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Here's a puzzle I created for my juggler friends.

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*Cadaverous:
17-7-15-32-3

**Famous circus performer of yesteryear:
4-11-5-27-26-10
20-12-24-29-19-13-18-9

***Remarking:
6-25-8-30-2-16

****A mountain range of Central Asia:
28-18-22-1

****A Chinese idol:
14-31-21-23
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Each number represents a single letter. If you choose the right
words to match the clues, you can then write out the letters
in 1-32 order to get a phrase that should be of interest to
all jugglers. (You may ignore the asterisks.)

Hint:
*Turn ashen.
**Old juggler.
***Says so.
****See "ASIAN".
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Anyone making any headway on this one? It seems like it should be pretty easy but, I've been racking my (admittedly feeble) brain and getting nowhere. I believe I have one, maybe two of the clues. I thought some of our more serious puzzleheads would have gotten this one by now.
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The "famous" clue would certainly be appropriate for jugglers
(or older Italians), but I wouldn't be surprised if many
reading this aren't familiar with the name. If you have access
to an old (70's, 80's) Guinness Book of Records, you'll find
the name in the section on juggling records.

The mountain range is located in Kyrgyzstan. The mountains
are known as the _____ Mountains.
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Thanks for the clues. I believe I had the mountain range. I'll have to work on the juggler.
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Ignore the asterisks and the "hints."
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Thank You.
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http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?bo......daverous

The correct five-letter answer to "cadaverous" has
nothing to do with "ashen."

Remember: ignore the "hints."
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The correct answer to "A Chinese idol" is the same
as the first name of the creator of Buffy the Vampire
Slayer.
(It's not his legal first name, but it's the
first name he uses on screen credits.)
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Finally got there... clever puzzle!
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I've been working on it off and on myself. I'll get there eventually. Hopefully.
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OMG, I just realised that the solution was right under my nose the whole time. That was beyond clever, Stan - that was DEVIOUS!
If you put an infinite number of apes in front of an infinite number of computers, you get a pretty good idea of what internet chat rooms can be like
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Chineese idol= JOSS
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Blazes816,

Yes, JOSS is correct. And the other words????
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Stephen Buxton,

Congratulations! You have correctly completed the
whole puzzle.
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Under the famous juggler why is there two different numbers for the same letter?
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If you arrange the letters in numerical order, it spells a phrase
If you put an infinite number of apes in front of an infinite number of computers, you get a pretty good idea of what internet chat rooms can be like
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Because that letter appears in the 1-32 sequence more
than once.
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I got ERONCI IALLERST doing what I belive your talking about.
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No, don't put the letters of each word in
numerical order. After you get all of
the words, put all of the letters in
order...from 1 to 32.
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One number, 18, appears twice. It represents the
same letter in both of its appearances.

And since you already have the circus performer's
name, you know the 18th letter in the 32 letter
phrase is "L".

Once you have all 32 letters in order, it'll be
easy to figure out where the spaces between
words belong.
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