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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4525 on: May 03, 2020, 07:30:22 pm »
Ado deforms scowl round this feature.  3.2.8
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4526 on: May 05, 2020, 01:38:30 pm »
It's a feature in a FoD mine among other places
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4527 on: May 07, 2020, 03:56:19 pm »
It's a reference to a Greek myth and an anagram
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4528 on: May 07, 2020, 05:01:51 pm »
Sword of Damocles? (But for the letter count!)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4529 on: May 07, 2020, 05:55:14 pm »
That's it
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4530 on: May 07, 2020, 06:04:10 pm »
OK, try this:

A gift of a bed, according to Spooner (8,3)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4531 on: May 08, 2020, 11:22:20 am »
Crescent Pot?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4532 on: May 08, 2020, 11:57:23 am »
That's the one, andys.  :clap2:

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4533 on: May 08, 2020, 12:45:15 pm »
Here's one then...

Appearence of heavenly body - could be bad?  ( 4, 6 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4534 on: May 08, 2020, 04:35:22 pm »
Is there a Moon Rising?

BTW, Fulk - Prescent Cot, could you explain please.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4535 on: May 08, 2020, 04:47:28 pm »
A gift of a bed, according to Spooner.

A gift is a present, and a bed is a cot – so present cot, a Spoonerism for Crescent Pot.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4536 on: May 08, 2020, 05:11:33 pm »
A gift of a bed, according to Spooner.

A gift is a present, and a bed is a cot – so present cot, a Spoonerism for Crescent Pot.

Good clue Fulk. :thumbsup:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4537 on: May 08, 2020, 05:24:52 pm »
Yes there IS a Moon Rising - its in Dentdale. So you are correct and it's over to you grahams....
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4538 on: May 08, 2020, 06:43:53 pm »
Why is a rising moon bad?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4539 on: May 08, 2020, 07:33:55 pm »
'cause Creedence Clearwater says so!

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4540 on: May 08, 2020, 08:43:31 pm »
What?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4541 on: May 08, 2020, 10:36:06 pm »
What?
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"Bad Moon Rising" is a musical piece by the beat combo known as Creedence Clearwater Revival
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creedence_Clearwater_Revival
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4542 on: May 09, 2020, 08:48:29 am »
What?
Hello John
"Bad Moon Rising" is a musical piece by the beat combo known as Creedence Clearwater Revival
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creedence_Clearwater_Revival
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... bu the Battlefiled Band's cover version is my fave ...
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4543 on: May 09, 2020, 09:06:31 am »
Here's a topical one -

Covid 19 mutates point to give this souvenir ( 10, 3 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4544 on: May 09, 2020, 09:48:18 am »
Thank you, Robert & andys.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4545 on: May 09, 2020, 12:15:59 pm »
Here's a topical one -

Covid 19 mutates point to give this souvenir ( 10, 3 )

Coronation Pot?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4546 on: May 09, 2020, 04:17:10 pm »
That's it Andys. Take it away.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4547 on: May 09, 2020, 06:14:31 pm »
Here's one then...

Ah! How secretive becomes alternative name for a popular excursion underground.  ( 5,5,4 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4548 on: May 13, 2020, 08:33:14 am »
Well, I've never heard of WHITE HORSE CAVE, but since it's an anagram of Ah! How secretive, I thought I'd give it a go.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4549 on: May 13, 2020, 09:35:07 am »
White Horse Cave it is John - and which, according to my CoSW of 1986, is an alernative name for Porth-y-Ogof! SO your go.....
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