pm

I have loved Will’s puzzles in the past, but this one has too many inconsistencies for me.

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#14

Post by Laura M » Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:45 pm

Dino me! I may have seen one inconsistency (non-meta-related) in passing, but I barely noticed it. Very fun puzzle!

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#15

Post by joequavis » Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:10 am

Got it! May be breaking out of meta slumpdom. Enjoyed the puzzle and the quick solve
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#16

Post by Abide » Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:33 am

Not a 1.5 for me, but I figured it out as I was emailing Will for some help on the final step. Liked it!

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#17

Post by KayW » Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:45 pm

Got it. Great puzzle! And I did not know about 27A.

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#18

Post by Bird Lives » Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:15 pm

KayW wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:45 pm
Got it. Great puzzle! And I did not know about 27A.
Neither did I. But it wasn't much of a surprise, was it?

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#19

Post by Bird Lives » Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:16 pm

I'm hiding this behind the spoiler cloak, though it doesn't really contain much of a hint. But I think some other people here (Old Judge? Al?) may be in the same demographic position that I am.

I am so young that when I was a kid, the meta answer was something nobody said any more except ironically. And I am so old that when I was a kid, the song that is the basis of that meta parent had not yet come along. I didn’t learn it till I was a parent.

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#20

Post by lbray53 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:26 am

KayW wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:45 pm
Got it. Great puzzle! And I did not know about 27A.
That clue and answer made my day!

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