What connects The Little Girl with the Blue Armchair to Tea? The Saturday Quiz | life and style

Questions

1 Who was Lord Alvanley’s fat friend?
2 In bony fish, what is the organ controlling buoyancy?
3 What hit 29 mph in Rainhill testing?
4 Where is the Skeleton Coast?
5 Which dish was co-created in 1953 by Constance Spry?
6 Who was the first non-Latin football team to win the European Cup?
7 What jazz musician claims to be from Saturn?
8 What is the oldest writing system in the world?
What links:
9 Edward Woodward; Denzel Washington; Queen Latifah?
ten king of Spain; Irish fighter; Platinum Jubbly?
11 Breslau; Danzig; Stein; Konigsberg; Memel?
12 In the Lodge; Tea; The child’s bath; Little girl in the blue armchair?
13 Little; large White; cattle?
14 Clippy; Duke; Snoo; tuxedo; Wumpus?
15 Oliver Cromwell; Leo Amery; David Davis?

Do you know everything there is to know about Queen Latifah? Photography: Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP

Answers

1 Prince Regent (according to the insult of Beau Brummell).
2 Swim bladder (air/gas bladder).
3 Stephenson’s Rocket.
4 Atlantic coast of Namibia and Angola.
5 Coronation chicken.
6 Celtic FC (1967).
7 Sun Ra.

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8 Cuneiform.
9 Played EQ in film and TV.
ten Misspelled Merchandise: Ashley Giles Mug; Cup of the Notre-Dame stadium; Platinum Jubilee Plate.
11 Former German cities: Wrocław, Gdańsk and Szczecin, Poland; Kaliningrad, Russia; Klaipeda, Lithuania.
12 Paintings by Mary Cassatt.
13 Egrets in Brittany.
14 Technological mascots: Microsoft; Java; Reddit; Linux; Discord.
15 All said ‘In the name of God, go’ to the Commons: to the rump parliament; to Neville Chamberlain; to Boris Johnson.

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