"Connect The Dots" - June 11, 2021

A place to discuss the weekly Wall Street Journal Crossword Puzzle Contest, starting every Thursday around 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. Please do not post any answers or hints before the contest deadline which is midnight Sunday Eastern time.
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RPardoe
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#61

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Just got to the puzzle.
Solved and submitted - quick one this week.
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DaveKennison
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#62

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Ashore! A quick swim after a late start. (These days, I can’t seem to remember what day of the week it is … time to check into the Colorado State Home for the Bewildered … 😳.)
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#63

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I had an eight letter word for at least an hour :oops:
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Dplass
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#64

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Brutal grid, but ashore quickly after finishing it. Impressive.
Ergcat
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#65

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LadyBird wrote: Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:31 pm I MAy be on shore--or maybe not. I think that I'm RIght, but have a bit of a QUAndary since I've never seen a mechanism like this. Is my reasoning FLawed? Or is it because I have a less than encYClopedic knowledge of metas? Or did I really cATCH on right away? I think I will pondER for awhile...
Right with you, Ladybird! Think I see it but not sure... will ponder a while! (Seems hard to believe I got it so quickly!)
Jace54
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#66

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Got a late start but had a relatively quick trip to shore.
kamashdas
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#67

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On shore! Visiting family this weekend so I won't need to carry a crossword puzzle around! :D
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MajordomoTom
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#68

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on page 4 already, the beach is going to be crowded, I'm going to dig a bigger pit for the luau.

yes, I'm on the beach, this is a 100%'er.

Guinness me, please.
"Lots of planets have a North", the Ninth Doctor.
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Cindy
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#69

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Solved. I must be the only one with a nit to pick.
Tina
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#70

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Solved! Fun one!
boharr
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#71

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Cindy wrote: Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:17 pm Solved. I must be the only one with a nit to pick.
See MatthewL at post #57.
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Cosmo
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#72

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On shore! Easy and fun!
It's a coffee table book about coffee tables
sf592000
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#73

Post by sf592000 »

Very Enjoyable. After a brief rabbit hole of over complicating things, I'm ashore!
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JoeS
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#74

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Ashore. Rather clever - enjoyed it.
docison
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#75

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On shore. Thought this one was pretty cool.
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Guffman
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#76

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That was fun! Bravo, Mr. Shenk, for a new and lovely meta.
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DBMiller
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#77

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Done and done
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TeamDoubleTow
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#78

Post by TeamDoubleTow »

I think we are ashore! I wouldn't say 💯 certain but feel comfortable enough to submit.

And the grid took us a while!

And to echo the praises... Masterful construction and fun.
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Miki
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#79

Post by Miki »

On Shore!
Lee-Ann
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#80

Post by Lee-Ann »

On shore (I think)! Submitted. If I am correct, then I really loved this one- it was fun!
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