TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSON OF THE YEAR: An Army general, never president: 1943 & 1947
TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSON OF THE YEAR: A politician & Rhodes scholar: 1992 & 1998
TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSON OF THE YEAR: A secretary of state with his name on an airport: 1954
TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSON OF THE YEAR: A Soviet leader: 1987 & 1989
TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSON OF THE YEAR: An aviator: 1927
VARIETY SLANGUAGE: Like Washington Irving, Variety calls New York City this (no "city" at the end)
VARIETY SLANGUAGE: Colorful term meaning a studio go-ahead to make a movie
VARIETY SLANGUAGE: Of "Major Crimes", "Guys with Kids" or "The Bachelor", the TV show variety would call a Laffer
VARIETY SLANGUAGE: Abbreviated B.O., it can be boffo, socko or even whammo
VARIETY SLANGUAGE: In the pages of Variety, a tenpercenter is one of these representatives
THE OLD FARMER'S ALMANAC 2013: Occurring twice a month, it's the 6-letter hard-to-spell term for when the Sun, Moon & Earth are in alignment
THE OLD FARMER'S ALMANAC 2013: Philematology is the study of this; osculation is the act of doing it
THE OLD FARMER'S ALMANAC 2013: Coming quite early, the first day of this Jewish holiday coincides with Thanksgiving
THE OLD FARMER'S ALMANAC 2013: Fight off colds, flu & vampires by eating cloves of this--it helps boost the immune system
THE OLD FARMER'S ALMANAC 2013: Your 2013 weather forecast: expect fewer tornadoes but be ready for these to threaten the Gulf & Atlantic Coasts in June
THE DAILY SHOW ALUMNI: We don't know if this pre-Jon Stewart host of "The Daily Show" is still "on assignment in Kuala Lumpur"
THE DAILY SHOW ALUMNI: "When a news story falls through the cracks", this man "catches it for a segment" called "Back in" him
THE DAILY SHOW ALUMNI: Rob Corddry reported on Dick Cheney's hunting mishap before playing Ari Fleischer in this Oliver Stone pic
THE DAILY SHOW ALUMNI: Both he and his wife Nancy were on the show before he started managing a paper company on NBC
THE DAILY SHOW ALUMNI: In 2009 this ex-correspondent brought his "veritasiness" to Iraq to entertain the troops
BRITANNICA BIOS: "A": "Pastor and civil rights leader who was Martin Luther King's chief aide and closest associate"
BRITANNICA BIOS: "A": "The most famous mathematician and inventor of Ancient Greece"
BRITANNICA BIOS: "A": "Died August 25, 2012...resigned from NASA in 1971...awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969"
BRITANNICA BIOS: "A": "Chairman (1969-2004) of the Palestine Liberation Organization"
BRITANNICA BIOS: "A": "Founder and head of the Israelite priesthood, who, with his brother Moses, led the Israelites out of Egypt"
BLACK'S LAW DICTIONARY DEFINITIONS: This circumstance "reduces the degree of culpability and thus may reduce the damages... or the punishment"
BLACK'S LAW DICTIONARY DEFINITIONS: "Testimony that is given by a witness who relates not what he or she knows personally, but what others have said"
BLACK'S LAW DICTIONARY DEFINITIONS: The "state of being morally abhorrent or socially taboo" in depicting sex, such as in pornography
BLACK'S LAW DICTIONARY DEFINITIONS: "A defamatory assertion expressed in a transitory form, especially speech"
BLACK'S LAW DICTIONARY DEFINITIONS: "The unlawful killing of a human being without malice aforethought", it may be involuntary
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA: Lawrence & Arab irregulars take this now Jordanian city via the land as the guns there "face the sea"
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA: Director David Lean makes a cameo as a motorcyclist on the far bank of this man-made Egyptian waterway
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA: A cinematic spectacle, "Lawrence of Arabia" was shown on film 70 of these units wide
JEOPARDY! ENNUI: This government agency with a lightning bolt logo says sunshine all next week; will it never end?
JEOPARDY! ENNUI: Calling sit-ups & push-ups by this word from the Greek for "beautiful" doesn't make them interesting
JEOPARDY! ENNUI: I tire of the rows & columns of this Microsoft spreadsheet program introduced in 1985
JEOPARDY! ENNUI: 20,000 times a day these paired organs expand & contract, in & out; how tedious
JEOPARDY! ENNUI: Ennui means this; Schopenhauer calls it the feeling of the emptiness of existence, & I feel it when I read Schopenhauer
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY PAGE 1004: 7-letter word for how much space you have in front of you in which to stretch out your feet on an airplane
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY PAGE 1004: Born Vivian Mary Hartley, she won the Oscar for Best Actress of 1939 & 1951
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY PAGE 1004: "Legit" is listed as slang for this word just a bit below it
CASEY AT THE BAT: "Casey at the Bat" was first published on June 3, 1888 in this San Francisco newspaper owned by W.R. Hearst
CASEY AT THE BAT: These 5 concluding words follow "there is no joy in Mudville..."
CASEY AT THE BAT: After Casey stared at a called strike one, someone in the stands shouted, "Kill" this person
CASEY AT THE BAT: "Responding to the cheers, he lightly doffed" this
CASEY AT THE BAT: As Casey came up to the plate, "there was Jimmy safe at second and Flynn a-hugging" this base
THE TONY AWARDS: This daughter of Christopher Plummer & Tammy Grimes is the only Tony winner whose parents both won Tonys
THE TONY AWARDS: 2 have won Tonys for playing the opposite sex: Mary Martin as Peter Pan & this actor as Edna Turnblad in "Hairspray"
THE TONY AWARDS: This "Murder, She Wrote" actress has hosted or co-hosted a record 5 Tony telecasts
THE TONY AWARDS: On some enchanted evening in 2008, this musical won 7 Tonys, the most ever for a revival
CARNAC-IAN BONDS: The set was banked with tulips when this "Tip-Toe Thru' the Tulips with Me" singer wed Miss Vicki on the show in 1969
CARNAC-IAN BONDS: The set was banked with tulips when this "Tip-Toe Thru' the Tulips with Me" singer wed Miss Vicki on the show in 1969
CARNAC-IAN BONDS: Carson was unflappable even with a marmoset on his head in a visit with Joan Embery, an ambassador from this zoo
CARNAC-IAN BONDS: Carson was unflappable even with a marmoset on his head in a visit with Joan Embery, an ambassador from this zoo
CARNAC-IAN BONDS: On Johnny's last "Tonight Show" with guests, she serenaded Johnny with some farewell love songs
CARNAC-IAN BONDS: One of Johnny's trademark moves was one of these that he'd mime at the end of his monologue
CARNAC-IAN BONDS: Johnny started his 30-year run as host on Oct. 1, 1962 with this "You Bet Your Life" comedian introducing him
BILLBOARD'S TOP MONEY MAKERS OF 2011: No. 9 with $13 million, he made the country charts his "Kinda Party"
BILLBOARD'S TOP MONEY MAKERS OF 2011: We like "The Sweetest Taboo" too, but were still surprised to see this 1-named singer at No. 6
BILLBOARD'S TOP MONEY MAKERS OF 2011: When you make nearly $16 million like this New Jersey band, you're livin' on more than a prayer
BILLBOARD'S TOP MONEY MAKERS OF 2011: With $13 million, she was rolling in the deep dough
BILLBOARD'S TOP MONEY MAKERS OF 2011: No. 1 with nearly $36 million was this young blonde country singer who still looks totally shocked after yet another award win
NUTRITION FROM COOKING LIGHT: Instead of butter, saute in oil to consume less saturated fat; this flavorless oil has the least sat fat & also has omega-3s
NUTRITION FROM COOKING LIGHT: Trade in a ribeye for this steak whose name indicates it's from the cow's side; it's leaner & easier on the budget
NUTRITION FROM COOKING LIGHT: Use brown rice instead of white & you add this, aka roughage, making you feel full faster
NUTRITION FROM COOKING LIGHT: In the U.S., neufchatel is a reduced fat type of this; frost your carrot cake with it to save 25 calories per ounce
NUTRITION FROM COOKING LIGHT: You can save 11 grams of fat per tablespoon if you use the 2% or nonfat Greek type of this instead of mayonnaise
THE WORLD ALMANAC NO. 1: Reaching speeds near 150 mph, the Formula Rossa at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi is the world's fastest one of these
THE WORLD ALMANAC NO. 1: Get ready to samba! This South American nation leads the world in worker time off with 41 paid days off a year
THE WORLD ALMANAC NO. 1: $18 billion in annual sales makes these 2 countries that border each other the world's leaders in wheat
THE WORLD ALMANAC NO. 1: In 2010 Ford sold over half a million vehicles of this "Series" to lead light truck sales
THE WORLD ALMANAC NO. 1: It's the most-visited social networking website
THE NEW YORK TIMES HISTORIC HEADLINES: A medical milestone December 4, 1967: "Heart transplant keeps man alive in" this country
THE NEW YORK TIMES HISTORIC HEADLINES: February 14, 1935: this man "guilty, sentenced to death for the murder of the LIndbergh baby"
THE NEW YORK TIMES HISTORIC HEADLINES: The tragic headline for April 20, 1995: A deadly "car bomb attack in" this city "wrecks 9-story federal office building"
THE NEW YORK TIMES HISTORIC HEADLINES: June 29, 1914: "Heir to" this country's "throne is slain with his wife by a Bosnian youth" (leading to World War I)
THE NEW YORK TIMES HISTORIC HEADLINES: April 19, 1906: "Over 500 dead, $200,000 lost in" this disaster-- "nearly half the city is in ruins"
ARTHUR: The oft-married wife of Bath is a seamstress who's made 3 pilgrimages to this holy city
ARTHUR: The teller of the first tale, he's participated in several battles of the great crusades
ARTHUR: The Miller was the pilgrim who led the others out of town by playing this droning instrument
ARTHUR: The prioress, a nun, carries with her a gold brooch inscribed with a Latin phrase meaning this "conquers all"
ARTHUR: Prior to telling his tale, the man of law mentions this author by name & some of his works
30 ROCK: He was "Bourne" to guest as Carol, a pilot who--unlike Sully--doesn't "hit birds. Where's my ticket to the Grammys?"
30 ROCK: This NBC page said, "Miss Lemon, your eyes look like my uncle's after he would drink from the air conditioner"
30 ROCK: This star of "TGS" had a novelty song, "Werewolf Bar Mitzvah": "Boys becoming men, men becoming wolves"
30 ROCK: This star of "TGS" had a novelty song, "Werewolf Bar Mitzvah": "Boys becoming men, men becoming wolves"
30 ROCK: Jack Donaghy, played by this man, was "working the dayshift at that graveyard & the graveyard shift at that Days Inn"
30 ROCK: The daughter of this "30 Rock" creator inspired a catchphrase for Liz Lemon: "I want to go to there"
FOREIGN WORDS: Because it's a bad luck play, actors often avoid saying "Macbeth", using instead this geographical euphemism
FOREIGN WORDS: "Macbeth"s 1st performance was in this palace, once home to Henry VIII , which caught fire in 1986
FOREIGN WORDS: The Queen Mother grew up there, Princess Margaret was born in it, & Macbeth was Thane of it
FOREIGN WORDS: Peter O'Toole's Macbeth was called a cross between Vincent Price & this "Baby Jane" star
FOREIGN WORDS: Of Lady Macbeth's 165 words in her sleepwalking scene, all but 20 have this number of syllables
ROLLING STONE'S GREATEST GUITARISTS: The Cream didn't quite rise to the top; this guitar!st floated up to No. 2
ROLLING STONE'S GREATEST GUITARISTS: This rock pioneer was Goode enough to finish at sweet little 7
ROLLING STONE'S GREATEST GUITARISTS: Though "Dazed and Confused", this Zep axeman climbed a stairway to the No. 3 spot
ROLLING STONE'S GREATEST GUITARISTS: I saw this top-ranked Beatle standing there at No. 11, & that's saying "Something"
ROLLING STONE'S GREATEST GUITARISTS: The winner, & still No. 1: this Purple Hazer
MEDICAL HISTORY: You can get plush toys shaped like microbes, including this up-to-90% fatal virus that emerged in the Congo in 1976
MEDICAL HISTORY: The museum has X-rays taken by Emil Grubbe, the USA's first doctor to practice this kind of therapy

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