OED TOP SOURCES: Begun in 1869, this periodical billed as "A Weekly Journal of Science" helps with entries from abiogenesis to zygote
OED TOP SOURCES: Begun in 1869, this periodical billed as "A Weekly Journal of Science" helps with entries from abiogenesis to zygote
OED TOP SOURCES: William Shakespeare is second; this historical novelist with the same initials is third
OED TOP SOURCES: William Shakespeare is second; this historical novelist with the same initials is third
OED TOP SOURCES: The 5th-most frequently quoted source is this compendium of knowledge that's been around since 1768
OED TOP SOURCES: The Wycliffe version of this is cited more than 9,000 times
OED TOP SOURCES: The OED's most-used source is the Times of this capital city
THE NEW YORK TIMES MOVIES: Manohla Dargis titled the review of this 2011 drama "Finding the Humanity in the F.B.I.'s Feared Enforcer"
THE NEW YORK TIMES MOVIES: Stephen Holden noted this 17th c. title trio's return to the big screen in 2011 with "All for one, and then maybe a sequel"
THE NEW YORK TIMES MOVIES: The nytimes.com movie archive has year-by-year "Critics' Picks": 1960 includes this mother of an Anthony Perkins pic
THE NEW YORK TIMES MOVIES: nytimes.com links to reviews of the top 10 DVD rentals: this Brad Pitt film about "baseball in the digital age" hit No. 1 in 2012
THE NEW YORK TIMES MOVIES: nytimes.com velcomes you to the list of "The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made", vich includes this 1931 Bela Lugosi film
TV GUIDE MOVIE SYNOPSES: 1969: "Sam Peckinpah's tale of aging gunmen in 1913 Texas"
TV GUIDE MOVIE SYNOPSES: 2010: "A ballet dancer goes insane"
TV GUIDE MOVIE SYNOPSES: 1953: "Life on a Honolulu Army post just before the Pearl Harbor attack"
TV GUIDE MOVIE SYNOPSES: 2010: "Docudrama about the Triple Crown-winning race horse"
TV GUIDE MOVIE SYNOPSES: 1994: "A cop versus a mad bomber who's rigged a bomb to a bus"
"BLOW" HARDS: A 2011 review said the acoustics of this famous NYC hall turned a chorale's words into whooshes
"BLOW" HARDS: Times reviewers sigh & musicians' unions fume over dance companies like Paul Taylor's using music presented this way
"BLOW" HARDS: nytimes.com posted an architectural rendering of this school's 2.5-mil.-square-foot expansion in Greenwich Village
"BLOW" HARDS: Arts Beat reported on the craze for "Zou Bisou Bisou", a song featured in this TV show about advertising
"BLOW" HARDS: A review of a 2012 show at this place, the Met for short, informed us that Degas looked like Jerry Seinfeld
THE NEW YORK TIMES 21st CENTURY HEADLINES: Howard Stern made the front page in 2004 after his "Rich Deal in Jump to" this type of radio
THE NEW YORK TIMES 21st CENTURY HEADLINES: In 2003 the headline read, "Davis Is Out, Schwarzenegger Is in By Big Margins in California" in this type of vote
THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD CLUES "E": Hard, glossy finish (6)
THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD CLUES "E": "At ____, soldier!" (4)
INTERBRAND TOP 100 GLOBAL BRANDS: The only Finnish company on the list, it has 27% of the global cellphone market, the most of any company
INTERBRAND TOP 100 GLOBAL BRANDS: This French firm known for its handmade leather goods sits at No. 18 & is the world's most counterfeited fashion brand
INTERBRAND TOP 100 GLOBAL BRANDS: Interbrand calls shopping online through this retailer "one of the web's defining experiences"
INTERBRAND TOP 100 GLOBAL BRANDS: The world's largest media conglomerate at No. 9, in 2012 it will open Cars Land at its California Adventure park
INTERBRAND TOP 100 GLOBAL BRANDS: This soft drink company with over 3,500 beverages in its portfolio tops the world in brand value, as it has for the past 11 years
"HOW TO" ENTERTAIN: A story on this transportation of black kids to white schools had an alliterative title including Boston & battle
"HOW TO" ENTERTAIN: "The ghostly, white-clad figure descended the ladder" was the lead for a cover story in July of this year
"HOW TO" ENTERTAIN: In 1956 Time said he had "a high, unpleasant quaver" & a "rich basso" marred by a "spasmodic delivery"
"HOW TO" ENTERTAIN: He was first mentioned in Time in 1923, in a report on a military rehearsal of the Bavarian Fascista Army
"HOW TO" ENTERTAIN: In 1996 this courageous actor appeared on the cover of time with the caption "Super Man"
GRAB IT: Sibling to Lucrezia & Cesare & equally treacherous, Juan Borgia was murdered in 1497, his body found in this river
GRAB IT: Lucrezia Borgia was married 3 times, the first at age 13 to a son of the Sforzas, a powerful clan of this Lombard city
GRAB IT: The first Borgia to become pope was Calixtus III, whose first Papal Act in 1455 was to try to recover this city from the Turks
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR: 1968: player-coach of the Boston Celtics
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR: 1954: British track man
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR: 1999: Kristine Lilly & her teammates in this sport
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR: 2011: Coaches Pat Summitt & this Duke legend (nickname accepted)
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR: 2010: N'awlins quarterback
GRAY'S ANATOMY SAYS...: This bone "extends laterally and almost horizontally across the neck from manubrium to acromion"
GRAY'S ANATOMY SAYS...: These "veins return oxygenated blood to the left atrium"
GRAY'S ANATOMY SAYS...: "The external" this "comprises the auricle, or pinna, and the external acoustic meatus"
GRAY'S ANATOMY SAYS...: This, "medial to and much stronger than the fibula, is exceeded in length only by the femur"
GRAY'S ANATOMY SAYS...: The internal this vein "collects blood from the skull, brain, superficial parts of face and much of the neck"
IT'S GREEK TO SOMEBODY: Daughter of Chris, she's the first second-generation cast member
IT'S GREEK TO SOMEBODY: As Fernando, this performer popularized the phrase "You look mahvelous"
IT'S GREEK TO SOMEBODY: "Lazy Sunday" is one of many "Digital" these from the mind of Andy Samberg
IT'S GREEK TO SOMEBODY: He's the current "Weekend Update" anchorman
WEBSTER'S LAST WORDS: O: This 11-letter word for the atmospheric layer made up of O3
WEBSTER'S LAST WORDS: I: British comedian Eddie knows it's another word for the letter "Z"
WEBSTER'S LAST WORDS: R: This type of whiskey
WEBSTER'S LAST WORDS: S: Relating to a spicy style of Chinese cooking
POETIC CHARACTERS: She's nominated for her 9th Grammy, & the song by Duck Sauce with her name as its title is nominated also
POETIC CHARACTERS: This band, basically Justin Vernon, is nominated for Best New Artist
POETIC CHARACTERS: Brian Setzer, nominated for "Setzer Goes Instru-Mental", long ago sang "Sexy & 17" for this "feline" band
POETIC CHARACTERS: This band is "red hot" with a nomination for best rock album & election to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
POETIC CHARACTERS: Lady Gaga's album with this anthemic title track is up for album of the year
IN THE URBAN DICTIONARY: "When an ethnic minority makes unfounded accusations", they're pulling this from the deck
IN THE URBAN DICTIONARY: A "cough & call" is a technique to avoid this
IN THE URBAN DICTIONARY: Failing to impress a woman you're attracted to can land you in this "zone"
IN THE URBAN DICTIONARY: A carnevoyeur is one of these who derives pleasure from watching others eat meat
IN THE URBAN DICTIONARY: If you've put a scoratorium in place, you're trying to avoid hearing what happened in one of these
ROGET'S MEETS BARTLETT'S: That man is able to move swiftly on foot, yet will not succeed in concealment
ROGET'S MEETS BARTLETT'S: That nation populated by the liberated paired with that domicile where the courageous live
ROGET'S MEETS BARTLETT'S: Bring forth ripened plant structures copiously, & also propagate
ROGET'S MEETS BARTLETT'S: A single enormous jump on behalf of all humanity
ROGET'S MEETS BARTLETT'S: Chums, imperial citizens, compatriots, allow the borrowing of thy hearing organs
OLD VIRGINIA: The first of this French playwright's 2 quotes begins, "A great nose indicates a great man"
OLD VIRGINIA: The 2 quotes by Charles Evans Hughes, the USA's 11th this, include "The Constitution is what the judges say it is"
OLD VIRGINIA: Kenneth Grahame's 2 quotes both come from this children's book
OLD VIRGINIA: Fred Allen gets 2 zingers, including "California's a wonderful place to live--if you happen to be" this fruit
OLD VIRGINIA: Ernest L. Thayer is represented by a pair of quotations, both from this baseball poem
ORANGE YOU HUNGRY?: In the first half of the 3rd millennium B.C., this 2-letter city established its hegemony over the rest of Sumer
ORANGE YOU HUNGRY?: In October 1919 he reorganized his political party, the Kuomintang, & was communism's rival for power in China
ORANGE YOU HUNGRY?: In 386 B.C. Persia ratified this city-state's hegemony, about 100 years too late for Leonidas & his 300
ORANGE YOU HUNGRY?: After the Battle of Kosovo in 1389, the Serbs fell under the hegemony of this empire of nomadic Turks
ORANGE YOU HUNGRY?: Around 274 B.C. this republic, which later went full-blown empire, gained dominance over Italy with the defeat of Pyrrhus
CARTS, WAGONS & SLEDS: Packet switching, the basic idea of the Internet, came from '60s research on communications in case of this awful event
CARTS, WAGONS & SLEDS: In the first book on this, computers doing tasks associated with human intellect, 6 chapters had been RAND reports
CARTS, WAGONS & SLEDS: RAND research culminated in a 1987 treaty on these 3-element compounds that break down the ozone layer
OBSTACLE COURSES: "Fomo" stands for "fear of" this happening, because you know that party's going to be great
OBSTACLE COURSES: "Fomo" stands for "fear of" this happening, because you know that party's going to be great
CLUE: THE SHAKESPEARE VERSION: It was Romeo, in a public place, with a sword, killing this relative of Juliet
OBSTACLE COURSES: "Froday" is the day you realize you need one of these
OBSTACLE COURSES: "Froday" is the day you realize you need one of these
CLUE: THE SHAKESPEARE VERSION: It was this Thane of Fife, with a sword, on the battlefield, who killed Macbeth
OBSTACLE COURSES: "Jumping the couch" means to flip out like this guy who inspired the phrase on an "Oprah" appearance
CLUE: THE SHAKESPEARE VERSION: It was Hamlet, in the Queen's chamber, stabbing this man through a curtain
OBSTACLE COURSES: Drop 1 letter from the type of creature Sonic is in video games & you get this, one who monopolizes the aisle seat
CLUE: THE SHAKESPEARE VERSION: It was Othello, perhaps with a pillow, smothering her in her bedroom
OBSTACLE COURSES: A "polarpoint presentation" is an office meeting in which the boss has adjusted this so no one will nap
CLUE: THE SHAKESPEARE VERSION: It was Casca, then a bunch of other guys & lastly him, stabbing Julius Caesar, on the Senate floor
DALLAS: Seen by the largest U.S. audience to that date, the 11/21/80 episode answered this question
DALLAS: Her maiden name was Southworth, not Southfork
DALLAS: In 1985 he was run down and "killed"; in 1986 he was alive & lathering up in Pam's shower

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