"Two For The Show" - April 2, 2021

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"Two For The Show" - April 2, 2021

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This week's contest is titled Two For The Show by Mike Shenk

The answer to this week's contest crossword is a famous painter

Good luck with the grid and the meta


20210402 WSJCC — Two for the Show — Excel form
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:desert_island: On shore. and love the donate option - thanks again Brian for everything you've done for muggledom!

EDIT: To clarify for anyone who may not have read the fine print on the fund-raising announcement, the donations will be used to defray the increasing costs of running this site. Up to now, Brian has borne all the costs himself, in addition to providing hours and hours of his time to maintain this marvelous forum.
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Solved, cute.
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On the beach! 🏖 🍷

Really enjoyed it!
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Toughest grid in a long while. Initial glance for the meta yielded nothing; I may need Joe Ross's spreadsheet for this one. But until that's posted: Isaac! Laphroaig neat please!
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Ashore after a pleasant swim ... 😜
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On the 🏖
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On the beach with a Guinness
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Safely ashore (thankfully, I remembered where it was). Guinness me please?
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Grid done, Isaac. Mix me up something fruity.
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On shore! Nice! Streak of one, baby :-)
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This one’s been done before
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Ashore! Good one!

Oh right, the celebratory drink! It's raining in Boston, so let's make it a Dark & Stormy.
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On shore! Mai Tai please.
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Ashore! Love the donation idea, will gladly contribute to keep a site afloat that has meant so much to me week after week :)
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Why is it that telling a friend I see nothing results in the curtains falling from my eyes? I am on the beach. The cabana boy is watching baseball (The Rays of course), so drink orders may be a bit slow.
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Looking
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On the beach! I thought I would be grinding on this all weekend, but then had the Aha experience. Time to open up a bottle of Merlot.
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On the beach.

Thanks for the opportunity to donate toward the site's upkeep.
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On shore. But if I went with my gut feeling and submitted what I thought would be the answer as a guess before solving, I would have been wrong.
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