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edstephenson
883151.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:13 am Reply with quote

See http://www.qi.com/talk/viewtopic.php?p=873424&highlight=#873424
Apparently bobwilson does not find my post interesting. Perhaps others will. This is an expanded version.

a thousand royal kilos
clanger abstinence
lofty tavern
admiral's mistress
motor mausoleum
truckload of laundry
Holy Joe
Holy Jim
¡Arriba María!
fix shoes
unfair sex
San Francisco maritime itinerary
attach single
emancipated city

 
Leith
883154.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:52 am Reply with quote

Excellent! It's a while since we last a had good cryptic puzzle thread.

Perhaps I'm on the wrong track, but that last one has two possible answers does it not?

 
dr bartolo
883159.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:02 pm Reply with quote

Quote:
Holy Joe
Holy Jim


San Juan and San Diego?[/quote]

 
Celebaelin
883182.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:54 pm Reply with quote

edstephenson wrote:
motor mausoleum
admiral's mistress

Khartoum
Hamilton (Bermuda)


Last edited by Celebaelin on Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:01 pm; edited 1 time in total

 
Spoilt Victorian
883185.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:57 pm Reply with quote

Quote:
admiral's mistress


Hamilton (Bermuda)

 
Jenny
883188.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:58 pm Reply with quote

truckload of laundry - Washington (but where's the DC?)

 
AlmondFacialBar
883189.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:58 pm Reply with quote

edstephenson wrote:
See http://www.qi.com/talk/viewtopic.php?p=873424&highlight=#873424
Apparently bobwilson does not find my post interesting. Perhaps others will. This is an expanded version.

a thousand royal kilos
admiral's mistress
Holy Joe
Holy Jim
emancipated city


Kingston
Hamilton
San Jose
Santiago
Freetown

:-)

AlmondFacialBar

 
Celebaelin
883191.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:02 pm Reply with quote

Spoilt Victorian wrote:
Quote:
admiral's mistress


Hamilton (Bermuda)

Blimey! Verbatim to my late edit.

 
Leith
883196.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:08 pm Reply with quote

AlmondFacialBar wrote:
edstephenson wrote:
emancipated city

...

Freetown


.. or Libreville?

 
suze
883199.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:13 pm Reply with quote

edstephenson wrote:
unfair sex


Malé (The Maldives)

 
Leith
883201.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:15 pm Reply with quote

edstephenson wrote:
San Francisco maritime itinerary

Beirut ("bay route")

 
suze
883207.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:33 pm Reply with quote

edstephenson wrote:
¡Arriba María!


I'm sure this ought to be Paramaribo (Suriname), but I'm not entirely sure why.

 
Leith
883220.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 3:13 pm Reply with quote

While you ponder the rest of Ed's puzzles, here are a few more:

Lisa's painting company
Warbler's hand
Mondayville
His health deteriorates
Tin Yogi
Mar's fair counterpart
Atomically gilded flower
Literary incarceration
Eee!
Christian XP
Extinct mother
Get him (Michael)

 
gerontius grumpus
883223.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 3:22 pm Reply with quote

Lisa's painting company Monaco

Christian XP Cairo

 
Spud McLaren
883235.  Sat Feb 04, 2012 3:47 pm Reply with quote

Tin Yogi - Canberra
Literary incarceration - Bucharest (oh, dear me!)
Get him (Michael) - Jacarta
Warbler's hand - Singapore?

 

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