Fauna and Flora

Group 161

Puzzle 1

Tiny African nation nearly landlocked by Senegal
Latin phrase meaning “in place”
Political campaign to unite Greece and Cyprus
Taxi __, movie with Robert De Niro
It is the same as blog
__ Richie, sang Hello decades before Adele
German sports brand known for three stripes
To plan an elaborate action, usually in secret
Cosmic order, teaching of the Buddha
Pictures
Chinua __, Nigerian novelist
Link between Europe and Asia
Thin dough used in Middle Eastern pastries
At the end of, not keeping up
Spider __, known for spider-like behavior
The Big Bang __, TV comedy show about nerds
Kitchen knife that swings back and forth
Home to architecture masterpiece Petra

Puzzle 2

Eastern European cabbage and beet soup
Comic captain fought “Civil War” against Iron Man
Spots add to his/her beauty
Typical height, rate, degree, nothing special
The __ flag fish has red and yellow stripes
A cat in gloves __ no mice
Roasted flatbread with fillings from Russia
Alice in Wonderland, Looking Glass, Lewis __
To have confidence in the truth
Someone guilty of a crime and in prison
Violent spinning storm
The art of shooting with a bow and arrow
Portable locks often used with chain link
Human-like robot
The More the __, rich man sublets apt in comedy
To make something unusable, not work correctly
Capital of Costa Rica
Examining a corpse to determine cause of death
Ceremony for someone who has died
Killed with his wife for lying to St. Peter

Puzzle 3

Animals walking very close to the ground
Japanese craft of packaging
A captain of __ manages or owns a large company
Storage space for food and dishes
The act of propelling a boat using a paddle
Doors singer who died young and is buried in Paris
Beautiful woman; consciousness-stealing punch
Strikingly different; opposite of compare
Also known as pomelo
Lightweight, small shoes which are easily slipped on
Place where military units eat
City located in both European and Asian continents
Highly respected teacher in Buddhism
Sardine, or __, small, oily fish, live in schools

Puzzle 4

If you like bees, you would study this
American-Chinese dish typically served with rice
Life form individual
Burt __, Smokey and the Bandit actor
A quick and casual photograph
Kim __, star of Hard Country, 8 Mile
Czech __, home to Prague and Bohemia
Name of the leader in the Indian Empire
Trebek-led question game show
Study of gravitation
Favorite kid’s pet, often meets demise in toilet
Something to preserve the memory of a person
Large electric cooking pot used to cook slowly
Ancient Art of War is the first real-time __ game
Russian president in 2015, __ Putin

Puzzle 5

__ acid, more commonly known as vitamin C
Pell-mell
Science of animal behavior
Body language, study of gestural communication
Leguminous tree in the Fabaceae family
Far flung weapon from Ancient Greece
A large frog that makes a loud, deep sound
Apples and __
The Black __, 1985 dark fantasy Disney film
Eastern European river ends up in Black Sea
Emperor of France defeated by Wellington
Feeds gas from fuel tank to injection system
Motion before criminal case

Group 162

Puzzle 1

Norma Jeane Baker, aka Marilyn __
St Rose __, patron saint of the Americas
A __ degree burn causes blisters
Copper smelting cultures belonged to this age
Apple’s app, online music store
__ art, art in public places, can be graffiti
Change something so it fits, adapts, conforms
To cook the fat out of something
Obi-Wan Kenobi gives the lightsaber of __ to Luke
Woody in Toy Story, hero of the Wild West
Drum shaped like a tapered cylinder from Nigeria
Room for parking cars, usually attached to a house
Tiny fish used by fishermen as bait

Puzzle 2

Clothing commonly used in farms
__ Burton, actor and ex-husband of Liz Taylor
The Little __ main character: Ariel
Titanfall is the first FPS by __ and EA
Tiger Sharks are large and have dark __
Maya __, Black poetress and civil rights activist
Cezanne painted Rideau, __ et Compotier
Persian cotton candy
Large bird that runs very fast but can’t fly
__ Finch, a Gregory Peck character
Chessmaster is a video game that __ chess
People who give opinions on everything
Homer’s father in The Simpsons

Puzzle 3

Common species of whale found around the world
Plastic made partially by milk protein
Paddling in a canoe-like boat, sitting or standing
Malted milkball candy comes in paper carton
A type of cabbage that has a large, round stem
“All __” means a sudden, unforeseen stop
Violent effort to change country’s leadership
Illusion master, Las Vegas strip
Bigeye Trevally are found in all __ waters
Weather prediction made by meteorologists
__ zone of sea water, from 0 to 1200 feet
Pre Lenten Shrove Tuesday doughnut
Bag shaped like paper casing of a letter
South America’s largest city
Princess Leia home planet that was blown away

Puzzle 4

Rain before seven, fine by __, goes the proverb
The __ Land, 1948 documentary of Antarctica
Bone __ is soft tissue inside bones
Large bodies of water
Small almond cake in Oceania
For some he was the one who invented the plane
1984 game where you fight disembodied souls
Christopher’s loveable friend, honey aficionado
Star of Wizards of Waverly Place, __ Gomez
Bart named his pet elephant this in The Simpsons
Soldier trained in armed combat to serve a king
Keanu __ starred in The Matrix
Act of helping someone
Starts at Lake Rweru, joins the Nile
Traditional female Japanese performer
Australian __ dogs were bred for herding cows

Puzzle 5

Jack __, American actor and a basketball fan
Type of paper with non stick coating for baking
Austrian captain portrayed in the Schindler’s List
Protagonist of My Fair Lady
The Devil is a __ evil entity
Sailors feared harming this “legendary” bird
Saving Private Ryan (1998) director
The earth is hit by __ 100 times a second
Candy __, addictive, sweet mobile game
__ snake eel looks like a snake and has no fins
Mark Hamill plays Luke __ in the Star Wars films
The outermost part of the Earth’s atmosphere
Half-espresso, half-milk Italian coffee

Group 163

Puzzle 1

Don’t stand underneath this pointed frozen water
Part of East China Sea, near Korean Peninsula
Smelting of brownish metal 5000 BC in Serbia
Carbolic acid, synthesizes plastics
Boardwalk __ starring Steve Buscemi
Remove weaponry or win over
Mechanical or physical malfunction
Egyptian goddess of sky, sun and sexuality
Woman with flaxen hair
Cold __, when you suddenly stop doing something
“The Holy City” in Shinto
You can purchase these on a Kindle
Put under the hatches
In Harry Potter, Voldemort’s last name
__ no. 5, world-famous French pérfume
Table designed for eating meals
Atlantic wingis a bivalve mollusc
__ Sports Stadium, located in Islamabad

Puzzle 2

Fish in N. Atlantic ocean; black lateral line
To leave someone and never return
Death __ Her, Streep, Willis, Hawn black comedy
__ Point, time of no more resistance
Any person out there
Zoe __, actress, Daughter of Lenny
Wayne role in True Grit, __ Cogburn
Learned master in Sanskrit, Buddhism
The __ effect, based on a return to life
Historic NYC hotel and a city landmark
Individual cake treat, doesn’t go bad for a while
Ancient burial ground in Egypt
Dead Calm, The __, and Titanic actor, Billy Zane
Pygmalion sculpted and fell in love with __
African monkey virtually thumbless
American __, credit card with gladiator
A is a young woman in the Lady __ duo
Cafe __ at Night, painting by Van Gogh

Puzzle 3

__ Swift, invented the female name, Vanessa
__ cone is a predatory sea snail
Female country star with TV sitcom
God of the sea in Greek Mythology
To bring into existence or to produce
__ is known as the purebred long-haired Siamese
Suppress, keep back
French for goodbye
In the weakest link of the chain you can find it
Logical fallacy, refuting unrelated argument
__ zone is the shore around a body of water
Galaxian, a game of __ alien ships on the screen
Short real story, can be unreliable
Study of sight

Puzzle 4

Swedish PM assassinated in 1986
Marine, transparent and with stinging tentacles
Compulsive urge to buy things
Defender, guard
Cannot be described in words
Film studio complex in Rome founded by Mussolini
__ Applegate, actress in Married With Children
Medical doctor
Like it sounds, the study of doses
Comparative study of primitive peoples
A frog is not a reptile, but an __
Sponge cake with egg whites and no butter

Puzzle 5

High-strung, on edge
Mollusc with two hinged shells, soft body
South American river aka Rio Itenez in Bolivia
Dark, solid substance used for roads, pathways
A person who collects and delivers mail
__ Page, single web page when you click
This game machine comes with flippers, metal ball
Sport of catching fish with rod and reels
NBA Live 16 features OKC __ player on cover
Document of purchase with items, costs
Extreme sport of kayaking and surfing
Reticulated sea biscuits are also called Sand __
Nighttime footwear, often large and fuzzy
Legally taken and raised by other parents
1976 black comedy, satire of US television
Butch __, notorious bank robber in the Old West
Doctor usually refers to a __ doctor, MD, PhD

Group 164

Puzzle 1

__ writing, open semantic; writing with no words
Judd __, pioneer of bromantic comedy
Blackway and Bourne film series star, Julia __
Lacking the ability to do something
__ fish have long, thin bodies, long jaws
Murdered, assassinated
Tracy __ , her show introduced The Simpsons
Domestic feline bred to look like a jungle cat
The Night of the __, Tennessee Williams’ play
Round shape
Cartoon about a group of elementary school kids
Rotating circles
Christian Bale plays __ in The Dark Knight movies
Entryway
French cocktail of pastis, strawberry syrup
Punctuation mark, joins words

Puzzle 2

To force someone to follow a law, rule, etc
Moon of Saturn that has no craters
Vicar __, principal deputy of bishop
A __ shared is a __ halved
Great __: Persistent anticyclonic storm on Jupiter
__ Lagoon, Disney’s giant Florida waterpark
Red-bellied __ has large teeth
Camels have three __ to protect from sand
The __ Race: a world racing competition
To interrupt the quiet, rest, peace, or order of
Period of being a boy, as a child
One who is skilled in the secrets of anything
When two people are to be married
__ craft. Boat designed for amphibious battles
Add creme de menthe to make this duo cocktail
__ Kors, designer with a billion dollar brand
Collection of weapons and ammunition
Soft lower part of the ear that hangs down
Student who quits high school before graduation
P&G’s top shampoo and conditioner line

Puzzle 3

Capital of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
French delicacy meaning edible snail
John __, starred in Gentleman’s Agreement
Commander William Riker plays this in Star Trek
Conversion, deep change
The first programmable __ was built in 1938
Tzadikim __, 36 righteous people
A physical desire, especially for food
1933 film about a captured giant ape
Animal with long nose known for eating ants
A heavy-duty tape has high levels of __
Cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City
Prince William is the son of __ Diana
Modern __ cement was invented in 1845
On site journalist
Way to listen to music between LP records and CDs
Comet is a smaller __ with a forked tail
Lady and __, 1955 romantic Disney film
Amber like resin with little succinic acid
Just below the emperor, Austrian title
Roman emperor whose wall encircled the city
Cross-country skiing plus target shooting

Puzzle 4

German Shepherd, beloved TV canine
Russian instrument, triangle with guitar neck
In Poland, a language spoken by an ethnic group
Usually sweetened, milk with no water
Redhead primate, found in Asia
Director who doesn’t shy away from bloodshed
They can speak Basque and Catalan besides Spanish
Figure designed to frighten birds or spirits
__ pie, berry pie requires no pitting
A collection of an artist’s work
Psychics study the way stars influence people
Found mostly between Mars and Jupiter
Daughter language of Dutch, spoken in South Africa
Played cross-dressing Corporal Maxwell Klinger
British city famed by its port and music
Compressed charcoal used for barbeques

Puzzle 5

__, Inc takes place in fictional Monstropolis
California __ domestic cats look like a leopard
Bank account abroad, common in Cayman Islands
Infectious disease also known by Variola
These kind of hours fly fast
Bartels’ __ have a dancing mating ritual
Scotch whisky liqueur
Talk __ to the dozen, at great length
Scene It? is a DVD __ game by Screenlife
System of ideas used to justify behaviour
GridIron Master combines chess with __
A formal agreement between two or more nations
Real life Arabian inspiration to a film T.E. __
French pastry cream sometimes mixed with fruit
Hackman is lost in space in 1969 NASA movie
Lightest element, makes up water with oxygen

Group 165

Puzzle 1

Paper showing someone paid a fare or price
Philip H. __, cofounder of Nike
Euthanasia is intentionally __ a life, death
Folding table for tube watching
Upmarket Swiss ski resort with luxury Palace hotel
German name for WWII prisoner of war camps
__ Eager, ruthless gambler, fake taxi driver
Natural sweetener that comes from plant leaves
Greek god of upper atmosphere and light
Cave __, water jumping extreme sport
This bell of the ball, Pan’s pixie dust friend
Black seadevil are __ fish with horrid appearance
Joan __, harsh comedian, plastic surgery addict
Thing or event that is symbolic of a group
Tubular, foam piece used in pools and lakes
Aesop’s __ had The Ant and Grasshopper
RTF: Rich Text __
Means both to separate and hold together
Holy men of various Hindu sects, devotee

Puzzle 2

The __ Bears is based on the Disney attraction
Palace of the Moorish kings in Seville, Spain
Chantilly cats are known as the Foreign Longhair
To save something from danger, fire, water
Capital of Andorra, __ la Vella
French __, most popular ice cream flavor
In Saving __ Ryan, Hanks searches for Damon
Middle ages chemistry to make gold
Phoenicians invented this type of ship in 700s BC
__ Little is a 2005 animated sci-fi Disney film
Oscar winner movie that tells the story of Mozart
Doctors do this to patients
Hell hath no fury like a woman __
A __ youth has a wolf in his belly
Jada __ Smith, Matrix and Madagascar actress
Glass __, discovered in 1st century in Lebanon
Red-lipped __ use fins to walk on the ocean floor
Instrument for drawing circles and arcs
__ Diaz plays Fiona in Shrek 2

Puzzle 3

Separated from other persons or things
Hopping bugs, eaten by some, pet for others
Long-running science fiction TV series and movies
Arthropod that fixes itself to boats and rocks
The way you think or feel about something
A narrow area of land that sticks out into the sea
Candy bar, oh yeah, our galaxy as well
Costs incurred by a company like energy, labor
Grey __: his influence is underhand
Teacher, professor
Telephone mode to use when up in the air
Decreased oxygen to tissues, choking, also fatal

Puzzle 4

Star-shaped flowers that are also missiles
Modern pentathlon includes this shooting event
Shining, light, radiating, also a clever person
Something in the main part
UFO: Unidentified Flying __
Italian herbal liqueur, translation meaning witch
Nabokov’s jailbait
Something done, performed, movements
UAE’s second-largest airline, also a flag carrier
Tarantula is a type of this
__ Cricket is Disney’s conscience
Video games are __ across different platforms

Puzzle 5

Forms northern part of the Aegean Sea
__ powerboat racing, ocean sport
__ Night Fever, it has Travolta dancing
The strongest tendon in the body
I __, TV sitcom starring Lucille Ball
English Christian denomination
Braided, sweet, egg enriched European bread
Part of land that provides a beautiful view below
Indo-European language spoken in this Asian country
DC’s Legends of __, TV series about superheroes
Blue eyes in humans are this DNA alternation
Make sure you get the big piece of this bone
Public park in Manhattan built on an old railway
Something that establishes or serves as a pattern
__ clam flashes like a disco ball

Group 166

Puzzle 1

__ shaping corrects small problems in teeth
The evening meal, typically an informal one
__ the Line of Duty, 42 movie narrated by Reagan
Magician of the Arthurian legend
Opposite of weak
Large metal or wooden piece carried for protection
Huge Spanish fleet to attack England
Violent, hostile, forceful act against another
Bacteria are __-celled microorganisms
Dwarf leopard of Central and South America
666 Park __, TV show about a haunted building
Japanese-named grid game of logical numbers
Aardwolf is a crime lord on Madripoor __
Insect with pincher believed to burrow in ears
Heavy __, a serious player; boxer who hits hard
__ of the Jedi has the first Ewoks in Star Wars
Flat bottomed container in a lab

Puzzle 2

Old German language written in Hebrew characters.
Shooting a bow and arrow at a target
Force that holds us down on Earth
__ Finch, character from To Kill a Mockingbird
__ to plan is planning to fail
Old World woodpecker
Girl with a Pearl __, Vermeer oil painting
Surgeon’s cutting tool
Beach in Rio de Janeiro known for a certain girl
Greek goddess of agriculture
Pre-10th-century Japanese straight sword
Internal parts, organs, entrails, slang word
Narrow opening made by parts separating

Puzzle 3

__ City has been hit by the most tornadoes
The one who is the fastest
Cowboy in charge of livestock
A Summer Olympic sport
Small sacs of tissue next to the tonsils
A French dish made from beaten eggs fried in a pan
Pigeons may nest there
Countdown device related to boiling and cooking
Medium-green chili pepper, eaten on spicy foods
African horned, hopping “deer”
Denise __, ex-wife of Charlie Sheen
A __ house is like a hotel, you pay for a room
These are raced in Nova Scotia’s bizarre regatta
To remove troops from a combat area
Japanese company that brought us Mario and Luigi

Puzzle 4

French philosopher, mathematician
Anagram of cart horse
Listlessness
Klimt painted __ Frieze
Thigh muscle, common sporting muscle pull
Related to the science of equipment design
Chinese Communist Party founder and chairman
Antioxidant berry; sauce served at Thanksgiving
Frank Capra’s uplifting film, It’s a __ Life
Dried nuts are in this famous Christmas cake
Study of fables and tales
Ramallah is the administrative center of __
The __ sloth is one of the slowest mammals
__ Sling, Asian cocktail, originally gin sling
Kevin Laffan’s long-running British soap opera
First commercial computer with GUI

Puzzle 5

__ & Mather, US important advertising and PR agency
Cone-shaped candy found in Ukraine
He devised the concept of conditioned reflex
Egyptian goddess of lower cataracts of the Nile
Builder of “the happiest place on earth”
Siberian river flows into the Bering Sea
Turn attention to something else
Novelist played by Phillip Seymour Hoffman
__ Rubble was Fred Flintstone’s best bud
List of cases set for court on a set day
Jump __, was House of Pain’s 90s party anthem
Antiquated term for keeper of horses

Group 167

Puzzle 1

Japanese religion with multiple gods, shrines
A large public procession of a festive nature
Aka polar wool, insulating synthetic fabric
Canine loves snacks as much as his scruffy friend
They make socks or stockings posher
To soak up liquid, sponge or towel
In conclusion
Allies, in their native American language
__ Planet, world’s largest travel guide
Formerly in Prussia, gained independence after WWI
Russia annexed this Ukranian peninsula in 2014
Common pet lizard with a long tail
Scooping constellation, can be big or small
Known by the Egyptians as the city of Waset
Spanish version of a soap opera
Violent encounter between military forces
Bible book describes settlement of Canaan
Competitor who enters a game to cheat
Road Runner chaser often seen falling off cliffs

Puzzle 2

Precursor to paper, invented in Egypt in 3000 BC
__ One, credit card; “What’s In Your Wallet”?
Dead Man __, Sean Penn is on death row
Any of the instruments used in a kitchen
This browser’s logo is a panda, not a fox
This South African neighbor also had apartheid
Present-day version of prince charming
__ Leap, 80s time travel science fiction TV show
Tube used to breathe underwater
Solar __ are covered with toxic mucus
Physical or online place to receive correspondence
Person’s real name, not pseudonym
Small oily fish, packed in cans
Streaming site, originally mail order DVD service
Famous for unintentional (or not) word plays
Home __, the final part of something
Object in a 2:3 orbital resonance with Neptune
Fish live in schools in Pacific and Atlantic
Try again if at first you don’t __

Puzzle 3

Ancient military piece that throws objects
Jewish dessert of knotted pastries, honey
Skyscrapers would be impractical without this device
This iron ore has been used for thousands of years
In custody before trial
Arthur’s best knight in the Round Table
Aquatic animal, 5 arms, regrows body parts
Three sides, three angles, acute and obtuse
Wrote The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner
Something related to the sea or ships
At __ pace = very slowly
Mountains between the Black and Caspian seas
Sweet topping found on cakes and cupcakes
An __ in Paris, Gershwin’s musical 1951 film
__ tuna is also known as the white tuna

Puzzle 4

Marge hides __ money in her hair, The Simpsons
Are greedy of mulberry leaves
Cake known for its ringlike shape
Patron of accountants and bankers
Small amounts of water from the sky
HR: Human __
A novel by Chuck Palahniuk turned into a film
The jazz-age flapper cartoon character
Animal blamed for everything
Neolithic stone settlement in Scotland
Valencian spring festival with burning effigies
Collecting of bank notes and cheques
Highest executive officer in a republic
Type of coding used to create links
David Lynch cult TV series
Don Johnson crime drama based in Florida
The highest German military honor
Sweet board game with gumdrops and brittle
Common place for teachers in a school or college

Puzzle 5

Place for longterm storage for meats, ice cream
One horned, mythical horse
__ Packard aka HP, former computer company
To assassinate, to murder in cold blood
To tell customs you are traveling with something
Region where gravity effect is zero
The white of an egg
Socially awkward 1958 French comedy
Canine type, expert game finders and retrievers
Padded, upholstered bench, Asian empire
Person who is acknowledged
Mary __, penned Frankenstein at age 19
Elastic fabric that “expands”
Area using this unit of land measurement
The __ Cookie, Lemmon, Matthau first movie
Bird with a proverbial stomach

Group 168

Puzzle 1

Evil spirits in Arab mythology linked to graveyards
Cooked sausage, usually served on a bun
Building holding those who break the law
Muscle in the mouth, contains taste buds
The __, book by Bernhard Schlink. Later a movie.
400 quarter pounders can be made from __
__ & white didemnum are sea squirts
Village of the __, unemotional kids, horror flick
Ordained, Christian clergyman with authority
Undergo pain, distress, loss, grief, injury
Item that you can physically see and touch
__ of the Apes, Heston is astronaut who crashes

Puzzle 2

Final __, science fiction role playing game
Clothing worn by members of an organization
Cutout of a shape or design used multiple times
One made is a debt unpaid
“Can You Hear Me Now?” phone company
Angels’ boss on Fawcett’s detective show
Derogatory term for an intellectual person
Officially announce or proclaim something
Girl Talk is a 1988 game for __ girls
Widely known type of bear known for its temper
__ up, don’t take things so seriously
Avatar is a 2009 James __ film
Aerial act where the performer hangs by the teeth
Multicolored cookie
The process in which energy is emitted as waves
Type of zoo designed for young children
Hard, “fragile” candy usually made with peanuts
Actor played Cruise’s long-lost autistic brother
Nordic country

Puzzle 3

A partner in everything, superheroes have one
__ 1st of May, massive North Korean stadium
A nanny is hired to care for __ in the family home
Clouding of eye that reduces vision
__ diving, digging through garbage bins
Study of mosses and liverworts
__ Islands, source of Argentine, English contempt
Short legged Japanese table, no chairs used
Folded pamphlet used by companies to market
Pirates of the Caribbean: On __ Tides (2011)
Cartilaginous fish related to sharks
Ammit, Egyptian goddess who __ souls
The assasination of __ Ferdinand started WWI
What lends enchantment to the view
A unit of power equal to one million watts
Author of Madam Bovary
A keyboard symbol, like a star
Milk produced by a “bearded” animal

Puzzle 4

Seattle’s Canadian neighbor
Proper name for the Little Bear constellation
To lose body liquid
Era marked end of Stone Age, beginning of farming
Purple coneflower drunk as tea to ward off colds
Netflix show about a blind Marvel superhero
French writer of the naturalistic school
Snow White nemesis who hated her mirror, the __
__ ideas, typical of old fogeys
Someone who attends a lot of social events
Ancient Asian printing invented in Han Dynasty
Alan Turing’s codebreaking park
Glyph added to a letter
__ Lerche, German pastry used to use lark
Patron of Milan and opponent of Arianism
Digestive organ comes in small, large sizes
Bees are found on every __ but Antarctica

Puzzle 5

Fish able to puff itself up to look large
Led __, sued in 2016 for copyright infringement
Rock band that stood up against Ticketmaster
Another name for baseball
Wrote Gulliver’s Travels, __ Swift
Capital of Sudan
The ones who never win
Song recorded by Elvis Presley in 1956
Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie
Sea __ is a squishy, sausage-shaped animal
Works with elephants in a circus
Sulfosalt delisted as mineral in 2006
Eye condition that can cause loss of vision
Jewish expression for congratulations
Small body in inner Solar System
Main support pole for the main tent in circus
In a circus, the area behind the big top
Heat exchanger cools the engine of a car
Hindu religious offering, sweet, sugar ball

Group 169

Puzzle 1

The __ triggerfish is also known as Picasso
Small drinking device for hot beverage
Genetic predisposition to certain traits
Not yet taken
Auto __, cars speeding after each other
Nasty word spelled backwards in The Shining
A gang leader or a lighting electrician
Person plays a sport of balls with holes and pins
The __ cat is known for its hairless skin
__ nut, popular cookie also called a snap
Flat woolen caps with stalks worn by the French
Species from planet Earth in the Solar System
Typically white herons with cascading feathers
Able __; naval rating

Puzzle 2

Biliary system is the gall__, bile ducts, and bile
To lift up, raise to a higher place
Sprightly
Breakfast, snack food including rolled oats
Has a hard shell and white milky juice
__ hope all ye who enter here, Dante said of Hell
Trade __, difference between imports and exports
Berry-bearing plant from cypress family
Blood thirsty, parasitic insects in mattresses
Emilio __, Charlie Sheen’s brother
The lightest of all metals
Telling a computer to do something
All Quiet on the __ Front, won an Oscar in 1931
Skin condition when you are in the sun too long
A detailed report
Scenes shot for movies, tv shows, etc
Nationality of the author Leo Tolstoy
Oldest living former French president, 1970s
To set upon or work against forcefully
Walter __, won an Oscar for The Fortune Cookie
A long passionate kiss
Fit for kneeling on

Puzzle 3

Natural form of sugar that is found in fruits, honey
Halloumi cheese Cypriot dessert
Judicial __, post conviction decision
Pokemon that evolves into Mega Alakazam
The bed or channel in which a river flows
Let __ dogs lie
Jack __, main character in S. King’s The Shining
Kept something for yourself dishonestly
__ tables have intricately carved edges
Accounts for the even speed of a machine
Owns or manages a lodging establishment
Commune of medieval Tuscany
Senet is an ancient __ board game from 3500 BC
__ the house is giving away free tickets in circus
Pre cell, phone allowed callers to walk around
The language with most native speakers
Iranian bowed string instrument
Hispid __ are bright yellow with a white lure
Reduction on taxable income
To inform; cause to know

Puzzle 4

Ocean inhabitant related to marlins
A person who trains lions
Armed forces of Nazi Germany
Pogo is a possum and Albert an __
Surname of a man who made a list that saved people
Person who sells or gathers fares on public transport
Farmhouse, barn and other buildings
Ground force unit with two or more companies
Type of hay baler invented in 1936
Separates solids from oil in an engine
__ Zeta-Jones, actress of Chicago
Grape, wine with long history in central Italy
Only living members of the genus Struthio
Low quality counterfeit
Public Display of __, also known as PDA

Puzzle 5

“Take me to your __,” say archetypal aliens
Tim __ directed Alice In Wonderland in 2010
Prehistoric standing stone mostly in Celtic lands
Space __, David Bowie song
Green, wormlike dessert from SE Asia
Three __ Pigs, kid’s classic, 1933 Disney film
Caravaggio painted Supper at __
With Fawcett, Brit developer of polyethene
Middle ear bone also called the stirrup
Family name of Pakistanis Zulfikar and Benazir
Narrow blade knife used for removing bones
Sherlock __: The Devil’s Daughter released 2016
Lisa __ played Phoebe in Friends
Small leaf-shaped knife used by Filipino Muslims
Giuseppe __, led Italy to two world cup victories
Large, divided leaves
Joan __ wrote The Year of Magical Thinking
Seat car named after a city in Castile-La Mancha
To turn something upside down
Former currency of Spain
Map line of atmospheric pressure
Cruise is airman who loses friend Goose
How to Train Your Dragon 2 has the mother of __

Group 170

Puzzle 1

Harpies are __ monsters with bird forms
To remove a program or file from a computer
__ is a game of assault and defense
Emergency allergy device, its cost rose in 2016
Based on water discharge, largest river in world
Machu __, ancient Peruvian settlement
Japanese honorific title used in martial arts
Kid’s __ Awards, Nickelodeon juvenile event
Bright bird, usually yellow or orange with black
__-flap scorpionfish has a reddish-purple color
Country located in two different continents
Someone who revises written or recorded works
Italian grilled sandwich, uncommon spelling

Puzzle 2

Fond of playing on words
Flowering part of a plant, when open
Aromatic delicate herb related to parsley
The __, movie role gave Foster Best Actress Oscar
Every one hundred years a new one starts
Something odd or different
Ruth __ created Chief Inspector Wexford
An island republic which used to belong to Denmark
Now, __, 1942 film inspired by Whitman poem
Charles __, major commanding the Nagasaki bombing
French for good day
Rotating machine invented in African Roman Empire
Shoes designed for long distance sport
Decorated, ornaments added to something
Someone who sells items in the street
Utensil with a flat end for spreading foods
Whales and dolphins are __
Visible part of an ant colony, sticks up above ground
Glands in the body that produce different hormones
Atari’s game Centipede makes players kill __

Puzzle 3

Mega sci fi movie franchise began in 1977
Payment in feudalism for using the lord’s mill
Cole Porter musical and song, __ Goes
Fictional character played by Bob Denver on TV
__ Cricket Association Ground, largest in India
Home to Sikh golden temple in NW India
Tommy __, Will Smith’s Men In Black co-star
Juno is the Roman goddess of __
__ Up Baby, movie with K. Hepburn and C. Grant
Cooked, sliced meats aka lunch meat
__ type, printing press developed by Gutenberg
Barbara __, best-selling author of love stories
Dangerous mineral once used in construction
Mysteries that remain without logical explanation

Puzzle 4

William the __, winner of Battle of Hastings, 1066
Device for making items look larger
Plant that encourages kissing at Christmas
Holly __, protagonist of Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Fork makes twirling this pasta easier
Popular casino game, aka twenty one
When a person is given a higher rank at work
City where Harry Potter was written in a cafe
Muff, bungle
Opposition to an idea leading to violence
Substance kills the organisms that cause disease
A __ Night’s Dream, a Shakespeare’s comedy
X-ray of your blood vessels with dye
Nickname of the middleweight boxer Rubin Carter
Diagnosis of disease based on the iris of the eye
Kristin __, American actress from Oklahoma
Former New York Yankees baseball player
Fair exchange is __
Painted __ has large spines on dorsal fins
A holy city for Jews, Christians and Muslims alike
Trip involving parents taking kids to be educated
Ordained minister, member of the clergy
Style of jeans with very skinny legs
Lucky talisman, tossing game with “ringers”

Puzzle 5

He devised an invaluable table
Painting or drawing executed by means of small dots
Pachucos invariably wore these
A person’s way of looking at something
Identical and __ twins
Holden __, main character of an acclaimed novel
This discipline centers around clouds
Fruit cake from Milan, end of year festivities
Trained haltered animals in circus, not horses
Something that can be used over and over again
Another name for surgery
Discipline focuses on rain
Sea creature with angelic fins and movements
Skin damage due to prolonged exposure to the cold

Group 171

Puzzle 1

Rodolfo __, Brazilian painter
Utensil used to remove skin from foods
Shape-altering single-celled parasite
Pre-console videogame gathering place
Large bird, raised on farms, cooked for dinners
Called the fuzz as well
Wizard of Oz character had no heart
__ Women, famous novel, film in 1933, 1949
Bomb developed by the Allies in 1945
Character that goes through few changes
Refrigerator predecessor; slabs of frozen water
Ascending, growing, advancing
To fall forward, tumble down, top heavy
Having every part needed; complete, whole

Puzzle 2

Does not have gametes
Shabbat morning pastry found in Israel
Reinvented how we hear the National Anthem
Gone for good, extinct
Jean __, actress of Spartacus
A small fish
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s home country
Acknowledge with definite assurance
Kristen __, star of the Twilight saga
A ban on trade with another nation
Woman who inherits a large estate
Male bird that displays the feathers like a fan
Tom Clancy’s __ Six Siege released Dec 2015
Celery supposedly has negative __ content

Puzzle 3

Alleged biological warfare agent in early America
Gigantic, huge, a __ effort
Beta, test version of a nearly __ product
Male of this marine species carries the unborn
__ feather star has 31 to 120 feathery arms
__ Bogart, American actor
Figure of speech; symbolic, not literal
Mountainous region between Black and Caspian seas
Author of the novel One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
Oops! A mishap
To strike with a sudden feeling, usually good
Known for PayPal, Tesla and SpaceX
Saying hello to a person when you meet
“Blue” mutant ninja turtle who uses swords
Choplifter was on Atari, Sega, and __
Saintlike Islamic teacher of West Africa
Science of pure being, the nature of things
Cocktail, looks like South American nation flag
Battleship is a __ game for two people
The capital of United Arab Emirates

Puzzle 4

The King of Crete commanded the building of the __
K on periodic table, bananas have a ton
Shark Tale starred Renée __ as Angie
Christian field, study of saints
To get another company to do part of the work
A Winter Olympic sport
Large seabird that is almost extinct
Marvin Gaye sang about this source for gossip
The __, won the Academy Awards in 1961
__, international cast, 1966 racing movie
Tim Burton directed Pee-wee’s Big __
__ at Tiffany’s, Hepburn’s iconic movie
Eternal
Popular US fruit juice brand
Dog breed that shares name with a Mexican state
Guyana’s largest river located between two giants
TV show starring the adventurer Bear Grylls
Sports and exercises requiring strength
A comic book character in the Marvel universe
High school science course, substances
X, Y and Z coordinates are all this

Puzzle 5

Suspected, supposed action, crime
Rapid pulsation in the heart, vibration
Charlie Sheen’s real surname
Colorful, disc cookie with filled center
A place where children stay while parents work
The act of making designs with acid or the like
Weapon you wouldn’t want in hot potato
Popular red pepper typically dried aka cow horn
Spiritual seeker, “one who practices”
Swamp boat, driven by caged airplane propeller
The __ Queen, Hepburn missionary in colony
Sesame seed Filipino delicacy
Container used to carry water, used by militaries
The one the groom relies on to have his back
Elegant __ sea star has long thin legs
Coati are __ in the raccoon family
Desert and reward seldom keep __

Group 172

Puzzle 1

__ and Jeckle were cartoon magpies with accents
Engaged in some type of action, busy
One engaged in a mutual obligation to a lord
Popular Italian cheese similar to Parmesan
First of these lights in 4th century Syria
High redshift sources of electromagnetic energy
__ Black, sci-fi drama about a woman and her clones
Texas Ranger, martial artist, tough guy meme
Structures that perform a special task in the body
A digit is usually a __ or toe
After Motown, Detroit’s late 80s music genre
The sad donkey on Winnie the Pooh
To make a record of, systematic collecting
Type of farmhouse, common in alpine regions
John __, Monty Python co-founder
South African jam
Medium-sized feline found in America, bobbed tail
Largest feline in Americas, related to leopards
Witch means wise woman in this language

Puzzle 2

Largest planet in the Solar System
Found in milk and cheeses, helps bones grow
Showing no emotion, enthusiasm, expression
Dig Dug’s hero wins by __ and killing monsters
The April ones bring forth May flowers
Bottom-dwelling fish in North Atlantic
Capital of Vatican, __ City
One of the phases of the Moon
Mechanical excavator found at construction sites
What makes the man, according to Shakespeare
John __ is Pacha in The Emperor’s New Groove
When one thing partially covers another
Harry Potter and the __ Hallows has 2 parts
Cous Cous is the national dish of this country
A person with the inability to feel touch
__ quo: one thing for another in Latin
In mythology she is linked to a box
Insect that digs in sand to wait for prey
It makes the heart grow fonder
Emerson Radio game console lasted just 18 months

Puzzle 3

Chinese dog breed, also known as Tang Quan
Plato’s infamous underwater city
Animated kid’s playthings, Woody, Buzz, Hamm
__ Park, blockbuster about dinosaur island
Female with the body of a bird in Russian folklore
The old ones never die, just fade away
__ sea urchin has distinctive blunt spikes
Very thin layer of tissue covering a surface
Enrolled in the military
Sweet, creamy mixture that is used to cover cakes
Very near the end
Rigor after death, rigid stature
Jesus’ childhood home, Arabic Israel capital
Literature on how to prepare food
Northern China sea aka Bo Sea

Puzzle 4

Official name of study of mites
Bright orange fish with white stripes, Nemo
A period of three years
A person who comes from a Nordic island country
Celebration must-have items from 10thC China
__ and Nesta, Italian soccer duo
Ahoy is a cry to draw __ to something
The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel __
Jamaican religion associated with long dreds
Potassium nitrate
Bright orange cheese used in Philly sandwiches
Giant horned ruminant made from straw in Sweden

Puzzle 5

Half-sized flute made in Italy
With Pharisees in the New Testament, opposed Jesus
Behind the second to last defender in soccer
Upscale, fancy mineral water brand
Self-respect in speech and conduct
A rayon fabric that sounds thick
US city where the Gateway Arch can be found
New __, place where Lord of the Rings was shot
British machine-gun used on the Western Front
__ Hebdo, satirical magazine attacked in 2015
Quito is the capital of
Alzheimer’s __, degenerative disease of the brain
Bringing something to an end, conclusion
Solvent molecules pass through a membrane by __
The __ Life of Henry VIII, post Boleyn beheading
Use @ to reply or do this on Twitter
The smallest State in the world
Abominable __ is a SHIELD paranormal member
Boat sport using the wind to traverse
Eight-legged creatures, feared by many
Simpsons buff, beer spokesman
Chinese __ Rings, classic illusion trick
Western European country; capital is Brussels
Deviate away from the main topic

Group 173

Puzzle 1

__ Can Wait, Warren Beatty 1978 comedy
The Little __, 1948 Tom, Jerry Oscar winner
Wild cats with tufted ears
Enclosed freight car on a train
__ Christi “Body of Christ”, Christian festival
Luke Skywalker’s mentor’s surname
Someone who peddles something
Futuristic movie populated by blue beings
Phlegmatic
Hungry Hungry __, marble-eating mammals
Pearl __, event that forced the US to enter the WWII
Wound, hurt, damage to your body
Silky sharks have very __ skin
Boldly display or parade yourself
Self-centeredness
__ Gally, galley ship captured by Samuel Bellamy
__ guard: low seat for overflow audience in circus
Largest country in the world
A college __ is empty during the summer
__ Stern, radio show host

Puzzle 2

Banded scat is silver and black __
Several rivers flowing from Tibetan province
Main variety of yachting, regatta
Travellers belongings
The absence of noise
Ship featured in The Goonies
Tall four-sided pillar which ends in a pyramidion
The English __, a large dog breed, has huge head
Closely __ Trains, Czech movie about train worker
Fatty, tasty British cheese
A sort of lucky dip
Jane __, actress of Dr. Quinn
FOMO: Fear Of __ Out

Puzzle 3

These lines will never cross
Unit of capacity for spirits (63 gallons)
Barred __ has black bars on its tail
Information __, too much data, confusing
White ants
Southern flirt falls in love with simple man
__ Dream, film about Hormel Foods strike
Embroidery technique, allows fabric to be stretched
Language spoken in the French Polynesia
Italian fried cheese sandwich with mozzarella
Vehicles used for racing in Tatooine in Star Wars
A device to replace missing teeth
The Old __ = Virginia’s nickname
Held to the bottom of the sea
Building in a funfair made to startle or amuse
Group of seeds in a cluster from a coniferous tree
Highly awarded Judy Garland offspring
The __, woman in insane asylum in 1948 movie
Native American river boat, outdoor activity
Greek god of dreams
Flirtatious glance
__ Ford is Han Solo, Indiana Jones and Jack Ryan

Puzzle 4

Crowdsourced encyclopedia
They live where the pyramids were built
Edna, teacher on The Simpsons
Fast warship armed with smaller guns
These Christians see the Pope as their leader
Main antagonist in the Harry Potter series
The Bridge on the __, prison camp in Burma
Bad word
__ hogfish has a yellow rear with a black stripe
Cocktail with many variations, creme de cacao
Chain bridge and medicinal baths in Budapest
Scientist, created a principle on fluid behavior
Box-shaped instrument, half piano, half bellows
Military must, the study of weapons
Bird, usually grey with yellow head, popular pet

Puzzle 5

To sell too many tickets for a flight
Dragonslayer is a 1981 Paramount __ & Disney film
A novel written by Charles Bukowski
Italian dish made with braised veal shanks
2009’s Race to Witch __ is a remake of 1975 film
Complete and total, __ faith in someone
US government has 3 of these to balance power
Greatest dog sled race in the world
Matthias __, Austrian, Mozart of Football
Cannibal who assisted the police in murder cases
The __ Show on Earth, Heston as circus manager
Pallet lifting warehouse vehicle
Single-celled __, amoeba, causes bowel issues
Dover is the capital of this American state
Arctic rodents purported to commit suicide
Computer key to make life easier
Irish religious female associated with Kildare
Pedro Alvarez __, Cuban artist
Oldest known language spoken by the pharaohs
__, or Seed Shrimp, is a tiny crustacean in oceans
A silly one gets a silly answer
Italian semi hard cheese similar to Muenster
This entity sells directly to consumers

Group 174

Puzzle 1

Moving without having a particular place to go
Tube-nosed seabirds with stiff wings
Object used to remove pencil errors
Another name for uniform, used in sports
The capital of Texas
Deadpool villain, MMA Strikeforce fighter, Gina __
Snow White and the Seven __, 1937 film
Giant __ snake is the largest of its species
Painting on wet plaster
Nearer
Patrick __, actor, dancer, singer, died 2009
To gain possession of something
Jalisco stadium, formerly Estadio Omnilife
Screenwriter of West Wing, The Social Network
Egyptian statue that sang in the morning breeze

Puzzle 2

Got its independence from UK in 1921
__ Bay, tourist destination in Jamaica
He sang A Whole New World on a carpet ride
Eskimo shaman
Cook rapidly over a high heat while shaking
Invalid or faulty reasoning, logical __
A newly established company with few employees
Sudden, violent attack
__ hermit crab fixes its shell to an anemone
White pill used for headaches; blood thinner
Painter Frans Hals’ now part of Belgium birthplace
Down and Out in __, expose on Reaganomics
Cows burp 50 __ tons of hydrocarbons a year
Anna __, The Devil Wears Prada depicts her
The Pokemon Charmander __ into Charmeleon
Hamburger Helper personified mascot, __ Hand
In Kung Fu Panda 2, Po fights an evil __

Puzzle 3

Water animal amusement park
It __ One Night, movie with Clark Gable
False, absurd representation; parody
When a baby’s primary teeth come in
Estadio Monumental David __
Acting fiendishly, diabolically
A maker of or dealer in optical items
Social conflict between police and criminals
Takes the bumps and bruises for the actor
Study of types of things
__ wrasse has irridescent bright colors
A large room used for dancing
Travel book that is technically government property
__ damsel have beautiful bright colors
Something that causes diseases

Puzzle 4

The science of sound, used in music
The __, American movie about Chinese farmers
__ in the Night, Sinatra, 1967 Grammy winner
Comic lost show on ABC for non PC remarks
__ and meatballs
Barbra __, actress, singer and director
The __, TV show starring Kevin Bacon as FBI agent
Longest running sci-fi show on BBC
Plane spotting site in the Dutch side of Caribbean
__ Games, French war drama hit outside France
The passing to the enemy’s side
Kid’s movie about emotions
Lumbar puncture
Animals that attack prey; atop of the food chain
Animal that has no sweat glands
The __, crime drama based on Mario Puzo’s novel

Puzzle 5

__ Alps, “Iceman” range between Austria and Italy
The Devil and Max __ contained profanity
A superb painter of horses
Ticket valid for multiple journeys over a period
Head __, cold cut made with meat jelly
Circus is over and audience is all gone
Optical device first recorded in Ancient Greece
Disney story of Anna and Elsa
Distinction, prestige
Soft white fibers from plants used for clothes
Beverage __, pops the top aka bottle __
Bald coral have large bulb tips
__ Dixie, TV show about a doctor in the countryside
Expressing appreciation, gratitude
Lego The __ is based on the Lord of the Rings
Feature film directorial debut was Away from Her
Person belonging to a house of Congress
Tech company, one who makes prophetic predictions
__ poker, common name for kniphofia plant
__ Hammer, Occidental Petroleum tycoon
Insurance policies when due to payment
West Bank city, Cave of the Patriarchs
I’m __. Who are you? Then there’s a pair of us

Group 175

Puzzle 1

All white cetacean with no dorsal fin
__ Girl, CW teen drama series based on book
Term used to designate elves and fairies
Total __, Schwarzenegger virtual vacation flick
Greek god of the heavens, father of Titans
Capital of Portugal
Arabic title; elder of a tribe
Borneo Island river discharges in Java Sea
Bariatrics is the study, prevention of being over__
TV sit-down reporter; very heavy thing in a boat
Table between a couch and television
Wade __ is the real name of Deadpool
Pavel __, Russian, “Davy Jones” Star Trek
Small vermin, shifty character

Puzzle 2

Type of accordion used in Russian folklore music
Oprah __, talk show host, actress
Cylindrical oven used in Middle East, Central Asia
Sustained without quitting, underwent
Proclamation that defined the Japanese surrender
This bird can run faster than a horse
Mahsena __ has yellowish lattice stripes
Interlacing of threads to make fabric
Sheldon __, CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp
Family, High School anniversary get together
Live Entertainment Capital of the World
Uphill stretches of the Tour de France race
Land-locked S. American country
The kind of stone that gathers no moss
The child is the Antichrist in 1976 film
Another term for donkey
How you carry your body, sit up straight

Puzzle 3

Polytheistic religion
Soils are subject in this field
Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of illnesses
Movie with Woody, Buzz, Mr. Potatohead and others
From Here to __, movie with Burt Lancaster
Sea animal that looks like a star
Life is not all beer and __
Pre-Lent celebration
Looking for martians, study of their planet
Area of science that looks at growth
Process that waves undertake as they change form
Altering appearance, masks on Halloween
The Grand __ Hotel, movie with Ralph Fiennes
__ Airlines, US company based in Fort Worth
Part of the face above the eyes and below the hair
East Antarctica sea near the West Ice Shelf
World wide network of computers
Brutes, vandals
A pond that supplies water for running a mill
Area known as the center of a city
Won 6 Emmys for portrayal of Hawkeye Pierce
Light purple color; plant of aromatic scent
Cakes with little fat, leavened by air
Massive snake known to swallow livestock whole

Puzzle 4

Densely populated province in south-east China
A charm __ = a concentrated ingratiating campaign
Chemical that kills mildews, molds and smuts
I’ve been standing here waiting, Mr Postman, so __
The Akita is a dog breed from the __ of Japan
Must be fastened when the sign is lit on a plane
Sweet stalk used in ethanol production in Brazil
Sweet, vodka cocktail named after a citrus candy
Prestigious writing pen brand
Emanation of Maitreya, the next Buddha
First course, “before food” in Italian
Medical science that relates to x-rays
Wooden toy becomes boy, Disney’s classic movie
Weapon used in Indian stick fighting aka kerala
Attribute of a verb, not present or future
Week-long festival in Pamplona, Spain
Indian text on human sexual behaviour
The Calvados of colonial America

Puzzle 5

Strolling balloon vendors in circus
SNL alumni, Deuce Bigalow actor, Rob __
Tibetan-originated, long-haired dog breed
They are always right
Islamic holy city for the Kazakh people
Mary Poppins combines live action and __
West Russian krai, Gorbachev’s birthplace
Greek heroes looking for the Golden Fleece
Largest animal that ever lived
Someone paid to drive a luxury vehicle
Village people weapon, used to pick up hay
Area of X-rays and medical applications
Formation where water spills over an edge
Sport played by Harry Potter
In this field, fleshy parts of body are focus

Group 176

Puzzle 1

__ Edison, American inventor
A pot used for boiling water
Jeremy __, Avengers Hawkeye actor
__ Octopus has a white pupil and rust colored arms
Increase in size, volume, extent
Japanese martial art of self-defense
Harry Chapin’s fatherhood song, Cat’s in the __
Barrel __ is the ‘redwood of the reef’
Taking place in winter
Hilly wine region also known for white truffles
Frankenweenie is a 2012 animated __ film
A soft gentle breeze, car model

Puzzle 2

23rd James Bond film with Bardem as a bad guy
It makes your eyes water
Whiskered water mammal that “barks”
Pirate known as Black Sam
Low-cut shirt with no sleeves, worn in hot weather
Carnivores are __ that eat only meat
Regarded with pleasure, approval, wonder
First name of the most famous psychoanalyst
Current that sent the Portuguese away from India
Anagram of teacher
Power unit is measured in __
Dental __, surgical fixture for missing teeth
Overly stressed about an event
Katharine __ won the Oscars four times

Puzzle 3

Science of causes, especially of disease
US Christmas singing activity, house to house
A place where research or planning is done
Greek god of wine, parties and theater
__ dystrophy, disease causing tissue weakening
Drink made for historic 1969 stroll
A 1969 western film starring John Wayne
Eastern African river, starts in Ethiopian mountains
Kazuo __, British writer born in Nagasaki
Edgar __, writer whose work deals with mystery
Ancient trade network connecting East and West
The bones in your body make up the __
Large deer, both male and female grow antlers
Loser, beaten, destroyed
Placard holder in bikinis at fighting events
Trousers barely reaching below the knees
__ Development, TV show about the Bluth family
Dragon-slaying patron of England
Humming social news site

Puzzle 4

__ fish are white with black or brown lines
A skin condition in humans
Atomic number 12, abundant element from stars
Single-line poem
The adventurous Queen of the Desert
Empire’s headquarters built and destroyed twice
Unlawful __, illegal firing of an employee
Log cake with candies inside
Cinderella’s Fairy __ helps her go to the ball
The Roman fighter Spartacus
Remains of a ship that crashed
First meal of the day
Cold-blooded vertebrate animal
Espresso-based coffee with poured microfoam
Cocktail tastes like York Peppermint Pattie
Name honors home of the rum and Coke

Puzzle 5

Rum cocktail of 1939 NYC World’s Fair
To remember, recollect; bring out of memory
Born on the __ of July, Cruise plays a vet
Bristle tube worm has long hairs all over
Stan and Francine’s favorite drink on American Dad
Farm __, system of minor teams
To empower, authorize, permit someone to act
To stop plans you’ve made with friends
__ Peet, American actress
Puddingwife __ is an Atlantic ocean fish
Two-dimensional code developed in Japan
Fermented dough used for a new batch
__ Wonderland, snowy walking environment
__ steam turbine was invented in 1884
Fruit belong to rose family as do pears and plums
To get troops together for battle, inspection, etc
Robert __ Jr, actor in Iron Man
Inflamed oil gland, infected, pus pocket on skin
Sale of goods to consumers, not discount or bulk
Ancient queen of Persia who has a Bible book

Group 177

Puzzle 1

High-speed descent of a slope on skis
Bishop also a civil ruler of secular land
Makeup designed to cover skin blemishes
“Just a drop in the __”
Horrified, stunned, astounded
Scissors used to cut lambs wool
Marie __, monthly health and beauty magazine
Someone who “takes you for a ride”; swindler
Voice of Jenny in Finding Dory, Diane __
Painful sores in the stomach lining
Assyrian goddess of love and fertility
Medieval tapestry depicting the battle of Hastings
__ Municipal, Euro 2012 Polish stadium
Repulsively dirty
The preserver and protector in Hinduism

Puzzle 2

Uneasiness, foreboding
Lowest ranked coal aka brown coal
Also known as tungsten
To suffer serious mental pain, anguish, torture
Plant, red stalks, green leaves, used in cooking
Disco brothers, sang about Stayin’ Alive
There are 1 __ ants for every human
Prominent part, characteristic, attraction
Small, sharp blade used for surgeries
Obi-Wan Kenobi is a __ in Star Wars: Episode 1
Animals believed to exist by pseudoscientists
Brand of Energy Drink
What knocks at least once at every man’s gate

Puzzle 3

Extinct language spoken in Ancient Mesopotamia
In this game, collect $200 as you pass Go
Bobby __, one of the greatest midfielders
__ Alps, Swiss mountains with cheesy name
Antitoxins treat __ toxins in the body
__, ex boxer living with son Dink in Mexico
Robin __, won an Oscar for Good Will Hunting
French artist, father of modern photography
Ice __, ascending winter mountains
Author who invented Neverland
__ Straw, paper, plastic tube for beverages
Mandarinfish is also known as the green __
Greek titan of light
Volkswagen model named after a Mediterranean wind
Aerial military combat; no canines to be seen
The consumer of art, entertainment
Who’s Afraid of __ Woolf?, black comedy film
Lady and the Tramp is an animated __ musical
Bill __, cofounder of Nike
Italian dessert that picks you up

Puzzle 4

Trained and licensed doctor
Wild frontier town of the Old West in Kansas
Insane, deranged
__ USA, nickname of a record label headquarter
It is responsible for people’s happiness
Old-time medicinal paste mixing honey and herbs
Study of early Christianity
Nickname of New Zealand’s rugby team
Crown __ has a crown shape on its top
Cable on which acrobats walk
__ trevally is an inshore marine jack fish
Tasty shelled nut with green seed
__ Galley, William Kidd’s ship
They eat just about anything

Puzzle 5

Wardrobe __, repairs and washes costumes
Computer key allows you to flee
The word for “postures” in yoga
Starts in Turkey, crosses Iraq to the Persian Gulf
__ Policy, government’s usage of tax money
Sickeningly cute tabby cat from Garfield
Relating to astrology, magic, supernatural
Lee Ann __, I Hope you Dance US country singer
Long, thin strip of metal, wood, like a slat
Cross of genetically different parents, liger
__ corydoras; freshwater fish
You lost this when you cannot remember
An object moving around a star
Chinese soybean sauce; meat glaze

Group 178

Puzzle 1

The __ Witch of the West, Oz antagonist
Codified the three laws of robotics
Prevents Antonio from losing a pound of flesh
Pearl-producing animal can change genders
Given to political refugees
US tennis Grand Slam tournament
Bundles of axons, part of body’s sensory system
Items that sell a lot
Spear-thrower used by the Mayans
Main raw material grown in a region
Number after twenty-nine
In spite of, even if, although
Conch is a shellfish with a large __ shell
Except under certain circumstances

Puzzle 2

Delivered by politicians as a rule
Chocolate brand, amusement park in Pennsylvania
Curved segment of a circle, sphere, not convex
Fluffy cream, tops ice cream sundae
Author’s son wrote his final work after his death
Sudden rupture of a car tire
Orange-yellow colored fruit, like a peach
Baroque musician who composed the Four Seasons
One piece garment used by gymnasts, ballerinas
Princess, love interest, Disney’s Aladdin
Electric cell used for energy in cars, electronics
Pufferfish __ into balloons when threatened
Item covering birds, not fur or skin
Major prophet, “God will Strengthen”
Besides Hebrew, passages in OT are written in __
Doctors without __, courageous relief group
Shakespeare tragedy about Moorish general
Russian ballerina who inspired a dessert

Puzzle 3

Born in the country known for its three pyramids
1812 __, Tchaikovsky’s cannon classic
Feeling of serenity, calmness
John Wayne as Rooster Cogburn
Lone Star massacre happened with this equipment
Pacemakers, teeth, breasts can all be __
Company engaged in a trade
__ Rush, Pirates of the Caribbean villain
Central part of a city
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if __
Tile game with colors and numbers
Company synonymous with greeting card industry
German-Hungarian film based on Klaus Mann’s novel
Nutty, twice cooked Italian dessert

Puzzle 4

80s perm style for African American men
The Incredibles is an animated __ Disney film
Who did Gepetto create?
Conjecture
Longfin __ is native to Australia
Coral that lives on rocky areas; aka vase or turban
Driving __, 1989 film
Someone who studies rocks and lands
What you should keep for a rainy day
Laborer who sets hard surface flooring
They obstruct progress; hurdles
What no money can buy
The lark __, V. Williams piece for violin
Heathcliff’s love in Wuthering Heights
Medical problem appearing again, returning
Learning about excrement, obscene literature

Puzzle 5

Character in Shakespeare’s tragedy about witches
__ shark is an aggressive species in warm oceans
Vanilla version of a brownie
Make or become thick or thicker
G-Force was about secret agent __
Something made, reproduced, sold illegally
First King of England to go on a Crusade
Cooking item used to char food
Shape Up is a __ video game for Xbox
Frog, toad larval aka pollywog
Coiled tuba used in military bands
Gene __, actress of Leave Her to Heaven
Cylindrical missile fired from a submarine

Group 179

Puzzle 1

Official currency of Morocco
Lilo’s monstrous looking friend
Sole woman of Black Eyed Peas, not royalty
The Greek Muse of astronomy
Bases __, pitcher’s nightmare, a slam prerequisite
Je __, senior religious hierarch of Bhutan
__ Prospekt, St Petersburg road and book by Gogol
__ duck, bath-time companion
Former currency of Portugal
Application that allows the user to act
Latina star played by Jennifer Lopez on screen
Opening in a wall to see out of
Primitive “brain” that caused Dexter’s urges
Proverb, something said a lot
United all Frankish tribes under one ruler
__ Mann, German novelist who won the Nobel Prize
Club scale worm live on sea cucumbers
Generic term for Chinese martial arts
Picture the theme of which are ships or the sea
Person with detailed knowledge of a specific field
Cu, malleable, used in wiring, turns green

Puzzle 2

Used to electrically power something
Receptacles used at breakfast for boiled goods
One should keep them closer
Ocean mammal known for its intelligence
German Secret State Police
Kate __, British actress of Titanic
Attached, impressed on, fastened
Herb found in cigarettes
One __ of your bones are in your feet
A place where people grow fruit trees
Scam, fiddle, racket
West Antarctica sea near Coats Land
Female emperor, head of a country or empire
Band, molding, on a column shaft
Payment to a former spouse

Puzzle 3

Rapper who released the hit U Can’t Touch This
Word or phrase everyone is using
Main character in As You Like It
Genius is an infinite __ for taking pains
Abdominal thrust maneuver used on people choking
Kids’ card game involves assault
Liquid inside __ can be used for blood plasma
Team that is playing at home, opposing the visitor
Aged, air dried and salted Italian beef
Dolph __, actor of Rocky and Expendables
Pasta means “little stars” in Italian

Puzzle 4

Insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness
Reaction causing breakdown of material, e.g. rust
Science of insect pests
Ancient Greek H2O-powered grain crushers
Dutch province developed from reclaimed polders
A bad one makes a bad ending
Fine cut tobacco rolled in thin paper for smoking
Ricardo __, the host of the Fantasy Island
School homework; an Excel document
Spending more than you have in your bank account
Racquet sport with a shuttlecock
A student of history
Practical wisdom; excellent character; Greek word
To barbecue
Designer of buildings
Bright, intelligent
Small creature with a long thin body and many legs
Military marching style, lifting the leg high
Warm suit worn by athletes
__ map, semantic network aka mental map
__ Bale, from child actor to Batman
Repugnant, sickening
Exclusion from common privileges, social acceptance

Puzzle 5

Better Call Saul star Bob __
World War I was also known as the __
Places set up to hold prisoners during conflicts
Ancient religion that preaches the Middle Way
Tropical fish with dragon-like fins and eyes
Herb similar to oregano with pine, citrus flavors
Physical child discipline banned in many countries
__ moon knives, used in Chinese martial arts
Fairy tale character with long hair
Red bean pancake, Japanese confection
G.I. Joe: A Real __ Hero 1985 Apple video game
Time that a project has to be finished by
Joan __, portrayed in Mommie Dearest
Part of France with Mont Saint-Michel
Tall wading bird with pink plumage
Hydrogen __, mild antiseptic used on cut & scrapes
The sound of h as in hag
Clapping Spanish dance performed by couples

Group 180

Puzzle 1

Person whose working tools can be a broom or a mop
Birds do this when seasons change, south or north
Response provided after questions on social media
__ and yellow chubs look exactly alike
Muddy, almost level bed of a dried lake
The month in which a new year starts
Financial rescue, ie government to banks
__ Impossible: Rogue Nation, 2015 movie
Causing or apt to being frightened
Cranky actor, Lou Grant on Mary Tyler Moore Show
Feeling after big meal, during menstruation
Deviation from the rule, form, arrangement
__ General, French political system pre-1789
Mountainous wine region near Adriatic Sea
Lee __, Hispanic golfer who got his own video game

Puzzle 2

Like a metaphor; utilizes “like” or “as”
Covered in perspiration
Northern sea of the Southern Ocean
Cinderella, a __ fairy tale from 1697
Ancient Greeks and __ used keys for luck
Turned toward someone, face to face
Eight-legged creepy crawly
Iced tea alcoholic substitute aka brandy sour
__ luge, Olympic sport on pavement
Large fortified walled residence for royalty
__ Lopez, actor, comedian, talk show host
Native American rite of passage, __ Quest
1960 movie named after a biblical book, with Newman

Puzzle 3

Britain’s oldest remaining overseas territory
What a long lane has not
Twinkie-like Mexican snack, “little goose”
A thesaurus is filled with these similar words
Ghostly, macabre
Sea separates Indonesia from Australia
Ocean’s Thirteen, Gone Baby Gone actor, Casey __
Sums of money, prices owed for items
To run a ship into land
Game of __, George RR Martin HBO adaptation
Popular college toy originally from pie tins
Encipher or encode a message or data
Lipstick tree, tropical, South America
Egyptian lioness goddess of protection and war
80% of __ on Earth have six legs
Catholic saint of Seville
Eating disorder involving vomiting
Thick, sugary-paste, makes ornate decorations

Puzzle 4

__ Dew, lime colored soda, Appalachian favorite
An SUV model created by Cadillac
Equestrian __ is jumping, cross country, dressage
Ambon __ fish changes color and is shaggy
A cocked hat
Maranon tributary born in the Andes
The Mona Lisa is a __
To have an opposite reaction than expected
Italian scientist with a gas law named after him
__ cabinet, usually found above sink with medicine
Battle of __, marked the Norman conquest of England
Jurassic World is about a __ theme park
Bow pasta looks like butterfly wings
Unputdownable; very exciting
Amazon takes part in this electronic activity
List of terms about a particular subject
__ Hunt, searching game Pokemon Go 2016 version
Apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot
Wanda Sykes is an American __ and actress
Being recommended to another type of doctor

Puzzle 5

Former Argentine president, Evita’s husband
PTSD: Post __ Stress Disorder
Fruit used for salsas known as Mexican husk tomato
TV series about a woman with amnesia and tattoos
Greek king murdered by wife Clytemnestra
The carving or engraving on whale bones
Hotel employee who helps you with excursions
Tubes that connect ovaries to uterus
Mickey Mouse first appeared in __ Willie
Ross seals are only found on the __ ice
North by __, movie with Cary Grant
Herb widely used for infections and the flu
The Great Mouse __ is an animated mystery film
A high-brow word for whiskers
Renée __, star of Bridget Jones
They have hair on their eyeballs
TV show about a marshal who makes his own Justice
Design on paper that can be seen against the light