Andy (Josh and Ben will be owning/running at hub for RTM)
LOWCLEF: Keep going
GC to update day-of-game.
Teams see a 7 foot diameter rotating fishing game, and are handed a fishing pole with instructions on how to fish (don't get too close to the contraption, only fish one fish at a time, take only one clue out of a fish). The fish are modified two-liter bottles. There are 21 fish in 7 distinct colors. Fishing up a fish allows the team to retrieve a clue inside the fish. For RC, these clues are little rolled-up scrolls inside the bottles.
The clues are:
|Blue||shoe part |
|Blue||_ _ [_] _|
|Blue||one and only |
|Green||sit on something high or narrow |
|Green||bird seat |
|Green||_ _ _ [_] _|
|Indigo||infantry pole weapon |
|Indigo||_ _ _ [_]|
|Indigo||diving or gymnastics position |
|Orange||_ [_] _ _ _ _ _|
|Orange||abstract expressionist painter |
|Orange||2000 Ed Harris movie |
|Red||past participle of 'smell' |
|Red||_ _ _ [_] _|
|Red||extract metal from ore |
|Violet||[_] _ _ _ _ _ _ _|
|Violet||struggle in mud or water |
|Violet||have difficulty |
|Yellow||UVA student |
|Yellow||[_] _ _ _ _|
|Yellow||exclamation of joy |
There are 7 colors of fish, ROYGBIV.
There are exactly 3 fish per color.
All 3 clues for a particular fish are cluing the same word: two different crossword clues and one clue that provides an enumeration (word length).
Because all 3 clues are for a single word, the team should not need to retrieve all 21 fish clues in order to figure out the answer.
The clues are somewhat vague, but can be definitively answered if the team realizes that every clue is cluing a word that is also a type of fish.
Clues also define a letter extraction, signified with square brackets. When read in rainbow order, team receives the partial LOWCLEF. This should be read as two words: LOW CLEF.
This is a recursive fish clue (although using a lazy homonym this time): BASS, which is the final answer.
Changes Since Beta/RC:
List changes here so GC staff who played know what's new.
All necessary data is provided above.
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