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Sophia the Thunder Mistress 01-23-2005 06:41 PM

The Sauce-man strikes again.
 
Precisely. You are an idea stealer, aren't you ;).

Turambar 01-24-2005 10:25 AM

Oops
 
I thought "Merpeople" meant folks who dressed up in elven costumes and brandished wooden swords. :D

Excellent puzzle!

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-24-2005 09:28 PM

6. Beer Mona! I’ve been lonely far too long.
 
Stupid, stupid me!

It's Amon Ereb!

Sophia the Thunder Mistress 01-25-2005 02:56 AM

Why of course it is...

Relisted questions and answers:

1. Goblin-Cleaver = there’s one for meat, and one for scrambling the short world contained.

2. Legolas = young lady lawyer takes a shot in the dark

3. Iris = Deep purple sword-bearer of Ithilien

4. Nessa = Ye gods! It's Elton John’s single sensational sister

5. Gildor = Airy entrance for merpeople, and "well met" at that

6. Amon Ereb = Beer Mona! I’ve been lonely far too long.

7. Labadal = Boy precedes one small ball walking backwards.

Only one more...

And since it's hard, and not a very good clue, here's a mini guide to solving it.

Shorten a synonym for "world" add a synonym for "contain", scramble.

That gives you part 1 of a hyphenated word. The other part of the word often follows "meat" in the same hyphenated fashion. As in, "meat-__________"

Sophia

Turambar 01-25-2005 06:33 PM

The first part may be Goblin - a small globe + in, scrambled - but I can't think of a word that follows both "Goblin" and "meat". :confused:

The Saucepan Man 01-25-2005 07:35 PM

Piggybacking again
 
"Cleaver" would be just such a word Turambar, so the answer must be Goblin-cleaver (aka Orcrist). :p ;)

Sophia the Thunder Mistress 01-25-2005 08:47 PM

You've got it!
 
Between the two of you, at least.

But either way, the thread goes to Nilpaurion now that all the clues have been solved.

*Makes way for the Schizophrenic Noldo*

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-25-2005 10:00 PM

Erm . . .
 
Can it wait 'til the day after today?

You mean tomorrow?

Yes. That. I still have to concoct a puzzle.

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-26-2005 06:58 PM

OK, here is it!
 
1. Star namer's wife confused with first universe Ainu.

2. Landed boy before starless diminutive king?

3. Iceman and Batman first name presently demolished home.

4. My first bread, boy!

5. Jewelry befuddle, maul grain.

Have at it! :smokin:

Sophia the Thunder Mistress 01-26-2005 07:03 PM

I believe #5 is Nauglamir.

The Saucepan Man 01-26-2005 07:05 PM

Having at it ...
 
#5 Jewelry befuddle, maul grain.

"Maul grain" unbefuddled is Nauglamir, an item of jewelry.

Edit: Cross-posted with Sophia (just to avoid any further accusations of piggybacking ;) ).

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-26-2005 07:09 PM

Correct, Sophia.
 
1. Star namer's wife confused with first universe Ainu.

2. Landed boy before starless diminutive king?

3. Iceman and Batman first name presently demolished home.

4. My first bread, boy!

5. Nauglamir - Jewelry befuddle, maul grain.

:)

Firefoot 01-26-2005 07:18 PM

4. Ibun?

Sophia the Thunder Mistress 01-26-2005 07:20 PM

's ok, Saucy, I won't accuse you of clue-stealing anymore. :rolleyes: God knows I do it myself.

Sophs

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-26-2005 07:24 PM

Firefoot got it!
 
1. Star namer's wife confused with first universe Ainu.

2. Landed boy before starless diminutive king?

3. Iceman and Batman first name presently demolished home.

4. Ibūn - My first bread, boy!

5. Nauglamir - Jewelry befuddle, maul grain.

~*~

This is easier than I thought--which is already quite easy.

Oh, well. I just thought it up on the way to school.

On the way to Downs, perhaps you mean.

School, Downs--ain't that the same thing?

:rolleyes: And you expect to get that degree in European Languages . . .

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-31-2005 02:04 AM

*foreboding cricket music*
 
Anyone? Anybody at all? Do you need hintses?

Sophia the Thunder Mistress 01-31-2005 02:08 AM

*waves hands in air*
 
I need help, I do! I do!

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-31-2005 02:14 AM

Hinting . . .
 
1. Ainu. For "Star-namer", see Silm.

2. "Landed" means a land in the past. ;) "Diminutive king" is a clue I used once on this very thread.

3. Place. You must find a guy who played both Iceman and Batman, then get his first name. Then find out where to put that with the rest of the clues.

If more hints are needed, more guesses are required. :p

Turambar 01-31-2005 08:51 AM

#3 Valinor, or Valmar?

Though I admit I don't see how "presently demolished" fits in. :confused:

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-31-2005 10:50 PM

"Valmar" is correct.
 
1. Star namer's wife confused with first universe Ainu.

2. Landed boy before starless diminutive king?

3. Valmar - Iceman and Batman first name presently demolished home.

4. Ibūn - My first bread, boy!

5. Nauglamir - Jewelry befuddle, maul grain.

~*~

"presently demolished" -> present tense of "marred" -> mar. ;)

Encaitare 02-01-2005 09:31 PM

I shall guess Ladros again! But I think I have it for real this time. ;)

#2: Ladros

- A boy is a lad.
- Diminutive sounds like Tar-Minyataur, aka Elros, a king. Take away the "el"= star and you are left with ros.
- Thus I got Ladros, a land of old.

Nilpaurion Felagund 02-02-2005 06:52 PM

Encai, it *is* correct!
 
1. Star namer's wife confused with first universe Ainu.

2. Ladros - Landed boy before starless diminutive king?

3. Valmar - Iceman and Batman first name presently demolished home.

4. Ibūn - My first bread, boy!

5. Nauglamir - Jewelry befuddle, maul grain.

Vy ze vay, the password is initial letter-anagrammatic. Or whatever better jargon I could come up with . . .

Turambar 02-04-2005 01:36 PM

Confused . . .
 
Is the "star namer" Oromė, because he named the eldar? :confused:

Nilpaurion Felagund 02-06-2005 06:38 PM

Nyet, Turambar.
 
The "star" is really a star, albeit a weird one. ;)

Sophia the Thunder Mistress 02-08-2005 02:41 AM

Idril as the "star-namer's wife"? I would assume that Tuor named Earendil...

Nilpaurion Felagund 02-08-2005 08:52 PM

Clarification/s.
 
"Star-namer" is not one who gives name to a star. It was the one who said that there shall be a new star.

Oh, and initial > first for the last/first clue.

The password requires de-anagramming. ;)

Turambar 02-09-2005 09:49 AM

In that case, I think Arien is the Ainu, being Rķan confused with the first letter of .

Which makes the Password either Alvin, the Chipmunk of Valinor, or perhaps vilna, the troposphere in BoLT 1?

Nilpaurion Felagund 02-10-2005 06:39 PM

Sharp, Turambar!
 
1. Arien - Star namer's wife confused with first universe Ainu.

2. Ladros - Landed boy before starless diminutive king?

3. Valmar - Iceman and Batman first name presently demolished home.

4. Ibūn - My first bread, boy!

5. Nauglamir - Jewelry befuddle, maul grain.

All three of your answers are correct! :cool: :D

Present the next conundrum!

Turambar 02-10-2005 08:15 PM

Thanks, Nilpaurion - Good Puzzle!
 
Here's a new one:

1. A letter returned to a Greek goddess (memory’s daughter!) becomes something that (in M.E.) only hobbits build.

2. "Flower" that decorates Rohan.

3. Bedlam began on the 27th, when he spoke in tongues.

4. Sat aimless about the silent fallen one in the woods?

5. What may be passed by the irresponsible, when aged, became a local leader.

6. Suffered an exophthalmic demise.

7. Taverns around the heedless one's original home?

Nilpaurion Felagund 02-10-2005 08:37 PM

WAGs.
 
1. Smial?

2. Uilos?

6. Sauron? :D

Turambar 02-10-2005 08:55 PM

W, indeed
 
Ummm - if this were baseball, you would now be returning to the dugout. :(

Nilpaurion Felagund 02-10-2005 09:05 PM

A strikeout, eh?
 
I'll be back next inning. ;)

Celebrian 02-13-2005 12:31 AM

can't be this simple, can it?
 
2) simbelmynė? (evermind?)

Turambar 02-13-2005 06:53 AM

No, it can't.
 
#2 is not a flower.

I've edited some of the clues.

Celebrian 02-13-2005 01:09 PM

"son" of a Cook?
 
5) Alf the Prentice (from Smith of Wootton Major)?

Nilpaurion Felagund 02-13-2005 07:16 PM

Celebrian is back!
 
(Nilpaurion nances around like the Elf he is)

Quote:

2. "Flower" http://www.anchoredbygrace.com/smileys/D.gif that decorates Rohan. (Turambar)
Erm . . . shouldn't it be "flōwer"? :p Entwash?

5. Haldad?

Turambar 02-14-2005 08:24 AM

Not the Entwash, though you're on the right track. There is a sort-of-pun in #2 (on the name of the "flower").

#5 - like all the clues in this puzzle except #6, perhaps - is cryptic . You have to ask yourself, "what is passed by the irresponsible?" Or, inversely, what do responsible people not pass?

Nilpaurion Felagund 02-14-2005 10:04 PM

Hehe.
 
6. Shelob?

Turambar 02-15-2005 08:00 AM

Not Shelob.

Reminder: around and about are scramble (anagram) indicators.

Turambar 02-17-2005 07:22 AM

I hope I didn't kill this thread . . .
 
Here are some hints:

1. A Greek letter. Which Greek goddesses were the daughters of memory?

2. "Flower" = river. There's a pun in the clue on the river's name.

3. Tengwar.

4. "About" = scramble pointer.

5. What do responsible people not pass?

6. Look up "exophthalmic" An evil character in LotR died this way.

7. "Around" = scramble pointer.


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