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Old Today, 01:56 PM   #9001
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Okay, for 8: Loved eel?
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Old Today, 02:43 PM   #9002
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1. - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by one and a bit, is wealthy.
2. - I hear you run before a herb, copper.
3. - A beast beyond the circle? I'm uncertain it's inscribed.
4. - Lend one ear to the shortest war, briefly and back, with a signet.
5. - Love lace and flatfish? Like a ring!
MIRIEL - A peaceful station in a flipped garland is a jewel.
7. - Race a saint indefinitely for a green jewel.
8. - A venerated elver - her, English? Heavy metal.
GLINDUR - Gee, Eastwood's topped and tailed (duh, you hear me?), but he's dark and tough.
10. - A title worn.
ELESSAR - He' not greater, but gifted.
12. - Listen: a pirate girl be backwards around silver.
MAGLOR - Between Béma and Glorfindel is gold.

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I was wondering if love meant O, like in tennis (where it is 'nought.')
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Old Today, 02:57 PM   #9003
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Okay, for 8: Loved eel?
Eel is correct. Venerated is being used in the technical sense here. And there is more to the cryptic clue.

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I was wondering if love meant O, like in tennis (where it is 'nought.')
In #5? It's not, and you might want to split that clue up a little differently.

(It's also not if you're looking at a different clue.)

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Old Today, 03:05 PM   #9004
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It could be Elestirne. It contains both 'eel' and 'tin'.
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Old Today, 03:10 PM   #9005
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10. Lord of da Rings? Rings are worn. And Frodo wore it on a chain, I believe.

Or, maybe 'Ringbearer'. A 'title' worn. Or born.
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Old Today, 03:29 PM   #9006
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12. Guessing CELEBRIAN, simply because it has BE backwards and CELEB means silver.

Not that C before M bodes terribly well.
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Old Today, 03:33 PM   #9007
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It could be Elestirne. It contains both 'eel' and 'tin'.
This is where I find a picture of Edna from The Incredibles, but caption it "No anagrams!".

(No.)

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10. Lord of da Rings? Rings are worn. And Frodo wore it on a chain, I believe.

Or, maybe 'Ringbearer'. A 'title' worn. Or born.
Rings are worn, indeed, and yep, it's Mr. There Is Only One himself.

1. - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by one and a bit, is wealthy.
2. - I hear you run before a herb, copper.
3. - A beast beyond the circle? I'm uncertain it's inscribed.
4. - Lend one ear to the shortest war, briefly and back, with a signet.
5. - Love lace and flatfish? Like a ring!
MIRIEL - A peaceful station in a flipped garland is a jewel.
7. - Race a saint indefinitely for a green jewel.
8. - A venerated elver - her, English? Heavy metal.
GLINDUR - Gee, Eastwood's topped and tailed (duh, you hear me?), but he's dark and tough.
LORD OF THE RINGS - A title worn.
ELESSAR - He' not greater, but gifted.
12. - Listen: a pirate girl be backwards around silver.
MAGLOR - Between Béma and Glorfindel is gold.
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Old Today, 03:35 PM   #9008
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12. Guessing CELEBRIAN, simply because it has BE backwards and CELEB means silver.

Not that C before M bodes terribly well.
You've actually interpreted both of those parts of the clue correctly, but the answer isn't right (and doesn't strictly contain CELEB, because Sindarin).

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Old Today, 03:40 PM   #9009
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None of the synonyms for 'venerated' fit without anagramming them....
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Old Today, 03:43 PM   #9010
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None of the synonyms for 'venerated' fit without anagramming them....
Who is venerated?

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Old Today, 03:43 PM   #9011
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Piggybacking off of Pervinca's guess: Telperien?
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Old Today, 03:44 PM   #9012
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Who is venerated?

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A saint?
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Old Today, 03:45 PM   #9013
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8. Steel? Or Steelsheen?

St + eel.

...

Oh!

St + eel + she + en?
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Old Today, 04:03 PM   #9014
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12. Argeleb (Yarr+Cele+Be backwards)
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Old Today, 04:07 PM   #9015
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8. Steel? Or Steelsheen?

St + eel.

...

Oh!

St + eel + she + en?
There she is, the venerated Saint Eel (she EN).

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12. Argeleb (Yarr+Cele+Be backwards)
... is the right answer, though I was aiming at Ar-gel-[be backwards]. 'Silver' is the straight clue (in this case it's the lenited form of celeb, geleb).

1. - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by one and a bit, is wealthy.
2. - I hear you run before a herb, copper.
3. - A beast beyond the circle? I'm uncertain it's inscribed.
4. - Lend one ear to the shortest war, briefly and back, with a signet.
5. - Love lace and flatfish? Like a ring!
MIRIEL - A peaceful station in a flipped garland is a jewel.
7. - Race a saint indefinitely for a green jewel.
STEELSHEEN - A venerated elver - her, English? Heavy metal.
GLINDUR - Gee, Eastwood's topped and tailed (duh, you hear me?), but he's dark and tough.
LORD OF THE RINGS - A title worn.
ELESSAR - He' not greater, but gifted.
ARGELEB - Listen: a pirate girl be backwards around silver.
MAGLOR - Between Béma and Glorfindel is gold.

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Old Today, 04:41 PM   #9016
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7. Run+St+???
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1. Odovacar (Odo+Vac (from Vacant cut short) + a (one)); he is rich.
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