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Sure, UConn played well, but could they match your prowess here?

Do not let these questions appear in your post. Just answers and no research please.

1..Do you speak French? Translate: Un peu mais doucement.

2..Northern spy, braeburn & mutsu are..?

3..The earlier meaning of "barbarians"?

4..Ernest Dutch Morial is the first black mayor of..?

5..Which nation has a Buddhist symbol on a white field on its flag?

6..Longtime R&B guy born "Antoine"?

7..Place Angkor Wat.

8..The studio that puts out Deathly Hallows 2"?

9..The last province (1949) to join Canada?

10..Hippocrates is translated, "Ars longa, vita brevis". Meaning?

11.."When the dog bites, when the bee stings..."

12..It's been called the brain's fear site, __y_____.

13..Usain Bolt is IAAF athlete of the year. Sally Pearson for female. Her sport?

Wait, wait, I'm not done.
 

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2. apples
11. "when I'm feeling sad, I simply remember my favorite things, and, then, I don't feel so bad". Sound of Music, Julie Andrews.
 

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2..Apples
3..Foreigners
6..Fats Domino
7..Cambodia.
10..Art lasts forever, but life is short
11.."...when I'm feeling sad .... I simply remember my favorite things and then I don't feel so bad." Favorite things from the Sound of Music.
12..Memory of the marriage vows
13..Running

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1) "A little, but softly."
2) Apples
7) Temple complex in Cambodia
10) Art lasts, life is short.
12) Amygdala (sp?)
 

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14..Regis is leaving. What year did he begin?

15..The general public starts visiting this(?) D.C. building in '82.

16.."He ____ the _____ a little ________, whereever he would go."

17..When the Bard wrote"een", we'd say..?

18..A comedian...or a bottle of vodka?

19..A measurement for cordwood, __e__.

20..A presidential option: _o____ __t_.

21..Oswald, the estate mgr, in the _____'s Tale of Canterbury Tales.

22..A little place to get film or newspapers?

23..Lions kill ____ ________, and are killed by them, too. (And don't give me "humans")

24..The Book of Eccles comes after..?

25..Author of MOLL FLANDERS?

If I had a wife and I lived 'til 84, I'd give her my share in the house for a dollar. But that's just me.
 

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He may be heavy; he may be hardy; he may be a Husky...but he's off-kilter here.
 

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15..Vietnam memorial? but is there a building there, too?
17..between
18..Smirnoff
20..Pocket veto
21..Chaucer
22..Kiosk
23..some kind rhino?
25..Dafoe
 
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1. A little very haltingly
2. Apples ( the best Braeburns are grown in Chile and New Zealand) The best apple, for my money, is the stayman apple.
3. If you were not Greek, you were a barbarian.
4. New Orleans
5. Nepal
6. Fats Domino
9. Northwest Territories
10. ??? lasts long, life is short
11. I simply remember my favorite things, and then I don't feel so bad.
My Favorite Things - Rogers and Hammerstein
14. 1985
15. US Mint
17. Small
18. Smirnoff
20. Pocket veto
21. Miller's Tale
22. Kiosk
23. Water Buffalo
 

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VAUC, I always ask new bridge players if they do Stayman.
 
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3. All non-Greeks
5. India
6. Fats Domino
8. Warner Brothers
10. Art is long; life is short.
11. My Favorite Things by Rodgers and Hammerstein; Mary Martin/Julie Andrews – The Sound Of Music (play/movie)
12. Amygdala
17. Evening
19. A cord or a rick
21. Reeve’s
25. Daniel Defoe
 
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9. Newfoundland and Labrabor!!!!
13. 100m Hurdles. She's an Aussie.
 
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1. A little very haltingly
2. Apples ( the best Braeburns are grown in Chile and New Zealand) The best apple, for my money, is the stayman apple.

Mmm... NZ Braeburns... agree.
 

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Surely we have said all that needs to be said on Q1..Have you anything remarkable about persimmons to add?
 

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Very fine first round...
24..___v____

23..Water buffalo is a relative.

19..__ere.

16.."He made the night..." (late 50's tune)
 

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6. Fats Domino
7. Cambodia
10. Artists die, but art lasts forever,
11. My Favorite Things
17. Evening
19. stere
21 Geoffrey Chaucer
25. Daniel Defoe
 

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Late to the game

2. Apples
3. Non Romans
7. Cambodia
9. Newfoundland
11. Favorite Things - Sound of Music
13. Track and Field
14. Began what? Life??
17. Evening
19. Cord or face cord
22. Kiosk (film???)
23. Water buffalo
 
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