"I've Got Two Words For You" - July 30, 2021

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"I've Got Two Words For You" - July 30, 2021

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This week's contest is titled "I've Got Two Words for You " by Matt Gaffney

The answer to this week's contest is a well- known science fiction writer.

Good luck with the grid and the meta

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On the beach (I think). Enjoyed this mechanism.
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I do believe I'm in the sand!
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Toes in the sand, Guinness (almost) in hand…
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On shore! Not ready for Guinness yet...

I had a MUCH easier time than last week!
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:desert_island: :tropical_drink: 2 words: on shore.

2(ish) more words: "Well-known"??? :roll:
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OK, not my first idea for the meta. Take a breath. Look for evidence. And I’m on the beach. The cabana boy's cousin is a pitcher for the Rays, who just beat the Yankees 14 to O. He’s offering free drinks to all muggles for the next 6 hours.
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Ashore!

Page one?! There really is a first time for everything. :D
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On the shore quickly this week!
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On shore. Had a slight hiccup in getting there, but now I'm sure of my answer.
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Got it! Enjoying the beach on YET ANOTHER rainy day in New England.
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🏝
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Ashore!
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Done and dusted … I think. Confidence at 90% level, and that’s good enough.
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Outstanding!
It's a wonderful summer for metas. And for these phlox on the west side of my house!
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Good luck, fellow Muggles! I'm happy to give nudges, but only if you're still stuck on Sunday. Just send me a PM and tell me what you've tried so far.
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Got it! (My two words)
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Ashore - Page One, baby!
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On shore. Finally got to it on a Thursday afternoon. Fun one!!!
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Ashore.
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Ashore...page 1?
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