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This Month's Grid Answers


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June 2021




This month we challenged you to work out our version of the popular panel game 'Only Connect'. The task was to sort the 16 names in the grid below into four groups of four connected names. Some names might seem to fall into more than one group, but there is only one complete solution. How did you get on?


Rosetta Tharpe

Rosetta Tharpe

The answers are below ....


Stuff Smith
Dudley Moore
Earl Hines
Jay Rayner
Eugene McDuff
Stéphane Grapelli
Clint Eastwood
Didier Lockwood
Forest Whitaker
Woody Allen
Rosetta Tharpe
Charlie Parker
Gertrude Rainey
Joe Venuti
Jeff Goldblum



Group 1: Stuff Smith, Stéphane Grapelli, Didier Lockwood, Joe Venuti

Jazz Violinists


Group 2. Earl Hines, Gertrude Rainey, Eugene McDuff, Rosetta Tharpe

Jazz 'family' by nicknames : Earl 'Fatha' Hines, Gertrude 'Ma' Rainey, Brother Eugene McDuff, Sister Rosetta Tharpe


Group 3. Dudley Moore, Jay Rayner, Woody Allen, Jeff Goldblum

People more famous for other occupations but also jazz musicians : Dudley Moore (Actor and Comedian : piano); Jay Rayner (Restaurant Critic and Journalist : piano); Woody Allen (Film Director : clarinet); Jeff Goldblum (Actor : piano)


Group 4. Bird, Charlie Parker, Clint Eastwood, Forest Whitaker

Bird movie. 1988 biographical film 'Bird' about saxophonist Charlie Parker, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Forest Whitaker.



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