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Small taste post-Christ and an article, confused is panda. (7)
Charles' gateway monument messed up Chad's WinRAR. (11)
Unreaching paradox person and curious alpha backed out of a Thai bone zone. (7)
Big melancholic opening misinterpreted by Leo, a rebel thug. (13)
Alternative to death, brother to fraternity. (7)

What are we listing?

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    $\begingroup$ Acrostic: scuba $\endgroup$ – Duck Sep 22 '18 at 19:01
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We are listing

good places to go diving, as per the acrostic.

Solutions:

Small taste post-Christ and an article, confused is panda. (7)

SIPADAN (sip + AD + an / ISPANDA*). Sipadan is a Malaysian island and one of the world's top diving destinations.

Charles' gateway monument messed up Chad's WinRAR. (11)

DARWIN'S ARCH (Charles Darwin + the thing in St Louis / CHADSWINRAR*). This is a natural arch formation near Darwin Island in the Galapagos.

Unreaching paradox person and curious alpha backed out of a Thai bone zone. (7)

ZENOBIA (Zeno + bi + a / thAIBONEZone<). The Zenobia was a Swedish ferry wrecked off Cyprus, now a popular place for diving.

Big melancholic opening misinterpreted by Leo, a rebel thug. (13)

GREAT BLUE HOLE (great = big etc.; LEOAREBELTHUG*). The Great Blue Hole, in Belize, is just what the name implies.

Alternative to death, brother to fraternity. (7)

LIBERTY ("give me liberty or give me death!" / "liberté, égalité, fraternité"). The USAT Liberty was wrecked in Bali and is a popular diving site.

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  • $\begingroup$ Yup, this is exactly it. Nice work. $\endgroup$ – jafe Sep 23 '18 at 3:19

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