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WORLD RELIGION

KRISHNA & RAMA ARE BOTH CONSIDERED AVATARS OF THIS HINDU GOD

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CABLE TV PERSONALITIES

THIS SCOTTISH- BORN CHEF IS KNOWN FOR HIS TV RANTS AT WEAKER RESTAURATEURS

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DYNASTY

NICHOLAS II WAS THE LAST RULING CZAR OF THIS ROYAL FAMILY

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WHAT A CHARACTER!

TOPSY & SIMON LEGREE ARE BOTH CHARACTERS IN THIS BESTSELLING NOVEL

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NEW TESTAMENT GEOGRAPHY

JOHN THE BAPTIST’S MINISTRY TOOK PLACE IN THE REGION AROUND THIS RIVER

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TOYS

IN 1903, WITH PRESIDENTIAL PERMISSION, MORRIS MICHTOM BEGAN MARKETING THESE TOYS

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WORD ORIGINS

THIS TERM FOR A PERSON WHO WORKS FOR VARIOUS EMPLOYERS COMES FROM KNIGHTS WHO SOLD THEIR SKILLS

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TALE TELLERS

SHE’S THE FABLED TALE TELLER IN “THE THOUSAND & ONE NIGHTS”

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PHYSICS

REGARDING THIS DEVICE, ARCHIMEDES SAID, “GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND ON, AND I WILL MOVE THE EARTH”

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ACTRESSES

IN 2008 SHE PLAYED DAISY, THE LIFELONG FRIEND OF BENJAMIN BUTTON

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MOUNTAIN HIGH

THIS 14,700-FOOT PEAK IN THE SWISS ALPS IS FAMOUS FOR ITS SHAPE & THE DANGER OF ASCENDING IT

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U.S. PRESIDENTS

HE WAS PRESIDENT DURING THE WAR OF 1812

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SYMPHONIES

MOZART’S LAST & PERHAPS MOST POWERFUL SYMPHONY SHARES ITS NAME WITH THIS PLANET

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SPEAKING IN TONGUES

THIS LANGUAGE WAS INVENTED IN WARSAW IN 1887 BY DR. L.L. ZAMENHOF

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SPORTS STARS

IN THE 2007-’08 SEASON, THIS CLEVELAND CAVALIER TURNED 23 & AVERAGED 30 POINTS A GAME

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HOMOPHONES

AN ARM BONE, OR AN ADJECTIVE MEANING “FUNNY”

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SCIENTISTS

NOW NAMED TO THE CABINET, STEVEN CHU WON A NOBEL FOR CAPTURING ATOMS WITH THESE LIGHT BEAMS

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MYTHOLOGY

HE OCCUPIED A CHAIR OVER WHICH THE “SWORD OF” HIM WAS SUSPENDED BY A SINGLE THREAD

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BOOKS BY REPORTERS

BUSH AT WAR, “PLAN OF ATTACK” & “STATE OF DENIAL” ARE BOOKS BY THIS FAMED JOURNALIST

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VOCAL MUSIC

CECILIA BARTOLI HAS UNEARTHED & SUNG SEVERAL FORGOTTEN ARIAS BY THIS “FOUR SEASONS” COMPOSER

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BODIES OF WATER

IT’S THE SMALLEST & EASTERNMOST OF THE GREAT LAKES

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MEASURE IT

9 TEASPOONS EQUALS THIS MANY TABLESPOONS

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WORLD LITERATURE

LOGICALLY, IT’S THE MIDDLE BOOK OF DANTE’S “DIVINE COMEDY”

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TRANSPORTATION

IN 1620 IT SAILED WEST FROM SOUTHAMPTON WITH CHRISTOPHER JONES AS CAPTAIN

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CHEMICAL ELEMENTS

ATOMIC NUMBER 98, THIS RADIOACTIVE ELEMENT IS THE ONLY ONE NAMED AFTER A U.S. STATE

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POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS

THIS MIDWEST STATE IS THE ONLY ONE WHOSE 2-LETTER POSTAL ABBREVIATION IS A PREPOSITION

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CROSSWORD CLUES “P”

ATTORNEY-CLIENT BENEFIT (9 LETTERS)

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SHAKESPEARE

IT COMPLETES THE LINE “SHALL I COMPARE THEE TO…”

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THEATER

IN A 2008 REVIVAL OF THIS SHOW, THE SHARKS SING IN SPANISH

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ICE CREAM

THIS FLAVOR WAS INVENTED IN 1929 & NAMED IN PART TO REFLECT THE DIFFICULT ECONOMIC TIMES AHEAD

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SCULPTURE

SCULPTURES THAT ONCE ADORNED THE PARTHENON ARE KNOWN AS THESE, AFTER A BRITISH LORD

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LITERARY CHARACTERS

IN “GREAT EXPECTATIONS”, THIS AGED LADY STILL WEARS HER WEDDING DRESS

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HISTORIC BRITS

THE “YOUNG PRETENDER” TO THE BRITISH THRONE IN THE 1740s WAS ALSO KNOWN AS BONNIE PRINCE THIS

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PHOTOGRAPHY

THIS FRENCHMAN LENT HIS NAME TO AN EARLY FORM OF PHOTOGRAPHY

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AFRICA

IN LATIN, THE NAME OF THIS COUNTRY MEANS “PLACE OF FREEDOM”

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RECENT BESTSELLERS

A NO. 1 BESTSELLER IN 2008 WAS THIS FEMALE MYSTERY AUTHOR’S “SCARPETTA”

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THE MOON

LATIN TERM FOR THE MOON’S “SEAS”; THE LARGEST IS ABOUT 750 MILES WIDE

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AFRICAN AMERICANS

BORN A SLAVE, SHE HELPED FREE OTHERS & WAS THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN ON A U.S. POSTAGE STAMP

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