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Western Things Quiz

All the answers contain "West" or "Western". Based on the clues, guess what they are.
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First submittedMay 14, 2012
Last updatedNovember 4, 2018
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Clue
Answer
U.S. state
West Virginia
Bonn was its capital
West Germany
Where the Fresh Prince was born
and raised
West Philadelphia
Where Geoffrey Chaucer is buried
Westminster Abbey
"I'mma let you finish"
Kanye West
Area west of the Prime Meridian
Western Hemisphere
When you're a jet, you're a jet
all the way
West Side Story
He was Batman
Adam West
Oval Office locale
West Wing
The U.S. Military Academy
West Point
Perth is its capital
Western Australia
Clue
Answer
Telegram company
Western Union
Palestinian territory
West Bank
Horace Greeley's advice to
young men
Go West
His silhouette is the NBA logo
Jerry West
Jewish holy site
Western Wall
Early 20th century comedienne
and sex symbol
Mae West
All quiet on the ...
Western Front
1999 Will Smith movie
Wild Wild West
Mosquito-borne virus
West Nile
London theater district
West End
Islands of the Caribbean
West Indies
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level 55
May 14, 2012
dang kept trying Key West(Florida Keys) for the Islands in the Caribbean one.
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level 38
Jan 12, 2017
oh, well!!!
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level 43
Jan 23, 2014
How is western hemisphere below 50%?
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level 67
Aug 8, 2016
It is now 50% which is correct as the Eastern Hemisphere is another 50%.
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level 75
May 19, 2018
It's the southern hemisphere that is 50% below. :)
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level 36
Mar 14, 2015
You should add Key West.
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level 75
Mar 14, 2015
Got 'em all with 2:24 left, but had to guess for Jerry West and West End.
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level 72
Mar 14, 2015
how does one guess and end up getting jerry?
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level 47
Mar 15, 2015
how many basketball players can you think of with the last name "West"?
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level 65
Mar 16, 2015
I can't think of the names of ANY basketball players. Do I need to?
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level 75
Jul 4, 2015
"Jet" should be capitalized in the West Side Story clue.
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level 68
Nov 10, 2017
Do telegrams even exist anymore? Western Union hasn't done them for more than 10 years now. These days they're more about transfering money.
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level 28
Jan 4, 2018
Why not White House for Oval Office location
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level 63
Feb 22, 2018
Because it quite obviously doesn't have west or western in it
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level 28
Jan 4, 2018
And Bruce Wayne for Batman
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level 67
Jul 9, 2018
I don't think "Bruce Wayne" has the words "west" or "western" in it.
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level 38
Feb 19, 2018
The islands of the Caribbean are just that, Caribbean islands. "The West Indies" is a misnomer started by that ignoramus Columbus and perpetuated by the misinformed ever since.
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level 60
Mar 14, 2018
Well although the name has a stupid origin, it is still a thing. There is the cricket team for example. Plus, the West Indies includes more than just the Caribbean islands.
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level 67
May 19, 2018
It's a misnomer which nonetheless remains in common use in the English-speaking countries and territories of the region.
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level 67
Jul 9, 2018
And Rio de Janeiro ("River of January") doesn't have a river, yet the name remains.
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level 69
Jul 17, 2018
Yeah, right, Columbus was an ignoramus. No matter what amount of whining is done by armchair residents who never knew anyone who was there 526 years ago, the man did have vision and fortitude and did make a monumental change.
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level 38
Aug 16, 2018
Yeah, he certainly did. The natives that he didn't slaughter outright, he dispatched with disease. So fitting that they gifted him with Syphillis in return!
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level 54
May 19, 2018
The jet clue - Ugh! Got stuck running through airline names ....