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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2975 on: October 13, 2017, 03:23:23 pm »
Old Saury Cave  ;D

Nope. Did you make that one up!

Of course. It was the only anagram of Cadaverously I could come up with  ;D
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2976 on: October 13, 2017, 04:44:46 pm »
Cheers Andys - good anagram.

To lower the tone to absolutely rock bottom, here's another obscurity from the new NC1:

"This could happen after a heavy night on the vindaloo. Yuk!!! (3, 6, 6)"
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2977 on: October 13, 2017, 06:45:43 pm »
Thats just got to be Bum Burner Breach (says a lad with plenty of experience of Bradford curry houses whilst a student!)  :)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2978 on: October 14, 2017, 08:36:04 am »
That unfortunately, is the correct answer. You did well to survive the Bradford curry houses. :yucky:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2979 on: October 14, 2017, 08:27:44 pm »
... and I still regularly go back for more! Anyway, try this...

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2980 on: October 14, 2017, 10:58:15 pm »
I think that would be Boundary Pot.

Congratulations on a proper crossword clue :)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2981 on: October 15, 2017, 01:58:43 pm »
Spot on Jason - over to you!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2982 on: October 15, 2017, 10:57:58 pm »
Cheers.  Boundary Pot has a place in my heart, so I enjoyed that...

And now:

No grass!  (4,3)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2983 on: October 16, 2017, 08:39:35 am »
Stop Pot?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2984 on: October 16, 2017, 11:23:02 pm »
Stop Pot?

 :clap2: Actually, that wasn't the one I was thinking of, but it does fit, and is a very near miss, so in all fairness it's yours, Graham.

A bonus point for anyone who can get the other right answer...

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2985 on: October 17, 2017, 09:31:23 am »
Thanks JasonC.

Not sure whether this is out of the allowed region although it is in the British Isles. Should be easy:

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2986 on: October 17, 2017, 09:46:26 am »
Pollnagollum?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2987 on: October 17, 2017, 10:15:37 am »
That's the one  :clap2:

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2988 on: October 17, 2017, 10:20:16 am »
If someone else wants a go.....

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2989 on: October 17, 2017, 02:24:23 pm »
Go on then Andy!

Legendary wielder has previous with shot gauge, reclaims top. (9,3).

First cryptic clue ever, be kind and tell me it's awful/easy/whatever!

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2990 on: October 17, 2017, 03:04:09 pm »
Excalibur Pot?

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Re: Cryptic caves
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2992 on: October 17, 2017, 03:12:49 pm »
Aaah, I best get the thinking cap on!  It was an easy clue, no a bad thing but it must be easy for me to get the answer!

Ok here's one.


Painful soup makers urn (7,3)



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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2993 on: October 17, 2017, 07:52:54 pm »
No grass!  (4,3)

In case anyone was interested - the 'right' answer was Fall Pot, as in F-All Pot, but Stop Pot was so close, cryptically and geographically.....

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2994 on: October 17, 2017, 07:55:19 pm »

Ok here's one.

Painful soup makers urn (7,3)

Boxhead Pot, maybe?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2995 on: October 17, 2017, 09:38:16 pm »
Oops! Just checked the guide book

Painful soup makers urn (6,3)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2996 on: October 18, 2017, 09:59:35 am »
Hurtle pot?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2997 on: October 18, 2017, 10:55:29 am »
Oooh possibly better than my actual answer but no, not Hurtle Pot.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2998 on: October 18, 2017, 06:07:10 pm »
Was thinking Hurt+Kettle perhaps...hm

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #2999 on: October 18, 2017, 06:34:52 pm »
Nettle Pot?
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