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What name is given to the line running across a snooker table?
see also corresponding 'Snooker Table Line' Sudoku puzzle
 
In scientific measurement, a millihelen is a unit of what?
see also corresponding 'Millihelen Unit' Sudoku puzzle
 
Also known as Komboloi, these are used in Greece to relieve stress and pass the time.
see also corresponding 'Greek Stress Relief' Sudoku puzzle
 
Shortly after he received the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize, his country ceased to exist.
see also corresponding '1990 Nobel Peace Prize Winner' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the easternmost state in the United States?
see also corresponding 'Easternmost US State' Sudoku puzzle
 
Armadillo was called this by the people who ate it during the Great Depression.
see also corresponding 'Armadillo Eaters' Sudoku puzzle
 
Who was the Greek Goddess of the Harvest, who presided over grains and the seasons?
see also corresponding 'Greek Harvest Goddess' Sudoku puzzle
 
Colombo is the capital of which island nation?
see also corresponding 'Colombo Capital' Sudoku puzzle
 
Groucho Marx died three days after this famous celebrity’s death.
see also corresponding 'Groucho Marx Death' Sudoku puzzle
 
This English word is a rough translation of the Hawaiian word for “jumping flea.”
see also corresponding 'Jumping Flea' Sudoku puzzle
 
In which part of the body would you find the cruciate ligaments?
see also corresponding 'Cruciate Ligaments' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is a group of skunks called?
see also corresponding 'Group Of Skunks' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which candy bar was named for President Grover Cleveland’s daughter?
see also corresponding 'Grover Cleveland Candy Bar' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which Roman silver coin (worth one day’s wage) was the most common coin
in circulation during the time of Jesus?
see also corresponding 'Roman Silver Coin' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which baseball team was the first in the major leagues to hit
3 grand slams in a single game?
see also corresponding 'Three Grand Slams' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the only substance in the world that attracts gold?
see also corresponding 'Gold Attraction' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the fear of the number 666 called?
 
This nickname was coined for Gordon Sumner because he used to don
a black and yellow striped sweater while performing.
see also corresponding 'Gordon Sumner Nickname' Sudoku puzzle
 
What animal inspired Paul McCartney to write the Beatles song “Martha My Dear”?
see also corresponding 'Martha My Dear Inspiration' Sudoku puzzle
 
What are the tall wigs worn by British judges called?
see also corresponding 'British Tall Wigs' Sudoku puzzle
 
What was the surname of the clan that opposed Wyatt Earp and
his brothers in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral?
see also corresponding 'O.K. Corral Gunfight' Sudoku puzzle
 
Who was the first King of Israel?
see also corresponding 'First Israel King' Sudoku puzzle
 
Nubian, La Mancha, and Toggenburg are breeds of which milk-producing animal?
see also corresponding 'Milk-Producing Animal' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which drug was developed by Merck in 1913 as an appetite suppressant known as MDMA?
see also corresponding 'Appetite Suppressant' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which city was described by poet Carl Sandburg as “Hog Butcher,
Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, Player with Railroads and Freight Handler to the Nation”?
see also corresponding 'Carl Sandburg City' Sudoku puzzle
 
A well-known aphrodisiac, the “Spanish Fly” is not a fly, but rather a species of what insect?
see also corresponding 'Spanish Fly Insect' Sudoku puzzle
 
What does an apivorous bird primarily eat?
see also corresponding 'Apivorous Bird' Sudoku puzzle
 
Known for their role in exacerbating California wildfires, the “Santa Anas” are what?
see also corresponding 'Santa Anas' Sudoku puzzle
 
Who is the first hunter mentioned in the Bible?
see also corresponding 'First Bible Hunter' Sudoku puzzle
 
Short for “Unterseeboot”, this is a German submarine.
see also corresponding 'Short German Submarine' Sudoku puzzle
 
What term describes a Russian buttermilk pancake that is topped with caviar or smoked salmon?
see also corresponding 'Russian Buttermilk Pancake' Sudoku puzzle
 
What term refers to any human group whose males are less than 4’11” in average height?
see also corresponding 'Short Male Height' Sudoku puzzle
 
Featured in the popular Chinese dish “lo mein”, “mein” means what in Chinese?
see also corresponding 'Chinese Lo Mein' Sudoku puzzle
 
Where are the only two places in the world where men outlive women?
see also corresponding 'Men Outlive Women' Sudoku puzzle
 
This Scottish term refers to the act of hesitating while introducing someone
because you’ve forgotten their name.
see also corresponding 'Forgotten Name Hesitation' Sudoku puzzle
 
Who was the first disciple chosen by Jesus?
see also corresponding 'First Disciple' Sudoku puzzle
 
What poisonous substance was used as a sweetening agent by the Romans?
see also corresponding 'Roman Sweetener' Sudoku puzzle
 
What term describes a person who seeks out knowledge or facts - a lover of learning?
see also corresponding 'Lover Of Learning' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the last line of the poem inscribed at the base of the Statue of Liberty?
see also corresponding 'Statue of Liberty Poem' Sudoku puzzle
 
What involuntary act typically involves muscles in the stomach, chest, throat and eyelids?
see also corresponding 'Involuntary Muscles' Sudoku puzzle
 
Pyrogeography is the study of the distribution and behaviour of what natural phenomena?
see also corresponding 'Pyrogeography' Sudoku puzzle
 
Espadrilles are a type of what?
see also corresponding 'Espadrilles' Sudoku puzzle
 
“Suitable Pitch” is the term for what?
see also corresponding 'Suitable Pitch' Sudoku puzzle
 
This word is derived from the Maasai language (Maa) meaning “Endless Plains”.
see also corresponding 'Endless Plains' Sudoku puzzle
 
What do Scottish men wear under their kilts?
see also corresponding 'Scottish Kilts' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the scum found on top of aged wine called?
see also corresponding 'Wine Scum' Sudoku puzzle
 
Where do houseflies have their taste buds?
see also corresponding 'Housefly Taste Buds' Sudoku puzzle
 
What do you call a group of jellyfish?
see also corresponding 'Jellyfish Group' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the last word in the King James Bible?
see also corresponding 'Bible Last Word' Sudoku puzzle
 
What’s the name of the Missouri town where Mark Twain was born?
see also corresponding 'Mark Twain Birthplace' Sudoku puzzle
 
What was the pen name of Samuel Clemens (1835 - 1910: an American author who grew up in Missouri)?
see also corresponding 'Samuel Clemens Pen Name' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the dryest city in British Columbia?
see also corresponding 'Dryest BC City' Sudoku puzzle
 
In 2000 this company published the 1st Human Genome in the journal “Science.” Its name came from the Latin for “speed.”
see also corresponding 'First Human Genome' Sudoku puzzle
 
What English word is derived from the first two Greek letters?
see also corresponding 'First Two Greek Letters' Sudoku puzzle
 
What element is the best conductor of heat and electricity?
see also corresponding 'Best Conductor' Sudoku puzzle
 
God changed which man’s name to Israel?
see also corresponding 'Israel Man' Sudoku puzzle
 
As early as 7800 B.C., Egyptian shepherds made the first sunscreen from this.
see also corresponding 'First Sunscreen' Sudoku puzzle
 
This plant’s scientific name is “Lycopersicon lycopersicum” which means “wolf peach.”
see also corresponding 'Wolf Peach Plant' Sudoku puzzle
 
This was the 1st film “blockbuster“ (1975) because people lined up around the block to see the movie.
see also corresponding 'First Film Blockbuster' Sudoku puzzle
 
This term is used in the game of chess to describe a player whose turn it is to move,
but whose move would serve to worsen their position.
see also corresponding 'Worse Chess Move' Sudoku puzzle
 
This word comes from the Gaelic “uisce beatha”, meaning “water of life.”
see also corresponding 'Gaelic Living Water' Sudoku puzzle
 
Most zippers have these 3 initials - an abbreviation for the world’s largest zipper manufacturer.
see also corresponding 'Zipper Initials' Sudoku puzzle
 
The term “filibuster” comes from the French word for this.
see also corresponding 'French Filibuster Word' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the largest animal that ever lived on Earth?
see also corresponding 'Largest Earth Animal' Sudoku puzzle
 
What smell has been discovered by a Tanzania scientist that is irresistible to mosquitoes?
see also corresponding 'Fav Mosquitoe Smell' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the practice of leaving the umbilical cord uncut after birth?
see also corresponding 'Uncut Umbilical Cord' Sudoku puzzle
 
What traditional Jewish music is derived from Hebrew words meaning “vessel of music”?
see also corresponding 'Hebrew Music Vessel' Sudoku puzzle
 
This 19th Century American frontier outlaw/gunman was also known as Henry McCarty/William Bonney.
see also corresponding 'Outlaw Henry McCarty' Sudoku puzzle
 
In what country is the number 13 considered lucky because its symbol resembles
one that means “must be alive”?
see also corresponding 'Lucky #13 Country' Sudoku puzzle
 
A Christian’s celebration of the Lord’s Supper with bread and wine.
see also corresponding 'Lord’s Supper Celebration' Sudoku puzzle
 
Water from this U.S. state drains into the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Hudson Bay.
see also corresponding 'State Water Drain' Sudoku puzzle
 
What are the only animals whose lips and shoulders are inside their rib cages?
see also corresponding 'Rib Cage Animal' Sudoku puzzle
 
The word “sock” is derived from this Latin word
which was a shoe worn by Roman comic actors?
see also corresponding 'Roman Comic Actor Shoe' Sudoku puzzle
 
What were the first animals sent into space?
see also corresponding 'First Space Animals' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which Russian Romantic music composer was also a surgeon and chemist?
see also corresponding 'Russian Composer Surgeon' Sudoku puzzle
 
What mammal has the most teeth?
see also corresponding 'Most Mammal Teeth' Sudoku puzzle
 
How many flowers are on an Oreo cookie?
see also corresponding 'Oreo Cookie Flowers' Sudoku puzzle
 
What was the first insect ever drawn by humans?
see also corresponding 'First Drawn Insect' Sudoku puzzle
 
Who turns 60 on July 1st, 2011 - Canada’s 144th Birthday?
see also corresponding 'Turns 60 On Canada Day' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the longest English word without an A, E, I, O, or U?
see also corresponding 'Longest English Word Without Vowels' Sudoku puzzle
 
What baseball legend’s name is tied to an illness that claimed his life at age 27 in 1941?
see also corresponding 'Baseball Legend Illness' Sudoku puzzle
 
What celestial objects were once referred to as “Hairy Stars”?
see also corresponding 'Hairy Celestial Stars' Sudoku puzzle
 
What were the first tennis balls, dated to the reign of Henry VII, stuffed with?
see also corresponding 'Tennis Ball Stuffing' Sudoku puzzle
 
In the Bible, what type of bird saved Elijah’s life?
see also corresponding 'Bible Bird' Sudoku puzzle
 
What sport was banned in England in 1457 because it was a distraction from archery?
see also corresponding 'Archery Distraction' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the study of tissues called?
see also corresponding 'Tissue Study' Sudoku puzzle
 
What island’s name came from the Portuguese for “Beautiful Island”?
see also corresponding 'Beautiful Island' Sudoku puzzle
 
What’s the most abundant element in the earth’s crust?
see also corresponding 'Earth Crust Element' Sudoku puzzle
 
What jail in Bengal, Calcutta became famous after 64 prisoners were squeezed
into an 18 ft by 18 ft room on June 21, 1756?
see also corresponding 'Calcutta Jail' Sudoku puzzle
 
What South American animal is the world’s largest rodent?
see also corresponding 'Largest Rodent' Sudoku puzzle
 
In the Bible, who was also known as Belteshazzar?
see also corresponding 'Belteshazzar' Sudoku puzzle
 
What was the birth surname of Malcolm X?
see also corresponding 'Malcolm X Birth Surname' Sudoku puzzle
 
The film “Whale Rider” is about the traditions of what Pacific people?
see also corresponding 'Whale Rider Traditions' Sudoku puzzle
 
What disease takes its name from Medieval Italian words for “bad air”?
see also corresponding 'Medieval Italian Disease' Sudoku puzzle
 
In computer science, what does the letter “C” stand for in both ASCII and BASIC?
see also corresponding 'ASCII C' Sudoku puzzle
 
Iatrophobia is the fear of what?

 
What animal do women dream about most often?
see also corresponding 'Iatrophobia Fear' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which Jewish holiday is celebrated 7 weeks after Easter?
see also corresponding 'Jewish After-Easter Holiday' Sudoku puzzle
 
Tapenade is a spread from Provence, France, made with capers and what fruit?
see also corresponding 'Tapenade Fruit' Sudoku puzzle
 
In what gland is HGH (human growth hormone) produced?
see also corresponding 'Human Growth Hormone' Sudoku puzzle
 
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18-Nov-2017

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