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crossword

Vertical
1. I could be cash but a key buggered me.
3. Go spell!
4. Quiet! Not inside!
5. She was standing behind the arc.
6. A whole of 10.!
7. Apparantly, everyone needs reputation and food. Hopefully, they don't mix them.
9. A sweet upper clothing.
11. A hell of an operating system.
12. An inspiration for artists entertains literally (5)
13. A boss weighs a lot.
14. Voting with a musical instrument contaminates (7)
15. A marine child sticks spices. (6)
16. A donkey set with an acquisition. (5)

Horizontal
2. An owl saved me from the frying pan
8. Many traps. Or was it the other way around?
10. Super short, yet super long.

PS. For clarity, I have added the letter count to the cryptic clue ones.

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  • $\begingroup$ Aaah sorry, do you not want the length? $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 13, 2016 at 17:52
  • $\begingroup$ @BeastlyGerbil, I just added the count to the cryptic clues - for clarity - added a PS to the puzzle. :) $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 13, 2016 at 17:53
  • $\begingroup$ Sorry, you had the wrong tag. Use [cryptic-crosswords]. $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 10, 2019 at 10:52
  • $\begingroup$ @Scratch---Cat, there is a reason I did not use the tag [cryptic-crosswords] - not all of the clues fit into the [cryptic-clues] category. Some are more [wordplay]. That is why the crossword is not a true cryptic crossword. $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 11, 2019 at 6:09

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1= Monkey (@dcyfj)
2 = Egg Ego (@dcfyj)
3 = Gospel (@BeastlyGerbil)
4 = Shout (@MOehm)
5 = Archer (@MOehm)
6 = Cholera (@Will)
7 = Repeat (@MOehm)
8 = Strap (@Sconibulus)
9 = Sugarcoat (@Will)
10 = Era (@Sconibulus)
11 = Helios (@Sconibulus)
12 = Amuse (@Sconibulus)
13 = Boston (@Sconibulus)
14 = Pollute (@Will)
15 = Season (@MOehm)
16 = Asset (@RandAl'Thor)

Here's an image version:

Crossword Solution

The blue words spell out:

YOU ARE THE BEST

But because I didn't get many This should regarded as a message to all mentioned above

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