Space_Kalak

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Contests won: SHALLOTS (8), BATTERY (7), PORRIDGE (8), MYST (4), BANK (4), PRIDE (5), TRIAL (5), RESOLVE (7)

All Submissions

Clue ID Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By Likes
4717 PORRIDGE (8) Prison food? (8) Porridge is a 1950s British slang term for a prison, popularised by a 1970s sitcom. Porridge is also a food. Space_Kalak 6
7659 RESOLVE (7) Answer once or twice? (7) Punny ddef
Answer once: RESOLVE
Answer twice: RE-SOLVE
Space_Kalak 5
6991 PRIDE (5) The lions' sin? (5) ddef; pride of lions, deadly sin Space_Kalak 4
1267 SHALLOTS (8) Quietly distributes onions (8) SH+ALLOTS Space_Kalak 3
5375 CARP Grouse or fish? (4) ddef, to complain and the animal Space_Kalak 3
5465 MUSEUM (6) Ponder and pause at the gallery (6) MUSE+UM Space_Kalak 3
6250 BANK (4) Place you might find a deposit? (4) &lit ddef; money at a financial bank, silt at a riverbank Space_Kalak 3
7168 TRIAL (5) Difficulty hearing (5) Ddef; an ordeal and a legal engagement Space_Kalak 3
2665 AMOK (4) Broadcast a test frantically (4) Homophone: "a mock" Space_Kalak 2
5122 TURKEY (6) Triple-stuffed bird (6) ddef; the bird and the bowling term Space_Kalak 2
5427 TWENTY-ONE (6-3) Score a game (6-3) Score = 20
a = one
game = blackjack
Space_Kalak 2
5457 MYST (4) Video game wasn't a hit for the audience? (4) homophone "missed" Space_Kalak 2
5946 AULEAF (6) Puzzler says they'll go? (6) "I'll leave" > AULEAF Space_Kalak 2
5965 NONSENSE (8) Tosh, unfeeling? (8) tosh = nonsense
unfeeling = non-sense but punny
Space_Kalak 2
6326 LIVERPOOL (9) Place in England you might look in for an organ donor? (9) You might look in the "liver pool"!
(Punny ddef)
Space_Kalak 2
6879 RETSINA (7) This might make your retinas spin! (7) *RETSINA &lit
Alcohol is known for making your vision blurry
Space_Kalak 2
1203 MISTAKE (7) Pick up wrong thing by accident (7) double definition: "mis-take" Space_Kalak 1
1266 SCOLD (5) Burn with oxygen for a rebuke (5) SC(A->O)LD Space_Kalak 1
4687 BATTERY (7) Cannon assault (7) ddef; a group of cannon can be a battery, and battery is a form of assault Space_Kalak 1
4829 WATERLOO (8) Station in Belgium? (8) Waterloo is a place in Belgium, where a battle took place, which a bridge in London was named after to commemorate, which gave its name to an area of London, and there's a train station there called Waterloo Station, which is the busiest station in the UK (nearly 100M entries and exits per year!) Space_Kalak 1
6682 TANG (4) Strong taste of fish (4) ddef; a strong taste and a type of fish Space_Kalak 1
6993 PLANTS (6) Flowers' roots (6) ddef; flowers are plants, and to root an idea Space_Kalak 1
7485 ACE (3) A1 (3) A, 1, and A1 all mean ACE for various definitions; A for the card, 1 for golfing terms, A1 for someone who's good at something
I wasn't going to post this one seriously first but YOLO
Space_Kalak 1
5287 TORTE (5) Radio 4 baking lesson's result???? (5) This is a very dumb clue and you should not vote for it
The idea is a torte/taught homophone that apparently doesn't exist outside of Britain, hence "Radio 4", combined with a dodgy attempt at a British cryptic pun-style clue :notlikeduck:
Space_Kalak 0
7197 TRUCK (5) Where the wheels are on board a train car? (5) ddef; the wheel of a skateboard attach to trucks, and a train car (US) is called a truck (UK) Space_Kalak 0
7198 TRUCK (5) Train, car, or lorry (5) ddef; train car/lorry is a truck in the UK Space_Kalak 0

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