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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4225 on: December 09, 2019, 04:00:07 pm »
OK, thank you.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4226 on: December 09, 2019, 04:08:56 pm »
Thanks aricooperdavis.

Have a go at this NC1 location which is probably little visited. It's in a well known pot:

It appears that Onionhead passed this way ( 7, 2, 5 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4227 on: December 10, 2019, 11:31:15 am »
To make this one a quickie here's a clue:

Who you gonna call?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4228 on: December 11, 2019, 09:20:20 am »
Well, it sound a bit like '(The) Passage of Slime', except that's not in NC1.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4229 on: December 11, 2019, 09:24:55 am »
That's the place Fulk. It's in the new edition.

Over to you.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4230 on: December 11, 2019, 11:25:48 am »
There's a new edition?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4231 on: December 11, 2019, 11:52:07 am »
Try this: Strolling past realignment takes you to this cave (6,4,3)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4232 on: December 11, 2019, 01:46:16 pm »
Strans Gill Pot?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4233 on: December 11, 2019, 02:08:30 pm »
That didn't take long – over to you, Andys.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4234 on: December 11, 2019, 05:27:12 pm »
Have a go at this then....

It could be a way to save space in a smaller loo cubicle.  (6,4)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4235 on: December 17, 2019, 01:25:22 pm »
Bit of a clue then - it's in the new "Three Counties" volume of NC.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4236 on: December 17, 2019, 05:57:38 pm »
Corner Sink

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4237 on: December 17, 2019, 06:43:48 pm »
That's the one - over to you!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4238 on: December 17, 2019, 11:07:59 pm »
A syncopated desperate desire, where Alice might be.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4239 on: December 20, 2019, 10:21:10 pm »
It is in both NC3's
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4240 on: December 20, 2019, 11:09:10 pm »
Wonderland Cave?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4241 on: December 21, 2019, 05:58:43 am »
That's it.
Was the first unclear?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4242 on: December 21, 2019, 09:53:24 am »
I still don't 'get' either clue, it's only the Alice in Wonderland part that allowed me to make an (inspired, as it turns out) guess!

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4243 on: December 21, 2019, 02:08:51 pm »
Try this:

Celestial phenomenon found in a cave (3/5/3).

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4244 on: December 21, 2019, 03:18:26 pm »
The Milky Way?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4245 on: December 21, 2019, 04:13:22 pm »
That's the one . . . I didn't think it'd last long!

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4246 on: December 21, 2019, 04:44:36 pm »
Good to have an easy one for a change. Here's another quickie:

Hamleys perhaps? ( 7 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4247 on: December 21, 2019, 05:04:48 pm »
Toyland?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4248 on: December 21, 2019, 05:43:27 pm »
Or Toyshop?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4249 on: December 21, 2019, 06:27:16 pm »
Toyland was what I had in mind but both good answers. Fulk has it as he was first.
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