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Comments on Puzzle #31220: Cryptic Puzzle 14
By Joe (infrapinklizzard)

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

The description is a clue to 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

*The length is not given because the picture gives another clue.
#2: Juli Rockwell (Pspaughtamus) on May 15, 2018 [SPOILER]
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#3: Dik Hz (dikhz) on May 16, 2018 [HINT] [SPOILER]
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#4: Bill Eisenmann (Bullet) on May 16, 2018
Wow, you 2 I think nailed it. NOW of course I see it ....

#3, I'm sorry for your condition!
#5: Kristen Coolman (kristen) on May 16, 2018
Another obvious-in-retrospect puzzle! I was thinking "snake," but Kansas doesn't have an E in it.
#6: Norma Dee (norm0908) on May 16, 2018
Ah ha. Now I see it.
#7: Joe (infrapinklizzard) on May 16, 2018 [SPOILER]
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