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NEONATE (7) 11 hours from now quatrevingtneuf
DEKKO (5) 1 day, 19 hours from now dohz

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GUDGEON (7) 8 hours from now
LEFTIST (7) 1 day, 9 hours from now
JAMBOREE (8) 1 day, 9 hours from now

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Recent Clues

Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted
DEKKO (5) Peep, at distance, to echo loudly (5) d + "echo" 3 hours ago
NEONATE (7) Baby had gas, got changed (7) Had=ate, bas=neon, got changes: swap 'em 1 day, 11 hours ago
LEFTIST (7) "Nancy's the fearless leader. It is time to follow." -- Biden to Republicans LE = Nancy's the ("the" in French //,_France)
F_ = fearless leader
TIS = it is
T. = time (to follow)
def = Biden, to Republicans
2 days, 6 hours ago

Past Contests

Contest Winning Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By
BADGER (6) (ended 1 day, 7 hours ago) Pester the guy giving out nametags (6) ddef (badger (v) and one who badges)

TRIANGLE (8) (ended 2 days, 2 hours ago) Say "Go Fish" to get three points often (8) Say = homophone indicator
Go = "try" (as a noun, e.g., give it a go/try), sounds like TRI
Fish = ANGLE
Three points, often = def
AUTUMNAL (8) (ended 2 days, 16 hours ago) Abdomen broke, ulna fractured after a concerning fall (8) Abdomen = TUM
broke = contained in
Ulna fractured = UNAL*

GUINEA PIG (6, 3) (ended 4 days, 18 hours ago) Lab test with a tailless penguin doctored on Instagram (6, 3) def = Lab test (subject)
link = with
GUINEA P* = (A PENGUI_)* doctored
IG = Instagram
CLUTCH (6) (ended 5 days, 5 hours ago) On the other hand, it can help to walk with a purse (6) CRUTCH changing R To L (on the other hand) Firetruck
NONAGON (7) (ended 5 days, 9 hours ago) Something from math class is a bother during lunch hour (7) NAG in NOON quatrevingtneuf

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