m. c. de marco: To invent new life and new civilizations...

I found a clue here to how to fix the annoying, poorly-formatted xref buffer that had mysteriously appeared when Q-ing in dired in Emacs 25.2:

(define-key dired-mode-map (kbd "Q") 'dired-do-query-replace-regexp)

GigaNotoSaurus

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Sauron's Inspiration

If the template cuts this off, just click on it:

xkcd 712: Sauron's Inspiration