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This is a festive Jewish holiday that celebrates the deliverance of the Jews from imminent doom at the hands of their enemies in the biblical Book of Esther.
see also corresponding 'Festive Esther' Sudoku puzzle
This Irish novelist won the Man Booker Prize in 1978 for The Sea, the Sea.
The first section of this German highway, linking Cologne and Bonn, opened in 1932.
see also corresponding 'Cologne To Bonn Highway' Sudoku puzzle
What do Betty Grissom, Annie Glenn, Rene Carpenter, Louise Shepard, Trudy Cooper, Marjorie Slayton and Jo Schirra have in common?
Founded in 1934, this sport's World Federation is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
see also corresponding 'Malaysia World Federation' Sudoku puzzle
These U.S. states and territories don't change their clocks for daylight saving time.
Also known as Siddhartha Gautama, he attained enlightenment by sitting under a special Bodhi tree for 49 days.
see also corresponding 'Gautama Bodhi Tree' Sudoku puzzle
Of the 118 elements on the periodic table, this many are naturally occurring.
This summer squash is known as Courgettes in France and England, and can reach nearly a meter in length.
see also corresponding 'Summer Squash' Sudoku puzzle
In Harry Potter books, this was the address of the ancestral home of the Black family.
Of the five Great Lakes, Lake Superior stretches the furthest west, ending near this Minnesota city.
see also corresponding 'Great Lakes MN City' Sudoku puzzle
In the game of Scrabble, these two letter tiles are worth the most points.
This, inside corn, makes it pop.
see also corresponding 'Popping Corn' Sudoku puzzle
This American comedian, known as King of the One Liners, was born March 16, 1906 in Whitechapel, London, England.
This largest moon of Jupiter is the solar system's only moon known to have a magnetic field.
see also corresponding 'Magnetic Field Moon' Sudoku puzzle
This famous boxer said, The man with no imagination has no wings.
This sparsely populated region located at the southern end of South America is shared by Argentina and Chile.
see also corresponding 'South South America' Sudoku puzzle
A 21st century plague destroys mankind in The Last Man, an 1826 novel by this author.
Per Islamic dietary laws, this word refers to forbidden foods.
see also corresponding 'Islamic Forbidden Food' Sudoku puzzle
With the inclusion of the soft sound, how many letters are there in the Russian Cyrillic alphabet?
About 500 miles long, the Yalu River, or the ______ River (in Korean) forms the majority of the border between North Korea and China.
see also corresponding 'China North Korea Border River' Sudoku puzzle
In the 19th century this British scientist established the kinetic theory of gases.
This was the original name of New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
see also corresponding 'Previous JFK Airport Site' Sudoku puzzle
On his way back from failing to take Jerusalem during the Crusades in 1192, this king of England was captured and later ransomed.
Kenyatta Avenue is the main multi-laned artery in the middle of this African city.
see also corresponding 'Kenyatta Avenue City' Sudoku puzzle
A buzzard flies overhead and inspires the cast of this George Gershwin opera to sing The Buzzard Song.
Most of the navigable waterways of Laos are along this river.
see also corresponding 'Navigable Laos River' Sudoku puzzle
The eruption of this Philippine volcano in June 1991 caused vivid sunsets.
Ever since Thomas Carlyle coined the phrase, this field has been known as the dismal science.
see also corresponding 'Thomas Carlyle Phrase' Sudoku puzzle
The deadliest hurricane in human history took place here in 1900.
The book of Esther in the Bible ends with the declaration of the greatness of this man, the uncle of Esther.
see also corresponding 'Esther Greatness Declaration' Sudoku puzzle
14 years before coming to America, this Quaker was imprisoned in the Tower of London for his beliefs.
In the Garfield comic strip, Garfield repeatedly tries to ship this vain and pampered cat to Abu Dhabi.
see also corresponding 'Vain Pampered Garfield Cat' Sudoku puzzle
Clocked at 4.2 miles per hour, these species are the fastest land insects.
This term refers to the killing of a king.
see also corresponding 'Killing Of A King' Sudoku puzzle
During each 30-year cycle, Muslims do this to the month of Dhu al-Hijjah eleven times.
In Greek mythology, the nine muses were the daughters of Zeus and this Titan goddess.
see also corresponding 'Titan Goddess' Sudoku puzzle
The motto of this French soldier and mathematician was: I think, therefore I am.
This person builds or repairs string instruments generally consisting of a neck and a sound box.
see also corresponding 'String Instrument Repair' Sudoku puzzle
These are the eight juices in V8, the vegetable juice.
This term describes a word that changes its meaning depending on whether it's capitalized (i.e. August vs. august, and Divine vs. divine).
see also corresponding 'Capitalized Words' Sudoku puzzle
The Republican Party name was christened in a June 1854 editorial written by this New York newspaper magnate.
With 4 million members, this social network website unites knitting,crocheting, spinning and weaving users.
see also corresponding 'Knitter Social Network' Sudoku puzzle
What do these words all share in common: abhors, accent, access, almost, biopsy, bijoux, billow, chintz, effort, and ghosty.
This system for translating Chinese characters into the Roman alphabet was invented in the 1950s by Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang.
see also corresponding 'Youguang Translation' Sudoku puzzle
This common object's now-standard size is based on the amount of air the typical glassblower's lungs could hold.
Greek philosopher Thales believed that since they could attract and repel, these inanimate objects had souls.
see also corresponding 'Thales Soul Objects' Sudoku puzzle
This is measured by the Mohs scale.
In advance of a visit from the Pope, Filipino first lady Imelda Marcos commissioned a new palace built primarily of this material, which also gave the palace its name.
see also corresponding 'Marcos Palace Material' Sudoku puzzle
What is notable about the Casa dei Bambini school that opened in Rome in 1907?
This film, depicting one of Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic civil rights campaigns, picked up the Best Original Song (Glory) award at the 2015 Oscars.
see also corresponding 'Oscars Civil Rights Film' Sudoku puzzle
The annual eukonkanto world championship races are hosted by Finland. What's special about these contests?
This tuba is named for its spiral shape, which makes it easier to carry in marching bands.
see also corresponding 'Spiral Tuba' Sudoku puzzle
These mammals have the longest gestation period (22 months).
In 1987 this Compuserve engineer invented the graphics interchange format (GIF), a type of image widely supported on the internet, and frequently animated.
see also corresponding 'GIF Inventor' Sudoku puzzle
Roy Sullivan, a now-deceased park ranger, holds this electrically charged Guinness World Record.
Vatican City and ___ ______ are two independent countries withing Italy.
see also corresponding 'Independent Italian Countries' Sudoku puzzle
Frederick Austerlitz, born in 1899 in Omaha, Nebraska is better known by this name.
She was Ancient Babylon's goddess of fertility and war.
see also corresponding 'Babylon Goddess Of Fertility' Sudoku puzzle
This 100-member military unit still wears uniforms originally designed by Michelangelo in the 16th century.
In Steve Berry's book The King's Deception, Robert Cecil reveals in his journal that Queen Elizabeth I ___ __ ___.
see also corresponding 'The Kings Deception' Sudoku puzzle
The Kagera River is the longest & most important tributary of this African lake.
Julius Caesar reasoned that it made sense to start the year with January, honouring this Roman god - the god of beginnings.
see also corresponding 'January Roman God' Sudoku puzzle
In 1990 she became the first modern head of government to give birth while in office, to a daughter named Bakhtawa.
Alexander the Great grouped his infantry into these formations from the Greek for toe bone or finger.
see also corresponding 'Great Infantry Formation' Sudoku puzzle
In what U.S. city is a pine cone traditionally dropped on New Year's eve?
What is Happy New Year in Spanish?
What is Happy New Year in French?
What day was New Year's Day celebrated in the Middle Ages?
What do Italians wear on New Year's Day as a symbol of good luck for the coming year?
How do families in Cuba, Colombia and Puerto Rico celebrate good fortune in the New Year?
In New Year's traditions, eating black-eyed peas, ham or cabbage are thought to bring prosperity. Why are lobsters and chickens considered bad luck food?
Written by Robert Burns and first published after his death in 1796, this has been called the most familiar song to which nobody knows the words. Guy Lombardo made it an instant standard in 1929.
see also corresponding 'Most Familiar Unknown Song' Sudoku puzzle
This city hosts one of the biggest New Year's Eve celebrations in the world, setting off more than 80,000 fireworks from its Harbour Bridge.
see also corresponding 'Big New Years Eve Celebration' Sudoku puzzle
Until 1904, Europeans were unwelcome in this Tibet capital, and from 1962-80, no foreigners were admitted.
see also corresponding 'Unwelcome In Tibet' Sudoku puzzle
What was the origin of New York's Time Square New Year's Eve Ball?
In these five countries, New Year's eve is a public, non-working holiday.
How often is New Year's Eve celebrated around the world?
The first New Year's Eve ball drop in Times Square, New York, happened in this year.
The only time this championship college football game wasn't held in Pasedena, CA, was on New Year's Day, 1942 when it was held in Durham, NC, amidst fears of another event like Pearl Harbor.
see also corresponding 'College CA Bowl Game' Sudoku puzzle
Under which calendar is New Year's Day January 1st?
see also corresponding 'New Years Day On January 1st' SuJoku puzzle
Music artist Shakira was born in this country.
see also corresponding 'Shakira Birth' Sudoku puzzle
They're the first 2 women to speak in Romeo and Juliet.
A Chanukah Menorah has nine branches: eight for the eight nights of Chanukah, and the ninth branch holds this candle, literally meaning the attendant.
see also corresponding 'Ninth Chanukah Menorah Candle' Sudoku puzzle
The success of the first Salk vaccine was announced on April 12, 1955, the tenth anniversary of this U.S. President's death.
A participant in WWI's First Battle of the Marne was the BEF, short for this.
The word for this type of dessert comes from the Dutch meaning little cake.
see also corresponding 'Little Dutch Cake' Sudoku puzzle
In Austria, what is the traditional New Year's Day dinner which symbolizes good luck?
A Medici, he was the first Grand Duke of Tuscany.
see also corresponding 'Medici Tuscany Grand Duke' Sudoku puzzle
These glands atop each kidney are composed of two parts, each with a different composition and function.
This holiday, celebrated the day after Christmas Day, originated here in the 1830s.
see also corresponding 'After Christmas Day Holiday' Sudoku puzzle
This U.S. state has been called The Keystone of the Democratic Arch.
Based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the Moravian Church is a Protestant group organized in the 15th century in this current republic.
see also corresponding 'Moravian Church Home Base' Sudoku puzzle
In a poem dedicated to this lord, Longfellow wrote, Poet! I come to touch thy lance with mine.
This English physician and scientist developed the smallpox vaccine from cowpox germs.
see also corresponding 'Smallpox Vaccine Inventor' Sudoku puzzle
This term for the principal female singer of an opera company is Italian for first lady.
If you describe a spellbinding singer as Orphie, you're comparing him to this mythical musician.
see also corresponding 'Orphie Singer' Sudoku puzzle
This name was applied to the Mongols and Tatars who overran Europe under Batu Khan's rule.
Copied from the Greek god Dionysus, _______ was the Roman god of agriculture and wine.
see also corresponding 'Dionysus Roman Equivalent' Sudoku puzzle
This 900-mile Eastern European mountain range shares most of its name with a ship famous for its April 1912 actions.
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