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Adding this to your weekend plans...

Please no research nor repeating questions.

1..In what work do we find Big and Little Endians?

2..In '64 the V_______ space crew had 3 members, where no previous mission had more than 1.

3..Two Calhouns, a mid 19thC politician and a '50's actor?

4..____ __ _ ____ saves bending in the shower.

5..Animated elephant, B____.

6..Two short "oo" words that look like they rhyme, but don't.

7..In 1984 Kathy Sullivan is the 1st American woman to..?

8..A decade or so ago Michelle Trachtenberg is whose "little sis"?

9..Five letter tribe of ancient Brits, _i___.

10..In 1811 John Stevens operates the first steam ferry between which 2 cities?

11..A famous NFL qb(?) had a guest appearance on "Friends".

12.._ou_ thickens gumbo.

13..Who/what's "Gone to graveyards, every one"?

14..It's a 25 year old Apple.

15..The court which concerns itself with heirs?

16..A shoe or a prestigious university?

17..A term from the tide table, _e__.

18..Play on words: A drunken lineman.

19..What does Bret Harte do?

20..Coco's #?

21.."Those happy hours I spent with you, that lovely afterglow..."

22..Obsessed with the lack of strawberries on his ship?

23..George Burn's closing directive to his wife?

24..Important 19thC inventor, I. M. ______.

25..Sergei __________, late 19th/early 20thC composer.

I predict 21 correct, a tad above the usual 18-20.
 

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3) (only know the actor) RORY
5) Barbar
8) Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Sarah Michelle Geller)
12) ROUX
20) #5
22) Capt. Bly
23) "G'NIGHT GRACIE" ???
 

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3. John and Rory
4. Liquid soap
9. Picts
12. Roux
13. Where Have All The Flowers Gone - Pete Seegar
15. Probate
17. Neap
19. Author. He's not doing anything these days.
20. #5
22. Queeg
23. "Say Good Night Gracie"
 
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3 John C & Rory
5 Barbar
9 Picts
12 Roux
15 Probate
16 Oxford
17 Heap
20 7
22 Queeg
23 "Say Goodnight, Gracie"
 

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13. "where have all the soldiers gone?" from "Where have all the flowers gone?"
 

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4. Soap On A Rope
 

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1. Battle of Little Big Hurn?
3. John C. and ???
4. soap on a rope (or showering in prison)
5. Babor or something like that (Barbor, Babar, Barbar)
10. Memphis and New Orleans????
15. probate
16. Brown
19. the wrestler guy? (Bret the Hitman Harte???)
20. 5
23. Say good night Gracie (Good night Gracie)
 

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25. Sergei Rachmaninoff
 

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1) Computer programming, I believe (refers to which of a pair of bytes is the start of the number, or something to that effect, if I recall correctly)
 

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3. John C. was a former vice president; Rory was the western star
4. Soap on a Rope -REALLY important in the prison shower
5. Babar
6. Good and mood
13.., Soldiers - Where have all the flowers gone?
17 Neap
19 professional wrestler - the Hitman
20 5 - Chanel #5
22. Captain Queeg of the USS Caine
23. Say Goodnight, Gracie
25, Rachmaninov
 
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2. Viking
3. John C. & Rory
6. kookie, cookie
10. New York and Brooklyn
12. Roux
13. All the soldiers (Where Have All the Flowers Gone)
15. Probate
16. Oxford
21. #5
23. Good night Gracie!
 

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I am back to help you with any perplexities (and VAUC, please remove question list).

1..A staple of Brit/Irish Lit, going back nearly 3 centuries.

2..a Soviet craft

7..To start, she was an astronaut.

10..VAUC's got one city, but his ferry needs to turn around.

11..One year inactive.

14..The I___.

18..Not the kind of which Glen Campbell sang.

21..It's a 40's standard of 4 words. The phrase immediately preceding the title is
..."Most of all,"

I was off; you remain in the 18-20 range of accuracy.
 

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4..Soap on a rope.
5..Babar_.
10..New York and Jersey City
12..I thought is was Okra.
13..All the soldiers
14..Mac II?
15..probate
16..Oxford
19..He is decomposing
20..5
23.."Say Good-night, Gracie."
 

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1. are you saying that the work is an occupation common in English lit or that the terms are in a specific work of English literature?
7. space walk
 

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1. are you saying that the work is an occupation common in English lit or that the terms are in a specific work of English literature?
7. space walk

The latter, Fairview
 
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1. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift additionally you could refer to “work
such as computer science when it addresses low and high order bytes in a
multi-byte memory word.
3. Rory and ?
5. Babar
12. Roux and Okra
13. Where have all the flowers gone; Pete Seeger
14. Macintosh
20. Chanel #5
21. I miss you so
22. Caine Mutiny
23. Say good night, Gracie
24.
J.M. Jacquard
 
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2. Vostok
7. Walk in space
10. New York and Jersey City
10. New York and Hoboken(third try)
14. IMac
18. A pass rushing lush
 
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14..The I___.
The iMAC was introduced in the 1998-99 timeframe. The Macintosh was introduced in 1984. Is this a one-off product?
 

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Due to the complexity of my weekend, I shall answer in short form...

1..Either Gullivers Travels or a Cray computer function

2..Voskhod

3..John C. & Rory

4..Soap on a rope.

5..Babar

6..Lots apply, e.g. boot/soot

7..She spacewalked

8..Buffy

9..Picts

10..NYC/Hoboken

13..Soldiers (Where have all the flowers gone?)

12..Roux

11..Brett Favre

14..OK, make it a 33 year old Apple--IMAC

15..Probate

16..Oxford

17..Neap

18..Tight end

19..Given my erroneous wording, I like going with "decomposing".

20..Coco Miller wears 9: Coco Chanel made 5.

21..I Miss You So.

22..Capt. Queeg

23.."Say 'Goodnight', Gracie."

24..Singer

25..Rachmaninov
 
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