Answers that End in X

Based on the clues, guess these random things that end with the letter X.
All answers are a single word
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Last updated: January 24, 2020
First submittedNovember 28, 2016
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Hint
Answer
DNA shape: double _____
Helix
Swiss luxury watchmaker
Rolex
River on the border of Earth and Hades
Styx
Company synonymous with copy machines
Xerox
Plant substance used to make rubber
Latex
Time machine component: ____ capacitor
Flux
One of New York City's five boroughs
Bronx
Brand of heat-resistant glasswear
Pyrex
Military formation employed by
Alexander the Great
Phalanx
Mythical creature found as a
giant statue in Egypt
Sphinx
Guitarist Jimi
Hendrix
Hint
Answer
Capital of Nova Scotia
Halifax
Antonym of prefix
Suffix
Female version of the word aviator
Aviatrix
Deadly disease eradicated in 1979
Smallpox
Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse were
part of this group of tribes
Sioux
Latin for "King"; also a common
name for dogs
Rex
Infection caused by the bacteria
Bacillus anthracis
Anthrax
Body part also known as the voice box
Larynx
Twin of Castor in Greek mythology
Pollux
Opposite of the solstice
Equinox
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Level 67
Nov 29, 2016
what about "postfix" as an antonym of prefix?
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Level 76
Nov 29, 2016
Postfix doesn't work, it's definition isn't the opposite of either of the two definitions of prefix
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Level 54
Nov 13, 2017
It is, actually.
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Level ∞
Jan 24, 2020
Postfix is only an antonym of prefix in the realm of computing:
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/postfix

If you tried to use that word in the New Yorker magazine, a well-paid editor would circle it in red ink and force you to change it.

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Level 80
Nov 29, 2016
Fun quiz. Thought I was going to get 100% but then the Pollux question came up.
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Level 75
Nov 29, 2016
...and was that your exclamation when you saw it?
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Level 80
Mar 15, 2017
I really do love the quiz. I love words that end in X! And here we are again a few months later and had the same problem again. Didn't remember Pollux. Should really study up on my Greek mythology.
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Level 67
Dec 3, 2019
I see what you did there, chipotly. Would that work if he/she is american too, or is it just an UK-ism? It could ve helped her remember
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Level 72
Nov 29, 2016
Spent about 20 minutes trying to spell Victorinox for Swiss luxury watchmaker. Maybe consider accepting it? While not as luxurious as Rolex, it is not a cheap watch either.
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Level 45
Nov 29, 2016
They also make watches?
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Level 65
Mar 15, 2017
Yeah, I thought of Victorinox too!
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Level 69
Nov 29, 2016
surprised not to see Phoenix
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Level 61
Dec 10, 2016
I thought I'd see box.
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Level 83
Mar 15, 2017
Technically, box is there, but it's in the wrong column :)
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Level 67
Dec 3, 2019
I thought you were jackinthebox, different jacks..
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Level 65
Mar 15, 2017
If the clue had been "a common name for a dog" I would have got it. But I was trying to think of a generic name for dogs ending in x...
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Level 68
Mar 15, 2017
'Horuspex' is my favorite word in the English language.
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Level 72
Mar 15, 2017
Duralex should be accepted for the Pyrex question, I think.
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Level 60
Mar 15, 2017
76% and only 2 points ?!
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Level 40
Mar 15, 2017
Equinox really isn't the opposite of a solstice, it's just a different time of the year...
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Level 53
Mar 16, 2017
Agreed
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Level 75
Mar 20, 2017
yeah, my first thought was "the other solstice"
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Level ∞
Jan 24, 2020
A solstice occurs when the sun is at its most extreme point. An equinox occurs when the sun at at the point closest to the middle. It is definitely the opposite. But even if you have a different interpretation, the answer should be obvious given that it must end in the letter X.
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Level 58
Mar 15, 2017
Plant substance used to make rubber... first thing that popped into my mind was 'sap' :/ Clue needs changing I think
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Level 53
Mar 15, 2017
but sap doesn't end in X? I don't understand your logic for changing the clue...?
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Level 58
Mar 17, 2017
Oh THAT kind of glassware. Was trying to think of a brand of eyeglasses used for like, welding or something. Wow.
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Level 69
May 9, 2020
And only after your comment I realized that it's not some special type of glasses for welding... Better late than never, I guess.
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Level 33
Mar 18, 2017
Anthrax isn't the name of the bacteria - anthrax is the name of the infection. The bacterium is Bacillus anthracis
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Level 73
Apr 18, 2018
Anthrax is not a bacterium, it's a disease caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis.
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Level ∞
Jan 24, 2020
You are technically correct, which is the best kind of correct. I have updated the clue.
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Level 67
Dec 3, 2019
Got all but one with 3:15 to spare, pretty proud of that (with english being a foreign language). I didnt know the capital of nova scotia, now I see the answer, I heard of the word, but even backwards, I wouldnt have known it was the capital of nova scotia.
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Level 65
Jan 16, 2020
Thanks to Face/off for the help in getting them all
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Level 51
Jul 14, 2020
glassWEAR? or glassWARE?