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SARLE OUTING

regulations

Wandering after GAME DINNER?


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GAME DINNER

meander

It isn't easy, being green.
BOLD IDEA: REBAG !
 
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Biodegradable

A diet that is hard to swallow? AH, ANTI-CARB!


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I dunno, I can make "BRANCHIATA" out if it but I never heard of it before.
Is there a branchiatum to have a bunch of?

Hint?
 
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Hint:

Could equally describe ecological canaries or Lovecraftian horrors.


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AH, ANTI-CARB

batrachian must be it, but I confess I don't get the hint. I suppose frogs and toads might be somewhat Lovecraftian, but green canaries? Confused

Tests for CRYPTIC HOMES?


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Canary in the sense of a "canary in a coal mine." Frog and toad populations tend to be the first to decline from the effects of environmental contamination. People exhibiting batrachian features are positively Lovecraftian. Add that to a diet that is hard to swallow--a frog in your throat (batrachophagous?). Well, perhaps I should have just stuck with Kermit Smile

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CRYPTIC HOMES

psychometric

Where do you meditate over Kings, Queens, rooks, bishops, knights, and pawns?
CHESS "OM" ROOM
 
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If chromosomes can be responsible for some coloring, then CHROMO MALS might be responsible for bad coloring.


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CHROMO MALS

schoolmarm

Do you know how they make those commercials? It's not animation, it's

TRAINED M & MS
 
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mastermind

INGULF ACID - probably poisonous


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INGULF ACID

fungicidal

HARD FINESSE, INC - professional bridge players for hire
 
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Did I really make it so that nobody can vote for the answer?
 
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HARD FINESSE INC

I must have missed this thread being updated -

disenfranchise

DETENTION FEARS may cause this.


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...Did you ever stop to wonder about the origin of the phrase, "Sorry, I don't do Windows!"?
 
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...Did you ever stop to wonder about the origin of the phrase, "Sorry, I don't do Windows!"?


No... but I will now, thanks to you...
 
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Ah, but do you see what about "DETENTION FEARS" prompted me to ask?
 
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defenestration
Oh well, let's move on.

COUNTRY PREF - I like rural life better

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COUNTRY PREF

perfunctory

Given by an INEPT SENATOR?


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INEPT SENATOR...

presentation

...who's Up-To-Here in You-Know-What
TWERP IN POO
 
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...do you s'pose he used his computer to make said presentation?
 
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TWERP IN POO

Powerpoint. Oi! A trade name no fair! Mad

Big cats leave ... LIONS OUT


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Solution

B.S.O. DANCED - and they called it the Boston Pops!

(I did have the words Capitalized-And-Even-Hyphenated to suggest the answer was, too)
 
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B.S.O. DANCED

absconded

Painting the lily? GILDS TINMAN


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GILDS TINMAN

STANDING MIL
INDIGNA...
MISDIAG...
GIANT...
MILITA...
LANDING MIST
STIGMA...
NIT-GLAND-ISM
DISINTANGL...

Nope. None of the above.

Struck out three times. Inning's over.

I think I need a hint.
 
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You have to take it apart...
 
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Aha: DISMANTLING. Thank you.

By rights you should pose the next one.
 
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I didn't guess so I wouldn't have to pose the next one... I like trying to figure them out but the coming up with a good new one seems to take too much effort.
 
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How can you tell if you've been deceived?

OH, I'D KNOW !
 
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HOODWINK

cute...

How about that scene in "Ice Age" where the extinct birds fight over the melon and fall off the cliff?

BASIC DODO TUMBLE
 
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BASIC DODO TUMBLE

discombobulated

Makes a STEAMY LINK in error


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STEAMY LINK

Nicely phrased, if mistakenly.


Whence didst thou get THY CHINA ?
 
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HYACINTH

I'm the first one to go at the NY marathon.

I START CHIC RACE
 
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I START CHIC RACE

characteristic

...looks like A PAPER CANE...
 
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APPEARANCE

IGLOO BRIM caused confusion among Arctic architects...
 
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IGLOO BRIM

imbroglio

NITE TOURIST puts things right


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NITE TOURIST

restitution

I SMELL ACID BAIT (or should I say that another way?)
 
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Is a thermostatic speakers' rostrum is a
BI-METALLIC DAIS ?

(not that that has anything to do with anything)
 
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humongous hint...

adj. Using two dialects of the same language
 
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...still can't get beyond BEDLAM-ILIASTIC.

I think we'll have to wait for arnie to look in; I just dont know the word !
 
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You have all the letters down there on your yellow legal pad? Good. Cross out the letters D-I-A-L-E-C-T, and write them down in that order. Now, with the clue given you, you can do this!
 
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...still can't get beyond BEDLAM-ILIASTIC.
I just dont know the word !


But you know that word???????
 
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No luck here. Is the other word a proper noun?


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Is the other word a proper noun?


Nope.

Do you want me to just submit something else?
 
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BI-DIALECTISMAL ?
BI-DIALECTALISM ?

OK, if you say so.
Now I see why I was having such a hard time with it!

(PS. As far as I know there is no iliastic bedlam; I just made it out of the letters...)
 
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You got it right hab. Bidialectalism - A language having a formal and and informal dialect, or being able to speak both dialects. It's on dictionary.com so it's a real word.
Anyway, you got it right, so you do the next one.
 
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Okie-doke, here she is. Take a deep breath, now, and listen up. If you don't like it, try a more

HAPAX-Y SITE

(I'm only going to repeat this once, you know...)
 
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HAPAX-Y SITE

asphyxiate

Do father and son poets have the LYRIC GENE?


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GLYCERINE


The SEATTLE MINI SIX were too short on knowledge to debate the fundamentals of literary genres.

(Was I supposed to put the new anagram in a sentence?)
 
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EXISTENTIALISM

And no, no sentence is needed. Sometimes we put one in anyway. (We only do it to annoy, because we know it teases.)

It's nice if there can be a double meaning hinting at the unscrambled word as well as the anagram, but that doesn't happen very often except in cryptic crossword puzzles.

If the vaudeville show isn't funny, was it the ENDMAN'S FAULT ?

(See? It didn't happen there, either. But sometimes there are clues worked into the context...)

Edit: typo

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