Friday Foxer #11

Every Friday at 1300 hours, Tally-Ho Corner’s cleverest clogs come together to solve a ‘foxer’ handcrafted by my sadistic chum and colleague, Roman. A complete ‘defoxing’ sometimes takes several days and usually involves the little grey cells of many readers. Don’t be shy. All are welcome to participate.

Below is a list of ‘30 things wot are or were pink’ (‘things’ is used in its broadest possible sense). Entries have been stripped of vowels and numbers and have had any inter-word spaces repositioned*. For example, if rosé wine was present it might appear as RSW N. Flamingo would be FLMNG.

*Hyphens are treated as spaces. Apostrophes are ignored.

1. JPR
2. PPPP G
3. RFTR NDSD RN GT HGL FWR
4. SHF FLDN TDSW YKT
5. T HFNN CLTMS
6. PLRTSD JMR
7. NTHR DFN PLT NCC R M
8. SS TRSR VNT SFTHH LYS PRTFP RP TLD RTN
9. RSCN STNCS PRY
10. SSS TG R
11. N KDM LRT

12. D RN R
13. BRSTCN CRWRNS SR BBN
14. L CBT HMR
15. HMM RSMTHN DCT YLN
16. GLH
17. LDYPN LPCRG HTNW R DSCR
18. CK TLM DFRMG NGRN DNN DG GW HT
19. D NC SRHTL
20. CND YFLSS
21. THB RTSHM PR
22. MN M NTTSV TTNKC R WSNP RG

23. HT TLGN
24. ST VBSC MNRSR VRDG S
25. MZ NRVRDLP HN
26. NHND RDY NBN KNT
27. PCHBLS SM
28. HM SKNY
29. TRMSLT
30. BN DDSP RTWT HSN DNDT WN T YN
31. RTHWRM
32. TRN GLSWR NBYSMCN CNT RTNCM PN MTS
33. BRBRCRTLN D

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SOLUTIONS

Last week’s ‘Fings wiv Wings’ jigsaw foxer

a1. hispano-suiza stork (Nutfield)
a2. me 163 komet (AFKAMC)
a3. horus (Panzerschwein)
a4. ltv xc-142 (Colonel_K)
a5. buckbeak the hippogriff (Whistler)
a6. mexican flag (Viscount)

b1. cottingley fairy/gnome (Colonel_K)
b2. indian flying fox (Nutfield)
b3. the white house (captaincabinets)
b4. stymphalian birds
b5. gotha go 242 (Whistler)
b6. gresham grasshopper (Nutfield)

c1. zmey gorynych (Nutfield)
c2. felixtowe f.2 (AFKAMC)
c3. cayley glider (Colonel_K, AFKAMC)
c4. clarence from it’s a wonderful life (Whistler)
c5. q (Nutfield)
c6. northern rockhopper (Viscount, ylla)

d1. mercury on a st. lucian stamp (Phlebas)
d2. angel gabriel (Colonel_K)
d3. montonegrin flag (Viscount)
d4. icarus (Nutfield)
d5. v-1 (Phlebas)
d6. lamassu (Colonel_K)

e1. rms queen mary 2 (AFKAMC)
e2. royal hungarian airforce badge (Colonel_K)
e3. sycamore seed (Viscount)
e4. nasa dragonfly (Whistler)
e5. spicebush swallowtail (Colonel_K)
e6. theatre royal, drury lane (ylla)

f1. draco (Viscount)
f2. tie bomber (chrisol)
f3. south african rugby team, 2019 (Viscount)
f4. bartini beriev vva-14 (AFKAMC)
f5. tulpar (Nutfield)
f6. boeing 2707 (AFKAMC)

64 Comments

  1. Just to get us started…

    11. NAKED MOLE RAT

  2. 24. STEVE BUSCEMI IN RESERVOIR DOGS

  3. 13. BREAST CANCER AWARENESS RIBBON

  4. 29. TARAMASALATA

  5. 33. BARBARA CARTLAND

  6. 25. AMAZON RIVER DOLPHIN

  7. 15. HAMMERSMITH AND CITY LINE

  8. 4. SHEFFIELD UNITED’S AWAY KIT

  9. 20. CANDY FLOSS

  10. 31: EARTHWORM

  11. 21. THE BRITISH EMPIRE

  12. 8. SISTER SERVANTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT OF PERPETUAL ADORATION

  13. 32. TRIANGLES WORN BY SOME CONCENTRATION CAMP INMATES

  14. 17. LADY PENELOPE CREIGHTON-WARD’S CAR

  15. 17. LADY PENELOPE CREIGHTON-WARD’S CAR

    (pipped to the post by Nutfield)

  16. 19. DON CESAR HOTEL

  17. 18. COCKTAIL MADE FROM GIN, GRENADINE AND EGG WHITE

  18. I admire your enthusiasm and speed, Nutfield… but let some of us thickos have a go!

    • Ahhaha the penny finally drops… welcome back gothnak 🙂

      • *Waves*

        (And hey, i keep missing weeks whilst house hunting in Italy!)

        • True, true… and on those weeks I kept thinking to myself “where’s gothnak when you need him?”

          Well, I’m sure there’s worse ways to spend your Friday. Where are you in Italy? North or south? I live in Sicily myself… I’m sure you’re managing fine but if you’re around these parts and need a hand, let me know!

          • Ah cool!

            I’m in Todi, looking for a villa in Umbria/Tuscany. Seen a few, one got beaten to, another the sellers can’t work out how to split the money as they are getting divorced, and a third is too expensive at the moment :(.

            Still, got a few to still go and see that we like the look of.

          • captaincabinets
            captaincabinets

            Ah, what a lovely part of the world. Good luck!

  19. 3. RAF TORNADOS DURING THE GULF WAR

  20. 19. DON CESAR HOTEL

  21. Every single answer I’ve got has already been found by someone else!

  22. 9. ROSA CONSTANCE SPRY

  23. 5. THE FINANCIAL TIMES

  24. 22. MONUMENT TO SOVIET TANK CREWS IN PRAGUE

  25. 26. ONE HUNDRED YEN BANKNOTE

  26. 30…. I’m stuck on Band-aid sport with… something and something… but I feel I’m way off the mark

  27. 27. PEACH BLOSSOM

  28. I thought 23 might be a Lagoon, but i can’t see how the one in Mexico is HTT.

  29. Right, back to work, enjoy!

  30. 14. ALECIA BETH MOORE

  31. 16. GALAH

  32. Left to find, I think:

    6. PLRTSD JMR
    7. NTHR DFN PLT NCC R M
    10. SSS TG R
    12. D RN R
    30. BN DDSP RTWT HSN DNDT WN T YN

  33. 7. ONE THIRD OF NEAPOLITAN ICE CREAM

  34. 12. DARIA-I-NOOR

  35. 10. USS SEA TIGER
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Petticoat

    (I did wonder about tigers before…)

  36. Down to:

    6. PLRTSD JMR

    • 6. PLEUROTUS DJAMOR, commonly known as the pink oyster mushroom.

      Quote: “a list of ‘30 things wot are or were pink’”. There follows a list of 33 things.
      I don’t know whether Tim should be given arithmetic homework or threatened with being made to do lines.

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