Issue 13: Puzzle Solutions

Puzzled beyond patience with Payphones Chain Reaction? Relax — we’ve got the solutions right here! Continuing on from last time, behold the chain of Payne…

Payne’s Chain Reaction answers and links

From the last answer to the previous chain (Ashes to ashes)…

Phoenix rise from the ashes

1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Mythical creatures

2. The Hydra

Captain America took down Hydra organisation in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

3. Steven Rogers aka Captain America

Rogers and Nemo are both Captains

4. Nemo

Nemo is Latin for “no man”

5. No Man’s Land

Terra nullius – Territory which isn’t owned

6. International Waters

The Danube is in a class of International Waters as is not owned by a single country

7. The Blue Danube

Unofficial national anthems [Austria and England]

8. Jerusalem

Cities with syndromes named after them

9. Paris Hilton

Paris “kidnapped” Helen and brought about the Trojan War

10. Helen of Troy

Historical beauties

11. Antony and Cleopatra

Shakespeare plays that end in double suicides

12. Romeo and Juliet

Appear in the NATO phonetic alphabet (Romeo, Juliet and Alpha)

13. Alpha male

“Alpha male” could be read as first man and Adam was the first man (according to the Bible at least)

14. The Creation of Adam

Michelangelo painted The Creation of Adam

15. Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo

Splinter trains the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

16. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell

Also known as “Cell phones”

17. Mobile telephone

Telephone and Poker Face are both songs by Lady Gaga

18. Poker Face

Poker and Bridge are both card games

19. London Bridge

London Bridge is on the Jubilee line

20. The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II


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