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Tuesday is table tennis day, but not this early, so you get this.

Please do no research nor reproduce questions.

1.."I'll never know what makes the grass so tall. I only know there is..."

2..A time capsule buried in 1938 where?

3..In 1836 Johan Galle discovers..?

4..This year's Day of Atonement date?

5..Teddy okays our first national monument(?). It's in Wyoming.

6..TV's Person of Interest has a core of 5 characters(?)

7..In 1869 James ____ & Jay _____ panic Wall St. in attempt to corner the gold market.

8..The largest Native American group?

9..In 1981, an illegal strike of..? cost 11,000 jobs.

10..Who was captured leading an attack on Montreal. He's released 3 years later.

11..The Woodleys live next door to..?

12..Which Spaniards are especially disappointed in Scotland's vote?

13..Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just.
And this be our motto: in god is our trust.
 

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4. Yom Kippur is this weekend I believe. 3rd, 4th?
8. The Sioux were a pretty large nation.
9. Air Traffic Controllers
12. I imagine the Catalans.
 

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5. The Devil's Tower is in Wyoming
7. Gotta be Jay Gould; I think the other was John Fiske
11. The Bumsteads
 

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5. Devil's Tower
7. ______ and Gould
8. Navajo
10. Ethan Allen
11. The Bumsteads
 

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1. "I only know there is no love at all without a song." From the tune "Without a Song." I don't know who composed it.
2. New York World's Fair?
13. The words are from a seldom-sung verse of the Star Spangled Banner.
 
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6. Finch, Reese, Shaw, Fusco and the semi-crazy woman who I think is called just Root. And the 2 most important cast members: "the machine" and Bear the Belgian Malinois.
8. Navajo?
9. Air traffic controllers
12. Catalons
 

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2..Flushing Meadows, NY
5..Grand Tetons?
8..Navajo
9..Air Traffic Controllers
11..The Bumsteads
12..The Barcas
 
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3. An asteroid maybe? Ceres? Vesta? Juno?
7. Jim Fisk and Jay Gould
 

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3.. Right ballpark, but choose something less esoteric.
 
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5. That peak from First Encounters.
8. Navajo - just received a huge settlement regarding federal use of their lands
9. Air traffic controllers
11. Dagwood and Blondie
 

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3..He had a Poseidon Adventure.

6..Sometimes I think K9 knows everything I read(see her answer to Q20) and everything I watch. Woman,
thou art spooky. BTW which of us would not be half crazy, if a machine spoke to us and only to us?
 
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3.. Right ballpark, but choose something less esoteric.

3. Well I think he "discovered" Neptune (after Leverrier told him where to look), but that
was in 1846 or thereabouts. (was your 1836 a typo?)
 

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1..Pssst, rbny, I don't know the composer either.

2..Rbny points to the '36 World's Fair; JR places that in Flushing Meadows, L. I.

3..Yes, a typo I did not catch, geordi. Neptune is found.

4..Meyers has it as tomorrow.

5..Pinot & geordi offer Devil's Tower.

6..See K9.

7..Fisk & Gould, ed4 is most accurate here.

8..The Pinot Quartet have the Navajo.

9..Prez Ronald fired all the striking air traffic controllers, and VAUC's Foursome knew this.

10..It was the furniture guy Ethan Allen, with Pinot doing the waxing.

11..That Herb, always borrowing stuff from Dagwood that he doesn't return. Another foursome, including JR.

12..Residents of Catalonia want their separation and hoped that a yes vote among the Scots would create a favorable
atmosphere. Meyers & K9.

13..Rbny offers the last verse of the Star-Spangled Banner.
 

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12..Residents of Catalonia want their separation and hoped that a yes vote among the Scots would create a favorable
atmosphere. Meyers & K9.

Did you, by chance, look to see who the Barcas are and where they live?
 

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Did you, by chance, look to see who the Barcas are and where they live?

Let's see now...They were the Carthaginian family of General Hamilcar Barca, some 21oo years ago.
 
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