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Cryptic pop quiz... - The Paranoid Android
...musings of a mechanically depressed robot...
Cryptic pop quiz...
Had a bad morning in work, but I received a quiz in the mail - so I've included it (below) for your enjoyment too. It cheered me up loads!
I've got all the answers apart from 5. (numbers 33, 37, 47, 68 and 75 if you're interested)
Got to dash - work to do and all that.

The following are crossword type clues for pop bands and singers - the first answer is given as an example

1 Nun Toboggan............................Sister Sledge
2 Get paste from a tube
3 Elizabeth, Victoria and Mary
4 BA, BSc, B.Eng.
5 Stop Jock and Stop Jock
6 Dickie, Goucho, Harpo, Zeppo
7 Babies on a slab
8 Desert Waterhole
9 East end revolutionary
10 Treacherous vicar
11 Aircraft data recording unit
12 Insanity
13 Blokes grafting
14 Young men selling mice
15 Pale serpent
16 Both of you
17 Merlin
18 I'm fanatical about the girl
19 Disturbed vision
20 Prosperous city vermin
21 Plasters
22 Desperate trouble
23 Rub out midge
24 Preserve reflect on a famous river
25 Gender arms
26 Silhouettes
27 Hamlet - a female relative
28 Greenhouse plants
29 Next command
30 Years quarters
31 Corridors containing horse fodder
32 South American Indian instamatic
33 Picture house tune
34 Dark Sunday
35 Distribute equally
36 Ham or beef sandwiches
37 A friendly prickly bush
38 Very warm galaxy
39 Bird of prey with colic
40 Hard of hearing wildcat
41 Germany with coronary regulators
42 Raincoat bought near Blackpool
43 Dorothy's dog
44 Unemployment card
45 Several raincoats found in cemetery
46 Throttlers
47 Clergymen in long dress
48 Gorgeous but not northern
49 Revolvers and flowers
50 Spinning rocks
51 First man and insects
52 Thunderbolt helps the grass grow
53 In wonderland - just like that
54 Refinement association
55 Lumbar puncture
56 Upset over phobias
57 Slimming world queen
58 Manweb bulb band
59 Williams vacation
60 Ol blue eyes off to make a movie
61 Funpark, magnetic effect
62 Aviation strikers
63 Uncomplicated primary colours
64 The cost of watching a comet
65 Oxygen cylinder
66 Man Fridays partner in flames
67 Genuflect for a gem
68 Big apple movement
69 Dances in Jerry built prison
70 Fashionable assembly
71 Wild urban evangelists
72 Parents
73 Moist, soaked, saturated
74 Not what they seem
75 Sent for porridge
76 Dickie at the precipice
77 Depressed Evertonians
78 Keep the horses in footwear
79 Spanish heavyweight in WC
80 Orleans maid swaps her protective shield

Current Mood: nerdy nerdy

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tweezlebum From: tweezlebum Date: August 15th, 2001 11:39 am (UTC) (Link)
<cries> Where are the answers? I only know, like, 5 of them! lol
paranoidandroid From: paranoidandroid Date: August 15th, 2001 01:10 pm (UTC) (Link)
Errrr.... could it be that 90% of them are late 70's early 80's bands???? >wry smile
tweezlebum From: tweezlebum Date: August 15th, 2001 01:37 pm (UTC) (Link)


I know. That's why I want the answers! rofl! <skotl>
paranoidandroid From: paranoidandroid Date: August 16th, 2001 02:54 am (UTC) (Link)
I'll mail the one's I know to you ...
tweezlebum From: tweezlebum Date: August 16th, 2001 07:43 am (UTC) (Link)


<gasp> You mean they sent the test around with no answers so you can check your answers? That's just not right! lol! Thank you, sweetheart. :D
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