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Brain Teaser Quiz

Beck Isle Museum by Chris J ParkerBeck Isle Museum by Chris J Parker

The winners of a day out in the North York Moors are:

Mr Wilkinson from Ingleby wins the Hutton le Hole prizes.

Mr Jackson from Whitby wins the Pickering prizes.

Mr Moore from Nunthorpe wins the Sutton Bank prizes.

The answers to the questions are as follows:

Place names

Mini river (6,4) - Little Beck
Half the Danish went by (5) - Danby
Down where your roots are (12) - Featherholme 
Trend on the upland (7) - Fadmoor
They just won't let you throw coins in this (10) – Hinderwell
Blackbirds automobile (9) - Ravenscar 
Bird from Jewish folklore (5) - Broxa 
Valentine flowers fill open valley (8) - Rosedale 
Marked piece of land (10) - Stainsacre 
Norse god breathes like fish (8) - Thorgill 
Stream complete (4,4) - Beck Hole
Cut the access point (8) - Chopgate 
Boiler goes North, East, South, then South again (10) - Kettleness 
Climbing bother (7,3) - Scaling Dam
Denim wear for pigs (8) - Levisham 
Roll call for Trumpton's number 5 (6) - Dibble 
It's dark on the hill top (5,4) - Black Brow 
Germany's capital gives promise about field (9) – Goathland
Monster of the rock face (5,5) - Beast Cliff 
Stones farewell (5) – Roxby
Last grain on the beach (8) - Sandsend

Flora and Fauna

Sane path (8) - Pheasant
Governed poll (6,6) - Golden Plover
Milner (6) - Merlin
Rogues (6) - Grouse
Well-shaped ease (9,5) - Swaledale Sheep 
Wolves rate (5,5) - Water voles
The Hare (7) - Heather 
Lawn Pig (7) - Lapwing 
Dread (5) - Adder
Fables tactic shock (8,9) - Scottish Blackface 
Fold if sad (9) - Daffodils 
No slam (6) - Salmon 
June rip (7) - Juniper
Omit name (10) - Ammonite
Ale me slurps (5,6) - Pearl Mussel
Achy firs (8) - Crayfish 
Bar neck (7) - Bracken
Rugby funked duo (4,2,8) - Duke of Burgundy 

Myths and legends/places of interest?

Paupers crossing (7,6) – Beggars Bridge
Large tearoom (3,5) – Fat Betty
Elf’s hideaway (3,4) – Hob Hole
Cat without a petticoat (7,5) – Sarkless Kitty
Up to your knees in water on a tidal path (5,8) – Wades Causeway
Fiennes is very bad tempered (6,5) – Ralphs Cross
Oswald's maker rests (11) - Osmotherley
Pale nag heading for a drop (5,4,5) – White Mare Cliff
Confused cavity (6,4) – Boggle Hole