Subject: AMERICANA "N"

Each answer starts with "N." (e.g., "Cool Hand Luke." Answer: Newman, Paul.)

Freshman Level

1. Home of the Mardi Gras.

2. "All the News That's Fit to Print."

3. Site of the Grand Ole Opry.

4. Popular magazine with a yellow border on the cover.

5. Ozzie and Harriet surname.

Graduate Level

6. Site of the America's Cup races.

7. Temperance reformer armed with a hatchet.

8. Native Americans noted for their blankets and jewelry.

9. He delivered the "Checkers Speech."

Ph.D. Level

10. Inventor of basketball.

11. "The Man Without a Country."

12. Anthony McAuliffe's response to a 1944 German request to surrender.

13. Cole Porter classic introduced in the play "Gay Divorce."

Answers:

1. New Orleans.

2. The New York Times.

3. Nashville, Tenn.

4. National Geographic.

5. Nelson.

6. Newport, R.I., or San Francisco.

7. Nation, Carrie.

8. Navajo.

9. Nixon, Richard.

10. Naismith, James.

11. Nolan, Philip.

12. "Nuts."

13. "Night and Day."

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