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Dedicated to the 4 freshmen (who no longer sing).

Don't research; don't reprint questions, please.

1..What dictator (and wife) is executed on Christmas, 1989?

2..What was the military's "Ivy Mike"?

3..The western border of Myanmar(Burma) is the _______ Sea.

4..Who takes over MLK's organization after the assassination?

5..Either certain kicks or certain flat-bottom boats?

6..The decade of the Great Irish Potato Famine?

7..Add a "b" to this fruit and you can measure.

8..Jackie Wilson's hits, NIGHT & ALONE AT LAST have classic antecedents. The composers?

9..According to a TV series, who are the "Masters of Sex"?

10..In 1942 Field Marshall..? drives the Axis out of El Alamein.

11..Botanists know baccate as...?

12..Washington's farewell address to his army takes place in what state?

13..What product is "Silver 305's"?
 

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1. Ceausescu.
5. Punts

6/ 1860's?

9. Masters and Johnson

10.. Monty
 
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1. Couicescu
5. punts
9. Masters & Johnson
10. Montgomery
 

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7. plum/plumb (measuring the depth of water)
 

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3. Isn't it by the Bay of Bengal??
9. Masters and Johnson
10. Monty
12. back in old Virginny probably
 
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12. NY Fraunces Tavern. I've eaten there on occasion.
13. Jeans
 
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12. NY Fraunces Tavern. I've eaten there on occasion.
13. Jeans
I had to peek.
Evidently GW addressed his officers at Fraunces Tavern to tell them he would be resigning. The farewell address to the army took place elsewhere.
 
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1. The Romanian dictator -- couldn't spell his name to save my life, but starts with a C
4. Jesse Jackson?
7. plum / plumb
9. Masters and Johnson
 
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1) Nicolae Ceausescu (& wife)
3) Andaman Sea
5) Punts
6) 1840's (late)
7) Plum to plumb the depths
9) Masters and Johnson
10) Montgomery (not highly thought of by Patton).
 

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8..Those of you who know the classics but not the pop field will recognize these melodies.





2..Call it Ka-boom 2

13..You buy either 20 at a time or 200.

11..A bush that produces Mr ?, founder of Motown.
 

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13. Per your clue, cigarettes. Never heard of them.

I'm with the 1840 folk for the potato famine, the other ones I think I know the answer to there isn't any dissension, so I'll keep my thoughts to myself.
 

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1..Ine & his band of 4 provide the Romanian dictator Nicolai Ceausescu.

2..Our 1st hydrogen bomb to be tested.

3..Heavy's got it, Andaman Sea.

4..Ralph Abernathy, put forth by ed4.

5..Punts, like you sail on Cambridge's Cam River. Zorro, Ine & heavy.

6..Knights, heavy & ed4 reach back to 1845.

7..Rbny, K9 & heavy add a "b" to plum.

8..From Saint-Saens & Tchaikovsky

9..We have 5 of you, including Meyers, with Masters & Johnson. Kinsey no longer gets respect.

10..Winners are JhnyC and 4 companions who proudly display the full monty.

11..Any plant that produces berries.

12..Joisy

13..Knights identifies coffin nails, though not a brand he prefers.

 
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