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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #46

The first answer starts with an A, and so on...
In the M question, population density in the entire city proper is considered; source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_proper_by_population_density
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A – Christina who sang "Genie in a Bottle" and “Hurt”
Aguilera
B – Australian Open 2022 champion Ashleigh, or first name of Ministry of Magic official Crouch
Barty
C – country you’re in when your intercontinental trip north is cut short by Darién Gap
Colombia
D – to abandon, or a barren area of land
Desert
E – cipher device used by Nazi Germany during World War II, until Alan Turing cracked the code
Enigma
F – country whose sixth-largest city is Nantes
France
G – a large mythical human like Kalevipoeg, or James Dean’s last film
Giant
H – common to Monopoly, Transylvania and Ritz
Hotel
I – spitz-type dog breed _________ Sheepdog; its native name is Íslenskur fjárhundur
Icelandic
J – noun that appears in the titles of two Star Wars movies
Jedi
K – to maintain possession of, or the main tower of a castle or fortress
Keep
L – “That’s me in the corner; That’s me in the spot-light, ______ __ ________”
Losing My Religion
M – the world’s most densely populated city
Manila
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N – first name of USSR gymnastics Olympic winner Andrianov or Russian author Gogol
Nikolai
O – U.S. state that changed its capital in 1910 (because the previous capital Guthrie was so small)
Oklahoma
P – to go on stubbornly, or what memory does in Dali’s clock painting
Persist
Q – Angela Merkel has a doctorate in _______ chemistry
Quantum
R – island in the Indian Ocean previously known as Île Bourbon; its capital is Saint-Denis
Réunion
S – is “Halt!” in German, or red in traffic lights
Stop
T – V, ER, 24 and The 100
TV series
U – to remove someone from your social media connections
Unfriend
V – two space probes that landed on Mars in 1976, or a big, hairy dude like Ragnar Lothbrok
Viking
W – Sara Gruen's novel with Spanish title Agua para elefantes
Water for Elephants
X – Subaru model known as Crosstrek in North America
XV
Y – winter festival celebrated by the Germanic peoples
Yule
Z – to adjust a camera to make a person or thing being photographed appear larger or smaller
Zoom
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