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    Correct
    Tara Lipinski narrowly upset Michelle Kwan
    Lon Mechearean (no promises on the spelling)

    DQ: Writer of prose?
    DQ2: Born West of the Appalachians?

    IQ: Are you the "Hick from French Lick"?
    IQ2: Are the LB who inflicted the most famous injury in the history of MNF?
    IQ3: Are the AL version of Jackie Robinson?

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    Not Larry Bird, dunno and dunno.

    L.

    1. real
    2. American
    3. dead
    4. in the Arts
    5. born before 1900
    6. female
    7. born before 1850
    8. born east of the Mississippi
    9. born after 1800
    10. died after 1875
    11. born north of the Mason-Dixon Line
    12. author, among other things
    13. died before 1900
    14. not solely a writer of prose
    15. born east of the Appalachians

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    Lawrence Taylor (he snapped Joe Theismann's leg like kindling)
    Larry Doby

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    DQ: First initial "L"?
    DQ2: Works commonly taught in schools?

    IQ: Did you create "Little Women"?
    IQ2: Were you the most famous writer of the Harlem Renaissance?
    IQ3: Are you the horticulturist who shares a name with a CA city?

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    D'oh! Larry Doby - shoulda got that.

    Not Louisa Mae Alcott, Langston Hughes or... Miss Los Angeles?

    L.

    1. real
    2. American
    3. dead
    4. in the Arts
    5. born before 1900
    6. female
    7. born before 1850
    8. born east of the Mississippi
    9. born after 1800
    10. died after 1875
    11. born north of the Mason-Dixon Line
    12. author, among other things
    13. died before 1900
    14. not solely a writer of prose
    15. born east of the Appalachians
    16. last name starts with L
    17. works not commonly taught in schools

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    Thought it was Louisa FOR SURE!

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    Luther Burbank

    DQ: Has non-Arts area of fame?

    BTW: committee chairman or ranking member would be. WAY TOO specific an area of leadership.

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    IQ: Did you famously get into a heated argument over a poker ante?
    IQ2: Did you replace the"King of Late Nigt"?
    IQ3: Did you create a competing show when you lost out to the above?

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    IQ: Did you famously get into a heated argument over a poker ante?
    IQ2: Did you replace the"King of Late Night"?
    IQ3: Did you create a competing show when you lost out to the above?

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    I figured out the Dope Botticelli (1st time ever!).

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    Dunno, not Jay Leno, and not David Letterman.

    L.

    1. real
    2. American
    3. dead
    4. in the Arts
    5. born before 1900
    6. female
    7. born before 1850
    8. born east of the Mississippi
    9. born after 1800
    10. died after 1875
    11. born north of the Mason-Dixon Line
    12. author, among other things
    13. died before 1900
    14. not solely a writer of prose
    15. born east of the Appalachians
    16. last name starts with L
    17. works not commonly taught in schools
    18. famous outside of the Arts, in a limited way

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    Jeff Lisandro
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    DQ: Secondary fame Political?

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    IQ: Were your ideas an inspiration for the DoI?
    IQ2: Did you play a Warrior Princess and Cylon?
    IQ3: Were you the Stooge unrelated to your comedy partners?

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    Not John Locke, Lucy Lawless or Larry (Fine?).

    L.

    1. real
    2. American
    3. dead
    4. in the Arts
    5. born before 1900
    6. female
    7. born before 1850
    8. born east of the Mississippi
    9. born after 1800
    10. died after 1875
    11. born north of the Mason-Dixon Line
    12. author, among other things
    13. died before 1900
    14. not solely a writer of prose
    15. born east of the Appalachians
    16. last name starts with L
    17. works not commonly taught in schools
    18. famous outside of the Arts, in a limited way
    19. secondary fame quasi-political

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    3 for 3

    BTW: the Dope Botticelli was EXACTLY who I guessed.

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    IQ: Are you future HOF WR whose dad was a sportswriter, and served as a ball boy as a kid?
    IQ2: Are you the boy band member who almost became a cosmonaut?
    IQ3: Are you the famously perpetual 3rd party Presidential candidate?

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    Good on ya for guessing McCain. Don't know why I had such a mental block - guess I was thinking of longer-ago senators.

    Dunno, not Lance Bass and dunno (guess you don't mean Ross Perot or Harold Stassen).

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    Thanks! Dopers tend to use obscure guys

    Larry Fitzgerald
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    Lyndon LaRouche

    DQ: Considered famous, rather than infamous?
    DQ2: Award winner for her written work? (It's my 21st DQ, answer at your discretion)

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    LaRouche! Of course.

    L.

    1. real
    2. American
    3. dead
    4. in the Arts
    5. born before 1900
    6. female
    7. born before 1850
    8. born east of the Mississippi
    9. born after 1800
    10. died after 1875
    11. born north of the Mason-Dixon Line
    12. author, among other things
    13. died before 1900
    14. not solely a writer of prose
    15. born east of the Appalachians
    16. last name starts with L
    17. works not commonly taught in schools
    18. famous outside of the Arts, in a limited way
    19. secondary fame quasi-political
    20. considered famous, rather than infamous
    21. not an award-winner for her written work, to my knowledge

    Please ask your "Are you Firstname Lastname?" question by noon EST Mon.

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    A bit late but, are you:

    LUCRETIA MOTT

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    I am not (her last name didn't start with an L, among other things). I am, rather,

    Emma Lazarus

    who composed the famous poem about the Statue of Liberty: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emma_Lazarus

    Want to start the next round?

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    Very nice! Letter soon

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    We're overdue for:

    N. (Among easy letters)

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    IQs:

    Did you costar in Hellcats of the Navy?
    Did your first book pertain to an ancient timepiece?
    Did someone very much like you, a real person, appear in Gone Girl?

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    3 DQS

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    Previous IQs:

    Did you costar in Hellcats of the Navy? - the future Nancy Reagan
    Did your first book pertain to an ancient timepiece? - Nancy Drew: http://www.prestoimages.net/store30/...d2555104_1.jpg
    Did someone very much like you, a real person, appear in Gone Girl? - cable TV legal-affairs commentator Nancy Grace

    Nancy x3!

    DQs:

    Real?
    Male?
    Last name start with N?

    IQs:

    Was a very large man sorry to see you go in a book written by a British woman?
    Were you Filch's cat?
    Was your brother a psychiatrist and your dad a retired cop?

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    Not Norbid
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    Not Niles Crane (did double-take before answering)

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    1.Real
    2.Female
    3.FIRST name begins "N"

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    Previous IQs:

    Was a very large man sorry to see you go in a book written by a British woman? - Close, but it was Norbert the little dragon, tearfully let go by Hagrid in the Harry Potter books
    Were you Filch's cat? - Mrs. Norris
    Was your brother a psychiatrist and your dad a retired cop? - Yes, Dr. Niles Crane from Frasier

    DQs:

    American?
    Living?

    IQs:

    Did Gen. Sherman call you "that devil"?
    Does a statue of you stand in Langley, Va.?
    Were you one of George Washington's top generals?

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    Not Nathan Bedford Forest
    Not Nathan Hale
    Not Nathan(iel) Greene

    NathanX3

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    1.Real
    2.Female
    3.FIRST name begins "N"
    4.American
    5.Living

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    Swept me - well done (but it's "Forrest" with two R's)!

    IQs:

    Do some historians think that your best-known work, long taken seriously, was actually a satire?
    Did you own Asta?
    Did you, too?

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    I thought I might have gyped the general of an “R”

    DQ (but VERY curious)
    Not Nick Charles
    Not Nora Charles

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    Previous IQs:

    Do some historians think that your best-known work, long taken seriously, was actually a satire? - Niccolo Machiavelli
    Did you own Asta? - Yes, Nick Charles
    Did you, too? - Yes, Nora Charles

    DQ:

    Best known for the Arts?

    IQs:

    Did your dad hold the same job, decades earlier, that Martin O'Malley did?
    Are you a surly teen superheroine?
    Were you a stuffy Federation bureaucrat?

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    Yarrr, 'tis International Talk Like a Pirate Day!: https://www.coolthings.com/avast-its...oard-me-matey/

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    Not House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
    Not Nancy Drew
    DQ

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    1.Real
    2.Female
    3.FIRST name begins "N"
    4.American
    5.Living
    6.NOT in Arts at all

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