Generator Puzzle #55

Rearrange the letters in the grid on the left to make one 9-letter word. Then, drawing only from these 9 letters, solve each answer from the clues given.
Each letter may be used once only in each answer
The previous quiz in this series can be found here (Quiz #54)
Generator concept: kiwirage
Quiz by Jerry928
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Last updated: June 24, 2016
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First submittedJune 23, 2016
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9-letter word
BRAINLESS
 
hint
word
 
in a straight line
linear
 
sailing ship
sailer
 
non-animate zodiac sign
libra
 
country since 1948
Israel
 
gay woman
lesbian
 
salty
saline
 
Србија
Serbia
 
herb
basil
 
animal trap
snare
 
Indian yoghurt drink
lassi
hint
word
sticky gum yielded by cut trees
resin
cooking method; sautee then steam
braise
home of Bundestag and Bundesrat
Berlin
slow moving mollusc
snail
in computing, opposite of parallel
serial
lightwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation
laser
disease caught from dog bites
rabies
central walkway in a church
aisle
scale down cliff by rope
abseil
Brazil in its country's native language
Brasil
4 Comments
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Level 37
Jun 23, 2016
Nice quiz thanks. Could you include 'Aries' as a sign of the zodiac. Also Sailor is with an 'o', perhaps you could refer to the yacht itself?
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Level 76
Jun 23, 2016
As an Aries myself, how could I have missed that? Both clues have been amended, thanks.
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Level 65
Jun 23, 2016
Like scuba, like laser.
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Level 66
Feb 11, 2023
Argh, the computing one is the same as in physics. Should have got it, but we always say "in series" not "serial"