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On January 1, 2014 Latvia became the 18th country to adopt this currencyREMEMBER THE PAST?
Celebrated in April, National Robotics Week honors this man who coined the word 'robotics' in a 1941 short storyAMERICAN AUTHORS
In July 1906 this man was formally reinstated in the French Army & decorated with the Legion of HonorLEGION OF HONOR RECIPIENTS
Open your umbrella when you see this Latin word in the name of a cloud; it means it's a rain cloudIT'S RAINING
This 19th century character asked, 'Does a boy get a chance to whitewash a fence every day?'KIDS IN LIT
The total surface area of a cube with each side 10 inches long is thisDO THE MATH
This island was said to be ruled by Morgan le Fay & her 8 healing sistersPLACES OF FABLE
The narrator mistakes the presence of this title creature for the wind & later calls it prophetPOETRY
This instrument measures atmospheric pressure: its name is used to mean anything that indicates changeVOCABULARY
Present name of an island settled by Europeans in the 1490s, today the most populous island in the AmericasISLANDS
The longest of these songs is number 119, with 176 versesTHE BIBLE
Made up of ice, dust & gas, these space objects are sometimes referred to as 'dirty snowballs'FROZEN
It was the first sequel to win the Academy Award for Best PictureTHE WINNERS
One of the 3 European Union countries besides the United Kingdom that have not switched to driving on the rightINTERNATIONAL MOTORING
He was appointed sherrif of Lincoln County, New Mexico in 1881 & spent the next 20 years in & out of law enforcementTHE OLD WEST
This product's website has stated, 'Helping imagination take shape for over 50 years!' & 'Fun to (use), not to eat'TOY BRANDS
In the mid-1960s, a decade after it first appeared in a holiday tale, this word came to be used for any mean killjoyWORD ORIGINS
This literature-based website was named for a title scriveneWEBSITES
Angry Orchard, Adam's RevengeNAME YOUR POISON
With a total of 5 wins, they're the only 2 Best Actress winners who were known professionally by the same last nameOSCAR-WINNING ACTRESSES
In 1986 the Surgeon General called this 'the best rescue technique in any choking situation'HEALTH & MEDICINE
This woman is truly 'beloved', winning a Pulitzer in 1988 & a Nobel in 1993NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHORS
Technically this monarch is the head of state of 16 countries including Jamaica & New ZealandKINGS & QUEENS
This city of 650,000 people is the most populous U.S. city not found in a U.S. stateU.S. GEOGRAPHY
The peat bogs of Dartmoor, England inspired the fictional home of the beastly title character in this 1902 taleLITERARY INSPIRATIONS
The first birthday celebration mentioned in the Bible takes place in Genesis 40 & is in honor of this rulerTHE BIBLE
Inspired by the 5th letter of the Greek alphabet, its symbol includes 2 horizontal lines to represent stabilityINTERNATIONAL SYMBOLS
In this series, kids who've mysteriously had their memories erased must escape from confinement in 'the Glade'IT'S A MYSTERY
ClueWho is or What isCategory
In 1968 this Arab nationalist party sent the old government in Iraq to the showersWHAT A COUP!
In 2004 the dollar replaced the guilder as the monetary unit of this countrySOUTH AMERICA
In the early 1980s an offensive by the FMLN severely damaged Santa Ana in this Central American countrySANTA
'Your final answer for 20 million rupees'21st CENTURY MOVIE QUOTES
In addition to his paintings, Rembrandt also did about 300 of these prints from metal plates; wanna see 'em?REMBRANDT
Courtesy of Genoa, Italy, a 20-foot statue stands in in City Hall Plaza in this cityOH, HI, OHIO!
This word for one who foresees a need & makes changes in advance is on a list of 'overused business buzzwords'ADJECTIVES FOR YOUR RESUMÉ
Sure, I shall never marry like my sisters, to love my father all'SHAKESPEAREAN WHO SAID IT?
For this 1971 film the reference is to the 1948 film 'Red River'MOVIE TITLE REFERENCES
The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve & the Prehistoric Caves of YagulCOUNTRIES BY WORLD HERITAGE SITES
It took workers months in 1880 to transport this 69-foot shaft from a Staten Island dock to Central ParkPARKS
One of the top 20, this 1946 film was based on a short story published as 'The Man Who Was Never Born'THE AFI's 100 GREATEST FILMS
It answers the question posed by the Lion, 'What makes a king out of a slave?'QUOTES FROM THE WIZARD OF OZ
The first man in the 20th century to hold all 4 federally elected offices: congressman, senator, vice president & presidentU.S. PRESIDENTS
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is createdNAME THE DECADE
In 2017 this author will replace Charles Darwin on the tenner with an adaptation of a portrait by her sisterTHE BRIT ON THE BANKNOTE
Its sculptor asked for prayer that this work would 'endure until the wind and the rain alone shall wear them away'20th CENTURY SCULPTURE
Its motto, 'Equal Rights', reflexts the fact that its women were given the right to vote in 1869STATE MOTTOES
San Francisco's 38th mayor, she was the first woman in the postFEMALE FIRST
14-year-old Mary catches the eye of Henry VIII, but her sister Anne is soon favored by him in this novel by Philippa GregoryHISTORICAL FICTION
Dissenting in Hammer v. Dagenhart, Oliver Wendell Holmes said the excessive use of this workforce was evil5, 5 (The 5, 5 refers to the fact that there will be two words in each correct response, and each word will have but five letters.)
Statues of foreign heroes of the Revolutionary War are at each corner of this D.C. square named for one of those heroesSQUARES
Alexander Dubcek was honored in 1989, 21 years after leading this city's brief 'Spring'THE SAKHAROV PRIZE
Of Florida's 2 state borders, its longer one is with this stateSTATES' LONGEST BORDERS
In 2012 the top 1% of earners had their biggest share of U.S. household income since this year just before a crashTHE 1920s
This 8'2' character who made his debut in 1969 is still going strongTV CHARACTERS
During Odysseus' absence, she wove a never-finished shroudMYTHOLOGY
A Montana city is named for a peak called 'Big' thisU.S. CITIES
ClueWho is or What isCategory
Humans have 12 pairs of these bones, 7 pairs of which attach to the sternumDOUBLE THE BONES
Elastane is another name for this fabricENDS IN 'X'
Glasses work by adjusting this optical process, also the name of the test that determines your prescriptionHOW IT WORKS
It's the term for someone who collects pieces of eight, Venetian ducats or Confederate half-dollars11-LETTER WORDS
LVB, the former symbol for Steinway Musical Instruments, honored this manSTOCK SYMBOLS
Akira Ifukube used a leather glove coated in pine-tar resin & a double bass to create this character's roar in 1954HEAR ME ROAR
The 1853 dedication of '12 Years a Slave' was to this woman author 'whose name... is identified with the Great Reform'BOOK DEDICATIONS
1381's Peasants' Revolt stormed London & executed many bigwigs including Simon of Sudbury, this religious officialLOWLY HISTORY
Jurist Sir Frederick Pollock said it refers to government acts when there is 'war within the realm'____ LAW
Buddy Holly named this song for his drummer's girlfriendNAME THAT SONG
This O'Neill drama: Act I begins at 8:30 a.m.: Act IV is set about 15 hours laterPLAY SETTINGS
Let's be clear-- it's the last name of Shannon, inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame in 2014THE LADIES WHO LAUNCH
He was the last English monarch to die in battleROYALTY
A poem by him ends, 'and then my heart with pleasure fills, and dances with the daffodils'POETIC LAST LINES
A group of islands such as the Bismarck one in the Southwest PacificLET IT 'GO' (Those two letters will either begin or end the correct response.)
Metaphysics is often divided into 2 areas: ontology, the study of being, & this, the study of the physical universePHILOSOPHY
The first of a 'Saga': 'Blood Type'NOVELS BY CHAPTER
In 1790 he became our first Secretary of State; he got a big promotion a little over a decade laterTHE 18th CENTURY
One a state capital, these 2 cities on Amtrak's Empire Service fill the billPOINT 'A' TO POINT 'B' (Two words in the correct response, one beginning with the letter 'a', the other with the letter 'B'.)
No. 6 of Forbes' Top 7 Tech Trends That Will Dominate 2014: this type of 'printing will begin to revolutionize production'HI, TECH!
The subtitle of 'Tagines & Couscous' mentions this country whose cuisine it featuresCOOKBOOKS
The media coined the name 'Genius Grant' for the fellowships from this foundation named for John D. & Catherine T.AWARDS & HONORS
Of the 5 Great Lakes, it's the highest above sea levelAQUA, FRESH
This Chicago detective foiled a plot to kill president-elect LincolnFOILED
The flag of Burundi has stars representing the Twa & these 2 other ethnic groups much in the news in the 1990sAFRICAN FLAGS
In 2010, in honor of the 40th anniversary of this observance, a climate rally & concert was held in Washington D.C.HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
A Tanzanian national park on this plain features grassland & migrating antelope & zebrasNATIONAL PARKS OF THE WORLD

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