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ClueWho is or What isCategory
Don Jose is the jilted military man who kills the title character in this operaTHE DREADED OPERA CATEGORY
Not quite as romantic, public ferries called vaporetti have largely replaced theseTRANSPORTATION
James Dickey is best remembered for this novel about a harrowing canoe tripLITERATURE
When an organ is medically referred to as this, it's not evil, it's just on the left side of the bodyLEFTIST PROPAGANDA
Picasso made many line drawings of this bird whose Spanish name Paloma he gave to one of his daughtersLINE CRAFT
This Scotsman came to the U.S. in 1871 at the invitation of Sarah Fuller, a teacher at a school for the deafNOTABLE NAMES
17 when convicted of treason in the death of this man, Vaso Cubrilovic went on to be Yugoslavia's Minister of ForestsTHE AGE OF TREASON
Majuro, capital of the Marshall Islands, is part of this type of coral island that encloses a lagoonCAPITALS IN OCEANIA
Play title from around 1600 meaning a big fuss for no reasonYOU'LL STOP AT 'NOTHING'
I got a deal on a bouquet of these flowers, since the market for them just crashed in 1637OUT ON THE TOWN IN THE 1600s
One story says the Persians diverted the Euphrates to help them take this great city in 539 B.C.THE PERSIAN PAST
It's the ceremonial process of placing a new official in a job'INSTA'!
Britannica's entry on it notes early Scandinavians revered the Norse god Ull as both a ski god & a hunting god'B' A SPORT
This Thomas Keneally bestseller was originally published with 'Ark' as the 2nd word in the titleBOOK SMARTS
A book of the Bible is named for this widow of Mahlon & ancestor of DavidWIDOWS IN THE BIBLE
When I was young, ma mere warned me of this part of our pool, le côté profondFRENCH DIP
The Matadi suspension bridge traverses this big river in a certain democratic republicBRIDGE ACROSS THE 'C'
In 2013 this .com had the youngest CEO in the Fortune 500 when it debuted on the list at 482TECH CRUNCH
Eureka! This upward force exerted by a fluid counteracts the weight of an object immersed in itMECHANICS
Edgar Degas did many works using this medium whose name is also used for subdued shades of colorART
Saying they raised 'customers', Adam Smith called the English 'a nation of' this professionIDIOMS, ANNOTATED
In 480 B.C. King Leonidas & his men perished to the last Spartan defending this mountain pass from invasionTHIS...WAS...SPARTA!
Pontius Pilate probably had ablutomania, an obsessive need to do thisA MANIA FOR MANIAS
The Constitution gets its first state ratification: State, yearWHERE & WHEN?
Awarded to Germany after the Franco-Prussian War, these paired regions became part of France for good in 1945FRENCH HISTORY
A pirogue is one type of this, a canoe made from one logBOATS & SHIPS
Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta's first name means 'freedom' in this language of AfricaNOW YOU'RE SPEAKING MY LANGUAGE
Sadly, of the 17,000 Union soldiers buried in the national cemetery at this battle site, 75% are listed as unknownsMISSISSIPPI
Olive you should know that this capital of the Greek department of Messenia is a major fruit marketPLACE 'MAT'S
In the 'birthplace of rock 'n' roll', Moondog (an homage to DJ Alan Freed's nickname) barks for this NBA teamTEAM MASCOTS
ClueWho is or What isCategory
Ophthalmologists put a plus sign before your prescription number to show you have this conditionOPHTHALMOLOGY
A happy 10K for women in habitsTRIPLE RHYME TIME
Over 2,000 years after it was built, the Bridge of Alcantara in western Spain still crosses this riverBUILDING, ROMAN
In this June 1942 battle, Japan lost all 4 of its heavy aircraft carriers & with them, pretty much, the Pacific warKICKING AXIS
The 18th century war of this 'Succession' helped keep Maria Theresa as ruler but cost her SilesiaQUEEN-SIZED
On a standard piano, there are 36 of these, sharps & flatsMUSICAL GROUP NAMES DEFINED
Created at its Toll House Restaurant, the chocolate chip cookie is this state's official state cookieSTATE SYMBOLS
Whirlpool, SombreroHEAVENLY BODIES
He temporarily dropped the spy stuff in 1971's 'The Naive and Sentimental Lover'AUTHORS' NEW DIRECTIONS
This quantum of light is the particle that carries the electromagnetic energy'P' IN PHYSICS
Millennia ago Eratosthenes calculated this at 252,000 stadia, thought to equal about 25,000 milesEARTH SCIENCE
A quote from this 19th century novel: 'Woman, it is thy badge of shame!'COLORING BOOKS
This 14-foot -long holy relic has been housed in Italy's Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista since 1578AROUND THE WORLD
It's the 9-letter name of the creature who is said to leave behind footprints measuring 24' long & 8' wideWORDS FROM NATIVE AMERICAN LANGUAGES
Pope Francis ICAPITAL BIRTHPLACES
Until 2003 this Middle East nation used 'The Land Of Two Rivers'OLD NATIONAL ANTHEMS
Phew! As a boy on the Indiana frontier, this president was kicked unconscious by a horse but survivedI GET A KICK OUT OF HISTORY
This Vietnam vet was senator from Massachusetts from 1985 to 2013SENATOR JOHN
These slips of the tongue that bear a man's name include 'It is now kisstomary to cuss the bride'EPONYMS
What a parent does to a better-loved child, or what a person limping is doing to the bad legSOME CHOICE WORDS
Wonderboy is the name of a bat, not a superhero, in this 1952 novel'N' TITLED TO LITERATURE
Mark Twain called it home / Founded 1635 / Knows Courant eventsSTATE CAPITAL HAIKU
Jack the Ripper's ripping: this decadeCRIME TIME
In an African-American wedding tradition, the bride & groom do this to symbolically sweep away the pastCEREMONIES
This Sunday morning CNN host was only 28 when he was appointed as the managing editor of foreign affairsINDIAN AMERICANS
From 1840 to 1860 this island of 8 million sent 1.7 million immigrants to the United States19th CENTURY AMERICA
Chapter 5 of David McCullough's 2015 biography of them is titled 'December 17, 1903'TRUUUE
Count Almaviva invites everyone to a wedding banquet at the end of Act III of this comic operaMOZART
'Royal March Of The Lions', 'The Elephant', 'Aquarium' & 'The Swan' are all part of this French workCLASSICAL MUSIC
Chapter 9 of Ian Fleming's 'Casino Royale' is called 'The Game is' thisCARD GAMES

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Created Jan 26, 2018SourceReportNominateIcon Source: Buzzy Cohen
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