q16: i: Which young tricyclist made lunch for Ponto? ii: Whose delivery on Merrie England was marred by intoxication? iii: Who worried his wife episodically for 21 years in Parkwood Hill? iv: Described by a poet laureate, who reluctantly joined the night-riders of Devon? v: Who, after losing two days and a boat, discharged himself from an East Anglian hospital? vi: Whose well-meant ministerial flounderings were treated by his staff with both deference and duplicity? vii: Who dealt with Israel, Abraham and Benjamin, and had bad dreams of booming surf? viii: Who, in a maritime emergency, ungrammatically recommended cannibalism? ix: Who had a hairy breast and was fixed up prime in Miss Watson’s will? x: Which PI kept his mobile home on Beach Road?
COMPLETED: i: JIM, Who ran away from his nurse and was eaten by a lion (poem by Hillaire Belloc) ii: Kingsley Amis's LUCKY JIM (known by marnameow) iii: JIM DALE from radioshow Mrs Dale's Diary (known by sbp) iv: John Masefield's JIM DAVIES is a tale of smugglers in Devon in 1812 (Masefield guessed by dubdobdee, google-checked by jeff) v: JIM BRADING in Arthur Ransome's We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea (known by alextiefling) vi: JIM HACKER in Yes, Minister (guessed by braisedbywolves) vii: JIM HAWKINS in Treasure Island (guessed by dubdobdee) viii: GUZZLING JIMMY in Thackeray's 'Little Billee' (googled by jeff_worrell) ix: is JIM in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (proposed by braisedbywolves, google-confirmed by dubdobdee) x: JIM ROCKFORD (played by James Garner) in The Rockford Files (guessed by dubdobdee)