"At Odds" - May 15, 2020

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"At Odds" - May 15, 2020

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Post by Bob cruise director » Thu May 14, 2020 4:26 pm

I am not sure why it showed up on wsj.net so much earlier than wsj.com but it is there

This week's contest is titled At Odds by Mike Shenk

the answer to this week's contest crossword is something people who are at odds often do.

For new muggles, as a resource and a lot of work by a couple of muggles, the past WSJ crossword contests and solutions are available on the blog at Come Aboard/FAQs – community/Past WSJ Crossword Contests & Solutions. They provide a tremendous resource for learning and refreshing about the techniques used to solve meta contests.

In addition, under Come Aboard/FAQ Community, there is a section on Guidance on Hints/Nudges. Last week there were a lot of good thoughts that I am working on consolidating and will post them under this link. It will be more of a “how to” rather than a “should I”.
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Post by Al Sisti » Thu May 14, 2020 4:32 pm

ON shore... fun one. Guinness me please?

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#3

Post by Hector » Thu May 14, 2020 4:33 pm

Done. Neat & tidy.

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Post by Streroto » Thu May 14, 2020 4:36 pm

Ashore!!

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Post by DBMiller » Thu May 14, 2020 4:39 pm

Done and done

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Post by sanmilton » Thu May 14, 2020 4:39 pm

Cocktail hour snugly ashore will come much earlier this weekend! D&D.

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Post by damefox » Thu May 14, 2020 4:42 pm

Ashore! Nice one.

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Post by mheberlingx100 » Thu May 14, 2020 4:43 pm

Happily on shore this week, after keeping Isaac company for all of last week.

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Post by Tom Wilson » Thu May 14, 2020 4:44 pm

It seems like weeks since I've been on the right side of the surf - not nearly as long as it's been since I sat in a crowded 43D, though - so I'm going to celebrate in this fine assembly. A toast to Al & Co. for continued (and literal) good health.

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Post by Joe Ross » Thu May 14, 2020 4:44 pm

Ashore.

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Post by BarbaraK » Thu May 14, 2020 4:51 pm

Had the meta before I finished the grid.

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Post by Dplass » Thu May 14, 2020 4:52 pm

Ashore.

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Post by Darryl H. » Thu May 14, 2020 4:52 pm

Been away for a bit, dealing with life and not lurking here much. Couldn't get week 1 or 2 but, dangit, I got today.

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Post by Dplass » Thu May 14, 2020 4:52 pm

Darryl H. wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 4:52 pm
Been away for a bit, dealing with life and not lurking here much. Couldn't get week 1 or 2 but, dangit, I got today.
FYI, the WSJ doesn't get harder week by week like MGW does.

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Post by steveb » Thu May 14, 2020 4:56 pm

Onshore, so I don't have to spend the weekend at odds with this puzzle, like I did last week. It's nice to be back! Very nice job of construction.
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Post by Meg » Thu May 14, 2020 4:56 pm

Done! And enjoyable! On shore.
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#17

Post by BethA » Thu May 14, 2020 4:57 pm

On the beach! 🏖 🍷 ✌🏻

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Post by Julie O » Thu May 14, 2020 4:57 pm

on shore

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Post by Nycerjohnnie » Thu May 14, 2020 4:57 pm

Done!

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#20

Post by Cindy » Thu May 14, 2020 5:03 pm

Solved!

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