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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1625 on: January 26, 2016, 12:15:34 am »
..what other corvids (which share criminal tendencies) are there?

Jackdaw?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1626 on: January 26, 2016, 07:54:54 am »
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'appen I was tho king of Cuckoo Cleves

Blasted spell checker; it should have read ''appen I was thinking of Cuckoo Cleves'

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1627 on: January 26, 2016, 12:21:48 pm »
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'appen I was tho king of Cuckoo Cleves

Blasted spell checker; it should have read ''appen I was thinking of Cuckoo Cleves'

Can't get a grip on this one Fulk. Any chance of no. of letters?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1628 on: January 26, 2016, 01:21:50 pm »
It's not a clue, it's a complaint; I suspect bograt got it with Jackdaw [Hole]

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1629 on: January 26, 2016, 04:41:41 pm »
Ha ha - I know. I was going to suggest 'erron pot but couldn't make it fit.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1630 on: January 26, 2016, 08:15:23 pm »
Yes,
Bograt has it with Jackdaw (Hole), though he did seem a bit uncertain...

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1631 on: January 26, 2016, 11:39:43 pm »
Uncertain mainly because a Jackdaw ain't a magpie, although I suppose a magpie could stash his loot in a jackdaws hole  :-\ :'(

Try this--

Back Lone Rangers horse with Uranium, has a go on the golf course.  (8,4)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1632 on: January 27, 2016, 08:31:56 am »
Uncertain mainly because a Jackdaw ain't a magpie, although I suppose a magpie could stash his loot in a jackdaws hole  :-\ :'(

Try this--

Back Lone Rangers horse with Uranium, has a go on the golf course.  (8,4)

Gautries Hole
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1633 on: January 27, 2016, 10:55:28 am »
Over to you Crickleymal  :thumbsup:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1634 on: January 27, 2016, 12:55:42 pm »
Noddy's boys meet Ms Shields we hear for dodgy dig for lions. 5,5,5,6
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1635 on: January 27, 2016, 02:37:33 pm »
Slaid Mhore Flood Risings? (OK, I made that one up! :-) )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1636 on: January 27, 2016, 03:09:40 pm »
Slade Brook ***** Rising, but I can't find another word...

EDIT: Ah-ha, Slade Brook Flood Rising (wherever that may be...)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1637 on: January 27, 2016, 03:41:35 pm »
I got the Flood Rising bit, but what on Earth are Noddy's boys and Ms Shields? (I thought it might be River Cover Flood Rising, Cover sounds like shield? But obviously not, and it wouldn't explain Noddy's boys anyway.)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1638 on: January 27, 2016, 03:55:39 pm »
Blimey that was quick. Slade Brook Flood Rising it is, minor FoD cave near St Briavels.

Noddy's boys = Slade as Noddy Holder was the "singer", Brooke Shields and an anagram (dodgy) of dig for lions. OK Spike it's over to you.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1639 on: January 27, 2016, 04:16:32 pm »
Well, I'm none the wiser for that explanation (apart from the anagram)!

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1640 on: January 27, 2016, 04:21:31 pm »
This is a cave feature in Wales, and you can stick it under the wee ninth hoss by arrangement

(5, 3, 3, 4, 5) and there is an apostrophe...

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1641 on: January 27, 2016, 08:20:19 pm »
Well, I'm none the wiser for that explanation (apart from the anagram)!

Surely you've heard of the actress Brooke Shields and the pop group Slade (So Here it is Merry Christmas )?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1642 on: January 27, 2016, 10:54:06 pm »
No.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1643 on: January 28, 2016, 08:33:40 am »
Where have you been, down a hole in the gro....
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1644 on: January 28, 2016, 04:21:41 pm »
This is a cave feature in Wales, and you can stick it under the wee ninth hoss by arrangement

(5, 3, 3, 4, 5) and there is an apostrophe...

Time for a clue then - it's in a cave on the Llangattock escarpment...

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1645 on: January 28, 2016, 09:43:37 pm »
This is a cave feature in Wales, and you can stick it under the wee ninth hoss by arrangement

(5, 3, 3, 4, 5) and there is an apostrophe...

Time for a clue then - it's in a cave on the Llangattock escarpment...

Well, "Price's Old Dig Ogof Cnwc" almost fits including an apostrophe but Price's has 6 letters...
I can't make it fit the clue though.  :down:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1646 on: January 29, 2016, 06:00:52 am »
This is a cave feature in Wales, and you can stick it under the wee ninth hoss by arrangement

(5, 3, 3, 4, 5) and there is an apostrophe...

Time for a clue then - it's in a cave on the Llangattock escarpment...

Well, "Price's Old Dig Ogof Cnwc" almost fits including an apostrophe but Price's has 6 letters...
I can't make it fit the clue though.  :down:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1647 on: January 29, 2016, 02:09:45 pm »
This is a cave feature in Wales, and you can stick it under the wee ninth hoss by arrangement

(5, 3, 3, 4, 5) and there is an apostrophe...

Time for a clue then - it's in a cave on the Llangattock escarpment...
Clue 2: Could equally describe an arctic winter...

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1648 on: January 29, 2016, 02:33:36 pm »
Where The Sun Don't Shine?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1649 on: January 29, 2016, 04:37:31 pm »
Bingo...

 

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