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With large field, mayoral forums to test time, spaces

The rules for one round will be simple: Ten contestants square off on an auditorium stage, facing four questions apiece. Answers will be strictly limited to 90 seconds, with two timekeepers on hand to quash any hint of a filibuster.

This is not a new Boston-based quiz show, but ground rules for an education-themed discussion Wednesday for candidates hoping to succeed Mayor Thomas M. Menino.

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