Illinois A-Z

For each letter A-Z, guess the answer that pertains to the state of Illinois.
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A
Second most populated city
Aurora
B
Team that was accused of intentionally losing the 1919 World Series
Black Sox
C
This city is prounounced Care-O
Cairo
D
Longest-serving Chicago mayor, 1989-2011
Richard M. Daley
F
1871 disaster falsely thought to have been started by a cow kicking over a lantern
Great Chicago Fire
G
Civil War general who lived in Galena, Illinois
Ulysses S. Grant
H
notable novelist was born in Oak Park, Illinois in 1899 before traveling to Missouri,
Italy, France, Spain, Cuba, and Africa
Ernest Hemingway
I
Longest river that is entirely located inside the borders of Illinois
Illinois River
J
Major city that stretches in Will and Kendall counties
Joliet
K
Never put this on a hot dog
Ketchup
L
State nickname
Land of Lincoln
M
Great Lake Illinois borders
Lake Michigan
N
University located in Evanston
Northwestern
O
Main airport of Chicago
O'Hare
P
Al Capone was the most notorious gangster in Chicago area during this era
Prohibition
Q
Governor of Illinois from 2009-2015
Pat Quinn
R
Blue-collar sitcom set in the fictional town of Lanford
Roseanne
S
State capital
Springfield
T
Name of the biggest daily newspaper based in Chicago
Tribune
U
Nickname of mail bomber Ted Kaczynski
Unabomber
V
City in southern Illinois named after a European city
Vienna
W
Stadium where the Cubs play
Wrigley Field
X
Roman Catholic university founded in 1846 in Chicago
Saint Xavier
Y
Former meatpacking district in Chicago for more than a century
Union Stock Yards
Z
Actress who plays Roxie Hart in the 2002 musical "Chicago"
Renée Zellweger
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