CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

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Re: CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

Post by Pat » Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:44 pm

All clues solved and 33 classes (so far)
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Re: CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

Post by neil » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:06 pm

OK, if anyone's interested here are the answers, classes in red

Answers:
Down:
1. How to win an eBay auction for that latest CVRDA project (5) - SNIPE
2. International Canoe attached to a group of students (7) - CLASSIC
4. Did this class lead the attack or mangle a deep rash? (9) - SPEARHEAD
5. Moore’s school alarm followed by a sheet rolled into the porch (4,4) BELL ROPE
6. Split the bonus with the crew (5) - BOSUN
8. Percy’s mingler turns out to be a technical problem (7) - GREMLIN
9. Was this a successful single? (3) - HIT
10. An Educational establishment provided grain for this fabulous beast (7) - UNICORN
11. Regal Calliphora vomitoria (6) - DRAGON
12. Car topper from Rhone (5) - HERON
15. Said to be a Nordic fish appendage (4) - FINN
17. The 1st Duke of Bronté gambled on this boat at home (7,4) – NORFOLK PUNT
18. Messenger of the Gods (7) - MERCURY
19. This wing’s yield of wine (7) - VINTAGE
20. Apparently, sailing's best kept secret (8) - CLYWEDOG
21. Barry’s glasspaper (6) - MIRROR
22. Albion’s Atlas or Gypsy (7,4) – BRITISH MOTH
27. Supporter heard by man identifying spectre (7) - PHANTOM

Across:
3. Acted as a young sailor (5) - CADET
4. Removing ego from the spirit (5) - SPRIT
7. Sly descendant of Wehha (4, 3) – UFFA FOX
13. Heavenly beginning for board (4) - STAR
14. The heavenly highpoint of Ian’s career? (6) - ZENITH
16. Global muddled fen route (13, 8 ) – INTERNATIONAL FOURTEEN
23. Overlapping furnace residue (7) - CLINKER
24. A wizard falcon (6) - MERLIN
25. Sparkling Eleven Plus (7, 6) – TWINKLE TWELVE
26. A university role with top design ambitions (7) - PROCTOR
27. Chimera killer’s steed (7) - PEGASUS
28. Mrs Robinson’s lover (8) - GRADUATE
29. Successor to Sinclair’s 81(8) - SPECTRUM
30. Was this Anthony’s attempt at developing a small breed? (3) - TOY
31. A walker constructs a channel (7) - TIDEWAY
32. Lifting up the otter’s lair (4,4) – JACK HOLT

I get 32 classes!
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Re: CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

Post by PeterV » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:16 pm

Thank you very much Neil. Can I have the dunce's cap please? I couldn't get 1 down and I didn't think of counting any classes in the clues.
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Re: CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

Post by Pat » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:54 pm

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Re: CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

Post by PeterV » Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:33 pm

Well done Pat, so all that work on the dinghy database was worth while then!
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Re: CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

Post by Pat » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:32 pm

It's certainly useful to look through for crossword answers!
There's nearly as many classes again in my ever growing "to be added" list.
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Re: CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

Post by Ed » Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:34 pm

When and where will the results be published?

Not that I got many of them.....but just curious to read through the evidence of just how dense I am

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Re: CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

Post by neil » Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:01 pm

Ed wrote:When and where will the results be published?

Not that I got many of them.....but just curious to read through the evidence of just how dense I am

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Re: CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

Post by Ed » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:32 pm

Thanks.

totally missed it...

@Peter 1 Down was about the only I did get....

sigh...


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Re: CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

Post by Pat » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:22 am

@Ed - You need a few more boring train commutes!
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Re: CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

Post by chris » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:09 am

We enjoyed having a go but left quite a few blanks.
Thanks Neil

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Re: CVRDA Quiz - the 2017 CVRDA Craptic Crossword

Post by Pat » Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:43 pm

Yes, thanks Neil. It certainly got me puzzling over it for a few days.
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