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  1. A James Dean memorial can be found adjacent to this structure, located at one of the high spots in Los Angeles
    Griffith Memorial
  2. Surus was the last known one of these to survive a mountain crossing in the 3rd century B.C.
    Elephant
  3. On the run following the siege of Oxford, he surrendered May 5, 1646 near Newark on Trent
    Charles I
  4. This miracle that happens in all 4 gospels, including Mark 6 & Luke 9, has elements that symbolically represent Jesus
    Loaves Fishes
  5. The 2003 bestseller "The Meaning of Everything" is subtitled "The Story of" this reference classic
    Oxford English Dictionary
  6. Time magazine first mentioned him in 1939, when his father sent him on a diplomatic errand from London to Glasgow
    JFK
  7. Their team colors were yellow & white & they were originally sponsored by Chico's Bail Bonds
    Bad News Bears
  8. This novel's first epilogue says, "the activity of Alexander or of Napoleon cannot be called useful or harmful"
    War & Peace
  9. Of the 4 largest Asian countries in area, it's the only one that borders the other 3
    China
  10. Opened in 1971, his presidential library is the farthest south
    LBJ
  11. If he had been his own country, at the 2008 Summer Olympics he would have tied for ninth in gold medals
    Phelps
  12. On September 2, 1945 New Zealand Air Marshal Leonard Isitt put the final signature on the document that ended this
    WW2
  13. Of the 4 states that begin & end with the same vowel, the one that doesn't begin & end with the same letter as the other 3 states
    OHIO
  14. An education center at his historic home includes galleries called "First in War" & "A Leader's Smile"
    Washington
  15. She described her work as "Human nature in the Midland Countries" & involving "three or four families in a country village"
    Ronald McDonald
  16. It was saved from destruction by a poem submitted to the Boston Daily Advertiser in September 1830
    The Constitution (Old Ironsides)
  17. The last time the University of Michigan retired a football number was in 1994, in honor of this center who graduated in 1935
    Ford
  18. In 2007 Robstown, near Corpus Christi, was recognized as the birthplace of this game, now played online too
    Texas Hold 'em
  19. Built about 50 years ago, it's the only world capital to start with the letter "I"
    Islamabad
  20. The mirror motif in this 1871 sequel includes 2 characters who are enantiomorphs, or mirror-image twins
    Through the looking Glass
  21. His "remarks about the Confederacy... made Atlanta look at him first in bewilderment, then coolly and then with hot rage"
    Rhett Butler
  22. This last name of the speech therapist in the 2010 Oscar winner for Best Picture is also a suffix meaning "speech"
    Logue
  23. In December 1967 Louis Washkansky, a patient in this country claimed, "I am a new Frankenstein"
    South Africa
  24. Penned by a British author, it became a No. 1 bestseller in the U.S. in 1959, 31 years after it was initially banned
    Lady Chatterly's Lover
  25. A judge's directed verdict of guilty for her action in Rochester in 1872 was written before her trial began
    Susan B. Anthony
  26. "L'Unifoli?" is one of the names popularly given to the new flag unveiled in 1965 by this country
    Canada
  27. The car company that sponsored the radio show for which his father worked inspired the middle name of this filmmaker
    Francis Ford Coppola
  28. From 1792 to 1886 this person, not the Speaker of the House, followed the vice president in the line of succession
    the President Pro Tem
  29. Lt. Col. A.P. Clark played a key role in the elaborate breakout from Stalag Luft III that inspired this 1963 movie
    The gReat Escape
  30. In the beginning this 2005 novel was simply titled "Forks"
  31. COLORFUL TITLES: At its premiere in NYC in 1924 this composition was part of a concert billed as "an experiment in modern music"
    Twilight
  32. Traditionally said to be founded in 421, this city was later built up on islands in a lagoon by refugees from invading Lombards
    Venice
  33. There has never been a Tony award winner for best musical set on either of these 2 continents
    Antarctica & Australia
  34. The railroad founded in 1859 by a Kansas state charter reached this state capital on February 16, 1880
    Santa Fe
  35. In 170 A.D. Melito of Sardis compiled a list of religious works to be included in this, a 2-word term he coined
    Old Testament
  36. Alphabetically first among the 150 most populous U.S. cities, it has become the "polymer capital of the world"
    Akron
  37. Lyrics to an 1868 tune by this man began, "Guten Abend, Gut Nacht, Mit Rosen Bedacht"
    Brahms
  38. She's tied with Mariah Carey for most No. 1 hits by a female with 18: 12 as a member of a group & 6 as a solo act
    Diana Ross
  39. In 1964 a dean at Tufts' medical school wrote a modern version of this, used at many medical school graduations
    Hippocratic Oath
  40. When Sweden's Gota Canal was completed in the 1820s, these 2 seas became directly linked
    Baltic & North Sea
  41. Playing in theaters since 1975, this film has had the longest continuous theatrical run in movie history
    Rocky Horror Picture Show
  42. The longest period in American history with no changes to the Constitution was from 1804 to this year
    1865
  43. The first words he ever spoke to his assistant were "How are you?... You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive"
    Sherlock Holmes
  44. From the Latin for "free", this 2-word term for a type of college refers to the old belief of what a free man should be taught
    Liberal Arts
  45. "A Girl from a Different World" & "Train to the Urals" are chapters in this 1957 work
    Dr. Zhivago
  46. In 2009 Alabama replaced a statue in the collection with one of her at age 7, the first child honored
    Helen Keller
  47. When the RMS Titanic sank in 1912, its cargo included more than 7 million pieces of this, in some 3,400 sacks
    Mail
  48. It contains over 5,000 tons of steel, rises 630 feet in the air & is in the shape of an inverted catenary curve
    St. Louis Gateway Arch
  49. Shortly after he received the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize, his country ceased to exist
    Gorby
  50. Just 10 sentences, this speech is wrong on one point: it is long remembered
    Gettysburg Address
  51. "Bearing the bandages, water & sponge, straight & swift to my wounded I go", he wrote in "The Wound-Dresser"
    Walt Whitman
  52. It's the only Canadian province that is separated from the North American mainland
    Prince Edward Island
  53. In 1909 he completed his last painting, a canvas called "Driftwood"
    Winslow Homer
  54. This president was the first to put solar panels on the White House
    Jimmy Carter
  55. A 1984 country hit, "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight" is the basis for its theme song
    Monday Night Football
  56. Completed in 1858, it was to be named St. Stephen, but was nicknamed this, honoring the chief commissioner of the works
    Big Ben
  57. He died in 1995, the day before the opening of a Glasgow veterinary library named for him
    James Herriott
  58. After Alaska, it's the largest state in area without a Major League Baseball team
    Montana
  59. Some of its text says, "The decree should be writen on a stela of hard stone, in sacred writing, document writing & Greek writing"
    Rosetta Stone
  60. Faulkner said this writer "has no courage" & "has never used a word where the reader (may need) a dictionary"
    Hemingway
  61. The 2 Middle East prime ministers of the same country who shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize with another leader
    Peres & Rabin
  62. As both vice president & president, he threw out a season's 1st pitch, each time for a different Senators franchise
    Nixon
  63. Of the nations with adjectives in their common names, only this Western Hemisphere one bears the name of a religious order
    Dominican Republic
  64. 64 paintings from the Met's founding purchase are still in its collection; over 1/3 of them are from this current European nation
    Netherlands
  65. Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Frost remarked that this is what gets "lost in translation"
    Poetry
  66. The latest "Bartlett's" lists quotes chronologically; the first quotes come from this country
    Egypt
  67. These 3 nations each border the world's largest & smallest oceans
    Russia, USA, Canada
  68. In 2010 they broke the Beatles' record for having had the most songs on the Hot 100 chart by a non-solo act
    Cast of Glee
  69. One of the 2 plays whose plots are set in motion by shipwrecks, one off Illyria & one off an unnamed island
    Tempest & 12th Night
  70. At the University of Bonn in 1836, he was wounded in a duel with a member of an aristocratic Prussian fraternity
    Karl Marx
  71. With 301 miles, it has the most coastline of current states that were part of the 13 original colonies
    North carolina
  72. Founded in 1795, this city that hosts a popular annual sporting event has "sport" in its name
    Williamsport
  73. The Pink Pony Fund, for breast cancer care & prevention, is a philanthropic initiative of this fashion company
    Ralph Lauren
  74. Armor-clad knights face off in a game of baseball in an 1889 work by this author
    Mark Twain
  75. In his journals he described how he once set 2 groups of boys against each other, likely inspiring his 1954 novel
    William Golding
  76. The custom of hijab, Arabic for "veiling", can include this garment, mentioned by Kipling
    The Burqa
  77. From 1966 to 1968 this role was played by 2 different actresses in a TV series; it was also the title role in a 2004 film
    Catwoman
  78. With a combined age of just 90 years, this president & vice president were the youngest team ever inaugurated
    Bill Clinton & Al Gore
  79. Between April 1909 & March 1910, he killed 296 animals, including 9 lions & 8 elephants
    Teddy Roosevelt
  80. Pronounced one way, this 7-letter word can mean unjustified; pronounced another, it's someone sickly
    Invalid
  81. In July 2010 this Rock & Roll Hall of Famer performed at the Baseball H.O.F. induction ceremonies
    John Fogerty
  82. Of the 50 on the list, only one never appears on screen: man, from this 1942 animated featur
    Bambi
  83. Although capital of its country, it is not the capital of the province in which it's located, nor is it the seat of government
    Amsterdam
  84. The last time the Democratic & Republican nominees had once been governor of the same state, this was the state
    New York
  85. Jack Odell gave his child a tiny vehicle to bring to school inside one of these items, & a toy brand name was born
    a Matchbox
  86. This area that includes several countries got its name because the colonizers spoke Spanish, French & Portuguese
    Latin America
  87. The smallest Ancient Wonder, it was the only one ever moved, having been transported to Constantinople around 391 A.D.
    Zeus @ Olympia
  88. He wrote, "The hellish tattoo of the heart increased. It grew quicker & quicker, & louder & louder every instant"
    EA Poe
  89. In an 1845 autobiography, he wrote, "You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man"
    Frederick Douglass
  90. Though Rhea was his mother, in one tradition this god was brought up by Capheira, the daughter of Oceanus
    Poseidon
  91. His "story was soon told, for the whole twenty years had been to him but as one night"
    Rip Van Winkle
  92. William Wilkinson's "An Account of the Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia" inspired this author's most famous novel
    Bram Stoker
  93. Its largest airport is named for a World War II hero; its second largest, for a World War II battle
    Chicago
  94. In this classic film, one of the characters tries to quote the Pythagorean theorem but gets it wrong
    Wizard of Oz
  95. Asked in 1966 to write a concise statement for arresting officers to recite, California D.A. Harold Berliner started with these 7 word
    You have the right to remain silent
  96. Only 1 U.S. president represented this party, & he said, "I dread... a division of the republic into 2 great parties"
    Federalist Party
  97. He said, "to leave this stream uncrossed will breed manifold distress for me; to cross it, for all mankind"
    Julius Caesar
  98. Chapters in this 1953 thriller include "Dossier for M", "Pink Lights and Champagne" & "The Game is Baccarat"
    Casino Royale
  99. For decades Rolls-Royce also owned this luxury brand named for its founder; now both are produced by German companies
    Bentley
  100. Since the 1600s this 8-letter word has meant men of letters; a punning form of it refers to celebrities
    Literati
  101. Of the 20 presidents elected to a second term, 2 of the 3 who failed to complete that term
    Lincoln, Nixon, McKinley
  102. In 1950, 2 years after his murder, some of his ashes were enshrined at the Self-Realization Fellowship in Los Angeles
    Gandhi
  103. With special sound equipment needed in the auditorium, this 1940 film was initially released in only 14 theaters
    Fantasia
  104. In the 4 major U.S. sports leagues, he's won more regular season MVP awards than any other player
    Wayne Gretzky
  105. Its Declaration of Independence was signed in 1847 by 11 men in that nation's Providence Baptist Church
    Liberia
  106. After meeting him, Hawthorne said he had a "sallow, queer, sagacious visage" warmed by "homely human sympathies"
    Lincoln
  107. Golf carts used by the crew in the production of this 2009 movie bore signs reading "Galileo" & "Bernini"
    Angels & Demons
  108. At his 1994 inaugural, he called for "a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world"
    Nelson Mandela
  109. From the same state, they're the 2 presidents whose occupations are listed by World Book as "planter"
    Washington & Jefferson
  110. In 1790 the USA's 1st law governing this protection gave it a term of 14 years; today it can extend well over a century
    copyright
  111. John Tukey coined this compound word in 1958 saying it was as important as "tubes, transistors, wires, tapes..."
    software
  112. In 1950 he answered a Time magazine article on him, & a common criticism, with a telegram reading, "No chaos damn it"
    Jackson Pollock
  113. One tale of its origin says that the blind seer Tiresias separated 2 snakes with his staff
    Caduceus
  114. Of all the countries with Spanish as an official language, this one is last alphabetically
    Venezuela
  115. The name for this news agency means "peninsula", referring to the Arabian peninsula
    Al Jazeera
  116. By area, it's the world's largest country that's named for a river
    India
  117. Of the 9 presidents whose images have a beard or mustache, this late 19th century man is the only Democrat
    Cleveland
  118. He was backed by London's royal philharmonic concert orchestra on his 2010 tour, which he called "Symphonicity"
    Sting
  119. A 1912 speech said the Bull Moose Party "comes from" these; "it has grown from the soil of... people's hard necessities"
    Grass Roots
  120. These 2 are the only Best Actress Oscar winners to have No. 1 hits on the Billboard Top 40
    Streisand & Cher
  121. "You have no right to expect me to send you back to Kansas" appears in a 1900 novel & in an epigraph to this 1995 novel
    Wicked
  122. He was the last Secretary of State to serve in the post under 2 presidents
    Kissinger
  123. A mixture of English & Spanish, Llanito is the language of this territory's 30,000 residents
    Gibralter
  124. Finding the spot for this memorial caused its creator to say, "America will march along that skyline"
    Mt. Rushmore
  125. In 1744 the first mention of this now popular sport said, "away flies the boy to the next ...post and then home with joy"
    Baseball
  126. The day affer the 15th Amendment took effect, Thomas Peterson became the 1st Afr. American to do this under its provisions
    Vote
  127. Thomas Huxley & Samuel Wilberforce were among the Oxford Museum speakers debating this theory June 30, 1860
    Evolution
  128. Riding the subway in New York in 1908, Jack Norworth saw a sign for the Polo Grounds & was inspired to write this song
    Take Me Ou to the Ball Game
  129. After a construction boom fueled by oil & gas money, this capital city now has Europe's tallest building
    Moscow
  130. From the Latin for "greatest", this form of address was introduced by the narcissistic King Richard II
    Majesty
  131. In 1988 this country boycotted the Summer Olympics after its demand to co-host the games was refused
    North Korea
  132. In only 2 cases can you add 2 letters to one country & get another country: Austria/Australia & this pair
    Niger/Nigeria
  133. A 2010 article from Slate called this language created by Paul Frommer "the new Klingon"
    Na'vi
  134. "Forget Me Not, Glacier Avenue & Glacier Highway are streets in this state capital
    Juneau
  135. After the Royal Family fled to this country in 1807, it became the only one in South America from which a European country was ruled
    Brazil
  136. In use from 1844 to 1905, a flag representing the union of these 2 countries was nicknamed the "herring salad"
    Norway & Sweden
  137. This happens several times, as in I Kings 17 & Acts 20; the most famous time, it's done by Jesus in John 11
    Rasing the dead
  138. These 2 Cabinet departments both depict 19th century plows on their official seals
    Agriculture & Labor
  139. It's said that this woman who died in 1976 "made more money out of murder than any woman since Lucrezia Borgia"
    Agatha Christie
  140. Published posthumously in 1970, his first novel, "A Happy Death", features a protagonist named Patrice Mersault
    Albert Camus
  141. In action since 1917, this sports franchise is now largely owned by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
    Toronto Maple Leafs
  142. The basis of this show that won a Best Musical Tony & a Pulitzer was a collection of stories that won the Pulitzer in 1948
    South Pacific
  143. He is the only president of the United States to be awarded the Purple Heart
    JFK
  144. The alternate name of this 16th century Italian painting also means "cheerful"
    The Mona Lisa
  145. This American breed was named for its ability to race a distance of 1,320 feet
    Quarter Horse
  146. It was first transmitted by the USS Arapahoe off Cape Hatteras on August 11, 1909
    SOS
  147. Several species appear in the logo of the U.N.'s International Year of this 12-letter word, vital to the health of "life" on Earth
    Biodiversity
  148. German is its official national language; Croatian, Slovene & Hungarian are each official in one of its states
    Austria
  149. In ancient Rome it was a post where racers changed direction; since 1836 it's meant a moment change occurs
    Turning Point
  150. The title character of this opera addresses his son in the aria "Sois immobile" ("hold yourself still")
    William Tell
  151. It says, "The history of the present king of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations"
    Declaration of Independence
  152. During his tenure, he never threw out an opening day first pitch, but before he was president, he did it for the Braves
    Jimmy Carter
  153. Words found in this 1945 fable include brood, baying, bleating, comrade, tyranny & rebellion
    Animal Farm
  154. The mailing address for this company is P.O. Box 57, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15230
    Heinz
  155. In 2010 we heard of the discovery of the fossil of a 12 million-year-old giant sperm whale given this Biblical name by its finders
    Leviathan
  156. His grave notes his 1842 West Point graduation, his time at Ft. Sumter, Gettysburg & 2nd Bull Run, but does not mention sports
    Abner Doubleday
  157. In May 1964 this New Orleans native was 62 years old when he bumped the Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love" from the No. 1 spot
    Louis Armstrong
  158. Topping the charts on Oct. 20, 1962, this novelty song is the only No. 1 hit to have the word "electrodes" in the lyrics
    The Monster Mash
  159. This 4-letter term for a religious group that holds distinctive beliefs comes from the Latin for "follow"
    a Sect
  160. Stieg Larsson created the girl with the dragon tattoo by imagining this fictional Swedish girl as an adult
    Pippi Longstocking
  161. In 1886 he published his first book, "The Trumpet and Drum", an instructional handbook with 8 compositions
    John Philip Sousa
  162. Only Orson Welles & this man have been nominated for Best Actor & Original Screenplay in the same year while in their 20s
    Matt Damon
  163. Because of a policy adopted in 1979, this country's young people are collectively referred to as "little emperors"
    China
  164. Cuba removed Christmas from its list of national holidays in 1969 & restored it in 1997 in anticipation of a visit by this man
    Pope JP2
  165. It's the only U.S. coin or bill produced in 2010 that features the private home of a president on the reverse
    the Nickel
  166. He was the first U.S. president to be elected in an Olympic year
    McKinley
  167. The only 2 countries in the world with an "X" in their names, one is found in Europe & one in the Americas
    Luxembourg & Mexico
  168. His son Christopher said, my father "got to where he was by climbing upon my infant shoulders"
    A.A. Milne
  169. Nazi Rudolf Hess in 1941 & the notorious Kray twins in 1952 were among the last people briefly held here
    Tower of London
  170. The IUPAC named an element for this man born in 1473 to "highlight the link between astronomy and... nuclear chemistry"
    Copernicus
  171. In 1955 she became the first & so far only actress to win a Tony for playing a male role in a musical
    Mary Martin
  172. Now in season 23, its producer says it's the only show with "no script, no actors, no host & no re-enactments"
    COPS
  173. Like the name of a minor Roman god, this word for a caretaker comes from the Latin for "door"
    Janitor
  174. As their bordering countries are all this adjective, Liechtenstein & Uzbekistan are considered "double" this
    Landlocked
  175. It's the total number of legs on the 2 non-human animals whose words are quoted in the Old Testament
    4 (Serpent and Balam's ass)
  176. He served the shortest amount of time as president before running for & winning reelection to the job
    LBJ
  177. A line in this 1863 poem mentions "The eighteenth of April, in seventy-five"
    Paul Revere's Ride
  178. Britain's oldest known scrap of material called this, sometimes identified as shepherd's plaid, dates from 250 A.D.
    Tartan
  179. Made up of 1 large & many smaller islands, it's the most populous of Britain's remaining overseas territories
    Bermuda
  180. These 2 rivers, each more than 1,000 miles long, rise in the Armenian Plateau in Turkey
    Tigris & Euphrates
  181. Meaning "rapidly", this term began in England, referring to the speed with which the mail was delivered
    Post Haste
  182. From 1513 to 1972, only men named Christian & Frederick alternated as rulers of this nation
    Denmark
  183. The inspiration for this title object in a novel & a 1957 movie actually spanned the Mae Khlung River
    The Bridge on the River Kwai
  184. A Hollywood venue was renovated & renamed the Aquarius Theater to host this musical in 1968
    Hair

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