Big Christmas Word Quiz - 2019

 In aid of All Saints Youth Project

 we have raised over £500!

Well done and thank you to everybody who took part.   There were 30 entries and three that secured the equal highest marks and the winners were pulled from a hat. 

1st Prize – Brenda Inman

2nd Prize – Rebecca Brolly  

We found there were quite a few alternative answers to our clues, and we did award points for them, some of which are included below. We enjoyed your entries and encouraging comments.

Here are the answers!

1.    

In between O and Q

Pea

2.    

Smells like cyanide

Almond

3.    

Keep it flying

Aspidistra

4.    

Emblem for the National Trust

Oak / Acorn

5.    

Help you see in the dark

Carrots

6.    

Used in ketchup

Tomato 

7.    

In between a cello and a violin

Viola

8.    

A sad ringer

Bluebell

9.    

Evaporated milk

Carnation

10.  

Lots found in Ribena

Blackcurrant

11.  

Canadian syrup for pancakes

Maple

12.  

The future’s bright, the future’s…

Orange

13.  

Mix red and white to get these

Pinks

14.  

Desperate housewives live in this lane

Wisteria

15.  

Superfood, aka huckleberry

Blueberry

16.  

“Yes, we have no ..”

Bananas

17.  

Aphrodite catches insects

Venus flytrap

18.  

Dumas’ lady in his novel title

Camellias

19.  

To blow a ….

Raspberry

20.  

Partner with Hardy

Laurel

21.  

Used in the traditional Scottish breakfast

Oats

22.  

Longing for this

Pine

23.  

Broken mythical monster

Snapdragon

24.  

Floral emblem of Scotland

Thistle

25.  

Needed to go to the moon

Rocket

26.  

Unwanted third party

Gooseberry

27.  

Smallest member of the onion family

Chives

28.  

Keeping up appearances

Hyacinth

29.  

Just William’s best friend

Ginger

30.  

South African national emblem

Proteus

31.  

Ready money and 2 directions

Cashew

32.  

“’s blue, dilly dilly”

Lavender

33.  

Let me read your future

Palm tree/tea leaves

34.  

They make computers

Apple

35.  

Makes sauce for the turkey

Cranberry

36.  

Remember please

Forget me not  / Rosemary

37.  

Owner of Fawlty Towers

Basil

38.  

Bovine underwear

Cowslip

39.  

Dutch diseased

Elm

40.  

Favourite colour paint of the 90s

Magnolia

41.  

The queen is certainly this

Busy Lizzie

42.  

Fatal evening umbrella

Deadly nightshade

43.  

Puffball and morel to name but two

Mushrooms

44.  

Boxer’s ears

Cauliflower

45.  

Give me your answer do

Daisy

46.  

Loved by pandas

Bamboo

47.  

Four leaf variety brings good luck

Clover

48.  

Fell in love with his own reflection

Narcissus

49.  

Usually on the top

Cherry

50.  

Pristine condition

Mint

51.  

Deck your halls with this

Holly

52.  

“Small and white, clean and bright”

Edelweiss

53.  

Used to make cricket bats

Willow

54.  

Kitchen gloves

Marigold / Rubber

55.  

Senior blossom

Elderflower / Elder

56.  

Poorly French lover!

Sycamore

57.  

Keen as …

Mustard

58.  

Lonely in the onion patch

Petunia

59.  

Shied at in fairs

Coconut

60.  

A Jerusalem variety

Artichoke

61.  

All Blacks

Kiwi / fern

62.  

Drunk with burdock

Dandelion

63.  

Traditional Christmas green vegetable

Brussel sprout

64.  

The informer’s plant

Grass/Judas tree

65.  

Wordsworth hosts

Daffodil

66.  

“We’ll gather them in the spring again”

Lilacs

67.  

Blind...

Dates

68.  

Stiffly formal blossom

Primrose

69.  

Said to deter vampires

Garlic

70.  

Used to be a flogger

Birch / cane

71.  

The friendly lion in The Herbs

Parsley

72.  

Between two thorns

Rose

73.  

Mustard and …..

Cress

74.  

Ring around the pupil

Iris

75.  

Served as a tea with Chinese meals

Jasmine

76.  

Opposite of woman come

Mango

77.  

The colour at one end of the rainbow spectrum

Violet

78.  

Worn on November 11th

Poppy

79.  

Dessert spud

Sweet potato

80.  

Rather shy at a party

Wallflower

81.  

Popeye’s wife

Olive

82.  

Sweep clean

Broom / Brush

83.  

…Exchange

Stock  / Corn

84.  

X rated?  

Passion fruit 

85.  

Cure for nettle stings

Dock leaves

86.  

Fit into a small space

Squash

87.  

Makes you sneeze

Pepper

88.  

Koalas favourite tree

Eucalyptus

89.  

Hand wear for a predator

Foxglove

90.  

…of wrath

Grapes

91.  

Sounds like there might be 2 of these

Pear  / Tulips

92.  

Afternoon meal

Tea

93.  

Tennyson’s Lady of…

Shallot

94.  

Adam and Eve needed the leaves

Fig

95.  

An ape’s jigsaw

Monkey puzzle

96.  

Covering the moors

Heather /Bracken

97.  

Scandinavian  "neeps"

Swede

98.  

Sounds like it is hard to find your way out

Maize

99.  

Jill’s brother bears this

Jackfruit / caper

100.               

Winter fall

Snowdrop