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With a few days' hiatus before the Euros, here is another silly quizzle for the odd few who might be interested - and you would have to be pretty odd.


  1. Clydesdale or Barclay's
  2. Or the route to Lloyd's?
  3. A light blue one in Islington will cost Ł100.
  4. Geriatric thoroughfare.
  5. Twice losers in successive FA Cup finals.
  6. Does wonders for the sale of marmalade.
  7. Brother of David and Elizabeth and twin of Shula.
  8. Red Angela's country way.
  9. Transferred from Exeter or Newcastle?
10. Or from Reading?
11. Cavalier? Victor?
12. Whence to obtain the best panorama of York?
13. Where to sit like Patience.
14. Over the Forth?
15. Do side plates qualify as this?
16. Celebrated by the New Vaudeville Band.
17. A town in Belgium.
18. A province in Belgium.
19. Dominicans
20. There's no longer a Doric one at Euston.
21. Eleanor's penultimate resting place.
22. The Boscobel one?
23. Phil Redmond's creation.
24. The only one also found on the Paris Métro.
25. Geiranger waterfalls or Sussex cliffs.
26. The card game at the Round Table.
27. Blonde cut short.
28. An entrance for Othello.
29. Don't forget your passport if coming from Ealing.
30. The fee for playing Obadiah Slope on TV?
31. Can be explored in Venice  or watched in Argentina.
32. Found in the Great Slave Lake.
33. Slow Left Arm exponent's public garden.
34. Patella's lair.
35. Birds of a Feather flock here.
36. Ken can't but ...
37. Environmentally friendly crossing.
38. The home of Black Dyke Mills brass band.
39. Colourless metropolis.
40. The A9 perhaps.
41. Ellipsoidal, as at Glentoran.
42. A chalet?
43. You can keep your ...... X.
44. Are the dogs here mad?
45. When stuck at red lights, what you hope someone will do.
46. Ashford, Gravesend or Tonbridge?
47. You may get the Needle here.
48. Go fish Carla.
49. Where unicorns worship.
50. First reached in under 4 minutes in Oxford.
51. Ripper's territory.
52. Not the Mouseman's one.
53. Lawyer Mason's face covering?
54. A stream full of traps.
55. Charred quercus.
56. A Cockney's beehive?
57. I'm sorry, I haven't a clue.
58. Uncle Fred.
59. Where Bob Holness definitely did not play the saxophone.
60. "Gateway to the South". (Honey's off, dear.)
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56 Neil Hair

Nice try, but you are on the wrong lines - literally!
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1. Bank
9. St James Park
11. Vauxhall
20. Archway
21 Charing Cross
37. Greenford
41 Oval
50 Mile End
57. Mornington Crescent
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A fine start!

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4. Old Street
19. Blackfriars
30. Rickmansworth
39. White City
42. Swiss Cottage
46. Kentish Town
49. Hornchurch
53. Perivale
55. Burnt Oak

?  36. Chorleywood ?

Others possibly to follow when brain re-engaged!
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More splendid stuff!

Not the answer I was expecting for 36, but it works - just about. You plucked that one-handed out of the air, where I was offering a dolly catch.
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36 - Barbican
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4 - Old St
6 - Paddington
21 - Westminster
35 - Chigwell
42 - Swiss Cottage
47 - Embankment
50 - Mile End
51 - Whitechapel

All the ones I could work out off the top of my head

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All good, except 21. Westminster was  I believe, Eleanor's ultimate resting place, rather than penultimate.

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The journey so far:

  1. Clydesdale or Barclay's                                          Bank
  2. Or the route to Lloyd's?
  3. A light blue one in Islington will cost Ł100.
  4. Geriatric thoroughfare.                                          Old Street
  5. Twice losers in successive FA Cup finals.
  6. Does wonders for the sale of marmalade.               Paddington
  7. Brother of David and Elizabeth and twin of Shula.
  8. Red Angela's country way.
  9. Transferred from Exeter or Newcastle?                   St James's Park
10. Or from Reading?
11. Cavalier? Victor?                                                   Vauxhall
12. Whence to obtain the best panorama of York?
13. Where to sit like Patience.
14. Over the Forth?
15. Do side plates qualify as this?
16. Celebrated by the New Vaudeville Band.
17. A town in Belgium.
18. A province in Belgium.
19. Dominicans                                                           Blackfriars                 
20. There's no longer a Doric one at Euston.                  Archway
21. Eleanor's penultimate resting place.                        Charing Cross
22. The Boscobel one?
23. Phil Redmond's creation.
24. The only one also found on the Paris Métro.
25. Geiranger waterfalls or Sussex cliffs.
26. The card game at the Round Table.
27. Blonde cut short.
28. An entrance for Othello.
29. Don't forget your passport if coming from Ealing.
30. The fee for playing Obadiah Slope on TV?                   Rickmansworth
31. Can be explored in Venice  or watched in Argentina.
32. Found in the Great Slave Lake.
33. Slow Left Arm exponent's public garden.
34. Patella's lair.
35. Birds of a Feather flock here.                                     Chigwell
36. Ken can't but ...                                                       Barbican
37. Environmentally friendly crossing.                              Greenford
38. The home of Black Dyke Mills brass band.
39. Colourless metropolis.                                              White City
40. The A9 perhaps.
41. Ellipsoidal, as at Glentoran.                                       Oval
42. A chalet?                                                                 Swiss  Cottage
43. You can keep your ...... X.
44. Are the dogs here mad?
45. Stuck at red lights, what you hope someone will do.
46. Ashford, Gravesend or Tonbridge?                             Kentish Town
47. You may get the Needle here.                                   Embankment
48. Go fish Carla.
49. Where unicorns worship.                                          Hornchurch
50. First reached in under 4 minutes in Oxford.               Mile End
51. Ripper's territory.                                                    Whitechapel
52. Not the Mouseman's one.
53. Lawyer Mason's face covering?                                 Perivale
54. A stream full of traps.
55. Charred quercus.                                                    Burnt Oak
56. A Cockney's beehive?
57. I'm sorry, I haven't a clue.                                      Mornington Crescent
58. Uncle Fred.
59. Where Bob Holness definitely did not play the saxophone.
60. "Gateway to the South". (Honey's off, dear.)
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My brain is now closing down, but the following may fill in a few of the remaining gaps:-

8. Rayners Lane
10. Elm Park
18. Hainault  (I think - depending on spelling)
22. Royal Oak
24. Temple
26. Knightsbridge
40. Caledonian Road
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Well done once again!

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3 Angel
5 Queen's Park
7 Kenton
10 Elm Park
13 Monument
14 Redbridge
16 Finchley Central
17 Waterloo
18 Hainault
23 Grange Hill
25 Seven Sisters
28 Moorgate
29 Pimlico
32 Canada Water
33 Tufnell (or Holland) Park
34 Neasden
38 Queensbury
44 Barking
45 Turnham Green
48 Turnpike Lane
52 Mansion House
54 Snaresbrook
59 Baker Street
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Brilliant stuff! I am puzzled by your 52 though - it isn't what I had in mind and I cannot work out how it fits.