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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4325 on: February 04, 2020, 02:49:52 pm »
To keep this game bouncing along, here's a clue: Del Boy would have no problem finding the solution.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4326 on: February 10, 2020, 10:54:01 pm »
 :shrug: another clue needed?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4327 on: February 11, 2020, 08:19:02 am »
Anyone who's driven along Chapel-le-Dale in their jam jar will have looked at this drum roll.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4328 on: February 11, 2020, 09:42:21 am »
Ten Pound Gill?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4329 on: February 11, 2020, 10:56:25 am »
That's the one Andys. A cockle is cockney slang for £10.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4330 on: February 11, 2020, 11:51:44 am »
Well I never knew that! And despite living less than 3 miles from the place, I'd not even heard of the cave either despite driving past it pretty regularly! Just goes to show! Anyway, try this......

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4331 on: February 14, 2020, 02:45:15 pm »
I tried it as an anagram, but couldn't make it work (something HOLE . . . but ASTIGURE???).

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4332 on: February 14, 2020, 04:55:24 pm »
Gautries Hole

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4333 on: February 14, 2020, 06:05:01 pm »
Gautries Hole it is - over to you!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4334 on: February 14, 2020, 08:12:58 pm »
No wonder I didn't get it – it's in Derbyshire.   ;)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4335 on: February 14, 2020, 10:03:38 pm »
Kitchen fixture follows by way of conduit (7, 4)
(it's not in Derbyshire  ;D)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4336 on: February 16, 2020, 10:09:21 am »
Howgill Sink? (although I'm not sure how 'how' fits)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4337 on: February 16, 2020, 11:10:00 am »
You got one of the words right, one to go.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4338 on: February 17, 2020, 11:12:40 am »
Viaduct Sink

I did that one about a year ago!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4339 on: February 17, 2020, 01:53:22 pm »
That's the one!  Over to you . . .

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4340 on: February 26, 2020, 10:23:00 am »
(BUMP) ..... its your go Elaine!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4341 on: February 27, 2020, 11:25:21 am »
Go for it Andys - it's been 10 days since Elaine's solution.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4342 on: February 27, 2020, 07:17:29 pm »
I'll chip in.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4343 on: February 27, 2020, 08:15:37 pm »
VJ Pot ?

Though I had never heard of it and it took a bit of googling to confirm its existence, so I guess not many have....

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4344 on: February 27, 2020, 09:36:58 pm »
Spot on!

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4345 on: February 28, 2020, 09:16:16 am »
Never heard of it? Features in Gemmell and Myers Underground Adventures!

Oh?  Well, my ignorance is second to none...

Anyway, try this:

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4346 on: March 02, 2020, 09:33:47 am »
Confusion Corner?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4347 on: March 02, 2020, 07:34:22 pm »
That's the one, Andy  :clap2: :clap2: - I was beginning to think I'd have to give another clue!

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4348 on: March 03, 2020, 08:11:00 am »
How about...

Dales feature is twice kicked ballgame area?   (6,6,5)
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4349 on: March 04, 2020, 09:45:40 am »
Double Decker Pitch?
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