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===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt #1139863
01/28/18 11:56 AM
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welcome By way of reminder, the object of this game is to solve (and briefly explain) the clue presented by the previous poster and then set your own clue.

Anything from the (worldwide) crossword arena is acceptable by way of clue style, but if you stray too far from the pure path beware the scourge of... Pandora's WET NOODLE! scared wavegirl

The puzzle could be an old favourite or something of your own making. Don't be shy: this is for everyone, not just the old hands!

For those unfamiliar with crossword clues who want to give it a try, there is plenty of guidance online and a quite entertaining and instructive book (not just for beginners) available from amazon http://www.amazon.com/The-Times-Crack-Cryptic-Crosswords/dp/0007546521/ref=dp_ob_image_bk and no doubt elsewhere, and for those who like British Crosswords you may like to try these (which are free): http://www.theguardian.com/crosswords.

There is nothing to prevent (say) a couple of related clues if offering a single clue cramps your style.

If there are multiple answers involved, there is no restriction against one person solving all and the solver of the final clue/part is the one who goes next.

Obviously you need to await confirmation of a correct answer before posting your own puzzle, but please then do so reasonably promptly: if having answered correctly you are not going to be able to set a follow-up clue within about the next 18 hours, please pass your turn to someone else so that the game does not stall.

To save the poor demented solvers from excessive brain damage crazy , you should consider revealing one letter of the answer when the question is set, unless the answer is very short/easy so that provision of a letter hint at the outset would spoil the sport!

If no-one is biting within about 24 hours you should start dropping additional hints.

To try to give everyone a fair crack of the whip, the immediately previous setter is asked not to post a solution to the current clue within the first 24 hours.

The weighty trophy to be passed to whoever solves your clue is the jewel-encrusted World Clue Federation Championship Belt
===[**WCF**]===

Constructive criticism and cheerful badinage are to be expected, not to mention a certain amount of national rivalry, but above all, have a bit of fun! penguin

Next clue coming up shortly from current holder UW

Last edited by Lex; 03/01/18 01:57 PM.

Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1139867
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Thanks, Lex smile


Kept going for every cut (10) - all the vowels are the same


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1139868
01/28/18 12:57 PM
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Thanks to thesaurus.com: keep going = persevere(d)

for every = per
cut = severed

Nice compact crypt Rog!
Did Mrs.Worrier make it up lol


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1139873
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Nice one, Denis - here comes ze belt ===[**WCF**]=== smile

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1139878
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Merci M'sieu.

Cover around a bed (4) pas de e


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1139897
01/28/18 05:32 PM
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co(a)t wave


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1139900
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Hold your coat tight with this ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1139906
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Thank you CD

Can't say I've worked with something in a boudoir (10) two words wave


Sometimes lost is where you need to be. Just because you don't know your direction doesn't mean you don't have one.
Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: manxman] #1139914
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vanity case wave

anag. (worked) of "can't say I've"


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1139919
01/28/18 10:43 PM
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Right you are Sherlock, but I don't know if this will fit into your vanity case ===[**WCF**]=== wave


Sometimes lost is where you need to be. Just because you don't know your direction doesn't mean you don't have one.
Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: manxman] #1139924
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My son's getting married in Mexico next month so I sure hope it'll fit into my vanity case. I'd love to show it off! wave

Money covers a dog and a container (8) not an e in sight


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1139989
01/29/18 08:31 PM
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Direct on the right, 3 vowels, all the same. wink


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1140017
01/30/18 07:33 AM
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cvcvcvcc grin


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140019
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Calabash = container - cash (money) containing (covers) a + lablab + a smile


Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140094
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Lex, put this in your calabash and smoke it! happydance ===[**WCF**]===

(You had an extra a after lab, btw.)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140100
01/31/18 01:34 AM
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Thank you: sounds like something you might be doing in Mexico while partying at your son's wedding...! lol

Owe orchestra for playing in limited competition (3-5,4)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140106
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Two-horse race (anag "owe orchestra")

The well known "orchestra = carthorse" anagram helped! lol


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140115
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Well orchestrated!thumbsup

===[**WCF**]===

Last edited by Lex; 01/31/18 07:14 AM.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140132
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Thanks, Lex smile

Chief registered blunder first (6) - a solitary E


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140276
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Hint time:

Direct on the left
One indicator
Wordplay 5+1
cvccvc

smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Urban Worrier] #1140299
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gaffe+r wave


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140302
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No gaffes there, manxman! ===[**WCF**]===
grin


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Urban Worrier] #1140340
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Thank you UW wave

Perversely provides incentive to swallow yellow medicines (6) no 'e' s


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: manxman] #1140470
02/03/18 10:26 AM
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Direct is on the right
cvcvcc wave


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: manxman] #1140564
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fist vowel is 'y' wave


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140567
02/04/18 02:35 PM
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Syrups = medicines - srups (spurs = provides incentive reversed/perversely) containing (to swallow) y (yellow) sherlock

Last edited by Lex; 02/04/18 02:35 PM.

Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140576
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Very nicely solved Lex thumbsup ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140609
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Thank you. smile

Posh Bond girl that's torn off a strip (7)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140670
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Direct on right, two vowels of which one is e. smile


Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140708
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u(a)ndress grin


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140731
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That's the one! catrub ===[***WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140772
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Neat, Lex!


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140773
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Sadly, I can only claim credit for selecting it from among my stack of solved puzzles containing what I thought to be good clues for GB rather than as my own creation. blackkitty


Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140796
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Thanks, Lex! blackkitty

Working in steel that's stretchable (7)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140802
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tensile (anagram of "in steel") hug


I'm a man of few words, BUT I use 'em often!!
Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1140812
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Stretch this around your waist, Denis! joy ===[***WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140821
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Merci beaucoup!

Old thief under cover follows a bird (5,4) no e's


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140871
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direct = old thief
follows = indicator


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1140872
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Robin Hood wave


Sometimes lost is where you need to be. Just because you don't know your direction doesn't mean you don't have one.
Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1140877
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Give the diamonds to the poor! ===[**WCF**]===


I'm a man of few words, BUT I use 'em often!!
Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1140893
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Thank you wave

Sailor confined to base has potential (6) one 'e'


Sometimes lost is where you need to be. Just because you don't know your direction doesn't mean you don't have one.
Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: manxman] #1140991
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cvvccv wave


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: manxman] #1141073
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vi(ab)le? crazy


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1141088
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Good one Sherlock smile ===[**WCF**]===


Sometimes lost is where you need to be. Just because you don't know your direction doesn't mean you don't have one.
Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: manxman] #1141109
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Thanks, manxy! wave

Run makes Rod very mean (6) no e's


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1141251
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Direct on right, letter substitution wink

Last edited by Sherlock; 02/11/18 10:42 AM.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1141297
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ccvccv wink


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1141334
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Okay, you start with a word synonymous with a word on the left. wink


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141335
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I'm expecting this to be adding r (run) to a word synonymous with rod to make a word equating to very mean, but I'm still stuck.... headscratch


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141338
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Just the opposite, kind of. Start with a word synonymous with run. The direct is "mean". grin


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1141348
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Originally Posted By: Sherlock
The direct is "mean". grin

...and you're "mean" too lol
y is not a vowel, right?

answer being ccvccv (and no e), then there's only
12 arrangements of the vowels (a-a, a-i, ..., u-o, u-u);
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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1141350
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scurvy (start with scurry and replace the r with v) wave


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: manxman] #1141353
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Yay, Manxman! happydance This is scurrying off to you now. ===[**WCF**]===

Denis, I've always taught students that "y" is a vowel when it sounds like a vowel. In this case, Y sounds like E. This crypt wasn't of my own making and that, in itself, is problematic. I always figure that if I can solve it, everyone can. Mostly, I just get lucky. hug


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1141358
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whY thank you verY much Sherlock smile

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141359
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Ahhhh....I see...thanks for the explanation Cheryl.


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: manxman] #1141478
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direct is on the right wave


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141490
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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1141495
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CD, you can wear this on the dance floor ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141508
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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141517
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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141518
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You'll be a hit dancing the cancan wearing this ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141541
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Thanks, Denis. It slips a bit with my outrageous hippy hippy shake lol

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Cue] #1141623
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participant (anag. of trip captain) grin


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141703
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Here's something for your dance party, Cheryl grin ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Cue] #1141763
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Thanks, Cue! wave

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141769
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Manic = crazy - anagram of machine without he smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141782
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You can go crazy with this around your waist, Lex! joy ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141808
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Thank you, I'll be dancing the light fantastic in it (must be a clue in there somewhere...)! catrub

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141858
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Direct on the right, one e and two other vowels, not to mention two consonants smile

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141899
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What still no nibbles?? smile
cvcvv and e is the last letter

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141908
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Can't see "the light"...even if I use very = v: v---e


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141910
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V (very) ague (a fit) -> vague smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141914
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"ague" is a word!? Not in Ontario! eek


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141941
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V for victory for UW! thumbsup
===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1141944
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Ta, Lex smile

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142002
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S(econd) PI=Greek character GOT=obtained


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Urban Worrier] #1142003
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oops, too slow typing
wave

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142018
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A great light suddenly flashed on over Canada!

Good one, Denis smile ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142019
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Merci Roger.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142052
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I think that the answer may well be Popeye, as I believe that there was some kind of link to Joe Palooka and I seem to remember that Denis is quite a Popeye fan. Perhaps Popeye was knocked out by Joe in an episode: however, I cannot come up with a better justification! smile

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142063
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Hint: pa = pop


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142076
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OK: pop (pa) + eye (look) and forget about (knock out) a

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142081
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A perfect right uppercut Lex! ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142107
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I don't think we can call that one legal, Denis.


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142108
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Thank you: just as well I had spinach for supper! smile

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Pandora] #1142109
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Originally Posted By: Pandora
I don't think we can call that one legal, Denis.

Not legal? I was doing this:
Palooka knocked out a sailor (6)
knocked out a = the a is gone, leaving palook.
pa = pop, look = eye
Where did I err...so I don't do it again?


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142112
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The explanation is very clear. The clue works as wordplay, not as a cryptic clue. Cute, though. smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142135
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Direct on the right. blackkitty

Bonus clue just for the fun of it and not for the Belt:

Scattering like Pandora after I'd returned (8) no e

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142198
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Hints

main clue: cvcecvcvce

and the bonus clue involves a Denis deviousness of which "pa" in his most recent clue reminded me... grin


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142297
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First letter of main answer is l and pinch is a container indicator,

...and in the bonus clue...

crazy


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142358
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What still need more hints?! grin

Era is one of the times in the answer to the main clue, and the bonus clue has a Jewish reference.


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142376
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I'm pretty sure I have both answers but explaining them is another story. I'll say what I know. Maybe someone else can carry it the rest of the way in....

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I get the "pinch one" but the only thing I can find for terat that has something to do with "3" is that it has something to do with the third person

sporadic
"p" and "ora" di (i'd returned)
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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142386
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Literature is correct and took us a while to justify: it is lure (temptation) containing (to pinch) i (one) + t + era + t (3 times), so the belt goes to you Cue ===[**WCF**]===

The bonus clue was diaspora - as pora after di, so not quite in the pocket! smile

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142405
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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142479
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Ouch! crazy Thanks, Lex

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142539
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atlas(t) (at last = finally)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142562
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Indeed, Denis. Heft this up on your shoulders ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142564
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Merci Cue.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142580
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Celebrate wearing this ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1142615
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Thank you CD

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142692
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PO(me)LO


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1142693
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That's the fruit ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142701
02/23/18 07:31 PM
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Merci M'sieu.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1142736
02/24/18 03:10 AM
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Moron (sounds like more on) wink


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142746
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More for you to put on: ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1142863
02/25/18 11:07 AM
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Thanks, Denis! wave

Plan what it will cost to move out, finally (6) 1 e


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1142873
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mo(ti)ve wave


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: manxman] #1142874
02/25/18 12:18 PM
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Good try, Manxman, but not my answer! wave


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142936
02/26/18 01:18 AM
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Budget = plan what it will cost - budge (move) + (ou)t smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142937
02/26/18 01:24 AM
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Hope you plan on wearing this, Lex! kissy ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142938
02/26/18 02:02 AM
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Thank you! Is this early or late for you? smile

A pair of clues this time, both of a similar type but otherwise unconnected:

1. Refined frigid brunettes I'd abandoned - one wouldn't make much of a catch! (13)

2. Producer of decorative writing a spiral glitch ruined (13)


Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142958
02/26/18 08:32 AM
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1. butterfingers
2. calligraphist wave


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142967
02/26/18 09:01 AM
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No butter on your fingers! thumbsup
===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142969
02/26/18 09:09 AM
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Thank you Lex wave

Shining silver mass found outside meadow (6)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1142971
02/26/18 09:53 AM
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ag(lea)m happydance


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Pandora] #1143019
02/26/18 03:37 PM
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Sue, you will be agleam wearing this===[**WCF**]=== smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143021
02/26/18 03:39 PM
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Thank you! grin

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143032
02/26/18 04:49 PM
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roller skate

frenzied talkers = lr skate
part = role


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143050
02/26/18 07:14 PM
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Cue, you can grapevine your way over here and collect your belt! ===[**WCF**]=== wave


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143094
02/27/18 08:44 AM
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I would kill myself trying to do that! lol

Pool stick usage incorporates bi-directional sporting event. (7)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143107
02/27/18 10:01 AM
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What I've spent many many hours watching in the last fortnight lol

Cu-rl-ing

(Heard it described as "bowls on ice played by obsessive compulsive cleaners"...)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143109
02/27/18 10:17 AM
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lol I like watching curling too, Rog. Didn't catch any of it this go around.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143117
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Thanks, Cue - proud that Mrs Worrier has a sport named after her sandwiches grin

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Urban Worrier] #1143149
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incan/descent lol


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143169
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Great solve, Cheryl - especially as I missed the "u" out of "pure"! oops

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Urban Worrier] #1143243
02/28/18 09:31 PM
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Thanks, Rog!! grin

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143250
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rep L ic A

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1143256
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This belt is not a replica! kissy ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143267
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Denis, probably about time for a new thread: do you want to do the honours? smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143276
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Go ahead Lex...I keep loosing your "emoticons"...

Crazy dancing is cool (4) no e


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1143281
03/01/18 08:07 AM
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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143284
03/01/18 08:18 AM
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Your cool reward ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143312
03/01/18 01:57 PM
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Possibly nit-picking, but shouldn't that have been "cool dancing is crazy," on the basis that otherwise "is" interferes with the anagram? smile

Anyway, next clue on the new thread I am about to set up please.

Last edited by Lex; 03/02/18 01:28 AM.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1143320
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Yes, Lex. smile


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