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Old 01-10-2021, 04:08 PM   #10521
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I thought it was a sound-alike, but it's not exactly. In his hubris, Pharazon gathered an ARMAMENT (arm + am + ent).
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Armanent? Great armanent?
Armament it is! His arm am ent.

GATE - Georgia back and like the French open up.
RIVER - Multiply the middle by a hundred to find Dernhelm, soaking wet.
EAGLE - Eager? No - make a Japanese shift and move it around before he flies.
ARMAMENT - Pharazon in his hubris: "My leg am Huorn! No, wait, I mean my--"
THEME - A topic or tune, an I definitely object.

Five 'Great...' s of Arda.

And Galadriel55 got the password, I believe.

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Old 01-10-2021, 05:51 PM   #10522
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That was a great password! (Pun totally intended) This one is inspired by it too.


1. Vowels on a table danced, and the cow in the garden quite likely pranced, but who was it again out there with the tail?
2. Where doom is, when it's near.
3. If you believe in an eye for an eye, you'd get a palindrome on a horse.
4. Denethor yells: "Haul her! Drag her! Pull her!"
5. A number mispronounced branches out upon reflection.
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Old 01-12-2021, 01:53 AM   #10523
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2. Mordor, in Orodruin?

Or Imladris, when 'doom is near at hand,' as said in 'the riddling words' brought by Boromir to Rivendell and recited at the Council?
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Old 01-12-2021, 06:25 AM   #10524
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2. Mordor, in Orodruin?

Or Imladris, when 'doom is near at hand,' as said in 'the riddling words' brought by Boromir to Rivendell and recited at the Council?
I'll give it to you, because you have the right quote.


1. Vowels on a table danced, and the cow in the garden quite likely pranced, but who was it again out there with the tail?
2. HAND: Where doom is, when it's near.
3. If you believe in an eye for an eye, you'd get a palindrome on a horse.
4. Denethor yells: "Haul her! Drag her! Pull her!"
5. A number mispronounced branches out upon reflection.
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Old 01-12-2021, 07:35 AM   #10525
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Is the password 'WHITE' (White Hand)
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Old 01-12-2021, 07:39 AM   #10526
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And if so, then 3 is RIDER.
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And 1 is WOLVES (Vowels rearranged, wolves live 'out there' and have tails.)
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Old 01-12-2021, 07:46 AM   #10528
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Correct for both. I am on my phone and putting in 4 highlights is masochism, so will edit that in in a bit when I am at the comouter.
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Old 01-12-2021, 07:51 AM   #10529
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Now, if 'her' is a straight clue, it makes me think of Eowyn, Aredhel or Galadriel. Drag fits for Galadriel, but the rest doesn't. And one of the synonyms fit for Aredhel, but can't fit 'her' in there. And Eowyn is Denethor's daughter-in-law...
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Old 01-12-2021, 08:14 AM   #10530
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#4: "Tow her!" Er, I mean TOWER.

#5: "Sev'n stars / and sev'n stones / and one white T'REE"

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Old 01-12-2021, 08:21 AM   #10531
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Ol Korrect!

1. WOLVES: Vowels on a table danced, and the cow in the garden quite likely pranced, but who was it again out there with the tail?
2. HAND: Where doom is, when it's near.
3. RIDER: If you believe in an eye for an eye, you'd get a palindrome on a horse.
4. TOWER: Denethor yells: "Haul her! Drag her! Pull her!"
5. EERT: A number mispronounced branches out upon reflection.

And over to Urwen!


ETA, a reaction to Hui's last post: Vhat? Van vayt tree? But eef eet eez van, vhy yoo sey tree?
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Well, I had this idea for a few days...

1. 'A ruffian lie' the queen says 'A letter. Is boorish and twisted.'
2. 'Some of us know its lay' says the man 'Or at least it's a common saying that we do.'
3. 'Line the pointy things.' says the pirate
4. 'You don't want to end up in there' they warn 'You will never be able to come back. Unless you appeal by replacing the penultimate letter with its successor.'
5. The second-in-command of an evil, odd-numbered unit.

Yes, I stole Huey's 'piratey' clue.
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Old 01-12-2021, 09:08 AM   #10533
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ETA, a reaction to Hui's last post: Vhat? Van vayt tree? But eef eet eez van, vhy yoo sey tree?
For some reason I'm hearing this in a mock Swedish accent.

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Yes, I stole Huey's 'piratey' clue.
All the answers are ARR and the password is ARRRR. For my puzzle, I'd like to-- no? No? Ah well.

EDIT: Actually seriously, is #5 KHAMUL?

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EDIT: Actually seriously, is #5 KHAMUL?
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Indeed.

1. 'A ruffian lie' the queen says 'A letter. Is boorish and twisted.'
2. 'Some of us know its lay' says the man 'Or at least it's a common saying that we do.'
3. 'Line the pointy things.' says the pirate
4. 'You don't want to end up in there' they warn 'You will never be able to come back. Unless you appeal by replacing the penultimate letter with its successor.'
KHAMUL: The second-in-command of an evil, odd-numbered unit.
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Old 01-12-2021, 10:36 AM   #10535
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Wild guess for LAND for 2?
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1. 'A ruffian lie' the queen says 'A letter. Is boorish and twisted.'
LAND: 'Some of us know its lay' says the man 'Or at least it's a common saying that we do.'
3. 'Line the pointy things.' says the pirate
4. 'You don't want to end up in there' they warn 'You will never be able to come back. Unless you appeal by replacing the penultimate letter with its successor.'
KHAMUL: The second-in-command of an evil, odd-numbered unit.
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So #3 could be "Arrrrr, a row!" - er, ARROW - in which case:

Is the password BLACK?

And if so, is #4 CHASM? There's not many who can return from Moria, unless they change that S to a T and rejoin the cast(m).

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B: 'A ruffian lie' the queen says 'A letter. Is boorish and twisted.'
LAND: 'Some of us know its lay' says the man 'Or at least it's a common saying that we do.'
ARROW: 'Line the pointy things.' says the pirate
CHASM: 'You don't want to end up in there' they warn 'You will never be able to come back. Unless you appeal by replacing the penultimate letter with its successor.'
KHAMUL: The second-in-command of an evil, odd-numbered unit.


4 is actually charm > chasm
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Another black thing in the Tolkienverse is BREATH, but I cannot reach that from the clues, so I don't think it can be right.
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Another black thing in the Tolkienverse is BREATH, but I cannot reach that from the clues, so I don't think it can be right.

The straight clue in the last one is well-hidden.
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If a queen speaks in initial letters, for whatever reason, she could be referring to the ruffian BILL.
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If a queen speaks in initial letters, for whatever reason, she could be referring to the ruffian BILL.

Nope. I would have said so if that were the case.
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BERUTHIEL contains brute and lie, but 'queen' isn't exactly well hidden.

A black Numenorean.
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BERUTHIEL: 'A ruffian lie' the queen says 'A letter. Is boorish and twisted.'
LAND: 'Some of us know its lay' says the man 'Or at least it's a common saying that we do.'
ARROW: 'Line the pointy things.' says the pirate
CHASM: 'You don't want to end up in there' they warn 'You will never be able to come back. Unless you appeal by replacing the penultimate letter with its successor.'
KHAMUL: The second-in-command of an evil, odd-numbered unit.

Over to Huinesoron.
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Urwen, does 'A letter' just mean the H we need so we have all the letters in 'Beruthiel?'
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That was a fun one; thanks.

This... I don't know; my brain hurts. We'll see.

1. - The crown of the north, ruled mother in anger. (Would make money but for you)
2. - Wet, not out, half under, a Nation without a capital. (Her title stolen)
3. - "I say, it's now grim, little ones." (Narrow the log backwards)
4. - Grand and very 2020: the ruin of Gondor. (Tell them no with a thick accent)
5. - Odd power, between a shin and neck both missing something, going down. (One way or another, the last.)
6. - In the shadow, girl abs? No, that's both backwards - except the plural - and wrong at once; who's in charge? (I said he's gone, but he was thin first)
7. - With his brother - or cousin - he said, "Anger might, eh?" (But for a couple of letters, he could dig for a herb)
8. - Your chai has no vowels, fallen ones. (Noted for his hair, I hear)
9. - An elf's vehicle, or a rightful king. (Throw an elven jewel)
10. - Not to roll, hardly. (The son of the sun)
11. - A horse with cold fur. (Almost definitely a god)

(Parentheticals are not part of the answer, but are separate clues as to how each one fits the theme.)

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3. Naugrim?
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'Her title stolen' thing makes me think of Aerin/Tar-Miriel...
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'Her title stolen' thing makes me think of Aerin/Tar-Miriel...
Yes, yes, and good thinking. Will add later when at computer.

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8. Yrch.

Fallen or corrupted elves, and 'your chai' with no vowels.

It is Legolas who says 'Yrch,' I think, and he's noted for his hair as it's not certain whether he's fair or dark. So could the theme be the people who say the words/answers?
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Fallen or corrupted elves, and 'your chai' with no vowels.
All three of these were correct, but,

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This is not. The Sindarin 'yrch' rather than 'Orcs' is just for the letter.

1. - The crown of the north, ruled mother in anger. (Would make money but for you)
2. - Wet, not out, half under, a Nation without a capital. (Her title stolen)
NAUGRIM - "I say, it's now grim, little ones." (Narrow the log backwards)
4. - Grand and very 2020: the ruin of Gondor. (Tell them no with a thick accent)
5. - Odd power, between a shin and neck both missing something, going down. (One way or another, the last.)
6. - In the shadow, girl abs? No, that's both backwards - except the plural - and wrong at once; who's in charge? (I said he's gone, but he was thin first)
7. - With his brother - or cousin - he said, "Anger might, eh?" (But for a couple of letters, he could dig for a herb)
YRCH - Your chai has no vowels, fallen ones. (Noted for his hair, I hear)
ELDACAR - An elf's vehicle, or a rightful king. (Throw an elven jewel)
10. - Not to roll, hardly. (The son of the sun)
11. - A horse with cold fur. (Almost definitely a god)

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Old 01-13-2021, 06:27 PM   #10554
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Could 11 be SNOWMANE?
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Old 01-13-2021, 08:33 PM   #10555
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4. Great Plague?
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Could 11 be SNOWMANE?
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4. Great Plague?
and it is!

1. - The crown of the north, ruled mother in anger. (Would make money but for you)
2. - Wet, not out, half under, a Nation without a capital. (Her title stolen)
NAUGRIM - "I say, it's now grim, little ones." (Narrow the log backwards)
GREAT PLAGUE - Grand and very 2020: the ruin of Gondor. (Tell them no with a thick accent)
5. - Odd power, between a shin and neck both missing something, going down. (One way or another, the last.)
6. - In the shadow, girl abs? No, that's both backwards - except the plural - and wrong at once; who's in charge? (I said he's gone, but he was thin first)
7. - With his brother - or cousin - he said, "Anger might, eh?" (But for a couple of letters, he could dig for a herb)
YRCH - Your chai has no vowels, fallen ones. (Noted for his hair, I hear)
ELDACAR - An elf's vehicle, or a rightful king. (Throw an elven jewel)
10. - Not to roll, hardly. (The son of the sun)
SNOWMANE - A horse with cold fur. (Almost definitely a god)

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Old 01-14-2021, 04:55 AM   #10557
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I have some vague ideas, but can't make them fit the clues...
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Old 01-14-2021, 07:45 AM   #10558
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5. NINE: odd number, power of 3, found in shin and neck minus a few letters.
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Old 01-14-2021, 08:29 AM   #10559
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I have some vague ideas, but can't make them fit the clues...
If you can parse any of the (parentheses) for the ones people have got, it should reveal the theme very quickly. I think Eldacar's or the Naugrim's are the easiest - or, er, will be, once I correct the typo in the latter (it should say 'the log', not 'the long').

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5. NINE: odd number, power of 3, found in shin and neck minus a few letters.
This is a really neat bit of reasoning. Totally wrong, but really nice.

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Well, the theme (and the password) could be 'kingslayers'...But technically, Eldacar didn't kill a king, but an usurper...
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