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Old 02-20-2021, 07:01 PM   #10681
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1. Food storage source, albeit deep? So long!
2. Palindromic dwarf? Different nasal and a shuffle produces a place of mirth.
3. Wax lyrical, grain! One hopes it’s happening to bread.
SHINY: Glistening part of a leg – wherefore, we hear?
5. Song comes between article and element for him.
LORIEN: A well-governed Dashwood is nonetheless in turmoil here.
7. Press this substance.
NOSE: Organ of negative direction.
9. Pluralise a palindrome that sounds like another. They’ll stare you in the face.
10: Oswald Alving craved it. The last thing he ever craved.
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Old 02-20-2021, 07:38 PM   #10682
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I am now completely at loss for the other clues, but have a few beginnings of thoughts that may or may not be going in the right direction.

2. Going through various dwarves in mh head, I can only think of Mim. Swap an M for an N and shuffle, and you get... MNI? IMN? Do I even have the right dwarf?

3. Going through different types of grain hasn't inspired an answer, but if you can hope something is happening to bread, you hope that it will RISE?
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Old 02-21-2021, 04:35 AM   #10683
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You are so close ... Mim is the right dwarf. And you have the right nasal. But the nasal consonant appears twice. 'Different nasal' meant change to usage of a different nasal. In other words, use that different nasal in all/both instances.

RISE is almost the answer, but what do we hope our bread will BE DOING? Make that adjustment and you'll be ordering a cereal to wax lyrical.

The two that you guessed first - SHINY and NOSE - are actually the most difficult, theme and password-wise, because they are 'joking' fulfilments of it. And together, they *sort* of almost hint at the theme in a way I didn't think of when I chose them.
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Old 02-21-2021, 07:04 AM   #10684
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There was an INN, a merry old INN. Nice.

RISING?... Oh. As in rye sing?
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Old 02-21-2021, 08:33 AM   #10685
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Correct!

1. Food storage source, albeit deep? So long!
INN: Palindromic dwarf? Different nasal and a shuffle produces a place of mirth.
RISING: Wax lyrical, grain! One hopes itís happening to bread.
SHINY: Glistening part of a leg Ė wherefore, we hear?
5. Song comes between article and element for him.
LORIEN: A well-governed Dashwood is nonetheless in turmoil here.
7. Press this substance.
NOSE: Organ of negative direction.
9. Pluralise a palindrome that sounds like another. Theyíll stare you in the face.
10: Oswald Alving craved it. The last thing he ever craved.
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Old 02-22-2021, 12:42 PM   #10686
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10. So I am not familiar with Oswald Aling, bit looking up the play I wonder if it might be DEATH.
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Old 02-22-2021, 12:47 PM   #10687
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10. So I am not familiar with Oswald Aling, bit looking up the play I wonder if it might be DEATH.
A good answer, but not the right one. He does ask his mother to kill him if he has another attack and ends up unable to do anything for himself.

But I'm after the thing he asks for in the *very last lines* of the play.
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Old 02-22-2021, 02:13 PM   #10688
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A good answer, but not the right one. He does ask his mother to kill him if he has another attack and ends up unable to do anything for himself.

But I'm after the thing he asks for in the *very last lines* of the play.
You're gonna make me read the real thing, right?

...the sun! Give me the sun!
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Old 02-22-2021, 02:19 PM   #10689
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I am a bit at loss at what the theme or the password could be, though there are certainly plenty of letters. But it just occurred to me that the Moon might in some way be a connecting point with several of these. "Shiny" and "rising" are reasonable descriptions, the Inn is where the Man in the Moon goes to drink his fill, and someone (Frodo?) is befuddled by the moon after leaving Lorien, not realizing a whole month has passed. Don't know about nose, but maybe Tilion had a honker.
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Old 02-22-2021, 02:29 PM   #10690
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1. Food storage source, albeit deep? So long!
INN: Palindromic dwarf? Different nasal and a shuffle produces a place of mirth.
RISING: Wax lyrical, grain! One hopes itís happening to bread.
SHINY: Glistening part of a leg Ė wherefore, we hear?
5. Song comes between article and element for him.
LORIEN: A well-governed Dashwood is nonetheless in turmoil here.
7. Press this substance.
NOSE: Organ of negative direction.
9. Pluralise a palindrome that sounds like another. Theyíll stare you in the face.
SUN: Oswald Alving craved it. The last thing he ever craved.

The theme isn't the sun or moon or anything particularly shiny, I'm afraid.

My advice: ignore 'shiny' and 'nose' for now, and look carefully at the letters you have guessed so far.
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Old 02-22-2021, 03:28 PM   #10691
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FIRST LINES for the password?
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Old 02-22-2021, 05:58 PM   #10692
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F: Food storage source, albeit deep? So long!
INN: Palindromic dwarf? Different nasal and a shuffle produces a place of mirth. (There is an inn, a merry old inn)
RISING: Wax lyrical, grain! One hopes it’s happening to bread. (Out of doubt, out of dark, to the day's rising)
SHINY: Glistening part of a leg – wherefore, we hear? (When Bilbo found that shiny ring)*
T: Song comes between article and element for him.

L”RIEN: A well-governed Dashwood is nonetheless in turmoil here. (In Dwimordene, in Lůrien)
I: Press this substance.
NOSE: Organ of negative direction. (I sit on the floor and pick my nose)**
E: Pluralise a palindrome that sounds like another. They’ll stare you in the face.
SUN: Oswald Alving craved it. The last thing he ever craved. (West of the Moon, East of the Sun)

* From 'Frodooooo of the Niiiiiine Fingerrrrrrrs, and the Ring of Dooooooom.'
** From the parody of 'I sit beside the fire and think' in 'Bored Of The Rings.'
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Old 02-23-2021, 05:16 PM   #10693
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THEODEN = the + ode + N

Thank you for providing the asterisked sources. I have spotted most answers but was very puzzled about which poem I was missing that could possibly begin with "nose".
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Could that final E be EYES, the plural of eye (which sounds like also-palindrome I)? I can't think of a poem that has it in the right place (one stanza of Aragorn's condensed Lay of Leithian opens with 'As Beren looked into her eyes', but that's as close as I get), but it seems to fit.

This is a very clever password!

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Old Yesterday, 10:16 AM   #10696
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Eyes, Farewell and Theoden are correct. Sorry, no time to put them in just now.

Huey: 'Day is ended, dim my eyes.'
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Huey: 'Day is ended, dim my eyes.'
Ooooh yeah, that's a lovely song.

So just the I... could it be IRON? An iron presses clothes, and it appears in Ere iron was found or tree was hewn, when Gandalf plays the riddle-game and Theoden concedes.

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IRON is correct. Was that the last one? If so, well done all, and over to G55.
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