Posted by howard in nyc
only ten clues, since the teen tournament and some dopey celebrity week took up most of the month.
Category: AMERICAN INNOVATORS
Clue: This Grammy winner who died in 2009 at age 94 was an inductee into both the Rock & Roll & National Inventors Halls of Fame
Answer: Who was Les Paul ?
Category: CLASSIC MYSTERY NOVELS
Clue: A letter in this mystery says, "we are going…to Luxor and Assuan by steamer, and perhaps on to Khartoum
Answer: What is Death on the Nile ?
Category: PRESIDENTIAL RESTING PLACES
Clue: Only three sites have the remains of 2 presidents; 1 at Quincy, Massachusetts, 1 at Arlington,& 1 in this state capital
Answer: Where is Richmond, Virginia ?
and the extra credit answer? Grant, and his wife.
Category: AIRLINE HISTORY
Clue: Clipper Goodwill, a Boeing 727, took this airline's last passengers from Barbados to Miami December 4, 1991
Answer: What is Pan American Airlines ?
Clue: This play that came to Broadway in 2005 is set in the autumn of 1964 at St. Nicholas Church School in the Bronx
Answer: What is Doubt ?
Clue: On Sept. 5, Dwight Eisenhower told this state's Gov. that "the federal Constitution will be upheld by me by every legal means"
Answer: Where is Arkansas ? bonus if you can name Govenor Orval Faubus
Clue: A 2005 study reported that this animal named for an island has, pound-for-pound, the most powerful bite of any mammal
Answer: What is the Tasmanian Devil ?
Clue: "The Man Who Invented the 20th Century" is a biography of this scientist who was born in the Balkans
Answer: Who was Nicola Tesla?
Category: MILITARY MATTERS
Clue: In 1934 the lease for this place was increased to $4085 per year; since 1959 the checks haven't been cashed
Answer: Where is Guantanamo Bay, Cuba?