|BOYD||Former model Patti Boyd was married at the time but would get divorced a year later and marry Clapton in 1979.|
|MONROVIA||The city was renamed in 1824 for U.S. President James Monroe, who supported sending freed slaves to the country.|
|KEROUAC||Beat Movement author Jack Kerouac typed the novel as one, single-spaced, marginless paragraph on 250 continuous feet of computer paper.|
|SETI||The Cornell University scientist kicked off Project Ozma in West Virginia, which led to the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence.|
|LENIN||After Nicholas II was overthrown in April, Nikolai Lenin led a failed workers' rebellion in July and fled to Finland before returning successfully in October.|
|NITROGEN||Compressed nitrogen holds less moisture than compressed air and consequently expands less as its temperature rises.|
Quiz Quilt Answer: BORING (Diagonally)
"Boring" can mean both "uninteresting" and "digging a hole in".