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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.
 
Originating in Asia around 200 B.C., this saddle attachment increased the military value of horses.
see also corresponding 'Saddle Attachment' Sudoku puzzle
 
This Rockies ridge splits the waters of the western U.S. into westward and eastward flowing.
 
This U.S. city's baseball team won the 2018 World Series.
see also corresponding '2018 World Series' Sudoku puzzle
 
This cape is at the southern tip of Baja California.
 
The name of this culture that thrived around 1000 A.D. comes from Tollan, Place of the Rushes.
see also corresponding 'Tollan Rushes' Sudoku puzzle
 
Robert Redford was flying high as a barnstorming pilot in this 1975 film.
 
This English Premier League football team whose name means a stockpile of weapons has a cannon in its logo.
see also corresponding 'FC Weapons Stockpile' Sudoku puzzle
 
For this printing technique you can use nylon hosiery or other net fabrics in the frame.
 
The first success for the theater of the Absurd, a 1952 Samuel Beckett play is about this title figure.
see also corresponding 'Absurd Theater' Sudoku puzzle
 
These are the two island Boroughs of New York City.
 
This African nation has an honour called the Order of the Queen of Sheba.
see also corresponding 'Queen Of Sheba Order' Sudoku puzzle
 
Around 1862 this American locksmith introduced a dial-operated combination lock for bank vaults.
 
The discovery of the Comstock Lode in 1859 attracted miners and prospectors to this U.S. state.
see also corresponding 'Comstock Lode' Sudoku puzzle
 
In the ion-exchange type of this device, hard water is filtered through a material called zeolite.
 
This is the capital of Bulgaria.
see also corresponding 'Bulgaria Capital' Sudoku puzzle
 
Effective January 1, 1948, Italy's new constitution outlawed this political party.
 
Declaring the world owes me what I need, he dressed only in silk, bathed in incense and wrote the opera Ring Cycle.
see also corresponding 'Ring Cycle Composer' Sudoku puzzle
 
No one was killed in the battle for this fort, the first battle of the U.S. Civil War.
 
Around 1920 plates of this silicon mineral were first used to control radio frequencies.
see also corresponding 'Roadio Frequency Mineral' Sudoku puzzle
 
This 1944 Barbara Stanwyck film originally ended with Fred MacMurray's death in the gas chamber.
 
Temperatures on this planet can range from -280 degrees to 800 degrees in a single day.
see also corresponding 'Planet Temp Range' Sudoku puzzle
 
With its dark center disk, the yellow daisy is more commonly called this.
 
Born in 1672 and named for a saint, in 1703 he founded a city whose name represents both of them.
 
Charles Darwin spent 17 days ashore in these islands in 1835.
 
Most of Shakespeare's Othello is set on this island.
see also corresponding 'Othello Island' Sudoku puzzle
 
These two astological signs are made of of two separate but identical creatures.
 
About 8% of all snakes are this poisonous type, which includes rattlesnakes and adders.
see also corresponding 'Poisonous Snakes Type' Sudoku puzzle
 
Called the first female M.D. in modern times, she helped found the London School of Medicine for Women in 1875.
 
This winter pear shares its name with a region in the Loire valley.
see also corresponding 'Loire Valleyalley Pear' Sudoku puzzle
 
The Light Brigade found these to the right of them, to the left of them, and in front of them.
 
The Bloody-Shouldered Arabian was one of many of these animals depicted by 18th Century artist John Wootton.
see also corresponding 'Wootton Painting' Sudoku puzzle
 
He won the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his work as a U.N. mediator resolving Arab-Israeli conflicts.
 
In the 19th century musical instrument maker Antonio Torres created the modern design of this.
see also corresponding 'Antonio Torres Instrument' Sudoku puzzle
 
The first Englishman to sail around the world, he later served as mayor of Plymouth.
 
A book's backstrip covers the part that has this anatomical name.
see also corresponding 'Book Backstrip' Sudoku puzzle
 
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