Answers and results for Homes and Gardens Quiz

 

                                 1st : Chris Chantler of Bath with 66 out of 70

                                 2nd : Jean Baker of Chesterfield with 65½ out of 70

                                 3rd :  Diana Doward of Bishop’s Stortford with 64 out of 70

 

 

1

Life changing file

File

 

 

2

No end of festive flags

Bun tin

 

 

3

USA in bid to be first

Bolt

 

 

4

Mrs Kirk (nee Leroy) has the answer

Kneeler

 

 

5

MC’s announcement is a hit

Hammer

 

 

6

Snail moves end to end

Nails

 

 

7

Punish brat vigorously

Paint brush

 

 

8

Hyacinth’s wish list

Bucket

 

 

9

Bribed and manipulated

Dibber

 

 

10

Cute arses wriggling !!

Secateurs

 

 

11

‘Queue for fruit’, we’re told

Plumb Line

 

 

12

  λ = 1mm to 1000mm

Microwave

 

 

13

Marked on the whisky bottle

Spirit Level

 

 

14

Mythological birds fly back across Yorkshire river

Scourer

 

 

15

Black suit

Spade

 

 

16

Posh car provides cover

Roller

 

 

17

Bells of Notre Dame

Cloches

 

 

18

Fe

Iron

 

 

19

When right is taken away, throw it in and give up

Trowel

 

 

20

Scot, by the sound of it

Tacks

 

 

21

Bad smell in the Home Counties

Sponge

 

 

22

Fight about commercial

Bradawl

 

 

23

F**k

Fork

 

 

24

Broken woman given directions

Lawn mower

 

 

25

Sgt. Pepper’s one and only singer

Shears

 

 

26

5 joined by Percy

Sledge hammer

 

 

27

Propels around

Loppers

 

 

28

In the ground or up in the air

Plane

 

 

29

Evening meal?

Ironing board

 

 

30

Provide cover by having dual nationality

French polish

 

 

31

Have no right to work

Wok

 

 

32

Perils of getting lost

Pliers

 

 

33

Currently running from Wookey Hole to Seaton

Axe

 

 

34

Tea mat, so we hear

Trug

 

 

35

Disappear and drop right in it

Varnish

 

 

36

Mineral spring by the Upa River

Spatula

 

 

37

Strive to answer this clue

Rivets

 

 

38

Orange juice and vodka

Screwdriver

 

 

39

Sospan, Swansea

Saucepan

 

 

40

PC welcoming the haggis

Copper piping

 

 

41

See past the answer

Saw

 

 

42

Talent shown by alien

Skillet

 

 

43

War hero blew around

Wheelbarrow

 

 

44

Endlessly played by Captain Corelli

Mandoline

 

 

45

Schoffel

Dutch Hoe

 

 

46

Two men, William and Benjamin

Flowerpot

 

 

47

Brow

Bracket

 

 

48

Used to stir up trouble

Wooden spoon

 

 

49

Woman in conflict

Washer

 

 

50

Fat snob, fiercer when aggravated

Fabric softener

 

 

51

Made by YTFC

Gloves

 

 

52

Young boy, the French uncovered

Ladle

 

 

53

Whisky? why not !

Whisk

 

 

54

Up with this and down with snakes

Ladder

 

 

55

Gathered in May, when the weather is cold

Nuts

 

 

56

One of 7, according to Dante

Vice

 

 

57

Medical practitioner unwell

Drill

 

 

58

Something easier

Hinge

 

 

59

LE8 6LH

Whetstone

 

 

60

Outside stockings

Garden hose

 

 

61

Confused ending for Nell’s neighbours

Mangle

 

 

62

Red top on the beach ?

Sand paper

 

 

63

Iron, Nickel and Potassium

Knife

 

 

64

Hogarth’s development

Rake

 

 

65

Broken man. transported

Pestle and mortar

 

 

66

Unruly hair

Mop

 

 

67

Genisteae

Broom

 

 

68

Leave this and get in bigger trouble – You’re fired !

Frying pan

 

 

69

Takes a shine to Dacia

Duster

 

 

70

His delight in Lincolnshire

Poacher

 

 

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