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Recent Clues

Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted
BLIMOUSEALERRE (14) Aloe + mulberries blended for an English concoction (14) BLIMOUSEALERRE* an hour ago
BLIMOUSEALERRE (14) Doctor: More liberal use for Glastonbury drug (14) (MORELIBERALUSE)* an hour ago
ICHOR (5) Which organ stores the blood of gods? (5) _ICH OR_ 5 hours ago

Past Contests

Contest Winning Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By
FORTIFY (7) (ended 1 hour, 34 minutes ago) Hold up if breaking 40 (7) FORT(IF)Y theduckmedic
BLACK SWAN (5, 4) (ended 3 hours, 24 minutes ago) Statistical rarity—squib lacks wand heartstring (5, 4) _b lack s_ theduckmedic
MERLOT (6) (ended 10 hours, 21 minutes ago) The sound of molar cracking accompanied by red liquid (6) "MOLAR"* (phonetic anagram: m oh l ur -> m ur l oh) Firetruck
JAMIE HARGROVE (5, 8) (ended 2 days, 9 hours ago) Puzzle that is difficult doesn't get finished and stumps (eventually) puzzler (5, 8) Puzzle (JAM) + that is (IE) + difficult doesn't get finished (HARD - D) + stumps, eventually (GROVE) Firetruck
ANY HUMAN PYRAMID-STYLE CLUE (?) (ended 2 days, 10 hours ago) To get even, sharp weapon follows degree about poli sci, e.g. (7) LANCE after B.A. = to get even
ostensibly the surface is about a disgruntled poli sci grad taking matters into their own hands
quatrevingtneuf
SQUID (5) (ended 2 days, 10 hours ago) Finally spends some money to get calamari (5) _S + QUID skaldskaparmal
YOUR MOST RECENT LUNCH/DINNER (?) (ended 2 days, 13 hours ago) Dad's assistant makes food (5) PASTA
def. food
wordplay: PA'S T.A. ("Dad's" "assistant": teacher's assistant)
bags
A CLUE MADE OF ONLY ANAGRINDS, WITH MULTIPLE SOLUTIONS (?) (ended 3 days, 1 hour ago) Mad; break down–stricken; deranged (7) break: anagrind
down-stricken: -D
deranged: fodder
mad: def for [ANGERED(-d)]* or [ENRAGED(-d)]*
AuLeaf
ALLAY (5) (ended 3 days, 2 hours ago) Calm a parting friend (5) ALL(A)Y Firetruck
GLARE (5) (ended 3 days, 17 hours ago) Light lager brewed (5) GLARE*

credit to frictionlessemu for punching up this clue
dohz
GOLEM (5) (ended 3 days, 21 hours ago) Components of big ol' emotionless robot (5) def. "robot"
wordplay: hidden in biG OL' EMotionless ("Components of")
bags
FAFF (4) (ended 4 days, 9 hours ago) Dawdle in self-affirmation (4) _F AFF_ dohz
CONGLOMERATE (12) (ended 4 days, 22 hours ago) African country gains fifty, emirate loses one: leader moves to form consortium (12) CONG(L)O + M(-i)(E)RATE theduckmedic
SORBET (6) (ended 5 days, 11 hours ago) Ready-to-eat ball! (6) S(ORB)ET

&lit
dohz
DORK (4) (ended 5 days, 18 hours ago) Fool’s gold stored in banks of Denmark (4) D_(OR)_K dohz
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