Cryptic Stations II

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Cryptic Stations II

Post by Soup Dragon » 10 Oct 2008, 13:00

Following on from James idea here are some more cryptic stations to solve.
Please PM me your answers.... good luck!

1. Arsenals funeral?
2. The clergyman has gone environmental.
3. Your money is safe in Urban King.
4. David gets annoyed in the office.
5. One dollar for the 1966 cup hero before he gets over it?
6. Ah, steam is mixed to create a dodgy actor from the iron curtain.
7. Male chicken adopts children!
8. Gary Linekar and Willie Thorne's city is most boring.
9. It's the way to Scotland?
10. Stress is even about for females relatively speaking.
11. Bad journalist sounds like his patella is in the centre of the candle.
12. Posh spice likes a bit of sponge cake.
13. Scandal of WWII bomber!
14. It's a long way, to call the university student.
15. Citric home?
16. Easy as cake for a divine messenger.
17. Initially National Rail is mixed in with an evergreen tree.
18. Bend over in the place of worship.
19. Pass the ball at the fishing port.
20. It's favourable to trim by cutting.

Answers to be revealed 18th October.
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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by Going Underground » 12 Oct 2008, 17:08

I have 13 so far and at the same time have been working on my own set of questions for which I currently have 10.....
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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by Soup Dragon » 12 Oct 2008, 17:44

Kevin has 13/20 correct so far and Andi has got 7.
Can anyone get 20/20?
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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by jamesthegill » 12 Oct 2008, 17:50

I've got 18. There's one I'm not sure of and one that's got me stumped (ironically, not 17)
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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by Soup Dragon » 13 Oct 2008, 07:17

Gasman is first to PM 20/20.
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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by palkanetoijala31 » 14 Oct 2008, 12:56

Well done Mr Gasman pray can we have the answers for the thickos here :oops:

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Post by Going Underground » 14 Oct 2008, 13:11

Well played Matt I got stuck on 13....... :(
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Twice Winter Olympic Biathlon Gold Medalist with The Beer Baron
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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by Going Underground » 14 Oct 2008, 13:27

scrxisi wrote:I'm up to 15... the other five are fiendish :(
What 5 you missing?
Twice former full network GWR holder and former Zone 1 Olympic and World Record holder with The Raven and Soupie
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Twice Winter Olympic Biathlon Gold Medalist with The Beer Baron
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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by Going Underground » 14 Oct 2008, 14:31

scrxisi wrote:3, 6, 10, 14 & 17
And I don't have any of those........ :?
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Twice Winter Olympic Biathlon Gold Medalist with The Beer Baron
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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by Starkey7 » 14 Oct 2008, 14:36

I've got 3. Some of them are more like cryptic crossword clues than anything else.

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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by Soup Dragon » 14 Oct 2008, 15:01

18/20 for jamesthegill
17/20 for greatkingrat

Starkey... when you say you've got 3, is that 3/20 or that you know the answer to number 3?
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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by Starkey7 » 14 Oct 2008, 21:56

I've got numbers 3 and 5, but I haven't spent more than a few seconds looking at it.

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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by greatkingrat » 14 Oct 2008, 22:41

I'm missing 14, 15 and 20
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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by jamesthegill » 14 Oct 2008, 23:52

14 and 20 are the ones that have stumped me, too.
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Re: Cryptic Stations II

Post by jbom1 » 15 Oct 2008, 10:31

One of the troublesome clues seems to describe a non-LU station, though it is in London. [EDITED to avoid identifying the clue concerned]
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