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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #925 on: August 20, 2013, 07:58:53 pm »
That'll be one for you Paul.  :clap2: :clap2: :lol:

Well done to Paul but there are two answers to this conundrum  :beer2: the end of Tennyson's Walk on the IoW is Alum Bay, hence Alum Pot.

Could that be the Diggle Wiggle Pit?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #926 on: August 20, 2013, 10:21:58 pm »
Yep  :clap2:

Good clue?  :-\   I enjoyed fitting it in.

Pulled back from the tip at last, shortened Gaping Gill re named by off duty Top Cat rival before losing the gear stick backwards in wriggle, near Manchester


Pulled back from the tip at last = pit, at the end.
Shortened Gaping Gill = GG
Top Cat rival = Officer Dibble, off duty = dibble
renamed by GG =  dibble becomes diggle
before wriggle losing the backwards on a gearstick 'R'
near Manchester because I was worried it'd be obscure (obiously not!)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #927 on: August 21, 2013, 12:11:31 am »
Ta muchly.... have a go at this one then.....

Fabric screen contains lines and section of woven tracery.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #928 on: August 21, 2013, 08:56:31 am »
Valley Entrance?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #929 on: August 21, 2013, 09:04:13 am »
That's the one Grahams - would you care to elucidate for the others?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #930 on: August 21, 2013, 09:24:47 am »
That's the one Grahams - would you care to elucidate for the others?
Thanks - I was hoping you wouldn't ask as I'm not entirely sure:

Fabric screen contains lines and section of woven tracery.

The hidden word 'entrance' (minus n) gave it away. Contains lines is 'll' leaving 'vaney' (from 'valley' and 'n') which is nearly 'vanity' (screen)-
the bit I'm not sure about.

Here's another easy one -

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #931 on: August 21, 2013, 10:25:55 am »
That's the one Grahams - would you care to elucidate for the others?
Thanks - I was hoping you wouldn't ask as I'm not entirely sure:

Fabric screen contains lines and section of woven tracery.

The hidden word 'entrance' (minus n) gave it away. Contains lines is 'll' leaving 'vaney' (from 'valley' and 'n') which is nearly 'vanity' (screen)-
the bit I'm not sure about.

Nearly! I had...

Fabric screen = VALANCE
contains = VAL....ANCE
lines = LEY (as in ley lines)
and section of wovEN TR = ENTR

I should have come up with a better word than tracery but it seemed to fir the clue!

Anyway, as for yours - Old Ing?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #932 on: August 21, 2013, 10:47:15 am »
That didn't last long - it's your's Andys :clap2:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #933 on: August 21, 2013, 11:31:08 am »
Lets see how long this one last then.....

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #934 on: August 21, 2013, 11:55:24 am »
Rowan Tree Cave
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #935 on: August 21, 2013, 12:12:38 pm »
...not long it seems! Over to you Bograt...
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #936 on: August 21, 2013, 01:00:22 pm »
Ta;

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #937 on: August 21, 2013, 01:04:34 pm »
Broken Finger Pot?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #938 on: August 21, 2013, 01:07:09 pm »
 :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Go for it Grahams :)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #939 on: August 21, 2013, 01:43:09 pm »
Ta,

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #940 on: August 21, 2013, 08:26:19 pm »
Wretched rabbit?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #941 on: August 22, 2013, 08:18:04 am »
Greenbank something?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #942 on: August 22, 2013, 09:21:06 am »
Sure its "Green" something.

I'll go for "Green Cowden Chert Mine", most likely incorrect but at least it advertises another Derbyshire site!! ;D
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #943 on: August 22, 2013, 09:25:42 am »
Time for a clue: weirdly named, 4, 4 letters.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #944 on: August 23, 2013, 10:20:42 am »
Tent Mine  :ras:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #945 on: August 23, 2013, 10:27:12 am »
"inexperienced investor with bad intent"
Time for a clue: weirdly named, 4, 4 letters.

Lamb Leer?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #946 on: August 23, 2013, 10:35:01 am »
Phew, that's a relief - over to you Bograt :clap2:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #947 on: August 23, 2013, 10:45:21 am »
More by inspiration than deduction! :-[

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #948 on: August 23, 2013, 10:05:53 pm »
O.K., Bank Holiday weekend, I will sit on it till Tuesday, unless other sad b*ggers are still around and want to contribute.  :confused: :confused:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #949 on: August 25, 2013, 09:10:38 am »
Well, I'll have a stab at St Cuthbert's Swallet, though I don't think it's right as it hasn't got Ben or red and St Cuddy isn't an apostle....

 

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