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ClueWho is or What isCategory
The swan boats in Boston's public garden were inspired by this opera in which a swan pulls a boat on the Scheldt RiverOPERA
'If this alleged report is true, that is the last of Roy Hobbs in organized baseball'HOW NOVEL!
The Don (about 1,200 miles)RIVER COUNTRY
Glaceau makes a bottled beverage called 'Vitamin' thisIN CASE YOU'RE THIRSTY
David Phillips, whose expose reporting inspired this word made popular by Teddy Roosevelt, was later shot deadINVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISTS
At 4,898 feet, Feldberg is the highest point in this German forest known for its mineral springsFORESTS
Bad stuff will go down when guys are named 1, 2 & 3 murderer, as Fleance & his dad discover in this playSHAKESPEARE, SHAKESPEARE, FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT!
This type of variable income tax increases as the amount to be taxed increasesMONEY TALKS
From an EF-0 to an EF-5, the enhanced Fujita scale is used to grade the intensity of these weather eventsMAKING THE GRADE
This city named for its 'harbor entrance' location re-created the dance at which Elizabeth Dickens' water brokeTHE CHARLES DICKENS BICENTENNIAL
William PatersonCONSTITUTION SIGNERS BY STATE
Since the 1870s people have been worried about the 'air' type of this; 4 since the 1970s, about the 'noise' typeIT'S A NOISY PLANET
This sport introduced in Summer 2000 plays out over a raised area 16 1/2 feet long & 9 1/2 feet wideNEW OLYMPIC SPORTS
Here's a riddle: part of the beard of this great statue at Giza is now on display at the British MuseumLANDMARKS
Het Laatste Nieuws, La Nouvelle GazetteCOUNTRY BY NEWSPAPERS
In a 17th century French comedy, mankind hater AlcesteTITLE CHARACTERS
The star variety of this deep blue gemstone has other minerals embedded inside super-hard corundumTHE HARD STUFF
This country that explored the Antarctic interior is the most northerly nation to claim territory on the continentANTARCTICA
In 1934 a giant clam yielded one of these gems weighing more than 14 poundsBIG STUFF
He died in Babylon in 323 B.C., a few days after a drinking bout & a few months after declaring himself a godTHEY DIED WITH THEIR BOOZE ON
This term for a painting depicting outdoor scenery was first used in English in the early 17th centuryART CLASS
In his 52 B.C. 'Commentaries', he wrote that the Parisii burned their town rather than surrender to himNOT SO GAY PAREE
He came to the U.S. in 1933 & helped found the School of American Ballet1933
In addition to his 1,093 U.S. patents, he held more than 1,200 patents awarded by other countriesNOTABLE AMERICANS
The brand Gordon & Smith began by making these in a Pacific Beach, California garage in 1959AT THE BEACH
In a play subtitle, she's called 'the Chinese Sphinx'; in a later opera her suitor calls her 'Principessa di Morte'OPERA CHARACTERS
Sometimes called Eskimos, they're the largest native group of the North American ArcticUP NORTH
In 2011 the scales went missing from a statue representing this in front of , Louisville's Metro HallSCULPTURE
On June 16, 1870 this was dedicated in Atlantic City; at the end of the summer season, it was taken apart & storedTHE 1870s
Little spotted, North Island brown, South Island brownBIRDS OF A FEATHER
In math, it's 1/8 of a circle or a 45-degree angle; it's also an instrument for measuring angles'O' MY
The economic contraction known as the Panic of 1907 led Congress to create this system in 1913HARD TIMES
ClueWho is or What isCategory
Aureliano Buendia & the ghost of Prudencio AguilarNUMERICAL NOVEL BY CHARACTERS
From about 60 miles away, Mount Fuji towers over this capital cityAROUND THE WORLD
In 2011 his daughter Svetlana, living in the U.S. under the name Lana Peters, died in Wisconsin at age 85FAMOUS RELATIVES
This pioneer route stretched more than 2,000 miles from Missouri northwest to near the Pacific OceanAMERICAN HISTORY
An irregular heartbeat maybe caused by an imbalance of these ions that conduct current, such as sodiumTHE TELL-TALE HEART
This 17th century king was the last British monarch to enter the House of CommonsBRITISH HISTORY
This appointed position first held by John Dryden echoes a 'Versificator Regis' of Richard I in the 12th centuryBRITISH HISTORY
He was named for a distant cousin who was aboard a sloop during the 1814 bombardment of a Baltimore fortNOVELISTS
A wife of King David & 2 of our early first ladies shared this name derived from Hebrew for 'my father's joy'FIRST NAMES
This capital's Gran Via was renamed Avenida Jose Antonio, after the founder of the Fascist PartySTREET SMARTS
Referring to Interstate 495, this 3-word term describes isolated politiciansSEE 'INSIDE' FOR DETAILS
The teller of the first tale, he's participated in several battles of the great crusadesCANTERBURY TALES TELLERS
The Cream didn't quite rise to the top; this guitar!st floated up to No. 2ROLLING STONE'S GREATEST GUITARISTS
In 1859 a theory was born when he wrote, 'from so simple a beginning endless forms...have been, and are being, evolved'BRITISH SCIENTISTS
Of the 6 official languages used at the U.N., this one is the last alphabeticallyTHE UNITED NATIONS
In order to retrieve the body, this man kisses the hands that killed his sonTHE ILIAD & THE ODYSSEY
To begin a process, or to admit a pledge into a college fraternitySTARTING WORDS
Asa Butterfield played this 2011 title movie character whose last name is CabretPERFORMING KIDS
Laban promises this daughter to Jacob as a wife but substitutes Leah for her at the last minuteBIBLICAL WIFERY
Rudolf Erich Raspe wrote a 1785 booklet of tall tales about him; the real baron disapprovedBARONS & BARONESSES
He was the last Democratic Vice President to become presidentVICE PRESIDENTS
Chapter 1 of this classic is 'Spade & Archer'MYSTERIES & THRILLERS
He said of his dad's influence when he ran for governor in 1994, 'I've inherited 100% of his enemies & only 50% of his friends'WORDS WITH FRIENDS
1910 winner Albrecht Kossel studied a new material in the control center of cells; today, we know it as thisNOBEL PRIZE-WINNINGS SCIENTISTS
In the 8th book in a series by L. Frank Baum, this character begins to speak; he simply chose not to beforeBOOK SERIES
The Soviet constitution of 1918 said that the coat of arms should include these 2 items, handles downA HAMMER FEST
This financial services company, stock symbol WFC, was founded in 1852 to serve the westSTOCK SYMBOLS
Peruse the appeal that successfully fought the $100 fine this Tenn. high school teacher got in 1925 for ' teaching evolutionI'M ON THE CASE
Haiti: French & the Haitian type of this vernacular languageOFFICIAL LANGUAGES
One of its first lines is 'I won't talk! I won't say a word!!!'RECENT FILMS
Creator Gary David Goldberg wrote this Republican character as unsympathetic, but the actor made him lovable'80s SITCOM CHARACTERS
Eureka! around 250 B.C., this sage of Syracuse estimated pi at around 22/7LIFE OF PI
ClueWho is or What isCategory
His Opus 68 is 'From the Bohemian Forest', composed around 1883OPUS & OPERA
The Greeks called this planet AresTHE PLANETS
In January 2012 this Mideastern president vowed 'an iron hand' against protestsNEWS OF THE 2010s
Mark Twain published this man's memoirs in 1885 & called them 'the best of any general's since Caesar'NOTABLE NAMES
This general's reckless courage at the 1779 night assault that took Stony Point earned him his nicknameMAD MEN
Ounce & this unit of measure both come from the Latin for 'twelfth part'IN THE DICTIONARY
Hertha Pauli's 1942 biography of this man was subtitled 'Dynamite King, Architect of Peace'BIOGRAPHIES
A boy named Fritz breaks this title gift given to his sister Clara by DrosselmeyerBOYS IN BALLET
Her book, 'The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany' was published posthumously in 1913RELIGIOUS MATTERS
He said, 'it is 72 years since the first inauguration of a president under our national Constitution'INAUGURAL ADDRESSES
This country in the Americas has more than 125,000 miles of coastline, the most of any country in the worldWORLD GEOGRAPHY
Following a crisis earlier in the decade, this cabinet department was created August 4, 1977GREAT BEGINNINGS
In 1989 he said, 'You can't just ask customers what they want...by the time you get it built, they'll want something new'ENTREPRENEURS
On May 18, 1974 this country tested its first nuclear device, nicknamed 'Smiling Buddha'NUCLEAR NATIONS
Edward Hopper captured the isolation of urban life in this 1942 masterpiece depicting a diner that's open lateIF IT AIN'T BAROQUE...
The Greeks said this fire-breather was part lion, part dragon & part goat--but maybe it was a figment of their imagination'C' MONSTERS
When it comes to this, the weakest of the 4 known forces, it's more than just a theory--it's the lawSCIENTIFIC THEORIES
In the 980s he managed to make Greenland sound pleasant enough to get fellow Icelanders to join him thereHISTOR'E' (The correct response will begin with the letter E.)
The key message to this title figure in an Italian work is 'it is far safer to be feared than loved'POLITICAL LITERATURE
The corporate headquarters of this store founded in 1948 is at One Geoffrey Way in Wayne, New JerseyKIDS' BUSINESS
Number of karats in pure goldMEASURE FOR MEASURE
21 miles from Dover, this French seaport is closer to England than any other city in mainland EuropeSEAPORTS
With only 58% of residents, this U.S. state has the lowest percentage of licensed driversFACTS & FIGURES
Appropriately, the song 'Back In The U.S.S.R.' mentions this Russian instrumentMUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Shakespeare's 37 plays are traditionally classified into 3 groups: comedies, tragedies & theseSHAKESPEARE
Rissini's aria 'Largo Al Factotum' repeats the name of this character repeatedlyFAMOUS ARIAS
In 1955 it beat out Aberystwyth to become CapitalCAPITAL STEPS
The Germans call Brussels sprouts 'Rosenkohl', literally 'rose' thisDOUBLE-LETTER WORDS
'The Man on Lincoln's Nose' was a working title for this 1959 film1950s MOVIES
The most famous resident of the National Museum of Ethiopia is the very old young lady named thisANTHROPOLOGY
In most other parts of the world, this scale, not Fahrenheit, is used for measuring temperatureGENERAL SCIENCE

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