1 Renée Richards has uniquely done what in tennis?
2 What ended at Appomattox Court House?
3 Whose escaped pet hippos are causing havoc in Colombia?
4 Which planet’s moons are named after water deities?
5 “Blimey, I’m a foreigner!” is a line in what 1940s film?
6 Who was Booker prize-nominated five times without a win?
7 What is Blefuscu’s neighbouring island?
8 Which family ruled Austria for 600 years?
45 (none); 44 (Bo and Sunny); 43 (Barney and Miss Beazley)?
10 Counties of Edessa and Tripoli; Principality of Antioch?
11 Cecilia Gallerani; Lisa Gherardini; Ginevra de’ Benci?
12 Joplin; Amarillo; Gallup; Flagstaff; Kingman?
13 Micheál Martin; Leo Varadkar; Mary Lou McDonald?
14 City of Glasgow; BCCI; Barings; Lehman Brothers?
15 Approx 2.71828; for example; the self; show business grand slam?
1 Played grand slam events as both a man and a woman.
2 American civil war.
3 Pablo Escobar.
5 Passport To Pimlico.
6 Beryl Bainbridge.
7 Lilliput (in Gulliver’s Travels).
9 US presidential dogs: Trump; Obama; W Bush.
10 Crusader states established after First Crusade (along with Kingdom of Jerusalem).
11 Painted by Leonardo da Vinci: Lady With An Ermine; Mona Lisa; portrait.
12 Places mentioned in song (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66.
13 Leaders of main Irish political parties: Fianna Fáil; Fine Gael; Sinn Féin.
14 Collapsed banks: 1878; 1991; 1995; 2008.
15 E adding a letter: e (mathematical constant); eg; ego; EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony).