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By Joe (infrapinklizzard)

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#1: Joe (infrapinklizzard) on Apr 15, 2018

The description is a clue to *the location of* the subject using cryptic crossword clue rules.

Every cryptic clue is made up of two parts; a definition, and a literal description of the answer using wordplay. They can be in either order (though not intertwined) and there is no separation between them.

Here is a page describing some of the techniques:
http://gamesmagazine-online.com/cryptic-crosswords/
or an easier-to-read PDF:
http://gamesmagazine-online.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/CrypticsGuide.pdf
#2: Joe (infrapinklizzard) on Apr 15, 2018
The picture itself is:
xx--Robert takes back snake from tree (6)--xx this is misspelled.

Here's a corrected clue:
Oddly, boa--not boar--by tree (6)










#3: Ali Sunrae (sunrae) on Apr 15, 2018 [SPOILER]
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#4: marjorie rex (mamo) on Apr 15, 2018 [SPOILER]
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#5: Claire Fitzsimmons (ClaireFitz) on Apr 16, 2018 [SPOILER]
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#6: Kristen Coolman (kristen) on Apr 16, 2018 [SPOILER]
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#7: Dik Hz (dikhz) on Apr 16, 2018 [SPOILER]
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#8: Joe (infrapinklizzard) on Apr 16, 2018 [SPOILER]
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#9: Gaynor Sorrell (gesorrell) on Apr 17, 2018
Nice one - although I did think it was a syringe most of the way through. Love the cryptic clues.

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