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The Manon Lescaut identification quiz, which La Cieca thought would be pretty much a cakewalk, turned out vastly more challenging than she imagined. Congratulations, at any rate, to Jacobelli, the only participant in the quiz to identify more than half of  the abandoned ladies in question. The full roster follows the jump.  

  1. Licia Albanese   Met   1956
  2. Pilar Lorengar   Berlin   1971
  3. Virginia Zeani   Barcelona   1971
  4. Gilda Cruz-Romo   Met   1973
  5. Raina Kabaivanska   Met   1966
  6. Elena Souliotis   Naples    1971
  7. Adriana Maliponte   Met   1985
  8. Gianna Galli   RAI   1965
  9. Renée Fleming   Moscow   2008
  10. Teresa Zylis-Gara   Met   1981
  11. Veronica Villaroel   Santiago   2007
  12. Maria Slatinaru   Verona   1984
  13. Rosalind Plowright   London   1984
  14. Sylvia Sass   La Scala   1978
  15. Eva-Maria Westbroek   Baden-Baden   2014