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Value -- Category -- Clue

Answer

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200 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- Among its numerous city squares are Ledise, known for its cafes, & Rembrandt, known for its cabarets

Amsterdam

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400 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- In Russian this Lithuanian capital is called Vilna

Vilnius

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600 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- This city's best-known thoroughfare is Trakt Krolewski, or Royal Way

Warsaw

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800 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- This capital lies on the Attica Plain surrounded by mountains including Parnes & Hymettus

Athens

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1000 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- In the 15th century, Henry the Navigator founded St. Mary's Chapel in Belem, now a part of this European capital

Lisbon

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400 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- In the mid-1880s, it was the capital of the Crown colony of Vancouver Island

Victoria

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800 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- It's the only provincial capital that lies on the shore of one of the Great Lakes

Toronto

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1200 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- Lying about 175 miles north of Calgary, it's known as the "Gateway to the North"

Edmonton

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4000 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- This capital's harbor is spanned by the Angus L. MacDonald & A. Murray MacKay suspension bridges

Halifax

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2000 -- CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS -- It's the provincial capital closest to Europe

St. John's

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400 -- GEOGRAPHY -- Buffalo & Cleveland are major ports on this Great Lake

Erie

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800 -- GEOGRAPHY -- This Atlantic "sea" is named for the seaweed that can be seen there

the Sargasso Sea

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3000 -- GEOGRAPHY -- One of the 2 South American countries trying to claim Graham Land, part of the British Antarctic territory

Argentina (or Chile)

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1600 -- GEOGRAPHY -- In 1951 Portugal allowed NATO to establish an airbase on the island of Terceira in this archipelago

Azores

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2000 -- GEOGRAPHY -- It's the capital & chief seaport of Trinidad & Tobago

Port-of-Spain

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400 -- AFRICAN CAPITALS -- This capital was founded by North American settlers in 1822

Monrovia

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1500 -- AFRICAN CAPITALS -- In 1993 18 U.S. soldiers were killed in a fierce battle in this capital

Mogadishu

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1200 -- AFRICAN CAPITALS -- This picturesque Moorish city lies about 60 miles northeast of Casablanca

Rabat

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1600 -- AFRICAN CAPITALS -- Tourist attractions in this city near Africa's northern tip include the ruins of Carthage & other Punic towns

Tunis

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2000 -- AFRICAN CAPITALS -- Muhammad Ali's "Rumble in the Jungle" with George Foreman was fought in this city, then the capital of Zaire

Kinshasa

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200 -- GEOGRAPHY "B" -- The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge links this borough & Staten Island

Brooklyn

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400 -- GEOGRAPHY "B" -- This Missouri city is "the live music show capital of the world"

Branson

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600 -- GEOGRAPHY "B" -- Zugspitze is the highest point in this mountain range

the Bavarian Alps

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800 -- GEOGRAPHY "B" -- The Rhodope Mountains & the city of Sofia are in this country

Bulgaria

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1000 -- GEOGRAPHY "B" -- This sea off the coast of North America is named for Rear Admiral Francis

the Beaufort Sea

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0 -- GEOGRAPHY IN LITERATURE -- Leo Tolstoy's story about Hadji Murat, "who slew the Russian swine", opens in this present-day Russian republic

Chechnya

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400 -- HUMANITARIAN LADIES -- Throughout the 1930s, she taught geography at St. Mary's High School in Eastern India

Mother Theresa

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400 -- small state capitals -- This capital was once known as Frank's Ford after Stephen Ford who was killed by Indians nearby in 1780

Frankfort

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800 -- small state capitals -- The Johnson Victrola Museum in this Delaware capital tells the history of the Victor Talking Machine Company

Dover