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Happy Families: The results are in!

12 April 2019

We had a great response to the recent ’Happy Families Quiz’ designed and organised by Neville Mizen and Marian Stringer.

197 entries (compared with 149 last time) were received which generated a fantastic £1506 in donations with 2 CAF cheques 1 for £15 and 1 for £5 and 2 cheques for £1 the overall amount raised by the quiz was £1528 for the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity. Nevilles quizzes have now raised a cumulative total of £26,658 for the hospice!

As usual the puzzle had a few tricky clues but nevertheless 114 entrants solved all 25 correctly!

 

For those who are interested in the answers the solutions are listed below

 

The results are:

1.              Prodigal son (Anag)

2.              A/untie

3.              Grand/moth/er (Ch: Grandmother clock)

4.              N/ie/ces (Ch: CE Civil engineer)

5.              Father and Mother (Anag)

6.              …..Sister….

7.              Double dutch (Ch: dutch: a wife (cockney slang))

8.              Daddy-Long-Legs (Anag)

9.              Stepson

10.            Black S/heep

11.            Brother -in-law (“brer” inside “statute”)

12.            Grass widow (Anag)

13.            Mother of pearl (Crane: Anag of Nacre)

14.            A/go/ny Aunt

15.            Epigons (Ch: those of later generations; anag)

16.            Country cousins (Anag)

17.            Top of the Pops

18.            Par/en/t/s (“m” taken off “men” and “s” first letter of “sight”)

219.         Uncle Tom’s Cabin (Anag: “Life among the lowly” was an alternative title for the book)

20.            ….Kinsman…

21.            Whistler’s mother

22.            Grand/ma

23.            Sister Sledge (American singing group)

24.            ..Eme… (Ch: an uncle)

25.            An Ideal Husband (play by Os/car/ Wild/e)

 

The lucky winner of the £25 draw was Mrs RJ Gwinnell of Bristol! Very many congratulations! 

A huge thank you to Neville and Marian for supporting the Hospice once again, and to everyone who took part in this years quiz.

 

 

 

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