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Solution of the Day : 29 December



5 N


Late October 2006 saw PH perform in a town whose name (the entire word, not an anagram of it) constitutes the first five letters of the title of one of their most haunting 70s' tunes: name that elegy.

The town was Forli

Forliquoricejohn
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4 x l
 


5 S


Pick out three Harum songs whose titles contain popular male forenames that include the letters o and h, adjacent, in that order: solve this clue by selecting, from those three song-titles, the one in which the male name is the same length as the shorter forenames (found in the other two song-titles) added together.

The other two names are '(Liquorice) John' and '(Juicy) John (Pink)

PoorMohammed
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3 x p
 


5 A


Unusually the full title of this Procol Harum song (recorded by a line-up involving two Matthews) contains a forename and a surname.

Pegg and Fisher played ...

ThisworldisrichforStephenMaboe
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7 x u
 

The letter-pairs started in positions 3, 4 and 7 in each song-title, and were therefore rl, li, uo, or, rm, ha, is, sw, rl

The one letter-pair that appears twice is 'rl'

 


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