n Attu, the westernmost of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, is well known to crossword fans. Its current population of about 20 consists entirely of workers at the U.S. Coast Guard station there. Though it’s on “our” side of the International Date Line, Attu is actually in the Eastern Hemisphere.

The all-time longest running PBS series premiered in November 1970 and is still going strong. The series’ target audience is:

A) Children

B) Homeowners

C) Investors

D) Classical-music lovers

Wednesday’s answer: “Dalai Lama” literally means “ocean teacher” in Mongolian.

n Eponym of the week: The German-born Princess Adelaide, who was the queen consort of Britain’s King William IV from 1830 to 1837. The city of Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, was named for her. It was founded in 1836 as the planned capital for what was at that time the only freely settled Australian region. Adelaide’s niece succeeded William as Queen Victoria.


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