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Goings On About Town: This Week
Tables for Two: SYKO • 126 Windsor Pl., Brooklyn
Comment: No Direction
Two Wheels Dept.: Jumper
The Musical Life: Wet Leg on the Hoof
Plate Patrol: Vigilante
Sketchpad: Billionaires: Why Do They Want to Go to Space?
Letter from South Carolina: The Swamp • Could corruption have led Alex Murdaugh to murder his wife and son?
Shouts & Murmurs: Life Is Too Short
Annals of Innovation: Build Better • Can 3-D printing help solve the housing crisis?
A Reporter at Large: Trust Issues • A disgruntled wealth manager exposes her clients’ tax secrets.
Poem: The Lovers
Profiles: A Raucous Assault • How the Iranian American artist Tala Madani sees men—and women.
Fiction: Wednesday’s Child
Poem: Baton Bleu
Books: The Royal Me • In “Spare,” Prince Harry must be cruel only to be kind.
Books: Everyone’s a Critic • What are literary studies for?
Books: The Book of Love • Reimagining the Victorian reformers who defended same-sex desire.
Books: Briefly Noted
On Television: Two for the Road • “The Last of Us,” on HBO.
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A moderately challenging puzzle.