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ClueWho is or What isCategory
Congress met in June 1778 to sign these but found errors in the official copy; it had to reconvene with a new set in July18th CENTURY AMERICA
Since 'Man of the Year' became 'Person of the Year' in 1999, only 1 individual woman has won: this European for 2015TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSON OF THE YEAR
This toy was patented in the 1960s as a 'liquid filled die agitator'CLASSIC TOYS
For this series of picture books that started in 1987, each crowd scene takes about 8 weeks to illustrateCHILDREN'S BOOKS
In 2017 this govt. agency dedicated a new computational facility named in honor of 99-year-old ex-employee Katherine JohnsonAFRICAN-AMERICAN ACHIEVEMENTS
In 2017 the Maine farm & barn that inspired this classic 1952 novel were put up for saleCHILDREN'S LIT
Earning its director the first of many Oscar nominations, this 1977 film had the working title 'Watch the Skies'1970s MOVIES
It's the only world capital whose name is derived from an Algonquin wordWORLD CAPITALS
The title of this dance hit, No. 1 for 14 weeks in the '90s, can refer to a Seville, Spain neighborhood or a woman from thereHIT SONGS OF THE '90s
Novosibirsk, the 3rd-largest city in Russia, translates as this 'city': the 1st word for its more recent founding, the 2nd for its locationWORLD CITY NAMES
25 years after these 3 men played a huge festival, they went to play again & ended the set with a tune about the 1st showCLASSIC ROCK
In a 1989 novel, Jing-Mei Woo says, 'My father has asked me to be the fourth corner' in this title group20th CENTURY NOVELS
It was already a crime to alter one of these; a 1965 law passed 393-1 in the House criminalized burning one tooTHE 1960s
In Portuguese this bird is known as beija flor, or 'flower kisser'THE ANIMAL KINGDOM
In playing this instrument whose early version was called a sackbut, it's about 6' from A to B, about 7' from C to DBRASS INSTRUMENTS
Of the 16 Commonwealth nations with Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, this one is farthest from the United KingdomBRITISH COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES
In one version Thetis killed 6 of her children in her attempts to make them immortal; this warrior was her seventhGREEK MYTHOLOGY
George Eastman called it 'a strong, incisive sort of letter'LETTER PERFECT
Battles at Trebbia & Trasimene were among the victories of this man who was born in Africa & died near the Black SeaANCIENT HISTORY
ClueWho is or What isCategory
She declared, 'By blood, I am Albanian... as to my calling, I belong to the world'FAMOUS NAMES
The setting for this 1994 Oscar-winning animated film was inspired by Kenya's Hell's Gate National ParkMOVIE SETTINGS
This 1880 piece was written more than 6 decades after the Battle of Borodino, the conflict it commemoratesMUSIC & HISTORY
This show has songs that weren't in the 1992 film it's based on, like 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' & 'How Will I Know'MUSICAL THEATER
Names used in other languages for this chess piece include malka, rainha & rouvaGAMES
This Cabinet department traces its roots back to the Manhattan Project & efforts to develop the atomic bombU.S. CABINET DEPARTMENTS
This annual event first held in 1934 includes play in areas named Pink Dogwood, Flowering Peach & AzaleaSPORTING EVENTS
Bernard Herrmann scored this 1960 black & white thriller using only the string section of an orchestraFILMS OF THE 1960s
Paramnesia is another term for this French-named phenomenon--sound familiar?FRENCH PHRASES
Reverse the 2 words in the name of this Canadian whisky brand & you get the name of a colaPOTENT & NONPOTENT POTABLES
Of the 6 official U.N. languages, it's the one that is written in a cursive form onlyU.N. LANGUAGES
The father of this future composer was a French teacher at the Warsaw Lyceum, where the child would later attend19th CENTURY CLASSICAL MUSICIANS
An early edition of this game that debuted in 1949 says that it's 'the great new Sherlock Holmes game'BOARD GAMES
Passepartout, whose name means 'go everywhere', is the fittingly named aide in an 1873 tale by this authorLITERARY HELPERS
A Latin word for a sea creature, in photography, it's a color that conveys nostalgiaVISUAL VOCABULARY
This singer has won Album, Record & Song of the Year twice, the only artist to do so21st CENTURY GRAMMYS
Though it draws elements from 'Hamlet', Disney says this was their first all-animated feature based on an original story1990s ANIMATED FILMS
This 1990 novel made into a blockbuster film says the Hammond Foundation 'has spent $17 million on amber'BESTSELLING NOVELS
This work was over 50 years old & excerpts had been popularized when it had its first full U.S. performance on Christmas Eve 1944RUSSIAN CULTURE

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