The Annual Rotary Quiz Results for 2019

The winners are announced

 

The Rotary Club of Wigan - Christmas Quiz -  2019 

Answers

This annual quiz provided a lot of fun and brain gymnastics, as well as raising a significant sum for local good causes. 60 entries were submitted and, impressively, most of these were very close to achieving full marks. Each answer was correctly identified by at least 27 entrants.  The six with all the correct answers were Gill Bergman from Garstang; John Campbell from Shevington; Alison Foster from Blackrod; David Fox from Wigan;  Roger Lynn from Orrell and M.Swinson from Liverpool. Congratulations to them!

1.        

Shout by bingo winner. (5)

House

2.        

Beatles’ road.   (5)

Abbey

3.        

Shell peas.  (3)

Pod

4.        

Not yet absolutely wonderful.  (6)

Prefab

5.        

Village People song.  (1, 1, 1, 1)

YMCA

6.        

Perrier or Evian for cats?  (7)

Chateau

7.        

From the NATO phonetic alphabet.  (5)

Hotel

8.        

Moved quickly to Switzerland.  (5)

Ranch

9.        

Kendrick Lamar song leads to unending depression.  (5)

Igloo

10.    

Sailors’ song.  (6)

Shanty

11.    

Sounds like a drink that causes urination.  (5)

Tepee

12.    

Penelope Keith was born to this.  (5)

Manor

13.    

Tramp tangled up in a net.  (9)

Apartment

14.    

Dog type which became a millionaire. (4)

Slum

15.    

Deflated.  (4)

Flat

16.    

Move in chess.  (6)

Castle

17.    

Desert train.  (7)

Caravan

18.    

Six pounds an article in France.  (5)

Villa

19.    

Tomb raider.  (5)

Croft

20.    

Written Latin warning.  (4)

Cave

21.    

A deep red sweet wine chiefly from Spain.  (4)

Tent

22.    

Wild arm-swinging punch.  (10)

Roundhouse

23.    

Swiss beer hits the spot exactly. (6)

Chalet

24.    

Where Uncle Tom kept his taxi?  (5)

Cabin

25.    

1958 film starring Cary Grant and Sophia Loren.  (9)

Houseboat

26.    

Type of cheese or pie.  (7)

Cottage

27.    

Our boy enters about teatime.  (10)

Maisonette

28.    

Friend who’s a whizz at what he does.  (6)

Palace

29.    

Catcalls.  (4)

Mews

30.    

Room in Cluedo.  (4)

Hall

31.    

Short young lady coming out backwards starts situation.  (6)

Bedsit

32.    

Scene for Psycho.  (5)

Motel

33.    

Bond’s boss is a long way off.  (4)

Farm

34.    

Stoker loses the head off his tool. (5)

Hovel

35.    

Russian says ‘Yes’ to half a dance.  (5)

Dacha

36.    

Bribe brings barometer fall.  (8)

Bungalow

37.    

Major software company.  (5)

Adobe

38.    

Scam leads to letting off steam. (7)

Convent

39.    

No cost for this square in Monopoly.  (4)

Jail

40.    

Famous night club and music venue in Manchester.  (8)

Hacienda

41.    

It’s fine inside an Irish plane. (6)

Ryokan

42.    

He lost in reorganisation.  (6)

Hostel

43.    

Male heads to South East.  (5)

Manse

44.    

The Pharos of Alexandria was the first one.  (10)

Lighthouse

45.    

Star Wars gangster loses at the end.  (3)

Hut

46.    

Shop around for drink cooler.  (7)

Hospice

47.    

A barrel of herring goes well with an egg-less drink.  (7)

Crannog

48.    

Film about Gladys Aylwood loses sense of joy.  (3)

Inn

49.    

Weightlifting move.  (5)

Squat

50.    

Smells like a lack of personal hygiene on Turkish Airlines.  (5)

Bothy

51.    

Anglican Viagra causes upset.  (8)

Vicarage

52.    

Push one’s way roughly and rudely.  (5)

Barge

53.    

A little sofa?  (9)

Couchette

54.    

Principle of faith about males.  (8)

Tenement

55.    

Deception over Latin teachers causes mother to lose head.  (11)

Condominium

56.    

Half a Billy Idol song about a hardy border flower.  (9)

Monastery

57.    

Baby monitor app for a conservative.  (9)

Dormitory

58.    

Loudly jeers and interrupts a political opponent.  (8)

Barracks

59.    

Hairpiece gets wet and messy.  (6)

Wigwam

60.    

Western leporid.  (5)

Whare

61.    

Laugh at rapid eye movement.  (5)

Harem

62.    

Tax return shows employer reference number.  (6)

Tavern

63.    

What’s left when greedy pig is disturbed and leaves dairy dish. (4)

Yurt

64.    

Berry types go in the mixer.  (10)

Presbytery

65.    

Uneasy “Hi” reveals confusion.  (8)

Siheyuan

66.    

Pedestrian island.  (6)

Refuge

67.    

People at the southern end of Lake Malawi sound a gong.  (7)

Yaodong

68.    

Good variety.  (6)

Grange

69.    

Little Matthew in love with Italian.  (9)

Mattamore

70.    

2007 novel by William P. Young. made into a film.  (5)

Shack

71.    

I and mine come back.  (4)

Tipi

72.    

Askew picture loses relevance.  (5)

Tupic

73.    

Meeting place for the youngest members of the scout movement? (5)

Lodge

74.    

Kuala Lumpur airport to Los Angeles  (5)

Kulla

75.    

I get mixed up in a deadly desert cult.  (7)

Mansion