2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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Here's Day 6 to get you through the weekend. Enjoy.

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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WAS THAT REALLY SO HARD?

2: A more reliable method that biting for testing the authenticity of this metal is to measure its density; the purest specimens will displace 1 ml of water per 19 grams.

4: This substance, found between the enamel and pulp of human teeth, is roughly as hard as copper.

6: A shade of black is named for this mineraloid, also known as lignite.

8: Cassiterite is the primary ore from which this soft element, a key ingredient in bronze and pewter, is extracted.

10: Gypsum and calcite, which is sometimes referred to as “Egyptian” or “Oriental,” are both called this because of their white color.

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3: This mark takes its name from German words meaning “sound the other way.”

6: In HTML, the code for the “burnt” variety of this color is #8A3324.

9: Perugia is the capital of this region of central Italy, birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi, through which the Tiber River flows.

12: Chad Brown of Stockton, California has been on NFL fields in this position for the past 23 years.

15: This Sanskrit word for “light,” also an alternate name of the goddess Parvati, is a homophone for an Arabic word referring to the entirety of the Muslim community.

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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Spoiler
2: gold
4: dentin
6: charcoal?
8: tin
10: chalk???

3: umlaut
6: umber
9: Umbria
12: umpire
15: clam

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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Spoiler
2: gold

4: dentin?
6: coal?
8: tin?
10:

3: umlaut
6: umber
9: Umbria
12: umpire
15: ummah
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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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2: gold
4: dentin
6: coal
8: tin
10: chalk

3: umlaut
6: umber
9: umbria
12: umpire
15: ummm...CLAM
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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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WAS THAT REALLY SO HARD?
2. gold
4. dentin
6. ebony
8. tin
10. ?

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3. umlaut
6. umber
9. Umbria
12. umpire
15. ?
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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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Spoiler
2: gold
4: dentin
6: jet
8: tin
10: alabaster

3: umlaut
6: umber
9: Umbria
12: umpire
15: clam

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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2: gold
4: dentin
6: CLAM
8: tin
10: alabaster

3: umlaut
6: umber
9: Umbria
12: umpire
15: umbra

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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Spoiler
2: Gold
4: Dentin
6: Coal
8: Tin
10: Chalk

3: Umlaut
6: Umber
9: Umbria
12: Umpire
15:

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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WAS THAT REALLY SO HARD?

2: gold

4: dentine

6: coal

8: tin

10: alabaster?

“UM” . . . ACTUALLY . . .

3: umlaut

6: umber

9: Umbria

12: umpire

15: Ummm...CLAM

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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Spoiler
 
WAS THAT REALLY SO HARD?

2: Gold

4: Dentin

6: Coal

8: Tin

10: Chalk



“UM” . . . ACTUALLY . . .

3: Umlaut

6: Umber

9: Umbria

12: Umpire

15: Umma
 
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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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WAS THAT REALLY SO HARD?

2: What is gold?

4: What is dentine?

6: What is coal?

8: What is tin?

10: What is chalk?

“UM” . . . ACTUALLY . . .

3: What is umlaut?

6: What is umber?

9: What is Umbria?

12: What is umpire?

15: What is um-CLAM?
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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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Spoiler
2: Gold
4: ??
6: ??
8: Tin
10: Alabaster

3: Umlaut
6: Umber
9: Umbria
12: Umpire
15: ??

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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Spoiler
2:gold
4:
6:
8:tin
10:

3:umlaut
6:umber
9:Umbria
12:umpire
15:

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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Spoiler
2: CLAM
4: CLAM
6: Coal
8: CLAM
10: CLAM

3: Umlaut
6: Umber
9: Umbria
12: CLAM
15: CLAM

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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2. Gold
4. Dentin
6. Coal
8. Tin
10. clam

3. clam
6. clam
9. Ilium?
12. Umpire
15. clam

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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Spoiler
2: gold
4: dentin
6: coal
8: clam
10: clam

3: umlaut
6: umber
9: Umbria
12: umpire
15: clam

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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Spoiler
2: Gold
4: Dentin
6: Coal
8:
10: Alabaster

3: Umlaut
6: Umber
9: Umbria
12: Umpire
15:

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Re: 2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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WAS THAT REALLY SO HARD?
2: gold
4: dentine
6: coal
8: tin
10: alabaster

“UM” . . . ACTUALLY . . .
3: umlaut
6: umber
9: Umbria
12: umpire
15: Uma

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