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Contests started: QUINQUAGENARIAN (15), BOBBINS (7), ERIC FOX (4, 3), ANY CLUE WHERE EVERY WORD CONTAINS THE LETTER Q (?), ARMADILLO (9), ANY CLUE WHERE EVERY WORD CONTAINS THE LETTER X (?), QAQQAQ (6), ANY CLUE WHERE EVERY WORD IS THE SAME LENGTH (?), TARDIGRADE (10), ARMADILLIDIIDAE (15), TRPCIC (6), ANY CLUE WHOSE ANSWER IS THE NUMBER OF LETTERS IT CONTAINS (?), KACHINA (7), ANY CLUE WITH TWO DIFFERENT ANSWERS DEPENDING ON WHETHER IT’S INTERPRETED IN BRITISH ENGLISH OR AMERICAN ENGLISH (?), CONVEX (6), CONCAVE (7), OXEYE (5) OR OXEYE DAISY (5, 5), ANY CLUE WITH AN "OBVIOUS" ANSWER THAT'S ONLY RULED OUT BY THE ENUMERATION (?), JOVIAL (6), AIR (3), WIGWAM (6)

Contests won: ANY CLUE THAT IS ALSO A PARADOX (?), AQUARIUM (8), ONSEN (5), CONTACT (7), CORN (4), EARTH (5), AIR (3)

All Submissions

Clue ID Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By Likes
9855 TARGET (6) Goal of changing larger edges to tight edges? (6) def: "Goal"

wordplay: Replace the edges of "larger" with those of "tight" -> "target"
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9869 DETOUR (6) Routed, rerouted! (6) &lit
When you change your route, you're taking a detour
Also an anagram of "routed"
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9718 ANY CLUE THAT IS ALSO A PARADOX (?) Endless era ends with decay (6) "endless era" -> ER
"ends with" = comes after "with" -> WITHER
def: "decay"
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9852 AQUARIUM (8) Tank a question you answer right - I underlined 1000 (8) def: Tank
A = A
Q = Question
U = You
A = Answer
R = Right
I = I
U = Underlined
M = 1000
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9854 CRISIS (6) Current risk starts before terrorists! (6) &lit

def paraphrased: Danger at the presence of terrorists

wordplay: CR (current risk "starts") placed before ISIS (infamous terrorist group)
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9904 ONSEN (5) A puzzle hidden in nonsense (5) def: A puzzle

nONSENse (hidden)
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9955 CORN (4) Cob of really nourishing origins! (4) &lit
C_ O_ R_ N_ (origins = first letters)
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6122 ANY CLUE THAT DOESN'T USE THE LETTER E (?) Fifth glyph that isn't in this hint! (1) ddef
fifth glyph = that isn't in this hint = E
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7919 HEAT (4) Hurricanes consume warmth (4) H + eat = Heat EricFox53 1
7920 ANY CLUE THAT HAS NO LETTERS IN COMMON WITH ITS ANSWER (?) Cuddle cutlery (5) ddef EricFox53 1
8238 SIX (3) Number nine after five (3) def: "Number"
wordplay: "nine" -> IX, placed after "five" (5) -> S
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9003 ANY CLUE THAT USES A MATHEMATICAL SEQUENCE OTHER THAN EVENS/ODDS TO INDEX (?) Carefully selected triangular exterior (5) Triangular indices: (C)a(r)ef(u)lly (s)elec(t)ed = CRUST
Exterior = def
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9779 SEVERANCE (9) Unusual seven-acre division (9) def: "Division"
SEVEN-ACRE*
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9879 ANY CLUE CONSISTING OF LETTERS FROM A SINGLE ROW OF YOUR KEYBOARD (?) TypeError root to proper etiquette (4) ddef: CODE EricFox53 1
9930 CONTACT (7) Agreement of no right to touch (7) def: Touch
agreement = CONTRACT
"of no right" = remove R
to = connector
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9935 CLUE THAT SIMULTANEOUSLY SATISFIES AS MANY PREVIOUS PROMPTS AS POSSIBLE (?) Kill; behead; chop up (3/4) https://cryptics.jackbrounstein.com/contest/1274-any-clue

https://cryptics.jackbrounstein.com/contest/1616-any-clue-but-grammar-doesnt-matter

https://cryptics.jackbrounstein.com/contest/56-ice-3

https://cryptics.jackbrounstein.com/contest/2334-any-clue-that-is-a-winning-clue-youve-stolen-off-a-past-contest-but-interpretted-to-somehow-solve-into-a-different-answer

https://cryptics.jackbrounstein.com/contest/1439-any-clue-whose-answer-is-a-boardcard-game (https://tinyurl.com/43pb6axs)

https://cryptics.jackbrounstein.com/contest/1439-any-clue-whose-answer-is-a-boardcard-game (https://tinyurl.com/5b6fup8r)

https://cryptics.jackbrounstein.com/contest/182-any-clue-incorporating-a-song-title (Explicit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQmJGXHnlZM)

https://cryptics.jackbrounstein.com/contest/2368-a-clue-that-could-get-you-charged-with-a-crime-if-spokenpublished-in-a-particular-context
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9952 SNAKE (5) ||She's naked, *hides schlong*|| (5) she'S NAKEd
def: schlong
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9953 SUPPORT (7) Help a group taking crazy pup (7) help = definition
a group = SORT
taking = containment indicator
crazy pup = UPP*
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10014 EARTH (5) Broken heart's world (5) broken = anagram indicator
heart = fodder
's = connector
world = definition
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10020 AIR (3) It comes from hairdryers! (3) &lit: hAIRdryers EricFox53 1
6164 THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY (3, 11, 5, 2, 3, 6) A sci-fi comedy, taxed Yu Tea, thick highlighters? O, he messed up. (3, 11, 5, 2, 3, 6) definition: "A sci-fi comedy"
wordplay: Anagram ("messed up") of "taxed Yu Tea, thick highlighters? O, he"
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7252 EEVEE (5) Pokémon eye for New Year’s Eve (5) EYE, replacement for “y” is EVE = EEVEE, a Pokémon EricFox53 0
9878 ANY CLUE CONSISTING OF LETTERS FROM A SINGLE ROW OF YOUR KEYBOARD (?) Prior to it, we require property (3) Hidden: wE REquire EricFox53 0
9881 ANY CLUE CONSISTING OF LETTERS FROM A SINGLE ROW OF YOUR KEYBOARD (?) 01010100 01110111 01101111 00101101 01110000 01100001 01110010 01110100 00100000 01100010 01110010 01100001 01101001 01101110 01111001 00100000 01100010 01101100 01100101 01101110 01100100 (6) In binary: "Two-part brainy blend"
def: Two-part
BINARY*
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9903 LIONESSES (9) No lies matter to roaring felines (9) no lies = fodder
matter = letter bank indicator
to = connector
roaring felines = definition
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10019 FIRE (4) Dismiss odds of FBI order (4) def: "dismiss"
"odds of FBI order" = (F)b(I) o(R)d(E)r
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