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## Hot answers tagged wordplay

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It's pronounced Using these "sounds": (Examples mostly taken from here.)

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(Throughout this post, I will be using cryptic annotations in code blocks. The answer word is made up of all of the capital letters; the punctuation, lowercase letters, and spacing is a guide to help understand how the answer was derived from the clue.) What is a cryptic clue? A cryptic crossword clue is a phrase that leads to a single answer word through ...

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Twelve words: a nearsighted ant sergeant negates an agent, denigrates estranged straightened gnat agents a an ant gnat agent agents negates sergeant estranged denigrates nearsighted straightened An officer in an army of earthbound insects, suffering from poor eyesight, orders an informer to be dispensed with, and is harshly critical of an ex-couple of ...

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Your dog's name is because

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It could also be a Because

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Answer: Rationale: The key to this riddle is only for you Below are instructions, above this the clue First strike the one near the head of a year Then remove he who begins a cheer Next take away the end of a tunnel Then let us go to solve this puzzle What you first took you must now take again With three you are left, but fret not dear friend ...

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The word pairs sound like they are Giving the conversation:

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You're a: I feel no pain Yet silently shriek An airy concoction Your desire I pique A sinful temptation You seldom refuse As I squeal, howl and bellow I delight and amuse

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The answer is

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This is a compilation of many previous answers and adding of my own. Most of the credit to Paul Evans, Sleafar, charfellow, and question_asker (in no particular order). The answer is: You've probably seen me naked. As an alphabet aficionado, I can make you laugh long into the night. As a make of Japanese vehicle, I can keep your surroundings clean ...

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Yet another possibility is Which becomes

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The two word phrase hidden quite cleverly in this long passage is This word was hidden in this puzzle in the following way: The lines that gave it away were An additional hint that I missed. Thanks Sabre for finding the clue that was craftily embedded into the puzzle

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Because:

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Me, I rise, My homophone is sad, My opposite falls, My opposite's homophone saves the day, My opposite's anagram's is an object.

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The final riddle, found by others is: Which gives So the final answer is: which is indeed how

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I know what you need ... We get this by ...

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Taking a pop at this: I'm $\bbox[#fff9c3]{\color{#fff9c3}{\textbf{NO PEEKING!}}}$ and I am alcoholic. I sometimes also take pot; it makes me kind of casual. And crack too, because it makes me highly skilled. As you can probably see, I'm so long it's almost impossible, and I turn into a slightly cocky prodigy whenever I'm feeling hot. ..So yeah, ...

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I think you are I'm half of a hundred and both halves of a Belgian detective, two thirds of solar exposure and one eighth of an Age.

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Something like this? He has a shot of alcohol every morning. He hasn't showered in weeks. He has a full head of hair, but doesn't use a comb. He regularly wraps a noose around his neck. He has a drug once or twice a day, but not for medicinal purposes. He has poor vision, but doesn't wear glasses. His favourite beverage contains 7 teaspoons of sugar.

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This information technology simply never obeys the leaders. Nasal fluid begins a big ugly Indian mountain. A stupid person is the manager of codes. A locker is secure in heavy halogen You are Eastern river in England. So the answer is or, more descriptively,

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Synonyms form a sentence that is I'm not sure this is quite right, but here's what I think:

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The answer is It has 9 letters. The 2nd,4th ,5th and 6th letters gives you a Payment If you set 2nd,4th,6th,7th,8th and 9th letters I'll be part of your Eye

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Following on from NudgeNudge who got halfway with This can be shortened to Adding where we initiated Whats inbetween and the two lower rated this combination leads straight to a street we keep going southwards till we know we're beat So the answer is

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He will make The volume is

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Right now, you'd really appreciate some: Why? Well, notice that the story conceals: The solution therefore requires us to: The title provides an extra clue:

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16 Words (Internationalize) Sentence Explanation: I can assert with reasonable certainty that no longer chain exists (according to the dictionary that I am using to generate this). There are a huge number of variations of the chain starting with but this one was possible to squeeze a grammatical sentence out of.

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Partial: We start in a city that rhymes with angina, the masculine form, add in what's drunk in China, then take phylum's first six, of the minor kind, components will make what in our hand we find.

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I like this a lot! The title is a clue since

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Each pair of words Antimissile demander Flamboyant dollars Subchapter unclassified Bladed fundamental Impersonated babels

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