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Wait. What? #1

These answers are sort of related, somehow. Once you get a few answers, the relationship will be more obvious.
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Last updated: November 11, 2023
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First submittedJune 4, 2018
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Clue
Answer
One millionth of a meter -- six letters.
micron
A symbol used to indicate a long vowel in some languages. Or a French President.
macron
A small round cake (cookie) with a meringue-like consistency, consisting of two halves sandwiching a creamy filling.
macaron
Light, chewy cookie made from coconut or almonds.
macaroon
A variety of pasta formed in narrow tubes.
macaroni
An actor who was in at least one movie in each decade between 1926 and 2014, including Breakfast At Tiffany's, Night At The Museum, and National Velvet.
Mickey Rooney
Clue
Answer
He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Braun for his contributions to radio communications.
Marconi
A line dance song about a gal who cheats on her boyfriend, with two of his friends, after he's been drafted into the army.
Macarena
Former name of airport serving Las Vegas.
McCarran
Throw wads of cash in the air.
make it rain
Former Detroit Lions' receiver nicknamed after a Transformers character.
Megatron
Sally, from When Harry Met Sally.
Meg Ryan
Splitting headache.
migraine
21 Comments
+9
Level 28
Jun 10, 2018
micrometre should be accepted for the first question as it is 1 millionth of a metre. and i tried in uk and us spelling and couldn't work ou why I was wrong.
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Level 56
May 28, 2019
the date on the mickey rooney one seems wrong. maybe 2014 instead of 1914?
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Level 66
Jun 13, 2019
Thank you.
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Level 59
May 31, 2020
Where's the yellow box?
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Level 66
May 31, 2020
It hardly seemed necessary. Is there a reason you want one?
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Level 59
May 31, 2020
No, but it says "Enter answer corresponding to the yellow box" on top of the answer box...
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Level 66
May 31, 2020
DOH! Thanks.
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Level 62
Sep 2, 2020
Very US-centric, but I like the concept
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Level 67
Nov 6, 2021
I mean, it has the French president in it.
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Level 65
Feb 19, 2024
And the reference to the boyfriend in the army isn't in the English version.
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Level 51
Mar 10, 2021
The macarena will never sound the same again.
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Level 62
May 17, 2021
Good concept, but it’s a bit difficult identifying what connects the answers when you can only get one of them! 🤷‍♂️
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Level 66
May 17, 2021
Accept micrometre for micron - in the UK we say micrometre
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Level 95
May 17, 2021
I'm pretty sure that in any metric-using nation we use micrometer(re); I know we do so in Canada as well. It's not really about where so much as how the unit is used; most scientific fields use micron.
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Level 93
Nov 7, 2021
He seems to have clarified the clue now to point to the six letter answer which fits with the rest of the quiz.
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Level 78
May 17, 2021
YOu could also add Moroni, the capital of Comoros!
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Level 60
Jul 1, 2021
Can you accept 'migrane'?
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Level 71
Nov 6, 2021
Genius.
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Level 93
Nov 7, 2021
Fun quiz, nominated.
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Level 84
Jan 23, 2023
That's not the name of that airport anymore.
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Level 66
Jan 23, 2023
Those bass turds. They messed up my quiz.