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Question 1: The Continental Op (unnamed) – ________ (This character, who actually works for a fictional detective "agency" isn't a "private" investigator in the sense that, say, a Spade or Marlowe, is; rather, he is an "Op" [operative] for the "Continental" [cp.
Dashiell HammettNick & NoraUnited StatesDetective fiction

Question 2: in a genre invented by Collins and not by Poe",[12] and by ________ as "probably the very finest detective story ever written".
Dorothy L. SayersAgatha ChristieLord Peter WimseyEngland

Question 3: Bruce Wayne – Bob Kane & ________
Bill FingerGil KaneNeal AdamsSolomon Grundy (comics)

Question 4: ________Earl Derr Biggers
Warner OlandCharlie ChanCharlie Chan Carries OnYellowface

Question 5: The latter was translated into English as Dee Goong An (Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee) by Dutch sinologist Robert Van Gulik, who then used the style and characters to write an original ________ series.
Poets and MurderJudge DeeMing DynastyNecklace and Calabash

Question 6: The 1966 movie Harper starring ________ was based on the first Lew Archer story The Moving Target (1949).
Academy Award for Best Supporting ActorGregory PeckAcademy Award for Best ActorPaul Newman

Question 7: DCI ________Prime Suspect
Columbo (TV series)Upstairs, DownstairsRoots (TV miniseries)Prime Suspect

Question 8: Elijah Baley and R. Daneel Olivaw________
Isaac Asimov bibliographyIsaac AsimovAlternate historyScience fiction

Question 9: Adam Dalgliesh________
Cordelia GrayShroud for a NightingaleP. D. JamesCover Her Face

Question 10: Father "Blackie" Ryan________
Barack ObamaChicagoNuala Anne McGrail seriesAndrew Greeley
















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