"Two's Company" June 19, 2020

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"Two's Company" June 19, 2020

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Post by Bob cruise director » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:07 pm

This week's puzzle is titled Two's Company by Matt Gaffney

the answer to this week's contest is a two-letter initialism.

The game is afoot

By the way, WSJ is having problems with the digital version of the puzzle. They are working to resolve it
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Post by Bob cruise director » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:12 pm

Three reminders especially for new muggles

1) Under Come Aboard/Community Resources there is a lot of advice for solving metas and there is a page with all the past WSJ contests and solutions which are invaluable in understanding the methodology of the creators

2) IN both the FAQ- Community and the Acapulco Lounge, there are suggestions regarding how to go about asking for hints/nudges

3) Finally under Come Aboard there is a page for you to Introduce Yourself
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#3

Post by Joe Ross » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:14 pm

GOLDMAN SACHS! Just kidding...

Ashore & scheduled to submit.

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#4

Post by Al Sisti » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:17 pm

On the beach... Guinness please!

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Post by Hector » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:18 pm

Got 'er done.

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#6

Post by Tom Wilson » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:20 pm

I'm ashore, as well. A fast and fun one.

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#7

Post by Thurman8er » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:21 pm

On shore (in record time, for me.)

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#8

Post by ky-mike » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:22 pm

On shore. Nice, easy meta this week. Could be a record number on shore.

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#9

Post by BrianMac » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:24 pm

Ashore like Dudley Moore. 8-)

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Post by Meg » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:24 pm

Well, that was fun! On the beach with a margarita.

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Post by mheberlingx100 » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:28 pm

Time for a Guinness -- I'm ashore.

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Post by Scott Medvetz » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:28 pm

Quick & easy trip to shore!
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
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#13

Post by Wendy Walker » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:32 pm

Excellent puzzle! On shore!
Good luck, fellow Muggles!

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Post by hcbirker » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:33 pm

Fun one! On shore!
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Post by joequavis » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:35 pm

Agreed - fun and straightforward
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Post by Beth Tyrpin » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:38 pm

🏝🥧

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#17

Post by CPKdad » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:44 pm

Ashore.

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#18

Post by Devilbunny » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:45 pm

Ashore.

Thanks to all who said it was easy. I was definitely overthinking it.

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#19

Post by Streroto » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:49 pm

Count me ashore. Enjoyed this one a lot.

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#20

Post by sharkicicles » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:49 pm

On shore! It’s been a while.

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