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This is the only one of the five Great Lakes entirely in United States.
 
In 1939 his Hyde Park, New York presidential library became 1st to be separate from Library of Congress.
 
Boston's Green Monster is in this baseball stadium.
 
18th Century English feminist Mary Wollstonecraft was the mother of this Frankenstein author.
 
In part, it states I will use treatment to help the sick according to my ability and judgment.
 
While serving in the '60s and '70s as this city's last censor, Richard J. Sinnott banned fewer than 10 things.
 
This moose body part, shed every winter, can be 6 feet wide and weigh 85 pounds.
 
This vegetable fat used in cosmetics and soap is a by-product of the chocolate industry.
 
The gargoyles on this New York City skyscraper were designed to look like auto radiator caps.
 
John O'Sullivan coined this term for the United State's right to cover the continent.
 
The Swedish island of Gotland is the largest in this sea.
 
Led by Nicholas, a German boy, the Children's Crusade of 1212 may have been the inspiration for this character.
 
The Hotel Yak and Yeti in this Nepalese capital houses the 2-story Casino Royale.
 
In 1964 a Shakespeare center was opened on Henley Street in this English city.
 
From the Latin for to rule, this is the term for 1811 to 1820, when the future George IV ruled in place of his crazy dad.
 
He spoke out for the rights of Eskimos and Indians when he became the first reigning pope to visit Canada.
 
Laura Scudder invented a way to bag this taste treat so they could be a snack food staple.
 
In 2002 Japanese scientists discovered it contains the enzyme Lachrymatory-Factor Synthase.
 
In 1923 Fanny Brice made news by having this procedure, later rejected by a woman portraying her.
 
In 1968 Lee Radziwill, this woman's sister, starred in a TV remake of the classic film noir Laura.
 
In old philosophy this 12-letter word referred to a fifth substance, superior to earth, air, fire or water.
 
This river enters Idaho through the Palisades Reservoir on the Wyoming border.
 
A famous musical had this Belgian-born singer-songwriter Alive And Well And Living In Paris.
 
This is the alternate name for the gray wolf.
 
Unlike Luke, Acts specifies that this event took place 40 days after Jesus' resurrection.
 
After getting lost crossing a California desert and suffering intensely, emigrants gave the area this name.
 
The river god Cephissus was the father of this youth who fell in love with his own reflection in the water.
 
Smee, a sidekick of this captain, had a cutlass named Johnny Corkscrew.
 
In a 2012 film Anthony Hopkins portrayed this rotund director at the height of his scary powers.
 
For most of his life, this saint of Loyola was known by his given name, Inigo.
 
This is the overall name for three pairs of glands: parotid, sublingual and submandibular.
 
This streak of silver made Virginia City one of the most famous western mining towns.
 
In 1984, he became 1st baseball manager to win over 100 games with teams in both Major Leagues.
 
This composer moved to Vienna in 1766; in 1778 he presented his native Italy with the first opera staged at La Scala.
 
The Life of Moses by Botticelli is on the south wall of this Italian room but the ceiling gets more publicity.
 
Declared a traitor by the Jacobins, this hero of the American Revolution fled to Flanders
 
The air flowing through a 767's engine on takeoff could inflate this Ohio-based dirigible in less than 10 seconds.
 
After a Senate investigation into the scandal, the Mammoth Oil Co. lost its lease on this Wyoming site.
 
In the movie Vacation, this actor defends putting deceased Aunt Edna on the car roof: You want me to strap her to the hood?.
 
She wrote her first novel, The House of the Spirits, in exile soon after her uncle's assassination.
 
Kyrgyzstan was the first former Soviet republic to join the WTO, short for this.
 
He exposed questionable design practices in the auto industry in Unsafe at Any Speed.
 
Aeolic, spoken in ancient times, was a dialect of this.
 
These are the only two Italian cities mentioned in Shakespeare titles, they both begin with V"
 
This Baltimore hospital named for its benefactor opened in 1889.
 
Early leadership of a World War I all-black regiment earned him nickname Black Jack.
 
In 1983 Yitzhak Shamir replaced this man as prime minister of Israel.
 
After Slovakia's parliament declared sovereignty in 1992, he quit as president of Czechoslovakia.
 
Founded by Cyrus the Great, this empire conquered parts of Asia, Africa and Europe.
 
In a February 22, 1936 reenactment, retired star pitcher Walter Johnson threw this across the Rappahannock.
 
This is the name for a group of spiders that live in the ground and cover their burrows with a lid.
 
In the 1950s this New Zealand mountaineer blazed a trail for Sir Vivian Fuchs, the first to cross Antarctica.
 
In 1898 he wrote, As for the persons I have accused... they are... embodiments of social malfeasance.
 
In 1946 this was described as having descended from Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic.
 
The deepest-diving sea turtle is this one whose name suggests the flexibility that lets it survive 1,700 lbs./square inch pressure.
 
Emily Post recommends thirty-nine and holding as an acceptable answer when asked this rude question.
 
He's the only U.S. president to serve in the Senate after leaving the White House.
 
This is the first sentence in The Fountainhead, a 1943 novel by Russian-American author Ayn Rand.
 
The name of this equestrian event means taming or training in French.
 
Jesus said to him, Betrayest thou the Son of Man with a kiss?
 
At the 1984 Los Angeles games, she won a silver in the heptathlon, and her brother Al, a gold in the triple jump.
 
In May 1980 Washington State University was closed for four days due to its proximity to this natural disaster.
 
Though collectors of pollen and nectar, these nonsocial bees don't build hives but bore in wood to nest.
 
Sworn in following an assassination, he's the only U.S. president who was not sworn in on a Bible.
 
Robert Jordan's big mission in Ernest Hemingway's 1940 novel For Whom the Bell Tolls is to blow up one of these structures.
see also corresponding 'Bell Tolls Mission' Sudoku puzzle
 
This U.S. First Lady's April 14th, 1964 diary entry revealed she asked King Hussein of Jordan for his autograph at a state dinner.
 
This magazine title, launched in early 1930, seemed at odds with The Great Depression in subject and $1 cover price.
see also corresponding 'Great Depression Magazine' Sudoku puzzle
 
This river joins the Columbia near Pasco, Washington, a little more than 1,000 miles from its source in Wyoming.
 
Tourists pass through this gate on their way up the Athenian Acropolis hill on the way to the Parthenon.
see also corresponding 'Acropolis Gate' Sudoku puzzle
 
Descartes called this gland the seat of the rational soul.
 
The Portuguese were the first Europeans to reach this island (now called Taiwan) off the southern coast of China in 1544.
see also corresponding 'Portuguese Taiwan' Sudoku puzzle
 
Michael Blake wrote this novel, and he recorded it on tape for 7 Wolves Publishing.
 
National parks in the south of this U.S. state include Glacier Bay and Sitka.
see also corresponding 'Glacier Bay Sitka Parks' Sudoku puzzle
 
Mount Adams, Mount Jefferson, and Mount Madison are in this New England state.
 
In 1865 this amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery in the U.S.
 
Yemen's Socotra Island has a tree that produces red sap called this mythic creature's blood.
see also corresponding 'Socotra Island Yemen' Sudoku puzzle
 
She was awarded her 1986 Female Pop Vocal Grammy Award by her cousin Dionne.
 
Merriam-Webster's New Words of 2007 included this one for a soap opera south of the border.
 
From the Arabic for to make known, this is a tax nations impose to restrict trade on imports and exports.
see also corresponding 'Arabic Known Tax' Sudoku puzzle
 
This ancient medical oath begins, I swear by Apollo physician...
 
Havarti cheese from Denmark is often flavoured with these seeds also found in rye bread.
 
Soviet rejection of this 1947 plan marked end of efforts to achieve total European economic unity.
 
Each human wrist has eight of these bones, also the name of a tunnel in the wrist.
see also corresponding 'Wrist Bones' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is suffered by one who goes from his/her simple society to a very complex one.
 
Before you consciously process a problem, this almond-shaped brain region activates and begins to amp up the sympathetic nervous system's fight-or-flight response.
see also corresponding 'Brain Response' Sudoku puzzle
 
New Zealand has two national anthems, God Defend New Zealand and this one.
 
This Austro-Bohemian late-Romantic composer titled his Symphony No. 8, the 'Symphony of a Thousand'.
see also corresponding 'Symphony Thousand' Sudoku puzzle
 
This Louisiana chef was the first to make blackened fish that wasn't a mistake.
 
Friedrich Serturner was the first to extract this from opium for use as a pain reliever.
see also corresponding 'Serturner Opium Extract' Sudoku puzzle
 
For 2012, the front of these awards shows Nike stepping out of the Parthenon, and the reverse side depicts the Thames River.
 
This is the common term for a cerebrovascular accident.
see also corresponding 'Cerebrovascular Accident' Sudoku puzzle
 
In 1936 Haile Selassie asked this world body for sanctions against Italy, which had invaded Ethiopia in 1935.
 
This Kivila word means 'the truth we all know but agree not to speak of'.
see also corresponding 'Kivila Speech' Sudoku puzzle
 
Ownership of the islands of Tierra del Fuego is shared by these two nations.
 
This pointillism pioneer was only 31 when he died of a sudden illness in Paris.
 
This resort island off the coast of South Carolina was named for a British sea captain.
 
In 1859 a sensational trial followed when a jealous husband killed Philip Barton Key, son of this man.
 
Vegetarians have to be careful to get enough zinc. These items, big at Halloween time, help make sure they do.
 
This English word was first recorded in 1819, in a history of Brazil by the poet Robert Southey, and refers to a fictional undead being created through the reanimation of a human corpse.
see also corresponding 'Undead Corpse' Sudoku puzzle
 
This U.S. state nickname is The Tar Heel State.
 
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17-Jul-2019

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