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Old 10-14-2003, 06:48 AM   #161
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Indeed it is. That was quick.
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Old 10-14-2003, 07:10 AM   #162
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Like answer, like solver. [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

Here's another:

Short elf lord has edge over standard elf.
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Old 10-17-2003, 06:45 PM   #163
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Surely it's not that difficult ...
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Old 10-20-2003, 05:54 AM   #164
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Old 10-20-2003, 11:07 AM   #165
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Nope, not Elrond. Think of another Elven Lord for the first, cryptic, part of the clue.

The answer is the name of another Elf, although I'm not sure that he was actually an Elven Lord.
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Old 10-20-2003, 11:14 AM   #166
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Old 10-20-2003, 12:55 PM   #167
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Can I join in?
I think its Maeglin.
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Old 10-21-2003, 12:13 PM   #168
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No and no.

And in any event I am not accepting any answer which does not explain its reasoning ... [img]smilies/evil.gif[/img]
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Old 10-21-2003, 01:35 PM   #169
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Gildor because he was the only one who had "-dor" in his name, whereas many other Elf lords had "Gil" in their name.

(I'm heavily dosed on allergy medication, so work with me. )
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Old 10-21-2003, 02:35 PM   #170
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I'm not getting what Saucepan means by "edge". [img]smilies/eek.gif[/img]
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Old 10-21-2003, 03:21 PM   #171
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Ok I know that this is not it as Saucepans keeps saying 'he' and 'elflord', but its amazing how well it fits Arwen (halfelven) who has a 'swordedge' over Galadriel in Eomers mind [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]


I dont think Saucepans could mean Tuor over Maeglin, although Tuor did throw Maeglin over the edge of Caragdr, as Tuor was never 'Halfelven' ???

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Old 10-21-2003, 07:31 PM   #172
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Telchar - you're interpreting short elf as "halfelven" but couldn't it also mean an elf lord with one or more letters removed?
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Old 10-21-2003, 08:11 PM   #173
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I'm not getting what Saucepan means by "edge".
Think of another word for "edge".

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... but couldn't it also mean an elf lord with one or more letters removed?
It could indeed, Turambar. [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

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Old 10-22-2003, 07:43 AM   #174
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Synonyms for edge: border, brim, brink, fringe, hem, margin, perimeter, periphery, skirt, verge.

I'm guessing that "border" is the culprit.

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Synonyms for edge: border, brim, brink, fringe, hem, margin, perimeter, periphery, skirt, verge.
Correct. [img]smilies/evil.gif[/img]
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Old 10-22-2003, 08:07 AM   #176
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You're in a [img]smilies/evil.gif[/img] mood today!

OK, elf lords: Elw or Thingol, Cirdan, Olw, Elrond . . .
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Old 10-22-2003, 05:16 PM   #177
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Elw or Thingol, Cirdan, Olw, Elrond . . .
Nope, none of those.

Hint: The word "standard" is an important clue to the identity of the Elf whose name is the answer to the question ...
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Old 10-24-2003, 09:29 PM   #178
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A "short" Elven Lord has (ie takes in) a synonym for "edge" to give a "standard" Elf.

Come on, I'm practically giving it away here. [img]smilies/rolleyes.gif[/img]
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Old 10-28-2003, 11:25 PM   #179
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Just stumbled across this and couldn't resist capitalizing on everyone else's hard work. [img]smilies/tongue.gif[/img]

Celebrimbor.

Start with the Elven Lord Celeborn. Shorten by subtracting "n" and add "brim," a synonym for edge, and you have Celebrimbor.
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Old 10-29-2003, 07:46 AM   #180
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At last! Well done Nuranar, and it's good to see you here. [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]

Standard Elf - geddit! [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]
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Old 10-29-2003, 06:40 PM   #182
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Good deal - glad I wasn't spoiling anyone's fun. But no - I still don't get "Standard Elf" - what's up with that? [img]smilies/frown.gif[/img] (A most humiliating confession to have to make, I assure you.)

This is my first attempt, so bear with me. I'm sure it's way too easy. (The only other possibility is that it's way too far-fetched...but that should only be an enticement to you champion cryptic clue-ers, eh? [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img])

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Old 10-31-2003, 11:23 AM   #183
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Could it be Friel? One (i) between an evergreen (fir) and the usual Spanish word for 'the' (el).
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Nope. Good guess, though...
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Firimar (elvish, mortals)
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Absolutely. Your turn! *tag* [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]
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Old 11-06-2003, 03:58 PM   #188
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Old 11-06-2003, 04:11 PM   #189
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Thank you Turambar. Sorry, folks, forgot about this one.

Next clue should be easy ...

Large fish from river grabbed diminutive adventurer
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Old 11-11-2003, 08:09 PM   #191
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Bilbo Baggins?
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Smeagol?
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I can see where you are coming from, Nilpaurion, but that's not it.

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This just came to me, but could it be Aragorn?
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No, it couldn't. [img]smilies/tongue.gif[/img] [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]
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Isengar Took?

The large fish is a gar, the river is the Isen and 'grabbed' means 'took', the whole being a diminutive seafaring adventurer.
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These are always so obvious. Once you're told the answer. [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]
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