#27 - "Distinguishing Features"

A newer entrant to the meta crossword scene, these creative puzzles are available every week or two from: www.pgwcc.net
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#27 - "Distinguishing Features"

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Post by BrianMac » Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:25 pm

The answer to the meta is an entry in the grid.

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#2

Post by Hector » Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:09 pm

Nice one!

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#3

Post by Cindy » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:37 pm

Maybe. Maybe not.

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#4

Post by Meg » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:55 pm

Nicely constructed and not all that easy to figure out!

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#5

Post by Cindy » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:13 pm

Solved!

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#6

Post by Toby » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:54 pm

I almost got it, but missed some key elements that would have confirmed an answer I erroneously rejected. Anyway, glad to learn some new words and places.

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#7

Post by TMart » Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:37 am

Got it! Wow, what a great puzzle. Had an answer I wasn’t sure about, then found the step I was missing that drove it home.

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#8

Post by Al Sisti » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:04 am

Well constructed meta (as usual). I really look forward to these puzzle every week.

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#9

Post by FrankieHeck » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:14 am

Ok, I think I finally got this. Was stuck on one part that wasn't working quite as I expected, but I think I've got it. I learned a lot, too, as usual.

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#10

Post by ChrisKochmanski » Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:48 pm

Good one!

I needed a slight hint, from a known solver, to get out of a nasty rabbit hole. With enough time, would I have eventually gotten to it my own? Maybe. But I grew impatient.

To others who may be stuck, I say: Keep going. This one is do-able. And a very satisfying aha.

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#11

Post by Tina » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:17 pm

Woo-hoo! Got it! Very thrilled, since I didn't have a clue on last week's. Also enjoyed uncovering all of the layers of this week's puzzle. Very satisfying.

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#12

Post by BrianMac » Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:49 pm

Finally saw it. Took forever for the last piece to click. Put the puzzle down for a day, and saw it immediately upon picking it back up.

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#13

Post by LesY » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:19 am

Fun one! It took a couple of revisits to figure out the last step but that was ok - I liked being able to savor it for a couple of days.

Agree with Al about looking forward to these each week. I sent Peter a note expressing the same.

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#14

Post by Beth Tyrpin » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:24 pm

Finally figured this out. Another great puzzle. The great thing about stretching out the solving process is I only have to wait four days for the next one.

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Post by Laura M » Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:49 pm

Took me a while but I finally got it! I think this is one of my favorites so far (though it's hard to choose!).

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#16

Post by ky-mike » Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:59 pm

Poured a bourbon. Pondered a bit. Then found the final piece I needed to solve. Elegant meta.

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