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OwdReds

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56. High Barnet?
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52 The Mouse Mansion books but you must have wanted Kilburn

2 Blackhorse Road

12 Tower Hill

15 Edgware

27 Fairlop

31 Arsenal

43 Hatton Cross

58 Ickenham

60 Balham
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The journey so far:

  1. Clydesdale or Barclay's                                          Bank
  2. Or the route to Lloyd's?                                         Blackhorse Road
  3. A light blue one in Islington will cost £100.             Angel
  4. Geriatric thoroughfare.                                          Old Street
  5. Twice losers in successive FA Cup finals.                Queens Park
  6. Does wonders for the sale of marmalade.               Paddington
  7. Brother of David and Elizabeth and twin of Shula.   Kenton
  8. Red Angela's country way.                                    Rayners Lane
  9. Transferred from Exeter or Newcastle?                   St James's Park
10. Or from Reading?                                                 Elm Park
11. Cavalier? Victor?                                                   Vauxhall
12. Whence to obtain the best panorama of York?
13. Where to sit like Patience.                                     Monument
14. Over the Forth?                                                    Redbridge
15. Do side plates qualify as this?                                Edgware
16. Celebrated by the New Vaudeville Band.                 Finchley Central
17. A town in Belgium.                                               Waterloo
18. A province in Belgium.                                          Hainault
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?                                                Royal Oak
23. Phil Redmond's creation.                                       Grange Hill
24. The only one also found on the Paris Métro.            Temple
25. Geiranger waterfalls or Sussex cliffs.                      Seven Sisters
26. The card game at the Round Table.                        Knightsbridge
27. Blonde cut short.                                                  Fairlop
28. An entrance for Othello.                                        Moorgate
29. Don't forget your passport if coming from Ealing.    Pimlico
30. The fee for playing Obadiah Slope on TV?                Rickmansworth
31. Can be explored in Venice  or watched in Argentina. Arsenal
32. Found in the Great Slave Lake.                               Canada Water
33. Slow Left Arm exponent's public garden.                 Tufnell Park
34. Patella's lair.                                                         Neasden
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.                  Queensbury
39. Colourless metropolis.                                              White City
40. The A9 perhaps.                                                      Caledonian Road
41. Ellipsoidal, as at Glentoran.                                       Oval
42. A chalet?                                                                 Swiss  Cottage
43. You can keep your ...... X.                                        Hatton Cross
44. Are the dogs here mad?                                           Barking
45. Stuck at red lights, what you hope someone will do.   Turnham Green
46. Ashford, Gravesend or Tonbridge?                             Kentish Town
47. You may get the Needle here.                                   Embankment
48. Go fish Carla.                                                          Turnpike Lane
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.                                         Kilburn
53. Lawyer Mason's face covering?                                 Perivale
54. A stream full of traps.                                              Snaresbrook
55. Charred quercus.                                                    Burnt Oak
56. A Cockney's beehive?                                              High Barnet
57. I'm sorry, I haven't a clue.                                      Mornington Crescent
58. Uncle Fred.                                                            Ickenham
59. Where Bob Holness did not play the saxophone.        Baker Street
60. "Gateway to the South". (Honey's off, dear.)             Balham


Tower Hill may well be a good answer for 12, but, with the stress on the wrong syllable and an imaginary Yorkshire glottal stop, I was thinking of somewhere else. Beverley, Halifax, Doncaster and Rotherham might also have been candidates.


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52 The Mouse Mansion books but you must have wanted Kilburn


Indeed. It seems my literary education has been sadly neglected. Well, I did fail O-Level English Literature.

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

Classic example of not reading the question in full  :-[

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Could 12 be Upminster?
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Could 12 be Upminster?

...where this train terminates. Thanks to all who took part.
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Thank you JCFC, was very enjoyable even though I only managed a handful

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