S Holmes Casebook: Lion's Mane (Virtual)  LbNA # 22608

OwnerAdoptable      
Placed DateMay 28 2006
CountyVirtual
Location, VIR
Boxes1
Found ByChoi
Last UpdateNov 28 2010

Clues

S Holmes Casebook: Lion's Mane (Virtual)

"In all my chronicles the reader will find no case which brought me so completely to the limit of my powers...as I searched for the mystery of the Lion’s Mane."

If you solve the passkey, Watson, you will know the miscreant's full name!

1. What body of water did Holmes' villa in Sussex overlook? (1st letter of this word is the first letter of the passkey)

2. There was a severe gale at the beginning of the story. What was the month & year? (The 4th letter of the month is the 2nd letter of the passkey)

3. Who was with Holmes when the dying man approached him? (The 3rd letter of his last name is the 3rd letter of the passkey)

4. The dying man shrieked 2 or 3 words. What did Holmes interpret them to be? (The 3rd letter of the 3rd word is the 4th letter of the passkey)

5. What did the instrument of death appear to be? (The last letter of the apparent instrument of death is the 5th letter of the passkey)

6. Who was the mathematical coach and friend of the dead man? (The 2nd letter of his first name is the 6th letter of the passkey; the 6th letter of his last name is the 7th letter of the passkey.)

7. Who was the village constable at the scene? (The 1st letter of his last name is the 8th letter of the passkey)

8. What was the dead man's name? (The 3rd letter of his last name is the 9th letter of the passkey; the 2nd letter of his first name is the 10th letter of the passkey)

9. Who was the dead man's fiancee? (3rd & 4th letters of her last name are the 11th & 12th letters of the passkey)

10. What was the name of the dead man's fiancée's home? (The 2nd letter of the second word is the 13th letter of the passkey)

11. What mislead Holmes? (The 1st letter of the 2nd word is the 14th letter of the passkey)

12. What breed of dog did the dead man own? (The 1st letter of the dog breed is the last letter of the passkey)