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Christmas Lepidoptera quiz

Published: 13 December 2010

Graham Wenman has posted a Christmas Lepidoptera quiz on the UK Moths discussion group. The quiz is devised to help raise money for Moths Count. You do not have to contribute to the scheme but it would be much appreciated if you donated at least £1 to Moths Count to participate in the quiz.

Quiz information

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The Quiz

  1. Fish
  2. Fish with Polaroids? (2 words)
  3. Fish after fish
  4. Fried fish ruin creel flame
  5. I'm one of Floyd's (Pink)
  6. I'm in hotty (bottled)
  7. I'm with Charles
  8. I'm at the bar!
  9. I'm mixed with Paul
  10. I'm with the old man (2 words)
  11. Did Orpheus break one?
  12. Sister of Lynn and Corin
  13. Pliant, bent, not soft
  14. Hark, I'm a singing angel
  15. Sounds like a lecherous bloke
  16. Buzz and Neil's transport
  17. A cheval-glass
  18. Make sub-class leer (2 words)
  19. Sputnik?
  20. M. Ali, boxing clever.
  21. I'm with Cherubim
  22. Late 80s punk/rock blend
  23. N Hussain was (2 words)
  24. Percussion instrument
  25. Ruby (not tiger) on TV
  26. I'm with 'The sailor man'
  27. I blood aria, woven! (2 words)
  28. I'm back behind Cambridge city
  29. Found in Moody Blues nights (2 words)
  30. Error all switch-back
  31. 'Nature' place - on Brighton beach perhaps?
  32. I'm in the class
  33. Cooked Roo ribs?
  34. Batting back
  35. Museum of Culinary History and Alimentation
  36. Thread cutter?
  37. Outgrowth (bony)
  38. Outermost Galilean satellite
  39. Crazy 'tingler' (hanging)
  40. Advice from a fan? (hyphen)
  41. Troubled toil
  42. Honda model
  43. Classic yacht (2 words)
  44. Buddy, sad (2 words)
  45. One of 16 in the Harum?
  46. Bull to finish - YESSSSSSSSS! (2 words)
  47. Mixed play
  48. 2/3 of promissory note
  49. I'm well in Knaresborough (2 words)
  50. Bars (disreputable)
  51. See how eagerly I advance (Alice)
  52. Myristica
  53. Mrs Julius?
  54. Agatha taxies in somehow (2 words)
  55. I'm in ideal banana plantation
  56. Capillary? (2 words, hyphen)
  57. Wimbledon, Hampstead (2 words)
  58. An awful pain
  59. Biblical animal (Job 40.15) de-aspirated (2 words)
  60. Supporter-soccer, with no ball (hyphen)
  61. Brush or vac? (2 words)
  62. CIA probe Tory Hall scandal (2 words)
  63. Tobacco (at HM's pleasure)
  64. Type of dress coat
  65. Tod's wart treated (2 words)
  66. A genital pimple sale transformed (2 words)
  67. St Michayl, early transformer!
  68. Two pirates (2 words)
  69. Doorkeeper's peasant (2 words)
  70. Can apple be just hidden with lumpy sugar? (2 words)
  71. E.G mangled (mangled) (2 words)
  72. Was 'The Red Baron' one of these? (2 words)
  73. Acid applied in to make this (2 words)
  74. Leaking biros
  75. I'm on an elephant (2 words)
  76. I rub front to back
  77. Le drapeau de la France par exemple
  78. What you might have got as Gwenllian passed? (2 words)
  79. God of the Afterlife, not so!
  80. Margaret (dim,) back
  81. 'I'm a pet' Polly said, crazy! (2 words)
  82. A rude e-mail message!
  83. Spooner's white brave (2 words)
  84. Ten thousand gallon brewing vat? (2 words)
  85. Wow, all of Albania go free! (2 words)
  86. String edge (or a tan!) (2 words)
  87. 9 under par round ORN, all a prince can make (2 words)
  88. Small pause?
  89. No run scored of this ball!
  90. Cuss if top boy sails abroad (2 words)
  91. I lash a coley, (battered) (2 words)
  92. Unknown in tea (2 words)
  93. Ex-England manager's boys?
  94. Ella Mae Bailey? (3 words)
  95. Words Bing sang to Rev Spooner? (2 words)
  96. Privet cutters
  97. Would Mrs Ratner ask for her..? (2 words)
  98. Minor aches, minutes lost finds me.
  99. Hugh 11 (3 words)
  100. A-team Gemmini scrambled (2 words)

Clue 101 is for the person who has helped me as a guinea pig for this quiz and the most helpful person for my moths IDs - with grateful thanks

  1. Cormartley - guinea pig extrordinaire - thanks (2 words)

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