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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1925 on: April 25, 2016, 09:55:27 am »
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1926 on: April 25, 2016, 03:05:42 pm »
Pippikin Pot?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1927 on: April 25, 2016, 04:01:13 pm »
Nice answer Roger but unfortunately incorrect, I'll leave it a few more goes before I make it too easy with the letter count.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1928 on: April 25, 2016, 04:20:25 pm »
Tankard pot?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1929 on: April 25, 2016, 04:57:31 pm »
Not Tankard.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1930 on: April 25, 2016, 06:59:10 pm »
Could this be Littondale's Beer Can Pot?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1931 on: April 25, 2016, 07:02:29 pm »
Close, but no cigar ---
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1932 on: April 25, 2016, 07:45:31 pm »
Bar Pot ?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1933 on: April 25, 2016, 10:41:56 pm »
Not Bar.

Letters; 6, 3.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1934 on: April 26, 2016, 10:23:37 am »
Bottle Pot perhaps then?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1935 on: April 26, 2016, 10:26:52 am »
Barrel Pot (if there is any such place).

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1936 on: April 26, 2016, 11:40:57 am »
andys has it :thumbsup:  :beer2:
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1937 on: April 26, 2016, 11:57:50 am »
Ta, so have a try at this one...

"Impudent person takes on Chapter members in the Dales."    (8,3)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1938 on: April 27, 2016, 08:51:36 am »
Peterson Pot?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1939 on: April 27, 2016, 10:07:37 am »
Not Peterson....
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1940 on: April 27, 2016, 11:16:30 am »
It would have been a good clue for Peterson ;D
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1941 on: April 27, 2016, 11:55:26 am »
It would have been a good clue for Peterson ;D

.... take it you're not nuts about KP then!  :)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1942 on: April 27, 2016, 04:38:51 pm »
Well, with a cunning regular expression, I've found 16 Dales caves with a 8,3 wordcount, and I can't see that any of them fit the clue, so either

a) it's not in the Dales
b) it is, but it's really obscure
c) the wordplay is too clever for me 

(it's probably c)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1943 on: April 27, 2016, 06:49:35 pm »
Well, with a cunning regular expression, I've found 16 Dales caves with a 8,3 wordcount, and I can't see that any of them fit the clue, so either

a) it's not in the Dales
b) it is, but it's really obscure
c) the wordplay is too clever for me 

(it's probably c)
 :-\

Or... d) its not 8,3!

But it is!
Perhaps you've got gaps in your database? Or your regex is flawed?
'Cos its in NC1 and and is a 3-pitch grade III!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1944 on: April 27, 2016, 08:43:16 pm »
Could it be Scrafton Pot?
Crafts - masonic chapters. Not sure about the rest.

BTW KP?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1945 on: April 27, 2016, 11:24:32 pm »
I think that's the only one on my list that's in NC1, so I guess it must be.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1946 on: April 27, 2016, 11:50:07 pm »
I was thinking chapter members might be hells angels or possibly monks or ku klux klan. I think we need an explanation.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1947 on: April 28, 2016, 07:03:03 am »
Not Scrafton I'm afraid.

And clue time then  - the "members" of "chapter" are its letters c, h, a... etc.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1948 on: April 28, 2016, 09:57:44 am »
Snatcher Pot?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #1949 on: April 28, 2016, 10:35:47 am »
Snatcher Pot?

Snot + Chapter

Bingo! Over to you!  :beer2:
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