Toughest FJ! clues Season 32 (9/14/15 - 7/29/16)

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What was the toughest FJ! clue from Season 32 (9/14/15 - 7/29/16)? - PICK UP TO THREE

FOREIGN PHRASES: This French phrase refers to part of the Order of the Holy Ghost; its knights became known for serving superb dinners
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EUROPEAN AUTHORS: "To explain... Harry by the artless division into wolf and man is a hopelessly childish attempt", he wrote in 1927
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ABBREVIATIONS: Its meaning as an individual product dates to 1977; its meaning as conforming to orthodox opinion dates to 1986
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GREEK MYTHOLOGY: Famous mother of Pyrrha, who survived the great flood & with her husband repopulated the earth
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PHILOSOPHERS: His last name means a type of burial place & in 1855 that's where he went
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THE OSCARS: For films of 2005 through 2012, he received nominations for Best Picture, Director, Writing & Acting
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LANDMARKS: Jacques-Germain Soufflot, who designed this Paris landmark, was interred there 49 years after dying
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ADVENTURE LITERATURE: In Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth", explorers enter an Icelandic volcano & emerge on this island off Sicily
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PEN NAMES: This children's author considered using the anagrams Edgar Cuthwellis & Edgar U. C. Westhill for his pen name
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WORLD LEADERS: In 2006 a former llama herder became president of this country
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LITERARY GEOGRAPHY: Shelley subtitled a poem named for this famous geographic feature "lines written in the vale of Chamouni"
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19th CENTURY BRITS: In May 1810 during one of his more famous exploits, he employed the breaststroke
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ISLANDS: The Spanish name of these islands is Islas de Sotavento; their French name is Iles Sous-le-Vent
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NAMES IN THE NEWS: This 52-year-old went through a temporary growth spurt, growing 2 inches in less than a year, as revealed by a 2016 physical
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Total votes: 43

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Re: Toughest FJ! clues Season 32 (9/14/15 - 7/29/16)

Post by DBear » Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:06 pm

My default vote goes to anything to do with Hollywood, the Oscars, etc.

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