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 Friday, April 23, 2004

 A quiz, by George

To celebrate St George's Day, here are clues to 23 people called George. Not all of them are English (in fact not all of them are men). In each case I've clued the part of the name that isn't George - can you work out the full names? (Answers in the comments box)

  1) shrub                      13) stair/Muppeteer
  2) greatest                  14) shrewing (anag)
  3) M&S saint                15) singer Rosemary
  4) actor Ford               16) muddled-up dolly
  5) ET's friend               17) Merseyside resort
  6) ...Sullivan?               18) seen in Zulu castle
  7) jury leader               19) Beethoven's Eroica
  8) young man               20) bird (house or sand)
  9) Ipswich river            21) county with Dumfries
10) 'Soap' butler             22) Roger Moore character
11) NW US state            23) Dr Who's grandaughter
12) Hacker's PPS, sounds like he's certain

Hint: the list includes 4 popstars, 4 politicians, 3 writers, 2 producers, an actor, an actress, a pair of artists, a composer, a footballer, a boxer, a ukulele player, an engineer, a monarch and a patron saint.

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