lavaloid

Contests started: GROUNDBREAKING (14), COCONUT (7)

Contests won: TANGIBLE (8), SLALOM (6), OK (2)

All Submissions

Clue ID Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By Likes
9614 TANGIBLE (8) Concrete table absorbed spilled gin (8) TA[GIN*]BLE = def. concrete lavaloid 4
9804 SLALOM (6) Puzzle type where loop is restricted by small reordering (6) Puzzle type = defn.
where = link word
loop = O
is restricted by = insertion indicator
small reordering = SLALM (anag.)
lavaloid 4
9664 IDIOCY (6) Announcement from head of engineering department of Chevron spelled out absolute nonsense (6) Announcement from ... spelled out: gramogram indicator
head of: first letter indicator
engineering department of Chevron: EDOC

absolute nonsense: definition
lavaloid 2
9899 IFFY (4) Improbable equivalence to vertical axis (4) def: Improbable

equivalence: IFF
to: connecting word
vertical axis: Y
lavaloid 2
10131 OK (2) Fine state (2) ddef: Okay / Oklahoma lavaloid 2
10068 OUT OF TUNE (3, 2, 4) A little flat which, initially, one Ugandan tenant offers fairly to a French one (3, 2, 4) O___ U___ T___ O__ F___ T____ + UNE

def: a little flat
lavaloid 1
10072 CURRY (5) The spicy food is going cold, hurry! (5) def: the spicy food

going cold = H -> C
[C]URRY
lavaloid 1
10095 CHEESE GRATER (6, 6) Encourage to possess (without example) separate kitchen gadget (6, 6) encourage: CHEER
to possess: containment indicator
without example: -EG
separate: SEGREGATE

CHEE (SEGR (-eg) ATE) R

def: kitchen gadget
lavaloid 1
9775 VIEW (4) Six disgusted remarks of scene (4) six = VI
disgusted remark = EW

def. scene = VIEW
lavaloid 0
9958 CORONER (7) One who studies COVID-19 without a forensic pathologist, maybe (7) One who studies: -ER suffix (e.g. philosopher)
COVID-19: CORONA
without A: remove A

forensic pathologist, maybe: def
lavaloid 0
9960 CORNER (6) One who studies COVID-19 without a love of predicament (6) One who studies: -ER suffix (e.g. philosopher)
COVID-19: CORONA
without a love: remove A O
of: connecting word

predicament: def
lavaloid 0
9974 MERCURY (7) Freddie is 80 (7) ddef: Freddie Mercury / 80 on periodic table lavaloid 0
10024 SATURN (6) TAS run messed up by object from outer space (6) TASRUN anag.
def: object from outer space
lavaloid 0
10040 AIR (3) Launch Artificial Intelligence before end of December (3) def: launch [a projectile]
AI + _____R
lavaloid 0
10141 STEALTH (7) Weird tale, infiltrating something in secrecy (7) S (TEAL*) TH = secrecy lavaloid 0
10308 TERRITORY (9) Region created when author Pratchett ate spoiled roti (9) Region = defn.
created when = linking word
author Pratchett = TERRY
ate = containment
spoiled roti = ROTI anag.

region = TER(RITO*)RY
lavaloid 0

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