Game #206: Dissociation

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#26 Post by mellytu74 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:05 pm

18. His right arm was amputated during an unsuccessful amphibious assault on a Spanish port in the Canary Islands – which did not stop him from returning to his command less than an hour later.

If this is LORD NELSON

19. In a 1941 film, she played the neglected wife of the man in the preceding clue.

Then this is GLADYS COOPER, as the neglected Mrs. Nelson

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#27 Post by silverscreenselect » Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:18 pm

franktangredi wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:30 pm
31. Since 1964, she has written 58 novels (so far) – as well as short stories, YA and children’s fiction, essays, plays, and poems – and has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize three times (so far) but has never won (so far.)


41. This director made his mark in Hollywood with a series of classic horror films as well as one of the quintessential examples of film noir. (He also helmed an episode of The Twilight Zone starring an actor in one of the preceding clues.

44. In 1947, a nation mourned when this sports hero died after an injury to his upper right leg – though the real cause of death was probably a botched blood transfusion.
Late to this, but here's a few that haven't been grabbed

31. Joyce Carol Oates
41. Jacques Tourneur (I'm surprised Melly didn't get this one)
44. Manolete
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#28 Post by silverscreenselect » Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:25 pm

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88. He was the first African named Man of the Year by Time magazine.

102. This actor received one Oscar nomination for playing a title role that had previously earned a nomination for another actor, and another nomination for playing that actor. Got that?
88, Haile Selasse (he was a Final Jeopardy answer earlier this week)
102. Kenneth Branagh (surprised Melly didn't get this one either)
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#29 Post by silverscreenselect » Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:27 pm

silverscreenselect wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:25 pm
franktangredi wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:30 pm
88. He was the first African named Man of the Year by Time magazine.

102. This actor received one Oscar nomination for playing a title role that had previously earned a nomination for another actor, and another nomination for playing that actor. Got that?

106. He became nationally known after the untimely passing of Mr. Kachellek, Mr. Heyer, Mr. Schwimmer, Mr. Weinshank, Mr. May, and the brothers Gusenberg.

107. This Democrat was appointed by Republican Herbert Hoover to succeed the Great Dissenter on the Supreme Court, where he became a stalwart of the Court’s liberal wing.
88, Haile Selasse (he was a Final Jeopardy answer earlier this week)
102. Kenneth Branagh (surprised Melly didn't get this one either)
106. Al Capone (the St. Valentine's Day Massacre)
107. Benjamin Cardozo
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#30 Post by Appa23 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:46 pm

#7 is Margaret Court (whether viewed as singles Grand Slam titles or total Grand Slam titles).

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#31 Post by Appa23 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:51 pm

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9. DJMQ (though anyone can answer): The first ballerina to tour around the world, she was especially known for her imitation of a croaking bird.
Another DJMQ appears at #84.

Anna Pavlova

84. DJMQ: They are strongly associated with bunnies, foxes, and turkeys.

Trots

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#32 Post by mellytu74 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:58 pm

silverscreenselect wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:27 pm
silverscreenselect wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:25 pm
franktangredi wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:30 pm
88. He was the first African named Man of the Year by Time magazine.

102. This actor received one Oscar nomination for playing a title role that had previously earned a nomination for another actor, and another nomination for playing that actor. Got that?

106. He became nationally known after the untimely passing of Mr. Kachellek, Mr. Heyer, Mr. Schwimmer, Mr. Weinshank, Mr. May, and the brothers Gusenberg.

107. This Democrat was appointed by Republican Herbert Hoover to succeed the Great Dissenter on the Supreme Court, where he became a stalwart of the Court’s liberal wing.
88, Haile Selasse (he was a Final Jeopardy answer earlier this week)
102. Kenneth Branagh (surprised Melly didn't get this one either)
106. Al Capone (the St. Valentine's Day Massacre)
107. Benjamin Cardozo
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#33 Post by mellytu74 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:59 pm

silverscreenselect wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:18 pm
franktangredi wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:30 pm
31. Since 1964, she has written 58 novels (so far) – as well as short stories, YA and children’s fiction, essays, plays, and poems – and has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize three times (so far) but has never won (so far.)


41. This director made his mark in Hollywood with a series of classic horror films as well as one of the quintessential examples of film noir. (He also helmed an episode of The Twilight Zone starring an actor in one of the preceding clues.

44. In 1947, a nation mourned when this sports hero died after an injury to his upper right leg – though the real cause of death was probably a botched blood transfusion.
Late to this, but here's a few that haven't been grabbed

31. Joyce Carol Oates
41. Jacques Tourneur (I'm surprised Melly didn't get this one)
44. Manolete
Unlike Branagh, I'm not sure I would have gotten that.

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#34 Post by mellytu74 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 1:15 pm

62. Works by this American historian included biographies of an American President, an American general, a British prime minister, the “Sage of Baltimore,” and two prominent industrial dynasties – one American and one German.

The Sage of Baltimore was HL Mencken.

Only biography I can think of is by WILLIAM MANCHESTER.

Kennedy, Churchhill, Rockefellers.
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#35 Post by T_Bone0806 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:10 pm

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Some of the later comments may already have corrected these, but let's keep it simple.

Of the ones with a question mark, two are correct.



3. Shortly after this group broke up, the lead guitarist’s wife caught him in bed with the drummer’s wife, which another member of the group called “virtual incest.”.
FLEETWOOD MAC?
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This is one of the wrong ones. The correct answer is The Beatles. George was caught with Ringo's wife by Pattie Harrison. John Lennon made the "virtual incest" remark.
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#36 Post by silverscreenselect » Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:11 pm

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2. In a re-election bid, this President won against a man who was the then-current holder of the same elected office that he (the President) had previously held. Got that?
GROVER CLEVELAND? FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT?


20. His #10 has been retired by the team that he led to what remain – after nearly half a century – their only two NBA championships.
ELGIN BAYLOR?
2 would have to be FDR, since Cleveland wasn't running for re-election when he won his second term in office.

20. Baylor never won an NBA title. The Lakers won their first title in the season in which he retired mid-season. This is Walt Frazier of the Knicks.
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#37 Post by silverscreenselect » Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:14 pm

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51. She received a Razzie for Worst Supporting Actress for her portrayal of the daughter of a real-life movie star and an Emmy for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of the wife of a real-life U.S. President.
Diana Scarwid
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#38 Post by ne1410s » Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:19 pm

According to my ex brother in law, the Devil’s Cigarette Lighter was a natural gas fire at an oil rig.

‘At’s all I gots.
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#39 Post by silverscreenselect » Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:29 pm

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90. The shortest distance from Mozart to Lord Byron is via this randy dude.
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#40 Post by silverscreenselect » Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:39 pm

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49. He completes a list that also includes Guy Burgess, Donald Maclean, John Cairncross, and Anthony Blunt.
Kim Philby
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#41 Post by earendel » Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:15 am

ne1410s wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:19 pm
According to my ex brother in law, the Devil’s Cigarette Lighter was a natural gas fire at an oil rig.

‘At’s all I gots.
If that's true, then the answer is RED ADAIR, the famed oil well fire fighter.
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#42 Post by Estonut » Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:56 am

11. This cosmetics queen was the only woman on Time magazine’s list of the 20 most influential business leaders of the 20th century.
ESTEE LAUDER

36. According to Weird Al Yankovic, items you can purchase through the company founded by this entrepreneur include “an Alf alarm clock,” “a used pink bathrobe,” and “a Kleenex used by Doctor Dre.”
PIERRE OMIDYAR (EBAY)

40. Her father was a pioneering jet pilot and head of the Federal Aviation Administration under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson; her husband held an even more exalted position.
LISA HALABY (QUEEN NOOR)

50. This entrepreneur and innovator came to international prominence in 1962 when he took on the Devil’s Cigarette Lighter.
RED ADAIR

53. Two of her eight Grammy nominations were for her featured performance on a hit song by the group Fun.
JANELLE MONAE

55. This legendary coach was an inaugural member of both the College Football Hall of Fame and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
AMOS ALONZO STAGG

72. Shortly after he and his sons opened their winery in 1966, he coined the term “"Fumé Blanc" to describe his version of Sauvignon blanc.
ROBERT MONDAVI

87. On July 14, 1973, he smashed his guitar and walked offstage in the middle of a concert, leaving his brother to finish by himself.
PHIL EVERLY
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#43 Post by silverscreenselect » Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:54 pm

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35. He led American forces to victory in the Battle of Cowpens, one of the turning points of the American Revolution.
NATHANAEL GREENE
Greene was in overall command of the southern Continental Army, but the battlefield commander at Cowpens was Daniel Morgan.
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#44 Post by silverscreenselect » Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:43 pm

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46. His best-selling 1966 critique of a government commission fueled the most persistent conspiracy theory in American history.
OTTO KERNER?
We're mixing up two commissions here. Otto Kerner headed a commission that looked into the Watts riots. The Warren Commission looked at the JFK assassination, and it was MARK LANE who wrote the book Rush to Judgment that questioned the commission's findings.
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#45 Post by jarnon » Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:46 am

16. This Greek polymath is credited with determining the area of a circle, introducing the concept of center of gravity, and inventing the compound pulley.
ARCHIMEDES

28. His 1956 political and military victory over Britain and France boosted his international prestige and marked a turning point in relations between his region and the West.
GAMAL ABDEL NASSER

40. Her father was a pioneering jet pilot and head of the Federal Aviation Administration under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson; her husband held an even more exalted position.
QUEEN NOOR AL-HUSSEIN (Princeton ’74)

74. In 1916, he was assassinated by a group of conservative noblemen – but it wasn’t easy.
GRIGORI RASPUTIN

97. He is still an active activist more than half a century after penning the best-selling nonfiction book of 1966.
RALPH NADER (Princeton ’55)

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#46 Post by littlebeast13 » Thu Aug 05, 2021 1:06 pm

Time to kickstart this game with another consolidation. I booted a few early ? answers in place of some more definite later answers....


Game #206: Dissociation

Identify the 120 people in the clues below and match them into 60 pairs according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself. No names will be used twice.

1. He was inarguably the most influential person born in the 6th century CE.
MUHAMMAD

2. In a re-election bid, this President won against a man who was the then-current holder of the same elected office that he (the President) had previously held. Got that?
FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT

3. Shortly after this group broke up, the lead guitarist’s wife caught him in bed with the drummer’s wife, which another member of the group called “virtual incest.”.
THE BEATLES

4. This physicist invented and named the solenoid.
ANDRE-MARIE AMPERE

5. In a single year, she starred in classic movies directed by Frank Capra, Howard Hawks, and Preston Sturges – the first two opposite the same leading man.
BARBARA STANWYCK

6. One biographer wrote of this author, “We cannot know to what extent sexual urges lay behind [his] preference for drawing and photographing children in the nude. He contended the preference was entirely aesthetic. But given his emotional attachment to children as well as his aesthetic appreciation of their forms, his assertion that his interest was strictly artistic is naïve. He probably felt more than he dared acknowledge, even to himself.”
LEWIS CARROLL

7. This tennis great holds the record for the most Grand Slam titles won by a single player during the Open Era.
MARGARET COURT

8. Her seminal book about "the problem that has no name" had its roots in a survey she conducted at her 15-year reunion at Smith College.
BETTY FRIEDAN

9. DJMQ (though anyone can answer): The first ballerina to tour around the world, she was especially known for her imitation of a croaking bird.
Another DJMQ appears at #84.
ANNA PAVLOVA

10. A commemorative stamp honoring this artist depicted his 1876 painting of a fishing boat in Gloucester harbor.
WINSLOW HOMER

11. This cosmetics queen was the only woman on Time magazine’s list of the 20 most influential business leaders of the 20th century.
ESTEE LAUDER

12. In a 1651 book, this philosopher became one of the first to develop the concept of the social contract, although it led him to far different conclusions than later articulations by Locke and Rousseau.
THOMAS HOBBES

13. This Shakespearean character’s musings on the futility of human existence would – more than three centuries later – provide the title for one of the Great American Novels.
MACBETH

14. In 1524, he became the first European navigator to explore the North American coast between New Brunswick and Florida.
VERRAZZANO

15. One translator called his 1925 memoir “an incoherent soup,” while another critic complained "there was not the faintest similarity to a thought and barely a trace of language” – making it perhaps the most influential lousy book of all time.
ADOLF HITLER

16. This Greek polymath is credited with determining the area of a circle, introducing the concept of center of gravity, and inventing the compound pulley.
ARCHIMEDES

17. He was the first artist to score Top Ten singles in five different decades – but not in his lifetime.
MICHAEL JACKSON

18. His right arm was amputated during an unsuccessful amphibious assault on a Spanish port in the Canary Islands – which did not stop him from returning to his command less than an hour later.
HORATIO NELSON

19. In a 1941 film, she played the neglected wife of the man in the preceding clue.
GLADYS COOPER

20. His #10 has been retired by the team that he led to what remain – after nearly half a century – their only two NBA championships.
WALT FRAZIER

21. The major work of this playwright is credited with establishing the revenge tragedy as a major genre of Elizabethan drama – and strongly influencing a somewhat better play called Hamlet.

22. This American economist and statistician won the Nobel Prize "for his empirically founded interpretation of economic growth which has led to new and deepened insight into the economic and social structure and process of development."
SIMON KUZNETS

23. The first British chef to be awarded three Michelin stars, he trained such culinary luminaries as Mario Batali, Gordon Ramsay, and Curtis Stone.

24. In addition to his work on the community level, this activist is also a labor organizer, most notably in connection with the Service Employees International Union.

25. He was the plaintiff in a 1927 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that federal plea bargain have no standing with respect to state charges, resulting in his serving time in both federal and Massachusetts state prisons – after which he skipped bail to sell swampland in Florida.

26. This Italian naturalist is best remembered for his experiments disproving the theory of spontaneous generation.
FRANCESCO REDI

27. Works by this composer can be variously linked to Mother Ann Lee, a notorious Wild West outlaw, Vice President Henry Wallace, and beef.
AARON COPLAND

28. His 1956 political and military victory over Britain and France boosted his international prestige and marked a turning point in relations between his region and the West.
GAMAL ABDEL NASSER

29. This journalist’s question to a Presidential hopeful – "Senator, why do you want to be President?" – is often cited as the beginning of the end of the Senator’s Presidential hopes.
ROGER MUDD

30. This character actor is best remembered for playing the fathers of Carole Lombard and Henry Fonda and the celibate allies of two swashbuckling heroes.
EUGENE PALLETTE

31. Since 1964, she has written 58 novels (so far) – as well as short stories, YA and children’s fiction, essays, plays, and poems – and has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize three times (so far) but has never won (so far.)
JOYCE CAROL OATES

32. On a chronological list that includes only 23 people, he comes in between David Wells and Randy Johnson.
DAVID CONE

33. Venetian painting in the 16th century was dominated by three figures: Titian, Tintoretto, and this artist known for his large-scale historical paintings on religious themes.

34. She “was Born in Newgate, and during a Life of continu'd Variety for Threescore Years, besides her Childhood, was Twelve Year a Whore, five times a Wife (whereof once to her own Brother) Twelve Year a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon in Virginia, at last grew Rich, liv'd Honest, and died a Penitent.”
MOLL FLANDERS

35. He led American forces to victory in the Battle of Cowpens, one of the turning points of the American Revolution.
DANIEL MORGAN

36. According to Weird Al Yankovic, items you can purchase through the company founded by this entrepreneur include “an Alf alarm clock,” “a used pink bathrobe,” and “a Kleenex used by Doctor Dre.”
PIERRE OMIDYAR

37. Though not a trained archaeologist, he is credited with discovering a lost citadel on a mountain ridge nearly 8,000 feet above sea level in the Eastern Cordillera.

38. This Scottish Nobel laureate isolated the elements that now make up Group 18 of the periodic table. (I’m sure nobody will remember that I used the exact same clue for the exact same person in the last game I posted here….)
SIR WILLIAM RAMSAY

39. Some radio stations refused to play this singer’s signature hit because of the suggestive lyric "I'd do anything for you/Anything you'd want me to.” (Ah, the 1950s.)
TERESA BREWER

40. Her father was a pioneering jet pilot and head of the Federal Aviation Administration under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson; her husband held an even more exalted position.
LISA HALABY? QUEEN NOOR AL-HUSSEIN?

41. This director made his mark in Hollywood with a series of classic horror films as well as one of the quintessential examples of film noir. (He also helmed an episode of The Twilight Zone starring an actor in one of the preceding clues.
JACQUES TOURNEUR

42. This emperor founded the dynasty that ruled much of the Indian subcontinent from 1526 to 1857.

43. From 1964 until her death in 1981, she published dozens of volumes of inspirational and Christian verse, but most of us know her best from greeting cards.

44. In 1947, a nation mourned when this sports hero died after an injury to his upper right leg – though the real cause of death was probably a botched blood transfusion.
MANOLETE

45. Known as the “Bentham of Hallamshire,” this British philosopher is best known for his 1821 Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinions.
SAMUEL BAILEY

46. His best-selling 1966 critique of a government commission fueled the most persistent conspiracy theory in American history.
MARK LANE

47. His eminence in his field began in 1742 when he published A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist.
EDMOND HOYLE

48. A member of the National Cartoonist Society Hall of Fame, he was one of the chief artists for Archie comics for four decades and helped design the original color schemes for Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four.

49. He completes a list that also includes Guy Burgess, Donald Maclean, John Cairncross, and Anthony Blunt.
KIM PHILBY

50. This entrepreneur and innovator came to international prominence in 1962 when he took on the Devil’s Cigarette Lighter.
RED ADAIR

51. She received a Razzie for Worst Supporting Actress for her portrayal of the daughter of a real-life movie star and an Emmy for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of the wife of a real-life U.S. President.
DIANA SCARWID

52. This animated icon was inspired by a bombastic character on Fred Allen’s radio show.
FOGHORN LEGHORN

53. Two of her eight Grammy nominations were for her featured performance on a hit song by the group Fun.
JANELLE MONAE

54. This Italian writer’s masterpiece – a novel in which two young lovers are separated by the machinations of an evil nobleman – was regarded as a veiled attack on the Austrian empire.

55. This legendary coach was an inaugural member of both the College Football Hall of Fame and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
AMOS ALONZO STAGG

56. He was the nation’s longest-serving Secretary of the Interior.
HAROLD ICKES

57. Committing suicide at the age of 41, this chemist never became aware of the lasting importance of his own work.

58. This self-help and finance guru rejects the term “psychic,” preferring to call herself an “intuitionist.”

59. This powerful Pope and ecclesiastical reformer organized the Fourth Crusade – and subsequently excommunicated the Crusaders when they sacked Constantinople against his wishes.

60. There is no evidence that this military commander ever actually said anything about a “sleeping giant,” but it’s a cool quote anyway.
YAMAMOTO

61. The peak of her film career came with a 1950 comeback that was also something of a farewell – she made only three more screen appearances over the next 33 years.
GLORIA SWANSON

62. Works by this American historian included biographies of an American President, an American general, a British prime minister, the “Sage of Baltimore,” and two prominent industrial dynasties – one American and one German.
WILLIAM MANCHESTER

63. According to one biographer, a dinner invitation to her home on the Rue Saint-Honoré was “considered almost as great an honor as being presented at Versailles.”

64. His severe hearing loss has been traced to such causes as his proximity to an exploding drum set and his participation in what the Guinness Book of World Records dubbed the “Loudest Concert Ever.”
PETE TOWNSHEND

65. During his Surrealist period, this German artist developed a graphic technique called frottage which involved the use of pencil or pastel rubbings to create original works of art.

66. This American physicist was co-winner of the Nobel Prize for his discovery of the antiproton.
OWEN CHAMBERLAIN

67. This golfer was the oldest person ever to win a major championship.
PHIL MICKELSON? JULIUS BOROS?

68. Elizabethan lyrics often include extravagant compliments to fair ladies, but it’s hard to top this poet’s claim that “There is a garden in her face/Where roses and white lilies blow….”
THOMAS CAMPION

69. This eponymous hero of a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel leaves his practice in a small North Dakota town to fight bubonic plague in the Caribbean.
ARROWSMITH

70. This Greek statesman – who made a noble but fruitless effort to rouse Athens to the threat posed by Philip of Macedon – eventually committed suicide to avoid being arrested by Philip’s son and successor, Alexander.

71. The agency he founded in 1850 continues to operate, though it is now a subsidiary of a Swedish company specializing in “corporate risk management.”
ALLAN PINKERTON

72. Shortly after he and his sons opened their winery in 1966, he coined the term “"Fumé Blanc" to describe his version of Sauvignon blanc.
ROBERT MONDAVI

73. The way he wore a tool belt contributed to his being named one of the sexiest men on television by People magazine.
TY PENNINGTON? CARTER OOSTERHOUSE?

74. In 1916, he was assassinated by a group of conservative noblemen – but it wasn’t easy.
GRIGORI RASPUTIN

75. She had 5 Top Twenty hits in the 1960s, in support of a singer who had 20 other Top Twenty hits without her.
DARLENE LOVE? TAMMI TERRELL (Pretty sure it's Terrell)

76. In his eulogy for this novelist, Anatole France famously declared, “He was a moment in the conscience of Man.”

77. In addition to their individual careers – one as a novelist, the other as a record producer – these brothers are social media pioneers, having launched their influential joint vlog as early as 2009.

78. This pitcher played his first professional baseball game in 1926 and his last in 1965.
SATCHEL PAIGE

79. In 1942, this American physicist patented a ‘dry’ process that combined electrostatic printing with photography.
CHESTER CARLSON

80. The only surviving work by this ancient philosopher is a long poem on Epicureanism that also played a major role in the development of the theory of atomism.
LUCRETIUS?

81. This prolific Soviet serial killer racked up at least 52 victims between 1978 and 1990.

82. As White House press secretary, he once declared, “The standard for any type of interrogation of somebody in American custody is to be humane and to follow all international laws and accords dealing with this type subject. That is precisely what has been happening and exactly what will happen" – and if you ask him now, he’ll tell you he stands by that statement.
ARI FLEISCHER?

83. This First Lady largely had Mark Twain to thank for the income that sustained her after her husband’s death.
JULIA GRANT

84. DJMQ: They are strongly associated with bunnies, foxes, and turkeys.
TROTS

85. His stated goal was to “found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study” – at least that’s what it says on my class ring.

86. In 1966, he graduated first in his class at the medical college that bears the name of the man in the previous clue.

87. On July 14, 1973, he smashed his guitar and walked offstage in the middle of a concert, leaving his brother to finish by himself.
PHIL EVERLY

88. He was the first African named Man of the Year by Time magazine.
HAILE SELASSIE

89. Sent by Spain to suppress an insurrection, this general instituted policies that led to his being dubbed “the Butcher” – and helped spark a major U.S. war.

90. The shortest distance from Mozart to Lord Byron is via this randy dude.
DON JUAN

91. Claiming that he “had no childhood,” this playwright described his only full-length comedy as an idealized picture of the childhood he wished he had.
EUGENE O'NEILL

92. This Panamian-born stage director is considered the definitive interpreter of the playwright cited in the previous clue.
JOSE QUINTERO

93. His skillful stick handling earned this centre a Calder Memorial Trophy, a spot on nine All Star teams, and a place in the NHL Hall of Fame; his sportsmanship earned him a Lady Byng Trophy in the 1970s.
MARCEL DIONNE?

94. In 1878, he published a set of cabinet cards that answered the question of how horses actually gallop.

95. In 2003, India’s highest adventure-sports award was renamed in honor of this man who had made worldwide headlines fifty years earlier.
TENZING NORGAY? EDMUND HILLARY?

96. "It slices! It dices!" “Set it and forget it!” …. “But wait! There’s more!”
RON POPEIL

97. He is still an active activist more than half a century after penning the best-selling nonfiction book of 1966.
RALPH NADER

98. His more benign works, such as “Heaven Is a World of Love,” were far less influential than the 1741 sermon in which he declared, "There is nothing that keeps wicked men at any one moment out of hell, but the mere pleasure of God."
JONATHAN EDWARDS

99. This lyricist – and occasional composer – won four Oscars for Best Original Song, a record he shares Sammy Kahn, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Alan Menken.
JOHNNY MERCER

100. This journalist’s most celebrated exploit was inspired by a novel by Jules Verne.
NELLIE BLY

101. When this American jockey retired in 1959, he held the record for most career wins with 6,032.
EDDIE ARCARO

102. This actor received one Oscar nomination for playing a title role that had previously earned a nomination for another actor, and another nomination for playing that actor. Got that?
KENNETH BRANAGH

103. This American physicist won the Nobel Prize "for his discoveries concerning the fine structure of the hydrogen spectrum."
WILLIS LAMB

104. After fleeing to Holland to escape persecution of Huguenots, this philosopher published his magnum opus, a four-volume biographical dictionary that would influence such Enlightenment thinkers as Denis Diderot.

105. Works by this Italian Jewish polymath include an account of his year as a prisoner in Auschwitz and a collection of short stories which the Royal Institution of Great Britain named the best science book ever written.

106. He became nationally known after the untimely passing of Mr. Kachellek, Mr. Heyer, Mr. Schwimmer, Mr. Weinshank, Mr. May, and the brothers Gusenberg.
AL CAPONE

107. This Democrat was appointed by Republican Herbert Hoover to succeed the Great Dissenter on the Supreme Court, where he became a stalwart of the Court’s liberal wing.
BENJAMIN CARDOZO

108. A student of Balenciaga, this fashion designer created couture dresses for First Ladies from Jackie to Michelle, but died before he got to extend the list to Melania or Jill.

109. In 1961, this civil rights activist organized and led the first Freedom Ride.

110. This Confederate cavalry general first earned notoriety for his role in what became known as the Fort Pillow Massacre.
NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST

111. “His wits being quite gone, he hit upon the strangest notion that ever madman in this world hit upon.” And the world is better for it.

112. Some 54 years after the fellow in Clue #44, he also died as the result of an occupational hazard in his sport of choice.
DALE EARNHARDT

113. While his countryman was painting a mural in Rockefeller Center, this artist was painting an equally controversial mural at Dartmouth College – but his survived.

114. A colleague of Freud – whose publishing house he managed – this Austrian analyst devoted much of his career to studying the psychology of creativity.

115. The films of this director – known for his ensemble casts – covered a wide range of milieus, from country music to country houses.
ROBERT ALTMAN

116. No matter what one thinks of this novelist, “Isn’t it pretty to think so?” belongs on any list of the most poignant closing lines ever.
ERNEST HEMINGWAY

117. In 1923 – at the age of seven – this New York-born violinist made his debut as a soloist with the San Francisco symphony; by age 12, he had made his first recordings; and at the age of 83, he made his last recording … and died.

118. The nine-year-old boy whose life he famously saved in 1885 eventually became the caretaker of the Institute that bore his name.
LOUIS PASTEUR

119. This industrialist wrote, “The man who dies leaving behind him millions of available wealth which was his to administer during life, will pass away unwept, unhonoured and unsung. no matter to what uses he leaves the dross which he cannot take with him. Of such as these the public verdict will then be: The man who dies thus rich dies disgraced."
ANDREW CARNEGIE

120. Collateral effects of this ruler’s career includes the expansion of the United States and a better understanding of early Egyptian history.
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37. Though not a trained archaeologist, he is credited with discovering a lost citadel on a mountain ridge nearly 8,000 feet above sea level in the Eastern Cordillera.
Hiram Bingham

108. A student of Balenciaga, this fashion designer created couture dresses for First Ladies from Jackie to Michelle, but died before he got to extend the list to Melania or Jill.
Arnold Scaasi

85. His stated goal was to “found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study” – at least that’s what it says on my class ring.
Ezra Cornell

86. In 1966, he graduated first in his class at the medical college that bears the name of the man in the previous clue.
Anthony Fauci


73. The way he wore a tool belt contributed to his being named one of the sexiest men on television by People magazine.
CARTER OOSTERHOUSE

57. Committing suicide at the age of 41, this chemist never became aware of the lasting importance of his own work.
Wallace Carothers

43. From 1964 until her death in 1981, she published dozens of volumes of inspirational and Christian verse, but most of us know her best from greeting cards.
Helen Steiner Rice

94. In 1878, he published a set of cabinet cards that answered the question of how horses actually gallop.
Eadweard Muybridge

117. In 1923 – at the age of seven – this New York-born violinist made his debut as a soloist with the San Francisco symphony; by age 12, he had made his first recordings; and at the age of 83, he made his last recording … and died.
Yehudi Menuhin

114. A colleague of Freud – whose publishing house he managed – this Austrian analyst devoted much of his career to studying the psychology of creativity.
OTTO RANK

113. While his countryman was painting a mural in Rockefeller Center, this artist was painting an equally controversial mural at Dartmouth College – but his survived.
José Clemente Orozco
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#48 Post by franktangredi » Thu Aug 05, 2021 2:02 pm

I may have had bad or outdated info in a couple of instances, so I'll just cut to the chase.

#7 - the more I read about tennis records, the more confusing it gets, so I'll just tell you I was looking for MARTINA NAVRATILOVA

#67 - again, I think I had bad information; I was looking for JACK NICKLAUS

Of the remaining definites, one is wrong and one is not a person.

One with a question mark is wrong, unless I screwed up again.

Of those with alternative answers, one includes the right answer and, in one case, both alternates are the same person.


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Thu Aug 05, 2021 1:06 pm
Time to kickstart this game with another consolidation. I booted a few early ? answers in place of some more definite later answers....


Game #206: Dissociation

Identify the 120 people in the clues below and match them into 60 pairs according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself. No names will be used twice.

1. He was inarguably the most influential person born in the 6th century CE.
MUHAMMAD

2. In a re-election bid, this President won against a man who was the then-current holder of the same elected office that he (the President) had previously held. Got that?
FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT

3. Shortly after this group broke up, the lead guitarist’s wife caught him in bed with the drummer’s wife, which another member of the group called “virtual incest.”.
THE BEATLES

4. This physicist invented and named the solenoid.
ANDRE-MARIE AMPERE

5. In a single year, she starred in classic movies directed by Frank Capra, Howard Hawks, and Preston Sturges – the first two opposite the same leading man.
BARBARA STANWYCK

6. One biographer wrote of this author, “We cannot know to what extent sexual urges lay behind [his] preference for drawing and photographing children in the nude. He contended the preference was entirely aesthetic. But given his emotional attachment to children as well as his aesthetic appreciation of their forms, his assertion that his interest was strictly artistic is naïve. He probably felt more than he dared acknowledge, even to himself.”
LEWIS CARROLL

7. This tennis great holds the record for the most Grand Slam titles won by a single player during the Open Era.
MARGARET COURT

8. Her seminal book about "the problem that has no name" had its roots in a survey she conducted at her 15-year reunion at Smith College.
BETTY FRIEDAN

9. DJMQ (though anyone can answer): The first ballerina to tour around the world, she was especially known for her imitation of a croaking bird.
Another DJMQ appears at #84.
ANNA PAVLOVA

10. A commemorative stamp honoring this artist depicted his 1876 painting of a fishing boat in Gloucester harbor.
WINSLOW HOMER

11. This cosmetics queen was the only woman on Time magazine’s list of the 20 most influential business leaders of the 20th century.
ESTEE LAUDER

12. In a 1651 book, this philosopher became one of the first to develop the concept of the social contract, although it led him to far different conclusions than later articulations by Locke and Rousseau.
THOMAS HOBBES

13. This Shakespearean character’s musings on the futility of human existence would – more than three centuries later – provide the title for one of the Great American Novels.
MACBETH

14. In 1524, he became the first European navigator to explore the North American coast between New Brunswick and Florida.
VERRAZZANO

15. One translator called his 1925 memoir “an incoherent soup,” while another critic complained "there was not the faintest similarity to a thought and barely a trace of language” – making it perhaps the most influential lousy book of all time.
ADOLF HITLER

16. This Greek polymath is credited with determining the area of a circle, introducing the concept of center of gravity, and inventing the compound pulley.
ARCHIMEDES

17. He was the first artist to score Top Ten singles in five different decades – but not in his lifetime.
MICHAEL JACKSON

18. His right arm was amputated during an unsuccessful amphibious assault on a Spanish port in the Canary Islands – which did not stop him from returning to his command less than an hour later.
HORATIO NELSON

19. In a 1941 film, she played the neglected wife of the man in the preceding clue.
GLADYS COOPER

20. His #10 has been retired by the team that he led to what remain – after nearly half a century – their only two NBA championships.
WALT FRAZIER

21. The major work of this playwright is credited with establishing the revenge tragedy as a major genre of Elizabethan drama – and strongly influencing a somewhat better play called Hamlet.

22. This American economist and statistician won the Nobel Prize "for his empirically founded interpretation of economic growth which has led to new and deepened insight into the economic and social structure and process of development."
SIMON KUZNETS

23. The first British chef to be awarded three Michelin stars, he trained such culinary luminaries as Mario Batali, Gordon Ramsay, and Curtis Stone.

24. In addition to his work on the community level, this activist is also a labor organizer, most notably in connection with the Service Employees International Union.

25. He was the plaintiff in a 1927 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that federal plea bargain have no standing with respect to state charges, resulting in his serving time in both federal and Massachusetts state prisons – after which he skipped bail to sell swampland in Florida.

26. This Italian naturalist is best remembered for his experiments disproving the theory of spontaneous generation.
FRANCESCO REDI

27. Works by this composer can be variously linked to Mother Ann Lee, a notorious Wild West outlaw, Vice President Henry Wallace, and beef.
AARON COPLAND

28. His 1956 political and military victory over Britain and France boosted his international prestige and marked a turning point in relations between his region and the West.
GAMAL ABDEL NASSER

29. This journalist’s question to a Presidential hopeful – "Senator, why do you want to be President?" – is often cited as the beginning of the end of the Senator’s Presidential hopes.
ROGER MUDD

30. This character actor is best remembered for playing the fathers of Carole Lombard and Henry Fonda and the celibate allies of two swashbuckling heroes.
EUGENE PALLETTE

31. Since 1964, she has written 58 novels (so far) – as well as short stories, YA and children’s fiction, essays, plays, and poems – and has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize three times (so far) but has never won (so far.)
JOYCE CAROL OATES

32. On a chronological list that includes only 23 people, he comes in between David Wells and Randy Johnson.
DAVID CONE

33. Venetian painting in the 16th century was dominated by three figures: Titian, Tintoretto, and this artist known for his large-scale historical paintings on religious themes.

34. She “was Born in Newgate, and during a Life of continu'd Variety for Threescore Years, besides her Childhood, was Twelve Year a Whore, five times a Wife (whereof once to her own Brother) Twelve Year a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon in Virginia, at last grew Rich, liv'd Honest, and died a Penitent.”
MOLL FLANDERS

35. He led American forces to victory in the Battle of Cowpens, one of the turning points of the American Revolution.
DANIEL MORGAN

36. According to Weird Al Yankovic, items you can purchase through the company founded by this entrepreneur include “an Alf alarm clock,” “a used pink bathrobe,” and “a Kleenex used by Doctor Dre.”
PIERRE OMIDYAR

37. Though not a trained archaeologist, he is credited with discovering a lost citadel on a mountain ridge nearly 8,000 feet above sea level in the Eastern Cordillera.

38. This Scottish Nobel laureate isolated the elements that now make up Group 18 of the periodic table. (I’m sure nobody will remember that I used the exact same clue for the exact same person in the last game I posted here….)
SIR WILLIAM RAMSAY

39. Some radio stations refused to play this singer’s signature hit because of the suggestive lyric "I'd do anything for you/Anything you'd want me to.” (Ah, the 1950s.)
TERESA BREWER

40. Her father was a pioneering jet pilot and head of the Federal Aviation Administration under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson; her husband held an even more exalted position.
LISA HALABY? QUEEN NOOR AL-HUSSEIN?

41. This director made his mark in Hollywood with a series of classic horror films as well as one of the quintessential examples of film noir. (He also helmed an episode of The Twilight Zone starring an actor in one of the preceding clues.
JACQUES TOURNEUR

42. This emperor founded the dynasty that ruled much of the Indian subcontinent from 1526 to 1857.

43. From 1964 until her death in 1981, she published dozens of volumes of inspirational and Christian verse, but most of us know her best from greeting cards.

44. In 1947, a nation mourned when this sports hero died after an injury to his upper right leg – though the real cause of death was probably a botched blood transfusion.
MANOLETE

45. Known as the “Bentham of Hallamshire,” this British philosopher is best known for his 1821 Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinions.
SAMUEL BAILEY

46. His best-selling 1966 critique of a government commission fueled the most persistent conspiracy theory in American history.
MARK LANE

47. His eminence in his field began in 1742 when he published A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist.
EDMOND HOYLE

48. A member of the National Cartoonist Society Hall of Fame, he was one of the chief artists for Archie comics for four decades and helped design the original color schemes for Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four.

49. He completes a list that also includes Guy Burgess, Donald Maclean, John Cairncross, and Anthony Blunt.
KIM PHILBY

50. This entrepreneur and innovator came to international prominence in 1962 when he took on the Devil’s Cigarette Lighter.
RED ADAIR

51. She received a Razzie for Worst Supporting Actress for her portrayal of the daughter of a real-life movie star and an Emmy for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of the wife of a real-life U.S. President.
DIANA SCARWID

52. This animated icon was inspired by a bombastic character on Fred Allen’s radio show.
FOGHORN LEGHORN

53. Two of her eight Grammy nominations were for her featured performance on a hit song by the group Fun.
JANELLE MONAE

54. This Italian writer’s masterpiece – a novel in which two young lovers are separated by the machinations of an evil nobleman – was regarded as a veiled attack on the Austrian empire.

55. This legendary coach was an inaugural member of both the College Football Hall of Fame and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
AMOS ALONZO STAGG

56. He was the nation’s longest-serving Secretary of the Interior.
HAROLD ICKES

57. Committing suicide at the age of 41, this chemist never became aware of the lasting importance of his own work.

58. This self-help and finance guru rejects the term “psychic,” preferring to call herself an “intuitionist.”

59. This powerful Pope and ecclesiastical reformer organized the Fourth Crusade – and subsequently excommunicated the Crusaders when they sacked Constantinople against his wishes.

60. There is no evidence that this military commander ever actually said anything about a “sleeping giant,” but it’s a cool quote anyway.
YAMAMOTO

61. The peak of her film career came with a 1950 comeback that was also something of a farewell – she made only three more screen appearances over the next 33 years.
GLORIA SWANSON

62. Works by this American historian included biographies of an American President, an American general, a British prime minister, the “Sage of Baltimore,” and two prominent industrial dynasties – one American and one German.
WILLIAM MANCHESTER

63. According to one biographer, a dinner invitation to her home on the Rue Saint-Honoré was “considered almost as great an honor as being presented at Versailles.”

64. His severe hearing loss has been traced to such causes as his proximity to an exploding drum set and his participation in what the Guinness Book of World Records dubbed the “Loudest Concert Ever.”
PETE TOWNSHEND

65. During his Surrealist period, this German artist developed a graphic technique called frottage which involved the use of pencil or pastel rubbings to create original works of art.

66. This American physicist was co-winner of the Nobel Prize for his discovery of the antiproton.
OWEN CHAMBERLAIN

67. This golfer was the oldest person ever to win a major championship.
PHIL MICKELSON? JULIUS BOROS?

68. Elizabethan lyrics often include extravagant compliments to fair ladies, but it’s hard to top this poet’s claim that “There is a garden in her face/Where roses and white lilies blow….”
THOMAS CAMPION

69. This eponymous hero of a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel leaves his practice in a small North Dakota town to fight bubonic plague in the Caribbean.
ARROWSMITH

70. This Greek statesman – who made a noble but fruitless effort to rouse Athens to the threat posed by Philip of Macedon – eventually committed suicide to avoid being arrested by Philip’s son and successor, Alexander.

71. The agency he founded in 1850 continues to operate, though it is now a subsidiary of a Swedish company specializing in “corporate risk management.”
ALLAN PINKERTON

72. Shortly after he and his sons opened their winery in 1966, he coined the term “"Fumé Blanc" to describe his version of Sauvignon blanc.
ROBERT MONDAVI

73. The way he wore a tool belt contributed to his being named one of the sexiest men on television by People magazine.
TY PENNINGTON? CARTER OOSTERHOUSE?

74. In 1916, he was assassinated by a group of conservative noblemen – but it wasn’t easy.
GRIGORI RASPUTIN

75. She had 5 Top Twenty hits in the 1960s, in support of a singer who had 20 other Top Twenty hits without her.
DARLENE LOVE? TAMMI TERRELL (Pretty sure it's Terrell)

76. In his eulogy for this novelist, Anatole France famously declared, “He was a moment in the conscience of Man.”

77. In addition to their individual careers – one as a novelist, the other as a record producer – these brothers are social media pioneers, having launched their influential joint vlog as early as 2009.

78. This pitcher played his first professional baseball game in 1926 and his last in 1965.
SATCHEL PAIGE

79. In 1942, this American physicist patented a ‘dry’ process that combined electrostatic printing with photography.
CHESTER CARLSON

80. The only surviving work by this ancient philosopher is a long poem on Epicureanism that also played a major role in the development of the theory of atomism.
LUCRETIUS?

81. This prolific Soviet serial killer racked up at least 52 victims between 1978 and 1990.

82. As White House press secretary, he once declared, “The standard for any type of interrogation of somebody in American custody is to be humane and to follow all international laws and accords dealing with this type subject. That is precisely what has been happening and exactly what will happen" – and if you ask him now, he’ll tell you he stands by that statement.
ARI FLEISCHER?

83. This First Lady largely had Mark Twain to thank for the income that sustained her after her husband’s death.
JULIA GRANT

84. DJMQ: They are strongly associated with bunnies, foxes, and turkeys.
TROTS

85. His stated goal was to “found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study” – at least that’s what it says on my class ring.

86. In 1966, he graduated first in his class at the medical college that bears the name of the man in the previous clue.

87. On July 14, 1973, he smashed his guitar and walked offstage in the middle of a concert, leaving his brother to finish by himself.
PHIL EVERLY

88. He was the first African named Man of the Year by Time magazine.
HAILE SELASSIE

89. Sent by Spain to suppress an insurrection, this general instituted policies that led to his being dubbed “the Butcher” – and helped spark a major U.S. war.

90. The shortest distance from Mozart to Lord Byron is via this randy dude.
DON JUAN

91. Claiming that he “had no childhood,” this playwright described his only full-length comedy as an idealized picture of the childhood he wished he had.
EUGENE O'NEILL

92. This Panamian-born stage director is considered the definitive interpreter of the playwright cited in the previous clue.
JOSE QUINTERO

93. His skillful stick handling earned this centre a Calder Memorial Trophy, a spot on nine All Star teams, and a place in the NHL Hall of Fame; his sportsmanship earned him a Lady Byng Trophy in the 1970s.
MARCEL DIONNE?

94. In 1878, he published a set of cabinet cards that answered the question of how horses actually gallop.

95. In 2003, India’s highest adventure-sports award was renamed in honor of this man who had made worldwide headlines fifty years earlier.
TENZING NORGAY? EDMUND HILLARY?

96. "It slices! It dices!" “Set it and forget it!” …. “But wait! There’s more!”
RON POPEIL

97. He is still an active activist more than half a century after penning the best-selling nonfiction book of 1966.
RALPH NADER

98. His more benign works, such as “Heaven Is a World of Love,” were far less influential than the 1741 sermon in which he declared, "There is nothing that keeps wicked men at any one moment out of hell, but the mere pleasure of God."
JONATHAN EDWARDS

99. This lyricist – and occasional composer – won four Oscars for Best Original Song, a record he shares Sammy Kahn, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Alan Menken.
JOHNNY MERCER

100. This journalist’s most celebrated exploit was inspired by a novel by Jules Verne.
NELLIE BLY

101. When this American jockey retired in 1959, he held the record for most career wins with 6,032.
EDDIE ARCARO

102. This actor received one Oscar nomination for playing a title role that had previously earned a nomination for another actor, and another nomination for playing that actor. Got that?
KENNETH BRANAGH

103. This American physicist won the Nobel Prize "for his discoveries concerning the fine structure of the hydrogen spectrum."
WILLIS LAMB

104. After fleeing to Holland to escape persecution of Huguenots, this philosopher published his magnum opus, a four-volume biographical dictionary that would influence such Enlightenment thinkers as Denis Diderot.

105. Works by this Italian Jewish polymath include an account of his year as a prisoner in Auschwitz and a collection of short stories which the Royal Institution of Great Britain named the best science book ever written.

106. He became nationally known after the untimely passing of Mr. Kachellek, Mr. Heyer, Mr. Schwimmer, Mr. Weinshank, Mr. May, and the brothers Gusenberg.
AL CAPONE

107. This Democrat was appointed by Republican Herbert Hoover to succeed the Great Dissenter on the Supreme Court, where he became a stalwart of the Court’s liberal wing.
BENJAMIN CARDOZO

108. A student of Balenciaga, this fashion designer created couture dresses for First Ladies from Jackie to Michelle, but died before he got to extend the list to Melania or Jill.

109. In 1961, this civil rights activist organized and led the first Freedom Ride.

110. This Confederate cavalry general first earned notoriety for his role in what became known as the Fort Pillow Massacre.
NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST

111. “His wits being quite gone, he hit upon the strangest notion that ever madman in this world hit upon.” And the world is better for it.

112. Some 54 years after the fellow in Clue #44, he also died as the result of an occupational hazard in his sport of choice.
DALE EARNHARDT

113. While his countryman was painting a mural in Rockefeller Center, this artist was painting an equally controversial mural at Dartmouth College – but his survived.

114. A colleague of Freud – whose publishing house he managed – this Austrian analyst devoted much of his career to studying the psychology of creativity.

115. The films of this director – known for his ensemble casts – covered a wide range of milieus, from country music to country houses.
ROBERT ALTMAN

116. No matter what one thinks of this novelist, “Isn’t it pretty to think so?” belongs on any list of the most poignant closing lines ever.
ERNEST HEMINGWAY

117. In 1923 – at the age of seven – this New York-born violinist made his debut as a soloist with the San Francisco symphony; by age 12, he had made his first recordings; and at the age of 83, he made his last recording … and died.

118. The nine-year-old boy whose life he famously saved in 1885 eventually became the caretaker of the Institute that bore his name.
LOUIS PASTEUR

119. This industrialist wrote, “The man who dies leaving behind him millions of available wealth which was his to administer during life, will pass away unwept, unhonoured and unsung. no matter to what uses he leaves the dross which he cannot take with him. Of such as these the public verdict will then be: The man who dies thus rich dies disgraced."
ANDREW CARNEGIE

120. Collateral effects of this ruler’s career includes the expansion of the United States and a better understanding of early Egyptian history.
NAPOLEON

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Re: Game #206: Dissociation

#49 Post by littlebeast13 » Thu Aug 05, 2021 2:18 pm

franktangredi wrote:
Thu Aug 05, 2021 2:02 pm
Of the remaining definites, one is wrong and one is not a person.
The latter is obviously referring to #84. I shoulda figured that was wrong anyway since there was no possum in the list...

franktangredi wrote:
Thu Aug 05, 2021 2:02 pm
Of those with alternative answers, one includes the right answer and, in one case, both alternates are the same person.
Ha! Shows how much I know... that's why I could only get two of these.

40. Her father was a pioneering jet pilot and head of the Federal Aviation Administration under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson; her husband held an even more exalted position.
LISA HALABY = QUEEN NOOR AL-HUSSEIN

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#50 Post by ne1410s » Thu Aug 05, 2021 3:02 pm

#94. Eadweard Muybridge.

Had to google first name—sue me…
"When you argue with a fool, there are two fools in the argument."

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