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#186760 Dec 3, 2012
Is there a difference between the words "complete" and "finished" ?

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#186762 Dec 3, 2012
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$400 ~ One of its oldest universities is named for Robert Baylor, who helped craft its state constitution
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$500 ~ In Latin its state motto is "Montani Semper Liberi"
Texas

West Virginia

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#186763 Dec 3, 2012
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$800 ~ This Raymond Chandler private eye was introduced in the 1939 novel "The Big Sleep"
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$1000 ~ Poe's "The Mystery of Marie Roget" was a sequel to this story featuring detective C. Auguste Dupin
Philip Marlowe

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

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#186764 Dec 3, 2012
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$200 ~As Miami's state attorney, she developed a reputation as a tough enforcer of child-support laws
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$400 ~ This secretary of state sat on commissions investigating L.A. riots in the '60s & L.A. police in 1991
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$600 ~ In April 1996 President Clinton eulogized this late commerce secretary as a "force of nature"
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$800 ~ This Clinton interior secretary earned a master's degree from the University of Newcastle in England
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$1000 ~ This secretary of HHS was the first woman to head a Big Ten school, the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Janet Reno

Warren Christopher

Ron Brown

Bruce Babbitt

Donna Shalala

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#186765 Dec 3, 2012
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$300 ~ Beatrice is the middle name of this mystery writer played by Angela Lansbury
Jessica Fletcher
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#186766 Dec 3, 2012
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$400 ~ In 1993 this author sold the film rights to "Disclosure" for about $3.5 million before it had been published
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$800 ~At the time of her death in 1974, she was writing a sequel to "Every Night, Josephine!"
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$1000 ~ The rise to power of the ruthless Julian Sorel is the subject of this colorful Stendhal book
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#186767 Dec 3, 2012
Repost ....______ FRENCH CUISINE __________

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$500 ~ Coupes A L'Ananas are ice cream desserts made with this tropical fruit, not bananas
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186768 Dec 3, 2012
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$600 ~ An ootid is a cell that matures into this
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#186769 Dec 3, 2012
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$300 ~ The most frequent sketch on this series was "Mr. Bill" with 24 appearances
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$400 ~ In 1985 he replaced Coach behind the bar at "Cheers"
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$500 ~ On this cartoon series, you'll find such characters as Plucky Duck, Dizzy Devil & Buster Bunny
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#186770 Dec 3, 2012
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$1000 ~ Orpheus nearly saved her from the underworld, but he looked back & lost her forever
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#186771 Dec 3, 2012
__________ HISTORY __________

In 1982 this country's president Jose Lopez Portillo devalued the peso & nationalized the banks
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#186772 Dec 3, 2012
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On July 5, 1945 he announced that "The entire Philippine Islands are now liberated"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186773 Dec 3, 2012
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In 1815 the Congress of Vienna guaranteed this country's neutrality
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186774 Dec 3, 2012
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Elizabeth Petrovna, the daughter of this czar, became empress of Russia in 1741
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186775 Dec 3, 2012
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This country formerly known as Dutch Guiana gained independence in 1975
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#186776 Dec 3, 2012
__________ BIRDS __________

The scientific name of this U.S. national symbol is haliaeetus leucocephalus
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#186777 Dec 3, 2012
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Lions & occasionally cheetahs & leopards prey on this largest living bird
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#186778 Dec 3, 2012
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The hyacinth macaw is the largest of these birds of the family psittacidae
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Sugar Grove, IL

#186779 Dec 3, 2012
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Krill are the major prey of the Adelie species of this bird
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Sugar Grove, IL

#186780 Dec 3, 2012
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The tiny vestigial wings of this New Zealand bird are hidden in its feathers

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