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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4875 on: February 04, 2021, 11:34:14 am »
Hi zzzzzzed, a nice clue, as Ian says, but perhaps if you'd said 'Sounds like a chilling cavity' it would have been more solvable.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4876 on: February 08, 2021, 07:53:45 pm »
Ill kick-start this then, since no one else has taken up the baton.......

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4877 on: February 16, 2021, 12:30:15 pm »
Clue time then - its in NC2 but of more interest to those with diving gear than us mere mortals.
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« Reply #4878 on: February 28, 2021, 10:07:59 am »
Clue time then - its in NC2 but of more interest to those with diving gear than us mere mortals.
I think this has died a death.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4879 on: February 28, 2021, 04:35:36 pm »
Clue time then - its in NC2 but of more interest to those with diving gear than us mere mortals.
I think this has died a death.

Agreed - it was Chapman's Rising in Chapel-le-Dale for anyone with the slightest interest!
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Offline Ian Ball

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4880 on: February 28, 2021, 04:46:08 pm »
I was thinking the 6 had to be cavern, so the nc2 index didnt help!


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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4881 on: February 28, 2021, 05:23:15 pm »
I was thinking the 6 had to be cavern, so the nc2 index didnt help!

I’d worked out what letters it all was, just needed to get round to rearranging them!
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Offline Roger W

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4882 on: February 28, 2021, 05:24:48 pm »
Ha!  Chasing goes to cha + sing, while snap rim = pmansri in between.

Very good clue, with the advantage of hindsight!
"That, of course, is the dangerous part about caves:  you don't know how far they go back, sometimes... or what is waiting for you inside."   JRR Tolkein: "The Hobbit"

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4883 on: March 01, 2021, 02:03:35 pm »
Someone else want to have a go at setting a clue then?  :clap2:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4884 on: March 01, 2021, 05:18:38 pm »
I'll drop in an easy one.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4885 on: March 07, 2021, 11:45:01 am »
I'll drop in an easy one.

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Clue time

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Offline Roger W

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4886 on: March 07, 2021, 12:00:32 pm »
I'll go for Ben Scar Cave.
"That, of course, is the dangerous part about caves:  you don't know how far they go back, sometimes... or what is waiting for you inside."   JRR Tolkein: "The Hobbit"

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4887 on: March 07, 2021, 01:11:25 pm »
I'll go for Ben Scar Cave.
I can see how that fits the clue but wouldn't that be 3,4,4?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4888 on: March 07, 2021, 03:29:44 pm »
Not according to LUUSS
Away you go Roger  :thumbsup:


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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4889 on: March 08, 2021, 01:06:50 pm »
Umm...  try this:

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"That, of course, is the dangerous part about caves:  you don't know how far they go back, sometimes... or what is waiting for you inside."   JRR Tolkein: "The Hobbit"

 

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