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wire chief

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"Why post now when I'm getting my head into the Ct Sun?" some ask.
"Because", answer I, "I have spent my life being recalcitrant and obstreperous."

Anyway, don't repeat questions and no research please.

1..Identify the animal that is the murrilet.

2..In what movie does My-Name-Is-Earl's brother make a horrendous mistake?

3..A title in some funny papers, _____ Soup.

4..Real life spouses(?) appear in ____ ___ Terrace.

5..Ben and Jerry's "salute" to the Grateful Dead?

6..Canada's 3 biggest political parties?

7.."As she turned the corner, I called out your name. I felt so ashamed."

8..A base for poi, __r_.

9..Patti Berg is first Prez(1949) of The L_____ P__________ G___
A__________ of A______.

10..A winter song, a Beatles song & an Everlys song all start with "Let it.."

11..On the wall & in the mouth?

12..A _____ m__ is preferable to a _____ m__.

13..Soggy bedclothes that undermine a social event?

14..Literal followers of Mr. Palmer?

15..By Fats: "I will meet you, and I'll greet you, when my _________ comes home."

16.."Abaft" gives what direction?

17..A slow tempo, ___g__.

18..Explain the Velodrome d'Hiver round-up.

19..Lesser know Shakespeare play about a Roman exile seeking vengeance?

20..There were Patty, Maxine and LaVerne.

21..Nathaniel Hawthorne and which Prez were college buddies & lifelong friends?

22..This one-of-Europe's-northernmost is not Scandinavian.

23..Inspector Lewis and Sergeant H_______ appear on PBS Mystery.

24..Snow White, Fantasia, Bambi, Dumbo...What's missing?

25..For what is 13th Cen. Nicholas of Verdun famous?

A delicious assortment, wouldn't you say?
 

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5. Cherry Garcia

14. Arnies Army

17. Adagio
 

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4. Paul and Joanne...From the terrace
5. Cherry Garcia
7. You are everything. Mod Rod
9. Ladies Professional Golf Assoc of america
10. Let It Snow, Let It Be, Let It Be Me
13. Wet blanket
14. Arnie's Army
16. To the stern
20. McGuire sisters
22. Finland
 

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15. Fats Domino: "when my dream boat comes home"
21. Franklin Pierce. Hawthorne and Pierce were classmates at Bowdoin.
 

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6. Liberal, Conservative, and NDP.

7. Ladies Professional Golf Association of America.

14. Arnie's Army

17. Adagio

20. Andrews sisters
 
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5.. Cherry Garcia
7.. You are Everything by Marvin Gaye (Up)
8.. Taro root
9.. Ladies Professional Golf Association of America
10.. Let It Be Me (Up)
14.. Arnie’s Army
15.. Dreamboat; also Patsy Kline (Up)
17.. Adagio
20.. Andrew Sisters (Up)
23.. Hathaway
24.. Pinocchio, Cinderella, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, 101 Dalmatians
25.. Shrine of our Lady

BTW, John Steed had at least 6 sidekicks. The first being a man. All the others were women. One being Honor Blackman of Goldfinger. Emma Peel is the best remembered. Poor Tara something followed her and was not received well by the Emma Peel fans.
 
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Poor Tara something followed her and was not received well by the Emma Peel fans.

Let me tell you, Tara King was quite well received by the young men watching the Avengers.
 
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5. Cherry Garcia
7. You Are Everything - The Stylisitcs
14. Arnie's Army
16. To the rear
20. The McGuire Sisters
21. John Quincy Adams
 

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1. Bird
5. Cherry Garcia
8 Taro
9. LPGA of America
14 Arnie's Army
16 to the stern
17 largo
18 bicycle race
19. Titus Andronicus
20 Andrews Sisters
 
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21. Hawthorne and Franklin Pierce were both Bowdoin grads,
class of 1828.
 

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4. Cherry Garcia
8. Taro root
9. LPGA of America
10. Let it Snow, Let It Be, Let It Be Me
13. Wet Blanket
14. Arnie's Army
16. Toward the stern
20. The Andrews Sisters
22. Russia?
 

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2. Unstoppable
5. Cherry Garcia
10. The Beatles would be "Let It Be", winter "Let It Snow", Everly Brothers ?????/
13. wet blanket?
17. Adagio?
20. Andrews?, don't think they were Pointers or Sledges
 

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Good afternoon to both the daft and the adroit.

1..Yes, it's a bird, nesting high in the Redwoods and fishing in the Pacific. Quoth the geordi.

2..Unstoppable, which Meyers and I saw 3 times.

3..Not in your newspapers, unless you are Tidepool---Stone Soup.

4..Ruffian identifies Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, though he's lazy about typing.
From the Terrace.

5..At least 4 of your spare tires are due to ice cream. The Cherry Garcia flavor of ice cream.

6..Conservative, Liberal and New Democratic--Kibitzer also as lazy typist.

7..Who are these pretenders you send me? This is a Stylistics hit, as VAUC attests.

8..Taro works; three gourmets herre.

9..Ladies Professional Golf Ass. of America Hey, geordi & VTC, I gave you the initials, so why do you parrot them back?
Kibitzer, Ruffian & NCor stretch their skills and spell it all out.

10..Ruffian & VTC are most complete. Let it Snow, Let it Be, Let it Be Me.

11..What, you have trouble with "plaque"?????

12..You want a hint? "mal"

13..Ruffian, VTC & Meyers know what it takes to be a wet blanket. They can't come to my house anymore.

14..Arnie's army, golf course trudgers--seven of you.

15..Rbny & NCor with Dreamboat.

16..To the stern, a quartet here.

17.. the dreamy "adagio". starting with Phil, 4 respondents.

18..Jews in Paris deported to Nazi Germany.

19..Corialanus, Crownfox gives his best, when others are silent.

20..The Andrew Sisters, as several know.

21..Two of our brightest, ed4 and rbny, point to Franklin Pierce.

22..Ruffian's Finland is best, but VTC's Russia is acceptable.

23..Gee, NCor, were we doing the same thing at 9:00 last night?-- "Hathaway"
(And what's with the "Up's"?)

24..You could stop at Pinochhio, illustrating the compact time period of the given 4, NCor.
But let me not discourage your add-ons.

25..Despite Waquoit in heat, I'm here to salute Emma Peel, the queen of the lot. Oh, yes. John Steed too.

I leave you with #12.
 

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22..Ruffian's Finland is best, but VTC's Russia is acceptable.
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My ex's Swedish grandmother Gundborg Olsen (Betty) would emphatically tell anyone that would listen that the Finns are not Scandanavians. If you look at any ethnic map, the Finns are actually classified as mongoloid rather than causazoid. They are fair haired folk with blue "slanted" eyes. They are a strange lot. Drinking and fighting are their two favorite pastimes

Betty told me one Thanksgiving that I was making the gravy "too tick." I said "Betty, better too tick dan too tin." She then proceeded to pour potato water into it. When the aquavit came out she could drink all the youngsters under the table. God rest her soul.
 

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#22 - Just picking a nit here but you should check a map. I'm pretty sure that the Novaya Zemyla archipeligo is considered part of the European continent. It's been a while but the last time I was there the Russkies owned it. It is well north of the northernmost part of Finland.
 

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22..Ruffian's Finland is best, but VTC's Russia is acceptable.
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My ex's Swedish grandmother Gundborg Olsen (Betty) would emphatically tell anyone that would listen that the Finns are not Scandanavians. If you look at any ethnic map, the Finns are actually classified as mongoloid rather than causazoid. They are fair haired folk with blue "slanted" eyes. They are a strange lot. Drinking and fighting are their two favorite pastimes

Betty told me one Thanksgiving that I was making the gravy "too tick." I said "Betty, better too tick dan too tin." She then proceeded to pour potato water into it. When the aquavit came out she could drink all the youngsters under the table. God rest her soul.

Ruffian - I just finished reading an interesting WIKI entry on the Finnish people. I wanted to make sure they weren't of Scandanavian origin :). Unfortunately, WC is correct.
 

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VTC, the reason Finland is a more worthy choice is that the farther-north reality of Russia is less important than the contiguous nature of Finland to the actual Scandinavian nations, and that people are not sure about Finland's inclusion.. That makes it a decent question. Just about nobody thinks Russia is Scandinavian.
 
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