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John Treleven

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Flowers
« on: Tue 28 Dec 2021 13:55 »
01   The Ďlady of the houseí precedes a pail
02   Ö.....and her best china was decorated with these
03   American military police
04   Amphibian linen
05   Anglers bling 
06   Audible in a cathedral city
07   Automobile country race
08   Babe helped round these up
09   Best policy
10   Chemical element loses a thousand
11   Citric soother
12   Cloak for a female aristocrat
13   Comes before a fall for capital dwellers
14   Do they all come from Amsterdam?
15   Does it tire easily?
16   Donít get amnesia
17   Eeyoreís favourite
18   Emblem of the Bonapartes is almost aggessive
19   Fastens single gentlemenís clothes
20   Feeling down, but also beautiful in France
21   Gather it in the spring again if you are lucky
22   Hard to find oneís sweetheart in a fog
23   He was elusive in 1789
24   Head covering for monastery inmate
25   Herb of French street
26   Implement for mulling wine?
27   Injured Cupid
28   Lest we forget
29   Looking well, if you are in it
30   Lucky if white
31   Lucky with four leaves
32   Making a chain is childís play
33   Missing the end for smiling eyes
34   Money saving characteristic
35   Photograph mythical beast
36   She didnít know where she got her name (HMS Pinafore)
37   She is for remembrance
38   Single spectator at a dance
39   Smart and fashionable large cat
40   Sounds like a foe
41   Speedy animal sounds beautiful in France
42   Sugary Conqueror
43   The path for a life of pleasure
44   This would still have a lovely scent whatever it was called
45   To wed wealth
46   Vain Greek
47   Vegetable that isnít sour
48   Wandering poet saw a host
49   Wily animal keeps its paws warm with these
50   Wise man in the Middle East
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Re: Flowers
« Reply #1 on: Wed 29 Dec 2021 21:43 »
Including the answers makes it rather less testing than yoiur usual offerings!

I'm trying hard not to see the answers,but have failed in four cases.
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Re: Flowers
« Reply #2 on: Thu 30 Dec 2021 09:41 »
Uh oh !!!

Duly modified

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Re: Flowers
« Reply #3 on: Thu 30 Dec 2021 14:58 »
John  - youíve still managed to leave the answers at the bottom of the opening post

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Re: Flowers
« Reply #4 on: Thu 30 Dec 2021 16:58 »
thank you, third time lucky?
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Re: Flowers
« Reply #5 on: Fri 31 Dec 2021 12:10 »
I should have looked at the answers, as canít work out too many but could probably only name 10 flowers anyway!

14. Tulips
28. Poppy (presumably wrong as used below)
31. Clover
32. Daisy
37. Poppy
49. Foxglove

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Re: Flowers
« Reply #6 on: Sat 01 Jan 2022 17:15 »
5 of the 6 correct, not 37

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Re: Flowers
« Reply #7 on: Sat 01 Jan 2022 17:29 »
Rosemary is for remembrance in the language of herbs.

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Re: Flowers
« Reply #8 on: Sun 02 Jan 2022 12:39 »
37 is Rosemary