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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4825 on: December 25, 2020, 10:12:09 am »
That's it - but Tolkien didn't put an h in Radagast...

Over to you!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4826 on: December 25, 2020, 10:25:17 am »
Hmmm - looks like the only person who thought there was an "H" in it was me   :spank: ........

Anway, try this...

Complex vagrant case in what Santa does to gifts at this time of the year.   ( 6,5,5 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4827 on: December 28, 2020, 06:58:18 pm »
Ravage Gnats Caves 😁
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Rusted and ropy, dog-eared old copy.
Vintage and classic or just plain Jurassic:
all words to describe me.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4828 on: December 28, 2020, 09:17:47 pm »
Never heard of them! Try NC1.............
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4829 on: January 12, 2021, 06:53:12 pm »
Hmmm - looks like the only person who thought there was an "H" in it was me   :spank: ........

Anway, try this...

Complex vagrant case in what Santa does to gifts at this time of the year.   ( 6,5,5 )

Final clue - then I give up like everyone else seems to have done: its at the top of Penyghent Gill.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4830 on: January 12, 2021, 07:56:52 pm »
To out this clue out of its misery, then:

Giant's Grave Caves

For some reason, these have escaped my notice until now....

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4831 on: January 12, 2021, 09:03:54 pm »
Sorry Andy, too many not even a hope clues on the trot for me, got bored.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4832 on: January 13, 2021, 09:12:19 am »
To out this clue out of its misery, then:

Giant's Grave Caves

For some reason, these have escaped my notice until now....

Hooray!
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4833 on: January 13, 2021, 11:30:33 am »
Right ho, to keep the ball rolling...

Lithobius follows this cauldron of dirt in the fallen Saint's home  (3,3)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4834 on: January 13, 2021, 11:36:44 am »
Mud Pot

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4835 on: January 13, 2021, 11:43:47 am »
Blimey, 6 minutes - that was quick  :clap2:

All yours, sir!

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4836 on: January 13, 2021, 12:10:30 pm »
Ena Sharples, perhaps, preceding crazy rat with excerpt from Bible  (9,8)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4837 on: January 13, 2021, 01:52:06 pm »
Battleaxe Traverse?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4838 on: January 13, 2021, 02:31:30 pm »
You got it, andys.

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4839 on: January 13, 2021, 04:57:19 pm »
Hope this one fares batter then.......

Christmas delicacy on the Columbia Venezuela border?   ( 9,4 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4840 on: January 13, 2021, 07:13:58 pm »
Mincemeat Aven maybe?

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4841 on: January 13, 2021, 07:17:54 pm »
Spot on..... over to you.
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4842 on: January 14, 2021, 02:35:40 pm »
Am a bit short of cryptic ideas at moment, so feel free anyone out there to do the honours...

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4843 on: January 14, 2021, 04:57:15 pm »
Airfix plane sets down under Kingsdale (7)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4844 on: January 14, 2021, 04:58:24 pm »
Toyland?
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4845 on: January 14, 2021, 05:18:04 pm »
 :thumbsup:

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4846 on: January 15, 2021, 04:23:22 pm »
Try this one......

Feature formed by mediaeval potholer after ousting three French cardinals.    ( 4,3,7 )
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4847 on: January 17, 2021, 04:51:50 pm »
Vlad the Impaler?    nice clue, btw :)

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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4848 on: January 17, 2021, 06:01:39 pm »
Spot on Jason - over to you.................
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Re: Cryptic caves
« Reply #4849 on: January 18, 2021, 07:19:50 pm »
ok, try this piece of nonsense...

A passage: there, round about, one ball of hot gas fails to start after another  (3,6,3)

 

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