• Hello From Descent

    The publication date for issue 289 is the 10th of December, meaning subscribers should receive their copies during the week leading up to that date. It is also available from caving suppliers such as Inglesport and Starless River, or from our new website

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That was my thinking. How about this:

"Precious metal in minced mince after vote on the Burren" (4, 2, 5)


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Hare's one then....

"Prickly V and A curator loses clip in mix up on sporting alternative descent." ( 8,7 )


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That’s the one Sam. No bonus points, though, as you didn’t show your working out.

Take it away.


Curses, I’ve been away from maths for too long to remember to write it down! Oh well, bit of a different one maybe?

“But sir, I’m just a simple tree creature, why am I on trial?”