"Some Real Duds In There" - August 27, 2021

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"Some Real Duds In There" - August 27, 2021

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This week's contest is titled " " by Matt Gaffney

The answer to this week's contest is a Best Picture- nominated film of the past 10 years.

Good luck with the meta and the grid

Let the mad scramble for Page 1 begin

WSJCC - Some Real Duds in There - Excel form


Some muggles are already on shore:

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Bill Bovard
Joe Ross
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On shore*
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Well, there's an oddity - I think I might just make page 1, that's a first! However, I think that the title on-line and in the puzzle differ? Still, Here's hoping I am quick off the boat and not showing up for another pageant, I've been pretty bad lately.

I'll declare ashore!

Tom
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I’m on shore. The cabana boy is basking, of course. Drinks may be a bit late.
Edit: I did NOT do the puzzle in 4 minutes. I’ve never done ANY crossword in 4 minutes.
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On shore*. I did refill the grid online again to submit, so I'd still like a Guinness, please?
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Cute. Ashore. Guess I have time to get ready for MGWCC week 4 tomorrow.

EDIT: To clarify - I missed the ripple in the space-time continuum that led to some folks seeing the people before 4 pm today. I did solve this afternoon. No asterisk here!
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Ashore. Happy Day!
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Safely ashore! Please, an ice cold Guinness?
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Guinness me
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On shore! What a relief after the last two weeks!
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On shore ... and unsurprisingly parched.
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Ashore! Woohoo!
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On shore and ready for a cocktail!
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On shore - I think it's going to be crowded! My streak now stands at ... one!
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Solved, from my Dad's house in southern NH. Headed to Old Orchard Beach tomorrow for some skee-ball!
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boharr wrote: Thu Aug 26, 2021 4:03 pm On shore*

*Solved yesterday. Admins: Feel free to move my post below Page 1.
How did you solve this yesterday? Is this the start of the great WSJ scandal?
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On shore!
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On shore after being stuck with Isaac at the bar for a couple of weeks!
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On shore
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solved. aaagh!!! I thought I was page one, but top of page 2!!

edit: back on page 1 apparently! yay!
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