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According to reviews I've read, we are supposed to give "A Gifted Man" a try tonight at 8 on CBS.

No research please and answers only.

1..Which branch of science study "derechos"?

2.."They got a wall in China that's a 1000 miles long."

3..Leftist Helle Thorning-Schmidt is the new PM of..?

4..Which type of rock is the ocean floor?

5..A distinctive Korean condiment served with most meals?

6..The publication that gave us, "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus"?

7..In 1981 she is the 1st female on the Supreme Court.
b) Walter Mathau and Jill Clayburgh sort of portray this in what movie?

8..Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal have a new status(?).

9..The 2nd largest US university(?) has no BCS status.

10..Name a naturalized US Sec'y of State.

11.."In this world of ordinary people...extraordinary people, __ ____ _____ __ You."

12..The strict Islamic code practiced in Saudi Arabia?

13..Fancy Euro car, __yb___.

14..Nickname for CIA facility in Peary, Va?

15..The world knows Tiziano Vecellio as..?

16..Fairly recent movie of friendly fire killing an athlete-turned-soldier?

17..Barbra takes "Lord, you made the night too long", and does what with it?

18..A group of Euro physicists make an astounding claim vs. Einstein's work. What?

19..Pope Benedict spoke yesterday to whose legislators?

20..A well-known actress' (?) dad recently died and has a B'way theatre named after him.

21..What is the gist of last night's "Person of Interest"?

22..The independent light beer mfr. (?) ahead of its time and failed.

23..Two Euro countries (?)ban the wearing of the niqab, the facial veil.

24..Bob Hope's widow, _______, just dies at 102.

25..A song called "Escape" celebrates what drink?

This is, of course, less exciting than Minny/Phx, but in the long run, you will be better for it.
 
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5. Kimchi
9 UCentral Florida
10. Madelyn Albright
12. Sharia
16. Pat Tilman
18. Cern collider has neutrino travelling faster than the speed of light.Einstein theory says not possible in this dimension
 

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1. Meteorology
3. Denmark
9. University of Phoenix ???
10 Zbignew Brezinski (sp) and Henry Kissinger
14. The Farm
18. Tht thereis something faster than the speed of light. Neutrinos
22. Gablinger
23. France has to be one of them
24. Dolores
 
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2.. Something So Right by Paul Simon
3.. Denmark
4.. Basalt, an igneous rock;

5.. Kimchee
7.. Sandra Day O’Connor; First Monday
13.. Maybach
14.. The Farm
18.. They measured a beam of neutrinos traveling faster than the speed of light. They are requesting others

duplicate their experiment to see if their result can be duplicated. I’m betting their experiment will stand up
as well as Fleischmann’s and Pons’ claim to have produced cold fusion.
19.. German
21.. A DA and cops steal large drug shipments and frame known criminals for their crimes including murder. A

wealthy computer system designer and a trained “protector” put an end to these crimes.
22.. Meister Brau
23.. France and ?
 
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6. New York Herald Tribune
7. Sandra Day O'Connor
b. First Monday in October
9. SUNY
10. Henry Kissinger
10. Madeline Albright, second guess
12. Sharia
14. Spy Camp, The Farm
20. Jennifer Grey
24. Delores
 

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I didn't peek, so here goes:

5. Kimchi

6. Conde Nast

7. Sandra Day O'Connor -- "First Monday in October"

10. Kissinger

22. Gablinger (and it was as bad as today's diet beers)
 

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11..A forties standard,..."is you".

12..Not Sharia, named after an 18th C cleric of the peninsula.

17..She's addressing Sam, her tailor.

20..Her initials are L. L.

23..You rightly have France; the 2nd is a small nation with 2 of 90's top female tennis stars.
 
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11..A forties standard,..."is you".
I'm Glad There is You by Jimmy Dorsey
 

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23..Wait, wait, about the hint, I lost track of the calendar. Not"'90's" but the 2000's.
 
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23..Wait, wait, about the hint, I lost track of the calendar. Not"'90's" but the 2000's.

What is your definition of a top tennis player? Mine is top 10 or 20 at worst.
 

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Top 10 definitely and each has been numero uno.

1..It is a strong, straight wind, so geordi pegs "meteorology".

2..UPink has Something So Right by Paul Simon.

3..Geordi & NCor share the stage with Denmark.

4..Basalt, NCor has it.

5..One spelling is Kimshi, there are others; crown starts 3 of you.

6..Terif & rbny with the NY Sun.

7..VAUC & Kib are most complete with Sandra Day O'Conner, First Monday in October.

8..Terif loudly proclaims, "Free" (just released from Iranian prison)

9..Central Florida--crown has it.

10..Brzezinski was an advisor to Carter. Albright and Kissinger qualify. Four of you have one or the other.

11..UPink with I'm Glad There Is You.

12..Wahhabi--can't blame hooping for the spelling; it's a pretty weird word.

13..NCor has the Maybach.

14..The Farm, geordi leads 3.

15..Top level painter, Titian. Ed4 knows.

16..The exact name is "The Tillman Story", and crown knows the film's subject.

17..undone

18..See NCor's exposition, though others are correct also.

19..NCor give us German.

20..undone

21..Again, see NCor.

22..Geordi & Kib with Gablingers

23..France and ? (Holland is on its way to being 3rd.)

24..Dolores, say geordi & VAUC.

25..Pina Colada, terif bending his (her?) elbow.

See to the undone, will you?
 

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10. Henry Kissinger
12. Wahabism
14. the Farm
16. Tillman Story
18. CERN moved particles faster than speed of light.
23. France & Belgium
 

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Replicant adds one more--Belguim.

17..Streisand recorded, "Sam. You Made the Pants Too Long".

20..Laura Linney

And we are done.
 
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