1. Schlesinger United States historian and advisor to President Kennedy
  2. Helsingfors the capital and largest city of Finland
  3. Salinger United States writer (born 1919)
  4. collision course a course of a moving object that will lead to a collision if it continues unchanged
  5. challenger the contestant you hope to defeat
  6. pleasingness pleasant palatability
  7. shell ginger cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with pink shading and crinkled yellow lips with variegated magenta stripes
  8. Schrodinger Austrian physicist who discovered the wave equation
  9. sleaziness morally dishonorable
  10. losings something lost (especially money lost at gambling)
  11. Sciurus niger exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United States
  12. Schlesien a region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland
  13. scavenger someone who collects things discarded by others
  14. closing price (stock market) the price of the last transaction completed during a day's trading session
  15. idiosyncrasy a behavioral attribute peculiar to an individual
  16. linger remain present although waning or gradually dying
  17. slicing the act of cutting into slices
  18. disingenuous not straightforward or candid
  19. slinger a person who uses a sling to throw something
  20. malinger avoid responsibilities and duties, often by faking illness