"Make Him From Them" - January 29, 2021

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"Make Him From Them" - January 29, 2021

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This week's contest is titled Make Him from Them by Matt Gaffney. The answer to this week's contest crossword is a one-named singer.

And since we have a week before the Super Bowl, I thought of this and figured that we could both pump up the crowd and do a video of "Are you ready for a meta? Thursday night Meta is on tonight"

Complete with videos of AHA moments and frustration
Complete with video of Matt and Mike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKPZEMu7Mno

Good luck with the grid and the meta
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“Toes in the sand,”
Said the most happy man.
“If I had a Guinness,
My life would be swell.” Wait, wait… “grand!” Shoot!
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Toes in the sand!
I deny Evan screwed up. (8)
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Definitely got the answer, but still not entirely certain as to why. I'll call myself on shore.
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Pretty sure I'm on shore.
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On the beach. Dryuary continues, so ginger ale for me, please.
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Ashore with Guinness
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On shore!
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With a Week 5 coming up tomorrow, it looks like Matt took some pity on us today.

Yikes.

On shore.
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Onshore
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Quick swim! Going to open up the beautiful Willett bottle I got for Christmas and see if the juice is just as good.
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:desert_island: Done!
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On shore!
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Ashore!
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Ashore!
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Made it to shore quickly this week!
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🏝
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Ashore, on the beach, sand between my toes, off of the boat, arrived on land by ship's runabout, & drinking a Guinness at the Tiki bar.


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The scary part is tomorrow's MGWCC.
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Ashore ... I think ... though I’m going to spend some time pondering this ... 🤨.

Okay, so that didn’t take long ... I’m either on shore or I will be part of a large and furious mob demanding an explanation come Sunday. Meanwhile, I’d best get busy and stake out my tiny fraction of what is going to be a very crowded beach ... 😜.
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