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Contests started: IXPOWHXQELZTBUMXDS (18), 867-5309 (3-4), ANY CLUE WHOSE SURFACE IS A STRING OF SEVEN OR MORE EMOJI (?), IRON (III) CHLORIDE (4 (3) 8), SWAN LAKE YACHT KIOSK (4 4 5 5), HUMUHUMUNUKUNUKUĀPUA'A (20'1), PRETTY GIRL IN CRIMSON ROSE (8) (6, 4, 2, 7, 4 (1)), BOOKS THAT ARE BORING (5 4 3 6), WACKY TOBACKY (5,7), SYNTAX ERROR (6, 5), 鏡 雨 (1, 1), IN THE DETAILS (2, 3, 7), CALICA (6), L1K (3), 52 (2 OR 5-3), I DON’T KNOW (1, 3’1, 4)

Contests won: IXPOWHXQELZTBUMXDS (18), DIME, FIFTY-FIFTY (5-5), NASDAQ (6), 漫畫 (2), REFRIGERATOR (12), FACTORIAL (9), PEORIA (6)

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Clue ID Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By Likes
6207 漫畫 (2) Transcript of Japanese comic read traditionally: "Brush field one." "Say 'net' again." "Water." (2) "Transcript of Japanese comic" (def) + read top-down, right-to-left: 聿 (radical 129, "brush"), 田 (radical 102, "field"), 一 (radical 1, "one") ⺜(form of radical 73, "say"), 罒 (form of radical 122, "net"), 又 (radical 29, "again"), 氵(form of radical 85, "water") Cheshire 4
6001 DIME In Madrid, tell me where to make a sharp turn (4) "Dime" is Spanish for "tell me"; "where to make a sharp turn" is the definition Cheshire 3
6096 ANY CLUE WHOSE SURFACE IS A PALINDROME (?) Evil olive (4) "Barren brownish-green" is a ddef for DRAB Cheshire 3
6102 NASDAQ (6) Stock market Q-and-A's are dodgy (6) QANDAS* Cheshire 3
6000 FIFTY-FIFTY (5-5) Nothing fair (5-5) Ddef: "50 minus 50" is nothing, while "fifty fifty" is fair Cheshire 2
6013 AESTHETICS (10) Put ashes on the jerks, they're always fashionable (10) Ashes = Æs; "the jerks" = "the tics" Cheshire 2
6044 TITTLE (6) One of Beijing's Three Tenors set in stone (6) "One of Beijing's three" = definition
Tenors (TT) set in stone (TILE)
Cheshire 2
6101 BOBBINS (7) Dylan takes out the trash (7) BOB + BINS
"Bobbins" is British slang for "junk"
Cheshire 2
6141 ANY CLUE WHOS SURFACE IS A PALNDROME, HAS SEVEN OR MORE EMOJIS, AND DOESNT USE THE LETTER E (?) 😢😢😢😢😢😢😢 (1) 😢 (7x def) Cheshire 2
6256 DEMISEMIHEMIDEMISEMIQUAVER (26) His voice trembles after repeatedly sampling his EDM sound with Six Flags (26) QUAVER after HISEDM (letter bank)

A 256th note is typically portrayed having "six flags" in a musical score
Cheshire 2
6310 ELLIPSIS (8) Fiji's crown... (8) (ddef) Cheshire 2
6421 REFRIGERATOR (12) Rare tiger for refurbished appliance (12) RARETIGERFOR* Cheshire 2
6610 POLYDACTYLY (11) Condition of "Paralyzer" artist: it's demonstrated throughout every line of Homer's epic poems? ddef: "Paralyzer" was a hit by Finger Eleven, while the original Greek versions of the Odyssey and Iliad were written in dactylic hexameter Cheshire 2
7028 PEORIA (6) It's a city in Europe (or I am lying) (6) Euro(pe or I a)m Cheshire 2
5914 DOZE (4) Just shy of twelve winks (4) Just shy of twelve = (DOZE)n; "winks" is the definition Cheshire 1
5929 IXPOWHXQELZTBUMXDS (18) During nine left-wing politicians' pandemic coverage, a loveless Doctor Cross and a homeless man trap a confused quetzal and steal its gold; the whole thing signals a traumatic ending (18) Nine = IX

Left-wing politicians = Ds

Nine left-wing politicians' pandemic coverage = IX (POX) Ds

During nine left-wing politicians' pandemic coverage, a loveless Doctor (WHO - O) Cross (X) and a homeless man (BUM) = IX [PO (WHX BUM) X ] DS

During nine left-wing politicians' pandemic coverage, a loveless Doctor Cross and a homeless man trap a confused quetzal (QELZTAU) and steal its gold (-AU) = IX{PO[WHX(QELZT)BUM]X}DS

"The whole thing signals a traumatic ending" = definition
Cheshire 1
6027 BAD (3) Dirty Beyoncé commercial (3) (def) + "B ad" Cheshire 1
6086 JUMENTOUS (9) One diet soda additive in e-cigarettes left out will create the strong scent of horse urine! (9) One diet soda additive (MENTO) in e-cigarettes (JUULS) left out (-L) & def Cheshire 1
6401 HUMUHUMUNUKUNUKUĀPUA'A (20'1) Bizarrely-named fish recipe: "punk ham as needed" (20'1) PUNKHAM (letter bank) Cheshire 1
6443 LIL NAS X (3, 3, 1) Rapper "Richard Nililnon" is an example of this (3, 3, 1) ddef: LIL NAS X / LILN AS X Cheshire 1
6463 ⚠️(1) Hazardous sign of global warning? (1) (ddef) Cheshire 1
6641 FACTORIAL (9) Operation! (9) (ddef) Cheshire 1
6702 ANY CLUE WHOSE ANSWER IS A BOARD/CARD GAME (?) "Unhinged" game: cheating, right! (5: 3 9) MAGICTHEGATHERING* &lit
"Unhinged" is a set of non-tournament-legal cards in Magic
Cheshire 1
6731 BAGS (4) Grabs silver buried in bluff (4) B(AG)S Cheshire 1
6028 QUINQUAGENARIAN (15) Potential energy in between two charges associated with amber arranged in an era that started in 1971 (15) (U in) inside "qq"; UAG "amber" stop codon; "in an era" anagrammed

Definition: "That started in 1971"
Cheshire 0
6036 MESOTHELIOMA (12) Subject of many suits is home to male drunk (12) "Subject of many suits" = def; "is home to male" anag. Cheshire 0
6088 ANY CLUE WHOSE SURFACE IS A PALINDROME (?) Al lets Della call Ed "Stella"? (5) WEIRD (ddef) Cheshire 0
6163 QUESTION MARK OR ? (8 4 or 1) Make a Blogatog submission? (8 4) ddef: "Blogatog" is a Tumblr feed where users can ask questions to Mark Rosewater, the most well-known designer of Magic: the Gathering cards. Cheshire 0
6419 NAN (3) Flight itinerary: Los Angeles, CA to Spokane, WA to Santa Fe, NM to Billings, MT to St. Louis, MO to Lincoln, NE to Lubbock, TX to Duluth, MN to Memphis, TN to Atlanta, GA to Detroit, MI to Raleigh, NC to Syracuse, NY to finally arrive at Fiji's largest international airport (3) Connect-the-dots as wordplay; The IATA code for Nadi International Airport, which handles nearly all international flights to Fiji, is NAN Cheshire 0
6464 ANY INFINITE STRING (♾️) Pie product has transcendental value (okay, it's actually about 8.54) (♾️) ddef: π*e = 8.5397342226735670654635508695465744950348885357651149618796011301792286111573308075725638697104739439137749425116774676463211875... Cheshire 0
6603 TITS UP (4, 2) Dead birder's comment, perhaps (4,2) ddef Cheshire 0
6624 INSOUCIANT (10) Frivolous auctions in derangement (10) AUCTIONSIN*, with no letters ending up where they started Cheshire 0
6899 TO BOOT (2, 4) Even farther toward fire (2, 4) “Toward” = “to”
“Fire” = “boot” from a company, as a verb
Cheshire 0
6907 ANY CLUE THAT USES TEXT EMOTICONS SOMEHOW (?) (^◕ᴥ◕^) |┬┴┬┴┤_・)⁾├┬┴┬┴| (¬_¬) --------- (a,T) (3) CAT: sounds like "see a T" Cheshire 0

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