The answer to this puzzle is a two-word place.

(1) One of eight of 64 is bizarre twat (4)
(2) Risque yaoi manga the European Union flipped over (4)
(3) You can't fight in here! This is a Christian movie! (3 4)
(4) Previous childish victory: obtain Flanders (6)
(5) Mixed-up, dropped a wreath, lost on purpose (5)
(6) Hey, about time, that's already passed! (4)
(7) Hours are Bugs, for example (4)

  • $\begingroup$ I have 4 out of the 7 cryptic clues. There are some not-perfect clues here. $\endgroup$ – Sid Apr 28 at 12:53
  • $\begingroup$ I have 6 of the 7. I agree that some of them are a bit dicey, but there are more layers to the puzzle and I think it's fine. $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Apr 28 at 14:25
  • $\begingroup$ @GarethMcCaughan If you say which ones you know, I might be able to make the last clue clearer (I admit I got kinda iffy here or there). Also, if you organize the answers to six of them, you might be able to ascertain the last one. $\endgroup$ – Exal Apr 29 at 20:07

1. WATT: TWAT*, and Watt is one of eight adversaries in a Nintendo 64 game.
2. BLUE: BL ("boys' love", another term for yaoi) + EU<.
3. WAR ROOM: Dr Strangelove quotation, and this is the name of a Christian movie.
4. WINNED: "I winned" a previous childish victory, and WIN + NED.
5. THREW: WRE(-a)TH*.
6. YORE: YO + RE. (Thanks to @hexomino for pointing this out in comments.)
7. HARE: H+ARE. (Bugs Bunny is some weird inconsistent superposition of rabbit and hare.)


homophones of the answers yield: WHAT BLEW WARM WIND THROUGH YOUR HAIR, a question we need to answer to get our two-word place. Googling before having YOUR didn't turn up anything useful, which I now find surprising since a search for "blew warm wind through your hair" gives what must be the right answer (also found by @hexomino and pointed out in comments): BENSON, ARIZONA.

Credit where due:

hexomino found the answer to #6 and then the answer to the final question. Go and upvote something of hexomino's if you liked this! Exal kindly explained the definition for #1 which I hadn't understood although it was obvious what its answer was and how its wordplay worked.

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    $\begingroup$ You've gotten so much of it that it would be unfair to post a separate answer but no.6 is rot13(LBER = LB + ER) and the answer is probably the song named after this (just google the lyrics). $\endgroup$ – hexomino Apr 29 at 23:23
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    $\begingroup$ In what was, in retrospect, almost certainly unfairly obscure, (rot13) Jngg sebz Cncre Znevb, jub jnf bar bs rvtug fvqrxvpxf ba gur A64. Sometimes I forget not everyone had my childhood. $\endgroup$ – Exal Apr 30 at 0:03
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    $\begingroup$ Many thanks, @hexomino! Everyone else: go upvote something of hexomino's, please :-). $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Apr 30 at 9:41
  • $\begingroup$ youtube.com/watch?v=eTa2vXL7FI8 $\endgroup$ – Exal Apr 30 at 16:58

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