England Cryptic Quiz 1

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The following quiz round was submitted by Alan MacDonald from the UK. Many thanks Alan, great as always!

The answers to the following questions contain places in England.

1. Who had a Top 10 hit in the UK in 1964 with "Walk on by"

2. Which sportsman was sentenced to 3 years in prison in 1987 for tax evasion

3. What is the more common name for magnesium sulphate

4. Which DJ played the first record heard on Radio 1

5. Who went around the world in Gypsy Moth

6. Which actor played the cinema's first Tarzan

7. In a Shakespeare play, how are Mrs Page and Mrs Ford better known

8. Under what name did Eric Blair write his novels

9. Which actor played Henry VIII in the film "Anne of a thousand days"

10. Which famous comedian, actor and musician, one half of a famous duo, died in March 2002


1. Dionne "Warwick"

2. "Lester" Piggott

3. "Epsom" Salts

4. Tony "Blackburn"

5. Francis "Chichester"

6. Elmo "Lincoln"

7. The Merry Wives of "Windsor"

8. George "Orwell"

9. Richard "Burton"

10. "Dudley" Moore


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