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Contests started: HARBORTH (8), WISTERIA (8), SUCCUBUS (8), INFRACTION/INFRACTIONS (10/11), FRACTURE (8), PARASITE (8), FURNITURE (9), CEDAR (5), AMARETTO (8), CHICKEN (7), BRUNCH (6), COCKTAIL (8), MASCARA (7), TENDON (6), VEGAN (5), CRAMP/CRAMPS (5/6), SHAVE (5), NACHOS (6), SPLIT/SPLITS (5/6), PENNY (5), PIERCE (6), ISOLATE (7), IMPETUS (7), DELIVERY (8), SORE (4), PAT (3), SNAPCHAT (8), ALARM (5), CRACKLE (7), ANY HEBREW LETTER (?), BOCCONCINI (10), SCRUNCHIE (9), BALAYAGE (8)

Contests won: ZAMBIA (6), OVERPOPULATED (13), I DON’T KNOW (1, 4, 4), BACTERIA (8), DO NEW CLUE TOO FOR FOUR OR MORE RHYMING WORDS (?), INVOLVE (7), CLUE CONTAINING A PIECE OR TERM FROM CHESS (?), QUINE (5), OEDIPUS (7), BAD DOG (3, 3), LUPINE (6), TOLKIEN (7), AWOO (4), JACKBOX (7), BRUNCH (6), BRIDGE (6), MALLEUS (7), HALLOWEEN (9), THANKSGIVING (12), VETERAN/VETERANS (7/8), ANY CLUE THAT USES ELISION (?), SECURITY (8), SCRABBLE (8), AWAY (4), ENEMY (5), BELOW (5), ESCHATOLOGY (11), BASS DROP (4, 4) OR BASSDROP (8), SURPRISE (8), JINGLE (6), SHAVE (5), MELODY (6), NIDORAN OR NIDORAN♂ OR NIDORAN♀ (7 OR 8), HEARTBEAT (9), ETHEREAL (8), AUREOLA (7), PLAN (4), DATA (4), FROSTBITE (9), FAR (3), NEW YEAR (3,4), PACKET (6), TOMB (4), SAFE (4), ROBIN HOOD (5, 4), FINLAND (7), FUNHOUSE (8), MINT (4), CHRYSOBERYL (11), COSMIC RAYS (6, 4), GO (2), TIM ALLEN (3, 5), FREUDIAN SLIP (8, 4), SCALAR (6), QUARTIC (7), BETA (4), SUMMER (6), ANY ANSWER RELATED TO SPEEDRUNNING (?), STRIPED (7), ANY CLUE WHOSE WORDPLAY IS A REBUS (?), ALLEY-OOP (5-3), OMEGA (5), JUNCTURE (8), PRONUNCIATION (13), COMMENSURATE (12), GRAVITY (7), PERTINACIOUS (12), BARNUM (6), ADDUCE (6), BALLOT (6), FILLER (6), ANTEPENULTIMATE (15), PENULTIMATE (11), CHTHONIC (8), ARAPAIMA (8), MOZART (6), YURT (4), MON DIEU (3, 4), BOO-BOO (3-3), MIXMASTER (9), BEIGNET (7), KABOOM (6), PORT (4), DETAIL(S) (6 OR 7), COMMENCED (9), BIVOUAC (7), PARSIMONY (9), SONDER (6), MONDRIAN (8), PRODUCE (7), ANY CLUE WHERE EVERY WORD CONTAINS THE LETTER X (?), WHIPPERSNAPPER (14), TCHAIKOVSKY (11), ANY CLUE THAT USES A CHESS ABBREVIATION (?), POLYCULE (8), MINOR (5), SUSCEPTIBLE (11), JACKKNIFE (9), TUMULTUOUS (10), SYNTAX ERROR (6, 5), CYNOSURE (8), REMNANT (7), SWEET CAROLINE (5, 8), TRANQ (5), HOTSPOT (7), UYGHUR (6), TIFFIN (6), MANO A MANO/MANO-A-MANO (4, 1, 4) OR (4-1-4), TWO-BIT (3-3), ANY HEBREW LETTER (?), ACCIACCATURA (12), DEEP-SIX (4-3), DERMATOGLYPHICS (15), CACCIATORE (10), TARDIGRADE (10), PIANISSIMO (10), CHANCY (6), CENSOR/CENSER/SENSOR (6), WHOA (4), BALAYAGE (8), BANK HOLIDAY (4, 7), VITUPERATE (10), FISH FRY (4, 3), PAPARAZZI (9), PHOTON (6), PEKOE (5), SHOEBOX (7)

All Submissions

Clue ID Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By Likes
4909 BIDEN (5) Waitin’ to hear who won the election (5) sounds like BIDIN’ quatrevingtneuf 6
3231 QUINE (5) Malaria treatment removed in reproduction program (5) QUININE (malaria treatment) - IN = reproduction program quatrevingtneuf 5
3236 CLUE CONTAINING A PIECE OR TERM FROM CHESS (?) Boring partner's inability to reach a conclusion? (9) STALEMATE quatrevingtneuf 5
4682 ANY CLUE WHOSE WORDPLAY IS A REBUS (?) Creative product of artisans?! (3) ART is ans quatrevingtneuf 5
4820 BARNUM (6) Ban rum cocktail as Bailey's companion? (6) /BANRUM = bailey's companion, as in the barnum&bailey circus. surface reading implies bailey's, the irish cream liqueur quatrevingtneuf 5
5133 YURT (4) Unoriginal dairy product is a Mongolian creation (4) YOGURT (dairy product) - OG (original) = mongolian creation quatrevingtneuf 5
6228 SONDER (6) Person derives internal understanding of others’ internal understandings (6) perSON DERives (internal) = understanding of ... quatrevingtneuf 5
7510 SCRAM (5) Spiders crammed inside? Get out! (5) 🕷🕷🕷 spiderS CRAMmed 🕷🕷🕷 quatrevingtneuf 5
3047 DO NEW CLUE TOO FOR FOUR OR MORE RHYMING WORDS (?) Motion of the ocean is central notion to beginnings of devotion (4) TI (central noTIon) + DE (begin DEvotion) quatrevingtneuf 4
3268 OEDIPUS (7) Endless change in work for man who loves his mother (7) EDIt (endless change) in OPUS (work) quatrevingtneuf 4
3593 AWOO (4) Howling noise is a romantic gesture (4) A WOO (a romantic gesture) = howling noise quatrevingtneuf 4
3793 AWAY (4) Travelling team’s top-grade technique (4) A (top-grade) + WAY (technique) = travelling team, as opposed to home quatrevingtneuf 4
3865 BELOW (5) Shout less; start to listen at a more basic level (5) BELLOW (shout) - L (start to listen) = at a more basic level quatrevingtneuf 4
3965 ETHEREAL (8) 2.7128... and the endless other numbers of its kind might be transcendental (8) E (2.7128...) and THE REALs (endless other numbers like e) = transcendental quatrevingtneuf 4
4192 ROBIN HOOD (5, 4) Do ghetto crime for Lil’ John’s companion? (5 4) ROB IN HOOD = robin hood is little john’s companion quatrevingtneuf 4
4314 GO (2) Five from Tokyo leave for a trip (2) GO is japanese (romanized) for 5 = leave for a trip quatrevingtneuf 4
4703 OMEGA (5) Home galaxy tried to cover up symbol of the resistance (5) *OME GA* = symbol of the resistance (ohms are denoted by uppercase omega) quatrevingtneuf 4
4974 ANTEPENULTIMATE (15) A ten-minute plate cooked up near the end (15) /ATENMINUTEPLATE = near the end quatrevingtneuf 4
5008 ARAPAIMA (8) A hit! Target: a rare catch in Animal Crossing (8) A + RAP (hit) + AIM (target) + A = rare catch in animal crossing quatrevingtneuf 4
5134 MOGUL (5) Expert in two tailless bird species (5) MO(a) + GUL(l) = expert quatrevingtneuf 4
5136 MOZART (6) Genius prisoner returns from Alcatraz: ominous... (6) *TRAZ OM*< = genius quatrevingtneuf 4
7346 TRANQ (5) Informant ran quickly to hide drug (5) hidden word quatrevingtneuf 4
7356 UYGHUR (6) Mistreated guy to the west of primarily Han urban region! (6) /GUY + H* U* R* (should be across clue) quatrevingtneuf 4
7531 DEEP-SIX (4-3) Reverend to leak some risqué parts... destroy the evidence (4-3) an unfortunate spoonerism, some would say quatrevingtneuf 4
7570 PIANISSIMO (10) "Very gentle Olympian" is Simone's essence (10) *PIAN IS SIMO* quatrevingtneuf 4
7650 BANK HOLIDAY (4, 7) Key of life at the core of a bodily realignment is time off work (4 7) ANKH (key of life) at the core of /ABODILY = time off work quatrevingtneuf 4
7709 PEKOE (5) Backed up approval for additive to #1 tea (5) OK< (backed up approval) added into PEE (number one) quatrevingtneuf 4
2437 OPOSSUM (7) Smelly animal scattered poos add up (7) /POOS + SUM quatrevingtneuf 3
2627 BUTTE (5) Small plateau sounds pretty short (5) sounds like BEAUT quatrevingtneuf 3
2629 CARBONARA (9) Combine elements 6 and 18 with top-grade pasta (9) CARBON + AR + A quatrevingtneuf 3
2721 ZAMBIA (6) Jazz ambiance incorporated country (6) *Z AMBIA* quatrevingtneuf 3
2728 HELLO WORLD (5, 5) Novice programmer greeting gelatinous universe with a Spanish accent? (5 5) JELLO WORLD but the J is said like H quatrevingtneuf 3
2864 OVERPOPULATED (13) Too many people, um... burst in while she had part of her cycle (13) ER (um) POP (burst) in OVULATED (she had part of her cycle) quatrevingtneuf 3
3175 STACKS (6) Constructs square-headed pins (6) S (head of square) + TACKS (pins) quatrevingtneuf 3
3176 KOMPROMAT (9) Questionable Russian content: 3/8 kombucha, 3/8 prosecco, and 1/4 matcha powder 3/8 KOMbucha + 3/8 PROsecco + 1/4 MATcha powder quatrevingtneuf 3
3269 SPHINX (6) Turn around, finally finish crossing desert monument (6) SPIN (turn) around H (final letter of finish) + X (crossing) = SPHINX as in the desert monument at giza quatrevingtneuf 3
3375 BAD DOG (3, 3) Unwanted mongrel increase in swamp (3 3) ADD (increase) in BOG (swamp) = “unwanted mongrel” quatrevingtneuf 3
3420 SPEEDRUN (8) Super nerd, break and destroy first record! (8) &lit /SUPERNERD - Record, nerds
speedrun to break records
quatrevingtneuf 3
3428 BOURGEOIS (9) Middle-class person messes up rouge in French woods (9) /ROUGE in BOIS quatrevingtneuf 3
3557 LUPINE (6) Wolf-like pack instincts primarily centered on moon’s shape (6) P* I* (pack instincts primarily) centered on LUNE (moon) quatrevingtneuf 3
3603 JACKBOX (7) Game developer’s loot crate (7) JACK (loot, as in steal) BOX (crate) = game developer quatrevingtneuf 3
3659 ANY CLUE RELATED TO HALLOWEEN (?) Whip topless enchantress (5) sWITCH quatrevingtneuf 3
3665 MALLEUS (7) Initially lets undulations around edge of eardrum in men! (7) &lit
tip of eardrum in men is E in MALES; lets undulations initially L U go around the E
the MALLEUS is the first bone that transfers sound (vibrations? undulations?) from the eardrum to the rest of the auditory apparatus
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3667 MEDIEVAL METAL (8, 5) Musical genre award captivates me at live mix (8 5) MEDAL (award) contains (captivates) /MEATLIVE = MEDIEVAL METAL (musical genre) quatrevingtneuf 3
3681 HALLOWEEN (9) Chicken out around everyone? Ought to pay up for this scary occasion (9) HEN (chicken) out around ALL OWE (everyone ought to pay up) = this scary occasion quatrevingtneuf 3
3704 DICTIONARY (10) Journal about something done without a book of definitions (10) DIARY (journal) around ACTION (something done) without A quatrevingtneuf 3
3713 ANY CLUE THAT USES ELISION (?) Off, random? (4) F, R and OM = FROM (of) quatrevingtneuf 3
3734 SECURITY (8) Town takes half of your top salary/earnings beforehand for protection (8) CITY (town) takes UR (half of your), top Salary/Earnings beforehand = protection quatrevingtneuf 3
3750 BING AWAST (4,5) Swing a bat wildly: a strange way to shoo someone away (4 5) /SWINGABAT quatrevingtneuf 3
3776 SCRABBLE (8) For this game, draw to exchange one letter! (8) a dubious &lit
SCRIBBLE changes one letter
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3795 ENEMY (5) Adversary opposed by men escapes containment (5) *Y MEN E* quatrevingtneuf 3
3908 JINGLE (6) Beijing leader’s got a catchy tune (6) *JING LE* quatrevingtneuf 3
3909 SURPRISE (8) Announce gentleman’s title and award without warning (8) sounds like SIR (gentleman’s title) and PRIZE (award) quatrevingtneuf 3
3929 NIDORAN OR NIDORAN♂ OR NIDORAN♀ (7 OR 8) A Pokemon, when chi depleted, finishes berry that restores HP (7) *N *I *D (when chi depleted finishes) + ORAN (berry that restores 10HP) = pokemon quatrevingtneuf 3
3976 PLAN (4) Missing last piece from 2D area diagram (4) PLANE (2D area) missing E (last letter of piece) = diagram quatrevingtneuf 3
4003 DATA (4) Partially audited a taxpayer’s information (4) *D A TA* = information quatrevingtneuf 3
4214 FINLAND (7) This country's fjords head away from the sea (7) F (first letter of fjords) + INLAND (away from the sea) quatrevingtneuf 3
4729 PRONUNCIATION (13) Literary scholars may debate this point: a unicorn is nonsense (13) /POINTAUNICORN = literary scholars may debate this quatrevingtneuf 3
4804 GRAVITY (7) A characteristic of beer: it's responsible for attraction between bodies (7) ddef quatrevingtneuf 3
4900 DIPPY (5) Puzzling bird might pair well with sauce? (5) a questionable ddef quatrevingtneuf 3
4972 THOUSAND (8) A number of you once said I would become the ultimate champion (8) THOU (you, once) + SAID, I->N (last letter of champion) = a number quatrevingtneuf 3
4973 FILLER (6) Failing crossword solver? (6) F + ILLER (ailing) = crossword solver quatrevingtneuf 3
4975 PENULTIMATE (11) Not last, but late: met up in shambles (11) /LATEMETUPIN = not last quatrevingtneuf 3
4989 CHTHONIC (8) Describing “The Devil Wears Prada”, maybe, as taking up time to be with one’s lover (8) CHIC (wears prada, maybe) taking T (time) with HON (lover) = describing the devil quatrevingtneuf 3
5011 RARE CANDY (4, 5) Undercooked celery skin: it could take things to the next level? (4 5) RARE (undercooked) C AND Y (outside letters of celery... slightly sus) = item that increases pokémon level by 1 quatrevingtneuf 3
5064 ANECDOTE (8) A /r/PictureGame puzzler love story (8) AN EC (all the /r/picturegame puzzlehunters are named this way) DOTE (love) = story quatrevingtneuf 3
5302 ANY CLUE WHOSE SURFACE READS AS AN EQUATION (??) (e + n)/(e(a/b) + n) = (11)? E + NUM (n) + E + RATIO (a/b) + N = enumeration (11) quatrevingtneuf 3
5430 DETAIL(S) (6 OR 7) How to get user to use certain feature (6) de-tail USER to make USE = certain feature quatrevingtneuf 3
5775 YEAR OF THE OX (4, 2, 3, 2) The majority of 2021 can be derived from first ordering a three, of sorts, between the axes (4 2 4 3) O (first ordering) + /ATHREEOF between YX (the axes) = the majority of 2021 quatrevingtneuf 3
6267 MONDRIAN (8) Artwork with coloured rectangles in random configuration (8) /INRANDOM = artwork with coloured rectangles quatrevingtneuf 3
6353 ANY CLUE WHERE EVERY WORD CONTAINS THE LETTER X (?) Extravagant, luxurious, extremely exported textile (6) FAB + RICH but without the end (the word’s extreme is exported) = TEXTILE quatrevingtneuf 3
6379 ANY CLUE THAT USES A CHESS ABBREVIATION (?) Empty bail out?? (7) B(-ai)L + UNDER (as in under anesthesia) = ?? for a very questionable move quatrevingtneuf 3
6426 SUSCEPTIBLE (11) Easily overcome by subtle spice mix (11) just an anagram quatrevingtneuf 3
6490 TUMULTUOUS (10) When the top of a fluffy cloud becomes a bit turbulent, the interior turns out to be stormy and thunderous (10) (c->T)UMUL(TUO<)US = stormy and thunderous quatrevingtneuf 3
6792 SYNTAX ERROR (6, 5) Confusing extra /n; (sorry)! (6 5) /EXTRANSORRY = idk if this is a syntax error exactly but i'm sure you could mess your code up pretty bad with it quatrevingtneuf 3
6875 FALSETTO (8) Changing one's voice is a mysterious lost feat (8) /LOSTFEAT quatrevingtneuf 3
7463 ANY HEBREW LETTER (?) Win without a wager (3) BEAT - A quatrevingtneuf 3
7636 BALAYAGE (8) A portion of jambalaya gets gradual recolouring (8) *BALAYA GE* quatrevingtneuf 3
7656 FISH FRY (4, 3) Alevin starts to feed in streams, having finished resorbing yolk (4 3) first letters, and also a biology lesson quatrevingtneuf 3
2376 RANGER (6) Park official who's not unsure about reindeer? (6) rangifer (reindeer genus) - if (unsure) quatrevingtneuf 2
2714 SMELL (5) Small fish present odour (5) SMELT (small fish) in present tense quatrevingtneuf 2
2772 LIGHT (5) Not heavy-handed magic technique: misdirections (5) SLEIGHT (handed magic technique) - SE (miss directions) = LIGHT (not heavy) quatrevingtneuf 2
2865 SEPTEMBER (9) Seven recall losing sleep this month (9) SEPT (seven) + REMEMBER (recall) - REM (losing sleep) quatrevingtneuf 2
2869 ORDINAL (7) Normal fourth quarter became a loss for numbers in position (7) ORDINARY (normal) - RY (4th quarter of the word) + L (became a loss) quatrevingtneuf 2
2957 FIERY (5) Cook with boiling oil around; in other words, with lots of heat (5) FRY (cook with boiling oil) around IE (in other words) quatrevingtneuf 2
2978 BACTERIA (8) Simple life-forms care a bit, strangely (8) *CAREABIT quatrevingtneuf 2
3067 SEDNA (5) Minor planet encompassed natural parts (5) *SED NA* quatrevingtneuf 2
3080 CARTOGRAPHY (11) Map making pro-gay chart unclear (11) /PROGAYCHART quatrevingtneuf 2
3120 INVOLVE (7) Cause vine to tangle around French flight (7) /VINE around VOL quatrevingtneuf 2
3173 STAN (4) Exceptional T. rex specimen - not one blemish (4) STAIN (blemish) - I (not one) = STAN, one of the most complete t.rex specimens ever found quatrevingtneuf 2
3278 SEESAW (6) Playground equipment looks awful, in part (6) SEES (looks) + AWful quatrevingtneuf 2
3303 ISTHMUS (7) Strip of land's shut... I'm forced to relocate (7) /SSHUTIM ("forced to relocate" anagram) quatrevingtneuf 2
3390 ANY COLOR WORD WITH DEF NOT "COLOR" (?) A mix of ROY G BIV, with less green and blue! (5) &lit /ROYIV and ivory is like white (combining all rainbow colours) but with fewer cool tones quatrevingtneuf 2
3404 WEB (3) One might surf here in undertow ebbing (3) *W EB* quatrevingtneuf 2
3405 WEB (3) Internet anime lover becomes a little less explicit (3) WEEB - E (a little less explicit) quatrevingtneuf 2
3451 THING (5) Considering removal of tattoo item (5) THINKING - INK quatrevingtneuf 2
3611 BRUNCH (6) Group gets rest first before afternoon meal (6) BUNCH (group) gets R(est) = a meal that happens before the afternoon quatrevingtneuf 2
3658 ANY CLUE RELATED TO HALLOWEEN (?) Squash or gas up family members (7) PUMP (gas up) + KIN (family members) = PUMPKIN (squash) quatrevingtneuf 2
3708 LIBERTARIAN (11) Freedom-loving Monrovia resident takes informant back (11) LIBERIAN takes RAT backwards quatrevingtneuf 2
3712 ANY CLUE THAT USES ELISION (?) Some see dam and nonsense around it (6) SESE (no n sense) around AM = SESAME (some seed) quatrevingtneuf 2
3921 SHAVE (5) Use a razor to rescue ensnared fish's tail (5) SAVE (to rescue) ensnared H (fish's tail) = use a razor quatrevingtneuf 2
3923 MELODY (6) Why do lemurs partially return a vocalization? (6) *Y DO LEM* quatrevingtneuf 2
3962 HEARTBEAT (9) Distressed? Breathe at body’s natural rhythm (9) /BREATHEAT (distressed is anagram indicator) = body’s natural rhythm quatrevingtneuf 2
4005 FROSTBITE (9) Sting from the cold destroyed softer bit (9) /SOFTERBIT = sting from the cold quatrevingtneuf 2
4116 PACKET (6) Bring alien a pouch containing seeds, perhaps (6) PACK (bring, esp on a trip) + ET (alien) = seed packet e.g. quatrevingtneuf 2
4142 NORMALCY (8) Regular routine, or my clan riots (8) /ORMYCLAN = regular routine quatrevingtneuf 2
4224 MINT (4) Something fresh and new (4) ddef something fresh (as in the mint plant) and new (as in mint condition) quatrevingtneuf 2
4256 EMBER (5) Bit of fire remains after nearly half of the month after Halloween has passed (5) NOVEMBER is the month after halloween, and after nearly half of it is passed, we’re left with EMBER, a bit of fire remains quatrevingtneuf 2
4328 TIM ALLEN (3, 5) American magazine about entirely new actor (3 5) TIME (american magazine) around ALL (entirely) + N (new) = actor quatrevingtneuf 2
4334 BABY SHARK (4, 5) Change for shabby ark is what's found in a mermaid's purse (4 5) /SHABBYARK = what's found in a mermaid's purse (another term for shark egg case) quatrevingtneuf 2
4347 SCALAR (6) Wild rascal lacking direction (6) /RASCAL = lacking direction quatrevingtneuf 2
4430 QUARTIC (7) After a couple pints, I start to curse to the fourth degree (7) after QUART (2 pints) I + C (start to curse) = the fourth degree quatrevingtneuf 2
4464 BETA (4) Wager a test (4) BET (wager) + A = test quatrevingtneuf 2
4602 ANY ANSWER RELATED TO SPEEDRUNNING (?) Quickly move stabilizer from one side to the other? (6) SPLINT (stabilizer) L->R (one side to the other) = SPRINT (quickly move) quatrevingtneuf 2
4626 STRIPED (7) Like a zebra’s stomach lining: a bit distended? (7) ’S + TRIPE (stomach lining) + D (ended with a bit of DIST) = like a zebra quatrevingtneuf 2
4731 JUNCTURE (8) Medical treatment took two heads, shifted them downwards, and swapped them around to produce a connection (8) TINCTURE (medical treatment); take the two heads TI, caesar shift them down by one to get UJ, then switch their positions to get JU. quatrevingtneuf 2
4813 PERTINACIOUS (12) Incessant religious nonsense: a cretin lies within (12) /ACRETIN inside PIOUS (religious) = incessant quatrevingtneuf 2
4819 KILN (4) Get fired up by this alternative UK airline (4) uKaIrLiNe = firing pottery happens in a kiln quatrevingtneuf 2
4856 MASTIFF (7) Hold back - "Ruff!" It's a massive dog! (7) *FFITSAM* = dog quatrevingtneuf 2
4858 BALLOT (6) Better start to distribute a list of names for consideration (6) B (start of better) + ALLOT = a list of names quatrevingtneuf 2
4895 REPLY (5) Primary profession in bank: counter (5) P (first letter of profession) in RELY (as in to bank on something) = counter quatrevingtneuf 2
4901 MALARKEY (8) Republican party may leak this stuff around! (8) &lit; /MAYLEAK around R (republican) = they do be spreading some nonsense quatrevingtneuf 2
4912 ELECTORAL COLLEGE (9,7) Method of casting votes again and again got clear result (9 7) GOTCLEAR is letter bank = method of casting votes quatrevingtneuf 2
5135 OVERSATURATION (14) When playing, a turn varies too, too much (14) /ATURNVARIESTOO = too much quatrevingtneuf 2
5213 LIST (4) Series of Tetris shapes? (4) L, I, S, and T are all tetris shapes = series quatrevingtneuf 2
5285 BOO-BOO (3-3) Breast half-exposed... oops, a mistake (3-3) BOOB (breast) + OO (half of oops) = a mistake quatrevingtneuf 2
5348 BEIGNET (7) Good books about finish of cream-coloured pastry (7) NT (good books, as in new testament) about the end of BEIGE (cream-coloured) = pastry quatrevingtneuf 2
5432 PORT (4) I'm left to bring cargo into the harbor (4) I'M left IMPORT (bring cargo into) = harbor. left is not the def hehehe quatrevingtneuf 2
5549 BIVOUAC (7) Taxi carrying you and circle of six returns to shelter (7) CAB (taxi) carrying U (you), O (circle), and VI (six) -> CA[UOVI]B reversed = shelter quatrevingtneuf 2
6282 DITTO (5) Copy-edit: too obscured (5) *DIT TO* = copy quatrevingtneuf 2
6308 FAHRENHEIT (10) Scale said to be similar in stature (10) hom. FAIR IN HEIGHT quatrevingtneuf 2
6358 WHIPPERSNAPPER (14) Whisks away to sleep each child (14) WHIPPERS (whisks, like the kitchen tool) + NAP (a way to sleep) + PER (each) = child quatrevingtneuf 2
6359 TCHAIKOVSKY (11) The brilliant man behind Swan Lake Yacht Kiosk devastated by introduction of virus (11) /YACHTKIOSK + V* = tchaikovsky composed the ballet "swan lake" quatrevingtneuf 2
6364 SUS (3) Type of chord that's sounding not quite right (3) a sus(pended) chord is @ thing, incidentally they do typically sound "unresolved" quatrevingtneuf 2
6410 MINOR (5) Diminutive man in a pit cried out (5) hom. MINER quatrevingtneuf 2
6564 BETTER (6) Gambler with more skill (6) ddef quatrevingtneuf 2
6697 RATINE (6) Aristocrat in Europe clutches fabric (6) *RAT IN E* quatrevingtneuf 2
6793 CYNOSURE (8) Solution: take back Japanese tech company and make it the center of attention (8) CURE takes SONY in reverse quatrevingtneuf 2
6867 REMNANT (7) Leaving a complaint about crazy men (7) RANT about /MEN = leaving (i think this still works as a noun) quatrevingtneuf 2
7344 SWEET CAROLINE (5, 8) Promise to incorporate more of the same endless pop thread for a ditty by Diamond (5 8) SWEAR (promise) to incorporate ETC (more of the same ~= et cetera) + pOp + LINE quatrevingtneuf 2
7378 TIFFIN (6) Food fightin’ (6) ddef; meal and having a tiff quatrevingtneuf 2
7387 MANO A MANO/MANO-A-MANO (4, 1, 4) OR (4-1-4) Oman provides materials for close combat (4-1-4) letter bank OMAN quatrevingtneuf 2
7521 ACCIACCATURA (12) Cut air again and again with musical embellishment (12) letter bank CUTAIR quatrevingtneuf 2
7527 EN GARDE (2, 5) Pull back in a certain direction and prepare to engage (2 5) DRAG reversed in ENE quatrevingtneuf 2
7530 CACCIATORE (10) Hunter eats a piece of focaccia to refuel (10) hidden word; defs is like, a hunter’s eats (wikipedia tells me this is the etymology) quatrevingtneuf 2
7534 DERMATOGLYPHICS (15) Trying to infer things from skin turning red (tomato, mostly): a sign of science’s regression (15) RED< + toMATO + GLYPH + SCI< = trying to infer things from skin quatrevingtneuf 2
7543 TARDIGRADE (10) Reportedly, oily sludge to destroy a primitive organism (10) hom. TAR DEGRADE quatrevingtneuf 2
7616 WHOA (4) Stop crying about trouble (4) hom. WOE; whoa as in telling a horse to stop quatrevingtneuf 2
7655 VITUPERATE (10) Mad at eruptive insult (10) just an anagram quatrevingtneuf 2
7705 SKELETOR (8) He-man's nemesis endlessly works steel into another form (8) /(-w)ORK(-s)STEEL quatrevingtneuf 2
2372 ACCRETION (9) Unusual reaction with light type of disk (9) <reaction>+c = accretion disk quatrevingtneuf 1
2413 REMIX (5) Latin king gets 1001 songs mashed together (5) REX (latin king) + MI (1001); def "songs mashed together" quatrevingtneuf 1
2626 FABLE (5) 2004 video game doable without half of allies (5) FEASIBLE - (all)IES quatrevingtneuf 1
2628 RUSTY (5) Reddish, like well-baked bread with the top cut off (5) CRUSTY - C quatrevingtneuf 1
2686 SENEGAL (7) African country lady follows two intercardinal directions (7) GAL after SE and NE quatrevingtneuf 1
2688 ANY CLUE IN HAIKU WITH 5-7-5 SYLLABLES (???) master of haiku // who took refuge from others // moved south as a mob (6 5) anagram of MATSUO BASHO, haiku writer who often hid himself away from people, especially later in life quatrevingtneuf 1
2689 JOKER (5) At the start of a betting game, traded for 11th extra card (5) start of POKER switch for J (as in jack, the 11th) quatrevingtneuf 1
2712 DELAY (5) Voronoi’s dual without a Spanish setback (5) DELAUNAY - UNA quatrevingtneuf 1
2724 MAILER (6) Poster attacker got me instead of you (6) poster = MAILER (as in one who posts mail)
MAULER, U->I
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2754 ASBESTOS (8) Deadly building material incorporated into Dracula’s best ossuary (8) *AS BEST OS* quatrevingtneuf 1
2755 MICROSOFT (9) Bill’s company is very small and gentle (9) MICRO + SOFT quatrevingtneuf 1
2868 CARDINAL (8) St Louis baseball player isn't ranking, but still counts (8) ddef quatrevingtneuf 1
2870 I DON’T KNOW (1, 4, 4) Nod to wink... strange, I'm not sure (1 4 4) /NODTOWINK quatrevingtneuf 1
2881 CONSTANCE (9) Compose long-lasting name (9) COM- prefix ~= CON; POSE = stance quatrevingtneuf 1
2899 RAMESSES (8) Pharaoh's in the middle of some macrame session (8) S in *RAME SES* quatrevingtneuf 1
2927 SHITPOSTING (11) Making crappy jokes about fecal moulding around bottom of toilet (8) SHIT POSING (fecal moulding) around T (end of toilet) quatrevingtneuf 1
2958 CASCADE (7) Spill out loudly from beer barrel: help (7) sounds like CASK AID quatrevingtneuf 1
3011 RELAYER (7) Sender (climbing partner) heads off, begins rappelling at the top (7) sender is the def for relayer, but is also a climbing term for one who makes it to the top of a climb.
BELAYER (climbing partner) - B (heads off) + R (begins rappelling at the top)
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3235 CLUE CONTAINING A PIECE OR TERM FROM CHESS (?) Bishop gets by last couple floors? (3-6) bi-shop + last letter of by = TWO-STOREY quatrevingtneuf 1
3237 CLUE CONTAINING A CHARACTER OR ITEM FROM CLUE (?) Dance at a country ballroom for website builder? (11) SQUARE (dance at a country ball) + SPACE (room) quatrevingtneuf 1
3246 BOND (4) Hooked up, but sex essentially lacking connection (4) BONED - sEx quatrevingtneuf 1
3248 WARHOL (6) Lacking any limits, infest entire mass producer of soup cans? (6) sWARm wHOLe (infest entire, no ends) quatrevingtneuf 1
3253 ARCEUS (6) Dunsparce used Hidden Power, defeating other mythical Pokémon (6) *ARCE US*; arceus defeated other mythical pokes dialga/palkia/giratina quatrevingtneuf 1
3288 PAPRIKA (7) Spice rabbit relative consumes between Mar. and May (7) PIKA (rabbit relative) consumes APR (month between mar/may) quatrevingtneuf 1
3337 FURNITURE (9) Return if U-hauled items include tables and chairs (9) /RETURNIFU (with “hauled” as a very dubious anagram indicator) quatrevingtneuf 1
3376 BAD DOG (3, 3) What you might say to Fido if he fails to overturn heavenly THC concentrate? (3 3) overturn GOD DAB quatrevingtneuf 1
3423 HUMAN (5) Monkey god smites an individual (5) HANUMAN - AN quatrevingtneuf 1
3429 DANCER (6) Santa's reindeer selected from top three Danish cervids (6) DANish CERvids quatrevingtneuf 1
3481 PROMISE (7) Commit to dance first: I'll soften eventually (7) PROM (dance) + I* S* E* quatrevingtneuf 1
3490 LOREM IPSUM (5, 5) Strange text about pain from sore lump... I’m distressed (5 5) /SORELUMPIM (distressed as ana indicator) = strange text about pain (lorem ipsum is derived from dolorem ipsum, “pain in and of itself”) quatrevingtneuf 1
3518 ERRATUM (7) Mistake to decree gas for the people? (7) sounds like AIR AT ‘EM quatrevingtneuf 1
3570 TOLKIEN (7) Not like scattered fantasy writer (7) /NOTLIKE quatrevingtneuf 1
3594 INCUS (5) Tip of the cochlea follows in us! (5) &lit
C (tip of cochlea) follows IN + US
the incus is an ear bone followed by the cochlea (albeit with two other bones in between)
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3623 BRIDGE (6) Wife-to-be takes groom’s head in back-bending position (6) BRIDE (wife to be) takes in G(room) = back-bending position quatrevingtneuf 1
3624 STAPES (6) It’s something that sticks between incudes’ and cochleas’ ends! (6) &lit
TAPE (it’s something that sticks) between incudeS and cochleaS (ends)
the stapes bone is between the incus (incudes plural) and the cochlea
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3625 DISCOMFORT (10) Mixing CD-ROMs of it is a bit of a pain (10) /CDROMSOFIT quatrevingtneuf 1
3683 VETERAN/VETERANS (7/8) Long-time coveter and concealer (7) *VETER AN* quatrevingtneuf 1
3705 ENGLISH (7) Canadian language, eh? Hassling mess... (7) EH has /SLING (mess is anagram indicator) = canadian language quatrevingtneuf 1
3853 CUP (3) Half-pint points out statistics' limits (3) CUSPS (points) - ends (limits) of StatisticS = half-pint (as in 2 cups in 1 pint) quatrevingtneuf 1
3896 ESCHATOLOGY (11) Yoga clothes confused ideas about how things could end for us (11) /YOGACLOTHES = ideas about how things could end for us quatrevingtneuf 1
3902 BASS DROP (4, 4) OR BASSDROP (8) Proctologist captivated by catchy song’s musical climax? (4 4) ASS DR (proctologist) captured by BOP (catchy song) = musical climax quatrevingtneuf 1
3937 ANY NON-ALPHANUMERIC GLYPH THAT ISN'T ♀ (1) Eight laid to rest forever (1) quatrevingtneuf 1
3972 AUREOLA (7) Light ring around dark spot around nipple around mum's middle (7) AREOLA (dark spot around nipple) around U (mum's middle) = light ring around quatrevingtneuf 1
3984 AURORA (6) Atmospheric energy disperses over poles! (6) AURA (atmospheric energy) splits up around (disperses) OR (ends “poles” of over) = auroras are an atmospheric phenomenon that typically happen near the poles quatrevingtneuf 1
4004 FAR (3) Just missing one? Not even close (3) FAIR (just) missing I (one) = not even close quatrevingtneuf 1
4009 NEW YEAR (3,4) 2020 sheep close to Spooner (3 4) spoonerism EWE NEAR (sheep close to) quatrevingtneuf 1
4013 FESTS (5) When lavish meals, primarily, are devoured! (5) &lit
FEASTS (lavish meals) - (devoured) A (primarily are)
def: you have big meals during many festive times
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4016 FLU (3) Infiltrator of lungs! (3) &lit
*F LU*
flu is a resp pathogen
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4027 PENNY (5) Cagey copper? (5) ddef pen-y cage-y? maybe a touch dubious quatrevingtneuf 1
4033 AQUA (4) 1/2 of 1/4 of the water (4) half of A QUArter quatrevingtneuf 1
4109 CONTEST (7) Competition with Spanish challenge (7) CON (with in spanish) + TEST (challenge) = competition quatrevingtneuf 1
4180 TOMB (4) Patriots quarterback’s ultimate destination? (4) TOM B(rady) quatrevingtneuf 1
4182 SAFE (4) Turn the inside of the fastener to make it secure (4) turn *E FAS* to make it = secure quatrevingtneuf 1
4218 FUNHOUSE (8) Fail to forcibly relocate carnival attraction? (8) F (fail) + UNHOUSE (forcibly relocate? like evict someone?) = carnival attraction quatrevingtneuf 1
4227 CHRYSOBERYL (11) Precious girl won't start to weep and moan internally for a golden gem (11) (c)RY + SOB (weep and moan, but with no first letter) inside CHERYL (name of girl; precious is etymology for better cluing) = golden gem quatrevingtneuf 1
4258 COSMIC RAYS (6, 4) Corsica’s my way to arrange for some influence from the sun (6 4) /CORSICASMY = some influence from the sun quatrevingtneuf 1
4273 BESIDE (6) Bordering tribe’s ideally kept secret (6) *BE’S IDE* = bordering quatrevingtneuf 1
4304 CULINARY (8) When preparing meals, babblers dispose of surplus in nest (8) sound clue (babblers are a type of bird, but also like babble to talk) CULL (dispose of surplus) IN AERIE (nest) = when preparing meals quatrevingtneuf 1
4343 FREUDIAN SLIP (8, 4) Amalia's undressed? Oops - Amalia's son's dress (8 4) amalia is freud's mother, so his dress is a FREUDIAN SLIP = the oops of "amalia's undressed" quatrevingtneuf 1
4455 CHROMATIC (9) A type of scale for blues, perhaps (9) ddef music + colour quatrevingtneuf 1
4480 SLITHERLINK (11) Cut her connection to puzzle club activity (11) SLIT HER LINK quatrevingtneuf 1
4509 SUMMER (6) To heat things up, you and I change positions for a hot time (6) SIMMER (to heat things up) but U changes to I = a hot time quatrevingtneuf 1
4635 AUGUST (6) Film with Rush is, in brief, more than perfect musically. Objectively, we were touched by the start. (6) AUG (in brief, more than perfect musically, short for augmented) + US (object pronoun for WE) + T (touching start of THE) = film, with Rush (as a bonus, August Rush is a music-themed film, but it was pretty bad lol) quatrevingtneuf 1
4714 SLACKS (6) Business casual attire for communications software startup? (6) SLACK S (communications software startup) = business casual attire quatrevingtneuf 1
4788 COMMENSURATE (12) In line with snare tangled around you during a trip (12) /SNARE (tangled) around U in COMMUTE (a trip) = in line with quatrevingtneuf 1
4849 ADDUCE (6) Offer up a pair of points for discussion (6) homophone (for discussion) of A DEUCE (a pair of points) = offer up quatrevingtneuf 1
4852 ELECTION (8) Unlimited options for democratic process (8) (s)ELECTION(s) quatrevingtneuf 1
5318 MIXMASTER (9) Join up around holiday baking equipment (9) MITER (a type of join) around XMAS (holiday) = baking equipment quatrevingtneuf 1
5394 KABOOM (6) Running amok around the middle of jamboree making a loud noise (6) /AMOK around jamBOree = a loud noise quatrevingtneuf 1
5548 UBNIQU (6) A number appears in the first half of ever-present specific mistake (6) N (a number) in UBIQUitous (first half of ever-present) = specific mistake (haha it's a mistake about UNIQUE~=specific) quatrevingtneuf 1
5554 COMMENCED (9) Began to be congratulated on reducing onset of disease fivefold (9) COMMENDED (congratulated), D (onset of disease) -> C (500 > 100) = began quatrevingtneuf 1
5765 KETCHUP (7) Draw headless dog / headless stuff to put on dogs (7) (-s)KETCH (-p)UP quatrevingtneuf 1
6155 QUESTION MARK OR ? (8 4 or 1) Ask Zuckerberg how this ends? (8 4) ddef quatrevingtneuf 1
6156 AILUROPHILE (11) A lonely old lady could be one to sicken someone with a weird kink (11) AIL (sicken) + UROPHILE (someone with a weird kink, namely being peed on) = a lonely old lady, like a cat-loving grandma quatrevingtneuf 1
6157 ZOUNDS (6) Interjection before consort's noises were voiced (6) SOUNDS (noises) /s/->/z/ (voiced) = in romeo&juliet, mercutio notably says, "zounds, consort!" quatrevingtneuf 1
6158 PARSIMONY (9) Simple principle's goal: get a "Yes" from Cowell (9) PAR (goal) + SIMON Y (yes from cowell, talent show judge) = principle about simplicity quatrevingtneuf 1
6159 PERIAPSIS (9) Surprisingly, Earth's position relative to the sun in winter praises pi in a roundabout way (9) /PRAISESPI = perihelion (earth-sun periaspis) typically happens in early january. as a result, this clue only works in the northern hemisphere quatrevingtneuf 1
6247 KNICK-KNACK (5-5) Repeatedly nick a trinket (5-5) letter bank NICKA = trinket quatrevingtneuf 1
6255 DEMISEMIHEMIDEMISEMIQUAVER (26) (1/2)(1/2)(1/2)(1/2)(1/2) ~= (1/256)(26) (1/2) (5x demi/hemi/semi) + ~ (quaver) = 1/256 (value of a demisemihemidemisemiquaver)

0.03125 ~= 0.1015625 , right?

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6285 PRODUCE (7) Living things from the farm regurgitate cud, or perhaps hold it back (7) *E CUD OR P* (hold back) = living vegetables from the farm, not the implied cows quatrevingtneuf 1
6307 FORGET-ME-NOT (6-2-3) Flower ready to start to find mates within a short distance (6-2-3) R (start of ready) + GET MEN (find mates) in FOOT (short distance) = flower quatrevingtneuf 1
6309 ELLIPSIS (8) Middle eastern kingdom finally surrounded by secret service - a sign of ominous things to come (8) SS (secret service) around end of ELLIPI (middle eastern kingdom) = ominous things follow... quatrevingtneuf 1
6311 INCONVENIENCING (15) Getting in the way of con: give again and again (15) letter bank CONGIVE quatrevingtneuf 1
6347 FINE (4) Charge a steep price for losing the Spanish cat (4) FELINE - EL quatrevingtneuf 1
6380 POLYCULE (8) Heartless lady tangled up with couple, leading to a complex romantic situation (8) *L(-ad)YCOUPLE = complex romantic situation quatrevingtneuf 1
6411 MAJOR (5) One recently ousted from the White House beginning journey to wander back around (5) J in ROAM< = major, biden’s dog, was kicked out of the white house a while ago quatrevingtneuf 1
6427 JACKKNIFE (9) Steal a weapon, crash a truck (9) straightforward enough i think quatrevingtneuf 1
6492 TENSE (5) Perhaps present wrapped gift ensemble (5) *T ENSE* = present, for one quatrevingtneuf 1
6532 GRIMALKIN (9) Old hag's somber, endless speech (9) GRIM + (-t)ALKIN(-g) quatrevingtneuf 1
6844 ANY D&D RELATED CLUE/ANSWER (?) Vital choice in alignment! (7 4) CHAOTIC EVIL anag. quatrevingtneuf 1
6852 ROTTERDAM (9) Breakdown time: mom came back from Spain or someplace else in Europe (9) ROT + T + MADRE< quatrevingtneuf 1
6859 ABOUT (5) Wearing a crop top around? (5) yours abs are out in a crop top quatrevingtneuf 1
7345 HOTSPOT (7) Place to be for shareable Chinese food centered around starter soups (7) HOTPOT centered around S(oups) quatrevingtneuf 1
7395 TWO-BIT (3-3) Secret of returning hobbit: “I bow to nothing of importance” (3-3) reversed hidden word quatrevingtneuf 1
7396 PORTAL (6) Opening left and one left (6) PORT (left) + A (one) + L (left) = opening quatrevingtneuf 1
7408 ORANGE (6) Short Malaysian ape hue, ultimately! (6) ORANG(utan) + (hu)E quatrevingtneuf 1
7501 ERRANT (6) Nurse’s complaint, perhaps, is out of line (6) an ER RANT quatrevingtneuf 1
7568 MYRIAD (6) Enormous amount of dairy milk turned (6) DAIRY M_< quatrevingtneuf 1
7577 CHANCY (6) Pokemon that can learn Metronome sounds unpredictable (6) hom. CHANSEY quatrevingtneuf 1
7606 CASE (4) Cover the reason you left (4) CA(-u)SE quatrevingtneuf 1
7607 CASE (4) Suit, or what could follow suit (4) ddef
suit = lawsuit case
append -case to make suitcase
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7615 OPT OUT (3 3 OR 3-3) How to get fish from combative group to decline? (3 3) to get TROUT from TROOP, change OP TO UT quatrevingtneuf 1
7701 PAPARAZZI (9) Some shooters and a pizza divided up around most of party (9) /APIZZA around PAR(ty) = some shooters (camera people, not shots of liquor) quatrevingtneuf 1
7719 SHOEBOX (7) Sloppy hobo sex in a cardboard container (7) a risqué anagram quatrevingtneuf 1
7728 ANY MUSICAL INSTRUMENT (?) Instrument starts off a bit too high (4) (-s)HARP quatrevingtneuf 1
7740 SUBORN (6) Coerce to switch out or continue to ultimate conclusion (6) SUB (switch out) OR *N = coerce quatrevingtneuf 1
7752 UFFIZI (6) Caesar moved 3 Romans (#12, #50, #150) to renowned museum (6) caesar shift XII L CL by 3 quatrevingtneuf 1
2373 SOKOBAN (7) Puzzle partner wins boxing match prohibition (7) SO (significant other) + KO (knockout) + BAN quatrevingtneuf 0
2378 INTERSECT (9) Pass through street crossing free of charge (9) intersection - ion quatrevingtneuf 0
2426 ERDOS (5) He published prolifically without constant input from emergency physicians (5) ER DOCS (emergency physicians) - C (constant); erdos published an astonishing number of math papers quatrevingtneuf 0
2788 YUCCA (5) Desert shrub sounds gross... perhaps... (5) sounds like YUCK... UH... quatrevingtneuf 0
2829 LIGHT (5) Without some toppings, Turkish treat is not heavy (5) DELIGHT without some toppings quatrevingtneuf 0
2858 PUCCINI (7) The Bohemian writer relocated certain mushrooms from Oregon to Davis or Berkeley (7) PORCINI (mushrooms) swap OR for UC; PUCCINI wrote La Bohème quatrevingtneuf 0
2900 VARIANCE (8) "Riptide" singer switches a song for a change (8) VANCE (vance joy) switch A for ARIA quatrevingtneuf 0
2929 QUINCUNX (8) Put 100 on unbridled horse, 10 on a French one, or 5 on dice (8) eQUINe (unbridled horse) + C (100) + UN (french one) + X (10) = QUINCUNX (5 on dice) quatrevingtneuf 0
3040 CLUE CONTAINING UR LAST WINNING CLUE’S ANSWER (?) Killer that uses their hands to remove a piece of flesh is person that I don't know (8) STRANGLER - L (a piece of fLesh) = STRANGER quatrevingtneuf 0
3076 LONGNECK (8) Littlefoot yearns for a foot covering that's not so-so (8) LONGS (yearns) + ONE (a) + SOCK (foot covering) - SOSO quatrevingtneuf 0
3079 ANY CLUE WHERE EVERY WORD IS THE SAME LENGTH (?) Of us, in us, it is an MD Dx (9) SINUSITIS quatrevingtneuf 0
3119 REVOLVER (8) Six-shooter sports team from San Francisco (8) ddef: six-shooter as in the gun; revolver is SF’s top club ultimate frisbee team quatrevingtneuf 0
3152 HOMO SAPIENS (4, 7) Gays snipe a confused human (4 7) HOMOS (gays) + /SNIPEA = HOMO SAPIENS (human) quatrevingtneuf 0
3191 UKRAINE (7) In no particular order, I rank EU country (7) /IRANKEU quatrevingtneuf 0
3234 CLUE CONTAINING (4, 10) Lateral thought holding... continue a messy hold around the edges? (4 10) CLING around /CONTINUEA = lateral thought holding? quatrevingtneuf 0
3339 SYNONYM (7) Word closely defined error of mathematical game when spoken (7) sounds like SIN O’ NIM, “word closely defined” quatrevingtneuf 0
3389 ANY COLOR WORD WITH DEF NOT "COLOR" (?) Flowery scent is WC finisher (8) LAV ENDER quatrevingtneuf 0
3398 CARAMEL (7) Light brown sailing ship exchanged velocity for mass (7) CARAVEL switch V (velocity) for M (mass) quatrevingtneuf 0
3517 ERRATUM (7) Montserrat doesn’t have any mountains; you first made a mistake (7) ERRAT (montserrat - monts) + U (you) + M (first made) = a mistake quatrevingtneuf 0
3544 SLAUGHTER (9) Surfer Kelly contains expression of disgust for extermination (9) SLATER (surfer kelly) contains UGH (expression of disgust) quatrevingtneuf 0
3551 CLUE W/ "TURING MACHINE" NOT MEANING A REAL TM (?) Nurturing machine rented (6) /RENTED = TENDER (nurturing) quatrevingtneuf 0
3554 CHICKEN (7) Idiotic hick enjoys packaged poultry (7) *C HICK EN* quatrevingtneuf 0
3637 ABCDE (5) Scarce, bad name (5) /CEBAD (scar is anagram indicator) = name
i guess it’s also a semi&lit
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3679 COCHLEA (7) Secure unusual parrot for Spooner's key part to hearing (7) spooner LOCK KEA = key part to hearing quatrevingtneuf 0
3680 PLEDGE (6) Guarantee second up rocky outcrop (6) P (second up) + LEDGE (rocky outcrop) = guarantee
(second is a common climbing term synonymous with follower)
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3682 THANKSGIVING (12) Living large: in right place, a snake sags oddly at this bountiful dinner (12) THRIVING (living large) A.N.K.S.G in place of R = this bountiful dinner quatrevingtneuf 0
3684 JACK-O'-LANTERN (4-1'-7) Carved pumpkin to take later, non-destroyed (4 1'7) JACK (take) /LATERNON = carved pumpkin quatrevingtneuf 0
3781 HEADCANON (9) Directly able to within personal version of reality (9) CAN (able to) in HEAD-ON (directly) = personal version of reality quatrevingtneuf 0
3831 SPEED (5) Vomited, dropping outflow’s terminal velocity (5) SPEWED (vomited) - last (terminal) letter of outfloW = velocity quatrevingtneuf 0
3980 VULPINE (7) Half of women’s parts yearn for love of foxy one (7) VULvas (half of women’s parts) + PINE (yearn for love of) = foxy one quatrevingtneuf 0
4000 NIXIOUS (7) In Sioux Falls, a part is snowy white (7) /INSIOUX falls apart = snowy white quatrevingtneuf 0
4006 FAR (3) No time to pass gas at a distance (3) FART (pass gas) - T (no time) = at a distance quatrevingtneuf 0
4008 RESOLUTION (10) Answer with second note for a completed cadence (10) SOLUTION (answer) with RE (second note in solfege) = a completed cadence quatrevingtneuf 0
4026 PARK (4) Stop the car: certain plug’s top is missing (4) SPARK (type of plug) - S (top missing) = stop the car quatrevingtneuf 0
4040 GRAMMY (6) Award that’s a little weighty? (6) GRAM is a little mass... close enough for clue purposes quatrevingtneuf 0
4141 NO (2) Regular anion is negative (2) .N.O. quatrevingtneuf 0
4166 SHATTER (7) Break window? Cover up first, replace pane second (7) SHUTTER (window cover), U (up first) replace with A (pane second) = break quatrevingtneuf 0
4186 TRIP (4) Stumble upon a bit of information about second criminal (4) TIP (bit of info) about R (second letter of criminal) = stumble upon quatrevingtneuf 0
4274 BENDY (5) Even one day following beginners’ basic exercises makes it easy to get in shape (5) .N.D.Y (even letters of ONE DAY) following B* E* (first letters of basic exercises) = easy to get in shape quatrevingtneuf 0
4506 COMPATIBLE (10) Briefly free, free to embrace the insurgent leaders like good friends (10) COMP (briefly free, as in abbr. for complimentary), ABLE (free, as in free to do something) around TI (the insurgent leaders) = like good friends quatrevingtneuf 0
4508 SUMMER (6) Grand extension of ancient civilization's time in the light? (6) extend M (grand/1000) of SUMER (ancient civ) = time in the light quatrevingtneuf 0
4564 MEDIOCRE (8) Disheartening resurgence of the current pandemic going around is just not ideal (8) DI(v)OC (covid = current pandemic, resurgence = reversal, disheartening removes the v), MERE (just) goes around = not ideal quatrevingtneuf 0
4689 BATTERY (7) One who could be a Triple-A baseball player next year (7) BATTER (baseball player) + (next) Y (year) = AAA battery, e.g. quatrevingtneuf 0
4701 ALLEY-OOP (5-3) This particular flashy move might be a mistake on a sketchy street? (5-3) a questionable ddef; an OOP(s? i think it's fine without) in an ALLEY quatrevingtneuf 0
5284 MON DIEU (3, 4) You and I get separated at the end of the world in a foreign land... quel désastre! (3 4) U and I separated at the end of MONDE (world in french, which i guess is a foreign land to most in this server) = quel désastre (another french interjection with similar usage) quatrevingtneuf 0
5424 TWENTY-ONE (6-3) Legal age for a game of cards (6-3) ddef quatrevingtneuf 0
5431 DETAIL(S) (6 OR 7) Thoroughly clean up, exfoliated somewhat (6) (down clue) some of exfoLIATED< = thoroughly clean (like detailing a car) quatrevingtneuf 0
5766 NEVER-ENDING (5-6) Like, whenever?! (5-6) this is bad quatrevingtneuf 0
6246 BONE (4) Nail a particular bingo call (4) nail (as in sex) = B1 (bingo call) quatrevingtneuf 0
6283 GOODBYE (7) Messy paste adds colour with a bit of balayage later (7) GOO (messy paste) + DYE (colour, n.) with B (bit of balayage; the surface is ostensibly about hair) = later quatrevingtneuf 0
6284 GNEISS (6) Singes scattered stone (6) /SINGES quatrevingtneuf 0
6350 SOLUBLE (7) Readily stirred up KY jelly left in by partner (7) LUBE (KY jelly) with L (left) in it, next to SO (partner, significant other) = readily stirred up? this word is not particularly definable eh quatrevingtneuf 0
6351 ANAGRAM (7) Make actor’s co-star groan... a Grammy is out of sight (7) *AN A GRAM* = make ACTORS->COSTAR quatrevingtneuf 0
6352 STRINGS (7) Traffic circles one of four sections? (7) traffic circles are ST(reet) RINGS = orchestral section quatrevingtneuf 0
6521 FOURIER (7) Left out like some types of dough to transform (7) L (left) out of FLOURIER (like some types of dough) = fourier transform is a thing quatrevingtneuf 0
6533 GUILTY PLEASURE (6, 8) An embarassing secret: elite guru plays games with simple mechanic (6 8) /ELITEGURUPLAYS ("to game, using a simple mechanic" surely works as anag ind here) quatrevingtneuf 0
6791 ASTRID (6) Hiccup's girlfriend, with one leg one either side, takes off first earring... (6) ASTRIDE - E quatrevingtneuf 0
6831 GRADUATE (8) Student you had to mark according to a scale (8) GRAD U ATE = to mark according to a scale (like a graduated cylinder) quatrevingtneuf 0
7354 BIRTHDAY PRESENT (8, 7) Mix-up transpired by the accompaniment to cake (8 7) just an anagram quatrevingtneuf 0
7376 FJORD (5) A foreboding chasm full of water? To cross it, first, jump inside (5) J (first of jump) in FORD (to cross, esp. as a river quatrevingtneuf 0
7377 GLOMP (5) Enthusiastically embrace government’s legal orders, initiated by a certain political representative (5) G* L* O* + MP (member of parliament) quatrevingtneuf 0
7464 STIFF UPPER LIP (5, 5, 3) A sense of calm under pressure from repeated fuel trips (5 5 3) letter bank FUELTRIPS quatrevingtneuf 0
7587 CENSOR/CENSER/SENSOR (6) One that picks up and withholds something foul, perhaps, at the end of class, dashes to a hospital room (6) dubious triple schrodinger
C/S (end of class) + ENS (dashes) + ER/OR (hosp. room)
a censor picks up and withholds foul [language]
a censer is picked up and holds foul[-smelling incense? yikes]
a sensor picks up [any sort of signal you might want] and withholds... not at all. oof. but 3-way clue plz have mercy
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7621 CASINO (6) Partially overturned auction is a cash gambling area (6) *ON IS A C*< quatrevingtneuf 0
7637 SINK (4) Command: "Line up and fall in!" (4) hom. SYNC quatrevingtneuf 0
7638 HOTEL (5) Place to stay before arriving to India (5) ddef
place to stay
before India (as in the NATO alphabet)
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7700 PHOTON (6) A bit of light confusion: on pot, getting high (6) /ONPOT getting H(igh) = a bit of light quatrevingtneuf 0

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