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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4075 on: September 15, 2019, 09:52:36 am »
Always preview before posting.

Here's the corrected clue:

Put a spell on a distressed rodent (8, 6, 8 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4076 on: September 15, 2019, 11:43:10 am »
... can we take it that the word count is supposed to be ( 8, 6, 8 ) ?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4077 on: September 15, 2019, 12:12:53 pm »
That's right Andys - fell foul of the 8 bracket emoji 8)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4078 on: September 15, 2019, 10:59:18 pm »
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"Haberdashery in Shanghai perhaps?"  (3,5,4)

Eey-up, andys, I was under the impression that haberdashery is stuff to do with sewing – needles and thread, rolls ofcloth, that kind of stuff . . . . ???

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4079 on: September 16, 2019, 09:26:05 am »
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"Haberdashery in Shanghai perhaps?"  (3,5,4)

Eey-up, andys, I was under the impression that haberdashery is stuff to do with sewing – needles and thread, rolls ofcloth, that kind of stuff . . . . ???

Yeeees - but Shanghai is still in China!  :halo:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4080 on: September 16, 2019, 09:54:18 am »
Whilst we're on the subject of poetic licence, I'd like to rephrase my clue to make is slightly easier and more accurate -

A distressed rodent put under a spell ( 8, 6, 8 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4081 on: September 16, 2019, 10:37:38 am »
Oh, andys, I see now!! Sorry.

Hmm . . . squirrel is a rodent with 8 letters . . .  :-\

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4082 on: September 16, 2019, 11:30:16 am »
Wretched Rabbit Entrance?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4083 on: September 16, 2019, 12:17:41 pm »
That's the bunny. Over to you Andys.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4084 on: September 16, 2019, 01:02:43 pm »
Give this one a go then...

Misleading info's our concern at routefinding challenge on the return.  ( 9, 6 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4085 on: September 17, 2019, 10:30:23 am »
Maybe it's time to check the guidebook at Confusion Corner...

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4086 on: September 17, 2019, 12:02:33 pm »
That's the badger Trogger - over to you.....
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4087 on: September 18, 2019, 11:11:32 am »
Here's an easy one then:  Particular training spot in Ease Gill area? (3,8,4)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4088 on: September 19, 2019, 10:16:27 am »
The exercise yard
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4089 on: September 19, 2019, 10:48:12 am »
Spot on sir! - over to you.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4090 on: September 20, 2019, 12:45:27 pm »
Bill was really angry with Ben.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4091 on: September 20, 2019, 05:07:24 pm »
Cross Pot?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4092 on: September 22, 2019, 04:49:48 pm »
Yep.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4093 on: September 22, 2019, 07:09:25 pm »
Thanks HardenClimber3.

Here's another:

How low do UK caves go? ( 3, 4, 4 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4094 on: September 22, 2019, 08:19:30 pm »
Low Douk Cave

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4095 on: September 23, 2019, 08:16:55 am »
That's the one. Over to you.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4096 on: September 23, 2019, 09:39:39 am »
Othello, I hear, follows the octaves to this first crucible.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4097 on: September 23, 2019, 12:25:29 pm »
Scales Moor Pot?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4098 on: September 23, 2019, 04:35:19 pm »
Strictly speaking it is Scales Moor Pot 1.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4099 on: September 23, 2019, 04:42:46 pm »
Yeah, well, had you given a letter count . . . .  :tease: