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Category: AMERICAN HISTORY
Clue: This state is known as the "Cockpit of the Revolution" for all the battles there, including a pivotal one in December 1776
Answer: Where is New Jersey?
Category: WOMEN'S FIRSTS
Clue: In 1977 Juanita Kreps, the first woman on the board of the NYSE, became the first woman to head this cabinet dept.
Answer: What is Commerce ?
Clue: It launched its first offer on October 22, 2008: a two-for-one pizza deal in Chicago
Answer: What is Groupon.com ?
Category: International Road Vehicle Stickers
Clue: It's the constitutional kingdom of more than 6 million whose road vehicle sticker is seen here:
Answer: Where is Jordan ? (Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan)
Category: CONSTELLATIONS AND MYTH
Clue: In Greek myth he became the prey when he was killed by Scorpius; now they're both in the sky
Answer: Who was Orion ?
Category: 2011 MEMOIRS
Clue: He titled his 2011 memoir: "Harold: The Boy Who Became Mark Twain"
Answer: Who is Hal Holbrook ?
Clue: For 2010 & 2011, it's gotten more visitors than any other single museum in the U.S.
Answer: What is the National Air and Space Museum ?
Category: 1920s NOVELS
Clue: This title guy says, "Do you believe in my innocence, in the fiendishness of my accusers? Reassure me with a Hallelujah!"
Answer: What is Elmer Gantry ?
Category: WHO WAS THE PRESIDENT WHEN…
Clue: The Jets beat the heavily favored Colts in Super Bowl III?
Answer: Who was Lyndon Baines Johnson ? (January 12, 1969; Nixon was inaugurated on Jan 20th)
Category: WORLD CURRENCIES
Clue: 1 of the 4 small U.N. nations that use the Euro as their official currency even though they are not in the European Union
Answer: Where are Monaco, San Marino, Andorra and Montenegro? this is some bullshit, because vatican city is a small nation that uses the euro; and there are several other nations that use the euro unofficially, including monetenegro; and montenegro is certainly not "small" like the other three.
shenanigans on this one.
Category: THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME
Clue: His widow, Maria Elena & actor Gary Busey were on hand when his star was dedicated outside Capitol Records in 2011
Answer: Who was Buddy Holly ?
Category: AWARDS & PRIZES
Clue: Designed by Norwegian Gustav Vigeland, it depicts 3 naked men with their hands on each other's shoulders
Answer: What is the Nobel Peace Prize ?
Category: ART STYLES
Clue: Printmaker Richard Hamilton is credited with coining the name of this style, calling it "designed for a mass audience"
Answer: What is 'Pop Art' ?
Category: SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS
Clue: The only 2 plays whose titles repeat a word, excluding articles & prepositions, are "Measure For Measure" & this
Answer: What is "Alls Well that Ends Well" ?
Category: WORD ORIGINS
Clue: An exploited part of a law, originally it meant an opening in a castle wall used to look at or shoot at an enemy
Answer: What is a loophole ?
Category: TRANSLATED MOVIE TITLES
Clue: This Robert DeNiro film is know in Italian as "Il Cacciatore"
Answer: What is The Deer Hunter? this is this, this is not something else
Category: SYMBOLIC SCULPTURE
Clue: In 2005 a sculpture of an african elephant was installed outside this country's embassy in Washington DC
Answer: Where is The Ivory Coast?
Category: CLASSIC CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Clue: A. cavaticus, the scientific name of the barn spider, inspired the middle initial & last name of a character in this book
Answer: What is Charlotte's Web ?
Category: POLITICAL TERMS
Clue: The OED traces these 2 parallel terms to an October 30, 2000 "Today" Show discussion of an electoral map
Answer: What are 'red state' and 'blue state' ?
Category: WORLD LEADERS
Clue: Names of the pair seen here, who've been spending a lot of time together
Answer: Who are Nicholas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel ? their brajelina name is acceptable--merkozy
Answer: Wh ?