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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).

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Partial answer: solved the Masyu puzzle. (My first time solving one of these!) Step-by-step solution: 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

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To solve this puzzle, you must: Like so... not left + up = honest tear + boy = jail five + I = kiln recursion + maize + confident = recursion uncommon/back + rage/span = anagram

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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: Next: Notice: oAlt's Contribution: So what do we do? Skipping to 3, 4, and 5: Finally:

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Cryptic clue solutions: The connections: Figuring out the final answer: As per OP, the answer is also hinted by

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You are spending your holiday The first letters of the title say Homophone pairs: The pattern: So word for nine is Right word These first letters of the new words Wordplay 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, ...

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You, the self-critical author, think this puzzle is As Biocryptics P3 of emanate C6 of maniac F5 of paroled O4 of throne G11 of seashore P7 of raptor The answer is Chemicryptics 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 Physicryptics A Gerbil OBE is French ...

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An Ants Letter is one which: Like so:

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Though this note doesn't answer the question, it provides clarity: Now, the next answer is definitely wrong, but I like it too much to omit:

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How about assuming British English is allowed.

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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 and now Note:

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Take a word anagram it add the original word to create a phrase Take the original word, anagram it again to describe the people's answer to it.

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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 ...

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here is one solution with the modified 11th row I think there are be other valid solutions, but they would use archaic/obsolete words.

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Here are two word pairs that suit these criteria:

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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 ...

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Words: Tribond (thanks to @Bass): Words: Tribond: Words: Tribond: Overall words: Tribond (thanks @Graylocke):

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Pair 1:

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Pair 1 is solved by Daniil Pair 2 Pair 3

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Are you looking for I guess this is what you're getting at with "current event" and "trying times". Playing the pedant, Not sure about the bonus, but I suspect that's going to be more than one word.

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Pair 1: Pair 2: Pair 3:

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I have one potential set (reaching), although I can't match one of the words. The words are

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The first part of the third set also includes: EDIT 1: 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: EDIT 2: It seems we've found the answer but not the solution. Following mohirl's investigation into Right Words: Or, alternatively ...

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For the last set, About the yet unsolved, I have completely no idea.

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To continue the work of Thomas and Gareth, I think the murderer is ... Gareth found out that ... So we have to ... Thomas found out that ... An interesting dead end:

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Extremely partial answer The If we Well, so perhaps

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Solution to 3: This also means I really like all the hidden anagrams so some bonus hidden ones:

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I've found another four-letter example to those already given

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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

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I think his favorite machine is First, the title A visionary If we anagram the name Elon, we get

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