PUZZLES - CRYPTIC CLUES AND ANSWERS

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Post by Cathy » 13 Feb 2019, 23:00

I haven't done these 'moving squares puzzles' before, not sure how to do it.
But I see Clint Eastwood.
I know I'm in my own little world, but it's OK... they know me here. :)

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Post by Marilyn » 14 Feb 2019, 00:19

Me too..

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Post by plaques » 14 Feb 2019, 08:21

Puzzle No 66. 'Clint Eastwood' it is.

Both Cath and Marilyn have got it. I suppose its a bit like doing anagrams but with more restrictive rules.

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Post by chinatyke » 14 Feb 2019, 09:59

Why is there an extra O?

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Post by PanBiker » 14 Feb 2019, 10:55

Probably to make up the 3 x 5 grid. Leaving a blank would give the game away too easily and there is no stipulation that all the letters have to be used.
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Post by plaques » 14 Feb 2019, 19:51

Puzzle No 55.

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Post by Tripps » 14 Feb 2019, 20:04

W.

E W I S L
S L E W I
W I S L E
L E W I S
I S L E W
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Post by plaques » 14 Feb 2019, 21:49

Puzzle No 55. Tripps is first off the mark.

Try the spoiler Tripps to hide it from the rest. The triangle with an asterisk in it.

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Post by Tripps » 14 Feb 2019, 22:08

Sorry - I didn't know how to do that.
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Post by plaques » 15 Feb 2019, 14:08

Puzzle No 51

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Post by plaques » 16 Feb 2019, 18:09

Puzzle No 51. Tripps is getting too good at this.

Puzzle No 49

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By taking a segment and finding its pair the names of four musical terms can be found.
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Post by Tripps » 16 Feb 2019, 19:34

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Post by plaques » 16 Feb 2019, 21:39

Tripps have another try. Possibly when you first saw it I'd inadvertently put the wrong question to the segments. It now reads musical terms not instruments. Mea culpa.

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Post by Tripps » 16 Feb 2019, 22:05

Ah - I thought I had misread it. :smile: Still struggling though - best I can do is
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Post by plaques » 16 Feb 2019, 22:32

Tripps I think Trump has put you under stress. Have another quick look and see if you can them to sound right.

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Post by Tripps » 16 Feb 2019, 23:00

Got it - I think.

Didn't help that I copied the wrong letters to my 'working out' sheet. :smile:
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Post by plaques » 17 Feb 2019, 08:17

Puzzle No 49. That's three in a row for Tripps.
People may be wondering why the puzzle numbers are not sequential. The answer is easy, I dropped the cards on the floor and they got mixed up. Its a good job they were numbered and with a clever bit of mathematics I got them back in order but the die has been cast and we are stuck with it.

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Post by plaques » 17 Feb 2019, 18:13

Puzzle No 69.

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Post by plaques » 17 Feb 2019, 21:39

Puzzle 69. Panbiker's correct, Can't remember the score but it must be somewhere near level pegging.

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Post by Marilyn » 18 Feb 2019, 00:52

That's what I got too, Panbiker.

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Post by PanBiker » 18 Feb 2019, 10:11

Not a particularly hard one that, you only had to find one as it was common to all.
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Post by plaques » 19 Feb 2019, 21:43

Puzzle No 39

The people listed below were told that they could win a car if they could arrange their names in the grid below to give the car's manufacturer down te shaded column. What car did they get?

There names were..

Bruce, Diana, Sarah, Brian, Billy, Marie.

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