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Contests started: INTEGRAL (8), COIN (4), OR (2), CHESSBOARD (10), BOW OUT (3, 3), NORMAL (6), AMSCRAY (7), SEPARATION (10), MEME (4), ANY CLUE INCORPORATING A PUZZLE GENRE (?), ANY CLUE WHOSE ANSWER IS A PUZZLE GENRE (?), PERIDOT(7), SWARF (5), MXYZPTLK (8), REVERSI (7), ON THE HOUSE (2,3,5), ANGLE (5), DO (2), ANY CLUE USING A WORDPLAY DEVICE FROM PEACHES (?), EXETER (6), EXTRADITION (11), HASHISH (7), ANY CLUE INVOLVING A BINGO CALL (?), FETISH (6), HORNY (5), PETERSEN (8), BULWER-LYTTON (6-6), SHITPOSTING (11), ANY CLUE WITH PRINTER'S DEVILRY AS WORDPLAY (?), ZINFANDEL (9), CREAM (5), SANTA (5), MESSIER (7), ANY CLUE WHOSE ANSWER IS AN MLP:FIM CHARACTER (?), ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL (BOY), TROBAIRITZ (10), POLICE (6), REPLY (5), CINNAMON (8), GO-SLOW (2-4), TORTE (5), SPLANCHNIC (10), HYDE (4), LWOJLA (6), BAD (3), GRIMALKIN (9), ZIMONZE'S PASSWORDS (9 9), RAMUNE (6), COL LEGNO (3, 5), BLINKER FLUID (7,5), HANDBILL (8)

Contests won: INTEGRAL (8), IMPROVE (7), (AEMT)* (4), CHRISTMAS (9), MASQUERADE (10), BOW OUT (3, 3), AMSCRAY (7), CENTRIFUGAL (11), OFFENBACH (9), SCHADENFREUDE, COMPOSITION METAL (11, 5), ABYSSAL (7), LIMA (4), SIESTA (6), MEME (4), FALSE FRIEND (5, 6), PERHAPS (7), ANY (3), CELADON (7), A CRYPTIC THAT'S A RHYMING COUPLET (?), PLATEAU (7), ON THE HOUSE (2,3,5), DO (2), EXETER (6), CLEMENCY (8), MAN-EATING PLANT (3-6, 5), HASHISH (7), ANY CLUE INVOLVING A BINGO CALL (?), ANY CRYPTIC CLUE (?), FETISH (6), PETERSEN (8), BULWER-LYTTON (6-6), CLUE CONTAINING A CHARACTER OR ITEM FROM CLUE (?), ANY NON-ALPHANUMERIC GLYPH THAT ISN'T ♀ (1), MERRY (5), MESSIER (7), ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL (BOY), PERSIAN (7), HEYAWAKE (8), INCINERATE (10), HOMOLOGATE (10), POLICE (6), REPLY (5), UBNIQU (6), EYJAFJALLAJÖKULL (16), COL LEGNO (3, 5)

All Submissions

Clue ID Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By Likes
714 OFFENBACH (9) Composer to insult penniless composer (9) OFFEN(-d)+BACH edderiofer 7
5036 DONUT (5) According to sources, doughy nourishing unbroken torus with a hole! (5) D_(O)N_U_T_ &lit. edderiofer 6
299 CHRISTMAS (9) The present holiday! (9) ddef &lit: "the present holiday" as in "the holiday where presents are given" and as in "the holiday that's happening right now". edderiofer 5
495 OR (2) Golden Gate (2) ddef Golden = OR (heraldry), gate = OR (logic) edderiofer 5
586 BOW OUT (3, 3) What rickety legs do: step down (3,3) Double definition:
"What rickety legs do": Legs of people affected with rickets BOW OUT.
"step down": This is a synonym for "BOW OUT".
edderiofer 5
827 SIESTA (6) "Sleep? Yes!" --this Spaniard (6) SIESTA = SI+ESTA edderiofer 5
2155 ANY CRYPTIC CLUE (?) Singer who's a sad young woman, slangily? (8) (4) BLUE+BIRD = "singer"

TEAL ddef.
edderiofer 5
2157 ANY CRYPTIC CLUE (?) Erratic, beneath logical, nonsensical (6,2,6) (6) (LIABLE TO CHANGE)* = "erratic"

(LABILE)* &lit.
edderiofer 5
2224 BONDAGE (7) James starts to abuse girl's exhibitionism fetish (7) BOND + A_ G_ E_ = "fetish" edderiofer 5
359 REFRAIN (7) Umpire: "Shower, or stay back!" (7) REF+RAIN edderiofer 4
446 COIN (4) Create the word "out", to a category theorist? (4) ddef. "Create the word" = COIN

""out", to a category theorist" = CO-IN
edderiofer 4
583 BOW OUT (3, 3) Retreat, like a ship with only its stern? (3,3) ddef, punny edderiofer 4
742 SCHADENFREUDE Scene contained psychoanalyst and contained sadism (13) Defn: "sadism" = SCHADENFREUDE
"Scene" = SCENE
"X contained Y and Z" = container indicator
"psychoanalyst" = FREUD
"contained" = HAD

SC(HAD)EN(FREUD)E
edderiofer 4
1095 PERIDOT(7) A gem for each one I spot (7) PER+I+DOT edderiofer 4
1172 PLATEAU (7) Cover with gold so that it's flat? (7) PLATE+AU = PLATEAU ("it's flat") edderiofer 4
2229 FETISH (6) Statue of cod, for one, protects alien (6) F(ET)ISH = "statue" edderiofer 4
2245 KINK (4) For example, sons and grand-; // by Puritans it might be banned? (4) KIN+K; also a rhyming clue edderiofer 4
3287 PAPRIKA (7) Food additive made from, oddly, pear, pork, and squid (7) P_A_P_R_+IKA = food additive edderiofer 4
3990 MERRY (5) Happy and wed, we hear? (5) MERRY = "MARRY" (if you have the merry-marry merger) edderiofer 4
6 INTEGRAL (8) Altering triangle, or how you might be relating its area (8) TRIANGLE* = INTEGRAL, and you can find a triangle's area with one. edderiofer 3
125 IMPROVE (7) Demon scout cuts off own tail to get better (7) IMP + ROVE(-r), with "get better" as a definition. edderiofer 3
379 BINARY STAR (6, 4) Drop phenyls, cut, pound, and blacken dog star? (6,4) Def: "Dog Star" refers to Sirius, a binary star.

Wordplay: BIN (drop) + ARYLS (phenyls) - L (cut pound (remove L)) + TAR (blacken)
edderiofer 3
493 COLOR OR COLOUR (5 OR 6) Shade row opposite of us (6) Defn: Shade = COLOUR

row opposite = COL

of us = OUR
edderiofer 3
506 MARASCHINO (10) Harmonicas smashed in liqueur (10) (MARASCHINO)* edderiofer 3
604 BOW OUT (3, 3) Tyre puncture kills learner, makes one retire (3,3) B(-l)OW OUT edderiofer 3
635 DELAWARE (8) State of perverted lewd area (8) DELAWARE = (LEWD AREA)* edderiofer 3
669 AMSCRAY (7) Fly in the morning's loopy, to some (7) "Fly" (in the sense of "flee") = AMSCRAY
"morning's" = AMS
"loopy, to some" = CRAY
edderiofer 3
739 SCHADENFREUDE [No enumeration!] (0) (This isn't a clue, it's just telling you that the person writing this contest forgot to include the enumeration.) edderiofer 3
804 SYMPOSIUM (9) Mimsy opus disrupted the conference (9) (MIMSY OPUS)* = SYMPOSIUM edderiofer 3
805 COMPOSITION METAL (11, 5) According to some, red brass for work of modern music, perhaps? (11,5) Defn. "According to some, red brass" = COMPOSITION METAL (according to Wikipedia)

"work" = COMPOSITION

"modern music, perhaps" = METAL
edderiofer 3
818 LIMA (4) Letter from sorted mail (4) (MAIL)* = LIMA (letter in the NATO Phonetic alphabet) edderiofer 3
866 QAT (3) Arabic tea made from quartz, oddly (3) Q_A_T_ edderiofer 3
1600 MAYPOLE (7) The Reverend's to give money to spy for a dance? (7) spoonerism of "PAY MOLE" edderiofer 3
1890 EXETER (6) Sounds like someone who walks out of a city? (6) "exit-er" = EXETER edderiofer 3
1904 HOT AIR BALLOON (3, 3, 7) Trump's speeches, for example, blow up vehicle (3,3,7) HOT AIR + BALLOON = "vehicle" edderiofer 3
2156 ANY CRYPTIC CLUE (?) For instance, "A Chaste Restraining" in...? (6) (3) PUR(IN)E = "For instance, A"

PEE ddef.
edderiofer 3
2257 BANDAGE (7) Fetish converting egg to a menstrual pad, slangily (7) B(o->A)NDAGE = "menstrual pad, slangily" edderiofer 3
3204 CLUE CONTAINING A CHARACTER OR ITEM FROM CLUE (?) Reverend's envious of new money and lawn party? (5) GREEN, 6x def. edderiofer 3
3893 SEASICKNESS (11) Sick senses: a nauseator! (11) SEASICKNESS*, &lit. edderiofer 3
3949 ANY NON-ALPHANUMERIC GLYPH THAT ISN'T ♀ (1) ✄☮️⑴ ✌ ddef. edderiofer 3
4138 ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL (BOY) play makes Jack a "𝓓 𝓾𝓵 𝓵𝓑  𝓸𝔂"? (4) (KEMS(-a))*; plural of "kem", humorously meaning "bad kern" (as in "keming"). edderiofer 3
4471 HEYAWAKE (8) Oi! Alert: a puzzle! (8) HEY+AWAKE edderiofer 3
4826 HOMOLOGATE (10) Sanction scandal after Home Office unit has nothing (10) HO+MOL+O+GATE edderiofer 3
4875 POLICE (6) Law enforcement are shit parasites using up oxygen (6) PO(-o)+LICE edderiofer 3
4891 REPLY (5) In chess, Black's move, after White's! (5) punny ddef. &lit; a "ply" in chess is a single move, so Black's move after White's would be a "re-ply" as well as just being a reply. edderiofer 3
5141 GO-SLOW (2-4) Traffic jam in Nigeria's capital city; stuck in gateway (2-4) G(OSLO)W edderiofer 3
6016 DAFT PUNK (4, 4) Asswipes in "Da Funk"! (4,4) DAF(TP)UNK, &lit. edderiofer 3
5 ADDRESS (7) Horrifyingly, dared Nazi Germany's military to attack (7) DARED* + SS = ADDRESS. "attack" as in "attack/address a problem". edderiofer 2
129 YOUR USERNAME (?) Anagram fodder 'ere; I! (10) (FODDEREREI)* edderiofer 2
176 CONTEXT (7) Company to reschedule next train, head to surroundings (7) CO + (NTEX)* + (T_) edderiofer 2
178 OBLONG Rectangular tea, none for bachelor (6) O(O->B)LONG. edderiofer 2
224 (AEMT)* (4) Tame meat, or what this clue is? (4) (MEAT)* = META edderiofer 2
378 CRYPTIC (7) Puzzlehunt resembling a tomb? (7) ddef. Cryptic Puzzle Hunt and "crypt-ic". edderiofer 2
468 MOLASSES (8) Sugary syrup, note, is found in plants (8) Def: Sugary syrup = MOLASSES

Note = LA

Plants = MOSSES

"is found in" = containment indicator; MO(LA)SSES
edderiofer 2
492 COLOR OR COLOUR (5 OR 6) Stain: cardinal for king? (5) COLO(N->R) edderiofer 2
508 OBSCURE (7) Cover streaming software with medicine (7) OBS+CURE edderiofer 2
549 MASQUERADE (10) Kit William's work said to conceal her assistance? (10) "Kit William's work": Def

"conceal her assistance": MASK HER AID

"said to": "MASQUERADE"
edderiofer 2
557 SWEET (5) Radical wife (5) ddef edderiofer 2
558 TETRIS (6) Quartet rising, somewhat? Not in this game (6) _TET RIS_, semi-&lit edderiofer 2
666 WHISTLEBLOWER (13) Referee of game interrupts gloat with loss (13) Def: "Referee" = WHISTLE-BLOWER
"game" = WHIST
"gloat" = LEER
"loss" = BLOW
"interrupts X with Y" = containment indicator

WHIST+LE(BLOW)ER
edderiofer 2
704 CENTRIFUGAL (11) Force vedette's composition #12 to be sung? (11) CENTRIFUGAL = "SENTRY FUGUE L"
Defn: "Force" = CENTRIFUGAL
"vedette" = SENTRY
"composition #12" = FUGUE L
"to be sung" = homophone indicator
edderiofer 2
751 FLIGHT (6) Loud and soft plane journey (6) wordplay F+LIGHT (loud and soft)

definition FLIGHT (plane journey)
edderiofer 2
764 HOLOGRAM (8) Form of Lagomorph when first point is removed! (8) &lit. (HOLOGRAM(-p))*. "Lagomorph" refers to the character from Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward, who appears to the rest of the characters via a hologram. edderiofer 2
806 ABYSSAL (7) Bottom-less masochist becomes sadist in pants, colloquially (7) Definition: "Bottom-less" = ABYSSAL

"masochist becomes sadist" = substitution, M -> S
"pants, colloquially" = ABYSMAL
edderiofer 2
819 LIMA (4) Bean found in caramel? I'm appalled! (4) _L IM A_ edderiofer 2
837 SOMETHING WITH DEFINITION 'WORD' Word that's part of a clue? (6) ddef: "word" = STRING, as in a sequence of letters
"part of a clue" = STRING, as in part of a clue (a ball of yarn)
edderiofer 2
838 SOMETHING WITH DEFINITION 'WORD' [No enumeration!] (0) (This isn't a clue, it's just telling you that the person writing this contest forgot to include the enumeration.) edderiofer 2
872 MEME (4) I, setter, make a joke (4) ME+ME edderiofer 2
905 MEME (4) Memento's first half is shared around, perhaps? (4) MEME_ edderiofer 2
955 BLOOD MONEY (5, 5) Hitman's follower is noble, moody, insane (5,5) (BLOOD MONEY)* (as in the 2006 videogame "Hitman: Blood Money") edderiofer 2
978 PERHAPS (7) Hotel and hotel's spokesperson backtracking, say (7) (SPA + H + REP)< = PERHAPS = "say" (as in "for example") edderiofer 2
1061 ANY (3) "I don't care," said Tanya, making neither head nor tail of it (3) _ANY_ edderiofer 2
1118 A CRYPTIC THAT'S A RHYMING COUPLET (?) Assonance that's not quite there, // mired hymn that we fix (4,5) MIND RHYME = (MIREDHYMN)*; the clue contains an example of a mind rhyme. edderiofer 2
1119 A CRYPTIC THAT'S A RHYMING COUPLET (?) Assonance that's like this verse, // is noisy setter, frost per se (3,5) EYE RHYME = "I, RIME"; the clue contains an example of an eye rhyme. edderiofer 2
1120 A CRYPTIC THAT'S A RHYMING COUPLET (?) Assonance that's like this one, // thinly creamed, mixed up with one (9,5) IDENTICAL RHYME = (THINLYCREAMED+I)*; the clue contains an example of an identical rhyme. edderiofer 2
1158 GROOKEY (7) Starter monster's wharf, allegedly? (7) "GRUE QUAY" = GROOKEY edderiofer 2
1350 ON THE HOUSE (2,3,5) Free as a bird, perhaps? (2,3,5) ddef, punny edderiofer 2
1457 ANGLE (5) Argument! (5) &lit double def
Angle = argument (reasoning)
Angle = argument (complex numbers)
edderiofer 2
1628 DO (2) Fuck party (2) ddef. edderiofer 2
1712 BOXERS (6) "The workers at Amazon are pants!" (6) ddef. edderiofer 2
1784 ANY CLUE USING A WORDPLAY DEVICE FROM PEACHES (?) Boo, douse in water, and delay (4) Boo: WET -> WAIT edderiofer 2
1905 HOT AIR BALLOON (3, 3, 7) Floater that needs to be looked at at the optometrist's? (3,3,7) Cryptic definition, referring to the picture of a hot air balloon seen through an autorefractor at an optometrist's which a patient is asked to focus on. edderiofer 2
2039 THEREMIN (8) The unit of ionizing radiation in electronic instrument (8) THE + REM + IN edderiofer 2
2062 HASHISH (7) #like_pot (7) ddef. HASH-ISH edderiofer 2
2119 ARIA (4) Air: a composition! (4) (ARIA)*, &lit edderiofer 2
2179 SINEW (5) Strengthen holomorphic function of complex number? (5) SINE+W = "strengthen" (literary) edderiofer 2
2232 KINK (4) Bend rope, for one (4) ddef. edderiofer 2
2251 SAFE WORD (4 4 OR 8) Red, maybe, or blue for disgusting Matryoshka? (8) (SA(F(EW)OR)D) = "red, maybe"

("Matryoshka" is a successive containment indicator)
edderiofer 2
2258 BONDAGE (7) Fetish making egg from a menstrual pad, slangily (7) B(a->O)NDAGE = "fetish" edderiofer 2
2719 PETERSEN (8) Mathematician with a false pretense? (8) (PETERSEN)* edderiofer 2
4021 MESSIER (7) Like some astronomical objects with stars all over the place?! (7) MESSIER ddef &lit (as in the Messier objects, and because these astronomical objects are messier than others where the stars aren't all over the place) edderiofer 2
4086 DASHING (7) Stylish way of travelling (7) DASHING ddef. edderiofer 2
4683 ANY CLUE WHOSE WORDPLAY IS A REBUS (?) Flaunted, shrank? (10) UN IN FLATED edderiofer 2
4776 INCINERATE (10) New age in start to fire (10) INCI(N+ERA)TE edderiofer 2
5078 ANY CLUE THAT'S &LIT AND A QUESTIONABLE DEF?! (?) Shit parasites using up oxygen?! (6) PO(-o)+LICE. Questionable def because it only describes the current state of most police forces and not that of one in a utopia. edderiofer 2
5209 LIST (4) [No enumeration!] (0) (This isn't a clue, it's just telling you that a previously-submitted clue has no enumeration.) edderiofer 2
5537 UBNIQU (6) Reaction to puzzle element with number 121 displaying natural cleverness (6) UB(N+IQ)U = "reaction to puzzle" edderiofer 2
6219 EYJAFJALLAJÖKULL (16) Trip Jack, keeping to the extreme and in the style of surprised face meeting skull (after decapitation!), following key uninitiated Icelandic smoker? (16) (-k)EY+J(AF)J(ALLA)J+Ö+(-s)KULL = "Icelandic smoker" edderiofer 2
6224 PAREIDOLIA (10) Overly-generalised image-recognition by misconfigured AI? Dial repo! (10) PAREIDOLIA* edderiofer 2
6398 ANY "AMONG US" THEMED CLUE (?) Jacqueline Osherow's writings: "When the impostor is sus!" (10:5) (WHITETHORN: POEMS)*, title of a poetry collection by Jacqueline Osherow edderiofer 2
6720 ANY CLUE WHOSE ANSWER IS A BOARD/CARD GAME (?) Focus group (3) SET ddef edderiofer 2
318 FAN (3) Cool supporter (3) ddef. edderiofer 1
334 MARIO (5) Taking homiest guy, Shigeru Miyamoto creation! (5) (SHIGERUMIYAMOTO - HOMIESTGUY)* = MARIO; &lit. edderiofer 1
443 SHAYMIN (7) Said colloquially, hanging a sign, on this creature, of gratitude (7) Def. "creature of gratitude" = SHAYMIN (see: Pokemon category)

said = homophone indicator

colloquially hanging a sign on = SHAMIN' (see: pet shaming)
edderiofer 1
494 PRIMARIES (9) Finish off plumber in Jimmy's firsts (9) PRI(MARI(-o))ES edderiofer 1
505 MAZUMA (6) Recycler from village in FEZ trapped in between two mothers (6) Recycler is Mazuma Mobile, often referred to as just Mazuma. Village in FEZ is ZU, giving MA(ZU)MA. edderiofer 1
515 LAW OF EXCLUDED MIDDLE (3, 2, 8, 6) LA OF? (3,2,8,6) Rebus clue: (LA(-w) OF) edderiofer 1
516 OBSCURE (7) Our bearing, including degree, is unclear (7) OUR + E(bearing) including BSC (degree) = OBSCURE (unclear) edderiofer 1
532 MARASCHINO (10) Psychologist in Dublin suburb has liqueur (10) "Psychologist" = ASCH

"in" = container indicator

"Dublin suburb" = MARINO

MAR(ASCH)INO
edderiofer 1
533 OBSCURE (7) Censor lewd Russian Reversal for nurse (7) "lewd" = OBSCENE

"Russian Reversal" = UR

"X for Y" = substitution indicator

"nurse" = EN (enrolled nurse)

OBSC(EN->UR<)E
edderiofer 1
534 CHESSBOARD (10) Variety of curds turns ESE to army's battlefield (10) CHESSBOARD = CHEESEBOARD with ESE substituted for SS edderiofer 1
551 PROSTHESIS (10) German cheers, "Even sheepskins are a corrective!" (10) German cheers = PROST

Even sheepskins = _H_E_S_I_S

corrective = PROSTHESIS
edderiofer 1
561 SWEET (5) Lovely, salty body fluid turning start of aphrodisia to endless sex (5) "Lovely" = def

"salty body fluid" = SWEAT

"turning X to Y" = substitution indicator

"start of aphrodisia" = A_

"endless sex" = _E_

answer = SWE(A->E)T
edderiofer 1
563 MASQUERADE (10) Pretend to endlessly squee during ruin of drink (10) MA(SQUE(-E))R+ADE edderiofer 1
581 BOW OUT (3, 3) owo in ass~~~?! destroy rear and pack it in~~~~!!! (3,3) Def: "pack it in", slang for "bow out" or "quit"

Wordplay: "owo in ass" = B(OWO)UTT

"destroy rear" = (-t)

B(OWO)UT(-t)
edderiofer 1
593 GREY/GRAY (4) Unnamed culprit, like some prostitutes, accepts reals? (4) @unnamedculprit = Matt GRAY

"like some prostitutes" = GAY

"X accepts Y" = container indicator

"reals" = R
edderiofer 1
594 ANTARCTICA (10) Cain plus tract; a tilled land (10) (CAINTRACTA)* edderiofer 1
633 DELAWARE (8) Operator knows the river (8) DEL+AWARE edderiofer 1
867 REARRANGEMENT (13) Shuffling archers, perhaps, have tea? (13) Shuffling = REAR RANGE MEN (archers, perhaps) + T (tea) edderiofer 1
893 ANIME (5) Cartoon set in a French city, mostly (5) A + NIME(-s) edderiofer 1
896 ANIME (5) Bleach, for example, damages wingless remains (5) _(emain)*_ = ANIME (Bleach, for example) edderiofer 1
901 ANY ONE STARTER POKEMON (5/6/7/8/9/10) Pokemons' EVs, I hear? (6) "EVs" (homophone) = EEVEES edderiofer 1
904 BULLWINKLE (10) Colloquially, dangling thing under a cow or moose? (10) BULL WINKLE (slang for penis), ddef. edderiofer 1
924 LIMIT (5) Liechtenstein with German border (5) LI + MIT = "border" edderiofer 1
941 FALSE FRIEND (5, 6) Incorrect processing of redfin or tuna in Spain, perhaps (5,6) FALSE + (FRIEND)* = "tuna in Spain, perhaps" edderiofer 1
960 HYENAS (6) Allegedly, Seth's son smokes weed, becomes a laughing one? (6) "HIGH ENOS" edderiofer 1
979 CERULEAN (8) Kanto region city has badly-written cure list (8) (CERU)* + LEAN; Kanto refers to the Pokemon region, not the actual region in Honshu. edderiofer 1
986 CERULEAN (8) ER? (8) CERU LEAN, rebus edderiofer 1
991 ANY CLUE INCORPORATING A SONG TITLE (?) Rub one the wrong way with first half of Cash hit "Ring Of Fire"? (5) CHA(-nge) + F_E = CHAFE (rub one the wrong way) edderiofer 1
1123 MXYZPTLK (8) Trickster to allegedly blend? You guys, give the hole a taste (8) MXYZPTLK = "MIX? YEZ, PIT-LICK" edderiofer 1
1175 INDIGO (6) Colour of a cheap airline? (6) INDIGO, ddef. ("airline" is a reference to IndiGo, an Indian airline.) edderiofer 1
1200 DEAD HORSE (4, 5) "[No enumeration!] (0)", say found at the front and back of a book, according to Spooner? (4,5) Spoonerism of "HEAD, DORSE" = DEAD HORSE; "[No enumeration!] (0)" is an example of a dead horse edderiofer 1
1271 BENEFACTOR (10) Helper to enrobe badly and clothe truth (10) (BENE(FACT)OR)* edderiofer 1
1274 SWARM (5) Chipping chips with chip-producer's logo group? (5) SWAR(-f) (SWARF = chips, "chipping" is a deletion indicator) + M (McDonald's logo) = "group" edderiofer 1
1312 REVERSI (7) Game is eclipsed by misère version (7) _RE VERSI_ edderiofer 1
1313 REVERSI (7) A game like EES, say? (7) "REVERSE SEE" = REVERSI edderiofer 1
1907 EXETER (6) College's program with book and ruler (6) EXE + T (testament) + ER (Elizabeth Regina) edderiofer 1
1958 EXTRADITION (11) Criminal sending another point with cyanide, say (11) "Criminal sending" = EXTRA + DIT + ION edderiofer 1
1966 ORBIT (5) Circuit's gate with some data (5) OR+BIT edderiofer 1
1982 CLEMENCY (8) Removing part of fork from orange, Cyril, in short, has mercy (8) CLEMEN(-tine) + CY = "mercy" edderiofer 1
2005 MAN-EATING PLANT (3-6, 5) Soylent factory processing lantana pigment? (3-6,5) "Soylent factory" = MAN-EATING PLANT = (LANTANA PIGMENT)*

edderiofer 1
2065 HASHISH (7) Drug, alternated, as is with hospitals? (7) H(AS)H(IS)H edderiofer 1
2073 HASHISH (7) Diesel? Lol, kebab (7) HA+SHISH edderiofer 1
2110 ANY CLUE INVOLVING A BINGO CALL (?) Keep, like life begins? (5) ddef:

"keep like" = FORT-Y
"life begins" = FORTY (bingo call)
edderiofer 1
2116 ANY CLUE INVOLVING A BINGO CALL (?) Gets "In A State", "Up To Tricks", and "Top Of The Shop" (5) (POUT)* + S_ = "gets in a state" edderiofer 1
2173 BREXIT (6) A former UK citizen, Reverend's speech might eventually cause a Scotsman to become one? (6) "Ex-Brit" = BREXIT (Spooner)

BREXIT might cause Scotland to have its own referendum and thus might eventually cause a Scotsman to become "a former UK citizen".
edderiofer 1
2226 BANDAGE (7) According to her, the "forbidden border" has a plaster? (7) "banned edge" = BANDAGE = "plaster" edderiofer 1
2244 KINK (4) Endless calligraphy style has a flaw (4) KINK(-i) edderiofer 1
2260 LAST RESORT (4, 6) T and SALT? (4,6) double rebus edderiofer 1
2280 HORNY (5) Thirsty, like a troll, perhaps (5) ddef. edderiofer 1
2344 SET (3) Egyptian god of a board game (3) ddef. edderiofer 1
2548 TEMPEST (7) Storm, changing direction, came across annoyance (7) TEM< + PEST edderiofer 1
2807 BASEL (5) Bernoulli's hometown is called Herb? (5) "basil" = BASEL edderiofer 1
2922 SHITPOSTING (11) "[Wrong enumeration!] (0)", for example, is dog event's pain, according to Spooner (11) "PIT SHOW STING" (Sp.) = SHITPOSTING edderiofer 1
3579 TOLKIEN (7) Author? :notlikeblob: (7) (TOLKIEN)*, couldn't resist edderiofer 1
3668 ANY CLUE RELATED TO HALLOWEEN (?) The word? My costume! (5) MUM+MY edderiofer 1
3814 HOT DOG (3, 3) For instance, Arcanine's sausage~~? (3, 3) HOT DOG ddef. edderiofer 1
3827 DUBIOUS (7) This clue, perhaps, calls invoices (7) DUB+IOUS edderiofer 1
3851 CRAMP/CRAMPS (5/6) Muscle spasms from ice shoes? That's not on (6) CRAMP(-on)S edderiofer 1
3869 BELOW (5) Underneath is moo (5) BE+LOW edderiofer 1
3951 ANY NON-ALPHANUMERIC GLYPH THAT ISN'T ♀ (1) Kebab feels like L (1) ⠇ is the symbol for a "kebab menu", and is Braille for L edderiofer 1
3997 SANTA (5) Lojban umbrella gifter? (5) SANTA ddef. edderiofer 1
4039 BLUEBIRD (8) Record label: "teal, teal, ..." (8) BLUE+BIRD = BLUEBIRD (Records) edderiofer 1
4046 ANY CLUE WHOSE ANSWER IS AN MLP:FIM CHARACTER (?) Stab competitive MTG player (5) SPIKE ddef. edderiofer 1
4123 ANY CLUE THAT CONTAINS ITS ANSWER (?) Cabbages are heads of healthy eating and dietary stability (5) H_E_A_D_S_ edderiofer 1
4243 PERSIAN (7) For each type of unit, a classy creature (7) PER+SI+AN (the only Classy category Pokemon is Persian) edderiofer 1
4667 HATSUNE MIKU (7, 4) Creator of Minecraft has hate encompassing sun, strikes Libs in haste? Cure with some understanding (7,4) HAT(SUN)E+MI(-l_)K+U_ edderiofer 1
4815 ALARM (5) After reignition, Maydayer, primarily! (5) A LA+R_M_, &lit. edderiofer 1
4831 WATERLOO (8) Battlefield's toilet has liquid coming out the front (8) WATER+LOO edderiofer 1
4847 GENERAL (7) Nonspecific officer (7) GENERAL ddef. edderiofer 1
4930 INTEGRAL (8) Altering triangle, or how you might be relating its area (8) TRIANGLE* = INTEGRAL, and you can find a triangle's area with one. No, I'm not sorry about reusing this clue. edderiofer 1
5358 GO (2) Move! (2) GO ddef. &lit. ("it's your go", "go to X") edderiofer 1
5575 CELLAR DOOR (6, 4) Food without gravy, according to Key and Peele, in broken cooler: contains fat? (6,4) CEL(LARD)OOR* = "food without gravy, according to Key and Peele" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zDHSLDY0Q8) edderiofer 1
5663 LWOJLA (6) Message: "broken jaw, lol" (6) LWOJLA* edderiofer 1
6005 LOBSTER BUCKS (7, 5) Announced by Rev. Roberts: "Mix Fortunes: our puzzling game show that's DEFINITELY NOT a ripoff of Family Fortunes!" (7,5) our puzzling game show that's DEFINITELY NOT a ripoff of Family Fortunes = LOBSTER BUCKS

Spoonerism (Announced by Rev.) of BOBS STIR LUCKS
edderiofer 1
6139 ANY CLUE (?) Aged? (8) (4) (8) (4) (8) (4) ... SILVERED ddef.
AGED ddef.
SILVERED ddef.
AGED ddef.
SILVERED ddef.
AGED ddef.
...
edderiofer 1
6140 ANY CLUE (?) Erratic, beneath logical, nonsensical (6,2,6) (6) LIABLE TO CHANGE* = Erratic

LABILE* &lit
edderiofer 1
6199 ZYZZYVA (7) Unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, velocity, acceleration, weevil (7) Z+Y+Z+Z+Y+V+A edderiofer 1
6581 BOOKS THAT ARE BORING (5 4 3 6) Drill volumes of processed granite tor as hobo B.K.? (5 4 3 6) BOOKS THAT ARE BORING* = "drill volumes" edderiofer 1
6651 RING (4) Rng with identity! (4) R(I)NG, &lit edderiofer 1
6652 RING (4) Ring without identity, with identity! (4) R(I)(-i)NG, &lit edderiofer 1
6669 FACTORIAL (9) Word! (9) (ddef) edderiofer 1
7085 YOUR FAVORITE FOOD (?) Drink, drink nothing? Drink (4) S(O)UP edderiofer 1
22 DISCORD (7) Draconequus unmarked, say? (7) "DE-SCORED" = DISCORD; Discord is a draconequus from the MLP series. edderiofer 0
27 PET PEEVE (3, 5) TV (in peepee!) injured bug-bear (3,5) (PEEPEE+TV)* = PET PEEVE. "bugbear" is a synonym for PET PEEVE. edderiofer 0
180 CHOCOLATE (9) A sugary treat to bring joy after energy becomes zero! (9) CHOC + (E->O)LATE, &lit edderiofer 0
222 P?DDLE (6) Row hawk in piss pool (6) P?DDLE, quadruple definition for PADDLE, PEDDLE, PIDDLE, and PUDDLE edderiofer 0
438 KAIST (5) Chao's location and state of being in some of his RP sessions, reportedly? (5) Chao's location = KAIST
state of being in some of his RP sessions = CASED
reportedly = homophone indicator
edderiofer 0
444 EGO SEARCH (3, 6) Look for oneself on Google; even bring up Bing or Ask (3,6) Def. looking for oneself = EGO SEARCH

Google even, brought up = _O_G_E, reversed = EGO

Bing or Ask = SEARCH (verb)
edderiofer 0
466 HEBREW (6) Moses' man stew (6) Def: Moses

man = HE

stew = BREW
edderiofer 0
467 FINALLY (7) Ultimately, record producer Stan on the radio (7) Def: ultimately = FINALLY

record = VINYL

producer Stan = LEE

on the radio = homophone indicator; "VINYL LEE" = "FINALLY"
edderiofer 0
469 APRIL FOOL (5, 4) Clown around during hunt and act like a pony from a Welsh resort town, reportedly? (5,4) Def: Clown, around during hunt = April Fool

act like a pony from a Welsh resort town = APE RHYL FOAL

reportedly = homophone indicator; "APE RHYL FOAL" = "APRIL FOOL"
edderiofer 0
482 LEFT OUT (4, 3) EXCUDED? (4,3) clue parses as EXCLUDED with the L removed

EXCLUDED = LEFT OUT

L removed = LEFT OUT
edderiofer 0
530 CHESSBOARD (10) Finally told, according to Chao, on the battleground? (10) Defn: battleground = CHESSBOARD
"told, according to Chao" = homophone indicator

"Finally" = "CHESSBOARD":

> [00:17] chaotic_iak: FINALLY = CHESSBOARD is also close enough for a sufficiently relaxed definition of closeness

https://ptb.discordapp.com/channels/379129452203999242/422886139498856448/539237442654568461
edderiofer 0
556 MASQUERADE (10) Impersonate maniac, Marquis de Sade, free from criticism (10) anag. MARQUISDESADE - DIS edderiofer 0
560 SWEET (5) With no end to fun, tweens get hyper with this sort of food? (5) Anagram (get hyper) of "TWEENS" without "N" (end to fun), semi-&lit edderiofer 0
597 GREY/GRAY (4) Earl's gravity beam? (4) Ambiguous clue, for use in an ambiguous puzzle.
Earl = GREY
Gravity beam = G + RAY
edderiofer 0
610 NORMAL (6) Grey cat, say, moves from Middlesex to Middlesbrough, as it should be (6) "Grey cat, say" = NERMAL (from Garfield)

"moves from Middlesex to Middlesbrough" = (_E_ -> _O_)

"as it should be" = NORMAL = N(_e_->_O_)RMAL
edderiofer 0
617 NORMAL (6) Distribution, for example, of distance from origin to Alabama (6) NORM+AL (NORMAL distribution, distance from origin is NORM, Alabama abbreviates to AL) edderiofer 0
697 ANARCHY (7) Panty girl, rich, selfless, "You first!" (7) "Panty" = ANARCHY, as in Panty Anarchy from Panty And Stocking With Garterbelt

"girl" = ANA

"rich, selfless" = R(-i)CH

"you first" = Y

ANA + R(-i)CH + Y
edderiofer 0
700 CENTRIPETAL (11) Force vedette to impress everyone during audition? (11) CENTRIPETAL = "SENTRY PIT ALL"
Defn: "Force" = CENTRIPETAL
"vedette" = SENTRY
"impress" = PIT
"everyone" = ALL
"during audition" = homophone indicator
edderiofer 0
708 SEPARATION (10) Axiom schema, in retrospect, acts like a restriction (10) Def: "Axiom schema" = SEPARATION (also an accidental semi-&lit if you really want I guess)
"in retrospect" = reversal indicator
"acts like" = APES
"a restriction" = RATION

SEPARATION = (APES)< + RATION
edderiofer 0
817 LIMA (4) Country, like Mali, in shambles (4) (MALI)* = LIMA edderiofer 0
882 SENSELESSNESSES (15) Follies formed by parts of lens (15) LENS (letter bank) = SENSELESSNESSES edderiofer 0
884 SENSELESSNESSES (15) -S? (15) SENSE LESS NESSES = -S, rebus edderiofer 0
894 ANIME (5) why no season 2 of PSG yet (0) [This isn't a clue, it's just lamenting the fact that Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt doesn't have a season 2 yet.] edderiofer 0
900 ANY ONE STARTER POKEMON (5/6/7/8/9/10) [Is it just me, or are the three latest starters just named nonsense?] (0) (Like, what the fuck is a "Sobble"? What next, "Wholk"? "Slooper"? "Toyotathon"? "Florges"?) edderiofer 0
943 A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (1, 9, 5, 6) "Play, best saint!" (note: alien cheer in the morning has puzzler's anger) (1,9,5,6) A+ST+RE+ET+CARN+AM+EDDE'S+IRE edderiofer 0
997 ANY CLUE INCORPORATING A SONG TITLE (?) Fuck! "Operation Ground And Pound"ed by a primitive instrument! (9) F+(OPERATION)* = FORTEPIANO edderiofer 0
1032 ANY CLUE INCORPORATING A PUZZLE GENRE (?) Mid-competition, hitori is in triplicate (4) _T_ + (ORI)* = TRIO edderiofer 0
1033 REBUS (5) BU(BU)(BU)? (5) RE-BUS, rebus. edderiofer 0
1072 RANDOM THINGS (6, 6) Assortment of nights? (6,6) RANDOM THINGS, rebus edderiofer 0
1079 ANY CLUE WHOSE ANSWER IS A PUZZLE GENRE (?) Staged rebellion's noisy? It's too common of a problem (6) "Pseudo-coup" = SUDOKU edderiofer 0
1085 ANY CLUE WHOSE ANSWER IS A PUZZLE GENRE (?) "Ribbon?" I neg, "A weird tool!" (9) SASH+I+(GANE)* = "tool" (A sashigane is a Japanese version of a carpenter's square.) edderiofer 0
1088 CELADON (7) Shading a fellow green (7) CEL+A+DON edderiofer 0
1091 CELADON (7) Deusovi reports hawk, one morning, in fictional city? (7) "SELL A DAWN" (with cot-caught merger) = CELADON edderiofer 0
1101 SWARF (5) Treating flaws by going right to left and left to right produces waste (5) (F(L->R)AWS)< = SWARF (waste) edderiofer 0
1146 MAYDAY (6 OR 3, 3) When edderiofer gets woken up at SIX IN THE FUCKING MORNING FUCKING PIECE OF SHIT WHY THE FUCK ARE PEOPLE SINGING ON THE FUCKING BRIDGE WHAT THE FUCK PEOPLE NEED TO FUCKING SLEEP EXAMS ARE FUCKING COMING UP SOON, he'll declare astronaut Jemison a Scottish milkmaid? (3,3) MAY DAY = "MAE DEY" edderiofer 0
1163 A CRYPTIC THAT'S A RHYMING COUPLET (?) Preserve, in other words, walk // I'm the one who makes Anarchy talk (5,6) JAM+I.E.+MARCH+I = JAMIE MARCHI (voice actress for Panty from Panty and Stocking) edderiofer 0
1272 SHALLOTS (8) Clams, after converting power to temperature and cold to hot, can be used for flavour? (8) S(C->H)ALLO(P->T)S = "can be used for flavour" edderiofer 0
1386 TOWER (5) Rook to move backwards about two-- confused? (5) (RE+(TWO)*)< = TOWER, a synonym for "Rook (chess)". edderiofer 0
1456 ANGLE (5) Germanic person's a strange angel (5) (ANGEL)* = "Germanic person" edderiofer 0
1626 DO (2) Fuck with hairstyle (2) ddef edderiofer 0
1690 AARDVARK (8) A Cockney's biscuit might be this, with silver leaf and Arthur, for example (8) A + (-h)ARD + VARK = "Arthur, for example" edderiofer 0
1872 PREDATOR (8) Abnormally rapt or captivated, Ed is one who exploits women? (8) RAPT OR* = PRATOR
PR(ED)ATOR
one who exploits women = predator
edderiofer 0
1995 MAN-EATING PLANT (3-6, 5) Audrey's a vegetarian, dining, perhaps? (3,6,5) ddef.

"Audrey" = MAN-EATING PLANT (from The Little Shop Of Horrors)

"vegetarian, dining, perhaps" = MAN EATING PLANT
edderiofer 0
2061 HASHISH (7) Puzzlemaker, to his friends, going after his first candy bar? (7) H_ + ASHISH (Kumar) = candy bar (slang for hashish, according to Wikipedia) edderiofer 0
2266 LAST RESORT (4, 6) Final hotel in cluster rots badly, with bend becoming awful first, and face falling off (4,6) ((-c)L(u->A)STERROTS)* = LAST RESORT (final hotel) edderiofer 0
2346 SET (3) Solidify group (3) ddef. edderiofer 0
2538 NEPETA (6) #5 cat, going after clown's tail and only keeping her head! (6) _N+(E+PET)+A_, &lit.

RIP BEST GIRL
edderiofer 0
2585 OCTOPI (6) / OCTOPUSES (9) / OCTOPODES (9) Follow (I do!) weed company all turning back to army beasts? (11) (SUB + I DO + POT + CO)< = OCTOPODIBUS (plural dative case of OCTOPUS in Latin) edderiofer 0
2622 LABOR DAY (5, 3) Holiday of choice, between party and actress Doris? (5,3) LAB OR DAY = "choice between party and actress Doris", punny ddef. edderiofer 0
2671 BUSHIDO (7) Asian chivalry discusses hedge-covered green (7) BUSHIDO = "BUSHY DOUGH" edderiofer 0
2675 AMOK (4) Sounds like a practice exam is in a frenzied state (4) AMOK = "A MOCK" edderiofer 0
2683 ANY CLUE IN HAIKU WITH 5-7-5 SYLLABLES (???) Form this poem takes, // car make in hesitation // utterance reversed (5) H(AIK)U< edderiofer 0
2717 PETERSEN (8) Diminish length (in Thailand) of unit-distance graph (8) PETER+SEN edderiofer 0
2718 PETERSEN (8) Create precise plug-in for Tait's foil (8) PE(TERSE)N = "Tait's foil"; i.e. a counterexample to one of Tait's conjectures edderiofer 0
2811 ASBESTOS (8) Astatine-beryllium-sulphur-to-sulfur material (8) Chemical element symbols (with a "to" in them) edderiofer 0
2812 LIGHT (5) Lithium-GHT photons (5) Chemical element symbol edderiofer 0
2824 BULWER-LYTTON (6-6) Bad fiction-starter's contest confuses wet TRON bully (6-6) (WET TRON BULLY)* = "Bad fiction-starter's contest" edderiofer 0
2827 BULWER-LYTTON (6-6) WER in BULL, with COTTON turning CO into Y for [writer of the sentence beginning with "it was a dark and stormy night"] {note to self: properly finish writing this clue} (6-6) {note to self: properly finish writing the explanation for this clue} edderiofer 0
2845 NEWS (4) NEWS NEWS {note to self: finish writing this clue} (4) {note to self: finish writing this explanation} edderiofer 0
2860 I DON’T KNOW (1, 4, 4) Third baseman: "Clothing: wear it! Kit, top, at once!" (1, 4, 4) I(DON)T + K_ + NOW edderiofer 0
2897 I DON’T KNOW (1, 4, 4) {note to self: come up with something for this clue} (1,4,4) {note to self: see above} edderiofer 0
3099 CLUE SIGNIFICANTLY SHORTER THAN THE ANSWER (?) Aged?! (8) SILVERED, ddef &lit edderiofer 0
3100 CLUE WHERE 1ST WORD STARTS WITH A, 2ND B, ETC (?) Aged?! (8) SILVERED, ddef &lit edderiofer 0
3113 CLUE SIGNIFICANTLY SHORTER THAN THE ANSWER (?) LSTAT? (4,6) LAST RESORT, double rebus edderiofer 0
3127 POUND CAKE (5, 4) Make mochi for dessert? (5,4) POUND CAKE, punny ddef. edderiofer 0
3285 PAPRIKA (7) Renamon's tamer in the West, but goes after Father Pepper's peppers? (7) PA+P+RIKA = "peppers"; note that in the original Japanese version of Digimon Tamers, Renamon's tamer is called Ruki, not Rika. edderiofer 0
3441 ANY CLUE WITH PRINTER'S DEVILRY AS WORDPLAY (?) After destroying Printers Inc., ORT them to bed, dreams (9) inFANT, AS I EScort = "dreams"; printer's devilry edderiofer 0
3740 ZINFANDEL (9) FZEL? (9) rebus "Z IN F AND EL" edderiofer 0
3828 DUBIOUS (7) Suss out: I do u-sub (7) (DUBIOUS)* edderiofer 0
3944 ANY NON-ALPHANUMERIC GLYPH THAT ISN'T ♀ (1) Crashed... box... boxcar (1) ⚅ = (...□...)*; "boxcars" is slang for ⚅⚅ in craps, so "boxcar" can represent a single ⚅. edderiofer 0
3945 ANY NON-ALPHANUMERIC GLYPH THAT ISN'T ♀ (1) Dry clean a halo (1) ◯ ddef. ("dry clean" referring to ◯ as a laundry symbol, "halo" meaning circle) edderiofer 0
3948 ANY NON-ALPHANUMERIC GLYPH THAT ISN'T ♀ (1) Sex act, while lying on side, results in crabs (1) ♋ = 69⭮ edderiofer 0
3952 ANY NON-ALPHANUMERIC GLYPH THAT ISN'T ♀ (1) 🍺💳D❓⑴ 🃇 ddef., "🍺💳" = "beer card", reverse cryptic "D❓" edderiofer 0
4135 ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL (BOY) ...and no play makes Jack-son from Holby City (5) (DONNA)*. I tried. edderiofer 0
4154 NO (2) No, no, no, no! (2) N+(-n)O, &lit. edderiofer 0
4209 RAINBOW DASH (7, 4) Character who rules in the sky, having nose-around in hunt! (7,4) RA+IN+BOW+DASH edderiofer 0
4213 DELPHI (6) City with gradient of electric potential? (6) DEL PHI ddef. edderiofer 0
4466 ATROPOS (7) A deep sleep, thank you very much, in hindsight, yields a game based on Sperner's lemma (7) (AT+ROPOS)< edderiofer 0
4538 AGNOMY (6) In agony -- agony! -- without my first penalty-user (6) AGNO(M)Y* edderiofer 0
4601 TABOO (5) Game lacking note from clickbait company (5) TABOO(-la) edderiofer 0
4610 ANY ANSWER RELATED TO SPEEDRUNNING (?) Strategy for Celeste, or choice for puzz.link/db? (8) DO OR SKIP punny ddef. edderiofer 0
4832 BROWN (5) PM "Be Nice!" about argument (5) B(ROW)N = Prime Minister edderiofer 0
5477 HYDE (4) Allegedly cover 50%, secretly (4) HYDE (50%, secretly) = "hide" edderiofer 0
5538 GAME CHANGER (4, 7) TV remote, when viewing sports, composed Gengar-mâché? (4,7) GAMECHANGER* edderiofer 0
5540 INTERESTING (11) Absorbing number before pain (11) INT+ERE+STING = Absorbing (e.g. an absorbing read) edderiofer 0
5541 MIT (3) Tim going back with German (3) MIT< edderiofer 0
5542 BONK (4) Second half of #c9c7a5, according to paint-naming AI, is what's used to send Doge to horny jail (4) (-snow)BONK edderiofer 0
5543 BIVOUAC (7) Camp by confused caribou, taking 3 to 5 (7) BI[r->V]OUAC* edderiofer 0
5557 COIN (4) Create the word "out", to a category theorist? (4) CO-IN, punny ddef. edderiofer 0
5931 IXPOWHXQELZTBUMXDS (18) Query for interstellar trade: "I, cross, in front of captive, have heartless curse. With regression of, for example, anger management skills, in the end, I'll blitz out ass-kissing beginners from Death Star!" (18) I+X+POW+H(-e)X+(QE<)+_L_Z_T+BUM+X+D_S_

---

I = I

cross = X (film rating)

captive = POW (prisoner of war)

heartless curse = H(-e)X (take out the middle letter of HEX, meaning "curse")

regression of, for example, anger management skills, = QE< (EQ, meaning "emotional quotient", reversed)

in the end, I'll blitz out = _L _Z _T (last letters of "I'll blitz out")

ass = BUM

kissing = X (e.g. when signing a letter)

beginners from Death Star = D_ S_ (first letters of "Death Star")
edderiofer 0
6017 BAD (3) Partial award for quintuple chart-topping album (3) BAD(-ge) edderiofer 0
6402 ANY CLUE THAT USES A CHESS ABBREVIATION (?) Repetition of special capture between two rooks is a point (7) R(EP)R+IS+E

(EP being the abbreviation for an en passant capture)
edderiofer 0
6471 ANY INFINITE STRING (♾️) Sniftering inanity rearranged contest prompt <:sternrobot:820748887936729189> ANYINFINITESTRING* edderiofer 0
6475 PRETTY GIRL IN CRIMSON ROSE (8) (6, 4, 2, 7, 4 (1)) REBELLED? (6, 4, 2, 7, 4 (1)) reverse cryptic edderiofer 0
6515 YAJISAN-KAZUSAN (7-7) Puzzle with background music played in reverse, held by two, sans grand subtraction? Nothing, in retrospect, is left out from Jamie's favourite genre (7-7) YAJI(-lin<) + SAN + (KAZU(-m)<) + SAN

Puzzle = YAJILIN
background music played in reverse = KAZUM (MUZAK backwards)
held by two sans = put SAN on either side of KAZUM
grand subtraction = remove M
nothing, in retrospect, is left out = remove LIN (NIL backwards)

Jamie's favourite genre = YAJISAN-KAZUSAN
edderiofer 0
6572 SHAKASHAKA (10) Puzzle that, when misspelled and pluralised, goes both ways? (10) sorry ive been doing too many et tu etuis anyway shakahshakahs is totally the correct spelling guys edderiofer 0
6576 STRONGEST (9) (9)! (9) = CIRNO = STRONGEST

Also this is a Cirno clue, and she forgot about the other definition of the ddef &lit.
edderiofer 0
6577 STRONGEST (9) How character #⑨ from "Lotus Land Story" franchise might describe themselves! (9) "Lotus Land Story" franchise is either the Touhou Project series or Homestuck. Character #⑨ in Touhou Project is Cirno, who might describe themselves as the strongest. Character #⑨ in Homestuck is Equius Zahhak, who might describe themselves as the STRONGest. edderiofer 0
6642 ANAGRAM INDICATOR (7, 9) DICTIONARY, E.G.? (7,9) DICTIONAR* (rebus ANAGRAM INDICATOR) = "Y, e.g." (every word is an anagram indicator) edderiofer 0
6643 ANAGRAM INDICATOR (7, 9) Carnation diagram rearranged rearranged (7,9) ANAGRAM INDICATOR* edderiofer 0
6644 BELITTLE (8) Act like a child and play, down? (8) BE LITTLE, ddef. edderiofer 0
6684 TANG (4) Backwards moving creature is a PC user (4) TANG< edderiofer 0
6783 PER SE (3, 2) Understand initially approval to enter by itself (3,2) P[a->E]RSE edderiofer 0
6847 NESSIE (6) One in the shape given in this image ( https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/571805653115600954/843142960287318066/Screen_Shot_2021-05-15_at_11.06.58_AM.png )! (6) NESS(I)E &lit. edderiofer 0
7020 COL LEGNO (3, 5) Further education denial/withholding guidance, ultimately/striking instruction (3, 5) COLLEGE + NO - E edderiofer 0
7647 RUSTY (5) Yurts rearranged puzzler (5) RUSTY* edderiofer 0

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