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    Are you

    ISOLDE?

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    Created after 1800, so no. Rather, I am

    Irene Adler

    One of the few women known to have bested Sherlock Holmes, and long admired by him: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irene_Adler

    Rachel McAdams played her in the two recent Holmes movies.

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    Very nice! You used another Holmes character recently. I’m off to bed, I’ll think of a letter or IQs, depending on whose turn you deem it.

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    We're overdue for W, so I'll think about that if you'd like.

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    Sure, go ahead.

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    So, like I said, your letter is:

    W

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    IQs:

    Was Thurlow Weed your longtime political ally?
    Did you joke about having worn Fat Boy jeans as a kid?
    Is your home now open for tours in Cincinnati?

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    3 DQS

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    Previous IQs:

    Was Thurlow Weed your longtime political ally? - William H. Seward, Lincoln's SECSTATE
    Did you joke about having worn Fat Boy jeans as a kid? - William J. Clinton
    Is your home now open for tours in Cincinnati? - William Howard Taft

    William x3!

    DQs:

    Real?
    Male?
    Last name start with W?

    IQs:

    Was Garth your best friend?
    Did you win the Battle of Fallen Timbers?
    Did you costar with Kim Darby in a film late in your career?

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    Not Wayne Campbell (Party on Elendil!)
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    DQ

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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Last name begins “W”

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    Previous IQs:

    Was Garth your best friend? - Yes, Wayne from Wayne's World (Party on, Eric!)
    Did you win the Battle of Fallen Timbers? - Gen. "Mad Anthony" Wayne
    Did you costar with Kim Darby in a film late in your career? - John Wayne, in True Grit

    Wayne x3!

    DQs:

    American?
    Living?
    Political/military?

    IQs:

    Did you and your siblings found a major business in the American West?
    Are you the senior U.S. senator from Virginia?
    Are you his former colleague?

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    DQ
    Not John Warner
    Not Jim Webb

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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Last name begins W
    4.American
    5.Dead
    6.Not Political/Military

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    Previous IQs:

    Did you and your siblings found a major business in the American West? - Any of the Warner Brothers of Hollywood
    Are you the senior U.S. senator from Virginia? - Not John but Mark Warner
    Are you his former colleague? - That was John Warner (no relation)

    Warner x3!

    DQs:

    Best known for the Arts?
    Died since 1950?

    One DQ reserved.

    IQs:

    Does the same actor usually play both your father and your nemesis?
    Before your middle name was established as being "Thomas," did one writer speculate that it was "Thelonious"?
    Were you a notable Confederate cavalry commander?

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    Totally should have known the Warner Bros.!

    DQ
    DQ
    DQ (though I should know)

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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Last name begins W
    4.American
    5.Dead
    6.Not Political/Military
    7.Not in Arts
    8.Died BEFORE 1950

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    Previous IQs:

    Does the same actor usually play both your father and your nemesis? - Wendy Darling in stage productions of Peter Pan
    Before your middle name was established as being "Thomas," did one writer speculate that it was "Thelonious"? - Cmdr. William T. Riker of Star Trek: The Next Generation
    Were you a notable Confederate cavalry commander? - Wade Hampton

    DQs:

    Died before 1861?
    Best known for a single incident?
    Businessman/entrepreneur?

    One DQ reserved.

    IQs to follow.

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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Last name begins W
    4.American
    5.Dead
    6.Not Political/Military
    7.Not in Arts
    8.Died BEFORE 1950
    9.Died AFTER 1861
    10.NOT best known for a single incident
    11.NOT a businessman p/entrepreneur

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    DQ:

    Athlete?

    IQs:

    Did a comedian say he hoped to be reincarnated as your fingertips?
    Are you that comedian?
    Were you a disgraced top judge in New York?

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    3 DQS

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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Last name begins W
    4.American
    5.Dead
    6.Not Political/Military
    7.Not in Arts
    8.Died BEFORE 1950
    9.Died AFTER 1861
    10.NOT best known for a single incident
    11.NOT a businessman/entrepreneur
    1.NOT an athlete

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    Previous IQs:

    Did a comedian say he hoped to be reincarnated as your fingertips? - Warren Beatty
    Are you that comedian? - Woody Allen
    Were you a disgraced top judge in New York? - Sol Wachtler: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sol_Wachtler

    DQs:

    Associated with NYC?
    Best known for role in the legal system?

    One DQ reserved.

    IQs:

    Were you a mayor of Chicago who died in office?
    Is your letter to Touro Synagogue famous?
    Were you one of the first elected mayors of your city?

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    DQ
    Not George Washington
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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Last name begins W
    4.American
    5.Dead
    6.Not Political/Military
    7.Not in Arts
    8.Died BEFORE 1950
    9.Died AFTER 1861
    10.NOT best known for a single incident
    11.NOT a businessman/entrepreneur
    12.NOT an athlete
    13.NOT associated with NYC
    14.No link to the legal system in any way

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you a mayor of Chicago who died in office? - Harold Washington
    Is your letter to Touro Synagogue famous? - Yes, George Washington: http://tourosynagogue.org/history-learning/gw-letter
    Were you one of the first elected mayors of your city? - Walter Washington, of Washington, D.C.

    Washington x3!

    DQs:

    Died after 1900?
    Married to a famous person?

    IQs:

    Were you a musician who changed genders?
    Were you a commentator on NPR who had the same last name as that person?
    Were you a rock singer who also did?

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    3 DQS

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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Last name begins W
    4.American
    5.Dead
    6.Not Political/Military
    7.Not in Arts
    8.Died BEFORE 1950
    9.Died AFTER 1861
    10.NOT best known for a single incident
    11.NOT a businessman/entrepreneur
    12.NOT an athlete
    13.NOT associated with NYC
    14.No link to the legal system in any way
    15.Died AFTER 1900
    16.No famous SO

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you a musician who changed genders? - Music synthesizer expert Wayne Williams became Wendy Carlos
    Were you a commentator on NPR who had the same last name as that person? - Juan Williams
    Were you a rock singer who also did? - Wendy Williams

    Williams x3!

    DQs:

    Scientist?
    Won a top award in his field?

    Two DQs reserved.

    IQs:

    Was your football nickname "Whizzer"?
    Were you the heroine of a Joe Haldeman sf short story set on an environmentally-ruined Earth?
    Were you the antihero of Breaking Bad?

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    Not future SCOTUS Justice Byron White (1st man to lead college football in Total Offense)
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    Not Walter White

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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Last name begins W
    4.American
    5.Dead
    6.Not Political/Military
    7.Not in Arts
    8.Died BEFORE 1950
    9.Died AFTER 1861
    10.NOT best known for a single incident
    11.NOT a businessman/entrepreneur
    12.NOT an athlete
    13.NOT associated with NYC
    14.No link to the legal system in any way
    15.Died AFTER 1900
    16.No famous SO
    17.NOT a scientist
    18.Holds top distinction in life (worded for accuracy/help solve)

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    Previous IQs:

    Was your football nickname "Whizzer"? - Yes, Byron "Whizzer" White
    Were you the heroine of a Joe Haldeman sf short story set on an environmentally-ruined Earth? - The title character of "For White Hill"
    Were you the antihero of Breaking Bad? - Yes, Walter White

    White x3!

    DQ:

    Journalist?
    Greatest fame before 1900?

    One DQ reserved.

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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Last name begins W
    4.American
    5.Dead
    6.Not Political/Military
    7.Not in Arts
    8.Died BEFORE 1950
    9.Died AFTER 1861
    10.NOT best known for a single incident
    11.NOT a businessman/entrepreneur
    12.NOT an athlete
    13.NOT associated with NYC
    14.No link to the legal system in any way
    15.Died AFTER 1900
    16.No famous SO
    17.NOT a scientist
    18.Holds top distinction in life (worded for accuracy/help solve)
    19.NOT a journalist
    20.Greatest fame AFTER 1900

    Take that last DQ (will set deadline after I answer)

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    DQ:

    Died before 1925?

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    1.Real
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    3.Last name begins W
    4.American
    5.Dead
    6.Not Political/Military
    7.Not in Arts
    8.Died BEFORE 1950
    9.Died AFTER 1861
    10.NOT best known for a single incident
    11.NOT a businessman/entrepreneur
    12.NOT an athlete
    13.NOT associated with NYC
    14.No link to the legal system in any way
    15.Died AFTER 1900
    16.No famous SO
    17.NOT a scientist
    18.Holds top distinction in life (worded for accuracy/help solve)
    19.NOT a journalist
    20.Greatest fame AFTER 1900
    21.Died AFTER 1925

    Please submit your guess by 3PM ET tomorrow. (About 24 hours)

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    You got an extra few hours, so our mystery man is:

    ROBERT WADLOW, the tallest man in history

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    Never heard of him. Should I do the next round?

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    WOW! Genuinely thought you'd know who he is. I'll think of a letter.

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    Stumbled on site called findadeath.com, and the forum had an early thread on him.

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    I vaguely remember some of the world's tallest, fattest, shortest etc. people from The Guinness Book of World Records, but not him.

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