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Old 08-04-2020, 01:41 AM   #10121
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3. Sounds like repetition is in order. Maybe a name structurally akin to, say, Fingolfin, or Ghan-buri-ghan. But don't have one to fit the clue in a way that makes sense.
Nope, completely the wrong track.

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7. There was Aldor the Old and his brother Baldor the (occasionally) drunk. Enc of Arda tells me they had a third brother, Eofor. No odea how that could be related to deer though.
I didn't even think of that. ^_^ No.

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8. Okay, maybe a somewhat reasoned amswer. NIRUH? He did fling the Nauglamir at Thingol, and Turin does make more of a name for himself. The other flingers I came up with so far didn't have sons.
This particular flinger has one, fairly famous son. But is not Hurin.

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Ah, got one!

6. Fr + do + O = FRODO
Correct. ^_^

1. - I add underclothing, and there are four.
2. - The most powerful will shortly share the way to unlock.
3. - He, or won't he?
4. - A dwarven house has lost its supports (architecture) and gained support (attire), and married a remarkable woman.
5. - The second half of the Millennium follows a ruddy fruit in full.
FRODO - #87, do (it) backwards, #8 - a chemist's hero.
7. - Not old, not drunk - just the first deer.
8. - Run back, flinger of treasure! Your son is more famous than you.
9. - Most of a frond overshadows partial shadows in a mother's domain.
10. - Higher than Odo is a Welshman discovering America.
11. - Too grim to guard, a digger and the first after the old.
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Old Yesterday, 08:28 AM   #10122
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It's been a few days, so how about a couple of hints?

#4 is probably the easiest; 'dwarven house' means 'Dwarven House', not settlement. There's only seven, and only one has a support in it.

#10 should be fairly simple too - who is Odo? 'Welshman discovering America' is a perfectly straight clue; I think there's only one name that fits there.

#11 is... wrong. Remove 'and the first after the old'.

To make up for that:

#3 should start with an ellipsis.

#1 just needs a couple of synonyms; 'and there are four' is a straight clue.

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Old Yesterday, 09:39 AM   #10123
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3.... Will?
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3.... Will?
Yep!

1. - I add underclothing, and there are four.
2. - The most powerful will shortly share the way to unlock.
WILL - He, or won't he?
4. - A dwarven house has lost its supports (architecture) and gained support (attire), and married a remarkable woman.
5. - The second half of the Millennium follows a ruddy fruit in full.
FRODO - #87, do (it) backwards, #8 - a chemist's hero.
7. - Not old, not drunk - just the first deer.
8. - Run back, flinger of treasure! Your son is more famous than you.
9. - Most of a frond overshadows partial shadows in a mother's domain.
10. - Higher than Odo is a Welshman discovering America.
11. - Too grim to guard, a digger.[/QUOTE]

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Old Yesterday, 01:46 PM   #10125
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The answers all appear to be hobbits. I thought at first Will was one of the casualties in Bree, (Willie), but of course it's Will Whitfoot.

There's a sonnet full of the word will / name Will - or are there two? - in which Shakespeare puns on his name the whole way through.

The flinger of treasure has to be 'Scattergold,' the nickname of SARADOC, father of the more famous Meriadoc. I guess 'run backwards' means the name is entered back to front to fit the password?
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Old Yesterday, 03:31 PM   #10126
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11 sounds like one of the -grims. Apparently Isengrim II dug the Great Smials, so I'd go with him.
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