"One False Note" - May 22, 2020

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"One False Note" - May 22, 2020

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Post by Bob cruise director » Thu May 21, 2020 4:06 pm

This weeks contest is titled One False Note by Peter Gordon & Matt Gaffney (agh -- trouble and double trouble)

The answer to this week's contest is a country singer (I wonder if they are gunshy about putting down "famous")

On a side note, with inputs from a lot of muggles, I have added some suggestions on hints/nudges to both the Acapulco Lounge page and the FAQ-Community page. If you have any additional thoughts please PM me.
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Post by BrianMac » Thu May 21, 2020 4:10 pm

Jet-skied to what I expect will be a very crowded beach. Now to go back and finish the grid. :D

Have a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend!

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Post by joequavis » Thu May 21, 2020 4:12 pm

Ashore. Quick and tidy.

Have a great weekend, fellow Muggles!
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Post by docison » Thu May 21, 2020 4:16 pm

Ashore. Agree with Brian Mac - could be crowded this week. I'll mark off some socially distant territory before everyone else arrives! Enjoy the weekend everyone.

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Post by Streroto » Thu May 21, 2020 4:18 pm

Ashore. Quick and fun

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Post by Scott Medvetz » Thu May 21, 2020 4:18 pm

Never heard of this singer but I'm on shore waiting for Al.
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Post by Al Sisti » Thu May 21, 2020 4:21 pm

...and here I am, Scott.. 6 feet and two minutes away. Well done!

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Post by FrankieHeck » Thu May 21, 2020 4:21 pm

On shore.

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Post by BethA » Thu May 21, 2020 4:22 pm

On the beach! 🏖 🍷 ✌🏻

Enjoyed it!

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Post by TMart » Thu May 21, 2020 4:22 pm

On the beach with a beer and some classic rock. Got it, but not a country music fan. Now to finish the grid so I can submit.

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Post by Darryl H. » Thu May 21, 2020 4:23 pm

ashore, in record time!

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Post by ky-mike » Thu May 21, 2020 4:24 pm

On shore as well

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Post by Joe Ross » Thu May 21, 2020 4:25 pm

Ashore & answer scheduled to email.

Local micro-brewery is scheduled to re-open in 35 minutes!

I've a growler of Nut Brown Ale to share!

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Post by Beth Tyrpin » Thu May 21, 2020 4:28 pm

🏝😎

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Post by norrin2 » Thu May 21, 2020 4:31 pm

Ashore and ready for a libation. It's a shame I have to go back to work now that I'm finally getting the hang of day drinking.

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Post by Hector » Thu May 21, 2020 4:31 pm

Clever idea.

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Post by Wendy Walker » Thu May 21, 2020 4:32 pm

Got it! Nice job, Messrs. Gordon and Gaffney. (I too never heard of this country singer but it's 100%.)
Good luck, fellow Muggles! I'm happy to give nudges, but only if you're still stuck on Sunday.

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Post by Tina » Thu May 21, 2020 4:32 pm

On shore! Enjoyed seeing 68A in the puzzle. Fun word, and yes, it is a real word. It was actually in yesterday's New York Times Spelling Bee! If anyone needs a new word-based addiction, try it out!

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Post by Tenniswood » Thu May 21, 2020 4:33 pm

On shore! New record for me, way before I even finished the grid!

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Post by Cindy » Thu May 21, 2020 4:34 pm

Solved! Took longer to get the computer awake and print than to solve.

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