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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4750 on: September 03, 2020, 09:24:50 am »
This shouldn't take long...

"Taps into queen in short, smart jacket for difficult section."   ( 3,4 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4751 on: September 07, 2020, 12:10:09 pm »
This shouldn't take long...

"Taps into queen in short, smart jacket for difficult section."   ( 3,4 )


Hmmmm. I didn't think this would take long! This is a difficult section half way down an all already diificult Dales cave.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4752 on: September 07, 2020, 03:03:54 pm »
The Crux?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4753 on: September 07, 2020, 07:47:50 pm »
That's it - your go Ian!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4754 on: September 07, 2020, 08:09:50 pm »
Took me ages to work that one out Andy! Got tux from smart jacket and er for short queen but had no idea until the clue with the letter count.

Anyway how about this?

Sounds like you were knocked off your Italian two wheeler by a hole in the road (6,3)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4755 on: September 07, 2020, 08:28:52 pm »
Vesper Pot?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4756 on: September 07, 2020, 11:25:03 pm »
Go for it Fulk

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4757 on: September 08, 2020, 12:24:15 pm »
Warmer dump, according to a Cockney Spooner (5,4)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4758 on: September 08, 2020, 01:13:26 pm »
Otter Hole?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4759 on: September 08, 2020, 02:21:20 pm »
That didn't take long, andys; over to you!

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4760 on: September 08, 2020, 06:47:45 pm »
Have a go at this then...

Embroidery establishment starts girls in Leicester learning car and van examination.  ( 11,4,4 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4761 on: September 19, 2020, 01:40:19 pm »
Have a go at this then...

Embroidery establishment starts girls in Leicester learning car and van examination.  ( 11,4,4 )

Looks like a further clue might be needed, so this ones a cave in the Dales that's a bit to the north of the more usual caving areas.....
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4762 on: September 19, 2020, 02:49:26 pm »
Needlehouse Gill Cave?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4763 on: September 19, 2020, 05:29:14 pm »
Thats the badger! Over to you.....
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4764 on: September 19, 2020, 06:08:23 pm »
That's a good clue Andy, I think the best ones are those that are seemingly impossible but blatantly obvious with the answer!

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4765 on: September 19, 2020, 06:47:26 pm »
Yeah, I really liked your 'encryption' of Gill Cave, andys  :thumbsup:.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4766 on: September 20, 2020, 08:31:09 am »
Colourless response to cold, initially part of treatment (5, 6, 3)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4767 on: September 20, 2020, 10:07:34 am »
Clearshiver Pot
Wot tiny writing!

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4768 on: September 20, 2020, 10:19:27 am »
Clearshiver Pot

Is there one? But that's got to be soooo close!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4769 on: September 20, 2020, 11:30:21 am »
It's my favourite cave :-)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4770 on: September 20, 2020, 03:28:42 pm »
Well Elaine, as andys says, you are sooooooo close!

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4771 on: September 20, 2020, 10:24:17 pm »
Or Black Shiver Pot even?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4772 on: September 21, 2020, 07:53:53 am »
That's the one, Trogger.

 

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