#80 - "Where Have I Seen That Before?"

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#80 - "Where Have I Seen That Before?"

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The answer to the metapuzzle is something that was the answer to a previous PGWCC puzzle.

List of previous answers (from the email):
U
GOTH
APPENDIX
TRUMP
REDACTION
SEE NEWNESS
MRS. PEACOCK/REVOLVER/DINING ROOM
STAX
ONE BOURBON, ONE SCOTCH, ONE BEER
JACKS
STRAWBERRY WINE
CARVINGS
PIG
GRAPE
AREA CODES
HYPHENS
THE RAIN IN SPAIN STAYS MAINLY IN THE PLAIN
HORNS
SANDWICH FILLINGS
SUM
SUB
FRUIT
BRADY
POWER
QUICKLY
TRUNCATED
LASTS
DONALD GLOVER
MALADY
SUPERIOR
SQUARE ROOTS
HATS
STOP
JAMES
PLATYPUS
HUEY LEWIS
SERGEANT
CANSECO
ADMISSION ORDER
DIRTY DANCING
HOWLED
FRAUD
I WILL TREAT
ADDER
CASSIOPEIA
INVERT
INKER
MARK
L
PREEN
IOMEGA
1,339,724,852
FORREST GUMP/PHILADELPHIA
ADD ONE
BROOD
FOXCONN
BLANKS
HOUSE
FRENCH KISS
OUI
OODLES
ISLANDS
TRIVIAL
BIG MAMAS
SPLIT
HAVING SOME VERY NICE PUZZLE IDEAS
PALE FIRE
DAMPER SANDBOX
EQUINES
PINE
E.B. WHITE
CONCH
ENGINEERING
RAISE
AARON RODGERS
CAFFE LATTE
LORD JIM
BEECH
TROLLS
BAG
COME BACK
WALL-E/PLAN K
-HB
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#2

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Answer submitted.
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#3

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solved
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Got it! I think! More doable than the past few weeks IMO, and a really interesting grid.
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Indeed interesting to see a grid of these dimensions. Hey, it works just fine for this puzzle. I've checked my answer against the helpful list above (thanks, hashbrown), and I'll soon submit.
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I really liked this one.

I am not sure I would have gotten this without "the list". That really made the click for me. I had a couple of other answers that seemed to work, but they were not on the list.

Sometimes Mr. G is too comprehensive. You can find almost anything you want if you are willing to consider the obscure, and in one case here, x-rated!
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Got it. Finally and with a nudge.
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lbray53 wrote: Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:51 am Sometimes Mr. G is too comprehensive. You can find almost anything you want if you are willing to consider the obscure, and in one case here, x-rated!
Not sure what you mean here but for the record I'm Mr. W.
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pgw wrote: Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:34 pm
lbray53 wrote: Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:51 am Sometimes Mr. G is too comprehensive. You can find almost anything you want if you are willing to consider the obscure, and in one case here, x-rated!
Not sure what you mean here but for the record I'm Mr. W.
I was referring to "Google". Something rather blue popped up in one of my information searches. I could not explain further without risking a spoiler.
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Enjoyed the grid & meta.

So many puzzles this week. I think I'm down to "Just Desserts."
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Didn't get this one immediately, and decided to give it another shot since he hasn't sent one out in a while. Anyway, got it. Tough grid for me. I'm definitely missing PGWs puzzles!
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Nice reference to the "other metas" on our forum (including a link here) from PGW on the writeup of his last -- sorry, "latest" -- puzzle.
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Yes, I hope PGWCC returns. I like that many of the puzzles seem ... experimental. Like Peter G. is eager to try new meta things.
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