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ClueWho is or What isCategory
2 places called Point Udall, referred to as the USA's easternmost & westernmost points, are in these 2 territoriesU.S. GEOGRAPHY
He created Edmond Dantes but based him on falsely accused Francois PicaudCREATIVE WRITERS
It is often said of this man that he 'stopped the sun and moved the earth'16th CENTURY SCIENTISTS
When presented with this son's bloodstained coat, Jacob assumed that 'an evil beast hath devoured him'OLD TESTAMENT HEROES
In traditional debate, each side makes both a constructive speech & this kind of speechSOME 'BUT's ABOUT IT
As this book begins, Santiago had 'gone eighty-four days...without taking a fish'FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
Joshua 6:1: 'now' this city 'was straitly shut up because of the children of Israel'THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO
1944: A clause in a life insurance policyMOVIE TITLE REFERENCES
Matthias Schleiden found plants are made up of these; at dinner, he told Theodor Schwann who said, 'Hey, so are animalsGREAT MOMENTS IN 19th CENTURY SCIENCE
In 1895 he began sending & receiving wireless signals as far as 1.5 miles at his father's home near Bologna, ItalyINVENTORS & INVENTIONS
April 9 is Bataan Day, aka Day of Valor, on the Bataan Peninsula & in the rest of this nationGLORY DAYS
Fewer than a third of his crew members survived the 1497-99 roundtrip voyage from Lisbon to Calicut, IndiaEXPLORERS
She died 12 days after childbirth & is buried next to HenryTHE 6 WIVES OF HENRY VIII
This English astronomer dies on Jan. 14, 1742 at age 85; that's 9 years longer than than we might have expectedSCIENTIFIC NON-AMERICAN
Her poem No. 288 asks, 'I'm Nobody! Who are you? Are you -- Nobody -- too?)POETS & POETRY
Brazil & Argentina (It's named for a third country)A RIVER RUNS BETWEEN THEM (We'll give you two countries, and you give me the river that forms the main boundary between those countries.)
The Emerson Playground is on Thoreau Street in this citySMART STREETS
In 1974 he sued & stopped the sale of a book of his 'complete uncollected short stories'A BOOKISH CATEGORY
A folk tale tells of Meng Jiangnu, who searches for her husband along this public works projectCHINESE HISTORY
For kids: 'Up the Mountain to Alm-Uncle' & 'Winter in DorfliA CHAPTER IN THE NOVEL
Praise the Lord! Over a century old, this American form of Christian music combines elements of blues, jazz & spiritualsTHE ARTS
These 2 men, Best Actor Oscar winners for 2000 & 2001, square off in 'American Gangster'MOB MOVIES
This man began seeing the news from every angle on his CNN evening show in 2003SERIOUS TV
In 1994 this comedian starred in a No.1 sitcom, the No.1 Christmas movie & had a No. 1 non-fiction bestseller20 YEARS AGO IN ENTERTAINMENT
Juan II, a feeble teenage king of Castile in the 1420s, is best remembered as this queen's fatherTEENS RULE
There were no winners for this award from 1939 through 1943; in 1944, it was won by the International Committee of the Red CrossAWARDS & HONORS
Featured in a 1933 novel, it may have been inspired by the 1920s Tibetan travel writings of explorer Joseph RockFICTIONAL LOCALES
By definition, this verb form operates as a noun & ends in -ing6-LETTER WORDS
Ladybugs & boll weevils are types of this insect, the largest order in the animal kingdomBUGS
'Stephen Dedalus is my name, Ireland is my nation. Clongowes is my dwellingplace and heaven my expectation'THE AUTHOR WRITES
This term comes from a 1529 event in which a group of Lutherans formally disagreed with a decision by a Catholic councilRELIGIOUS HISTORY
ClueWho is or What isCategory
In 1769, this 13-year-old composer was appointed an honorary Konzermeister at the Salzburg CourtWOMEN & CHILDREN
Its principal mast is at Arlington, its foremast is at the Naval Academy & a monument to it, restored in 2013, is located in HavanaHISTORIC TRANSPORTS
Its family history library on NW Temple St. has over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical recordsSTATE CAPITALS
It was Giovanni Boccaccio who added this adjective to another Italian author's workLITERARY TITLE WORDS
This word for a person without certain abilities has made it from the realm of fantasy to the OEDNOVEL WORDS
In Spanish & French, the word for Friday comes from the Latin for 'day of' this goddessDAYS OF THE WEEK
'With the help of your good hands, gentle breath of yours my sails must fill, or else my project fails'SHAKESPEARE'S ENDINGS
She is still the only woman to win Nobel prizes in two different fields, which she did back in 1903 & 1911THE GENIUS BAR
The system inside these organs is commonly called the bronchial treeAROUND THE BODY
This Edgar Allan Poe short story ends, 'the Inquisition was in the hands of its enemies'LITERARY QUOTES
A committee chaired by the official in this job released the influential 1964 report 'Smoking and Health'U.S. GOVERNMENT PEOPLE
He was Thomas Jefferson's Secretary of StateBEFORE HE WAS PRESIDENT
Elsie Parsons studied these 'apartment' dwelling Indians of the Southwest, including the ZuniANTHROPOLOGY
This Christian group is called 'the most intolerant brood that ever lived'YOU WISH YOU'D READ THE SCARLET LETTER
The Roman numeral for 100 is also the symbol for this elementCHEMICAL ELEMENTS
Around 400 B.C. democritis proposed that all matter is composed of these tiny unitsANCIENT SCIENCE
The EU said its 2012 budget was 'in tune with' these stern 'measures in place in many EU countries'THAT'S DIFFICULT!
Epistaxis is this condition, & I think I'm getting one from sitting in the highest seats in the arenaMEDICAL TALK
The Redcoats & Minutemen first got it on in the American Revolution on the 19th of this month in 1775TIME FOR A REVOLUTION!
A California scenic byway takes you through this place; a 1907 ad about it asked, 'Would you enjoy a trip to Hell?'NATIONAL SCENIC BYWAYS
An ebullioscope is used to determine this in liquidsMEASURING DEVICES
In 1892, 17 years before his North Pole fame, Robert Peary proved this was an island, not part of a continentEXPLORATION
This adjective can mean 'delicate', 'heavenly' or, in chemistry, 'related to C4H10O'IN THE DICTIONARY
In 1916, German saboteurs blew up a New Jersey munitions depot, sending shrapnel into this nearby landmark's gownAMERICAN HISTORY
Grand Duke Henri reigns in this European nation whose name means 'little fortress''L' ON EARTH
This novel is dedicated to Esther Earl, who died of thyroid cancer at 16 & never got to read itBESTSELLING BOOKS
In 2013 the stone paws of one of these creatures dedicated to Egyptian King Menkaure were found in IsraelARCHAEOLOGY
A stamp commemorating the War of 1812 features the battle of this lakeSTAMPS
LiberiaOFFICIAL LANGUAGES
'Apex' is from the Latin; this 4-letter synonym is from the Greek for 'point'SYNONYMS
This western peninsula is home to the world's largest maar, or volcanic crater lakeLET'S GO TO ALASKA
ClueWho is or What isCategory
Appropriately, this word from Latin for 'unfold' isn't in the first edition of 'Origin of Species', but does appear in later editionsSCIENCE WORDS
Built for a World's Fair in 1889, its visitors that year included the Prince of Wales & Buffalo Bill; it still gets 7M a yearWORLD LANDMARKS
At the Democratic National Convention, these 2 Johns got the nod as the 2004 ticket10 YEARS AGO: 2004
In zoology, it's an insectivore; in chemistry it's a unit related to atomic weightsA CHEMISTRY SET
Father Lankester Merrin is this title character of a 1971 William Peter Blatty bookLITERARY CLERGYMEN
The constitution of this country allows the monarch to abdicate, which has happened in 1948, 1980 & 2013CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHIES
Marbury v. Madison marked the first time that a federal law had been ruled this 16-letter termTHE LAW
These largest North American land mmmals seem mellow but cause more injuries to humans in the park than bears doYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
This Dickens character is mentioned in the first line of 'The Catcher in the Rye'READING LIST
Rue a sens unique is this type of streetICI ON PARLE FRANÇAIS
Published in 1925, it still sells 500,000 copies a year & was on the bestseller lists in 2013AMERICAN LITERATURE
The FSA & NYA were part of the 'alphabet soup' of this 1930s U.S. government programA HISTORY LESSON
In the late 1800s Boers in the Dorsland Trek crossed this desert from the Transvaal to AngolaGEOGRAPHICAL HISTORY
There are no photographs, only illustrations of this symbol of MauritiusNATIONAL ANIMALS
I was a humble 19th century Japanese organ maker, yet today my name is on guitars, MP3 players & motorcycles'Y': ME
This merchant known as the 'Father of the Dime Store' opened his first store in 1879 after borrowing $300FATHERLY NICKNAMES
A slang term for Harvard's freshman register gave this website its nameWEBSITES
The first official use of this 4-word term is at The Declaration's beginning, immediately after 'The thirteen'THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
The campus of the university of this state is in Orono, named for a Penobscot chiefCOLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
Klimt's last major project was a set of murals in this type of design, containing pieces of glass, gems, gold & enamelWORKS OF ART
A Pennsylvania businessman: 'Young Chocolatier'THE STORY OF HIS LIFE
'Features' at the website of this agency include 'protection ', 'investigations' & 'know your money'GOVERNMENT
Fittingly, this character is named for a plant also known as arrowhead that belongs to the genus SagittariaLITERARY HEROINES
The high period of this architectural style of rib vaults & pointed arches began around 1200THE MIDDLE AGES
It's the study of secret writing, including codes & ciphersWHO KNOWS 'C-P-R'?
In 1950 the England-Scotland border was closed for the first time in 400 years to try to recover this stolen itemFAMOUS OBJECTS
While plundering Portobelo, Panama this knighted pirate created a human shield of women, priests, & the mayor. Nice guyPIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
In north central Italy, you'll find another country altogether, the tiny Republic of thisEUROPEAN GEOGRAPHY
North America's largest oil field lies in the area surrounding this Alaskan bay'P'LACES
Purchased in 1957 & called 'the second most famous home in America', it was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2006FAMOUS HOMES

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