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12/30/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

When a writing group member chooses a title for his newest work, about an eccentric, crazy, and slightly befuddled sorority girl, another member recognizes that he has stolen the title from a previous work of hers, and accuses him of being unfair.

----- ------- --- -----? ----- ----!

Click here for December 30's solution

12/29/16

Entertainment

Clue

Very short video clips of a form of percussive dance in which the participant's entire body is used as an instrument to produce complex rhythms and sounds through a mixture of footsteps, spoken word, and hand claps.

-------' --------.

Click here for December 29's solution

12/28/16

Sports/World Geo/World Languages

Clue

A representative of Italian bike touring races introduces himself and relates that he's pretty good at this:

-'- - ---- ---, --- -- ----- -------.

Click here for December 28's solution

12/27/16

World Geo

Clue

A young boy from Mars is cautioned about using his native dialect as he rides in an overhead cable car across a large desert in the Mideast.

-------- -- - --~--, ---, -- - ----- ----.

Click here for December 27's solution

12/26/16

Entertainment

Clue

A friend of perhaps the world's best juggler, exults to him about seeing a Lerner and Loewe musical about a free-spirited teenaged girl living in Paris at the turn of the 20th century. She is being groomed as a courtesan in her family's tradition. Before she is deemed ready for her social debut, she encounters the bon vivant bachelor Gaston Lachaille, whom she captivates as she is transformed into a charmingly poised young lady. The friend describes the show as a "must see."

- -----, "----!" ----- --!

Click here for December 26's solution

12/23/16

US Geo/Arts

Clue

Brief critical review of a Beethoven opera in Beantown which essentially says that the production is destined to be flawed if the cast is liquored up

-- ------ "-------": ------ -- --- -----.

Click here for December 23's solution

12/22/16

US History

Clue

In the early 1980s Del, a new young congressman got sideways with the Speaker of the House, who expectorated on him, and the young man ran away.

--- ---- ---'- -------. ----.

Click here for December 22's solution

12/21/16

Arts/Entertainment

Clue

Sidney is told this fellow, named after a George Eliot character, hardly plays the trumpet like Wynton can.

----- -----, ---, -- -- --------.

Click here for December 21's solution

12/20/16

Arts/US History

Clue

Crew's negative response to the captain of the Nautilus when the sub docked near Boston and he encouraged his crew to get some R&R by having their way with the local females, including the family of a well known silversmith, as the men had such respect for them.

----, -- ------ ------ -----.

Click here for December 20's solution

12/19/16

Entertainment/Legend

Clue

Andy tells his partner how incredibly taken he is with a female marine creature, having the head, torso, and arms of a woman and the tail of a fish.

-- --- - -- -- -------, ----.

Click here for December 19's solution

12/16/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

When sisters double date two guys named Alvin and their mother warns them about being taken advantage of if the boys suggest they go parking, one girl echoes her sister's claim that these guys would never suggest that as they consider it immoral.

----, --- ------ -- -----'- ----, --.

Click here for December 16's solution

12/15/16

Sports/Business

Clue

[In a little known footnote to an illustrious career?] a NFL Hall of Fame KC Chief's coach and broadcaster spent his final years, indeed, days, long ones at that, demonstrating kitting techniques at a giant retailer to sell yarn during a Blue Light special.

-- ---- -- - ~ ---- ----- ----- - ---.

Click here for December 15's solution

12/14/16

USA Geo/ Arts

Clue

Comment of one colleague of notorious erotica author Anais to another named Ivan that the state attorney general had charged them in a Bloomington court as being accomplices in the distribution of banned material.

--, ----, --- ---, -- ------- ----.

Click here for December 14's solution

12/13/16

Sports/Entertainment

Clue

Describing Tiger doing a less than stellar job at karaoke using a style of pop music marked by the use of close harmony vocals using nonsense phrases, originating in the US in the 1950s.

--' ----- ---~---.

Click here for December 13's solution

12/12/16

World Languages

Clue

As they been kicking around various ways to combat declining church attendance in their UK church, a congregant leaves an unsigned note for minister Dana wondering whether they might try using a paid announcement in the local media.

-- ------, ---. ----?

Click here for December 12's solution

12/09/16

Math

Clue

An identity relating {64,3,0} and {34,30,3}.

-^- + -^- +- =- + -- + --.

Click here for December 9's solution

12/08/16

Entertainment

Clue

Film star Garbo relates how she got Alan, a debater from the army base who is fixated on and obsessed on an upcoming meet to the exclusion of everything else, into the sack.

-, -----, --- ---- ----, - ------- --.

Click here for December 8's solution

12/07/16

Sports

Clue

GM tells a Chicago baseball fan Rodney why he traded for that nerdy social misfit: he cost only $10 on waivers.

---- --- --- - -------, ---.

Click here for December 7's solution

12/06/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Formula for a fair resolution of a draw and what to do with the spoils.

---? ------ --.

Click here for December 6's solution

12/05/16

EntertainmentBusiness/USA Geo

Clue

When she is on a promotional trip to New York City, the spokeswoman for Quaker Oats' famous pancakes mix is alerted to the extremely rough shoving of a sorority girl on the subway by a Marcel Marceau impersonator.

- ---- ------- ---'- --- ---- --, ------.

Click here for December 5's solution

12/02/16

Entertainment/Food

Clue

Comment about a man at a backyard barbecue bash thrown by Star Wars warriors, on his compulsive tipping, especially to Stuart, who was tending the rotating meat.

-- ---- -- -------
----, ---, -- - ----, --?

Click here for December 2's solution

12/01/16

Sports

Clue

Advice to Casey Stengel as he makes pitching change in a mid-July game in 1955, suggesting that he bring in the aging "Junkman" who was a stalwart of the staff earlier in the decade.

--- --- -- -----.

Click here for December 1's solution


11/30/16

Government/Business

Clue

Haughty testimony of a Wall Street arbitrageur in front of a Senate Committee headed by an Arizona Senator about how smart he is regarding certain instruments which are believe to be partly responsible for the 2008 financial crisis.

--, ------, -, ---, -- - --------: ----.

Click here for November 30's solution

11/29/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

A man tells his friend that a civil war vet had run into irritating Salvador shortly after the end of August, about a year ago.

--- --- ---- --- ---- ---------.

Click here for November 29's solution

11/28/16

Science/History

Clue

What they might have said if two black Apollo astronauts had been headed toward the moon from lunar orbit.

------- -- - ---.

Click here for November 28's solution

11/25/16

Science

Clue

A man with a weird sense of plurals produces a grinding sound in his mouth as he frets to his friend about having to undergo a procedure which involves obtaining an X-ray of blood vessels by injecting into them a substance, such as one containing iodine, that shows up as opaque on an X-ray picture.

-----, - ----- ------: ---------.

Click here for November 25's solution

11/24/16

Entertainment

Clue

In a "deleted scene" from the movie "Wall Street" as Bud and his cohorts celebrate a great deal, he pleads with the boss to give the revelers more beer by authorizing another contained to be tapped.

-----, ------- - -------: -- ---!

Click here for November 24's solution

11/23/16

Sports/World Geo

Clue

In an Indy car race in the shadow of the word's highest mountains, famed driver Foyt's chances to win dissipated when he put in a piece of driving during one of the final circuits of the track that was tired and uninspired.

----- -------- --- ----- --.

Click here for November 23's solution

Clue

11/22/16

Sports/ World Languages

Clue

An Illegal "low" blow in a Mexican boxing match.?

---- ---.

Click here for November 22's solution

Clue

11/21/16

History & Government

Clue

Emily Otto confides to a friend that when they both used to attend Federal Reserve Board meetings around the times of the financial crisis of 2000-2001, she used to be really bothered with how the chairman would tend to nod off. In this response, the friend replies that it didn't really bother her at all.

-- ----, ---------'- ---- --'-- --- -- --.

Click here for November 21's solution

11/18/16

Sports

Clue

Speaking of himself partly in the third person, a prominent tennis star relates how soon he will be going big game hunting in Africa.

-, ----'-, ---- -- - ------.

Click here for November 18's solution

11/17/16

Science/Business

Clue

When you make a very human like automaton with genetic material grafted into its circuits, do not use that of a prominent fashion designer.

---- --- --- -- -------.

Click here for November 17's solution

11/16/16

World Languages/Entertainment

Clue

While Popeye is visiting a friend in Britain,the friend slangily tells him in these words that while he was out his foxy girlfriend had telephoned :

------ --- ----.

Click here for November 16's solution

11/15/16

Sports/Entertainment/Games

Clue

(1) A commentator in Europe for the World Go Championships who rose to prominence and power by his prejudices, nastiness, and inflammatory rhetoric. (2) What you might call it if this guy anchored ESPN's same day coverage of the event.

(1) -- -- ---- ---------.
(2) -- -- ------- -- - ---------.

Click here for November 15's solution

11/14/16

Sports/World Geo

Clue

This is what the doctor said when he informed the Lord of a Scottish manor that a young woman hadn't made it, as she expired from convulsions brought on by too much farting.

----, --. ----- ---- ------ ----- --.

Click here for November 14's solution

11/11/16

Sports/World Geo

Clue

What you might call a blunt assessment by Japan's all time home run king of the Mexican food offered for sale at Alaska's famous dog sled race.

-- ------ -- -------- -----.

Click here for November 11's solution

11/10/16

Sports

Clue

When you sketch Michelle, a nine time US Women's figure skating champion for me, make her look uncoordinated, just for fun.

---- ---- -------.

Click here for November 10's solution

11/09/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Do you mean to tell me that the first line of attack is to try the unoriginal, trite, hackneyed, us of psychic phenomena again?

-- ---- - ----- ---?

Click here for November 9's solution

11/08/16

Sports

Clue

In a line of dialogue from a play a famed heavyweight champ tells his girlfriend Mona that he is staying up late reading up on everything he can find about his next opponent, watching film of him, etc.

--------: ----, - ----.

Click here for November 8's solution

11/07/16

Food

Clue

Given that grandma absolutely hates goat cheese, it was fitting that her choice for life partner was a man who did also.

-- ----~---- ---- --- ----.

Click here for November 7's solution

11/04/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Exclamations of discovery in a drinking establishment in North Africa.

------ --- ----.

Click here for November 4's solution

11/03/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

I tell Sidney that I noticed that the meal's final course was in severe danger of failing.

-------, ---, ---, - ---, ----------.

Click here for November 3's solution

11/02/16

Sports

Clue

A fellow competitor of "The Flying Finn," the premier distance runner of the 1920s, tells him that he is going to compete in the race and is registering.

-'- -------. - ---- --, -----.

Click here for November 2's solution

11/01/16

World Geo/Languages

Clue

Diana, a member of the upper crust of society in Brazil, bid Eleanor "good evening" in her native French.

---'- ----- -- --- -- "--- ----."

Click here for November 1's solution


10/31/16

Business/Entertainment

Clue

Mr. O' Dell was held up by a display of CDs by the likes of The Toasters, The Specials, Operation Ivy, etc. at a trendy 5th Avenue new York store.

--- ------- -'---- -- ----.

Click here for October 31's solution

10/28/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Chef Cyrus is encouraged by a patron to handle the order of very young codfish extremely gently.

--, --, ---- -- ---- ---.

Click here for October 28's solution

10/27/16

Food/USA Geo

Clue

Here's the bottom line on why we named Edna chef of the year in our West Point kitchen: because she was many times able to locate the device we use to drain pasta when no one else could.

---:--- ---- ------- - -----
- -------- -----.

Click here for October 27's solution

10/26/16

Sports/Entertainment/Technology

Clue

Cowboy wide receiver Bryant is told that the "you can buy anything online here" store over the rainbow was awesome.

---, ------ -- ------!

Click here for October 26's solution

10/25/16

Technology

Clue

Reaffirmation to tech support guy Lon that the User Name/ Password combination was not working.

--, -----'- -- --, ---.

Click here for October 25's solution

10/24/16

Sports/History/Entertainmnet

Clue

In a note a famed South American revolutionary tells a prominent sitarist associated with the Beatles that he should not use a high arcing shot over the head of the female half of any mixed doubles team he plays tennis against.

----, --- -- ----. ~ ----- -------

Click here for October 24's solution

10/21/16

World Geo/Entertainmnet

Clue

Sorrowful report from Greek restaurant owner Don to the Arnazes who had earlier let him know that they were excited to come and have the souvlaki with traditional meat on the skewer, in which he tells the Mr. that the meat has gone bad.

--, ----, - ---- -------.~ ---.

Click here for October 21's solution

10/20/16

Sports/Entertainmnet

Clue

When he was split in two while working as a magician's assistant, this famed boxer became discourteous and impolite and said "no mas."

----, - ---- ---- ----- ---.

Click here for October 20's solution

10/19/16

WorldHistory&Geo/Entertainmnet

Clue

Ravishing former WWF star and his wife convinced the powers to be in ancient Mesopotamia to changed their decision and let them visit.

----- -------- --.

Click here for October 19's solution

10/18/16

Sports/Entertainment

Clue

A minister is questioned about his haranguing of an under the weather "Kill Bill" star regarding her decision to rehit from the tee after her errant drive.

--- --- ---, ---, ---- - --------?

Click here for October 18's solution

10/17/16

Business

Clue

After he had already paid his bar bill, a patron decides to have a few more so he asks bartender Alvin to start keeping track again one final time as he orders a "Blue."

---- ---. - ------'-, --.

Click here for October 17's solution

10/14/16

USA History/Geo

Clue

Witness the disaster in the triumph of evil over good in the destruction of confidence in the police department of a Southern California city, prophesied ever since its handling of the OJ Simpson case.

---- -- --- ----------.

Click here for October 14's solution

10/13/16

World Geo

Clue

Words of victory after negotiations to rule a Southeast Europe republic bordering the Black Sea, in which the victors, loving their triumph and feeling that they severely underpaid, suggest an immediate takeover, lest their negotiating opponents change their mind.

---! -------! -----, -------. ---- ---!

Click here for October 13's solution

10/12/16

History/Science

Clue

The crew of one of Columbus's ships are not fans of the leaves of an aromatic plant of the mint family, because it causes the felines on board to be skittish.

----- ------- --- -- ------.

Click here for October 12's solution

10/11/16

Government

Clue

When Daniel, a very high ranking naval officer, surprises an intruder in the kitchen, he seems very nonchalant about it, as he identifies himself and asks the crook if he would like something to eat.

-------, -'- ---, -- -------. ----?

Click here for October 11's solution

10/10/16

Sports/Entertainment/tech

Clue

Of all the places where he gets wi-fi, folk singer Richie thinks the connection at former Indy 500 racer Tom's home is the best.

----- --- ----'- ---- -- ------.

Click here for October 10's solution

10/07/16

Business/World Geo

Clue

Directive from an Amazon manager to shelve the idea for a Kindle offering to be written by a Brit who had just the empire's prominent order of chivalry.

-- ---'- -~----.

Click here for October 7's solution

10/06/16

Business

Clue

CEO of this biotech company defends it against charges that it went back on a deal.

---------'- -- -------.

Click here for October 6's solution

10/05/16

Entertainment

Clue

Motto of the United States armed forces personnel sent to Europe under General John Pershing in 1917 to fight in World War I?

---- ---.

Click here for October 5's solution

10/04/16

Entertainment

Clue

Speaking somewhat archaically for emphasis, a very close friend of Peter Parker reacts surprised to find that the super hero uses snuff.

-- ---, ------?

Click here for October 4's solution

10/03/16

Business, USA Geo

Clue

The behavior and promptness of Little Caesar's, Papa John's, etc. drivers really irritated the residents of 85028.

----- -------- ------- -- ---.

Click here for October 3's solution


09/30/16

Sports/World Geo

Clue

Japan's all time home run king is desperately trying to remember the name of a man who sells canoes, whom he met at a Mexican food place owned by the Upton family. It's on the tip of his tongue, but he just can't remember it.

-- ------ --- - ---- -- -
----- --- -- "----- -----."

Click here for September 30's solution

09/29/16

Sports/World Geo

Clue

Climber to his friend Alvin, telling him, how excited he is about the new knot he has discovered, one which will enable more climbs higher in the worlds highest range.

---, --, -- - --- -- ----! -, ---------!

Click here for September 29's solution

09/28/16

Entertainment/Business

Clue

It seems that while Dorothy was away and felt she would never make it back to Kansas, she figured she should provide for her old age by opening a retirement account. But when she eventually did get back and subsequently moved to Tucson, she was, in this palindrome, informed by a state official that she would have to convert it to something else because it ran afoul of state securities laws.

-- -- --- --- -- -------.

Click here for September 28's solution

09/27/16

World Languages

Clue

In an abbreviated vulgarity, a Mexican man agrees that the loquacious minister is a contemptible, disagreeable scoundrel.

--, ------- --- --- --.

Click here for September 27's solution

09/26/16

USA Geo/Food

Clue

Similar citrus fruits cross pollinated to produce a hybrid almost 50/50 in character.and grown in a western Alaskan town on the Bering Sea.

----~------ ---- -----.

Click here for September 26's solution

09/23/16

Sports

Clue

Comment from a woman to her romantic partner as they celebrate agreement on their pre-nup, that the oriental food ordered in for the occasion from a restaurant named after a book of the Bible is disgusting.

--------- -- ------ ----
-- - ---- --, -----.

Click here for September 23's solution

09/22/16

Sports

Clue

Coach Stuart had his players run up the score on opponents whenever possible.

---- ------- -----.

Click here for September 22's solution

09/21/16

History/World Geo/Business

Clue

A Middle Eastern plant manager at a hydroelectric facility that provides power for North Vietnam's biggest city is informed that the powdered drink mix which they bought on the cheap left over from the US Space program had a funny smell.

--- ----- ---- -- ----------, -----.

Click here for September 21's solution

09/20/16

Sports

Clue

Terse summary from a golf commentator on the twosome's approaches to the green on the par 4: the first guy was in the sand, the second holed out from the fairway after having hit his tee shot out of bounds and having to re-tee.

-- ------, ----. - --- ------ ---.

Click here for September 20's solution

09/19/16

Government/Finance

Clue

Spouse of a Fed Chair who faces a big decision at today's meeting lovingly, but ungrammatically, tells him/her that a cautious approach may be best and that there is no need to go big and bold in targeting interest rates/ inflation/money supply, etc.

-- ---- -------- ---- -- ----, ---.

Click here for September 19's solution

09/16/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

A woman's son tells her how it sickens him to hear her sing that anti-religious song that had always been banned around the house, incredulous at the fact that she was now a non-believer.

--, ------- ----! --------? --- - --.

Click here for September 16's solution

09/15/16

World Languages

Clue

An American man pretentiously invokes French as he denies paying no attention to the figure of speech inherent in someone who is screaming.

---? --------- -----'- -----?

Click here for September 15's solution

09/14/16

World Languages/Business

Clue

An American indicates to his French business partner that he is leaving, selling out, as it seems that sales are never going to materialize.

-----. ----- -------, ---.

Click here for September 14's solution

09/13/16

Entertainment/Arts

Clue

Early in their career while touring a modern art museum the Beatles are questioned about whether they had seen the visual art that uses illusions and which had been fashioned out of cheerleader paraphernalia.

---- --- --- --, -------?

Click here for September 13's solution

09/12/16

Food

Clue

Kay relates how she makes her Brit friend very made because of her remarks about his dish of grilled slices of beef, chicken, or fish marinated in soy sauce and seasoned with sake, ginger, and sugar.

-, ---, --- ------ ---- --------.

Click here for September 12's solution

09/09/16

US Government

Clue

Line of dialogue in a first person novel wherein the narrator tells Sidney to insult and belittle West Pointer Max a half hour before reveille.

"--- ---," - ------, "- -----, --
--- --, ---."

Click here for September 9's solution

09/08/16

Entertainment

Clue

Actor who played Clouseau's boss on the Pink Panther films roiled inside with suppressed feelings of rage upon discovering that his glass of citrus punch had been mislaid, Sol.

---- --- --- --- --------- --, ---.

Click here for September 8's solution

09/07/16

Category: USA Geo

Clue

A man gushes on about his awesome daughter who just reached age 12 and who , he knew, was destined go to to his alma mater, the University of Maryland, from the very moment she was born.

--- ----, - ------ - -----, --- - ---~----.

Click here for September 7's solution

09/06/16

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Trainee at a barbershop catering to celebrities laments to his trainer that another newbie, Curt, got ahead of him and gave "Sweeney Todd"/ "Edward Scissorhands" a trim.

---! ---- ------- ----, ----------.

Click here for September 6's solution

09/05/16

Category: Arts/World Geo/Food

Clue

A Jewish holy man raced into a barbecue/beer establishment, barrelling into sexy looking erotica author Anais.

----- --- --, ---- --- --- -- - --- ---.

Click here for September 5's solution

09/02/16

Category: Technology/World Languages

Clue

A Russian woman, confirming that she is changing dating sites in her search for a mate, relates that if she stays with a very popular one, she can't see finding anyone.

--, --------: -- --. -----.

Click here for September 2's solution

09/01/16

Category: World Geo

Clue

A man tells his friend Von that he doesn't want to hear any of that Haitian spooky mumbo jumbo shit.

-- ------ --- ~ ---, ---.

Click here for September 1's solution


08/31/16

Category: World Geo

Clue

The owner of a business producing ladies' and gentlemen's hand apparel tells his foreman that in hois opinion they need to terminate they contract with their supplier, a factory along Europe's longest and Russia's greatest river.

---, ---- ----- ------, - ----.

Click here for August 31's solution

08/30/16

Category: Science&Nature

Clue

An order to David to get out of the way of a wildebeest who was coming at him from the side by making a quick forward jump.

----- ---! -----, ----!

Click here for August 30's solution

08/29/16

Category: Arts

Clue

Not being a fan of any of the soft, subdued colors used on the painting, someone suggest that it's style not be mimicked..

---'- --- --- --- ------.

Click here for August 29's solution

08/26/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Lana is told that as one who thinks in a reasoned, logical manner the alien serving as district attorney was prone to a persistent, firm, almost stubborn grip on issues he felt strongly about.

--------, -- -- -- --- --------, ----.

Click here for August 26's solution

08/25/16

Category: History

Clue

When PM William's wife found a bunch his commoner buddies gathered on the back yard, this is how they responded to "what are you doing here?" Helping him him drink and cut firewood.

-- ---- ---- -----, ---.

Click here for August 25's solution

08/24/16

Category: Business and Government

Clue

When Evelyn was being trained on the cash register at the drug store, her trainer points out that when she sells Phillips Milk of magnesia, she has to add on the normal 8.25%,

--, - --- - --------.

Click here for August 24's solution

08/23/16

Category: Sports and Games

Clue

I should regret what happened to that evil despicable SOB responsible for the bombing?

--- -- -------, --- --------?

Click here for August 23's solution

08/22/16

Food

Clue

Edward, on a diet consisting entirely of a citrus drink, and a frothy breakfast concoction of eggs, veggies, etc., is told to get their relative proportions back on track as he now consumes them at 5%/95% respectively.

-----, --, -- --------/-------- -----.

Click here for August 22's solution

08/19/16

Food

Clue

A mushroom harvest.

------- ----.

Click here for August 19's solution

08/18/16

Sports and Games

Clue

After having rolled a 4-2 on her first roll in the craps game, this West Pointer was delighted when 5-1 came on the next roll.

--- ------ - ----- ------.

Click here for August 18's solution

08/17/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

After Violet had asked her friend whether she was angry, the friend let her know that that wasn't the half of it.

---? -, --, ----- --!

Click here for August 17's solution

08/16/16

Business/Entertainment

Clue

Tom's friend is incredulous at the news that the promotion at the local Japanese car dealership has generated record, overflowing crowds, using a show biz term to drive home the point.

---, ---,... - ------ ------?!

Click here for August 16's solution

08/15/16

World History/Geo

Clue

Advice to UN Secretary general Kofi when he wanted to take a leisurely cruise home, unrecognized and unburdened by the duties of his office.

----, ----, -- -- -----.

Click here for August 15's solution

08/12/16

Food/math

Clue

This man is told that the number of supermarket varieties of non-dietetic sweet spaghetti sauce offered by a well known seller had increased by 200%.

-------, ------ ----- -------.

Click here for August 12's solution

08/11/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Rejection by a car's driver of a suggestion by the passenger that he drive faster, despite the heavy snowfall on the roadway.

--- -' ---- ---- --! -----? -, ---!

Click here for August 11's solution

08/10/16

Sports

Clue

Provost to the school's most prominent head coach, politely telling him that a college MAJOR in that area was just way beyond the pale.

---, - -------- -- --- --- --.

Click here for August 10's solution

08/09/16

Business/Food/USA Geo

Clue

The owner of a chain of small convenience stores proscribes his employees from engaging in hanky-panky while working, does he?

-- --- ----- -------- -----, --?

Click here for August 9's solution

08/08/16

Business/Food/USA Geo

Clue

Question by the local AMA group as to whether it was up to them to suppress the spate of serious attacks caused by local youth drinking in excess a cocktail made of a Pepsi brand citrus drink with a legendary hot sauce made in Avery Island, Louisiana.

-- -- ---- ----- -------/--- --?

Click here for August 8's solution

08/05/16

Entertainment/Business

Clue

(1) What a salesman for advertising for billboards for a men's grooming wax popularized in "O Brother, Where Art Thou" takes his orders on, or (2) the swinging singles apartment where he lives.

------ --- -- --- ---.

Click here for August 5's solution

08/04/16

Arts

Clue

An actor with a fondness for the absurd announces his next project.

-- -- -----.

Click here for August 4's solution

08/03/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

NO CLUE TODAY. I WILL JUST LET THIS ONE CONJURE UP ANYTHING YOU WOULD LIKE TO CONTEMPLATE.

Tab defiled a deli-fed bat.

Click here for August 3's solution

08/02/16

Arts/Nature

Clue

I tell my brother's daughter that I had given no thought whatsoever to getting a gun which was necessary for my protection.

---, -----, - -------- -- ----- - ----.

Click here for August 2's solution

08/01/16

Arts/Nature

Clue

A college English professor doing some spring cleaning had moved some of his books outside temporarily when he noticed and exclaimed to his neighbor, a woman whose name is also an Oklahoma city, that a sturdy antelope some call a wildebeest had begun to gnaw through the volumes and had now arrived at his beloved copy of a prominent Kipling poem.

-- "----- ---," ----, - --- ---!

Click here for August 1's solution


07/29/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Announcement to staff of a company that provides first aid and the like to fan at various pro and college football games that Laci will be the one who travels around demonstrating their services.

--, ------- --- -- ------ ---- -----.

Click here for July 29's solution

07/28/16

World Languages

Clue

What happened when a woman who was retiring as a long time distinguished English professor and was delivering a bold, saucy, lively talk in which she was ironically lampooning the department, came up against a common viral throat infection.

---- ------ --- ------- -----.

Click here for July 28's solution

07/27/16

USA Geo/Business

Clue

A convenience store [in Colorado, I guess] which specializes in marijuana, roofing material, and flowers.

--- ~ ----- ~ ----- ----.

Click here for July 27's solution

07/26/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

A Roman emperor is visiting a company in a Middle East desert to buy a large storage tank for his wine.

-------- -- -- - ----- --- --.

Click here for July 26's solution

07/25/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

A congressman is encouraged by the kingdom's official hip hop artist to let his bet and winnings ride.

"---, ------," ------- ----- ------.

Click here for July 25's solution

07/22/16

Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Movie producer to director Edward about the woman from Toronto, indicating that she needs to put on a few pounds in order to play the role she has been assigned.

------- --- --- ---, -------- -------, --.

Click here for July 22's solution

07/21/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

More slender, long limbed Adam on many occasions is able to capture the enemy's fleet of ships because he was willing to search over a large area.

----, -------, ----- --- --- ------- ------.

Click here for July 21's solution

07/20/16

Entertainment

Clue

Comment from original "Hawaii Five-O" cast member to Lewis who had commented on the weird, quirky sense of humor of the show's star.

----, ----'- -----, ---.

Click here for July 20's solution

07/19/16

USA Geo

Clue

Informal attire branded to spread the Southern California lifestyle to the world.

--/--- ------.

Click here for July 19's solution

07/18/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

It is not true that sailor Edward who goes out of his way to be kind and aware of the feelings of others, is trying to scam us.

--, ----------- --- -- -- -- ---.

Click here for July 18's solution

07/15/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Diana is encouraged not to be foolish and indifferent after having kicked off the auction with her initial offer.

--, -- --- ----, ----- -- --- ---.

Click here for July 15's solution

07/14/16

Food/Business

Clue

Bret is told that this restaurant chain exhibits flavors which are more daring, flashy, and challenging.

--- -------, ----'- ------.

Click here for July 14's solution

07/13/16

Arts

Clue

Maestro's exclamation to Yo-Yo Ma, filled with double meaning, about the sound he was generating in the uncomfortable, dark passage as it reverberates in the concert hall.

-- -------, --'- --- ----!

Click here for July 13's solution

07/12/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Diana, now too old, can't play anymore and is relegated to the bench.

------ --'- --- -- ---------.

Click here for July 12's solution

07/11/16

Science

Clue

I tell Edward that I created a medicinal tablet for an arthropod with many legs.

--, - --------- ---- - ----.

Click here for July 11's solution

07/08/16

Sports/USA Geo

Clue

I ask Mr. Cain whether it was when I went to a Dodger home baseball game that I spotted that deranged stupid , slow witted person.

--- -- -- --, ----, - -------- --- - ---?

Click here for July 8's solution

07/07/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Yacht skipper to team owner Dee lobbying for all their ships to be overhauled beginning at the bottom to much more hydrodynamically smooth and fast structures.

----- -- ----, ---, --- -----.

Click here for July 7's solution

07/06/16

Food/World Geo

Clue

Here's a suggestion: cook that classic Nebraska meat product on a rotating arm.

---'- -- ----- --- -- - ----.

Click here for July 6's solution

07/05/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Support for wagers on the offerings of a small French restaurant in two competitions it has entered: one for wines and one for leftovers.

(1)----: ------ ----- - --- --.
(2)----: ------ ---- - --- --.

Click here for July 5's solution

07/04/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

The operations of a group having a sacred ideology and rituals centered around all the members bringing a dish to share at meetings during that wicked time period are back and functioning again.

---- ---'- ------- ---- --- --- ----.

Click here for July 4's solution

07/01/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

A cobbler who hates whiners tell his assistant Rose not to serve any member of the team who comes in complaining about how their loss yesterday was anyone's fault but his own, blaming it on the refs, etc.

------,----, --- --- ---- -----.

Click here for July 1's solution


06/30/16

Business/Entertainment

Clue

Soldiers who were fraternity brothers together are encouraged tomorrow morning to get rid of tiny swimsuits eblazoned with the name of the fraternity, one which sports one of the most well known and beloved of all frat songs.

----- -- ------ -- ---- --- --, ---.

Click here for June 30's solution

06/29/16

World Geo

Clue

When this woman visited Sicily she desired to buy billfolds at a market at the base of the volcano.

------ ------ ---- -------.

Click here for June 29's solution

06/28/16

Business/Arts

Clue

Diana is asked if a piece of art in the avant-garde anti-war style emanating after World War I was a model for an advertising poster for a prominent flavored drink maker that Ada had noticed.

--- - ----, --, - ---- -- -
---- --- -- --- ---?

Click here for June 28's solution

06/27/16

Entertainment/Nature

Clue

Veterinarian Alvin denies to his boy making fun of a prominent rapper's pet duck.

-- ----- ------- --- --. -- -------, ---.

Click here for June 27's solution

06/24/16

Historical Pun

Clue

A flat hill on which Brutus plotted to kill Caesar.

-- -- -----.

Click here for June 24's solution

06/23/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Don't pay any attention to this fellow who is throwing a fit of anger.

--------- ----- ---.

Click here for June 23's solution

06/22/16

Arts/Entertainment

Clue

After a performance of "Cats" inspired by him, the author meets actress Thurman who kisses him on the cheek. He leaves a friendly note for Steven, her manager. telling him that someone should give her some breath mints.

------, ----- --- ---- -------. ~ --

Click here for June 22's solution

06/21/16

World Languages

Clue

A female French I student tries out a little of what she has learned as she tells her date that she "really" doesn't want to go all the way.

--, - ---- --- ---------.

Click here for June 21's solution

06/20/16

Sports

Clue

As she ran one of her many New York marathons, this many time champ was taken with Eli, who worked on a construction crew slapping iron together on a skyscraper. How manly he was!

---, -------, --- -- -----. ------!

Click here for June 20's solution

06/17/16

Business/Food

Clue

Eleanor is told that if Les was invited to dinner at the house of the CEO of Disney and was served chicken innards, he would give the man the business about it.

---'- ---- ---- -- --------, --.

Click here for June 17's solution

06/16/16

USA Geo

Clue

Ada is asked if she is going to spew anger and hatred or get busy with her assignment to encourage tourism in Vegas, Reno, etc.

---, ----- -- ----- ------?

Click here for June 16's solution

06/15/16

Arts/World Languages

Clue

A spokesman for The Royal Ballet, affirms to his audience that in today's performance Nuryev will be dancing without his traditional partner.

----. -- -------.

Click here for June 15's solution

06/14/16

Business/Entertainment

Clue

When as a boy future comedian Mort and family went to tour the factory of a prominent toy maker, friend Lewis is worried that parts of the tour will bore the lad, but his father assures him that he will be captivated and occupied with the variety of balls that are made there, saying this:

----, ------'- -----'-- ------ ----, ---.

Click here for June 14's solution

06/13/16

USA Geo

Clue

A retiree corrects Ron who had tried to guess his profession, by telling him that he bought and sold paintings in a gallery near the University of Maine.

-, --, ---. - ------ --- -- -----.

Click here for June 13's solution

06/10/16

Food

Clue

The small rounds of pasta, filled, as with a meat or cheese stuffing, and boiled and often served in broth or with a sauce are a big nothing. Just let them go bad.

---------- ---. --- ---.

Click here for June 10's solution

06/09/16

Entertainment/Food

Clue

Actor Estevez gave no thought whatsoever to eating a citrus flavored taro root dish.

------ -------- -- --- ----.

Click here for June 9's solution

06/08/16

Sports

Clue

A former LaSalle and Philadelphia Warrior star basketball player has been accused of lollygagging and not taking practice seriously.He denies it and suggest to the coach that he can't prove a thing. The coach tosses him his day by day planner and lets him know that he has records.

----, ----: - ---- - ---.

Click here for June 8's solution

06/07/16

Entertainment

Clue

Hip hop songs specifically written to be performed while changing a flat.

----- ---- ---- ----.

Click here for June 7's solution

06/06/16

Food/World Geo

Clue

Rachel Ray suggests handing the dipping oil produced entirely by mechanical means without the use of any solvents to this Nordic named gentleman.

---- -- ---.

Click here for June 6's solution

06/03/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Pay attention to the news about the fringe benefits to be offered by the small European style restaurant that I had wagered would be forthcoming.

---- ------ ---- ------- - --- --.

Click here for June 3's solution

06/02/16

Science/Entertainment

Clue

This woman, related to actress Lindsey is in a 3-D image produced by a laser.

----- ----- -- -- - --------.

Click here for June 2's solution

06/01/16

History/Entertainment

Clue

A Chinese premier pointed out an area in the mall filled with dull, boring, oafish video games to famed MIT linguist Chomsky.

--- ----- - ----- ------ -- ----.

Click here for June 1's solution


05/31/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

As he toured with the sultan, Del eyed lasciviously the the thin, flimsy, delicate garb housing the butt of one of the sultan's concubines.

--- -------- ( - ----- --- ) -----.

Click here for May 31's solution

05/30/16

Arts/World Geo

Clue

One of a group of extreme dullards on the crew of the Nautilus defends them to the captain, denying that it is in their nature to impudently backtalk the females they met while on leave in Italy after sailing up the Tiber.

----, -- ------ ---- -- ---- -----.

Click here for May 30's solution

05/27/16

Nature

Clue

I encourage a girl bronzing on the beach to take a look at my pet sea cows.

---, --- ---, -- --------!

Click here for May 27's solution

05/26/16

Business/HEALTH

Clue

The death knell for me re Microsoft's digital encyclopedia was its awful article devoted to Theodore Roosevelt's bad pimple problem.

------- ----, - ----: - "-- ----."

Click here for May 26's solution

05/25/16

Sports

Clue

Words of elation when boxer Hector's girlfriend climaxes as they make love.

--, -------!

Click here for May 25's solution

05/24/16

Sports/World Geo

Clue

A famed boxing champ touring Jordan doing PR with a woman who fights mixed martial arts leaves a note for her reminding her that the association has requested that the tour members refrain from sexual relations when they visit the capital.

--- ---- --- -- -----'- -- -----.

Click here for May 24's solution

05/23/16

US Langauges

Clue

This embarrassed but clearly irate jihadist woman came to the conclusion that there needed to be a judgment on a point of Islamic law given by a recognized religious authority regarding the behavior of the teaching assistant.

-----, --- ----- --- -- -----. ~ ---

Click here for May 23's solution

05/20/16

US History/Metaphor

Clue

I tell Van that my claim is that my foibles from the days when I was a soldier in the 1960s and which were brought up by my opponent to embarrass me, were a made-up version of the facts that that try to make myself look good, but this thesis can easily be defeated.

--- -----, --- ----, - ----, - ----- ---.

Click here for May 20's solution

05/19/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Ned is encouraged to chew this girl's butt out while they are strolling around in the vegetable plot.

---, --- ------'- --- -- - ------.

Click here for May 19's solution

05/18/16

Business

Clue

What is going on?? The big picture on all the whispering going on around the college is that everyone perceives that the dining halls are going to start serving Ron Rico.

------? ----- ------'- --- -----, ------ ---.

Click here for May 18's solution

05/17/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

A Spanish man agrees that it is true that thee is a story out there that in a premeditated act Rosemary has been killed,

--, -- --------, ----- --.

Click here for May 17's solution

05/16/16

World Geo/Business

Clue

A line from a play in which Deborah, who leads a cub scout troop tells everyone that she will not keep her husband Ned from enjoying a particular Canadian beer while visiting in Norway, no matter what the cost.

--- -- ---: --, -- ------ - ----
-- --- -- ----, ----- -- ------.

Click here for May 16's solution

05/13/16

Miscellaneous

Clue

Here the man who speaks is disgusted that the woman he finds so hot sees him as the bottom of the dating barrel.

------ --- --- - --- - -----. ---!

Click here for May 13's solution

05/12/16

Category: Technology

Clue

Advice to band keyboardist Omar that he should usually buy his synthesizers from the company which pioneered them.

--, ----, --- --- - ----.

Click here for May 12's solution

05/11/16

Category: World Geo

Clue

Suggestion to a Swedish man to strip the clothes off of Mr. Dell, who had gotten extremely drunk, if he could be coaxed into taking s nap

---- --- ----, ---, -- ------ -- -----.

05/10/16

Category: Business/World Geo

Clue

A major retailer has a section of its store devoted to earth/nature worship?

--------'- -- - ---?

Click here for May 10's solution

05/09/16

Category: Science

Clue

Starship captain Nathaniel is reminded to give the ship a grease job as they enter the looming cloud of interstellar gas and dust.

- ----, ---, -- - ------.

Click here for May 9's solution

05/06/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Man riding shotgun defends his bud the driver to a cop who had accused them of excessive gunning of the motor.

------ ----- --- --- ------, --?

Click here for May 6's solution

05/05/16

Category: Food

Clue

At the commercial shoot, the director tells Ada to get a close up of a rich white nut.

---, ---, --- -- - ---------.

Click here for May 5's solution

05/04/16

Category: Business/USA Geo

Clue

Exultation at the crowd in the bar in a Central Florida town when it receives its first shipment of a famed regional beer finally being distributed to the East Coast in the mid 1980s.

---! ----- -----!

Click here for May 4's solution

05/03/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Papers found in the effects of Ed, accused of being a poker cheat and killed, in which he protests his innocence.

----- ------'- ---- -------.

Click here for May 3's solution

05/02/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Hexed and vexed while making love to an overly tan whirlwind of a girl who had just come out at the cotillion.

--------- ----- - --- ---- ---- ---.

Click here for May 2's solution


04/29/16

Category: World Geo/Sports

Clue

Look at all those swank parties in Brazil to pay tribute to famed 70s/80s Kenya distance runner Henry.

--- ---'- ---- ----- -------.

Click here for April 29's solution

04/28/16

Category: USA Geo

Clue

Restaurant critic Nathaniel gives bad reviews to all the places he ate in this South Carolina town city.

-----------'- ---- --- ----.

Click here for April 28's solution

04/27/16

Category: Sports/History/Business

Clue

Negative response to a pro tennis player who had considered taking Emily when the fellows on the tour were going to visit William Randolph heart's mansion, telling him that she would be the date of a Romania bad boy # 1 from the 1970s.

--, -- -- -------'- -- --- ------.

Click here for April 27's solution

04/26/16

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Director/[producer to his assistants telling them not to let on that they had in the can a large collection of motion pictures with an often grim urban setting of a prominent Canadian city , shot in somber tones and permeated by a feeling of disillusionment, pessimism, and despair.

---- ------- ---- -- -- ----.

Click here for April 26's solution

04/25/16

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A friend of actress Lamarr is shocked to find that Ms. Lamarr has purchased a couch made of an artificial leather which is a composite of a knit fabric backing and expanded polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic coating, and tells her that the color reminds her of bat shit.

--, ----! --, -----! ---------, ---?

Click here for April 25's solution

04/22/16

Category: World Geo/Science

Clue

Technician Emily is told that a device for measuring altitude had arrive at the laboratory facility of a Boston University located on an island in the Mediterranean.

--, - ----- --- --- --------- ----.

Click here for April 22's solution

04/21/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Crack shot District Attorney Edward.

------- -.-. --.

Click here for April 21's solution

04/20/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

An Indian tennis player friend of Swede Wilander tells him that he is in favor of an unadulterated, undevalued Indian currency.

----, - ----- ------ --.

Click here for April 20's solution

04/19/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Nurses familiar report to Dr. Stuart about the shy, friendless boy who had been brought in after bravely defending a group of friends, and had taken a beating for it, not breaking anything but coming away with several aches and pains, and who had been given only over the counter pain medication.

------ --- ( - ----, ---, --- ----) --- - -------.

Click here for April 19's solution

04/18/16

Category: Entertainment/Nature

Clue

Captain Hook's sidekick is told that there is even now keen insight and shrewdness in the mating song of a certain flightless bird.

----, -----, ------ -- --- ----, -- -----.

Click here for April 18's solution

04/15/16

Category: Sports/Business

Clue

Name given to a major basketball venue named for a prominent US Sandwich chain.

----- ------.

Click here for April 15's solution

04/14/16

Category: Sports

Clue

Comment from a tennis analyst regarding The Women's #1, questioning whether her performance is likely to suffer as she has been playing too much and that maybe she needs some time off.

---'- ------ ----? ---- ---?

Click here for April 14's solution

04/13/16

Category: Business

Clue

Running into tough times before being acquired by GE in 1985, this American electronics company 's CEO tells the staff to raise money by selling it's collection of religiously themed paintings.

----- ---'- ------ ---.

Click here for April 13's solution

04/12/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Embarrassed judge Roger now consents to a decree that prevents the "psychic" on trial from speaking to the press.

--- --- ------ --- -- ---- --- -----.

Click here for April 12's solution

04/11/16

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A teenage boy shouts to his friend Ron, as they view the chaos erupting around them as a hitherto shy girl, transfixed in a psychic craze, has her coming out of sorts at the high school prom.

------, ---, - ---- ---------- ---!

Click here for April 11's solution

04/08/16

Category: Sports

Clue

When a man puts off his wife when she wants to have sex because he has been having erectile dysfunction problems, she says this to him:

---, -'-- -------.

Click here for April 8's solution

04/07/16

Category: Sports

Clue

A former great Boston Bruin is ushered into the factory where a prominent brand of elevator is manufactured.

---- ---, --------.

Click here for April 7's solution

04/06/16

Category: Sports

Clue

I noted that when it came to football commentary this guy was not in the league of a former coach for whom a best selling video game is named.

--- ----- ---, - ---, -- ------.

Click here for April 6's solution

04/05/16

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Homer tells his grandmother that it was his wife who floated the idea to the West Pointer to eat eggs for breakfast every day.

----- --------- - -----'- --- ---, ----.

Click here for April 5's solution

04/04/16

Category: Sports

Clue

Sign held up for NASCAR driver telling him that some high grade marijuana had just arrived and that he should come in for a hit to complete the race on.

--- --- ---! ---!

Click here for April 4's solution

04/01/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

So Edward is doomed to be slow-witted and foolish, is he?

---, ---'- --'- -------, --?

Click here for April 1's solution


03/31/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Theodore, a West Pointer blew "lights out" in an angry manner.

---- --- - ----- ----.

Click here for March 31's solution

03/30/16

Category: Geography

Clue

Exclamation of incredulity that in an upscale suburb of Dallas they have elected to congress an Asian woman who gives individual psychic readings in which she channels an owl.

-------- --- --- --- ----- -- -----'- ---!?

Click here for March 30's solution

03/29/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Give a bath to the strange feline belonging to St. Nick which was observed by Mr. Nash.

---- ----- -----' ------- --- ---- ---.

Click here for March 29's solution

03/28/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

In the opinion of the people who work at the retail facility on the army base, Essie gives off vibes very aggressive sexuality.

-- -- ----- -- ------.

Click here for March 28's solution

03/25/16

Category: Science

Clue

Pass Roentgen rays through a prescription

---- - --

Click here for March 25's solution

03/24/16

Category: USA Geo

Clue

A woman tells Stuart that she has a son who attends a branch of the University of Texas near the Alamo.

-'- - ---- ----, ---, -- -.

Click here for March 24's solution

03/23/16

Category: Food/Entertainment

Clue

Speaking of himself in the third person, "Adam Schiff" laments his choice of dessert, a rich Italian ice cream flecked with peas and bits of emu meat. Geez!

-- --- - ------/--- ------! ---!

Click here for March 23's solution

03/23/16

Category: Food/Entertainment

Clue

Speaking of himself in the third person, "Adam Schiff" laments his choice of dessert, a rich Italian ice cream flecked with peas and bits of emu meat. Geez!

-- --- - ------/--- ------! ---!

Click here for March 23's solution

03/22/16

Category: World Geo/Technology

Clue

Complaint from a woman to her iPhone that her date, a very drunk West Pointer,had hallucinations and thought he saw the Egyptian god of the dead.

----, -- ------, - ----- --- ------!

Click here for March 22's solution

03/21/16

Category: World Geo

Clue

A fellow faculty member reveals to a professor of International Relations that only one of her teaching assistants saw and attacked the mistakes in the press release by a Persian Gulf emirate, [ which sent her into a rage] so he encourages her to ..."breathe, breathe."

- ---- -- ---- ------ -----. ---------, ----.

Click here for March 21's solution

03/18/16

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

When David Wright visited Venezuela, his activities stirred up a sensational bit of gossip and generated this headline in an English language capital city headline.

--- -- - ------- ----.

Click here for March 18's solution

03/17/16

Category: USA Geo/Sports&Games

Clue

An embarrassed teaching assistant at a branch of the University of Missouri noticed that, as he had now really blown several five card draw tournaments in a row after a promising start, his chances of getting player of the year were not very good.

--- ----- -- --- ---- -----
--- - ---- -----.

Click here for March 17's solution

03/16/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A man's emphatic rejection to Edward upon his suggestion that they open a business together selling directly to the public,characterizing it as a horrible, diabolical idea on par with the disaster when mutual friend Ron tried to open a delicatessen.

----, - --! ------, --, --
- ---- --- --- -----.

Click here for March 16's solution

03/15/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Caption on one of a couple's wedding photos shown here, taken just before the 6 AM ceremony.

--- --- -- ---- ---.

Click here for March 15's solution

03/14/16

Category: History & Government

Clue

In 1996, Rosemary is encouraged to irritate the Vice President, knocking that happy smile off his face.

-----, --, ---- -- ----, ----.

Click here for March 14's solution

03/11/16

Category: Arts/Language

Clue

Using a mild oath whose origin is thoughts to be related to the nails used on the cross, Reginald is told to get a suburban Los Angeles shopping area to discontinue sale of a small sword in its "L. Frank Baum Fantasy Collection."

---, --------, ---- -- ----
---'- -- -- ------!

Click here for March 11's solution

03/10/16

Category: Sports/History & Government

Clue

What one could have said re the Supreme Court pre-O'Connor when Florence convinced them, not regulars by any means, to hit the links from time to time as a way to relax.

--- --- ---- --- ---- ----.

Click here for March 10's solution

03/09/16

Category: Food&Drink

Clue

When the air conditioning went out in the courthouse and it was sweltering, someone asks the prosecutor if he would like a refreshing citrus drink to cool off.

-------, -- ----?

Click here for March 9's solution

03/08/16

Category: Food/History & Government

Clue

Former Prime Minister of Israel's comments as he identifies himself to the woman behind the bar and tells her that he wants a traditional, small toasted Italian sandwich filled with meat, cheese, grilled vegetables, etc., and that he would then like to go to sleep for a while.

------, -------. - -- -----. - ---.

Click here for March 8's solution

03/07/16

Category: Science/Entertainment

Clue

When the USA's leading public health institute had a benefit concert, Dianne was told that this band helped out and "electrified" the audience.

--, ---- --- --- ---.

Click here for March 7's solution

03/04/16

Category: Sports/Entertainment

Clue

Four famous people, introduced in pairs at a party:Josh, a singer, "Cassius," a boxer. Turner, an actress, Bjorn a tennis player.

------, ---. ----, ----.

Click here for March 4's solution

03/03/16

Category: World Geo/Arts

Clue

Eva says no to making love with "Two Gentlemen" in a large country home in a prominent northern Italy city.

--- -- - ------ ----- --- -----.

Click here for March 3's solution

03/02/16

Category: World Geo

Clue

An exclamation of surprise that the meat used in a Mexican food treat came from the chest cavity of a North American flier in whose "seat" people often want to be.

--, ------- --- -----!

Click here for March 2's solution

03/01/16

Category: Sports/US Geo

Clue

Draftee of the Red Sox tearfully announces that he and they have not been able to come to terms, so, he will not be signing a contract with them.

--, ------ ------- -- --- (---!) --.

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02/29/16

Category: World Geo

Clue

The finance minister of a City on the Crimean peninsula on the Black Sea and the subject of a territorial dispute between Ukraine and Russia, discovers that he can bring the city out of its economic doldrums by instituting the sale of marijuana.

--, --- ----- ----------.

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02/26/16

Category: History & Government

Clue

Anxious about the results of his having registered for the draft in 1967, a young man hoping for an 1-Y or better, a 4-F, reacts in horror as his girlfriend Mae read him the news from the mail.

---~-, ---? --!

Click here for February 26's solution

02/25/16

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A note left by Donald for Al, a color commentator partner of Curt Gowdy on NBC football broadcasts, regarding his knowledge of the upcoming contract negotiations between the members of a prominent heavy metal band and two of the label execs, stating their feelings that more indecisiveness on the execs' part would probably come from Alvin Slade.

--, ---- ---------
----- -- ----- --
--------- ----. ~ ---.

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02/24/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Oleg, an assistant attorney general is told that Nathaniel went out to the delicatessen at the lake for some fun as shown,an act which stunned their mutual Italian friend.

---. -- ----, --- ---------- -- -
---- -- - ---- ------ -----.

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02/23/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

In a pun on his name, a rodeo cowboy specializing in lassoing and tying up calves and who works at the Western shop questions whether he is the appropriate one to go out and take back the recent purchase which had been bought on credit but never paid for .

---- -----? -, "-----?"

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02/22/16

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Emily, another daughter of Gomez and Morticia, is an insane girl.

-- ------ -- --- ----.

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02/19/16

Category: Arts/Science&Medicine

Clue

Huck Finn tells the nurse that his father who has sleep apnea just doesn't like and can't get adjusted to the machine they hooked him up to to open the air passages.

--- ------- --- -- ----.

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02/18/16

Category: USA Geo/Sports

Clue

A girl tells Salt Lake City athlete Lonniethat she would rather sample the fried chicken at a place other than KFC.

--, --- -- --- ------'-, --- ---.

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02/17/16

Category: Entertainment/Sports

Clue

Stuart, an employee of Rush Limbaugh, took Deborah, a relative of a famed San Diego Chargers quarterback, to bed.

--- -- --- ------ ------ -----.

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02/16/16

Category: Entertainment/Business

Clue

A Scott Joplin song whose lyrics and feel mimic the conversation among Waste Management employees?

------- --- ---.

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02/15/16

Category: Sports/Medicine

Clue

Having discovered that his friend, a world class American sprinter at the Rome Olympics in 1960, had had cancer and had been undergoing treatment, a man reacts in shock and then asks the attending nurse if the cancer has abated.

--! -- ----, --, -- ---------?

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02/12/16

Category: World Geo

Clue

One can identify Emily by the very small originally Turkish hat she wears.[ And I do mean very small. at least for a hat.]

---- ---- --- -- -- -.-.

Click here for February 12's solution

02/11/16

Category: Business

Clue

Response in the negative from a Wall Street trading floor boss, who had been asked if the actions of a new broker in swaying from one side to the other in the buying and selling of options to sell shares of a particular security gave him pause and might make him want to reconsider the hire.

--, --- --------- -- - ---- - --'-- --- ----.

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02/10/16

Category: Sports

Clue

I ask my buds if they can spot the fencing swords we will use in our physical education class.

---, ----, -- -----?

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02/09/16

Category: World Geo

Clue

Edward is told that the movie about tyrannical rulers in the prehistoric civilization that preceded the historic Hellenic period, and flourished on the various islands in an arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey, was best.

"------- -- ------" -- ----, --.

Click here for February 9's solution

02/08/16

Category: TechBusiness/Sports/US Geo

Clue

Head of a door to door cosmetics company's branch in Philadelphia announcing to the staff that she will now provide free tuition to any employees who wish to continue their college education, makes sure that they understand that the offer does not include a local school, a hated rival of her dear Georgetown.

---- ---, - ----, ----, ---------.

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02/05/16

Category: Tech

Clue

An arbitrary model of this brand of printer.

-- -------- -----.

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02/04/16

Category: History & Government/Business

Clue

A 1970s swingin' Russian fellow lords it over a friend as he luxuriates in the fact that he has 1) a job at the Soviet News Agency, 2)a nice apartment to entertain the ladies, and 3) a new Volkswagen car introduced n 1973.

--! ----, - ---, - ------. --!

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02/03/16

Category: Arts/Business

Clue

I instruct budding violinists in the style of virtuoso Niccolo of Genoa in space I have leased from a prominent American clothing and accessories retailer.

-------- ------- - ----- -- - ---.

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02/02/16

Category: Business

Clue

I tell Ilana that, having a stubborn fixation on the investment return of the beer the kingdom brews, I, the king, noted that it was, indeed fit for me.

----, - --- ----- --- ----- ---, -----.

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02/01/16

Category: History

Clue

A question by a JFK conspiracy theorist to a presumed eyewitness about the chaos that must have ensued in and around the small, sloping hill inside Dealey Plaza from whence he thought the fatal shots must have come.

---- -- -----, --?

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01/29/16

Category: Sports/Business

Clue

The financial adviser to the famed victor in the "Long Count" boxing match against Jack Dempsey in 1927 laments that his client's current state of mind involves a mania with and insistence upon investing the purse in Japanese currency.

------, -- --, ----, -- - --- ---.

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01/28/16

Category: USA Geo

Clue

Edward, a researcher in Austin, Texas, is told that even though his university's application for a grant had been taken up again despite being turned down the first time, there was no guarantee that it would be accepted this time.

--, --, --, ------------, -- -- ---------.

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01/27/16

Category: Business

Clue

A very upper echelon collaborative investment holding real estate.

---- - ----.

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01/26/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Robert is told not to let the members of the work gang, which had illegally run away and were now sitting around awaiting transport back to the job site, to doze off.

-- ---, ---, ----- ---- ----- -- ---.

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01/25/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A man shipwrecked had washed up on a remote island. He had collapsed atop a large edible kernel enclosed in a woody shell from a tree held in religious reverence by the island's natives. When two of them come by making a beeline to get back to camp, one suggests to the other that they detour to pick it up.

--- -- ------ --- ----- --------.

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01/22/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Proscription against a biblically eponymous form of self-gratification.

-- -------: ---. - --~--.

Click here for January 22's solution

01/21/16

Category: USA Geo

Clue

Demonstrating that "nobody doesn't like em" and noting that a former Notre Dame football coach has had to let out his belt some,...

-- ---- --- --- - ---- --- ---.

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01/20/16

Category: USA Geo

Clue

A polite student activist at the state university in Irvine, California, gives the final complaint to the board president, about the school's hiring of Salvador to do the nails of top administrators.

----, ---, --- ----- ---------- ---.

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01/19/16

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A 60s teen idol is told that a prominent hip-hop artist's ill behaved son has a delusion in which he thinks that everyone is out to get him.

----, - --- ---- ----'- --------.

Click here for January 19's solution

01/18/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Ira is not averse to his laboratory having an air of mocking, humorously irreverent, vulgar language, etc., but actually having sex there was going too far.

--- -- - ------ --- --- -----.

Click here for January 18's solution

01/15/16

Category: Entertainment/Sports

Clue

Great-great grandfather of Notre Dame football coach, for whom he was named, put his war companion Alvin Slade on his shoulders and carried him back to the plantation where they had been hired hands before the war.

--- ----- -- ----- -- ----.

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01/14/16

Category: World Geo/Languages

Clue

A Frenchman tells Eleanor that their mutual Islamic friend from NW Africa has gone to the room of an irresistibly attractive woman,who would likely lead him into difficult, dangerous, or disastrous situations.

----'-, --, -- - ----- ------'- ----.

Click here for January 14's solution

01/13/16

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

[A fraternity prank, I suppose.] A plebe describes what it felt like to be attacked machine gun style with anal flatus by Fred, a naked brother on top of him.

------- ----- ----, ---- -----.

Click here for January 13's solution

01/12/16

Category: Business/Sports&Games

Clue

A former Soviet chess champion, ruminates on what to invest in: considers tax free bonds, and rejects them in favor of the precious metals markets.

"----?" --- --------. "--, --------."

Click here for January 12's solution

01/11/16

Category: History

Clue

There was an old soldier, now recently deceased, who, still fighting the war between the states, always used to try to get the goat of Alvin,a Us Army Special Forces member, but he never succeeded.

---- --- --'-- --- -- ----- ----- --.

Click here for January 11's solution

01/08/16

Category: History

Clue

This Italian guy's plan for retirement grew out of biblical principles made clear to him via a popular modern translation originating in the 1970s.

------'- --- --- ----- -- ---.

Click here for January 8's solution

01/07/16

Category: Food

Clue

An ongoing argument between Rosemary and Valerie: is the saucelike dish of Swiss origin made with melted cheese and served as a hot dip with pieces of bread, which they created together bland, needing more seasoning, or not?

--/--- ------ ----: -- ------?

Click here for January 7's solution

01/06/16

Category: Business

Clue

A woman is asked if she would like to eat at "Howard Johnson's."

--, -------, ----'-?

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01/05/16

Category: Business

Clue

The street that the Pampers factory is located on??

--- ---- --.

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01/04/16

Category: World Geo

Clue

A resident of the city of Luanda on the West Coast of Africa, exults to his grandmother about the recent publication by the country's government of a mail order list of all possible kinds of Mexican food treats involving fried tortillas stuffed with meat, cheese, etc.

-- ------ ---- -------, ----!

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01/01/16

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

In a deleted scene from "The Music Man" a little girl is chided for producing a stupid, foolish poster promoting an Islamic Holy Day.

----- ------- --, ---------.

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12/31/15

Category: Arts

Clue

I tell Santa to relate to a mischievous member of his team that I had to run out of a performance of "The Nutcracker."

---- - --- --- - ---- - ------.

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12/30/15

TWO-FER DAY TODAY. SAME EXCEPT for PUNCTUATION.

Category: History

Clue

Regarding this man named after a famed 11th century poet/mathematician, (1) The woman who was his boss, did not like the dirty state in which he left the bathroom, and tells him so, and (2) She is against the clamor to fire him because of it, however.

(1) "------ ------- --- -- ---, ----."

(2) ------ ------- --- -- "--- ----."

Click here for December 30's solution

12/29/15

Category: Arts

Clue

Von says no Mrs. Peron who wants to be very experimental as they make love.

--- ---------- ----- ----- --- -----.

Click here for December 29's solution

12/28/15

Category: Arts

Clue

Crook to sidekick Fred, admitting that he had only now realized that there was no way to monetize their theft of one of Michelangelo's most famous sculptures (as it was too well known, I suppose.)

--- ---- - ------, ----, ... -- ----- ----.

Click here for December 28's solution

12/25/15

Category: History

Clue

An advocate of Islamic radicalism confides to friend Del that he is done with it, since he has concluded that their organization is morally reprehensible, and that he has left it.

---, -----. -- -- ---- -- - --- - ----.

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12/24/15

Category: Mscellaneous

Clue

There are not many of us who lead a brutal, ferocious existence in the wild.

-- ----- --- ---.

Click here for December 24's solution

12/23/15

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Suggestion to a designer of a young canine puppet show that the setting reflect more of a grim urban setting in somber tones and permeated by a feeling of disillusionment, pessimism, and despair.

--- ---------- ---- --- --.

Click here for December 23's solution

12/22/15

Category: Arts

Clue

The Captain of the Nautilus went through life with a constant aura of impending Satanic circumstances.

---- ----- -- - ----- ----.

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12/21/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Dinner guest of Mr. Salas, a sheep farmer, upon being questioned about whether the dinner set well with him relates that unfortunately it didn't and that he could use an antacid.

-----, ------ --- ---. ----, ----.

Click here for December 21's solution

12/18/15

Category: Sports/Business

Clue

I tell Van that that having obtained a high performance Chevy, I was the victor in the race.

--- -- - -----, ---, - ---.

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12/17/15

Category: World Geo

Clue

I respond to a question about directed to me as an expert on Mexican about whether I am a chef by answering that, instead, my job is to appraise various fried tortillas filled with meat, cheese, etc., a job I can do by filling myself to my heart's content.

--, - ---- --- -- - ---- --------.

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12/16/15

Category: US Geo

Clue

I tell someone that I bet the wine shipments that arrived from Atlanta were pilfered.

------, - -----, --- -- ---- ----.

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12/15/15

Category: History & Government

Clue

Lana, aide to Israeli prime minister Yitzhak, leaves a note for him telling him that she was dumb not to have been able to find the curiously strong mint she had been looking for in the hotel room's fridge stocked with snacks. liquor and other items.

-- ------ -- - -------, -----? -'- -- -----. ~ ----.

Click here for December 15's solution

12/14/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

I tell Evelyn, that as servant to feudal lord, I am responsible for styling the long curls of his strong-willed daughter Ava.

- ------, --, - ----- --------- ---- ---.

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12/11/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

I reiterate to Margaret that her friend Ana is someone precious for whom I have a lot of affection and hold in high esteem.

---, -- - ----, --- ---- -- - ---.

Click here for December 11's solution

12/10/15

Category: Sports

Clue

Noted NYC Marathon champ Waitz was quite taken with manly, Eli, whose well sculpted muscles were the result of his classic job wielding an instrument used to join construction beams together for the city's skyscrapers.

-- ----- ------ ---, -------, ---.

Click here for December 10's solution

12/09/15

Category: World Geo

Clue

I tell Lana that in not allowing Alvin from Mecca to enter, I am adhering to my policy regarding heads of mosques.

----, - --- -- ---- -- ------- --.

Click here for December 9's solution

12/08/15

Category: Sports

Clue

What they said Bob Hayes, former Olympic Sprint champ and Dallas Cowboy wide receiver, had.

---- -----

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12/07/15

Category: Sports/Business

Clue

A St Louis football player is really taken with a chocolate candy bar made by the company which also makes Skittles.

---- --- ----- ---.

Click here for December 7's solution

12/04/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Nina says no to a quickie with her boyfriend Nathaniel.

--- -- -- ------- (---'-) ---- -----.

Click here for December 4's solution

12/03/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Comment from an ER doctor to the lord of a Scottish manor that this excessively flatulent daughter of his is not going to make it.

----, --. ----- ---- ------ ----- --.

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12/02/15

Category: sports/ Technology

Clue

What an online publication devoted to summarizing Indiana pro basketball games is, in essence.

----- ---- ---- -----.

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12/01/15

Category: World Geo

Clue

Lots of people from Cardiff.

----- ----.

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11/30/2015

Category: World Geo

Clue

Statement by a Jew referring to non-Jew who practiced a Hindu system of philosophy aiming at the mystical union of the self with the Supreme Being in a state of complete awareness and tranquility through certain physical and mental exercises.

- --- --- ----.

Click here for November 30's solution

11/27/15

Category: Business

Clue

Comment of surprise and enthusiasm to Ana regarding an interview with Alec who works for a well known appliance maker now owned by Whirlpool, in which he is extolled as the poster boy for company wide joy and happiness in being able to work there.

---, ---, -- ---- - --- -------- ---- -- -----.

Click here for November 27's solution

11/26/15

Category: Entertainment/Arts/World Geo

Clue

A line of dialogue from a play in which "Kunta Kinte" tells poet Eliot that he indeed does still go the way across the Atlantic to Sicily to explore the environs of the volcano.

-----: -- ------- -----, --, - -- ------.

Click here for November 26's solution

11/25/15

Category: Geography

Clue

A girl with a name of Hebrew origin is introduced to Ali, the Man who makes deliveries of Mexican beer to the large country estate in a Central Florida city.

-----, ----- ----- ------ --- ---.

Click here for November 25's solution

11/24/15

Category: Geography

Clue

Muhammad's God, visiting South Orange, New Jersey, observes the presence of its Catholic University.

----- ---- ----- -----.

Click here for November 24's solution

11/23/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Jailer relates how Diana, the prisoner who committed the horrific crime. would have to subsist on one Nabisco snack cookie per day.

---- --, ----, -- -- ---- --- ----.

Click here for November 23's solution

11/20/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Grievous distress and associated sounds linked together the West Pointer and a feline.

--- ----- - -----, - ----.

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11/19/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Headline about a suspect subdued by zapping him before he walked into his classroom at Kaplan's for a college entrance exam tutoring session.

---- ------- --- --- ----.

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11/18/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

An agreed upon set of procedures for what to do when faced with a runaway submarine weapon.

---- ------- ---- --------.

Click here for November 18's solution

11/17/15

Category: US Geo

Clue

A Southern California organization in which members of the police force coach young people, both boys and girls, in sports, and help with homework and other school-related activities.

---- ---.

Click here for November 17's solution

11/16/15

Category: US Geo

Clue

The prosecution in an Alaska city ordered a defendant testifying for himself to clearly identify the source of the defendant's claim that " the devil made him do it."

---- --------, " ---- -----!"

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11/13/15

Category: US Geo

Clue

I must laugh, does that Native American woman Loni think she is the second coming or something?

--, -- -------- ---- -------?

Click here for November 13's solution

11/12/15

Category: Science/US Geo

Clue

A woman with a biblical name is shown and told about what the teller feels to be a large insect, the male of which produces a shrill sound by means of vibrating membranes on the underside of the abdomen and which was caught in an Oklahoma city.

--- -- --- ------, -----.

Click here for November 12's solution

11/11/15

Category: World Geo

Clue

Do you see my Dad's collection of soda can tabs?

---- ---'- ---~----?

Click here for November 11's solution

11/10/15

Category: World Geo

Clue

Iris is told that impolite, cultureless, unrefined, uncouth college students from Knoxville were passionate and unrelenting in their praise for the time they spent in an Old Mesopotamian city state, now in SE modern Iraq.

---- ----, ----, ----- --.

Click here for November 10's solution

11/09/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Arthur speculated curiously to his assistant Red, "Am I now engaged in the illegal sale of strangely alluring foreign draft animals of the bovine family?"

-------- ---, " -- ------ -------
---- - -----, ---, ---?"

Click here for November 9's solution

11/06/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

In a line of dialogue from a play, Emily answers her husband Stuart who has asked what's for dinner. She tells him it is leftover fish.

--: --'- -----, ---. ---- ----.

Click here for November 6's solution

11/05/15

Category: Food/World Geo/Languages

Clue

Comment from tourist speaking to her friend Rona in the vernacular in Italy as she views the vast, wide, extended view of typical Italian fare displayed for sale.

'---- --------, ----! -----!

Click here for November 5's solution

11/04/15

Category: Sports/Science

Clue

A woman tells her friend Ida, in scientific terms, that she is pretty because her father Maurice, a hard hitting first baseman/DH for the Red Sox in the 1990s, was.

---, -------- --'- --- --- -.

Click here for November 4's solution

11/03/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

In a line of dialogue from a play, the minister tried to dissuade Ada from getting involved with the college's student leader, all around hunk, etc. because he went to great lengths to conceal his bald spot.

---: -, ----, ---, -- --- - ---- ----!

Click here for November 3's solution

11/02/15

Category: Business/World Geo/History

Clue

Describing this woman with excessively compulsive excitement despite a state of fear and doom at being in the large home on the country estate.

----, ----- -- - ----- -- - -----.

Click here for November 2's solution


10/30/15

Category: Business/World Geo/History

Clue

Edward is told that Ana made a complete fool of herself on this Virginia battlefield, the site a famous Confederate victory.

--, - -------- --- --- ----.

Click here for October 30's solution

10/29/15

Category: Business/World Geo/Sports

Clue

This woman with a fitting name derived from children's TV programming and who works for a huge Dallas semiconductor manufacturer explored Alaska via its famous sled race.

---- ( -- ) --- --------.

Click here for October 29's solution

10/28/15

Category: History

Clue

A woman of the old West tells her friend Eleanor that she had noted that it was an unresolved question whether Sheriff Masterson could be coaxed into the sack.

--, --- ----,---, - ---, ---------.

Click here for October 28's solution

10/27/15

Category: Business/Food & Drink.

Clue

A nurse tells the physician she works for how she caused quite a stir by ordering an entire barrel of spirits with a molasses or sugar cane base and popularized is sailor's yore, naming it it by brand.

------, ---. -, --, -------
--- ---- ---- ( ---.)

Click here for October 27's solution

10/26/15

Category: Arts/Science

Clue

The title character of a Mozart opera is offered suds at no charge for making a short animated image file in the standard format.

------, ---- ---- --- - ---?

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10/23/15

Category: Sports

Clue

The sister of current Yankee slugger Carlos is introduced to the brother of 60s diminutive Cowboy QB Eddie?

---- -------, --- -------.

Click here for October 23's solution

10/22/15

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Penny to her Indian friend upon noting her low gratuity day.

---, ---- -- --- ---.

Click here for October 22's solution

10/21/15

Category: World Geo

Clue

Halting admission by a transportation official in Da Nang that based on his observations, their above ground public system was way below code, not fit for homo sapiens.

---, ..--,.. --- ---, - ---, --------.

Click here for October 21's solution

10/20/15

Category: World Languages

Clue

After a German-American man had renounced his religion, he decided to "get some ink," which had been forbidden. When his immigrant grandfather saw it, asking what the deal was, this is what the man said:

-------- ----, ---.

Click here for October 20's solution

10/19/15

Category: Science

Clue

There is zero evidence for any kind of psychic ability resting within any of the nerve cell connections in the brain.

-- --- --- ------- --.

Click here for October 19's solution

10/16/15

Category: US Geo/History/Food and Drink

Clue

A man tells a woman that this Boston brew is fit for a king.

-----'-, -----, - --- ----- -----.

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10/15/15

Today's palindrome is from Guy Lafortune, a palindromania.com reader who submitted it for a guest shot through the website. Thanks, Guy. You can, too.

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Not one to use smarts, I lashed out at authority, punching a military officer of high rank, succeeding in my rebel goal.

-- ----; - --- - -------
- -------- ----. - ---.

Click here for October 15's solution

10/14/15

Category: Food

Clue

When this man and woman eat out, they each decide on the cantaloupe topped with a classically citrus flavored custard. Interestingly, he asks the waiter to "hold" the fruit, and she to "hold the custard." This is what the waiter says when he brings the desserts to their table:

----, -- -----, ---
----, -- -----~----.

Click here for October 14's solution

10/13/15

Category: Business/World Geo

Clue

A Kia van owned by a prosecutor in a West Texas city near Midland.

-- ------ --'- ------.

Click here for October 13's solution

10/12/15

Category: Polirtics/World Geo

Clue

This girl, named for her hometown in Oklahoma, and I sheltered the President of the ACLU when she came to give a speech in the 90s.

---- --- - --- ------.

Click here for October 12's solution

10/09/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A man tells the daughter of his sister that he gave no thought whatsoever to the stick of furniture that was necessary for him to complete his living room.

---, -----, - -------- -- ----- - ----.

Click here for October 9's solution

10/08/15

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A flourish in the script of the name of a a Star Wars knightly caste, which resembles the flame reminding them of lounging in front of a wood burning fireplace.

-------- ---- -----.

Click here for October 8's solution

10/07/15

Category: US History

Clue

As Lee asks verification from aide Col. Ott about what he heard as the site for surrender in 1865, he turns to his Dad for help in providing directions on how to get there.

----------, ---? - ---, --.

Click here for October 7's solution

10/06/15

Category: Sports

Clue

Coming to bat, drunk, a Toronto baseball player expectorated.

-----, - --- ----.

Click here for October 6's solution

10/05/15

Category: Science

Clue

My sister, who has a degree science, but lives the life of a hermit, gave the opinion that a West Pointer's stomach inflammation was because he ate too many eggs.

---, - -- -------, ---------
- -----'- --- ---'- -----'- -----.

Click here for October 5's solution

10/02/15

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Shocked response to Donald from a friend who had heard that actress Coca had converted to wearing longer skirts from her normal short short ones.

--! --- ------- -- ----, ---?!

Click here for October 2's solution

10/01/15

Category: Science/World Geo

Clue

Eva is told that 10 long haul truckers near Saigon referred to Mr. O'Dell as a primitive, brutish throwback to the Paleolithic age on 9 occasions.

---- --- -- ---, ---, ------
-'---- - ------- ---- -----.

Click here for October 1's solution


9/30/15

Category: U.S. Arts/Sports

Clue

Sign held up to NASCAR driver by a crew member telling him that now would be the perfect time to come in for new tires, and a splash of fuel, so DO IT!

--- --- ----! ---!

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9/29/15

Category: U.S. Arts/Sports

Clue

When a new business operated by an Indy car legend and an author of erotica is burgled, the policeman tells them that unfortunately they are likely to get their stuff back, because the perpetrators were likely highly skilled in stealth, martial arts, quick and acute eyes, etc.

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9/28/15

Category: U.S. Geography/Technology

Clue

A website devoted to a Massachusetts prep school's defense of itself from a baseless charge.

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9/25/15

Category: U.S. Geography

Clue

A bad case of the flu, contracted by a newborn baby Eb, which then spread to all of the Tampa / St. Pete area and up and down the coast, sullied our plans to get some rays in as they closed the beaches.

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9/24/15

Category: U.S. Geography

Clue

If you are in college in New Haven, and you need an unusual item, this is the fellow to contact.

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9/23/15

Category: History/Geography

Clue

This girl stupidly say "no" to making love in a traditional Inuit hut.

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9/22/15

Category: History/Geography

Clue

A bit freaked out and scared by their behavior, Old Mesopotamia does not care for the the visit by the unrefined, impolite United States Surgeon general and his family in 1983.

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9/21/15

Category: History

Clue

A group of guys from the same fraternity drafted in 1968 and sent to war.

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9/18/15

Category: Sciemce/World Languages.

Clue

To an ancient Roman, the odds of drawing a red marble, on a single draw, from an urn which contains 24 red ones and 16 green ones.

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9/17/15

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Some of the daughters of Salvador, a Scotsman, made changes to some of the lyrics of a song written by famed Cuban bandleader.

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9/16/15

Category: Sports/Entertainment

Clue

The sultry, money grubbing love interest of both JR and Cliff Barnes in "Dallas" noted that the home team's star receiver was not at all disturbed by the team's slow start.

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9/15/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Evelyn, finally now really trying to avoid capture, is the former soldier that PI Salvador was following at the delicatessen.

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9/14/15

Category: Arts/Entertainment

Clue

An American singer songwriter leaves a note about how she feels she is wasting away, tranquilized on the imaginary "ideal pleasure drug" in Aldous Huxley's novel Brave New World (1932).

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9/11/15

Category: Business/History

Clue

During the 2012 elections, a candidate was questioned about his wanting to order classic Italian fare for dinner from an American multinational clothing retailer.

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9/10/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The custodian of my apartment building in New York, who wears outlandishly mismatched clothes, went to bat for us tenants, mister, urging the owners to put in an exercise facility,

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9/09/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A woman comforts grief stricken young, insecure Tony who has gotten separated form his Boy Scout group.

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9/08/15

Category: Entertainment

Clue

I went to a USO show a while back where the featured talent was a famous country singer. During her set she sang a song directly to one of the soldiers and it really seemed to lift his spirits. I told my friend Ron this story and he wanted to know if what she sang was " What Am I Gonna Do About You." This is what I told him, that no, I noted that she sang a Sonny and Cher song instead.

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---, ----," ---.

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9/07/15

Category: Business/Entertainment

Clue

Encouragement given to try again sidling up to the bridge table to watch a Harley riding Bandido who works at Texas Instruments.

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9/04/15

Category: Science

Clue

This woman, despite saying she wasn't hungry packed away2.20462262 X 10^9 pounds of food,

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9/03/15

Category: History/Sports

Clue

Softball pitcher meets the president on a barnstorming tour circa 1861 and tells him what her go to pitch is ,one which goes up through the strike zone.

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9/02/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

In a rather formal manner Billy tells his mother he is sick.

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9/01/15

Category: Arts/Entertainment

Clue

Hipster Pooh tell his friend that he understands.

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8/31/15

Category: World Geo/Sports

Clue

The great great grandson of a former NY Giant slugger and Hall of Famer ( and favorite crossword answer ) is told that the recently hired team physician to the Washington, D.C. baseball team attended college in Pal Alto.

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8/28/15

Category: World Geo/Business

Clue

A man at a firing range tells the attendant what gun he traditionally shoots, a German made 9-mm pistol.

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8/27/15

Category: Entertainment/Games

Clue

Flushed with anger, Diana viciously raked over the coals a West Pointer with whom she had been playing bridge, accusing him of once more naming his crummy suit in the auction.

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8/26/15

Category: World Geo

Clue

Do love and support her during her marathon in Austin, Texas which snakes by Littlefield Fountain, Hogg Auditorium, The Tower, and DKR stadium, among other places.

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8/25/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A man tells his friend Lewis that Lewis' choice of which smokeless tobacco to get is fine with him.

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8/24/15

Category: Sports

Clue

There was not one horse in the race who looked like this:

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8/21/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

I see that the fact that my crude, ill refined adversary is working his muscles to gain strength is an indication that we may be heading for battle.

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8/20/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Roy souped up the dragsters belonging to the second ranking elected official in town.

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8/19/15

Category: World Geo

Clue

Hanna, a violent Muslim fundamentalist who had just graduated from college concealed her observance of the traditional dress of Muslim women, which calls for for the covering of the entire body except the face, hands, and feet.

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8/18/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A West Pointer not on the Academy's newspaper staff tells the editor, #1 in his class, that he had left a requested column in the mail drop.

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8/17/15

Category: World Geo/Languages

Clue

As the DAX begins to plunge, this paniced order comes from a German/American broker.

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8/14/15

Category: Arts/Entertainment

Clue

As a start to his idea of creating an opera based on his Latin-dance-pop tunes, the composer hands a Coke to each of the women who have come to audition for the lead, and then proposes a toast to this wild, insane idea.

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8/13/15

Category: Business

Clue

A slogan for a prominent mattress manufacturer.

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8/12/15

Category: Entertainment/History/Biology

Clue

Mr. Asti leaves a note to rocker Brian who as a child went shopping with him expecting to see an exhibit of these: explaining, a la Ogden Nash, that it was, instead a convention of these:

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8/11/15

Category: Entertainment

After having been wowed in the past, I now consider the Sea World killer whale show to be rather boring and middle level entertaining.

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8/10/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Edward is told that the soldier told a whopper of a lie.

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8/07/15

Category: History

Clue

A man in 1938 shows surprise and horror to Mr. Reid when he discovers that Pat serves with The German Secret Police.

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8/06/15

Category: Arts/World Geo

Clue

Chinese young man Dana is extremely handsome, in a classic mythology sense.

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8/05/15

Category: Arts/World Geo/Languages

Spanish man to his uncles commenting of the unwholesome, poisonous appearance of the situation as noticed by the Buddhist monk.

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8/04/15

Category: Arts/Entertainment

Instructions from father to his son's tennis coach about shoring up the kid's poor efforts at getting the ball over the head of an opponent who is crowding the net.

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8/03/15

Category: Arts/Entertainment

In a little know passage from The Lord of the Rings, Kili tells Von not to defame his best bud.

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7/31/15

Category: Business

A patron who has already paid his bar bill and started to leave several times before deciding to stay, tells the bartender Alvin to start him one more, the final one he promises, and make it a Blue, from Canada's biggest brewer, a unit of Anheuser-Busch now.

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7/30/15

Category: Food

When the young couple was being visited by both sets of parents, the two dads, up first, began to make the ground hominy breakfast as soon as they could.

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7/29/15

Category: World Geo

To his friend, a man angrily laments the actions of a Los Angeles policeman and then the department in general over a random illegal arrest.

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7/28/15

Category: Sports

As there was little parking for spectators at the marina for those who came to see the regatta involving single masted ships the sailing club club organized, they suggested this:

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7/27/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Hunt organizer gives orders to his men to entrap the gorillas who were the ones acting as heads of the hedonistic, uncivilized, polytheistic religion they had developed.

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7/24/15

Category: Entertainment

After Leroy had won a major award on Broadway for his performance in a new play, he is advised not to rest on his laurels.

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7/23/15

Category: Miscellaneous

When Delia asked a woman if her husband had finished the book she loaned him the woman replies in the negative, indicating that the book was just too long and too heavy.

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7/22/15

Category: History

British princess is told how Bret cried when he saw how little his tin/lead alloy Paul Revere creation would bring at auction.

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7/21/15

Category: History

1963 draftee writes home from war, relating how savage it all is and how he is now against it.

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7/20/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Jed, who wears 4 stars on his shoulder and who defected and is hiding out in Los Angele, outlaws amorous hanky-panky among his men.

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7/17/15

Category: Food

Holy cow, Abraham, the festive Christmas drink made with liquor, dairy and beaten eggs is no good! What was the sell by date?

----, ---, ---'- ---- ---! ---?

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7/16/15

Category: World Geo

Calm and unruffled Ron climbed a high mountain in Scandinavia.

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7/15/15

Category: World Geo

What's that? It is very bad form to drink a sweet red wine form the Iberian peninsula with your Mexican food. In fact it is a disaster!

--? ----'- - ---- -- --. -----------!

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7/14/15

Category: Miscellaneous

A mediocre high school student asks his teacher if he has a chance to pass.

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7/13/15

Category: History/Arts

A report on Russian premier Yeltsin's answer to "what is your favorite Asimov Science Fiction series."

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7/10/15

Category: History/Pseudoscience

Warning upon logging on towww.equalrightsamendment.org that brutish, "abominable," males should not enter.

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7/9/15

Category: Entertainment/Business

In a scene reminiscent of the movie "Her," a man defends himself against his wife's charge that his affections are now reserved for the voice on his iPhone.

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7/8/15

Category: Business

As a boy hands his father, a Pepsi distributor, a bottle of Coca-Cola, he says this:

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7/7/15

Category: Geography

Internal Post Office memo transferring Mr. Ott from St. Paul to Santa Fe.

-- --- -- --.

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7/6/15

Category: Arts

A play director at a rehearsal asks author Albee whether Ana's line, a slang for "honey" or "baby" and barely audible to him, was intended not to be heard by other characters onstage, or only by the audience.

--, -- ---'- "-----" -- -----?

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7/3/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Entry in the student handbook of a notorious party school frat regarding their version of the school's maxim or guiding principle.

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7/2/15

Category: World Geo/Technology/Science

A man explains to a new acquaintance whom he figures is a Middle Easterner. either Jewish or Arab, that after trying out his new iPhone's video editing software, the bottom line is that it makes him sick to his stomach, and that in fact it is an order of magnitude worse than he was expecting.

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7/01/15

Category: Business

A penetrating balm made by a famous seed company.

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6/30/15

Category: Sports

Response to Ara, who had just picked up a crown of flowers and wondered what it was and to whom it belonged, the answer being to the Ladies Singles winner in the 2005 World Figure Skating Championships, held in her own country.

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Click here for June 30's solution

6/29/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Mother has a temporary job filling in at the bustling office near the mine analyzing ore to determine the quantity of gold in it, just like I do.

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6/26/15

Category: Arts

Lilliputians' view of their "guest."

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6/25/15

Category: World Languages

This garment belongs to an Italian woman.

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6/24/15

Category: Business

A board member of a prominent cosmetics firm ribs CEO Lewis, who had just purchased yet another airplane for the company, about the company's having seemingly turned into an airline itself.

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Click here for June 24's solution

6/23/15

Category: World Geo

This man, penniless and carless, as he has just been swindled out of everything, is going to march all the way to Houston or Dallas to try to make his fortune.

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6/22/15

Category: Sports/Business

A grown up Sweathog is irate with his teenage son Ira, as he comes home to find that Ira has had a wild party, and he yells at him regarding the evidence, a brassiere wedged between the pages of the family bible, a relatively new modern translation.

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"--- ---, --- -- -- ---."

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6/19/15

Category: World geo

I tell West Indian Von to cut out the black magic bullshit.

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6/18/15

Category: Sports/Business

When Darryl Strawberry asks a friend where he got his duds, the friend says that he got them from the legendary NY area company whose slogan was "An Educated Consumer is our Best Customer."

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6/17/15

Category: Miscellaeneous

Making what some consider to be wordplay groaners, I get the B&B to agree to the contract.

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6/16/15

Category: World Languages/World Geo

A couple of Brazilian juvenile delinquents trashed a French woman's private sitting room by tossing rotten eggs into it.

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6/15/15

Category: World Languages

A student in divinity school haughtily laughs off the suggestion that Ana, a fellow student from Iran. should be listened to as if she was the second coming or something.

--! -- ---------- ---, -----, -------?

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6/12/15

Category: World Languages

Mexican man's Q&A:
Q. Would Reginald be a haughty, persistent faultfinder, or an out of control screamer?
A. Both.

-- --- -------- --- -- -----? --.

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6/11/15

Category: World Geo/Sports

Statement by the Mexican food association of Beantown when it hears that Japan's all time home run hitter, a connoisseur of same known to cry when the food is substandard, will visit, and predicting that he will not be disappointed.

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6/10/15

Category: Journalism

Clue

When a New York Times employee accidentally burst into a conference room and asked, " Is this the budget meeting?" he is told this by an attorney there to take a statement relating to a libel suit over an opinion column on the next to last page of Section A.

--, -- -- --~-- ----------.

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6/09/15

Category: Entertainment/World Languages

Clue

(Category = Entertainment/World Languages) I tell Von, a 4th generation man named originally after his great grandfather, that I noted that it was only an "Onion" joke that the motto of the party school college he was going to translated as "There is Truth in Wine."

------, --- --, ---, - ---, "---- -------."

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6/08/15

Category: Miscellaneous WORD UNIT TODAY

So, on our cross country team's recent runs, the coach hasn't recorded many getting as far as that contraption on the farm from which they draw water.

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6/05/15

Category: Business/Technology

Comment from a father to his boys who had indicated that they wanted to take the bus to ride downtown. He tells them not to, that they should call a ride sharing service.

-- ---: --, ----.----.

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6/04/15

Category: Technology/Entertainment

On his home computer network "Hawkeye Pierce" had a device which alerted him if anyone tried to hack in.

--. ---- ---- --- --- -----.

Click here for June 4's solution

6/03/15

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Melancholy Saigon admirer of Kim Kardashian.

---'- --- --- ---.

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6/02/15

Category: World Geo

Eagle's nest near Galway.

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6/01/15

Category: World Languages History

( Send a) plumber to fix the bathroom in the RAF base's jeep storage and repair area, and not just some amateur.

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5/29/15

Category: World Geo/History

Neighbor to Food Network star "The Barefoot Contessa" yells to her husband Von to telephone the neighbor to borrow some sweetening extract common in dessert baking when she discovers that she is out.

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Click here for May 29's solution

5/28/15

Category: World Geo/History

A characterization of the tenure of the current (2015) Chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Bank; It isn't the case that everything he touches turns to gold.

-- ----- -- - -----.

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5/27/15

Category: World Geo/History

Response from a European union official, panning the idea of opening a prison on a small island between Tuscany and Corsica, as it raises all sorts of questions, concerns, and comparisons to Napoleon's exile of 1814, famous in Palindrome circles.

----? --. --'- -- ------------.

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5/26/15

Category: Entertainment

Rosemary is encouraged to energize Dr. Evil's protege.

--, ---- ----~-- -----.

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5/25/15

Category: World Geo

A West Pointer who runs a heating and cooling business on the side is told that the former wife of a VIP at the Los Angeles International Airport had high praise for the cooling system he installed at the airport.

-----, --- ---- -- ------- --.

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5/22/15

Category: Business

An illegal retirement account involving investment in these.

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5/21/15

Category: World Geo

In an ugly, uncouth, yet clear and easily understood manner Ira trashed and made fun of an ancient Sumerian city near the Euphrates.

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5/20/15

Category: World Geo

Jamaican says no to seconds at a dinner party.He is adamant about it.

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5/19/15

Category: World Geo

/> College newspaper editor at The Daily Texan tells reporter Dee, that he is desperate for reports on the flying saucers that supposedly just landed on campus.

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5/18/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, a Castilian nobleman and military leader in medieval Hispanic kingdoms, when he went way overboard in dressing up, complete with dreadlocks, to look Orthodox Jewish for the costume party, is absolutely hilarious.

--- ------- --- -- - ----.

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5/15/15

Category: Miscellaneous

The Queen, mocking Ron's Southern accent, contradicts his story of having seen a member of the Royal Family spill his drink while sipping too fast: Never happened!

-- ----- ---- "----" --- ---- --------, ---.

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5/14/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Request to a Congresswoman to hear her speech to her colleagues strongly suggesting that at their upcoming evening meal together they all dress like this:

----, ---, ---- -- ---- ----------.

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5/13/15

Category: Miscellaneous

The presence at his side of Rosemary, a rather loose-looking woman, tarnished the reputation of a man whose profession was making drawings of art work made of a green ornamental stone.

--, ----, ------- - ---- -----------.

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5/12/15

Category: Miscellaneous

A man visiting his mother-in-law Evelyn responds to her lament that she had not been able to find any of his beloved Angel Soft toilet tissue, telling her that it's OK, he can make do.

-- --, - -- -------- --.

Click here for May 12's solution

5/11/15

Category: World Geo

What one must do to be allowed to climb in the mountains of France/Switzerland.

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Click here for May 11's solution

5/08/15

Category: Sports/World Geo

A bill collector tells how he specializes in trying to collect from West Point cadets who like to spend all their time in the gym working out in the nude.

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5/07/15

Category: Sports/World Geo

Despite Eli and Peyton taking a publicity tour to Saigon neither of their likenesses appears on any promotional billboard.

------- -- -- -- ---- -- ---.

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5/06/15

Category: Business

Olivia is told that this disgusting fellow did not steal the steak sauce.

---- ---- ------- --- --- ----- -~---, ---.

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5/05/15

Category: World Geo,Technology

Nathaniel puts a bad review of the food in restaurants in this South Carolina city on Yelp.

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5/04/15

Category: Geography/Sports

At the Ivy Leagues fencing championships, the manager for the team from Philadelphia wonders out loud if anyone has seen their swords.

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5/01/15

Category: History/Sports

Egyptian boy-king commented to his Spanish aide as the main pack in the bicycle race goes past, pointing out that one of the riders has leprosy.

"---- -----, ----," --- ---- -- -------.

Click here for May 30's solution


4/30/15

Category: Miscellaneous

An auburn haired fellow poked fun at a girl who wanted to grab her binoculars and search for the blue-throated hummingbird rather than attend her coming out party.

--- ------ - --- ------.

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4/30/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Excuse me. Is it your claim that Derek, drunk on his butt, is swindling me? What a laugh.

----. --------- ----- ---- --? --.

Click here for April 30's solution

4/28/15

Category: World Languages/World Geo

Pleas of a Barcelona beggar woman who was named after the town in Oklahoma in which she was born.

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Click here for April 28's solution

4/27/15

Category: History & Government/World geo

Clinton Attorney general saw the Islamic chieftain with the forbidding, morbid look, was not long for this world.

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Click here for April 27's solution

4/24/15

Category: Business

Former wife of Donald Trump compliments a boyfriend's rental car and he replies like this when asked about where it was from, indicating a company that historically "tried harder."

-- ---- -- --, -----.

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4/23/15

Category: Sports/World Geo

A mother corrects her son who had speculated on her husband Ara's gambling problem, telling him that his father was under the spell of betting the horses and enjoying the springs at a famed racetrack north of Albany, NY.

--, -------- --- ---, ---.

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4/22/15

Category: Sports

Lon is corrected on the location of the famed 24 hour Formula One race.

----, ------- ---'-- - ----.

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4/21/15

Category: Miscellaneous

New bouncer at the club affirms to his boss Mr. Eton that he will check i.d.s for those too young to get in.

----, ------- ---'-- - ----.

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4/20/15

Category: Science/Medicine

A man asks Emily to massage him since he has an inflammation in his joints.

--, -------- -- --. --- --.

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4/17/15

Category: Language Origins.

A woman is encouraged to get to the ROOT of the problem by being bold and casting her ballot for drastic political, economic, and social reform.

----, ---- -- ---- -------.

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4/16/15

Category: Miscellaneous

You say Ana is hot, hot, hot? She is the bottom of the barrel! I'm disgusted!

------ ---? -----! ---!

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4/15/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Bo is told that Bret has again given West Pointer Bob, who had gone AWOL a pill to calm him down.

--, ---- --~------- - -----, - --------, ---.

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4/14/15

Category: Entertainment

Line of dialogue wherein the handyman of Mr. Douglas on "Green Acres" after he has gone to college notices that, regarding the professors, Abe is the very best.

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4/13/15

Category: Food

Declination to hostess Dee for a serving of her pastry concoction filled with Idahos: I'm too full!

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4/10/15

Category: Science/World Geo/Sports

Eleanor, who runs a brothel, is told that the Oriental girl friend of golfer "Champagne Tony" works as a rep for a company selling artificial intelligence software.

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4/09/15

Category: Business

I tell Maureen that the options I bought hoping that the price of iron ore would fall completely mystify my mother.

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4/08/15

Category: Science/World Geo

An English lord who shares a passion for human origins with his manservant is told by the latter that the famous species consisting of fossilss discovered in a German valley in the 19th century was a genetic dead end.

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4/07/15

Category: Entertainment

Holding area for the criminally insane indicated here in the foreground.

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4/06/15

Category: Entertainment

A man comments to his friend Lewis about his new girlfriend who performs in a dancing cage on "Hullbaloo."

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4/03/15

Category: Arts/History

Text from a guy who had been invited to a 1920's Fitzgerald novel themed party and wanted to know if it was appropriate to bring a date.

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4/02/15

Category: Miscellaneous

In a line of dialogue from a novel, a forever complaining NASA flier who once walked on the moon yelled at Alvin, a little boy, that the cook Amy often fixed huge salads made from leftovers.

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4/01/15

Category: Miscellaneous

I am walking through the woods on a path that I am not overly acquainted with.

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3/31/15

Category: World Geo

Italian businessman on a trip to Beijing exults at his company's Chinese spokesman when he sees he can buy a classic pizza topping at the market.

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3/30/15

Category: Miscellaneous

We are not going to allow Dad to sit with us in church.

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3/27/15

Category: Miscellaneous

A man is told that the bottom line reason is that moral wrong done by the alien on a regular basis was of a most evil kind.

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3/26/15

Category: Entertainment

When Buford gets ready for the ballet by donning his jeans, boots, and cowboy hat, he gets this scolding from his wife.

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3/25/15

Category: Technology/Business

The owner of a delicatessen which has just been written up by the health department after it found all sorts of rats, mice, roaches, etc, running rampant, relates how he is now a pariah.

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3/24/15

Category: Technology/Business

In a line of dialogue from a novel, Emily is flabbergasted when she inquires of Arthur whether their decision making plans for advertising and marketing going forward consist solely of using an outdated, unoriginal desktop computer.

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3/23/15

Category: Sports/Entertainment/Business

Lois' comics husband leaves a note for 60s Cincinnati star outfielder Pinson, saying that he once owned a Chevy sports car.

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3/20/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Positive response to Lewis from a friend who was asking for confirmation that their friend Greg would show up with a date, with such a confidence that the speaker is willing to bet on it.

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"---- ----," ---.

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3/19/15

Category: Business

Man admits to Ann that, yes, he is condescendingly superior acting, not caring for these, offered by a chain popular in malls and airports.

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3/18/15

Category: History

A group of individuals are encouraged by name not to associate themselves with the business or process of procuring, transporting, and selling black Africans to the New World prior to the mid-19th century.

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-- ----- -----!

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3/17/15

Category: Arts

In what seems like a perfect match of skills to job description, an author of erotica arranges the school library's books on human sexuality in sequential order.

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3/16/15

Category: Entertainment

"Beats" Dr. tossed eggs at a bunch of cattle in the past.

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3/14/15, 9:26:53

Category: Math/Science/World Geo/Sports

Dallas Cowboy wide receiver is told that Diana, directly descended from old Yucatan ancestors, gave no thought whatsoever to and thus was not at all astounded at the significance of today.

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3/13/15

Category: Food/World Geo

Buddhist chants emanating from someone meditating while eating these:

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3/12/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Rae saw to it that 9 guys got off their duffs and started working.

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3/11/15

Category: Sports/Food

Alvin, a colonel, is facing his last day in the service. He is looking forward to his breakfast, a Southern favorite, coarsely ground hominy cooked in a pot. He finds the breakfast crew where they ALWAYS are with any free time whatsoever, shooting baskets in the rec center. This is the order he gives them, to get on cooking what will be his last meal before his mid morning departure.

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3/10/15

Category: World History

A negative view on the Truman,/Churchill/Stalin 1945 summit, as an absolutely crazy idea.

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3/09/15

Category: World Geo/Languages

In a final comment at the end of a bad review, the critic wagers that the small European restaurant will undergo civil suits for its shortcomings.

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3/06/15

Category: World Geo/History

Man stammers as he admits to his wife a liaison with a prostitute whose territory is the environs of a famed Paris prison.

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-------- -----.

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3/05/15

Category: World Geo/Business

? Kenyan economist who feels that all interest rates should be linked to the London InterBank Offered Rate?

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3/04/15

Category: World Geo

Movie recommendation to Edward about a documentary about tyrannical rulers populating the islands in the sea between Greece and Turkey during the Hellenic period.

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3/03/15

Category: Business/USA Geo

Text to a child who lives on the Beach side of I-95 in Boca Raton, Florida and who had asked where they were going for lunch, the answer being for Mexican fast food.

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3/02/15

Category: Entertainment/Science/World Geo

Listen, about that food you were going to prepare for us when you took a break from writing "Paradise Lost," please, none of that cheese known for its stinky aroma which has been compared to foot odor.

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2/27/15

Category: Entertainment/Science/World Geo

The primitive subconscious instincts of a 60s folk singer ( "Lemon Tree") lie in his having spent so much time on the new York subway.

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2/26/15

Category: Food/World Geo

Waitress tries to remember who had ordered this brunch item, with a USA place name, that she brought to the table:eggs beaten until frothy, combined with onions, ham, mushrooms, cheese, and bell peppers and cooked until set.

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2/25/15

Category: Miscellaneous

First part of the autobiography of an extreme narcissist.

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2/24/15

Category: World Geo/Science

Short notes sent out reminding attendees of a genetics conference in The Eternal City to be hosted by a Dallas, Texas university.

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2/23/15

Category: World Geo.

A hot, dry, dust laden wind blowing across the Mediterranean from northern Africa from the southeast is coming up.

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2/20/15

Category: Sports

Get in there and get position near the basket on that spineless, sad sack, University of Texas excuse for a center!

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2/19/15

Category: Business

A good idea to facilitate dog's entry up into an overhead cable car, made by a company whose name is the same as the nature of the idea.

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2/18/15

Category: Sports/Food/World Geo

A guest indicates to his host, a diminutive Dallas Cowboy quarterback form the early days that he is not interested, either, in dressing his pasta with a sauce made straight from a jar from the supermarket, even with the addition of Caspian Sea white sturgeon caviar.

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2/17/15

Category: World Geo

Legendary half female/half bird which hoots and haunts the jungles in Southeast Asia.

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2/16/15

Category: Arts/Sports

What's on the agenda for the book club these guys are in? A Greek classic.

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2/13/15

Category: Business/History

Lester would not allow Ira, the angry fellow Ana encountered, to go with him in his car, the "lemonest" of all Fords ever made, perhaps.

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2/12/15

Category: Miscellaneous

The mess is all the responsibility of this girl with a star-like name.

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2/11/15

Category: Arts

One who is sorry that he has to put up with the spiel of man who tries to impress everyone with his knowledge of the works upcoming at La Scala does this:

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2/10/15

Category: World Geo

When the Cubs Scouts in a program to prepare them to be Boy Scouts, located in the Hamptons, ate this European flatfish, it confused them very much.

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2/09/15

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

A French guy opined, " A West Pointer is going to be the first warm up act before the main entertainment begins."

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2/06/15

Category: History

How things might have been reported in an almanac of Civil War veterans if the Confederates' most famous general had been just an ordinary soldier, on perpetual KP.

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2/05/15

Category: World Languages

A bobby asks partner if he should apprehend those delinquents who busted up the public bathroom.

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2/04/15

Category: Entertainment/Technology

Star of M*A*S*H had a warning device built into his home computer network.

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2/03/15

Category: Arts/World Geo

What's next to Salvador? A large brass instrument belonging to a young girl from Edinburgh.

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2/02/15

Category: History/World Geo

This German fellow doesn't really care for his driver's license photo in his new home on the largest of the Greek islands, once the home of the Minoan Civilization.

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1/30/15

Category: Entertainment

Delta House lothario who drove a red Corvette is offered an after dinner drink by a frat brother.

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1/29/15

Category: Entertainment

Words of contestant down to his last few chips at the WSOP, who puts them all on the line with a pocket pair of aces only to be called and see his opponent flop a flush, which makes him sick to his stomach.

-'- --- --. --- -- -.

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1/28/15

Category: History/Entertainment

Lecherous pope grabbed himself a sexy Golden Girl actress, Dad.

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1/27/15

Category: Sports

When on the eve of the 1964 Open Championship Florence snuggled up to the eventual winner and whispered sweet nothings into his ear, convincing him to stay in bed with her rather than go out and practice, you might say:

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1/26/15

Category: USA Geo/History

The paintings produced by my sister when she was incarcerated in San Francisco Bay are first rate.

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1/23/15

Category: World Geo

Lament of department store owner on Broadway just north of Canal in New York City as he contemplates the mediocre chant of his seasonal Santa and cries out for help.

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1/22/15

Category: World Geo

Physician known locally, perhaps, by William Shakespeare, and whose practice was limited to area prostitutes and other promiscuous women.

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1/21/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Kinky sex parlor run by a woman in the manner of the Marquis.

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1/20/15

Category: Miscellaneous

Laci is encouraged to go ahead and risk angering the paranormal journal with her views.

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1/19/15

Category: US Geo

Pretty bad they were, that Salt Lake City Boy Scout group.

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1/16/15

Category: Science/US Geo

Annual contest involving this is in a California town.

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1/15/15

Category: Arts

From colleague to poet Eliot who had gone to get his hair cut and decided to fancy it up with the works, that perhaps it was not a good idea and should not be done again.

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1/14/15

Category: Sports/World Geo

Being able to get around the Poughkeepsie, NY college golf course in the suggested 72 strokes was, earthy Ava noted, another piece of bullshit propaganda by the college.

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1/13/15

Category: History/World Geo

Mrs. Peron noted that this visitor Leroy was kin of hers, from Ireland.

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1/12/15

Category: Entertainment/Sports

Friend's response to Edward, brother of actor Matt, who had invited a group over to play video games, and yet who was without one of the most popular NFL games.

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1/09/15

Category: Entertainment

When not playing Tarzan, this actor had a job assigning relative quality to various pairs of socks having a diamond-shaped pattern in two or more colors.

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1/08/15

Category: Sports

Suggestion to terrible golfer Patrick that he knock it off, tone it down somewhat, the yelling on practically every shot, as if he is hitting into the group ahead.

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1/07/15

Category: Entertainment/Science

I understand that Fantine's daughter's friend Rae kept her( the daughter's) obsessions a secret.

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1/06/15

Category: History

A friend queries/cautions his friend Rex about his intention to make love with Valerie, pointing out that she is a servant girl of the Persian king who would win a great victory at Thermopylae.

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1/05/15

Category: History/World Geo

I tell Lester that I noticed that Samantha, a really smokin' babe, was considered insane to the leadership of the fundamentalists trying to establish an Islamic state in Palestine.

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1/02/15

Category: Entertainment

Rocker Brian, hosting a West Pointer as his guest of honor, was embarrassed to have to go back to the fridge to get his guest another beer because the first one was too warm.

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1/01/15

Category: Entertainment

Words of the surprising discovery that a woman named after a famed Sid Caesar partner was voted out of a Fox singing show about halfway through.

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12/31/14

Category: History/US Geo

Tom is told not to use a traditional yell while jumping off a cliff in Portland because the state considers it an affront to Native Americans.

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12/30/14

Category: History/Business

There's a member of the German Secret Police who's arrived on the doorstep of a Japanese multinational video game manufacturer?

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12/29/14

Category: History & Government

A Social Security rep, speaking gently and sweetly to Emily, tells her that her grandmother's LSD needs are not covered under Part D.

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12/26/14

Category: History & Government

This member of the House of Representatives certainly has an appropriate name as he has a reputation for liking to get off by sexually fondling his female employees.

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12/25/14

Category: Food/World Geo

Not one of these wines as they currently are,featuring premium red grapes from Bordeaux, can get the top ranking ( it has to do with thinking that flavoring with pork was a good idea.)

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12/24/14

Category: Entertainment

Darrin tells his bewitching wife that plans for tonight and tomorrow are now off.

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12/23/14

Category: Business/Technology

Response from father to his boys who have indicated that they plan to take public transportation down town, suggesting instead that they use their smart phone to us the new ride sharing service.

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12/22/14

Category: Business/Science

Historic 103 year old Dallas car dealership's new venture, selling sheep.

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12/19/14

Category: Business/History

A friend tells Dominick in 1908 that he has just gone down to the courthouse to register his ownership rights to a new Tin Lizzy.

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12/18/14

Category: World Geography

A man curses at his wife Ima and is incredulous at her having gone to a tanning salon in Viet Nam, and lets her know that he was angry about it.

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12/17/14

Category: WorldGeography

Sidney is told that when it comes to hiring decisions, the Norwegian king's bottom line on many occasions is that he wants brave men and women.

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12/16/14

Category: Arts/Geography

Tolkien character who made a career for himself as a lounge singer in "The Biggest Little City in the World."

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12/15/14

Category: Arts/Geography

Fanciful headline in Hartford newspaper regarding the outside political money which led the legislature to defund aid to a movement to build a a string of monuments similar to the one which defines the skyline of St. Louis.

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12/12/14

Category: World Geo

Two cats are in conversation, cat A whose original stock is from the island shown here (See circle) having asked cat B, from Saigon, what breed he is and where he hails from. Cat B, an alley cat of no particular breed responds:

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12/11/14

Category: Entertainment/Science

[Taking a break from his normal role of being a notorious criminal] James Bond's nemesis, having befriended a West Pointer who needed a large intestine transplant, found him one.

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12/10/14

Category: Entertainment/Business

In a line of dialogue from a play about the making of a made for cable movie about the inventor of the car Doc Brown used in "Back to the Future," Producer Eva urges director Daly of "Cagney and Lacy" fame not to cast talk show host Letterman.

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---- ---- -- ----.

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12/09/14

Category: Miscellaneous

A waitress yells at Emily, Alec and Nathaniel that, unless they correct it right away, the gratuity they have left her is totally inadequate.

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-- - --------! ----!

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12/08/14

Category: Sports

Haughty response from 5 time grand slam event winner Martina a she refuses to give an autograph.

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12/05/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Regarding Nina, she is a bland, uninteresting, undistinguished naive, obnoxious fool of a woman.

-- ------- --- -- ----.

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12/04/14

Category: Science/Medicine

A woman exclaims to her sister about her husband Cyrus' mental disorder characterized by symptoms, such as delusions or hallucinations, that indicate impaired contact with reality.

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12/03/14

Category: World Languages

A Japaneses woman on a business trip with he American husband Michael, exclaims as she unpacks that she has forgotten to bring along any of her dressing gowns bought especially for the trip.

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12/02/14

Category: Miscellaneous

When a friend suggests that they visit a clothing optional beach, his buddy waffles.

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12/01/14

Category: World Languages/Science

When Wendy's introduced a product on a bun in Mexico City whose protein was the larva of a scarab beetle. one customer said this, indicating it was delicious. Very.

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11/28/14

Category: Business

[ As it is not very flattering?] Eleanor leaves a note for her best friend Alexandra asking her to get rid of her new swimsuit.

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Click here for November 28's solution

11/27/14

Category: Medicine

I request a massage from Emily since I have a common inflammation in my shoulder sand knees.

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Click here for November 27's solution

11/26/14

Category: WoRld Geo

for me, the Hawaiian dish made of the root of the taro, baked, pounded, moistened, and fermented, and served in a restaurant about 70 miles SW of Austin Texas, rather then grandma's.

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11/25/14

Category: WoRld Geo

English language racist rallying cry at a prominent Paris university fraternity, urging that no blacks be admitted.[ NOT ENDORSED BY THE PALINDROMIST. THE LETTERS MADE ME DO IT.]

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11/24/14

Category: Arts/Entertainment

Poet Eliot is told that in movies set in the desert of North Africa, this actress is incomparably good.

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11/21/14

Category: World Languages/Business

A Brit asks this man to sketch a bathroom at a big tech company.

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11/20/14

Category: World Geo/Languages

I see these while shopping in a city in Germany where I certainly should be able to find a place to eat.

---- -- ----- - ----.

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11/19/14

Category: Science

Edward, a Ph.D in cryptanalysis.

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11/18/14

Category: World Geo/History/Sports

Bay area University which rents out some if its fields for this NCAA sport derived from Native Americans.

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11/17/14

Category: World Geo/History/Food

Israeli soldiers say to the famed general and prime minister to be Dayan, "what's that, we're eating pie made from college student staple noodles imported from a factory on a famous Rio beach?"

--, ---- ------- -----, - ---, -----?

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11/14/14

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

A cheater at poker who lives in Sicily in the shadow of the volcano prevents Ed from getting into the pot.

----'- ---- ------ ----- ------'- ----.

Click here for November 14's solution

11/13/14

Category: Sports/Arts

Golfer "Champagne Tony" is introduced to LA philharmonic director Gustavo.

----, -------.

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11/12/14

Category: Business

Exultant Orlando headline circa 1996 when all star Anfernee ( "Penny") was signed to a lucrative contract.

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11/11/14

Category: Business

An exec at a sports apparel company tells colleague Ida that it is a shame that not one of their shoe brands was in first place in the latest rankings.

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11/10/14

Category: Entertainment

Bill to Ted: Man, no firecracker failed to go off.

----, --- --- ---.

Click here for November 10's solution

11/07/14

Category: Entertainment/Business

Secret device used by a sandwich shop to detect whether their employees illegally break out into this during slow periods.

-------- ------ ---.

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11/06/14

Category: Miscellaneous

It seems that a US army major is in charge of getting freshly cut trees down the river with his crew of civilian men and women. Occasionally, of course sometimes it is slow going because they become cramped, barely moving in tight spots. He cautions his workers not to use this period of relative inactivity to engage in any personal hanky-panky.

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11/05/14

Category: Sports

Title of an article surveying the level of medical treatment available to patrons who need it at football arenas.

--- -- ------.

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11/04/14

Category: Science

In a line of dialogue from a play, the auburn haired character tells Edward that he did not get too excited or awed by the tyrannosaurus display.

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----- -- ------.

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11/03/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Comment from an invited party guest who discovers to his consternation and amazement that he is to provide his own liquor.

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10/31/14

Category: Miscellaneous

A recently built delicatessen whose name reflects its menu featuring these, viciously attacked in reviews, failed.

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10/30/14

Category: Media/Government

Letter from a viewer to Eleanor, a producer working for Network head Roger Ailes asking her to tone things down as the rhetoric in their network's offensive, objectionable coverage of Environmental Protection Agency issues had reached a peak.

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-- --- ---------, --.

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10/29/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Boy leaves unsigned note to his pal who had earlier queried "what are you having?" when he had been invited over for lunch by his mother, the upshot being, well, not "King" or "Whata" of "Wendy's" but, you know.

-- ---- -- ---: -- -- - ---------.

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10/28/14

Category: Miscellaneous

A recently built delicatessen whose name reflects its menu featuring these, viciously attacked in reviews, failed.

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Click here for October 28's solution

10/27/14

Category: World Geo/Business

An Irishman hanging out with an American friend at a pub near the Book of Kells exhibit is asked by the bartender if his pal really wants that pathetic Annheiser Busch product that he ordered?

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Click here for October 27's solution

10/24/14

Category: Miscellaneous

So, it's Lewis smelling of cheap,illegal, unprincipled sex.

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10/23/14

Category: US Geography

A student comments to his mother in an unsigned note that he made it to his final year at his Massachusetts university, with sort of a dig, indicating his having "shown her" as she had doubted whether he would ever make it this far.

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10/22/14

Category: Business/Sports/Languages/Arts

Comment by a French friend of a Washington QB and Heisman Trophy winner who had been invited to join said player while he filmed an early morning commercial at NBC, and who did not believe that the parent company could serve such pathetic cereal, as it seemed to come straight out of Oliver Twist.

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10/21/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Having peeked and seen an ugly,tasteless, offensive, disgusting tattoo that "Kris Kringle" had exposed as he placed presents around the tree the previous year, Eleanor leaves a note for him this year asking him to cut back on same.

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10/20/14

Category: Entertainment

Absentminded " GI Jane" is prompted by her bridge partner to toss in her hand, as opponent Alvin has shown his cards and correctly demonstrated that he has all the rest of the tricks.

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10/17/14

Category: Science

Mathematician Rota, having proved that a certain problem's answer could be represented as a fraction, x/y, paid his graduate assistant Alvin to calculate the value of x.

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10/16/14

Category: World Geo/Food

Here's a useful hint for the barbecue: a part of a hog's rear quarter bought in a Nebraska town well know for meat products, simmering slowly on a rotating rod.

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10/15/14

Category: Science

Question to a massively muscled bodybuilder as to whether he comes by it naturally or with the use of lots of questionable supplements.

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10/14/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Ana, a flight attendant for an airline serving Norway, Sweden and Denmark, is a hired killer.

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10/13/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Overhead cable car bringing famous political prisoners over to be burned at the stake.

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10/10/14

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Mr. Sims, a Texan of Mexican origin or descent, is told that is it not true that English rock singer John performed as Jean Val Jean on a production mounted in a 747.

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10/09/14

Category: Business

Considering that he became the "big dog" in retailing, this sentence perfectly describes an appropriate canine for this founder of a retailing giant to have.

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10/08/14

Category: Arts

Narnia author who has become infatuated with young Rosemary. leaves her this note when he learns that she wants nothing to do with him.

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10/07/14

Category: Miscellaneous

This, involving a fallen tree trunk. meanness.

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10/06/14

Category: Sports/Science

Yolanda, wife of Muhammad, tells him he has only two choices, as he is sick: (1) a dose of a classic omega 3 fatty acid concoction derived from fish, or (2) that doctor whose temperament is marked by anger, irritability, and downright meanness.

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10/03/14

Category: Sports

Comment from UCLA basketball opponent in the 1966-67 season about he and teammate Rodney intended to stop the new Bruin center: grab and hold with a vengeance.

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10/02/14

Category: World Geo/Languages

Bullfighter Rodney,a little lackluster and spiritless, lacking that killer instinct.

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10/01/14

Category: Miscellaneous

A SWAT team cop's response to Ira about why he like his new assignment instead of a more routine desk job: less uniform keep up.

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09/30/14

Category: History/Food

I tell Mrs. Peron that I am in possession of her husband's Mars candy.

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09/29/14

Category: History/Food

Don writes a note to a former mayor of San Francisco, telling him not to work so hard at getting the very last bit of picante sauce out of the jar.

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09/26/14

Category: Entertainment/Geo/Language

A Southern belle, in classic "shut yo' mouth" fashion reacts in surprise to a man who claims that Timothy is mad at Steven Tyler's band.

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09/25/14

Category: Entertainment

What one gang member said to their leader as fellow member Monsieur Reid fled in fear during the attack on the Rue Plumet.

09/25/14

Category: Entertainment

What one gang member said to their leader as fellow member Monsieur Reid fled in fear during the attack on the Rue Plumet.

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09/24/14

Category: Arts

A publishing executive responsible for a book in the style of Theodore Geisel tells that a new version of the book just released is better in this regard than the previous version was.

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09/23/14

Category: Entertainment/Business

These, belonging to the director of "Raging Bull."

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09/22/14

Category: US History

As William Dawes's riding companion finishes reciting the emotion filled lyric poem he has written and asked his gathered friends what they though about it, this is what they say, in almost a pun, indicating that they are absolutely awed by it.

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09/19/14

Category: Science

It is not our practice to add food coloring to this particular type of melon.

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09/18/14

Category: Science

Item found at a flea market: a device for producing a beam of high energy photons.

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09/17/14

Category: World Languages

St. Louis Cardinal manager Schoendienst circa 65-75 is told that a rookie, named after a Norse explorer, even at this early stage with no real coaching, is quite good with the glove.

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09/16/14

Category: World Languages

A woman's response to Nathaniel, who had commented to her how lucky she was to be living "the sweet life," wherein, she demurs, saying, in effect, how could that be when she is married to blockhead Alvin.

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09/15/14

Category: World Geo/Business

Watch belonging to a resident of Norman or Ada, or Enid or Tulsa,

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09/12/14

Category: World Geo

Mother, so sorry, but the vaccines that were supposed to be for Dorothy were shipped to the capital in Tanzania.

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09/11/14

Category: Sports

A man nervously explains to his grandmother, after a painstakingly logical argument, that his sister is a monstrously ugly and cruel person.

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09/10/14

Category: Sports

Duke basketball hero of 1992 National Championship game is encouraged to lease a blue/green Formula One vehicle.

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09/09/14

Category: Sports

Someone points out to 1950's Dodger great Hodges or 195os Yankee great McDougald flimsy night gowns made for men.

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09/08/14

Category: Entertainment/Business

Comedian Skelton is told by a Southerner that he will find non of his favorite chocolate flavored drink over there.

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09/07/14

Category: World History/Food

Indeed, that onion-like bulbous plant use for flavoring in cooking belongs to Iran's Khomeini.

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09/05/14

Category: Miscellaneous

A client tells realtor Eleanor that even though he is looking for a house to buy, he could, if he needed to, just purchase a piece of land to build on.

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09/04/14

Category: Miscellaneous

In a line of dialogue from a play, Emily lets her husband Stuart know that it is time to eat and that they are having last night's leftover fish.

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09/03/14

Category: World Geo/Languages

Tourism ad slogan for the Land of Lincoln on Mexican television.

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09/02/14

Category: History

I tell Naomi that I think a deposed Iraqi dictator mad a headlong rush out to buy a mild, hard, yellow cheese, produced in a round shape and coated with red wax.

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09/01/14

Category: History/Technology

Wesley, Mrs. Peron, and Stella are ordered by the Argentinian CIA to confiscate the computer software in which digital cash may be stored for use in paying for transactions on the internet from their spies.

09/01/14

Category: History/Technology

Wesley, Mrs. Peron, and Stella are ordered by the Argentinian CIA to confiscate the computer software in which digital cash may be stored for use in paying for transactions on the internet from their spies.

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08/29/14

Category: World Geo

Climber exults to his friend Alvin about what a good feeling about the new knot he has learned, and ruminates on how he can now tackle K-2 and Everest.

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08/28/14

Category: Entertainment/Sports

Headline in NY Post about a complaint filed by the Southern Baptist Convention about a Super Bowl halftime show on a major network which featured a "wardrobe malfunction."

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08/27/14

Category: World Geo/Languages

The couple vacationing from Brazil both repaired to her private bedroom in their fancy French hotel.

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08/26/14

Category: History

Dodi Fayed tells his girlfriend that man angered some wretched disgusting woman.

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08/25/14

Category: Sports/Entertainment

As opposed to the early days when the quality of the rum served at the famed theatre and boxing venue at Madison Square Garden was so good that people whispered to each other about it, in later days:

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08/22/14

Category: Geography

Possible response to "I'm at a concert in New Mexico, but it's not at Albuquerque or Santa Fe or White Sands or Los Alamos."

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08/21/14

Category: Science/Entertainment

Physicist friend of Yoko, laments to her, even to the point of crying, that he had exhausted his allotted time on the Large Hadron Collider without finding the Higgs.

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08/20/14

Category: Entertainment

When Garth asks Wayne what all the commotion in the back yard was about, Wayne tries to punk him with his claim that it was several thousands of alien spaceships, before fessing up in his classical manner.

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08/19/14

Category: History

It seems that a tabloid had printed a story saying that the judge in the OJ trial was impotent. In this terse letter he demands a retraction.

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08/18/14

Category: Business

Santa tells one of his helpers that it is OK to chew gum.

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08/15/14

Category: Entertainment

Good grief, James Bond's nemesis doesn't care for the workout room in the condominium.

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08/14/14

Category: World Geo

What's all the fuss? They're going to establish an outlet for women's clothes right in the middle of a sacred Chinese temple.

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08/13/14

Category: Entertainment

Street artist slangily asks her if she would like to sit for a pencil sketch.

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08/12/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Stuart, who is in the school's gifted and talented program, and in charge of the booze at the party, has his intelligence questioned when he buys the cheapest, worst whiskeys available.

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08/11/14

Category: History

It was that stupid fool who works at the delicatessen, the girl named Reba who thinks she is so high and mighty because her relatives prominently date back to circa 1776 Colonial America, that Brad lashed out at.

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08/08/14

Category: History/Entertainment

Note left by pop star for his Confederate friend saying that The Rush Limbaugh show is currently playing.

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08/07/14

Category: History

Original Mercury astronaut Slayton before he got B.O.

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08/06/14

Category: World Geo

Quick, turn here! I note that at the campus store in New Haven they are having a sale where you can purchase by reserving an article with a down payment and claim it after paying the full balance!

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08/05/14

Category: Math/Science

Representation of the next number in the sequence .9, 1.98, 3.087, 4.1976, ..., each of which can be represented in this way.

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08/04/14

Category: Sports

Comment to Lee Trevino when he finds someone in a pro shop willing to re-grip his clubs.

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08/01/14

Category: Sports

What a sound of a huge run-up in business for a former Swedish tennis star, now investing in cattle!

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07/31/14

Category: Food/Government/Science

The Congressman gives a bad review to the char marks/scarring on the Gulf of Mexico food fish ( genus Lutjanus) that Rae has prepared for him.

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07/30/14

Category: Business/Languages

Cockney Personnel director tells VP Egan that potential hire Amy has a knack for management.

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07/29/14

Category: Food&Drink

Comment to manager Lewis from owner of a restaurant informing him that they will televise a test of Tessa to see how fast she could get out servings of small cups of strong black coffee for after dinner enjoyment.

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07/28/14

Category: Government

Surprise that Dexter is in jail, and wonder that it could have occurred because various court orders pertaining to habeas corpus, mandamus, certiorari, etc. were quashed.

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07/25/14

Category: Miscellaneous

In this 'drome the speaker tells a woman who is heir to a grilling fortune that he is very undecided between two alternatives.

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07/24/14

Category: Miscellaneous

What one often finds in a locker room washing machime.

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07/23/14

Category: Science/World Geo

The unit of power in the capital of Canada.

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07/22/14

Category: Food

I tell Mr. Peres that I irritate a salesman for Hellman's.

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07/21/14

Category: World Geo/History/Languages

A Bucharest native reflects in melancholy about the excesses of the Ceaucescu regime, and yet how much she still loves her homeland.

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07/18/14

Category: Food/World Geo

Alvin is encouraged to sink his lips into a luxurious one of these.

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07/17/14

Category: Entertainment/World Geo/ Languages

A shrew, a harpy, a haranguing Mrs. Peron noticed that I used no meat products.

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07/16/14

Category: Entertainment/World Geo/ Languages

Never speak ( using a term borrow from film) of the dark underbelly of this California city which shares a name with a Canadian province, with its grim urban setting,provoking a feeling of disillusionment, pessimism, and despair.

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07/15/14

Category: History

A nervous statement to the effect that the role of the Anita Pat, a saint in a long lost novel by Catholic friar and teacher and the patron saint of animals, is just hilarious.

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07/14/14

Category: Entertainment

Dirty deeds in the style of Morissette.

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07/11/14

Category: Science

Cry of Mumbai pocketbook snatchers as they see potential victims and envision the money inside.

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07/10/14

Category: Science

I ride public transportation with Gil at a speed significantly < c.

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07/09/14

Category: Business

An executive tells the Austin, Texas area CEO that the new computer the company had designed had done the very best in consumer surveys.

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07/08/14

Category: History/Mathematics

What the arithmetic teacher of a lad from Rotterdam who would grow up to be a prominent theologian of the Dutch Renaissance ( circa 1500) told hm to expect when an odd number of odd integers were added together.

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07/07/14

Category: Science/Technology

An order to kill the development of a Hewlett-Packard computer which runs on light.

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07/04/14

Category: Entertainment

Take heed as I clue you in on a little secret, country singer McIntire doesn't care for traditional red wine made from premium grapes in Bordeaux.

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07/03/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Someone explains to Eleanor the meaning of the word "leer."

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07/02/14

Category: Miscellaneous

My delicatessen is rat infested. I am hated for it.

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07/01/14

Category: History

After federal agents kill a notorious gangster and bank robber of the 1930s in Chicago, one of them says that he and his aide Reginald will identify the body to be sure they had the right man.

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06/30/14

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Can you make out the movie theatre candy sold at a screening on the campus of a Waco, Texas University?

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06/27/14

Category: Science

Baleen whale to his handler Emily, indicating he is tired of his diet of planktonic crustaceans.

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06/26/14

Category: Science

Sara, an astronomer so focused on searching for intelligent life elsewhere in the cosmos, gave no thought whatsoever to any tapeworms, ticks, lice, leeches, etc which might be around.

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06/25/14

Category: Sports/Food

Maravich's comment regarding what kind of wine to drink when eaing okra? Just a little bit of a red.

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06/24/14

Category: Math/Science

Evelyn is queried as to whether in the right triangle, the hypotenuse divided by the side adjacent to angle x is too large.

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06/20/14

Category: Sports

A man who had gone to watch a tennis match featuring a player coached by a Romanian "bad boy" of the 70s, reports to his wife that said coach, contrary to what you might have thought, was very calm and serene sitting there in the player's box.

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06/19/14

Category: Science/Math

A representation of the next number in the sequence 4,9,16,25,..., each of which can be represented similarly.

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06/18/14

Category: Food

What a pleasure and how funny it is to see Emily, a real food snob, unknowingly fawning over leftovers as if they were a delicacy. A gourmet? What a laugh!

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06/17/14

Category: Entertainment

The estimated money equivalent for detriment or injury sustained in a lawsuit brought against a prominent video game manufacturer.

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06/16/14

Category: Entertainment/World geo

I tell, Anissa, a university student in Austin, Texas that, drunk on his butt, Dad makes fun of a well known rapper who had made a funny misapplication of words to ridiculous effect.

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06/13/14

Category: Government

Lewis is told, using a grim 1990's reference to certain government employees that Eleanor had gone berserkly violent at pathetic Mr. Ogle.

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06/12/14

Category: World Geo

A knight of the Round Table is a Czach legislator.

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06/11/14

Category: Technology/World Geo

Eastern small town renamed to reflect its status as the place Steve Jobs chose to set us customer support for his company's products?

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06/10/14

Category: Food

An outbreak of sudden overwhelming fear at the grocery store.

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06/09/14

Category: Food/Entertainment

An espresso with steamed milk recalled from the concession stand at a Gilbert &Sullivan production.

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06/06/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Edna cursed an extract of this, made by a woman who led a Cub Scout troop.

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06/05/14

Category: World Geo

Come clean now and agree with me that it was contraband from the Far East that I saw in the possession of District Attorney Tim.

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06/04/14

Category: Entertainment

After Diana had asked whether a "Roots" star at the auction had been scared off when the bidding reached stratospheric heights, their mutual friend replied in the negative. indicating that he continued, not scared at all.

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06/03/14

Category: Science

Having already moved in one direction and failed to outrun the lion on the Serengeti, the small antelope receives instructions from its mate to try another.

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06/02/14

Category: Sports/World Languages

The assistance Laci gave me about hitting the lob shot in tennis is very difficult to learn, yet it will also be wicked and devilish to use against my opponents.

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05/30/14

Category: Sports

What Olympic 100 meter Gold Medalist and Dallas Cowboy wide receiver Bob Hayes had.

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05/29/14

Category: World Geo

Melvin is told that a certain amount of the soldiers' ill advised drug induced euphoria was derived from and related to their fling with Islam.

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05/28/14

Category: Entertainment

What's going on in there in the living room where we are receiving guests? Why, a hip-hop Christmas music sing along.

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05/27/14

Category: World Geo/Food

I did not use any Hellman's on my sweet potato that I bought in Boise.

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05/26/14

Category: Entertainment/Technology

After seeing "Her" a woman accuse her husband of falling in love with his iPhone's personal assistant, and he denies it this way.

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05/23/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Rae was able to convince a very pleasant young man named Alec to to start working effectively and with energy.

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05/22/14

Category: World Geo

Neva saw this commercial zone as on way to get her goods to market and onto the world stage.

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05/21/14

Category: World Geo

Parisian wife to husband Edward after he cam back from errands with no daily newspaper and no cantaloupe, both of which she had wanted.

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05/20/14

Category: Sports

Give me your opinion on whether Pete should be in the Hall.

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05/19/14

Category: Entertainment/History/Government

A mutual friend of Canadian actress Campbell( "Scream") tell her that in the event that their newly elected congressman goofs up, he deserves their support because , well, he is a fellow Marine.

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05/16/14

Category: World Languages

Queen of the cotton festival in a Southern US state takes reporter Ron to task for suggesting that during a toast she had spilled her liquor all over her mouth.

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05/15/14

Category: Sports/World Geo

Federer rival relates that he will soon be going on a big game hunting trip to Africa.

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05/14/14

Category: History

Comment from a friend of the British Prime Minister,ca. 1760, ( whose son also became PM) to the PM's wife who had asked what they were doing on their rare day off, the answer amounting to "well, we're helping him chop wood and boozing it up."

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05/13/14

Category: Sports

I tell my grandmother that I really goofed when I tried to cook from the original recipe of a dessert of sweetened egg custard with a caramel topping, developed high on the mountains of South America, and which influenced all future recipes of same down to the present.

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05/12/14

Category: Arts

When both his father and his father-in-law complain to a young man about his plans to try to be a poet instead of getting a stable day job, he tells them that he is going to get on it right away, writing his own Iliad or Odyssey.

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05/09/14

Category: Sports

Man wearing his newly bought souvenir hat for the Indy 500 and who has been honored to get the race started by leading the cars around prior to the race beginning, is told that he needs to remove it until after his duties are over.

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05/08/14

Category: World Geo

Cid, who has gone overboard in trying to dress as if he is extremely orthodox Jewish, is hilarious..

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05/07/14

Category: Sports

Three-time Indy 500 winner who is also an expert cook, his specialty being a dish made with 7 different kinds of leftovers.

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05/06/14

Category: World Geo

A Roman emperor doesn't take very kindly to the a new growth of osseous matter at the ends of his fractured bone,

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05/05/14

Category: World Geo

A group of Native Americans of the tribes that populated Delaware and other states along the Atlantic seaboard, together for a public discussion in East Los Angeles.

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05/02/14

Category: Miscellaneous

A waiter asks Princess Diana and her dinner companion of the same name whether they would like some river salmon caviar along with their entree.

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05/01/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Metaphorically speaking, excessive passion/kissing, etc. had led a West Pointer to discover a fever blister near his mouth.

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04/30/14

Category: Technology

An office worker reiterates to tech support guy Lonnie that he cannot get into his computer.

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04/29/14

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

What the magician said to an Egyptian president at the end of the trick.

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04/28/14

Category: Technology/Arts/Sports

A Verdi heroine points out what she has noticed, an organized searchable computer file of advertisements for flying mammals, to Olympic gymnast Comaneci.

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04/26/14

Category:

An Irishman calls out to Emily that he is offering to pay for the apprehension Del who shot off a gun as a distraction as a Nigerian/British singer(" Smooth Operator") who went thru his desk searching for valuables.

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04/25/14

Category:

Why the Oklahoma football coach is not allowed to give presentations at meetings of the Football Coaches Association. You see, unfortunately he tends to pass gas right in the middle of the presentation.

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04/24/14

Category:

This French guy advanced the theory that a West Pointer started the bidding.

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04/23/14

Category:

A man questions his psychic Mexican aunts about what happened to these, which they used to cultivate but are now gone.

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04/22/14

Category:

Name of a conference organized by the Governor in Springfield so look into the future an anticipate the states needs, this being the 4th one since they began.

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04/21/14

Category:

Rae is told that Nita, daughter of the author of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, couldn't carry a tune in a bucket.

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04/18/14

Category:


A woman tells her boyfriend how she is so turned on when they partake of stolen these:

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04/17/14

Category:

Eva says"absolutely not" to making love in a large country house near the Capulets and the Montagues.

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04/16/14

Category:

What Donald Trump once told his wife when she asked what kind of car he had rented.

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04/15/14

Category:

Cries of awe as students at a high school for members of an offshoot of the Quakers. so named because of their ecstatic behavior during worship services, as they watched a cartoon movie featuring Fiona and donkey.

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04/14/14

Category:

Today

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04/11/14

Category:

What the night felt like ( infinitely long! ) to the sergeant on the desk in West Point, NY after a hellacious knife fight between a victorious local gang and the overmatched students at the military academy who were most of the only ones caught.

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04/10/14

Category:

Del eyed lasciviously the earnings per share that could be reaped with a business based on the "good news."

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04/09/14

Category:

Headline in West Coast newspaper when the city council decides to ban the drinking of alcoholic beverages.

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04/08/14

Category:

Edward, a student at The College of Woo Woo made an A+++ in his class supposedly detailing the evidence for extraterrestrial visitors over the last 40/50/60 years.

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04/07/14

Category:

Stuart has fled. He wasn't brave enough to stay.

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04/04/14

Category: World Geo

Grab those heathens whose religious teachings are channeled through the leader of their church, a gorilla head.

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04/03/14

Category: World Geo

Ada, whose life goal was to work in prosecutor's office and who was an inveterate lover of palindromes, gets her dream job as lead prosecutor in this Southeast Washington City named for the indigenous people of the area, and nameplate to match for her desk.

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04/02/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Irate over a noisy dispute among the employees at a hydroelectric facility.

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04/01/14

Category: Sports/World Geo

Rebuke to Floyd Patterson's boxing manager and trainer who was trying unsuccessfully to convince everyone that he was now wearing Savile Row suits and generally dressing with a style and smartness different from his normal gym attire.

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03/31/14

Category: Food/Science

A sentry is asked whether he would like a big ol' gulp or swallow of whiskey. ,..Or better yet an entire .8 of a quart.

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03/28/14

Category: History/Science

Nit picker's comment at the dawn of the record industry when he discovers that the disc contains only one song.

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03/27/14

Category: Sports/Entertainment/Food

Emeril Lagasse, in a tandem cooking contest paired with a famed Notre Dame football coach, tells how they are gonna "kick it up a notch" with their classic tomato sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, herbs, and onions.

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03/26/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Sam is told by his sister that their mother, a waitress at the restaurant where they all work, was really irked at the gratuity she just got, and showed it.

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03/25/14

Category: Entertainment

What's the bottom line on the movie? Hot and sexy? I won't b recommending it. It was the pits, the worst, scoring < 10% on the Tomatometer.

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03/24/14

Category: Science

A woman cries out to her friend Cal that she is on the verge of shedding tears because her blood lacks a key protein that her husband's has, thus she is worrying about her pregnancy.

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03/21/14

Category: Food

In a line of dialogue from a play in which Emily responds punningly to her husband Stuart who has asked "what's for dinner" by telling him that it is leftover fish with broth and vegetables.

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03/20/14

Category: Arts/World History

A report on Soviet Premier Yeltsin's favorite Isac Asimov work.

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03/19/14

Category: Entertainment/Business

A Munchkin tells Eli that he cannot stand his cell phone company.

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03/18/14

Category: Business

Early TV company which always cried "boo-hoo"if another company tried to infringe on its patents.

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03/17/14

Category: Entertainent/World Geo

Italian actress show here is silly to refuse to make love while visiting in a traditional Inuit home.

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03/15/14

Category: Entertainent/History/Current Events

A note from a Spanish Speaking man to Donald's girlfriend and Al regarding the announcement by the Transportation Security Administration about the March 2014 plane disappearance in Southeast Asia.

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03/14/14

Category: Math/Science

In honor of today, celebrating the ratio of C to d, I tell Lee that in my opinion, a gratuity of 31.4159 % is very good.

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03/13/14

Category: World Geo/History

Headline in a campus newspaper debunking the rumor that a member of the school's southern heritage fraternity had urinated on an Indian-American doctor and new age holistic author/guru when he came to the university to lecture.

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03/12/14

Category: World Geo/History

Drunk Anwar partook of a Mexican chip snack laced with goat cheese.

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03/11/14

Category: Miscellaneous

A fast food worker asks a campus stud whether he would like fries and a drink with his burger order.

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03/10/14

Category: Science/Food

In refusing to give Dana the recipe, a cook protective of the history behind her dish using the meat of the common European viper and baked in this vessel says that such protection takes on near religious fervor.

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03/08/14

Category: World Geo/Food

Response by a Waco, Texas student when asked how he will remember his college career when it came to favorite foods, indicating that he had many of the sandwich shown below.

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03/07/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Describing a West Pointer so drunk that he cannot even fart.

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03/06/14

Category: World Languages

Response to French hostess Rosemary who has asked the diner whether he would like cream in his coffee. The reply amounts to," Are you talking to me? I'll have the powdered kind, thanks."

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03/05/14

Category: Miscellaneous

A college student is incredulous that his buddy who just opened a small hip restaurant on the school's eastern border serves only leftovers.

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03/04/14

Category: Hiatory/World Geo

Startled, shocked Old Mesopotamia does not care for uncouth US. Surgeon General and his family on their visit in the 1980s.

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03/03/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Foolish, stupid, Del stared, rapt, at the supposed alien craft.

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02/28/14

Category: Miscellaneous

The only thing Iva could make out was a large country estate.

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02/27/14

Category: Business/World Geo

A Jamaican tells that model/designer and former wife of Donald Trump, drowning her sorrows, is not at all feeling bad anymore.(She's drinking a Molson's, fella.)

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02/26/14

Category: Miscellaneous

In an initiation prank at a sorority a prospective member is ordered to stuff dirt into a bottle.

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02/25/14

Category: History

One of Columbus's ships bans the use of these leaves of the mint family, presumably because they get the felines on board too excited.

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02/24/14

Category: Business

A line of dialogue in a novel wherein we cried out again in horror to Florence when we saw a human/wolf monster while visiting Jason's getting a sandwich.

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02/21/14

Category: Miscellaneous

A mother who has been thinking about what to do for her son's birthday gets a thought about having Mexican style party with all its traditions. But, she then recoils, imagining young children beating papier-mache animals with a stick and decides that the devil must have inspired the thought and responds in kind.

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02/20/14

Category: World Geo

Student at an Atlanta university reflects on her best recollection from her college career, the semester abroad in Italy and the eternal city.

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02/19/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Drinking establishment catering to blood relatives of Jewish religious leaders.&&&
And where they go when they get so old that they spill their beer a lot.

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02/18/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Evelyn is asked whether the amount of sheer sexual attractiveness and allure of Samantha is huge.

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02/17/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Tessa put a stop watch on her small after dinner drink of dark coffee to see how long it took to brew.

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02/14/14

Category: Government

Alvin is told the Supreme court refused to hear a case based on property rights between boaters and a and the owner of piece of land jutting out into the water where they like to tie up.

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02/13/14

Category: WorldGeo/Business

A barmaid tells her restaurant boss, a man of Indian extraction, to note the very low level of gratuities in the vessel she has placed on the bar.

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02/12/14

Category: World Languages

Line of dialogue on a play in which a boy replies to Emily who had asked him how far he progressed in memorizing the Hebrew alphabet, his answer amounting to "not very far."

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02/11/14

Category: Business

A woman whose last name happened to be homophonic to that of her dinner guests, Mr. and Mrs. Roe, chose a popular brand of tater-tots for them to eat at the restaurant.

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02/10/14

Category: Business

Stuart is told that no one named Eli who works at the body shop cleaning and doing minor repair work to make the cars look better ate any of the Krispy Kremes.

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02/07/14

Category: Science

Brass pots used by high and mighty and he knows it Speaker of the House circa 1980 when he was chewing tobacco.

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02/06/14

Category: Science

Esai is told that Del trafficked in bootleg SiO2 as his wife growled menacingly with her upper lip flared.

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02/05/14

Category: Sports/Entertainment

Sandra, at a tennis tournament with her heartthrob husband Bobby, noticed a West Pointer who was the favorite to win the tournament.

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02/04/14

Category: History/Food

Exclamation made to President Lincoln after a guest tastes a cup of Christmas cheer he has been invited in for , finding it distinctly unpleasant and thus wondering if it is past its use by date.

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02/03/14

Category: Business

An investor is told that he should be extremely happy that he bought stock in a giant Dutch Consumer products company.

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01/31/14

Category: World Languages/Sports

A farmer is politely reminded not to take a chance on getting his bag of corn intended for market right on the porch where it could be easily be stolen.

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01/30/14

Category: World Languages/Sports

These little suckers never made it to this town , which could be in Pennsylvania or Kansas or Indiana.

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01/29/14

Category: World Languages/Sports

In the early 1950s someone yells to a Cleveland Indian ballplayer, the first African American in the American league, pointing out that there is urine leeching out of a small grocery store in the Latino district.

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01/28/14

Category: Miscellaneous

A waitress asks an ornithologist who came in sporting his binoculars whether he would like a rare steak.

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01/27/14

Category: Entertainment

Mr. Scott orders transporter operator Eb to lock in on a mountain lion to bring back to the ship.

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01/24/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Mr. Dias is exactly as I describe him to you.

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01/23/14

Category: World Geo/History/Sports

A woman of uncertain marital status is told that the fertilizers used at the Masters comes from sea excrement harvested off a tiny island near Taiwan in the South China Sea, known for being a major point of difference in the 1960 Presidential election debates.

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01/22/14

Category: Miscellaneous

The man who cuts the grass in Morton's meadow, caught up in a tumultuous state of affairs in a scandal, and who has gone out onto the pond in said meadow to relax and get away from it all, is engulfed in a violent whirlpool and is thus both literally and figuratively in "this."

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01/21/14

Category: History/Food

An Israeli premier, 70s and 90s, who was assassinated in 1995, dead tired plops down on a barstool, introduces himself to the woman tending bar, orders a traditional, toasted small Italian sandwich filled with meat, cheese and grilled vegetables, and announces that he is going to get a quick 40 winks while waiting for it.

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01/20/14

Category: Entertainment

Adam Schiff is asked by a staffer in a note if he would like a citrus drink made from these

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01/17/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Collective motto for a religious sect which advocates plain living and dress, and avoiding Satanic influences.

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01/16/14

Category: Sports

Comment from Washington D.C. pro football front office man that their coach Jack, a former star linebacker for the team, Would, for sure, put the kibosh on hip-hop in the locker room.

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01/15/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Person who is disgusting for his/her having grown attached to lice like insects on their clothes and hair.

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01/14/14

Category: World Geo

A divinity student tells his buddy Max that he felt very happy and sure that he did very well, better than most on the semester test in their Israeli Geography class.

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01/13/14

Category: Miscellaneous

Rosemary's response when she is asked how it is that she does so well in school.

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01/10/14

Category: Miscellaneous

A note left for Rosemary by Evelyn telling her that the report of illness by snakebite was incorrect. It just came from eating a bad one of these.

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01/09/14

Category: Arts/Science

A mild reprimand to an Egyptian boy-king.

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01/08/14

Category: Arts/Science

Dominic is asked if the gold belongs to Hugo's hunchback protagonist.

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01/07/14

Category: Entertainment

This young girl, well on her way to becoming a perfect "10" tired out the obstetrician.

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01/06/14

Category: Miscellaneous

A group of GIs selected to go out and find some good spaghetti, fettuccini, etc. stopped off at poor Rosemary's restaurant to get some dessert. The dishes she served them were devoid of any citrus or gourd-like juicy fruit as advertised by the salesman she got them from, and were under severe pressure of going bad, so they took revenge on this foolish woman.

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01/03/14

Category: Miscellaneous

That's the gospel truth. I don't like watching movies.

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01/02/14

Category: World Geo/Arts

How was the food when I visited Austria? Bad!! And where was it especially so?, When we visited Mozart's birthplace.

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01/01/14

Category: Sports/Science

Mario, Michael and Marco have it in their genes to excel in auto racing.

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12/31/13

Category: Sports

Sugar Ray Robinson answers a question from Abraham about who is in a prominent oil painting on display, telling him that it depicts one his most prominent ring foes and in a way which tries to denigrate his opponent and where he boxing as compared to venues like Yankee Stadium where so many of Robinson's famous fights took place.

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12/30/13

Category: World Geo/Business

Lewis and Gil are US Marshals working on a witness protection case involving a gay former member of a band of nomadic Romani con men who is testifying against them. Lewis leaves a note telling Gil that he has purchased a Pontiac muscle car for the witness to use upon relocation.

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12/27/13

Category: World Geo

Nathaniel has bad things to say about the food in this South Carolina city.

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12/26/13

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Friday night request from Jewish boy to his Dad Gino to dispense with normal rituals so that he can watch his favorite band on TV and sing along to "Mamma Mia" and "Money, Money, Money."

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12/25/13

Category: Entertainment/Business/ World History

I tell Rex that I am going send Wang Computer's founder an early Nolan Bushnell video game that used to belong to actress Ruta Lee while I am attending a reception themed on a Roman December festival.

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12/24/13

Category: World Geography

A cat's cry to its owner, the woman who rescued it, Anna, a Chicago woman representing her state in a beauty pageant for women 26 years and older, lamenting the poor state if its cry.

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12/23/13

Category: Miscellaneous

This recently opened food shop/restaurant featuring already prepared dishes made with dyed pistachios, under relentless attack from food critics, folded.

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12/20/13

Category: History

A Union soldier tells friend Tab, that as he surveyed the marshy plains near Yorktown on the evening of September 28, 1781, he thought he detected very little activity, the calm before the storm that would result in Cornwallis' looming defeat.

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12/19/13

Category: Entertainment

Trying to get his attention, Prymaat Conhead yells to her husband to hold their newborn son more gently in his hands with more support.

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12/18/13

Category: World Geo

After Von has asked me if I am impressed by the West Indian religion deriving from African cult worship, I tell him, that I think it is a bunch of shit.

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12/17/13

Category: Sports/Entertainment

A former Celtic player and coach and his girlfriend Deborah go back in time to observe first hand the life and times of The Flintstones, and,( for whatever reason) one or the other of them refuses to have sex while there.

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12/16/13

Category: History/World Geo

Reaction to a statement from Mr. Asti that the ancient manuscript dug up in a Central Florida city on I75 South of Gainesville had a curse on it.

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12/13/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Suggestion from a mother who is responding to a man taking a survey about why she pulled her kids out of the soccer league this year: she just couldn't afford the increased fees, etc.

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12/12/13

Category: World Geo

A sense of gloom and depression over the lack of turnout at the outdated, dreary entertainment "extravaganza" that was supposed to raise a lot of money for the Los Angeles zoo.

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12/11/13

Category: Miscellaneous

After they have discussed a lot of options about where to go for dinner, a man asks his girlfriend if she wants to eat at a Howard Johnson's.

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12/10/13

Category: Entertainment

A Wall Street mogul is encouraged to help a celebrant at the office Christmas party get another brewski by agreeing to tap into another cask of beer.

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12/09/13

Category: Entertainment/Government

An inebriated Korean rapper working for the CIA expectorated.

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12/06/13

Category: Sports

Much sought after trait in a wide receiver in the NFL.

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12/05/13

Category: Entertainment/History

Clue

Headline on a future obit page for a classic actor who portrayed "The Godfather" and made is just past 100, as it reflects their Italian heritage.

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12/04/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A state highway department spokesman tells that instead of shelving the use of signs alerting motorists that locals always gave the right of way to deer entering the highway, he was doing whatever was necessary to see that they got produced ASAP.

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12/03/13

Category: History

Clue

A cathouse in the Old South mugged and stole the wallet of the guy who was intending to steal their cashbox at gunpoint.

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12/02/13

Category: Science

Clue

Title of a paper submitted to a math journal by a crackpot who believes he has found a flaw in the traditional formula for the area of a circle.

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11/29/13

Category: World Languages/Government/Food

Clue

Hispanic man dining with his aunt and their congressman delivers to them their desserts,hers on the left, his on the right.

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11/28/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Haughty third person retort to Ana from Teheran who is in school studying to be a Christian pastor and who has been acting all high and mighty as if she is the second coming or something.

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11/27/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Making groaner wordplay jokes, I get the B&B to ink the contract.

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11/26/13

Category: Government & History

Clue

A Republican who has been deemed too liberal for his Tea Party opponents, irate and feeling he doesn't know where to turn, ruminates about what he has heard, namely that if he gets off at a station on the New York subway soon he can get himself some weed and console himself, which is sounding pretty good right about now!

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11/25/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Mediocre distress signal.

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11/22/13

Category: World Geo/Arts

This Swede living in Norway's capital city gathers and shares with other press organizations information about the world of op art.

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11/21/13

Category: History/Arts

Clue

Valerie knuckled under extremely to Czech poet and revolutionary leader Havel, who nastily talked to her in a derogatory manner.

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11/20/13

Category: History/Entertainment

Clue

Michelle Triola who was being represented by her famed flamboyant lawyer in her divorce case from Lee Marvin tells her friend Deborah that the fees have come down somewhat from those on her last statement from the firm, which were total nonsense.

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11/19/13

Category: Arts/World Geo

Clue

An exclamation by a Shelley "king of kings" about the zoological park he was visiting at the YMCA he was staying at in Saigon.

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11/18/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Duane Chapman relates how it dawns on Emily that his "persona", worshipped by "Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta," is actually him.

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11/15/13

Category: Entertainment/History & Government

Clue

Asa noticed that Sidney, the ( supposedly) refined man escorting Mrs. Peron, really gave off bad vibes, even to the extent that he liked to hurt people.

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11/14/13

Category: Entertainment/History & Government

Clue

"Mrs. Peel" is told that when a rumor breaks out that an Atlanta outbreak of a new virus can be traced to an Australian rock band pictured here, the members of the band fully cooperated with the governmental authority investigating right in its own back yard.

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11/13/13

Category: Science

Clue

Now that I have gotten up, Ira, I am going to copy Ava on what we have found out about the injectable medicines (you know.)

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11/12/13

Category: Business/World Geo

Clue

Alvin, a representative of Kenosha, Wisconsin based maker of high end tools, is told that in a survey of residents of this suburb north of Dallas, they have pooh-poohed the idea of building one of their retail stores in the city.

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11/11/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Newspaper headline in "The Biggest Little City in the World" when a gasoline shortage hits the area and they run completely out.

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11/08/13

Category: Science/World Languages

Clue

A Russian man enthusiastically responds to his friend Sam's suggestion that they go out for a refreshing citrus drink, as he had just learned that he was free of skin cancers.

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11/07/13

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Alvin, a very young boy from Los Angeles and an avid NASCAR fan, screamed at his parents to take him to Georgia to one of the sport's iconic tracks.

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11/06/13

Category: Business

Clue

Management consultant's advice to a sneaker manufacturer on how to improve things after their productivity and quality of merchandise had deteriorated: stop giving away free brewskies all day long to everyone.

-- ----, ------.

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11/05/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Byline for a man with a great name palindromically, considering that he writes for a newspaper.

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11/04/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Tenure of royalty in Moroccan city.

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11/01/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

A man exults when he notices the name of the medical practice in the capital of Peru which consists of a husband and wife and several of their children, immigrants from an island country in the Pacific,northwest of New Zealand, all of whom deliver babies and provide prenatal care.

-----, ---'- -- - ---- -- ---.

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10/31/13

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

Folk singer ( "Lemon Tree") is told that there is a place on the subway in New York where he can get off quickly, buy some weed, and get back on.

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10/30/13

Category: Sports/Entertainment

Clue

A Cleveland Indian 2nd baseman from the 1950s expectorated to show his disdain for dancing a la Gene Kelly.

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10/29/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Title of a book about suffragette Ana who life's work was bringing the vote to a tiny country composed of islands set on the rim of a coral reef.

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10/28/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

I was thinking, Jon, "There's no music which has its roots in New Orleans Dixieland, and no Domino's either?"

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10/25/13

Category: History/Science

Clue

An electrician describes to Ana the job he used to have at the Houston Space Center.

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10/24/13

Category: History/Geo

Clue

A communist college student at Austin college in Sherman, Texas, went to Burger King and bought a meal but not to eat there.

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10/23/13

Category: Science/Tech

Clue

It is Dee's task to pay attention and look out for places for us to stop where we can get wi-fi.

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10/22/13

Category: History/Science

Clue

Juan's wife is told that a descendent of the Italian explorer for whom the "New World" is named is having involuntary muscle contractions in his windpipe.

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10/21/13

Category: Sports/Science

Clue

In a line of dialogue from a play, Reginald and Mr. Dias simultaneously tell Nan that what she is looking at is the full genetic chromosome set of one of these, exactly as golfer "Eldrick" has explained to her.

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10/18/13

Category: Sports

Clue

What you might call a dinner party at the home of Indy racer Helio at which he served 7 courses, all leftovers from meals he had had the previous week.

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10/17/13

Category: History

Clue

A depraved Roman emperor is told by his driver that he cannot fix the chariot because he lacks a toll to take the nut off the wheel to replace it.

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10/16/13

Category: Arts

Clue

A serious art buyer who has struck up a friendship at the auction with a solider named Dominick, tells him that he just secured with prompt action and a deft bidding technique, this;

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10/15/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

A buyer for a Chinese pizza chain is show a wide ranging selection of types of a popular topping for his employer to use.

---- ---, ----------!

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10/14/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Unsigned note left by producer after observing Diana Rigg begin to rehearse in the role that made her famous, saying that she looked like she might be an up and comer with a lot of potential.

-- "----":---'-, --, -------.

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10/11/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Having been too cold when her cruise made its previous, fifth, stop, Laci is now concerned that the same thing will happen when the boat docks again. But she is assured that their next destination will be hot and humid.

----, ---- --- -- --------.

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10/10/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The name of a massively ugly and disgusting woman. ( Whom I am glad to say that I could not find in any internet people search, which is probably just as well. But people with this LAST NAME do exist, so there could at some point be someone who has this name and who thus makes up this unfortunate palindrome.

--------- --- -----.

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10/09/13

Category: World History/Sceince/Sports/Entertainment

Clue

Report on a tennis match between The Science Guy and a young lady of society destined to become a wife of Henry VIII, when he outwitted her as she was crowding the net too much.

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10/08/13

Category: World History/Geo

Clue

A party host to his wife about how their guest of honor, a Russian president, albeit a very bad man, did bring some spark to the otherwise dull affair.

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10/07/13

Category: Arts

Clue

What a lisping dental patient calls device for extracting wiggly canines.

----- ----- ----.

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10/04/13

Category: Arts

Clue

Director of a boys choir to his assistant to record discipline problems that had arisen when the high sopranos, fixed to be that way, were disturbing the rest of the group by acting like promiscuous women.

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10/03/13

Category: Arts

Clue

A museum's oft to be repeated chant by its buyers as their number one focus: get all the art like this from Saigon that they can.

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10/02/13

Category: Business

Clue

I tell Rae that it is my understanding that the man's deity did not get along strictly on a diet of these Drake's snacks. for obvious reasons, I guess.

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10/01/13

Category: Sports

Clue

As reported in the newspaper, this is what golfer Stewart is said to have said to British reporter Diana who had asked him how it felt to win his third British Open, as she was clearly confusing him with Faldo.

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09/30/13

Category: Science/World Geo

Clue

I noticed that when a central Florida city got one of the first general electronic computers, its use was extremely addictive, similar to crack.

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09/27/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

A shout out for a compendium of where in Los Angeles to get these:

-- -- ---- -------!

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09/26/13

Category: History/Entertainment

Clue

Co-owner of a delicatessen in Rome swears at the apparent acceptance of murals of idiotic poems by Mingo of TV Daniel Boone fame ,oedred by his partner when he thought the clientele would hate them because they seemed to be despised everywhere else.

----, - ----- -- ----' -------
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09/25/13

Category: History/Entertainment

Clue

Comment from New York mayor circa 2000 to well know economist Allen as they are playing a video game, telling his foe that he does not want to be Mario.

-----, ----- --------'-!

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09/24/13

Category: World Geo/Science

Clue

An email to a woman who was a resident of an island in the Mediterranean and who had written asking why she was rejected for a job as a domestic, the upshot being that her prospective employer thought she was too rotund to be able to negotiate the narrow spiral staircase in the home.

--------, ----- ----.

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09/23/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Before leaving Salvador leaves a note for his sister, encouraging her to try to not make any more mistakes.

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09/20/13

Category: World Geo/Sports

Clue

Emily, a hotel domestic originally from Kingston introduces herself to a US Open tennis broadcaster.

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09/19/13

Category: World Geo/History

Clue

Sara, a Native American from New Mexico, thought about this: Why didn't someone bring something to put up to keep the sun off of us?

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09/18/13

Category: World Geo/History

Clue

What one might feel if there was an earthquake along The Appian Way circa, say, 300 BCE.

09/18/13

Category: World Geo/History

Clue

What one might feel if there was an earthquake along The Appian Way circa, say, 300 BCE.

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09/17/13

Category: Entertainment/Science

Clue

Proud mayor of the hometown of a movie cowboy famed for his use of the whip shows off to Al the new high school in town, a magnet school to prepare students to study the brain.

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09/16/13

Category: Arts

Clue

Text from a girl to her friend who is at a huge West Egg party, and is stunned to hear that the host has no date.

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09/13/13

Category: World Geo/History

Clue

A physician from an Arab state in southwest Asia on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula very often led his country's representatives in parades around the world, riding at the front of them in his vintage "Tin Lizzie."

--. --- --- ---- -- - ----- - ----.

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09/12/13

Category: World Geo/Languages

Clue

A national law has been passed prohibiting sexual activity in any vaulted recessed area of any cathedral in Madrid or Barcelona or Seville or... : like the one pictured below.

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09/11/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

What Nehru's daughter's uncle tells the Prime Minister to be after she has asked him what it was like on his trip to the Sahara.

----, ----- ------.

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09/10/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Al, an army cook making breakfast on his last day of active duty tells a couple of his helpers who try to avoid doing work by shooting hoops all the time to tend to his big vat of hominy so that it would gain the proper consistency and not stick to the bottom.

----, --- ----, --'- ---- ---- -----.

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09/09/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Gangnam style rapper's manager suggests to their accountant that they give a bonus to employee Eli who got the star a top of the line chest for storing their important papers.

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09/06/13

Category: History

Clue

In a pun a waitress describes the gratuity, this item with a very wide writing surface, used by a British Prime Minister.

---- ---- - --- ---- "---".

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09/05/13

Category: World Languages

Clue

Baby talk to Turkish newborn expected to grow up to become a respected military leader?

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09/04/13

Category: Arts/History/Geo

Clue

A Swedish king is completely taken by his tattoo of an Arthurian knight searching for the Holy Grail, as epitomized in a Wagner opera.

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09/03/13

Category: World Languages

Clue

Sidney is apprised that the nap he had been expecting after a busy morning in Barcelona would have to be delayed until about 6 PM.

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09/02/13

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Legendary boxing promoter of old exults as he tells a friend how he has been cast in a movie in the role of a Japanese warrior.

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08/30/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Negative review including an interjection of contempt and annoyance for a 1982 Jeff Bridges film involving a computer programmer transported inside the software world of a mainframe computer where he interacts with various programs in his attempt to get back out.

----? [-----!]

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08/29/13

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

Inscription on a plaque presented to actress Turner in appreciation of her efforts to promote tourism in a major Melanesian island chain.

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08/28/13

Category: Sports/History/Government/Languages

Clue

During a visit to his district back in the day, a Congressman visits home and after having a haircut in the afternoon heads out to bowl a few games. He thinks he recognizes the kid who is setting up the pins on his alley as the same one who cut his hair earlier. This notion is confirmed by one of his Hispanic constituents who tells him the kid's name is Bret and that he is the best barber in town.

--, ---. ---------- ---- --- ------- --.

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08/27/13

Category: Business

Clue

Alvin is told that Laura totaled the Tribeca crossover SUV belonging to the West Pointer.

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08/26/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Mideast potentate is told, punningly, that the best feature of the visiting Count's wife was not illegal.

----, --------'- ----- -- -----.

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08/23/13

Category: Business

Clue

Huge British multinational insurance company's CEO is advised by its consulting actuary against taking an impulsive chance on a boat, at least in its current condition, built to navigate a worldwide flood.

----'- ---, ---, -- -- -- - ----. ----, ---.

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08/22/13

Category: History/World geo

Clue

Tom, a US Army soldier, is informed that, being near Portland, he is way off base on his 1886 maverick campaign to capture a long sought Apache leader who was actually nearer Arizona/Mexico.

-- --------, ---, -- ------.

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08/21/13

Category: Science/Sports

Clue

Unlikely business opened by famed Incompleteness Theorem mathematician Kurt to groom poodles for The Westminster.

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08/20/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Collegiate ATO who is from a family of Mongolian tribesmen.

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08/19/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Rae is told step one of how to cook this fish:

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08/16/13

Category: World Languages/Entertainment

Clue

Traveler to Germany texts his mother, letting her know that he wasn't that happy with the food and that he was now headed on to the countrys second largest city ( where maybe he can find an ancestor to the Whopper, given the city's name? )

----, --, --- ---. -- -- -------.

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08/15/13

Category: World Languages/Entertainment

Clue

Describing to Rosalind, the frenzied, agitated, frantic lovemaking of this guy, Don Diego de la Vega.

-----, ----- -- ----, ---.

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08/14/13

Category: World Geo/History

Clue

On a trip with their Scandinavian assistant to the 1984 Winter Olympics, Nick and Nora tell him to be sure to wake up the dog when they get there, saying this:

---, --- ---- -- --------.

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08/13/13

Category: World Geo/History

Clue

When a Fort Worth business tycoon and booster whose name graces museums and sports stadiums there orders "what the astronauts drink" at a businessman's luncheon, another attendee chides him about it.

-- -------- --- ----, ----.

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08/12/13

Category: Science

Clue

Answer to this woman who had asked the mass of the large object under discussion, and is informed that as currently constituted, its mass is 1,000,000,000 kg.

--------, -- -- -- -- -- - --------.

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08/09/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Get rid of that very large glass of Beefeater near Thomas, all right?

-- ---- --- ------- ---, --?

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08/08/13

Category: Science/Pseudoscience

Clue

The way Cosmos creator Carl lampoons talk of alien spacecraft in his lectures is hilarious.

----- --- --- - ---!

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08/07/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Ira, of Eastern European heritage, knows exactly who his enemies are: business competitors from Moscow and Leningrad.

---- --- -- ---- -- ---, ------ ------.

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08/06/13

Category: Science/World Geo

Clue

North African physicist new to the Geneva area who has come to use the Large Hadron Collider is shown the building where he can go to relax, play games, work out, etc., on his free time.

----, ---- --- ----.

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08/05/13

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

The painting done by legendary Kansas City Royals hitting coach of the monster rumored to inhabit a Scottish lake really attacks the senses in an arousing and exciting way.

---'- "------" -- -------.

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08/02/13

Category: Entertainment/Science/World Geo

Clue

Visiting on a large island in French Polynesia, Enterprise helmsman is told that lots of the island's sky contains cloud cover of this type:

----, ---- ------ ---- -------.

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08/01/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Order from a crooked CEO his CFO Reginald to get rid of the evidence that he had been embezzling.

---, ------ ------.

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07/31/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

We were able to calm down the gorilla whose was lording it over the others, almsost godlike.

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07/30/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A lowlife Zeta Tau Alpha welched on her promise.

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07/29/13

Category: World Languages

Clue

When Timothy is hungry between meals, his Yiddish grandma tells him to have a snack.

----, --- --------.

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07/26/13

Category: Sports

Clue

Horse trainer showing a prospective customer around points out his loser of a racehorse, named after a Jovian moon.

--------, -- ---.

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07/25/13

Category: Sports

Clue

At the World Pocket Billiards Championships, a friend of Emily noted to her that when Maureen strokes the ball down the table at the beginning of the match to see who goes first, she does so with an incredible sense of power, grandeur, and haughtiness as if she cannot possibly be beaten.

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07/24/13

Category: Sports

Clue

Milwaukee baseball fan at concession stand finds his dear friends Emily and Rosemary behind the counter and tries to parlay that into a gratis cold one.

"--, --, ---- ------ ---- --- --?"

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07/23/13

Category: Food

Clue

Army corporal informs his immediate superior that he is bribing an official in the intra-platoon football game with sumptuous fatty goose liver.

-----, - ----- --- ---- ----.

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07/22/13

Category: Sports/Entertainment/Technology

Clue

Indy car driver Tom is told that folk singer Richie thinks that the best possible place for them to have a meeting is at place where they can get wi-fi.

-----, --- ----'- ---- -- ------..

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07/19/13

Category: World Geo/History

Clue

General who was Reagan's Secretary of State and who was planning a huge strategy session with a fancy dinner at Fort Benning and worried that his caviar was not going to arrive on time is told by an aide that it was on the way and was at least in the state now.

-- -------, ----, --- ---.

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07/18/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

My sister Anna does not like it when people smoke pot in her house.

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07/17/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Artwork produced by my sister while she was incarcerated in prison in San Francisco Bay is first rate.

---'- -------- --- ' - ' ----- --.

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07/16/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

This North African girl owned a sweeping device made from reeds gathered along the river near Luxor.

---- ------- --- ---- -----.

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07/15/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The Swedish manager of the supermarket is told that the new soft drink route salesman is Edward, the guy everyone is on the lookout for , a dangerous reckless man on the run, ready at a moment's notice to use violence and engage in criminal behavior again.

--- ---- ---'- --, - ---------, ----.

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07/12/13

Category: History/Science

Clue

When Paul Newman's wife was taking art lessons she was encouraged to make a pen and ink of Loretta Lynn's husband.

---- ---, --------.

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07/11/13

Category: History/Science

Clue

As Mrs. Peron works with her partner Viola at the board in their adult ed calculus class, the teacher notes that they have gotten the wrong answer for f ' (x) and asks them to fix it.

-----, --, ---- ----------.

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07/10/13

Category: Sports

Clue

Salvador's friend, tired of giving him suggestions, but willing to do so one more time, tells him that an appropriate gift to buy his wife while they are on vacation in the capital of Colombia might be the antique store's softly shaded colorful drinking glass with a foot and stem and which features the image of a famed Roman statesman and opponent of Julius Caesar.

----, ------ ------ ---- ------'- ---, ---.

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07/09/13

Category: Sports

Clue

After Czech distance running champ of the 1950s Zatopek has come to the track meet only to discover that the temperature and humidity are too high and complains about it, one of the race organizers tells another about it thusly:

---- ------- --- -- -----.

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07/08/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Nathaniel is shushed by the others in the boat as the group was about to enter this country on the sly by traversing the Caspian sea to the northeast.

---, --! ----------!

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07/05/13

Category: Government

Clue

The large covered dish which Ruth, a faculty member at The University of the South, picked up in County Cork and which she is using to serve the soup, leaves us agog.

------- ----'- ----- ------ ----.

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07/04/13

Category: Government

Clue

A federal tax enforcer's announcement/taunt to the owners of an illegal business as he shows up to enforce "The Code."

-------- ----: -'- ---.

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07/03/13

Category: Science

Clue

A woman who is learning the English language and has not yet mastered some irregular plurals tells her friend that she is grinding her molars worrying about her upcoming procedure involving an x-ray of one or more blood vessels to diagnose any pathology in her cardiovascular system.

-----, - ----- ------: ---------.

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07/02/13

Category: Sports

Clue

Kevin McHale points out to a Celtic teammate the awful steak he was served, which should have been a flavorful cut of beef from the upper rib cage area.

---, ----, - --- ------.

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07/01/13

Category: Arts/Entertainment

Clue

Munchkin mom's response after a moment of thought to her kid who needs to use the bathroom, suggesting that he use the facilities at the nearby park like area housing and showcasing the land's animal life.

-, -- -- -- --- -- --.

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06/28/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Suggestion to the Board of Regents of Rensselaer Polytechnic that they inducts into the school's Hall of Fame, a former president who had been the driving force behind bringing air conditioning to the campus.

-------- --- ---- -- -- --.

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06/27/13

Category: Arts

Clue

When Emily tells a man that what has happened is his fault, he denies it and, having just read "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," tell her that the fault lies, more or less, with the recent sighting of a great sea bird, supposedly bringing luck, but in this case not.

--, --, ---------'- ----- ----- --.

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06/26/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Edward made an A+ in a course that summarized all of the evidence for alien craft visitations to earth in the last half of the 20th century.

"------- -- ----" -- ----.

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06/25/13

Category: History & Government/Technology

Clue

President Obama suggest to his daughter that she shut down her account on a popular social news and entertainment website in the morning.

-----, ------ -'- ------ --.

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06/24/13

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Sam, bunkmate to a newly minted West Pointer who had been assigned to duty just south of the 38th parallel in 1950 is told that the dog he had found and subsequently lost had been adopted by the area's surgical unit.

---- --~----- - ----- -----, ---.

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06/23/13

Category: Arts/World Geo

Clue

Prudish art gallery goer to her friend Toni upon viewing this Matisse.

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06/21/13

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Announcement of a delay in posting the results and commentary to send back to Manila at the International competition is this board game.

-- --- -- -------.

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06/20/13

Category: History & Government

Clue

Democratic Congressman tells his girlfriend that in his opinion the chairman of the House Oversight Committee is a real jerk.

---, -- --- -- ----, -----.

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06/19/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Edward is told that Ira kept a record of every occasion on which he saw these flowers.

--, - -------- --- --- ----.

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06/18/13

Category: Sports

Clue

Sports editor questions the slow news day decision of a reporter to write a story about Bill Walton's UCLA back up, whom he is famously quoted as a saying was the best center he ever played against during his senior year, the gist of the story being that said center went out and got a tan again.

---- -----'- -----... ----?

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06/17/13

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

A 60s/70s PI show featuring Gail Fisher as one of the earliest African American women to play a substantive role in a US TV series is just out of the top 5 rated shows in Saigon and vicinity.

"------" -- - --- -- ---.

Click here for June 17's solution

06/14/13

Category: World Geo/Languages

Clue

Ana is told that Edward inspected a theatre which will show movies in maximum image format in the capital of Yemen.

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Click here for June 14's solution

06/13/13

Category: World Geo/Languages

Clue

A University of Texas student being overly familiar in his speaking in two different ways expresses surprise at finding that an African fellow he has just met in his German class is the school's only member of one of Rwanda's largest tribes.

-- ---- --'- -----, ---?

Click here for June 13's solution

06/12/13

Category: Science/World Geo

Clue

Power delivered at a rate of one joule per second in the capital of Canada.

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Click here for June 12's solution

06/11/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

The singularly most disgusting item ever seen on a Mexican restaurant menu, ESPECIALLY as it comes without any Heinz to slather on to mask its unappealing nature.

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Click here for June 11's solution

06/10/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Reaction of traveler from the east who had a business meeting in North Texas and thought he had booked a flight into DFW airport only to find out that his flight was into smaller Meacham Airport instead.

---? ---?

Click here for June 10's solution

06/07/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Conversation between Frank Costanza and Kramer after a brainstorming session about what to call the new men's undergarment that they have invented:

Frank: -, ---- -- ----: "--------." --!
Kramer: --...,"---."

Click here for June 7's solution

06/06/13

Category: Science

Clue

A female German college student in the 50's was strangely attracted by the calculating rod dangling from the belt of an engineering student she saw.

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Click here for June 6's solution

06/05/13

Category: Sports

Clue

In a line of dialogue from a play, a Christian music station jockey speculates on how Vince McMahon's wrestling empire would be perceived by "the boss."

--: ---? ----?

Click here for June 5's solution

06/04/13

Category: Sports

Clue

In an NBA charity fundraiser wherein teams play a round of golf captained by a pro of their choosing, this is the headline in the NY Times when the local team solicits the help of this fellow:

------ --- ----.

Click here for June 4's solution

06/03/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

An Egyptian graduate of the University of Maryland is persona non grata in the administrative capital of South Africa.

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05/31/13

Category: Business/Arts & Entertainment

Clue

The undead run their computers using an operating system designed in Armonk, NY, and which was originally made for the Wicked Witch of the West.

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Click here for May 31's solution

05/30/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Scoutmaster to his Boy Scout troop at the Jamboree after his guys had nailed the competition involving bowlines, half-hitches, etc.

---- -- ---- ---.

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05/29/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

I leave a gratuity to poor, pathetic waitress Melba.

-------- ----- - ---.

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05/28/13

Category: Business

Clue

What they call the guy on the beat at the paper in Salisbury,Maryland who was assigned to cover the family dispute which was a throwback to earlier times among the ruling powers in the large chicken producer in town.

----- ------ ---- --------.

Click here for May 28's solution

05/27/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Headline in Monastery newsletter celebrating the recent graduation of its head with a business degree.

----- -- ---!

Click here for May 27's solution

05/24/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Mideast potentate tells his collection of wives, concubines, daughters, servants, etc. how they always make him feel elated and jolly.

--- --- -----, --- ---- --. ---, ---, ---!

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05/23/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

It is an extremely expert, nimble Asti brother, either Sam or Dan.

--'- -- ------ --- ---- -- --- ----.

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05/22/13

Category: Science

Clue

Raucous party animal at a bash celebrating the invention of a basic machine of antiquity.

------- -- -----.

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05/21/13

Category: Sports

Clue

After Federer dumps a whole lot of volleys into the net in a match, his coach tells him that he should stick to his groundstroke game much more.

--- ------, -----, -----.

Click here for May 21's solution

05/20/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A Jamaican deliveryman tells a new Norway bar owner whey he hasn't brought any ale from a Canadian brewery, located in Montreal and which is the second oldest company in Canada after The Hudson Bay Trading Company, telling him that for some reason it continues to be absolutely hated in the country. ( Hard to imagine this.)

-- ------ - -------. ----- --'- ------- -- ----, ---.

Click here for May 20's solution

05/17/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Ana relates that Mr. Dias rearranged the letters in a phrase describing Nathaniel's bicycle built for two which he had named after his wife Margaret.

"---- ---------- '---'-
------ ----'," --- ----.

Click here for May 17's solution

05/16/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Rene is told not to make fun of her, "Granny," as despite being old, her mind is perfectly sound and easily understood.

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--- ----- ----- ----.

Click here for May 16's solution

05/15/13

Category: Sports/Arts

Clue

A New York cabbie tells Chronicles of Narnia author that Hall of Fame shortstop Phil Rizzuto had also ridden in his taxi.

------- - ----, ---, -.-.

Click here for May 15's solution

05/14/13

Category: Sports/Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Hard hitting NY Yankee third baseman is introduced to this character, who, since her series was canceled has now gotten into the commodities business by buying and selling for profit large, shaggy Tibetan beasts of burden from Omaha.

-~---, -------- ---- --- ------.

Click here for May 14's solution

05/13/13

Category: Business

Clue

A young lady appropriately named for this palindrome gave serious consideration to a new tablet computer by Hewlett-Packard designed to be operated without a stylus, and for which I have created a catchy marketing name based on the company's moniker.

------ -------- --~--- ----.

Click here for May 13's solution

05/10/13

Category: History

Clue

A long forgotten command/request from General Washington to his superiors for clothing to help his soldiers conceal themselves as they were about to embark on a famous mission.

---- -- -------!

Click here for May 10's solution

05/09/13

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

A 19th-century Bohemian dance with three steps and a hop, in a long easy stride as modified by Inuit people.

-- ---- -----.

Click here for May 9's solution

05/08/13

Category: World Geo/Arts

Clue

I sent a text to a small grad student colloquium at Teheran University studying the artist represented here.

----- ------- -- ---- - --------.

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05/07/13

Category: World Geo/Science

Clue

Ana, who grew up here has applied to go to college in the United States and hears that acceptances notices will be arriving tomorrow. She is absolutely sure she will be accepted and tells a friend that she looks forward to reading that she is now a Longhorn.

-------- --- ------ -- -- --.

Click here for May 7's solution

05/06/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Deirdre is told that what this affluent area of Los Angeles whose names translates as "evergreen" could use is a new fast food joint that still employs carhops.

----, ------ ----- ------.

Click here for May 6's solution

05/03/13

Category: World Geo/Science

Clue

The only domestic in Los Angeles who hails from what used to be the center of the Minoan civilization ( seen here in red) is a real wide body.

--'- ---- ----- ----'- -------- --------.

Click here for May 3's solution

05/02/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

A college student in Knoxville, Tennessee who is an incurable romantic decides to meet with a psychologist to try to work out her issues with failed relationships and in a letter greets the therapist this way.

--., - -- --- --------.

Click here for May 2's solution

05/01/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

A delicatessen in a Polish city is really hated because the food it serves is severely undercooked.

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04/30/13

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Having fled Rome after assassinating its emperor, this Roman general, in a campaign little known to history, is encouraged, in eerily familiar language he may have heard before, to take an abruptly rising flat hill in Mesopotamia near its ancient capital.

-- --, -----, --- -- -----.

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04/29/13

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Utterly unyielding and insistent toward the "Claire Kincaid" of Saigon.

------- -- --- ---.

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04/26/13

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Foes of this guy tell him that after casting his feet in concrete, they are gonna toss him into a German river.

----, -----.

Click here for April 26's solution

04/25/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

With respect to what Evelyn is allowed to serve to Stuart or Tonya, trout is not on the list.

-- -- --- -- ----- --- -- ----- -----.

Click here for April 25's solution

04/24/13

Category: Entertainment/World Languages

Clue

(In an very little known episode in country music history) Earl Scruggs and his partner were also a debating team, and here Earl encourages him to him to be passionate and convincing about their rejoinder to their German debating foes.

---- - --------, -----, "---- -----."

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04/23/13

Category: Entertainment/History/Geo

Clue

Ara, a sailor for Mubarak's navy is asked if he would like to eat some semi-hard Dutch cheese traditionally sold in spheres with a pale yellow interior and a coat of red paraffin wax, as it seems the only other thing to eat at the reception, Scarlett's potato casserole baked with a crunchy topping of bread crumbs and cheese, is unfortunately spoiled by particles of bat shit.

----, ---, ----- ---? -----'- -- -- ------- -'---- ----.

Click here for April 23's solution

04/22/13

Category: Science

Clue

Shingle hung out by this MD who specializes in gaseous build-up in the alimentary canal.

---------, --. -- -----.

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04/19/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Raged Nathaniel, "This bicycle built for two is the pits!"

------- ----, "------ ----."

Click here for April 19's solution

04/18/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Line of dialogue from a "My Three Sons" script wherein the boys' grandfather, after committing some faux pas, tells friend, Lee, that the reason was very simple: the devil made him do it.

---: --, ---, -- ---------!

Click here for April 18's solution

04/17/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Fabulous vacations to visit Denali, etc. offered by a fancy 5th avenue store.

----' -------.

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04/16/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

I was able to get to the famous beach in Hawaii, and I am blown away at how spectacular it is.

- ---- -------. ---- -- -.

Click here for April 16's solution

04/15/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Start to a really long autobiography of an egotist.

- ---- --, ---. -.

Click here for April 15's solution

04/12/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

What could be the motto of Mad Magazine, indicating that there is always some truth in honest parody.

------ -------.

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04/11/13

Category: Sports

Clue

Wife of switch hitting 3rd baseman/right fielder Bobby of the Pirates and Mets in the 80s and 90s is asked by his wife to summon the doctor because labor pains have begun.

-------, ---- -- --!

Click here for April 11's solution

04/10/13

Category: Science

Clue

A friend responds to a Evelyn who had asked what blood type she was by saying that she is a universal donor.

--, -- -- - --------.

Click here for April 10's solution

04/09/13

Category: World Languages

Clue

Maria, a soldier, is encouraged not to go to bed with the suave Mexican man.

-, -- -----, -- --- -------- -----!

Click here for April 9's solution

04/08/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Movie sheriff of McNairy, Tennessee is encouraged by his wife to put on a nice suit before they go out.

------, ----- --.

Click here for April 8's solution

04/05/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A Rock 'n Roll pioneer's songwriting files are destroyed and, suspecting one of his staff, he brings in The Galaxy's protective "Force" to investigate. He is informed that, to the contrary, ( I know, I know, using a nonstandard plural ) that they have cleared all of the employees.

--, ----- --- ------ ---.

Click here for April 5's solution

04/04/13

Category: Arts/Food

Clue

19th Century American author ( "The Outcasts of Poker Flat") is encouraged by a friend, every time he eats a yam or a potato, to put additional butter on it even if it had already been cooked in butter.

--------, ----, -----.

Click here for April 4's solution

04/03/13

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

It seems that a large city in New Jersey was trying to get a contract for a recreation festival. This is how the bad news that they would not get it was delivered to Parks and Recreation Director Ronald, for it seems that their bid was rejected immediately because they would not be able to stage a "game of catch and throw" by Sportcraft using the pictured implements.

-- ---. -- ------ -----
------ -- ----, ---.

Click here for April 3's solution

04/02/13

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Enterprise helmsman is told that the nurse he wanted to see, one whom he had seen when he worked for General Electric, was now stationed on a planet in the star system comprising the largest in the constellation Leo.

----, -- -- -- -------.

Click here for April 2's solution

04/01/13

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue


Having lived up to his name, pro wrestler shown here got a bunch of long stemmed crimson flowers to make amends for his bad behavior when he visited the ruins at an important Sumerian city-state shown here.

---- --- ----- ------- --.

Click here for April 1's solution


03/29/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

College student asks one of his fellow classmates what's the deal on the brawl between rival fraternities which supposed to take place because each had brought in a prominent hip-hop artist for a party and there was expected to be trouble, although now it seems it had been called off.

'---, ---, -- --- ---- ---- ---- -- ------?

Click here for March 29's solution

03/28/13

Category: World Geo/Food

Clue

Omar is told that a local market in a large city in Iraq about 250 miles NQ of Baghdad, where they sell brisket cured and smoked with a variety of spices, does turn a profit frequently.

--- --- - ----- --------
----'- - ----, ----, -----.

Click here for March 28's solution

03/27/13

Category: Science

Clue

After Eva had asked the man she is flirting with how he came to be so good looking, he double checks that she is really talking to him and then tells her that it's because he got his genes from his Dad Maurice.

-, ---? -------- --'- --- ---- -.

Click here for March 27's solution

03/26/13

Category: Sports/Science

Clue

Incredulity that a female Indy 500 turned NASCAR driver is doing commercials promoting Vitamin B3.

------ -- - ------ --?

Click here for March 26's solution

03/25/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Woman to her new husband Lonnie on their honeymoon in Greece, asking him if he would like to take their small evening picnic meal on the slopes of a nearby mountain, so that they could be as close to the gods as possible.

---, -- ---, -- -------?

Click here for March 25's solution

03/22/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A scam perpetrated against Ira, a dandy overly concerned about his appearance, dress and manners.

- --- --- -- --- ---.

Click here for March 22's solution

03/21/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Sidney is told that Rodney, a real butthole with three degrees, has been chosen by his company, Hewlett-Packard, to represent them at the upcoming conference.

---, --- --, --, ---, --, ---, -- ----------.

Click here for March 21's solution

03/20/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Words of fright screamed by an escort at the cotillion to Ron as he runs from the hall, relating that the girl just presented, whom they had all been teasing, had unleashed her supernatural gaze, Carrie-like, and was wreaking havoc.

------, ---, - ---- ---------- ---!

Click here for March 20's solution

03/19/13

Category: World Geo/Languages

Clue

Frenchman Edward upbraided the royal cooks of ancient Mesopotamia. "Dare they serve small unrefined, raw fruit filled pies? Nay! [scatological obscenity.]"

--, ------------ --: "----- -----? --! -----!"

Click here for March 19's solution

03/18/13

Category: Sports/Business

Clue

A name I propose for a building in which a city's pro basketball and hockey teams could play, with purchasing rights by a popular bakery-cafe chain.

----- ------.

Click here for March 18's solution

03/15/13

Category: History

Clue

Eleanor is told not to soup up this Pontiac car from the sixties.

--, ----- -- ----------.

Click here for March 15's solution

03/14/13

Category: World Geo/Food

Clue

One of these, grown in Rabat.

- ------- ----.

Click here for March 14's solution

03/13/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Calvin is certainly not going through his college journey by taking the lazy easy way out with crip courses.

-- ------- ---- ---'- --.

Click here for March 13's solution

03/12/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

The speaker asks her traveling companion Anne to be aware that, instead of her usual sitting back and letting others do what they want, she is going to assert herself and insist that they not even consider the capital city as they visit Austria.

----, - ----, ----, ---- --, -- ---- ------.

Click here for March 12's solution

03/11/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Newly elected Irish pontiff exults to his friends, Bo and Eli over being about ready to take his first ride in this, his official vehicle.

---, --, -- ----------!

Click here for March 11's solution

03/08/13

Category: Science

Clue

Cowboy Salvador is told to round up the pygmy chimps with his rope.

----- -------, ---.

Click here for March 8's solution

03/07/13

Category: World Geo/History

Clue

Iva refuses to help former Koresh cult members who are in trouble along the river bank in Paris.

----- -------- --- --- ------.

Click here for March 7's solution

03/06/13

Category: World Geo/Sports

Clue

Santa's helper Ira, who spends the off season in Saigon, is a devotee of the 30-06.

--- --- ---'- - --------.

Click here for March 6's solution

03/05/13

Category: History

Clue

Note given to dermatologist Von by a member of Russia's ruling dynasty with laryngitis who had gone to have hit pimple removed and discovered that the procedure cost so much that he would have to pay for it over time, so telling the doctor to set up a payment plan and charge it to the family.

---, -------- ---. ~ -------

Click here for March 5's solution

03/04/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

I point out to my grandmother the large book listing all of the meat filled fried tortillas available to eat when we visit Luanda in Southwest Africa.

-- ----- ---- -------, ----!

Click here for March 4's solution

03/01/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Rumination of Calvin to himself as he is in a double blind trial for a new drug and he thus doesn't know whether he has been taking the prospective drug or the "control," but hopes for the former because he really does feel he is getting better.

"-, --," --- --------, " -- -------."

Click here for March 1's solution


02/28/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

John Walton to his wife, explaining why he wants to spend some of their hard earned money on a loan to Nate the blacksmith.

---, ---- --- -- --- -----.

Click here for February 28's solution

02/27/13

Category: Arts/History

Clue

Chicagoan Eleanor's ambition in life is to hear Eb, the son of an Israeli Prime minister, sing the title role in a famed comic opera by Rossini ,performed by her hometown orchestra under the baton of a famed 20th century Italian conductor on loan from The NBC Symphony orchestra.

-- ----- --- -- ----- -- - --- --------- "------ -- -------."

Click here for February 27's solution

02/26/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

This guy refuses to have mate when he goes out shopping in the suburbs.

----- ----- --- -- - ----.

Click here for February 26's solution

02/25/13

Category: History

Clue

English pilots during WWII are encouraged, in the event of capture, to bother the enemy for as long as they are held captive, by passing gas after their midday meal very often.

-- ----, ---, ---- -------- ----- - ---.

Click here for February 25's solution

02/22/13

Category: Science/Cooking

Clue

Recently harvested bunch of these:

------- ----.

Click here for February 22's solution

02/21/13

Category: Arts/World Geo

Clue

An Impressionist painting owned by a geek living in Brazil.

--- ---- ------.

Click here for February 21's solution

02/20/13

Category: History/Entertainment

Clue

Shortly after being knighted, U2's lead singer is rumored to have taken an American B movie actress who had a fling with Prince Andrew to see their fellow friend, a mohel, in action. His handlers deny it and put out this press release:

--- ---- ---- --- -- -- ----.

Click here for February 20's solution

02/19/13

Category: Science

Clue

Starship captain Nathaniel is reminded to have his vehicle lubricated as he heads into the vicinity of Orion.

- ----, ---, -- - ------.

Click here for February 19's solution

02/18/13

Category: Arts

Clue

Owner of several Impressionist paintings by "Edouard" asks gallery owner Amaro, in the lingo, if he thinks they might crack the 8 digit barrier for one of them when they go up for sale.

---, -----, --- - -----.

Click here for February 18's solution

02/15/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Text message sent to radio show host Rosemary who had done a feature on a pizza chain whose address was so easy to remember because of its simple ZIP Code, asking her to repeat it on air. ( I guess it wasn't that easy.)

--- -- ---, --, --- --------.

Click here for February 15's solution

02/14/13

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

A man questions his son Ara and daughter Hana about where they might like to vacation, Disneyland, or in Southeastern Wyoming in a town sharing its name with a TV Series.

-------, ---? -------, ---?

Click here for February 14's solution

02/13/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

In a scene from the 1950s, having heard that their new sister from France was interested in dating a black man, the sorority matchmaker tells fellow sister Eve that she had fixed her up.

---, -'-- ----- --- ---------.

Click here for February 13's solution

02/12/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Tagline for a horror film about a supposedly empty haunted house where actually lives a mad obstetrician with a horrible complexion.

---- -----'- ---- ------- -- -----!

Click here for February 12's solution

02/11/13

Category: Entertainment/World Language/Sports

Clue

Simon is told that he will not get the job as it has come to the interviewer's attention that he is quite a cheapskate.

-- ----- - ----, -----.

Click here for February 11's solution

02/8/13

Category: Entertainment/World Language/Sports

Clue

TV graphic from a celebrity golf tournament when the wife of a famed Brazilian soccer star hits her tee shot on the 145 yard hole into the rough just off the putting surface but manages to get up and down.

"---. ----" ----.

Click here for February 8's solution

02/7/13

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Little girl who is playing a role in "The Music Man" is told that the spot she has made celebrating the Muslim holy day is ridiculous.

----- ------- --, ---------.

Click here for February 7's solution

02/6/13

Category: History

Clue

What you might call a parody of Rick Perry's most famous debate moment in 2012, as he tried to recall which cabinet departments he would ax.

----- -- "----."

Click here for February 6's solution

02/5/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

A crazy, daft, outrageous morning massage at a hydroelectric plant in, well, Myanmar now, I guess.

--- -- --- -- - ----- ---.

Click here for February 5's solution

02/4/13

Category: History/Entertainment

Clue

Knowing that he has an eye for women with dark hair, an aide to the pope who jailed Galileo points out to him a very hot, Bo Derek-like one.

---, -----! - ------!

Click here for February 4's solution

02/1/13

Category: World Geo/Arts

Clue

Jon, a friend of Mr. Josephs, leaves a note telling him that their mutual friend, the author of The Jungle, did not advocate for the use of Mexican currency.

--, -------, ----- --- --- ---- ----. ~---.

Click here for February 1's solution


01/31/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

The Old Standard Oil filling station in the 1950's, having been robbed, didn't even consider rounding up all its employees and going after the perpetrators.

---- -------- -- -----.

Click here for January 31's solution

01/30/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

A respected elderly Turkish man is told that you can detect the presence of the band of children with torn, ill-fitting clothes by their stench.

----- --, ---, -----------.

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01/29/13

Category: World Geo

Clue

Response to Nan to try to hawk her wares among a string of islands in the Caribbean.

---- --, ---, -- --------.

Click here for January 29's solution

01/28/13

Category: Arts

Clue

Eliot's editor tells him that he is going to nix and edit out the idea of using the image of a white heron as a loud, scary, knocking, rattling, ghostlike apparition.

-.-., - ----- --- -- - -----------.

Click here for January 28's solution

01/25/13

Category: Sports/Business

Clue

I tell Sidney that even though my girl Emily wears a man's aftershave popularized by "Joe Willie," it would not bother me even if she continues it forever.

--'- ----, ---, ----- ---- ---- -------- --.

Click here for January 25's solution

01/24/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Rosemary is told that she has made a monumental and spectacular mistake, in concocting a new dish, one so bad that it is straight out of "Amityville."

---- -----, --. ------ ------.

Click here for January 24's solution

01/23/13

Category: World Languages

Clue

A man tell his mother that if he can have "the food of the gods" he will feel like he has the whole world by the tail.

-------- -- ---, --.

Click here for January 23's solution

01/22/13

Category: World Languages

Clue

When you try to convince them that you are going to completely reject their offer, even though you are not, Dieter, above everything else, do it convincingly.

---- - ------ ---- -----.

Click here for January 22's solution

01/21/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A guy with auburn hair is told that there is none of that chocolate flavored snack beverage over there.

---, -- ---~--- ------.

Click here for January 21's solution

01/18/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

I tell Dee that I am paying attention to the operations of his secretive sect of followers who are brainwashed to bring their favorite covered dish to every meeting.

---, --- ------- ---- --- - ----.

Click here for January 18's solution

01/17/13

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

When an Oklahoma woman whose first name is the same as the name of the town she lives in and Sidney are asked what the tumultuous noise they hear is, they are, individually told that it is from the uproar over a touring production of a counterculture Broadway musical which was despised and had been told never to return here.

---, ----, -- "----." - ------, ---, -- ----.

Click here for January 17's solution

01/16/13

Category: Business

Clue

Exult in the fact that your investment in a Dutch consumer products giant has gone way up.

----- -- --------.

Click here for January 16's solution

01/15/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

One lawyer to his trial partner Lewis telling him that their strategy will be to attack the fact that the witness Salvador is using an assumed name.

--'-- ------ -----(---), ---.

Click here for January 15's solution

01/14/13

Category: World Geo/Sports

Clue

Shout of track coach to his 10K racer to go ahead and pass the racer's friend from near Mt. Everest with whom he has been corresponding before the friend moved to Los Angeles.

--- ------- -- --- ---.

Click here for January 14's solution

01/11/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Robert is told that Edward praised highly a town in Texas named after its house of ill repute.

--------, --. -- --------, ---.

Click here for January 11's solution

01/10/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

The minister of a church in a northern France port city about to be overrun by the Nazis in May, 1940, is dining. Having thought that he had been served leftovers, he gets up to confront the owner. But he is told to "cool it" as is cannot be worth all the controversy considering how hard the times are and all.

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01/09/13

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Tonight Show host's shaved ice treat scams.

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01/08/13

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

What you would call a scam perpetrated on Ira, a dandy excessively concerned with his clothes and appearance.

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01/07/13

Category: History/Science

Clue

The reason the Godfather's Pizza Exec probably is failing in his presidential bid: his falling in love with a computer circa 1946, bought at a flea market in Rome to run his campaign.

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01/04/13

Category: Sports/Entertainment

Clue

Commentary from a huge pro football fan to his wife on Nov. 17, 1968, as his TV picture morphs from the game to a view of the Swiss Alps, and he responds to her question about what was showing now, and then he ultimately realizes what happened.

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01/03/13

Category: Science

Clue

An early 17th century scientist in Italy confides to his friend Joel, that he simply cannot keep up with the pace of discoveries made by his chief rival.

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01/02/13

Category: Sports

Clue

One of the Washington Redskins offensive linemen, a third stringer who hadn't had a chance to get to know their 2012 rookie quarterback very well yet at the beginning of training camp leaves the QB a note wondering if they could possibly go spelunking together.

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01/01/13

Category: World Geo/Entertainment/Arts

Clue

A writer of erotica who had counted on seeing a concert of experimental rock and ambient music in Jakarta performed by one of its originators and who had been expecting free tickets is told that she would not be able to get them after all because said performer would not give his permission.

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12/31/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

A hesitating confession to Sidney that the transfer of his friend Maurice to Somalia's capital city had been approved.

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12/28/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A Vatican official admits that the Pope's tantrum characterized by his compulsive, meticulous, rigid nature was not exactly the first course of action that the See would ordinarily have chosen.

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12/27/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue:A cyborg policeman from a Futuristic Detroit who has been hired to guard Deborah while she sleeps is a "little" tired and annoyed at the assignment.

"----" ----- -- ---'- ------- -------.

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11/13/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue:Compulsion of a shopaholic with little disposable cash, for the time being, at a department store.

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11/12/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: Darn it, has that sailor who just got his undergraduate degree and now thinks he is better than us turned into a really despicable rodent with questionable parentage?

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11/09/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue:Rocky asks his bud Leroy to move the Mexican food he has left on Rocky's barstool.

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11/08/12

Category: Entertainment/World Geo/Government

Clue

Clue:Pakistani President circa 2005 is told that in the movie he is making about the life of a favorite Quentin Tarantino actress, she will be played by a former "Charlie's Angel."

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11/07/12

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Clue:In a line of dialogue from a play, Diana tells that the bottom line for comic pianist Victor is that he did not get an invitation to play a concert in a small country in Southeastern Europe bordering the Adriatic.

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11/06/12

Category: Arts

Clue

Clue:This is what a single mother out to meet men said to Rex, who had introduced himself to her, at a social gathering in the art gallery after having viewed Dali's "The Persistence of Memory" and Mondrian's "Broadway Boogie Woogie," et al.

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11/05/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: An animal rights group gave no consideration whatsoever to buying a public service announcement through their political action committee.

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11/02/12

Category: World Geo/Languages

Clue

Clue: One of the Bee Gees is asked if he can see the display of main tents at a pavilion display of various circuses.

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11/01/12

Category: World Geo/Languages

Clue

Clue: Positive answer to Eleanor who has asked if we can get plenty of rest and relaxation while visiting Lima.

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10/31/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: Calvin is told that his physician named Ace, when seating himself at the fancy dinner party, paid no attention whatsoever to the attempt by the hostess to assign seats in advance.

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10/30/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: Call Edward again, who lives in an Australian city.

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10/29/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: Father to Ned who has come to the house to take one of twin girls who live there on a date, as the father tries to tell Ned that his daughter can't go ( whichever one he had a date with--can't remember) because she is sick and can't get out of bed.

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10/26/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: What Reginald was after changing his legal name.

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10/25/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: Susan was able to find one of these for the West Pointer.

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10/24/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: Headline about an early morning department store sale featuring a frenzy of people pushing and reaching over each other to get what they could.

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10/23/12

Category: Science

Clue

Clue: A diner tells his Swedish waiter that he notices some stringy, tough, connective tissue still attached to his steak.

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10/22/12

Category: World Languages

Clue

Clue: Rosemary is told that a Mexican heiress to a fortune built on an aromatic herb of the mint family, who had been proposed to by a minister, was giving the offer no consideration whatsoever, especially as she would have to give up her mansion for more modest digs.

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10/19/12

Category: World Languages

Clue

Clue: An speaker of a British dialect who is ga-ga over a girl named Emily tells his mother how that fact that he is having his tattoos removed a few at a time, is testimony to the fact that he is simply captivated by her and will do anything for her.

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10/18/12

Category: World Languages

Clue

Clue: Alvin, at the mall at Christmas, suggests to his friend that they rob Stella, an aide to the mall Santa, of her coat made from a fabric with a soft, silky pile. (Also a pun!)

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10/17/12

Category: Entertainment/History & Government

Clue

Clue: A member of MI-5 informs a member of the House of Lords named Asti, that it would be taking a chance to go ahead with the mission because of the agency inability to find someone schooled in traditional Jamaican music and dance.

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10/16/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: A district attorney tells his assistant Diana he intends to get rid of an area set aside in town where people could go to use LSD.

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10/15/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: TV Tarzan is questioned about the advisability of wearing these.

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10/12/12

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Clue: The partner of Warren Spahn in a famous baseball jingle is told to watch out as he is about to step on flower beds at a branch of the University of Texas system in far West Texas.

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10/11/12

Category: Arts

Clue

Clue: After seeing the opera "The Love of Three Oranges," I tell my good friend the composer that I am leaving.

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10/10/12

Category: Arts/World Geo

Clue

Clue: In a scene Tennessee Williams wrote but discarded, Stanley Kowalski takes his wife on a vacation to Sicily to see its major tourist attraction, where she only was interested in buying billfolds.

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10/09/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: Emily, campaign manager for Arthur, tells him that she will hire people to coordinate coverage for radio/TV/print, etc.

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10/08/12

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

Clue: Response to someone who has asked where we can get a small taste of red wine made from purple vinifera grapes brought by the aliens who just landed: we'll have that information soon from my iPhone.

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10/05/12

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

Clue: What Homer, noting the recent delivery from Western Union and being worried that it might contain bad news, said to his wife when she was wildly speculating about their son's matriculation at a tony English boarding school he had applied to.

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10/04/12

Category: World Geo/Languages/History

Clue

Clue: Ira who lives near the Coliseum, took his cues about how to deal with the ladies in matters of romance from passages he read in the Rubiyait.

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10/03/12

Category: Science

Clue

Clue: Warner, a sportscaster, is told to "go to the videotape" to see snow runoff from the peaks in this range of the Rockies in Wyoming.

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10/02/12

Category: Science

Clue

Clue: It seems that a man who long ago was convicted of homicide a la Lizzie Borden has been paroled and is trying to get right with society by taking music lessons, percussion, in fact. But the rest of the class is still a little worried about whether he might "do it" again. So the teacher calls out to his classmate Lacy to try to settle him down so that he won't be freaked out by the test they have coming up:

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10/01/12

Category: Science

Clue

Clue: A famed Cornell astronomer and science popularizer is drawing up lists matching people who need to be pestered about things with their prospective pesterer.

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9/28/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Clue: Abraham, a student at West Point who had attended a fancy "public" school in England and who was doing sales on the side to make extra money, returned back to a customer $100 of his commission.

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9/27/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: Eleanor, who has been sharing recipes with Mork and Mindy, is encouraged to make Mork's signature dish that he brought with him from his native planet, featuring helical shaped rotini pasta.

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9/26/12

Category: Arts/History

Clue

Clue: Had Emily Dickinson lived just a little longer she could have used one of these machines, originally patented by Thomas Edison,to produce some of her work for distribution, and she might have said this to her father:

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9/25/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: Completely cleared of all of this?

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9/24/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: It will be a cold day in hell when the minister throws his support behind Rodney.

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9/21/12

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Clue: Diana leaves a note for Indy driver Foyt, telling him that she went all the way to the southern slopes of Everest to obtain from a restaurant there a jar of hot peppers she was going to eat in the car on the way home.

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9/20/12

Category: History/Government

Clue

Clue: Samantha Cameron or Cherie Blair to hubby to do something specific about the flood that happened in the middle of the night in the basement at #10 Downing Street.

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9/19/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Clue: A New York pro baseball player who had complimented a friend's suits and had asked how it was that he got such good bargains, etc. is told that the friend followed the method of pregressive markdowns pioneered by a famed NY merchant whose slogan was "An Educated Consumer is Our Best Customer."

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9/18/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Clue: A shout of surprise at learning that a man was going to make a living by selling tacos in North Viet Nam.

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9/17/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: Non-prerecorded television show featuring Al Capp's Fleagle character, he of the "whammy" and "double whammy."

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9/14/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Clue: Log entry from almost 4 hours before midnight, detailing that Jed, the District Attorney, walking into a classroom where he went to grad school in Charlottesville 2 years after Bush 43 was elected, had the eerie feeling that he had experienced this particular moment as a teaching assistant once before.

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9/13/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: Dustin Hoffman character in "Midnight Cowboy," stylishly dressed in the latest duds, is on his way to fame and fortune.

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9/12/12

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Clue: Sal is being regaled with stories about the exceptional teams at Oklahoma A&M and Oklahoma State in the 1930s-1960s under their hall of fame coach. One such story was about when all the coaches went out to eat after having won another NCAA championship. What each coach ordered at the restaurant was discussed until finally Sal was told that the head coach got what he always, always ordered: a chef's salad with the meat portion being from a wild ox originating from the Tibetan highlands, but now imported into Arctic regions of The United States.

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9/11/12

Category: Entertainment/World Geo/Language

Clue

Clue:Edward is a bold, reckless salesman for a soft drink company in the Midwest, reckless to the point of actually stepping over the line into illegal activity. Heck they even made a song about him.

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9/10/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue:The name given to a group of senior citizens prone to spill their food all over them, and who sit around eating leavened donut shaped rolls and discussing the finer points of The Old Testament.

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9/07/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: Lieutenant Dan tells the rest of his platoon that to be careful because the bottom line is that guys like Gump make mistakes regularly.

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9/06/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Clue: So you are temporarily giving up your space living in a bus owned by the inexpensive youth hotel South of Houston in NYC? Can you let me stay there while you are gone? I'll pay the rent.

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9/05/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Clue: Negative response to a suggestion that assistance to a population of Alaskan Grizzlies had not been adequate.

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9/04/12

Category: Sports

Clue

Clue: The owner of a gym relates that Phil, a former major league pitcher for the Detroit Tigers and LA Dodgers and then pitching coach for a NY Met farm team in Port St. Lucie Fla. was now in charge of the gym, as he moonlights in Port St. Lucie.

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9/03/12

Category: Sports

Clue

Clue: After retiring from pro football, Oakland Raiders # 00 winds up coaching powder puff football. Here he is encouraged by a parent to re-install star player Eve into the lineup because the other team has left its starters in and has begun to pull ahead.

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8/31/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Clue: Someone points out to Myra the death notice in The Daily Texan of the Longhorns' only African tribesman from Nigeria.

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8/30/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: A blend of meat and vegetables flavored with a popular spaghetti sauce, but which was too sweet and made with too much water.

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8/29/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: When the "Coochie Coochie" girl tries to defend a local Cub Scout leader named Deborah to an irate mother of one of the scouts, the mother replies back, basically, "to hell with her."

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8/28/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: Mr. Ott is told that when the will of a classic James Bond nemesis was probated it turned out that the dogs and cats he had recently purchased would go to his wife's son by a previous marriage.

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8/27/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: Arthur leaves a note for fellow officer Upton in the College military training unit telling him that the arena event involving farm equipment towing heavy loads had not really done much to generate fund raising or recruiting.

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8/24/12

Category: Sports

Clue

Clue: A babe working out in St. Louis expresses exasperation at the excessively ingratiating, unctuous, servile come-ons directed her way by the local pro football players who have offered to be her advisor, mentor, etc. in the weight room.

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8/23/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: Arthur was blown away at the constant alternating acts of tariff raising between the two countries who had always been amicable trading partners.

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8/22/12

Category: Sports

Clue

Clue: When a former Duke basketball hero is trying to decide on what color Formula One vehicle to lease, he is advised to go with the blue/green one.

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8/21/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Clue: Hearing the alarm, some yells to Alvin that it represents a very serious security warning in a Central Florida city.

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8/20/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Clue: A boy in the 1960s is to be interviewed on the radio and laments the fact that his sister and her friend Arthur will be unable to hear it because they are on the beach in a West African country on the Gulf of Guinea, far away from available electricity.

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8/17/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: What Snooky said to his wife, calling her to tell her that he had arrived safely at the party at the house of one of his co-stars on "My Hit Parade."

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8/16/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue:I work in public relations for Rensselaer Polytechnic.

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8/15/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue:A man laments to his boy that he has way, way overeaten on delivery pizza.

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8/14/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue:Edward is told that the entire outburst he hears is from the aliens' ships firing their weapons continuously.

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8/13/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue:An order from one food establishment code enforcement officer to his sidekick to question Amy after having eaten at her restaurant and noticing that he had ingested fecal material.

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8/10/12

Category: Business/World Geo/Science

Clue

Clue: Executives at a well-known clothing retailer which includes the Banana Republic and Old Navy brands are encouraged not to let there be any delay in opening their new store on the Pacific isles made famous by the voyage of Charles Darwin on The Beagle.

--, ---, - --- --- -- ---------.

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8/09/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: By chance Sol and the money Chef Lagasse accidentally dropped in Italy crossed paths.

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8/08/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: A spigot attached to the house in the paved party area out back where one can get a slurry of pounded taro root.

----- --- ---.

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8/07/12

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Clue: Dorothy leaves a note for her good friend saying she doesn't think she wants to climb Mt. McKinley.

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8/06/12

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Clue: Cincinnati Red who won the 1965 RBI title is told not to take along his favorite chewing tobacco when visiting Saigon.

--, ------ --- -- ---, -----.

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8/03/12

Category: Arts/Technology

Clue

Clue: An American playwright ( "Streamers") who is trying to learn to use word processing instead of writing by longhand is admonished that to make a capital letter, one does not use the largest key on the keyboard.

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8/02/12

Category: Science/World Geo

Clue

Clue: Mr. Roby is told that the "man/machine hybrid" made in China is a fake.

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8/01/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: Answer to Emily Asti who has asked what the big red cross is for on some of the soldiers' helmets.

--'- - ----- -.-., -- ----.

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7/31/12

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

Clue: A North African salesman visiting U.S. TV studios where a famed 1950s-1990s children's show was produced is asked if he wants to view additional episodes.

---- ---, ---- ------ ----?

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7/30/12

Category: World Geo/Business

Clue

Clue: Investment banker Ian is told to move the entirety of the Kenyan bonds over to the London interbank borrowing rate.

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7/27/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: How Lady Gaga appears to Christina Aguilera, for example, having been accused of ripping off the latter's MTV material.

- ----- --- ----.

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7/26/12

Category: Sports/Business

Clue

Clue: I irritate a salesman for a men's cologne which featured a well-known NFL quarterback.

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7/25/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clue: A man has come to visit the backwoods home of his prospective bride. He there meets his future mother- in- law Evelyn who informs him that they live a rather primitive lifestyle and don't often get to town to buy fancy things like toilet paper. But he tells her that he is sure he can get used to using corn cobs or leaves or grass, or snow in a pinch when even vegetation has disappeared in the winter. ( The Palindromist can verify for that last one from his experience on an Outward Bound camping trip to Colorado's South San Juans in 1991.)

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7/24/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

CLue: When this 60s pop singer finished singing "Blue Velvet" at a concert in the 1970s and was then going to read a Bible verse, a fan yelled at him for not using the King James and using a newly minted translation instead.

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7/23/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: Stallone yells to Shatner co-star, telling him that the object was his, Sly's.

--! ----, -----!

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7/20/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: On a children's version of "Jeopardy" one of the contestants tells the host what his favorite Muppet is.

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7/19/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Clue: Agreement from John Walton to Jim Bob or Ben that he should go to see the local General Store owner about getting a job.

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7/18/12

Category: Cooking

Clue

Clue: A diner alerts a Swedish chef to the presence in his steak of stringy, chewy connecting tissue which should have been removed before cooking.

"----, - --- ------."

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7/17/12

Category: World Languages

Clue

Clue: Succinct negative review of a gimmick-y gallery showing of pieces of modern art characterized by dynamic seemingly moving images, the gimmick this time having been produced by the stamping of oxen.

--- -- -- --!

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7/16/12

Category: World Languages

Clue

Clue: A high Latin student who is evidently not a chip off the old block calls out to his Mother the teacher every form of the verb "to love" he can think of, up to and including the imperative, to use in translating an English sentence into Latin, finally bemoaning to her his inability to figure out the right one. ( This never happened to me, the Palindromist, as I was one of my Mother's ace students. Written to her as she enters the perilous unknown of creeping dementia and hospice at age 94. I love you, Momma)

---? ----? ----?.....----? ---?... -, --!

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7/13/12

Category: History

Clue

Question of incredulity regarding a famed Nazi architect and his dislike of being around anyone who is a weirdo or who might make your skin crawl, Hitler exempted, I suppose????

----- ------- --- -- ------?

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7/12/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A friend of Lacy tells her that it is a shame that she has to keep herself available in case the district attorney needs her to come over for an afternoon quickie.

-.-. ----- ----, ----? --- ---.

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7/11/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Don thought again about why there was no absinthe/ouzo-like French liqueur around.

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7/10/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Cameron's date says this to him when he tries to get too fresh.

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7/09/12

Category: Business

Clue

Eb is told that opening the lid of the "lonesome for lack of even a visit from the repairman" washing machine brought forth a sweet potato.

------, --, ----- ---.

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7/06/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

As if in disbelief Emily asks her lawyer Ima whether she is going to have to go to jail.

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7/05/12

Category: Sports

Clue

A diehard Dallas Cowboy fan comes to the defense of his team's quarterback, denying that he is too dumb to play the position.

--, ---- -- -----.

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7/04/12

Category: Business

Clue

Evan is told that as far as their dinner goes, it wasn't a violation of any religious principle to eat grilled deer meat patties on a bun.

-- ----, -- ---, ----, -- -- - ------- ------.

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7/03/12

Category: Business

Clue

Nintendo employee unhappy with his salary tells why he left to join a competitor.

---- -----.

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7/02/12

Category: Entertainment/Leisure

Clue

Town near Pittsburgh that Steve Jobs created as a call center to troubleshoot problems customers had with iPhones, iPads, etc.

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6/29/12

Category: Entertainment/Leisure

Clue

I note that the hauntingly beautiful women who lured 007's nemesis to take them to his apartment did so not to kiss him, but to drink his high quality pale lager.

--'- ------- - --- ------' ---- --.

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6/28/12

Category: History/World Geo

Clue

Von, simply very concerned with questions of right and wrong conduct, especially as being virulently against industrial mechanization which might lead to unemployment, proved to be of no use to foul smelling, dim witted Delia, a descendant of Nicholas and Alexandria.

---, - ----- -------, ------
-----, -----, ----, - -------.

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6/27/12

Category: Arts/World Geo

Clue

Satires on op art at the airport in San Francisco.

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6/26/12

Category: Arts/World Geo

Clue

A Tolkien monster lounge singer in Western Nevada.

---- --- -------.

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6/25/12

Category: Arts/World Geo

Clue

Dana is told that Mona, who takes dictation for her boss, is unsatisfied with her visit to Montreal and Toronto where she wants to visit museums with lots of these but finds that there weren't any.

----- ----, ----, ------- --- --
------: -- ------.

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6/22/12

Category: Sports/World Languages

Clue

What the Montreal Canadien defensemen of Southern Appalachian heritage yelled to their Hall of Fame goalie circa 1990 when a hard slap shot went right by him and he hoped the goalie would be able to make one of his miracle saves.

---'-, ---.

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6/21/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Handwritten note to CEO Jack Welch back in the day when he had his company bring in entertainment for employees at the home office, the note lamenting the fact that it was not very interesting, a rodeo manned by nerds.

-- -.-.: ---! ---- ----- -- ---.

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6/20/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

The men from North Africa are told that Ira gave no thought whatsoever to getting hotel accommodations in the City of Light.

-----, --- -------- -- ----- ----.

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6/19/12

Category: World Languages&Geo

Clue

A man accused of murder, and sitting in a Juarez jail, and who seems to have blacked out and remembers nothing asks his visiting uncle whether he really did perpetrate the crime.

---, --- - -- --?

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6/18/12

Category: World History&Geo

Clue

As the Perons travel to a country where the people wear little or no clothing, a personal assistant to the First Lady affectionately admonishes her not to do the same. (Don't ask me why she was speaking English!)

-----, -- -- ------!

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6/15/12

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Afternoon sleep breaks by this Swedish man in Chicago went all the way through Brian Williams at 5:30.

-- ------ -- ---, - ---.

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6/14/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The top of the line sleeping product, at $910, is more than Eb can afford, and so he has to put it onto his credit card, getting further behind.

---- ---, ---- ---, ------- --.

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6/13/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Excited fiance to soldier Maurice who has just asked her, "Do you want to marry me?"

------! - --, -.-. --!

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6/12/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Give Ann, who is celebrating lustily, another brewski.

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6/11/12

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

A West Point diver is extremely happy with her perfect score.

--- ------ - -----, ------.

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6/08/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

A Jamaican man warns another against using an ibuprofen based pain killer while riding the New York subway.

-- ------ -- ---, - ---.

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6/07/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

The commercial for a traveling amusement show featuring this 70s /80s sitcom star, but wearing a very low cut blouse, was ineffective.

----- ----- ---- -------- -- ---.

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6/06/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Terse Post Office memo stating that Mr. Ott will be transferred from St. Paul to Santa Fe.

-- --- -- --.

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6/05/12

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

What I call a man prone to excessive fibbing whom I met on the single track railway station in a large SW Siberian city which was memorialized in song by Tom Lehrer ("To Alexandrovsk to Akmolinsk to Tomsk to ________ to Pinsk to Minsk to me the news will run" ) in his song "Lobachevsky" about how to succeed in Mathematics.

Hear Lehrer here on YouTube.

---- -- ----'- --------.

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6/04/12

Category: History

Clue

Chariot driver to Roman emperor circa 39 AD, telling him that the wheel had broken and that he did not have a spare threaded device to reattach the wheel to the vehicle. (Isn't it amazing that they speak English?!)

- --- - ----, --------.

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6/01/12

Category: World Languages

Clue

A lawyer punnily pleading to the head of state of an Islamic country on behalf of an Italian noblewoman( female equivalent to the rank of "earl") who, it seems, has been arrested only because she caused a disturbance in the country by having such a delightful derriere that no man could resist staring at it:

----, --------'- ----- -- -----.

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5/31/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

The mischievous, clever, reckless kid from Alaska, unfortunately, is Alvin, a flesh and blood evil spirit.

---- -----, ----,-- --, - ---- -----.

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5/30/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Advice to one who dwells with worry about conditions in the world, with a suggestion to do something about it.

---- ---, -------.

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5/29/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

The president of a famed British University tells an underling to fire Professor Sims, whose academic specialty is tic-tac-toe, by taking away his identification card and computer logon.

------- ------'- --. -- ---, (----'), -.-.

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5/28/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Look out for an enemy of Sara, crude, uncouth, unrefined Eb,

------ -- ----'- ---, --- --.

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5/25/12

Category: Science/Technology

Clue

An astronaut on the Russian space station asks Commander Eleanor if he should clean up some.

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5/24/12

Category: Science

Clue

Exasperated physics teacher to dullard Samuel whom he is rather fond of nevertheless, trying to get him to recognize that the answer to the question is FORCE, as in, you know, Newton's 2nd law?

--, ---. -! --, ---.

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5/23/12

Category: Science

Clue

I tell Lana that I am pining for Alvin who has a sort of "missing link" look.

----, - ---- ------ --.

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5/22/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

In an act which can only be called callous, coming from an insurance company whose very name indicates that they can be depended on to provide great service, the company sends this terse, impersonal note to Edward whose delicatessen has been flooded, telling him that they will be sending him by parcel post the same kind of bucket they normally send to motel clients which have the same problem, so that he can fix the problem himself.

-------- -- ---- --'- ---- - ----- ------.

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5/21/12

Category: Technology

Clue

A friend in New York excitedly points out to Laci a marquee in the theatre district for a toe tapping show about a resident of a large Indonesian island who is shopping in a small grocery store.

----, "------- --- -- - ----," - -------!

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5/18/12

Category: Technology

Clue

Two girls are introduced to Apple's personal assistant with attitude.

---- --- ----, ----.

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5/17/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

As troops begin to storm the castle, dweller Sol asks another what is going on. The other attempts to answer as he is punched in the abdomen and indicates that he thinks they are done for .

----! (---!) - ----- -- -----, ---.

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5/16/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

At this late date you are now going to claim that my guy Ned was not the victor?

--- ---- --- ---?

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5/15/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Reggie, I bet they are going to send over someone who actually saw what happened.

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5/14/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Passionate kissing in an act of sexuality named after a Greek god had made a West Pointer aware of the fact that he had a fever blister.

----'- ------- - ----- - ---- ----.

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5/11/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The trash from the family room was incinerated by my brother or sister.

--- ------- --- ------.

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5/10/12

Category: Entertainment/Sports

Clue

Salt Fellow waiter in 1970 to future 7 time gold medalist exclaims at how these guys in their newly formed band were "the best" when they came in and left generous gratuities.

-----, -- ----!

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5/09/12

Category: History/World Geo

Clue

Hannah would not have survived her trip to Columbus's birthplace had she not been able to eat her steak along the way with a popular brand of sauce. ( Why this should be true is known only to the "palindrome gods" who are in control of the letters.)

-~--- --- ------ -- -----.

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5/08/12

Category: Languages/World Geo

Clue

What I guess you could say happened when Chef Lagasse's money clip went missing in Rome and it was found by Sol.

----, ------'- ---- --- ---.

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5/07/12

Category: Languages/World Geo

Clue

Small, light quick bread biscuits are a major selling point for German citizens who love "to eat" them when they are sent to this Western German city on the Ruhr River to train to become officers in the army.

------ ---- ----- ---.

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5/04/12

Category: Business/World Geo

Clue

At a gathering a Chinese premier saw that big, bearlike Ben was discourteous to noted MIT linguist Chomsky.

--- -----, "------ --- -- ---- -- ----."

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5/03/12

Category: Business/World Geo

Clue

Negative response to a question regarding whether a prominent women's college in the 1950s would accept an offer from a cosmetics company to train their students to sell door to door in the dorms as a way of empowering them toward a career, when in fact the college felt it was simply an indelicate, insensitive act of commercialism.

--, ------ ------- --- -- ----- ----.

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5/02/12

Category: History & Government/World Geo

Clue

A discourteous US Surgeon General and his family weirded out/frightened their hosts while visiting the ruins of an ancient Sumerian city state.

---- ----- ------- --.

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5/01/12

Category: World Languages

Clue

The view I unfortunately have at the gym, as I am situated behind a Latina rival I cannot stand in a room too crowded with exercise machines.

---- -- -- --- --- ---.

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4/30/12

Category: Science

Clue

SaltThis.

---- ---.

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4/27/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A request from a man to his seamstress not to embroider his initials on the cuffs of his made to order shirts.

-----, -- --------.

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4/26/12

Category: Business/History/Mythology

Clue

After Diana has asked whether the company's newly drafted employee stock ownership plan is ready for release, she is told that it is not, and that, in fact, as currently structured the whole concept is destined to sink like an ill-fated 1931 British submarine with an appropriate name from Greek mythology.

--, --, ---- -- -- -- - --------.

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4/25/12

Category: Science

Clue

One crime scene specialist to another relating that genetic material had been discovered on the water pitcher.

------, ---- ---!

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4/24/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Scanning his host's liquor cabinet, Don again thought, " Why don't they have any of a popular brand of anise and licorice flavored liqueur."

--- ---------- "-- ------?"

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4/23/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Lew leaves a note for his buddy Gil, after Gil had got him a date with the not too attractive Amy (woof, woof) whom Lew tells Gil will never be a candidate for posing in "Playboy."

----, - --- ---? ----! -- --------, ---. ~---

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4/20/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Mr. Ohr, who grew up under colonial rule in what is now Zimbabwe.

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4/19/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Ilana, to whom domestic Emily goes for rubdowns to relieve muscle tension, files a lawsuit against Ali, who is press spokesman for Samuel.

-----, ---- --'- --------, ---- ---'- ----- --- ---.

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4/18/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

An advertising executive comments on the unusually innovative ad that was designed to be used on airings of the Ellen De Generes show to be viewed by people living along a strait in Northwest Turkey which ultimately connects the Black Sea to the Mediterranean.

----------- "-----" -- ---!

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4/17/12

Category: World Languages

Clue

A Spanish man exults, throwing in a little English, that he will finally be able to take his afternoon nap, albeit very late in the afternoon.

-- ---- - ------!

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4/16/12

Category: Science/Entertainment

Clue

Answer to the question "What makes the long hard days in the field worth it for a paleontologist?", as the scientist tells the questioner that it boils down to the not infrequent times that he is elated to make a find.

---: ------ ----- -----.

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4/13/12

Category: Science/Entertainment

Clue

Interoffice communique from Anna, a staunch devotee of a Texas oilman/presidential candidate in the 1990s and who, when she sees that he probably can't win, expects the VERY WORSE and suggests to him that they lay in provisions for the coming hard times, up to and including food of a spiritual nature which may miraculously see them through.

---- ----: -----, -----, ---- -----.

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4/12/12

Category: Science/Entertainment

Clue

Quentin Tarantino's "The Bride" not carrying any promised edible bivalve marine mollusks.

- ------~---- ---.

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4/11/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Great idea in Port-au-Prince.

- ----- "---."

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4/10/12

Category: History/Entertainment

Clue

The siblings of actress Kim, Reginald, and a sister named after a Spanish queen?

--- '- -------- --------.

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4/09/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Calvin is told that M.D. Ace, at a dinner party, sat down at the table without any thought and notice whatsoever of the cards the hostess had put around showing where everyone was supposed to sit.

--. ---, ---, -------- -- ----- ----.

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4/06/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

What you might call a very bad accommodation the bank offer its mortgage customers, allowing to skip payments and just send them in some of the time, all the while racking up extra interest and inflating the loan balance in the process, catching the unsophisticated customer unaware.

---- ---- ----- ----.

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4/05/12

Category: World Geo/Business

Clue

A VP at an Austin, Texas area computer maker tells the big boss that he had put the kibosh on the suggestion that employee Keith wear a tie he got on a recent trip to Killarney and Limerick.

----, - -----'- ----- --- ------.

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4/04/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

How one would describe the member of the group of former aides/followers of the royal family who is responsible for getting them all together for old time's sake.

------- --------.

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4/03/12

Category: Math/Science

Clue

Delia is told that the attempt to draw a geometrical structure having an irregular or fragmented shape at all scales of measurement between a greatest and smallest scale such that it behave as if the dimensions of the structure are greater than the spatial dimensions, and based on the image below, did not work.

-----, ------- ------- ------.

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4/02/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Analyzed for grammatical correctness a hip hop song from hell.

------ - ----- ---.

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3/30/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

A mafia member tells his sidekick Salvador one more thing, that he had arranged the murder of the District Attorney in a Southeast Washington county seat famous for its Sweet Onion and located only 13 miles from the Oregon border.

----, - --- - -----
-----,-- -- ---, ---.

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3/29/12

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

Edward is told that the Food Network's "Barefoot Contessa" developed a new friend when she visited the Philippines.

--, - ------ --- --- ----.

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3/28/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

At a speed dating event, Diana marks down in her notes that Salvador is not very intelligent.

-- ---- --- -- ------.

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3/27/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Harold, a panhandler in the vicinity of Hollywood and Vine.

-- ---- ---.

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3/26/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

A man tells his friend Eleanor how he unluckily ran his sailboat into a seawall, and, having recently read Coleridge, holds the large sea bird that had been dogging him partially responsible.

--, ---! --------- -- ----- --------.

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3/23/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

Lee is told by his boss to get rid of that idiot Alejandro, a recent hire out of The University of Tennessee, whom he perceives to do no work and acts like a stereotypical man trying to romance the women in the office.

---, ---- --- --- --, - "----- -----," - ----.

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3/22/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Response of a farmhand whom rancher Rosemary has accused of goofing off, indicating that, well, bundling up recently cut hay sure qualifies as hard work.

--, ------ -- - ---- - -----.

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3/21/12

Category: Entertainment/Mythologty/p>

Clue

Girlfriend of of "GI Jane" tells her that when she met Ray, the Greek goddess of the hunt took a bead on her.

----, -- - --- ---, ------- -----.

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3/20/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Evan is told that when it comes to the dinner he had, it was not inherently morally unacceptable that he ate ground deer meat on a bun.

-- ----, -- ---, ----, -- -- - ------- ------.

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3/19/12

Category: Technology

Clue

Order from captain of a ship to the guests he had invited aboard not to steal from any of the seamen any of the Apple music listening devices he had recently gotten for them.

-- ------ --- --- --- -~---.

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3/16/12

Category: Sports/Science

Clue

A baseball pitcher laments the fact that he may have suffered an injury making him a candidate for "Tommy John" surgery.

---! - ---- -------!

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3/15/12

Category: Arts

Clue

Mr. Douglas's idiot handyman is encouraged to consider the state of a Sicilian volcano before the war.

----, --, ---- ----------.

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3/14/12

Category: Arts

Clue

The orchestra conductor gave no thought whatsoever to the unraveling of thread where the material was sewn together along his tuxedo's left pant leg.

------- -------- -- ---- ----.

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3/13/12

Category: Science

Clue

Instructions to former cowboy Salvador during the round-up of pygmy chimps.

----- -------, ---.

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3/12/12

Category: World Languages/Geo

Clue

Bo gushes in a note he fondly sends to Beverly and her Russian husband, wishing them plenty of romance, and enjoyment of his gift of a selection of French cheeses.

-, ---, ----, ----...-------! ----, --!

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3/09/12

Category: Sports

Clue

) In a line of dialogue from a play, an obstetrician friend asks a 1991 Denver Nugget rookie basketball player if he needs some more antacid for his nervous stomach prior to his first game of his pro career.

--: --' ----, -------?

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3/08/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

So, no coffee for those native American residents who live on a reservation in the Four Corners area of the United States?

--, ---- --- -- -------?

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3/07/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

) Mother noticed that Morton's meadow had become engulfed by a large, violent whirlpool.

----'- --- -- --- --- - ---------.

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3/06/12

Category: Sports

Clue

A Japanese exultation to the way Shaquille O'Neal attacks the rim going for a rebound.

-, ---- "-----!" --, --!

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3/05/12

Category: Sports

Clue

Man nervously gives a "Willie Mays, right?" as he is not sure of who he is seeing, and asks for confirmation.

-- "--- ---." --, -- ---?

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3/02/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A sultan exults with pleasure at the light and delicate derriere of one of his concubines.

----- ---, -, --------! --!

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3/01/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Who came in second in the judging? The birdwatching baby deliverer.

--- ------? -- ------.

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2/29/12

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Al is excitedly told about the special at the restaurant run by a famed long distance swimmer at which the star dish, made only every 4 years on Feb. 29, is a Spanish dish made with seafood chicken, rice and vegetables.

--, ---- --- ---- ------!

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2/28/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Mr. Avon is told that not one of the mansion's manservants had put in for a can of spicy tomatoes.

-- ----- ------- --~---, ----.

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2/27/12

Category: World Geo/Sports

Clue

Report on Brazilian TV that in a celebrity golf tournament the wife of a Brazilian soccer legend had just made 3 on the 129 yard hole, her first of the day.

---. ---- ----!

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2/24/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Mr. Rota is the one who paid the West Pointer whose job was to verify the attendance count at various events on campus.

---- ----------- - -----, - ---------.

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2/23/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

I must say that the long hike Calvin went on is not one on which he could just avoid doing any hard work.

-- ------- ---- ---'- --.

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2/22/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A boyfriend of actress Thurman tells a soldier pal that he plan to give her an injured Alaskan dog with a thick coarse coat.

- --- --- ---- --------, -.-.

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2/21/12

Category: Business

Clue

Favorably disposed toward Vikram Pandit and Richard Parsons, et al.

--- --------.

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2/20/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Eating a leek has activated Eleanor's gag reflex, and it's clear she won't be able to keep it down, so she is given this advice.

----, --, ---- --.

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2/17/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Name referring to a man born as Rodney, but who has undergone a sex change operation.

------, --- ---.

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2/16/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clerk at the YWCA to a potential resident's complaint about the sparseness of the accommodations, indicating that, well, what you see is what you get and this place is the same as it always has been.

-------: -- -- --.

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2/15/12

Category: Entertainment/Languages

Clue

The dressmaker for a famed vaudeville actress who specialized in bawdy double entendres tells her French pal that she forced Diana to help Edward.

"- ---- --,"------- ---'- ----------, " --- --, ---."

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2/14/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Young Ferengi ( "Star Trek Deep Space Nine") is told that the boyhood of Notre Dame football coach Parseghian is an excellent one on which to model his own.

---, --- ----, --'- - -------.

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2/13/12

Category: Languages

Clue

Honest disclaimer in an advertisement for an academy which trains Olympic fencers, indicating that they had experts in foil and sabre, but not in the 3rd category.

"-- --. ---- ------."

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2/10/12

Category: Languages

Clue

I tell, Emily, T.S. Eliot, Ida and Edward that Indeed, I'm going to have a trip to a tanning parlor in Southeast Los Angeles to celebrate, for "IT IS MY BIRTHDAY." (Today truly is the palindromist's day, and "half" of this palindrome is in Latin in honor of his Mother, who gave him life!)

--, -.-. --- --, ---, -.-., --!
"-- --- --- ---- -------."

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2/9/12

Category: Arts/Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

A Mexican man asks Edward whether Timothy is really irritating erotica author Anais, and then, observing (curses!), answers his own question in the affirmative.

-- --- --------- ---, --? ------, --!

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2/8/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Marcel Marceau meets Emily and introduces himself.

--, -'- - ----.

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2/7/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A group of men sat around trying to figure out what a set of 9 interoffice communications actually said.

---- --- --------- ---- -----.

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2/6/12

Category: History

Clue

A man posing as a journalist to try to talk with a male line descendant of Eva and Juan who is a throwback to the ideas of the old days says that the potential interviewee saw right through him.

----- ----- --- - --- -- --------.

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2/3/12

Category: History/Business

Clue

Response to Thomas Edison who had asked what brand of pickle he was eating.

- ------ --, ----.

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2/2/12

Category: Entertainment/Business

Clue

Do not harangue Virginia Christine now for having to say over and over "It's the richest kind" in all her Folger's commercials.

--- "-----" --- -- -- ------.

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2/1/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

When a famed KC Royal Hall of Famer third baseman decides to go mountain climbing in Switzerland, he is given this piece of advice, not to fall, splashing and scattering his body parts.

-- --------, -----, ---- --.

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1/31/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

A Russian immigrant woman who works at an auto repair and who has laryngitis tells her friend Evelyn the baby doctor that she will repair the glove compartment in her car.

- ----- --- - ---, -- --. ~ ----

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1/30/12

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A young woman in trouble states that she had gotten Frasier Crane's brother irate.

---- -------- -------, " -'- ----- ---."----.

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1/27/12

Category: Entertainment/World Languages

Clue

Actress of yore Carol, forced to go to the dentist in Mexico city, hears a DDS there give his opinion of her rather ordinary looking, non-descript grinding teeth.

---- ------, ---. -------.

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1/26/12

Category: History

Clue

Civil War plea from General Meade circa 1864 that his army be sent uniforms that would better hide them from the enemy.

---- -- -------!

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1/25/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Rudolph sarcastically questions another reindeer about whether his cold has irritated his nose to the point of being raw, mocking the way he sounds as he talks, and reminding the other of how they used to make fun of him and , well, now it's payback time.

--- "----," ------?

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1/25/12

Category: Science/Technology

Clue

Installation on the Interstate to trap speeders who are trying to exceed the sound barrier.

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1/23/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

I tell everyone that I was "shanghaied" by Emily Dickenson, Johnny Depp and President Eisenhower.

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1/20/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

In a line of dialogue from a play, Lee, none too subtle, tells Caren that he is impressed by her bosom.

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1/19/12

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

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James Bond's nemesis caught venereal disease, thus effectively stopping the swindle he had going involving Everest expeditions.

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1/18/12

Category: Sports

Clue

At a charity golf game in the early 1960s as a team of Pittsburgh Pirate ball players arrive at the first tee, the starter announces to them that they cannot tee off until their 4th, Bill the centerfielder, arrives and does so.

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1/17/12

Category: Entertainment/History

Clue

In a children's book which ultimately became controversial because of allegations of racist overtones, the title character in broken English tells his dad that he needs to go to the bathroom right away: #2! Probably because of all those pancakes! Now that I think about it, it is also a pun!

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1/16/12

Category: World History

Clue

Casual conversation with the "Sweater Girl" on the movie set proves to be trite and lacking in originality.

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1/13/12

Category: World History

Clue

In 1910 Solly saw a picture of the president and right then and there speculated about whether he had been on a diet.

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1/12/12

Category: World Geo/Languages

Clue

In a line of dialogue from a play, Edward from Los Angeles tells Del that the mafia, via its rep, using a crude bodily function, rejects the agreement they were purported to have made.

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1/11/12

Category: World Geo/Languages

Clue

A visitor of the duchess and her husband at their sprawling estate calls out to no one in particular, yet all responsible by implication, that the dish served with a topping of ice cream was excellent!

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1/10/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

One staff member at a wine newsletter tells another to cry out to a third, Ava, questioning whether they should give a negative review of recent product coming out of several wineries north of San Francisco.

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1/09/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A rabid non-smoker asks her companion Emily to blow her cigarette smoke in the other direction.

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1/06/12

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

School principal questions ill teacher Rosemary who is going on leave on why she has no course outline to give to the substitute.

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1/05/12

Category: World Languages/Geo

Clue

Spanish woman politely confirms that the Slavic man is very shy.

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1/04/12

Category: History/Entertainment/Sports

Clue

The athletic director and some of the coaches at a university are taking a class in Judaism so as better to relate to their Jewish players. The instructor had assigned a paper on Jewish religious law which he INSISTED must be in on time.When his paper was not ready that fateful day in class, one of his buds intoned a la "Dragnet" how his name would be forever disgraced in the class for allowing this to happen. Here is what his pal said:

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1/03/12

Category: World Geo/Sports

Clue

At a riot at a minor league ball game in the 1950s in Sioux City, Iowa, one of the perpetrators tells another to rip off a single seat chair with no back from the bathroom.

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1/02/12

Category: World Geo

Clue

This is a series of 12 related palindromes. In the clue below, each (#*........*) corresponds to a clue.At a University in Dallas, Texas there was discovered a ( 1*school manuscript*)(1) --- --. in the vaults of the library. It described one fall afternoon when ( 2* law school graduates of the university*)(2) --- --- -----. decided to sell (3* corsages grown in the university's ag department*)(3) --- ----. to (4*mothers of the football players*)(4) --- ----. prior to (5*the game the university was about to play against the visiting Rebels from Oxford*.)(5) --- /--. Newspaper reports said "(6* business is brisk- lots of activity*.)(6) --- ---- Lots of money is rolling in and (7*the school's accountants are busy toting it all up.*)."(7) --- ----. Afterwards to celebrate they all went out to drink at a pub on campus, where they (8*caused the university to decry the party's loud noise coming from a Mustang ROTC member's heavy metal vinyl*.)(8) --- ------- - -----'- ------. Carousing like pirates, they drank themselves silly on (9* Bacardi and Ron Rico brewed expressly for the university*)(9) --- ----. and became such a nuisance that university officials referred to them as (10* our drunken derelicts.*) (10) --- ----. The pub had no reason at all to enforce (11*its mandatory purchase of at least 2 mixed drinks or 3 beers.*)(11) --- -------- Finally the party tried to recuperate by taking (12* antacid they got at the student health center*.)(12) --- ----.

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12/30/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Ed, visiting from Spain, noticed in a dreamy state how green Ireland was.

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12/29/11

Category: Arts

Clue

I tell everyone that I think Lee just has tunnel vision regarding his demand that authors and would be readers of lyric poems intended to be sung be hit with a tax.

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12/28/11

Category: Science

Clue

After famed 20th century physicist Enrico had written up a paper about his nuclear reactor experiments at the University of Chicago, he later meets Dr. Deere who had evaluated the paper for the journal and Dr. Deere introduces himself this way:

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12/27/11

Category: Sports/World History

Clue

When the Yankee shortstop was introduced to Harry and Will's mum, and she acted as is she had been at the pub way too long.....

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12/26/11

Category: World geo/FoodEntertainment

Clue

Heck yeah, there is a place where they are making burgundy from vinifera grapes on the beach in a Rio neighborhood immortalized in song.

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12/23/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Lorraine tells her friend Deborah that, as usual, that lech Tannen wasn't telling the truth.

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12/22/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

In this line of dialogue from a novel, Romana yells after a customer of a cosmetology shop who had been quoted an exorbitant price just to have a pimple removed, telling him that the owner Della can let him pay it off in installments with interest.

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12/21/11

Category: History & Government

Clue

Wall Street arbitrageur tries to convince fallen 2012 presidential candidate how smart he is while working on the 9-9-9 plan.

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12/20/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Two weeks before being presented to society at her big coming out ball, the upper class girl got into trouble with the law and had to community service at a local hospital, where she lost it after having to empty the shallow toilets used by bedridden patients.So......

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12/19/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Message I sent to Emily on her phone when an alien from Austin did the same to me.

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12/16/11

Category: Sports/Business

Clue

Golfer Ernie is congratulated on getting his trim. graceful, finely contoured and streamlined Jaguar model manufactured in the 1960s and early 1970s: This one

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12/15/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Canadian actress Lee ( "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers") and frequent game show regular, having ventured the opinion that Ike Turner's wife is not a very alluring female, is rudely told by a naysayer that in fact she is the very epitome of same.

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12/14/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A man who is a novice canoe rider is warned by a veteran that he should not stand up to greet passing boats with silent acknowledgement

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12/13/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Sage advice from the editor's of Sports Illustrated on how to be fashionable, stylish and up to date.

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12/12/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

What was the prize? Why the marijuana we got was the very best, I noticed.

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12/09/11

Category: Science/World Geo

Clue

Egyptian goddess of motherhood, magic and fertility is asked to confirm that the sarcophagus weighs 2000 pounds.

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12/08/11

Category: Science

Clue

Answer to the question, " what is the oldest prime number generating method?"

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12/07/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Scott Joplin piece with the feel and mood of the banter among sanitation department employees as they ride in trucks picking up the trash.

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12/06/11

Category: History

Clue

Ira, a customer rep in a millinery, is told by his supervisor to find something mysterious for Amy, well, like this WWI woman of intrigue.

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12/05/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A style of Mexican-American popular music that features the accordion and blends the polka with various forms of traditional Mexican music, now often including synthesizers and rock music, used for entertainment on a Boeing 747.

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12/02/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Dueling websites with very different outlooks on chocolate flavored coffee drinks.

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12/01/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Comment to young boy Simon from a more worldly teenager upon Simon's having mistaken the Mary he was looking at for the Mother of Jesus, when it was in fact Mary the disciple of Jesus, And how could he tell? Why check out the shapely legs on her.

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11/30/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Roxie's husband is asked again about his contention that Mama Morton and her crew where Roxie is incarcerated in Chicago spent most of their time doing cocaine on his recent visit.

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11/29/11

Category: Business

Clue

Upper echelon real estate investment trust.

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11/28/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

After hearing about Ripa's partner's retirement and that he doesn't have anything in particular lined up yet an aide comments to Disney's CEO who wants to start a talk show and wonders if there is anyone available who has the experience and gravitas to do the job.

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11/25/11

Category: History/Entertainment

Clue

Crescendoing yell across a canyon to Mimi a member of the crew of the movie "Zorro," to grab and hold the movie's star, as he is a "communist," the sound echoing all around.

(Imagine the type size getting bigger at the beginning and smaller at the end.)

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11/24/11

Category: History/Sports/Cooking

Clue

The barbeque of a male sheep by a later to be infamous Buffalo Bill #32 was ruined by basting it with too much of this aromatic herb of the mint family.

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11/23/11

Category: History/Business

Clue

Ad campaign tagline created by a prominent beauty company to influence potential customers in Cambodia, featuring as extremely into their cosmetics the country's leader before he was tainted by the "Killing Fields."

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11/22/11

Category: History/Cooking

Clue

Sara is told to cremate the jar containing a combination of spices, seasonings and herbs that add flavor and texture to meats and which had been used by and passed down from an infamous Russian Orthodox mystic and "faith healer" who influenced the court of Nicholas II and Alexandria.

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11/21/11

Category: Business/Entertainment

Clue

A once prominent drug store chain's corporate reduction specialist, a la George Clooney in "Up in the Air."

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11/18/11

Category: Arts

Clue

What Anais's Mom said to her when she broke in on her daughter and a friend making out in the living room.

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11/17/11

Category: Arts & Entertainment

Clue

A woman tell how she met actor "Henry" ( as in Higgins) at a reception for singles at a prominent London art gallery.

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11/16/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

(1) The minister preaches to his flock against any kind of sexual activity which involves the "reversal" of roles, positions, sexual preferences, genders,etc. hell
(2) He even rails against sensual love poetry.

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11/15/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Order from medieval general to his troops storming the castle to fend of the cauldrons of boiling liquid raining down on them from their enemies.

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11/14/11

Category: History/Government

Clue

Demand from Ford to his opponent in 1976 to repudiate an outrageous charge earlier made.

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11/11/11

Category: Technology/World Geo

Clue

A cry of triumph from the sultan when the woman accused of running a con game involving Apple computers among the sultan's concubines is finally caught and brought before him.

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11/10/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Mechanisms for efficiently getting fans to a regatta involving single masted sailing ships, keeping traffic to a minimum.

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11/09/11

Category: Sports

Clue

An old school country football coach laments the fact that the other team's defense keeps employing an all out blitz with success.

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11/08/11

Category: Sports/World geo

Clue

The wife of legendary golfer Champagne Tony seems dubious about how easy it will be for their adopted son Omar to do some last minute studying for an important upcoming exam, especially considering the likely transportation across the Sahara on the trek they are in the midst of, and says this.

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11/07/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Personal one-on-one contacts at a Middle East cafe owned by and catering to both Arabs and Israelis????

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11/04/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Restaurateur calls to his purchasing manager to lay in more salmon caviar.

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11/03/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

A college student, a Ram in Kingston, identifies himself as an inveterate angry complainer at the calls of the referees.

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11/02/11

Category: Business

Clue

The boss reacts negatively to Edward's brainstorm about selling/buying stock options, saying he will not implement anything even remotely like it.

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11/01/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Tennis umpire tells Eleanor Asti why they are playing the point over and why she hadn't won it with her apparent ace.

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10/31/11

Category: Entertainment/Sports

Clue

Mrs..Bobby Darin of 1960-67 is told that Dodger #1 went to the bathroom and DID #1.

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10/28/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

( Maurice and Debi having had a fight, she turning her back to him when they go to bed), Maurice cries, "I can't fall asleep as we usually do with my head resting on your breasts?"

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10/27/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

In a line of dialogue from a play about shock comedian Andrew Clay, his girlfriend Rae tells him to hurry up and make up his mind about which canoe they want to rent.

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10/26/11

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

A person friends with both John Lennon's wife and the host of "Dirty Jobs" relate to her that on a recent visit to visit the TV host, he answered the door wearing a traditional Japanese robe.

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10/25/11

Category: History/World Languages

Clue

A member of the Princess of Wales's staff complains to her that the depraved, disgusting Frenchman hired to take care of the flowers and bushes on the estate was prone to get viciously angry and bellow.

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10/24/11

Category: Science Fiction

Clue

In a note Lewis relates to Arthur, Emily and Evelyn how it is that he knows so much about the past and, particularly, the future.

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10/21/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

The creator of Klem Kadiddlehopper is told that Derek is the person who was being called over by the cry of "Director!" to adjudicate a case of failure to follow suit at the bridge tournament.

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10/20/11

Category: History

Clue

Physician to Darby, daughter of the leader of the Plymouth colony for 20 years??

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10/19/11

Category: Science

Clue

Advice to an overweight driver prone to extreme anger on the highway in reaction to perceived wrongs done to him by other drivers, to watch it and not burst an artery.

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10/18/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Lewis is told that this particular brand of smokeless tobacco is very much all right.

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10/17/11

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Headline in Beantown newspaper on September 29, 2011, after the local team had completed a historic collapse to miss the playoffs.

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10/14/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

This girl proceeded, from the moment she was born, never to tell the truth.

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10/13/11

Category: Arts

Clue

Comment in English to Prokofiev by a friend who is leaving the house.

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10/12/11

Category: World Languages/Entertainment

Clue

A very Southern gentleman, discovering that he is without his favorite drink of rum, coconut and pineapple, asks his daughter Ada if he is EVER gonna get one, really leaning on the accent.

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10/11/11

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

A slow moving, easy stride Polish dance popular near Anchorage.

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10/10/11

Category: World Geo/Technology

Clue

Early store selling IBM compatible computers in the Soviet Union.

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10/07/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The platoon from the army base, responsible for shoring up a local dam, ran Rosa's cafe completely out of hot sauce on their lunch break and, angry about it, took it out on the establishment.

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10/06/11

Category: Sciene7Medicine

Clue

A girl who is about to become a big sister tells her mother that the lab called to say that the results of the test of her amniotic fluid were now available.

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10/05/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Ana, who runs the mining office in a gold prospecting area, reveals her prejudice toward an Indian woman with distinctive turban and last name Kaur, as per her religion, a spin-off from Hindu in the 15th century, when she refuses, in a nasty rebuke, to analyze the gold that the woman has brought in, doing so in a note, refusing even to speak to her.

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10/04/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The local opera house is where all the worst of Mr. Foy's compositions ended up.

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10/03/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Response by Mr. Suzuki to a fellow businessman at a Chamber of Commerce get together when asked what business he was in, Mr. Suzuki explaining that he had the restaurant out on the Interstate serving raw fish cut into very thin slices.

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09/30/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Sol and a few other guys in 50s Mayberry are going out on the town to try to pick up girls, but Sol has brought along his nerdy deputy sheriff friend, so one of the other fellas strongly hints that Sol should get rid of him before they head out.

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09/29/11

Category: Business/Technology

Clue

Comment from cell phone-less man after he has had a wreck in his GM car and realized that he should have purchased their in-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system option.

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09/28/11

Category: Sports/History

Clue

The Galloping Ghost is asked whether Richard Milhaus is in the know on the inner workings of the ox industry.

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09/27/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Evelyn is told that her boyfriend from Down Under is smooth, worldly and debonair.

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09/26/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

So you make appetizers of thin pieces of bread or toast or crackers spread or topped with cheese, caviar, anchovies, or other savory food, with style, verve and flair, do you?

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09/23/11

Category: World Geo/History

Clue

Advertising slogan for coke rival tauting its energy prowess.

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09/22/11

Category: Science

Clue

Astronaut Armstrong is told that Ana is actually a being from another planet.

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09/21/11

Category: Science/History & Government

Clue

A former assistant to a famed UNLV coach and former Secretary of State Weinberger have both fallen on hard times and must move in together to make ends meet. The former calls his former boss to complain that, unfortunately, the Secretary has serious hoarding tendencies.

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09/20/11

Category: Science

Clue

Panic! I am so stressed I can hardly get my breath! There has once more this morning been an outbreak of an acute contagious viral disease of the parotid salivary glands, characterized by swelling of the affected parts, fever, and pain beneath the ear, usually affecting children.

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09/19/11

Category: World Languages

Clue

Comment by a Brit to Nan concerning spelling of a Latino last name, noting that it ends with the last letter of the alphabet, not with the letter 's.'

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09/16/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Brainstorm suggestion given to an American golfer who had come to Spain to play in the 1980s, but had not made a hotel reservation and was wondering where he could possible stay: see if you can stay with Ballesteros!

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09/15/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Wife of former Celtic and Celtic Coach Jones who has attempted to cook something and made a complete mess with the concoction glued hard to the surface of the pan, even though, as she points out, its Teflon!

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09/14/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Dee, who has dressed provocatively, is warned take note of the judgment of her girlfriend who has likened her look to that of a prostitute.

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09/13/11

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

Ira, a mischievous, small fairy like creature from near Saigon, emulates Chuck Connors.

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09/12/11

Category: Science

Clue

I ask Tana if she spies the aquatic mammals having two flippers in front and a broad, spoon-shaped tail that belong to me.

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09/09/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A big time gathering of a bunch of jazz musician soul brothers who meet informally to play for their own enjoyment.

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09/08/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

To celebrate the birth of his first child a king commanded his courtiers to entertain him with a drama.

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09/07/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

I tell Emily Ott that reports of craft were routed to me.

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09/06/11

Category: Entertainment/Science

Clue

Negative response for scientist at Fermilab to his girlfriend actress Thurman responding to her query about whether the lepton they were observing had yet decayed into its signature electron and two neutrinos.

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09/05/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

What the network administrator did when Elba left the company.

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09/02/11

Category: World Languages/Sports

Clue

A Spanish fighter hosting legendary boxing manager/trainer D'Amato tells him to make himself feel at home.

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09/01/11

Category: World Geo/Languages

Clue

How one might subtitle the TV show "The Real Housewives of Mexico City."

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08/31/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Alvin, a physician associated with a popular weight loss program which encourages clients to take off pounds sensibly, found a cooking vessel for a West Pointer to use when cooking this:

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08/30/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

In a line of dialogue from a novel, Alvin tells how he is on edge since the waiter had brought him Mexican food appetizers, when in fact he had ordered a fine Chinese Regional cuisine.

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08/29/11

Category: World Geo/Sports

Clue

Early baseballer Lajoie cooked boiled soybeans while vacationing near a famous Rio beach area.

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08/26/11

Category: Arts

Clue

After traveling 20,000 leagues under the sea, the captain is bewildered that the island on which they have landed seems to contain only males.

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08/25/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Nickels??

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08/24/11

Category: Pseudo-Science

Clue

A man has agreed to be "mind read" by 10 "psychics." After the final one has told him that he was thinking about long needled loblollies, he must tell her that she has gotten it wrong.

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08/23/11

Category: Science

Clue

A video device to catch drivers on the interstate going at speeds up to and including the speed of sound.

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08/22/11

Category: Science

Clue

The owner of a store selling prepared foods like cooked meats, cheese, salads, sandwiches and the like and which is named after a famed French palace says he is going to see what he can get for it, wanting it off his hands because everyone hates it.

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08/19/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

The owner of a store selling prepared foods like cooked meats, cheese, salads, sandwiches and the like and which is named after a famed French palace says he is going to see what he can get for it, wanting it off his hands because everyone hates it.

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08/18/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A friend drives Eleanor and Lewis to go get tickets for an upcoming lecture by the director of "Citizen Kane." The friend excitedly points out to them the ramps off the freeway which they can use to get to the box office, but then moans in disbelief at the sign indicating that the only tickets left are for those who are willing to stand.

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08/17/11

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

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"Kunta Kinte" Tweets that he will be visiting Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio,

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08/16/11

Category: World Languages/Geo/

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Uppity Brazilian Mr. Dias told us "good evening" but in French.

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08/15/11

Category: World Languages/Geo/Entertainment

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Bud is giving potential a new stockbroker hire Reginald a tour of his boss Gordon's offices and shows him the party where they are having a good time dispensing beer from a Chinese cooking vessel.

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08/12/11

Category: World Languages/Entertainment

Clue

That "girl," actually a man,( dressed as a young Scot ) is, Sal, falling behind.

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08/11/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Hiker pal of Sidney tells him again that the distance to the bottom of New York's famous falls is too large.

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08/10/11

Category: Entertainment/World Languages

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A German walking with friends actress, Burstyn and comedian De Generes, tells them to hurry up.

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08/09/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Customer yells this to the driver while riding on a Greyhound, as he is hungry for a hoagie.

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08/08/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Sorority girls carrying rodents scared the heck out of riders on New York subway line.

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08/05/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Mr. Croft is told by a friend that it is standing room only to get this famed Colorado beer now available in Central Florida and they should get a cot and camp out to be sure they got some.

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08/04/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

One friend of the couple Ada and Adam remarks to another, Otto, that the wife's craziness has driven the depressed husband to the edge of sanity himself.

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08/03/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Outraged comment to dinner partner about whether to leave a gratuity for the waiter who grossed them out by reaching across them exposing them to his extremely bad underarm odor.

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08/02/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Detective Rosemary replied back with a snappy affirmative.

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08/01/11

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Actor Sebastian ( "Family Affair"), vacationing with his daughter Della in Winnipeg, asks street artist Ed to sketch the daughter who was on the phone in a telephone booth.

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07/28/11

Category: Language

Clue

West Pointer's self description of himself as one so drunk that he couldn't even fart.

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07/27/11

Category: Sports/World Geo/Entertainment/Languages

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A Jamaican gentleman is told that baseballer Hideo, playing tennis with a "Roots" star and Mr. Ott, tries again to hit one over their heads while listening to the music from the movie "10."

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07/26/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Young Chuck, future coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers tells his grandmother that he is headed out to the debutante ball where he will be an escort.

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07/25/11

Category: Entertainment/Sports

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Sultry actress is told that Ty had informed the team of 4 West Point 400 meter runners to "come up and see her sometime."

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07/22/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Look at the soda can tabs in St. Peter's square with Benedict's picture on them.

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07/21/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

On trial, the screenwriter of "Streamers" notices that his attorney Diana seems to be missing from counsel's table, but is informed by co-counsel, that she is merely having a talk with the judge and opposing counsel.

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07/20/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

A girlfriend of Emily, whose date is Indian, and of a monotheistic religious offshoot of Hindu, feels herself strangely drawn to him and says:

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07/19/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

TWO WAY PALINROME TODAY Comment from a fan of a small French restaurant, regarding its entry in a cooking competition, that he will lay odds that it will win whether serving [very sweet dark red wines from Lisbon] or just leftovers.

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07/18/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Verily, there is a place on this famed beach in Rio where they produce vinifera grapes and associated wines?

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07/15/11

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

I am not kidding you, I was able to bring the "pick six" lottery to Portugal.

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07/14/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

The large deep covered dish belonging to Ruth, a student at The University of the South in Tennessee, and which she inherited from relatives in County Cork, astounds everyone.

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07/13/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

A type of Mideast strategy somewhat akin to and as important as that of a long fought over rocky plateau on the border between Israel and Syria.

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07/12/11

Category: Language/History

Clue

A foul smelling, uninteresting 19th century textile worker and foe of all technology admitted to Del that he had been unsuccessful.

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07/11/11

Category: Sports

Clue

A major league umpire in the 50s comes home, dejected from calling home plate at a Cleveland Indians game. His wife Emily asks him if he had a good day. He says "no" and tells her he'll give her a hint why: Indian 3rd baseman Bobby expectorated all over him during an argument.

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07/08/11

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Travel agent yells at Kareem to pounce on the vacation deal into Lower California, fer Crissakes!

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07/07/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The minister is told that one of Santa's helpers groveled extensively at the prospect of getting an Aunt Jemima offering in the family room.

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07/06/11

Category: World Languages/Geo

Clue

A Mexican girl defensively admits to having gone out with a West Pointer, and abruptly says goodbye.

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07/05/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Robin Hood to his Friar telling him that though severely wounded with a knife, he would soldier on.

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07/04/11

Category: Business/World Geo

Clue

A computer exec who had an early meeting with the big man in Round Rock, Texas, tries to explain his tardiness by telling Michael that he left plenty early from his hotel and was in a cab before 6 A.M., but the cab had engine trouble.

----, -- --- - ---- -------.

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07/01/11

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

A famed film critic is told that the host of "Jeopardy" was part of a Southern California group plotting against the critic and his Chicago boys.

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06/30/11

Category: Entertainment/Government

Clue

What Hans and Franz might do to Margaret Thatcher or Tony Blair or David Cameron.

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06/29/11

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

The host of a dinner party who had asked Food Network celebrity De Laurentiis to cook for him, tells Ada that he has brought to the cook the meat for the entree on the menu, famous bratwurst sausages suffused with Baco Bits that he obtained in a Florida city just north of Fort Lauderdale.

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06/28/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

This Frenchman was in no danger of having his "pants on the ground."

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06/27/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Derogatory comment about the level of machismo shown by guys who do their workouts with The Village People while they are staying at their favorite place.

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06/24/11

Category: Technology/History/Entertainment

Clue

After Sheriff Masterson has finished an examination on how his office can use the first videocassette tape recording and playback system brought out by Sony, he tells a reporter asking him about it, that the test was hard and took him to the cleaners.

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06/23/11

Category: Sports

Clue

If the battle against internet pornography ever got close to being won, this might appear as a newspaper headline reporting it, using a boxing metaphor.

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06/22/11

Category: World Geo/Arts

Clue

Ned is told that Juliet's beau cannot stand the poisonous acrimony coming from the lips of slow witted Evelyn, a Latter-Day-Saint from a resort on the California/Nevada border.

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06/22/11

Category: World Geo/Arts

Clue

Ned is told that Juliet's beau cannot stand the poisonous acrimony coming from the lips of slow witted Evelyn, a Latter-Day-Saint from a resort on the California/Nevada border.

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06/21/11

Category: Entertainment/Sports

Clue

A former Notre Dame football coach is auditioning for a part opposite Jerry Stiller's wife and is encouraged by the director to pour out his feelings to her in a scene.

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06/20/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Son to this couple?

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06/17/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Stuart gets the better of of former KC Chief coach turned football analyst in a contest related to the coach's specialty: predicting where the play is going to go given the situation and how the offense and defense have lined up.

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06/16/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The bottom line is that when Leslie entered the room the 9 young ladies had morphed into 10.

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06/15/11

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

Often the rum was bad enough at the concert and stage show theater at Madison Square Garden that the whispering about it just stopped.

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06/14/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Ma tells her husband that Ara, "temporarily" staying with them after sneaking into the country, is nothing but an undocumented leech.

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06/13/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

TV Tarzan is asked if he is wearing charcoal colored patterned socks.

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06/10/11

Category: Arts

Clue

As the concertmaster notices that Georg Solti's left pant leg seems to be coming apart he whispers this to him.

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06/09/11

Category: Arts & Entertainment

Clue

Author Ephron is told that actor Rathbone is of noble birth.

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06/08/11

Category: Business

Clue

Edward is told by his accountant that the deferred acquisition costs being carried on the company's books should be eliminated as the have been there for 20 or 30 years or more.

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06/07/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Alibi offered for OJ spokesman Bryant: she was bathing.

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06/06/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Suggestion to teen heartthrob of the 50s/60s who had a foul body odor.

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06/03/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

An exporter queries his shipping manager, Del, verifying that the recent shipment of flightless birds to Sara had left left on the boat .

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06/02/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

In an afterthought, Diana is encouraged to stay out of the way of the top administrators at her school the first of the Seven Sisters, located in Poughkeepsie, New York.

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06/01/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Tessa is informed that Cara does not care for the clique of women all hailing from the capital of Venezuela.

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05/31/11

Category: Languages

Clue

An enthusiastic 8th grader to her fiend Emily regarding the fun and innovative activity their English teacher had devised to study the rules of the language.

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05/30/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Yankees ace reliever will be on the radio in the morning for an interview.

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05/27/11

Category: WOrld Geo, History & Government

Clue

T-Shirt souvenir slogan sported by visitor to Alaska who was only able to see the town where Sarah Palin was mayor.

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05/26/11

Category: World Geo/Business

Clue

Absolutely none? Of the low calorie beer out of St. Louis? Nary a one available until we get to he capital of Ireland?

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05/25/11

Category: World Languages

Clue

A Scottish young man tells how his girl Ava noticed that he was pledged in military serivce to a local "Lord" while living on his estate.

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05/24/11

Category: Science/Arts

Clue

Maurice leaves a note for Omar telling him to be happy that the captain of the Pequod, a college graduate, had solved a thorny problem on ship by using pencil and paper, assigning a variable, making an equation, and solving it.

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05/20/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Soldier complains to quartermaster that the footwear he was issued was several sizes too large.

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05/19/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

A woman is worried about all the ownerless, feral felines roaming the streets of this town in the Hill Country of Central Texas, but she is assured that Arthur is on the job and has all of them in his sights.

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05/18/11

Category: World geo

Clue

The central American division of an appliance company.

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05/17/11

Category: Science

Clue

Be sure you order takeout fish ( any of several soft-rayed food fishes of the family Gadidae, especially Gadus morhua, of cool, North Atlantic waters ) flavored with the fruit of a tropical, climbing orchid of genus , say, V. planifolia.

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05/16/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Bedding provided by Daytona, Darlington, etc. to faithful fans who come out to watch warm-ups and stay so late that they are invited to spend the night.

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05/13/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Business owned by man who could eat no fat.

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05/12/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Calvin, a maker of illegal milk products.

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05/11/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

A UT Chattanooga grad who recently moved to this city in Washington, SW of Seattle on the Puget Sound, introduces himself to Rex at a party where singles can meet.

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05/10/11

Category: World Geo/Business

Clue

A UT Chattanooga grad who recently moved to this city in Washington, SW of Seattle on the Puget Sound, introduces himself to Rex at a party where singles can meet.

--, - ------- ------ -----.

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05/09/11

Category: Arts

Clue

IInsistent comment to British playwright directing his own show from the sound effects man who insisted that he HAD made the requisite sound, two kitchen vessels being clanged by a spoon.

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05/06/11

Category: World Geo/Business

Clue

In this short note a man suggests to his mother that they meet and hour before noon at a grand old "Borscht Belt" hotel near Ellenville, NY( which finally closed its doors in 2009.)

--, ------. ------ -.-.

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05/05/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Wise men of the video game business.

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05/04/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Check again the dog tags of that G.I who has been missing.

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05/03/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Nathaniel knocks a Michigan State student.

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05/02/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Max is asked by a cab driver if the repairs on his vehicle will take place at 0600 hours?

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04/29/11

Category: Science/Business

Clue

The soccer goalie took another look between his fingers.

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04/28/11

Category: Science/Business

Clue

A man laments the fact that volcanic flow buried his Toyota sedan.

--, ----? --- -- ------.

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04/27/11

Category: World Geo/Science

Clue

The overhead cable car in the Middle East desert was made by beings from the Red Planet.

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04/26/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

The ninth in the line of the horses used "owned by "Wilbur Post" passed away and is over being stuffed.

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04/25/11

Category: Arts

Clue

How, ultimately, the Lilliputians may have come to view the interloper in their midst.

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04/22/11

Category: Sports

Clue

An insensitive note left by police investigators for a family member of former star Cincinnati Red center fielder of the 1960s upon the occasion of his not returning home in October of 1995, and having been found dead of a stroke.

-- ---- ----: --'- - -------.

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04/20/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

He recognized that there was a mistake of monstrous proportions, one for the ages, in the cooking instructions? Are you kidding me?

-- --- ---- ----- ------ ---, --?

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04/19/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

What the "teasippers" did when they kidnapped Aggie mascot Reveille and encased him in a thin layer of plastic as a prank.

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04/18/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Ella, girlfriend of actor Keach ( Mike Hammer ), looks out at the narrow way for picking up garbage behind his house, and at all the felines trying to get into the cans, and comment to him in this line of dialogue:

"-----," ---- --------, "--- ----- ----?"

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04/15/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Edna shows off the extract from a common yard weed with yellow flowers.

---- --------- --- ---- -----.

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04/14/11

Category: Arts

Clue

Tanya is told how when The Fountainhead was being written at a local sandwich shop the author kept getting distracted by complained bitterly about the art on the wall.

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04/13/11

Category: History/Science

Clue

A dinner party guest at the home of the mother of Capt. Paul Tibbets, whose plane dropped the first atomic bomb, tells her that the large edible mollusk she has served is no good.

-----, --- -------!

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04/12/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Cockney statement that a snake like sea creature bothers the woman "whom nobody doesn't like."

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04/11/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Note left by a noted, later infamous, former USC/Buffalo Bill star, showing off under the uniform merchandise he was now reduced to selling, to a famed NBA player and coach who returned to the coaching ranks in 1997 as coach of the Blizzards in the American Basketball League, this all being funny considering that this was a league for women's teams.

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04/11/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Note left by a noted, later infamous, former USC/Buffalo Bill star, showing off under the uniform merchandise he was now reduced to selling, to a famed NBA player and coach who returned to the coaching ranks in 1997 as coach of the Blizzards in the American Basketball League, this all being funny considering that this was a league for women's teams.

--------- -----, -.-. ~ -.-.

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04/08/11

Category: History/Arts/Science

Clue

I tell my sister that melancholy Abner, a descendant of a famed English architect is tough, powerful, mean tempered, and intimidating.

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04/06/11

Category: Arts

Clue

Edward is told that for a short while there, the captain of the Nautilus was a real scoundrel.

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04/05/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

When I go so far as to say that "Mother is complaining bitterly to me in denunciation", that's a signal that I'm not telling the truth.

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04/04/11

Category: World Geo/Languages

Clue

Edward's roommate in Paris who had gone out to get cantaloupe and such for him plus an evening newspaper for his girlfriend Edna comes back empty-handed and reports thusly:

--, -- -----, ---, ----, -- -- -----.

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04/01/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Eb, having inquired about the whereabouts of a 3 time Boston Marathon winner and first winner of the Women's Olympic Marathon (1984) , is told that she is off trying to get her excessive belching problem fixed.

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03/31/11

Category: Science

Clue

Eb is asked if the compound can possibly be an inorganic salt of tin and an acetic acid anion, Sn(C2H3O2)2.

--, --- ------- --- -- --?

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03/30/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A prominent animal at a shopping center petting zoo.

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03/29/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

What a lobster fisherman yells trying to get the attention of a possible poacher too near the flotation device used to mark the spot of his trap.

---, -- -- ----!

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03/28/11

Category: Pseudoscience

Clue

Kramer noted, wondering, whether there were references to Allah et al in an emotionally charged lyric poem about animals that he had seen.

" --- ----- -- -- ---," ------ --------," -- ------- - ---?"

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03/25/11

Category: Pseudoscience

Clue

A man tells his son to ignore the prognostications of the one who wrote in quatrains, as in the final analysis he might as well be tossing darts at a dartboard.

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03/24/11

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

A folk singer who was one of "The Dirty Dozen" is told that the 9 fellows who worked in the local flower beds were really drooping tired as they headed home on the Lexington Avenue express in New York City.

-----, --------- ---- ---- -- ---.

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03/23/11

Category: Arts/Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

An opera heroine is told that this fella, instead of calling "the banker," dialed Saigon instead.

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03/22/11

Category: Science/Arts

Clue

Defensive, deranged librarian yells at a patron, "Shoo! I have no copy of Douglas Hofstadter's seminal Pulitzer Prize winning book!"

------! -- ---!.

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03/21/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Considering the state of the job market after law school the recent grad could only get a job as host of a Top 40 radio show.

-.-. -- -- -- - -.-.

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03/18/11

Category: Science

Clue

Alvin is politely told that eyeball reshaping surgery is somewhat chancy.

-----, ---, - ---- --, --.

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03/17/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

ST. PATRICK'S DAY!
The laryngitis stricken "Barefoot Contessa" of Food Network fame hands a note to an important visitor from The Emerald Isle who is wondering if she ever served him a drink, telling him that she noticed that she had placed, practically at his elbow, the following:

-- ----- --- ---, - ---, ----, ---. ~ ---

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03/16/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Instructions from an illiterate former church janitor to the person helping him fill out a new job application regarding the "previous experience" portion of the application.

--- "---- - ----- --."

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03/15/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Dog tags at a New Jersey military installation.

--- -.-.

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03/14/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A woman with laryngitis sweetly adds a postscript to her note to her husband who is going shopping, telling him to buy some of this:

-----, - -.-. --- ---------.

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03/11/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Man traveling in Europe with his mother tells her over dinner that he did not find the food appetizing and suggests that they move on to the largest city in the old "West Germany."

----, --, --- ---. -- -- -------.

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03/10/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The YMCA does not allow on it's reading room shelves long multi-generational historical novels if they contain too much sex.

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03/09/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Two Palindromes, where the addition of one letter completely changes the message: whether or not Emil's kiss was awe inspiring or the lowest of the low.

(1) ----, ---- -- -------. (wonderful)
(2) ----'- ---- -- ---~-----. (terrible)

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03/08/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Working for a company that supplied equipment to the circus, a man who would grow up to be a James Bond nemesis wrote in a report that he would be the one responsible for taking back a a loud shrill organ the sale of which resulted in non-payment after delivery.

-- ---, " -------- ---- -'-- --- ----."

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03/07/11

Category: Entertainment/History

Clue

Actor Beatty stole from this girl, who had just had her coming out party before going out and insanely "whacking people" with an ax.

--- ------ --- ------.

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03/04/11

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Extreme pro football fan who had to secretly set up his personal area for doing "manly" things all the way over in Saigon gives the order to get out because "she" has found him out and is on the warpath.

---- --- --- ----!!

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03/03/11

Category: History/Government

Clue

Joseph McCarthy

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03/02/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Mr. Skelton chilled a bluish to yellowish green colored apple drink.

--- ---- - ---- -----.

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03/01/11

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

The NASCAR driver put on more than his share of years, entirely because of his frustratingly close but no cigar finishes at a famed Alabama Super speedway, did he?

-- ----, --- -- ---------, --?

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02/28/11

Category: Arts/Entertainment

Clue

Elliott relates to his alien friend how bored he was while everyone else was going gaga over a new piano made by the premier New York company for doing so.

----. -, -.-., --- - --------.

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02/25/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

)Using a Latin/Italian phrase for "pay attention" the conductor informs orchestra member Gene that he is not "watching the stick."

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02/24/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Tim, whose last name you will have to figure out, is urged to snack to his heart's content.

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02/23/11

Category: Miscellaneous

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Sy is told to help evaluate the short interpretative themes that the English class had turned in.

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02/22/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

When obstetrician Eva who worked the night shift at the hospital had a particularly cranky mother and newborn, she tried calm them down with a little spirits.

--- --- ---------- -------- ---- -----, ---.

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02/21/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

When obstetrician Eva who worked the night shift at the hospital had a particularly cranky mother and newborn, she tried calm them down with a little spirits.

----- -- --- ---- ---- ---.

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02/18/11

Category: Sports/Arts

Clue

A Shakespearean character, about to catch in a baseball game, if offered genital protection.

----,.... ---?

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02/17/11

Category: History/World Geo

Clue

Awaiting execution, Vanzetti's partner in crime tells friend of the Native American craftwork he had been doing while in prison.

--, - --------, -, -----, ----.

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02/16/11

Category: History/Sports

Clue

I tell a legendary hitting coach and a former governor of New Hampshire who served as Bush 41's Chief of Staff that the trail at the winter resort owned by Rik was odd.

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02/15/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Making groaning wordplay jokes, I get the quaint little hotel to sign a contract.

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02/14/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Mr. Asti, recently knighted, leaves a note for the author of Breakfast at Tiffany's telling him that he is taking a chance by carrying a gun.

--'- - ----, -----, -- ----. ~ --- ----.

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02/11/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Hook's sidekick is told that,kicking out the county's chief prosecutor nevertheless continues to feel like such a shame.

-.-. ----, ----, ----- -- ----- --- ---.

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02/10/11

Category: Business/History/Entertainment

Clue

Economist Allan is told that Ida, nicknamed to account for her proclivity for calling the turn while actually having no chance to win the pot, dressed and lived an opulent lifestyle a la an English king, 1860-65.

-----, "---- ---- ---" --------- --.

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02/09/11

Category: Arts/Entertainment

Clue

Words from a precocious kid who has just turned on the TV hoping to see a favorite cartoon, only to see the programming interrupted by a philosophical discussion of The Screwtape Letters.

------ ---, -----! ---, -.-.!

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02/08/11

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

Dorothy is told that funnyman Foxx's anger is directed toward a small Louisiana town.

---- ---, ---'-, -- --------.

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02/07/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Someone points out excitedly to Emily a game in which the object is to memorize variations on a traditional Greek sandwich with lamb and onions served on pita bread.

--, - ---- ------ ----!

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02/04/11

Category: Science/Technology

Clue

I friend suggests a bet with Reggie, the winner to get his choice of electronic device accessible over a wireless network connected to the internet.

---, - --~-- -----?

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02/03/11

Category: Science

Clue

Red is told that Dana can only multiply using logarithms. ( Ask you neighborhood Pre-Calculus student)

---, ----'- -- -----.

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02/02/11

Category: Entertainment/Sports

Clue

Rebel "Star Wars"character knocked Hall of fame bowler Pete out of the tournament.

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02/01/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Line of dialogue from a novel in which Sam who has been convicted of murdering Mr. Dias, pleads with the victim's mother not to participate in his punishment, death by stoning.

"----' --, ----- -- ---," --- ----.

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01/31/11

Category: History/Science

Clue

Cry of disbelief with a "you've got to be kidding" thrown in upon learning that not only was the Republican nominee for 2008 old, but the computer at his campaign headquarters was also very very outdated.

--! ------, -----? -'---!

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01/28/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Edward logged a West Pointer, Timothy Dade, into the hospital.

-- -------- - -----, --- ----.

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01/27/11

Category: Arts

Clue

Achilles, referring to himself as the archetype he was destined to be, tells his sweetheart of a wife that he can't do the chores because someone had been trying to get at him in his most vulnerable spot, more or less.

--, ----'- --- --------, ---.

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01/26/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

In a line of dialogue dropped from "The Wizard of Oz," a neighbor of the Gales named Eva tells Dr. Boyd, the obstetrician who delivered the Gales' child, that said child was going to have a mixed drink made of liquor and water with sugar and spices and served hot. In doing so she employs a nickname later dropped.

---: --- -----, -.-. ----, --- -- ----.

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01/25/11

Category: History

Clue

Girlfriend of the mistress of a Ugandan despot asks her if he made prolonged, low, inarticulate sounds during their bout of lovemaking.

----, - ------- --------, -- ------!

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01/24/11

Category: History

Clue

A sharp rebuke to members of a banned early Christian sect who claimed to have superior, inside information on spiritual matters, about their propensity to engage in idle talk and rumors about other peoples private lives.

----, - ------- --------, -- ------!

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01/20/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Ed is told to get rid of the leftovers.

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01/19/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Knock on a major network, describing its current state of affairs as archaic, referencing a long running comic strip panel.

-.-.-. -- -- -- -- -.-.

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01/18/11

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

When golfer Champagne Tony wanted to get Mr. O'dell a taxi in the desert, this happened.

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01/17/11

Category: Business

Clue

In a line of dialogue about a legendary Austin, Texas computer company, the CEO calls his garage to tell the mechanic Max that his car stopped and wouldn't start on its way to an early morning meeting.

----: -- --- -.-., ---, - -------.

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01/14/11

Category: Sports

Clue

Rosemary is told that 1962-68 lightweight champ Carlos has a perfect complexion.

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01/13/11

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Diana is told that Eve made a play on words involving the UnCola.

--, - -----~-- --- --- ----.

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01/12/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

In character, Sylvester Stallone yells to the "Divine Miss M." that these candy bars knocked the sox off the newspaper delivery boy.

--, -----, ------- --- ---- ------- ---.

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01/11/11

Category: Sports

Clue

College basketball player of 1966-69 tells how he and teammate Rodney tried to defend against UCLA's star center, namely by tearing, scratching , seizing, pulling, etc., with their hands; anything to stop him.

--- '- - ---- --------.

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01/10/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Rob, who claimed he got a marijuana high by eating a traditional Russian soup of beets and cabbage, is told that the drug's active ingredient was not a part of the recipe.

---'-, ---, --- -- -------.

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01/07/11

Category: Entertainemnt/World Geo

Clue

An insistent lawyer in the prosecutor's office in Saigon, in the mold of "Claire Kincaid."

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01/06/11

Category: Entertainemnt/World Geo

Clue

[Perhaps because of a wardrobe malfunction??] it was a given that Ms. West gave no worry or thought whatsoever to the line of stitches in the garment she bought in Lima.

--- ---- -------- -- ---- ----.

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01/05/11

Category: Entertainment

Clue

The edge this leader of the "Lieutenant Dan Band" has to help him get an invitation to the concert is a commercial made for the YMCA featuring an homage to Scott Joplin.

---- ------'- -- -- '-' ---.

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01/04/11

Category: History

Clue

Pat is told not to expect any kind of fit of temper over the proposed peaceful occupation of and refusal to leave the dean's office in a 1960s college campus protest.

---, -- ---~-- ---- -- -- ---.

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01/03/11

Category: World Geo

Clue

Deron is told that this particular brand of chewing tobacco is banned and therefore he can't use it on his trip to Saigon.

--, ------ --- -- ---, -----.

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12/31/10

Category: Sports/World History/Geo

Clue

A poker playing friend of the quintessential Texas gambler exults to him at the prospect of playing Hold 'em with a couple of Italian guys named Emil and Sol, and winning lots of money at their game scheduled for the following morning.

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12/30/10

Category: World History/Geo

Clue

Mr. Asti, a wheel maker named in a Central Florida city is told how he can afford the mobile home: it has been recently foreclosed on by the bank.

--'- - ----, ----- ------ ----.

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12/29/10

Category: World History/Geo

Clue

The fact that my husband Ned is irate and screaming is a sure sign that I can be found in the peace and quiet of tending my flowers.

--- ------ -- - ---- - ------.

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12/28/10

Category: Business

Clue

Mrs. Peron on GW Bush ( 2001-2009): He is a secret agent working for his state's flagship university in Austin.

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12/27/10

Category: Business

Clue

Mention the laboratory where non-expanding recreational foam balls are created and tested as an example of a very frantic and frenzied atmosphere.

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12/24/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

I tell Nan that I noticed that a rich cake of Middle Eastern origin consisting of thin layers of pastry filled with nuts and honey ( alternative spelling) was in a taxi whose use was strictly devoted to ferrying Annapolis students to and from the airport.

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12/23/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

A small child from Lancaster Pennsylvania introduces himself to Mr. and Mrs.Toth.

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12/22/10

Category: Sports

Clue

After being beaned while trying to break Babe Ruth's record, this is what Roger politely said to the umpire who was examining him and who asked him if he could remember his own name.

---, -- - -----?

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12/21/10

Category: Sports/Entertainment

Clue

Hip-hop songs by the duo of Indy racer of old Jones and Penn State/Oakland Raider linebacker Matt.

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12/20/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

In this line of dialogue from a novel, Cecil yells irately at the cheap, inferior, essentially worthless hint of garlic in the dish he was eating.

"--," ----- -----, " - ---- ------ ----."

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12/17/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

One rioter to another during a window breaking rampage of businesses in downtown Damascus, telling his pal to take something he could sit on to milk his cow.

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12/16/10

Category: History

Clue

Reginald does a very poor job portraying JKF's press secretary.

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12/15/10

Category: History/World Geo

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Egypt's president of the 1980s called Emily from the capital of Turkey a hobo.

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12/14/10

Category: Entertainment/Business

Clue

Incredulous comment to actress Campbell who had indicated that she "wanted to go back to basics" as far as which operating system she wanted to run on her computer.

---- --,...., ---, ----?!?!?!

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12/13/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Moonshiner to his assistant Sidney regarding the next "batch."

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12/10/10

Category: History

Clue

( feminist rallying cry circa late 1930s-1940s) How do we feel about an equal rights amendment to the constitution? We hold such an idea in complete awe, mister. So, rise up and resoundingly reject this new line of copper bottomed pots designed to enslave us to our kitchens!

---- --........ ---, ----?

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12/08/10

Category: Entertainment/Sports

Clue

Pop singer ( "The Wanderer") is told that a Notre Dame football coach gave a lot of thought to en enemy of MI16, who thought everyone was out to get him.

----, --- -------- --, --------.

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12/08/10

Category: Entertainment/Sports

Clue

Pop singer ( "The Wanderer") is told that a Notre Dame football coach gave a lot of thought to en enemy of MI16, who thought everyone was out to get him.

----, --- -------- --, --------.

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12/07/10

Category: Entertainment/SPorts/World Geo

Clue

William Shatner tells a fellow Star Trek actor who thought that Colorado State had been victorious in its annual "Border War" game, that in fact their foe had won.

--, -------, -----, ---.

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12/06/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Actress Thurman is told, repeatedly, that it was two women named Laci who filed a lawsuit against a Broadway show featuring Horton and Yertle.

-----, ---! ----- --- "---------" ( - -------.)

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12/03/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Dei is told that a rival of Romeo , about to fight him , was scared to death despite being well muscled and in quite good shape.

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12/02/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

I tell Lew that in her role in "The Racketeer" ( 1929) actress Carole was rather dull and spiritless.

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12/01/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Business card designation for this outgoing, gregarious man who was born in Houston, went to college in Austin, lives in Big D, and never plans to leave.

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11/30/10

Category: History

Clue

Colonialist tells a friend that success rests on one journey the friend must undertake and underscores the importance by rhetorically indicating how desperate the circumstances are.

--- ----, ------. ----, --?

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11/29/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Peter Parker takes another shot of snuff in the morning.

--------- -.-. --~----.

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11/26/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Hip hop songs used on "Biggest Loser" in the ceremony celebrating finally getting rid of the last of the excessive fat around the waistline?

----- ---- ---- ----.

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11/25/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Give that man who is lavishly entertaining us with food and drink and his stories another brewski.

--~----- -------.

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11/24/10

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Salvador, look at "Music Man girl" "Rose's" flat tortillas filled with cheese that she picked up visiting in several of the state of now politically united Europe!

---, ----'- -- -----------!

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11/23/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Bo is told that the two guys named Patrick who team teach promised on their sacred honor that they would make a note to tell headmaster Bob about a common infection that had invaded one of the rows in their class.

--, ---- ---- ----- -- ---- ---'- ----- -- ---.

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11/22/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

in a line of dialogue from a play script, irate Lester tells Evelyn that he does long locks of hair for a very strong willed young woman who is not at all bashful about telling him what he is doing wrong.

---(---): --, - ----- -- --------- ------.

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11/19/10

Category: Arts

Clue

Emphasizing that he was in charge, director Lombard tell Samuel that his vision of casting Timothy was as a rather colorlessly dressed and dull French playwright.

---, -- --- ---- ------- -, -------, --- --- --.

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11/18/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

German lawyer to American client Eleanor who has asked if the judge will go easy on her in the sentencing, answering, "probably not."

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11/17/10

Category: Arts

Clue

Exclamation regarding how the captain of the Nautilus is extremely taken with the opera "Amahl and the Night Visitors" and other works by the same composer.

-, -------'- -- -- ----!

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11/16/10

Category: Sports

Clue

When Boston Red Sox 2000 SS needed whirlpool treatments at the same time that a teammate Pitcher Martinez did, one could say of the scene in the Red Sox Locker room:

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11/15/10

Category: Entertainment/World Geo/History

Clue

Having discovered an early biblical manuscript in, of all places a city in Central Florida, an archaeologist working with James Bond's nemesis states that the latter did not keep it, but instead cast it into the drink, consigning it to the depths of the ocean because he could detect a whiff indicating that it had been urinated on.

-- ----~----- ----- -----. -- ---- --.

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11/12/10

Category: Entertainment/World geo

Clue

Actor Estevez gave no thought whatsoever to a citrus flavored taro root dish.

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11/11/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Parents of teenaged M.D. prodigy react shockingly to his having consumed his 5th glass of gin.

---- -----! ----- ---, ----?

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11/10/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Sarcastically in disbelief of his actually being able to do so, someone suggests to a District Attorney on an island nation in the Lesser Antilles that he actually try to enforce the law requiring all women to wear a bra.

--, -.-., --- --------.

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11/09/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Speaking of himself in the 3rd person and speaking somewhat broken English, Eb tells the salesman at the furniture store that he does not want to go with the best option because he cannot afford it and does not want to have to take out a loan to buy it.

---- --- ---. ------- --.

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11/08/10

Category: Sports

Clue

Comment from a baseball "fan" wondering why he wasted his money after having attended a 3 game series in which his team was blown away in each game, justifying their record as not having had a winning season since 1991.

------- --- - ---.

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11/05/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

A college student at the University of Maryland born into a family of die hard fans all of whom went to school there describes her young 11-12 year old friend Alma who is also from such a family.

--- ---- -- - ---, ---- ---- -- - ---~----.

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11/04/10

Category: Entertainment/Arts/Science

Clue

I cannot imagine when and where pop singer Bobby and the captain of the Nautilus got together, but they did. and quickly discovered that they needed help deciphering the periodic table, so, going to the source, ...........

--- --- ---- -- ---------.

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11/03/10

Category: Category: Business

Clue

Advertising slogan for for a Pepsico soft drink evoking moonshine whiskey.

-- -- ---!

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11/02/10

Category: Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Pass Roentgen rays through a prescription.

-~--- - --.

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11/01/10

Category: Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A personal trainer tells a soldier that he is trying to slim down Lev and get him onto shape.

- --- --- ------, -.-.

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10/29/10

Category: Category: World Geo/Science

Clue

(This clues makes absolutely no sense, but I though the setup was funny and the 'drome perfectly grammatical, so here we go.) A south American antelope living near Montpelier had as its mother a television set made by a large Korean electronics firm.

--. ---'- --'- - ------- --.

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10/28/10

Category: Category: World Geo/Science

Clue

An act of cyber war emanating from a Spanish tourist island wherein certain spreadsheet instructions, themselves composed of a sequence of other instructions, are blocked from being usable.

------- ----- ---.

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10/27/10

Category: Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The bottom line is that Timothy has fallen in love.

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10/26/10

Category: Category: Sports/Arts/Science

Clue

A lizard being kept for a former National League umpire by a Tennessee Williams innkeeper character.

-- ----- ------.

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10/25/10

Category: Category: World Geo/Arts

Clue

An appropriate musical theme for a Nebraska city known for its cattle.

--- ----- -----.

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10/22/10

Category: Category: Entertainment

Clue

A woman who writes movie reviews for her small town local paper is urged to send carbon copies to a famous Chicago film critic and his wife on very many of them, even as she winds down her career.

-- ----, -------, -- ------ - ---.

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10/21/10

Category: Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Arthur disgustedly talks to himself about having given information to the enemy.

---! -, ---, -- - -------.

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10/20/10

Category: Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Man to his date who has gotten up, irritated at him and about to leave him high and dry at the restaurant, because he is unable to choose what kind of tea to order, as he finally makes a choice.

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10/19/10

Category: Category: Sports

Clue

What they might call a counterpart to the lumberjack Olympics for barbers.

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10/18/10

Category: Category: World Geo

Clue

Canine mixed breed college mascot in Lubbock, Texas.

--- ----.

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10/15/10

Category: Category: Science

Clue

An itinerant troubadour gives the high sign in warning to the famous chimpanzee at a Columbia University lab who was studied to look for language ability, and whose was punnily named after Noam Chomsky, MIT language theorist.

-------- ------ ---.

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10/14/10

Category: Category: World History

Clue

Snide, sarcastic toast in English to Ugandan strongman of yore, ending "sotto voce" so that it sounds like praise, but isn't.

-- ---(--)

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10/13/10

Category: Category: Technology

Clue

Lightweight boxer Hector , highly energetic after winning a world title, celebrates with his girlfriend with a bout of furious lovemaking. And she calls out:

--, -------!

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10/12/10

Category: Category: Technology

Clue

What one hiker says to his buddy who is late preparing their high energy trail mix for the climb, as he wonders when it will be ready.

--------- -- ----?

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10/11/10

Category: Category: Technology

Clue

Listen, Abraham, my answer is in the negative until Lester will agree to sell the item on an online auction, okay?

---, ---, "--" '--- ---'-- ---- -- -- ----, --?

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10/08/10

Category: Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Sol is told that Mr. Iba, disoriented and unable to make a decision, did not disagree with having the nut he had ordered on his salad be cut into tiny cubes.

----, --------- --- --- ----- ----- ---, ---.

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10/07/10

Category: Category: Sports

Clue

An aide to the Prime Minister of England confirms to him that it was Edward instead of Eb who had laid money on the loser in the famed "Long Count" boxing match of 1927.

---, -.-., --, --- --, --- --- -- -------.

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10/06/10

Category: Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Don is told that Anna, hardly a candidate for a fancy coming out ball, was simply a vain aspirant to same.

-- ---, ---- --- - -------, ---.

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10/05/10

Category: Category: Sports

Clue

A long suffering fan of San Jose Hockey asks whether he is going to waste time rooting for them any more and, having better things to do, answers: I don't think so,

-- ------ - ---- ----? --.

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10/04/10

Category: Category: Sports

Clue

Wife tells her husband Lee that she thinks he should also dismiss the latest company they have hired to clean out their drains and sewers, a nationally prominent one at that.

---, ----, ---, ----------, - ----.

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10/01/10

Category: Category: Sports

Clue

We use our finger to make pictures out of the morning condensation on the flank of a great US racehorse of the 1920s, father to War Admiral and grandfather to Seabiscuit, who also shares his name with a stinging sea creature.

-- ---- -- - --- '- --- ---.

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9/30/10

Category: Science

Clue

In a stunning bit of astronomical news, Von, it seems, contrary to what we had thought, that spectra from the area the brightest star in the constellation Lyra indicates that inhabitants on a planet near there not only have chickens, but seem to consume their by products just like we do.

--, ---- -------- --- -----, ---.

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9/29/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Lotte, a staffer on the Tonight Show, tells the host she has to hurry over to the manufacturer to get a replacement part for her son's model train.ASAP!

----, -, -----, --- -- --- -- ------.

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9/28/10

Category: Business/World Geo

Clue

I noticed that the person who wielded influence and pull in getting tax concesssions behind the scenes lived near Tel Aviv.

----'- -- , - ---, --- -- ------.

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9/27/10

Category: Entertainmet

Clue

The wise one ( Piers, I guess) cast his vote that Alvin Slade move on to the second round of the competition after the regional auditions for America's Got Talent.

---- ----- -- ----- -- -----.

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9/24/10

Category: Sports

Clue

How "Sports Afield" might be described if it had a scratch 'n sniff strip inside.

---- ---.

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9/23/10

Category: Sports

Clue

Interjection of disgust regarding the Montreal Canadiens.

----, ---!

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9/22/10

Category: Arts

Clue

Two soldiers, drowning their sorrow in massive amounts of caviar, sighed as they punnily wondered aloud, using dialogue form the show, whether their respective auditions for the part of Hamlet at the local theatre were likely to bear fruit.

--, --- -- ---, ---- -.-.- , --- ----, "-- -- -- --- -- --."

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9/21/10

Category: Business

Clue

Biased toward a large bank corporation that "never sleeps."

--- --------.

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9/20/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

"Mrs." Mott, from Mexico, ran in a non-hilly but nevertheless very difficult marathon near the campus of the University of Illinois that end up at the factory that makes Snickers bars.

---. ---- --- - ------ ---- ------ --. -- ----.

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9/17/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Mr. Egan took notice of the weight of the oil being loaded onto the freighter near Old Mesopotamia.

---- ----- -- ----- -------.

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9/16/10

Category: Arts/Miscllaneous

Clue

(1) What you might find in an executive washroom.
or
(2) What you may find available under the table at a tony head shop.

--- ----- ---.

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9/15/10

Category: Arts/Miscllaneous

Clue

Takes a bar chair during a riot.

----- - -----.

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9/14/10

Category: Entertainment/Science

Clue

Engineer Scott was a member of several of these men's clubs when he was in training and interested in metallurgy.

--------- ----- ------.

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9/13/10

Category: Arts/Sports

Clue

Tear up the agreement for the amount artist Georgia wanted to officiate the boxing match.

--- -- - --- --?

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9/10/10

Category: Sports

Clue

Florida football coach is encouraged to take into custody the very impolite perjurer , his star quarterback , whom I had taken it upon myself to track down.

--- ---- ---- --- -------, -----.

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9/9/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

If I do the repair for you, will you give me tickets to the game?

--- -- - --- --?

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9/8/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Warning by leader of a villainous horde trying to storm the castle to avoid/evade the enemy's cauldrons of molten metal raining down upon them.

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9/7/10

Category: Miscellaneous

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Brother slangily tells his sister to look at their Dad: he's the best.

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9/6/10

Category: Arts/Sports

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I tell Del that I really love the lyric poem that was sent to me by a former LA Ram quarterback via Gail.

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9/3/10

Category: Miscellaneous

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How to describe a 60s party at which the marijuana flowed continuously.

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9/2/10

Category: Miscellaneous

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Harried, non-stop working replacement during the gold rush at a shop where prospectors bring in their samples for analysis.

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9/1/10

Category: World Languages

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Scotsman negatively questions the idea that the appetizer consisting of thinly sliced bread with caviar spread on it would be a cure-all for the otherwise poorly planned party.

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8/31/10

Category: Sports

Clue

Each ceremony wherein the high school football stars ink their contracts to attend State U. is off.

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8/30/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

In a note left as an act of desperation, Ron questions his wife Deborah who had invited the flamboyant "cuchi-cuchi" girl to spend the weekend at their house, all the while contending that it would not be disruptive when in fact chaos reigned.

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8/27/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Hard-line Muslim Mideast potentate is punnily told that the Italian countess's displaying of her best feature, her bottom, with tight pants was not strictly speaking against the law.

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8/26/10

Category: Sports/World Geo

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College frat boy is encouraged not to try to get the North African girl who had just had her coming out party into the sack.

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8/24/10

Category: Science/Entertainment

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60s sweater girl crazily hooked on curiously strong mints.

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8/23/10

Category: Science/World Geo

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South Sea island installation where scientists are working to make a machine capable of passing the Turing Test.

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8/20/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Body art Gomer got which was deemed by all to be graceful, dignified, and imposing in appearance.

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8/19/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Sounds made when "Denny Crain" actor found out that his lease payment had been reduced.

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8/18/10

Category: World Geo/Arts

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A physician with a tin ear, who is a close friend of Evelyn, tells her that he gave no thought whatsoever to having lunch at a cheap hole in the wall Mexican food place in an affluent Collin County suburb north of Dallas.

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8/17/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Two stage assistants to "Erich Weiss" called out to a friend of theirs.

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8/16/10

Category: Miscellaneous

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At a trade show Edna demonstrates the beneficial effects of an extract from a common lawn weed.

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8/13/10

Category: Miscellaneous

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Abraham cried out to Delia about the prohibition their company had introduced which mean they could no longer import rare, expensive oxen because it was now illegal.

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8/12/10

Category: World Geo/Languages

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Eduardo saw in his mind's eye a fantastic vision: the lush greenness of the Emerald Isle.

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8/11/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Scott Joplin song based on the sounds, conversations and rhythms made by crews which pick up the trash.

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8/10/10

Category: Miscellaneous

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When the Biblical prophets have a reunion this is how Isaiah, the first , gloats to the second about their relative placements in the Old Testament.

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8/09/10

Category: World Languages

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Lester was unsuccessful in getting any one of the young ladies of noble birth into the sack.

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8/06/10

Category: Miscellaneous

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We did not even think about bidding on the old church bench.

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8/05/10

Category: History/Science

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Descartes "thinks and therefore would not speak disparagingly about the man who takes care of the grounds at the estate."

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8/04/10

Category: Arts

Clue

Shakespeare's clothes shout out as if proud of it: dull and colorless.

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8/03/10

Category: World Geo/Languages

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A Frenchman says good night, snooty Brazilian.

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8/02/10

Category: Sports

Clue

Is next to a large brass instrument played by a future Notre Dame football coach. when he was in college at Miami of Ohio.

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7/30/10

Category: History

Clue

Vice problems ensnare a Mississippi Senator of the 1960s.

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7/29/10

Category: History

Clue

Art is queried about whether "the power is on" in the government's huge radio detecting and ranging early warning system.

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7/28/10

Category: History

Clue

Describing Mr. Regan, the cursed, overly authoritative, domineering head of the unit for which Jimmy Carter's daughter works.

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7/27/10

Category: World Geo/Entertainemnt

Clue

Eleanor is told that Dorothy Ogle, a a budding opera singer being championed by an early James Bond nemesis, went to college at this North Carolina college in Charlotte.

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7/26/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Kay tells how she makes Trevor mad about a bottle of Japanese sauce.

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7/23/10

Category: World Geo/Languages

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Man tells his Spanish uncles that it was in an Eskimo dwelling that he caught sight of idiotic soldier Nan.

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7/22/10

Category: World Geo/Sports

Clue

Punny illegal blow in a boxing match in Mexicali.

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7/21/10

Category: World Geo/Arts

Clue

Fashion designer Cassini is told by a friend as he visits a West Texas city that he sees their common friend Nan, who is dressed up like erotic author Anais.

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7/20/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

"Reappearance" of one who wears his emotions on his sleeve.

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7/19/10

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

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Jackie Gleason tells his "Honeymooners" sidekick that he absolutely has to visit this large Indonesian island just off the coast o Malaysia.

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7/16/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Punny order from sheriff to men he had deputized to track down the thieves who had burglarized the local art gallery, when he learned that the deputies themselves had found the loot but made off with the modern pieces relying on illusions that tend to trick the eye and brain, as he tells them to admit what they have done.

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7/15/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

An Italian-American's correction to someone who had misidentified the dish as being made with manicotti when in fact it was fixed with short tubular pasta with diagonally cut ends.

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7/13/10

Category: SPorts/Entertainment

Clue

The face of the a private detective who is the brother of baseball's all time home run champ.

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7/12/10

Category: Arts

Clue

Words of advice from the director to an actor auditioning for a part: Stand up, walk toward me and show me all the emotion you can!

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7/09/10

Category: Business

Clue

Ridicules with contempt an internet sight where one can go to get answers to questions.

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7/08/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Headline about an attack on the corner store where they sell ready to eat meats, cheeses, bagels, etc.

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7/07/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Response to Evelyn who has asked what the purpose of the special red phone is. He gets the answer that it is to make Alvin, Sara's only living family member, aware of what is going on.

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7/06/10

Category: Science

Clue

A fellow member of the paleontologist's crew tells Rae that he understands that no great ape remains are to be found in this particular area that the leader had selected as promising.

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7/05/10

Category: Business

Clue

Rodney, vain, self important and silly, holder of degrees all the way up to the doctorate, is, Sidney, a diplomatic representative of the company founded by David Packard and others?

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7/02/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The brouhaha is about Emil's mistake in making the carbonated citrus drink

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7/01/10

Category: World Geo/Languages

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Pretty bored with Love, Italian style.

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6/30/10

Category: Sports

Clue

IF, and this is a big IF, Dodger star pitcher of the 50s and 60s and 1955 World Series MVP Johnny had been caught doing drugs and was exposed in a story in Sports Illustrated, this perhaps would have been the headline in many newspapers:

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6/29/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Actor Beatty's ("Deliverance") wife tells him to strip the old and install new wallpaper in the family room.

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6/28/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

There will be discomfort all over this Australian island state in the morning as the scholastic aptitude test is being given!

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6/25/10

Category: History

Clue

Hippie friend of Britain's political leader circa 1966, exults as he watches him open his birthday present, a light lit from the bottom and containing a soft gel that moves and grows as the light heats it.

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6/24/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Describing Emily, shabbily dressed, unattractive, and stuck in lowly degrading, servile work.

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6/23/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Listen, being a nincompoop is Edward's fate, isn't it?

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6/22/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Someone explains to Eleanor what the word "leer" means.

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6/21/10

Category: Science

Clue

Dr. Arroway in a Carl Sagan novel is informed that a flap over electrical resistance measurements has developed at the space-time distortion phenomenon that she may use to time travel.

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6/18/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

The head guy on the gang who work to unload the cargo ships persistently ridiculed and harassed the guys on the crew who had been in the army.

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6/17/10

Category: Sports/Arts

Clue

Asa noted, nervously, that considering the pose the Yankee 3rd baseman ( 2004-??) is taking, he looks a lot like Ms Duncan who was essentially the creator of Modern Dance in America.

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6/16/10

Category: Science

Clue

Maurice, time traveling, tells companion Rae that around the bend in the trail he can hear noise being made by a group of members of our lineage: bipedal apes of possibly the genera homo or australopithecus.

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6/15/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

To Samuel Aston? It doesn't belong to him? It belongs to Mother?

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6/14/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Ira, the preacher, forced me to blockade the river with logs.

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6/11/10

Category: Sports/World Languages

Clue

A famed basketball coach at Oklahoma State in the 40s, 50s, and 60s noted on the menu at Shogun a strong pasty condiment of the mustard family.

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6/10/10

Category: Sports/World Languages

Clue

A famed basketball coach at Oklahoma State in the 40s, 50s, and 60s noted on the menu at Shogun a strong pasty condiment of the mustard family.

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6/09/10

Category: Entertainment/World Languages

Clue

This relative of Bill Clinton's Attorney General, born in Nepal, is now living on Social Security in Los Angeles.

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6/08/10

Category: Entertainment/World Languages

Clue

Spanglish spoken by Rachel Ray for " extremely, extremely delicious! delicious?"

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6/07/10

Category: History/World Languages

Clue

A throng numbered at six thousand six hundred one rallied to protest a proposed " 'peace' Normanda" between King Harold and William on the eve of the famous final battle between them.

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6/04/10

Category: Arts/World Geo

Clue

Blunt line of address on a note to a relative of the captain of the Nautilus, who, despite having a degree in science from the University of the South, had betrayed his once stellar career and was no longer worthy of being looked up to.

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6/03/10

Category: World Geo/History/Entertainment

Clue

Motel operations which kick into high gear each spring near the big annual arts festival in Charleston, South Carolina, and which are ostensibly run by a sweet grandmotherly type , but are actually an Al Qaeda front.

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6/02/10

Category: Arts/Entertainment

Clue

In this dialogue from a children's novel by Peggy Parish about a literal minded housekeeper Eb cries and moans in anger to the protagonist about the fact that seriously evil Bret had a part in a historic Elaine May movie flop that starred Warren Beatty.

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6/01/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

TV sportscaster to his technician, Thomas Olson, regarding the unavailability of an instant replay on the previous action.

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5/31/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Cry of Indian handbag snatchers as they see money inside them.

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5/28/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Aired out a place where the West Pointers congregate.

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5/27/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A 16th/17th century pope who is conducting mass in a seaside church is encouraged to swipe away the devilish drink of a salty sailor who has just gotten his dally ration and brought it into the church.

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5/26/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Someone suggests to John McEnroe that he not take his evening meal at one of the college's dining halls.

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5/25/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Polite ,jargony upbeat question/suggestion from Pure Oil Company service station attendant when a car pulled up to the pump.

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5/24/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Lori is told that Alvin does not care at all for the shampoo she currently uses.

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5/21/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A gratuity at a rate if 3.14159% of the food bill.

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5/20/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

WORD UNIT TODAY G.I.s will pay the tab, so send the itemization of items to those infantrymen.

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5/19/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A beaver tells Salvador that the most recently built dam, made out of evergreens, was floating away.

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5/18/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Ed is told that Del's life was one of public exposure and lascivious acts.

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5/17/10

Category: Science/Business

Clue

So, I am getting a glass of well known Dutch beer, am I?

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5/14/10

Category: Science/Business

Clue

In this line of dialogue Cecil is irate at the faint hint of worthless inferior garlic.

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5/13/10

Category: Science/Business

Clue

A zookeeper explains to police how the gorillas and chimps, having been specially trained to drive and then having become very cocky, wise guy, know-it-alls about it, employ Volkswagen family sedans to break down the gate and escape.

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5/12/10

Category: Entertainment/Sports

Clue

Mr. Douglas of "Green Acres" tell his handy man that the farm is being pummeled with eggs by those brothers of famed Boston Marathoner Joan and asks for advice.

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5/11/10

Category: World Geo/Languages:AUSTRALIA!

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A low and uncouth person standing by the river bank in Launceston, Tasmania, sharply criticizes a young lad from a Western Sydney city, the name of which means something like "place where eels lie down" in the aboriginal.

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5/10/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Question from Gilda Radner to Barbara Walters during an interview, asking her if she wanted a drink.

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5/07/10

Category: Business

Clue

This woman is asked whether Anita Pat is driving a Toyota mini-van.

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5/06/10

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

An inmate who had slipped the matron of murderer's row in the Cooke County Jail a few bucks to get her some Beefsteak tomatoes expresses her disappointment in finding that smallish oval shaped ones were gotten instead.

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5/05/10

Category: History & Government

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Delighted comment from Clinton Attorney General that ( having taken Beano ) she now felt gas free.

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5/04/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A lament for Antonio who had wanted to be awarded a Boy Scout troop to lead, but who did not get it.

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5/03/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Quickly deviate off course! There's someone who's been stranded on this remote island!

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4/30/10

Category: Government

Clue

Remark of surprised denial from dinner companion of House Speaker to her when she asks if he had been thinking about telling the waiter to bring him the flatfish from Dover.

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4/28/10

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

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A person pondering his "curriculum vitae."

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4/27/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

The chief marketing officer for this financial news cable outfit is a guest on the 700 Club? You have to be kidding!

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4/26/10

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Husband of country singer McIntyre, with her on a vacation at a large estate in Bordeaux, France, tells her that he would give the highest possible rating to their premium dry red wine, made right there on the place.

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4/23/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

I tell Dee that I am pulling up unwanted plants from my garden using a flashlight which I use to find slimy mollusks and lent to me by my neighbor who played Agent Scully on "X-Files."

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4/22/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Mr. Deity did not subsist only on a famed Drake's cake snack.

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4/21/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Salvador, part of a notorious Colombian drug cartel ( scam artist; no dignity at all; a real nothing) led Emily.

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4/20/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A call to arms via a wall painting.

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4/19/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A friend of Hal excitedly points out to him the beautiful wife of Charlie Chaplin as she passes by.

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4/16/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Food Network's "The Barefoot Contessa" exclaims as she wishes to herself that she had a Russet Burbank potato to bake.

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4/15/10

Category: History

Clue

This man is physician to Eugene, a Socialist who ran for president of the U.S. several times.

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4/14/10

Category: Sports

Clue

Reply to Yankee third basemen after he had suggested that we hold up the hot dog salesman at the stadium with almost god-like status. The answer if a definitive "no."

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4/13/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Fundamental tenet about how to manage a river in Germany.

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4/12/10

Category: Entertainment/History

Clue

Reminiscing with a friend, Howie of "Deal or No Deal" asks him about an old buddy, Kyle, he had not seen in a long time. The friend tells Howie that Kyle is probably dead, done in by a bullet on his military tour of Indochina.

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4/9/10

Miscellaneous

Clue

A girlfriend tells Emily that on occasion making love takes a lot out of her.

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4/8/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Edward is spread eagled across a New York subway car as if he wants to ride it.

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4/7/10

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

Actress who wanted to "Kill Bill" carried along Alvin Slade with her to her classes in College Station, Texas

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4/6/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Ed is asked whether either Tab, a circus performer who is currently feeling thwarted and disappointed, or West Pointer Art has headed down to the beach to check out the waves.

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4/5/10

Category: Myth

Clue

Mustafa is told that this girl, though quite obese, is still hauntingly alluring.

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4/2/10

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

Thank God! I can still take my Advanced Placement exam even when vacationing in Rio because it's being given in near a local beach made famous in song.

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4/1/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

A daughter of Robert Frost, in the days before Xerox machines tells her Dad that she is going to go and run off one of his new works on the hand crank duplicating machine.

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3/31/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

What a nothing trip! We have nothing to drink but low cal brew out of St. Louis on our tour if Ireland until we arrive in the capital.

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3/30/10

Category: World History

Clue

A very close friend of Ataturk, founder of the Republic of Turkey, tells him that his bankroll is quite large.

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3/29/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Ana who works for an advertising agency presents a mock up of her billboard promoting tourism in Danang.

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3/26/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A fan encourages a pop singer not to go "Downtown" and suggests that she "Don't Sleep in the Subway" as he hands her a medieval stringed instrument to play instead.

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3/25/10

Category: Science/Sports

Clue

Notre Dame's football coach circa 1970 is playing tennis with his good buddy, a professor in the physics department. After having just been beaten by a well placed high arcing shot over his head while he was at the net, the coach asks the prof what kind of curve it followed. He gets this response.

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3/24/10

Category: World Geo/Busines

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Killing well known people is a sideline for this woman whose day job is working for Scandinavian Airways.

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3/23/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Memo from a great fan of this Central Florida coastal community on US Highway 1 and State Highway 60, saying that he never wants to leave.

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3/22/10

Category: World Geo/Science

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Piece written by Scott Joplin for some Athens Bulldogs.

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3/19/10

Category: World Geo/Science

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Comment from bird farmer to Alvin who wanted to buy one of the man's white herons, but is told that there is only one left and it has already been promised to a well known prep school in New Hampshire.

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3/18/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A king makes a command to a chicken.

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3/17/10

Category: Sports/Science/World Geo

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Screenplay line wherein Ed, a non-descript American male, exults in Spanish fashion at the city's signatory crustacean delight he had at Mona's restaurant while attending the 1992 Olympics.

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3/16/10

Category: Government/World Geo

Clue

Extremely low on the totem pole as a bureaucrat devoted to administering environmental policy, Al gave no thought whatsoever to suggesting that his agency open an office closer to his home town, a suburb north of Dallas.

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3/15/10

Category: Entertainment/History/Geo

Clue

Viola, a movie director, recounts in her memoirs about when she was directing a film on the Battle of Vicksburg, and she yelled out to one of her actors, Dell, to put more of a period accent into his lines.

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3/12/10

Category: Sports/Business

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Del is told that in making the spaghetti, the famed boxing writer has used three times the called for amount of a well known commercial sauce.

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3/11/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Reply of red-blooded Italian male circa 50s/60s when asked what would be his # 1 fantasy, as he contemplated a liaison with a famed actress of the period.

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3/10/10

Category: Arts

Clue

Broadcast 'caro nome' or 'la donna e mobile.'

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3/09/10

Category: Business/Arts

Clue

A shady retirement income vehicle purportedly investing in pieces of abstract art in which lines, forms, and space are organized in such a way as to provide optical illusions of an ambiguous nature, as alternately advancing and receding squares on a flat surface.

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3/08/10

Category: Science/World Geo

Clue

Mr. Roby is told that the Chinese company, manufacturing a half man/ half machine, in which he was considering an investment, was a scam.

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3/05/10

Category: Science/Business

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( Having switched from computers to biology) Wang computer founder tells Damon that he has broken the genetic code of a malignant epithelial cancer tumor in this line of dialogue from a play about the research.

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3/04/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

(Before she became a gossip columnist) Ms. Barrett was embarrassed by and flummoxed by the botched takeout order she mishandled.

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3/03/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Having come to the United States to organize an orgy, a sadist Marquis is told that they one of the invitees, from Topeka, was there and ready to participate, all ready to go and nude just like Edward who was already there.

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3/02/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

The nemesis of the Dukes of Hazzard is told that Mr.Oh is a real bastard.

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3/01/10

Category: Arts/Business

Clue

Alan Greenspan is having dream conversation with British author Wells ( Time Machine) and tells him that the bottom line is that after a lot of thought he will raise interest rates.

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2/26/10

Category: Arts

Clue

In "Les Miserables" the woman who loves Mariius, who unfortuntely ooves someone else, responds negatively about whether she will ever trust males again in this line of dialogue.

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2/25/10

Category: Arts

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In this line of dialogue from 20,0000 Leagues Under the Sea, a group of citified women confidently tell the captain that they have grabbed Ill mannered Russell.

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2/24/10

Category: History & Government

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Nervous suggestion to former Israeli PM Begin to fire Emily from his entourage.

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2/23/10

Category: Business

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When Eleanor says she wants information about Texas Instruments, she is given this advice.

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2/22/10

Category: World Geo

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The woman of Chinese/Mexican extraction pastors a church.

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2/19/10

Category: Entertainment/History & Government

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Stand-up at a fund raiser by prominent performers and supporters of Obama/Biden et al.

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2/18/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A frog hunter tells Margaret what he does to them.

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2/17/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Sol is not up to speed on his knowledge of Indians who lived in New Mexico.

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2/16/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Negative, Don, those are my jeans.

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2/15/10

Category: Business

Clue

In a line of dialogue from a novel, Emilty tells Arthur that she is in the process of obtaining people whose job it is to devise a strategy for dealing with the newspapers, TV, etc.

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2/12/10

Category: miscellaneousSports

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Salvador is told that famed Finnish distance runner Viren had placed an order of long stemmed crimson ones at the florist.

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2/11/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

I put the kibosh in the idea of using migrant farm workers from from Enid, Tulsa, Norman, Ada, Stillwater, etc.

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2/10/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Betty uses this to keep the dust down.

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2/9/10

Category: Business

Clue

Possible hedged answer to the question, "What motorcycle manufacturer might do best the year?"

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2/08/10

Category: Science

Clue

Kerouac fans mauling teaching assistant Eb skinned him alive.

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2/05/10

Category: Science

Clue

Comment of a man who likes to talk to his cat after the cat has indicated to him that it detected volcanic flows which the man thinks will precede earthquakes associated with an eruption.

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2/04/10

Category: Entertainment/World Geo/Sports

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Comedian Silverman is told that the hallucinogenic drugs found in the desert in North Africa belong to a former Notre Dame football coach.

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2/03/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Someone points out that an early James Bond nemesis has gotten into Evelyn's store of deer meat.

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2/02/10

Category: Miscellaneous

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Daniel, a high ranking navy official introduces himself to Larry, whom he has just met but is already calling by a nickname and in effect suggestion that Larry do the dame.

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2/01/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Terse statement put out by 20th century Italian central bankers after a meeting concerning worries over there currency. The statement indicates that they thought about the situation and decided that there was really nothing to worry about.

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1/29/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

That long looped rope with the nose at the end doing all those crazy tricks is so huge!

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1/28/10

Category: Science/World Geo

Clue

The embarrassed staff at a newly built but currently broken again atom smasher located just west of a National Forest of the same name in Central Florida.

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1/27/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Hey, shoot a copy to the doctor on the "Enterprise."

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1/26/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Concerning the airport in San Francisco.

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1/25/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A friend of actor Neeson ( "Schindler's List") tells him that it has been a very long time since he heard from him via email.

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1/22/10

Category: Science/World Geo

Clue

A Northwest African scientist new to the European Organization for Nuclear Research is being shown around and someone points out to him the area where the scientists can relax, play games, recreate, etc.

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1/21/10

Category: Business

Clue

Heavens, no, Nan, the name of that company isn't pronounced "Erca."

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1/20/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Statement by Benjamin, a library worker that he had just cross referenced 9 accounts of peoples lives.

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1/19/10

Category: Business/World Geo

Clue

Edward is told that the founder of the computer company bearing his name, headquartered in Round Rock, Texas was against doing a survey to see if his workers wanted to set up an employee stock ownership plan.

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1/18/10

Category: History/Sports

Clue

Mrs. Peron thought about why the crowd did not go into that stadium wide contagion cheer from the 70s when she was introduced at the outdoor rally.

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1/15/10

Category: Arts

Clue

You don't say! So they've instituted a prohibition against doing way, way too much "Swan Lake," "Nutcracker," etc., even if they could get Baryshnikov, Nuryev, etc.

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1/14/10

Category: Entertainment/Science

Clue

Members of the high wire act are encouraged to unsheathe their knives and take action when the killer whales got loose.

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1/13/10

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Folk singer who starred in "The Dirty Dozen" is told that Enid had dinner while riding the New York Subway.

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1/12/10

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

A man exclaims to Warren Spahn's follower in a famous 50s Braves "weather wish" that he take a look at the flowers grown by his Native American neighbor in Utah.

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1/11/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A friend tells Damon that the psychiatrist recommended to him, Dr. Elton, was not able to help him through his insanity. .

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1/8/10

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Body art using carbon particles of incomplete combustion harvested from a chimney.

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1/7/10

Category: Entertainment

Clue

I tell Emily that "Kunta Kinte" from 'Roots" showed tremendous intestinal fortitude when he laid a wager on me.

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1/6/10

Category: World Geo

Clue

Describing frequent airline trips into Southern California.

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1/5/10

Category: Science

Clue

An incredible number of electric generators!

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1/4/10

Category: History

Clue

Gore departed, mac.

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1/1/10

Category: Miscellaneous

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A soldier is told not to try out his "psychic" powers while he is peeling potatoes.

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12/31/09

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A request to close up a shirt made by this "pre-marketing merger with LaCoste" men's apparel maker.

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12/30/09

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Nora had a fling in the hay with Mr. O'Dell, a low rank British nobleman.

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12/29/09

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Morning puppet shows featuring danger, violence, bleak settings and cynical characters.

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12/28/09

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

I tell this girl that I cried out sobbing as I was stopped at a traffic signal with Mr. Gilder.

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12/25/09

Category: World Geo

Clue

The exam ( college entrance exam at a university in Tempe Arizona) has been scheduled.

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12/24/09

Category: History/Entertainment

Clue

Collapsing dead tired into a chair, a Cambodian strongman says this to a prominent 50's stand-up comedian whose trademark props were a rolled up newspaper and a pullover sweater.

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12/23/09

Category: History

Clue

On a visit to the shore, Juan's wife wondered curiously at the completely glassy sea.

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12/22/09

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A computer access code that will not work.

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12/21/09

Category: World Geo/Entertainment

Clue

What someone might have said to Jeff Bridges in "The Big Lebowski" when they tell him that as far as hunting for snakes is concerned the area around Topeka is not very good at all.

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12/18/09

Category: Science/Entertainment

Clue

Brainwave test for "Grandpa Wlaton?"

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12/17/09

Category: History

Clue

The ambulance worker, a direct male descendent of our second President, is irate at me.

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12/16/09

Category: Sports

Clue

Post game show for a pro basketball team.

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12/15/09

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Tax free 501(c) (3) website managed by Stuart in which he dispenses advice on how to fill in bathroom tiling

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12/14/09

Category: History/World Geo

Clue

David leaves a note for Ms. Peron tell her that she should head to this West African nation ordering Ghana to the West and Benin to the east.

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12/11/09

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Eb is told that a sweet potato like food came out of the washing machine.

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12/10/09

Category: Entertainment/History

Clue

A Watergate journalist is encouraged to sketch Loretta Lynn's husband.

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12/9/09

Category: World Geo

Clue

) Red, who wanted to go to grad school at this branch of the University of Missouri, is told that his chances of getting a teaching assistantship there were pretty slim.

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12/8/09

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Line of dialogue from several friends of Florence all at once, crying and gnashing teeth incredulously once again as she told them at a delicatessen that she had been transformed into a wolf like creature.

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12/7/09

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

A diner cook's yell to waitress that the order of venison minced and blended into a soup like consistency is ready.

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12/4/09

Category: History/Entertainment

Clue

Comment of dismay to the Commanding General of the Allied invasion of North Africa in WW II as he was about to do a little soft shoe routine to entertain the troops.

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12/3/09

Category: Sports/World Geo

Clue

Edward is told that a former Notre Dame football coach gave no consideration whatever to going to see the goings on on 5th Avenue in New York at Thanksgiving.

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12/02/09

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Del is told that David peeked, nay stared, when the naked lady rode by on the horse.

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12/01/09

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Line of dialogue in a novel wherein Maurice yelled out to his girlfriend Della to hurry up toward the canoe he had found for them to ride in.

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11/30/09

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Order for a very large amount of Russian vodka.

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11/27/09

Category: Entertainment/World Geo

Clue

Actor Beatty ( "Deliverance") is told that discourteous, impolite Lena put paneling in the family room of a home in ancient Mesopotamia.

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11/26/09

Category: Arts/Entertainment

Clue

Someone suggests to "Clem Kadiddlehopper" that he order the sculpture made by the same one who did "The Thinker."

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11/25/09

Category: Entertainment

Clue

The family of Lou Costello's partner is told that actress Thurman is a shoo- in for getting a business degree.

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11/24/09

Category: World Geo

Clue

Do you spot this movie theatre candy served at theatre on the Waco, Texas campus of this university?

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11/23/09

Category: World Geo

Clue

Evelyn is told that the man from Melbourne is debonair, urbane and smooth.

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11/20/09

Category: Entertainment/Sports

Clue

A TV witch is told that a Yankee third baseman really had to have Dede.

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11/19/09

Category: World Geo

Clue

I absolutely detest this South Sea Island.

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11/18/09

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Incredulous response to a WW II general by his aide who though the general was going to take up ballroom damcing and learn the Waltz, when in fact he had sigend up for a rhythmic dance where the beat is partially kept by using ones foot/toes.

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11/17/09

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Rosemary is told that Mal doesn't like too much noise.

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11/16/09

Category: Entertainment

Clue

Frantic call over the earpiece to the host of Jeopardy as one contestant, a drunken New York subway motorman is about to hit another contestant, half of a famous Muppet duo, for getting the Daily Double once again.

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11/13/09

Category: Science/World Languages

Clue

Response to Sidney, partly in Spanish, partly in English that the time for his afternoon nap has been delayed to 6 o'clock.

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11/12/09

Category: Science/World Geo

Clue

Astronomer Lowell is a U.S. Congressman born in Belgrade?

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11/11/09

Category: Science/World Geo

Clue

Max is queried as to whether the journey to look for large, stout, three-toed ungulates of the family of Central and South America, the Malay Peninsula, and Sumatra, somewhat resembling swine and having long, flexible snouts was still scheduled for early in the morning.

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11/10/09

Category: World Geo

Clue

In a "Hawaii Five-O" flash back, McGarrett's sidekick is shown as a boy, and a friend tells the boy's mother that he has climbed to the top of an earthen structure holding back the waters of a local lake.

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11/09/09

Category: World Geo

Clue

I tell Maurice that I think it is really cool when he uses a word of specialized vocabulary, or the grammar, syntax, etc. associated with the agriculture business.

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11/06/09

Category: World Geo

Clue

The face of a Japanese detective , the brother of their all-time homerun champ.

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11/05/09

Category: World Geo

Clue

The weather in the capital of Poland was wet, rainy, and windy.

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11/04/09

Category: History & Government

Clue

Staffer in Bush 41 White House tells the Chief of Staff that he was reeling from being pelted by a pecan by Emily.

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11/03/09

Category: History & Government

Clue

Disapproving comment from an assistant district Attorney to his boss, whom he sees rolling a large joint of marijuana.

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11/02/09

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

Clinton tells his AG that the Russian diplomat, a grandson of infamous Vladimir, is a silly, insane, obstinate buffoon who likes to keep to himself.

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10/30/09

Category: Miscellaneous

Clue

He is a blankety-blank prevaricator & head of a cattle drive, is he?

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10/29/09

Category: Arts

Clue

Stuart is right next to the stringed instrument producing low register tones.

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10/28/09

Category: Entertainment

Clue

A plain Jane gangster's companion portrayed by 30's actress Carole.

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