Question: Sliced apples sautéed in butter are a classic filling for these French pancakes.
Question: To make mousse d’ecrevisses, you need at least 30 of these freshwater crustaceans.
Question: Many a French meal ends with a dry red wine served with this blue-veined treat, the “cheese of kings and popes.”
Question: This chilled leek & potato soup is traditionally topped with chopped chives.
Question: For a change of pace at soup time, try soup aux cerises, made with red wine & this fruit.
Question: If you’re in Central Asia, ask for shashlik; if you head down to the Middle East, ask for this 2-word skewered meat equivalent.
Answer: Shish kebab.
Question: The name of this Caribbean liqueur is from the Spanish for “aunt Mary.”
Answer: Tia Maria.
Question: Similar to a latte is a galao, a coffee drink that originated in this country.
Question: Aromatics, like garlic & fennel, are key to this Middle Eastern rice dish with a 5-letter name.
Question: Bot chien is fried dough & egg served with papaya & a popular street food in this city once known as Saigon.
Answer: Ho Chi Minh City.
Question: White, black, & green types of this drink all come from the same plant—Camellia sinensis.
Question: Gruyere is a firm, tangy cheese named for a district in this nation.
Question: Grown in Spain, Marcona is a variety of this nut.
Question: Garbanzo beans commonly go by this name as well.
Question: Koumiss is a fermented drink made from mare’s milk; this similar fermented milk also starts with a “K”
Question: How fitting that she starred in “Twelfth Night” in 2009—she has the same name as Shakespeare’s wife.
Answer: Anne Hathaway.
Question: In 1965, at age 20, Helen Mirren played this Egyptian at the Old Vic.
Question: He received acting & directing Oscar nominations for 1989’s “Henry V.”
Answer: Kenneth Branagh.
Question: In 1993 Lynn Redgrave premiered her 1-woman show “Shakespeare for My Father,” dedicated to this man.
Answer: Michael Redgrave.
Question: In 1935 as Petruchio in “Taming of the Shrew,” Alfred Lunt tamed this wife who played Katharina.
Answer: Lynne Fontanne.
Question: In the Grimms’ version, this creature becomes a prince not from a kiss but when he’s thrown against the wall.
Answer: “The Princess and the Frog.”
Question: Here’s a 19th century illustration of this character:
Answer: Puss in Boots.
Question: An ailing Chinese emperor tells this bird, you have “banished death from my heart, with your sweet song.”
Answer: A nightingale.
Question: The 4 words that complete the line from “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “Fee, fi, fo, fum, I smell the…”
Answer: “Blood of an Englishman.”
Question: After the queen correctly guesses his name, this little man, in a rage, tears himself in two.
Question: The title & theme of this Ibsen play about an ambitious architect reflect a folktale.
Answer: The Master Builder.
Question: In this Jason Miller drama, members of a high school basketball team celebrate the 20th anniversary of their state title.
Answer: That Championship Season.
Question: In 1933 his play “Ah, Wilderness!” opened in New York with George M. Cohan as one of the leads.
Answer: Eugene O’Neill.
Question: In 2020 Dominic Thiem completed a comeback to win this event & became the first new male Grand Slam winner in 6 years.
Answer: The U.S. Open.
Question: In 2014, 2015 & 2019 Novak Djokovic defeated this Swiss player in the Wimbledon final.
Answer: Roger Federer.
Question: This 5-letter word means an extended exchange of strokes before a point in tennis.
Answer: A rally.
Question: At the 2012 French Open, this Russian completed her career slam.
Answer: Maria Sharapova.
Question: Tennis teams representing different nations vie for this trophy named for its donor.
Answer: The Davis Cup.
Question: Like a score in U.S. football, a goal kick, a reminder of rugby’s soccer origins, is worth this many points.
Question: This position is the last line of defense in rugby; in the NFL it’s the offensive role of Larry Csonka & Moose Johnston.
Answer: The fullback.
Question: The USA’s national rugby team is the Eagles; Argentina’s is Los these, aka mountain lions.
Question: First held in Uruguay in 1930, it’s the largest single-sport tournament in the world.
Answer: The World Cup.
Question: In 2016 Neymar led this nation to its first-ever Olympic gold medal in soccer.
Question: The Timbers represent this city in Major League Soccer.
Question: Winner of the FIFA award for Best Soccer Player of the Year in 2016 & 2017, he was named in part for President Reagan.
Answer: Cristiano Ronaldo.
Question: Also a term used in baseball, it’s what the Brits call a soccer field.
Answer: A pitch.
Question: In the NFL each of these measures 10 yards by 53 1/3 yards.
Answer: The end zone.
Question: In 2012, after turning Denver’s 2011 season around, this quarterback was traded to the Jets.
Answer: Tim Tebow.
Question: Koalas have adapted their diet with an extra-long gut to break down poisons in these leaves & sleep 20 hours a day due to a lack of nutrition in the leaves.
Question: The eastern gray kangaroo can cover 25 feet in a single leap, & they’re widespread in this, the country’s smallest state.
Question: It’s the world’s largest burrowing animal & can make a destructive tunnel complex 650 feet long, so farmers don’t find it as cute as zoo-goers might.
Answer: A wombat.
Question: The arrival of foxes in Western Australia in the 1920s was bad news for the quokka, a type of this kangaroo relative.
Answer: A wallaby.
Question: This egg-laying mammal has no teeth with which to eat; its taxonomic name is Tachyglossidae, or “fast tongue.”
Answer: The echidna.
Question: The right or bowhead this gets tangled in fishing nets, which can stunt growth, causing the species to be shorter than its typical 52 feet.
Answer: A whale.
Question: The 2-toed one of these can live up to 20 years, most of it upside down in the canopy of the rainforest.
Answer: A sloth.
Question: When faced with danger, certain ducks, snakes & mammals do this, also called thanatosis.
Answer: Play dead.
Question: The kestrel is also known as this type of hawk, after the nice little bird it’s looking around for here.
Answer: The sparrow hawk.
Question: Sweden’s only wild feline is this short-tailed cat that’s able to bring down much larger animals, like reindeer & roe deer.
Answer: A lynx.
Question: Like certain marsupials, these desert-dwelling rodents hop on 2 legs.
Answer: Kangaroo rats.
Question: This fearsome predator gets the first part of its name from the stripes on its sides.
Answer: A tiger shark.
Question: This largest pinniped gets its name from its size & its trunk-like snout.
Answer: An elephant seal.
Question: Large ears like those on a donkey hybrid give this its name.
Answer: A mule deer.
Question: There’s a big cat in the name of these colorful Pacific reef dwellers with venomous spines.
Question: The Sixth Amendment grants the right “to a speedy and public” this.
Question: Patents & copyrights are authorized “to promote the progress of science and useful” these.
Question: “The President shall be” this “of the Army and Navy of the United States”.
Answer: Commander in Chief.
Question: “No Person shall be” one of these “who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty years.”
Answer: A senator.
Question: No government official may accept a present or this type of compensation from a foreign state without Congress’ OK.
Answer: An emolument.
Question: By law, all PFDs, short for these, made of balsa or cork were retired from service by March 1999.
Answer: Personal Floatation Devices.
Question: The last royal yacht of the UK, it was retired in 1997 & is now a tourist attraction in Edinburgh.
Question: In 1959 she became president of India’s Congress Party & would join Parliament 5 years later.
Answer: Indira Gandhi.
Question: Before becoming the first American woman in space, she was a star tennis player at Stanford & Billie Jean King told her to go pro.
Answer: Sally Ride.
Question: Westminster Abbey’s Coronation Chair included this 336-pound symbol in 1603 when James VI of Scotland became James I of England.
Answer: The Stone of Scone.
Question: In 2010 the remains of this “father of modern astronomy” were reburied in Poland with full Catholic honors.
Question: The first English child born in the Americas, she disappeared with the rest of the Roanoke colonists.
Answer: Virginia Dare.
Question: In 1825 Charles X of France finally recognized this nation, 21 years after it declared its independence.
Question: With a 72-year reign over France from 1643 to 1715, he’s the longest-ruling king in European history.
Answer: Louis XIV.
Question: Twice in the 1800s China & Britain went to war over this drug.
Question: FDR’s first inaugural address introduced this policy of treating Latin American nations with respect.
Answer: The Good Neighbor Policy.
Question: The ancient Assyrian capital of Nineveh was located at the intersection of trade routes on this river.
Answer: The Tigris.
Question: She had 3 of Billboard’s Top 20 songs of 2015, including “Bad Blood.”
Answer: Taylor Swift.
Question: This singer’s 2021 hit “Take My Breath” is perfect for a Saturday or Sunday.
Answer: The Weeknd.
Question: Do start now & name this English-born woman of Albanian ancestry who was “Levitating” up the charts in 2021.
Answer: Dua Lipa.
Question: In 1995 this one-named singer rose to the top of the charts with “Kiss From A Rose.”
Question: In the late 1980s Susanna Hoffs, Debbi Peterson, Vicki Peterson & Michael Steele had 5 Top 10 hits as this band.
Answer: The Bangles.
Question: 1988 hit in which George Michael offered to be your “preacher, teacher, anything you have in mind.”
Answer: Father Figure.
Question: In a song from The Temptations, “Papa” was one of these, “wherever he laid his hat was his home.”
Answer: “A Rolling Stone.”
Question: Luther Vandross emotionally told us he’d “Love, love, love” to do this with his father again.
Question: Madonna sang in this hit, “I know you’re going to be upset, ’cause I was always your little girl.”
Answer: “Papa Don’t Preach.”
Question: In this “feline” hit, Harry Chapin sings, “When you coming home, son?”
Answer: “Cat’s in the Cradle.”
Question: The hive was buzzing in 2019 when she released her live album “Homecoming.”
Question: It wasn’t so long ago that this singer’s “Gangnam Style” was everywhere.
Question: This French pop duo were right at home in their “Tron: Legacy” cameos—lots of people were wearing futuristic headgear.
Answer: Daft Punk.
Question: This “Use Somebody” group sounds like a long line of Spanish royalty, but it actually formed in Nashville.
Answer: Kings of Leon.
Question: Ufologists took notice of Nicki Minaj’s song about these title objects that were “meant to fly.”
Question: The constellation Sagittarius represents an archer, but its eight brightest stars are often depicted as one of these, with the Milky Way as the steam rising from the spout.
Answer: A teapot.
Question: The first close-up images sent back to Earth from another planet were from a Russian probe on this planet in 1975.
Question: The 2 main types of optical telescopes are reflectors & these, which use lenses to magnify objects.
Question: This Zodiac constellation has only one bright star, Hamal–Arabic for “sheep.”
Question: Undetected until the 1990s, this belt is a zone of space past 30 A.U. & home to objects like dwarf planets & icy centaurs.
Answer: The Kuiper Belt.
Question: The only permanent feature on a comet is this central part, also part of an atom.
Answer: A nucleus.
Question: Asteroid 1998 QE2, which buzzed by the Earth in 2013, surprised scientists who discovered it had one of these in tow.
Answer: A moon.
Question: Our closest galactic neighbors are two little satellite galaxies known as “the Clouds of” him.
Question: In 1992 astronomers Luu & Jewitt found the first of these “objects,” KBOs for short.
Answer: Kuiper belt objects.
Question: On the Moon, Hell, Billy & Julius Caesar are these.
Question: The Cassini Division is a dark gap between these structures orbiting the sixth planet.
Answer: The rings of Saturn.
Question: The magnitude of Algol, a binary star, changes every 69 hours as the fainter star does this, passes in front of its pal.
Question: Also a term for a part of speech, it’s when the Earth, a heavenly body like Venus, & the Sun are all nearly in a straight line.
Question: In March 1930 its discovery was announced at Lowell Observatory in Arizona.
Question: John Archibald Wheeler popularized this term for an object so dense that not even light can escape.
Answer: A black hole.
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