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Who Is? [BB312]

29 May, 2011

Perhaps more a trivia quiz than a word puzzle this week, but can you link all thirteen entries to manifestations of the one name?

Bear in mind that this same name may apply to a connected character, a creator, a surname or first name – though in every case, speaking generally, it’s the one answer for every clue. Question being, which name, and who specifically is the baker’s dozen being implicated?

  1. Inspector Morse
  2. Christy Brown
  3. White Witch
  4. Queen of Hearts
  5. King of Comedy
  6. The King
  7. Great Balls of Fire
  8. McLaren Mercedes
  9. Long jump
  10. BHP
  11. Nova 100
  12. Workin’ for a Livin’
  13. Biggest Loser

Wish to make another one-name quiz?

BB311 SOLUTION: Gapes, Magpies, gypsy, eggplants, agapanthus, grapevines, Egyptians, Galapagos, mugwumps, kingpins, fingerprints, signpost, bagpipes, glockenspiels

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