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Torquemada calling - Wemyss's Appalling Hobby:
From the Party Guilty of Committing 'Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn'
Torquemada calling

This week I propounded:


‘Herd of neddish stirks loitering in Kirkintilloch, swilling Buckie (six letters).


‘Anyone may solve.’


It being Monday, here is the answer:



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blamebrampton From: blamebrampton Date: October 20th, 2008 01:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
My appalling geography has been a constant bane with cryptics ... Thanks for putting me out of my misery.
wemyss From: wemyss Date: October 20th, 2008 07:29 pm (UTC) (Link)

Not at all.

Always glad to be of service.
From: seneska Date: October 20th, 2008 02:32 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ooh yes, give us more. The masses demand more word puzzles.

wemyss From: wemyss Date: October 20th, 2008 07:30 pm (UTC) (Link)

Critical mass?

As you wish.
sollersuk From: sollersuk Date: October 20th, 2008 04:40 pm (UTC) (Link)
Dear me, that takes me back to when No. 1 Daughter, aged 3, had a hearing test, carried out by Junior Audiologist, supervised by Senior Audiologist: she had to point to the picture of what JA said.

JA: Dog.
Daughter points to dog.
JA: Ball.
Daughter points to ball.
JA: House.
Daughter points to house.
JA: Stirk.
Blank stare from daughter.
SA: Right, you've been home for a couple of weeks, haven't you?
wemyss From: wemyss Date: October 20th, 2008 07:29 pm (UTC) (Link)

Och, aye, mmphm.

You know, I was thinking of you when I presented this cryptic. I seem to recall an 'oxgang' pun about eighteen months ago?

Edited at 2008-10-21 01:47 pm (UTC)
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