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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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You've been very patient-- if you like, I will concede this.

note as a sidenote is just saying that the following "mid" is to the side of plas. I am not happy with this, but it was all I could think of. So far.

I'm good to play if you wish. Here's a

In my soulution NOTE represents two letters of the answer.

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grabbing the hint like a lifeline....

plas :duh:

plas 2 letters from note sp for spelling error leaves la which is a note. duh.

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grabbing the hint like a lifeline....

plas :duh:

plas 2 letters from note sp for spelling error leaves la which is a note. duh.

And there it is, you got it. Thanks

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Thanks to all who played. Here's a recap.

1. Understands about greeting nary one existing question.

- Understands = sees = CC

- greeting = HI

- about = direction for location of CC about or around HI = C HI C

- nary one = zero = O

- question = why = Y

chicory

2. Behold, you and me on the cross.

- Behold = LO

- you and me = US

- the cross = + shaped = T

- on = direction for location of US on T = T US

Lotus

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

- Barely passing (as in grade at school) = D

- and the next = next letter = E

- one = an = AN

- coming = direction for AN forwards = AN

- and going = direction for another (and) AN backwards (going) = NA

- old sailor = TAR

- crazy is a direction to jumble the word = ART (in this case)

Deannaart

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

- Most elementary = Hydrogen (double pow!) = H

- question = why = Y

- an Old World grouping = European Union = EU

- in = direction that Y is in EU = E Y U

- one = A

- a shortened = a direction to abbreviate many

- many = plural; a shortened many = abbreviated plural = PL

- inside = direction that A is inside of PL = P A L

heyupal

5. Asp and arch shapes around kid, that is.

- Asp = snake shape = S

- arch shape = C

- around = a round = O

- kid = tease (as in to make fun of) = TT

- that is = ie = IE

Scottie

6. Roach before an exclamation, not outerspace existence.

- Roach before = joint = J

- an exclamation = OH

- not outer = in = N

- space = _

- existence = B

John B

7. Total reversal of afterthought is more average sized.

- Total reversal of = direction that all the following (total) will be reversed

- afterthought = p.s. = PS

- is more = is plural = are = R

- average sized = medium = M

- PS R M reversed = M R SP

MrsP

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

- Look = see = C

- man = HE

- twin vipers = SS

- move over = space = _

- mirrored = a direction to reverse the following

- in = N

- previous = EX

- subcutaneous drip = IV

- N EX IV reversed = VIXEN

Chess_Vixen

9. Small spelling error encircled. NOTE: mass abbreviated passport.

- Small spelling = spelling abbreviated = SP

- error is a direction meaning to use wrong or to bobble, juggle SP = PS

- NOTE = musical note like do, re, mi, fa... = LA (in this case)

- encircled = direction of the relationship of PS to LA = P LA S

- mass abbreviated = m. = M

- passport = identification = ID

plasmid

10. Be quiet, alias last listed. Not me surrounding urban transit.

- Be quiet = SH

- alias = a.k.a. = AKA

- last listed = Z

- not me = you = U

- uban transit = el = L

- surrounding = direction for U to surround L = U L U

Shakazulu

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Didn't realy have a lot to do with this one, but having looked over all the guesses, and all the logic behind it..I think I'm starting to understand how you think on these....Maybe. :rolleyes: Looking forward to the next one ^_^

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