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I've always been terrible at Cryptic Crosswords so I spent some time creating some clues of my own and have managed to fit them together to make a small Crossword of my own.
Once solved, any issues will be duly noted.

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ACROSS
1. Cannabis consumes a realisation (6)
3. Cross-dress in Canadian province abbreviation (6)
4. Greek micro-illness uses telephone (7)

DOWN
2. Swedish band sings profanity (6)

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    $\begingroup$ This is really hard. $\endgroup$ Jan 23 '19 at 18:24
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    $\begingroup$ Unless you specify otherwise, cryptic crossword solvers expect a clue to have a definition, either at the beginning or the end of the clue. You should also indicate when your wordplay includes a homophone (all but one of your clues do, which is over-using it). Words like broadcast, said, spoken, to audience, are homophone indicators. $\endgroup$ Jan 24 '19 at 1:30
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    $\begingroup$ One more technical comment on your grid. More than two unches (spaces that are only in one answer) in a row make the puzzle much harder to solve. Try to avoid that. $\endgroup$ Jan 24 '19 at 1:31
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    $\begingroup$ If you're interested, there's a really nice guide on this site for creating these. $\endgroup$
    – Jafe
    Jan 24 '19 at 6:12
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    $\begingroup$ @Dmihawk I think I had Riley Riddles in mind when creating these clues, I'll post another one with some more clues later :) $\endgroup$
    – AHKieran
    Jan 25 '19 at 8:44
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I think the answers are:

1 across

POTATO
When pronounced, it sounds like "pot" (cannabis) "ate" (consumes) "oh" (realisation)

3 across

DRAGON
"Drag" (cross-dress) + "ON" (abbreviation for Ontario, Canada)

4 across

MUSICAL
Like 1 across, sounds like "mu" (Greek symbol used to mean miciro) "sic" (sounds like sick = illness) "call" (uses telephone)

2 down

ABACUS
"Aba" (Swedish band is ABBA) + "cus" (to swear/be profane is "to cuss")

Like so

Solved Crossword

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Looks like your clues aren't cryptic.
Please read the guide carefully or retag your question "".
Also, I'm unable to see the grid. Read my profile too.

  1. Cannabis consumes a realisation (6)

    POTATO (pot-ate-oh)
    Suggestion: Like food (6)

  2. Swedish band sings profanity (6)

    ABACUS (Swedish band = ABBA, Profanity= CUSs)
    Suggestion: Computer = A scuba at sea (6)

  3. Cross-dress in Canadian province abbreviation (6)

    DRAGON (DRAG + ONtario)
    Suggestion: Pull on fictional creature (6)

  4. Greek micro-illness uses telephone (7)

    MUSICAL (MU + SICk, make telephone CALl)
    Suggestion: Litmus, I call some enjoyable (7)*

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  • $\begingroup$ According to an article I saw, the word "Potato" can be a verb that means "like". $\endgroup$ Jan 17 '20 at 9:38

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