Sunday Special - Who, What, Where, etc.
[COLOR= ] Sunday Special - Who, What, Where, etc.
1. I am an African country.
My flag is green, orange, and white.
The French once claimed me.
I share borders with five countries and the Gulf of Guinea.
Over 60 ethnic groups call me home.
My name came from my principle trading export.
My capital is Abidjan.
2. I am a British writer.
I became a central member of the Bloomsbury Group.
My novels often take a nonlinear approach.
I founded Hogarth Press with my husband, Leonard.
Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse are two of my famous works.
3. I am a European structure.
Tourists visiting the Eiffel Tower might also come here.
I was built starting in 1662.
I came to symbolize opulence and royal excess.
My Hall of Mirrors witnessed many balls.
A treaty was named after me in 1919.
My L’s are silent.
4. I am a world famous male.
I was born Henri Donat Mathieu in Algeria in 1936.
I am a fashion icon.
Christian Dior hired me in 1955.
I took over the house after Dior’s death in 1957.
I started my own house in 1962.
5. I am an object.
I often come attached to something else.
A 1996 film starring Vanessa Williams has my name.
Pink is my most common color.
Editors and artists use me.
I take away what has been.
6. I am a city.
I house a broad mix of ethnic cultures.
My Country was the center of the Industrial Revolution.
Some of my neighboring cities have played a huge role in the history of rock and roll.
7. I am an ancient ruler.
I conquered Gaul.
I served as a statesman in ancient Rome.
I reformed the calendar and named “July” after myself.
Shakespeare wrote a play about me.
8. I am made of paper.
Independence Hall is on my side.
I represent something valuable.
You can exchange me.
I show the face of a noted author and scientist.
I have existed since 1861.
9. I am a structure in Asia.
I was designated a World Heritage Site in 1992.
I was built in the capital of Khmer, now Cambodia.
Suryavarman II built me to hold his remains.
Buddhist monks once preserved me.
My first name sounds like anchor, but I wouldn’t need one.
My walls display paintings that depict classical Indian texts.
My second name sounds like a lightbulb’s power.
10. I am a British heroine.
I was born in 1820 in my Italian namesake city.
I helped soldiers during the Crimean War.
My high standards earned me attention.
I was the first woman to win the Order of Merit.
I became a major reformer of healthcare and nursing.
11. I am an object.
I can be a drifter.
I am usually quite bright.
I cannot sit still.
You will find me upon bodies of water.
I am useful for boats and swimmers.
12. I am a geographic feature in Europe.
I exist in two countries.
I am the highest of my kind in Western Europe.
My name refers to both a massif and a peak.
Mountaineers and skiers flock to me.
Paccard and Balmat first ascended me in 1776.
I am near Chamonix, the site of the first Winter Olympics.
13. I am in the movie business.
I was born in Detroit in 1939.
I am of Italian descent.
I started my career directing low-budget horror films.
For one film, I brought Heart of Darkness to a new setting in Vietnam.
Nicolas Cage is my nephew.
My daughter Sofia directed Lost in Translation.
I won Oscars for Best Picture and Best Director in 1974.
14. I am strong and wide.
My first word stems from Latin “to lead.”
I am the “ultimate material.”
I serve many purposes around the house.
When used on what I was named for, I am ineffective.
During WWII, I kept ammo dry.
I am usually silver or black.
15. I am an ancient region.
My fertility stemmed from flooding plains.
My name means “between two rivers.”
Today my region lies in Iraq, Syria, and Turkey.
Agriculture and writing originated in my societies.
I am known as the cradle of civilization.
1. I am The Ivory Coast
2. I am Virginia Woolf
3. I am Versailles
4. I am Yves St Laurent
5. I am an Eraser
6. I am London
7. I am Julius Caesar
8. I am a $100 Bill
9. I am Angkor Wat
10. I am Florence Nightingale
11. I am a Buoy
12. I am Mount Blanc
13. I am Francis Ford Coppola
14. I am Duct Tape
15. I am Mesopotamia
"Still, a man hears what he wants to hear, and disregards the rest"...
- Simon & Garfunkle