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The grave of Laura H. Frazer, Mark Twain's childhood friend, also bears the name of this character she inspired.
 
We eat this, even though it contains two types of bacteria: Streptococcus thermophilus and Lactobacillus bulgaricus.
see also corresponding 'Streptococcus Thermophilus' Sudoku puzzle
 
Charles Evans Hughes was confirmed in this job February 13, 1994, replacing William Howard Taft.
 
This is the tiny capital of the Mediterranean island nation of Malta.
see also corresponding 'Malta Capital' Sudoku puzzle
 
About 1 in 25 Ashkenazi Jews is a carrier of this disease named for a British physician and an American neurologist.
 
This first U.S. space station was launched on May 14, 1973, two years after the Soviet Union orbited its first.
see also corresponding 'First US Space Station' Sudoku puzzle
 
Nationalists from this U.S. possession tried to assassinate Harry Truman in 1950.
 
The smallest member of the camel family, it's related to the alpaca, llama, and guanaco.
see also corresponding 'Smallest Camel Member' Sudoku puzzle
 
Almost 480 of his hymns appeared in the 1780 Methodist Hymnal. His brother John was also a theologian.
 
Round, wrinkled, green seed or yellow seed are differences in the 7 traits of these plants Gregor Mendel studied.
see also corresponding 'Mendel Plant Studies' Sudoku puzzle
 
In 1971 this future secretary-general was a candidate for the presidency of Austria.
 
From the Greek for mixing bowl, this refers to a bowl-shaped depression, as from the impact of a meteorite.
see also corresponding 'Greek Mixing Bowl' Sudoku puzzle
 
In 1991 he appointed Edith Cresson as the first woman prime minister of France.
 
This tiny, independent principality is situated between France and Spain in the Pyrenees mountains.
see also corresponding 'Pyrenee Principality' Sudoku puzzle
 
In WWII this Danish physicist worked on the Manhattan Project under the assumed name Nicholas Baker.
 
A city in this U.S. state was named for Lieutenant Caspar Collins, who died leading 25 soldiers in the Battle of Platte Bridge on 1865.
see also corresponding 'Caspar Collins City' Sudoku puzzle
 
Several passages in this 1776 document by Thomas Jefferson were rejected by Congress.
 
This football team won the first place World Cup gold trophy in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final match in Moscow on 15-Jul-2018.
see also corresponding 'FIFA World Cup Trophy' Sudoku puzzle
 
This football team won second place in the 2018 World Cup Final match on 15-Jul-2018.
see also corresponding 'World Cup Second Place' Sudoku puzzle
 
In sailing from the English Channel to the North Sea, one would pass through this strait.
 
This football team won third place in the 2018 World Cup on 14-Jul-2018.
see also corresponding 'World Cup Third Place' Sudoku puzzle
 
This volunteer group was born in May 1898 near the bar in San Antonio's Menger Hotel; it existed for just 133 days.
 
Also a word from Turkish for a couch, Seyid Imadeddin Nesimi wrote two of these poetry collections.
see also corresponding 'Nesimi Poetry' Sudoku puzzle
 
These were Claire Chennault's volunteer aviators who fought in China and Burma in World War II.
 
Windows with interior condensation are said to be doing this.
see also corresponding 'Window Condensation' Sudoku puzzle
 
The Atlantic Ocean began to form during this period of the Mesozoic Era when dinosaurs roamed.
 
By ringing a bell, this Russian physiologist made dogs drool even if they couldn't see food.
see also corresponding 'Dog Drool' Sudoku puzzle
 
After meeting this author, Chopin wondered, Is she really a woman?
 
In humans, food passes from the pharynx to the stomach via this muscular membranous tube.
see also corresponding 'Membranous Tube' Sudoku puzzle
 
His third law of motion is the law of action and reaction.
 
Born in 1707 and known by the epithet father of modern taxonomy, he named the bird species Paradisaea apoda the footless Bird of Paradise.
see also corresponding 'Footless Birds' Sudoku puzzle
 
Her nicknames were Lady Lindy and America's Premier Air Woman.
 
This British weekly magazine, established in 1841 by Henry Mayhew and engraver Ebenezer Landells, is best known for coining the word cartoon.
see also corresponding 'Cartoon Coined' Sudoku puzzle
 
This fifth musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II opens with a widow and her son arriving by boat from Singapore to accept a job that pays 20 pounds a month.
 
The Aztec called it the ocelotl.
see also corresponding 'Aztec Ocelotl' Sudoku puzzle
 
William Wilkinson's An Account of the Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia inspired this author's most famous novel.
 
This species of cactus appears on Arizona's state license plate.
see also corresponding 'Arizona Cactus Species' Sudoku puzzle
 
In his dictionary, Samuel Johnson self-effacingly defined this job title in part as a harmless drudge.
 
This book of the Bible was named for a prophet and son of Hilkiah the priest.
see also corresponding 'Hilkiah Son' Sudoku puzzle
 
This European city hosted the northernmost Summer Games, also the first where Soviet athletes participated.
 
Until 1882 this Canadian city's name was Pile O'Bones.
see also corresponding 'Canadian Bone City' Sudoku puzzle
 
Over 500 bison live in the Bison Refuge on Antelope Island in this Utah lake.
 
This is the primary mechanism by which mountains are built on continents, when two tectonic plates collide, either pushing the earth's crust upward or forcing one plate below another.
see also corresponding 'Tectonic Plate Collision' Sudoku puzzle
 
In March 1995 she was removed from her South African cabinet post by her estranged husband.
 
In Greek mythology he was a son of the Olympian god Hermes and Chione, and he's a lovable rogue in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale.
see also corresponding 'Lovable Rogue' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is the medical condition also known as hypotension.
 
The pommels on a gym's pommel horse refer to these on the structure.
see also corresponding 'Pommel Horse Grip' Sudoku puzzle
 
Trees in the Douglas fir forests of Canada talk to each other, forming underground relationships (called ___________) with fungi to relay stress signals and share resources with one another.
 
In Acts 14:8-19, at Lystra, Paul heals a man who has been crippled since birth. When the man jumps up and walks, the people think that Paul and Barnabas are human incarnations of the Greek gods ______ and Zeus.
see also corresponding 'Greek God Incarnation' Sudoku puzzle
 
This 17-year-old British girl is credited for the idea to name the celestial body Pluto after the Roman god of the underworld.
 
These polyps come in several varieties including gorgonian, thorny, and mushroom.
see also corresponding 'Polyp Variety' Sudoku puzzle
 
The English won most of the battles in this 1337-1453 war, but in the end France drove them out.
 
She's Katherina's younger sister in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew.
see also corresponding 'Katherina Sister' Sudoku puzzle
 
This cabinet post advises the government on legal matters.
 
This poured material is strong in compression, and often has steel reinforcing it to increase its tensile strength.
see also corresponding 'Tensile Strength' Sudoku puzzle
 
The waters of New York's Lake George drain into this lake to the north.
 
This sign ruled by Mars is a homophone for the Greek equivalent of the Roman god Mars.
see also corresponding 'Greek Mars Homophone' Sudoku puzzle
 
David Livingstone's body was interred in this London landmark in 1874.
 
World leaders met at the Congress of this city in 1815 to decide the fate of Europe after Napoleon's defeat.
see also corresponding 'Napoleon Europe Fate' Sudoku puzzle
 
In 1960 this red-headed TV comedienne returned to Broadway to star in Wildcat.
 
He's the miserable title husband of Zeena Frome in a 1911 book by Pulitzer Prize-winning American author Edith Wharton.
see also corresponding 'Zeena Frome Husband' Sudoku puzzle
 
After leaving the office of prime minister in 1880, he completed his final novel, Endymion.
 
Also known as Bar-Jesus, his name translated as sorcerer in the King James Bible, Acts 13:8.
see also corresponding 'Bar-Jesus Sorcerer' Sudoku puzzle
 
This wild horse from Arabia made its first appearance in a 1941 book by Walter Farley.
 
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
 
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