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New PB 8L PABULUMS
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I’ve considered the fill score ranges for spelled-out positive integers, but not negative integers. MINUSONE seems okay, as it appears in some familiar mathematical definitions. MINUSTWO, MINUSSIX, and so on are increasingly problematic for clue writing. I left those entries unscored on the PB list.
The “ONE IN n” forms of percentages are unappealing entries due to the limited clue options, and merit some selectivity based on the n values — ONEINTEN is reasonable, ONEINFOURTEEN not so much. ONEINTWO is close to the borderline, but usable. There are times when the word “half” lacks enough syllables to give a statistic the proper drama.
The entry is legitimate and I’m fine adding it to Default, though I wonder if there is a good clue option beyond (synonym for door) of a (synonym for oven). Maybe there’s a cultural reference — Hansel and Gretel or Sweeney Todd — that would work.
I learned this nickname for the home of the Steelers while I was researching clue options for Chuck NOLL. The interesting groupings of consonants combined with the timeliness of the football season made the word a good candidate for an Unthemely seed entry.