Subject: HOO

Each answer is a six-letter word that begins with "hoo." (e.g., It's needed to get gas into a mobile home. Answer: Hookup.)

Freshman Level

1. Truancy from school.

2. A dam on the Colorado River.

3. Trayvon Martin was wearing one when he was killed.

Graduate Level

4. Memoir of Xaviera Hollander, "The Happy ____."

5. Song title: "____ for Hollywood!"

6. A caterpillar was smoking one of these in "Alice in Wonderland."

Ph.D. Level

7. Burt Reynolds played the title role in this 1978 film.

8. The type of extravagant publicity used to present political candidates.

9. They are below a horse's fetlocks.

Answers:

1. Hookey.

2. Hoover.

3. Hoodie.

4. Hooker.

5. Hooray.

6. Hookah.

7. "Hooper."

8. Hoopla.

9. Hooves.

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