Cryptic Christmas

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by Straightmute, Dec 17, 2003.

  1. Straightmute

    Straightmute Active Member

    All fairly easy but some of these made me lol:

    Christmas Carols and Songs

    The following are cryptic clues to some Christmas carols and songs e.g. Jovial yuletide desired for the second person singular or plural by us = 'We Wish You A Merry Christmas'

    1. Move hitherward the entire assembly of those who are loyal in their belief
    2. Listen the celestial messengers produce harmonious sounds
    3. Nocturnal timespan of unbroken quietness.
    4. An emotion excited by the acquisition or expectation of good given to the terrestrial sphere.
    5. Embellish the interior passageways.
    6. I envisaged my maternal parent osculating with the rotund gift bringer
    7. Twelve o'clock on a clement night witnessed its arrival
    8. The Christmas preceding all others.
    9. Small municipality in Judea southeast of Jerusalem.
    10. Diminutive masculine master of skin-covered percussionistic cylinders.
    11. Omnipotent Supreme Being who elicits respite to ecstatic distinguished males.
    12. Tranquillity upon the terrestrial sphere.
    13. Obese personification fabricated of compressed mounds of minute crystals.
    14. Expectation of arrival to populated area by mythical, masculine, perennial gift-giver.
    15. Natal Celebration devoid of colour, rather albino, as a hallucinatory phenomenon for me.
    16. In awe of the nocturnal time span characterized by religiosity.
    17. Geographic state of fantasy during the season of mother natures dormancy.
    18. The first person nominative plural of a triumvirate of far eastern heads of state.
    19. Tintinnabulation of vacillating pendulums in inverted, metallic, resonant cups.
    20. In a distant location the existence of an improvised unit of newborn children's slumber furniture.
     
  2. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    In the words of the mighty Seedhouse:

    lol :lol:
     
  3. Dave Payn

    Dave Payn Active Member

    I like these! Reminds me of a book I bought a couple of years ago: 100 Pretentious Nursery Rhymes. Bog standard Nursery Rhymes given an English Language strangulation. Very funny. (Well, I thought so!)
     

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