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#53, heaviest of the stable halogens, purplish metal, aggressive gas

Iodine

2

Musical term that means to pluck the strings

Pizzacato

3

Novel by Hemingway, British and American families go watch the running of the bulls

The Sun Also Rises

4

Novel by Tom Hardy, man loses everything, gets his family back, then loses everything again

Mayor of Casterbridge

5

Poem named ___, authored by ____, uses personification to compare a plant to a woman

Trees, Kilmore

6

14th US state to join

Vermont

7

Darwin's lesser known competitor

Wallace

8

Conquered the Incans

Pizzaro

9

Wrote "Oh Captain my Captain" and "Song of Myself" and "Children of Adam"

Walt Whitman

10

Wrote Ode on a Grecian Urn

Keats

11

Wrote Civil Disobedience

Henry David Thoreau

12

Father of American rocketry

Goddard

13

Wrote Paradise Lost

Milton

14

Section at end of piece of music

Cadenza

15

The first amateur detective story, written by Poe, the orangutan did it

Murder in the Rue Morgue

16

Wrote Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith

17

Name of 3rd crusade

King's Crusade

18

Authored by Huxley, boys are shown babies grown artificially, Class system used to separate intelligent from laborers

Brave New World

19

Has 20 faces

Icosahedron

20

Kind of volcano with gently sloping sides, hundreds of layers

Shield volcano

21

Meeting of altitudes

Centroid

22

Nymph who turned down Apollo, turned into a laurel tree

Daphne

23

Sum of terms and has whole number exponents

Polynomial

24

Statement vaguely warning Japan about atomic bomb

Pottsdam Declaration

25

Language used commonly between two countries for trade

Lingua Franca

26

Name for sex cell

Gamete

27

When plants grow to face or better reach light source

Phototropism

28

River that forms Grand Canyon

Colorado River

29

Liquid turning into a gel or solid

Coogulation

30

In this book a dude loves a rich girl but his poor girlfriend is pregnant

An American Tragedy