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Contests started: ANY CLUE THAT ONLY USES THE TEN HUNDRED MOST COMMON WORDS FROM XKCD'S THING EXPLAINER (?)

Contests won: MINESWEEPER (11), TENTS (5), SLANT (5)

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Clue ID Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By Likes
10041 TENTS (5) T-t-t-t-t-t-t-t-t-t-teepees (5) ddef
t t t t t t t t t t = TEN T'S
teepees = TENTS
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10022 MINESWEEPER (11) A game about numbers -- prime, complex, round, cardinal, square, irrational numbers (11) A game about numbers = def
prime complex = MIPER anagram
round = container indicator
cardinal square = NESW (drawn out, these cardinal directions make a square)
irrational numbers = EE
Final parse: MI(NESW + EE)PER*
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10037 HYDROPHOBIC (11) Scared of water drop? How come? I've heard before: being surrounded by water -- big body of water, some have said -- replaces extreme feeling (11) scared of water = def
drop = DROP
how come? I've heard = Y (homophone of "why")
before = Y comes before DROP
being surrounded by = container indicator
water = HHO (chemical formula for water)
big = BIG
body of water some have said = C (homophone of "sea")
replaces = C replaces G in BIG
extreme feeling = G (last letter)
Final parse: H(Y + DROP)HO + BI(g->C)
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10091 SLANT (5) Change pitch, turn! (5) &lit
change pitch = shift solfege note by one
turn = STINT
parse: S(ti -> LA)NT
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10226 GUITALELE (9) Instrument’s craft includes yarn (9) instrument = def
craft = GUILE
includes = container
yarn = TALE
final parse = GUI(TALE)LE
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10031 SATURN (6) Sixth planet, sports golden rings (oddly, primarily seven) around it! (6) &lit
Sixth planet = T
sports = container indicator
golden = AU
rings oddly = RNS
primarily seven around it = move S from end to start
Final parse: (+S) + A(T)U + RN(-s)
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10101 HIJACK (6) First aid comes in right before the fast part to take over (6) first aid comes = AC
in = container indicator
right before the last part = HIJK (fast part of alphabet song is "lmnop", "hijk" is right before that)
to take over = def
parse = HIJ(A_ + C_)K
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