"We're in the Home Stretch!"
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Greetings Ladies and Gentlemen,
“They’re in the home stretch!”
After two-plus weeks of geeked-out Olympic Games watching, I am ready to get back to more healthful sleep patterns. But today feels like the Monday after the Super Bowl. Adrenaline levels are still high and I'm super-pumped for watching synchronized diving at 4 a.m. Well, the Paris 2024 Summer Games are on my calendar.
This week’s crossword title was entirely inspired by the electric track-and-field events. I think I heard sports commentators scream “They’re in the home stretch!” scores of times – during the track and swimming meets -- and it never got old. Congratulations to the men and women who made these games so memorable.
Now, on to our weekly brain game …
Welcome to Week 532 of Crossword Nation. You are cordially invited to solve “We’re in the Home Stretch!” as your crossword of the week. May you have an auspiciously awesome August!
Until next time, I remain . . .
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