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What city renamed a street near a sporting venue 'Jesse-Owens-Allee'?
see also corresponding 'Jesse Owens Allee' Sudoku puzzle
 
What noted military leader poisoned himself in the Bithynian village of Libyssa to avoid capture by the Romans?
see also corresponding 'Libyssa Poison' Sudoku puzzle
 
What kind of flower does saffron come from?
see also corresponding 'Saffron Flower' Sudoku puzzle
 
Amram and Jochebed were the parents of what Biblical figure?
see also corresponding 'Amram Jochebed Parents' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which country owns the Canary Islands?
see also corresponding 'Canary Island Owner' Sudoku puzzle
 
This Welsh fruit cake is known as "speckled" or "spotted" bread, and is a tea time favourite in Wales.
see also corresponding 'Welsh Speckled Bread' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which car manufacturer takes its name from the Persian god of light?
see also corresponding 'Persian God Of Light' Sudoku puzzle
 
In Greek mythology, she is the Goddess of love, desire and beauty. The Romans called her Venus.
see also corresponding 'Greek Goddess Of Love' Sudoku puzzle
 
What dish of raw fish is part of a formal Japanese meal, served early (while the palate is still clear) in order for its nuances to be appreciated?
see also corresponding 'Formal Japanese Meal' Sudoku puzzle
 
What lies broken at the feet of the Statue of Liberty?
see also corresponding 'Statue Of Liberty Feet' Sudoku puzzle
 
When is the Joe-kster's birthday?
see also corresponding 'Joe-kster Birthday' Sudoku puzzle
 
A person who has a pathological fear of germs and contamination is referred to as this.
see also corresponding 'Germ Phobia' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is the term for a piece of music written in triple time. It also refers to an old French dance
see also corresponding 'Triple Time Music' Sudoku puzzle
 
Melophobia is the fear of this.
see also corresponding 'Melophobia Fear' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the noise your epiglottis makes when it flaps?
see also corresponding 'Epiglottis Noise' Sudoku puzzle
 
What 'International Auxiliary Language' was invented in 1887 by Polish ophthalmologist L.L. Zamenhof?
see also corresponding 'International Auxiliary Language Inventer' Sudoku puzzle
 
What food do you blow up and then drown?
see also corresponding 'Food Blown Up Then Drowned' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is a collection of short literary pieces called?
see also corresponding 'Short Literary Collection' Sudoku puzzle
 
In the classical period of Greek mythology, she was the Hellenic goddess of the hunt, wilderness, wild animals, young girls, childbirth and plague.
see also corresponding 'Hellenic Hunt Goddess ' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is computer-speak for a quadrillion calculations per second.
see also corresponding 'Quadrillion CPS Computer' Sudoku puzzle
 
What word, from the Greek for 'uneven,' refers to a triangle whose sides all have different lengths?
see also corresponding 'Uneven Sided Triangle' Sudoku puzzle
 
What Roman poet penned the Latin phrase, 'Carpe diem'?
see also corresponding 'Carpe Diem Phrase' Sudoku puzzle
 
Three suns rising in a row, then quickly joined as one. This phenomenon occurs when sunlight is refracted through ice crystals, usually when cirrus clouds cover the sun.
see also corresponding 'Refracted Sunlight Illusion' Sudoku puzzle
 
Made famous in 1944, this Japanese term translates as "divine wind", and to the Japanese is a powerful symbol of the destruction of enemy invaders.
see also corresponding 'Japanese Divine Wind' Sudoku puzzle
 
This country has the highest divorce rate in the world.
see also corresponding 'Highest Divorce Rate Country' Sudoku puzzle
 
In Leonardo da Vinci's painting of the Last Supper, Judas spilled this on the table as a foreboding of tragedy.
see also corresponding 'SpilledForetold Tragedy' Sudoku puzzle
 
Roman army soldiers were the first to participate in this jumping activity (in full body armor) to improve their stamina.
see also corresponding 'Jumping Roman Soldiers' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the largest bone in the human body?
see also corresponding 'Largest Human Bone' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is banker slang for people who pay off their credit cards in full each month.
see also corresponding 'Monthly Paying Off Credit Card Balance' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the only U.S. state name with only one syllable?
see also corresponding 'One Syllable State Name' Sudoku puzzle
 
You can use this item to prove correctly that 8 + 7 = 3 and 6 + 10 = 4.
see also corresponding 'Clock Math' Sudoku puzzle
 
Most Harry Potter fans are oblivious to the fact that this term is slang for marijuana.
see also corresponding 'Marijuana Slang Term' Sudoku puzzle
 
The Henri Delaunay trophy is named after this tournament's originator.
see also corresponding 'Henri Delaunay Trophy ' Sudoku puzzle
 
Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional.
see also corresponding 'Mandatory Old Age' Sudoku puzzle
 
What does an anthropophagite eat?
see also corresponding 'Anthropophagite Food' Sudoku puzzle
 
Three fourths of Western Australia's population lives in what city?
see also corresponding 'Populous Western Australia City' Sudoku puzzle
 
Old wines are said to have "bouquet." What do young wines have instead?
see also corresponding 'Young Wine Taste' Sudoku puzzle
 
What does a Speleologist study?
see also corresponding 'Speleologist Studies' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is the only Olympic martial art in which kicking is allowed.
see also corresponding 'Olympic Martial Art Kicking' Sudoku puzzle
 
A group of geese (on the ground) is called a gaggle. In the air they are a ______.
see also corresponding 'Group Of Flying Geese' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is the area of a modern theater that is located between the curtain and the orchestra.
see also corresponding 'Modern Theater Area' Sudoku puzzle
 
Throughout the world, _______ Fruit goes by many names, including Parcha, Maracuya, Passiflora, and Granadilla.
see also corresponding 'Maracuya Fruit' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the most expensive metal in the world?
see also corresponding 'Most Expensive Metal' Sudoku puzzle
 
What actress's death (on June 29, 1967) prompted the installation of under-ride bars on the back of all trucks today?
see also corresponding 'Truck Under-Ride Bars' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the bumpy surface on shower door glass called - a roughness which clouds its transparency?
see also corresponding 'Clouded Glass Transparency' Sudoku puzzle
 
What condition occurs when air spaces in the skull become infected?
see also corresponding 'Infected Skull' Sudoku puzzle
 
This animal's latin name is "alces alces" and it's an Indian word meaning "eater of twigs."
see also corresponding 'Alces Alces Animal' Sudoku puzzle
 
These are the only placental mammals to have no teeth.
see also corresponding 'Toothless Placental Mammals ' Sudoku puzzle
 
This drug (technically known as sildenafil citrate) was first tested as a drug for treating angina in a Welsh mining town in 1992.
see also corresponding 'Sildenafil Citrate Drug' Sudoku puzzle
 
Who was Johnny Carson's first guest on The Tonight Show, October 1, 1962?
see also corresponding 'First Tonight Show Guest' Sudoku puzzle
 
What contains the most germs in an average hospital room?
see also corresponding 'Germiest Hospital Room' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the only bone in the body not connected to another bone?
see also corresponding 'Non Connected Bone' Sudoku puzzle
 
The Latin motto "E Pluribus Unum" was proposed for the first Great Seal of the United States in 1776. What does it mean?
see also corresponding 'E Pluribus Unum' Sudoku puzzle
 
What do you call a group of lizards?
see also corresponding 'Group Of Lizards' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which country is the top tourist destination in the world?
see also corresponding 'Top Tourist Destination' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is what erasers are called in England.
see also corresponding 'English Erasers' Sudoku puzzle
 
This basic element of tennis rackets and violins comes from the intestines of sheep.
see also corresponding 'Violin Basics' Sudoku puzzle
 
This unit of time is equal to fourteen days.
see also corresponding 'Fourteen Day Period' Sudoku puzzle
 
What does "auld lang syne" mean in Scottish?
see also corresponding 'Scottish Auld Lang Syne' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is a Christian's public confession of their belief in Jesus Christ, by full or partial immersion in water.
see also corresponding 'Christian Belief' Sudoku puzzle
 
Badgers live in setts. Bears live in dens. What do squirrels live in?
see also corresponding 'Squirrel Homes' Sudoku puzzle
 
This Crown Prince has the distinction of holding the shortest reign of any monarch.
see also corresponding 'Shortest Monarch Reign' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is the part of the foot of a horse between the fetlock and the top of the hoof.
see also corresponding 'Horse Hoof Fetlock' Sudoku puzzle
 
What are dubbed barn doors, crockery, ivories and snappers?
see also corresponding 'Barn Door Snappers' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is the stage name that Paul McCartney worked under early in his Beatles career, so that collaborators wouldn't have to pay him (or EMI) royalties or fees.
see also corresponding 'Paul McCartney Nickname' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is the point in the orbit of the moon where it's closest to the earth.
see also corresponding 'Moon Closest To Earth' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is what the head electrician is called in the movie business.
see also corresponding 'Movie Electrician' Sudoku puzzle
 
The Aztec word for this is "teocuitlatl", meaning "excrement of the gods."
see also corresponding 'Aztec Teocuitlatl' Sudoku puzzle
 
For obvious marketing reasons, Rapeseed oil is usually referred to as this.
see also corresponding 'Rapeseed Oil Marketing Name' Sudoku puzzle
 
This symbol is used to represent Neptune, the God of the Waters (Poseidon in Greek).
see also corresponding 'Neptune Symbol' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is the point where your nose meets your forehead.
see also corresponding 'Nosey Forehead' Sudoku puzzle
 
Insects don't have these.
see also corresponding 'Insect Loss' Sudoku puzzle
 
What Roman orator was named for the chickpea?
see also corresponding 'Roman Chickpea Orator' Sudoku puzzle
 
On what religious holiday was Abraham Lincoln shot?
see also corresponding 'Abraham Lincoln Shot Holiday' Sudoku puzzle
 
In the measurement for "20/20 vision", what does the numerator refer to?
see also corresponding '20 20 Vision Numerator' Sudoku puzzle
 
In music, this describes the interval that splits an octave exactly in half. C and F# form this interval, and so do the notes D and G#.
see also corresponding 'Octave Splitting Note' Sudoku puzzle
 
What city hosts the Grand Prix - the only street circuit racing event in which both car and motorcycle races are held?
see also corresponding 'Unique Grand Prix' Sudoku puzzle
 
What does the metric unit "Watts" measure?
see also corresponding 'Watts Metric Unit' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which word can refer to a long bench, the past performance of a race horse, or the nest of a hare?
see also corresponding 'Hare Nest' Sudoku puzzle
 
In what lunar phase is the moon when it's three-quarters full?
see also corresponding 'Lunar Moon Phase' Sudoku puzzle
 
What part of the human body would you find chyme?
see also corresponding 'Human Chyme' Sudoku puzzle
 
He was "America's Oldest Teenager" and host of American Bandstand.
see also corresponding 'Oldest American Teenager' Sudoku puzzle
 
What was the first magazine in history to sell a billion copies?
see also corresponding '1st Billion Magazine Copies Sold' Sudoku puzzle
 
What album track, never a Top 40 hit, was the first song the Beatles ever performed on their Ed Sullivan Show debut on February 9, 1964?
see also corresponding '1st Ed Sullivan Beatles Song' Sudoku puzzle
 
This galaxy is the most distant object that can be seen with the naked eye, about 2.5 million light-years from Earth.
see also corresponding 'Most Distant Eye Seen Object' Sudoku puzzle
 
Young wines are said to have "aroma." What do older wines have instead?
see also corresponding 'Old Wine Trait' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which Alfred Hitchcock movie has a famous set piece involving a schoolyard jungle gym?
see also corresponding 'Hitchcock Jungle Gym' Sudoku puzzle
 
What kind of fruit juice is used to mix a Mojito cocktail
see also corresponding 'Mojito Fruit Juice' Sudoku puzzle
 
What country was originally selected to host both the Summer and Winter Olympics of 1940 but due to World War II hosted neither until the 1960s?
see also corresponding 'Postponed 1940 Olympics' Sudoku puzzle
 
Who ferries the dead across the river Acheron (the river of pain) in Greek myth?
see also corresponding 'Acheron Ferry Driver' Sudoku puzzle
 
What is the only non-contagious disease that children can be vaccinated against?
see also corresponding 'Non-Contagious Disease Vaccine' Sudoku puzzle
 
Of all the animal milk that humans drink, which animal's milk is the closest to human milk?
see also corresponding 'Close Animal Milk' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which element of the periodic table was named for the moon?
see also corresponding 'Periodic Table Moon' Sudoku puzzle
 
What are infant marsupials called?
see also corresponding 'Infant Marsupials' Sudoku puzzle
 
What special Easter flower is the symbol of the resurrection?
see also corresponding 'Special Easter Flower' Sudoku puzzle
 
Which European country's name is based on the Greek word for Monk?
see also corresponding 'Monk Country' Sudoku puzzle
 
This is the Latin word for 'shadows' or 'darkness' and is a religious service celebrated on the evening of Maundy Thursday or early morning of Good Friday.
see also corresponding 'Latin Shadows' Sudoku puzzle
 
If a plant is native to the Arctic Circle, it doesn't have this.
see also corresponding 'Arctic Circle Plants' Sudoku puzzle
 
Who was the only celebrity to get Albert Einstein's autograph for free?
see also corresponding 'Free Einstein Autograph' Sudoku puzzle
 
What anesthetic has been given the street name "Special K"?
see also corresponding 'Special K Anesthetic' Sudoku puzzle
 
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21-Apr-2018

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