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Contests won: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (1, 9, 5, 6), CERULEAN (8), ARTIFACT (8), GROOKEY (7), SPOUT (5), TOWER (5), SKEPTICISM (10), ANGLE (5), BEAN (4), HAZE (4), ACRIMONIOUS (11), THEME (5), ARTIFICER (9), XIMENES (7), MICROSOFT (9), BOND (4), ARCEUS (6), SEESAW (6), SYNONYM (7), CARAMEL (7), CEDAR (5), AMARETTO (8), DISCOMFORT (10), OOF (3), MASCARA (7), DICTIONARY (10), ENGLISH (7), DEJA VU (4, 2), GULES (5), VEGAN (5), BLACK (5), DUBIOUS (7), HOT DOG (3, 3), BUTTER (6), ROBUST (6), CRAMP/CRAMPS (5/6), HARDBASS (8), SERENE (6), SANTA (5), FESTS (5), ANY CLUE WHOSE ANSWER IS AN MLP:FIM CHARACTER (?), ROLLER COASTER (6, 7), ALARM (5), KILN (4), NOR (3), R'LYEH (5), HEAD (4), GALLIPOLI (9), SALIERI (7), AFRO (4), PAN (3), ANY CLUE WHOSE SURFACE CONTAINS A CROSSWORD CLUE, AIRING OF GRIEVANCES (6, 2, 10), ESSE (4), HEMLOCK (7), FLIBBERTIGIBBET (15), SILHOUETTE (10), AILUROPHILE (11), ANY CLUE WHOS SURFACE IS A PALNDROME, HAS SEVEN OR MORE EMOJIS, AND DOESNT USE THE LETTER E (?), QUOTE UNQUOTE (5, 7), SWAN LAKE YACHT KIOSK (4 4 5 5)

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5258 ANY CLUE WHOSE SURFACE CONTAINS A CROSSWORD CLUE A winning clue: "It's consumed after trot about Equestria, primarily? (5)", for example (4, 9) Inner clue is TORT*+E, being a dessert, it's defined by "It's consumed after".
Outer clue is
It's is a connector
"consumed" = ATE
trot = CANTER
Equestria, primarily = E_
(5), for example = NUM
giving "A winning clue" = CANT(E_+NUM)ER+ATE (from https://cryptics.jackbrounstein.com/contest/1055-list-4)
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2745 MICROSOFT (9) Sitcom for weird bunch of nerds (9) SITCOMFOR* skaldskaparmal 8
5087 HEAD (4) Brain, stomach, foot, teeth, heart, and skin (4) stomach foot = H
teeth heart = E
and skin = AD
Def is Brain, as in "use your brain/use your head"
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3411 CEDAR (5) Undergrad ecologist protects overturned tree (5) undergRAD ECologist contains CEDAR backwards. skaldskaparmal 7
5114 SALIERI (7) Mozart? He's not Israeli. That's ridiculous. (7) ISRAELI* = Mozart he's not skaldskaparmal 7
5182 AFRO (4) Playing fa or do (4) FAOR* = (hair)do skaldskaparmal 7
1016 ANY CLUE INCORPORATING A SONG TITLE (?) Right after a Party In The CIA, we ate here (9) C(A+FETE+R)IA skaldskaparmal 6
1156 GROOKEY (7) Green starter, along with hopper, and one often surrounded by water! (7) Green starter = G
hopper = ROO
one often surrounded by water = KEY (e.g. florida keys)

&lit. (Grookey is the green starter along with hopper Scorbunny and water type Sobble)
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2744 ANY LIMERICK CLUE WITH AABBA RHYME SCHEME (?) There once was a man from Peru / Who took in a novice anew / What followed was they / Had the oddest ballet / It could hardly be believed but it's true. (13) NOVICE* inside INCA + BaLlEt = INCONCEIVABLE skaldskaparmal 6
3860 HARDBASS (8) Bard has arranged show's opening music (8) (HARDBAS)*+S_ = music skaldskaparmal 6
4763 ROLLER COASTER (6, 7) Spooner's fuel for a fire or an oven is something quite unpredictable (6, 7) Spoonerism of COAL OR ROASTER
Def Something quite unpredictable
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5092 GALLIPOLI (9) Turkey part from Thanksgiving, finally wholly cut up and eaten by two (9) _G+ALL+I(POL<)I = Turkey part (down clue only) skaldskaparmal 6
1107 VANILLA (7) Basically nothing between Virginia and Louisiana (7) VA + NIL + LA skaldskaparmal 5
1373 SPOUT (5) Blather from angry POTUS (5) (POTUS)* skaldskaparmal 5
1437 SKEPTICISM (10) Doctor picks times for reservations (10) (PICKS TIMES)* skaldskaparmal 5
1465 ANGLE (5) Guts of mangled fish (5) _ANGLE_ skaldskaparmal 5
3649 OOF (3) A terrible thing has happened. Not even Frodo returned (3) Not even Frodo returned = Remove the even letters of FrOdO, and reverse, giving OOF.
A terrible thing has happened = OOF in the sense of an interjection signaling empathy.
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3694 MASCARA (7) Makeup mom applies primarily to conceal scar (7) Mom = MA
Applies primarily = A
Together, they conceal SCAR between them.
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4816 ALARM (5) Weird performer: "What's up my sleeve? It'll shock you!" (5) Weird performer = AL
What's up my sleeve = ARM
It'll shock you = AL+ARM
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5231 PAN (3) Pot roast (3) ddef skaldskaparmal 5
5871 SILHOUETTE (10) Entity made of pure darkness is let out. And he's mad. (10) Entity made of pure darkness = anagram of IS LET OUT HE skaldskaparmal 5
982 CERULEAN (8) Hollow cave with neural abberation at the end! (8) C__E + (NEURAL)* &lit (referring to Cerulean cave, where at the end you catch scientifically engineered psychic Pokemon Mewtwo) skaldskaparmal 4
1030 ANY CLUE INCORPORATING A SONG TITLE (?) Not again! Crazy killer record is Never Gonna Give You Up (10) (KILLER RECORD)* - RE (prefix meaning "again") = RICKROLLED skaldskaparmal 4
1047 ANY CLUE INCORPORATING A PUZZLE GENRE (?) Encountered a puzzle genre (4) MET + A skaldskaparmal 4
1591 THEME (5) The melody, essentially! (5) hidden word &lit. skaldskaparmal 4
1632 SEE (3) Church notice (3) ddef (Church, as in e.g. the Holy See) skaldskaparmal 4
2783 LIGHT (5) Small left, then right, left, right (5) Small is the definition.
Left = L
Right (R) left (subtracted from) Right (literal) = RIGHT - R = IGHT
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3260 ARCEUS (6) Pokemon care about us (6) Pokemon = (CARE)* + US skaldskaparmal 4
3327 HONK (4) Beep beep beep beep, beeeep beeeep beeeep, beeeep beep, beeeep beep beeeep, beeeeeeeep (4) Morse code for HONK, plus one extra beeeeeeeep for the definition. skaldskaparmal 4
3328 HONK (4) Dear... Yes, your driving is bad and puts people in danger (4) Dear = HON, Yes = K
Your driving is bad and puts people in danger = The meaning imparted when you HONK your car horn
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3809 HOT DOG (3, 3) God, to Hebrews: "Eating this is not right!" (3, 3) Hidden word clued by "eating this" found leftwards ("is not right") &lit skaldskaparmal 4
3998 SANTA (5) Worker in snowy Arctic, primarily! (5) S_(ANT)A_ &lit skaldskaparmal 4
4821 KILN (4) What produced the pots Link smashed? (4) anagram of LINK skaldskaparmal 4
5069 ANY CLUE THAT'S &LIT AND A QUESTIONABLE DEF?! (?) He spoke to us (after translation)?! (9) HE+ROD+OTUS*, Metaphorically spoke to us through his writings (though for most of us, it needed to be translated from Greek) skaldskaparmal 4
5100 R'LYEH (5) Hey, loser! Remove your quite unnecessary innards and come back to the nightmare corpse city, built in measureless aeons behind history by the vast loathsome shapes that seeped down from the dark stars. (5) HEY L_R backwards skaldskaparmal 4
1093 PEACHES (7) Gym hurts fruits (7) PE + ACHES skaldskaparmal 3
1128 PALLET (6) Town where everyone is captivated by a companion. (6) P(ALL)ET (semi &lit) skaldskaparmal 3
1292 BABA (4) You changed, ABBA. (4) (BABA)*

You is the definition, since, of course, Baba is you.
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1379 TOWER (5) Keep a tugboat (5) ddef. A tugboat tows other boats and thus is a tower. skaldskaparmal 3
1487 HAZE (4) Harass 19th president, say (4) Homophone of "Hayes".
Harass, as in fraternity hazing.
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1493 ACRIMONIOUS (11) A father of Zeus ate 'im and Hera's priestess. Nasty. (11) A + CR(IM)ON(IO)US

Very nasty indeed: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturn_Devouring_His_Son
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1684 ARTIFICER (9) A terrific, eccentric inventor (9) (A TERRIFIC)* skaldskaparmal 3
1687 XIMENES (7) Crossword author is seen confused after mix-up (7) SEEN* after MIX reversed skaldskaparmal 3
1748 J.LO (1.2) Juliet left Oscar for a movie star (1.2) J+L+O skaldskaparmal 3
3225 CLUE CONTAINING A PIECE OR TERM FROM CHESS (?) Fears moving a bishop (7) (A BISHOP)* = PHOBIAS skaldskaparmal 3
3262 BOND (4) Chemical interaction inherent to carbon dating (4) carBON Dating skaldskaparmal 3
3276 SEESAW (6) Watch a scary movie and rock gently back and forth (6) Watch a scary movie = SEE SAW skaldskaparmal 3
3317 ISTHMUS (7) There's none more famous than *Panama's Outrageous Sushi!™* There's no (SUSHI TM)* more famous than Panama. skaldskaparmal 3
3334 SYNONYM (7) Nintendo? Your mother initially went after refurbished Sony equivalent (7) N_ Y_ M_ after (SONY)* skaldskaparmal 3
3415 SPEEDRUN (8) Story woven by Spooner of a video game challenge (8) Spoonerism of "Read spun" skaldskaparmal 3
3446 DANCER (6) $1000 becomes comfortable start for Jeopardy! performer (6) DAN[g->C]ER skaldskaparmal 3
3472 AMARETTO (8) A mother otter returned quatrevingtneuf's really yummy ice cream (8) A + MA + RETTO< skaldskaparmal 3
3698 DICTIONARY (10) Anagram indicator inventory concludes. It contains every word. (10) Anagram indicator = DICTIONAR (with anagram as the anagram indicator)
Inventory concludes = Y
It contains every word is the definition.
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3736 ELEMENT (7) One of the pieces singer Fitzgerald intended for us to hear (7) One of the pieces = homophone of ELLA MEANT, clued by "for us to hear" skaldskaparmal 3
3852 ROBUST (6) Robot wanting love hugs us tight (6) ROB(-o)(US)T = tight skaldskaparmal 3
4053 ANY CLUE WHOSE ANSWER IS AN MLP:FIM CHARACTER (?) Trixie's henchman's songs occasionally describe timeless end (5 or 6) songs occasionally = S_N_S
describe = container
timeless = (-t)
end = TIP or TAIL, giving
S_N_((-t)IP)S or S_N_((-t)AIL)S
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4686 ANY CLUE WHOSE WORDPLAY IS A REBUS (?) Good luck, Gale (5, 1, 3) BREAK A LEG skaldskaparmal 3
5316 ANY CLUE WHOSE SURFACE READS AS AN EQUATION (??) Like "{} = Hom(M, T)" (5) Homophone of MT = EMPTY skaldskaparmal 3
5347 ESSE (4) Soul sees *Inside Out* (4) Put the EE inside of SEES on the outside skaldskaparmal 3
5391 PANICKING (9) Father stealing chickens might be doing this? (9) PA+NICKING = chickens might be doing this skaldskaparmal 3
5503 BRIC-A-BRAC (4-1-4) Knickknacks and rib broken as taxi collides with another vehicle heading the opposite direction (4-1-4) BRI*+CAB+RAC< skaldskaparmal 3
5865 FLIBBERTIGIBBET (15) Nitwit storyteller describes Lima: "Place to the west, large, within Tibet" (15) Nitwit = F(L)IBBER+TI(GIB<)BET skaldskaparmal 3
6135 ANY CLUE WHOS SURFACE IS A PALNDROME, HAS SEVEN OR MORE EMOJIS, AND DOESNT USE THE LETTER E (?) M :flag_as: :flag_as: :flag_as: :flag_as: :flag_as: :flag_as: :flag_as: M (4) M+AS'S (defined by M, as an abbreviation) skaldskaparmal 3
6167 THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY (3, 11, 5, 2, 3, 6) The problem with Ike and Romeo's escort to the party: they're carrying a kind of bomb and two axes. But this book says don't panic. (3, 11, 5, 2, 3, 6) The problem = THE HITCH
with Ike and Romeo's = append IKER'S
escort to the party = GUIDE TO THE GALA
they're carrying = container (they're is referring to all the previous words)
a kind of bomb = H
making THE HITCH(H)IKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALA
and two axes = append XY
but = connector
Defined by "This book says don't panic" (on its cover)
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6203 QUOTE UNQUOTE (5, 7) So-called "United Nations" (5, 7) So-called = QUOTE+UN+QUOTE skaldskaparmal 3
966 PLENARY (7) Complete mess of lean Romeo found in Python PLENARY = P[(LEAN)* + R]Y skaldskaparmal 2
1356 ISLAND (6) According to Donne, no man can be made from over 500 nails exploding (6) [(ISLAN)* + D]<

Def is "According to Donne, no man", referencing John Donne's "No man is an island"
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1357 QUALIFY (7) Win from equal, if you can (7) eQUAL IF You can skaldskaparmal 2
1375 QUIET (5) Quite interesting alien has you speechless (5) QI + ET contains U skaldskaparmal 2
1424 ARGUMENT (8) Part of a course in Python! (8) ddef &lit.
In a Monty Python sketch, you can buy a course of ten arguments, and you would learn about arguments if learning to program using Python.
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1473 BEAN (4) Fruit punch (4) ddef.
A bean is botanically a fruit
To bean someone is to punch them
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1513 DELETE (6) Elide, let end, extract! (6) Hidden word (indicated by "extract") in eliDE LET End.

&lit. Each of "elide", "let end", "extract", can mean "delete"
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1635 DO (2) Either half of the dead bird will be enough (2) Either half of DODO skaldskaparmal 2
1664 SMASH (5) Crack remote computer connection with mom (5) SSH (secure shell) around MA skaldskaparmal 2
1785 ANY CLUE USING A WORDPLAY DEVICE FROM PEACHES (?) Bowsette married early (3) Bowsette: WEDDED -> WEE (as in the wee hours) skaldskaparmal 2
1803 CAKE (4) Charlie, nude, takes cover (4) C + _AKE_, def is "cover" as in to cake something in mud. skaldskaparmal 2
3271 OEDIPUS (7) I, at heart: awkward pseudo-famous riddle solver (7) anagram PSEUDO with I at the heart = (OED(I)PUS)*, who famously solved the riddle of the Sphinx. skaldskaparmal 2
3369 LEVEL FIFTY ONE (5, 5, 3) Where you might find heart and charm! (5, 5, 3) &lit ddef. In the two iterations of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, you can find these treasures on level 51 of the savage labyrinth, and these are qualities of the puzzler. skaldskaparmal 2
3538 MORSE CODE (5, 4) Viking law: Leader to make first maritime communication (5, 4) Viking law = NORSE CODE
Leader to make first = replace first letter with first letter of make
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3565 LUPINE (6) Fierce rival ended up in the final (6) rival ended = L
UP IN is literal
the final = E
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3630 DISCOMFORT (10) Upset dev lead hacked Microsoft (10) Upset is the definition (which feels okay as a noun but I think it works better as a verb -- to discomfort someone).

Dev lead = D

Hacked microsoft = ISCOMFORT*
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3656 MALLEUS (7) Hammer stores alternate venues (7) Stores = MALL
Alternate venues = _E_U_S
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3729 DEJA VU (4, 2) It's happened again. Most coffee aboard's gone -- used up. (4, 2) [down clue only] Most coffee = JAV(-a)
s gone used up = DE(-s)U<
aboard = DE(JA V)U = It's happened again.
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3764 GIGAHERTZ (9) Tigger bounces around a hundred sextillion billion times per second (9) TIGGER bounces = GIGERT
around a hundred = around AH
sextillion = Z
billion times per second = (GIG(A+H)ERT)*+Z

where hundred = H and sextillion = Z as in the SI prefixes hecto and zetta
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3775 SCRABBLE (8) South Carolina mass-produces game (8) South Carolina = SC
mass = RABBLE (as in a rabble of something)
produces is a connector
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3779 VEGAN (5) Victor started off second grade not eating meat (5) V+(-b)EGAN
where "off second grade" = remove B, as in A, B, C, D, F
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3792 AWAY (4) Lose a bit of self when rocking out (4) A bit of self = S
lost when rocking = A(-s)WAY, defined by out.
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3798 DUBIOUS (7) Shady friend returns with debts (7) DUB<+IOUS skaldskaparmal 2
3850 CRAMP/CRAMPS (5/6) It's a pain to study piano (5) to study = CRAM, piano = P skaldskaparmal 2
3892 SEASICKNESS (11) Sensei's cask turned out to be the cause of my vomiting (11) SENSEISCASK* skaldskaparmal 2
3975 SERENE (6) Renee's absurdly calm (6) SERENE* skaldskaparmal 2
4735 UNCHES (6) Political organization associated with Marxist's illegal constructions (6) UN + CHE'S skaldskaparmal 2
4783 GAUNTLET (8) Challenge harsh sanction (8) GAUNT+LET skaldskaparmal 2
4873 NOR (3) Neither partner involved in snorkeling (3) Hidden word defined by Neither partner. skaldskaparmal 2
5319 ANY CLUE WHOSE SURFACE COMPLIMENTS A PUZZLER (??) My santa is fantastic and they're indispensable (9) MAINSTAYS* skaldskaparmal 2
5748 HEMLOCK (7) Poison that man, Mike, then bolt (7) HE+M+LOCK skaldskaparmal 2
5900 TED CRUZ (3, 4) Obviously, the zodiac killer's written essentially awfully crude final letter (3, 4) _T_+ED CRU*+Z skaldskaparmal 2
6093 LIT (3) Some like it hot (3) L_+IT (hot as in ignited, or as slang)

I've seen "some" used as a first letter indicator before so it's definitely valid don't think about it too much.
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6318 ANY CLUE WITH AN ENUMERATION META (?) Four felt sick (where's the enumeration?) LEFT* = where's the enumeration (because Four is on the left) skaldskaparmal 2
6386 ANY CLUE THAT USES A CHESS ABBREVIATION (?) Previously played the Sokolsky Opening (6) BEFORE (homophone of b4, the Sokolsky Opening) skaldskaparmal 2
920 LIMIT (5) Novel concept about approaching, but not, at a point, stopping! (5) LIT around (IMPENDING - P - ENDING = IM) = L(IM)IT &lit skaldskaparmal 1
933 A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (1, 9, 5, 6) A track coach called Will Stanley and his sister-in-law, Stella, play (1, 9, 5, 6) A track coach called Will = A STREET CAR NAMED DESIRE
Stanley and his sister-in-law, Stella, play = def
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940 SMALL (5) Around 50 blessed angels can fit on the head of a pin, perhaps? (5) (L + LAMBS (innocent youths) - B) reversed = SMALL
can fit on the head of a pin, perhaps? = def
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1015 LUIGI (5) Large iconic screen veteran often a sidekick to his more famous brother (5) Large = L
iconic screen = UI
veteran = GI
often a sidekick to his more famous brother = def
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1074 ARTIFACT (8) Two notes found in the damaged cart led to an ancient treasure (8) Two notes = TI + FA
damaged cart = CART* = ARCT
found in = AR(TIFA)CT
led to = def. indicator
an ancient treasure = def.
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1396 LYRICALLY (9) iCarly about missing a friend emotionally (9) (ICARLY)* - A + ALLY skaldskaparmal 1
1436 GRADE (5) Degree celsius halved (5) centiGRADE skaldskaparmal 1
1444 SOLITAIRE (9) Without sunbro, I try to start playing the game by myself (9) SOL(I + T_)AIRE \[T]/ skaldskaparmal 1
1488 BLUR (4) Obscure unending jabber (4) BLUR(-t) skaldskaparmal 1
1582 HORSE (5) After vacation, Sir Cumberbatch finally returns with limitless joy and energy to Imitation Game (5) After vacation, Sir = S_R
Cumberbatch finally = _H
returns = HRS
with limitless joy = H(_O_)RS
and energy = HORS+E
to = def. indicator

Horse is a game where players challenge each other to imitate trick basketball shots.

Surface ref. imitation game movie about Turing.
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1675 APRICOT (7) A kind of tropic fruit (7) A+(PRICOT)* skaldskaparmal 1
1711 BOXERS (6) Fighters, settlers, and revolutionaries from South Africa who fought two wars (over taxes, essentially) (6) def = Fighters
settlers and revolutionaries from South Africa who fought two wars = BOERS

over taxes essentially = BO(_X_)ERS
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1899 RUBBLE (6) Primarily Barney, but also brick amidst rock! (6) "Primarily Barney but also brick" = first letters of Barney and brick = BB
"amidst rock" = RU(...)LE (as in, you rock!)
&lit -- both Barney and "brick amidst rock" define RUBBLE, though Barney is of course the more important of the definitions.
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2753 ASBESTOS (8) Fireproof substance found in Africa's best ostriches (8) Hidden word skaldskaparmal 1
3301 CLUE CONTAINING "CLUE CONTAINING" (?) Some clue containing Charlie, in India, to raise suspicion at first. (10) INDI(C)A + TO + R_ + S_ (Some of which clue "containing") skaldskaparmal 1
3382 ANY COLOR WORD WITH DEF NOT "COLOR" (?) "Green mile" was moving (4) LIME* (clue ref. the movie) skaldskaparmal 1
3385 ANY COLOR WORD WITH DEF NOT "COLOR" (?) Pronounced shade! (5) homophone &lit WHITE ("wight") skaldskaparmal 1
3393 CARAMEL (7) Sweet new camera left behind (7) Sweet = (CAMERA)* + L skaldskaparmal 1
3445 HUMAN (5) Endlessly compassionate person (5) HUMAN-e skaldskaparmal 1
3447 CRADLE (6) I heard Metroid boss is going to rock (6) homophone, "Kraid'll" skaldskaparmal 1
3450 ANY CLUE WITH PRINTER'S DEVILRY AS WORDPLAY (?) Friend and boss teaches me to paint (3) bo_B RO_ss (who, incidentally is both a boss, and a friend, and a bro) skaldskaparmal 1
3526 LEONINE (7) Christmas is back in force finally. Magnificent! (7) Christmas = NOEL reversed + IN + last letter of forcE.
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3535 SILLY SONG (5, 4) In "Snow White and the SEVEN Dwarves" you'll find this odd number (5, 4) Def is, In "Snow White and the SEVEN Dwarves" you'll find this = http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Silly_Song, a song from the Disney movie

Odd can mean SILLY (like an odd person) and number can mean SONG.
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3537 ERRATUM (7) Beginnings of the ulterior motive found behind oddly rare misprint (7) T_ U_ M_ after RARE* = misprint skaldskaparmal 1
3542 SLAUGHTER (9) His laughter conceals a dark deed (9) Hidden word skaldskaparmal 1
3568 ASH (3) Burch tree (3) ddef. Burch references Ashly Burch (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashly_Burch), known as Ash in the web series Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'?.

Also it's a tree.

Also Birch is a tree which sounds like Burch which makes it funny.
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3571 TOLKIEN (7) World creator to like weird creation, at last (7) World creator = TO + LKIE* + _N skaldskaparmal 1
3627 BRIDGE (6) Join a card game (6) ddef skaldskaparmal 1
3661 ANY CLUE RELATED TO HALLOWEEN (?) Every hotel let Steve take time off for October 31st (3 6'1 3) ALL+H+ALLOW+S(-t)EVE skaldskaparmal 1
3699 LEXICON (7) Complex iconography obscures encyclopedia (7) hidden word skaldskaparmal 1
3700 ENGLISH (7) Spin broken shingle (7) SHINGLE*
English = spin in the sense of billiards
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3714 ANY CLUE THAT USES ELISION (?) Elision? Holding a contest (finally) with elision is perhaps a net positive change? (10) a contest (finally) = AT
ELISION holding AT = ELISATION
with el is ion = EL -> ION, which is
IONISATION, Perhaps a net positive change (in electric charge)
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3725 THE (3) Best time to start hunting evil (3) time = T
to start hunting evil = HE
Best, as in "This is not a taco, it's *the* taco"
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3727 ENTIRE (6) Knight errant finally makes it through Ireland intact (6) Knight = N
errant finally = T
makes it through = contained by
Ireland = EIRE
intact = E(N+_T)IRE
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3767 GULES (5) Tincture starts to grant us lads enviable strength (5) Initials skaldskaparmal 1
3780 BLACK (5) Don't have to go after band's lead singer who knows what day it is? (5) Don't have = LACK
band's lead = B
Singer, who knows what day it is = (rebecca) BLACK
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3784 HEADCANON (9) Dance a waltz embraced by sweetheart... only in my imagination (9) Anagram DANCEA (clued by "waltz")
inside sweetheart = HON to get
H(EADCAN*)ON, only in my imagination.
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3801 NEKO (4) New alternate characters in geeky finale to Hello Kitty (4) N + _E_K_ + _O = Kitty skaldskaparmal 1
3818 BUTTER (6) Some insects wanting other insects for food (6) Some insects = BUTTERFLIES
wanting other insects = subtract FLIES
to get BUTTER = food
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3856 CUP (3) Preoccupied with competition (3) Hidden word, competition as in the world cup. skaldskaparmal 1
3874 PRIDE FLAG (5, 4) Support group for the LGBT community takes a trip to see their symbol (5, 4) Support group = PFLAG contains a trip = RIDE skaldskaparmal 1
3886 MINERAL (7) Weird singer who dug up a gemstone? (7) punny ddef -- Weird singer who dug up = MINER AL skaldskaparmal 1
3913 BEAT (4) Participate in strike (4) Participate in = BE AT skaldskaparmal 1
3938 ANY NON-ALPHANUMERIC GLYPH THAT ISN'T ♀ (1) At least one echo came back (1) E came back = ∃, meaning "at least one" skaldskaparmal 1
4007 FAR (3) Good way for egg to spawn, essentially (3) Good way = FAR (as in "a good way away")
For is literal
egg to spawn, essentially = o->_A_
making F[o->_A_]R
skaldskaparmal 1
4012 FESTS (5) Foreigner's extremely round estimate: "Dos" (5) Foreigner's extremely = F_S
round = containing
estimate = EST
Making F(EST)S = Dos (plural of Do = party)
skaldskaparmal 1
4022 MESSIER (7) Mediocre oracle's reading is more convoluted (7) Homophone (clued by "'s reading") of "Meh seer" skaldskaparmal 1
4023 PENNY (5) Lane change? (5) ddef, Penny Lane is a song by the Beatles, and a penny is a coin, which makes it change. skaldskaparmal 1
4038 BLUEBIRD (8) Singer and I burbled disturbingly (8) Anagram of I BURBLED, defined by singer skaldskaparmal 1
4048 ANY CLUE WHOSE ANSWER IS AN MLP:FIM CHARACTER (?) To start, truly outstanding, magnificent MLP:FIM character (3) TOM (the rock) (inits) skaldskaparmal 1
4676 DISINFECT (9) Sanitize and cut open heart to become popular werewolf, at last (9) Sanitize = DIS(s->IN+F_)ECT skaldskaparmal 1
4742 SHOWMAN (7) He shouts energetically: "Steamed hams, *now*" anagram of hams now indicated by "steamed" (either as in angry, or cooked).
Defined by "He shouts energetically"
skaldskaparmal 1
4806 GRAVITY (7) That thing living in the sticky brown goop! It's pulling us down (7) GRAV(IT)Y skaldskaparmal 1
4841 GENERAL (7) Gorilla and others at large in public (7) Gorilla and others = GENERA
at large = +L
defined by public
skaldskaparmal 1
4879 CHOBANI (7) Bacon I had first blended into yogurt (BACON+I+H_)* skaldskaparmal 1
5254 SYZYGY (6) When the planets align, Horrible Yog-Sothoth gormandizes yammering zealots' yummiest heads (6) Initials of Yog Sothoth Gormandizes Yammering Zealots Yummiest anagrammed (Horrible) gives SYZYGY* (when the planets align) skaldskaparmal 1
5341 AIRING OF GRIEVANCES (6, 2, 10) Holiday discussion about being accepted by Jesus of Nazareth (King of the Jews) that was embraced by reverend, was interrupted by good game between professionals (including famous actor McKellen) (6, 2, 10) about = OF
Jesus of Nazareth (King of the Jews) = INRI
reverend = REV
good game = GG
professionals = ACES
famous actor McKellen = IAN
giving

Holiday discussion = A(I(R(IN(G(OF)G)RI)EV)AN)CES
skaldskaparmal 1
5383 ANY CLUE WHICH INCORPORATES A CAESAR CIPHER (?) Caesar turns ingot into a kind of armor (5) INGOT + 20 = CHAIN skaldskaparmal 1
5412 ✈️ (BE CREATIVE ON THE WORDPLAY) (1) Briefly, you and 'e recalled 1980 flight (1) you = U, and = +, e = 2.7, 1980 = '80, giving U+2.7(08<), briefly (as one symbol) = ✈️ = flight skaldskaparmal 1
5416 PORT (4) Wine let video games developed for Windows run on Linux, for example (4) ddef Wine // Let video games developed for Windows run on Linux, for example (surface references wine software) skaldskaparmal 1
5460 MUSEUM (6) Gallery of emus, both endless and fantastic (6) Gallery = (-e)MU(-s) + EMUS* skaldskaparmal 1
5588 OUT (3) You took sandwiches away (3) Hidden word skaldskaparmal 1
5690 SIC (3) Programming language standard removes one harmful command (3) (-an)SI C = harmful command skaldskaparmal 1
5706 III (3) 3:1 odds I win (3) Def is 3.
1 = I
odd letters of IwIn = II
skaldskaparmal 1
6082 ANY CLUE WHOSE SURFACE IS A PALINDROME (?) Top spot (5) POINT (ddef) skaldskaparmal 1
6154 AILUROPHILE (11) Catholic university sports trouble distressed Phil Roe? (11) University = U
sports = container
trouble = AIL
distressed Phil Roe = ROPHILE*
making AIL(U)ROPHILE = Catholic (https://i.imgur.com/AJm6ITv.png)
skaldskaparmal 1
6274 ANY CLUE WHERE EVERY WORD CONTAINS THE LETTER Q (?) Quietly quell / conquer quintessentially! (3) quietly = P
quell ... quintessentially = delete middle letter
conquer = WIN giving
P+W(-i)N &lit
skaldskaparmal 1
6302 ANY CLUE THAT SOUNDS DIRTY BUT ISNT (?) Expensive car covered in dirt and earth (5) Expensive car = RR (for rolls royce)
dirt = TEA (as in gossip)
earth = TE(RR)A
skaldskaparmal 1
903 ANY ONE STARTER POKEMON (5/6/7/8/9/10) Momentum of endless religious preaching reversed when penguin started evolving (6) Momentum - P
endless religious preaching reversed - (-t)IPLUP
penguin that starts evolving - PIPLUP
skaldskaparmal 0
967 SURVIVOR (8) So, to start, you are to live in Spain? Change a bit, show first in Borneo. (8) So, to start, you are to live in Spain?
= S+U+R+VIVIR
Change a bit (flip 1 to 0) = SURVIV(I->O)R
show first in Borneo = def (Survivor: Borneo was the first season)
skaldskaparmal 0
1057 ANY (3) Three hearts from the black dingy abyss join to form the key to continue. (3) _A_ _N_ _Y_ (as in Press ANY key to continue) skaldskaparmal 0
1385 RUSTY (5) Nickname redhead states to you initially (5) redhead = R
states = US
to you initially = TY
def = Nickname (for a redhead)
skaldskaparmal 0
1406 ORALLY (6) Speaking a whole bunch of nothing? (6) ddef punny. A whole bunch of nothing could be an "O rally" skaldskaparmal 0
1423 PARADOX (7) Even a prime dead ox can be Curry, for example (7) PAR + A + D_ + OX (e.g. the Curry paradox) skaldskaparmal 0
1475 GEMINI (6) One November, I followed after rock stars (6) I + N + I followed after GEM
Def = stars
skaldskaparmal 0
1476 TREATY (6) Three from Omaha hiding at Versailles, perhaps (6) Three from Omaha = TREY (a 3 card from a card game, such as Omaha)
hiding at = TRE(AT)Y
Versailles, perhaps = The treaty that ended WWI
skaldskaparmal 0
1542 ANY CLUE ENDING IN LEVEL (5, 1) Cartoon crime fighter's awesome first generation theme initially played at a low level (5, 1) Awesome first = A_
Generation = GEN
Theme initially = T_
Played at a low level = P

Cartoon crime fighter = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSCKrDP7TLI
skaldskaparmal 0
1556 ZEAL (4) Passion is taking off day playing Zelda (4) ZEAL = (ZELDA)* - d skaldskaparmal 0
1606 IODINE (6) One Roman and one Russian discover new element (6) I+ODIN+_E_
skaldskaparmal 0
1804 RAINSTORM (9) Sheep covered in molds returns to shower (9) RA(IN+STOR<)M = shower skaldskaparmal 0
3469 THING (5) Not far, and taking no money, is a ginormous frontwheel bicycle contraption (5) (-penny -far)THING = contraption. skaldskaparmal 0
3523 ORIFICE (7) Spooner's offer is a way out (7) Spoonerism of "offer is" skaldskaparmal 0
3634 STAPES (6) Bone found in most apes. (6) Hidden word. skaldskaparmal 0
3726 THE (3) Article is announcement of a Shakespearean-era object (3) announcement of = homophone
Shakespearean-era object = THEE (an object in grammar)
skaldskaparmal 0
3732 SECURITY (8) I curtsey fancifully for the guards (8) ICURTSEY* = the guards skaldskaparmal 0
3742 ZINFANDEL (9) Left following after Zoe's first baby with no time for a drink (9) Left following = LED reversed
Zoe's first = Z
baby with no time = INFAN(-t)
making (Z_)+INFAN(-t)+DEL<, a drink
skaldskaparmal 0
3749 TENDON (6) Quit wearing so many a body part (6) Quit = END inside so many = TON
Would probably be better as Quit wearing so many body parts (7) though.
skaldskaparmal 0
3756 TENDON (6) Body part is leader of Troy's demise. No returning after that (6) T_ + END + ON< skaldskaparmal 0
3766 GULES (5) Scarlet birds make large echo (5) Scarlet = GUL(l->E)s skaldskaparmal 0
3835 CREAM (5) Wipe the floor with a thick liquid (5) ddef, "Wipe the floor with" and "cream" both being slang for overwhelmingly defeat (e.g. in sports) skaldskaparmal 0
3875 ANIMAL (6) Secret ingredient of salami nauseated retreating creature (6) Hidden word found backwards in saLAMI NAuseated skaldskaparmal 0
3974 PLAN (4) Scheme, Perl, Lua, and .NET sources (4) Sources (first letters) of Perl, Lua, And, .Net make PLAN = Scheme skaldskaparmal 0
4001 DATA (4) Occasionally dial tutor to get information (4) Occasionally dial = DA
tutor = TA (Teaching assistant)
to get = Connector
Information = DATA
skaldskaparmal 0
4029 PARK (4) Stop running around the city like some kind of ninja; It's not for us (4) running around the city like some kind of ninja = PARKOUR
It's not = subtraction
for us = OUR
making Stop = PARK(-our)
skaldskaparmal 0
4830 WATERLOO (8) Coward at heart, thief switched sides in defeat (8) Middle letters of coWArd + LOOTER switched to TERLOO, defined by "defeat" skaldskaparmal 0
4938 REPROVE (7) Expert interrupting constantly set back lecture (7) PRO inside EVER backwards
lecture = RE(PRO)VE<
skaldskaparmal 0
5328 ANY CLUE/ANSWER REFERENCING A CHRISTMAS SONG (?) All I want for Christmas is Baba (3) YOU (sdef) skaldskaparmal 0
5489 ANY CLUE WHICH CONTAINS EXACTLY ONE LETTER (?) Not exactly one letter (1) ddef for C, clue contains "exactly one letter" skaldskaparmal 0
6002 FIFTY-FIFTY (5-5) Even! (5-5) ddef &lit
Fifty-fifty is even (as a split) and 5,050 is an even number.
skaldskaparmal 0
6317 ANY CLUE WITH AN ENUMERATION META (?) 2! (3) TWO = 2 = 2! = !(3) (the number of derangements of 3 elements) skaldskaparmal 0
6360 SWAN LAKE YACHT KIOSK (4 4 5 5) Majickace would definitely buy a ticket to this ballet by Tchaikovsky, but not five, strangely ballet = SWAN LAKE
Tchaikovsky but not five, strangely =
YACHT KIOSK(-v)*
defined by Majickace would definitely buy a ticket to this (per https://discord.com/channels/379129452203999242/571805653115600954/823248513311178785 )
skaldskaparmal 0

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