I think you might be
Me, I cause pain.
My first anagram is naturally beautiful.
My second anagram is synonymous with rocks.
My third anagram is fancy food.
My homophone is what two brothers wanted humanity to do.
My homophone’s anagram can direct and achieve motion.
My anagram’s homophone, is how you use the previous clue(plural).
Partial answer: solved the Masyu puzzle. (My first time solving one of these!)
The letters not covered by the path spell:
Argh! It seems this puzzle just got bigger. Here's the new version:
Solution to that one:
This time the unused letters spell out
This puzzle is AWESOME! I am stunned that you were able to get this to work out in this manner. Major props to oAlt for the idea on the grid deduction...this was really a team effort.
Starting with the easy step:
So what do we do?
Skipping to 3, 4, and 5:
You are spending your holiday
The first letters of the title say
So word for nine is
These first letters of the new words
user70451 found 1 and 3, I found 4 and 5 and oAlt found 2, 6-9.
Go check out their answers for explanations and consider leaving an upvote! I won't be explaining the solutions here, ...
You, the self-critical author, think this puzzle is
P3 of emanate
C6 of maniac
F5 of paroled
O4 of throne
G11 of seashore
P7 of raptor
The answer is
Ringtone followed by an umberlily
A burly lime precedes a foul rein
A grin note
A con bar with eg. Onyx
Put together we have
A Gerbil OBE is French
I feel a bit guilty posting this as an answer since I know that at least StephenTG had done most of it before
and also because frankly Rand did most of the work. But here we go. After Rand's solving we have
Solved independently of @El-Guest (kudos for being first to find a solution to the crossword), with two differences:
The resulting letters in gold boxes are:
Rearranging these letters can produce the following 4 country names:
What is the connection between these 4 countries? Well, there are potentially several - but one lends itself naturally to an ...
The answer is that Yzarc thinks that the universe is:
As pointed out in the Hint, the first step to solving this puzzle is to 'unscramble the 8 word anagram'. The 8 words in question are 'Nature's jaunty, purer music ruptures man, returns heaven' and these anagram to:
Next, turn our attention to the ciphertext: SsARrMRrrrVRrrEeeMESU. The way we need to ...
The first part of the third set also includes:
And a stab in the dark (ignoring, for example, the sequences of letters derived from each set of clues):
Whence we find the place where you are spending your vacation:
It seems we've found the answer but not the solution. Following mohirl's investigation into Right Words:
Or, alternatively ...
Possible starting point for the Right/Wrong words:
There are quite a number of possibilities for each though, except for
Given that the OPs comment below hints that this is special, perhaps it's that
Taking a stab at the others anyway:
Giving us the letters:
Which seems of no help whatsoever