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These are my very first try on making cryptics after a very bad-formulated and inaccurately clued cryptic crossword, but are my very own attempts to pay tribute to those who have contributed sooo much. So, here you go!

(1)

Dog primitively underestimated by online games! (5)

(2)

Ultimate amazing rep generator (3)

Hint:

part is minor yet crucial

These are not the only ones that homage should be paid to, so I hope I could continue the series, provided this puzzle is welcomed by all of you!

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  • $\begingroup$ can anyone please explain why this is downvoted? thanks! $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Jun 4 at 14:42
  • $\begingroup$ edited to provide hint and in the hope that the downvoter can retrieve the +1 or provide feedback on -1-ing... thanks! $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Jun 4 at 15:18
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Thanks to Omega Krypton for filling in the gaps in logic.

(1)

Rubio = R (which is the dog's letter) + underestimated by + io (.io is the internet domain of the British Indian Ocean Territory, used for online games).

(2)

GPR = obtained by taking the last letters of "amazing rep generator".

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    $\begingroup$ both answer correct, well done! but the wordplay for 1 can cover all letters, i am sure. will award tick for the one who figured that out! $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Jun 4 at 14:50
  • $\begingroup$ @hexomino may be rot13(.eh - bayvar tnzrf, ovb - cebsvyr) $\endgroup$ – Ak19 Jun 4 at 15:11
  • $\begingroup$ @Ak19 Interesting, but where does the "primitively underestimated" come in? $\endgroup$ – hexomino Jun 4 at 15:16
  • $\begingroup$ @hexomino Sorry, no ideas on that part ! $\endgroup$ – Ak19 Jun 4 at 15:20
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    $\begingroup$ this took so long, so i'm gonna spoil it and accept this answer once you edited it. a poor one, i admit, but just wanna get this done... rot13(uggcf://ratyvfu.fgnpxrkpunatr.pbz/dhrfgvbaf/115461/e-vf-gur-qbt-f-yrggre) $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Jun 26 at 7:47
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Maybe a better clue for 1 could be

Dog primitively routinely underestimated by online games! (5)

Since

Primitively clues ‘first’, and so primitively applies to “routinely underestimated by” yields RUB. Then the online games portion as explained by Gareth would yield IO, making a cleaner clue for RUBIO.

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    $\begingroup$ Hence my earlier question; it certainly seems like a word is missing. However, the trailing exclamation and the title tell us the clue should be taken more, er, literally, which leaves us with a different problem entirely - how to get the first letter out of the first word. $\endgroup$ – Rubio Jun 6 at 21:30

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