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Here's another around-the-bend. I felt like putting a hidden word in, but I couldn't think of anything good... there's still a word, though. Just unscramble the highlighted letters.

Rules

  • Each word goes from left to right on its numbered line, and then continues from right to left on the next line
  • #20 wraps back around to #1

Example: If #1 was "DEPARTS", then #2 must start with "STRA" and #20 must end with "PED". #1 would be entered as DEP in the #1 row and STRA in the #2 row, so if you read #1 left-to-right and then #2 right-to-left it spells "DEPARTS"

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EDIT: It appears I messed up the pluralization of some of the clues. Namely, 11 is singular and 13 is plural. (EDIT 4) and 17 is plural.

EDIT 2: I'm really sorry all! I think I mixed up two very similar words for #6. Just switch the "i" with the "t" when you enter it in.

EDIT 3: I lied! It's two words! My plurals are really bad today, apparently :(

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  • $\begingroup$ Should clue 11 be citizen of this world (singular)? $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Jun 1 at 21:44
  • $\begingroup$ Ahh yes I forgot to check the tenses. Sorry! $\endgroup$ – bobble Jun 1 at 21:47
  • $\begingroup$ When you say 20 wraps back around to 1, what about that extra line at the bottom? Is the word for 20 nine letters or six letters? $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Jun 1 at 22:04
  • $\begingroup$ The extra line is for you to re-enter 1, so that #20 isn't broken up into 2 pieces. See previous Around-the-Bend puzzle answer. $\endgroup$ – bobble Jun 1 at 22:05
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I think I’ve got the crossword, at least, but not the word:

wraparound 2

The extra letters unscramble to

AROUND AGAIN

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  • $\begingroup$ Too fast, sniped by 33 seconds :( $\endgroup$ – Avi Jun 1 at 22:10
  • $\begingroup$ Question’s still to play for — unscrambling to go...: $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Jun 1 at 22:11
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    $\begingroup$ I see "dragon" in there but the rest is gibberish to me :( Post-answer edit: aha, that'll do it :P $\endgroup$ – Avi Jun 1 at 22:13
  • $\begingroup$ You got it! This one went a lot faster than the last one - are Monday afternoons puzzle primetime? $\endgroup$ – bobble Jun 1 at 22:15
  • $\begingroup$ Not sure about others, but I answered this one just after work and the last one during lunchtime.... haha Friday afternoons seem to be more quiet on here than other times! Nice puzzle, @bobble $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Jun 1 at 22:16
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Completed crossword (except for a couple of stray letters):

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Words are:

DERIVER, REVIVALS, SLAVIC, CIGARET, TERAGRAM, MARTIAL, LATICES, SECRETED, DETERGE, EGRET, TERRAN, NARRATOR, ROTARIES, SEIDELS, SLEDG??, ??GUM, MULLAHS, SHALLOT, TOONS, SNORED.

I peeked at Michael Moschella's answer for the clues #18 and #19.

Some notes:

The tense is wrong for clue 11 (should be singular) and clue 17 (should be plural). I still don't really get clue 13 but it fits with everything. There's a mistake with MARTIAL / MARITAL for clue 6, as it needs to be MARITAL to fit with the next clue. (I suppose "marital arts" could be on display in romantic films?)

Further progress:

15 should be SLEDGING but that's 8 letters; it's got to be SLEDG-something anyway. I couldn't find any appropriate 5-letter words ending with GUM.

The coloured letters are

RAAADGNOIUN

which gives the final answer

AROUND AGAIN!

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Almost done:

1 DER
2 REVI
3 SLAV
4 CI
5 TERAG
6 MAR
7 LATI
8 SEC
9 DETER
0 EG
1 TER
2 NAR
3 ROTAR
4 SEI
5
6
7 MU
8 SHALL
9 TO
0 SNO

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Some Progress:

4: Cigaret 5: Teragram (Ci, Terag, mar)

And

8: Secreted, 9: Deterge, 10: Egret, 11: Terran, 12: Narrator 13: Rotaries? (The form is wrong but rotary isn't long enough) (SEC, DETER, EG, TER, NAR, ROTAR)

And

18: Shallot, 19: Toons, 20: Snooze? Snores? (SHALL, TO, SNO) (Pulling from Rand 'Al Thor the solution appears to be SNORED for 20)

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    $\begingroup$ The g is not a typo, it stands for something. $\endgroup$ – bobble Jun 1 at 21:46
  • $\begingroup$ I see, I think I got that now then. $\endgroup$ – Michael Moschella Jun 1 at 21:52

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