"Grid Daring" - February 14, 2020

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"Grid Daring" - February 14, 2020

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Post by Bob cruise director » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:04 pm

This week's contest is titled GRID DARING by Matt Gaffney

The answer to this week's contest is a ten letter entertainment category

Good luck winning the contest
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Post by anjhinz » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:21 pm

Got it, super lovely!

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Post by Leslie » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:23 pm

On shore. Fun one!

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Post by Wendy Walker » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:24 pm

Oh, very nice, Matt! Grid was tougher than Meta, IMO. Happy Valentine's Day, Muggles!
Good luck, fellow Muggles!

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Post by docison » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:27 pm

On shore. Liked this one!

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Post by Al Sisti » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:27 pm

Toes in the sand. Guinness me please?

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Post by damefox » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:32 pm

Ashore! Agree the grid was tougher than the meta.

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Post by DBMiller » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:44 pm

Done and done

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Post by Scott Medvetz » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:53 pm

Very nice! Thought I had the answer from some of the 10 letters; took me a bit to get the rest of the way to shore. Hendricks please!
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Post by LesY » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:59 pm

Excellent! Ashore and ready for the weekend!

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Post by gdshort » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:09 pm

Another quick swim ashore. Now for a restful weekend!

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Post by Inca » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:10 pm

Does anyone do the puzzle online with Chrome browser running in Windows 10? The puzzle window doesn't come up for me or when it does I can't enter the letters. I have no problem if I use Firefox.

So far, I've just finished filling in the grid. Nothing jumped out at me as I was filling it and the title isn't speaking to me either....and the clue doesn't mean much to me either......yet

Will come back to it later in the weekend.

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Post by Tina » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:17 pm

On shore!

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Post by Joe Ross » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:19 pm

Inca wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:10 pm
Does anyone do the puzzle online with Chrome browser running in Windows 10? The puzzle window doesn't come up for me or when it does I can't enter the letters. I have no problem if I use Firefox.
Interesting. I can't use Firefox, my preferred browser, but it works in Edge.

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Post by Eric Porter » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:27 pm

I'm on shore. I actually had it half an hour ago but hadn't made the connection which bumped me up to 100% sure.

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Post by FrankieHeck » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:31 pm

On shore.

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Post by BrianMac » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:32 pm

On shore.

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Post by Hector » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:35 pm

Solid and tidy.

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Post by Beth Tyrpin » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:37 pm

My sister called me at 3:15. It’s like she doesn’t even know me. In my people before puzzles mindset I chatted for 25 minutes and only read one or two clues during our conversation. I’m on shore now.
On another note I can’t sign into this blog over WiFi. I have to use LTE.

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#20

Post by Cindy » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:39 pm

Solved.

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