Word squares (2): 11 questions

The ten questions below each have five letter answers. The ten five letter answers can be resolved into two acrostic word squares (an example of an acrostic word square is given below). The answers which fit into each of the two word squares are mixed up at random.

  1. Which band had a hit in 2002 with “Drops of Jupiter”?
  2. What word is used in musical notation to mean “slow” or “slowly”?
  3. Which name is shared by a village in Northamptonshire, a village in Oxfordshire, and a town on Long Island in New York?
  4. What animal was George Stubbs famous for painting?
  5. In Scottish cuisine, what usually accompanies tatties in a vegetable dish often served with haggis?
  6. What was the first name of the Egyptian President Sadat, assassinated in 1981?
  7. What is the name of the platinum-selling 11th album released in 1981 by Earth Wind and Fire, which includes the songs Lets Groove, I’ve Had Enough, and Wanna Be With You?
  8. What is the nickname of the lead guitarist of Guns N’ Roses, whose real name is Saul Hudson?
  9. What word is used to describe the passage in the centre of a church and a row in which food is displayed in a supermarket?
  10. The US version of the UK series “Strictly Come Dancing” is called “Dancing with the …”?
  11. What are the two word squares that can be created from the above ten answers>

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  1. Which band had a hit in 2002 with “Drops of Jupiter”?
    A: Train
  2. What word is used in musical notation to mean “slow” or “slowly”?
    A: Lento
  3. Which name is shared by a village in Northamptonshire, a village in Oxfordshire, and a town on Long Island in New York?
    A: Islip
  4. What animal was George Stubbs famous for painting?
    A: Horse
  5. In Scottish cuisine, what usually accompanies tatties in a vegetable dish often served with haggis?
    A: Neeps
  6. What was the first name of the Egyptian President Sadat, assassinated in 1981?
    A: Anwar
  7. What is the name of the platinum-selling 11th album released in 1981 by Earth Wind and Fire, which includes the songs Lets Groove, I’ve Had Enough, and Wanna Be With You?
    A: Raise
  8. What is the nickname of the lead guitarist of Guns N’ Roses, whose real name is Saul Hudson?
    A: Slash
  9. What word is used to describe the passage in the centre of a church and a row in which food is displayed in a supermarket?
    A: Aisle
  10. The US version of the UK series “Strictly Come Dancing” is called “Dancing with the …”?
    A: Stars
  11. What are the two word squares that can be created from the above ten answers?
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