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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3675 on: September 14, 2018, 11:39:15 am »
That would be correct! 

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3676 on: September 14, 2018, 12:15:37 pm »
Thankee kindly: have a go at this then...

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3677 on: September 17, 2018, 06:13:24 pm »
Hmmmm - have I over egged this one? A further clue perhaps?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3678 on: September 17, 2018, 07:41:41 pm »
Hmmmm - have I over egged this one? A further clue perhaps?

Like a very eggy omelette! lol
Shouldn't be too difficult with those letter numbers..? Have you got them right? ooh ark at me lol  :chair:

Area would hand it on a plate I suspect, so up to you.  :thumbsup:  :)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3679 on: September 18, 2018, 09:19:21 am »
Yep - letter count is right! Its in NC2 - as an "alternative entrance" - but has somehow avoided being in the index!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3680 on: September 20, 2018, 08:32:01 am »
Well???
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3681 on: September 20, 2018, 08:51:31 am »
Nope, not "********** Well" but "********** Hole" - and its on Penyghent (but not in the Chapter of that name)! Oh, and Pitlamp is listed as one of its surveyors!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3682 on: September 20, 2018, 12:50:34 pm »
"Former one of us takes leaders through interesting orifice: says it all!"  (10,4)

Exhumation Hole

Great clue!  Sorry I'm not clever enough to spot it!



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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3683 on: September 20, 2018, 12:53:41 pm »
Spot on Ian - so over to you........
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3684 on: September 20, 2018, 01:03:36 pm »
Hard act to follow that one so I'll go super easy!


Thing that is hanging, just the one akke round in this big room (8,4)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3685 on: September 20, 2018, 03:04:48 pm »
Did you mean to type akke?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3686 on: September 20, 2018, 04:58:01 pm »
Oops! 

yes

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3687 on: September 20, 2018, 06:33:29 pm »
So – what is an 'akke'?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3688 on: September 20, 2018, 06:39:21 pm »
an anagram indicated by the word round

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3689 on: Yesterday at 06:13:27 pm »
Dales royalty in NC3.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #3690 on: Today at 08:13:24 am »
Hmm, no attempts, must be a rubbish clue so another clue

thing that is hanging = just the one : akke ( round ) : big room

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