Clues for: Nursery Rhymes

Question Answer Value Airdate
This girl dreamt of her lost sheep bleating Little Bo Peep 200 October 8, 2020
Her cupboard bare, she went to the baker's to buy her dog bread Old Mother Hubbard 400 October 8, 2020
This guy is on a strict "no fat" diet; his wife is on a "no lean" diet Jack Sprat 600 October 8, 2020
This rhyming guy kissed the girls & made them cry Georgie Porgie 800 October 8, 2020
This fella was under a haystack, fast asleep Little Boy Blue 1000 October 8, 2020
No cash, no food for this "Simple" guy who meets a pieman Simple Simon 200 January 7, 2019
Watch out, this trio! The farmer's wife is coming after your tails with a knife the three blind mice 400 January 7, 2019
The old man is snoring, so this must be the current weather condition it\'s pouring 600 January 7, 2019
Talk about mother-in-law trouble: on the way to this town, I met a man with 7 wives St. Ives 800 January 7, 2019
That black sheep is pretty generous--he's got wool for the master, wool for the dame & for this kid, too the boy that lives down the lane (or the little boy who lives down the lane) 1000 January 7, 2019
"All the king's horses, and all the king's men" couldn't put him "together again" Humpty-Dumpty 200 September 27, 2018
This character, this character "fly away home. Your house is on fire and your children have gone" ladybird 400 September 27, 2018
"When" this transpires "the cradle will fall, and down will come baby, cradle and all" when the bough breaks 600 September 27, 2018
"Little girl, little girl, where have you been? Gathering roses to give to" her the queen 800 September 27, 2018
"There were once two cats from" this Irish town & "each thought that was one cat too many" Kilkenny 1000 September 27, 2018
It's the nursery rhyme that says, "the cow jumped over the Moon"; in the military it precedes "straight up the middle" "Hey Diddle Diddle" 200 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
Jack of Jack & Jill got his head patched with these 2 things vinegar & 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
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
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
"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
Rowley Powley seems to be an early aka for this kiss & run guy Georgie Porgie 200 September 29, 2003
Dame Dob whipped her for causing Jack's disaster Jill 400 September 29, 2003
She's the subject who sat for the John Everett Millais painting seen here Little Miss Muffet 600 September 29, 2003
"And so the teacher turned" it "out, but still it lingered near" Mary\'s little lamb 800 September 29, 2003
Town on the Cornish coast a traveler was heading to when he met a man with 7 wives St. Ives 1000 September 29, 2003
It's what "Peter Piper picked a peck of" pickled peppers 200 January 29, 2002
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew at the Mother Goose statue in New York.) In a famous Mother Goose rhyme, this little boy gets his head patched up with vinegar and brown paper Jack 400 January 29, 2002
She's the gardening aficionado described as "quite contrary" Mary, Mary 600 January 29, 2002
Tom, Tom, the piper's son, stole this & away he run! pig 800 January 29, 2002
He's the nursery rhyme character who has "gone to sea" with "silver buckles on his knee" Bobby Shafto 1000 January 29, 2002
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
This pudding & pie guy kissed the girls & made them cry Georgie Porgie 100 January 26, 1996
Its second verse begins, "Every fiddler, he had a fiddle and a very fine fiddle had he" Old King Cole 200 January 26, 1996
The Knave of Hearts brought these back & vowed he'd steal no more tarts 300 January 26, 1996
He's fair, fat & blond & went to sea with silver buckles at his knee Little Bobby Shafto 500 January 26, 1996
The 2 numbers associated with the following: [Pick-up Sticks fall] 5, 6 January 26, 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
He was "a merry old soul" Old King Cole 100 November 3, 1993
Do this on Monday, you do it for danger, do it on a Tuesday, kiss a stranger; gesundheit! sneeze 200 November 3, 1993
This nursery rhyme character sings for his supper Little Tommy Tucker 300 November 3, 1993
Betty Botter bought a batch of this spread but it was better butter 400 November 3, 1993
He "had another, and didn't love her; (He) learned to read and spell, and then he loved her very well" Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater 500 November 3, 1993
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
“Hickety, 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
It's the line that precedes "Baker's man, bake me a cake as fast as you can" Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake 100 May 7, 1993
"Some like it hot, some like it cold, some like it in the pot, nine days old" pease porridge 200 May 7, 1993
At the end of "Hey, diddle, diddle", this pair runs off together dish & the spoon 300 May 7, 1993
The one Lucy Locket lost had "nothing in it, but the binding round it" her pocket 400 May 7, 1993
He rapped at the window & cried through the lock, "Are the children all in bed? For now it's 8 o'clock" Wee Willie Winkie 500 May 7, 1993
This "piper's son, stole a pig and away he run" Tom 100 November 24, 1992
"When the boys came out to play, Georgie Porgie" did this ran away 200 November 24, 1992
2-word phrase that describes Peter, who "had a wife and couldn't keep her" pumpkin eater 300 November 24, 1992
Line following "Up and down the city road, In and out the Eagle, That's the way the money goes..." Pop goes the weasel! 400 November 24, 1992
The old woman who lived in a shoe gave her children "some broth without any" of this bread 500 November 24, 1992
Georgie Porgie did this & made the girls cry kiss the girls 100 May 11, 1992
"Wee Willie Winkie runs through the town, upstairs and downstairs in" this his nightgown 200 May 11, 1992
She "dreamed she heard" her animals "bleating" but "they all were fleeting" Little Bo Peep 300 May 11, 1992
When riding to Banbury Cross, you'll see a fine lady with rings on her fingers & these on her toes bells 400 May 11, 1992
The Muffin Man lives there Drury Lane 500 May 11, 1992
They're made of "sugar and spice, and everything nice" little girls 100 January 24, 1992
With his "bow and arrow" the sparrow killed this character Cock Robin 200 January 24, 1992
"Bobby Shaftoe's gone to sea" with these items "on his knee" silver buckles 300 January 24, 1992
After "Polly put the kettle on", she took it off Sukey 400 January 24, 1992
She "sat among the cinders warming her pretty little toes" Little Polly Flinders 500 January 24, 1992
"There was a farmer had a dog", and this "was his name" Bingo 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 1 of the 3 men in a tub who didn't work with food the 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" Jacky 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
Her garden had "pretty maids all in a row" Mary (Mary, Quite Contrary) 100 February 23, 1989
"The farmer's wife...cut off their tails with a carving knife" "Three Blind Mice" 200 February 23, 1989
"Sugar & spice & everything nice" what little girls are made of 300 February 23, 1989
"Little Jack Horner sat in the corner eating" this his Christmas pie 400 February 23, 1989
When this girl "lost her pocket, Kitty Fisher found it" Lucy Locket 500 February 23, 1989
One went to market, one stayed home, one had roast beef, one had none & one cried "Wee, wee, wee" little pigs 100 June 21, 1988
They ate their pie with their mittens on Three Little Kittens 200 June 21, 1988
Reposing on a low stool, she imbibed coagulated milk Little Miss Muffet 300 June 21, 1988
Though he ate like a slob, he nonetheless concluded, "What a good boy am I" Little Jack Horner 400 June 21, 1988
In the 2nd verse, she "fell fast asleep & dreamt she heard them bleating" but "they were still a-fleeting" Little Bo Peep 500 June 21, 1988
Along with "all", these 2 objects fall when the bough breaks baby & cradle 100 April 20, 1988
British children chant this is "broken down", not "falling down" "London Bridge" 200 April 20, 1988
After the notorious pie incident, Simple Simon went fishing to catch this mammal whale 300 April 20, 1988
"See-saw Margery Daw, sold her bed & lay upon" this straw 400 April 20, 1988
Dr. Foster stepped in a puddle up to his middle & never went to this British city again Gloucester 500 April 20, 1988
The 1st color mentioned in "Mary Had a Little Lamb" white 100 April 1, 1988
In "This Little Piggy Went to Market", it's what the little pig cried all the way home "Wee wee wee" 200 April 1, 1988
Tasty treat given to the 3 little kittens after they found their mittens pie 300 April 1, 1988
"30 white horses on a white hill; now they tramp, now they champ, now they stand still" refers to these teeth 500 April 1, 1988
The 2 animals mentioned in "Little Boy Blue" sheep & cows April 1, 1988
Jack Horner sat in his corner & ate a pie associated with this holiday Christmas 100 March 7, 1988
"The pig was eat &" he "was beat" Tom Tom the Piper\'s Son 200 March 7, 1988
Of "curd", "cockle", or "contrary", word not mentioned in "Mary, Mary" curd 300 March 7, 1988
Name of a piece of playground equipment, or the phrase preceding "Margery Daw" see-saw 400 March 7, 1988
Last word in the rhyme which begins "There was a little girl..." horrid 500 March 7, 1988
If you "Sing a Song of Sixpence", you'll get "a pocket full of" this rye 100 February 8, 1988
Last word in the rhyme whose 3 lines each start with "Jack" candlestick 200 February 8, 1988
According to the rhyme, it's when Georgie Porgie made tracks when the boys came out to play 300 February 8, 1988
Riding a cock-horse to Banbury Cross, you'll see a lady with these on her fingers & these on her toes rings on her fingers & bells on her toes 400 February 8, 1988
"Little-eyed" 6-legged witness who saw Cock Robin die the fly 500 February 8, 1988
Among his many adventures, Simple Simon went to catch a bird by putting this on its tail salt 100 May 20, 1987
"Bye, baby bunting, daddy's gone a-hunting, gone to get" this "to wrap the baby bunting in" rabbit\'s skin 200 May 20, 1987
Last line of "There was an old woman lived under the hill, & if she's not gone..." she\'s there still (She lives there still) 300 May 20, 1987
In "Ding, Dong, Bell", Little Johnny Green put pussy in the well, but this boy pulled her out Little Tommy Stout 400 May 20, 1987
Where "the Muffin Man" lives Drury Lane 500 May 20, 1987
It scared Miss Muffet off her tuffet spider 100 April 30, 1987
In "The Queen of Hearts" the King of Hearts beat him "full sore" Knave of Hearts 200 April 30, 1987
In some southern versions, the 3rd little pig doesn't get roast beef but these pig innards chitlins 300 April 30, 1987
It's where the crooked man who went a crooked mile found a crooked sixpence against a crooked stile 400 April 30, 1987
Perhaps Little Tommy Tucker's voice wasn't that great, since all he got for supper was this white bread & butter 500 April 30, 1987
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
When 1st told, it was Hjuki & Bil who carried the pail of water "Jack and Jill" 100 December 25, 1985
About 1820, one reputedly followed Mary Sawyer to the Redstone School House in Massachusetts a little lamb 200 December 25, 1985
At the Mad Tea Party, "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" became "Twinkle, Twinkle..." this flying animal bat 300 December 25, 1985
"Diddle diddle, dumpling, my son John" went to bed with one of these on shoe 400 December 25, 1985
When the Queen of Hearts made her tarts on a summer\'s day 500 December 25, 1985
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