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Below, you will find a list of clues! Each clue has an answer that is no more than two words and is related to each other answer in a noticeable (albeit perhaps not immediately obvious) way. Discover the answers to the clues and their intricate relationships!


Clues

  • A bearlike whale
  • Attire of an ancient, mysterious sorcerer
  • "Cool pointer!"
  • A blighted sort of metal
  • One who expeditions through deep time
  • Keeps using the same data
  • Providing someone with assets, maybe
  • Destroyer of subatomic particles
  • Wrath of the mailman
  • Once again, the mongrels choose to partake
  • Doctors act like pigs
  • The Lord of the Sound
  • Weeps over grains
  • One who takes good care of his money?
  • The companions we have
  • Deface a rotting body
  • An indecent vegetable
  • One who wets the bed
  • Scampers all over
  • An unpleasant idiot
  • Intriguing symbols on an intriguing object
  • The more voluptuous brother
  • Pots of snails
  • An old decision point
  • Sounds like a spicy dish
  • An area where certain clouds might form

Hint:

There have been ones like this before, but this one is mine. It has its own, special letters and its own, special twist. Starting with a pattern similar to the ones like this is a good idea, but to solve the puzzle fully you'll have to figure out my own special gimmick.

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  • $\begingroup$ "Cool pointer!" I instantly thought of a cursor. $\endgroup$ – warspyking Aug 25 '15 at 23:15
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    $\begingroup$ They sound like these and these... $\endgroup$ – Alconja Aug 26 '15 at 0:29
  • $\begingroup$ @warspyking that's not a bad thing to be thinking of... $\endgroup$ – Bailey M Aug 26 '15 at 13:28
  • $\begingroup$ This is just wonderful. $\endgroup$ – dennisdeems Aug 31 '15 at 15:46
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All answers are

anagrams using the letters RECURSION + A-Z depending on the clue's place on the list.

A bearlike whale:

A- URSINE ORCA

Attire of an ancient, mysterious sorcerer:

B- RUNIC ROBES

"Cool pointer!":

C- NICE CURSOR

A blighted sort of metal:

D- CURSED IRON

One who expeditions through deep time:

E- EON CRUISER

Keeps using the same data:

F- RECURS INFO

Providing someone with assets, maybe:

G- RESOURCING

Destroyer of subatomic particles:

H- ION CRUSHER

Wrath of the mailman:

I- COURIER SIN

Once again, the mongrels choose to partake:

J- CURS REJOIN

Doctors act like pigs:

K- CURERS OINK

The Lord of the Sound:

L- SONIC RULER

Weeps over grains:

M- MOURNS RICE

One who takes good care of his money?:

N- COIN NURSER

The companions we have:

O- OUR CRONIES

Deface a rotting body:

P- RUIN CORPSE

An indecent vegetable:

Q- RISQUE CORN

One who wets the bed:

R-URIC SNORER

Scampers all over:

S- SCURRIES ON

An unpleasant idiot:

T- SOUR CRETIN

Intriguing symbols on an intriguing object:

U- CURIO RUNES

The more voluptuous brother:

V- CURVIER SON

Pots of snails:

W- COWRIE URNS

An old decision point:

X- SENIOR CRUX

Sounds like a spicy dish:

Y- CURRY NOISE

An area where certain clouds might form:

Z- CIRRUS ZONE

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  • $\begingroup$ Yep yep yep! Keep the hits coming, man. B is 'robes', not 'robe', which should help. $\endgroup$ – Bailey M Aug 31 '15 at 15:12
  • $\begingroup$ Could this be formatted the way GordonK did his answer, so that readers don't have to scroll up and down to read each clue and its solution? $\endgroup$ – dennisdeems Aug 31 '15 at 15:40
  • $\begingroup$ You got 'em all, guys! Well done. :) $\endgroup$ – Bailey M Aug 31 '15 at 15:48
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    $\begingroup$ @BaileyM: Pretty fun, as usual! $\endgroup$ – Deusovi Aug 31 '15 at 15:49
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Partial answer, just to get the ball rolling and see if I am even on the right lines

These seem to be related to:

Keys on a keyboard

  • A bearlike whale
  • Attire of an ancient, mysterious sorcerer
  • "Cool pointer!"

DOWN ARROW (or could be up arrow)

  • A blighted sort of metal

ALT-EM?

  • One who expeditions through deep time
  • Keeps using the same data
  • Providing someone with assets, maybe
  • Destroyer of subatomic particles
  • Wrath of the mailman
  • Once again, the mongrels choose to partake
  • Doctors act like pigs
  • The Lord of the Sound

VOLUME control

  • Weeps over grains
  • One who takes good care of his money?
  • The companions we have
  • Deface a rotting body
  • An indecent vegetable

CARET (a perversion of the word CARROT)

  • One who wets the bed
  • Scampers all over

DASHes

  • An unpleasant idiot
  • Intriguing symbols on an intriguing object

QUESTION MARKS

  • The more voluptuous brother

GREATER THAN

  • Pots of snails
  • An old decision point

no RETURN

  • Sounds like a spicy dish
  • An area where certain clouds might form

SPACE (molecular clouds, also known as stellar nurseries form in space)

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  • $\begingroup$ This is clever, and fits a lot of my clues, but is not the direction I intended for this to go. +1 for sure, and remember while you're looking for answers -- I'm a fumbly, jumbly man when it comes to making puzzles! (Also, the title is a clue.) $\endgroup$ – Bailey M Aug 27 '15 at 13:32

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