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  1. Official language of Cambodia
    Khmer
  2. "Home of the Twelfth Man"
    Texas A&M
  3. the thumb of a dog
    dewclaw
  4. killed at the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876
    Custer
  5. practitioner of yoga / wandering mystic
    Yogi
  6. Swedish statesman; only UN Sec to die in office - in plane crash
    Dag Hammarskjold
  7. biggest cemetery in Paris
    Père Lachaise
  8. known as "the Fifth Beatle" for producing their early stuff
    George Martin (sometimes Pete Best is too though)
  9. Kalamazoo is in this state
    Michigan
  10. alpine skiing between close poles/gates
    Slalom skiing
  11. famous Chicago CubsĀ infielders good at double plays
    Tinker-Evers-Chance
  12. black female contralto who sang at Lincoln Memorial on Easter, 1939
    Marian Anderson
  13. "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb"
    Dr. Strangelove
  14. director of Some Like It Hot and The Apartment
    Billy Wilder
  15. Where is Calgary?
    Alberta
  16. Largest city in Quebec?
    Montreal
  17. Two New Brunswick cities:
    Fredericton (capital) and Saint John (largest)
  18. Two cities of British Columbia
    Victoria (capital) and Vancouver (largest)
  19. Two cities of Saskatchewan:
    Regina (capital) and Saskatoon (largest)
  20. Capital at Iqaluit
    Nunavut
  21. Name them
  22. Capital at Yellowknife
    Northwest Territories
  23. Capital at Whitehorse
    Yukon
  24. "Queen of Disco"
    Donna Summer
  25. designed the Geodesic Dome
    Buckminster Fuller
  26. big spherical rock things filled with crystals
    "geode"
  27. Korean religious leader and founder of the Unification Church
    Sun Myung Moon
  28. female who swam the English Channel
    Gertrude Ederle
  29. Pigeon Forge, TN theme park in Smoky Mts.
    Dollywood
  30. 18th century European Jewish sect
    Hasidic Judaism
  31. huge British/Euro media/journalism company
    Reuter's
  32. where the aquifer surface meets the ground surface
    spring
  33. an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock or unconsolidated materials (gravel, sand, or silt) from which groundwater can be extracted
    aquifer
  34. the water is an aquifer
  35. a water supply or navigable channel constructed to convey water (aka water bridge)
    aqueduct
  36. where the UCLA Bruins play football
    Rose Bowl
  37. two 1998 players who broke Roger Maris' single season HR record
    Sammy Sosa (Cubs, 66) and Mark McGwire (Cardinals, 70)
  38. chicken breast with garlic butter
    Chicken Kiev
  39. Diced chicken in a rich cream with mushrooms, pimientos, green peppers & sherry
    chicken a la king
  40. Notre Dame coach who said "win one for the Gipper" in 1928 and then beat Army
    Knute Rockne
  41. who played at Shea Stadium (until 2009)
    New York Mets
  42. Where isĀ Malmo?
    Sweden
  43. Where is Gothenburg
    Sweden
  44. torture device looks like coffin with spikes
    Iron Maiden
  45. Roman Baths of....
    Caracalla
  46. "nepho" means
    cloud
  47. DuPont is associated with this state
    Delaware
  48. largest and most popular Greek Island
    Crete
  49. Czech superstar tennis player from the 80s (18 Grand Slam titles)
    Martina Navratilova
  50. Belgium is made up of Dutch-speaking [blank] and French-speaking [blank]
    Flemish and Walloon

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