"City Blocks" - September 4, 2020

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"City Blocks" - September 4, 2020

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Post by Bob cruise director » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:04 pm

This week's contest is titled "City Blocks" by Mike Shenk

The answer to this week's contest crossword is a five-letter U.S. city

Good luck with the grid and the meta
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Post by boharr » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:06 pm

FleetingImage site for .puz file seems to be down.

www.fleetingimage.com: Offline Site

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#3

Post by spotter » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:16 pm

Ashore! Easiest puzzle we've had in a while.
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#4

Post by Tom Wilson » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:17 pm

Ashore, with hopes that all enjoy a loooooong (and safe, of course) weekend.

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#5

Post by Andrew Bradburn » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:17 pm

On the beach! Another clever one from Mr. Shenk.

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#6

Post by damefox » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:19 pm

Once again they have posted the puzzle in their daily crossword section instead of the crossword contest section...

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#7

Post by Al Sisti » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:20 pm

Safely home... Guinness: Talk, Dark and Have Some.

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Post by Hector » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:23 pm

Got it. Will be crowded.

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#9

Post by Cindy » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:23 pm

Solved. Finding the puzzle took longer than the meta! Now I have a German chocolate cake to bake.

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Post by mheberlingx100 » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:24 pm

On shore. It's good to feel the sand between my toes again!

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Post by Wendy Walker » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:26 pm

On shore! The hint was certainly helpful.
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Good luck, fellow Muggles!

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#12

Post by BethA » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:26 pm

On the beach! 🏖 🍷

Enjoyed it!

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Post by Alan H » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:27 pm

done. took me longer to find the puzzle than solve it.

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Post by Meg » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:30 pm

On the beach with a nice red. That was fun!

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Post by BarbaraK » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:31 pm

Got it. Hope Cindy’s bringing that cake to the shore party. Sounds yummy! Will go well with my raspberry cider.

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Post by Meg » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:32 pm

boharr wrote:
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:06 pm
FleetingImage site for .puz file seems to be down.

www.fleetingimage.com: Offline Site

You have requested a site that is currently offline. This generally happens when a site is temporarily disabled for some reason, but has not been permanently removed.
That doesn’t look good to me.

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Post by hcbirker » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:33 pm

On shore! That was fun!
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Post by NuYear68 » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:33 pm

20 minutes to shore leaves me plenty of time to relax this long weekend.

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Post by MarkL » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:35 pm

Safely ashore.

Have a great, safe and enjoyable weekend, all!!
'tis... A lovely day for a Guinness!

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Post by ChrisKochmanski » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:35 pm

An easy, breezy sail to shore!

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