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Contests started: BASEL (5), CONSTANCE (9), FIERY (5), RELAYER (7), ANY CLUE WHERE EVERY WORD IS THE SAME LENGTH (?), STACKS (6), ANECHOIC (8), BIFURCATION (11), UNSWEETENED (11), EXTRACT (7), STARBOARD (9), BIVOUAC (7), PASSE-PARTOUT (5-7), DISINGENUOUS (12), PERIAPSIS (9), CAROUSEL (8), GRACIDEA (8), SOUPÇON OR SOUPCON (7), PHLOGISTON (10), THERIANTHROPE (13), CACCIATORE (10)

Contests won: DELAY (5), VARIANCE (8), WOLFRAM (7), ECHO (4), ETERNITY (8), COLORADO (8), DEFENESTRATE (12), THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY (3, 11, 5, 2, 3, 6), YAJISAN-KAZUSAN (7-7)

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Clue ID Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By Likes
5052 ECHO (4) Some tech offering! (4) &lit, the Amazon Echo is a tech product and hidden in tECH Offering ev3commander 8
5913 DEFENESTRATE (12) Bizarre defense: first tackle, then charge, leading to throw out of a window (12) (DEFENSE)* + T_ + RATE ev3commander 6
5186 ETERNITY (8) Enter strange city--become topless forever (8) (ENTER)*+_ITY = forever ev3commander 5
2716 DELAY (5) Denmark's lead university rejected check (5) D_+ELAY<
Check = def (as in the stoppage or slowing of progress)
ev3commander 3
3052 DO NEW CLUE TOO FOR FOUR OR MORE RHYMING WORDS (?) Engineer tier before rear seer seniors? (8) (TIER)*+(SEER)< = RETIREES (seniors)
ev3commander 3
5238 PAN (3) Spanish stuffing!?? (3) &lit, sPANish and stuffing as in bread you put in a turkey (pan being Spanish for bread) ev3commander 3
6166 THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY (3, 11, 5, 2, 3, 6) "Oh, it hit, huh?" sketchily exaggerated fantasy book (3, 11, 5, 2, 3, 6) book = <ohithithuhsketchilyexaggerated> ev3commander 3
6510 YAJISAN-KAZUSAN (7-7) Agile yakuza ninjas acquire primarily sly and deceptive logic puzzle (7-7) (YAJISANKAZU(S_ A_)N)* = deceptive logic puzzle ev3commander 3
2779 LIGHT (5) Pale signal (5) ddef: pale (as in light blue), signal (as in traffic signals, also called traffic lights) ev3commander 2
2889 VARIANCE (8) Stormy rain during a terrible cave conflict (8) CAVE* around RAIN* = conflict ev3commander 2
2891 WOLFRAM (7) German metal research company (7) ddef - tungsten in german/wolfram research ev3commander 2
3061 ANY CLUE WHERE EVERY WORD IS THE SAME LENGTH (?) Lexeme length: letter before square number (3) S (letter) + IX (square number) = SIX (length of these lexemes)
Bonus: also 6 words long
ev3commander 2
3170 STAN (4) Excessive fan is one side of a stalemate (4) STANdoff ev3commander 2
3199 PARASITE (8) Sucker bug Pokémon mineral? (8) Sucker = PARAS (bug Pokémon) + -ITE (mineral?) ev3commander 2
3200 UKRAINE (7) Infamously damp country's percipitation leads European state (7) UK RAIN + E_ = STATE ev3commander 2
3247 QUINE (5) Headless horse logician (5) (-e)QUINE = logician ev3commander 2
3307 ISTHMUS (7) Must his engineer strip? (7) musthis* / strip ev3commander 2
5205 COLORADO (8) Dye a braid red in Spain (8) COLOR A DO (as in hairdo) -> red in Spain ev3commander 2
2880 CONSTANCE (9) Can't S bust into solid lake? (9) CON(CANTS*)E = lake ev3commander 1
2971 INFRACTION/INFRACTIONS (10/11) Weird non-fiction with Argon in place of Nobelium is a crime (10) ((NO->AR)NFICTION) = crime ev3commander 1
2994 RELAYER (7) Transferrer is to arrange things into strata (7) ddef ev3commander 1
3290 SEESAW (6) Abnormal ease in directions to a rock (6) S(EESA*)W / rock (v) ev3commander 1
3291 OEDIPUS (7) King's informal greeting to consulting firm backfires (7) (OEDI+PUS)< / king ev3commander 1
4931 INTEGRAL (8) Essential for engineers to learn Git (8) essential = (LEARNGIT)* (engineer being an anagram indicator) ev3commander 1
5055 XERXES (6) Kiss divorcees without Rome's first king (6) X+E(R_)XES = king ev3commander 1
5111 TURKEY (6) Bird removes center of completed product (6) TUR(-n)KEY = bird ev3commander 1
6393 ANY CLUE THAT USES A CHESS ABBREVIATION (?) Closed Catalan main-line road that ends in Barcelona traps goose egg (3) The main line of the closed Catalan opening has the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings code E09
Road that ends in Barcelona = E9 (e-route), goose egg=0
E(0)9
ev3commander 1
6654 ANY CLUE WHOSE ANSWER IS A PREVIOUS CONTEST WITH 0 ENTRIES (?) Weirdly apt touch (3) (APT)* = TAP/PAT (schrodinger) ev3commander 1
2853 BASEL (5) Weasel-like animal destroyed a Swiss city! (5) (sable)* ev3commander 0
2863 SPOONER (7) Nevada city's military campaigns retreat to form Wisconsin city (7) (RENO OPS)< = Spooner, WI ev3commander 0
2920 IT (2) Before having source object, data processing group state "player action event" story (2) Decuple definition.
Before having: e.g. "It having snowed didn't help"
Source: "It is said"
Object: as a pronoun
Data processing: IT
Group: as in "The teacher told the class that it would have homework"
State: as in "It isn't raining."
Player: like in tag
Action: as in "I like reading. It's fun."
Concept: e.g "It started
Story: by Stephen King
ev3commander 0
2947 FIERY (5) Even office bread hears signature dance move (5) _F_I_E+"rye" = Signature dance move: (https://pokemondb.net/move/fiery-dance)
Note: I know that "ry" in fiery is not pronounced like "rye" the bread. But by itself, Ry (like the name) is a homophone
ev3commander 0
3116 CLUE SIGNIFICANTLY SHORTER THAN THE ANSWER (?) Bar: a gear (11) IMPEDIMENT (bar) + A = IMPEDIMENTA (gear) ev3commander 0
3245 BOND (4) Secure network (4) ddef: verb and noun ev3commander 0
3251 ARCEUS (6) Spin petition about Pokemon (6) ARC + SUE< / Pokemon ev3commander 0
5242 TOMATO (6) Red fruit plant's surface pores are initially removed but are ultimately replaced by oily opening (6) red fruit = (-s)TOMAT(a->o_) ev3commander 0
5415 STARBOARD (9) Arbor Day's action: going from one side of Thunder Bay to the other (opposite to port) (9) (ARBORDA(Y->T)S)* = opposite to port ev3commander 0

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