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Possible Answers: OPAL, GEM, AGATE, RUBY, JEWEL, LIGURE.
Last seen on: –The Sun – Two Speed Crossword – Nov 11 2018
Random information on the term “OPAL”:
Opal is a feminine given name derived from the name of the gemstone opal. The gemstone is the birthstone for October. Its name is derived from the Sanskrit उपल or upala, which means “jewel”. It came into use along with other gemstone names during the late Victorian era.
Opal was among the 100 most popular names for girls born in the United States from 1900 to 1920 and remained among the top 500 most popular names for girls there until 1950. It was last ranked among the 1,000 most popular names for girls in the United States in the 1950s. It was the 344th most common name for females in the United States in the 1990 census. Eighty girls born in the United States in 2010 were given the name and 92 girls born in 2011 were given the name.
Random information on the term “GEM”:
GEM is a rock band from Utrecht, The Netherlands. The five-piece band was founded in 2003, and has released four albums of which Hunters Go Hungry (2011) is the newest.
In 2003 when singer Maurits Westerik joined with guitarist Bas de Graaff and bassist Vincent Lemmen. With the addition of second guitarist Simon Bonner the band recorded its first demo in Studio Moskou in Utrecht. Tony van Best drummed on the tracks.
Having heard that The Libertines were to play in the Melkweg in Amsterdam, Westerik sent links to some of their MP3s, and asked if the band could play as opening act. The programmers at the Melkweg agreed. The band were the subject of a feature story on the channel 3VOOR12, and were included in a compilation album in the Unsigned Series, an initiative of the Dutch Pop Institute. The record was called College Radio: Alternative Rock Songs. With two new band members, Jeroen Kikkert (bass) and Ilco Slikker (drums), the band recorded two tracks for the album the studio of producer Frans Hagenaars. They also toured for the Unsigned project with Eleven, zZz and other bands.
Random information on the term “AGATE”:
Agate is an unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office in Elbert County, Colorado, United States. The ZIP Code of the Agate Post Office is 80101.
The town of Gebhard was established by the Union Pacific Railroad about 1876. The Gebhard Post Office opened on April 8, 1881. The name of the town was changed to Agate on April 24, 1882. Although “Gebhard” was established by the UPRR, the town of Agate existed, by that name, as a locality used by local ranchers prior to the construction of the railroad. The town’s name most probably comes from an “A-gate” – a wooden gate with an “A”-shaped cross-brace, but is sometimes claimed to be named for agate found in the area. The northeastern most community in Elbert County, Agate is a ranching community and the home of Agate School District 300, one of the smallest school districts in Colorado.
Agate is located at 39°27′43″N 103°56′31″W / 39.46194°N 103.94194°W / 39.46194; -103.94194 (39.461909,-103.941822). Agate is located on one of the four segments of old US 40/US 287 (now State Highway 40) just off Interstate 70 at exit 340, and along the Union Pacific Railroad line between Limon and Aurora. It is located approximately 12 miles SSE of Deer Trail. The town is located on a NNW-SSE ridge bounded by an unnamed ravine separating it from the ridge on which I-70 is constructed, and by the Agate Creek valley to the west, and is divided by the railroad tracks. The school, post office, and a number of businesses and homes are located east of the tracks, and a grain elevator and a few houses to the west of the tracks. In recent years, several small subdivisions have been platted and homes constructed in the general area.