AuthorialIntent

Contests started: AULEAF (6), ANY CLUE (?), BLIMOUSEALERRE (14), TIMBIEBS (8), PROGRAM (7), TE AMO (2, 3), DISSONANTANT (12), GALOSH (6), ANY CLUE WHICH IS ALSO A TRUE SENTENCE (?)

Contests won: DELVE (5), SPOON-FEED (5-4), MIBNT (5), DEFINITION (10), ANY CLUE THAT IS ALSO A COMPILABLE PROGRAM (?), CHRYSALISM (10), PROGRAM (7), MECHANICAL BULL (10, 4), DISSONANTANT (12), CRAZY (5)

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Clue ID Contest Clue Explanation (hover) Submitted By Likes
4715 DELVE (5) Explore land's end with Santa's helpers, for the most part (5) 'explore' = def, 'land's end' = D, 'Santa's helpers, for the most part' = ELVES - last letter = ELVE, D + ELVE = DELVE AuthorialIntent 5
8081 PROGRAM (7) Platform supporting a certain weight? (7) PRO GRAM AuthorialIntent 5
5698 MIBNT (5) Awesome university hosts a puzzle hunt (5) MI(BN)T
mibnt means awesome, right?
AuthorialIntent 4
8646 MECHANICAL BULL (10, 4) Mull over broken cable chain for bucking machine (10, 4) M(ECHANICALB)*ULL AuthorialIntent 4
6483 ANY CLUE THAT IS ALSO A COMPILABLE PROGRAM (?) console.log(5) TABLE (ddef) AuthorialIntent 3
5734 DEFINITION (10) Quality explanation (10) ddef AuthorialIntent 2
6234 EYJAFJALLAJÖKULL (16) Around Japan, a fella Jay mangled German exclamation before losing top of skull, an explosive fissure (16) (EYJAF(J)ALLA)*+JÖ+_KULL AuthorialIntent 2
6699 OBJECT (6) Challenge Bobby Joe Scott, even (6) _O_B_J_E_C_T_ AuthorialIntent 2
7952 WARIO (5) Reverse-engineered raw device interface to display character on Nintendo consoles WAR<+IO
IO: "Device interface"
def: "character on Nintendo consoles"
AuthorialIntent 2
8950 REPORT (6) Left again to turn up (6) RE-PORT ('left again'), def as in 'report in' AuthorialIntent 2
8951 DISSONANTANT (12) Dashing, it stands on an awesome puzzler (12) (IT STANDS ON AN)* AuthorialIntent 2
9465 CRAZY (5) Young with many accomplishments represses psychic character, becoming insane (5) "Young with many accomplishments": CY Young
"psychic character" Psychonauts protagonist RAZ
CY "represses" RAZ -> C(RAZ)Y
AuthorialIntent 2
9482 A CLUE IN WHICH EVERY WORD IS (OR IS PART OF) A COMMONLY ACCEPTED ANAGRIND (?) Angered angered angered (7) ENRAGED*
Counting is hard
AuthorialIntent 2
4741 UNCHES (6) Unchecked suspicions need no introduction 'Unchecked' = def, 'suspicions' = hunches - first letter ('need no introduction') AuthorialIntent 1
4751 NEPOTISM (8) Open up its archaic mark of corruption Down clue only: NEPO (OPEN backwards) TIS (its archaic) M (mark) AuthorialIntent 1
4761 WHY (3) Aw, they abolished odd explanations (3) AWTHEY -> _W_H_Y ('abolished odd'), 'explanations' = def AuthorialIntent 1
5602 ENVOY (5) Minister: "Oy vey, yes to no corruption" (5) (OY VE(y->N))* AuthorialIntent 1
5607 SPOON-FEED (5-4) Constantly give crap in tin, iron and lead every second (5-4) S(POO)N FE+_E_D AuthorialIntent 1
5735 SALAMI (6) I'm, alas, back in Turkey (6) IM ALAS< AuthorialIntent 1
6130 LIT (3) Initially like, i.e., this! (3) L_ I_ T_ AuthorialIntent 1
8055 DEUSOVI/FUNGO (7 OR 5) Lively, devious OG Puzzlers Club icon (5 or 7) FUN ('Lively') + anagram ('devious') OG -> FUNGO ('Puzzlers Club icon')

Anagram ('lively') DEVIOUS -> DEUSOVI ('O.G. Puzzlers Club icon')

Deusovi is the *OG* Puzzlers Club icon because he joined the server before SoftFro's cats made an appearance
AuthorialIntent 1
8335 ESPERANTO (9) After losing its tail, Espeon holds in tirade of language (9) ESPE(RANT)O_ AuthorialIntent 1
8971 MAYBE (5) Might happen, perhaps (5) MAY BE AuthorialIntent 1
4716 SLACKS (6) Steam-propelled submarines damage loose ropes (6) 'steam-propelled submarines' = K CLASS, 'damage' = anagram indicator (KCLASS -> SLACKS), 'loose ropes' = def AuthorialIntent 0
4723 JUNCTURE (8) Connection to trash certain, sounds like (8) 'Connection' = def
'sounds like' = sound aloud
'trash certain' = 'junk sure'
AuthorialIntent 0
4738 PRONUNCIATION (13) As they say, "Expert abbess, view [ahead], evade" (13) 'As they say' = def and clue said aloud
'Expert' = pro
'abbess' = nun
'view = see
'[ahead]' = beginning of ahead -> a (in brackets to indicate there's a step before pronunciation)
'evade' = shun
'pro nun see a shun' said aloud -> pronunciation
AuthorialIntent 0
4745 SHOWMAN (7) M.C. Showerhead's half-German (7) M.C. = def (I was also considering doing 'The Greatest', but that might be too oblique), 'Showerhead' -> show, 'half-German' -> man AuthorialIntent 0
4762 ROLLER COASTER (6, 7) After a wild ride, the last color is injured, ends up at two hospitals (6, 7) 'wild ride' = def, LAST COLOR -> ROLL COAST ('injured') -> ROLL+ER COAST+ER ('ends up at two hospitals') AuthorialIntent 0
4764 ZHUZH (5) (OR ZHOOSH (6)) To make it more exciting, you are stuck between the outskirts of Zurich (5) 'To make more exciting' = Z____H + U + Z_____H AuthorialIntent 0
4780 TWITTER (7) Wit threads, tea, and endless trending edits! (7) &lit; T ('tea') WIT (clued in between by 'threads') TER (TRE ('endless trending'), anagram ('edits')) AuthorialIntent 0
5603 WHINGE (6) First win hinges on eliminating final beef (6) W_ + HINGE_ AuthorialIntent 0
5604 FAKE (4) Impostor smuggled half a keg (4) _F A KE_ AuthorialIntent 0
5697 NOPE (4) Doctor's pen: "O negative" (4) PEN O* AuthorialIntent 0
6357 TCHAIKOVSKY (11) Romantic composer takes first tea amidst pekoe violet sky (11) T_+CHAI+_KO_+V+SKY AuthorialIntent 0
6628 INSOUCIANT (10) Myself, not even I show up, admitting I can't care-less (10) I+N+_S_O_U_+C(I)ANT
No anagrams.
AuthorialIntent 0
6629 BELITTLE (8) Half-believed not even I state lies & slander (8) BELI____+I_T_T_L_E_ AuthorialIntent 0
6664 CHRYSALISM (10) Calm encompassing the core of the heartless rainy Sunday and is...! C(_H_+R_Y+S)AL(IS)M
Not a great clue, but I give up
AuthorialIntent 0
6725 TARTARE (7) Sour pared headless and tailless raw fish TART+_ARE_ AuthorialIntent 0
7397 PORTAL (6) Providing some support, a la Google or Yahoo (6) _PORT A L_ AuthorialIntent 0
7398 HEATWAVE (8) Magically, the welcoming head of the Academy, with flourish, conjures a hot spell (8) HE(A)T*+WAVE AuthorialIntent 0
9093 FORWARD (7) Before guardianship, Soft Fro is shameless (7) guardianship: WARD
Soft Fro: FOR*
shameless: def
AuthorialIntent 0

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