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The above logic makes (rather unreasonable) assumption that the time stamps are exactly 7:30pm and 8pm for the 1st and 3rd files, which may not be possible practically... though, you can overcome this by increaing the time range by few minute on either ends...

Yes the best way would be (as Perderabo suggests) to create the "latest" 3 files in a separate directory, instead of cluttering them with unwanted files.. it would amount to a simple logic using date command...

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dwww(7), dwww-build-menu(8), dwww-cache(8), dwww-find(8). AUTHOR
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