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ACROSS
3. ๐ŸŒŸยฝโ˜ฅ๐Ÿช๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ‘ฃ (9)
7. ๐Ÿ†โŒ๐Ÿ–ฝโš”๏ธ (3)
8. ยฝ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿข (6)
11. โ™‰ยฝ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทโœ‰๏ธ (3)
12. ๐Ÿ”ซโญโบ๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ—ฝ๐ŸŽญ (5)
13. ๐Ÿˆโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ™๏ธโฎ๏ธ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿ”š๐Ÿ’ (6)
14. ๐Ÿ‘‚โ™€๏ธ๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿ’ฐ (5)
16. ๐ŸŽฉ๐Ÿ‘ฆโ™ป๏ธ๐Ÿด๐Ÿฆ„โ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ—พ๐Ÿ๏ธ (6)
19. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ”€ (3)
20. ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ’ข๐Ÿฆ‡๐Ÿ‘”โ›”๐Ÿ‘๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ขโž–๐Ÿ’ฏ (7)
21. ๐Ÿฅ‹๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ‘ฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฆ…๐Ÿ”ฐ๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽถ (7)
22. ๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿ™ (6)

DOWN
1. ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ…พ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ”€ (6)
2. ๐Ÿ’จ๐ŸšŒโœˆ๏ธ (6)
4. ๐Ÿ”€๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ฐ (7)
5. ๐Ÿ™๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿ’”โ˜๏ธโ˜‚๏ธ (5)
6. ๐Ÿ–‹๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ‘•๐Ÿ“ฏโœ‚๏ธ๐Ÿผโ™ฅ๏ธ (6)
9. ๐Ÿ”โˆจโ—€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ปโ›”โ˜ฟ๏ธ๐ŸŒฟโ™ฅ๏ธ (7)
10. ๐Ÿฆโ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ†ยฝ๐Ÿ”‡ (3)
15. ๐Ÿ“…๐ŸŒ™๐ŸŽถ (5)
17. ๐Ÿ“ฏ๐Ÿค–โŒ๐Ÿ–ฝ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ”š (4)
18. โŒ๐Ÿ‘•๐Ÿ‘–๐Ÿจโ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ“ฉ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซโ†ฉ๏ธ (5)

Note: If you're seeing capital letters in some of the clues (e.g. "FR" in 8a), those are supposed to be flags of countries. Apparently some environments don't support flag emojis. I get flags on mobile, but letters on desktop.

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  • $\begingroup$ Some of these emojis show just empty boxes to me... $\endgroup$ – Sid Mar 18 '19 at 13:51
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    $\begingroup$ @Sid I've added an image version of the clues. $\endgroup$ – Jafe Mar 18 '19 at 14:12
  • $\begingroup$ @jafe I can't view the picture. Maybe use Photobucket? $\endgroup$ – Scratch---Cat Aug 8 '19 at 11:40
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Across:

12 ๐Ÿ”ซโญโบ๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ—ฝ๐ŸŽญ (5)

Shooting star: heart of record (Thanks, @JonMark Perry!) (CO) + New York art (MET) = COMET.

13 ๐Ÿˆโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ™๏ธโฎ๏ธ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿ”š๐Ÿ’ (6)

Flowers: Heart of Melon (L) + Cali backwards (ILAC) end of fries (S) = LILACS.

14๐Ÿ‘‚โ™€๏ธ๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿ’ฐ (5)

Sounds like a female deer and means money = DOUGH.

16 ๐ŸŽฉ๐Ÿ‘ฆโ™ป๏ธ๐Ÿด๐Ÿฆ„โ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ—พ๐Ÿ๏ธ (6)

Japanese island: Nosh rearranged (HONS) Horse Unicorn first (HU) = HONSHU.

19 ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ”€ (3)

Arm mixed up = RAM.

20 ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ’ข๐Ÿฆ‡๐Ÿ‘”โ›”๐Ÿ‘๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ขโž–๐Ÿ’ฏ (7)

Punching: (BAT) + tie - I (TE) + cry - 100 (C in Roman numerals) (RY) = BATTERY.

21 ๐Ÿฅ‹๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ‘ฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฆ…๐Ÿ”ฐ๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽถ (7)

Singing music: Karate - ET (KARA) + OK + end of eagle (E) = KARAOKE.

22 ๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿ™ (6)

Glasses clinking and people celebrating = CHEERS.

Down:

5 ๐Ÿ™๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿ’”โ˜๏ธโ˜‚๏ธ (5)

City: not sure Russia last three? (DAE) + heart of egg (G) + first of umbrella (U) = DAEGU.

9 ๐Ÿ”โˆจโ—€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ปโ›”โ˜ฟ๏ธ๐ŸŒฟโ™ฅ๏ธ (7)

Chicken: Or inverted (RO) + ghost - mercury (GHOST - HG = OST) + heart of Fern (ER) = ROOSTER.

10 ๐Ÿฆโ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ†ยฝ๐Ÿ”‡ (3)

Bird: top of eggplant (E) + 1/2 of mute (MU) = EMU.

15 ๐Ÿ“…๐ŸŒ™๐ŸŽถ (5)

Month: night music = MARCH.

17 ๐Ÿ“ฏ๐Ÿค–โŒ๐Ÿ–ฝ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ”š (4)

Horn: Robot without exterior (OBO) + end of horse (E) = OBOE.

18 โŒ๐Ÿ‘•๐Ÿ‘–๐Ÿจโ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ“ฉ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซโ†ฉ๏ธ (5)

No clothes: first letter of Koala (K) inside dean reversed (NA_ED) = NAKED.

Final crossword, with much thanks to @pirate for answers and decryptions! Please upvote their answer:

Emoji Cryptic

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  • $\begingroup$ 13 is heart of rot13(zryba) $\endgroup$ – pirate Mar 18 '19 at 15:24
  • $\begingroup$ 12 is heart of rot12(dqoadp) - rot14(me uz ftq aftqd nxgq uoaze) $\endgroup$ – JMP Mar 18 '19 at 19:29
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks, @JonMarkPerry! Greatly appreciated...although why rot12/14?? $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Mar 18 '19 at 19:40
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    $\begingroup$ I thought I'd be different :) $\endgroup$ – JMP Mar 18 '19 at 19:41
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Partial:

Across:

3 ๐ŸŒŸยฝโ˜ฅ๐Ÿช๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ‘ฃ (9)

1/2 of Ankh (An) + Dromedary - ry (last 2 letters) = Andromeda (Galaxy)

7 ๐Ÿ†โŒ๐Ÿ–ฝโš”๏ธ (3)

Award = War

8 ยฝ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿข (6)

1/2 of burger (Bur) + Water in French (Eau) = Bureau

11 โ™‰ยฝ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทโœ‰๏ธ (3)

Zodiac sign and greek letter = Tau

16 ๐ŸŽฉ๐Ÿ‘ฆโ™ป๏ธ๐Ÿด๐Ÿฆ„โ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ—พ๐Ÿ๏ธ (6)

Head of Hat (H) + son rearranged (ONS) + top of horse (H) + top of unicorn (U) = Honshu (island in Japan)

Down:

1 ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ…พ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ”€ (6)

Rearranged o+satan = Sonata

2 ๐Ÿ’จ๐ŸšŒโœˆ๏ธ (6)

Air + Bus = Airbus

4 ๐Ÿ”€๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ฐ (7)

Rearranged Chad + Ram = Drachma (Greek currency)

5 ๐Ÿ™๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿ’”โ˜๏ธโ˜‚๏ธ (5)

Russian "Yes" (Da) + e(g)g + top of umbrella (u) = Daegu (City in South Korea)

6 ๐Ÿ–‹๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ‘•๐Ÿ“ฏโœ‚๏ธ๐Ÿผโ™ฅ๏ธ (6)

Au (Gold medal) + T (tee shirt) + horn - pa(n)da = Author

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