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Game #174: Puzzle Jam

Identify the 125 people in the clues below. Match them into 65 pairs according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself. Then, match each pair with one of the Associated Words.

Five of the names will be used twice, each time in a different way. Some alternate matches are possible, but only one solution will allow you to use all the names and Associated Words.

1. He was the first Republican to win a majority of the popular vote in two successive Presidential elections.

2. This Talmudic scholar is credited with saying, ‘What is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow: this is the whole Torah; the rest is the explanation.’

3. The role that won this actor his only Oscar nomination was actually a composite of several military leaders who played a role in a revolt against the ‘sick man of Europe.’

4. Perhaps second only to John Donne among metaphysical poets, he was also England’s leading practitioner of shaped poetry.

5. This Austrian-born physicist won the Nobel Prize largely for his articulation of the principle that two or more identical fermions cannot occupy the same quantum state within a quantum system simultaneously.

6. In one of the most controversial boxing matches of all time, this heavyweight was able to retain his title partly because his opponent failed to retire to a neutral corner at a critical moment.

7. It’s not certain that this jazz great – renowned for his volatile temper – once got so angry with hecklers that he destroyed a $20,000 bass, but it’s apparently quite true that he once snapped at a noisy nightclub audience, ‘Isaac Stern doesn’t have to put up with this s**t.’

8. DJMQ: In 2013, this Romanian-born prima ballerina – accompanied by her dancer husband – left the Royal Ballet to become a principal dancer with the English National Ballet.
[Another DJMQ appears at #102. Someone may want to message JM to alert her that she’s on duty.)

9. One of this painter’s most ambitious works was destroyed due to its portrayal of Lenin, but fortunately, he – the painter, not Lenin – was able to reproduce it later on.

10. He has been played on screen by two different actors who each won two consecutive Oscars, one of whom won the first of his two consecutive Oscars for playing him. Got that?

11. This Black Panther went from convicted rapist, to Presidential candidate of the same left-wing party that later nominated Dr. Spock, to conservative Republican … and from Muslim to Christian to Moonie to Mormon.

12. Eighteen years after this entrepreneur’s death, the company he founded was merged with four other companies to form the International Harvester Company.

13. Only three current female Senators have served longer than this former chair of the Agriculture Committee

14. This French philosopher and Nobel laureate developed his theory of ‘duration’ and his defense of free will partly as a response to the ideas of Kant.

15. After receiving Oscar nominations for writing and directing his breakthrough film, he seemed to enter a steady decline, earning four Razzies for writing, directing, and acting. (He was also nominated for writing and directing a movie that has a special place in the Bored’s heart.)

16. A speech he delivered at mass on September 16, 1810, turned this Roman Catholic priest into a revolutionary military leader.

17. Using Moliere as a model, this 18th century dramatist played a key role in the transition of Italian comedy from the conventions of commedia dell'arte to the representation of real life. (His most popular was recently adapted and updated into a West End and Broadway hit.)

18. In an influential 1942 book, this British-American anthropologist rejected the concept of race, calling it ‘man’s most dangerous myth.’

19. The first misfortune of his life took place at the moment of his conception, when his mother asked his father if he had remembered to wind the clock; an even greater misfortune came a few years later, when a window sash fell just as he was urinating out a window.

20. While testifying in the Senate against requiring parental warning labels on record albums, this heavy metal vocalist – who grew up only a few miles away from me – surprised both Tipper Gore and his fans by stating that he was raised a Christian and still adhered to Christian principles.

21. This 17th century mathematician contributed to calculus, analytic geometry, and number theory, but he is perhaps best remembered for something he jotted down in the margins of an ancient Greek textbook.

22. This infielder was the first Puerto Rican to be named Rookie of the Year by either league

23. In December 2017, this winner of three James Beard awards became the most prominent celebrity chef taken down by the Weinstein Effect.

24. He was the first Asian American in space.

25. Despite his nickname of ‘Black Sam,’ he is generally considered one of the least ruthless of the great 18th century pirates; despite the fact that his career in piracy lasted little over the year, his capture of more than 50 ships made him probably the wealthiest pirate in history.

26. I can’t swear that he was the only sitting member of the U.S. Senate to win a Grammy and have a record on the Billboard Top Forty, but if you can think of another….

27. In addition to introducing the techniques of Italian Renaissance architecture to England, he also designed scenery for the elaborate masques of Ben Jonson.

28. She founded the League of Women Voters and was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association when the Nineteenth Amendment finally passed

29. The grocery store that he opened in the 1840s has since grown into a legendary retail establishment occupying five acres on Brompton Road.

30. His 35 year tenure was the longest of any principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic.

31. This poet did for Bill Clinton in 1993 what Robert Frost did for John F. Kennedy in 1961.

32. In 1939, this American physicist won Thomas Watson’s approval to develop a device that would bring Charles Babbage’s ideas to fruition.

33. In 1956, this legendary performer won a Tony award for her role in a musical composed by her equally legendary husband.

34. As you may recall from my last general knowledge game, this evangelist is largely responsible for the fact that my former college roommate has been eagerly anticipating the end of the world for 48 years.

35. Since the introduction of the current ranking system in 1973, this tennis player achieved the highest ranking of any Frenchman.

36. For two decades, this officer’s Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States served as the official manual of the U.S. military.

37. During his long career at the University of Chicago, this archaeologist popularized the term ‘Fertile Crescent,’ helped Howard Carter decipher the seals found in King Tut’s tomb, and became the first American to hold a university chair in Egyptology and Oriental History.

38. This superhero was introduced in 1941, discontinued in 1950, revived in 1964, and has not been out of print since.

39. Around 1754 bc, this emperor had his most famous decree inscribed on a stele which is now housed in the Louvre.

40. Her career began at a local station in her home state of South Carolina; by the 1990s, you could watch her at least twice every weekday, on a national show biz newsmagazine and her own syndicated talk show.

41. Her fossil finds at Lyme Regis won her renown and made her a key figure in the development of paleontology, but she was still barred from membership in the Geological Society of London.

42. This Nobel laureate first won recognition for his comic novels set in his native Trinidad.

43. In 1979, he became the first Canadian performer inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

44. And last year, he became the second Finnish player inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

45. The writing team consisting, alphabetically, of these two longtime collaborators –

46. – has penned more than twenty films and numerous television shows, but they received their only Oscar nomination for a hit comedy about a girl with gills.

47. In 1920, this cartoonist launched one of the first comic strips to focus on the new breed of ‘working girl’ – specifically, a single woman who had to support her parents and later became a widowed mother and successful fashion designer.

48. In a little over a decade, this American supermodel has been a Victoria’s Secret Angel, appeared on the cover of the Swimsuit Issue, and served as a spokesmodel for both Harley Davidson and the NFL.

49. There is some question as to whether she was really as wicked as her enemies and Robert Graves made her out to be, but there is no question that she was executed for allegedly conspiring against her own husband.

50. As Commander-in-Chief of French forces on the Western Front, this general was credited with the French victory – if you can call it that – at the Battle of the Marne.

51. This prominent Swiss theologian was an active leader in the Confessing Church, which opposed Hitler’s attempts to unite all German Protestant denominations into a single, pro-Nazi body.

52. The decisions of this longtime district and appeals court judge have been cited more often by the Supreme Court than those of any other lower court jurist.

53. He resigned his 14-year presidency of an Ivy League University – which he skillfully guided through the Vietnam years – in order to accept a post at the Court of St. James.

54. This publisher staunchly opposed slavery in his newspaper, the National Era, but his greatest contribution to abolitionism was serializing a certain novel by a certain Mrs. Stowe.

55. Despite his limited supply of cash, this rapper knows how to put together a f**king awesome wardrobe.

56. This American writer is best remembered – if at all – for his best-selling comic novel about a hick army recruit, which was turned into an more successful Broadway play by Ira Levin, and then into an even more successful movie.

57. Not one to sit on his barony, this hereditary British nobleman earned a Nobel Prize for his discovery of argon.

58. At the age of 21, this future PBA Hall of Famer became the youngest bowler ever to win the Tournament of Champions – a record that stood for forty years.

59. This British actor won a Tony for his role in a Tom Stoppard play, an Oscar for his role as a real life accused murderer, one Emmy for his role as a real life Elizabethan nobleman, and two more Emmys for his skills as a narrator.

60. One of the first American women to earn a Ph.D. in engineering, she and her husband were pioneers in the field of industrial efficiency – a skill that also came in handy raising their twelve children.

61. According to Milton, this demon was second in command to Satan.

62. This French philosopher and political scientist turned Karl Marx on his ear with a book that called Marxism ‘the opium of the intellectuals.’

63. He was the first Brit to get one million subscribers on his YouTube channel, which is socoollike.

64. He was the second African American to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first to serve a full term; he also received eight votes for Vice President at the 1880 Republican National Convention.

65. There is some dispute over whether this young lady really was the first love of a future U.S. President, but there is no disputing the fact that she died of typhoid at the age of 22.

66. ’Personal — comely widow who owns a large farm in one of the finest districts in La Porte County, Indiana, desires to make the acquaintance of a gentleman equally well provided, with view of joining fortunes. No replies by letter considered unless sender is willing to follow answer with personal visit. Triflers need not apply.’ If you answered this ad, you were likely to become another victim of this statuesque serial killer, who may have offed between 25 and 40 people, including her own husbands and children. (A recent DNA test failed to settle the question of whether she faked her own death.)

67. This gestalt psychologist was best known for his conformity experiments, in which a subject asked to judge the relative lengths of lines was pressured into giving obviously wrong answers after a group of confederates all gave the same wrong answers.

68. Though he performed important research in aerodynamics, this French engineer will forever be associated with the iconic structure that bears his name. (And I do not use the word ‘iconic’ lightly.)

69. This skilled comic actor spent most of his Hollywood career relegated to the same types of roles as Stepin Fetchit – most popularly in support of a detective who perpetrated a whole ‘nother set of ethnic stereotypes.

70. This Swiss playwright took Broadway by storm in 1958 with a savagely cynical tale of vengeance that also marked the last stage appearance of the Lunts.

71. His performance on Benny Goodman’s signature hit helped turn the drums into a major solo instrument.

72. I may or may not be related to this military hero of the First Crusade, who was proclaimed Prince of Galilee after the capture of Jerusalem and later became the subject of an opera.

73. In 1981, a Sports Illustrated cover proclaimed him ‘The Best Defensive Lineman of All Time;’ eighteen years later Sporting News ranked him at #2.

74. Miss Jean Brodie’s favorite Italian artist, this late medieval painter was credited by Vasari with ‘introducing the technique of drawing accurately from life, which had been neglected for more than two hundred years.’

75. This environmental activist was the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

76. Though he was almost certainly not the villain and/or coward many popular accounts have made him out to be, this executive’s career never quite recovered from the criticism he received for not dying on April 15, 1912.

77. His career as a journalist was relatively unremarkable until a 1965 article about the Hell’s Angels set him on a new path.

78. This physicist received the Nobel Prize for inventing a technique for photographically recording a light field – which you may know better by another term.

79. This early Church Father, who served as archbishop of Constantinople at the turn of the 5th century, is recognized as a saint by the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and Anglican churches.

80. Modeled after G.K. Chesterton, this amateur sleuth unlocked seemingly impossible mysteries in such novels as The Problem of the Wire Cage, The Three Coffins, and The Arabian Nights Murder.

81. No singer ever put more conviction or oomph into a lyric such as ‘Mercy mercy puddin’ pie’ than she did.

82. This American novelist is best remembered for his 1896 novel about the ‘Damnation’ of a young Methodist pastor.

83. Founder of the League for Physical Culture, he organized America’s first nudist outing on Labor Day 1929. (In case you were wondering, four men and three women stripped down for the event.)

84. Often considered America’s first scientific historian, he achieved renown with his 1843 history of the conquest of Mexico.

85. This silent screen beauty was nicknamed the ‘Orchid Lady.’

86. Daley Thompson won and lost the world record in the decathlon four times, ultimately losing it for good to this American.

87. Speaking of the ‘sick man of Europe’ – as we were 84 questions ago – it was this military leader who ultimately changed that status from ‘sick’ to ‘expired.’

88. An important precursor to Copernicus, this medieval priest and philosopher is better remembered today for his indecisive ass.

89. This activist nun served for two years as chairperson of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

90. This Roman Catholic clergyman is the chief villain in what is BY FAR the most popular novel published in 1831.

91. He co-founded the company which produced the world’s first truly transistorized radio, and remained its chairman until suffering a stroke while playing tennis at the age of 72.

92. He wrote the lyrics for my all-time favorite musical – look to the left and you’ll see me performing in it – but his biggest hit was the first Broadway musical to run more than 3000 performances.

93. This German chemist’s theorem – which states that, as absolute zero is approached, the entropy change ΔS for a chemical or physical transformation approaches 0 – was an important step in establishing the Third Law of Thermodynamics.

94. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, this admiral was removed from command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and busted from four to two stars.

95. A classic 1908 novel by this Scottish author features what is almost certainly the most likable rat in all of children’s literature.

96. In 1986, he became the first Latin American filmmaker to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Director.

97. Major Enlightenment figures who sat for this neoclassical sculptor included Voltaire, Diderot, Rousseau, and Ben Franklin.

98. This journalist – who will celebrate his 96th birthday next month – served at various times as a correspondent for CBS, NBC, and the New York Times, but his tenure as spokesman for the U.S. State Department ended when he resigned in protest over the Reagan administration’s disinformation campaign against Muammar Gaddafi.

99. This philosopher’s most iconic statement – and, as we know, I do not use the word ‘iconic’ lightly – is found in a treatise the full title of which is A Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting One's Reason and of Seeking Truth in the Sciences.

100. This scientist and politician – no, they are not mutually exclusive – went from chairing the Atomic Energy Commission to governing a state.

101. A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, he played more than 16,000 games in a professional career that spanned five decades – and not one of those games was played in the NBA.

102. DJMQ: This dancer and choreographer enjoyed a 60+ year career interpreting and teaching the works and techniques of Martha Graham – and a 40+ marriage to Dr. No.

103. He became nationally known as the father of Cara, Madelyn, Aaden, Collin, Joel, Alexis, Hannah, and Leah.

104. Speaking of grocery stores – as we were 75 questions ago – the grocery store that he opened in 1883 has since grown into America’s largest supermarket chain by revenue.

105. In 1977, he became the second and last Spanish poet to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

106. Now 73 years old and serving the 49th year of a life sentence, he deserved some kind of Chutzpah Award for telling a parole board that the man he killed would not have opposed his application for parole.

107. This American physicist and his older Italian collaborator received the Nobel Prize for their discovery of the antiproton.

108. In an epic 1983 movie, this actor played a real-life hero who really, really, really did not want the press to use his first name.

109. Born into slavery in New York, this reformer delivered a memorable speech at an 1851 women’s rights convention in Akron, Ohio. (The answer to the rhetorical question posed in that speech was ‘Yes.’)

110. After fifteen years of refusing, for legal reasons, to perform any of his old songs, this rocker finally relented at a concert in 1987 because, as he said, ‘Bob Dylan asked me.’

111. Though a strong supporter of the Salem Witch Trials, this minister wrote to one of the judges warning him not to ‘lay more stress on pure spectral evidence than it will bear.’

112. In 1952, this Australian tennis player won the first of her two Women’s Singles titles, the second of her four Mixed Doubles titles, and the tenth of her twelve Women’s Doubles titles at the Australian Open.

113. The last president of France’s Third Republic, he said that he never resigned his position after the Nazi takeover because – with the National Assembly disbanded – there was no one to tender his resignation to.

114. This military commander attained the peerage as a result, not of his most famous victory, but of his leadership in the earlier Peninsular War.

115. This American impressionist is best known for a series of paintings with the Stars and Stripes as their central motif.

116. She is the head designer for the luxury goods company founded by her grandfather in 1913.

117. This puritanical steward becomes the victim of a cruel hoax and eventually stalks off stage swearing, ‘I’ll be reveng’d on the whole pack of you.’ (Regrettably, his creator never got around to writing Part Two: The Revenge.)

118. This explorer got his name on two bodies of water thanks to the expeditions he undertook at the behest of Peter the Great.

119. Regarding his influential 1905 novel, this writer commented, ‘I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.’

120. She is the Oscar-winning daughter of a Tony-winning and Emmy-winning mother – and yes, that is the exact obverse of a clue in my last movie game.

121. The name of this British biologist will forever be linked with that of the younger American with whom he made a very important discovery in 1953,

122. Talk about your power couples: he won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to money theory, while his wife won the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts on behalf of disarmament.

123. Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, and Cy Young were the only pitchers to beat this one into the Hall of Fame.

124. When this composer published his most popular work in 1725, each sonata was accompanied by a sonnet, one of which reads in part, ‘On the flower-strewn meadow, with leafy branches/Rustling overhead, the goat-herd sleeps/His faithful dog beside him.’

125. He completes the following list: Theodore Roosevelt; Jimmy Carter; Barack Obama.

ASSOCIATED WORD LIST
Genesis
Five
24
40
Bohemia
Weimar
Wyoming
Hawaii
Wisconsin
Tennessee
Long Island
Houston
Philadelphia
DC
Dragon
Owl
Falcon
Duck
Buck
Bunny
Cub
Giant
Pirate
Hitman
Sniper
Counterfeiter
Amateur
Communist
Commissioner
Dean
Homer
Vince
Charles
Shelley
Joy
Boone
Brown
Nixon
Psychology
Biochemistry
Rolling
Flying
Hanging
Kiss
Touch
Stroke
Velvet
Gown
Shoes
Ice Cream
Milk Shake
Chips
Borscht
Wall
Balcony
Radio
Tool
Instrument
Follies
Cabaret
Psycho
King of Kings
Speed
Race
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Jumping in before more knowledgeable BBs answer all of these first.

2. This Talmudic scholar is credited with saying, ‘What is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow: this is the whole Torah; the rest is the explanation.’
HILLEL

5. This Austrian-born physicist won the Nobel Prize largely for his articulation of the principle that two or more identical fermions cannot occupy the same quantum state within a quantum system simultaneously.
WOLFGANG PAULI

14. This French philosopher and Nobel laureate developed his theory of ‘duration’ and his defense of free will partly as a response to the ideas of Kant.
JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

21. This 17th century mathematician contributed to calculus, analytic geometry, and number theory, but he is perhaps best remembered for something he jotted down in the margins of an ancient Greek textbook.
PIERRE FERMAT

24. He was the first Asian American in space.
ELLISON ONIZUKA

38. This superhero was introduced in 1941, discontinued in 1950, revived in 1964, and has not been out of print since.
CAPTAIN AMERICA

52. The decisions of this longtime district and appeals court judge have been cited more often by the Supreme Court than those of any other lower court jurist.
LEARNED HAND

68. Though he performed important research in aerodynamics, this French engineer will forever be associated with the iconic structure that bears his name. (And I do not use the word ‘iconic’ lightly.)
GUSTAVE EIFFEL

106. Now 73 years old and serving the 49th year of a life sentence, he deserved some kind of Chutzpah Award for telling a parole board that the man he killed would not have opposed his application for parole.
SIRHAN SIRHAN

118. This explorer got his name on two bodies of water thanks to the expeditions he undertook at the behest of Peter the Great.
VITUS BERING

121. The name of this British biologist will forever be linked with that of the younger American with whom he made a very important discovery in 1953,
FRANCIS CRICK


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5. This Austrian-born physicist won the Nobel Prize largely for his articulation of the principle that two or more identical fermions cannot occupy the same quantum state within a quantum system simultaneously.

PAULI

15. After receiving Oscar nominations for writing and directing his breakthrough film, he seemed to enter a steady decline, earning four Razzies for writing, directing, and acting. (He was also nominated for writing and directing a movie that has a special place in the Bored’s heart.)

M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN

21. This 17th century mathematician contributed to calculus, analytic geometry, and number theory, but he is perhaps best remembered for something he jotted down in the margins of an ancient Greek textbook.

FERMAT

23. In December 2017, this winner of three James Beard awards became the most prominent celebrity chef taken down by the Weinstein Effect.

MARIO BATTALI

29. The grocery store that he opened in the 1840s has since grown into a legendary retail establishment occupying five acres on Brompton Road.

HARROD?

30. His 35 year tenure was the longest of any principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic.

HERBERT VON KARAJAN?

32. In 1939, this American physicist won Thomas Watson’s approval to develop a device that would bring Charles Babbage’s ideas to fruition.

JOHN VON NEUMANN

39. Around 1754 bc, this emperor had his most famous decree inscribed on a stele which is now housed in the Louvre.

HAMMURABI

49. There is some question as to whether she was really as wicked as her enemies and Robert Graves made her out to be, but there is no question that she was executed for allegedly conspiring against her own husband.

LAVINIA

55. Despite his limited supply of cash, this rapper knows how to put together a f**king awesome wardrobe.

50 CENT?

72. I may or may not be related to this military hero of the First Crusade, who was proclaimed Prince of Galilee after the capture of Jerusalem and later became the subject of an opera.

TANCREDI. I've noticed the similarity of the opera's name to yours, but I didn't have any clue what it was about.

78. This physicist received the Nobel Prize for inventing a technique for photographically recording a light field – which you may know better by another term.

WILHELM KONRAD ROENTGEN maybe?

89. This activist nun served for two years as chairperson of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

SISTER HELEN PREJEAN, presumably

90. This Roman Catholic clergyman is the chief villain in what is BY FAR the most popular novel published in 1831.

FROLLO?

109. Born into slavery in New York, this reformer delivered a memorable speech at an 1851 women’s rights convention in Akron, Ohio. (The answer to the rhetorical question posed in that speech was ‘Yes.’)

SOJOURNER TRUTH (Ain't I a woman?)

115. This American impressionist is best known for a series of paintings with the Stars and Stripes as their central motif.

JASPER JOHNS

118. This explorer got his name on two bodies of water thanks to the expeditions he undertook at the behest of Peter the Great.

BERING?

124. When this composer published his most popular work in 1725, each sonata was accompanied by a sonnet, one of which reads in part, ‘On the flower-strewn meadow, with leafy branches/Rustling overhead, the goat-herd sleeps/His faithful dog beside him.’

ANTONIO VIVALDI


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EXCEEDINGLY quick pass - will return later.

6. In one of the most controversial boxing matches of all time, this heavyweight was able to retain his title partly because his opponent failed to retire to a neutral corner at a critical moment.

GENE TUNNEY (the second Dempsey - Tunney fight at Soldier Field)

7. It’s not certain that this jazz great – renowned for his volatile temper – once got so angry with hecklers that he destroyed a $20,000 bass, but it’s apparently quite true that he once snapped at a noisy nightclub audience, ‘Isaac Stern doesn’t have to put up with this s**t.’

CHARLIE MINGUS

10. He has been played on screen by two different actors who each won two consecutive Oscars, one of whom won the first of his two consecutive Oscars for playing him. Got that?

BEN BRADLEE (Hanks and Robards)

13. Only three current female Senators have served longer than this former chair of the Agriculture Committee

NANCY KASSEBAUM?

15. After receiving Oscar nominations for writing and directing his breakthrough film, he seemed to enter a steady decline, earning four Razzies for writing, directing, and acting. (He was also nominated for writing and directing a movie that has a special place in the Bored’s heart.)

M. NIGHT?? HUH?? HUH? MOTHER OF GOD, WHAT KIND OF QUESTION IS THIS????

19. The first misfortune of his life took place at the moment of his conception, when his mother asked his father if he had remembered to wind the clock; an even greater misfortune came a few years later, when a window sash fell just as he was urinating out a window.

TRISTRAM SHANDY?

20. While testifying in the Senate against requiring parental warning labels on record albums, this heavy metal vocalist – who grew up only a few miles away from me – surprised both Tipper Gore and his fans by stating that he was raised a Christian and still adhered to Christian principles.

DEE SNIDER?

22. This infielder was the first Puerto Rican to be named Rookie of the Year by either league

ORLANDO CEPEDA??

33. In 1956, this legendary performer won a Tony award for her role in a musical composed by her equally legendary husband.

LOTTE LENYA

45. The writing team consisting, alphabetically, of these two longtime collaborators –

LOWELL GANZ

46. – has penned more than twenty films and numerous television shows, but they received their only Oscar nomination for a hit comedy about a girl with gills.

BABALOO MANDEL

47. In 1920, this cartoonist launched one of the first comic strips to focus on the new breed of ‘working girl’ – specifically, a single woman who had to support her parents and later became a widowed mother and successful fashion designer.

WINNIE WINKLE


50. As Commander-in-Chief of French forces on the Western Front, this general was credited with the French victory – if you can call it that – at the Battle of the Marne.

PETIN??

56. This American writer is best remembered – if at all – for his best-selling comic novel about a hick army recruit, which was turned into an more successful Broadway play by Ira Levin, and then into an even more successful movie.

MAC HYMAN (No Time for Sergeants)

59. This British actor won a Tony for his role in a Tom Stoppard play, an Oscar for his role as a real life accused murderer, one Emmy for his role as a real life Elizabethan nobleman, and two more Emmys for his skills as a narrator.

JEREMY IRONS

60. One of the first American women to earn a Ph.D. in engineering, she and her husband were pioneers in the field of industrial efficiency – a skill that also came in handy raising their twelve children.

LILLIAN GILBREATH

71. His performance on Benny Goodman’s signature hit helped turn the drums into a major solo instrument.

GENE KRUPA

75. This environmental activist was the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

76. Though he was almost certainly not the villain and/or coward many popular accounts have made him out to be, this executive’s career never quite recovered from the criticism he received for not dying on April 15, 1912.

BRUCE ISMAY

77. His career as a journalist was relatively unremarkable until a 1965 article about the Hell’s Angels set him on a new path.

S HUNTER THOMPSON?

80. Modeled after G.K. Chesterton, this amateur sleuth unlocked seemingly impossible mysteries in such novels as The Problem of the Wire Cage, The Three Coffins, and The Arabian Nights Murder.

FATHER BROWN?

81. No singer ever put more conviction or oomph into a lyric such as ‘Mercy mercy puddin’ pie’ than she did.

LAVERNE BAKER

85. This silent screen beauty was nicknamed the ‘Orchid Lady.’

CORINNE GRIFFITH

89. This activist nun served for two years as chairperson of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

SISTER HELEN PREJEAN?

92. He wrote the lyrics for my all-time favorite musical – look to the left and you’ll see me performing in it – but his biggest hit was the first Broadway musical to run more than 3000 performances.

EITHER HARNICK OR BOCK

101. A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, he played more than 16,000 games in a professional career that spanned five decades – and not one of those games was played in the NBA.

MEADOWLARK LEMON

116. She is the head designer for the luxury goods company founded by her grandfather in 1913.

wHATEVER THE PRADA FIRST NAME IS

119. Regarding his influential 1905 novel, this writer commented, ‘I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.’

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80. Modeled after G.K. Chesterton, this amateur sleuth unlocked seemingly impossible mysteries in such novels as The Problem of the Wire Cage, The Three Coffins, and The Arabian Nights Murder.

FATHER BROWN?


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Identify the 125 people in the clues below. Match them into 65 pairs according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself. Then, match each pair with one of the Associated Words.

Five of the names will be used twice, each time in a different way. Some alternate matches are possible, but only one solution will allow you to use all the names and Associated Words.

1. He was the first Republican to win a majority of the popular vote in two successive Presidential elections.

ULYSSES S. GRANT

31. This poet did for Bill Clinton in 1993 what Robert Frost did for John F. Kennedy in 1961.

MAYA ANGELOU

33. In 1956, this legendary performer won a Tony award for her role in a musical composed by her equally legendary husband.

LOTTE LENYA


69. This skilled comic actor spent most of his Hollywood career relegated to the same types of roles as Stepin Fetchit – most popularly in support of a detective who perpetrated a whole ‘nother set of ethnic stereotypes.

MANTAN MORELAND

76. Though he was almost certainly not the villain and/or coward many popular accounts have made him out to be, this executive’s career never quite recovered from the criticism he received for not dying on April 15, 1912.

BRUCE ISMAY

77. His career as a journalist was relatively unremarkable until a 1965 article about the Hell’s Angels set him on a new path.

HUNTER S THOMPSON

94. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, this admiral was removed from command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and busted from four to two stars.

HUSBAND KIMMEL



108. In an epic 1983 movie, this actor played a real-life hero who really, really, really did not want the press to use his first name.

BEN KINGSLEY

111. Though a strong supporter of the Salem Witch Trials, this minister wrote to one of the judges warning him not to ‘lay more stress on pure spectral evidence than it will bear.’

COTTON MATHER

120. She is the Oscar-winning daughter of a Tony-winning and Emmy-winning mother – and yes, that is the exact obverse of a clue in my last movie game.

GWYNNETH PALTROW

123. Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, and Cy Young were the only pitchers to beat this one into the Hall of Fame.

GROVER CLEVELAND ALEXANDER

125. He completes the following list: Theodore Roosevelt; Jimmy Carter; Barack Obama.

WOODROW WILSON (Won Nobel Peace Prize)



Just a quick observation here. There are a number of people whose first names can be descriptive (Hunter, Learned, Cotton, Husband), I think that has to fit into the Tangredi somehow.

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1. He was the first Republican to win a majority of the popular vote in two successive Presidential elections.

Ulysses Grant

6. In one of the most controversial boxing matches of all time, this heavyweight was able to retain his title partly because his opponent failed to retire to a neutral corner at a critical moment.

Jack Dempsey

9. One of this painter’s most ambitious works was destroyed due to its portrayal of Lenin, but fortunately, he – the painter, not Lenin – was able to reproduce it later on.

Diego Garcia

12. Eighteen years after this entrepreneur’s death, the company he founded was merged with four other companies to form the International Harvester Company.

Cyrus McCormick?

17. Using Moliere as a model, this 18th century dramatist played a key role in the transition of Italian comedy from the conventions of commedia dell'arte to the representation of real life. (His most popular was recently adapted and updated into a West End and Broadway hit.)

Ionesco?

26. I can’t swear that he was the only sitting member of the U.S. Senate to win a Grammy and have a record on the Billboard Top Forty, but if you can think of another….

Sam Ervin recorded a spoken word album in the 70's.?

35. Since the introduction of the current ranking system in 1973, this tennis player achieved the highest ranking of any Frenchman.

Yannick Noah

54. This publisher staunchly opposed slavery in his newspaper, the National Era, but his greatest contribution to abolitionism was serializing a certain novel by a certain Mrs. Stowe.

William Lloyd Garrison?

58. At the age of 21, this future PBA Hall of Famer became the youngest bowler ever to win the Tournament of Champions – a record that stood for forty years.

Earl Anthony?

59. This British actor won a Tony for his role in a Tom Stoppard play, an Oscar for his role as a real life accused murderer, one Emmy for his role as a real life Elizabethan nobleman, and two more Emmys for his skills as a narrator.

Jeremy Irons

68. Though he performed important research in aerodynamics, this French engineer will forever be associated with the iconic structure that bears his name. (And I do not use the word ‘iconic’ lightly.)

Monsieur Eiffel

71. His performance on Benny Goodman’s signature hit helped turn the drums into a major solo instrument.

Gene Krupa

76. Though he was almost certainly not the villain and/or coward many popular accounts have made him out to be, this executive’s career never quite recovered from the criticism he received for not dying on April 15, 1912.

Bruce Ismay

77. His career as a journalist was relatively unremarkable until a 1965 article about the Hell’s Angels set him on a new path.

Hunter S. Thompson

89. This activist nun served for two years as chairperson of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

Helen Prejean

94. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, this admiral was removed from command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and busted from four to two stars.

Husband Kimmel

101. A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, he played more than 16,000 games in a professional career that spanned five decades – and not one of those games was played in the NBA.

Meadowlark Lemon

106. Now 73 years old and serving the 49th year of a life sentence, he deserved some kind of Chutzpah Award for telling a parole board that the man he killed would not have opposed his application for parole.

Tex Watson?

110. After fifteen years of refusing, for legal reasons, to perform any of his old songs, this rocker finally relented at a concert in 1987 because, as he said, ‘Bob Dylan asked me.’

John Fogerty?

118. This explorer got his name on two bodies of water thanks to the expeditions he undertook at the behest of Peter the Great.

Bering?

120. She is the Oscar-winning daughter of a Tony-winning and Emmy-winning mother – and yes, that is the exact obverse of a clue in my last movie game.

Gwyneth Paltrow?

121. The name of this British biologist will forever be linked with that of the younger American with whom he made a very important discovery in 1953,

Francis Crick

122. Talk about your power couples: he won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to money theory, while his wife won the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts on behalf of disarmament.

123. Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, and Cy Young were the only pitchers to beat this one into the Hall of Fame.

Grover Alexander

125. He completes the following list: Theodore Roosevelt; Jimmy Carter; Barack Obama.

All are Presidents who won the Nobel Peace Prize. Woodrow Wilson?

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47. In 1920, this cartoonist launched one of the first comic strips to focus on the new breed of ‘working girl’ – specifically, a single woman who had to support her parents and later became a widowed mother and successful fashion designer.

WINNIE WINKLE

I misread the question. Winnie is the character.

MARTIN BRANNER was Winnie's creator.


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34. As you may recall from my last general knowledge game, this evangelist is largely responsible for the fact that my former college roommate has been eagerly anticipating the end of the world for 48 years.
HAL LINDSAY?

50. As Commander-in-Chief of French forces on the Western Front, this general was credited with the French victory – if you can call it that – at the Battle of the Marne.
PETAIN?

58. At the age of 21, this future PBA Hall of Famer became the youngest bowler ever to win the Tournament of Champions – a record that stood for forty years.
PETE WEBER

91. He co-founded the company which produced the world’s first truly transistorized radio, and remained its chairman until suffering a stroke while playing tennis at the age of 72.
SARNOFF?

99. This philosopher’s most iconic statement – and, as we know, I do not use the word ‘iconic’ lightly – is found in a treatise the full title of which is A Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting One's Reason and of Seeking Truth in the Sciences.
DESCARTES?

104. Speaking of grocery stores – as we were 75 questions ago – the grocery store that he opened in 1883 has since grown into America’s largest supermarket chain by revenue.
KROGER?

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So this is my first post on the forum. I joined this group because I like the games that you guys play here. Let me see if I can help you people out with this.

20. While testifying in the Senate against requiring parental warning labels on record albums, this heavy metal vocalist – who grew up only a few miles away from me – surprised both Tipper Gore and his fans by stating that he was raised a Christian and still adhered to Christian principles.

This is indeed DEE SNIDER.

23. In December 2017, this winner of three James Beard awards became the most prominent celebrity chef taken down by the Weinstein Effect.

I'm fixing the spelling of his last name. It's MARIO BATALI.

28. She founded the League of Women Voters and was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association when the Nineteenth Amendment finally passed

I think this is ALICE PAUL. I'm not so sure.

40. Her career began at a local station in her home state of South Carolina; by the 1990s, you could watch her at least twice every weekday, on a national show biz newsmagazine and her own syndicated talk show.

DEBORAH NORVILLE?

44. And last year, he became the second Finnish player inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

TEEMU SELANNE

45. The writing team consisting, alphabetically, of these two longtime collaborators –

46. – has penned more than twenty films and numerous television shows, but they received their only Oscar nomination for a hit comedy about a girl with gills.

The film is "Splash", so I think it's BRIAN GLAZER & RON HOWARD.

58. At the age of 21, this future PBA Hall of Famer became the youngest bowler ever to win the Tournament of Champions – a record that stood for forty years.

I was thinking either PETE WEBER or WALTER RAY WILLIAMS.

73. In 1981, a Sports Illustrated cover proclaimed him ‘The Best Defensive Lineman of All Time;’ eighteen years later Sporting News ranked him at #2.

Since his rookie year was 1981, I'll go with LAWRENCE TAYLOR.

101. A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, he played more than 16,000 games in a professional career that spanned five decades – and not one of those games was played in the NBA.

I know MEADOWLARK LEMON is a popular answer, but I was thinking of GOOSE TATUM. I could be wrong though.


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A thought on the Tangredi.

One of the Associated Words is King of Kings, while one of the answers is Hunter S. Thompson. Jeffrey Hunter starred in King of Kings, and I noticed that a number of other first names on the list could also be last names as well. So Hunter Thompson might match up with someone whose first name is Jeffrey to form Jeffrey Hunter.

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So this is my first post on the forum. I joined this group because I like the games that you guys play here. Let me see if I can help you people out with this.

20. While testifying in the Senate against requiring parental warning labels on record albums, this heavy metal vocalist – who grew up only a few miles away from me – surprised both Tipper Gore and his fans by stating that he was raised a Christian and still adhered to Christian principles.

This is indeed DEE SNIDER.

23. In December 2017, this winner of three James Beard awards became the most prominent celebrity chef taken down by the Weinstein Effect.

I'm fixing the spelling of his last name. It's MARIO BATALI.

28. She founded the League of Women Voters and was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association when the Nineteenth Amendment finally passed

I think this is ALICE PAUL. I'm not so sure.

40. Her career began at a local station in her home state of South Carolina; by the 1990s, you could watch her at least twice every weekday, on a national show biz newsmagazine and her own syndicated talk show.

DEBORAH NORVILLE?

44. And last year, he became the second Finnish player inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

TEEMU SELANNE

45. The writing team consisting, alphabetically, of these two longtime collaborators –

46. – has penned more than twenty films and numerous television shows, but they received their only Oscar nomination for a hit comedy about a girl with gills.

The film is "Splash", so I think it's BRIAN GLAZER & RON HOWARD.

58. At the age of 21, this future PBA Hall of Famer became the youngest bowler ever to win the Tournament of Champions – a record that stood for forty years.

I was thinking either PETE WEBER or WALTER RAY WILLIAMS.

73. In 1981, a Sports Illustrated cover proclaimed him ‘The Best Defensive Lineman of All Time;’ eighteen years later Sporting News ranked him at #2.

Since his rookie year was 1981, I'll go with LAWRENCE TAYLOR.

101. A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, he played more than 16,000 games in a professional career that spanned five decades – and not one of those games was played in the NBA.

I know MEADOWLARK LEMON is a popular answer, but I was thinking of GOOSE TATUM. I could be wrong though.
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73. In 1981, a Sports Illustrated cover proclaimed him ‘The Best Defensive Lineman of All Time;’ eighteen years later Sporting News ranked him at #2.

There is no such SI cover from 1981. There is one for Best Offensive Lineman of All Time, which was John Hannah.

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73. In 1981, a Sports Illustrated cover proclaimed him ‘The Best Defensive Lineman of All Time;’ eighteen years later Sporting News ranked him at #2.

There is no such SI cover from 1981. There is one for Best Offensive Lineman of All Time, which was John Hannah.


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55. Despite his limited supply of cash, this rapper knows how to put together a f**king awesome wardrobe.

Not 50 Cent, but MACKLEMORE based on "Thrift Shop"


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I am going to a funeral but I can consolidate around 3 p.m. if no one has gotten to it before that.

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A thought on the Tangredi.

One of the Associated Words is King of Kings, while one of the answers is Hunter S. Thompson. Jeffrey Hunter starred in King of Kings, and I noticed that a number of other first names on the list could also be last names as well. So Hunter Thompson might match up with someone whose first name is Jeffrey to form Jeffrey Hunter.


Picking up on this, the Tangredi could also involve people whose last names could be first names as well (Ulysses GRANT, Ben KINGSLEY, Alice PAUL, Yannick NOAH, Grover Cleveland ALEXANDER).

If Frank is matching someone whose first name becomes a last name with someone else whose last name becomes a first name, that would be one heck of a tough puzzle to come up with that many pairs.

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FIRST CONSOLIDATION ... I admit I think I missed some things. I will fix in the a.m.

Game #174: Puzzle Jam

Identify the 125 people in the clues below. Match them into 65 pairs according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself. Then, match each pair with one of the Associated Words.

Five of the names will be used twice, each time in a different way. Some alternate matches are possible, but only one solution will allow you to use all the names and Associated Words.

1. He was the first Republican to win a majority of the popular vote in two successive Presidential elections.

ULYSSES GRANT

2. This Talmudic scholar is credited with saying, ‘What is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow: this is the whole Torah; the rest is the explanation.’
HILLEL

3. The role that won this actor his only Oscar nomination was actually a composite of several military leaders who played a role in a revolt against the ‘sick man of Europe.’

4. Perhaps second only to John Donne among metaphysical poets, he was also England’s leading practitioner of shaped poetry.


6. In one of the most controversial boxing matches of all time, this heavyweight was able to retain his title partly because his opponent failed to retire to a neutral corner at a critical moment.

GENE TUNNEY (Jack Dempsey is the fighter who didn’t go to the corner – this is The Long Count fight)

7. It’s not certain that this jazz great – renowned for his volatile temper – once got so angry with hecklers that he destroyed a $20,000 bass, but it’s apparently quite true that he once snapped at a noisy nightclub audience, ‘Isaac Stern doesn’t have to put up with this s**t.’

CHARLIE MINGUS
8. DJMQ: In 2013, this Romanian-born prima ballerina – accompanied by her dancer husband – left the Royal Ballet to become a principal dancer with the English National Ballet.
[Another DJMQ appears at #102. Someone may want to message JM to alert her that she’s on duty.)

9. One of this painter’s most ambitious works was destroyed due to its portrayal of Lenin, but fortunately, he – the painter, not Lenin – was able to reproduce it later on.

DIEGO GARCIA

10. He has been played on screen by two different actors who each won two consecutive Oscars, one of whom won the first of his two consecutive Oscars for playing him. Got that?

BEN BRADLEE

11. This Black Panther went from convicted rapist, to Presidential candidate of the same left-wing party that later nominated Dr. Spock, to conservative Republican … and from Muslim to Christian to Moonie to Mormon.

12. Eighteen years after this entrepreneur’s death, the company he founded was merged with four other companies to form the International Harvester Company.

CYRUS MCCORMICK?

13. Only three current female Senators have served longer than this former chair of the Agriculture Committee

NANCY KASSEBAUM?

14. This French philosopher and Nobel laureate developed his theory of ‘duration’ and his defense of free will partly as a response to the ideas of Kant.
JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

15. After receiving Oscar nominations for writing and directing his breakthrough film, he seemed to enter a steady decline, earning four Razzies for writing, directing, and acting. (He was also nominated for writing and directing a movie that has a special place in the Bored’s heart.)

M. NIGHT SHAMAYLAN

16. A speech he delivered at mass on September 16, 1810, turned this Roman Catholic priest into a revolutionary military leader.

17. Using Moliere as a model, this 18th century dramatist played a key role in the transition of Italian comedy from the conventions of commedia dell'arte to the representation of real life. (His most popular was recently adapted and updated into a West End and Broadway hit.)

IONESCO?

18. In an influential 1942 book, this British-American anthropologist rejected the concept of race, calling it ‘man’s most dangerous myth.’

19. The first misfortune of his life took place at the moment of his conception, when his mother asked his father if he had remembered to wind the clock; an even greater misfortune came a few years later, when a window sash fell just as he was urinating out a window.

TRISTRAM SHANDY?

20. While testifying in the Senate against requiring parental warning labels on record albums, this heavy metal vocalist – who grew up only a few miles away from me – surprised both Tipper Gore and his fans by stating that he was raised a Christian and still adhered to Christian principles.
DEE SNIDER

21. This 17th century mathematician contributed to calculus, analytic geometry, and number theory, but he is perhaps best remembered for something he jotted down in the margins of an ancient Greek textbook.
PIERRE FERMAT

22. This infielder was the first Puerto Rican to be named Rookie of the Year by either league

ORLANDO CEPADA

23. In December 2017, this winner of three James Beard awards became the most prominent celebrity chef taken down by the Weinstein Effect.

MARIO BATALI

24. He was the first Asian American in space.
ELLISON ONIZUKA

25. Despite his nickname of ‘Black Sam,’ he is generally considered one of the least ruthless of the great 18th century pirates; despite the fact that his career in piracy lasted little over the year, his capture of more than 50 ships made him probably the wealthiest pirate in history.

26. I can’t swear that he was the only sitting member of the U.S. Senate to win a Grammy and have a record on the Billboard Top Forty, but if you can think of another….

SAM ERVIN recorded a spoken word album in the 70's.?

27. In addition to introducing the techniques of Italian Renaissance architecture to England, he also designed scenery for the elaborate masques of Ben Jonson.

28. She founded the League of Women Voters and was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association when the Nineteenth Amendment finally passed

ALICE PAUL?

29. The grocery store that he opened in the 1840s has since grown into a legendary retail establishment occupying five acres on Brompton Road.

HARROD?

30. His 35 year tenure was the longest of any principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic.

31. This poet did for Bill Clinton in 1993 what Robert Frost did for John F. Kennedy in 1961.

MAYA ANGELOU

32. In 1939, this American physicist won Thomas Watson’s approval to develop a device that would bring Charles Babbage’s ideas to fruition.

33. In 1956, this legendary performer won a Tony award for her role in a musical composed by her equally legendary husband.

LOTTE LENYA

34. As you may recall from my last general knowledge game, this evangelist is largely responsible for the fact that my former college roommate has been eagerly anticipating the end of the world for 48 years.
HAL LINDSAY?

35. Since the introduction of the current ranking system in 1973, this tennis player achieved the highest ranking of any Frenchman.

YANNICK NOAH

36. For two decades, this officer’s Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States served as the official manual of the U.S. military.

37. During his long career at the University of Chicago, this archaeologist popularized the term ‘Fertile Crescent,’ helped Howard Carter decipher the seals found in King Tut’s tomb, and became the first American to hold a university chair in Egyptology and Oriental History.

38. This superhero was introduced in 1941, discontinued in 1950, revived in 1964, and has not been out of print since.
CAPTAIN AMERICA

39. Around 1754 bc, this emperor had his most famous decree inscribed on a stele which is now housed in the Louvre.

40. Her career began at a local station in her home state of South Carolina; by the 1990s, you could watch her at least twice every weekday, on a national show biz newsmagazine and her own syndicated talk show.

DEBORAH NORVILLE?

41. Her fossil finds at Lyme Regis won her renown and made her a key figure in the development of paleontology, but she was still barred from membership in the Geological Society of London.

42. This Nobel laureate first won recognition for his comic novels set in his native Trinidad.

43. In 1979, he became the first Canadian performer inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

44. And last year, he became the second Finnish player inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

TEEMU SELANNE

45. The writing team consisting, alphabetically, of these two longtime collaborators –

LOWELL GANZ

46. – has penned more than twenty films and numerous television shows, but they received their only Oscar nomination for a hit comedy about a girl with gills.

BABALOO MANDEL

47. In 1920, this cartoonist launched one of the first comic strips to focus on the new breed of ‘working girl’ – specifically, a single woman who had to support her parents and later became a widowed mother and successful fashion designer.

BRENNER

48. In a little over a decade, this American supermodel has been a Victoria’s Secret Angel, appeared on the cover of the Swimsuit Issue, and served as a spokesmodel for both Harley Davidson and the NFL.

49. There is some question as to whether she was really as wicked as her enemies and Robert Graves made her out to be, but there is no question that she was executed for allegedly conspiring against her own husband.

50. As Commander-in-Chief of French forces on the Western Front, this general was credited with the French victory – if you can call it that – at the Battle of the Marne.

PETAIN

51. This prominent Swiss theologian was an active leader in the Confessing Church, which opposed Hitler’s attempts to unite all German Protestant denominations into a single, pro-Nazi body.

52. The decisions of this longtime district and appeals court judge have been cited more often by the Supreme Court than those of any other lower court jurist.
LEARNED HAND

53. He resigned his 14-year presidency of an Ivy League University – which he skillfully guided through the Vietnam years – in order to accept a post at the Court of St. James.

54. This publisher staunchly opposed slavery in his newspaper, the National Era, but his greatest contribution to abolitionism was serializing a certain novel by a certain Mrs. Stowe.

WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON?

55. Despite his limited supply of cash, this rapper knows how to put together a f**king awesome wardrobe.

MACKLEMORE

56. This American writer is best remembered – if at all – for his best-selling comic novel about a hick army recruit, which was turned into an more successful Broadway play by Ira Levin, and then into an even more successful movie.

MAC HYMAN

57. Not one to sit on his barony, this hereditary British nobleman earned a Nobel Prize for his discovery of argon.

58. At the age of 21, this future PBA Hall of Famer became the youngest bowler ever to win the Tournament of Champions – a record that stood for forty years.

PETE WEBER? EARL ANTHONY? WALTER RAY WILLIAMS?

59. This British actor won a Tony for his role in a Tom Stoppard play, an Oscar for his role as a real life accused murderer, one Emmy for his role as a real life Elizabethan nobleman, and two more Emmys for his skills as a narrator.

JEREMY IRONS

60. One of the first American women to earn a Ph.D. in engineering, she and her husband were pioneers in the field of industrial efficiency – a skill that also came in handy raising their twelve children.

LILLIAN GILBREATH

61. According to Milton, this demon was second in command to Satan.

62. This French philosopher and political scientist turned Karl Marx on his ear with a book that called Marxism ‘the opium of the intellectuals.’

63. He was the first Brit to get one million subscribers on his YouTube channel, which is socoollike.

64. He was the second African American to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first to serve a full term; he also received eight votes for Vice President at the 1880 Republican National Convention.

65. There is some dispute over whether this young lady really was the first love of a future U.S. President, but there is no disputing the fact that she died of typhoid at the age of 22.

66. ’Personal — comely widow who owns a large farm in one of the finest districts in La Porte County, Indiana, desires to make the acquaintance of a gentleman equally well provided, with view of joining fortunes. No replies by letter considered unless sender is willing to follow answer with personal visit. Triflers need not apply.’ If you answered this ad, you were likely to become another victim of this statuesque serial killer, who may have offed between 25 and 40 people, including her own husbands and children. (A recent DNA test failed to settle the question of whether she faked her own death.)

67. This gestalt psychologist was best known for his conformity experiments, in which a subject asked to judge the relative lengths of lines was pressured into giving obviously wrong answers after a group of confederates all gave the same wrong answers.

68. Though he performed important research in aerodynamics, this French engineer will forever be associated with the iconic structure that bears his name. (And I do not use the word ‘iconic’ lightly.)
GUSTAVE EIFFEL

69. This skilled comic actor spent most of his Hollywood career relegated to the same types of roles as Stepin Fetchit – most popularly in support of a detective who perpetrated a whole ‘nother set of ethnic stereotypes.

70. This Swiss playwright took Broadway by storm in 1958 with a savagely cynical tale of vengeance that also marked the last stage appearance of the Lunts.

71. His performance on Benny Goodman’s signature hit helped turn the drums into a major solo instrument.

GENE KRUPA

72. I may or may not be related to this military hero of the First Crusade, who was proclaimed Prince of Galilee after the capture of Jerusalem and later became the subject of an opera.

73. In 1981, a Sports Illustrated cover proclaimed him ‘The Best Defensive Lineman of All Time;’ eighteen years later Sporting News ranked him at #2.

JOHN HANNAH

74. Miss Jean Brodie’s favorite Italian artist, this late medieval painter was credited by Vasari with ‘introducing the technique of drawing accurately from life, which had been neglected for more than two hundred years.’

75. This environmental activist was the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

76. Though he was almost certainly not the villain and/or coward many popular accounts have made him out to be, this executive’s career never quite recovered from the criticism he received for not dying on April 15, 1912.

BRUCE ISMAY

77. His career as a journalist was relatively unremarkable until a 1965 article about the Hell’s Angels set him on a new path.

HUNTER S. THOMPSON

78. This physicist received the Nobel Prize for inventing a technique for photographically recording a light field – which you may know better by another term.

79. This early Church Father, who served as archbishop of Constantinople at the turn of the 5th century, is recognized as a saint by the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and Anglican churches.

80. Modeled after G.K. Chesterton, this amateur sleuth unlocked seemingly impossible mysteries in such novels as The Problem of the Wire Cage, The Three Coffins, and The Arabian Nights Murder.

81. No singer ever put more conviction or oomph into a lyric such as ‘Mercy mercy puddin’ pie’ than she did.

LAVERNE BAKER

82. This American novelist is best remembered for his 1896 novel about the ‘Damnation’ of a young Methodist pastor.

83. Founder of the League for Physical Culture, he organized America’s first nudist outing on Labor Day 1929. (In case you were wondering, four men and three women stripped down for the event.)

84. Often considered America’s first scientific historian, he achieved renown with his 1843 history of the conquest of Mexico.

85. This silent screen beauty was nicknamed the ‘Orchid Lady.’

CORRINE GRIFFITH

86. Daley Thompson won and lost the world record in the decathlon four times, ultimately losing it for good to this American.

87. Speaking of the ‘sick man of Europe’ – as we were 84 questions ago – it was this military leader who ultimately changed that status from ‘sick’ to ‘expired.’

88. An important precursor to Copernicus, this medieval priest and philosopher is better remembered today for his indecisive ass.

89. This activist nun served for two years as chairperson of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

SISTER HELEN PREJEAN

90. This Roman Catholic clergyman is the chief villain in what is BY FAR the most popular novel published in 1831.

91. He co-founded the company which produced the world’s first truly transistorized radio, and remained its chairman until suffering a stroke while playing tennis at the age of 72.
SARNOFF?

92. He wrote the lyrics for my all-time favorite musical – look to the left and you’ll see me performing in it – but his biggest hit was the first Broadway musical to run more than 3000 performances.

BOCK OR HARNICK

93. This German chemist’s theorem – which states that, as absolute zero is approached, the entropy change ΔS for a chemical or physical transformation approaches 0 – was an important step in establishing the Third Law of Thermodynamics.

94. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, this admiral was removed from command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and busted from four to two stars.

HUSBAND KIMMEL

95. A classic 1908 novel by this Scottish author features what is almost certainly the most likable rat in all of children’s literature.

96. In 1986, he became the first Latin American filmmaker to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Director.

97. Major Enlightenment figures who sat for this neoclassical sculptor included Voltaire, Diderot, Rousseau, and Ben Franklin.

98. This journalist – who will celebrate his 96th birthday next month – served at various times as a correspondent for CBS, NBC, and the New York Times, but his tenure as spokesman for the U.S. State Department ended when he resigned in protest over the Reagan administration’s disinformation campaign against Muammar Gaddafi.

99. This philosopher’s most iconic statement – and, as we know, I do not use the word ‘iconic’ lightly – is found in a treatise the full title of which is A Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting One's Reason and of Seeking Truth in the Sciences.
DESCARTES

100. This scientist and politician – no, they are not mutually exclusive – went from chairing the Atomic Energy Commission to governing a state.

101. A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, he played more than 16,000 games in a professional career that spanned five decades – and not one of those games was played in the NBA.

MEADOWLARK LEMON? GOOSE TATUM? (Melly note: I think Tatum too young to play five decades).

102. DJMQ: This dancer and choreographer enjoyed a 60+ year career interpreting and teaching the works and techniques of Martha Graham – and a 40+ marriage to Dr. No.

103. He became nationally known as the father of Cara, Madelyn, Aaden, Collin, Joel, Alexis, Hannah, and Leah.

104. Speaking of grocery stores – as we were 75 questions ago – the grocery store that he opened in 1883 has since grown into America’s largest supermarket chain by revenue.
KROGER?

105. In 1977, he became the second and last Spanish poet to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.


107. This American physicist and his older Italian collaborator received the Nobel Prize for their discovery of the antiproton.

108. In an epic 1983 movie, this actor played a real-life hero who really, really, really did not want the press to use his first name.

109. Born into slavery in New York, this reformer delivered a memorable speech at an 1851 women’s rights convention in Akron, Ohio. (The answer to the rhetorical question posed in that speech was ‘Yes.’)

110. After fifteen years of refusing, for legal reasons, to perform any of his old songs, this rocker finally relented at a concert in 1987 because, as he said, ‘Bob Dylan asked me.’

JOHN FOGERTY?

111. Though a strong supporter of the Salem Witch Trials, this minister wrote to one of the judges warning him not to ‘lay more stress on pure spectral evidence than it will bear.’

112. In 1952, this Australian tennis player won the first of her two Women’s Singles titles, the second of her four Mixed Doubles titles, and the tenth of her twelve Women’s Doubles titles at the Australian Open.

MARGARET COURT?

113. The last president of France’s Third Republic, he said that he never resigned his position after the Nazi takeover because – with the National Assembly disbanded – there was no one to tender his resignation to.

114. This military commander attained the peerage as a result, not of his most famous victory, but of his leadership in the earlier Peninsular War.

115. This American impressionist is best known for a series of paintings with the Stars and Stripes as their central motif.

116. She is the head designer for the luxury goods company founded by her grandfather in 1913.

PRADA??

117. This puritanical steward becomes the victim of a cruel hoax and eventually stalks off stage swearing, ‘I’ll be reveng’d on the whole pack of you.’ (Regrettably, his creator never got around to writing Part Two: The Revenge.)

118. This explorer got his name on two bodies of water thanks to the expeditions he undertook at the behest of Peter the Great.
VITUS BERING

119. Regarding his influential 1905 novel, this writer commented, ‘I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.’

UPTON SINCLAIR (the Jungle)

120. She is the Oscar-winning daughter of a Tony-winning and Emmy-winning mother – and yes, that is the exact obverse of a clue in my last movie game.

GWYNETH PALTROW

121. The name of this British biologist will forever be linked with that of the younger American with whom he made a very important discovery in 1953,
FRANCIS CRICK

122. Talk about your power couples: he won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to money theory, while his wife won the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts on behalf of disarmament.

123. Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, and Cy Young were the only pitchers to beat this one into the Hall of Fame.

GROVER CLEVELAND ALEXANDER

124. When this composer published his most popular work in 1725, each sonata was accompanied by a sonnet, one of which reads in part, ‘On the flower-strewn meadow, with leafy branches/Rustling overhead, the goat-herd sleeps/His faithful dog beside him.’

125. He completes the following list: Theodore Roosevelt; Jimmy Carter; Barack Obama.

WOODROW WILSON



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Of the definites, in one case you're definitely thinking of the right person, but the last name is wrong. Two othes are wrong, and three are right but misspelled in ways that may matter.

Those with two suggested answers each include the correct answer. The one with three suggested answers does not.

Of those with a single answer with a question mark, seven are right and eight are wrong.

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FIRST CONSOLIDATION ... I admit I think I missed some things. I will fix in the a.m.

Game #174: Puzzle Jam

Identify the 125 people in the clues below. Match them into 65 pairs according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself. Then, match each pair with one of the Associated Words.

Five of the names will be used twice, each time in a different way. Some alternate matches are possible, but only one solution will allow you to use all the names and Associated Words.

1. He was the first Republican to win a majority of the popular vote in two successive Presidential elections.

ULYSSES GRANT

2. This Talmudic scholar is credited with saying, ‘What is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow: this is the whole Torah; the rest is the explanation.’
HILLEL

3. The role that won this actor his only Oscar nomination was actually a composite of several military leaders who played a role in a revolt against the ‘sick man of Europe.’

4. Perhaps second only to John Donne among metaphysical poets, he was also England’s leading practitioner of shaped poetry.


6. In one of the most controversial boxing matches of all time, this heavyweight was able to retain his title partly because his opponent failed to retire to a neutral corner at a critical moment.

GENE TUNNEY (Jack Dempsey is the fighter who didn’t go to the corner – this is The Long Count fight)

7. It’s not certain that this jazz great – renowned for his volatile temper – once got so angry with hecklers that he destroyed a $20,000 bass, but it’s apparently quite true that he once snapped at a noisy nightclub audience, ‘Isaac Stern doesn’t have to put up with this s**t.’

CHARLIE MINGUS
8. DJMQ: In 2013, this Romanian-born prima ballerina – accompanied by her dancer husband – left the Royal Ballet to become a principal dancer with the English National Ballet.
[Another DJMQ appears at #102. Someone may want to message JM to alert her that she’s on duty.)

9. One of this painter’s most ambitious works was destroyed due to its portrayal of Lenin, but fortunately, he – the painter, not Lenin – was able to reproduce it later on.

DIEGO GARCIA

10. He has been played on screen by two different actors who each won two consecutive Oscars, one of whom won the first of his two consecutive Oscars for playing him. Got that?

BEN BRADLEE

11. This Black Panther went from convicted rapist, to Presidential candidate of the same left-wing party that later nominated Dr. Spock, to conservative Republican … and from Muslim to Christian to Moonie to Mormon.

12. Eighteen years after this entrepreneur’s death, the company he founded was merged with four other companies to form the International Harvester Company.

CYRUS MCCORMICK?

13. Only three current female Senators have served longer than this former chair of the Agriculture Committee

NANCY KASSEBAUM?

14. This French philosopher and Nobel laureate developed his theory of ‘duration’ and his defense of free will partly as a response to the ideas of Kant.
JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

15. After receiving Oscar nominations for writing and directing his breakthrough film, he seemed to enter a steady decline, earning four Razzies for writing, directing, and acting. (He was also nominated for writing and directing a movie that has a special place in the Bored’s heart.)

M. NIGHT SHAMAYLAN

16. A speech he delivered at mass on September 16, 1810, turned this Roman Catholic priest into a revolutionary military leader.

17. Using Moliere as a model, this 18th century dramatist played a key role in the transition of Italian comedy from the conventions of commedia dell'arte to the representation of real life. (His most popular was recently adapted and updated into a West End and Broadway hit.)

IONESCO?

18. In an influential 1942 book, this British-American anthropologist rejected the concept of race, calling it ‘man’s most dangerous myth.’

19. The first misfortune of his life took place at the moment of his conception, when his mother asked his father if he had remembered to wind the clock; an even greater misfortune came a few years later, when a window sash fell just as he was urinating out a window.

TRISTRAM SHANDY?

20. While testifying in the Senate against requiring parental warning labels on record albums, this heavy metal vocalist – who grew up only a few miles away from me – surprised both Tipper Gore and his fans by stating that he was raised a Christian and still adhered to Christian principles.
DEE SNIDER

21. This 17th century mathematician contributed to calculus, analytic geometry, and number theory, but he is perhaps best remembered for something he jotted down in the margins of an ancient Greek textbook.
PIERRE FERMAT

22. This infielder was the first Puerto Rican to be named Rookie of the Year by either league

ORLANDO CEPADA

23. In December 2017, this winner of three James Beard awards became the most prominent celebrity chef taken down by the Weinstein Effect.

MARIO BATALI

24. He was the first Asian American in space.
ELLISON ONIZUKA

25. Despite his nickname of ‘Black Sam,’ he is generally considered one of the least ruthless of the great 18th century pirates; despite the fact that his career in piracy lasted little over the year, his capture of more than 50 ships made him probably the wealthiest pirate in history.

26. I can’t swear that he was the only sitting member of the U.S. Senate to win a Grammy and have a record on the Billboard Top Forty, but if you can think of another….

SAM ERVIN recorded a spoken word album in the 70's.?

27. In addition to introducing the techniques of Italian Renaissance architecture to England, he also designed scenery for the elaborate masques of Ben Jonson.

28. She founded the League of Women Voters and was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association when the Nineteenth Amendment finally passed

ALICE PAUL?

29. The grocery store that he opened in the 1840s has since grown into a legendary retail establishment occupying five acres on Brompton Road.

HARROD?

30. His 35 year tenure was the longest of any principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic.

31. This poet did for Bill Clinton in 1993 what Robert Frost did for John F. Kennedy in 1961.

MAYA ANGELOU

32. In 1939, this American physicist won Thomas Watson’s approval to develop a device that would bring Charles Babbage’s ideas to fruition.

33. In 1956, this legendary performer won a Tony award for her role in a musical composed by her equally legendary husband.

LOTTE LENYA

34. As you may recall from my last general knowledge game, this evangelist is largely responsible for the fact that my former college roommate has been eagerly anticipating the end of the world for 48 years.
HAL LINDSAY?

35. Since the introduction of the current ranking system in 1973, this tennis player achieved the highest ranking of any Frenchman.

YANNICK NOAH

36. For two decades, this officer’s Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States served as the official manual of the U.S. military.

37. During his long career at the University of Chicago, this archaeologist popularized the term ‘Fertile Crescent,’ helped Howard Carter decipher the seals found in King Tut’s tomb, and became the first American to hold a university chair in Egyptology and Oriental History.

38. This superhero was introduced in 1941, discontinued in 1950, revived in 1964, and has not been out of print since.
CAPTAIN AMERICA

39. Around 1754 bc, this emperor had his most famous decree inscribed on a stele which is now housed in the Louvre.

40. Her career began at a local station in her home state of South Carolina; by the 1990s, you could watch her at least twice every weekday, on a national show biz newsmagazine and her own syndicated talk show.

DEBORAH NORVILLE?

41. Her fossil finds at Lyme Regis won her renown and made her a key figure in the development of paleontology, but she was still barred from membership in the Geological Society of London.

42. This Nobel laureate first won recognition for his comic novels set in his native Trinidad.

43. In 1979, he became the first Canadian performer inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

44. And last year, he became the second Finnish player inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

TEEMU SELANNE

45. The writing team consisting, alphabetically, of these two longtime collaborators –

LOWELL GANZ

46. – has penned more than twenty films and numerous television shows, but they received their only Oscar nomination for a hit comedy about a girl with gills.

BABALOO MANDEL

47. In 1920, this cartoonist launched one of the first comic strips to focus on the new breed of ‘working girl’ – specifically, a single woman who had to support her parents and later became a widowed mother and successful fashion designer.

BRENNER

48. In a little over a decade, this American supermodel has been a Victoria’s Secret Angel, appeared on the cover of the Swimsuit Issue, and served as a spokesmodel for both Harley Davidson and the NFL.

49. There is some question as to whether she was really as wicked as her enemies and Robert Graves made her out to be, but there is no question that she was executed for allegedly conspiring against her own husband.

50. As Commander-in-Chief of French forces on the Western Front, this general was credited with the French victory – if you can call it that – at the Battle of the Marne.

PETAIN

51. This prominent Swiss theologian was an active leader in the Confessing Church, which opposed Hitler’s attempts to unite all German Protestant denominations into a single, pro-Nazi body.

52. The decisions of this longtime district and appeals court judge have been cited more often by the Supreme Court than those of any other lower court jurist.
LEARNED HAND

53. He resigned his 14-year presidency of an Ivy League University – which he skillfully guided through the Vietnam years – in order to accept a post at the Court of St. James.

54. This publisher staunchly opposed slavery in his newspaper, the National Era, but his greatest contribution to abolitionism was serializing a certain novel by a certain Mrs. Stowe.

WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON?

55. Despite his limited supply of cash, this rapper knows how to put together a f**king awesome wardrobe.

MACKLEMORE

56. This American writer is best remembered – if at all – for his best-selling comic novel about a hick army recruit, which was turned into an more successful Broadway play by Ira Levin, and then into an even more successful movie.

MAC HYMAN

57. Not one to sit on his barony, this hereditary British nobleman earned a Nobel Prize for his discovery of argon.

58. At the age of 21, this future PBA Hall of Famer became the youngest bowler ever to win the Tournament of Champions – a record that stood for forty years.

PETE WEBER? EARL ANTHONY? WALTER RAY WILLIAMS?

59. This British actor won a Tony for his role in a Tom Stoppard play, an Oscar for his role as a real life accused murderer, one Emmy for his role as a real life Elizabethan nobleman, and two more Emmys for his skills as a narrator.

JEREMY IRONS

60. One of the first American women to earn a Ph.D. in engineering, she and her husband were pioneers in the field of industrial efficiency – a skill that also came in handy raising their twelve children.

LILLIAN GILBREATH

61. According to Milton, this demon was second in command to Satan.

62. This French philosopher and political scientist turned Karl Marx on his ear with a book that called Marxism ‘the opium of the intellectuals.’

63. He was the first Brit to get one million subscribers on his YouTube channel, which is socoollike.

64. He was the second African American to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first to serve a full term; he also received eight votes for Vice President at the 1880 Republican National Convention.

65. There is some dispute over whether this young lady really was the first love of a future U.S. President, but there is no disputing the fact that she died of typhoid at the age of 22.

66. ’Personal — comely widow who owns a large farm in one of the finest districts in La Porte County, Indiana, desires to make the acquaintance of a gentleman equally well provided, with view of joining fortunes. No replies by letter considered unless sender is willing to follow answer with personal visit. Triflers need not apply.’ If you answered this ad, you were likely to become another victim of this statuesque serial killer, who may have offed between 25 and 40 people, including her own husbands and children. (A recent DNA test failed to settle the question of whether she faked her own death.)

67. This gestalt psychologist was best known for his conformity experiments, in which a subject asked to judge the relative lengths of lines was pressured into giving obviously wrong answers after a group of confederates all gave the same wrong answers.

68. Though he performed important research in aerodynamics, this French engineer will forever be associated with the iconic structure that bears his name. (And I do not use the word ‘iconic’ lightly.)
GUSTAVE EIFFEL

69. This skilled comic actor spent most of his Hollywood career relegated to the same types of roles as Stepin Fetchit – most popularly in support of a detective who perpetrated a whole ‘nother set of ethnic stereotypes.

70. This Swiss playwright took Broadway by storm in 1958 with a savagely cynical tale of vengeance that also marked the last stage appearance of the Lunts.

71. His performance on Benny Goodman’s signature hit helped turn the drums into a major solo instrument.

GENE KRUPA

72. I may or may not be related to this military hero of the First Crusade, who was proclaimed Prince of Galilee after the capture of Jerusalem and later became the subject of an opera.

73. In 1981, a Sports Illustrated cover proclaimed him ‘The Best Defensive Lineman of All Time;’ eighteen years later Sporting News ranked him at #2.

JOHN HANNAH

74. Miss Jean Brodie’s favorite Italian artist, this late medieval painter was credited by Vasari with ‘introducing the technique of drawing accurately from life, which had been neglected for more than two hundred years.’

75. This environmental activist was the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

76. Though he was almost certainly not the villain and/or coward many popular accounts have made him out to be, this executive’s career never quite recovered from the criticism he received for not dying on April 15, 1912.

BRUCE ISMAY

77. His career as a journalist was relatively unremarkable until a 1965 article about the Hell’s Angels set him on a new path.

HUNTER S. THOMPSON

78. This physicist received the Nobel Prize for inventing a technique for photographically recording a light field – which you may know better by another term.

79. This early Church Father, who served as archbishop of Constantinople at the turn of the 5th century, is recognized as a saint by the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and Anglican churches.

80. Modeled after G.K. Chesterton, this amateur sleuth unlocked seemingly impossible mysteries in such novels as The Problem of the Wire Cage, The Three Coffins, and The Arabian Nights Murder.

81. No singer ever put more conviction or oomph into a lyric such as ‘Mercy mercy puddin’ pie’ than she did.

LAVERNE BAKER

82. This American novelist is best remembered for his 1896 novel about the ‘Damnation’ of a young Methodist pastor.

83. Founder of the League for Physical Culture, he organized America’s first nudist outing on Labor Day 1929. (In case you were wondering, four men and three women stripped down for the event.)

84. Often considered America’s first scientific historian, he achieved renown with his 1843 history of the conquest of Mexico.

85. This silent screen beauty was nicknamed the ‘Orchid Lady.’

CORRINE GRIFFITH

86. Daley Thompson won and lost the world record in the decathlon four times, ultimately losing it for good to this American.

87. Speaking of the ‘sick man of Europe’ – as we were 84 questions ago – it was this military leader who ultimately changed that status from ‘sick’ to ‘expired.’

88. An important precursor to Copernicus, this medieval priest and philosopher is better remembered today for his indecisive ass.

89. This activist nun served for two years as chairperson of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

SISTER HELEN PREJEAN

90. This Roman Catholic clergyman is the chief villain in what is BY FAR the most popular novel published in 1831.

91. He co-founded the company which produced the world’s first truly transistorized radio, and remained its chairman until suffering a stroke while playing tennis at the age of 72.
SARNOFF?

92. He wrote the lyrics for my all-time favorite musical – look to the left and you’ll see me performing in it – but his biggest hit was the first Broadway musical to run more than 3000 performances.

BOCK OR HARNICK

93. This German chemist’s theorem – which states that, as absolute zero is approached, the entropy change ΔS for a chemical or physical transformation approaches 0 – was an important step in establishing the Third Law of Thermodynamics.

94. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, this admiral was removed from command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and busted from four to two stars.

HUSBAND KIMMEL

95. A classic 1908 novel by this Scottish author features what is almost certainly the most likable rat in all of children’s literature.

96. In 1986, he became the first Latin American filmmaker to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Director.

97. Major Enlightenment figures who sat for this neoclassical sculptor included Voltaire, Diderot, Rousseau, and Ben Franklin.

98. This journalist – who will celebrate his 96th birthday next month – served at various times as a correspondent for CBS, NBC, and the New York Times, but his tenure as spokesman for the U.S. State Department ended when he resigned in protest over the Reagan administration’s disinformation campaign against Muammar Gaddafi.

99. This philosopher’s most iconic statement – and, as we know, I do not use the word ‘iconic’ lightly – is found in a treatise the full title of which is A Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting One's Reason and of Seeking Truth in the Sciences.
DESCARTES

100. This scientist and politician – no, they are not mutually exclusive – went from chairing the Atomic Energy Commission to governing a state.

101. A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, he played more than 16,000 games in a professional career that spanned five decades – and not one of those games was played in the NBA.

MEADOWLARK LEMON? GOOSE TATUM? (Melly note: I think Tatum too young to play five decades).

102. DJMQ: This dancer and choreographer enjoyed a 60+ year career interpreting and teaching the works and techniques of Martha Graham – and a 40+ marriage to Dr. No.

103. He became nationally known as the father of Cara, Madelyn, Aaden, Collin, Joel, Alexis, Hannah, and Leah.

104. Speaking of grocery stores – as we were 75 questions ago – the grocery store that he opened in 1883 has since grown into America’s largest supermarket chain by revenue.
KROGER?

105. In 1977, he became the second and last Spanish poet to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.


107. This American physicist and his older Italian collaborator received the Nobel Prize for their discovery of the antiproton.

108. In an epic 1983 movie, this actor played a real-life hero who really, really, really did not want the press to use his first name.

109. Born into slavery in New York, this reformer delivered a memorable speech at an 1851 women’s rights convention in Akron, Ohio. (The answer to the rhetorical question posed in that speech was ‘Yes.’)

110. After fifteen years of refusing, for legal reasons, to perform any of his old songs, this rocker finally relented at a concert in 1987 because, as he said, ‘Bob Dylan asked me.’

JOHN FOGERTY?

111. Though a strong supporter of the Salem Witch Trials, this minister wrote to one of the judges warning him not to ‘lay more stress on pure spectral evidence than it will bear.’

112. In 1952, this Australian tennis player won the first of her two Women’s Singles titles, the second of her four Mixed Doubles titles, and the tenth of her twelve Women’s Doubles titles at the Australian Open.

MARGARET COURT?

113. The last president of France’s Third Republic, he said that he never resigned his position after the Nazi takeover because – with the National Assembly disbanded – there was no one to tender his resignation to.

114. This military commander attained the peerage as a result, not of his most famous victory, but of his leadership in the earlier Peninsular War.

115. This American impressionist is best known for a series of paintings with the Stars and Stripes as their central motif.

116. She is the head designer for the luxury goods company founded by her grandfather in 1913.

PRADA??

117. This puritanical steward becomes the victim of a cruel hoax and eventually stalks off stage swearing, ‘I’ll be reveng’d on the whole pack of you.’ (Regrettably, his creator never got around to writing Part Two: The Revenge.)

118. This explorer got his name on two bodies of water thanks to the expeditions he undertook at the behest of Peter the Great.
VITUS BERING

119. Regarding his influential 1905 novel, this writer commented, ‘I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.’

UPTON SINCLAIR (the Jungle)

120. She is the Oscar-winning daughter of a Tony-winning and Emmy-winning mother – and yes, that is the exact obverse of a clue in my last movie game.

GWYNETH PALTROW

121. The name of this British biologist will forever be linked with that of the younger American with whom he made a very important discovery in 1953,
FRANCIS CRICK

122. Talk about your power couples: he won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to money theory, while his wife won the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts on behalf of disarmament.

123. Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, and Cy Young were the only pitchers to beat this one into the Hall of Fame.

GROVER CLEVELAND ALEXANDER

124. When this composer published his most popular work in 1725, each sonata was accompanied by a sonnet, one of which reads in part, ‘On the flower-strewn meadow, with leafy branches/Rustling overhead, the goat-herd sleeps/His faithful dog beside him.’

125. He completes the following list: Theodore Roosevelt; Jimmy Carter; Barack Obama.

WOODROW WILSON



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9. should be DIEGO RIVERA, not Garcia, yes?

Spelling differences:

Cyrus McCormack

Lillian Gilbreth

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11. This Black Panther went from convicted rapist, to Presidential candidate of the same left-wing party that later nominated Dr. Spock, to conservative Republican … and from Muslim to Christian to Moonie to Mormon.
ELDRIDGE CLEAVER

30. His 35 year tenure was the longest of any principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic.
HERBERT VON KARAJAN

39. Around 1754 bc, this emperor had his most famous decree inscribed on a stele which is now housed in the Louvre.
HAMMURABI

43. In 1979, he became the first Canadian performer inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
HANK SNOW

48. In a little over a decade, this American supermodel has been a Victoria’s Secret Angel, appeared on the cover of the Swimsuit Issue, and served as a spokesmodel for both Harley Davidson and the NFL.
MARISA MILLER

61. According to Milton, this demon was second in command to Satan.
BEELZEBUB

63. He was the first Brit to get one million subscribers on his YouTube channel, which is socoollike.
SOME KID I HAVE NEVER HEARD OF AND, BY NOW, IS WONDERING WHAT HAPPENED TO HIS POPULARITY.

65. There is some dispute over whether this young lady really was the first love of a future U.S. President, but there is no disputing the fact that she died of typhoid at the age of 22.
ANN RUTLEDGE

66. ’Personal — comely widow who owns a large farm in one of the finest districts in La Porte County, Indiana, desires to make the acquaintance of a gentleman equally well provided, with view of joining fortunes. No replies by letter considered unless sender is willing to follow answer with personal visit. Triflers need not apply.’ If you answered this ad, you were likely to become another victim of this statuesque serial killer, who may have offed between 25 and 40 people, including her own husbands and children. (A recent DNA test failed to settle the question of whether she faked her own death.)
WHERE'S FANNY WHEN WE HAVE A SERIAL KILLER QUESTION?

72. I may or may not be related to this military hero of the First Crusade, who was proclaimed Prince of Galilee after the capture of Jerusalem and later became the subject of an opera.
I think someone already mentioned TANCREDI, but it was missing from this consolidation.

78. This physicist received the Nobel Prize for inventing a technique for photographically recording a light field – which you may know better by another term.
RÖENTGEN

83. Founder of the League for Physical Culture, he organized America’s first nudist outing on Labor Day 1929. (In case you were wondering, four men and three women stripped down for the event.)
WHERE'S DANIEL WHEN WE HAVE A NUDIST QUESTION?

84. Often considered America’s first scientific historian, he achieved renown with his 1843 history of the conquest of Mexico.
WILLIAM PRESCOTT (Thanks to a stop in Prescott, AZ on a Grand Canyon/Utah trip)

86. Daley Thompson won and lost the world record in the decathlon four times, ultimately losing it for good to this American.
DAN O'BRIEN

90. This Roman Catholic clergyman is the chief villain in what is BY FAR the most popular novel published in 1831.
CLAUDE FROLLO

100. This scientist and politician – no, they are not mutually exclusive – went from chairing the Atomic Energy Commission to governing a state.
This was a female, under Nixon, IIRC

103. He became nationally known as the father of Cara, Madelyn, Aaden, Collin, Joel, Alexis, Hannah, and Leah.
JON GOSSELIN?

109. Born into slavery in New York, this reformer delivered a memorable speech at an 1851 women’s rights convention in Akron, Ohio. (The answer to the rhetorical question posed in that speech was ‘Yes.’)
SOJOURNER TRUTH

111. Though a strong supporter of the Salem Witch Trials, this minister wrote to one of the judges warning him not to ‘lay more stress on pure spectral evidence than it will bear.’
COTTON MATHER

115. This American impressionist is best known for a series of paintings with the Stars and Stripes as their central motif.
JASPER JOHNS

124. When this composer published his most popular work in 1725, each sonata was accompanied by a sonnet, one of which reads in part, ‘On the flower-strewn meadow, with leafy branches/Rustling overhead, the goat-herd sleeps/His faithful dog beside him.’
VIVALDI

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I didn't have many, but a few of those I did got lost in the shuffle.


69. Mantan Moreland
80. Dr. Gideon Fell
108. Ben Kingsley

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silverscreenselect wrote:
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A thought on the Tangredi.

One of the Associated Words is King of Kings, while one of the answers is Hunter S. Thompson. Jeffrey Hunter starred in King of Kings, and I noticed that a number of other first names on the list could also be last names as well. So Hunter Thompson might match up with someone whose first name is Jeffrey to form Jeffrey Hunter.


Picking up on this, the Tangredi could also involve people whose last names could be first names as well (Ulysses GRANT, Ben KINGSLEY, Alice PAUL, Yannick NOAH, Grover Cleveland ALEXANDER).

If Frank is matching someone whose first name becomes a last name with someone else whose last name becomes a first name, that would be one heck of a tough puzzle to come up with that many pairs.

Not that tough, considering that I already did a puzzle like that in 2013.

I'll jump on some of these unanswered clues later.

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3. The role that won this actor his only Oscar nomination was actually a composite of several military leaders who played a role in a revolt against the ‘sick man of Europe.’


87. Speaking of the ‘sick man of Europe’ – as we were 84 questions ago – it was this military leader who ultimately changed that status from ‘sick’ to ‘expired.’


The "sick man of Europe" refers to the Ottoman Empire, which would mean that #3 is probably OMAR SHARIF. The military leader is probably T.E. LAWRENCE, but it could refer to Field Marshall Allenby, who was in overall command of the campaign.

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