"Some Real Duds In There" - August 27, 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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Love it... there are currently 71 of us online on the forum right now!
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I got up early to go to the hospital for a colonoscopy, yet waiting for the puzzle to post has been the worst part of my day.
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I love this forum! Is there a support group for people like us? CA (cruciverbalist anonymous)?
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Time for WAGs:

I'll send a mug to anyone who guesses correctly. First posted, for multiples.

WITH PUZ FILE BEING LEAKED, OFFER RESCINDED!

POST NO SPOILERS!
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Maybe we can have Captain and Teneil do a song called "meta love"
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While we wait, here is a joke to entertain you (Dr Tom should like this one):

A man went to the zoo.
It only had one animal.
A dog.
It was a shih tzu.
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Come on... I've got a meeting at 5 o'clock. It's almost as if they don't even know that.
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Waitaminnit. Wall Street is in NYC, right? And NYC is underwater?
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Y'all go back to work. I'll PM everybody when the puzzle comes out. ;)
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It's on the alternate site. Puz file, that is.
https://www.fleetingimage.com/wij/xyzzy/21-wsj.html
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BrianMac wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 4:19 pm While we wait, here is a joke to entertain you (Dr Tom should like this one):

A man went to the zoo.
It only had one animal.
A dog.
It was a shih tzu.
I called the zoo, but the lion was busy.
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BrianMac wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 4:19 pm While we wait, here is a joke to entertain you (Dr Tom should like this one):

A man went to the zoo.
It only had one animal.
A dog.
It was a shih tzu.
Hey Brian, I just bought the worst thesaurus ever. Not only is it horrible, it's horrible.
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hoover wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 4:20 pm Waitaminnit. Wall Street is in NYC, right? And NYC is underwater?
Oh dear. I hadn't thought about that, safely tucked away here in the boring (weather-wise) midwest. For which I am very grateful this week!!
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hoover wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 4:20 pm Waitaminnit. Wall Street is in NYC, right? And NYC is underwater?
What happened to "neither rain, nor sleet nor gloom of night nor IDA shall keep the meta from its appointed publishing"
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Well, dang. My lunch was something that’s been in the refrigerator for at least a week and I was hoping to get the meta out of the way before the abdominal pains begin … 😳😜
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I laughed but my shih-tzu is not amused.

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Uh…has anyone checked in on Shenk?
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Thanks Meg for the link. We are ashore.
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Meg wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 4:21 pm It's on the alternate site. Puz file, that is.
https://www.fleetingimage.com/wij/xyzzy/21-wsj.html
Wowza!!! Assuming that isn't the biggest red herring EVER... Click on the link for September 3:

https://herbach.dnsalias.com/wsj/wsj210903.puz

Thanks, @Meg!!!
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Will the submission time be extended?
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