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#1: Joe (infrapinklizzard) on Apr 6, 2021
The description is a clue to the subject using cryptic crossword clue rules. This one doesn't tell you the length of the answer since the picture gives you an additional clue.#2: Kristen Coolman (kristen) on Apr 7, 2021 [SPOILER]
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:
or an easier-to-read PDF:
Comment Suppressed:Click below to view spoilers#3: Brian Bellis (mootpoint) on Apr 7, 2021
Thanks for the blotted puzzle. It was so much fun to solve.#4: Kristen Coolman (kristen) on Apr 7, 2021
Kristen, great job on the solution to the cryptic.
My dad was a train nerd. ^_^#5: Steve (stevieb) on Apr 7, 2021
V clever puzzle!#6: Joe (infrapinklizzard) on Apr 7, 2021 [SPOILER]
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No idea but it was fun to solve.#8: Susan Eberhardt (susaneber) on Apr 8, 2021
I thought Lionel#9: Bill Eisenmann (Bullet) on Apr 9, 2021 [SPOILER]
Start listening-- LI
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