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SWEPT AWAY (5, 4) 6 hours from now short_c1rcuit
NAVEM (5) 11 hours from now eshita
TENABLE (7) 1 day, 2 hours from now Space_Kalak
REMEDY (6) 1 day, 13 hours from now WoomyRogue

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STIFF UPPER LIP (5, 5, 3) 1 day, 2 hours from now
TINDER (6) 1 day, 12 hours from now
ARROW (5) 1 day, 23 hours from now

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Recent Clues

Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted
NAVEM (5) Vietnam loses it; destroys Latin ship (5) V(-i)E(-t)NAM* 9 hours ago
TENABLE (7) They first allow sound (7) T_+ENABLE 10 hours ago
NAVEM (5) Latin sailboat scallywag lost his head, First Mate (5) (-k)NAVE+M_ 10 hours ago

Past Contests

Contest Winning Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By
ANY HEBREW LETTER (?) (ended 4 hours, 16 minutes ago) Win without a wager (3) BEAT - A quatrevingtneuf
HAPAX LEGOMENON (5, 9) (ended 11 hours, 38 minutes ago) Lol, gaming convention toy figures going to be appearing only once (5, 9) HA + PAX + LEGO MEN + ON theduckmedic
ANY GREEK GOD (?) (ended 2 days, 1 hour ago) Master, I murdered a huntress (7) MASTERI*
Artemis is the Goddess of the Hunt.
WoomyRogue
ANY PVZ PLANT (?) (ended 2 days, 8 hours ago) Victory condition, Mr. Musk, is a wax gourd (6, 5) WIN + TERM + ELON theduckmedic
FRAY (4) (ended 2 days, 11 hours ago) Unravel loud sunbeam (4) F("forte")+RAY Exalted
FENG SHUI (4 4) (ended 2 days, 19 hours ago) Fine hugs ruin interior design (4 4) (FINE+HUGS)*
Def: Interior design
Neeerd
ADVERSITY (9) (ended 2 days, 20 hours ago) Trouble destroying dirty vase (9) (DIRTY+VASE)*
Def: Trouble
Neeerd
IDEAL (5) (ended 4 days, 4 hours ago) Optimal solution left (5) IDEA+L WoomyRogue
TOKYO (5) (ended 4 days, 10 hours ago) The eastern capital is too around Kentucky! (5) TO(KY)O
Tokyo means "eastern capital"
WoomyRogue
TARTAN (6) (ended 4 days, 10 hours ago) A ship's sailor bronzed by the sun (6) TAR + TAN theduckmedic
LOGIC (5) (ended 4 days, 22 hours ago) A part of the catalog I collected in Boole's field (5) LOGIC: defn: Boole's field. wp: (a part of) the cataLOG I Collected Wriggler831
DUCK KONUNDRUM (4, 9) (ended 5 days, 13 hours ago) Lower king on half of ground and beer puzzle (4, 9) DUCK+K+ON+(-gro)UND+RUM
Rainy
URBANE (6) (ended 5 days, 16 hours ago) Urban legend's center is refined (6) URBAN+_E_ Rainy
SISYPHUS (8) (ended 6 days, 1 hour ago) Sneaky leader is bound to push rocks after end of treachery (8) S_ + IS + _Y + PHUS* &lit theduckmedic
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