Inventions

Group 41

Puzzle 1

Burnt to a __, exhausted
Jean __, lead character of Les Misérables
To dress or adorned with tasteless showiness
General name for a member of the Army
Nooked, in a small recessed section of a room
Levi __, inventor of the denim jeans
The ear is the __ organ
A famous puzzle solver
Baroque musician who composed the Four Seasons
Slightly different form of program or story
Developed radio telegraph system, Guglielmo __,
Vodka, whiskey, gin, intoxicating liquid
Extreme expression of disapproval
Replies to questions, either right or wrong
The eye of an __ is bigger than its brain

Puzzle 2

Largest town in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Device used to surf the web
Degas painted L’ __
Way of hitting a ball in tennis
A dentist invented this chair
Famous US musician author of “Blowin’ in the Wind”
Emperor of Japan during World War II
Tom and Jerry: the inspiration for Itchy and __
Costs of doing business
Saw with wide blade aka backsaw
Ms __ Bankhead, US actress
Salad made of finely shredded cabbage with vinegar

Puzzle 3

Man considered the inventor of the periodic table
__, or flu, kills thousands each year
Iron-fisted dictator; strong circus performer
Austrian currency before the Euro
Thick dairy product obtained by fermentation
Jem and the __, 2015 movie
Suffolk ship burial discovered in the 1930s
St Petersburg palatial art museum
Famous song by Paul McCartney: ” __ Oratorio”
Tropical cyclone given alphabetical names
Alexander Graham Bell invention
Stephen King’s 8 book fantasy series
It grabs children and pulls them into lakes

Puzzle 4

80% of country’s population lives near US border
A person who shoots with bow and arrows
__ Zusak, Australian novelist
Male swimming suit
Birds tweet, ducks quack, hens __
The King’s __, won the Academy Awards in 2011
Ask for something forcefully
Actress who invented a predecessor to Wi-Fi
Utensil used for cooking, __ pan
Little blue creatures with the same last name
Chubby sweet winged angel
Moment of revelation; exclamation of discovery
Granny Smith, Gala, and Fuji are all types of __

Puzzle 5

Pregnancy occuring in the wrong place
Month Halloween is celebrated
Deserved to be laughed at
Legal member of a country or state
Scientist who discovered Penicillin
Chop, dice, slice on this board
Someone who plays a sport
Add sugar to improve taste
Who keeps __ with the wolf will learn to howl
Cutting wood to make a picture or toy
Half-sized flute made in Italy
Edith __, wrote The Age of Innocence
Machine that plays music when a coin is inserted
Record of money expenses, checking __
Male born from the same parents as you

Group 42

Puzzle 1

Land-locked S. American country
The __ of Venice, a Shakespeare’s comedy
Scientist who devised a formula to solve equations
The way birds of a feather flock
90s Tokyo subway attack used this chemical
Skyscrapers would be impractical without this device
A person employed to guard buildings or property
Mythical creature that awakens in a Moon phase
Popular material for kitchen flooring
Concerning the sky; heavenly
__ Beauty, won the Oscar for best picture
Someone who has beaten all opponents
Pink bird known for its long neck
Wealth or riches, usually precious metals

Puzzle 2

Pez was created in this Austrian city
Tree that worried the Little Prince
All together without a certain one, excluding
80s film about a nonviolent leader
Someone withdrawn from society, recluse
Member of Fox’s Society of Friends
Classical dance form known for its grace
Shape-altering single-celled parasite
Control used from a distance
Confidence in something, faith
Handcart used by market vendors

Puzzle 3

British rock band that “creeps” out its fans
Open to more than one interpretation
David __, US TV talk show host for 33 years
Period of economic downturn
Woodward partner and Watergate exposer
A draw in chess; no winners in a war
Instrument for measuring time with sand
State when sudden changes in the brain happen
Large building where college students live
Bad dream; demon who suffocates you in your sleep
Bavarian smoked sausage with garlic flavor
Device to measure fractions of time; used in races
Main character in Far from the Madding Crowd

Puzzle 4

Legally taken and raised by other parents
Small mammal, stands on back legs
Something done on paper with pencil or ink
Initial play of a football game
The way an empty sack cannot stand
Kylie __, Australian singer and actress
Elements; energy efficient light bulbs
Australian-themed restaurant actually from Tampa
Among this Saharan people, it’s men who wear a veil
Quiet, inhibited; repressed or controlled
Machine that shapes wood
Nucleomituphobia is the fear of nuclear __
Liquid used as a nail polish remover

Puzzle 5

Female royal title; many are Disney’s characters
He invented a system for classifying lifeforms
__, Last Summer, a movie with Liz Taylor
Three sides, three angles, acute and obtuse
Care dispensed to the sick
Dynasty that ruled France in the High Middle Ages
Strongest muscle in the human body
Person who undercuts you, wants to destroy you
Massive Mexican top piece
Wind energy structure; part of Dutch landscape
American-Chinese dish typically served with rice

Group 43

Puzzle 1

The smallest continental area in the world
Jesus’ body, famously given at The Last Supper
TV series about the routine of a paper company
Period of two weeks
Acclaimed US novel written by Upton Sinclair
Became joined
Stream or river that flows into a larger one
Latin term used for the university one attended
Observation instrument that “gets around things”
Do-gooder with special powers
Mechanical version of the hand-held mangle board
Not continuous or systematic
Type of chemical that kills mites
A hit by The Beatles
Surname of a man who made a list that saved people
Like __, predictably and smoothly

Puzzle 2

Non-tonal language spoken in Central Africa
It is the New Black, according to a Netflix drama
Fried dough popular in Latin countries
Goats found in the Pyrenees
Accessory often worn with a tuxedo
German cryptography machine
Involuntary movement in reaction to something
Ornate hanging stuffed with candy and goodies
__ machine, device designed to make clothes
Straight away
Anagram of fibers
Huey, Dewey and Louie’s uncle
Key on a map, tells what symbols mean
Sang When a Man Loves a Woman before Bolton
Almost never, uncommon
Flea __, a popular bazaar aka swap meet

Puzzle 3

Socrates’ method to refute an argument
Capital of the Qin Dynasty
Neither a __ nor a lender be
Term for scientific solving of legal issues
Camera that instantly develops film
White grape wine from Germany
__ robot, a Jetson’s idea; auto cleaner
Feeds gas from fuel tank to injection system
__ racing, oval tracks; NASCAR
It takes two to play this
From Here to __, movie with Burt Lancaster
White or yellow flower; jonquil, narcissus
Round brown hard-shelled nut
To talk badly about someone; to knock someone

Puzzle 4

Winged horse that sprouted from Medusa’s head
Cradle song
Shoulder blade
Comedic “dictator” with same look as real dictator
__ two stools you fall to the ground
Large blue-eyed domestic cat
__ Transform, decomposes a function of time
War comes from a Germanic root that meant “to __”
Tiny legume; Christmas dish in some cultures
British comedian, the original Michael Scott
Large area of fruit-bearing trees
Country also known as Burma on the Bay of Bengal

Puzzle 5

To put money to gain returns
Thick liquid used to moisturize the body or skin
Structure giving passage over a river
Online THX is short for this word of gratitude
Explanation that’s been thought out and documented
Tarsila do __, Latin American artist
Large bird, known for holiday dinners
Santos __, for some the inventor of the airplane
French partner dance from the early 17th century
Fencing term; acknowledge another’s point

Group 44

Puzzle 1

Korean martial art; Olympic sport
Liquid used for oral hygiene
By far not a volunteer
Children of a couple
__ Islands; Darwin’s evolution theory
Highly pleased
Medication, inhibits development of certain pathogen
Small case for carrying papers for work
The place where celebrities exhibit their gowns
Invented the printing press in late Middle Ages
An entomologist
Moist creamy cheese, Stracchino
The chemical element Pu

Puzzle 2

Ability that allows you to be better at something
An official document conferring a right or privilege
Separation of __ and State
Fast food brand that urges us to Eat Fresh
Anti-malware software developed by Symantec
Covering on the outside of a building
Pale color, especially for Easter decorations
Buffy’s occupation related to vampires
Removing a piece of tissue for a detailed exam
Type of movie genre; scary, bloody

Puzzle 3

Animal form of vitamin A; a skincare serum
Landlocked, former Communist neighbor of Romania
Atari classic game; jumping across alligators
Dishonest public official, with no integrity
Someone who helps you to run a business
Shy, timid, quiet
Farthest planet from the Sun
Original Spider-Man (film), Tobey __
Humidifier is a __ that puts moisture in the air
Giant sea turtle whose back resembles an island
Nail __, scissors for the fingers and toes

Puzzle 4

A device to replace missing teeth
Bank account abroad, common in Cayman Islands
Popeye’s skinny fiancée
One of the heroes of the Trojan War
The __ and the Bobby-Soxer, movie with C. Grant
Someone who sends goods to another place
The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D __
He invented the lightning rod, bifocals and a stove
Used to operate valves in combustion engines
To drag a criminal under the bottom of a ship

Puzzle 5

Name for historical game birds in holiday songs
Newspapers, Internet, television, radio
Traveler who chronicled the Mongolian rule in China
__ Housewives, TV drama set in Wisteria Lane
Clock or watch to measure minutes, hours, etc.
PTSD: Post Stress Disorder
English novelist famous for his Atonement novel
Only to a chosen few
Fluffy white material also called nitrocellulose
In medieval mythology the enemy of the dragon
Cold, sweet drink made with ice cream
Manueline monastery at Belém, Lisbon
Ignition device essential to turn on a car

Group 45

Puzzle 1

Area known for being dry, sandy
Someone who carries baseball bats for the team
Large caliber gun from the 16th century
Buzz __, astronaut, the second to walk on moon
Plant used in Japanese cooking, paste or beans
Ancient counting frame
Monty __, British comedy group of the absurd
Nerd rockers who paid tribute to Buddy Holly
Transform something into another form
They own extensive lands in Scotland
Father of Angelina Jolie, Jon __
It has 4 sides in equal length
Reflective surface in a bathroom to see yourself
Prevents Antonio from losing a pound of flesh

Puzzle 2

Device used to preserve food at low temperatures
Animated series set in the Space Age
Common herb used as a garnish
Deep and painful regret about something
Resistance to motion, exertion, or change
__ Deep, deepest part of the Tonga Trench
The __ of the Lambs, thriller with Jodie Foster
McDonald’s chubby purple mascot
Line of ancestry, tracing of the family
Musical composition and combination of chords
This professional invented the electric chair

Puzzle 3

It is a virtue
Rich brown-red; a type of wood
__ Cruz, won an Oscar for Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Exceeding normal sizes, immense
Reduce the storage required for data
The hound of Ulster in Irish legend, Cú __
Process of producing books, etc by using machinery
Condition of too much acid in the body
Fact or information that prove someone is guilty
Making and operating marionettes for fun
Deliberate killing of many people of one group
Someone who creates new things
Statement of equality with one or more variables

Puzzle 4

Marine crustacean with five pairs of legs
The feel of a surface or substance
To motivate someone to do something
Metal wire that allows TV or radio signal reception
Thoroughly washed hands, face, body
Michael __, UK scientist who discovered benzene
Ancient language spoken by Jesus
Bon __, said by waiters after delivering meals
He played folly in a book
Film starred by Liza Minnelli
__ Nation, nickname of an African country
Heavy artillery fire to stop enemy troops
Part of the ear that hangs down, usually pierced
Person who frequents a place, area
Greek currency before the euro

Puzzle 5

Turn something from one language to another
At a later time, not the current time
This makes prices go down
Pass liquid through a filter, coffee
Housing moisture problem that can be toxic
Polymer commonly used in synthetic clothes
Adding font files into an electronic document
Abraham __, pioneer of Yiddish theatre
Person who builds things out of wood
Largest city in Chūgoku region of western Honshu
First TV __ by Rignoux and Fournier was in 1909
Hertz demonstrated this in 1886

Group 46

Puzzle 1

Battle won by the Shang dynasty in China
Urgency, importance
Round pastry with a hole in the middle
The quality or state of being greater
Early swimmers and divers used reeds as __
Type of radiation, made the Incredible Hulk
Manageable explosive patented in 1867
Barbara __, versatile actress of Double Indemnity
__ Mile, distance measurement of the sea
Large primate with blue and red face
One good turn __ another
Forceful two point shot in basketball
__ Band, high school football live music
German revolutionary who wrote a famous manifesto
Plant used as pain reliever and scent

Puzzle 2

The sad donkey on Winnie the Pooh
Small body of water usually running
Twelve __, family tree for Jewish people
Fruit bats are also called __ foxes
Land ruled by one monarch or government
Tape invented in 1930 by Richard Drew
Detroit sound that brought us Temptations
Her ominous stare turned men into stone
Natives of Barbados
Member of the grass family, used to make beer
Shared the Nobel in Medicine with Fleming and Chain

Puzzle 3

It was first bottled by French Benedictine monks
John Deere invented this in 1837
Pausing punctuation mark between two main clauses
Plane spotting site in the Dutch side of Caribbean
Usually wooden plaque you can ride the waves in
Greek heroes looking for the Golden Fleece
Norovirus is a common cause of food __
The __ of Notre Dame, a movie and an animation
Growing plants, trees, fruits, etc
Chuck __, novelist of transgressional fiction

Puzzle 4

The rechargeable lead-acid __ was invented in 1859
School for special training, military school
Present-day version of prince charming
Regard with disgust, disdain, distaste
To place furniture in
Captain __, a Marvel Comics superhero
Julia __, Pretty Woman actress and Oscar winner
Acupuncture uses __ inserted into the body
Farewell
Largest member of the primate family
A group of stars or other celestial objects

Puzzle 5

Road Runner chaser often seen falling off cliffs
The __ gin was invented by Eli Whitney in 1794
Moving without having a particular place to go
Bomb developed by the Manhattan Project
Huge Spanish fleet to attack England
What you hear before train departure, All __
Bill Haley & His __, rocked around the clock
Light green vegetable eaten and used in cooking
Medical term for injury
Ski race over winding course marked with poles
Luck, risk, not predicted or controlled
Number system with only two symbols
Item used to climb to a higher level

Group 47

Puzzle 1

Dance duet in ballet usually performed by a couple
Surface skin; includes the first two skin layers
Disastrous drop of snow on a mountain
Oscar winner who had her own TV show in the 60s
Middle Eastern dish with chopped parsley or mint
Murderous Clown in Stephen King’s novel It
To check; fix the measurement of a tool
Walter Hunt patented the first __ rifle in 1849
Highest executive officer in a republic
John Loud invented and patented this pen in 1888
Led the Greeks in the Trojan War
Only living members of the genus Struthio
Cue and balls game similar to pool and snooker
Adverb meaning in strict sense commonly misused
A patient’s medical history

Puzzle 2

Lightweight, small shoes which are easily slipped on
Cooking glaze made of soy sauce and sugar
Female child
Distance north or south from the Equator
Name of an early plastic invented around the 1900s
Sylvester __ is Rocky Balboa
Theodor Kober helped to design it in the 1890s
Someone who buys goods or services
Used to keep the flames burning
__ is a 1985 game where you deliver papers

Puzzle 3

Nice country estate in France
Cheap motorcycle, Vespa
Payment made by a former spouse for living
Bruce Lee was a major ambassador of this art
The __, movie with Paul Newman as a pool player
Hugh Hefner’s mansion and naughty magazine
Anti-apartheid campaigner
Green herb essential for Italian cuisine
Gassner invented this battery in 1886
SpongeBob’s best friend, __ Star
Feeling deeply guilty, embarrassed, regretful
Guaranteed, sure, certain
Forced withdrawal of a military force
A large room used for formal or public events

Puzzle 4

Psychoactive compound found in a species of poppy
Someone who cuts men’s hair
A quizzing game involving obscure facts
Jean __, French corsair who captured Aztec gold
The oldest one discovered in Pi-Ramesses in Qantir
Man of Steel, faster than a speeding __
Naturally protected against diseases
A chess piece
Paper used for writing in ancient times
Six letters’ invention of Whitcomb Judson (1890s)
Another word for suppose or think
He invented the Morse Code in 1836
Metal pot to boil liquid, such as water for tea

Puzzle 5

Characterized by a state of overpowering emotion
Savage fierceness
Ring it to let someone know you’re there
An edible snail
Given by employers; daycare, profit sharing, etc
Monkey __, movie with Cary Grant
A game where rings are thrown around a peg
Song recorded by the Beatles
Odin’s eight-legged horse from Norse folklore
Synthetic rubber used for wet suits
Obstructive action to hinder a nation’s war effort
In custody before trial
Asymptomatic means you don’t have them
Transmission that you manually shift
Person hired to do small jobs around a building
Nobel prize winning author from Mississippi
It stands at 1344 meters above the sea in Scotland
Released the first cell phone in 1983
Oral examination, at college
The black panther in The Jungle Book
Unauthorized writing or drawing on a public place
Replication of crucifixion wounds
Invention that became very popular in the 1990s
To communicate, as information or news

Group 48

Puzzle 1

Found at the rear of an automobile
Profession of Italian Prospero Alpini
__ spider shell, large sea snail species
Expressing feelings or ideas with body movements
Cancer filtering organ that can be found in armpit
Someone who backs you in everything
The cotton __ was invented in 1850
__ Galley, William Kidd’s ship
Much better than no bread
This iconic festival was revived in 1994

Puzzle 2

Set of rules in linguistics; computer science
Buffy the Vampire __
Similar to a llama; gives fibers like wool
__ Palace, complex of lakes and gardens in Beijing
This Beatle imagined a hypothetical world
A house or a man can be made out of this
Sport of jumping off of something into the water
Menial worker, also describes their dull tasks
Machine used to propel a car, boat, or plane
Very shiny photograph print
Chest for valuables, ancient term
Amount of money to be spent on one area
Copper based alloy; ancient period of time
Story told for forgiveness for an act
Slimmest of the long bones; by the tibia

Puzzle 3

Open position; hotel room available
The science of life
Symptom of odd neural activity
Saturday and Sunday
Regulated plan, such as for diet or exercise
Figaro is a barber in this city in the opera
__ and Cream, beloved ice cream flavor
Written, video, or audio on a website
The shape or outline of the armhole
Conqueror of the Incan empire
Cartridge patented by Casimir Lefaucheux in 1835
Fargo and Burn After Reading actress, __ McDormand
__ is Jimmy Neutron’s metal dog

Puzzle 4

Electromagnetic energy used in medicine
The capital of Somalia
Arabic expression meaning God willing
Searched for the philosopher’s stone
Prom is its short form
Gullies are formed by __ heavy rains
Central church of the diocese, bishop’s HQ
Joint pain often felt by the elderly
A concept album released by the Beach Boys in 1966
Shoes that make a person look taller
Object used to open bottles of wine
Nifty, practical
Invention somehow related to x-rays
General name for domesticated farm animals
One who stages ballets
Sign, design used to identify products, companies
Member of the Gunpowder Plot in London in 1605
Small thin sausage
Term used to define complete vision loss
Novel by Nick Hornby turned into a film
Ray __, invented the e-mail in 1971

Puzzle 5

Defender of women’s rights
Month between November and January
Symbol of many Islamic states, Star and __
Leonardo Da Vinci is erroneously credited for this
A specialist in plant science
Another name for the spine
Car used as a time-machine in Back to the Future
Imitation is the sincerest form of __
A particular sort of journalist
Anagram of parmesan
Popular, straight woodwind instrument
German battleship sunk by the British
Violet quartz used in jewelry
Ibsen’s verse drama on Scandinavian folk tale
Writing online about different things for fun
The first stationary __ was invented in 1950
French for many or much, used with thank you
FIFA’s major tournament, soccer’s top prize
To put meat in a sauce for a period of time

Group 49

Puzzle 1

Medieval tapestry depicting the battle of Hastings
Danced mostly by men; bells are tied to their legs
It was invented from boiling wine by a Dutch man
__ With Wolves, won the Academy Awards in 1991
Judge’s decision on a matter
__ Scott, Scottish novelist who wrote Ivanhoe
Item of elegance, not a necessity
Decorate architectural forms with miniatures
Punctuation, word separator, joiner
First popular web browser in 1993
Main raw material grown in a region
Opposite of everybody
Smaller insect, also a VW car
Someone who “takes you for a ride”; swindler
Positively charged subatomic particle
Eating room, sometimes reserved for guests

Puzzle 2

The Last of the __, a novel and a film
Agreement between two people, usually on paper
Any permanent military post
Money borrowed to buy a house or building
Nationality of Olympic gymnast Kōhei Uchimura
Purple flower with pleasant scent
Indian slow cooking technique
Security measure online; prevents access or attacks
What the pasteurization process kills
Movement that aims equal rights for women
Keeps the landscape clean and pristine
Once the Austrian schilling corresponded to 100 __
Free from commotion or tumult
Giant ape that became a box office triumph
Careful, conservative, gingerly, guarded,
Something not inherited or present when born
Variant to curling, former Olympic event

Puzzle 3

A period of three years
Inhaling and exhaling
Hotel employee who helps you with excursions
Political and social system during the Middle Ages
Substance used like butter
A Winter Olympic sport
Set of glasses, cups used to set table
It means “fifty” in French
Devotion, fondness, love
Large place where water is stored
Process, set of rules used in computer programming
__ for Sugar Man, Sixto Rodriguez rediscovery
The semi arid part of southern Argentina
Decoration at the foot of a printed page
Character from Peanuts obsessed with Beethoven
Instrument that must be played with the mouth

Puzzle 4

Ruled by vanity, only interested in oneself
FM radio was patented by Edwin __ in 1933
Surname of a famous acting family in the US
The King of Crete commanded the building of the __
Bodily system that processes food
First __ powder for firearms was invented in 1884
Sports and exercises requiring strength
Painting or drawing executed by means of small dots
Princess __, young member of the British royalty
A person who mixes and serves drinks
What a witness states in a court of law
Famous British-American band, __ Mac
Protestant who follows teachings of Wesleys
Braggart

Puzzle 5

__ Brody, The Pianist actor
Rich kids are born with this spoon in their mouth
Religion involving pins and dolls
Relating to treasury, money, revenues
Narcotic trademarked by Bayer in late 1890s
Martial art made famous by Steven Seagal
They will dissolve in vinegar
Attack someone violently
Legal term, application to a higher court
Asian Tiger, producer of electronic goods
The number of months in a year
Two-piece women’s swimsuit
Food dip made from chickpeas

Group 50

Puzzle 1

The 1st use of __ power for electricity was in 1951
These people stayed at the YMCA
Loss of memory, usually from brain injury
General hospital attendant, nonmedical
Chocolate rich dessert with nuts
__ Crowe, subject of, director of Almost Famous
Muslim fasting holiday
Main Dutch port in the 17th century Caribbean
Streaming site, originally mail order DVD service
Never ask pardon before you are __
Maigret’s creator
Free from doubt, sure, confident
HBO show about modern polygamists
Plant with bitter-tasting leaves used in salads
Code name for the first atomic bomb test

Puzzle 2

__ Republic, shares the island of Hispaniola
A place where a person lives
Refrigerator, microwave, oven, stove
Famous Italian mathematician from the Middle Ages
A word with the five vowels in alphabetical order
Name of the search for people accused of sorcery
An image with urban scenery as its primary focus
A dessert in which sherry or brandy is added
Janitor, custodian
Musical instrument used in Flamenco performances
Hairdo popular in the 18th century
Nevus
Scientist who said there could be life outside Earth
Cool, nonchalant
Marion __, won an Oscar for La Vie en Rose

Puzzle 3

Rembrandt painted The __ of Samson
Someone who tries to influence legislation
Mendel founded this science in 1865
Throwing a coin in this place brings good luck
Any general business activity
Piddling, beggarly
Moving through water by using your arms and legs
__ Holmes, fiction character
Lump of tissue behind the nose, not tonsils
Something that causes diseases
__ carrier, a military ship with a flight deck

Puzzle 4

Expensive salt-cured fish eggs
Anagram of things
Breaker of the German Enigma code
Cat-fish linked to earthquakes in Japanese folklore
Say __ and thank you, nice manners
Blood condition with not enough red blood cells
Profession, usually lifelong, with special training
Big-nosed Peanut who sleeps on top of his house
Seventh planet from the sun in our Solar System
Scandinavian country
__ Jean, not Jackson’s lover
This scientist created three laws about motion
Humphrey __, a film noir actor
Japanese martial art of self-defense

Puzzle 5

Member of group containing humans and great apes
Simulated by another computer or software
Jamón __, Spanish cured ham
Abdominal external __ muscle
St Augustine __, patron saint of brewers
Chicken, turkey, meat from birds
It was invented in 1771 by a British engineer
Two and A __, Charlie Sheen raunchy sitcom
Shyness or reservation, hesitancy, modesty
Professor without permanent status
To be without employment
Girl who is magically transported away from Kansas
Organs that regulate electrolytes in the blood
Country that shares name with a state in the US

Group 51

Puzzle 1

John Gorrie was awarded a patent for an __ machine
Controversial boxer with a face tattoo
A cruel unprincipled person
A convertible coupe
They’ve all got stoppers
Submitting, obeying in a humble manner
The __, Mel Brooks’ comedy about Broadway
Legendary sword that belonged to a British monarch
Unlawful __, illegal firing of an employee
Frenchman considered the father of modern chemistry
Canadian, member of the rock and roll hall of fame
Explosion of a star with substantial energy
A tourist destination in Dominican Republic
Health condition that cannot be solved
Fateful lovers, Francesca da Rimini and Paolo __
Someone who studies relations of organisms

Puzzle 2

To stand in for
Untameable Lions; 90’s World Cup quarter-finals team
His enemy was Captain Hook
Shivered with fear
First chemical element of group 6
Conforming to an established doctrine
Khaled __, Afghan-born American novelist
High intensity workout regimen
Act of drinking, especially Liquor
William Grove invented the first __ in 1842
One octave higher, “fake” singing voice

Puzzle 3

Wide semiaquatic reptile with long jaw
Temporary halt to war; a truce
Underwater vessel designed for war
Italian pasta sauce with bacon, cheese and eggs
__ USA, nickname of a record label headquarter
To rise from the dead
This gelatinous sea creature is 95% water
An item of clothing
Pronounced, protruding muscles, __ Abs
Assistant
Invented by the Bell Labs in 1954

Puzzle 4

Father of microbiology
The capital of Kenya
Venetian rowing boat for romantic tourists
Type of vehicle pulled by horses
Fear of __ old is gerascophobia
String of items used for decoration
__ to Hell, AC/DC hit about an infernal road
Act of escaping something; usually duty or taxes
Magistrates in charge of public area, historical
Write quickly, briefly
Half bovine, half canine
Perfumed liquid

Puzzle 5

Island nation south of Turkey, capital is Nicosia
Roof of the mouth; sense of taste
A small european-style restaurant
Artificial cave, recess, or structure
Slang for a heavy drinker
Father of genetics
Rich and curly decoration from the 18th century
To remove a program or file from a computer
Written by a man, but known as Divine
Personification of darkness in Greek mythology
Cold box for food storage

Group 52

Puzzle 1

Oscar winner; portrayed an Indian social reformer
Until 1980 it was called Rhodesia
Jackson’s zombie-inspired masterpiece
Syndrome that provokes sudden involuntary tics
Board game involving diagonal moves, draughts
Nonsensical short poem in five lines
Place where people are buried
Helps in the kitchen
The personification of death in Greek mythology
Term for murder; to kill someone
French cold egg sauce with mustard
Australasian parrot with curved beak and crest
Antigen of a blood group system linked to a monkey
Game that requires a long stick with a netted pouch
To express your opinion about something
Fancy way of calling someone’s bottom
Delusions of __, unqualified greatness
Italian luxury car brand from Bologna
90s TV show often described as being about nothing

Puzzle 2

He is not recognized in his own land
Bring something to its original state
Stuffy person; too serious, little fun
Effervescent drink or a fizzy powder sweet
He proved that planets orbit the Sun
Andrew __, Tom Hanks role in Philadelphia
First act of offense, to attack first
Bringing something to an end, conclusion
He determined the nature of chemical bonds
Jewish patriarch asked to sacrifice his son

Puzzle 3

Workman’s must, tool to loosen, tighten nuts
Large area controlled by one ruler
Utterly illogical, untrue, senseless, laughable
Electric Water __, heats water quickly
Oedipus brought her to death
Someone who examines TV for language
Dark, dim; deeply shaded emotionally
Genetic predisposition to certain traits
Creator of evolutionary theory by natural selection
Egyptians used stones as this bedding item
State of something illegally taken from another
Liquid in the blood that holds cells together

Puzzle 4

American type of salami, usually found on pizza
Non-verbal and non-physical communication
Procedure in pregnancy to have access to the fetus
Jail release subject to good behavior
__ Waltz, won an Oscar for Inglorious Basterds
The daughter of necessity
Collected writings
Synthetic grass patented in 1965
Russian industrial city on the River Volga
Inverse operation to exponentiation

Puzzle 5

Body __ is the art of gaining muscles
__ and Guinevere, adulterous couple
An induced state of human consciousness
Tropical tree with tall trunk and large leaves
Theological school for clergymen
This star has guided ships for centuries
Maps that show where you can submerge in the ocean
Permanent legal residence, address
Arriving or acting at the right time
They play the snare
Something worn on the breast; __ cross
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris __, a film
Ana Lucia in Lost, __ Rodriguez
Medically known as allergic rhinitis
Professional in form of civil, electrical, etc
Small nation in the Horn of Africa

Group 53

Puzzle 1

TV sit-down reporter; very heavy thing in a boat
Sets of notes played on a guitar
Home of Plato and Aristotle
Involuntary muscle contraction
Amount you’re paid for your job
To be filled with amazement; awe, admiration
Swimming race including all strokes
Violent encounter between two military forces
Mathematician related to the theory of probability
Italian white cheese similar to Parmesan
Gunman whose job is to go unseen
Head or skull, long ago
__ Fighter, videogame with global characters
The corn __ was invented in 1850

Puzzle 2

Napoleon’s birthplace
The concept of __ spray cans began in 1790
Place or structure that offers protection
Empress, wife of the ruler of Russia
A temporary solution
Greatest Arab traveller of Middle Ages, Ibn __
Small fruit that resembles an orange
A special anniversary of an event; 50 years
Major prophet, “God will Strengthen”
Conforming to accepted standards of conduct
Milli _, infamous German duo caught faking it
__ Gump, won the Academy Awards in 1995
Michelangelo painted this famous chapel
People you are related to
Zodiac starts with the letter S

Puzzle 3

Dramatic Spanish dance and music
Young humans, not adults
Body of water at foot of the Caucasus Mountains
Scientist who developed the theory of relativity
Record in a permanent manner
A small unit of matter
Glands that produce a liquid in the mouth
The largest rodent in the world
Mattress filled with water
Place to find doctors, nurses and medicine
Led the expedition that first went around the world
Commitments to do something
A large fortified place, stronghold
Someone who brings news professionally
One of the best-known names in bridal wear
First page of a site online
Comic book character played by Samuel L Jackson

Puzzle 4

Surgeon board game with buzzing warning
Related to the science of equipment design
Adam Smith’s hand that controlled the market
Pope of Mope
His assassination triggered the first World War
The __, TV show starring Kevin Bacon as FBI agent
__ Graham Bell patented the telephone in 1876
A period of 10 years, a decade
Copper carbonate with green hues
Subordinated to a country’s embassy
Chickenpox, blister-like itchy rash, fever
Enemy of a government agent in a spy film
Ready to be used
Tomato was once called this

Puzzle 5

Way of getting meat from animals in the wild
__ Leary, an advocate of the LSD
Educated courtesan in Ancient Greece
Extravagant lie, not just a fib
College class with one way communication
The Last __, movie about a monarch of China
Written item for the purchase of something
Cell degeneration, state of decay
Leonardo __ could draw and write at the same time
This channel separates Britain from Europe
Small dried black fruit originally from Europe

Group 54

Puzzle 1

Black or white spice that has a sharp flavor
Temple holding a huge complex dedicated to Amun-Ra
__ Citizen, elderly person, usually retired
Chihuahua dogs are originally from this country
Added to milk to make cheese
To develop gradually and over time, change
Russian who worked with salivating dogs
Building or space where people work
French dance featuring high kicks and splits
__ steam turbine was invented in 1884

Puzzle 2

Luchino __, director of Rocco and his Brothers
Winter sport that combines skiing and shooting
Band best known for its hit “Eye of the Tiger”
Period when day is ending and night is beginning
REM Sleep: Rapid Eye __
__ cooker, airtight utensil for quick cooking
Largest lake in North America
He is as bad as the thief
Fortress of __, Superman’s place of solace
Pigeons may nest there
Goose liver dish accused of animal cruelty
Petrol, or __, powered a car first in 1886
Unofficial capital of the British West Indies

Puzzle 3

Male who works in law enforcement
Communication system consisting of dashes and dots
Autonomous region often at odds with Spain
Widely known; negative connotation
Nut with an edible green kernel
It is what proves the rule
Manipulation of one’s thoughts; cleansing
Painted Composition IV
Modern oven zaps food in less time
Medium-sized carnivore, “cousin” to the mongoose
Movable bed for patients
Less than a goatee, small tuft of facial hair

Puzzle 4

Reddish-yellow or brownish-yellow
Church of __, aka Anglican Church
He said acquired characteristics are inheritable
The US capital between 1789 and 1790
They were first put in 1973 Chevy models
Building or room containing books
Full of violent passion or rage
George __, Ali foe; an appliance king
Low seat without a back also known as footstool
Type of plumage on a bird
__ Millionaire, film about a game show contestant
Peruvian raw fish marinade
Chinese ecommerce powerhouse run by Jack Ma
State of society without laws or government

Puzzle 5

Underground transportation; fast food chain
A very short period of time, an instant
A person who always tells the truth
Liquid used to cure something, magical potion
Traditional female Japanese performer
Small Spanish horse
Long walks through the woods on a trail
Touch, taste, smell, sight, hearing
Larger formal hat worn with a tuxedo
Creator of the universe in Hinduism
Small bushy trees, cut in ornate shapes in a yard
Electronic or mechanical item for a purpose
A laundry machine consisting of two rollers

Group 55

Puzzle 1

Sock hung to be filled with goodies on Christmas
Forest __ stars in The Last King of Scotland
Prison or jail for military personnel
Name given to popular topics on Twitter
An animal that feeds on plants and other animals
Round light green melon, similar to the cantaloupe
The first particle __ was invented in 1911
Someone who repairs machinery, cars, etc
Something very fine that can break easily
First engine-powered __ were introduced in 1868
__ Pumpkins, band of Halloween pranksters

Puzzle 2

Ukraine’s border with Belarus northeast of Kiev
Hypothetical type of compact exotic star
Louisa __, American author of Little Women
The song of __, dubbed the brother of Marseillaise
Hard-shelled pupa of a moth or butterfly
Pace at which those marrying in haste repent
Metallic festive covering, comes in a can
Yellow French sauce similar to tartar
Monet painted Beach in __
Jewelry for men; used in button shirts
Loss of motor function, voluntary movements
Shooting game that will leave stains
Bill Gates started this company
Millionaires, billionaires, science of wealth

Puzzle 3

The celebration of two people getting married
The capital of Isle of Man
Never listens to anyone
Someone who provides foods for events and parties
Leave the gun, take the __
One-eyed monster of Greek mythology
A centenarian is someone who is one or older
Leif __, Icelandic explorer who 1st reached America
Amphibian native to a Mexican lake
Single-headed Philippine drum

Puzzle 4

A teacher, someone who helps, assists, guides
__ Ball, wartime weapon; ungraceful dive
A lot, more than enough
This city’s bridge is falling in a nursery rhyme
Being that is deceased but behaves like it is alive
Increase in size, volume, extent
__ of Miletus, one of the Seven Sages of Greece
Ignaz Semmelweis is the __ of modern antisepsis
To rise against constituted authority
A candy crab __ the polyps it lives in
__ Takei, Sulu on Star Trek, social media star
Protein complex found in wheat; can cause allergy

Puzzle 5

In law, honesty of intention
Heathcliff’s love in Wuthering Heights
Chinese waterway located between 2 largest rivers
Chief job that Masons attribute to God
Something repulsive, disgusting
South Florida 80s crime show with Don Johnson
Meat browned, stewed and served in its sauce
Wave this to show you surrender
Small marsupial from Australia and New Guinea
Theory supported by the idea of natural selection
Very absorbent towels may be made of this

Group 56

Puzzle 1

Just below the emperor, Austrian title
Number of seats in a restaurant when full
__ Roll, circular pastry known for its spice
12 a.m., height of night, a scary hour
Programs on a computer; removable
Bible book of inspirational passages
Joan __, sister of Olivia de Havilland
Father of the study of groups of people
Brazilian acrobatic martial art created by slaves
A witch’s pot boiling with glowing goo
Great pain, anxiety, sorrow
80s band that made people jump
Part of a building; partially or wholly underground
Sofia is the capital of __
Gauge that tells you how many miles are on a car

Puzzle 2

Road designed for high speed traffic
Jägermeister was first made there in 1935
A type of short haircut
Mayim Bialik 90s, pre Big Bang Theory sitcom
To die = to __ one’s last
Game with ball and pins
To receive money when someone dies
Faye __, Broadway star who played Bonnie on screen
Small animals with six legs and hard shells
Medicine for stopping itching and pain

Puzzle 3

Ancient Greek writer of tragedies
Device to capture rodents
Decency, decorum
Day for ghouls, monsters and trick or treating
Largest Central American republic
The USB __ was launched in 1996
German sausage often eaten in buns with mustard
Antonio Vivaldi’s nickname
David Lynch cult TV series
Feeds on decaying flesh
A person who supervises the safety at the beach
Items like moisturizer, blush and eyeshadow
Cut your coat __ to your cloth
Gene that is not dominant
Egyptian dynasty after Alexander’s death

Puzzle 4

Mathematical study of change; “small pebble”
Coffee extracted in small, concentrated amounts
Pad of paper used to write information in
Small flying insect that bites and sucks blood
Aerial military combat; no canines to be seen
Melanie __, star of Working Girl
Artist’s farrago
Deep blue; the birthstone of September
The capital of Tajikistan
Helmut Ruska set the basis for the __ microscope

Puzzle 5

Virgin Mary appeared in this small French town
Sweet food eaten at the end of a meal
Athena counterpart in Roman mythology
A specialist in a particular branch of study
A theory that explains the origin of the universe
Depart secretly and quickly to avoid capture
To make designs in metal or glass by using acid
Large prying tool used by criminals in movies
Women’s dress hanging straight from the shoulders
Bewildered, confused, frustrated
Writer, comedian famous for SNL, 30 Rock
Hero of the novel Pride and Prejudice
Cough mixture

Group 57

Puzzle 1

Small fairy-like creature in folklore
__ calculator was invented in Japan in 1970
Timon & __, Disney animated TV show
Often discussed range of development disorders
Flash __ was invented circa 1980 by Toshiba
Type of dark red bean
Femme __, a seductive woman
Bible book of phrases that means “praises”
Ojos del __, active volcano in S. America
Civil __, 60s movement fighting for minorities
Macabre singer with female first name

Puzzle 2

Wonderful, fascinating, excellent
Disease that causes loss of taste function
Female western, Annie Oakley was one
Joint of the finger bones
Massive stretch of treeless land
Fish also known as sea needle
The last name of a yellow animated family from TV
Julian __, Wikileaks cyberactivist
Name or assign someone to a position
Alice Doesn’t Live Here __, a 1974 film
Type of paint mixed with water and egg
In this film Dustin Hoffman’s character has autism
Calculates insurance risks
Leafy vegetable, iceberg is one type
Magnavox __ was the 1st video game console

Puzzle 3

Jonathan Swift’s satire about this person’s travels
Pound __, Britain’s highly valued currency
Japanese botanical nuisance
Upper body part; joint that allows arm movement
Debbie __, actress of Singin’ in the Rain
Someone who creates musical scores
Cancer common in older men
Cryptography is the study of decoding secret __
Italian dish made with braised veal shanks
S. African country, capital is Gaborone

Puzzle 4

A flower-based liquid used in cosmetics
Port __, regulates transportation infrastructure
Sports injury; projections often at the joints
GMT comes from this Royal Observatory
Jack __, wide-mouthed joker before Ledger
Head of a school
Heated pool with swirling water
Klee painted Insula __
Giving up something you care about
__ Pope, second only to Shakespeare in being quoted
Wind instrument aka mouth organ
Founder and CEO of Amazon
Hormone that regulates sleep

Puzzle 5

Japanese art form using small trees
To take in without reflection, soak up
__ 7 was the first successful artificial heart
The Count of Monte __, Dumas adventure novel
__ of Sion, French fraternity that was a hoax
To ask a fee or price for something
Intriguing primates from Madagascar
General understanding, idea of something
According to the law, officially sanctioned
Rudolf __ invented this type of engine in 1893
Martial art that has a cartoon panda practitioner
Something to put money, cards, and other items in

Group 58

Puzzle 1

Hereditary warrior class in ancient Japan
Opal with a glassy appearance and fluorescent
Branch of math; uses letters representing numbers
David __, resigned as UK’s PM after the Brexit
Kernels that puff up when heated
Tiny sacs of air in the lungs
2010 Disney movie based on Rapunzel
Gourd rattles filled with seeds to keep rhythm
Gloves with the fingers in one area
Disconcerted, embarassed, ashamed of
Mad Men was named after ad men on this NY avenue
Tried to rescue Eurydice

Puzzle 2

Ventilation from the top of the house
To take money out of the bank
Nymph of Artemis turned into a bear
Trouser suspenders, once
Someone who works as what Dora the cartoon does
Galaxy that contains the Solar System
Trick-taking card game
The amount or number of something
__ Benz, Janis Joplin’s final song
Yellow pigmentation of the skin
The capital of India
Religious sacrament, contract between two people
Empty tomb or monument erected in memory of someone
Really fast runners
Romanian gymnast who got the perfect score
Bronte love story with Mr. Rochester
Whoopi __, 80s comedian, co-host of The View

Puzzle 3

__ disc, distant circumstellar disc in Solar System
Bugs Bunny archenemy that had a speech impediment
Kitchen utensils made of wood
Device that sends electrical shocks to the heart
Percussion instrument from Mexico
Spray blown from waves
Pea-sized gland controls growth, blood pressure
Written and printed publisher’s opinion
Some are wise and some are __
Puzzle with letters and black squares
Anagram of cart horse
It’s a __ Life, classic Christmas movie
Ancient Roman province in present-day Portugal
A kettle spout; a man’s nose; an insect’s __
Another name for the Prime Minister of Ireland
Someone who works with or carves wood
Off-hand, unrehearsed

Puzzle 4

Money made from a job or business
Three-legged frame used for picture taking
What a rotten apple spoils
James Nasmyth invented the steam __ in 1839
Brazilian mountainside slum
Passage of water connecting two larger ones
Life-threatening condition aka blood poisoning
Way of acting, doing something, speaking
Usually indelible design on the skin
Creamy salad named after an Italian American chef
Ancient queen of Persia who has a Bible book

Puzzle 5

Tough decision between equally unfavourable choices
Makeup to enhance the eye
Expensive smelling underground fungus
Cats collectively
Self-punishment undertaken to atone for sin
A person who rules a kingdom or empire
The one the groom relies on to have his back
Newly enlisted military member
Bury this weapon to make peace
Hitchcock’s masterpiece with James Stewart
Monster mix of lion, goat, and snake in mythology
Determination of who keeps a minor child
Large impressive residence, celebrities’ house
Phenomenon studied by Galileo, Newton and Einstein
Explosive cocktail
__ Achenbach was a German landscape painter
An abolitionist fought against this

Group 59

Puzzle 1

Goblets and wine glasses
__ Bob, Bart’s stalker voiced by Kelsey Grammer
The original drummer for The Beatles
Removing plaque from the teeth at the dentist
Making something equal, even, uniform
Band of tissue used to connect bones
Rich tomato sauce used in Italian dishes
Beautiful woman; consciousness-stealing punch
The Usual __, gave Kevin Spacey an Oscar
The sound of h as in hag
Loose pants with a bib and suspenders
Item used to enter information into a computer
This folk dance can get pretty loud

Puzzle 2

Island country including Java
This type of cooking uses minimal amount of oil
Dies for the love of himself
__ Dogs, Tarantino crime thriller
__ of Soul, James Brown’s nickname
Liver disease comes in B and C forms
Place for keeping things for future use
The wife of a viceroy
In electricity, the opposite of a conductor
__ Engels, writer on the English working classes
Tissue that is present in joints, rib cage, ears
DJ who contributed to popularize rock and roll

Puzzle 3

Britney __, pop princess who once shaved her head
Outermost major moon of Uranus
A person who has written a book
Punctuation to stress certain letters
William Otis invented the steam __ in 1839
Type of barrels used in the first diving bells
A soft gentle breeze, car model
Dairy much used in French cuisine
Comedian in a castle
String of beads for Hail Marys and Lord’s Prayers
To decapitate someone

Puzzle 4

To get better from a medical illness
First successful gas __ was invented in 1903
1981 game to get an amphibian across a street
Throat lymphoid tissues often surgically removed
Luxurious in style, design
Feline beauty contest
Singer, actress, feminist and top-selling artist
Mechanism that throws empty shells from a gun
Act of doing something exactly like someone else
Widespread African language
To fix foods to be eaten
Public sale giving goods to the highest bidder
Chinese game played by four similar to rummy
Multi-sided flat shape

Puzzle 5

Study of language in written historical sources
Australian sponge cake dessert covered in coconut
Atop Mount Titano
Central heating system of ducts and vents
A family of aliens with bald conical heads
Western movie legend aka Duke
This battle crushed the Incan empire
Opera singer known as the “Swedish Nightingale”
Longest reigning British monarch, Queen __ II
Someone legally qualified to be a doctor
Abetment, intrigue
Aguilera, Mya, Pink and Lil Kim mix, Lady __
Gymnastic ability, particularly in the air
Not hardcover, book that becomes damaged easier
Old-fashioned delivery of postal messages

Group 60

Puzzle 1

Company or group controlling all the market
Historical military weapon; throws stones, missiles
Character in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing
The word nice comes from a Latin word meaning this
The very essence of something
Italian artist and inventor, __ da Vinci
A Swedish turnip
Bringing air into the lungs; breathing process
Death of living cells and tissues by many causes
The __ retriever is one of the most popular dogs
Not capable of dying; everlasting
Type of needle found in the kitchen
Van __, was in love with brown-eyed girls
It was lost when Milton wrote about it
Someone who prays at an assembly, hospital
An elevated region, plateau, mountain region
Image of Jesus on the cross

Puzzle 2

Old-time facial hair, long, upward moustache
Construction equipment with a big bucket to dig
Was a bit too dramatic on stage
In Britain, book identifier in a library shelf
Zion
The back part of the body
Alexander __, Swedish actor of True Blood
State of being untrue
Group of people that come together for an occasion
Filmmaking process used by Pixar; Up, Toy Story
Games played on a rectangular table with balls
Rio de Janeiro’s tourist attraction
A small flute
Lined card to organize information pre-Internet
A device that sprays water
Coral that lives on rocky areas; aka vase or turban
Soft animal toy named after American president
Chaos theory effect, small change, future result
Small French cake baked in a shell-like shape

Puzzle 3

What comes after fall
Christopher’s loveable friend, honey aficionado
Lilongwe is the capital of __
German word for emperor; Caesar
Area that contains your vocal cords
Heavenly, God-like intervention
Gigantic grey wolf from Inuit mythology
The fear of being __ alive is called taphephobia
Device used to clean air or fuel in a car
Excessive pride in one’s appearance or qualities
__ Wyatt, poet imprisoned, accused of adultery
Gas used to fill balloons; makes voice funny
Dwarf leopard of Central and South America
Soak in hot water to release the flavour
Dracula’s sleeping place, aka casket
Traditional stringed Chinese instrument
Victorian watch chain
Glazed aperture
Fast learners are quick on the __
Mega online shop; first started with books

Puzzle 4

Lively couples dance from Spain since 1700s
Upright, up and down, not horizontal
Judge’s decision, people cannot talk about a case
He gives name to a constant involving molecules
Vessels are taken there for repair
Winter game, __ fight
Mark out as evil, stigmatize
To prepare food so as to avoid decomposition
IBM competitor semiconductor business
Space by a hearth
Mrs. __, is loved more than she will know
Barely understood, sometimes removed organ
AIDS: acquired immunodeficiency __
If it’s as dead as a __, then it’s dead indeed
One of the oldest inhabited cities in the world
Ryan Reynolds’ 2016 superhero movie

Puzzle 5

To voluntarily sign up for military service
__ vs. __, won the Academy Awards in 1980
This paddle sport can be also called crew
First treaty to divide the Carolingian Empire
Large animals used for riding
Substance that catalyzes chemical reactions
The Last __, iconic meal with Jesus and disciples
Forever
Area between two mountains or hills
Aorta is the largest one in the body
Chinese assortment of fried dumplings
Hot __, kid’s game of tossing tuber
Message boards, online discussion sites
__ of Wrath, Steinbeck novel on the Dust Bowl
Showing humble views of merits or ego; no vanity
Airplane manufacturer, famous for 747
Composer who refused ever to make an opera