"Drawbacks" - October 2, 2020

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Re: "Drawbacks" - October 2, 2020


Post by ImOnToo » Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:18 pm

howardl wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:59 pm
I know this is devoted to Friday's WSJ contest. But on the Thursday WSJ: check out 14 across. The first time I have ever actually seen this clue in a crossword.
Nice little "shout out" from Mike.

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Post by Bellinghamster » Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:51 pm

Can you share where/when the solution is posted to this forum?


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Post by flyingMoose » Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:16 pm

The solution for a puzzle is posted Sunday midnight ET in the thread for that puzzle. See post #251 for an example.

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Post by PJM » Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:52 pm

PJM wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:42 pm
Congrats to Wendy! Glad to see the mug come here to the Greater Philly area.

After not finding anything for a good while, I landed on CRAYOLAS:

and LAS from PASTOR "ALS"

Oh yes, you have to AD(D) AN "O" from ADANO
Check out 9D in today's puzzle (along with 14A of course). :D

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Post by Inca » Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:13 pm

Wendy Walker wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:38 pm
Thank you all SO MUCH! Though I am beyond thrilled to win the coveted Mug ("About time!" commented the nephew), what's an even greater treasure is the humor, support, friendly competition, and camaraderie that is so plentiful here on the Muggle Forum.
Wow, I wasn't online in a while and came back to see this. So happy. Congrats.