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Forum: Quiz Room 08-01-2022, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
ANCALIME: Minor Shakespearean lass loses her head...

ANCALIME: Minor Shakespearean lass loses her head twice to join a citrus fruit for her.
PELENDUR: Swingy bit of clock loses hesitation, gains direction and note, and moves about a bit to reveal him....
Forum: Quiz Room 08-01-2022, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Both correct, Urwen, but my phone is about to...

Both correct, Urwen, but my phone is about to uncharge ....
Forum: Quiz Room 08-01-2022, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
ANCALIME: Minor Shakespearean lass loses her head...

ANCALIME: Minor Shakespearean lass loses her head twice to join a citrus fruit for her.
PELENDUR: Swingy bit of clock loses hesitation, gains direction and note, and moves about a bit to reveal him....
Forum: Quiz Room 07-31-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12,162
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Posted By Pervinca Took
ANCALIME: Minor Shakespearean lass loses her head...

ANCALIME: Minor Shakespearean lass loses her head twice to join a citrus fruit for her.
PELENDUR: Swingy bit of clock loses hesitation, gains direction and note, and moves about a bit to reveal him....
Forum: Quiz Room 07-31-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12,162
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Not quite there on No. 2. You are right to take...

Not quite there on No. 2. You are right to take away UM, but pendulum has two U's, so it keeps one of them.
Forum: Quiz Room 07-31-2022, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
ANCALIME: Minor Shakespearean lass loses her head...

ANCALIME: Minor Shakespearean lass loses her head twice to join a citrus fruit for her.
2. Swingy bit of clock loses hesitation, gains direction and note, and moves about a bit to reveal him.
3....
Forum: Quiz Room 07-31-2022, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
1. Minor Shakespearean lass loses her head twice...

1. Minor Shakespearean lass loses her head twice to join a citrus fruit for her.
2. Swingy bit of clock loses hesitation, gains direction and note, and moves about a bit to reveal him.
3. Tolkien...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-30-2022, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Could work poetically for the fever that probably...

Could work poetically for the fever that probably killed her?

I didn't notice the 'confused' in the F clue - got FAR but was trying FARAMIR (almost burned) and Roman numerals - but I was still...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-30-2022, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
4. Mount Doom, or Orodruin? 2. LOSGAR. ...

4. Mount Doom, or Orodruin?

2. LOSGAR.

Is the password FLAME?

5. ERELAS, the fourth beacon. ERE + LAS(S).
Forum: Quiz Room 07-29-2022, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
No problem.

No problem.
Forum: Quiz Room 07-29-2022, 11:20 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
I can help, if you like. I have some ready.

I can help, if you like. I have some ready.
Forum: Quiz Room 07-28-2022, 01:08 AM
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Views: 464,236
Posted By Pervinca Took
Is the last verse about Aragorn? Is the...

Is the last verse about Aragorn? Is the motherland Numenor?

Tears sounds like Nienna. She lived alone, but did she have a sister?

I meant the first and second elves to wake - was the first...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-27-2022, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Is verse 1 the 1st and 2nd elf, and then Feanor...

Is verse 1 the 1st and 2nd elf, and then Feanor burning the ships and ... not sure what else, then getting killed by a Balrog?
Forum: Quiz Room 07-22-2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12,162
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Posted By Pervinca Took
We're a good bunch of puzzlers who have a lot of...

We're a good bunch of puzzlers who have a lot of fun. Let's not quarrel.

I can wait. In fact, I'm going to assemble the new fan and have an ice lolly!
Forum: Quiz Room 07-21-2022, 03:52 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Maybe it's better that one thread continues than...

Maybe it's better that one thread continues than none, though? The multiple clues and 'crossword' nature of this one make it easier to keep it going.

I occasionally buy puzzle books, but find in...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-20-2022, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Then why make a plea for them to be revived...

Then why make a plea for them to be revived yesterday, if you were already sure no-one wanted to?
Forum: Quiz Room 07-20-2022, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Sorry, Urwen. I have played on the Riddle thread...

Sorry, Urwen. I have played on the Riddle thread a little in the past, but not much, and never on the other. I don't have enough headspace and my heart would not be in it. Especially in this heat...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-19-2022, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12,162
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Excellent password. Finding pairs was a nice...

Excellent password. Finding pairs was a nice extra.

Even if we didn't get Gimli's apocryphal tying up of Legolas. :D
Forum: Quiz Room 07-18-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12,162
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Hang on ... is A ANGAINOR? ANOR + GAIN,...

Hang on ... is A ANGAINOR?

ANOR + GAIN, making Melkor the bindEE.*

* Who, to fit the clue, we must call the (D)ARK (L)ORD.

I had forgotten about Frodo (or rather Sam, on Frodo's orders)...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-18-2022, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12,162
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Posted By Pervinca Took
The question is, who beginning with D captured...

The question is, who beginning with D captured Frodo?

Damrod guarded him awhile, along with Mablung, but does the name work?

DAUR *has* to be right - it fits the clue so well.
Forum: Quiz Room 07-17-2022, 04:31 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Wretched band of orcs, who end up dead.

Wretched band of orcs, who end up dead.
Forum: Quiz Room 07-16-2022, 04:35 AM
Replies: 12,162
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Of course! A moggy in Goth eye-shadow.

Of course! A moggy in Goth eye-shadow.
Forum: Quiz Room 07-16-2022, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12,162
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Gollum was bound by ANBORN, (perhaps), but he was...

Gollum was bound by ANBORN, (perhaps), but he was bound AND gagged by ARAGORN.

Both have ANOR for sun.
Forum: Quiz Room 07-16-2022, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12,162
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Posted By Pervinca Took
That would make Grishnakh and Gorbag contenders...

That would make Grishnakh and Gorbag contenders as hobbit-binders. Frodo was only bound in the earlier drafts, but I'm taking 'Bound and Gagged' as a metaphorical expression for 'captured.'
Forum: Quiz Room 07-15-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 826,666
Posted By Pervinca Took
I'm afraid I'm not, at all. I just saw Urwen's...

I'm afraid I'm not, at all. I just saw Urwen's guessing of the password, took the initial from her, then saw 'shadows.' And I'm not convinced I'm right even then!

Is the tasty king NOM? ...
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