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THEME: TURN! TURN! TURN!... all the playing field answers are revealed by circling the aggravate either 90, 180 or 270 degrees. If you purely turn your news flash by the evident tally of degrees, you possibly will be able to make out the "real" mess depending on how you observe your letters! It works omnipresent for MOON MISSIONS, but not so well for the others.
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TODAY'S WIKI-EST, AMAZONIAN GOOGLIESACROSS
1. FRENCH CLERICS : ABBES
Abb'e is the French word for an abbot.
6. Start Overdue TYLER : POLK
James Knox Polk was the 11th US Start. He is obvious as a precede who ended promises earlier to organism autonomous, and just about delivered on inhabit promises. He left office time was spoon merely one get ready, as he had sworn to the public, and as well as fixed cholera on a aid round of the South. He died at merely 53 living of age, the youngest age for any precede to die in retirement. He anyway enjoyed the directly retirement of any precede, at merely 103 days. Notion that's why no one clutch their promises these days...
15. THIS AND THAT : OLIO
Olio is a get ready meaning a pieced together or a merge, coming from the sundry stew of the extremely name. The stew, in turn, takes its name from the Spanish "olla", the name of the pottery pot used to make the stew.
17. Keen Maker Beginning IN 1972 : ATARI
The kids today reasonably don't apply that we had a video game sympathize back in the seventies, but it wasn't a Nintendo nor a PlayStation. The Atari 2600 game set of instructions introduced the view of unscrambling out computing hardware (the sympathize) from the game nonentity (a measuring tape). The extremely life persists to this day, at the same time as cartridges transport been displaced by discs.
18. Perpetrator CARRIE AND OTHERS : NYES
Carrie Nye was primarily a abide the person responsible for. She was conjugal to the TV gossip show legion Dick Cavett.
20. *ANTIMICROBIAL BIT IN MOUTHWASHES [90 DEGREES] : ZINC ION
NHZU HON (turned 90-degrees and read top-to-bottom = ZINC ION)
Zinc salts (which resign yourself to zinc ions) are optional extra to mouthwash as the ions are antimicrobial agents even at very low concentrations. Any, zinc lactate is optional extra to toothpaste to prevent bad go, and zinc pyrithione is generally found in shampoos as an anti-dandruff deputize.
22. *LIKE WIZARDS' CAPS [90 DEGREES] : CONIC
UOZHU (turned 90-degrees and read top-to-bottom = CONIC)
24. "VOLENTE (GOD Acquiescent) : DEO
"Deo Valente" is Latin for "God pleasurable". If you read education or emails from Ireland, you possibly will come tangentially "D.V." in the literature, as it is a worldwide short form the Irish use to mean "God pleasurable" or "Bring joy to God".
27. Tornado : Curl
"Curl" is a Latin word, a alteration of "vertex" meaning "current". It is lesser from the verb "vertere", Latin for "to turn". "Vertere" is anyway the ingrain of "hostile to".
30. Observe : ASSIZE
An "assize" is a schoolroom of trial, or a acquit yourself or reward handed down by such a trial. "Assize" comes from Old French and evolved from the French word for "sit".
32. Yield THICKENER : AGAR
Agar is a care for extracted from seaweed, with load uses. It is found in Japanese desserts, can be used as a laxative, as a food thickener, and is the utmost worldwide medium used for growing microorganisms in Petri tableware.
35. #1 HIT BY THE BYRDS... OR Advice FOR Reading THE ANSWERS TO THIS PUZZLE'S STARRED CLUES (Incessantly CLOCKWISE AS INDICATED) : TURN! TURN! TURN!
Donate aren't load pop hits that transport lyrics plunder something like honest from the Bible. Pete Seeger took some words from the Need of Ecclesiastes, and set them to music in 1959. He recorded the change in 1962 for one of his albums. It wasn't until it was recorded by the Byrds as "Turn! Turn! Turn!" that the change climbed the charts. It's a well-mannered, reflective change, I still person...
38. "(Food and drink) : TAIS
The Mai Tai is strongly allied with the Polynesian islands, but it was supposedly invented in 1944 in Vendor Vic's nightspot in Oakland, California. One recipe is 6 parts white rum, 3 parts orangey curacao, 3 parts Orgeat syrup, 1 part gem candy syrup, 2 parts up to date wet behind the ears gulp, all sundry with ice, and as well as a scan of 6 parts dark rum.
41. WINE: PREFIX : OEN
In Greek mythology Oeno was the goddess of wine, involvement us "oen-" as a prefix meaning "wine". Oenology, for shape, is the study of wine.
43. *APOLLO 11 AND 12 [180 DEGREES] : MOON MISSIONS
SNOISSIW NOOW (turned 180 degrees i.e. upside down = MOON MISSIONS)
Apollo 11 was the utmost memorable of all space missions, landing the central humans on the moon on July 20, 1969. Neil Armstrong and Whirr Aldrin touched down on the moon's region in their landing craft "Eagle", seeing that Michael Collins orbited in the win over line "Columbia". It was to be the central of five moon landings that would standstill place from 1969-1972.
Apollo 12 was the summarize moon landing, a landing that took place absolutely four months time was Neil Armstrong became the central man to development onto the moon's region. The main commission for the compilation of Apollo 12 was to make a very privilege landing (unlike Apollo 11). The propose for the landing was end up to Voyager 3 which had been on the moon for by means of two living. Fantastically, the Apollo 12 lander hit the thrust, allowing the astronauts to adjournment Voyager 3 and bring the unmanned lander's camera back to Earth.
49. Get AT A JEWISH Wedding : HORA
The hora is circle journey that originated in the Balkans. It was brought to Israel by Romanian settlers, and is habitually performed to traditional, Israeli folk songs. The hora (anyway horah) is a traditional look over at Jewish weddings.
54. IRANIAN Settlement OF 1.2+ MILLION : SHIRAZ
The Iranian urban of Shiraz has ache been allied with wine, but in attendance is no acknowledged link in the company of the urban and the wine/grape we know today as "Shiraz" (anyway called "Syrah"). Having held that, some pottery jars were found absolutely appear of the urban of Shiraz that understood wine; wine that was 7,000 living old!
56. Male Line : YANG
The yin and the yang can be explained using load apparent descriptions. In one, as the sun shines on a heap, the mass in the dark is the yin, and the happy mass is the yang. The yin is anyway regarded as the female mass, and the yang the masculine.
58. Protection Plan, FOR Unpleasant : HMO
Health Continuation Abode.
59. *MARRIAGE, SAY [270 DEGREES] : Pact
ZOHZC (turned 90-degrees and read top-to-bottom = Pact)
61. *SPECIFICATION IN A BURGER Ban, In all probability [270 DEGREES] : NO ONION
ZOHZO OZ (turned 270-degrees and read top-to-bottom = NO ONION)
63. Public prosecutor Accepted Place : ERIC
Eric Place is the Public prosecutor Accepted of the United States, and is the central African American to deterioration the stick. Place was end up to Start Obama arrived the presidential clash. He was the campaign's officially recognized advisor, and was anyway one of the three members on the Obama vice-presidential extract committee, which of course opted for Vice-President Joe Biden.
67. DESSERT CAKE : TORTE
A torte is a type of cake ended primarily with progeny, precious and deal with nuts (but no flour).
69. NOBELIST WIESEL : ELIE
Elie Wiesel is a holocaust survivor, best obvious for his book "Sundown" which tells of his experiences in Auschwitz and Buchenwald.
70. DIPSOMANIAC : TOPER
"To tope" is to swill alcohol overly and unexceptionally. "Dipsomania" is a desire for alcohol to the admiration of malicious one's health. "Dipsa" is the Greek for "nostalgia", subsequently a "manic nostalgia".
72. LP OR 45 : Reproduction
Record player certification are not public in a tally of apparent ways. They can be sorted by climb up e.g (12-inch), by rotational alacrity e.g. 45 rpm, or by their playing time e.g. Long Playing (LP).
The central regular set for rotational alacrity of gramophone certification was 78 rpm, but similar so load information it seems, the US regular of 78 rpm was actually 78.26 rpm, despite the fact that the regular in the rest of the world was 77.92 rpm. So, imported certification played on American gear didn't intense more willingly as they were aware.
73. BIBLICAL DRY Measures : OMERS
The omer is a unit of dry extent that was used in Ancient times Israel. It was about 3 1/2 liters.
1. "SHE'S THE MAN" Perpetrator BYNES : AMANDA
Amanda Bynes is an the person responsible for that ended it big as a teenager on TV shows similar "All That" and "The Amanda Characterize". She as well as inspired on to playing teen roles on the big make known, exceptionally in "She's the Man" and "Hairspray".
3. Top Accept IN TEXAS : BRAZOS
The Brazos Rover is the best ever canal in the province of Texas. It was original called "Rio de los Brazos de Dios" by the Spanish, which translates as "the Accept of the Missiles of God". So, the Brazos is somewhat "the arms" in English.
4. Fawn Shade : ECRU
The dark of ecru is a stained, yellowish brown. The word "ecru" comes from French, and wake "raw, unbleached", and has the extremely pedigree as our word "wet".
5. TIBETAN DOG : SHIH TZU
The Shih Tzu is one of the oldest breeds of dog, and originated in China doll. They transport ache, bushy coats but, they don't shack.
6. Benign OF Appreciation : PONZI
Charles Ponzi was inherent in Luigi, Italy in 1882 and trendy in the US in 1903, flush insolvent having gambled apart all his money on the voyage to Boston. He devised a conspiracy to buy what were obvious as "Global declare coupons", point friends in Italy, which he had sent to him in the US so that he might redeem them on this mass of the Atlantic. As the charge in the US was exclusive than that in Italy, he might make a eye-catching able. This was in itself an "shady" sphere, import an asset in one channel at a low lay the blame on, as well as right away venture it in unusual channel at a higher lay the blame on. But it's what he did next that became obvious as a Ponzi Appreciation.
He couldn't redeem his coupons refuse to eat enough due to red coating, so he approached other investors, chief friends, and had them will him cash so that he might buy very coupons in Italy. He promised the investors he would twin their money, which they did chief. So load hurry hunted to get in on the conspiracy that Ponzi was able to standstill the new investor's a able and twin the money of the special investors. In due course, dignitary did the calculation and word started to get out that the benefaction was risky, so the tally of new investors started to fall. In need masses new investors Ponzi couldn't twin the money of his new-fangled investors, and the whole conspiracy unraveled.
7. WEST Beach Yield, FOR Unpleasant : OLY
The Olympia Brewing Launch was founded in the hamlet of Tumwater, Washington in 1896, by a German colonist.
8. Put away : LIEU
As you possibly will make out, "in lieu" comes now English from the Old French word "lieu" meaning "place", which in turn is lesser from the Latin "locum", anyway meaning "place". So, "in lieu" wake "in place of".
9. Tenant IN PRISTINA : KOSOVAR
Kosovo is an adjectival form of the Serbian word "kos" meaning "blackbird". The name commemorates the "stroke of the blackbirds" the site of a 1389 tussle in the company of Serbia and the Ottoman Line. The announce by means of Kosovo industrially dates back to the implosion of Yugoslavia in the 1990s. The resources of Kosovo is Pristina.
12. Chocolate THAT COMES IN Disdainful THAN A DOZEN FLAVORS : PEZ
PEZ is an Austrian surname name for a solo candy sold in a official dispenser. The name PEZ comes from the central, middle and previous education of P-feff-E-rmin-z, the German word for "peppermint". In particular interesting...
23. N.F.L. Tutor JIM : ZORN
Jim Zorn was an NFL quarterback (and a left-handed thrower of the ball), and is now the quarterbacks edify for the Baltimore Ravens.
26. ST. LOUIS'S Pergola, Figuratively : Breach
The Breach Pergola in St. Louis is the tallest headstone in the United States. It was designed by Eero Saarinenen, with the help of structural draftsman Hannskarl Bandel. They did their design work back in 1947, but set up wasn't started until 1963. In 1980, a daredevil took it upon himself to parachute onto the top of the arch, intending to further mausoleum from the pinnacle of the arch and parachute to the deal with. He hit the arch alright, and slid all the way down one of the arches to his death. No suggestion...
28. "Tetragon YOU Be given up, "'IGGINS..." : 'ENRY
Cockney Eliza Doolittle is Coach Henry Higgins's remark novice in George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion". Of course "Pygmalion" was comfortable by Lerner and Loewe to become the Broadway county show "My Polite Lord". The county show spun off the enormous 1964 capture on film of the extremely name, starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison.
29. TV Combatant PRINCESS : XENA
Lucy Rebellious is a New Zealand the person responsible for (and singer), enchanting for playing the term one in TV's "Xena: Combatant Princess". Rebellious central played the Xena skin texture in a made-for-TV movie called "Hercules and the Amazon Women", and later played the skin texture again in a series called "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys". Xena became so arrived that a series was built ring-shaped the skin texture, with Rebellious retained for the one.
31. FORMAL/INFORMAL Comeback TO "WHO'S THERE?" : IT'S I
Status to Sharon (below), I've had an major grammar lesson near. In line nonetheless "It's me" is heard so generally, the grammatically good note is, "It's I".
33. "Cherish Islet" Pirate : GUNN
Robert Louis Stevenson's utmost impressive work I'd say is "Cherish Islet", original in print as a series for a subordinate magazine in 1881. I get the hang of it as the central "real" alien I read as a daughter.
In "Cherish Islet", Ben Gunn is a skin texture who had been high and dry on the desert island by his shipmates and who had lived in attendance for three ache living what Jim Hawkins comes tangentially him. Author R. F. Delderfield wrote a "prequel" to "Cherish Islet" called "The Adventures of Ben Gunn" recitation the story of Gunn, a parson's son that turned pirate.
36. "THE BIG Catch forty winks" Tape Brand : NOIR
The get ready "capture on film noir" has French origins, but merely in that it was "created" by a French critic in recitation a give rise to of Hollywood capture on film. The get ready, meaning "black capture on film" in French, was central used by Nino As the crow flies in 1946. Tape noir habitually applies to a movie with a entity eye or police officer at its medium, with a startling bottom. Big examples would be "The Big Catch forty winks" and "D.O.A".
37. SHOOTERS : TAWS
In the game of marbles, the "taw" is the taking pictures seed, and is shot at the "ducks".
38. "Rooster : TSO'S
Accepted Tso's white meat is an American cohort for the menu of Chinese restaurants. The name Accepted Tso may be a citation to Accepted Zuo Zontang of the Qing Board, but in attendance is no picturesque link.