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Equal Crossword Clue 3 Letters – Sumo is a sport practiced professionally only in Japan, its country of origin. There is now an international sumo wrestling federation, and one of the organization’s goals is to have the sport accepted as an Olympic event.

Mawashi is a belt worn by sumo wrestlers when training and fighting. It is actually a strip of silk, about two feet wide and 30 feet long, that is wrapped around the body and tied in a knot at the back. It weighs between 8-11 pounds.

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Catherine O’Hara is an actress and comedian from Toronto, Ontario. One of O’Hara’s more famous film roles was as Kevin’s mother in the Christmas classic “Home Alone”. He also played the main character in the great sitcom “Schitt’s Creek” with Eugen Levy.

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Mahjong (also “mahjongg” and “mah-jongg”) is the Chinese word for “sparrow”. Mahjong is a game that originated in China, and is usually played by four players. There is a myth that this game was developed by the Chinese philosopher, Confucius. This myth also shows that Confucius loved birds, and therefore chose the name “sparrow”.

The island of Oahu was conquered in 1783 by Kahekili II, King of Maui. Kahekili then placed his son Kalanikupule on the throne of Oahu.

Arsenic is element #33 in the periodic table, and has the chemical symbol “As”. Because of the toxicity of arsenic, it is very commonly used in pesticides. This compound is getting banned more and more, but seems to have a long way to go. Arsenic in aquifers continues to be a problem around the world, including here in the US. China has introduced limits to the amount of arsenic allowed in food as well as water, mainly because the Chinese staple rice is very effective at sequestering arsenic from groundwater.

Mel Tormé is a jazz singer with a vocal quality that earned him the nickname “The Velvet Fog”. Tormé also wrote several books, and did a lot of acting. He is the co-author of the Christmas classic known as “The Christmas Song”, which begins with the line “Chestnuts roasting on the open fire …”

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When an airplane flies through the air, it creates pressure waves in front (and back) somewhat like the bow and stern of a boat. These pressure waves travel at the speed of sound, so when the plane itself accelerates towards the speed of sound, it chases the pressure waves until they can’t “get out of the way”. When the aircraft reaches the speed of sound, the compressed waves combine into a single shock wave, creating a sonic boom.

Zeno of Citium was a Greek philosopher famous for teaching at the Stoa Poikile, the “Painted Porch”, located north of the Ancient Agora of Athens. Because of its class location, its philosophy is known as stoicism (from “stoa”, the word for “portico”). We get our adjective “stoic”, meaning “indifferent to pleasure or pain”, from the same root.

Dogma is a set of beliefs. The plural of “dogma” is “dogmata” (or “dogma”, if you’re not a pedant like me!)

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The Latin word “calculus” originally applied to calculation or account, and originally applied to the pebbles used to keep count. The Latin word comes from the Greek for pebble, “khalix”.

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Nob Hill is a very high and central location in the city of San Francisco. Because of its city views and surroundings, Nob Hill became a desirable place to live for the wealthy in the 1800s. This area is still one of San Francisco’s most luxurious neighborhoods and is home to luxury hotels and the impressive Grace Cathedral. The name “Nob Hill” is derived from the slang term for a well-to-do person, “nob”.

Irene Cara co-wrote and sang the Oscar-winning song “Flashdance…What a Feeling” from the 1983 film “Flashdance”. Cara also sang the title song for the 1980 film “Fame”, and indeed played the main character of student Coco Hernandez.

Diego Velázquez was a Spanish painter during the Baroque period. He was a member of the court of King Philip IV in the first half of the 17th century, and as such was commissioned to paint many portraits and scenes of historical importance.

Hyenas have a reputation as cowardly scavengers. Despite this, spotted hyenas living in Sub-Saharan Africa actually kill about 95% of their food and a group of spotted hyenas are able to chase away leopards or lionesses before they can eat them.

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Aardwolf is a small hyena native to East and Southern Africa. Aardwolf is an Afrikaans name meaning “earth wolf”.

The initials “ESPN” stand for Entertainment Sports Programming Network. ESPN is a cable network that broadcasts sports programming 24 hours a day, and was launched in 1979. ESPN has a huge fan following. Some parents have named their children Espn (commonly pronounced “Espen”) in honor of the network.

Many Alpine mountains have German names ending in “-horn”. Examples are Weisshorn and Matterhorn. “Horn” is German for “peak”.

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Comet Hale-Bopp was an unusually bright comet that was visible in the night sky for 18 months in the late 1990s. The comet was discovered in 1995 by professional astronomer Alan Hale and amateur observer Thomas Bopp, hence its name. Famously, claims were made that there was an alien spacecraft moving behind Hale-Bopp. 39 members of a San Diego religious cult called Heaven’s Gate committed mass suicide in 1996 to reach the spaceship.

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“In utero” is a Latin term meaning “in the womb”. Latin “uterus” (plural “uteri”) translates as “womb” and “belly”. “Uterys” comes from the Greek “hystera” which also means “womb”, which gives us the words “hysterectomy”, and “hysterical”.

Chai is a drink made from spiced black tea, honey and milk, with “chai” being the Hindi word for “tea”. We often called tea “a cup of charcoal” growing up in Ireland, with “char” being our slang word for tea, derived from “chai”.

The Settlers of Catan (now just “Catan”) is a board game introduced in 1995, in Germany as “Die Siedler von Catan”. The game is very popular in the US and was called “the board game of our time” by the “Washington Post”. My son plays it a lot, and as a board game lover, I had to check it out…

Here in the US, a ton equals 2,000 pounds. In the UK, a tonne is 2,240 pounds. UK units are sometimes referred to as Imperial tonnes, long tonnes or gross tonnes. People there refer to US tons later as short tons. To further complicate matters, there is also a metric ton or ton, which is equal to 2,204 pounds. Personally, I wish we just stick to kilograms…

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Sonia Sotomayor is the first Hispanic justice appointed to the US Supreme Court, and the third female justice. Sotomayor was nominated by President Barack Obama to replace retiring Justice David Souter.

Political calls, including robocalls, are exempt from regulation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), so we can’t prevent them by putting our phone numbers on the “Do Not Call Registry”.

The Internet (capital I) is an interconnected network system that uses Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) to link devices around the world. In common usage, the word “internet” (lower case I) is often used interchangeably with “World Wide Web”, although the “Web” is only one of the many services and applications that use the Internet.

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Mozambique is a country in southwest Africa in the Indian Ocean. It was a Portuguese colony for centuries, gaining independence in 1975. The country is named after Mozambique Island, which lies a few miles off the coast.

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In George Orwell’s 1945 novel “Animal Farm”, a fierce-looking boar named Napoleon is an allegory for Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin.

Teresa Weatherspoon is a WNBA coach and former player. His playing career included 8 years with teams in Italy, France and Russia.

Something gonzo is weird or unconventional. The term probably comes from the Italian “gonzo” which means “rough, sottish”.

Alfredo sauce is usually associated with an Italian dish called fettuccine Alfredo. The sauce is made from Parmesan cheese and butter, and is named after Italian restaurant owner Alfredo Di Lelio. Di Lelio’s nephew still owns and runs a restaurant in Rome called “Il Vero Alfredo”. In the US, we often add other ingredients to the basic recipe of cheese and butter. The name “fettuccine Alfredo” will not be found on a menu in Italy today, and instead one can order “fettuccine al burro”.

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Nena is a German singer (“Nena” is the name of her band too) who had a big hit in 1984 with one of my favorite songs of the eighties “99 Luftballons”. The English translation of the German title (“99 Red Balloons”) is not literal, with the color “red” added just so the title has the right number of syllables for the song. “Luftballon” is the name given to a children’s toy

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