"Past and Present" - December 24, 2020

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"Past and Present" - December 24, 2020

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Post by Meg » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:03 pm

The title of this week's puzzle is "Past and Present" by Mike Shenk. The answer to this week's crossword contest is a 12-letter word.

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Post by Joe Ross » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:09 pm


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Post by LesY » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:12 pm

Solved! Happy Holidays everyone!

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Post by Al Sisti » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:14 pm

Safely home... Guinness please.

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Post by damefox » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:18 pm

Ashore! Solved it before I even finished the grid, which doesn't bode well for odds on the mug. Happy Holidays!

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Post by mheberlingx100 » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:20 pm

On shore! Hot cocoa in deference to the holidays - with a shot of Frangelico.

Happy Holidays to all!

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Post by NuYear68 » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:21 pm

Hooray! A return to the beach after three weeks at sea. I won't go 0-for-December after all.

Wishing all a happy, healthy holiday!
Paul

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Post by KayW » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:24 pm

Onshore! Fun one, and I predict a crowded beach :desert_island:

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Post by BarbaraK » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:29 pm

🏝That was fun! Happy holidays everyone!

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Post by Joe Ross » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:29 pm

Happy holidays, muggles! Happy New Year (please!)!

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Post by ky-mike » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:30 pm

A gift from Mr Shenk. Safely on shore.

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Post by hcbirker » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:31 pm

On shore! Merry merry to all!
Heidi

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Post by Dannyvee » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:39 pm

Ashore!

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Post by Meg » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:42 pm

On the beach. Egg nog and the Emmylou Harris Christmas album.

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Post by higgysue » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:43 pm

On shore. Fun one. Merry Christmas!!

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Post by Wendy Walker » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:43 pm

On the shore, and in time for Date Night! Merry Christmas to all! XOXO
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Post by MajordomoTom » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:44 pm

On the beach. Will raise a glass in a few hours, still "at work" at the present time.

:)

Merry Christmas to all.
"Lots of planets have a North", the Ninth Doctor.

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Post by TheBrunonians » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:47 pm

Ashore, sipping on a margarita. Happy holidays everyone!

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Post by Homer Buckle » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:47 pm

On the virtual beach, so I can pretend I 'm not in the middle of a blizzard. Feels good to think of warmer times!

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Post by Gman » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:47 pm

Ashore!

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