“Other state-city” spelling bee: There are small towns in Oregon and Nevada named for the 50th state, but they’re spelled O-W-Y-H-E-E instead of H-A-W-A-I-I. The “Owyhee” is said to derive from Captain Cook himself, as the native name for the Hawaiian Islands. Thanks to John Taubeneck of Seattle for the info.

Complete this quote by Oscar Wilde, spoken by a character in his play “Lady Windemere’s Fan.” “The youth of the present day are quite monstrous. They have absolutely no respect for . . .”

A) Dyed hair

B) Traffic signals

C) Boredom

D) Unconventionality

Tuesday’s answer: A Kremlin Colonel is a cocktail similar to a mint julep, but with vodka instead of bourbon.


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