Puzzles and Competitions

Listen out for clues to the Rockwords crossword puzzle with Pat Edison on Sundays. You get four clues read out on-air between 12-1pm. Complete the grid which will be displayed below and see if you can be the first to get your entry to the studio.

Listen out for the clues between noon and 1pm on Pat Edison's Sunday show.

Sorry, there are no prizes – it's just for fun!

When this week's competition is over clicking this button will reveal the answers

Not yet!

Each clue will automatically appear here a short while after being read on-air

  • 1 Across:

  • 2 Down:

  • 3 Across:

  • 4 Down:

Think you got it right? Then send us your entry!


Quick Quiz

by Keith Waye

  1. How long did the Hundred Years' War last?
  2. Which country makes Panama hats?
  3. From which animal do we get cat gut?
  4. In which month did Russians celebrate the October Revolution?
  5. What is a camel's hair brush made of?
  6. The Canary Islands are named after what animal?
  7. What was King George VI's first name?
  8. What colour is a purple finch?
  9. Where are Chinese gooseberries from?
  10. What is the colour of the black box in a commercial airplane?
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Just-for-fun Offshore Radio Quiz

by Alan Wayne

  1. Where did Radio Sutch broadcast from?
  2. Apart from Caroline, the Mi Amigo was briefly home to another station with a female name, which one?
  3. Who wrote and directed the film The Boat That Rocked?
  4. Which actor did Kenny Everett name himself after?
  5. What name did Radio Essex change to?
  6. What was Keith Skues' nickname?
  7. What was the name of the Radio London Ship?
  8. Who was the first DJ hired by Britain Radio?
  9. What was the real name of Dave Cash?
  10. Who was known as "The Admiral"?
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