2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

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2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by DadofTwins » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:34 am

Things seem to be going OK so far. I'll be offline regular post time, so today's game is going up early. You'll still have the regular amount of time to play, though.

Good luck.

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by DadofTwins » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:34 am

CROSSWORD CLUES “B”

2: Bay or tiger (6)

4: Diphenhydramine brand name (8)

6: Monte Cassino monastery founder (8)

8: Giant squid “Beast” creator (8)

10: C-6-H-6 (7)

A METICULOUS ANALYSIS OF HISTORY

(Yes, from the song)

3: This Carthaginian general won the Battle of Canae without the use of a single elephant.

6: Flavius Aetius and Theodoric halted this marauder's advance into Western Europe at the AD 451 Battle of the Catalaunian Plains.

9: Victory at the Battle of Hydaspes allowed this European to establish the Indus River as the eastern border of his empire.

12: The Song of Roland tells a highly-fictionalized version of the AD 778 Battle of Roncevaux Pass, where this Frankish king was defeated by the Basques.

15: At the 1398 Battle of Dehli, this “sword of Islam” used screaming fire camels to reverse an elephant stampede.

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by DadofTwins » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:35 am

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CROSSWORD CLUES “B”

2: Bay or tiger (6)

BENGAL

4: Diphenhydramine brand name (8)

BENADRYL

6: Monte Cassino monastery founder (8)

BENEDICT

8: Giant squid “Beast” creator (8)

BENCHLEY

10: C-6-H-6 (7)

BENZENE (accept "Benzine")

A METICULOUS ANALYSIS OF HISTORY

(Yes, from the song)

3: This Carthaginian general won the Battle of Canae without the use of a single elephant.

HANNIBAL

6: Flavius Aetius and Theodoric halted this marauder's advance into Western Europe at the AD 451 Battle of the Catalaunian Plains.

ATTILA (THE HUN)

9: Victory at the Battle of Hydaspes allowed this European to establish the Indus River as the eastern border of his empire.

ALEXANDER (THE GREAT)

12: The Song of Roland tells a highly-fictionalized version of the AD 778 Battle of Roncevaux Pass, where this Frankish king was defeated by the Basques.

CHARLEMAGNE

15: At the 1398 Battle of Dehli, this “sword of Islam” used screaming fire camels to reverse an elephant stampede.

TAMERLANE
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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by Volante » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:38 am

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2: Bengal
4:
6: Benedict
8:
10: Benzene

3: Hannibal
6: Attila the Hun
9: Alexander the Great
12:
15:

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by Lumosityfan » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:46 am

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2: Bengal
4: CLAM
6: CLAM
8: CLAM
10: Benzene

3: Hannibal
6: Attila the Hun
9: Alexander the Great
12: Charlemagne
15: Tamerlane
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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by rmfromfla » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:47 am

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CROSSWORD CLUES "B"

2 Bengal
4 Benadryl
6 Benedict
8 Benchley
10 Benzene


HISTORY

3 Hannibal
6 Attila the Hun
9 Alexander the Great
12 Charles Martel
15 ------------

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by MarkBarrett » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:48 am

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2: Bengal
4:
6:
8: Benchley
10: Benzene

3: Hannibal
6: Attila the Hun
9: Alexander the Great
12: Charlemagne
15:

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by Paucle » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:55 am

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2: Bengal

4: Benadryl

6: Benedict

8: Benchley

10: Benzene

3: Hannibal

6: Atilla the Hun

9: Alexander the Great

12:

15:

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by Leander » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:56 am

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2 Bengal
4 CLAM
6 Benedict
8 CLAM
10 Benzene

3 Hannibal
6 Attila the Hun
9 Alexander the Great
12 Charlemagne
15 CLAM

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by bengland » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:56 am

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2: Bengal
4:Benadryl
6: Benedict
8: ??
10: Benzene

3: Hannibal
6: Ghengis Kahn
9: Alexander
12: ??
15: ??

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by Coelacanth » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:00 am

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2: Bengal
4: Benedryl
6: Benedict
8: Benchley
10: Benzene

3: Hannibal
6: Attila the Hun
9: Alexander the Great
12: Charlemagne
15: clam
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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by skullturf » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:01 am

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CROSSWORD CLUES “B”

2: Bengal

4: Benadryl

6: Benedict

8:

10: Benzene

A METICULOUS ANALYSIS OF HISTORY

3: Hannibal

6: Attila the Hun

9: Alexander the Great

12: Charlemagne

15:

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by MinnesotaMyron » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:06 am

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2: Bengal
4: Benedryl
6: Benedict
8: --no answer--
10: butyne

3: Hannibal
6: --no answer--
9: --no answer--
12: --no answer--
15: Tamerlane

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by whammy007 » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:08 am

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2: Bengal
4: Benadryl
6: Benedict
8: CLAM
10: Benzene

3: Hannibal
6: CLAM
9: CLAM
12: CLAM
15: CLAM

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by sherder » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:09 am

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2: Bengal
4: Benadryl
6: Benedict
8: Benchley
10: Benzene

3: Hannibal
6: Attila
9: Alexander the Great
12: CLAM
15: Tamerlane

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by This Is Kirk! » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:12 am

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2: Bengal
4: Benadryl
6: Bernardo
8:
10:

3: Hannibal
6: Atilla
9: Alexander the Great
12: Charlemagne
15:

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by teapot37 » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:14 am

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CROSSWORD CLUES “B”

2: Bengal

4: Benadryl

6: Benedict

8: Benchley

10: Benzene

A METICULOUS ANALYSIS OF HISTORY

(Yes, from the song)

3: Hannibal

6: Attila

9: Alexander the Great

12: ?

15: ?
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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by jkbrat » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:15 am

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CROSSWORD CLUES “B”

2: Bengal
4: Benadryl
6: Benedict
8: CLAM
10: Benzene

A METICULOUS ANALYSIS OF HISTORY

3: Hannibal
6: Atilla the Hun
9: Alexander the Great
12: Charlemagne
15: CLAM
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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by rjaguar3 » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:16 am

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2: Bengal
4: clam
6: Benedict?
8: clam
10: Benzene

3: Hannibal
6: Attila the Hun
9: Alexander the Great
12: Charlemagne?
15: Suleiman the Magnificent?

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 1, Day 2

Post by hbomb1947 » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:21 am

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2: Bengal
4: Benadryl?
6: Benedict
8:
10: benzene


3: Hannibal
6: Atilla the Hun
9: Alexander the Great?
12: Charlemagne
15:

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