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History Generator Puzzle #5

Use the letters in the 3x3 grid to guess these historical answers. In addition, make the 9-letter name of a historical person.
Each grid letter may be used only once within an individual answer
Last updated: September 13, 2018
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9-Letter Person
Elizabeth
Hint
Answer
Achilles's vulnerability
Heel
Roman spa town in England
Bath
First murder victim?
Abel
Clothing for a monk or nun
Habit
Nazi aerial bombing of the UK
Blitz
Able was Napoleon ere
he saw it
Elba
Archaic familiar form of you
Thee
Washington could chop down a
cherry tree but not do this
Lie
Body fluid; One of the 4 humors
Bile
He had but one life to give
for his country
Hale
Hint
Answer
Handle of a sword
Hilt
Tricorn or stovepipe, e.g.
Hat
Julius Rosenberg's wife
Ethel
Former British colony in
Central America
Belize
Modern version of a cravat
Tie
Hendrix song: "Purple ____"
Haze
Cotton gin inventor Whitney
Eli
Mohammed's successor
(to Shias)
Ali
Nazi chant: "Sieg ____"
Heil
Second Greek letter
Beta
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level 80
Jan 26, 2015
A lot of possibilities in this group of letters that I expected to see, like bleat, or Bizet, but a very good balance of difficulty and fun.
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level 79
Jan 31, 2015
Nazi chant? I recall it was more of a greeting. Chant would imply they went on chating it repetitively as they marched or something. No?
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level 57
May 31, 2015
The greeting was "Heil Hitler". In the rallies the leader would shout "Seig" and the rest would chant "Heil".
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level 61
May 31, 2015
Couldn't figure out the 9-Letter word in time :( But it's so obvious once you see it!
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level 64
Oct 10, 2018
I saw it straight away. Didn't even have to look at the clue.
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level 54
Oct 10, 2018
I didn't see it -- like, literally did not see that there was an additional one and was just perplexed why all were answered but it hadn't stopped counting down! By the time I saw the box off to the side, there were only a few seconds left :-(
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level 35
May 31, 2015
Bile is two of the humors (yellow and black bile).
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level 65
Oct 10, 2018
The clue for Elba is very vague; I knew the original palindrome but once you put Napoleon in there I got confused. I kept scratching my head at it wondering what on Earth does it need that could possibly relate to Napoleon.
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level 65
Oct 10, 2018
Nevermind! Googled Elba and it's clear now, although you could've worded the clue a little less mysteriously.
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level 62
Oct 10, 2018
I couldn't get the cotton gin inventor, but fortunately got a longer answer that helped me!
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level 74
Oct 10, 2018
My streak continues! I either get the 9-letter answer immediately, or not at all. This time I was lucky :)
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