Missing Vowels, Cryptic, and more...

The joint winners of this quiz were Wendy Deverell and Brian Fairclough, well done - emails received within 2 minutes of each other!

15 missing vowels...

1.  BRM

2.  HGHHLL

3.  SHTN

4.  SVNSTRS

5.  WND

6.  SPLL

7.  SHFLDHS

8.  GSGRN

9.  RRLL

10.  GLLRS

11.  THRSSTRS

12.  PHLLND

13.  WSTWD

14.  BLLHY

15.  NC

10 cryptic clues...

16.  Bouncy meadow

17.  Coloured stone

18.  Monastery ponds

19.  Not down Dutch

20.  Poultry bird, envious

21.  Waterproof boot

22.  Yearn discharge

23.  Male hog's boss

24.  Fortified mound

25.  Tree slope

5 more... Who, Why, What, When, Where?

26. Who?
Rub my toe and make a wish! Who am I?

27. Why?
The River Douglas used to pass through Crompton Street in the town centre. It was re-navigated in the early 1890's, why?

28. What?
Made by James Naylor of the Wiend, an object that was trusted by many locals. What am I?

29. When?
The swimming "boom" in Wigan has been quite fantastic since the opening of the magnificent £800,000 Olympic-standard Millgate Baths in May ____?

30. Where?
Where is Eric Blair's plaque situated?

INSTRUCTIONS

15 missing vowels...
Places / building names that have vowels missing, eg. MRSHGRN = Marsh Green.

10 cryptic clues...
Cryptic definitions of places in Wigan. eg. Modern suburb = Newtown.

5 more...
Who, Why, What, When, Where? General knowledge questions, all Wigan related.




15 missing vowels...

1.  Abram

2.  Haigh Hall

3.  Ashton

4.  Seven Stars

5.  Wiend

6.  Aspull

7.  Ashfield House

8.  Goose Green

9.  Orrell

10.  Galleries

11.  Three Sisters

12.  Up Holland

13.  Westwood

14.  Bull Hey

15.  Ince

10 cryptic clues...

16.  Springfield

17.  Red Rock

18.  Abbey Lakes

19.  Up Holland

20.  Goose Green

21.  Whelley

22.  Longshoot

23.  Boars Head

24.  Castle Hill

25.  Beech Hill

5 more... Who, Why, What, When, Where?

26. Who?
Sir Francis Sharp Powell, reference to statue in Mesnes Park.

27. Why?
To build Central Station.

28. What?
Miner's safety lamp.

29. When?
1966.

30. Where?
On corner of Sovereign Road car park.


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