SoftFro

Contests started: NASH EQUILIBRIUM (4, 11), ANAGRIND (8), ANY CLUE STARTING WITH CALL IN (?), ZOOM (4), TURNIP (6), ANY CLUE THAT'S A VALID ACNH PASSPORT TITLE (?), AGNOMY (6), SCREED (6), ZYDECO (6), EDNASWAP (8), REPRESENTATIVE (14), KNAPP DANEBEN (5, 7), ABOUT (5), PEORIA (6), ANY CLUE ONLY USING WORDS FROM PERSON DO THING (?), NAVEM MERCIBUS IMPLERE (5, 8, 7), SLOWPOKE (8)

Contests won: SAMUS (5), ANY CLUE INCORPORATING A PUZZLE GENRE (?), PERIDOT(7), VIRIDIAN (8), DOMINION (8), ARGUMENT (8), HEDGEHOG (8), ANAGRIND (8), ANY CLUE USING A WORDPLAY DEVICE FROM PEACHES (?), AMBIGRAM (8), MINI GOLF (8), MEME (4), GIGAHERTZ (9), RESOLUTION (10), APT (3), AGNOMY (6), PECCADILLO (10)

All Submissions

Clue ID Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By Likes
2815 MEME (4) Me: Also me: ! (4) &lit: "Me: Also me:" is a ME+ME format. SoftFro 10
2447 OZONE (5) Olive starter with zero-cal pizza alternative gives gas (5) O_+(-cal)ZONE = "gas" SoftFro 8
4524 ANY CLUE THAT'S A VALID ACNH PASSPORT TITLE (?) Detailed Party Animal (4) CROW(-d) = [animal] SoftFro 8
1099 PERIDOT(7) Billionaire acquires Gem State gem (7) PER(ID)OT SoftFro 6
4115 ALADDIN (7) Disney lead attracted to princess, penned by composer Menken! (7) Disney lead: D_
attracted to: concatenation
princess: DI
penned by composer Menken: contained in ALAN
&lit
SoftFro 6
332 SAMUS (5) Smash character and famous Prime series lead! S_+(prime letters from fAMoUs)+S_, &lit SoftFro 5
1392 DOMINION (8) Social event with Hireling or Disciple! (8) DO+MINION is a board game where some cards are named Hireling and Disciple SoftFro 5
1041 ANY CLUE INCORPORATING A PUZZLE GENRE (?) Country road follows logical operation (6) "Country"=NOR+WAY SoftFro 4
1418 ARGUMENT (8) Complex angle, uh, in silver (8) Complex angle = ARG(UM)ENT SoftFro 4
1844 AMBIGRAM (8) “The Good Place” writer Megan going around vast suns, perhaps (8) suns, perhaps = AM(BIG)RAM SoftFro 4
4529 ANY CLUE THAT'S A VALID ACNH PASSPORT TITLE (?) Very First Mega Star (4) (m -> V)EGA = star SoftFro 4
1100 PEACHES (7) What's behind '[Bleep] the Pain Away' without help! (7) What's behind [Bleep] the = _P _E
Pain = ACHE
Away = ASIDE
without help = -AIDE
&lit (PEACHES is a solo artist, thus "without help")
SoftFro 3
1792 ANY CLUE USING A WORDPLAY DEVICE FROM PEACHES (?) Blooper jumps into water to get Mario Kart racers (7) DIVES -> DRIVERS SoftFro 3
2060 MINI GOLF (8) Male Spanish swordsman in fiction heads to lone field where you might find a windmill (8) M+INIGO+L_+F_ = where you might find a windmill.
This isn't about Don Quixote.
SoftFro 3
2235 KINK (4) Indiana divides leaderless hate group from South Bend (4) "Bend" = (-k)K(IN)K SoftFro 3
3763 GIGAHERTZ (9) Shitty robot maker Simone has a frustrated outburst a billion times per second (9) GI(GAH)ERTZ = a billion times per second SoftFro 3
5329 ANY CLUE/ANSWER REFERENCING A CHRISTMAS SONG (?) "Baby It's Cold Outside" contains bits of horrifyingly icky lyrics (5) Cold outside = C_D
bits of horrifyingly icky lyrics = H_ I_ L_
Baby = C(H_+I_+L_)D
SoftFro 3
6768 ANY CLUE THAT IS A JOKE WITH A PUNCHLINE (?) "Knock knock." "Who's there?" "No outer husk." "No outer husk who?" "Finally, something with ears." (5 4) Anagram "KNOCK WHO'S THERE", deleting H_K, H_K, and _O to get "something with ears" = SWEET CORN. I guess the asker had been knocking on other doors and nobody had replied? Look I'm sorry that the joke makes no sense. SoftFro 3
768 INFERNAL (8) Some affairs of Mr. Hargrove are truly devilish (8) "Some affairs" = INTERNAL
"of Mr. Hargrove" = T -> F
SoftFro 2
1346 VIRIDIAN (8) Upside-down one, capt. in mostly green! (8) one: I
capt.: DIR
mostly green: NAIV_
&lit: _VI(RID+I)AN< is the green-ish gravity-flipping captain in VVVVVV.
SoftFro 2
1752 ANAGRIND (8) Elsa’s sister smiled. “Say something crazy?” (8) "Anna grinned". [Something crazy] is def, surface is a Frozen quote. SoftFro 2
1869 THE SUN (3, 3) Our star actor takes a turn filling in for actress Zadora (3,3) Our star: def
actor: THESPIAN
takes a turn filling in for actress Zadora: replace PIA with U
SoftFro 2
2023 EMPANADA (8) After a long dash, "giant" Bear has a turnover (8) turnover = EM+PAN(A)DA
Surface is supposed to make it sound like I know how sports work.
SoftFro 2
3855 CUP (3) Psyche leaves Eros a symbol of union (3) CUP(-id) = [a symbol of union] SoftFro 2
4532 APT (3) Topless Gap suit's close fitting (3) Topless Gap = AP
suit's close = _T
fitting = APT
SoftFro 2
5292 ANY CLUE WHOSE SURFACE READS AS AN EQUATION (??) Ten minus root ten plus one hundred plus two times sin(ten) equals tent (10) Ten minus root ten = (-t)EN
one hundred = C
two times = AM+PM
sin(ten) = ENT*
Def: tent = ENCAMPMENT
SoftFro 2
5387 ANY CLUE WHICH INCORPORATES A CAESAR CIPHER (?) A frantic exclamation may call this shift-1 char (4) shift-1 CHAR -> DIBS SoftFro 2
1260 SHALLOTS (8) Drunkards in possession of rogue computer, primarily light bulbs (8) bulbs = S(HAL+L_)OTS SoftFro 1
1572 HEDGEHOG (8) Prevent an opponent from returning to the stage after Final Smash from Sonic, e.g. (8) _H+EDGEHOG = [Sonic, e.g.] SoftFro 1
1586 ANY CLUE ENDING IN A BEAN (7, 7) City known for a NASCAR track and an all-bacon mixture inside a bean (7,7) The Talladega Superspeedway is in LI(NCOLN ALABA)*MA. SoftFro 1
1599 NASH EQUILIBRIUM (4, 11) Northern woman who takes a tranquilizer when prisoners betray each other (4, 11) [Northern] = N
[woman] = SHE
[who] = QUI
[takes a] = insert A
[tranquilizer] = LIBRIUM
[when prisoners betray each other] = N+(A)+SHE+QUI+LIBRIUM
SoftFro 1
4010 RESOLUTION (10) Concerning the answer to 2560 x 1600, for instance (10) RE+SOLUTION = [2560 x 1600, for instance] SoftFro 1
6034 BAD (3) Singer Benatar voiced a Michael Jackson song (3) Singer Benatar = PAT, but voice all the consonants SoftFro 1
6504 HOOSEGOW (8) Ring taken by rogue who goes to jail (8) HO(O)SEGOW* (rogue is the anagrind) SoftFro 1
6811 PECCADILLO (10) It's a minor sin to knock over a cushion, according to the reverend (10) Spoonerism of "deck a pillow". SoftFro 1
2132 ANY CLUE STARTING WITH CALL IN (?) Call in BINGO BONGO (4, 2, 3, 4) ddef: BANG ON THE DRUM is a bingo call, and according to somewhat questionable sources BONGO is also a verb meaning the same. SoftFro 0
2959 ANY CLUE THAT RESOLVES TO THE EMPTY STRING (0) Everyone who votes for this clue is crazy (0) [Everyone who votes for this clue] = * SoftFro 0
3439 ANY CLUE WITH PRINTER'S DEVILRY AS WORDPLAY (?) After we heard about recent ops throughout the continent, we were to let relations crumble. He hates this (7) ...tolD EU-SOVIet...
def: "He hates this"
SoftFro 0
3988 CHEW (4) Jersey Girl features that guy with no Oscar nom (4) Jersey Girl = COW
features that guy = insert HE
with no Oscar = -O
nom = def
SoftFro 0
4198 ENNUI (5) Reportedly, setting for Switch (Nintendo system) yields dissatisfaction (5) "on Wii" = dissatisfaction SoftFro 0
4537 AGNOMY (6) Many go crazy for heyawake author (6) AGNOMY* = [heyawake author] SoftFro 0
4629 STRIPED (7) Streaked, slept, missed a fifth of recitation, and got an F (7) slept = RESTED
a fifth of recitation = RE
F = RIP
(-re)ST(RIP)ED
SoftFro 0
5369 IS (2) Endures half-finished uninspired puzzle (2) This one goes out to my solver.
Endures is the def., and a half-finished uninspired puzzle is IS(-is).
SoftFro 0
5670 NOPE (4) You wish every other couple followed Fourth Mibnt (4) "You wish" = _N_+_O_P_E. Surface refers to the popular relationship blog Fourth Mibnt. SoftFro 0
7131 ANY CLUE ONLY USING WORDS FROM PERSON DO THING (?) Have on, with no real place (4) SPO(-r)T = place SoftFro 0

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