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New Mexico Trivia

Name these things associated with the state of New Mexico.
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Last updated: January 5, 2020
First submittedSeptember 5, 2019
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Capital city
Santa Fe
Most populous city
Albuquerque
State nickname
Land of Enchantment
National Park
Carlsbad Caverns
National Park with dunes made of gypsum
White Sands
TV show about a chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin
Breaking Bad
Outlaw who was gunned down by Pat Garrett in Fort Sumner in 1881
Billy the Kid
Type of weapon first tested in New Mexico in 1945
Atomic Bomb
National laboratory built to design that weapon
Los Alamos
New Mexico's state bird, it is capable of running at 20 miles per hour
Greater roadrunner
1854 purchase in which the U.S. bought the southwest part of New Mexico
Gadsden Purchase
Former governor Gary Johnson ran for President in 2016 as the nominee of this party
Libertarian
The two Mexican states that border New Mexico (name either)
Chihuahua / Sonora
Name for the point at which New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and Utah all meet
Four Corners
City famous for a 1947 UFO incident that happened 75 miles away
Roswell
Artists colony where Georgia O'Keeffe, Ansel Adams, and others resided
Taos
This Native American reservation, the largest in the United States, spans parts
of Arizona and New Mexico
Navajo Nation
"P" word that refers to a Native American settlement of multi-story
stone and adobe buildings
Pueblo
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Level 69
Sep 6, 2019
There's a typo "governmor" in the Gary Johnson clue.
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Level ∞
Sep 6, 2019
Ok, fixed
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Level 53
Sep 7, 2019
Will you accept Navajo as well as Navajo Nation?
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Level ∞
Sep 7, 2019
Yes, we do.
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Level 60
Sep 11, 2019
I feel like there should be more type-ins for Atomic Bomb, such as Atom Bomb or Nuke, but I dunno up to you.
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Sep 12, 2019
Added those in addition to the many type-ins that were already accepted.
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Level 42
Dec 31, 2019
I thank APUSH for some of these
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Level 55
Jan 5, 2020
White Sands was recently changed from a National Monument to a National Park.
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Level ∞
Jan 5, 2020
Updated
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Level 77
Jan 5, 2020
I thought I tried Sonora and all reasonable variations - Sonorra, Sonoran, and Sonnora, but I guess I didn't try Sonora. No type-ins allowed on that one?
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Level 41
Jan 5, 2020
i did better at this than my home state
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Level 72
Jan 6, 2020
This is the first time I've ever realized that "purchase" question has two D's in it. I always thought it was Gadsen.