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Pairings for May/June 2009

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The clues:

First: Connecticut native Phineas T. Barnum (1810-1891), founder of the extravaganza that became the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus–and a man who would do almost anything to attract an audience–once said, “I am a showman by profession.”

Second: The U.S.S. Constitution, beloved as “Old Ironsides,” makes her home at Charlestown (Massachusetts) Navy Yard, where each year thousands of visitors tour the oldest commissioned warship still afloat.

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Updated Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

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