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'80s TV

In 1982 all five Emmy nominees for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series were from this police procedural.
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What is Hill Street Blues?
To be fair, it was pretty much to only police procedural in 1982 (maybe Cagney & Lacey?).
Police Squad! :lol:

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AT THE SUPERMARKET

When translated to Spanish, these frozen meals are called "Hombre con hambre"
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What is Hungry-Man?

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ANIMATED FILM CHARACTERS

A trio of Disney characters who were originally called Chaney, Laughton, & Quinn were instead named for one of the Andrews Sisters & this author
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Who is Victor Hugo?

Victor, Hugo, and Laverne are the talking gargoyles in Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Lon Chaney, Charles Laughton, and Anthony Quinn had all starred in previous film adaptations of the novel.

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FAMOUS NAMES

Sentenced to Fort Jefferson military prison for life, this man later received a pardon due to his efforts during an 1867 yellow fever outbreak
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Who is Dr. Samuel Mudd?

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FAMOUS NAMES

Sentenced to Fort Jefferson military prison for life, this man later received a pardon due to his efforts during an 1867 yellow fever outbreak
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Who is Dr. Samuel Mudd?
Been there so I knew that.
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EUROPEAN GEOGRAPHY

Remove the first & last letter of Ireland's northernmost county or anagram Italy's chief seaport to get the name of this 2nd-largest lake in Europe
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What is Onega? (Donegal, Genoa)

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COLLEGE SPORTS

The Platypus Trophy is awarded unofficially to the winner of the annual college football game between these two in-state rivals
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Who are the Oregon Ducks and the Oregon State Beavers?

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COLLEGE SPORTS

The Platypus Trophy is awarded unofficially to the winner of the annual college football game between these two in-state rivals
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Who are the Oregon Ducks and the Oregon State Beavers?
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Good clue & makes perfect sense, combining a duck & beaver.

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SOUTH AMERICAN POLITICS

In 2016, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was elected president over the daughter of this man who beat out a future Nobel Prize-winning author for the same office 26 years prior
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Who is Alberto Fujimori? (who won against Mario Vargas Llosa)

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SHAKESPEARE & OPERA

An unfinished Smetana opera was based on this comedy -- the opera was named after one of its characters, not something heard during the piece
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What is Twelfth Night? (the opera was titled Viola)

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TOUGH GEOGRAPHY

This country shares land borders with two different member states of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries
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What is Zambia? (Angola and Mozambique)

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RULERS

Name and number shared by the pope who gave his blessing to William I's conquest of England and the tsar who ruled Russia 800 years later
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What is Alexander II? (Tsar Alexander II is most notable for his emancipation of the serfs in 1861 and the selling of Alaska in 1867)

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SCIENCE & NATURE

Found only in a small area of the U.S., this plant is the sole member of the genus Dionaea, Greek for "daughter of Dione" (according to Homer)
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What is the Venus flytrap? (Dione is the mother of Aphrodite in the Iliad)

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SCIENCE & NATURE

Found only in a small area of the U.S., this plant is the sole member of the genus Dionaea, Greek for "daughter of Dione" (according to Homer)
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What is the Venus flytrap? (Dione is the mother of Aphrodite in the Iliad)
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U.S. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

This year saw the first pair to be re-elected president and vice president since Monroe and Tompkins in 1820
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When was 1916? (Wilson and Marshall; Jackson, Lincoln, Grant, Cleveland, and McKinley were all re-elected with a new VP)

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ROCK MUSICIANS

Immediately after a January 20, 1982 concert in Des Moines, this singer went to Broadlawns Medical Center for rabies and tetanus vaccines.
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Who is Ozzy Osbourne?

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SUPERHEROES

Zoë Kravitz voiced Mary Jane Watson in 2018, the same year her stepfather played this title superhero on screen.
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Who is Aquaman?
I had a dream that I was asleep and then I woke up and Jeopardy! was on.

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FIRST LADIES

Her two-word nickname had the same initials as her husband's first and middle names.
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Who was Lady Bird Johnson?

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RHYME TIME
The 1983 Wall of Voodoo single "Mexican Radio" rhymed this city & this reptile.
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What are Tijuana & iguana

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ACTRESSES

This film actress & sitcom star born in 1980 was named for a male character, who had the given name Zachary, from a 1961 book.
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Who is Zooey Deschanel? (named for Zooey Glass in J.D. Salinger's Franny and Zooey).

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