"Thorough Enough" - September 24, 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.
Locked
User avatar
Bob cruise director
Cruise Director
Posts: 2955
Joined: Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:38 pm
Location: any golf course that will take my money

"Thorough Enough" - September 24, 2021

#1

Post by Bob cruise director »

This week's meta contest is titled "Thorough Enough" by Matt Gaffney

The answer to this week's met is an eight letter word describing a good contest crossword solver's thinking.

For those who missed last week's talk/Q&A by Peter Muller and Matt Gaffney, here is the YouTube video link.



It is a great look into the thinking and creativity of two of the best meta constructors in the country.

And not to be too much of a shill for Pete but he has a band called The Kindred Souls that is on tour https://www.petemuller.com/ around the country.

He will be hitting a lot of muggle towns between now and the beginning of October. The schedule is here https://www.petemuller.com/shows


Excel
Bob Stevens
Cruise Director
architect
Posts: 35
Joined: Tue Feb 02, 2021 9:26 am
Location: Connecticut

#2

Post by architect »

On shore.
User avatar
Al Sisti
Posts: 1527
Joined: Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:28 pm
Location: Whitesboro NY

#3

Post by Al Sisti »

Toes in the sand… Guinness me please?
LesY
Posts: 542
Joined: Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:21 pm

#4

Post by LesY »

Ashore. Hi Al and architect!
User avatar
C=64
Posts: 420
Joined: Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:29 pm
Location: PDX, via NH/VT

#5

Post by C=64 »

Solved. Nice one!
MatthewL
Posts: 87
Joined: Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:57 am
Location: Atlanta, GA

#6

Post by MatthewL »

On shore! Very clever. Beer me.
Matthew
docison
Posts: 151
Joined: Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:18 pm

#7

Post by docison »

Agreed with all of the above. Very clever - and nicely meatier than the last few. I'm in good company here with Al and Les, among others.
User avatar
mheberlingx100
Posts: 236
Joined: Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:39 am

#8

Post by mheberlingx100 »

On shore! And did it on my phone, as a downed tree has knocked out our power.
periperi
Posts: 24
Joined: Fri Mar 26, 2021 4:51 pm

#9

Post by periperi »

Ashore. I really liked this one too.
Laura M
Posts: 938
Joined: Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:49 am

#10

Post by Laura M »

On shore! And possibly on page 1, thanks to no meeting today! (Well, no meeting right now, anyway.)
User avatar
Mister Squawk
Posts: 83
Joined: Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:15 am
Location: Boston

#11

Post by Mister Squawk »

On shore. Exactly hard enough.
paige11
Posts: 63
Joined: Sat May 09, 2020 6:02 pm

#12

Post by paige11 »

On shore! Very clever and very enjoyable :D
User avatar
TMart
Posts: 620
Joined: Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:13 am

#13

Post by TMart »

On shore on page 1? Guinness please!
User avatar
John77
Posts: 88
Joined: Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:09 pm
Location: New Jersey

#14

Post by John77 »

Something tells me I'll be drinking on the Apophenia Deck this weekend.
For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong. —H. L. Mencken
User avatar
Anita
Posts: 235
Joined: Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:55 am

#15

Post by Anita »

On the beach! Yay. Got it early for a change. Did I actually make first page???) or
User avatar
Wendy Walker
Posts: 903
Joined: Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:44 pm
Location: Unionville, PA

#16

Post by Wendy Walker »

On the beach! Such a great puzzle!
Attachments
whiring.jpg
Last edited by Wendy Walker on Thu Sep 23, 2021 5:14 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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.
User avatar
Dannyvee
Posts: 284
Joined: Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:39 am
Location: Jamaica Plain, MA

#17

Post by Dannyvee »

On shore! Nice one
I deny Evan screwed up. (8)
Dave C
Posts: 118
Joined: Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:30 pm
Location: Brownstown, MI

#18

Post by Dave C »

On shore
Carolyn
Posts: 14
Joined: Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:25 pm
Location: Carlsbad, California

#19

Post by Carolyn »

Enjoyed it!
Schmeel
Posts: 298
Joined: Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:38 pm

#20

Post by Schmeel »

Ashore!
Just m[ad]e[] page 1...
Locked