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The Norse described their gods collectively as this, from which Asgard was named.
see also corresponding 'Norse Gods' Sudoku puzzle
 
The travellers in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales are on a pilgrimage to shrine of this 12th Century martyr.
 
Raisins known as currants were originally produced in the region of this ancient Greek city.
see also corresponding 'Raisin Currants' Sudoku puzzle
 
Humans have 23 pairs of these threadlike structures.
 
Teutonic Knights trace their origin to this present country where men from Bremen and Lubeck formed a fraternity.
see also corresponding 'Teutonic Knights Heritage' Sudoku puzzle
 
In mythology these one-eyed giants were master craftsmen who worked for Hephaestus.
 
The American Water and Irish Water breeds of this dog are both noted for retrieving waterfowl.
see also corresponding 'Dog Water Breeds' Sudoku puzzle
 
Ile Jesus in this river is located close to Montreal Island.
 
You can purchase a bowl of sopa tarascan in Michoacan in this country.
see also corresponding 'Sopa Tarascan Bowl' Sudoku puzzle
 
This was the first U.S. state to secede, leading to the Civil War.
 
This is the Garden Island of Hawaii.
see also corresponding 'Hawaiian Garden Isle' Sudoku puzzle
 
During France's Reign of Terror, this wax modeler was forced to make death masks of guillotine victims.
 
Hobart International Airport is located on this island.
see also corresponding 'Hobart International Airport' Sudoku puzzle
 
Coleridge was called one of these because of the district in England where he lived.
 
On June 5, 1989 a young man (never positively identified) became world famous for actions he took in this Chinese city.
see also corresponding 'Tank Man Trivia' Sudoku puzzle
 
This magazine abbreviated GH features tips in The Better Way section.
 
In college, Larry Page, co-founder and co-president of this Internet search company, built an inkjet printer out of Lego blocks.
see also corresponding 'Lego Inkjet Printer' Sudoku puzzle
 
On August 10, 2004, two days after her death at the age of 96, the Empire State Building dimmed its lights for 15 minutes in her memory.
 
In 1263 Urban IV allowed the Teutonic Knights freedom from this vow, increasing their wealth and influence.
see also corresponding 'Teutonic Knights Vow' Sudoku puzzle
 
The full name of this scholarly group founded after a lecture in 1660 includes of London for Improving Natural Knowledge.
 
This is a division of a book, or a local branch of a club.
see also corresponding 'Book Division' Sudoku puzzle
 
Froth is a foolish gentlemen in this Shakespeare comedy whose title begins and ends with the same 7-letter word.
 
The spotted type of this canine is one of the gnu's main predators.
see also corresponding 'Gnu Predator' Sudoku puzzle
 
She was known as King of the Court.
 
This is the German word for rusk, bread that is baked twice to make it crisp.
see also corresponding 'German Rusk Bread' Sudoku puzzle
 
These differences are grounds for divorce under the laws of several U.S. states.
 
Graphite is a soft form of this element.
see also corresponding 'Graphite Form' Sudoku puzzle
 
On June 11, 1987 she was elected to a third and final term as British Prime Minister.
 
In Greek mythology this sea nymph was the daughter of the Titan Oceanus. She was celebrated for quick intelligence, dexterity, and skill.
see also corresponding 'Greek Sea Nymph' Sudoku puzzle
 
Of all the countries with Spanish as an official language, this one is last alphabetically.
 
Greek god Apollo was an archer, played the lyre, and his laurel symbolized his love for her.
see also corresponding 'Apollo Lyre Love' Sudoku puzzle
 
In 1899 this product got a waxed package for freshness, but the packages didn't yet have prizes inside.
 
Dionysus, Greek god of wine, was crowned with ivy and bore this (a wand or staff of giant fennel) as a symbol of pleasure.
see also corresponding 'Giant Fennel Staff' Sudoku puzzle
 
In 1971 this novelist was named Dame Commander in the Order of the British Empire.
 
In Hartford, Connecticut, Mark Twain lived next to this author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
 
Among the 32 teams competing in this summer's FIFA World Cup in Russia (June 14 to July 15), this is the smallest country (population 340,000) to ever participate, and it is competing for the first time.
see also corresponding 'FIFASmallestCountry' Sudoku puzzle
 
Mt. Logan was thought the highest on this continent until someone measured Mt. McKinley.
 
In 2005 this unmanned Japanese spacecraft captured the first ever sample of a near-Earth asteroid.
see also corresponding 'Asteroid Capture' Sudoku puzzle
 
This was fought in the Ardennes Forest in December 1944.
 
From Inuit mythology, this, or those who live beneath us, is both an icy, barren underworld and the souls who reside in it.
see also corresponding 'Inuit Mythology' Sudoku puzzle
 
Sharing its name with a seaport in Yemen, this gulf provides a link between the Red Sea and the Arabian Sea.
 
The deepest pit in the ancient Greek underworld, this is a prison for criminals, monsters, and defeated deities.
see also corresponding 'Defeated Greek Deities' Sudoku puzzle
 
Nova Scotia's flag features this cross of Scotland.
 
In Norse mythology this eight-legged horse carries the god Odin on journeys to the underworld.
see also corresponding 'Odin Norse Mythology' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is a small leather box containing Hebrew texts on vellum, worn by Jewish men at morning prayer as a reminder to keep the law.
 
In Dante's Divine Comedy the spirit of this ancient Roman poet guides the author through the levels of hell and purgatory.
see also corresponding 'Divine Comedy Purgatory' Sudoku puzzle
 
This hobby uses the term cast on.
 
He was the last king of Israel.
see also corresponding 'Last Israeli King' Sudoku puzzle
 
This refers to a minor dose of frostbite.
 
This Italian open source computer hardware and software company designs and manufactures microcontroller kits for building digital devices and interactive objects that sense and control objects in the physical and digital world.
see also corresponding 'Microcontroller Controller Kits' Sudoku puzzle
 
This U.S. President said he could either run the country or control his daughter Alice, but not both.
 
This Christian statement of faith is the only ecumenical creed because it is accepted by the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, and major Protestant churches.
see also corresponding 'Only Ecumneical Creed' Sudoku puzzle
 
Derived from the Greek words for dance and write, this is the art of creating dances.
 
In 1939 Oregon's legislature chose the fir named for this man as the state tree.
see also corresponding 'Oregan State Tree' Sudoku puzzle
 
Premier is an alternate title for this head of a parliamentary government.
 
Percival Lovell discovered this planet.
see also corresponding 'Percival Lovell Planet' Sudoku puzzle
 
Founded in 1521, 44 years before St. Augustine, Florida, it's the oldest city established by Europeans on what is now U.S. territory.
 
As the leader of this nation, Middle Eastern emir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah welcomed the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
see also corresponding 'Sheikh Jaber Nation' Sudoku puzzle
 
The Kamchatka Peninsula separates the Sea of Okhotsk from this sea named for a Dane.
 
From the French, this is the small high-powered magnifying glass used by jewelers and watchmaker.
see also corresponding 'Watchmaker Magnifying Glass' Sudoku puzzle
 
In a 1979 film Meryl Streep seduces fallen politician Alan Alda in The Seduction of this man.
 
Mentioned in Acts 1:19, this is the name of the field (Field of Blood in Aramaic) bought by Judas with thirty pieces of silver.
see also corresponding 'Aramaic Field Of Blood' Sudoku puzzle
 
The 1968 Nobel Prize in Medicine was for interpretation of this code and its function in protein synthesis.
 
The Dutch named this island in the Indian Ocean for Prince Maurice of Nassau.
see also corresponding 'Prince Maurice Island' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is the Maori name for New Zealand.
 
Mount Everest is in this country.
see also corresponding 'Mount Everest Country' Sudoku puzzle
 
To make a pink daiquiri, substitute this red pomegranate-flavoured syrup for the sugar syrup.
 
This is the third astrological sign in the zodiac.
see also corresponding 'Third Astrological Sign' Sudoku puzzle
 
Jonquils and daffodils belong to a group named for this mythological youth who loved his own reflection.
 
The name of this area of the Pacific is from the Greek for many islands.
see also corresponding 'Many Pacific Islands' Sudoku puzzle
 
First mentioned in Genesis, it's the only surgical procedure clearly described in the Bible.
 
August Jaeger was Edward Elgar's publisher and friend, and Nimrod of the _______ Variations.
see also corresponding 'Elgar Variations' Sudoku puzzle
 
By 1018 Emperor Basil the Bulgar-Slayer had put the Balkan Peninsula under this empire's control.
 
Lava and igneous rocks form from this molten rock.
see also corresponding 'Igneous Rock Lava' Sudoku puzzle
 
From 1512 to 1546, this leader of the Reformation taught theology at Wittenberg University.
 
This South Dakota capitol city saved money by using columns made of scagliola instead of marble.
see also corresponding 'Scagliola Marble' Sudoku puzzle
 
Pasca, a Native American word for bread, gave this Gulf Coast city its name.
 
Recent excavations on the site of this 1607 Virginia colony have discovered the buildings and walls of its fort.
see also corresponding 'Virginia Colony Excavation' Sudoku puzzle
 
The Transylvania Co. hired Daniel Boone to blaze a trail through this gap to establish Kentucky as a 14th colony.
 
After defeating Pharnaces II at Zela, Julius Caesar dispatched this 3-part message to the Roman Senate.
 
Eggplant also goes by this French name.
see also corresponding 'French Eggplant' Sudoku puzzle
 
In Mexico, this beloved American musical is sometimes known as La Novicia Rebelde.
 
This British ship was torpedoed by a German U-boat on Friday, 7 May 1915.
see also corresponding 'Torpedoed British Ship' Sudoku puzzle
 
Among the 6 children of this colonist were Freeborn, Mary, Mercy and Providence.
 
These aquatic mollusks graze on algae.
see also corresponding 'Aquatic Mollusks' Sudoku puzzle
 
From the Greek meaning of its name, Philadelphia is nicknamed The City of ________ ____.
 
In Roman times, she was the public priestess of the Concordia Augusta in Pompeii, the cult of the deified Augustus, associated with his wife Livia.
see also corresponding 'Concordia Augusta Priestess' Sudoku puzzle
 
In 1927 the Baldwin Piano Co. sponsored this Hungarian composer's first visit to the U.S.
 
According to Escoffier, these lingual organs of sheep make an excellent luncheon entree.
see also corresponding 'Sheep Linguals' Sudoku puzzle
 
The death of Denise Darvall in a traffic accident permitted this historic December 3, 1967 event.
 
The extraction of Tyrian purple dye from this carnivorous sea snail was described in detail by Pliny the Elder in his Natural History.
see also corresponding 'Tyrian Purple Dye Snail' Sudoku puzzle
 
Henry Morton Stanley's most famous discovery was this missing explorer in 1871.
 
Phoenician myth tells the tale of this beautiful sea nymph and the god Melqart, who south to win her heart.
see also corresponding 'Melqart God' Sudoku puzzle
 
A male heir apparent to a throne commonly uses this 2-word title.
 
John Tukey coined this compound word in 1958 saying it was as important as tubes, transistors, wires, tapes.
see also corresponding 'Tukey Term' Sudoku puzzle
 
A new play based on this Sir Arthur Conan Doyle canine classic opened on the London stage in 2007.
 
This city served as Australia's capital from 1901 to 1927.
see also corresponding 'PastAustraliaCapital' Sudoku puzzle
 
Cat Cora's chicken version of this dish named for a Russian count has shallots, sour cream and tarragon.
 
Early sailing ships were often stranded for many weeks in this region of calm winds on the Equator.
see also corresponding 'Equator Region' Sudoku puzzle
 
The myocardium, or heart muscle, is covered by this thin sac.
 
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