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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2825 on: March 13, 2017, 11:48:51 am »
Well, that didn't take long. Over to you, crickleymal.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2826 on: March 13, 2017, 01:26:24 pm »
Do three quarters weed a length? 5,4
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2827 on: March 14, 2017, 07:26:40 pm »
Without much hope - Joint Hole?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2828 on: March 15, 2017, 07:02:39 am »
Nope,  Derbyshire cave.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2829 on: March 16, 2017, 08:54:24 am »
Heret Well? - Though to be fair, I've just made that up!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2830 on: March 16, 2017, 09:06:57 am »
Another clue. An entrance to the theoretical Bradwell Master Cave
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2831 on: March 16, 2017, 07:43:46 pm »
Dowse Hole?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2832 on: March 16, 2017, 10:30:18 pm »
That's the one. Do plus three quarters w,s,e. Hoe and l for line.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2833 on: March 16, 2017, 10:40:59 pm »
Can you explain it some more?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2834 on: March 16, 2017, 10:47:34 pm »
Dowse - see that bit. Weed a length - Hoe and l for line?? don't see that bit.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2835 on: March 17, 2017, 06:56:49 am »
Well when you weed a garden you can hoe it using a dutch or a draw hoe, and L is a very commonly used abbreviation for line in cryptic crosswords. There are only so many ways to clue the word hole, I'm trying to be original.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2836 on: March 17, 2017, 07:08:27 am »
I'm going to give this go up to someone else as I can't think of a clue at the minute :weep:

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2837 on: March 17, 2017, 08:12:46 am »
OK here's one, it's part of a cave:

It sounds like a pleasant suprise for an aristocrat   4,5
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2838 on: March 17, 2017, 10:23:22 am »
Sorry that should be  4,6 not 4,5!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2839 on: March 17, 2017, 12:04:56 pm »
Duke Street?  (as in duke's treat!)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2840 on: March 17, 2017, 12:30:31 pm »
Correct!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2841 on: March 17, 2017, 12:37:18 pm »
Try this then...

Bit of cave that John Hart stood in for in 1952?" (3,4,6,6)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2842 on: March 17, 2017, 12:40:56 pm »
Nice clue Speleotron  :thumbsup:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2843 on: March 17, 2017, 12:46:23 pm »
It's got  to be The Lone Ranger Series?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2844 on: March 17, 2017, 01:10:39 pm »
Thanks :)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2845 on: March 17, 2017, 06:05:19 pm »
Sure is Grahams - over to you!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2846 on: March 19, 2017, 10:46:49 am »
Let's see how long this lasts -

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2847 on: March 19, 2017, 11:40:53 am »
Hobson's Choice?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2848 on: March 19, 2017, 11:45:16 am »
About 55 mins. That's the one Trogger.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2849 on: March 19, 2017, 06:54:29 pm »
Tortuous section of cave, of some mathematical interest perhaps? (2,1,7,7).

 

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