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This is a linking puzzle with a weak link. The links should form a circle connecting consecutive items and in the end connecting items 1 and 7 as well:

  1. A person with the same lastname as a doctor in the Bible. [Hint: Graffiti]

1.-2. A fictional master of the whip.

  1. A meteorological phenomenon.

2.-3. A time of the year.

  1. The Norwegian translation of one of the most common formulas in Excel.

3.-4. A fascinating love story.

  1. The ship of the egg master.

4.-5. Clue 4 and 5 share their firstnames.

  1. A German suicide bomber.

5.-6. An actor with the lastname of a vacation activity. [Hint: tomgun]

  1. The lastname of the founder of a religious science.

6.-7. Similarity in names.

  1. A binocular.

7.-1. Looking at differences and quarrels with the binocular.

But there is a weak link here.
Which of the links is so weak that it can't hold the puzzle together?

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The chain breaks between items 3 and 4. Hence, I start my solution with the weak link 3-4, followed by all remaining items and links in increasing order up to the final item 3.

3.-4. A fascinating love story.

West Side Story with Tony and MARIA

  1. The ship of the egg master.

    SANTA MARIA (one of the ships of Christopher Columbus; egg of Columbus)

4.-5. Clue 4 and 5 share their firstnames.

SANTA CLAUS

  1. A German suicide bomber.

    CLAUS von Stauffenberg (who tried to assassinate Hitler in July 1944 by planting a bomb)

5.-6. An actor with the lastname of a vacation activity.

Tom CRUISE (who played Stauffenberg in a recent movie; also played in "Top Gun" which might sound vaguely similar to the "tomgun" in the hint)

  1. The lastname of the founder of a religious science.

    Ron HUBBARD (founder of Scientology Church; Tom Cruise is a member of Scientology)

6.-7. Similarity in names.

HUBBARD and HUBBLE start with the first four (uncommon) letters

  1. A binocular.

    The HUBBLE telescope

7.-1. Looking at differences and quarrels with the binocular.

Star wars (created by George Lucas)

  1. A person with the same lastname as a doctor in the Bible.

    George Lucas (Colossians 4:14: Luke the beloved physician and Demas greet you; also director of "American Graffiti" and hence fits with the hint "graffiti")

1.-2. A fictional master of the whip.

INDIANA Jones (created by George Lucas and Steven Spielberg)

  1. A meteorological phenomenon.

    INDIAN SUMMER

2.-3. A time of the year.

SUMMER

  1. The Norwegian translation of one of the most common formulas in Excel.

    SUMMERING (Norwegian for the excel command SUM)

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  • $\begingroup$ 3.-4. Is just humbug, and therefore the weak link $\endgroup$ – Enigma Feb 15 '15 at 16:00
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Seems a bit lame but here is my progress:

Hint 1 - Luke

Hint 1-2 - Luke Taylor

Hint 4 - Fritz Hansen

Hint 5 - Fritz X

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  • $\begingroup$ Why is Fritz Hansen the egg master? $\endgroup$ – Alexis Feb 14 '15 at 16:25

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