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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #575 on: July 18, 2013, 10:27:34 am »
Excellent chaps .... Anyway, try this ...

"Swiss mistake 25th! Depressing site after it gets dressed for Christmas."
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #576 on: July 18, 2013, 10:43:53 am »
Hmm, something to do with Cherry?;
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #577 on: July 18, 2013, 11:55:35 am »
Cherry Tree Hole
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #578 on: July 18, 2013, 12:00:55 pm »
'Tis indeed Cherry Tree Hole ..... do you want to decipher it for t'others?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #579 on: July 18, 2013, 12:06:18 pm »
Cherry Tree Hole

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Ch = Switzerland.
Mistake = err
25th letter = y
"Dressed" for Christmas = Tree
Depressing site = Hole.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #580 on: July 18, 2013, 12:09:06 pm »
 :thumbsup:  Couldn't see where the S would come from and thought there must be one as without it the clue would be a bit sloppy, so possibly not Giants.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #581 on: July 18, 2013, 12:59:05 pm »
:thumbsup:  Couldn't see where the S would come from and thought there must be one as without it the clue would be a bit sloppy, so possibly not Giants.

I try not to clue sloppily! :) :) :)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #582 on: July 18, 2013, 03:17:34 pm »
An easy one

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #583 on: July 18, 2013, 03:26:32 pm »
Ogof Pen Eryr?!?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #584 on: July 18, 2013, 03:34:35 pm »
Bugger, beat me to it. Nice anag.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #585 on: July 18, 2013, 07:29:18 pm »
Well done Andy
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #586 on: July 18, 2013, 08:09:55 pm »
Try this'un then inspired by The Ashes!

"Short prod then fifty - followed by a century - leads onto top spin."
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #587 on: July 18, 2013, 08:46:28 pm »
Hmm, must be something like ------ton pot??
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #588 on: July 18, 2013, 11:13:47 pm »
Elbolton Pot?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #589 on: July 19, 2013, 12:13:22 am »
That's the one Dunc - over to you...

prod = elbow (as in "to elbow" someone), short - reduce it to ELBO
then fifty = (roman numerals) = L
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #590 on: July 19, 2013, 06:17:09 am »
Ooh, finally got one again, cool, I'll throw an easy one in:

In this cave I see darkness rising, am I speaking the right lingo?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #591 on: July 19, 2013, 08:13:54 am »
ogof ffynnon ddu?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #592 on: July 19, 2013, 08:22:47 am »
Yes, was too early in the day to have my thinking cap on and make it harder!
Cave - obviously.
Black - darkness.
Spring - rising.
Change the lingo and you get OFD.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #593 on: July 19, 2013, 08:32:11 am »
Thanks Dunc and to continue the OFD theme:

"Well I'll go t't foot of our stairs, it's Ogof Ffynnon Ddu"
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #594 on: July 20, 2013, 08:15:59 am »
Got me beat, is that a clue?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #595 on: July 20, 2013, 08:49:40 am »
Here's a major clue: translate Welsh into Yorkshireish.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #596 on: July 20, 2013, 12:33:01 pm »
Black keld?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #597 on: July 20, 2013, 12:41:54 pm »
That it Speleofish

"Well I'll go t't foot of our stairs" implies Yorkshire dialect.
Ffynnon - Keld (spring in Yorkshireish).
Ddu       - Black.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #598 on: July 20, 2013, 12:57:17 pm »
Oh bugger. This may be a bit obvious.

A lake, six singles and a sketch

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #599 on: July 20, 2013, 01:07:03 pm »
Meregill Hole?
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