Seasons

Group 61

Puzzle 1

Muscle between the chest and abdomen
Heated month of the French Republican calendar
Roman author of The Twelve Caesars
Italian pasta sauce made with ground beef
Religious ceremony involving oil
Black pool ball; can make you lose the game
Optimistically, encouragingly
Longstanding way of doing something
Silent, without any noise
Instruments that sit to the right of bassoons
Boundaries that divide water flow

Puzzle 2

Another term for the mind; psychologists study this
In line after third
To hire someone
Paris deserted her for Helen of Troy
Country that was part of the former Yugoslavia
A sausage in a bun
Huge bay located in northern Canada
Classic symbol of the feudalistic society
Indian language along with Hindi and Bengali
Strong as an oak

Puzzle 3

Fortune seers use this ball to look into the future
Famous dolphin movie; pinball “arm”
To burst, erupt, explode
Smooth singer of “Mandy” and “Copacabana”
__ Las Vegas, the final days of an alcoholic man
Flora includes __, bushes and trees
East African country with Red Sea coastline
Friendly and easy to talk to
Officer of the court; keeps the order
Bold opposition; challenging
Born in the country best known for pizza

Puzzle 4

Narcolepsy is a sleep __
Nearest star system from the sun, Alpha __
Monstrous, strangely diabolical
Oscar winner, demon voice, __ McCambridge
A quick and casual photograph
English Christian denomination
Container holding school children’s meal
The heel was his only weak spot
American __, by George Lucas
Nonrepresentational art
To supply with water; to wash out
This pasta means “little tongues” in Italian
Tends and herds ruminant mammals
A national symbol for Ireland
Ancient military piece that throws objects

Puzzle 5

Rock that when polished results into Jade
Large chunk of land that rises up above the rest
Aquatic animal, 5 arms, regrows body parts
Accused of adultery in Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale
English revolutionary leader of the Commonwealth
A fellow member of a team
A special date, birthday, anniversary
Someone who lives in a building
__ Jolie, American actress and Oscar winner
Physicist; offered the Presidency of Israel
Battle at which Gauls defeated the Romans

Group 62

Puzzle 1

Transamerica __ stands out in San Francisco skyline
Sailor song with solo and chorus
Eli __, actor of The Magnificent Seven
Without purpose, wandering
Spanish drink mixing red wine and fruits
To tell wrongdoings you’ve done
Novel written by James Joyce
In charge of things to be used onstage in a play
Barbara Millicent __ inspired a doll named Barbie
Used by referees in games
Short statement of advice; general truth
LV stands for Louis __
A bunch of flowers; usually given as a gift
Rocks with high sodium and potassium

Puzzle 2

Obtain info online with fake credentials
Astronomical event that marks summer and winter
Bean used to make hummus aka garbanzo
Cowboy in charge of livestock
Study of heredity of living organisms
Charles __, German-born American poet
__ Swimming, long distance, minimum 10k
When life gives you lemons, make __
An accessory and a song by Rihanna
Jewish expression for congratulations
Finnish capital with high standard of living
Anticonvulsants are used to control this

Puzzle 3

Mad __, played by Johnny Depp in a Burton film
Nonhistorical story handed down through the years
Evergreen tree; to enhance oneself or something
Endangered pygmy chimpanzee
__ Caulfield, character of The Catcher in the Rye
Formal agreement between two allies
This scientist created a hierarchy of needs
Landlocked Himalayan nation
World-famous Jamaican sound
Small ugly creature who is evil towards humans
Owed; unrewarded
Good __, day of betrayal and denial
Device to turn something on or off
“Here He Comes to Save the Day” __ Mouse

Puzzle 4

Groundbreaking western, __ Mountain
Rural, agricultural residence
Muscle located behind the thigh, sometimes pulled
Roll Over __, hit recorded by Chuck Berry
Formal legal document that supports a claim
Stanzas with no specific pattern
Fruity month of the French Revolutionary calendar
Tumor that spreads to other tissues, cancerous
The Federation’s deep space explorers
They are always right
Small citrus fruit close to a mandarin orange
British town that hosts a famous dancesport event
IM: Instant __, or chatting

Puzzle 5

System that coordinates body’s actions
Olympic sport, thin sword fighting
Kelsey Grammer played this role for two decades
The first president of Turkey
Transformers’ star, was married to Fergie, Josh __
To leave someone and never return
Canadian hamlet since 1984
Area consisting of marshes or swamps
Seen as a model by others; prone to imitation
Order prohibiting ships in or out of ports
Feline singer now known as Yusuf Islam

Group 63

Puzzle 1

Bewitched, __ and bewildered
Ancient Italian culture prior to Romans
Sunset
__ Maugham, the highest-paid author of the 1930s
South America’s largest city
Hair pulled back, gathered and tied
An essential herb to prepare the Béarnaise sauce
“Blue” mutant ninja turtle who uses swords
Something not done on purpose
Flower with orange, yellow petals; calendula
Bacterial toxins in the blood
Center of a target, what the shooter aims for
Breed of guard dog originally from Germany

Puzzle 2

Royal family of the Netherlands
This dramatic play is for reading, not acting
Far Cry __, a video game set in the Stone Age
Bono’s real name is Paul David __
Mosquito-borne tropical disease aka breakbone
Piece of land surrounded by water
Barrel-shaped herbivorous marine mammal
Miyagi taught the “kid” this martial art
Cheques are made out to them
Object used to shred food, like cheese
At sixes and __, muddled up

Puzzle 3

A farmer’s savings account
Nut considered a delicacy in India
Person who offered Joseph, Mary and Jesus the barn
Sailors feared harming this “legendary” bird
Nation, capital Canberra
A __ Orange, by Anthony Burgess
Lenin’s party; led the Russian Revolution in 1917
The leader of a clan or tribe
Container used to sterilize medical equipment
Doing this is considered bad luck in circus

Puzzle 4

Fire__, puts out flames
Something odd or different
Does not have gametes
Eliza __, playwright who published over 70 novels
__ Abbey, British period drama
Country in W. Africa, its capital is Abuja
Magnetic object used for finding directions
Hot red pepper named after a city in French Guiana
The Supreme __, the Pope
Forage fish mostly belonging the Clupeidae family
Won the 87th Academy Awards for Best Movie

Puzzle 5

Pilot who would intentionally crash the plane
In addition to normal working hours
Place where military units eat
Small body in inner Solar System
Dangerous mineral once used in construction
Oscar winning Cuckoo villain, Louise __
Can be the result of a weakened blood vessel wall
Spiral-shelled ocean animal
Herb with needle-like leaves used in cooking
Unbound booklet, brochure
The official European Union anthem
Pearls, choker, beads
An atomizer for spraying paint

Group 64

Puzzle 1

Writing using rhythm, stanzas, verses, etc
Opposite of rough
Place of worship for Christians
The creator of Peanuts (comic strip, not food)
Horse-like animal, character in Shrek
A pot used for boiling water
Arabic noble title; “strength”
Allows you to fix mistakes made with pencil
Sea between the Greek and Anatolian peninsulas
Small close-fitting hat, skullcap

Puzzle 2

Kitchen utensil with a broad, flat, flexible blade
Foot bench; Turkish Empire
Dario __, Italian director of horror movies
Bart Simpson loves to say “Ay __”
Alan __, played the bad guy Hans Gruber in Die Hard
State of inactivity, volcanoes stay this way
People who fish
Wasting muscle mass due to the lack of use
Place this rapper in your drink on a hot day
Written or spoken expression of regret; sorrow
Waterfalls located between Canada and the US
Group of interconnected computers
Company that flies planes

Puzzle 3

Phnom Penh is the capital of __
Miscellaneous assortment
Item, object or land that belongs to someone
Teacher, professor, lecturer
Wanted his grave beside Beethoven’s
Portuguese Nobel laureate in 1998
Ugandan dictator, human rights abuser, Idi __
Automatic body responses to a stimulus
__ Movement, a sleeping stage also known as REM
Itchy and __, Simpsons cartoon
Small object allegedly bringing good luck
Period of intense warmth; can be deadly
Ground beef shaped into a sphere

Puzzle 4

A symbol depicting a serpent eating its own tail
Website founded by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger
A __ Night’s Dream, a Shakespeare’s comedy
Cheese from Southern Italy, often smoked
A period of three months
__ Zeta-Jones, won an Oscar for Chicago
Research and advocacy organization
Hotel staff member in charge of assisting guests
First man to walk on the moon
Time period from conception to birth
Witticism, one-liner
Beatles birthplace
Tree of __, found in the Garden of Eden

Puzzle 5

Most romantic man of the musketeers
French for a Peeping Tom
Short sword-like weapon used for stabbing
Epona is the Roman goddess protector of the __
Sesame seed condiment popular in the Middle East
Moral principles, standards of behavior
Dwarf planet located beyond Neptune’s orbit
Agent Smith chased Neo in this trilogy
The call of __, the need to use the loo
Reptile related to alligators and crocodiles

Group 65

Puzzle 1

Proceedings of a learned society
A male witch or wizard, sorcerer
Farmer’s __, old fashioned weather predictor
Plant with poisonous leaves, used in pies
Eastern European stuffed dumplings
__ Candles, John Hughes coming of age 80s hit
Tape __, flexible ruler for checking sizes
__ Young, Alphaville biggest hit
A bad __ always blames his tools
Supposed, taken for granted
Used to surf the web
Nickname for the armed forces of the USSR

Puzzle 2

The one who occupies abandoned buildings, land
Family of Austrian singers in a movie
Spring onion
Capital of the British Virgin Islands
Satyrs are usually depicted playing them
Makes and sells glasses and lenses
In boxing, blow aimed at the chin from underneath
Extended poetry; Iliad
Patron saint of children
A monstrous dog with 3 heads in Greek mythology
Italian adventurer, synonymous with lover
Many pirates wear this accessory

Puzzle 3

Person who ensures official regulations are obeyed
A 1986 film with Tom Waits and Roberto Benigni
Robin Hood’s clergy companion
Mexican dip made with avocados
Describing word, found before a noun
Gorillas, chimps & orangutans as a single group
Study of celestial movements, yet not scientific
One of the active volcanoes in Italy
Disorder of sight; brain ignores an eye, “lazy eye”
Prominent author of the 1920s’ Lost Generation
Government in which God supposedly rules
Eternal

Puzzle 4

Guarantee, make certain, secure
How loud something is
Itching skin disease
__ is an auto maker from Japan that makes Camrys
__ Miller, US comedian, actor, TV personality
Heard everywhere in Warsaw
Mix of flours and liquids to prepare foods
Winged horse with dragon scales in Chinese folklore
Comic __, humorous moments in a movie, book
Spiky, desert plant

Puzzle 5

A race for boats
Distress or excruciating pain
A woman engaged to be married
Activity performed for payment, not a good
Whiskered water mammal that “barks”
What Paris was called in Roman times
Found in milk and cheeses, helps bones grow
Line that separates North and South hemispheres
Shakespeare’s tragedy about racism and jealousy
Someone who writes about love
Illegally signing documents for someone else
To refuse using a service or buying a product
Thick skin surrounding fingernails
Belief that all natural things possess souls
Medicinal root sometimes found in energy drinks
Sean Penn married her in 1985
Casual gathering without plans
Stump, bewilder

Group 66

Puzzle 1

Large enclosure for birds
Jewish state established in 1948
How to serve Bond’s Martini, not stirred
Someone’s weak spot
Home to the ancient culture of Athens
Wish for, want, crave
Killing me __ with his song
Emma __, title character of a novel by Flaubert
What bad news does fast
The Hill F1 champion in the sixties
A city’s stinky problem
Spice that can be poisonous in large doses
Optometrists do this to check your eyes
Long placard with an announcement
Bomb developed by the Allies in 1945

Puzzle 2

Mispronunciation of R as L
American jazz trumpeter
Novel by Nora Ephron based on her failed marriage
Gritty item used for smoothing before painting
The season of good cheer
Inane rambling, punch-drunk
Tasty white nut used in desserts, ice cream
Protestants who put faith in Martin Luther’s ideas
Semi-historical King of Uruk
Cowboy mouthpiece; after meal dental cleaner
__ Language, mixture of two languages
What the end does to the means
Writes for the stage

Puzzle 3

East London famous accent
Immeasurable experience, cannot be rationalized
Wagon wheel pasta
Act of living in a tent in an outdoor area
__ McDuck has always been stingy with his money
Jersey rockers, Sambora was on guitar
Examination of a body after death
Fabric you can see through
To make a mess, create a problem
Receptacle for cigarette butts
Daytime cinema showing
Child who is just learning to walk

Puzzle 4

Song recorded by Elvis Presley in 1956
Argument, disagreement essential to a plot
Partner who allows you to hit him to improve form
The Chamber of __, lobbies for business interests
Persian thinker, philosopher of Islam Golden Age
Feeling of intense joy and delight
Disdainfully or skeptically humorous
Sugary beverage made from sassafras
Limb that gave Daniel Day-Lewis an Oscar
Concise observation, general truth
The capital of Botswana

Puzzle 5

Air zodiac sign; Age of __
What fine words can’t butter
Cosmetic treatment for feet and toenails
Just __, Moroccan born French forward legend
Asian mushroom believed to have medicinal effects
Very close to target, but not hitting it
Red insects make you itch a lot when they bite
Italian region; 2nd largest Mediterranean island
Analysis, evaluation, especially of literature
Teeth substitutes
Electronic device designed to accept data
My __, tale of an east London flower seller
Ancient gold coin from Spain
Comedian Jerry __ starred in a hit TV show
Eating disorder; avoiding food or eating

Group 67

Puzzle 1

Indian holy river
Royal house that financed the modern piano creation
Catch __, hybrid word guessing, hot potato game
Having manners, established set of conduct
Company, organization providing services
One born in a country, a __ to that area
Part of a shirt that goes around the neck
Unit with parents and children
Fruit symbolises temptation in Christianity
A misty and mystical island
Metal tube from which water comes out in a sink
Image created using small pieces of glass
In Dover they are white

Puzzle 2

Collection of investments
This high walking is also called funambulism
Greeting among men in most western cultures
Variety of peach family with smooth skin
Scientific study of rocks
Activity that is the end or the purpose
Container for making and pouring a morning drink
Glenn __, reported Snowden’s story to the world
Blind superhero with enhanced senses
Day of Atonement
Repetition of the vowel sound
Night __, when you can’t see well in the dark

Puzzle 3

80s futuristic police enforcement movie
People without pigment in their skin
Bird with a proverbial stomach
Outermost bone of the middle ear
Behavior that’s not the norm, different, strange
Fashionable, made to measure apparel
First book of the bible; Phil Collins’ band
A person who collects and delivers mail
The Greek Muse of music and lyric poetry
Person serving a prison sentence

Puzzle 4

Early followers of Jesus who spread his message
Album by progressive/power metal band Viathyn
The surname of an Italian family depicted in films
Gland that can only be found in male anatomy
__ Safran Foer, author known for visual writing
Sweetened frozen dessert made from milk
Type of music balloons are scared of
World’s deadliest animal
Moon in Jupiter not affected by tidal heating
Decoration that is sewn onto a piece of cloth
Her mother’s __ image = very much alike
Sovereign state run by an elected individual
Emetophobia is the fear of __
Body of water where the Isle of Man lies
Only city located on two continents

Puzzle 5

Waxy substance used to style hair
To move text up and down on a computer’s monitor
Scarcely, sparsely, almost not enough
Cartoon about little blue creatures
Light and airy dessert
Show off, parade
__ and Louise, feminist film with a young Brad Pitt
Atlantic-Pacific Ocean linking waterway: __ Canal
Fatigue and other symptoms from air travel
Agricultural tool with spiked teeth to level land
Stem glasses to drink champagne in; instruments

Group 68

Puzzle 1

Animals that attack prey; atop of the food chain
Shiva is also known as this in Hinduism
She performs classical dance professionally
Bespectacled mastermind behind Microsoft
Vortex
The film industry turned it into a glamorous item
Round green vegetable; hearts are the best
Raphael’s portrait of a baker’s daughter
A vegetable slicer with adjustable cutting blades
Oily soothing substance
Pakistani city meaning “City of Islam”
A kind of cosmetic used on the head

Puzzle 2

Something that is an advantage
This poisonous plant killed prisoners in old times
It takes more than one to make a summer
Rectangular shaped hatchet used in the kitchen
Add liquid to food residue on a pan to make sauce
Dagger type weapon on the end of a gun muzzle
Tiny marine crustacean with six pairs of limbs
Kill-joy, spoil-sport
Tiger Woods’ real first name
__ and the 40 Thieves

Puzzle 3

Marine crustacean found on ship bottoms
Permanent hair loss on the head
Electronic version of a piano
Type of celebration with music and lights
A person who teaches at a university
Containing a hidden meaning
Prehistoric structure of flat stones
Art of making objects out of clay
A kind of slope
Highly concentrated coffee served in small cups
A gift given, typically for charitable purposes
One who raids and plunders

Puzzle 4

__ Horn, instrument primarily used in Austria
Heat of the Night detective; Poitier character, __ Tibbs
Attractive older woman; a mountain lion
Precious metal; second place medal
These body parts make movement possible
Preached in church
Most expensive fruit, __ King cantaloupe
Title character of a controversial book by Nabokov
State of rowdy disorder
Vehicle fuel type; Italian fashion brand
World’s largest volume freshwater lake, in Siberia
Robin Hood’s fellow outlaw, __ John

Puzzle 5

Old-time medicinal paste mixing honey and herbs
Something that is priced very high; costly
A synthetised substitute for sugar
A yes-man
Persian creature with human head, bat wings
Large rodent with spines on the body and tail
Patient in this board game is named “Cavity Sam”
A __, spell of hardship
Facial hair that extends below the ears
__ at Tiffany’s, movie with Audrey Hepburn
Himalayan capital, Mt. Everest starting point
According to the song, Johnny B. Goode is from __
Spanish writer of Don Quixote
Cemetery marker

Group 69

Puzzle 1

Harold __, sold his Academy Award at an auction
Flexible athlete
There is no garden __ its weeds
Animal, plant having no sex organs
Called South West Africa until 1990
The state of mind of a sad person
Disease that causes production of too few steroids
Coffeehouse expert
Superman’s version of Mr. Hyde
__ and Cressida, a Shakespeare’s tragedy
Person who comes in between to facilitate things
Milanese dish with saffron
Rummy-like game originally from Uruguay
Place where aircrafts take off and land

Puzzle 2

This type of egg is boiled inside sausage meat
Historical record of events, yearly records
The sun’s daily goodbye
__ Swift, singer who writes about her breakups
Not a gas or solid, in between
Comedy of __, Shakespeare humorous piece
Jacket ending above the waist, worn open
Those born in the __, are among the privileged
Anagram of ripens
African nation north of Lake Victoria

Puzzle 3

Multi-armed demonic being of Hindu mythology
Asian spice, root of the ginger family
Never the favorite cartoon dog
Those who watch a show or play
Martin __, comedian starring in Bad Boys
Writer of Civil Rights songs in the 1960s
Drug that calms, puts patients to sleep
Expression, indirect reference in writing
Machete like one handed sword of Medieval Europe
Freshwater fish, most commonly kept as pet
It is formed by bones such as clavicle and scapula
Long flat-bottomed sled used for sliding on ice
Chart that tells you the days of the month

Puzzle 4

Brand synonymous with airport luggage
Foster’s Home for __ Friends, cartoon about monsters
Type of tree that never loses its leaves
Greek muse of tragedy
This 1980’s movie had Kevin Bacon in a lead role
It has hairy skin and green flesh
World’s tallest waterfall is in this country
Make something known in order to sell it
Language also known as Rusyn
Makes music sound louder
Benito __, leader of the Italian Social Republic
Mr Roget’s invaluable book

Puzzle 5

Runs fast like a horse
It comes to an end
Ancient Greek military formation of heavy infantry
“Low” region known for tulips and windmills
Example is better than __
Serious in intention, purpose or effort
A place to keep things
Father of modern physics and science
Otherwise known as the devil
First pocket book publishing house
William __ is best known for playing James T. Kirk

Group 70

Puzzle 1

Christ coming into the world
Breed of domestic cat, the sacred cat of Burma
Island in Europe associated with cactus
Permanent ink inserted into your skin
Repeated parts of a song aka refrain
Breakfast dish of raw oats, seeds, fruits
They stink after three days
Utensil used to give food a citric kick
Japanese-named grid game of logical numbers
Protects the leg from ankle to knee
Surname of a bald supervillain
The Greek muse of comedy
To sign up for something, classes
Painful feeling from cold beverage, Brain __
Family Guy diabolical toddler
Attractive, nice to look at

Puzzle 2

JJ Abrams’ teenage drama series
Life form individual
Susan __, won an Oscar for Dead Man Walking
Person who helps actors when they forget lines
Literature on how to prepare food
City of flowers, per eccellenza
Dauntless, gutsy
The __ in the room: subject avoided for discussion
Carrying a developing baby inside
An extreme sportsperson
First urban civilization in modern day Iraq

Puzzle 3

Long extended area along waterfront for walking
Britain’s Atlantis in Arthurian legend
Rich Uncle __, Monopoly wealthy relative
Popular pizza topping, dried, spicy meat
Asian mountain range, home to Mt. Everest
Used to treat snake bites
Church instrument with monstrous sound
Capital of North Korea
A supreme ruler, especially a monarch
The __, comedy directed by Billy Wilder
Versed, well-acquainted
Rarely known synonym for zoo

Puzzle 4

Bed of a river or waterway, usually deep
Hammers used to strike percussion instruments
Blossom, __ and Buttercup: The Powerpuff Girls
African country colonized by freed slaves
It is half the battle, according to G.I. Joe
Travellers belongings
Aromatic delicate herb related to parsley
“Stay Gold, __”
Use this to avoid water rings on tables
Anagram of senator
Urges Orestes to kill their mother
Process of creating a genetic copy
Sudden large amount of wealth, luck
Verdi’s opera with Va, pensiero

Puzzle 5

St. Francis of __, saint of animals
When in Rome, do as they do
Solid surface of the Earth; dry land
Last six lines of a sonnet
Customizable character controlled by the player
The roof of your mouth
Creme __, creamy with glazed caramel layer
Beach Boys asked help from this woman
Category or sex humans identify with
Monetary gain after business expenses
Sea __ hold hands while they sleep

Group 71

Puzzle 1

Apollo named a flower after him
Injury to the neck, usually from car accident
Romance language spoken in East Europe
__ Mars, TV show about a teenage private-detective
Small type of accordion, reed organ
This kind of dance may include tango and waltz
Anne __, Shakespeare’s wife
Modern conservative movement; Boston event
Most abundant chemical element in atmosphere
The helmsman of a racing shell
Passed on, transmitted
Mexican round flat bread
Henri de __-Lautrec painted In Bed
To rest inactive during summer

Puzzle 2

Release, allow to leave; military dismissal
Omission of conjunctions between clauses
It has the largest number of active volcanoes
90s Christmas flick featuring Kevin McCallister
Congenital irregularity on the skin
Tropical fruit with a crown
Used for treating inflammation
To get another company to do part of the work
Leonard __, composer of West Side Story
Forewarned is __

Puzzle 3

Hordes
Material made from animal skin to write on
German who initiated the romantic literature
The Fourth __ stands for the media at large
Former name for potassium, used in fertilizers
Soaked up the sun, skin turned a shade darker
Position of the anchor just above the sea floor
To soak up liquid, sponge or towel
__ Talkie, two way radio, 80s toy essential
Socrates student, understanding the good
Not a veteran, often blamed for mistakes
__ Söze, Usual Suspects con artist
Everybody was __ fighting; Chinese martial art

Puzzle 4

Branch of science that studies bodies
Glass used for drinking small amount of alcohol
To put an end to
Series of action movies starred by Bruce Willis
Rock formed from various grained plutonic rocks
It is a dish best served cold
English writer known for his Arthurian novels
Acting unmannered, crude, rude
These e-currency transactions cannot be reversed
Baba __, Arabic dish of cooked eggplants
Can’t think of the answer, no solution

Puzzle 5

Japanese video slot machine
Science of fermentation, beer lovers enrolled
French lullaby
A period during a massive power failure
Disney’s animation with classical music
Boring, tedious
City where the escapologist Harry Houdini was born
Dynasty that gave origin to the Holy Roman Empire
Marijuana helps some with this seizure disorder
Band of __, HBO miniseries about World War II
A large waterfall
Giant beast described in Job 40:15

Group 72

Puzzle 1

To fight by grappling and holding an opponent
Mishmashed recipe served in deep dish vessel
Commercial building used to store goods
Used for boiling water
A mathematical sequence that occurs in nature
Highest rank of teachers in a college
A disaster-prone pedestrian
The bride in the Songs of Solomon
Large group of horses, etc in a procession
In the __ of an eye = very quickly

Puzzle 2

Straight Outta __, gangsta rap album by N.W.A
She herds cattle, rides horses
Audio-related membrane; not an instrument
Not a brand name item
Place of origin of the world’s best-selling stout
One of the many deities of Hinduism
John __, a remarkable legal thriller writer
Eldest son of Louis the Pious
Painted View of Toledo
Aquarium cleaning fish aka suckerfish
Boat sport using the wind to traverse
Big __, surveillance-inspired reality show

Puzzle 3

Horse with a white mane and tail
A tie in a contest
Strong green spirit banned in most countries
Tale or legend, passed on through speech
Hip-twisting toy invented in 1958
Brief evocative account, shorter than a novel
Something that can be utilized more than once
Called Gorky from 1932 to 1990, Nizhny __
__ Leia, Luke’s sister in Star Wars
Knack, bent

Puzzle 4

Entreat, beseech
Happens quickly, unexpectedly
In Africa, respectful form of address to men
Band worn around the leg to keep stockings up
Means to gain something, also a street
Workplace of artists, actors, musicians
French philosopher who refused a Nobel prize
It is not __ science = it is not so difficult
__ Globes, given by Hollywood Foreign Press
Grouped set of lines in a poem
Root of a plant used as a spice or for tea
Beetle who pushes the sun in Egyptian mythology
Someone who has low red blood cell count
Faculty to encode, store and retrieve information

Puzzle 5

Naïve Smith appointed senator in Capra’s film
He created Cthulhu
Individual precipitations during a shower
In French, this car structure means single shell
Hip Hop necessity, DJ work station
Science that shows how healthy a food is for you
Second most popular language in China
Oldest reigning monarch in 2016, __ II of the UK
School tool to bring pencil to fine point
Land almost surrounded completely by water

Group 73

Puzzle 1

Substance that boosts a chemical reaction
Steep downward plunge
Queer Eye for the __ Guy: a makeover TV show
Cat that is always disappearing in Wonderland
Jamaica’s governor during the Golden Age of Piracy
One of Tchaikovsky’s most popular ballets
Placing decorative paper on presents
Japanese cooking technique using soy sauce glaze
Man proposes, God __
Party-poopers
Person who performs sleight of hand tricks

Puzzle 2

Title character of Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece
Olive __, peace offering
Won the Academy Awards for Best Movie in 1971
Climb, go upward, move toward the top
Also called oedema
Naturalist known for the evolutionary theory
Boys Town hero played by Spencer Tracy, Father __
French kickboxing that allows shoes
Planned direction or route to travel
A bird of prey found in almost all continents
Top award given by the music industry

Puzzle 3

Formerly, a Venetian nobleman
Formal name for doctor
Can’t deny a kiss if caught under this
Simon and __, duo of folk singers
Remaining food after a meal; to be consumed later
Rubbery and flexible tissue between bones
Type of promotion, attracts attention to people
Queen of the Australian desert
Fiction work that doesn’t follow the normal rules
Capital of Cambodia
Get on this to glide on the snow
Practice of negotiating between governments
Created The Feast of Herod

Puzzle 4

Medical pump used to inject medicines, vaccines
Center of Scottish culture
Kids guessing game; may result in execution
Area for keeping prisoners, usually for torture
Great __ Reef, Australia’s ecosystem under threat
Ad __, argument attacks the person not idea
Isabel __, Chilean-American famous for magic realism
A person trained to assist women in childbirth
John Constable’s birthplace
One who renounces one’s beliefs under oath

Puzzle 5

The conservation of woodlands
Author whose girlfriend left him for Chaplin
Medieval knightly code; a gentleman
Basso __, the deepest of voices
Grey __: his influence is underhand
Working out and physical activity as a hobby
In the __, becalmed
World’s largest pizza franchise, not found in Italy
Text translation for foreign movies
Self-righteous, smug
The Minotaur’s mother
This type of bleeding should cause alarm

Group 74

Puzzle 1

Your double never fails to be there
80s George Lucas fantasy movie, also a tree
Misprints
Something inherited through generations
Coulrophobia is the fear of __
Avid eSports players
Four keys that cover all cardinal directions
Fixed expressions with figurative meaning
Ring of light surrounding a saint’s head
Arm muscles men like to show off
Tiny nation on the island of Borneo
Guerilla movement of the French Resistance

Puzzle 2

Professional who selects and serves wine
A __ Mind, won the Academy Awards in 2002
Unlawful guardian
Erratic, mercurial
Treatment to repair a damaged tooth
The lead singer of the British band Joy Division
__ Clairy Batis, Princess of Yugoslavia
Comedy Central adult cartoon that killed Kenny
Found mostly between Mars and Jupiter
A sort of hay mannequin found in open fields

Puzzle 3

Sacred, first month of Islamic calendar
Process of moving items from place to place
Babies are born without these
Hidden dangers
One of the most famous songs by The Ronettes
Mesopotamian city
__ Away, Japanese animation from Studio Ghibli
Protein from hunted, not domestic animals
__ Durer painted Adam and Eve
A large pad used mainly for sleeping purposes
Having brown or black hair

Puzzle 4

Global tea brand
They also have striped skin
Unearthly, non angelic being of Western religions
Someone who accepts bets on sports
World’s largest rainforest
__ holds a place for those who pray, Mrs Robinson
Admiral __, Mon Calamari commander in Star Wars
Opposite of wide
Allan Poe suggested a solution for this paradox
Act of robbery or criminal violence at sea
Leading figure of the Pop Art movement

Puzzle 5

Author of The Chronicles of Narnia
Delivered by politicians as a rule
Person under the care of another; patronage
Turn a murky liquid clear by straining items out
Mammals with big incisors; groundhogs, squirrels
He was fed by a wolf along with his twin brother
FOMO: Fear Of __ Out
Arriving after the due time, expected
Moving by wind or air; playing wind instrument
Arnold Schwarzenegger is from this country
To make bigger, grander, expand
Explosive cocktail, used by some protestors
Misleading, deceptive, false belief, notion

Group 75

Puzzle 1

They opposed the Ghibellines
Military rhythmic song, used when running
Study of matter, motion through space and time
Web treats designed to remember who you are
A sinister kind of humour
__ City is the home of the Pope
__ Cage, actor of Leaving Las Vegas
A disciple, despite his ill-famed job
Medium-sized wildcat found in Middle East, Africa
Pocket of fluid under a layer of skin
Money given for a service or goods
A fine lustrous silk fabric with a crisp texture
Figure who brings good dreams through magical sand
The grass is like this on the other side
To come down from a higher place
The __, creepy Shirley Jackson short story

Puzzle 2

A person or company that produces books
TV series that narrates the fate of Laura Palmer
Italian topping made with chopped herbs and lemon
Very eloquent person
Spherical tree nuts often used in praline
Collection of poems or songs
China’s long brick defense structure
Device that delivers drugs in the form of a mist
Cuts blocks of silage aka block cutter
A __ tune = a theme song
__ of Lisieux, French “Little Flower” saint
Sample, model of product before release

Puzzle 3

Drink made with beans aimed to stay awake
The __ Way joined Rome to Capua
Drug company famous for Viagra
Rot, rankle
Shoot the __, killing time; idle chit chat
The act, process, or industry of extracting ores
Area of muddy, soft, swampy ground
__ Plath, American poetress who commited suicide
Buddhist ceremonial knife
Media library for iPhone, iPod
Wretchedness of condition or circumstances
Give instructions where to go, place something
How I Met Your __, flashback sitcom
A group of entertainers who tour together
Sea that separates Sudan and Saudi Arabia

Puzzle 4

Naturally occuring volcanic glass
__ Utamaro, Japanese printmaker who died in 1806
Also known as Alcofribas Nasier
Share of money to be distributed
In a bold unabashed way
Monastery for Buddhist monks
Collection of lined papers used by students
Melon with yellowish peel, greenish flesh
Severe headache with specific symptoms
James and __ Peach is a 1996 British-American film
Construction workers
They can go longer than camels without water

Puzzle 5

A tenet contrary to received opinion
Michael Phelps regarding his occupation
First recorded Arctic explorers
Military formation of a few battalions
Anagram of ratchet
The type of plant where Homer Simpson works
What the early bird does to the worm
Succeeded David in the throne
A vent in the Earth
Body tissue composed of fat cells
Creator of the Middle Earth
Old valuable collectible
__ Paltrow, American actress and Oscar winner
Ancient wind musical instrument
Cross-species animal; dishonest online friend

Group 76

Puzzle 1

Defibrillation for car battery
Balboa’s communist rival in Rocky IV
Hometown for Harvard and the MIT
Everlasting condition, without change
__ Crab, marine creature with hard shell
Highest mountain in the Alps
A region in space with a strong gravity force
Spared by a grateful lion in the arena
Literary style inspired by a Spanish poet
Popular Nintendo driving game with steering wheel
A hit by The Beatles

Puzzle 2

Free reed windpipe instrument that has a keyboard
Chary, diffident
Excessive thirst when water in body isn’t normal
One of the days of the week
Creator of the labyrinth in Greek mythology
Incorrigible rogue in Shakespeare’s Henry IV
Taster, treats and at rest are __ of each other
A common brooch design
Sea separating Italy from the Balkans
They appear when one is clenching a fist
Author of popular Western adventure novels
Mr. Burns’ loyal assistant
Vegetable-like fruit, eaten pickled or in a salad
Type of catapult used in the medieval period

Puzzle 3

Lead actress in the film Belle du jour (1967)
Beware of Greeks __ gifts
He painted Spirit of the Dead Watching
__ Garden, collection of plants
Cross __, long distance skiing
Small dents on the cheeks when someone smiles
Needlework done with a hook and yarn
Medieval term for desert dweller
US actress of “When Harry Met Sally”
Someone who brings something new into existence
Wrinkles, spots of bother
Christian birth sacrament involving water
Small house; lumpy white cheese

Puzzle 4

Peter __, brother of Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-tail
State of a bone when it is put in a cast
Outer, thin bone in your lower leg
He carries the golfer’s clubs
Rick __, Bogart’s role in Casablanca
Minneapolis was hometown of this “royal” musician
To run away
An electric generator, mainly for direct current
Sum of all parts, quantity, measure
Body of water; small river; brook
Put a spoke in someone’s wheel

Puzzle 5

A neo-noir mystery film directed by Roman Polanski
Italian Baroque painter, Tommaso __
Share a secret with this trusting person
Liver disease; types can range from A to E
Sort of Arabian one-humped camel
Four-line stanza in poetry
Someone you know from work, coworker
Marvin Gaye sang about this source for gossip
Old term for a cat
Float like a __, sting like a bee
A storage area for supplies and goods

Group 77

Puzzle 1

Much Ado About __, a Shakespearean comedy
A majestic tree named after a great man
Daily record of experiences, observations
Sugars containing aldehyde or equivalents
Blood is __ than water
Flatfish, righteye flounder
Flower of the primrose family
He should have chosen a better wife
This snack cheese comes covered in a red wax
Disbelief or lack of belief in gods
Variety of quartz ranging from yellow to brownish
George __, former boxer and grill endorser
John, Paul, George and Ringo

Puzzle 2

Berlin museum art lovers can’t fail to visit
Cotton fabric with stiff ridges
City with one of the largest zoos in the world
Superhero team with Hulk, Thor, Iron Man and more
Doors singer who died young and is buried in Paris
Blemishes on the skin; unrelated to the liver
Someone whose job is to examine an area of land
40s, 50s thriller genre, detective movies
Moral fable; Aesop’s had animals
Celebration in which Magi reached their destination
Old or vintage items
Spirits of the constelations associated with rain
Group of important rock-forming inosilicate minerals

Puzzle 3

Round shape
Boat kept on a larger ship, used to get to land
Study of how words are arranged in a sentence
To read superficially
Metamorphed limestone
Little girl demon, antagonist of The Exorcist
Responsible for the fall of the Aztec Empire
Traditional Egyptian and Palestinian instrument
14 line poem written in iambic pentameter
Central American coastal country

Puzzle 4

The capital of Laos
Inflammation of the lungs by viruses or bacteria
A Woody Allen film starring Diane Keaton
Bible is split into a new and an old one
A person or thing that innovates
Can easily catch on fire
Caesar’s wife must be above __
Bill Gates’s tech company
Government by only a few
Written, spoken communication
Sleepwear

Puzzle 5

__ Morris, author of Manwatching (1977)
90s grunge band, Buddhist state of final release
Ship featured in The Goonies
Closed __, text on a screen for hearing impaired
Being careful not to offend other people
Western European country; capital is Brussels
Green variety of beryl used in jewelry
Law enacted by a legislative body
Christmas time celebration of African heritage
Rainbow feathered bird, immortal by Greeks
Rough noise made during sleep
Unimportant, meaningless
Angels’ boss on Fawcett’s detective show
Four __, hotel chain for summer, spring…
Night __, division of all-female USSR flight pilots

Group 78

Puzzle 1

Anagram of rain hard
Neil Diamond’s sweet muse
What PB stands for in computing
Clapping Spanish dance performed by couples
Taking wastes out of blood with a machine
Train __, amateur interest in railroads
A type of cabbage that has a large, round stem
A guest that is never welcome
Part of the bodywork of a Formula 1 car
Big-mouthed, face-painted Batman villain
Underhand interference; to deliberately destroy
Gem literally meaning remedy against drunkenness
System involves movement, posture, circulation

Puzzle 2

Latin term that means the current state of things
Don’t Shoot the __, it is not his fault
Soft, Normandy cheese
Large hairy spider found in tropical America
Congenital means a __ present at birth
She keep on burnin’ in Turner and Creedence’s tune
Extortion of money, like a blackmail
Roses are susceptible to that
Ann __, author of The Mysteries of Udolpho
Liz Taylor plays an Egyptian queen in this movie
Cold War Romanian dictator
Won Oscar at just 16 playing Helen Keller

Puzzle 3

A business’s income
Stuffed pasta usually shaped like a square
Coiled tuba used in military bands
Phoenician-founded Libyan capital
Unclear perception, hard to express
Large whale with a spiral tusk on upper jaw
__ Ames, a CIA agent who became a KGB mole
There were ten before Hebrews fled Egypt
Comedy of __, satirizes upper class
This professional requires a steady hand
Meetings that aim to communicate with spirits
A change of looks obtained with scissors
Not straight, having several bends

Puzzle 4

Gray fish that sucks debris
To distribute, arrange in groups
__ Cash, famously entertained inmates
Ancient Israel; Middle Eastern promised land
Rich lobster soup
Month to which Octavius added one day
17th century cloth with lace worn on the neck
Nine-tailed fox of the Korean folklore
Sport based on a graceful fall into a pool
Wild cats with tufted ears
The__ Connection, winner of the 44th Academy Awards
Blood filtering organ
Poet who guided Dante through hell

Puzzle 5

His life is taking risks for others
Compare to show how different they are
Greek god of dreams
The capital of Sudan
Goldilocks ate this at the bear’s house
System used for the plantation in Middle Ages
Board game in which you can go to jail
Inflammation of joint sacs
A biting dog, a pecking duck , a __ bee
Process that waves undertake as they change form
Sarah __ Gellar, actress of Cruel Intentions
__ Development, sitcom about a dysfunctional family
To reduce a number of employees in a company
Small group of stars

Group 79

Puzzle 1

Free-standing pavillion in parks and squares
Soft type of silvery metal, used to make figurines
__ Mermaid; hoax, monkey head sewn to a fish body
President of Afghanistan in 2016, __ Ghani
This country disputes Kosovo with Albania
Dwarf planet named after a Tongva deity
Point of beginning, first stage, source
Sudden repetitive intake of air, irritating
Worth 100 agorot
Heart __, ship in Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Measurement, grading, rank

Puzzle 2

__ Grace, somber Christian hymn
In this movie, Woody Allen becomes a revolutionary
Donations to aid poor, ill, animals, etc
Microscopic algae with silica on cell walls
Purchase for less than retail price; great buy
Office, home tool to clip papers together
Title character of Goncharov’s romance
Condition of extreme tiredness, weariness
He shoes horses
__ Carrington, original surrealist painter
May day festival among the Celts
Famous Italian hazelnut spread

Puzzle 3

Cat-like mountainous mammal from Asia
Include hammer, anvil and stirrups; ear bones
Neverending
UN’s real power is in this council
Fertile __, start of civilization in Middle East
Come Out __, not so subtle boxing idiom
Bar of metal in a mathematical shape to make music
Not extreme or excessive
Brazilian mythological being with backward feet
French fashion brand; Hepburn ambassador
Someone who eats their own kind
The name Wendy was made up for this story
Final performance of proverbial bird
A person who repairs machines (such as cars)

Puzzle 4

Benjamin __, 18th-century English pirate
60s TV show about a modern housewife witch
Between North and Greenland seas, covers Iceland
The eddaic poems were written in this language
Mobile game where players catch pocket monsters
__ and Pyrrha, the Greek version of the flood myth
Robotic rover sent to Mars
K on periodic table, bananas have a ton
Three-dimensional laser images
India’s notorious sex guide
This kind of mind is a perpetual feast
Characters used by Ancient Sumerians
Cold cut marbled with plant known for oil

Puzzle 5

To preserve corpses
Common pet lizard with a long tail
In time it saves nine
Anagram of please
Transaction arranger, most famous stock __
Overcome with horror, dismay, fear
Registration of people in a city, country
Carrie __, Princess Leia actress
Mechanism to represent variable data continuously
Crown, headband with jewels from Asia

Group 80

Puzzle 1

Drug available without a prescription
A shallow, long-handled pan aka skillet
Also known as Brazilian jazz
Spiritual belief in posthumous existence
Brainerd female police chief in Fargo, Marge __
Seize the Day
Period of peace during a war
The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel __
Adult cartoon about the Griffin family
Along with Tigris hosted Mesopotamia
Sweet briar

Puzzle 2

No __, sentence usually said to the press
TV show about a family living in Springfield
Mike Tyson’s boxing Nintendo game
The capital of Belize
Mixture of sugar and whipped egg whites
Two lines with rhyming ends; Shakespeare’s sonnets
Etymologically, a frightful lizard
Instrument whose name is derived from a Greek muse
Famous racing family started with Mario
None but the brave __ the fair
Lacking courage, like the Lion in Oz
Robin Hood’s outlaws live in this forest

Puzzle 3

Low quality counterfeit
Drambuie, Scotch whisky “construction” drink
German philosopher; critic, poet
Loss, deficit
This George B. Shaw’s play inspired My Fair Lady
What no money can buy
Art style very popular during the High Renaissance
England’s tennis Grand Slam tournament
Construction equipment that can push loads
__ Empire, HBO Prohibition period drama

Puzzle 4

Person with strong religious commitment
Beatles 60s “long” hair style
Pastry with fruit filling named after a country
Added to table salt to ward off disabilities
A shorter word for a hubble-bubble
Three consecutive strikes in bowling
No advertising to kids in this Scandinavian land
Spring that sends up jets of water into the air
Song or poem with short stanzas
Won an Oscar for Goodbye, Mr. Chips, __ Donat
Tropical black bird with large beak
Unavoidable danger, risk, peril
Fired actor who played politician Frank Underwood
__ wheel, giant revolving fairground attraction

Puzzle 5

Vladimir __, writer of Lolita
Laid her eggs on the waves
Duke of __, gave up throne for his love
A toenail that digs into the skin is said to be __
Bogart’s role in The Big Sleep, Philip __
Gentle, steady rain in a mist
Mark changing the sound of c (in Spanish)
Nutrient found in some foods and medicines
Historic NYC hotel and a city landmark
Another word for plexiglas
These hold the wheels on your car