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Per chicory's request, honest, and feel obliged since (s)he solved my last WAI (you really should at least set the gender on your profile cuz it's he and chic from here on out). Think I made these a little tougher but the first two may reveal a theme, simplifying the rest somewhat. Enjoy...

Stinky, sleeping, and sheltered sounds. (6)

Existing liscense sporting injury safehouse rightly belittled. (6)

Rate posting outlines airline disclaimer prior to surgical requirement. (8)

Tiny leftward circuit shortened route nano seconds is one reason. (8)

Good male, small male, stuck in Michigan area code ward. (7)

Mass retreat of daytime soldier sounding without limits. (6)

Reflection: "Short pathway between mythical 12th and 13th tells the meaning of blindness." (9)

One lines up to say love is more questionable. (8)

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. It's best to read these very literally. The numbers in parenthesis indicate the number of letters in the answer.

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Possibly:

Stinky = PU

Sleeping = ZZ

Leads me to believe it's Puzzle, but not sure.

Figured one of two dudes or a chic would break the ice here. All what you have is correct. Two words and two letters remain and I'll tell you, one of the words is a director.

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6. Mass retreat of daytime soldier sounding without limits.

Mass = M

Daytime = AM

Soldier -> GI?

retreats -> AMMGI, AMGIM

(Sounding without limits -> I have no real idea yet)

without -> WO? (maybe?)

without limits -> get rid of what's on the ends ...

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Mass retreat of daytime soldier sounding without limits. (6)

ENIGMA

Mass is the same as Energy (according to Einstein)= E

retreat of daytime (AM) soldier (GI) retreating = IGMA

sounding without limits.???

Weird! Tiger lily you and I are on the same wavelength. :blink:

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Mass = M

Daytime = AM

Soldier -> GI?

retreats -> AMMGI, AMGIM

(Sounding without limits -> I have no real idea yet)

without -> WO? (maybe?)

without limits -> get rid of what's on the ends ...

Excellent reasoning as always tiger! You have 2/3 of the six letters in the answer. Thought to use your WO explanation for another word but could not think of a specific enough synonym or short definition and didnt want to just say without (guess that means the WO is not in this answer) Keep up the good work.

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Weird! Tiger lily you and I are on the same wavelength. :blink:

:offtopic: If so, I hope you are not also sick. I wish everyone luck w/this today because I'm going back to bed. :( If it's still around tomorrow I'll try some more, but headaches = not good thinking. Have a lovely day!

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Mass retreat of daytime soldier sounding without limits. (6)

ENIGMA

Mass is the same as Energy (according to Einstein)= E

retreat of daytime (AM) soldier (GI) retreating = IGMA

sounding without limits.???

Weird! Tiger lily you and I are on the same wavelength. :blink:

you got the word, gonna ask you complete the logic for full credit...

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:offtopic: If so, I hope you are not also sick. I wish everyone luck w/this today because I'm going back to bed. :( If it's still around tomorrow I'll try some more, but headaches = not good thinking. Have a lovely day!

So sorry to hear. No fun! Feel better soon and hurry back. We'll miss you til then...

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Mass retreat of daytime soldier sounding without limits. (6)

ENIGMA

Mass is the same as Energy (according to Einstein)= E

daytime (AM) soldier (GI) = AMGI

sounding without limits. "without limits" = endless = end (less) = en (sounding) = N

AMGIN retreating = NIGMA

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Mass retreat of daytime soldier sounding without limits. (6)

ENIGMA

Mass is the same as Energy (according to Einstein)= E

daytime (AM) soldier (GI) = AMGI

sounding without limits. "without limits" = endless = end (less) = en (sounding) = N

AMGIN retreating = NIGMA

mass = E is incorrect.

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2) existing license R ID

so i want the rest to be dle or dell for riddle, following enigma puzzle theme.

4) tiny leftward wee ew

circuit circle o

shortened route rd

nano n

seconds s/sec

is one bl, rl,ba,ra

reason y

i'd like to make this wordplay, but ...

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2) existing license R ID

so i want the rest to be dle or dell for riddle, following enigma puzzle theme.

4) tiny leftward wee ew

circuit circle o

shortened route rd

nano n

seconds s/sec

is one bl, rl,ba,ra

reason y

i'd like to make this wordplay, but ...

you know where you want to be so go backwards. will say *tiny leftward* and *rightly belittles* are the same yet opposites.

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Per chicory's request, honest, and feel obliged since (s)he solved my last WAI (you really should at least set the gender on your profile cuz it's he and chic from here on out). Think I made these a little tougher but the first two may reveal a theme, simplifying the rest somewhat. Enjoy...

Stinky, sleeping, and sheltered sounds. (6)

Existing liscense sporting injury safehouse rightly belittled. (6)

Rate posting outlines airline disclaimer prior to surgical requirement. (8)

good male = A man

small male= am, boy, m, gram

in michigan = MamanamI, MamangramI

area = A,

code=

ward= guard,watch,see,c,

I want this one to be Anagram, but haven't justified.

Tiny leftward circuit shortened route nano seconds is one reason. (8)

Good male, small male, stuck in Michigan area code ward. (7)

Mass retreat of daytime soldier sounding without limits. (6)

Reflection: "Short pathway between mythical 12th and 13th tells the meaning of blindness." (9)

One lines up to say love is more questionable. (8)

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. It's best to read these very literally. The numbers in parenthesis indicate the number of letters in the answer.

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Per chicory's request, honest, and feel obliged since (s)he solved my last WAI (you really should at least set the gender on your profile cuz it's he and chic from here on out). Think I made these a little tougher but the first two may reveal a theme, simplifying the rest somewhat. Enjoy...

Stinky, sleeping, and sheltered sounds. (6)

Existing liscense sporting injury safehouse rightly belittled. (6)

Rate posting outlines airline disclaimer prior to surgical requirement. (8)

Tiny leftward circuit shortened route nano seconds is one reason. (8)

Good male, small male, stuck in Michigan area code ward. (7)

Mass retreat of daytime soldier sounding without limits. (6)

Reflection: "Short pathway between mythical 12th and 13th tells the meaning of blindness." (9)

One lines up to say love is more questionable. (8)

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. It's best to read these very literally. The numbers in parenthesis indicate the number of letters in the answer.

Rate posting q, y

outlines

airline UA

disclaimer prior to

surgical requirement. DR.

(8) Q ua ? drY

maybe Quandary? but n and 2nd a not right.

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good male = A man

small male= am, boy, m, gram

in michigan = MamanamI, MamangramI

area = A,

code=

ward= guard,watch,see,c,

I want this one to be Anagram, but haven't justified.

not Anagram, of all the above, one of your small males works (the obvious one)

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Rate posting q, y

outlines

airline UA

disclaimer prior to

surgical requirement. DR.

(8) Q ua ? drY

maybe Quandary? but n and 2nd a not right.

not Quandary. and the rest aint it.

This one may need a bigger hint at some point.

tiny HINT]The *prior to* is totally unnecessary as the *surgical requirement* comes naturally after the other when read from left to right. Just kinda helps to read the clue as a sentence.

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Per chicory's request, honest, and feel obliged since (s)he solved my last WAI (you really should at least set the gender on your profile cuz it's he and chic from here on out). Think I made these a little tougher but the first two may reveal a theme, simplifying the rest somewhat. Enjoy...

Stinky, sleeping, and sheltered sounds. (6)

Existing liscense sporting injury safehouse rightly belittled. (6)

Rate posting outlines airline disclaimer prior to surgical requirement. (8)

Tiny leftward circuit shortened route nano seconds is one reason. (8)

Good male, small male, stuck in Michigan area code ward. (7)

Mass retreat of daytime soldier sounding without limits. (6)

Reflection: "Short pathway between mythical 12th and 13th tells the meaning of blindness." (9)

One lines up to say love is more questionable. (8)

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. It's best to read these very literally. The numbers in parenthesis indicate the number of letters in the answer.

refer to the 'l' sound being made entirely within the mouth?

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refer to the 'l' sound being made entirely within the mouth?

you got the concept behind sounds-that the clue suggests something that sounds like the answer which in this case (we think) is _ _ and the clue is sheltered. The word (meaning sheltered) is not very common but you know how to say it so think it will be discovered.

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refer to the 'l' sound being made entirely within the mouth?

lee sounds= le so, Puzzle

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lee sounds= le so, Puzzle

Gonna call that good.

Stinky, sleeping, and sheltered sounds. (6)

-- stinky = PU

-- sleeping = ZZ

-- sheltered = alee which sounds like LE

PUZZLE

Keep a going...

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sounding

without limits= end

sounds like end= n,en

mass retreat= eN ig ma

The direction "mass retreat" is dead on so the two letters aren't EN but _ _. Say those last two letters and compare to the clue "without limits"...

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The direction "mass retreat" is dead on so the two letters aren't EN but _ _. Say those last two letters and compare to the clue "without limits"...

any = sounds NE

sorry, i should have noticed i had that backwards

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any = sounds NE

sorry, i should have noticed i had that backwards

Dont be silly, no apologies needed.

Mass retreat of daytime soldier sounding without limits. (6)

-- Mass retreat of directs all of the following to be reversed

-- daytime = a.m. = AM

-- soldier = GI

-- without limits = any

-- sounds any = NE

-- AMGINE<--->ENIGMA

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OK, I think I've got #3 figured out But I'm not sure all my reasonings are correct. It just seems to fit for me, and fit in with the overall theme... So here goes, (Don't laugh! I told you I can NOT do these types of riddles)

Rate posting outlines=MERGING ECONOMICS = ME

Airline= TA

Disclaimer = PUBLIC HEALTH WARNING= PH

Surgical requirement= OPERATING ROOM = OR

ANSWER:METAPHOR

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