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CRICKET (7) 1 day, 14 hours from now AuLeaf

The current champion is dohz, with 321 wins! All hail dohz! Full stats


Recent Clues

Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted
TUMBLEWEED (10) Desert icon speaks quietly, limitlessly in woolen cloth (10) T((-m)UMBLE(-s))WEED 3 days, 18 hours ago
TUMBLEWEED (10) This rolling thing blew across me amidst the disordered sound of two banjos playing (10) This rolling thing (def) = BLEW in ME in DUET* 4 days, 8 hours ago
POODLE SKIRT (6, 5) Many in Pakistan and India pass on retro dancewear (6, 5) OODLES(many) in PK(country) + I(phonetic) + RT(retweet = pass on) = def 6 days, 18 hours ago

Past Contests

Contest Winning Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By
TUMBLEWEED (10) (ended 14 hours, 23 minutes ago) This rolling thing blew across me amidst the disordered sound of two banjos playing (10) This rolling thing (def) = BLEW in ME in DUET* schizophoenix
IZZARD (6) (ended 3 days, 19 hours ago)
POODLE SKIRT (6, 5) (ended 3 days, 22 hours ago) Many in Pakistan and India pass on retro dancewear (6, 5) OODLES(many) in PK(country) + I(phonetic) + RT(retweet = pass on) = def schizophoenix
NEW AGE (3 3) (ended 6 days, 17 hours ago) No time to earn payment with music movement (3, 3) NE(-t)+WAGE InvalidD
TESTING (7) (ended 6 days, 17 hours ago) Screening the Best Picture winner from 1973, with character closest to the lead edited out (7) screening = def
Best Picture winner from 1973 = THE STING
character closest to the lead edited out = remove second letter, so T[h]ESTING
gppasco
TACTILE (7) (ended 6 days, 19 hours ago) Detailed strategem by the French can be perceived (7) TACTI(-c)+LE (the French) phenomist
GOAT YOGA (4, 4) (ended 6 days, 20 hours ago) "Gym mama" to blog about losing 3000lb in exercise routine with kids (4 4) (GOATYOGA[-mmm lb])* AuLeaf
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