PUZZLES - CRYPTIC CLUES AND ANSWERS

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Post by chinatyke » 05 Jan 2019, 12:20

Answer is not a word.... even weirder!

Not a word could mean not one but many WORDS? I'm trying to make my answer fit!

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Post by PanBiker » 05 Jan 2019, 13:03

You are all trying too hard, don't read anything into that!

The first Sun is a word the second isn't. If that's the case what's missing? You need the third line of the song for a massive clue. There are no hints at all for this one in the GCHQ book.
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Post by chinatyke » 05 Jan 2019, 14:33

Fly me to the moon
Let me play among the stars
And let me see what spring is like
On a, Jupiter and Mars
In other words, hold my hand
In other words, baby, kiss me

2nd SUN could be Saturn Uranus Neptune?

So 5 missing letters would be MVEMJ

Penny has dropped but not without a lot of hints! I guess I'm not cut out to be a code cracker!

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Post by PanBiker » 05 Jan 2019, 15:13

:mexwave:

OK so it was line four, sorry. I thought three and four were one line.
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Post by plaques » 05 Jan 2019, 18:35

Still don't understand the answer. How does the initials of some of the planets become related to the sun? If we are talking multiple suns then this must include all the stars in our galaxy and all the unnamed planets. . . I like my idea best.

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Post by Tripps » 05 Jan 2019, 18:58

Even I understand it now. The 'clue' was no help at all. :smile:


Sun - Mercury - Venus - Earth - Mars -Jupiter - Saturn - Uranus - Neptune
Born to be mild. . .

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Post by PanBiker » 05 Jan 2019, 22:18

In a nutshell our solar system, planets in order radiating outwards from the sun.
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Post by plaques » 05 Jan 2019, 22:45

Puzzle No 64

Picked this one up without actually doing it first. But looks relatively doable. .

Imagine five sign post on a single pole pointing at slightly different angles to give directions.

AMON 13
THOTH ?
HATHOR 10
SET 1
PTAH 8

How far is THOTH
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Post by chinatyke » 06 Jan 2019, 02:18

12

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Post by plaques » 06 Jan 2019, 13:05

Puzzle No 64

That's what I've got China. I will have a look at the answers this evening . If anyone has the logic please post it for the others to see.

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Post by plaques » 07 Jan 2019, 21:43

Puzzle No 33

Some letters are missing from this alphabet. Rearrange the missing letters to form the name of a river.

JCLFV WIRDQ OBMU SKPXH.

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Post by chinatyke » 08 Jan 2019, 12:15

Should be easy for me!
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Post by plaques » 08 Jan 2019, 12:29

Spot on China. As soon as I saw the missing letters I thought China will get this straight away. You didn't let me down.

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Post by PanBiker » 08 Jan 2019, 15:14

What comes first in each case and why?

? E L N D J J R 1 ...

? H L B B C N O F ...
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Post by plaques » 08 Jan 2019, 21:41

What comes first and why.
No 1.
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Post by PanBiker » 08 Jan 2019, 22:06

Well done, my mistake, now edited. :smile:
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Post by plaques » 09 Jan 2019, 12:39

What comes first and why.
No 2
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Post by PanBiker » 09 Jan 2019, 13:24

Well done. :good:
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Post by plaques » 09 Jan 2019, 21:42

Puzzle No 43.

If Mercury is linked with Fillmore. Jupiter with Carter. Saturn with Ford and Uranus with Arthur, which of the presidents would be linked with Charon?

LINCOLN.
ADAMS.
MONROE.
BUCHANAN.
HOOVER.

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Post by plaques » 11 Jan 2019, 10:23

Puzzle 43.

Wake up at there back there. I suspect you are trying too hard, this is not an out of the box puzzle, in truth it would probably just make it into the 11+.
This comment does not hold any clues just a statement of encouragement.

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Post by chinatyke » 11 Jan 2019, 13:52

BUCHANON?

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Post by plaques » 11 Jan 2019, 17:55

I take it China that you were having a cup of tea when you can up with this gem. Sorry wrong, but you've used up more brain cells than the real answer.

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Post by plaques » 11 Jan 2019, 21:38

Correct linking (Monroe) but being pedantic what was the linkage between all the others? China was on the right track but used too many letters.

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Post by Tripps » 11 Jan 2019, 21:47

Fascinating - but it's got me beat. I think Mornington Crescent is much easier. :smile:
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