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Scottish term for a long, narrow indentation of the seacoastTHE 1-SYLLABLE WORD
New research says this word that has become ubiquitous dates back to young men also called 'macaronis'4-LETTER WORDS
While this Balkan country's national name means 'land of eagles', the name we know it by is from the Latin for 'white'EUROPEAN COUNTRIES
In Genesis 4 this name is chosen because God 'hath appointed me another seed'BIBLICAL NAMES
At 4,000 miles, the farthest-apart capitals of bordering countries are these 2 cities, one on a peninsulaWORLD CAPITALS
Nickname shared by George Armstrong Custer, Native American chief Crazy Horse & a member of a 1930s comedy actHISTORICAL NICKNAMES
He was the last male monarch who had not previously been Prince of WalesBRITISH ROYALTY
Nicholas Pileggi's 'Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family' got this title on the big screen in 1990MOVIE SOURCE MATERIAL
A nursery rhyme says, 'I had a little pony, his name was' this; 'I lent him to a lady to ride a mile away'PONY EXPRESSIONS
The author of more than 50 books, he won 6 Hugo awards & was nominated for a 1968 OscarBRITISH AUTHORS
2 college students wrote its state song, which ends, 'hailing thee their Northern Star'STATE SONGS
'Accord reached to end the war in Bosnia' in a 1995 story datelined this midwest U.S. cityTHE NEW YORK TIMES: THE 1990s
This 1904 Russian play ends with the sound of an axe striking a treeLET'S GO 'C' A PLAY
The H. pylori bacterium causes this type of ulcer, from the Greek for 'digestive'MEDICAL PROBLEMS
She beat out newcomers like Bieber & Gaga to top Forbes' list of the highest-paid people in music for 2013THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
The Big Room-- this New Mexico national parkHOME OF THE CAVE
I made the last bid, so I'm the declarer: my partner says nothing while I play his cards, so he's called thisLET'S PLAY BRIDGE
In an 1890 letter, he called himself 'a Polish nobleman, cased in British tar'BRITISH AUTHORS
In 2003 the word 'explosives' was adde to the name of this agencyFEDERAL AGENCIES
Elephantine Island & Kitchener's IslandISLANDS IN THE STREAM (You have to identify the river.)
Type of rights with which men are 'endowed by their creator'; in the drafting, it changed from 'in' to 'un'THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
In 1908 this animal appropriately became the mascot of the Prohibition PartyOTHER POLITICAL PARTIES
Plasma is blood without cells; this is blood without cells & clotting factorsINTERNAL FLUIDITY
The arrival of SiriusXM means the good old dial in your Ford Falcon now plays this earth-bound type of radioRETRONYMS
This Roman emperor visited Britain in 122 A.D. & had some ideas for military constructionTHE 2nd CENTURY
His 1911 work 'I and the Village' evokes the look of his Hasidic hometownART & ARTISTS
In I Kings 20 this king has a whale of a time defeating the DamascenesTHE OLD TESTAMENT
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Kotte, a suburb of this city, was once a capital of Sinhalese kingsASIAN GEOGRAPHY
Twice as long as Hadrian's Wall, Offa's Dyke was the traditional border between these 2 landsBORDERS
A type of warship, or a soaring bird with a nearly 8-foot wingspan that might follow itNATURE
19 feet, 7 inches by Renaud LavillenieOLYMPIC TRACK & FIELD RECORDS (You have to name the event for us.)
In 1993 Yanni returned to his homeland for a series of concerts & a live album recorded atop this ancient hillWORLD OF MUSIC
Last name of brothers Andre & Edouard, who noted that with arms, a pile of tires 'would make a man'THE FRENCH
Oh yah, in 1988, pre-'Fargo', she was Stellllla! in 'A Streetcar Named Desire', dontcha knowGIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY
When Babe the pig can't find Farmer Hogget's 'mechanical rooster', one of these, Ferdinand the duck helpsPOULTRY IN MOTION
Sultan Mehmed V (over a now-departed entity)WORLD LEADERS IN 1914
An aria in this Shakespeare-based opera says, 'Di scozia a te promettono le profetesse il trono...Che tardi?'LITERATURE & OPERA
Street scene, an American desert & the jailBALLET SETTINGS
The capital of Switzerland has had this animal on its seal since the 1200sCITY SEALS
Legend has it Captain Vanderdecken still tries to round the Cape of Good Hope on this ship...& tries...& tries...LEGEND
On Dec. 16, 1773, members of this 8-year-old group left a meeting to board British ships & dump teaTHE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Happy 400th anniversary to this interracial couple who tied the knot in Jamestown2014 ANNIVERSARIES
In 1958 this beloved author helped found Beginner Books20th CENTURY AMERICANS
He's the most recent winner of 2 Pulitzer prizes for fiction, winning in 1982 & 1991 for books in the same seriesPULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHORS
A 2012 expose goes 'Inside' this church to tell 'The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion'RECENT NONFICTION
This character is Charles Dickens' most autobiographical; his initials are the reverse of the author'sINSPIRED CHARACTERS
Because of where in the body it is produced, this hormone's name comes from the Latin for 'island'MEDICAL ETYMOLOGY
Prior to 'Silver Linings Playbook', the last film to get Oscar noms. in all 4 acting categories was this film partly set in RussiaOSCAR NOMINATIONS
He was nominated for Oscars in 5 consecutive decades; the last nod was for his 1978 role as a Nazi hunterACTORS & OSCARS
The first edition of his 'Diet Revolution' was a bestseller back in 1972BESTSELLING NONFICTION
He died in Germany in 1900: From 1998 to 2007 his name was joined with ChryslerAUTOMAKERS
'I believe I shall be melancholy, I believe it shall be anon...the woman who disturbeth my temper is leaving hence'SHAKESPEARE REWRITES THE BEATLES (You have to name the song the Bard has reworked for us.)
This creature killed by Hercules during his second labor was the offspring of the 100-headed TyphonANIMALS IN MYTHOLOGY
On July 17, this ruler & some of his family members were re-buried in St. PetersburgLIKE IT'S 1998
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On learning what his series would be called, the star of this reality show said, 'that sounds like a Chinese food place!'CURRENT REALITY TV
New York City's main correctional facility, it sits in the East River & consists of 10 separate jailsISLAND PRISONS
In 1576 King Frederick II granted him title to the island of Ven to build an observatorySCIENCE TIMELINE
More than 1/5 of all the world's people live in countries bordering this, the world's biggest bayBODIES OF WATER
1929 William Faulkner title pairLITERARY TITLE PAIRS
In 2011 the 250th edition of a real oldie hit parade marched up New York's 5th Avenue on this dateHOLIDAYS
An estimated 55,000 Africans die each year from being bitten by this fly whose name means 'fly' in the Tswanna languageTHEY DRINK BLOOD
Robert Montgomery & Ronald Reagan each served 2 stints as president of thisLABOR UNIONS
In 1800 Humphry Davy reported 'a sense of exhilaration' as one of the effects of inhaling thisOXIDES
In 1869 a club based in this, now a National League city, became the first all-professional baseball teamBASEBALL TEAMS
French author Albert Camus set several works in this country of his birthFRENCH LIT
This element is named for a mythological king for whom food was always just out of reachTHE ELEMENTS
He is the only 19th century president to serve 2 complete terms with the same vice presidentPRESIDENTS
This character's name came from blowing flies off his nose when his arms were stiff after a honey huntBLOWING MY MIND
A protege of Oscar Hammerstein, he's won Grammys, an Oscar, a Pulitzer Prize & the most Tony awards by a composerAMERICAN COMPOSERS
It begins with a vow to an ancient god & ends with 'if I transgress it & swear falsely, may the opposite of all this be my lot'ADAPTED FROM ANTIQUITY
This Robert Frost poem says, 'The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep''SNOW' JOB
An Italian bid for empire was ended by defeat at the 1896 Battle of Adwa in this African countrvIT HAPPENED IN THE PAST
Able to change naturally over time, an ambulatory boundary on a map is formed bv one of theseMAPS
Prunus dulcis, this snack high in calcium & vitamin E, is native to the Mideast, but 80% of the world crop comes from Calif.AGRICULTURE
Sean Connery, Patrick Stewart, Richard HarrisROLE IN COMMON
Their storybook royal romance produced 2 daughters but ended in 1996CONSIDER THAT A DIVORCE
By Joe McGinniss, 'The Rogue: Searching For the Real' this politicianBIOGRAPHY SUBJECTS
Antisthenes began this -ism with the view that self-interest is the primary motive of human behaviorPHILOSOPHY
In June 2013 this Islamic group governed Egypt; in September it was bannedAFRICAN HISTORY
The title of this 1951 novel comes from the hero's fantasy of rescuing children falling from a cliffNOVEL TITLES
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