Some other dependencies, (js_sys? web_sys?) seem to be pulling in wasm_bindgen 0.2.82, which is forcing me to upgrade wasm-bindgen-cli, which I'd prefer not to do right now.
No, it is not possible to force an earlier version of a dependency than is specified in
You could fork it and change what it requires in its Cargo.toml, but it probably won't work if you do that, since the one specified in the Cargo.toml is usually the oldest one it works with.