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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2800 on: March 04, 2017, 04:44:03 pm »
Getting colder now.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2801 on: March 04, 2017, 04:55:34 pm »
Nanny Cooper's Hole?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2802 on: March 04, 2017, 07:22:09 pm »
Well done andys, it's over to you.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2803 on: March 04, 2017, 11:05:43 pm »
Nah! Fulk did all the work so credit where its due. Your go.  :)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2804 on: March 04, 2017, 11:13:26 pm »
OK, andys, how about:

Swan around rebuilt store with even bits of sprout (8,3)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2805 on: March 05, 2017, 09:28:04 am »
Peterson Pot?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2806 on: March 05, 2017, 10:05:50 am »
Yep, Peterson Pot it is.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2807 on: March 05, 2017, 01:00:49 pm »
"Put together a Bond bid in the warehouse?"  (4,6,3)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2808 on: March 05, 2017, 02:23:30 pm »
Dead Dobbin Pot ?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2809 on: March 05, 2017, 03:21:00 pm »
That's the badger, Jason, so over to you.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2810 on: March 05, 2017, 10:12:02 pm »
Thanks Andy.  And now this ....

Spoil a cooked anchovy, it starts to smell - a pretty feature  (9).

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2811 on: March 07, 2017, 10:53:37 pm »
... another clue?  It's under Casterton Fell

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2812 on: March 10, 2017, 08:30:46 am »
Time for another clue, huh?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2813 on: March 10, 2017, 09:05:06 am »
Time for another clue, huh?

ok, here you go, same place.  (Possibly an utterance from the Donald...)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2814 on: March 10, 2017, 09:09:49 am »
Maracaibo? (Though not quite sure why?)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2815 on: March 10, 2017, 09:46:24 am »
That's the one :)

Clue 2: Anagram of Obamacare - 'e' (pointless) + I

Clue 1: MAR = spoil, ACAI = first letters (starts) of 'a cooked anchovy, it', BO = smell, and Maracaibo is a pretty feature

Not so hard, eh?  ;)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2816 on: March 10, 2017, 10:11:21 am »
As ever, its obvious now!  :)

Anyway, try this:

"Assemble his voucher, I hazard, for this complex."  (9,5,5)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2817 on: March 10, 2017, 04:45:05 pm »
easy.... Blimshire House Caves

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2818 on: March 10, 2017, 05:13:20 pm »
Or even Blishmire House Caves   :tease:

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2819 on: March 10, 2017, 05:18:16 pm »
Well - one of you can take it on!  :)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2820 on: March 10, 2017, 05:34:21 pm »
JasonC, obviously

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2821 on: March 10, 2017, 11:19:28 pm »
No, Fulk, you take it - I thought I had made up a preposterous name that just fitted the anagram, I'd no idea I'd (almost) stumbled on the right answer  :-[

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2822 on: March 11, 2017, 10:41:34 am »
No, Fulk, you take it - I thought I had made up a preposterous name that just fitted the anagram, I'd no idea I'd (almost) stumbled on the right answer  :-[

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2823 on: March 13, 2017, 08:21:45 am »
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No, Fulk, you take it - I thought I had made up a preposterous name that just fitted the anagram, I'd no idea I'd (almost) stumbled on the right answer  :-[

Very impressive, Jason; try this:

Build up country road's storage compartment (5,4,7)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2824 on: March 13, 2017, 10:56:21 am »
Stoke Lane Slocker
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Rusted and ropy, dog-eared old copy.
Vintage and classic or just plain Jurassic:
all words to describe me.

 

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