Clues for: Nursery Rhymes

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It's the nursery rhyme that says, "the cow jumped over the moon"; in the military it precedes "straight up the middle" <i>Hey Diddle Diddle</i> 200 March 27, 2014
It's the nursery rhyme that says, "the cow jumped over the moon"; in the military it precedes "straight up the middle" <i>Hey Diddle Diddle</i> 200 March 27, 2014
Jack is urged to be nimble & quick, helping him do this jump over the candlestick 400 March 27, 2014
Jack is urged to be nimble & quick, helping him do this jump over the candlestick 400 March 27, 2014
Little Jack Horner put his thumb in a Christmas pie & pulled out this fruit plum 600 March 27, 2014
Little Jack Horner put his thumb in a Christmas pie & pulled out this fruit plum 600 March 27, 2014
Jack of Jack & Jill got his head patched with these 2 things vinegar and brown paper 800 March 27, 2014
Jack of Jack & Jill got his head patched with these 2 things vinegar and brown paper 800 March 27, 2014
"Wednesday's child is full of woe, Thursday's child has" this far to go 1000 March 27, 2014
"Wednesday's child is full of woe, Thursday's child has" this far to go 1000 March 27, 2014
Peter, Peter was an eater of this; he kept his wife in its shell pumpkin 200 January 19, 2012
Peter, Peter was an eater of this; he kept his wife in its shell pumpkin 200 January 19, 2012
"I had a little hobby-horse and it was dapple gray; its head was made of pea-straw, its tail was made of" this hay 400 January 19, 2012
"I had a little hobby-horse and it was dapple gray; its head was made of pea-straw, its tail was made of" this hay 400 January 19, 2012
In a counting nursery rhyme, they were "a-courting", "in the kitchen" & "a-waiting" maids 600 January 19, 2012
In a counting nursery rhyme, they were "a-courting", "in the kitchen" & "a-waiting" maids 600 January 19, 2012
While "January brings the snow", "May brings flocks of pretty" these, "skipping by their fleecy dams" lambs 800 January 19, 2012
While "January brings the snow", "May brings flocks of pretty" these, "skipping by their fleecy dams" lambs 800 January 19, 2012
"Here we go round" this bush "on a cold and frosty morning" the mulberry bush 1000 January 19, 2012
"Here we go round" this bush "on a cold and frosty morning" the mulberry bush 1000 January 19, 2012
He "was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he" Old King Cole 200 May 18, 2011
He said, "What a good boy am I!"--if he's so good, why was he in the corner? (Little Jack) Horner 400 May 18, 2011
"Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack jump over" this the candlestick 600 May 18, 2011
Mary, Mary who grows silver bells in her garden is quite this, opposite in position or character contrary 800 May 18, 2011
This little guy "runs through the town, upstairs and downstairs, in his nightgown" Wee Willie Winkie 1000 May 18, 2011
Illustrators often showed her sitting on a 3-legged stool as there was no such thing as a tuffet Miss Muffet 200 October 11, 2004
It's what Mary's little lamb did even though it was against the rules followed her to school one day 400 October 11, 2004
She went to the baker's to buy her dog some bread; "when she came back the poor dog was dead" Old Mother Hubbard 600 October 11, 2004
"Ding, dong, bell, the cat is in the well! Who put her in?" This "Little" guy Little Johnny Green 800 October 11, 2004
Simple Simon thought he could not fail to catch this because he had "a little salt to put upon his tail" a bird 1000 October 11, 2004
Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to fetch this poor creature a bone Her dog 100 July 17, 2000
It's the precarious location of the Rock-a-bye Baby's cradle In the tree top 200 July 17, 2000
Jack, of Jack & Jill, had his head patched with this & brown paper Vinegar 300 July 17, 2000
He indulged in self-congratulation after using his pollex to extract a fruit from a baked food Little Jack Horner 400 July 17, 2000
In a popular rhyme, "I had a little" one of these & "his name was Dapple-Gray" Pony 500 July 17, 2000
This piper's son "learnt to play when he was young" Tom 100 April 5, 1999
Some believe that these 2 pail fetchers actually represent Cardinal Wolsey & Bishop Tarbes Jack & Jill 200 April 5, 1999
"Betwixt them both, they lick'd the platter clean" Jack Sprat & his wife 300 April 5, 1999
Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater put his wife here "and there he kept her very well" Pumpkin shell 100 April 14, 1997
He told the pieman, "Let me taste your ware" Simple Simon 200 April 14, 1997
They were the "Three Men In A Tub" The butcher, the baker & the candlestick maker 300 April 14, 1997
"There was a crooked man, and he went a crooked mile, he found" this "beside a crooked stile" Crooked sixpence 400 April 14, 1997
This insect saw Cock Robin die, "With my little eye, I saw him die" The Fly 500 April 14, 1997
He had to show the pieman his money before he could take a taste test Simple Simon 100 March 28, 1996
He didn't kiss & tell, he kissed & ran Georgie Porgie 200 March 28, 1996
He's been quoted as saying, "What a good boy am I" Little Jack Horner 300 March 28, 1996
The rhyme says he's responsible for the sheep; you can only infer he's in charge of the cows, too Little Boy Blue 400 March 28, 1996
A cat killed the rat that ate the malt in his house "The House That Jack Built" 500 March 28, 1996
Gardener Mary, Mary was described as "quite" this contrary 100 September 6, 1995
In one version, "Threescore men, and threescore more, cannot place" him "as he was before" Humpty Dumpty 200 September 6, 1995
One rhyme claims he had a pig that was not very lean & not very fat Jack Sprat 300 September 6, 1995
Barnyard cry that precedes "My dame has lost her shoe" cock-a-doodle-doo 400 September 6, 1995
"Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat, please to put a penny in" here old man\'s hat 500 September 6, 1995
Color of the wool held for the little boy who lives down the lane black 100 November 29, 1994
The animal musician in "Hey, Diddle, Diddle" the cat 200 November 29, 1994
Dapple Gray is this type of animal a horse 300 November 29, 1994
Weather request couplet that precedes "Little Johnny wants to play" Rain, rain, go away/Come again another day (Rain, rain, go away/Come again some other day accepted) 400 November 29, 1994
Jack Lemmon comedy title included in the "Pease Porridge" rhyme <i>Some Like It Hot</i> 500 November 29, 1994
It's the question asked of "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep" Have you any wool? 100 July 5, 1993
He said to the pieman, "Let me taste your ware" Simple Simon 200 July 5, 1993
"Hickey, pickety, my black hen," she does this "for gentlemen" lays eggs 300 July 5, 1993
"See-saw", this girl "sold her bed and lay on the straw" Marjorie Daw 400 July 5, 1993
The 2 items little Tom Tucker eats for his supper bread & butter 500 July 5, 1993
"There was a farmer had a dog and" this "was its name" B-I-N-G-O 100 February 20, 1991
"Cock-a-doodle-doo, my dame has lost" one of these Her Shoe 200 February 20, 1991
"A-tisket-a-tasket", they're the colors of "my basket" Green & Yellow 300 February 20, 1991
"A Child's Garden of Verses" grew out of the fertile imagination of this "Treasure Island" author Robert Louis Stevenson 500 February 20, 1991
The only one of the "Three Men in a Tub" who didn't work with food Candlestick Maker February 20, 1991
A man by this name wears whiskers on his chinnegan Michael Finnegan 100 February 2, 1990
Higgledy piggledy; it's the color of the hen that lays eggs for gentlemen Black 200 February 2, 1990
We'll have tea if she puts the kettle on Polly 300 February 2, 1990
Here comes a candle to light you to bed, here comes a chopper to....uh--oh Chop off your head 400 February 2, 1990
"Betwixt", a word you don't often run into, is in line 3 of the rhyme about this man & his eating habits Jack Sprat ("could eat no fat, his wife could eat no lean") 500 February 2, 1990
Since she had a bare cupboard, hers certainly wasn't a lucky dog, lucky dog Old Mother Hubbard 100 September 26, 1989
Precarious position of the bough-borne cradle up in the treetop 200 September 26, 1989
"See-saw, Margery Daw," he "shall have a new master" Jackie 300 September 26, 1989
A 2nd verse to this rhyme begins "Every fiddler he had a fiddle, and a very fine fiddle had he" "Old King Cole" 400 September 26, 1989
In this rhyme, a parent bemoans the fact her child has gone to bed with stockings & 1 shoe on "Diddle Diddle Dumpling" 500 September 26, 1989
Another version has him asleep under a haycock Little Boy Blue 100 April 7, 1987
While the rhyme doesn't mention summer, winter, or spring, it does say he "had a great fall" Humpty Dumpty 200 April 7, 1987
With "rings on her fingers & bells on her toes, she shall have" this "wherever she goes" music 100 January 15, 1987
He "kissed the girls & made them cry," but "when the boys came out to play," he ran away Georgie Porgie 200 January 15, 1987
After "Jack fell down & broke his crown", he "went to bed to mend his head" using brown paper & this liquid vinegar 300 January 15, 1987
"With silver bells, & cockle shells, & pretty maids all in a row" Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary how does you garden grow? 400 January 15, 1987
One theory says "Ring-A-Ring-A-Roses" refers to this medieval disaster plague (black death) 500 January 15, 1987
What little Tommy Tucker did for his supper sing 100 February 4, 1986
In "The Queen of Hearts", he stole the tarts the Knave (of Hearts) 200 February 4, 1986
What Little Bo Peep's sheep will do if left alone come home 300 February 4, 1986
The 3 things growing in "Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary's" garden cockleshells and silver bells and pretty maids all in a row 400 February 4, 1986
In "This little pig went to market", it's what the only pig that ate pigged out on roast beef 500 February 4, 1986
Where you are when you "open the door & see all the people" the church 100 November 21, 1985
In England, "the merriest month in all the year" May 200 November 21, 1985
Colchester, England was named for this legendary Celtic king immortalized in rhyme Old King Cole 300 November 21, 1985
"Rub a dub dub", these 3 went to sea in a tub the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker 400 November 21, 1985
After turning around, what "Teddy bear, teddy bear" does touches the ground 500 November 21, 1985
Hurdler who was nimble & quick Jack 100 October 2, 1985
What Little Tommy Tucker vocalizes for his supper 200 October 2, 1985
Her dog dies in the 2nd verse, probably from malnutrition Old Mother Hubbard 300 October 2, 1985
They cost "one-a-penny, two-a-penny" hot cross buns 400 October 2, 1985
Product reserved in bags for the master, the dame, & the little boy wool 500 October 2, 1985
Where the crooked man, the crooked cat, & the crooked mouse all lived in a little crooked house 100 December 6, 1984
He killed Cock Robin the sparrow 200 December 6, 1984
His kisses drove girls to tears Georgie Porgie 300 December 6, 1984
At the count of 7, all good children go there heaven 400 December 6, 1984
Mother Goose's mode of transportation a goose (or gander) 500 December 6, 1984