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LRA's 2022 Christmas Quiz


16 January 2023Christmas Decoration

Thank you to all of you who sent in your entry for the Christmas quiz – and to the many other families who had a go (and didn’t hesitate to tell us which questions caused problems!).

The winner is Mary Marshall, who receives a 15 book token.


The answers are below.

1. Atop the cathedral? (9) Upminster
2. Ice for a lord? (5,5) Earls Colne
3. Entrance for a water bird (9) Herongate
4. Nice festival (4,6) Good Easter
5. How you may like your egg and chips (6) Witham
6. Sounds as if nun arrived on horseback (6,6) Abbess Roding
7. Making a bid (8) Tendring
8. Bird in a candle? (7) Jaywick
9. Buried? (7) Ingrave
10. Corresponding colour? (8,5) Matching Green
11. Quite mad! (7) Barking
12. Dark and darker (9) Blackmore
13. A flower pot man moves swiftly (8) Benfleet
14. Car gets sick (6) Ilford
15. Eat little and often (5) Grays
16. Expanse of water, either side the Channel (6) Mersea
17. Sound your horn as you go up (4,4) Toot Hill
18. Two parts of a ship (10) Hullbridge
19. Prince gets blown around (10) Willingale
20. Inter a judo expert (7) Danbury
21. Somewhere the boating is enjoyable (5, 6) Great Saling
22. Footwear interred by a headland (12) Shoeburyness
23. Motorbike is chilly (4,6) Cold Norton
24. Bird of prey drinks here? (8) Hawkwell
25. Knocks the bear down (7) Felsted
26. Fawlty in higher education (8) Basildon
27. Sun on the meadow (8) Rayleigh
28. Prickly forest (9) Thornwood
29. Hangout for a Sloane Ranger (6) Debden
30. Place of worship for Little Boy Blue? (10) Hornchurch


25 November 2022

Following tradition, here’s our Christmas quiz for everyone to enjoy. The theme is based on Essex or former Essex Towns and Villages. Bottles of fizz or a 15 book token to the first correct answer drawn out. So, atlases ready….

Answers, please, to lesandsueharris@aol.comor by post to 32 Upper Park, Loughton IG10 4EQ, by January 6th 2023.

Here's printer friendly version as well.

A very Happy Christmas to you all!
 


1. Atop the cathedral? (9)
2. Ice for a lord? (5,5)
3. Entrance for a water bird (9)
4. Nice festival (4,6)
5. How you may like your egg and chips (6)
6. Sounds as if nun arrived on horseback (6,6)
7. Making a bid (8)
8. Bird in a candle? (7)
9. Buried? (7)
10. Corresponding colour? (8,5)
11. Quite mad! (7)
12. Dark and darker (9)
13. A flower pot man moves swiftly (8)
14. Car gets sick (6)
15. Eat little and often (5)
16. Expanse of water, either side the Channel (6)
17. Sound your horn as you go up (4,4)
18. Two parts of a ship (10)
19. Prince gets blown around (10)
20. Inter a judo expert (7)
21. Somewhere the boating is enjoyable (5, 6)
22. Footwear interred by a headland (12)
23. Motorbike is chilly (4,6)
24. Bird of prey drinks here? (8)
25. Knocks the bear down (7)
26. Fawlty in higher education (8)
27. Sun on the meadow (8)
28. Prickly forest (9)
29. Hangout for a Sloane Ranger (6)
30. Place of worship for Little Boy Blue? (10)