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Cricko

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Ok last one people and a bit longer than the others..Some very easy, some not so. Have fun. :smiles:


Cryptic capital cities:


1.Multiplying by two? - Dublin
2.Is this the place to get plastered? - Paris
3.Put father in a paper receptacle? - Baghdad
4.Reserve a peaceful break? - Bucharest
5.3 times the 5th letter? - Tripoli
6.Incinerate something? - Bern
7.Sounds like the French thinks Miss Taylor's good? - Lisbon
8.A cockney's little pet makes a water barrier? - Amsterdam
9.Hades sounds very black? - Helsinki
10.The barefoot 1984 female Olympic distance-runner sounds like a nuisance? - Budapest
11.Not front me? - Baku
12.Uncommon laugh? Harare
13.Male cow vehicle? - Kabul
14.Mother place zero? - Maputo
15.Adds condiment to block of ice? - Saltzberg


Cryptic music bands and singers:


16.A nun on a toboggan? - Sister Sledge
17.Both of you? - U2
18.Pale Serpent? - White Snake
19.Female is mad? - Lady Gaga
20.Ink design? - Tatu
21.Applaud the viking 100 times? - Eric Clapton
22.The pole creates an Irish dish? - Rod Stewart
23.Residential birds? - The Housemartins
24.The king's cigar? - Elvis Costello
25.Great informant? - Supergrass
26.The chocolate bar's legend? - Aerosmith
27.Throw a small red fruit? - Chuck Berry
28.Half a dollar? - 50 Cent
29.Recently arrived wood and large body of still water? - Justin Timberlake
30.A car's first occupants? - Crash test dummies


Cryptic Football Teams:


31. Former Golden Shot Hostesses chateau? - Aston Villa
32. The dogs have got tangled up? - Leeds United
33. Which of Harrisons children? Watford
34. Carried on to Scotland? - Preston north end
35. Always a Heavyweight? - Everton
36. He's gone for Great Britain? - Burton Albion
37. Ernies bed partner? - Morecambe
38. Sorex araneus' funeral? - Shrewsbury
39. Mr Frys 53? - Stevenage
40. Fire up a large town? - Stoke City


Cryptic Fish:


41. "You Stupid Boy"? - Pike
42. Dance on Ice? - Skate
43. Ladies Circle? - Herring
44. Put in a Specific Position? - Plaice
45. Deep Male Voice? - Bass
46. Quiet, Listen Said Cockney? - Shark
47. View Best Mate? - Sea Horse
48. Adhere With French At the Rear? - Stickleback
49. Tin Tins Best Mate Loses Commission? - Haddock
50. Dance Back With Lee? - Conga Eel


Cryptic Sports People:


51. Also regret the waltz king? - Andrew Strauss
52. East midlands city sow obtained? - Lester Piggott
53. Give copper extra? - Bobby Moore
54. Stealing from relatives? - Robin Cousins
55. Sid Owen with headgear? - Ricky Hatton
56. Complete form with gents outfitter? - Phil Taylor
57. Short and concise how weird? - Curtis Strange
58. Order goal with surprise and conjunction? - Olga Korbut
59. Candid cup of tea denied? Frank Bruno
60. Go to the toilet 7 times a week? - John Daly

Cryptic television quiz:


61. Persons inhabiting adjacent dwellings? - Neighbours
62. Parish Officer in the vicinity? - Beadles about
63. Singular buffoons and equine quadrupeds? - Only fools and horses
64. Anonymous medical practitioner? - Dr Who
65. I am uncertain as to whether I have information to impart to the second person singular? - Have I got news for you
66. Final supply of fermented grape juice produced during the warmest season of the year? - Last of the summer wine
67. Avian creatures emitting sounds heard during electrical storms? - Thunderbirds
68. The practice of jurisprudence in a major conurbation of Southern California? - L.A.Law
69. Single pedal extremity found in an excavation for the disposal of a cadaver ? - One foot in the grave
70. Enthronement ceremony held in a thoroughfare? - Coronation Street
71. Enchanting fairground attraction ? - Magic Roundabout
72. Illegal taking of life as inscribed by a female person ? - Murder she wrote
73. Task of insurmountable difficulty ? - Mission Impossible
74. The totality of living beings irrespective of their size ? - All creatures great and small
75. Cardiovascular rhythm? - Heartbeat
76. Depressed apostle? - Blue Peter
77. Maintaining a visual status? - Keeping up appearances
78. Persons of heroic proportions competing in an arena of combat? - Gladiators
79. Defective structures ? - Faulty Towers
80. Weekend evening entertainment at a capital venue? - Sunday night at the London palladium
 

OldBlueLady

Junior Blues Coordinator⭐
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My goodness, top marks on these Cricko, I've enjoyed them - not sure how much time I have today though....million and one things to do!

64 is Dr Who, though! :winking:

...and 27 is Chuck Berry.
 

Crabby Shrimper

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4.Reserve a peaceful break? Bucharest
10.The barefoot 1984 female Olympic distance-runner sounds like a nuisance? Budapest
15.Adds condiment to block of ice? Salzburg
 

Crabby Shrimper

President
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Messages
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Location
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42. Dance on Ice? Skate
44. Put in a Specific Position? Plaice
45. Deep Male Voice? Bass
48. Adhere With French At the Rear? Stickleback
50. Dance Back With Lee?Congar Eel
 

SupaBlues

Coach⭐
Joined
Nov 27, 2007
Messages
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Location
Sunny Sarfend
21 Eric Clapton
25 Supergrass
35 Everton
40 Stoke City
56 Phil Taylor
63 Only Fools & Horses
66 Last of the Summer Wine
70 Coronation Street
73 Mission Impossible
74 All Creatures Great and Small
75 Heartbeat
78 Gladiators
80 Sunday Night at the Palladium
 
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