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The original author’s last story about this detective was “The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place”
Sherlock Holmes
DETECTIVE FICTION
A shark named Bruce is a member of Fish-Eaters Anonymous in this favorite from 2003
Finding Nemo
ANIMATED MOVIES
From 1920 to 1946 this Swiss city served as the seat of the League of Nations
Geneva
THE 20th CENTURY
A cousin of this telegraph & code inventor set up the famous Pebble Beach golf course
Samuel Morse
SAM I AM
You win in this game by getting the rope with a sphere attached wrapped completely around the pole
tetherball
TOYS & GAMES
OGRE
(Al) Gore
SCRAMBLED VEEPS
In “The Big Sleep” he says, “I’m 33 years old, went to college once & can still speak English if there’s any demand for it”
Marlowe
DETECTIVE FICTION
This co-star of “Nash Bridges” returned in “The Lion King 1” as the voice of Bonzai the hyena
Cheech Marin
ANIMATED MOVIES
On April 18, 1983 a terrorist bomb at the U.S. embassy in this mideastern capital killed 63, including 17 Americans
Beirut
THE 20th CENTURY
Samuel Chase, Samuel Nelson, Samuel Miller & Samuel Blatchford all served on this august body
the Supreme Court
SAM I AM
Now called this, it was introduced around 1928 as Hop Ching checkers
Chinese checkers
TOYS & GAMES
WE NAG
(Spiro) Agnew
SCRAMBLED VEEPS
In the April 1841 Graham’s Lady’s and Gentleman’s Magazine, this editor published his new detective story
Poe
DETECTIVE FICTION
(Hi, I’m Clay Aiken.) For my movie song on “American Idol” I sang “Somewhere Out There” from this animated film
An American Tail
ANIMATED MOVIES
In 1981 this labor union was outlawed in Poland; 8 years later it was legalized
Solidarity
THE 20th CENTURY
This man who had just a cameo in 1990’s “The Return of Superfly” became “Shaft” in 2000
Samuel L. Jackson
SAM I AM
Mattel has set this classic boxing toy in a video game “arena”
Rock \'Em Sock \'Em Robots
TOYS & GAMES
LEMON AD
(Walter) Mondale
SCRAMBLED VEEPS
She also created the detectives Tuppence & Tommy Beresford
Agatha Christie
DETECTIVE FICTION
Ray Romano, John Leguizamo & Denis Leary voiced the “sub-zero heroes” in this 2002 flick
Ice Age
ANIMATED MOVIES
In May 1954 President Eisenhower signed a bill authorizing the construction of this North American waterway
St. Lawrence Seaway
THE 20th CENTURY
During this 1846-48 war, the U.S. Army bought 1,000 of Samuel Colt’s revolvers
Mexican War
SAM I AM
The name of this game that uses 144 small tiles comes from a word meaning “sparrows”
Mah Jongg
TOYS & GAMES
FLOCK REELER
(Nelson) Rockefeller
SCRAMBLED VEEPS
“A Taste for Death” is one of P.D. James’ novels about this Scotland Yard detective and published poet
Adam Dalgliesh
DETECTIVE FICTION
Former “SCTV” siblings Rick Moranis & Dave Thomas voiced moose siblings in this animal adventure
Brother Bear
ANIMATED MOVIES
Unable to run for a third term as Pres. of Serbia, he made himself Pres. of Yugoslavia on July 23, 1997
Slobodan Milosevic
THE 20th CENTURY
In 1865 this man set John Wilkes Booth’s broken leg
Samuel Mudd
SAM I AM
The piece you try to capture in Stratego has one of these on it
a flag
TOYS & GAMES
CLAW ALE
(Henry A.) Wallace
SCRAMBLED VEEPS
In 1672 Giovanni Cassini determined the distance from the Earth to this, creating a new measuring unit, the Au
the sun
ASTRONOMY
This magazine’s website says it’s “more than a magazine to Black America… it’s a way of life”
Ebony
MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS
Guernsey
England
THAT'S OUR ISLAND!!!
If your birthday is on September 24, you’re on this of the sign of Libra
the cusp
4-LETTER WORDS
The $ may have originated as PS, an abbreviation for this other monetary unit
the peso
@$&!
In 1679 Danish astronomer Ole Romer was the first to figure out the speed of this
light
ASTRONOMY
2-word term for the peak listening period when rush hour commuters are in their cars
drive time
RADIO
In 2004 this magazine’s website featured a remote camera to watch the migrating sandhill cranes in Nebraska
National Geographic
MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS
Baffin Island
Canada
THAT'S OUR ISLAND!!!
4-letter Italian term for the boss of a crime syndicate
a capo
4-LETTER WORDS
The artist Chryssa is noted for her light art &s; done in tubes of this gas
neon
@$&!
Term for the astronomical event that heralds the beginning of summer
the solstice
ASTRONOMY
Casey Kasem created the long distance one of these & is heardherereading one:"This letter comes from a teenager in Washington, D.C. who learned that it's better to give than receive. Here's what she writes: 'Dear Casey...'"
a dedication
RADIO
The USA’s 2 top-selling magazines are Reader’s Digest & TV Guide; this “Better” magazine comes in third
Better Homes and Gardens
MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS
Corfu
Greece
THAT'S OUR ISLAND!!!
It’s in dictionaries as the sound a small object makes dropping into water, sometimes without a splash
plop
4-LETTER WORDS
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates at a chalkboard.) For the way it curls, Germans call our @ sign the Affinschwanz or this part of a monkey
the tail
@$&!
To an astronomer UMa is an abbreviation for this constellation
Ursa Major
ASTRONOMY
Iman is a model; this I-Man is this radio personality
Don Imus
RADIO
In March 2004 Arnold Schwarzenegger became executive editor of the magazine called Muscle & this
Fitness
MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS
The Canary Islands
Spain
THAT'S OUR ISLAND!!!
This problem that sounds like what a coyote does at night could threaten a golfer’s career
the yips
4-LETTER WORDS
The name of this company, whose symbol is seenhere, consists of 3-letters plus an &
AT&T;
@$&!
A large crater on Saturn’s moon Mimas is named for the British astronomer who discovered the moon in 1789
William Herschel
ASTRONOMY
The 2 words that followed “Lux” in a program beginning in 1936 that re-created plays & movies
Radio Theater
RADIO
This largest newspaper chain owns the Des Moines Register & about 100 other papers
Gannett
MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS
Bimini
Bahamas
THAT'S OUR ISLAND!!!
The dying cowboy in “Streets of Laredo” wants 6 pretty girls to bear this
his pall
4-LETTER WORDS
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew quizzes us from the chalkboard, which reads, "10 gal. of paint @ $2.50 per qt.") It’s the total price in dollars for the shipment I'velisted
$100
@$&!
'In November 2000, Pope John Paul II proclaimed this 16th century Englishman as the patron saint of politicians')
Sir Thomas More
PATRON SAINTS
Head to this state's peach festival in For Valley if you want to help make the world's largest peach cobbler
Georgia
PITS BURG
This title character of classic children's stories lived in Africa until he met the man with the yellow hat
Curious George
MONKEY BUSINESS
From the AP: a man from Natchez in this state stole $100 from a teller but left his parole I.D. on the counter
Mississippi
THAT'S SO RANDOM!
President McKinley is assassinated
the 20th century
NAME THAT CENTURY
The 3 leaves on the shamrock associated with this holiday are said to represent the Holy Trinity
St. Patrick\'s Day
HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES
If you want a life in the theatre, perhaps you should get a B.F.A. degree, B.F.A. standing for this
Bachelor\'s of Fine Arts
GET A DEGREE
Any pilgrimage to find the best olives will lead you through Kalamata in this country
Greece
PITS BURG
Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey is this flavor ice cream with fudge chunks & walnuts
banana
MONKEY BUSINESS
His 1978 run for congress was a bust; his first public service would have to wait until 1994, as Texas' governor
George W. Bush
THAT'S SO RANDOM!
The Pilgrims arrive in Massachusetts
the 17th century
NAME THAT CENTURY
The third Sunday in June, it didn't become official until signed into law in 1972
Father\'s Day
HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES
If you have an M.Ed. degree you're a master of this
education
GET A DEGREE
This country's Murcia & Valencia regions produce many of the world's apricots
Spain
PITS BURG
The Powerpuff Girls battle this megalomaniacal monkey with a rhyming name
Mojo Jojo
MONKEY BUSINESS
It's prohibited by the 5th Amendment, but you'll be facing it in the next round
double jeopardy
THAT'S SO RANDOM!
Gutenberg invents his printing press
the 15th century
NAME THAT CENTURY
Mexico's Cinco de Mayo celebrates its victory over this country's troops at Puebla in 1862
France
HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES
It's the degree you hold if your mom introduces you as "my son, the M.B.A."
a Masters of Business Administration
GET A DEGREE
76 years old, the original Hass avocado tree died in 2002 in La Habra Heights in this state
California
PITS BURG
Assume the role of aspiring pirate Guybrush Threepwood in the video game "The Curse of" this place
Monkey Island
MONKEY BUSINESS
"Han then, Freddy: look wh' y' gowin', deah" is the flower girl's first line in this Shaw play
Pygmalion
THAT'S SO RANDOM!
Cortez conquers in the Incas in Mexico
the 16th century
NAME THAT CENTURY
The name of this Jewish holy day means "beginning of the year"
Rosh Hashanah
HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES
You go to the DMV to get your driver's license; you go to a D.V.M. because she's a licensed doctor of this
veterinary medicine
GET A DEGREE
In 1852 cherries were planted on Old Mission Peninsula in this Midwest state; it now grows 75% of the tart type
Michigan
PITS BURG
Julius the Monkey, seen here, is the mascot of this brand
Paul Frank
MONKEY BUSINESS
(I'm Ashleigh Banfield.) "Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses", said this Algonquin Round Table member
Dorothy Parker
THAT'S SO RANDOM!
The black death kills one-third of Europe
the 14th century
NAME THAT CENTURY
On July 24 several South American countries celebrate the 1783 birth of this man
Simon Bolivar
HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES
Check it out! B.L.S. is a bachelor of this
library science
GET A DEGREE
This classic by Stephen Crane is subtitled "An Episode of the American Civil War"
The Red Badge of Courage
AMERICAN LITERATURE
In 1993 Penn State became the 11th member of this conference, which didn't change its name
the Big Ten
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Visits to its colleges, like Christ Church & Merton, are restricted--scholars at work!
Oxford
MERRIE OLDE ENGLAND
Law school grad; Parliament, 1983; youngest Prime Minister in almost 200 years, 1997
Tony Blair
RESUMS OF WORLD LEADERS
Some bands still put music out on vinyl, but most use polycarbonate, the material of these
compact discs
BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMSITRY
Spanish for father
padre
THESE WORDS ARE INJEOPARDY!
Books by this Nobel Prize winner include "Love", "Beloved" & "Tar Baby"
Toni Morrison
AMERICAN LITERATURE
In 2001 this Utah school named its stadium for LaVell Edwards, its coach for 29 years
Brigham Young University
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
The Tudor mansion at Knole has 52 staircases (1 for each week in the year) & this many rooms
365
MERRIE OLDE ENGLAND
Law school grad; KGB operative, 1975 to 1991; President, 1999
(Valdimir) Putin
RESUMS OF WORLD LEADERS
New products from this company that used the "Better living..." slogan include fusion dye printer ink
duPont
BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMSITRY
Prepared & available for use
ready
THESE WORDS ARE INJEOPARDY!
This Willa Cather novel is divided into 5 books, the first being "The Shimerdas"
My Antonia
AMERICAN LITERATURE
This legendary Notre Dame coach (1918-1930) leads all coaches in career winning percentage with .881
Knute Rockne
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from under the boughs of a riverside willow in England.) Holy Trinity Church, where Shakespeare was baptized and buried, stands on the banks of this English this river
Avon
MERRIE OLDE ENGLAND
B.S. from Egyptian Military Academy; air base commander, 1964; V.P, 1975 to 1981; president, 1981
(Hosni) Mubarak
RESUMS OF WORLD LEADERS
In the 1960s, linear alkyl benzene became the main ingredient in detergents because it has this eco-quality
it\'s biodegradable
BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMSITRY
Quarry, like mice for owls
prey
THESE WORDS ARE INJEOPARDY!
This first novel by Bernard Malamud is considered one of the best baseball books of all time
The Natural
AMERICAN LITERATURE
This bowl game has been held in Jacksonville, Florida since January 1, 1946
the Gator Bowl
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
The ceremony of Riding the Bounds in Berwick, Northumberland began as defense against raiders from this nation
Scotland
MERRIE OLDE ENGLAND
Business degree, Universidad Iberoamericana; route supervisor for Coca-Cola; President, 2000
(Vicente) Fox
RESUMS OF WORLD LEADERS
The tingle on your tongue from drinking soda comes from the release of protons from this compound
carbon dioxide
BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMSITRY
"Lucia di Lammermoor", for example
opera
THESE WORDS ARE INJEOPARDY!
Hemingway's epigraph to this novel includes a Biblical passage that begins, "One generation passeth away..."
The Sun Also Rises
AMERICAN LITERATURE
In 1999 this Virginia Tech quarterback led all Division 1-A quarterbacks in passing efficiency
Michael Vick
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
The 1644 battlefield of Marston this, a type of gloomy field, is mentioned in a Bronte novel
Moor
MERRIE OLDE ENGLAND
Political science degree; Mujahideen arms & money purveyor, 1980s; Transitional Head of State, 2001
Hamid Karzai
RESUMS OF WORLD LEADERS
A narrow tube, or the type of "action" that explains how tall trees bring moisture up from the roots
capillary
BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMSITRY
Last name of the "Saturday Night Live" announcer who was the voice of "Jeopardy!" when Art Fleming hosted
Pardo
THESE WORDS ARE INJEOPARDY!
'2-word alternate name for 0 degrees longitude')
Prime Meridian
ON THE GLOBE
In 1945 he became the oldest veep to succeed to the presidency upon the death of a president
Harry Truman
20th CENTURY POLITICIANS
Jim Hawkins
Treasure Island
LOOK WHO'S TALKING
He later went back to Mellencamp, but under this name his album "American Fool" was No. 1 in 1982
John Cougar
CAT PEOPLE
Benjamin Franklin encouraged this pamphleteer's 1774 move from England to America
Thomas Paine
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
This cylindrical kitchen tool is useful for making pie crusts, or for keeping wayward husbands in line
a rolling pin
"ROCK" & "ROLL"
One can be "tetched" in this body part
the head
YOU CAN LOOK IT UP
In November 1910 he was elected governor of New Jersey; 2 years later he was elected president
Woodrow Wilson
20th CENTURY POLITICIANS
Jake Barnes
The Sun Also Rises
LOOK WHO'S TALKING
It's the name of King John's crusading older brother
Richard the Lionhearted
CAT PEOPLE
On June 14, 1777, he was given command of the Sloop Ranger
John Paul Jones
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Their exploits included a quest for the "Kurwood Derby" & the discovery of upsadaisium, a new mineral
Rocky & Bullwinkle
"ROCK" & "ROLL"
A "bombilation" is this type of sound often heard near beehives
buzzing
YOU CAN LOOK IT UP
After a 19% showing in 1992, this presidential candidate could only muster 8 1/2% of the vote in 1996
Ross Perot
20th CENTURY POLITICIANS
Jing-Mei Woo, Rose Hsu Jordan, Waverly Jong, Lena St. Clair & their mothers
The Joy Luck Club
LOOK WHO'S TALKING
Role shared by Eartha Kitt on TV & Michelle Pfeiffer on the big screen
Catwoman
CAT PEOPLE
It's been said that about 1/3 of all British troops in the colonies were these German mercenaries
Hessians
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
For an incredible 50 years, 1926-76, he illustrated the official Boy Scout calendar
Norman Rockwell
"ROCK" & "ROLL"
An "avuncular" person behaves in a way that reminds one of this relative
an uncle
YOU CAN LOOK IT UP
This Texan served a record 17 years as Speaker of the House between 1940 & 1961
Sam Rayburn
20th CENTURY POLITICIANS
Humbert Humbert
Lolita
LOOK WHO'S TALKING
Amanda Blake played this saloon owner on "Gunsmoke" for 19 seasons
Miss Kitty
CAT PEOPLE
The Boston Port Act was one of these laws passed by England to retaliate for the Boston Tea Party
Intolerable Acts
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
In 1986, Austrian-born Falco topped the charts withthissong about another Austrian:
"Rock Me Amadeus"
"ROCK" & "ROLL"
A "monoglot" only knows one of these
a language
YOU CAN LOOK IT UP
Known as "Battling Bob", he represented Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate from 1906 to 1925
Bob LaFollette
20th CENTURY POLITICIANS
Sal Paradise
On the Road
LOOK WHO'S TALKING
This character describes herself as the title animal in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
Maggie the Cat
CAT PEOPLE
On Dec. 10, 1778 this New York attorney was chosen president of the Continental Congress
John Jay
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
George Carlin's feature debut & Doris Day's last starring role were in the 1968 film "With Six You Get" this
Eggroll
"ROCK" & "ROLL"
When a joke causes people to "cachinnate", they're doing this too loudly
laughing
YOU CAN LOOK IT UP
Found in Central & South American forests, the spider monkey hangs from trees by this type of tail
prehensile
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
This "Pieta" artist was born in Caprese, a village in Tuscany, in 1475
Michelangelo (Buonarroti)
INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS
In 1962, his pop version of "I Can't Stop Loving You" was the No. 1 single of the year
Ray Charles
LOVE SONGS
Few were surprised when Julia Roberts split from this singer after 21 months of marriage
Lyle Lovett
CUPID GOOFED
Jesus was still dripping from this event when a voice from heaven called him "my beloved Son"
baptism
HE SAID
In 1997, as her daughter left for Stanford, she wondered "why I ever agreed to let her skip third grade"
Hillary Rodham Clinton
SHE SAID
These smallest apes spend most of their lives, including mating & giving birth, in trees
gibbons
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
This Dutchman's 1660s painting of "The Jewish Bride" is in the Rijksmuseum
Rembrandt
INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS
Hit in which Sinatra sang, "Love was just a glance away, a warm embracing dance away" ...dooby dooby do
"Strangers In The Night"
LOVE SONGS
Unhappy in his marriage, he loved his wife's sister & memorialized her in "Oliver Twist"
Charles Dickens
CUPID GOOFED
After his name was changed to Israel, God still called him this, to tell him to go down to Egypt
Jacob
HE SAID
Ironically, Marianne Moore began a poem about this literary form, "I, Too, Dislike It"
poetry
SHE SAID
This banded mammal can be seen in the Southern U.S. & in The Clash's "Rock The Casbah" video
the armadillo
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
He painted the scandalous picture seen here:
Edouard Manet
INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS
Henry Mancini topped the pop charts just once, with this movie theme heardhere:
"Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet"
LOVE SONGS
One of the things she asked Tom to return in their ugly divorce was her Emmy award
Roseanne Barr
CUPID GOOFED
In Eden the Lord told Adam he would return to this & told the serpent he would eat it
dirt (or dust or earth or soil)
HE SAID
In 1776 she wrote to husband John, "Remember the ladies, and be more generous....to them than your ancestors"
Abigail Adams
SHE SAID
The wild horned aoudad, or Barbary sheep, lives in the Aures & these northern African mountains
the Atlas Mountains
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
The name of his 1896 painting "No Te Aha Oe Riri" means "Why Are You Angry"?
Paul Gauguin
INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS
In 1986 Whitney Houston found this title lyric is "easy to achieve"
"The Greatest Love Of All"
LOVE SONGS
In 1762 after Peter III threatened divorce, this wife deposed him & became empress of Russia
Catherine the Great
CUPID GOOFED
God told Joshua, "Make thee sharp knives" & do this to the male Israelites "A second time"
circumcise them
HE SAID
"One is not born a woman, one becomes one", this Frenchwoman wrote in "The Second Sex"
Simone de Beauvoir
SHE SAID
Resembling the antelope, this animal named for its forked horns is the fastest in the Western Hemisphere
the pronghorn
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
This Belgian surrealist painted a 1957 mural called "La Fee Ignorante" -- "The Ignorant Elf"
Rene Magritte
INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS
They're "an institute you can't disparage. Ask the local gentry, and they will say it's element'ry"
"Love And Marriage"
LOVE SONGS
To end his marriage in 1877, this Russian composer tried to catch a lethal case of pneumonia
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
CUPID GOOFED
In 1 Kings 19 God tells him "Anoint Hazael", but he doesn't tell him to visit homes during the Seder
Elijah
HE SAID
This British novelist & essayist thought human character changed "on or about December 1910"
Virginia Woolf
SHE SAID
'City where Goethe & Nietzsche died & a republic & a breed of dog were born')
Weimar (Weimar Republic & Weimaraner dog)
EUROPEAN CITIES
Business partner Jacob Davis added the rivets to the pocket corners of this man's pants
Levi Strauss
INVENTORS & INVENTIONS
In 1589 Boris Godunov got this country's Orthodox Church recognized as an independent patriarchate
Russia
HISTORY
On this series, Crystal Bernard plays Helen, an airport lunch counter operator & cellist
Wings
TV & FILM CELLISTS
The Grune Woche, one of Germany's largest agricultural fairs, takes place in this capital city.
Berlin
ANNUAL EVENTS
It begins, "It looked extremely rocky for the Mudville Nine that day"
"Casey at the Bat"
POETS & POETRY
Newspaper publisher Britt Reid fights crime as this "Green" hero
the Green Hornet
BUG NAMES
It's said he added a wire comb to his cotton gin at the suggestion of Catherine Greene, a widow
Eli Whitney
INVENTORS & INVENTIONS
When he went to Europe in 1971, he became the first reigning Japanese monarch to travel abroad
Hirohito
HISTORY
In Ghostbusters she played the cellist who fell for, or rather levitated for, Bill Murray
(Sigourney) Weaver
TV & FILM CELLISTS
Albany, Georgia has an annual festival devoted to this nut, a type of hickory
the pecan
ANNUAL EVENTS
His poem, "Highland Mary", was inspired by Mary Campbell, to whom he was engaged
Burns
POETS & POETRY
A googly is a deceptive delivery by the bowler in this sport
cricket
BUG NAMES
During World War I he directed the wireless service of Italy's army
Marconi
INVENTORS & INVENTIONS
In 1942 he replaced Gandhi as leader of India's National Congress Party
Nehru
HISTORY
In The Living Daylights he played the Bond who formed a bond with Czech cellist Maryam d'Abo
(Timothy) Dalton
TV & FILM CELLISTS
An Urbanna, Virginia festival devoted to this bivalve serves it in every conceivable fashion.
oysters
ANNUAL EVENTS
He included an unflattering description of himself in one of "The Canterbury Tales"
Chaucer
POETS & POETRY
This producer brought together "Our Gang", those cute little rascals
(Hal) Roach
BUG NAMES
In 1959 Jack Kilby & Robert Noyce applied for patents on the first integrated ones of these
a circuit
INVENTORS & INVENTIONS
In 1973 Menachem Begin helped form this Israeli political party, a merger of several smaller parties
Likud
HISTORY
Tannis Vallely played the cello-playing honors student on this Howard Hesseman series
the Head of the Class
TV & FILM CELLISTS
Gering, Nebraska's 4-day celebration of this pioneer trail features an old settler's reunion and parades
the Oregon Trail
ANNUAL EVENTS
In 1823 Shelley was buried in the same Rome cemetery where this poet had been buried 2 years earlier
Keats
POETS & POETRY
In 1982 he had a hit single, "Goody Two Shoes", & a hit album, "Friend or Foe"
Adam Ant
BUG NAMES
The sensation of the 1893 Chicago Exposition rose 250' & was named for its inventor
the Ferris Wheel
INVENTORS & INVENTIONS
Great Britain gained most of Eastern Canada from France as a result of this war
the French & Indian War
HISTORY
Buddy Sorrell was the character who played the cello on this comedy series
The Dick Van Dyke Show
TV & FILM CELLISTS
This country sets aside June 15 to honor its Dannebrog, the oldest national flag in the world
Denmark
ANNUAL EVENTS
This British poet of "Gunga Din" penned the phrase "East is East, and West is West"
(Rudyard) Kipling
POETS & POETRY
Last name of the "Back to the Future" movie character seenhere
McFly
BUG NAMES
In 1784 the king considered having this torn down; in July 1789, the people did so on their own
le Bastille
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
Kangaroo Paw, an unusual-looking wildflower, is native to this country
Australia
NATURE
In 1985 this performer bought ATV, owner of much of the Beatles' catalogue, for over $40 million
Michael Jackson
POP MUSIC
This state leads the U.S. in number of registered automobiles with over 17 million
California
TRANSPORTATION
Kiribati's largest island is named for this ho-ho holiday
Christmas Island
ISLANDS
When this Shakespearean theater was rebuilt after a 1613 fire, tile replaced thatch on its roof
the Globe Theatre
THEATRE
On July 11, 1789, Lafayette proposed to the Assembly a first draft of the declaration of these
the rights of man
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
This hybrid offspring of a male donkey & a mare is usually sterile
a mule
NATURE
The "Acid Queen" costume she wore in "Tommy" is now in Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Tina Turner
POP MUSIC
Air in this tunnel between NYC & Jersey City comes from giant fans in 4 10-story towers
the Holland Tunnel
TRANSPORTATION
It's separated from the "toe" of Italy by the Strait of Messina
Sicily
ISLANDS
The drama theatre, 1 of 4 auditoriums in this Sydney structure, is used for plays
the Sydney Opera House
THEATRE
Written by Rouget de Lisle as "Chant de guerre pour l'armee du Rhin", it's now known as this anthem
La Marseillaise
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
This hot, dry Saharan wind whose name comes from Arabic for "East" can bring rain to southern Europe
Sirocco
NATURE
"Great Balls of Fire!" In 1968 he played Iago in "Catch My Soul", a rock musical version of "Othello".
Jerry Lee Lewis
POP MUSIC
This state capital has a Wiley Post Airport as well as a Will Rogers Airport
Oklahoma City
TRANSPORTATION
Yell, Mainland, and Fetlar are among these islands famous for their ponies
the Shetlands
ISLANDS
Uta Hagen was the first to play Martha in this playwright's"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Albee
THEATRE
Running from July 19 to August 17, this month was so hot... you could cook a lobster on the sidewalk
Thermidor
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
The dried leaves of the purple foxglove are used to produce this heart stimulant
digitalis
NATURE
Her 1986 No. 1 hit "That's What Friends Are For" was credited to her "and Friends"
Dionne Warwick
POP MUSIC
This series of canals allows transportations and commerce between Lakes Superior & Huron
the Sault Ste. Marie Canals
TRANSPORTATION
It lies 25 miles south of Barbuda
Antigua
ISLANDS
2 of Wilkie Collins' plays were performed at a theatre in this "Great Expectations" author's home
(Charles) Dickens
THEATRE
1790's new tricolor flag replaced one with this floral symbol
the fleur-de-lis
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
Most of these birds belong to the genus cygnus
swans
NATURE
She refused a 1990 Grammy for best alternative performance for "I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got"
(Sinead) O\'Connor
POP MUSIC
This city's Logan International Airport is about 180 miles closer to Europe than New York City is
Boston
TRANSPORTATION
In the West Indies, Dominica lies between Guadeloupe & this French island
Martinique
ISLANDS
Lady Gregory organized foreign tours of this Dublin theater company from 1911 to 1913
the Abbey Theatre
THEATRE
'The northernmost country in Africa, it\'s much smaller than the countries that border it')
Tunisia
AFRICAN COUNTRIES
Slang for a large amount, it's also the past tense of "slay"
Slew
WORDS
This Scottish discoverer of the Victoria Falls was "found" by Henry Stanley in November 1871
Dr. David Livingstone
AFRICAN HISTORY
Superstition says that to ensure good luck a bride must wear these 4 items
"Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue"
WEDDINGS
She's won 4 "Best Supporting Actress In A Comedy" Emmys as Carla on "Cheers"
Rhea Perlman
TV "P"EOPLE
The first bobsled races were held in this mountainous country
Switzerland
SPORTS
On Dec. 25, 1492, his ship the Santa Maria was wrecked off Hispaniola
Christopher Columbus
DECEMBER 25TH
It's a small harpsichord or piano, not a small spinning wheel
Spinet
WORDS
In 1895 this British diamond king had a colony named for himself
Sir Cecil Rhodes (Rhodesia)
AFRICAN HISTORY
A bride's principal attendant
Maid/Matron of Honor
WEDDINGS
For 25 years this director of the St. Louis Zoo hosted "Mutual Of Omaha's Wild Kingdom"
Marlon Perkins
TV "P"EOPLE
In 1910 the Intercollegiate Athletic Association changed its name to this
NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)
SPORTS
In 1950 Scottish nationalists stole the 336 lb. Stone of Scone from this British coronation site
Westminster Abbey
DECEMBER 25TH
It can be a merry adventure, a harmless prank or a bird
Lark
WORDS
To protect against piracy in the 18th century, the U.S. made payoffs to this group of north African states
Barbary States/Coast
AFRICAN HISTORY
At Japanese weddings the bride & groom seal their union with sips of this alcoholic beverage
Sake
WEDDINGS
He was a panelist on "To Tell The Truth" for 9 years; now he's George Utley on "Newhart"
Tom Poston
TV "P"EOPLE
A 5 iron is a mashie, a 9 iron is a niblick & this is a mashie niblick
7 Iron
SPORTS
On Dec. 25, 1868 this president pardoned "All who....participated in the late rebellion"
Andrew Johnson
DECEMBER 25TH
This word for a form of Japanese dance-drama isn't negative, it means "talent"
Noh
WORDS
In 1975 this country's colony of Angola became the last European colony to gain independence
Portugal
AFRICAN HISTORY
Child attendant who carries a pillow in the procession
Ring Bearer
WEDDINGS
She was "The Girl from U.N.C.L.E."
Stefanie Powers
TV "P"EOPLE
Devised by Owen Patrick Smith, this sport was legalized in Florida in 1931
Greyhound/dog racing
SPORTS
He was crowned on December 25th in the year 800
Charlemagne
DECEMBER 25TH
Type of bag carried by soldiers or sailors, or a simple song
Ditty
WORDS
This dynasty ruled Egypt from 323 B.C. until the suicide death of Cleopatra in 30 B.C.
Ptolemys
AFRICAN HISTORY
These notices of intent to marry in the Catholic Church are published to make sure each party is free
Banns
WEDDINGS
This brother & sister played a brother & sister on "The Donna Reed Show"
Paul & Patty Petersen
TV "P"EOPLE
Australian Rules, American & Association describe sports that are all named this
Football
SPORTS
In 1777 British explorer James Cook discovered this island
Christmas Island
DECEMBER 25TH
Locusts are short-horned or short-antennaed varieties of these
Grasshoppers
SCIENCE & NATURE
Canada's Ontario province shares the Thousand Islands with this U.S. state
New York
THE 50 STATES
Completes the John le Carre title "Tinker, Tailor,..."
Soldier, Spy
SPY NOVELS
Noted with a dot on the score, it's the opposite of legato
Staccato
CLASSICAL MUSIC
One proverb says, "6 hours" of this "for a man, 7 for a woman & 8 for a fool"
Sleep
PROVERBS
In ancient China & in classical antiquity, this accessory was made of polished metal, not glass
Mirror
ANTIQUES
Developed by astronomer A.E. Douglass, dendrochronology determines age in this way
Counting tree rings
SCIENCE & NATURE
The 3 states represented in the name of the city of Texarkana
Arkansas, Louisiana & Texas
THE 50 STATES
"Marco Polo If You Can" is one of this "National Review" founder's forays into spy novels
William F. Buckley
SPY NOVELS
English title of Paul Dukas' symphonic piece "L' Apprenti Sorcier"
"The Sorcerer\'s Apprentice"
CLASSICAL MUSIC
William Congreve coined the oft-misquoted proverb, "Music has charms to soothe" a "savage" one
Breast
PROVERBS
They were first called "Fashion Babies", but until the 19th C. many of them looked like adults
Dolls
ANTIQUES
Each December the Paul Bunyan Sled Dog Races are held in Bemidji in this northern state
Minnesota
THE 50 STATES
His most recent bestseller is "The Icarus Agenda", published in 1988
Robert Ludlum
SPY NOVELS
(AUDIO DAILY DOUBLE):Most people know its first 4 notes; these are its last notes:
Beethoven\'s "Fifth Symphony"
CLASSICAL MUSIC
"Blessed is he who expects" this, "for he shall never be disappointed"
Nothing
PROVERBS
In medieval armor, the part of the body protected by the "Pauldron" or "Epauliere"
Shoulder
ANTIQUES
Einstein's famous equation states energy equals mass times this squared
the speed of light
SCIENCE & NATURE
The Amana Colonies in this state are known for the manufacturing of refrigerators & other appliances
Iowa
THE 50 STATES
He wrote "The Odessa File" & "The Fourth Protocol" as well as "The Day of the Jackal"
Frederick Forsythe
SPY NOVELS
Stalin's death the next day pushed this "Peter & The Wolf" composer's obit off the front page
Sergei Prokofiev
CLASSICAL MUSIC
"The hand that" does this "is the hand that rules the world"
Rocks the Cradle
PROVERBS
One of the older types of cooking vessels, it figures importantly in Act IV of "Macbeth"
Cauldron
ANTIQUES
When swinging a rock on a string in a circle, this force pulls the rock inward
Centrifugal
SCIENCE & NATURE
Bordering on Kentucky, this easternmost of the 12 midwestern states also has a bluegrass region
Ohio
THE 50 STATES
Singular pseudonym of Rodney Whitaker, who authored 2 "Sanction" books, "Loo" & "Eiger"
Trevanian
SPY NOVELS
Friml gave us the "Donkey Serenade", but he gave us the whole "Carnival Of Animals"
Camille Saint-Saens
CLASSICAL MUSIC
"They that sow the wind shall reap" this
The whirlwind
PROVERBS
The name of this chair is said to have come about when George III ordered some made for his castle
Windsor Chair
ANTIQUES
'This president was the last surviving signer of the U.S. Constitution')
James Madison
U.S. PRESIDENTS
This country occupies all of the peninsula known as Asia Minor
Turkey
MEDITERRANEAN GEOGRAPHY
Jason Robards played this Washington Post editor in "All the President's Men"
Ben Bradley
JOURNALISTS
This fruit that's named for a bird looks like a brown egg that's covered with fuzz
a kiwi
FRUIT
In February 1998 the World Wide Web Consortium gave its imprimatur to this text format
XML
"X" RATED
This TV shrink's toughest case was the unbelievably neurotic Elliott Carlin
Bob Hartley (Bob Newhart accepted)
20th CENTURY POP CULTURE
Appointed in 1994, this justice from Massachusetts was the last to join the court in the 20th century
Breyer
THE SUPREMES
This Sicilian volcano's height varies between major eruptions; in some instances by several hundred feet
Etna
MEDITERRANEAN GEOGRAPHY
This son of a "60 Minutes" correspondent was at ABC News for 15 years before joining Fox News in 2003
Chris Wallace
JOURNALISTS
A sweet cherry is named for this Washington State landmark
Mt. Rainier
FRUIT
The horizontal number line in a Cartesian plane coordinate system
thex-axis
"X" RATED
"Lord knows I can't change", says this Lynyrd Skynyrd anthem often requested at rock shows
"Free Bird"
20th CENTURY POP CULTURE
This "colorful" justice appointed in 1937 was an ardent New Deal supporter
(Hugo) Black
THE SUPREMES
The name of this North African city means "three cities" & refers to the ancient cities of Oea, Sabrata & Leptis Major
Tripoli
MEDITERRANEAN GEOGRAPHY
"A Mighty Heart" is a 2003 biography of this slain Wall Street Journal reporter by his widow, Mariane
(Daniel) Pearl
JOURNALISTS
It's the most important fruit export of Costa Rica & Honduras
bananas
FRUIT
Before testing the Enterprise & flying on the STS-2 shuttle mission, Joe Engle piloted this craft into space 3 times
the X-15
"X" RATED
The Shmoos in this Al Capp comic strip could be made into food, clothing or anything else you liked
Li\'l Abner
20th CENTURY POP CULTURE
Though appointed by Nixon in 1969, this chief justice ruled that Nixon had no absolute right to privacy while in office
Warren Burger
THE SUPREMES
The largest of Spain's Balearic Islands, it's known as the "Pearl of the Mediterranean"
Majorca
MEDITERRANEAN GEOGRAPHY
This Pulitzer winner gained fame reporting on My Lai & has written on Iraq for the New Yorker
(Seymour) Hersh
JOURNALISTS
The name of this Pacific island fruit of the genus Artocarpus implies that it's starchy
breadfruit
FRUIT
This "Great" Persian King ruled from approximately 486-465 B.C.
Xerxes
"X" RATED
On radio this Hammett hero ended each episode's case summary to Effie with "Period. End of report"
Sam Spade
20th CENTURY POP CULTURE
Justice Harlan was named for this earlier justice & served nearly as long, 1877-1911
John Marshall
THE SUPREMES
This southern Greek peninsula was once called Morea, or "mulberry", for its mulberry-leaf shape
the Peloponnesus
MEDITERRANEAN GEOGRAPHY
Michael Kinsley is the founding editor of this "rocking" online publication
Slate
JOURNALISTS
This Japanese apple was created in part from the Ralls Janet, an antique apple that dates back to Thomas Jefferson
the Fuji
FRUIT
Bellamy, Hauteval & Hottinguer were the real last names of the men involved in this late 1790s U.S. diplomatic "afffair"
the XYZ Affair
"X" RATED
He's the 3 named character actor seenherein a 1930s film classic"Well, congratulations on your engagement, Miss Seton. You're not getting very much, but I'm sure you can improve him."
Edward Everett Horton
20th CENTURY POP CULTURE
In 1919 he stated the concept of "clear & present danger" as the only basis for limiting free speech
Oliver Wendell Holmes
THE SUPREMES
Ashley Wilkes says of him, "Arrogant devil, isn't he? He looks like one of the Borgias"
Rhett Butler
NOVEL CHARACTERS
Part of a house that comes before "community" in a term for a commuter suburb
bedroom
COMMUNITIES
The integral symbol seenhere, created by Leibniz, is a stylized "S" standing for this word
sum
MATH SYMBOLS
India's prime minister is the leader of a parliamentary system modeled after that of this country
the United Kingdom
THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
It's quite logical that this branch of knowledge is from the Greek for "lover of knowledge"
philosophy
FROM THE GREEK
This 1897 title character crawls down the wall of his castle face down, with his cloak spreading out like wings
Dracula
NOVEL CHARACTERS
The chemistry (& torture) between Mel & Gary Busey's henchman was electric in this 1987 megahit
Lethal Weapon
MEL GIBSON: TORTURED THESPIAN
Dan Bern sings, "It's" this type of town, "like Hershey, Pennsylvania... like Akron, Ohio"
a company town
COMMUNITIES
Instead of a decimal point, the French use this common punctuation mark
a comma
MATH SYMBOLS
The prime minister's official residence is found at No. 7 Race Course Road in this city
New Delhi
THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
Aptly enough, this word for a sports participant is from the Greek for "one who contends for a prize"
athlete
FROM THE GREEK
The heroine of this 1722 novel is born in Newgate Prison, where her mother is incarcerated
Moll Flanders
NOVEL CHARACTERS
Mad Mel's lashed to a pack animal & sent into the desert after a battle in this 1985 title structure
Thunderdome
MEL GIBSON: TORTURED THESPIAN
If the roads are bad near this type of small South African village, traffic might slow to one of these
a kraal
COMMUNITIES
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue standing at a chalkboard.) When you've used parentheses & brackets, it's time forthese
braces
MATH SYMBOLS
This third-generation Indian prime minister was once called "Mr. Clean" for his fight against corruption
Rajiv Gandhi
THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
I exclaimed this when I found this Greek word for "I've found it" in the dictionary
Eureka
FROM THE GREEK
In Chapter 1 of a Theodore Dreiser novel, this naive 18-year-old heroine meets--uh-oh!--a traveling salesman
Sister Carrie
NOVEL CHARACTERS
Capt. Picard, no! Patrick Stewart water-tortures Mel in this 1997 pic, though without use of a grassy knoll
Conspiracy Theory
MEL GIBSON: TORTURED THESPIAN
Anatevka in "Fiddler on the Roof" is this, a Yiddish word for a small Jewish village
a shtetl
COMMUNITIES
An arrow with a dot at the non-pointed end indicates this, also a male first name
a ray
MATH SYMBOLS
The first non-Hindu Prime Minister of India, current PM Manmohan Singh, is a member of this faith
Sikhism
THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
From the Greek "kuanos", meaning dark blue, it's a color used in printing & photography
cyan
FROM THE GREEK
Eustacia Vye's wild passion for Damon Wildeve leads to tragedy in this Thomas Hardy novel
The Return of the Native
NOVEL CHARACTERS
"Revenge" isn't quite the right word for this '99 pic where, when it comes to Mel's torture, let's say "The toes knows"
Payback
MEL GIBSON: TORTURED THESPIAN
Frenchman's Bend is this title type of town in a 1940 William Faulkner work
a hamlet
COMMUNITIES
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue standing at a chalkboard.) This "extreme" symbol indicates a square root; when used with araised 3, a cube root
a radical
MATH SYMBOLS
While in prison in the 1920s, he wrote "Glimpses of World History", a series of letters to his daughter
(Jawaharlal) Nehru
THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
Omigod! One of the top names for girls in the 1980s, it's from the Greek Theophania, "manifestation of God"
Tiffany
FROM THE GREEK
'Number of Canadian provinces that border the Great Lakes')
1
THE MAP OF NORTH AMERICA
In botany it's the term used for the liquid in the stems & roots of plants & trees
Sap
"S"CIENCE
On Sept. 30, 1927 Washington's Tom Zachary threw the pitch that became this man's 60th homer of the season
Babe Ruth
THE ROARING '20S
The American version of the British "Johnny Newcome"
"Johnny-come-lately"
CLICHES
Some Biblical scholars believe it was an orange or a quince -- or possibly an apricot
The Forbidden Fruit
THE BIBLE
As president of the Senate, on Jan. 4, 1989 he announced to Congress that George Bush won the election
George Bush
GOVERNMENT
Eric Knight died while serving in WWII, just 4 years after writing the story of this collie
Lassie
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
This bacterium is responsible for many infections including strep throat & scarlet fever
Streptococcus
"S"CIENCE
H.L. Mencken said his chief feat "was to sleep more than any other president"
Calvin Coolidge
THE ROARING '20S
Term for something that's different or unusual, not on the well-worn path
"Off the beaten path"
CLICHES
Governor of Judea who asked Jesus, "Art thou the king of the Jews?"
Pontius Pilate
THE BIBLE
Incumbent David Durenberger defeated Hubert Humphrey III in this state's 1988 Senate race
Minnesota
GOVERNMENT
Name shared by the 3 billy goats who met up with the wicked old troll
Gruff
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
The smallest of all constellations is Crux, also known by this name
Southern Cross
"S"CIENCE
Among this jazz bandleader's recorded hits were "King Porter Stomp" & "The Jelly Roll Blues"
Jelly Roll Morton
THE ROARING '20S
A person or thing that comes at the end of a list but is nonetheless important
"Last, but not least"
CLICHES
A ladder reaching to heaven appeared to him in a dream
Jacob
THE BIBLE
The first Speaker of the House, Frederick Muhlenberg, was a member of this party
Federalist
GOVERNMENT
His stories include "Brer Mink Holds His Breath" & "Brer Buzzard & The Tombstone"
Uncle Remus/Joel Chandler Harris
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
From the Greek for "earthquake writer", this instrument records any Earth movement
Seismograph
"S"CIENCE
A flapper was a girl & a flivver one of these
Automobile (Model T)
THE ROARING '20S
Phrase meaning "Wish me luck", from the old superstition of making the sign of the cross to ward off evil
"Keep your fingers crossed"
CLICHES
God first appeared to Moses in this form
Burning Bush
THE BIBLE
He was Wyoming's U.S. representative & GOP House Whip when he was nominated for Sec'y of Defense
Dick Cheney
GOVERNMENT
Willie Wonka owned the world's most famous one
Chocolate Factory
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
This bluish glow is sometimes seen at the tips of tall objects during thunderstorms
St. Elmo\'s Fire
"S"CIENCE
Pop psychologist Emile Coue promoted the motto, "Every day, in every way, I am" doing this
"Getting better & better"
THE ROARING '20S
From a magician's trick, it means to accomplish the unexpected or find a surprising solution
"Pull a rabbit out of a hat"
CLICHES
The first verse of the book of Proverbs attributes its authorship to this man
Solomon
THE BIBLE
The Rockefeller who's a Senator from West Virginia
Jay Rockefeller
GOVERNMENT
The profession of Nancy Drew's father
Lawyer
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
In a 1956 speech, he said, "Whether or not you like it, history is on our side. We will bury you."
Nikita Khrushchev
HISTORIC QUOTES
Tom Hanks got the starring role in this "huge" film after Robert De Niro turned it down
"Big"
ACTORS & THEIR ROLES
Hadrian's Wall is in England; Hadrian's Tomb is in this city
Rome
WORLD CITIES
Departments of this media magazine include "Soaps", "Grapevine" & "Videocassette Report"
TV Guide
MAGAZINES
This "Threepenny Opera" composer studied with Engelbert Humperdinck -- the composer, not the singer
Kurt Weill
COMPOSERS
Emmissions of nitrogen & sulfur oxides into the air cause this, endangering fish & aquatic life
Acid Rain
THE ENVIRONMENT
Alfred E. Smith said, "All the ills of democracy can be cured by more" of this
Democracy
HISTORIC QUOTES
The great 19th C. actor Edwin Booth was most famous for playing this Shakespearean role
Hamlet
ACTORS & THEIR ROLES
The chief port in Australia's Northern Territory; it was named after a naturalist on the Beagle
Darwin
WORLD CITIES
This magazine, the first undergraduate humor magazine in the U.S., was begun at Harvard in 1876
Harvard Lampoon
MAGAZINES
Great Broadway composer who wrote the music for the documentary series "Victory At Sea"
Richard Rodgers
COMPOSERS
In 1985 French military advisors at Auckland, New Zealand sank this group's vessel, the Rainbow Warrior
Greenpeace
THE ENVIRONMENT
This great Prussian king is credited with saying, "An army, like a serpent, travels on its belly"
Frederick the Great
HISTORIC QUOTES
(AUDIO DAILY DOUBLE):"Dallas" actor heard here singing in a 1953 movie musical:"Where is the light that's lit by land? Where is it now?"
Howard Keel
ACTORS & THEIR ROLES
The 1759 British victory on the Plains of Abraham at this city helped them conquer Canada
Quebec City
WORLD CITIES
In addition to Penthouse, Bob Guccione owns this magazine of science & futurism
Omni
MAGAZINES
Borodin, the illegitimate son of a Russian prince, died before finishing his opera about this prince
Prince Igor
COMPOSERS
This device added to a car's exhaust system eliminates much of the pollution produced by gas combustion
Catalytic Converter
THE ENVIRONMENT
Asked after the Constitutional Convention "What have we got?", he replied "A republic, if you can keep it"
Benjamin Franklin
HISTORIC QUOTES
He was the first actor to win an Oscar & a Tony for the same role, for "Cyrano de Bergerac"
Jose Ferrer
ACTORS & THEIR ROLES
It's the only city on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands
Charlotte Amalie
WORLD CITIES
In 1981 Budget Dir. Stockman's criticism of the Reagan administration was published in this monthly
The Atlantic Monthly
MAGAZINES
Rossini called this composer of "Gaite Parisienne" "Our little Mozart of the Champs-Elysees"
Jacques Offenbach
COMPOSERS
It's said various medical problems have resulted from toxins dumped in this part of Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Love Canal
THE ENVIRONMENT
When Napoleon said "England is a nation of shopkeepers", he was quoting this economist
Adam Smith
HISTORIC QUOTES
He was Ingrid Bergman's leading man in her 1st American film, "Intermezzo"
Leslie Howard
ACTORS & THEIR ROLES
This city is the eastern terminus of the Trans-Siberian Railway & home to the Soviet Pacific fleet
Vladivostok
WORLD CITIES
Since 1912 this federation of businesses has published its own monthly magazine, Nation's Business
U.S./National Chamber of Commerce
MAGAZINES
Trained as an engineer, this Hungarian composed the operettas "The Desert Song" & "The New Moon"
Sigmund Romberg
COMPOSERS
In 1978 the U.S. banned use of these, called CFCs for short, as propellants in most spray cans
Chloroflourocarbons
THE ENVIRONMENT
This planet's atmosphere is 99% nitrogen & oxygen
Earth
THE UNIVERSE
Diaphanous or sheer, as in clothing, or flimsy & obvious, as in a lie
Transparent
11-LETTER WORDS
The name of this meat is from the Latin "venatus", hunt
Venison
FOOD FACTS
Though he's had 5 no-hitters & the most career strikeouts of any pitcher, he's never won the Cy Young Award
Nolan Ryan
BASEBALL
As the master of ceremonies, this actor was the only one to reprise his stage role in 1972's "Cabaret"
Joel Grey
MOVIE MUSICALS
Elizabeth I reportedly whitened this with a mixture of eggshell, poppy seeds, borax & lead
Her Complexion
DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME
It wasn't until 1959 that the "far side" of this body was seen
The Moon
THE UNIVERSE
Breathing in & out
Respiration
11-LETTER WORDS
Known botanically as "citrullus lanatus", this huge fruit grows on vines as long as 15 ft.
Watermelon
FOOD FACTS
The "Black Sox" team that threw the 1919 World Series lost to this Ohio team
Cincinnati Reds
BASEBALL
Actor who sang "If I Only Had The Nerve" & "If I Were King Of The Forest" in "The Wizard Of Oz"
Bert Lahr
MOVIE MUSICALS
Houdini was famous for hanging upside-down wearing one of these restrictive overgarments
Straitjacket
DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME
William Herschel thought he saw these around Uranus in 1787; in 1977 they were really seen
Rings
THE UNIVERSE
The scientific study of birds
Ornithology
11-LETTER WORDS
Veal cutlets dipped in bread crumbs & cheese, then fried & covered with tomato sauce
Veal Parmigiana
FOOD FACTS
In Los Angeles, the Dodgers have had only these 2 managers
Walter Alston & Tommy Lasorda
BASEBALL
The only Ginger Rogers-Fred Astaire film for which these 2 brothers wrote songs was 1937's "Shall We Dance"
George & Ira Gershwin
MOVIE MUSICALS
You have to have permission to do this in a barrel since someone died doing it in 1951
Going over Niagara Falls
DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME
It's known for its prominences which are clouds, tubes & tongues of gasses
The Sun
THE UNIVERSE
A fashion or fad maker
Trendsetter
11-LETTER WORDS
German sausage named for the crackling sound the skin of the sausage makes when bitten into
Knockwurst
FOOD FACTS
In 1961 owner Calvin Griffith moved this team to Minneapolis where it became the Minnesota Twins
Washington Senators
BASEBALL
This actress who played Mary Stone on "The Donna Reed Show" was the only 1 to co-star in 3 Elvis films
Shelly Fabares
MOVIE MUSICALS
Icarus could have told you it's not a good idea to fly if your wings are held together with this
Wax
DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME
British weight system based on a pound equal to 453.59 grams or 16 ounces
Avoirdupois
11-LETTER WORDS
The Atlantic variety of this popular fish is the largest of all flatfish
Halibut
FOOD FACTS
In 1972 owner Bob Short moved this team to Arlington, TX . where it became the Texas Rangers
Washington Senators
BASEBALL
This Russian composer was portrayed by Jean-Pierre Aumont in 1947's "Song Of Scheherazade"
Rimsky-Korsakov
MOVIE MUSICALS
This late, great circus star once performed an act with 40 -- count 'em, 40 -- lions & tigers
Clyde Beatty
DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME
The name of this musical form probably came from the Latin "matricale", meaning in the mother tongue
Madrigal
THE RENAISSANCE
She got into the advice business before her twin sister, Dear Abby
Ann Landers
PEOPLE
Britannica defines it as "any plant growing where it is not wanted"
Weed
PLANTS
In 1987 Molly Yard replaced Eleanor Smeal as president of this organization
National Organization for Women (NOW)
ORGANIZATIONS
The U.S. borders these 3 oceans
Arctic, Atlantic & Pacific
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
Terence, a Roman poet-playwright who lived in the second century B.C., said, "Charity begins" here
At Home
LITERARY QUOTES
The ruthless Cesare Borgia was the model for this book by Machiavelli
"The Prince"
THE RENAISSANCE
Evicted from his Oregon ashram, he now lives in Bombay & is called "Zorba The Buddha"
Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
PEOPLE
A member of the sundew family, it requires about 10 days to fully digest an insect
Venus Flytrap
PLANTS
Int'l club that "promotes putting off until later those things that needn't be done today"
Procrastinator\'s Club
ORGANIZATIONS
There's a national park on the island of St. John in this U.S. possession
U.S. Virgin Islands
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
Robert Louis Stevenson said, "Marriage is ..... a field of battle, and not a bed of" these
Roses
LITERARY QUOTES
In his notebooks this Renaissance artist claimed, "The Medici created and destroyed me"
Leonardo Da Vinci
THE RENAISSANCE
Herbert Ross, who directed the film "Steel Magnolias", is married to this sister of Jackie Onassis
Lee Radziwill
PEOPLE
Plant whose twigs are used for dowsing & whose leaves & bark are used to make an astringent
Witch Hazel
PLANTS
One must be a member of this fraternal group in order to belong to the Shriners
Masons
ORGANIZATIONS
North Dakota has its Devils Lake & Wyoming its Devils one of these
Devils Tower
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
In "A Study in Scarlet" this author called London "that great cesspool"
Arthur Conan Doyle
LITERARY QUOTES
Plays were either comedies, tragedies or these love tales about woodland goddesses & shepherds
Pastorals
THE RENAISSANCE
William J. McCarthy is president of this union
Teamsters
PEOPLE
Name for a low, enclosed bed covered with glass or plastic for starting plants before the season
Cold Frame
PLANTS
Arm of Al-Anon that's specifically for young people between the ages of 12 & 20
Al-Ateen
ORGANIZATIONS
The Raritan is the longest river wholly within this state
New Jersey
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
Poet who wrote, "The woods are lovely, dark & deep, but I have promises to keep..."
Robert Frost
LITERARY QUOTES
Boccaccio work narrated by 3 men & 7 women fleeing the plague in Florence
"The Decameron"
THE RENAISSANCE
This historian & former Librarian of Congress was teaching history at Harvard while studying law at Yale
Daniel Boorstein
PEOPLE
This climbing tropical shrub was named for a French South Seas explorer
Bouganvillea
PLANTS
Social welfare organization founded in the 19th century, whose bimonthly publication is "The War Cry"
The Salvation Army
ORGANIZATIONS
One of the largest of these shallow channels in the U.S. is the Bartholomew in N. Louisiana
Bayou
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
"Always do right." he wrote; "This will gratify some people and astonish the rest"
Mark Twain
LITERARY QUOTES
'The world\'s most populous democracy')
India
COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the beginning of the Freedom Trail.) The first strokes of the two-and-a-half mile Freedom Trail's line were painted in 1951 at this public park that dates back to the 1630s
Boston Common
ALONG BOSTON'S FREEDOM TRAIL
In Billy Joel's "___ Man"
piano
NAME THE INSTRUMENT
As you might expect, the Reuters Foundation sets up training programs for those in this field
journalism
A SOLID FOUNDATION
A 1982 play by this man is set among the Jerome family of Brighton Beach in 1937
Neil Simon
THE THEATAH
The second-most reported cause of occupational injury is from this pollution caused by jackhammers & music
sound pollution (or noise pollution)
POLLUTION
A carpet for a calico
a cat mat
BEASTLY RHYME TIME
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from outside the Old South Meeting House.) Here at Old South Meeting House on December 16, 1773, Samuel Adams gave a coded signal that began this protest event
the Boston Tea Party
ALONG BOSTON'S FREEDOM TRAIL
In Wynonna's "Girls With ___"
guitars
NAME THE INSTRUMENT
In 2004 the Starbright Foundation for sick kids merged, sensibly enough, with this foundation
the Starlight Foundation
A SOLID FOUNDATION
The plays of Franz Grillparzer, called this country's greatest dramatist, include "Family Strife In Hapsburg"
Austria
THE THEATAH
(Hi, I'm Christie Whitman.) As EPA head, I helped create a program to reduce diesel exhaust for these vehicles; children will breathe easier
school buses
POLLUTION
It's what the mallard acquired when he found a 4-leaf clover
duck luck
BEASTLY RHYME TIME
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from inside the Old North Church.) On April 18, 1775 North Church sexton Robert Newmanclimbedinto thesteepleto use the code famously known by this 9-word phrase
one if by land and two if by sea
ALONG BOSTON'S FREEDOM TRAIL
In Bruce Hornsby's "___ Rain"
mandolin
NAME THE INSTRUMENT
In 1914 the USA's first community foundation was set up in this Ohio city, then the nation's 6th largest
Cleveland
A SOLID FOUNDATION
Ralph "Mike Hammer" Meeker & John C. "Mr. Cellophane" Reilly have played this role made famous by Brando
Stanley Kowalski
THE THEATAH
The American Lung Association's list of cities with the worst particle air pollutuion is topped by 3 in this state
California
POLLUTION
Hard-to-wash-out mark that a large wading bird left on your clothing
a crane stain
BEASTLY RHYME TIME
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in front of the U.S.S.Constitution.) The material that gave the U.S.S. Constitution this famous nickname islive oak from Georgia
"Old Ironsides"
ALONG BOSTON'S FREEDOM TRAIL
In Linda Ronstadt's "Different ___"
drum
NAME THE INSTRUMENT
It was launched in 1936 with car company stock, but its $10 billion portfolio no longer includes that stock
the Ford Foundation
A SOLID FOUNDATION
Aeschylus' play named for this king, Clytemnestra's husband, opens at his palace in Argos
Agamemnon
THE THEATAH
From the Greek for "heat", this type of water pollution kills fish when hot water is dumped into a lake
thermal
POLLUTION
Type of paint for your dromedary
camel enamel
BEASTLY RHYME TIME
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Freedom Trail.) Begun in 1795, it's the building behind me that Oliver Wendell Holmes called the "hub of the solar system"
the Bulfinch State House
ALONG BOSTON'S FREEDOM TRAIL
In the Byrds' "Mr. ___ Man"
tambourine
NAME THE INSTRUMENT
The breast cancer foundation named for this victim of the disease holds the "Race for the Cure"
Susan Komen
A SOLID FOUNDATION
Jack Absolute & Bob Acres, both vying for Lydia Languish's hand, are the title characters of this Sheridan play
The Rivals
THE THEATAH
TCDD is a type of this toxic industrial byproduct used in Agent Orange
dioxin
POLLUTION
Someone who guides or ministers to a big spotted feline
a leopard shepherd
BEASTLY RHYME TIME
Hydroplane races & water carnivals highlight Seafair, held annually on Lake Washington near this largest Wash. city
Seattle
WASHINGTON STATE
An extra playing card in a deck often used as a wild card
Joker
ALSO ABATMANVILLAIN
On Sept. 21, 1792 the monarchy was abolished; 4 months later, this king was guillotined
Louis XVI
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
London Street named for a 17th C. diplomat; the Prime Minister Lives on it
Downing
EPONYMOUS
On "M*A*S*H", this character used a great wardrobe to try & get out of the Army on a Section 8
Max Klinger
I, MAX
Grandmotherly drag is just the thing for FBI agent Martin Lawrence in this 2000 film
Big Momma\'s House
UP ON THE "BIG" SCREEN
With more than 50,000 employees in Washington, this aerospace company is one of the state's largest employers
Boeing
WASHINGTON STATE
Neurotoxic crawler who's hard on her mates
Black Widow
ALSO ABATMANVILLAIN
German poet Max Schneckenburger was famous for his 1840 poem about a watch on this river
the Rhine
I, MAX
In this "of 1938" Bob Hope introduced "Thanks For The Memory"
The Big Broadcast
UP ON THE "BIG" SCREEN
Whidbey Island is the largest of several islands in this inlet
Puget Sound
WASHINGTON STATE
Antarctic krill-eater
The Penguin
ALSO ABATMANVILLAIN
The Jacobins used the assassination of this editor of L'ami du Peuple as an excuse to begin the Reign of Terror
(Jean-Paul) Marat
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
He's the "big dada" whose work is seenhere
Max Ernst
I, MAX
Paul Reubens' 2 big movies of 1985 & 1988
Pee-wee\'s Big Adventure&Big Top Pee-wee
UP ON THE "BIG" SCREEN
The completion of the Grand Coulee dam in 1942 created the artificial lake named for this president
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
WASHINGTON STATE
Itchy cashew relative
Poison Ivy
ALSO ABATMANVILLAIN
This document approved on August 27, 1789 proclaimed that "Men are born and remain free and equal in rights"
The Declaration of the Rights of Man
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
The hypnotist villian in the 1894 novel "Trilby" gave us this word for one who controls another with evil intent
svengali
EPONYMOUS
This Vietnam vet has been head of the Veterans Administration & a senator from Georgia
(Max) Cleland
I, MAX
1989 gave us 6 degrees of Kevin Bacon as a Hollywood wannabe in this film
The Big Picture
UP ON THE "BIG" SCREEN
In 1977 this former head of the Atomic Energy Commission became Washington's first woman governor
(Dixy Lee) Ray
WASHINGTON STATE
His mask is in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
King Tut
ALSO ABATMANVILLAIN
On June 20, 1789 assembly members took an oath at this sports venue not to separate until there was a new constitution
the tennis court
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
In 1880 this British land agent in Ireland refused to lower his rents; as a result, he was isolated by protesters
Charles Boycott
EPONYMOUS
Best known as the friend who refused to destroy Kafka's works, he wrote a historical novel on Tycho Brahe
Max Brod
I, MAX
In 1958 Gregory Peck took on Burl Ives over water rights in the Old West in this oater
The Big Country
UP ON THE "BIG" SCREEN
'This character studied medicine, "knowing it would be useful in long voyages"')
Gulliver
18th CENTURY LITERATURE
Thisget-wellcardwas sent by second graders to David Vetter, known as this boy kept in a plastic isolation unit
The Boy in the Bubble
FROM THE VAULTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN
This "colorful" 1967 Van Morrison song made the presidential cut
"Brown Eyed Girl"
ON PRESIDENT BUSH'S iPOD
This term can refer to an American born in the 1950s, a certain ex-NFL QB, or a male kangaroo
boomer
MARSUPIALS
The top 22 of these fortune-telling cards are known as the major arcana
tarot cards
22
20th century year in which America celebrated the tercentennial of the Pilgrims' landing at Plymouth
1920
YEARS
A stoutly made safe in which valuables are deposited
a strongbox
STILL GOING "STRONG"
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.) Starting in 1960, people whose hearts beat too slowly could have a Medtronic one oftheseimplanted; the Smithsonian has an early one
a pacemaker
FROM THE VAULTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN
Pres. Bush enjoys this John Fogerty song on his iPod that might remind him of his days as a baseball team owner
"Centerfield"
ON PRESIDENT BUSH'S iPOD
You can see why kangaroos are classified as macropodents, referring to the size ofthese
their feet
MARSUPIALS
This alphabet is made up of 22 letters including Yud & Bet
the Hebrew
22
It's the year the small step seenherewas taken
1969
YEARS
To use physical force or coercion against someone
to strong-arm
STILL GOING "STRONG"
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.) This inventor used adevicethat transmits a signal to a receiver to look for thebulletin President Garfield's body
Alexander Graham Bell
FROM THE VAULTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN
"Danger Zone" by this singer might be more apt than his "Alive 'n' Kickin'" on Bush's iPod
(Kenny) Loggins
ON PRESIDENT BUSH'S iPOD
The marsupial represented by the most species is this New World beast, with the Virginia species the largest
the opossum
MARSUPIALS
He was just 22 in 1962 when he won golf's U.S. Open
(Jack) Nicklaus
22
U.S. troops hit the beaches of Normandy in this year
1944
YEARS
A bridge-playing term, or a particular field in which someone has talent
a strong suit
STILL GOING "STRONG"
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.)Thisis part of the 1848 gold shipment shown to this president; he gave a report to Congress that kicked the Gold Rush into gear
James K. Polk
FROM THE VAULTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN
"The House Is Rockin'" by this Texas blues guitarist keeps the Prez rockin' through his jogging & biking
Stevie Ray Vaughan
ON PRESIDENT BUSH'S iPOD
Named partly for its temper, it's extinct on the Australian mainland but endures on an island
the Tasmanian devil
MARSUPIALS
In 1975 Junko Tabei became the first woman to scale Everest, 22 years after this New Zealander did it
Edmund Hillary
22
Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia all fell to the Communists in this year
1975
YEARS
It can be a place of refuge or an area dominated by a group
a stronghold
STILL GOING "STRONG"
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.)Thisbit of mold played its part in history when this London scientist noticed it destroying a bacterial sample
(Alexander) Fleming
FROM THE VAULTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN
Several songs by this country music legend appear on the first iPod, including "He Stopped Loving Her Today"
George Jones
ON PRESIDENT BUSH'S iPOD
Common and hairy-nosed are types of this creature that looks like a Down Under woodchuck
wombat
MARSUPIALS
Begun in 1887 to raise funds for 22 different agencies, the Charity Organization Society is known as this today
the United Way
22
In this year Senator Henry Clay pushed for a compromise in his last big speech before the Senate
1850
YEARS
One of the fundamental interactions between elementary particles binding them to a nucleus
strong force (strong forces accepted)
STILL GOING "STRONG"
A 1972 earthquake destroyed most of the downtown area of this Nicaraguan capital
Managua
WORLD CAPITALS
He's got drive & loves the green
Tiger Woods
CELEBRITY LOGOS
I like it, Chuck; an orphan overcomes the odds, dig the "Bill & Nancy" angle... do it as a musical? Are you nuts?!
Oliver Twist
DICKENS HEARS FROM HOLLYWOOD
A must-have for the preppy look: this short-sleeve collared shirt, particularly one of the brand of the same name
polo
FASHION
The first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, he was also involved in an early political sex scandal
Alexander Hamilton
WHO THE "H" ARE YOU?
Superman's cub reporter pal admits to fathering Mary-Kate & Ashley & they become known as the...
Jimmy Olsen twins
BEFORE & AFTER
This capital is surrounded by, but is not part of, the Flemish region of Brabant
Brussels
WORLD CAPITALS
Thisathlete gets a kick out of Madrid
(David) Beckham
CELEBRITY LOGOS
More orphans?! & this book's start, "My father's family name being Pirrip"... not exactly "Call me Ishmael", Chuck!
Great Expectations
DICKENS HEARS FROM HOLLYWOOD
This sneaker brand was introduced by the U.S. Rubber Co. in 1916
Keds
FASHION
In 1991 "The Star-Spangled Banner" entered the Billboard Top 40 for the first time, sung by her
Whitney Houston
WHO THE "H" ARE YOU?
A House majority leader goes ga-ga over Dylan's "big brass bed" occupant & earns the nickname...
Tom DeLay Lady Lay
BEFORE & AFTER
Until 1924 this Mongolian capital was called Urga
Ulan Bator
WORLD CAPITALS
Thisyoung gun drives the No. 8 car
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
CELEBRITY LOGOS
This Italian craftsman who died in 1960 titled his autobiography "Shoemaker of Dreams"
Ferragamo
FASHION
He appointed former President William Howard Taft to the Supreme Court
Harding
WHO THE "H" ARE YOU?
Goldie Hawn title character is promoted to Prime Minster under Victoria & becomes...
Private Benjamin Disraeli
BEFORE & AFTER
(Christiane Amanpour of CNN delivers the clue.) In 1992 I reported from the shores of this African capital when the U.S. military launched Operation: Restore Hope
Mogadishu
WORLD CAPITALS
Thisrapper changed nicknames, but kept the same initials
Puff Daddy
CELEBRITY LOGOS
Uncle Ralph's OK... nice alliterative title for this... but Wackford Squeers is now Ford Sears; we get 2 product placements for 1!
Nicholas Nickleby
DICKENS HEARS FROM HOLLYWOOD
The name of this garment is the French word for "breeches"
culottes
FASHION
He's the troubled prodigy whose story is told in the 1996 film "Shine"
(David) Helfgott
WHO THE "H" ARE YOU?
Lady tennis legend is grouchy with the press & gets compared to an arthropod with delicious legs as...
Billie Jean King Crab
BEFORE & AFTER
It's the home of Belarusian State University
Minsk
WORLD CAPITALS
Beforehejoined the NBA in 2003, his mother took out a loan to buy him a Hummer
LeBron James
CELEBRITY LOGOS
Last name of French design team Marithe & Francois, known for their streetwear
Girbaud
FASHION
This Japanese-American professor of linguistics was a California senator from 1977 to 1983
S.I. Hayakawa
WHO THE "H" ARE YOU?
'70s Jim Hutton TV detective goes on '50s Jack Bailey TV weeper & is mortified to be named...
Ellery Queen for a Day
BEFORE & AFTER
'This man who became a ruler in April 2005 is the great-nephew of the 1926 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama')
Prince Albert II of Monaco
EUROPEAN RULERS
In 1777 this land, later a state, was named in honor of the Green Mountain Boys
Vermont
18TH CENTURY AMERICA
This talk show queen sometimes seats people at the Eccentric Restaurant in Chicago -- she's a co-owner
Oprah Winfrey
CELEBRITIES
The common U.S. coin that's named for the metal it contains
Nickel
MONEY
In India, ghee, which is a clarified form of this, is widely used in cooking
Butter
FOOD
"Ev'ry morning, ev'ry evening, ain't we got" this
Fun
SING-ALONG SONGS
The March Hare had one of these with a dormouse in it, not a tempest
Teapot
FILE UNDER "T"
Term for the American colonists who supported the Redcoats during the revolution
Tories/Loyalists
18TH CENTURY AMERICA
Shelley Duvall, exec. producer of "Nightmare Classics", says she was named for this nightmarish authoress
Mary Shelley
CELEBRITIES
Taxpayers will have to share the burden of bailing out more than 500 of these insolvent institutions
Savings & Loans
MONEY
Be quiet little dog, & I'll feed you these deep fried concoctions made of corn meal
Hush Puppies
FOOD
"When you're smiling, the whole world" does this
Smiles with you
SING-ALONG SONGS
It's the name of a national monument in the Salt River Valley in Arizona, kimosabe
Tonto National Monument
FILE UNDER "T"
In 1776, with a membership of 5 students, it became the 1st social fraternity at a U.S. college
Phi Beta Kappa
18TH CENTURY AMERICA
This author of "Hollywood Wives" said, "People don't believe it, but everything I write is true!"
Jackie Collins
CELEBRITIES
The lowest rate of interest on bank loans at any given time, it's offered to preferred borrowers
Prime Rate
MONEY
Flavor of the jelly or sauce that's a common accompaniment to roast lamb
Mint
FOOD
"Nicknack paddywhack, give a dog a bone", he "came rolling home"
This old man
SING-ALONG SONGS
Type of drum played by a piper's son
Tom-Tom
FILE UNDER "T"
Year in which Thomas Jefferson wrote to James Madison, "France will be quiet this year"
1789
18TH CENTURY AMERICA
Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in this country
Austria
CELEBRITIES
Established December 23, 1913, it's the central bank of the U.S.
Federal Reserve Bank
MONEY
Color of the beans you'd find in a feijoada, the national dish of Brazil
Black
FOOD
Casey would waltz with this girl "and the band played on"
the Strawberry Blonde
SING-ALONG SONGS
This line lies 23 degrees 27 minutes north of the Equator
Tropic of Cancer
FILE UNDER "T"
Known for their simple furniture, this sect came to the U.S. from England in 1774, led by "Mother Ann" Lee
Shakers
18TH CENTURY AMERICA
Dionne Warwick co-wrote this TV show's theme song, "Champagne Wishes & Caviar Dreams"
"Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous"
CELEBRITIES
Scene on the reverse of the Jefferson $2 bill
Signing of the Declaration of Independence
MONEY
Islanders who live in this group are called Fuegians
Tierra Del Fuego
FILE UNDER "T"
Uriah Heep is the 'umble clerk who embezzles from Mr. Wickfield in this Dickens novel
"David Copperfield"
ENGLISH LIT
The ring-necked species of this bird was introduced into Oregon from China in the 1880s
Pheasant
BIRDS
Conservationists estimate almost 90% of Indiana was once covered by these, now less than 20% is
Forests/Trees
INDIANA
If your soil is too heavy or sandy, you can add this moss to improve its texture
Peat Moss
GARDENING
This terrifying czar died on March 18, 1584 while playing a game of chess
Ivan The Terrible
NOTORIOUS
When he said, "I coulda been a contender!" in "On The Waterfront", he was referring to this sport
Boxing
MARLON BRANDO
His 1st major novel was the autobiographical "Sons & Lovers"
D.H. Lawrence
ENGLISH LIT
(VIDEO DAILY DOUBLE):Though these members of the parrot family rarely learn to talk, they can perform stunts:
Cockatoos
BIRDS
Indiana, not Pennsylvania, ranks 1st in the U.S. in the production of this alloy
Steel
INDIANA
Organic fertilizer that can be made by layering plant matter, soil & lime
Compost
GARDENING
This had just become a federal prison when Al Capone was transferred there in 1934
Alcatraz
NOTORIOUS
Brando starred in the last film this silent screen legend directed, 1967's "A Countess From Hong Kong"
Charles Chaplin
MARLON BRANDO
When Lord Petre cut off a bit of Arabella Fremor's hair, it inspired this poem by Alexander Pope
"The Rape of the Lock"
ENGLISH LIT
This process usually includes taking oil from a gland at the base of the tail & applying it to the feathers
Preening
BIRDS
City that's located on the southernmost point along the St. Joseph River
South Bend
INDIANA
A self-contained indoor garden consisting of small plants grown in a covered glass container
Terrarium
GARDENING
Dona Marina, who was this man's mistress & interpreter, has been called the betrayer of the Aztecs
Hernando Cortez
NOTORIOUS
Yes, he did stuff his cheeks for this 1972 film; he wore a special mouthpiece, too
"The Godfather"
MARLON BRANDO
The Reader's Encyclopedia says his best-known novel is "The Way of All Flesh"
Samuel Butler
ENGLISH LIT
Because these baby birds feed from their parents' pouches, some think they're drinking blood
Pelicans
BIRDS