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Ok, I know I promised but blame it on Scottie, or the late lunch, or the unbelievably long line at the bank on a Friday afternoon before a three day weekend.

Also inspired by the slew of lists seen here most recently. Well here goes. You kids play amongst yourselves for a while.

1. Understands about greeting nary one existing question. (7)

2. Behold,you and me on the cross. (5)

3. Barely passing and the next one coming and going before crazy old sailor. (9)

4. Most elementary question in an Old World grouping one inside a shortened many. (7)

5. Asp and arch shapes around kid, that is. (7)

6. Roach before an exclamation, not outerspace existence. (6)

7. Total reversal of afterthought is more average sized. (4)

8. Look, man, twin Vipers move over mirrored in previous subcutaneous drip. (11)

9. Small spelling error encircled. NOTE: mass abreviated passport. (7)

0. Be quiet, alias last listed. Not me surrounding urban transit. (9)

The theme of the list and the "answers" will most likely come pretty quickly. The fun? is figuring out the rationale behind the translation.

For those new to these Play on Word Quickies: Each word or two (generally speaking) of the puzzle corresponds to a letter or two (generally speaking) "spelling" out the answer. Other descriptors can be thrown in refering to the relation of individual letters. The letters will "read" left to right as presented unless there is a descriptor that directs otherwise. For the most part, punctuation is not part of the answer but rather to make the clue read better. Other than that, the clues are very precise. There are no unnecessary words in the clues or extra letters in the answers.

Have a nice long weekend Scottie.

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5. Asp and arch shapes around kid, that is. (7)

ME? (Scottie)

Asp = S

Arch - C

Around = circular = O?

?? = TT

That is = i.e. = IE

got to get the TT. What word have you not used in the clue compared to what you need?

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Be quiet, alias last listed. Not me surrounding urban transit. (9)

Be Quiet = Sh

Alias Last Listed = AKA?

Shaka....?

PS, thanks for the shout outs... I think ;)

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8. Look, man, twin Vipers move over mirrored in previous subcutaneous drip. (11)

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Look = C

Man = He

Twin Vipers = SS

??? = XEN

Subcutaneous drip = IV

(mirrored = VI)

(Previous = before the XEN)

Do you want a hint about your answer to this one?

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got to get the TT. What word have you not used in the clue compared to what you need?

Yeah... i got the "Kid" part...

KID = TOT...

and "around" is tells me to move the O out?

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Do you want a hint about your answer to this one?

Yes please!

there are so many words requiring movement of some type... "move," "over," "mirrored," "previous"... that's whats stumping me.

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Be quiet, alias last listed. Not me surrounding urban transit. (9)

Be Quiet = Sh

Alias Last Listed = AKA?

Shaka....?

PS, thanks for the shout outs... I think ;)

So far, so good.

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Yes please!

there are so many words requiring movement of some type... "move," "over," "mirrored," "previous"... that's whats stumping me.

previous is not a director so it doesnt suggest movement but letter(s) in the answer.

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Be quiet, alias last listed. Not me surrounding urban transit. (9)

Be Quiet = Sh

Alias Last Listed = AKA?

Shaka....?

PS, thanks for the shout outs... I think ;)

Not Me = You = U

surrounding = directional clue?

Urban Transit = BUS?

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Be quiet, alias last listed. Not me surrounding urban transit. (9)

Shakazulu!

(he just signed on the thread! haha)

...not sure how it gets there yet, though...

Edited by Scottie

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I liked these!~

Does that mean you used to like them, as in before I ruined them? or that you liked the previous ones and now are takin the rest offline to solve? In my life now you see, everything has a double meaning.....

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urban transit--think chitown

Not Me = U

surrounding (both sides)

urban transit = the "L" (rail)

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Your POWs have honed my mind to operate in a way I could have never thought possible.

However, it saps my limited brain resources, rendering me fairly unproductive at work.

Thank You! :D

So, what's left unsolved....

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7. Total reversal of afterthought is more average sized. (4)

MrsP

Afterthought = PS

(reversal = SP = sP)

Average Sized = Medium = M

MORE = er = R

(Total Reversal = swap the two groupings?)

Edited by Scottie

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7. Total reversal of afterthought is more average sized. (4)

MrsP

Afterthought = PS

(reversal = SP = sP)

Average Sized = Medium = M

MORE = er = R

(Total Reversal = swap the two groupings?)

but your answers are not quite in the right order and your descriptors total and reversal not quite exact.

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Your POWs have honed my mind to operate in a way I could have never thought possible.

However, it saps my limited brain resources, rendering me fairly unproductive at work.

Thank You! :D

So, what's left unsolved....

Yet unsolved: 4. (my favorite), your missing piece from post #25 of 5., probably not 7. by the time I post this reply, and 9. started by chicory in post #23.

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5. Asp and arch shapes around kid, that is. (7)

ME? (Scottie)

Asp = S

Arch - C

Around = circular = O?

?? = TT

That is = i.e. = IE

= TOT...

around is a director to move the O?

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7

afterthought =ps

total =all =al

total reversal =la

of afterthought

if it were "in afterthought" plas

is more= plus

average sized= mid

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7

is= are

total = all al

reversal of:

afterthought =ps

is= are =r

more average= medium= m

mrspall mrs.pal

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afterthought =ps

total =all =al

total reversal =la

of afterthought

if it were "in afterthought" plas

is more= plus

average sized= mid

afterthought is correct. The rest needs some work.

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afterthought is correct. The rest needs some work.

yeah, i was trying to turn it into plasmid :P

scottie's post made it all clear

Edited by chicory

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