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Over protests from Vaclav Havel and others, this nation split into two states January 1, 1993.
Charles Garnier, who designed the Paris Opera House, built the famous casino here in 1878.
The jerboa, which resembles a kangaroo rat, belongs to this order of mammals.
It was discovered in 1898 when two scientists in France extracted a minute amount from a ton of pitchblende.
Under ideal conditions, the Kentucky type of this grass can grow as high as three and a half feet.
In caves, these two icicle-shaped formations often meet to form columns.
In some specied of frogs, this larval stage is completely absent.
Brownish in color, lignite is a low-grade type of this.
Oysters are the most common source for saltwater pearls and these are the usual source for freshwater ones.
The name of this grain comes from Triticum and Secale, the genus names of wheat and rye?
Julie Andrews made her film debut as the magical nanny in this musical.
Michael, Jackie, Marlin, Jermaine and Tito did their own voices on the '70s cartoon show about these brothers.
From 1952 to 1954 "the adventures of" this husband and wife played on both TV and radio.
This John Ritter series that debuted in 1977 was based on the British series "Man About the House."
This TV talk show host was named for his father's alma mater, Regis High School.
At the end of each "Mork and Mindy" episode, Mork reported to this Orkan superior.
It's the tallest masonry tower in the world.
Oscar Collazo, serving a life sentence for his assassination attempt on this president, was released in 1979.
In 1994 Chicago unveiled a bronze statue of this basketball star and his number 23 was retired.
Among the black heroes of this June 1775 battle near Boston were Peter Salem and Salem Poor.
In 1885 this famed orator published an autobiography, "My Bondage and My Freedom."
The author of "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" was an editor of "The African Review" in Ghana in the 1960s.
Spelman College, America's oldest college for black women, was founded in this southern city in 1881.
He wrote his political satire "The Infernal Marriage" in 1834, decades before he was Britain's prime minister.
Stopped by Indians thirty-six miles short of their assigned task, they returned to Philadelphia in 1767.
In 1967 this New York Jets quarterback became the first pro to pass for more than 4,000 yards in a season.
Founded in 1897, it's the world's oldest annual marathon.
This NFL team's logo features a pirate with a dagger in his mouth.
In 1997 Elvis Stojko won the world championship in this sport.
During his 1955-66 career, this Dodger pitcher averaged 9.28 strikeouts per nine innings.
In his sorrow this Old Testament figure said, "The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away."
In 1994 this country's two medals were won by women, one in figure skating, the other in the biathlon.
The common vampire type of this animal only weighs about one ounce.
The name of this single-humped camel is derived from Greek for "running."
The pink fairy is the smallest species of this armored mammal; it's only five inches long.
Meerkats, which are native to this continent, often stand upright to look for attacking birds.
The aptly named race runner, a type of this reptile, has been clocked at eighteen miles per hour.
While fighting for his patent for the cotton gin, he made arms for the U.S. government.
There are no major islands in this sea, but the Crimean Peninsula protrudes into it.
In the 50s B.C. Julius Caesar conquered the last part of this region that now covers all of France.
The Zapotecs erected their capital, Monte Alban, in what is now the state of Oaxaca in this country.
Roscius, who rehearsed every gesture meticulously, was one of this civilization's greatest actors.
He became king of Babylonia in 605 B.C., after the death of his father, Nabopolassar.
Built by Cyrus the Great, Pasargadae was the first dynastic capital of this empire.
In 1829 Rossini composed his last opera, this one about a Swiss hero.
This North African city-state held Spain from about 500 B.C. to 201 B.C.
He served in the Illinois legislature as a Whig before becoming the first Republican president.
In 1975 Congress posthumously restored this confederate commander's U.S. citizenship.
In 1795 this orator turned down an offer to become chief justice of the Supreme Court.
In the 1930s this aviator collaborated with Dr. Alexis Carrel to develop an artificial heart.
He organized the social democratic party of America in 1897 and was its candidate for president in 1900.
The king of the Rex Krewe leads a parade of floats in this annual event.
She was canonized in 1933, eighty-nine years after her birth in Lourdes.
During a one-year stay at an asylum in St. Remy, 1889-1890, he produced over 150 paintings.
This fourteen foor, three inch Michelangelo statue was moved to Florence's Academia in the nineteenth century.
Venus appears in his "Primavera" as well as in his "Birth of Venus"?
This Spaniard portrayed himself as well as the king and queen of Spain in "Las Meninas".
This Belgian artist's "Golconda" shows dozens of bowler-hatted men floating through the sky.
His first appearance on the cover of "MAD" was in 1956 as a write-in candidate for president.
This U.S. vice president is buried in Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis.
This movie won nine Academy Awards in 1997, including Best Picture.
He directed his daughter Anjelica's Oscar-winning performance in "Prizzi's Honor"?
In 1995 this Tom Hanks film received thirteen Oscar nominations including Best Actor and Best Picture.
A documentary about this woman won a 1955 Oscar, seven years before Patty Duke won for playing her as a child.
She was only twenty-two when she won her first Best Actress Oscar; she must have been in "Seventh Heaven."
This unit of sound intensity is logarithmic.
Though not named in the title, Oliver Mellors is the title character of this 1928 D.H. Lawrence novel.
"A kiss on the hand may be quite continental, but" these "are a girl's best friend."
"One" was the tune that ended each of the 6137 performances of this musical on Broadway.
"Sunrise, Sunset" was written by Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock for this 1964 musical.
"What Kind of Fool Am I?" was written by Leslie Bricusse and this performer.
Rodgers and Hart wrote "There's a Small Hotel" for this Billy Rose circus musical, but it was cut.
Amy Vanderbilt says only an experienced fox hunter should give this traditional cry at a sighting.
This legendary block of limestone is set into a castle tower near Cork.
He's "the boy who wouldn't grow up."
She is Hiawatha's beloved.
She is Perry Mason's faithful secretary.
Detective Edward X. Delaney is the hero of this author's "Deadly Sin" novels.
In a Hemingway story, his "short happy life" is over when he's shot by his wife during a safari.
In 1973 this country introduced coinage of the new Queen Margrethe II.
The full name of this German school of design means "state building house."
One theory says this luminous object in the New Testament was a conjunction of the planets.
As seen by the Viking spacecraft, the sky on this planet is pale pink.
It would take about twenty-five of this smallest planet to make up the mass of the second smallest, Mercury.
The International Astronomical Union decided that features on this planet should be named after women only.
William Herschel discovered this planet's two largest moons, Oberon and Titania, as well as the planet itself.
After five years in office, she resigned as Israeli prime minister in 1974.
A 1981 version of this ballet featured Dame Margot Fonteyn as Lady Capulet.
He performed his first experiments with wireless telegraphy on his father's estate near Bologna.
He was working as a bank clerk in Rochester, New York, when he obtained his first patent for photography.
He used money from his improved stock ticker to open his first workshop in Newark.
In the 1850s he wrote a two-volume work, "Gum-Elastic and Its Varieties."
On December 22, 1895, he took an X-ray of his wife's hand.
Among this president's nicknames were Sir Veto and King Andy.
Elisabeth said to this cousin, "Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb."
This Roman governor of Judea sentenced Jesus to die on the cross.
It's the state religion of Qatar.
On March 14, 1644, this clergyman received a charter for Rhode Island.
Deities in this native Chinese religion include the jade emperor and the empress of heaven.
In Hinduism, the many-armed goddess Kali is the wife of this god.
A popular tourist stop in this state is Natural Bridge in Daniel Boone National Forest.
Maundy Thursday falls three days before this religious holiday.
Corning supplied this material used to make Edison's first lightbulb.
Bookkeeper Frank Robinson named this soft drink invented by John Pemberton in 1886.
The U.S. headquarters of this oil giant, abbreviated B.P., is in Cleveland, Ohio.
The origins of this Connecticut-based chemical company go back to National Carbon Company in 1886.
In 1990 Bass PLC completed its acquisition of this lodging chain named for an Astaire/Crosby film.
This author has won Pulitzer Prizes for "The Age of Jackson" and "A Thousand Days."
At the end of a Sinclair Lewis novel, this physician retires to a Vermont farm to make serum.
The origins of this word for a severe food shortage go back to "fames", a Latin word for hunger.
The name of this ever-popular beverage may be traced back to the Amoy dialect of Chinese.
This gemstone's name comes from a Sinhalese word for carnelian, "toramalli."
This name for an open pavilion found in parks is derived from a Persian word for palace, "kushk."
The name of this catlike mammal comes from Zabad, an Arabic word for perfume made from its musky secretions.
This major seaport is the capital of India's Maharashtra state.
He was twenty-six years old when he was shot in a tobacco barn in Virginia on April 26, 1865.
Gastrin, a hormone that stimulates the flow of gastric juice, is produced by the cells in this organ.
This chief male sex hormone is also produced by women in the ovaries in small amounts.
The two main processes by which a cell divides are meiosis and this.
It's the darkish pigment that gives skin, hair, and the iris of the eye their coloring.
The smallest blood cells are these disk-shaped structures that trigger clotting.
Published in 1783 and 1784, this city's Pennsylvania Evening Post was America's first daily newspaper.
Larry Hagman and Ken Kercheval were the only major stars to stay with this show from start to finish.
Pocomoke Sound, a part of Chesapeake Bay, is shared by Maryland and this state.
Amistad Reservoir in this river forms part of the border between Texas and Mexico.
The peninsula featuring Rockaway Beach forms the southern border of Jamaica Bay in this city.
No part of this state lies more than eighty-five miles from the Great Lakes.
The Mesabi Range in this state is one of the greatest iron ore mining regions in the world.
Wilhelm Roentgen, the first Nobel laureate in this category, died in 1923.
Named a "papal countess" in 1951 by the Vatican, this mother of a president died in 1995.
Finn Hoffding based his opera "The Emperor's New Clothes" on a fairy tale by this fellow Dane.
French playwright Prosper Merimee wrote the novel on which this Bizet opera is based.
Set on a Midwest farm, "The Tender Land" is a 1954 opera by this composer of the ballet "Rodeo"?
At the end of "Gotter-Dammerung", flames destroy Valhalla and this river overflows its banks.
Famous divas in this country include Dame Joan Hammond and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.
Best known as a novelist, in 1973 he directed his first feature film, "Westworld."
The rebellion of Li Tzu-ch'eng in 1644 spelled the end of this dynasty.
During the Hundred Years' War, this "Canterbury Tales" author fought in France and was captured.
Her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, died only a few days after her birth.
In 1958 this author reconsidered some of his prophecies in "Brave New World Revisited."
He modeled Sophia Western in "Tom Jones" after his wife Charlotte Cradock.
C.S. Lewis's initials stood for Clive Staples and this author's initials stood for Cecil Scott.
Doubling was added to this ancient game around 1925.
Each May this small Arizona community celebrates Wyatt Earp Days.
Hatshepsut was one of the few females pharaohs of this country.
Since 1864 the Ionian Islands have been part of this country.
In 1631 the papacy formally recognized the independence of this nation that's surrounded by Italy.
Sranan Tongo, spoken in this South American country, combines many languages, including English and Dutch.
This Asian country's King Bhumibol Adulyadej was born in the United States.
This Manuel Puig novel was first published in Spain as "El Beso de la Mujer Arana."
The five rings on the Olympic flag represent these.
The Ohio River contributes more water to this river, which it joins in Illinois, than any other tributary.
The Arlington Memorial Bridge over this river links Washington, D.C., to Virginia.
One of the world's longest suspension bridges, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, crosses this body.
Waterfalls along this state's Kennebec River are used to generate power.
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline runs between the Port of Valdez and this bay.
His comedy "Blithe Spirit" was adapted as the musical "High Spirits."
This "juvenile" outlaw was buried next to his friend Tom O'Folliard, also shot by Pat Garrett.
Antonio Stradivari learned to make this instrument in the Amati family workshop in Cremona, Italy.
Ninth-century Europeans, notably the Irish, added the pillar that runs parallel to this instrument's strings.
This brass instrument, used to give military signals, has no valves.
The quinto is the highest-pitched type of this large, cylindrical Latin American drum.
This instrument consists of a chanter, drones, and an air reservoir.
This Dr. Dolittle creator studied civil engineering at M.I.T.
This form of mental deterioration is named for a turn-of-the-century German neurologist.
Like the Matterhorn, Monte Rosa straddles the border between Italy and this country.
In 1964 the Canadian government renamed Mount East Hubbard in memory of this American.
Ernest Hemingway described it as "wide as all the world, great, high, and unbelievably white in the sun."
It's the official name of Mount Godwin Austen.
When it erupted in 1991, this volcano in the Philippines had been dormant for about six hundred years.
In "The Nutcracker" he parodied his contemporaries' use of exotic melodies.
The first president to proclaim Father's Day as the third Sunday in June was this president in 1966.
It's the four-letter word that "makes the world go 'round."
There's "no time like" this.
It's the type of pot that "never boils."
It "comes not alone" and "makes waste."
"Every" one of these "fits not every foot."
In 1581, a year after circumnavigating the earth, this explorer became the mayor of Plymouth, England.
This tea flavored with orange was named for a nineteenth-century British prime minister.
Cape May, at the end of the Garden State Parkway in this state, is the United States' oldest seashore resort.
The northwest corner of Death Valley National Park lies in this state.
When traveling through this Kansas city, be sure to stop at Dwight Eisenhower's boyhood home.
This Alabama city has a collection of spacecraft at the United States Space and Rocket Center.
You can whale-watch at Grand Maran, Deer, and Campobello Islands in this Canadian bay.
This national patriotic society was organized in 1890 by First Lady Caroline Scott Harrison.
This South American country is the leading producer of copper.
Sheila Burnford wrote about two dogs and one of these on this "Incredible Journey."
In this Nathaniel Hawthorne tale, Colonel Pyncheon is cursed by convicted wizard Matthew Maule.
This author of "2010: Odyssey Two" sold his first science fiction stories while in the RAF during World War II.
Among his novels featuring spy George Smiley are "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" and "Smiley's People."
His story "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" appeared in 1869 in the "Overland Monthly", which he edited.
This most populous Alaskan city was incorporated in 1920.
He died July 12, 1804, of a gunshot wound received at Weehawken Heights, New Jersey.
Henry Hobson Richardson designed this Massachusetts city's Trinity Church in the Romanesque style.
Finlandia Hall in this capital city was one of Finnish architect Alvar Aalto's last creations.
Domino's Pizza founder Tom Monaghan once owned a museum devoted to this "prairie-style" architect.
The Cathedral of Notre Dame at Reims is a masterpiece of this architectural style.
This uppermost part of a capital has the same name as an ancient calculator.
In 41 B.C. Mark Antony named him tetrarch of Galilee.
This race first run in 1903 covers 2.500 to 3,00 miles and includes at least one mountain over 7,500 feet.
This group's first recordings cut in Germany in 1961, featured drummer Pete Best.
Also known as CCR, this group was originally formed as Tommy Fogerty and the Blue Velvets.
His version of "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You." reached no. 1 in 1990.
This group reached Number One twice: "Black Water" in 1975 and "What a Fool Believes" in 1979.
This superstar's mother, Cissy, sang backup for Elvis while she was a member of the Sweet Inspirations.
New Mexico's first railroad, it began operation in the state in 1878.
Andrea del Verrochio, one of this city's finest sculptors, may have been a pupil of Donatello.
After Io was turned into one of these animals, she kept "mooo"ving from place to place.
This Greek god of war wasn't very popular; not even Zeus and Hera liked him, and they were his parents.
Heimdall, a son of this great Norse god, could blow his horn so loudly it could be heard throughout the universe.
This Roman god was called Optimus Maximus, which means "the best and the greatest."
In Polynesian mythology, this Hawaiian volcano goddess is the daughter of a nature goddess named Haumea.
In 1973, after a twenty-three-year reign, this country's King Gustav VI died at age ninety.
Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle" is a grim account of this city's stockyards.
Notified of this rival's death in March 1993, Dr. Jonas Salk called it "a great loss."
This British expert on black holes has been called "the greatest theoretical physicist since Einstein."
This Soviet-born dancer was director of the Paris Opera Ballet from 1983 to 1989.
In 1989 his wife Sarah was named Chairperson of Handgun Control Inc.
In August 1994 he was sworn in as the one hundred and eighth justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
He was the speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1948 to 1952 and speaker of the United States Hous
These brothers studied law at the University of Marburg before they started collecting folk tales.
The old mint in this city features jazz and Mardi Gras memorabilia.
In 1987 this New York City museum added the Sackler galleries for Asian art.
The Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria in this state has exhibits on the salmon industry.
The Goodyear World of Rubber in this city has exhibits depicting the history of rubber.
Exhibits at the Salvation Army's Heritage Centre in London include this man's Bible and passport.
When leaves change color in autumn, it's due to a breakdown of this green pigment.
In this 1811 battle, William Henry Harrison led U.S. troops and Tecumseh's brother led the Shawnee.
More loanwords in present-day Japanese come from this Asian-language than from any other.
Tamashek is the language of the Tuareg people of this North African desert.
This term for a common language used by people of diverse tongues is Italian for "Frankish language."
Users of this modern language, spoken on a north Atlantic island, can easily read the medieval Edda.
Tamil is spoken by more than forty million people in this country's state of Tamil Nadu.
It's Canada's only prairie province with a port on Hudson Bay.
With circulation of more than three million, it's America's best selling sports magazine.
The taste buds that sense sweetness are on the tip of this organ.
Crowns put on front teeth are often made of porcelain; those put on back teeth, of this precious metal.
A week or two after the bite of an anopheles mosquito, this disease's symptoms may appear.
Chinese restaurants syndrome is a short-lived illness caused by eating this flavor enhancer.
About one in four hundred African Americans has this hereditary disease affecting the hemoglobin.
In 1994 Brooke Shields made her Broadway debut as Betty Rizzo in this musical.
In 1958 Nasser was elected president of the United Arab Republic, Egypt's union with this country.
This "messiah" composer said Christoph Gluck "knows no more counterpoint than my cook."
The first English composer elevated to the peerage, his title was Baron Britten of Aldeburgh.
When he died in 1924, he was working on the last scene of "Turandot"
The "Erl-King" and "The Wanderer" are among this nineteenth-century composer's most famous lieder.
This composer of "The Four Seasons" wrote forty six operas but only twenty one of the scores survive.
This "Ode to a Grecian Urn" poet was the oldest of four children of a stable-keeper.
He was king of England during the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
In September 1993 this Russian president suspended Alexander Rutskoi, his vice president.
In 1897 this founder of psychoanalysis wrote the article "Infantile Cerebral Paralysis."
He was first lord of the admiralty when he became British prime minister on May 10, 1940.
This Polish astronomer served as a canon in the Diocesan Cathedral of Frauenburg.
Unlike most of his works, "Apology", a defense of Socrates, was not written as a dialogue.
The Czech subtitle of this Dvorak symphony is "Z Noveho Sveta."
George Washington Carver was the second black man on a U.S. stamp; he was the first.
In 1991 Kirstie Alley won an Emmy for playing Rebecca Howe on this sitcom.
It holds the record for most Emmys by a miniseries with nine.
On accepting his Emmy for "Family Ties" in 1986, he said "I feel four feet tall!"
Peter Falk has won Four Emmys for playing this role.
In 1973 this director and choreographer won a Tony for "Pippin" and and Emmy for "Liza with a 'Z'."
Each September Grand Island in this state celebrates Husker Harvest Days.
This Jewish new year celebration marks the beginning of the ten days of penance.
This capital city is the home of Florida State University.
The athletic teams of this U.S. military academy are nicknamed the Falcons.
This school in Knoxville was founded as Blount College in 1794.
The athletic teams at the University of Georgia sport this "canine" nickname.
This state's universities include those in St. Cloud, Moorhead, and Bemidji.
In 1958 this company produced its one-millionth electric typewriter.
This Baltimore philanthropist helped finance the B&O Railroad and was it largest stockholder at his death in 1873.
A smaller canal connecting to this river brings fresh water to the Suez Canal.
Many things in Hong Kong are named for this queen, including the mountain peak on Hong Kong Island.
Lake Avernus in Campania is this country was believed by the ancients to be the entrance to Hades.
The western portion of the Baltic Island of Usedom belongs to Germany; the eastern, to this country.
Boothia Peninsula in this country is the former location of the North Magnetic Pole.
Her 1963 Pulitzer Prize for "The Guns of August" was the first by a woman for general nonfiction.
Among the two-letter postal abbreviations for U.S. States, this state's is first alphabetically.
When used to mean a road, pike is short for this.
Members of this military group are called leathernecks.
This word can mean a type of small deer or the eggs of a fish.
This three-letter word can refer to smoked salmon or liquid oxygen.
The name of this common device for regulating the flow of a liquid comes from the Latin for "false."
In June 1800 he defeated Austrian general Michael Von Melas at the Battle of Marengo.
With just sixteen planes built, construction of this supersonic transport ended in 1979.
Born in Leominster, Massachusetts, he began planting applie seedlings after moving to the Ohio Valley.
From the color of his habit, this French cardinal and statesman was known as L'eminence Rouge.
This medicine man and leader of the Sioux was also known by the name Tatanka Yotanka.
He announced his first two laws of planetary motion in 1609 and his third in 1619.
Hadrian's predecessor, a column in Rome commemorates his victories.
The African species of this is the largest animal in the order Proboscidea.
The church of St Martin-in-the-Fields in this city has been called James Gibbs's masterpiece.
Paul von Hindenburg was elected president of this country twice, in 1925 and 1932.
Before battle on October 21, 1805, he signaled, "England expects that every man will do his duty."
In 1734 this city near Mount Vesuvius became the capital of the kingdom of the two Sicilies.
In 1943 this Chinese leader met with FDR and Winston Churchill at the Cairo Conference.
At the Congress of Vienna, William I of the Netherlands traded Nassau for this Duchy.
This animal native to China serves as the symbol for the World Wildlife Fund.
The first scene of this biographical film, the Best Picture of 1982, is set in South Africa.
Astronomer Annie Jump Cannon classified over two hundred thousand of these heavenly bodies by the spectra of their light.
In 1921 this famous feminist was born Betty Naomi Goldstein in Peoria, Illinois.
In 1979 her son Donald succeeded her as publisher of the Washington Post.
The American Museum of Natural History's Festival of Anthropological Films is named for her.
This first lady's father, Andrew Goodhue, was a steamboat inspector on Lake Champlain.
The observances that accompany Halloween are believed to go back to these ancient British people.
These Danish islands lie about midway between the Shetland Islands and Iceland.
In 1856 France joined Britain in a second opium war in this country.
It was seized by Iranian militants on November 4, 1979, and held for over four hundred days.
Between 1868 and 1894, Benjamin Disraeli was prime minister of England twice and this man was prime minister four times.
The "Golden Age" of this Indian empire occurred during the reign of Shah Jahan, who built the Taj Mahal.
In 404 B.C. a starving Athens was forced to give up it long fight in this war.
In March 1837 Congress expanded the Supreme Court from seven to this many justices.
This is General McAuliffe's one-word published reply when asked by the Germans to surrender at Bastogne.
This type of accomodation is called a B&B for short.
This word that describes makeup with a dull, rather than a glossy, finish rhmes with flat.
Lanate is a synonym for this adjective that often describes a certain mammoth.
Lehi, Utah, was named for a man in this religious book.
Carnelian, a variety of the cryptocrystalline type of this common mineral, is used in signet rings.
In the 1850s this company introduced the installment plan to allow people to buy its sewing machine.
This metric measurement is equivalent to 39.37 inches.
His films preceding the smash hit "Home Alone" include "Uncle Buck" and "Rocket Gibraltar"?
His TV roles have included Bob Smith, Richie Cunningham, and Opie Taylor.
In 1938 this ten-year-old had the seventh highest income in America.
In 1994 this eleven-year-old star of "The Piano" won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar.
Bette Midler, who grew up on Oahu, had a bit role in this film based on a James Michener novel.
The "Bon Homme Richard" defeated the "Serapis" in this sea.
Tegucigalpa, the capital of this Central American nation, lies on the Choluteca River.
Oklahoma's state flag features a peace pipe and one of these branches, also a symbol of peace.
You'll find Minnehaha Falls on Minnehaha Creek in this city whose name starts with "Minne."
The name of Kissimmee, a city in this state, means "heaven's place" in the Caloosa Indian language.
The Discovery Place is a museum for kids in this city that the Texas-Arkansas state line runs through.
Built in 1833, the Green Mountain Inn is a historic country inn in Stowe in this state.
Besides inventing dynamite, he perfected a detonator for it.
It's the anatomical name for the "stirrup," the smallest bone in the body.
In 1849 his poems "The Bells" and "Annabel Lew" were published.
He's referred to in the line, "It was two by the village clock, when he came to the bridge in Concord Town."
These two epics are the oldest surviving Greek poems, both probably dating from the 700s B.C.
Mabel Loomis Todd, the wife of an Amherst College professor, edited the first collection of her work.
In this poem Frost wrote, "Before I built a wall I'd ask to know what I was walling in or walling out."
Born December 3, 1826, he was general-in-chief of the Union Army from November 1861 to March 1862.
This ragtime composer was born in Texarkana in 1868 but left home as a teen.
Los Angeles was hit by a major one January 17, 1994.
In 1992 he pardoned Caspar Weinberger and five others implicated in the Iran-Contra affair.
In December 1994 the Pacific island of Palau became it 185th member.
In 1979 it was the site of the worst nuclear accident in the history of the United States.
In May 1989 the presidential victory of Guillermo Endarmo in Panama was voided by this general.
This Christmas flower named for an American diplomat is honored on December 12.
His eleventh child, Rory Elizabeth Katherine, was born December 12, 1968, six months after his death.
On December 19 the people of this U.S. state celebrate Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop's birthday.
In 1986 this New York capital celebrated the three-hundredth anniversary of its charter.
This U.S. first lady once taught dance in Grand Rapids.
Lancaster, which has the largest stockyards east of Chicago, was this state's capital from 1799 to 1812.
This Connecticut city famous for its university is nicknamed "Elm City" because it once had many elm-lined streets.
In "King Lear", Satan Is called this title "of darkness."
This Republican had served less than two years as New York governor when elected vice president in 1900.
Since 1908 this group has distributed over twenty-six million Bibles to hotels and other institutions.
It's what the R stands for in AARP.
Not surprisingly, this organization, founded in 1884, maintains one of the finest reference libraries on dogs.
Members of this volunteer crime-fighting organization are famous for wearing red berets.
This founder of the American Red Cross was born on Christmas Day in 1821.
This New England state's largest airport belongs to the city of Manchester.
South Africa's leading playwright, he wrote "Master Harold … and the Boys."
She wrote "The Mystery of the Blue Train" as well as "Murder on the Orient Express."
It's the first name shared by authors Tyler, Rule, and Rice.
Her novel "The Kitchen God's Wife" was inspired by her mother's stories of pre-communist China.
In 1967 this "Rebecca" author published a travel guide called "Vanishing Cornwall."
400 What is Czechoslovakia?
500 What is Monte Carlo (or Monaco)?
Double What are rodents (rodentia)?
Final What is radium (polonium)?
100 What is bluegrass?
200 What are stalactites and stalagmites?
300 What is the tadpole (or polliwog)?
400 What is coal?
500 What are mussels?
Double What is tritacale?
Final What is "Mary Poppins"?
100 Who are the Jackson 5 (The Jacksons)?
200 Who are Ozzie and Harriet (Nelson)?
300 What is "Three's Company"?
400 Who is Regis Philbin?
500 Who is Orson?
Double What is the Washington Monument?
Final Who is Harry Truman?
100 Who is Michael Jordan?
200 What is (The Battle of) Bunker Hill?
300 Who is Frederick Douglass?
400 Who is Maya Angelou?
500 What is Atlanta?
Double Who is (Benjamin) Disraeli?
Final Who are (Charles) Mason and (Jeremiah) Dixon?
100 Who is Joe Namath?
200 What is the Boston Marathon?
300 Who are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?
400 What is men's figure skating?
500 Who is Sandy Koufax?
Double Who is Job?
Final What is Ukraine?
100 What is a bat?
200 What is a dromedary?
300 What is the armadillo?
400 What is Africa?
500 What is a lizard?
Double Who is Eli Whitney?
Final What is the Black Sea?
100 What is Gaul?
200 What is Mexico?
300 What is Rome?
400 Who is Nebuchadnezzar (II) or Nebuchadrezzar?
500 What is the Persian Empire (Achaemenid Empire)?
Double What is "William Tell" or "Guillaume Tell"?
Final What is Carthage?
100 Who is Abraham Lincoln?
200 Who is Robert E. Lee?
300 Who is Patrick Henry?
400 Who is Charles Lindbergh?
500 Who is Eugene Debs?
Double What is the Mardi Gras?
Final Who is Bernadette (Soubirous)?
100 Who is Vincent Van Gogh?
200 What is "David"?
300 Who is Sandro Botticelli?
400 Who is Diego Velazquez?
500 Who is Rene Magritte?
Double Who is Alfred E. Neuman?
Final Who is Hubert H. Humphrey?
100 What is "The English Patient"?
200 Who is John Huston?
300 What is "Forrest Gump"?
400 Who is Helen Keller?
500 Who is Janet Gaynor?
Double What is the decibel (or bel)?
Final What is "Lady Chatterley's Lover"?
100 What are diamonds?
200 What is "A Chorus Line"?
300 What is "Fiddler on the Roof"?
400 Who is Anthony Newley?
500 What is "Jumbo"?
Double What is tally ho?
Final What is the Blarney Stone?
100 Who is Peter Pan?
200 Who is Minnehaha?
300 Who is Della (Street)?
400 Who is Lawrence Sanders?
500 Who is Francis Macomber?
Double What is Denmark?
Final What is (Staatliches) Bauhaus?
100 What is the star of Bethlehem?
200 What is Mars?
300 What is Pluto?
400 What is Venus?
500 What is Uranus?
Double Who is Golda Meir?
Final What is "Romeo and Juliet"?
100 Who is Guglielmo Marconi?
200 Who is George Eastman?
300 Who is Thomas A. Edison?
400 Who is Charles Goodyear?
500 Who is Wilhelm Roentgen?
Double Who is Andrew Jackson?
Final Who is Mary?
100 Who is Pontius Pilate?
200 What is Islam?
300 Who is Roger Williams?
400 What is Taoism?
500 Who is Shiva?
Double What is Kentucky?
Final What is Easter?
100 What is glass?
200 What is Coca-Cola?
300 What is British Petroleum?
400 What is Union Carbide?
500 What is Holiday Inn?
Double Who is Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.?
Final Who is (Martin) Arrowsmith?
100 What is famine?
200 What is tea?
300 What is tourmaline?
400 What is kiosk?
500 What is the civet?
Double What is Bombay?
Final Who is John Wilkes Booth?
100 What is the stomach?
200 What is testosterone?
300 What is mitosis (or karykinesis)?
400 What is melanin?
500 What are platelets (thrombocytes)?
Double What is Philadelphia?
Final What is "Dallas"?
100 What is Virginia?
200 What is the Rio Grande?
300 What is New York City?
400 What is Michigan?
500 What is Minnesota?
Double What is physics?
Final Who is Rose Kennedy?
100 Who is Hans Christian Andersen?
200 What is "Carmen"?
300 Who is Aaron Copland?
400 What is the Rhine?
500 What is New Zealand?
Double Who is Michael Crichton?
Final What is the Ming dynasty?
100 Who is Geoffrey Chaucer?
200 Who is Mary Shelley (or Mary Godwin)?
300 Who is Aldous Huxley?
400 Who is Henry Fielding?
500 Who is C.S. Forester?
Double What is backgammon?
Final What is Tombstone?
100 What is Egypt?
200 What is Greece?
300 What is San Marino?
400 What is Suriname?
500 What is Thailand?
Double What is "Kiss of the Spider Woman"?
Final What are the continents (from which the participants come)?
100 What is the Mississippi River?
200 What is the Potomac River?
300 What is Puget Sound (or Narrows)?
400 What is Maine?
500 What is Prudhoe Bay?
Double Who is Noel Coward?
Final Who is Billy the Kid?
100 What is the violin?
200 What is the harp?
300 What is the bugle?
400 What is the congo drum?
500 What is the bagpipe?
Double Who is Hugh Lofting?
Final What is Alzheimer's disease?
100 What is Switzerland?
200 Who is John F. Kennedy?
300 What is Mount Kilimanjaro?
400 What is K2?
500 What is Mount Pinatubo?
Double Who is Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky?
Final Who is Lyndon Baines Johnson?
100 What is love.
200 What is the present?
300 What is a watched pot?
400 What is haste?
500 What is a shoe?
Double Who is Sir Francis Drake?
Final Who is Earl Grey?
100 What is New Jersey?
200 What is Nevada?
300 What is Abilene?
400 What is Huntsville?
500 What is the Bay of Fundy?
Double What is the Daughters of the American Revolution?
Final What is Chile?
100 What is a (Siamese) cat?
200 What is "The House of the Seven Gables"?
300 Who is Arthur C. Clarke?
400 Who is John Le Carre?
500 Who is Bret Harte?
Double What is Anchorage?
Final Who is Alexander Hamilton?
100 What is Boston?
200 What is Helsinki?
300 Who is Frank Lloyd Wright?
400 What is Gothic?
500 What is an abacus?
Double Who is Herod I (the Great)?
Final What is the Tour de France?
100 What is The Beatles?
200 What is Creedence Clearwater Revival?
300 Who is Michael Bolton?
400 What is The Doobie Brothers?
500 Who is Whitney Houston?
Double What is (Atchison, Topeka &) Santa Fe?
Final What is Florence?
100 What is a cow?
200 Who is Ares?
300 Who is Odin (or Wotan)?
400 Who is Jupiter?
500 Who is Pele?
Double What is Sweden?
Final What is Chicago?
100 Who is Albert Sabin?
200 Who is Stephen Hawking?
300 Who is Rudolf Nureyev?
400 Who is James Brady?
500 Who is Stephen Breyer?
Double Who is Tip (or Thomas) O'Neill?
Final Who are brothers Grimm (Jakob and Wilhelm)?
100 What is New Orleans?
200 What is the Metropolitan Museum of Art?
300 What is Oregon?
400 What is Akron?
500 Who is General William Booth?
Double What is chlorophyll?
Final What is the Battle of Tippecanoe?
100 What is Chinese?
200 What is the Sahara?
300 What is Lingua Franca?
400 What is Icelandic?
500 What is India?
Double What is Manitoba?
Final What is Sports Illustrated?
100 What is the tongue?
200 What is gold?
300 What is malaria?
400 What is MSG (monosodium glutamate)?
500 What is sickle-cell anemia?
Double What is "Grease"?
Final What is Syria?
100 Who is (George Frideric) Handel?
200 Who is Benjamin Britten?
300 Who is Giacomo Puccini?
400 Who is (Franz) Schubert?
500 Who is Antonio Vivaldi?
Double Who is John Keats?
Final Who is George III?
100 Who is Boris Yeltsin?
200 Who is Sigmund Freud?
300 Who is Winston Churchill?
400 Who is Nicolaus Copernicus?
500 Who is Plato?
Double What is the "New World Symphony"?
Final Who is Booker T. Washington?
100 What is "Cheers"?
200 What is "Roots"?
300 Who is Michael J. Fox?
400 Who is Lieutenant Colombo?
500 Who is Bob Fosse?
Double What is Nebraska?
Final What is Rosh Hashanah?
100 What is Tallahassee?
200 What is the U.S. Air Force?
300 What is the University of Tennessee?
400 What are the Bulldogs?
500 What is Minnesota?
Double What is IBM?
Final Who is John Hopkins?
100 What is the Nile?
200 Who is Queen Victoria?
300 What is Italy?
400 What is Poland?
500 What is Canada?
Double Who is Barbara Tuchman?
Final What is Alaska?
100 What is a turnpike?
200 What are the Marines?
300 What is roe?
400 What is lox?
500 What is a faucet?
Double Who is Napoleon Bonaparte?
Final What is the Concorde?
100 Who is Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman)?
200 Who is Cardinal (Armand Jean du Plessis) Richelieu?
300 Who is Sitting Bull?
400 Who is Johannes Kepler?
500 Who is Trajan?
Double What is the elephant?
Final What is London?
100 What is Germany?
200 Who is Admiral Horatio Nelson?
300 What is Naples?
400 Who is Chiang Kai-shek?
500 What is Luxembourg?
Double What is the (giant) panda?
Final What is "Gandhi"?
100 What are stars?
200 Who is Betty Friedan?
300 Who is Katharine Graham?
400 Who is Margaret Mead?
500 Who is Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge?
Double Who are the Druids (Celts)?
Final What are the Faeroe Islands?
100 What is China?
200 What is the U.S. Embassy?
300 Who is William Ewart Gladstone?
400 What is the Mogul (Mughal)?
500 What is the Peloponnesian War?
Double What is nine?
Final What is "Nuts"?
100 What is a bed-and-breakfast?
200 What is matte?
300 What is woolly?
400 What is the "Book of Morman"?
500 What is quartz?
Double What is Singer?
Final What is a meter?
100 Who is Macauley Culkin?
200 Who is Ron Howard?
300 Who is Shirley Temple?
400 Who in Anna Paquin?
500 What is "Hawaii"?
Double What is the North Sea?
Final What is Honduras?
100 What is an olive branch?
200 What is Minneapolis?
300 What is Florida?
400 What is Texarkana?
500 What is Vermont?
Double Who is Alfred Nobel?
Final What is the stapes?
100 Who is Edgar Allan Poe?
200 Who is Paul Revere?
300 What are "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey"?
400 Who is Emily Dickinson?
500 What is "Mending Wall"?
Double Who is George B. McClellan?
Final Who is Scott Joplin?
100 What is an earthquake?
200 Who is George Bush?
300 What is the United Nations?
400 What is Three Mile Island?
500 Who is General Manuel Noriega?
Double What is the poinsettia?
Final Who is Robert F. Kennedy?
100 What is Hawaii?
200 What is Albany?
300 Who is Betty Ford?
400 What is Pennsylvania?
500 What is New Haven?
Double What is prince?
Final Who is Theodore Roosevelt?
100 What is Gideons (International)?
200 What is retired?
300 What is the American Kennel Club (AKC)?
400 What are the Guardian Angels?
500 Who is Clara Barton?
Double What is New Hampshire?
Final Who is Athol Fugard?
100 Who is Agatha Christie?
200 What is Anne?
300 Who is Amy Tan?
400 Who is Daphne du Maurier?