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Each of these phrases can be reworded into 2 words, one word is another word without core (middle letter). For example "Engrave the part of geological formation" contains "carve" and "cave". The core-less word can be at the front too, The eighteen phrases which have same properties are :

  • something that can smell the disturbance
  • unpleasant smell and sour
  • varieties of children
  • moved out the survived
  • famines and deceases
  • sun rises rapidly
  • inside a hotel
  • sneer the leprous man
  • spear the thread
  • northern Americans noisy talks
  • bounded fatigue
  • append promotion
  • immature insect, molten rock
  • type of skirts in a container
  • sense judgment of conviction
  • had been in debt
  • so many warehouses
  • right kind of tree

Once you have found each of these 18 phrases, look closely. There is something interesting hidden there. Find it.

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  • $\begingroup$ It would be good if the clues are numbered so we can see if any clues are unsolved. $\endgroup$ – rybo111 Jan 21 '18 at 13:43
  • $\begingroup$ Are we done yet? $\endgroup$ – Will Crawford Jan 23 '18 at 18:29
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Partial answer (still haven't solved the extra clue):

something that can smell the disturbance

NO(I)SE

unpleasant smell and sour

AC(R)ID

varieties of children

KI(N)DS

moved out the survived

EXI(S)TED (thanks @jonathan-allan and @frabjrew)

famines and deceases

DEA(R)THS

sun rises rapidly

SO(L)AR?

inside a hotel

I(N)N

sneer the leprous man

LE(P)ER

spear the thread

LA(N)CE (thanks @jay)

northern Americans noisy talks

YA(N)KS

bounded fatigue

TI(R)ED

append promotion

A(D)D

immature insect, molten rock

LA(R)VA

type of skirts in a container

KI(L)TS (also @frabjrew)

sense judgment of conviction

SENT(I)ENCE

had been in debt

OW(N)ED

so many warehouses

LO(F)TS (thanks @m-oehm)

right kind of tree

O(A)K

and the

acrostic

appears to be

NAKED SILLY TALK SOLO

which is a clue to

(B)ALONE(Y)

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    $\begingroup$ (rot13) ynapr ynpr $\endgroup$ – Jay Jan 20 '18 at 11:26
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    $\begingroup$ rkvfgrq (rot13) (and maybe the npebfgvp looks intersting? It starts with anxrq fvyyl) $\endgroup$ – Jonathan Allan Jan 20 '18 at 22:36
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    $\begingroup$ I think no. 17 might be yb(s)gf (rot13). That would yield anxrq fvyyl gny(r/y/x) fbyb, about which I have no clue $\endgroup$ – M Oehm Jan 21 '18 at 15:25
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    $\begingroup$ The two missing are rkv(f)grq and xv(y)gf. Answer is anxrq fvyyl gnyxf $\endgroup$ – ferret Jan 21 '18 at 16:06
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    $\begingroup$ +1 Congratulations! You have got all the words, the last is a 5 letters cryptic clue. Can you finished it $\endgroup$ – Jamal Senjaya Jan 22 '18 at 3:55

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