All the answers here are linked in some way. Once you’ve spotted the connection, any you didn’t know the first time around should become easier.

  1. Which musical, which opened on Broadway in 2001, won a record 12 Tony Awards?

  2. The words to which hymn began as a poem called “The Pillar of the Cloud” by John Henry Newman?

  3. What’s the English translation of “iacta alea est” — spoken at a turning point in Roman history?

  4. “Somewhere in My Heart” and “Oblivious” were the biggest hits of which band of the 1980s and 90s?

  5. Which shipping company merged with its chief rival Cunard in 1934?

  6. What was created in 1996 by Keith Campbell, Ian Wilmut and others at Scotland’s Roslin Institute for animal sciences research?

  7. Which post has been held by William Shawn, Tina Brown and David Remnick?

  8. Which post has been held by Alasdair Milne, Michael Checkland and Mark Thompson?

  9. In cricket, what’s the collective word for byes, leg byes, wides and no balls?

  10. The name for which haircut was derived from its popularity among rowers in American Ivy League universities?

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James Walton is co-host of “The Booker Prize Podcast”

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