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QUEEN. There are several kinds of queens in some countries. 1. Queen regnant, is a woman who possesses in her own right the executive power of the country.
     2. Queen consort, is the wife of a king.
     3. Queen dowager is the widow of a king. In the United States there is no one with this title.

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The Ellery Queen Award was established in1983 to honor "outstanding writing teams and outstanding people in the mystery-publishing industry.
The court was told that the couple illegally copied BBC programmes from the 60s, 70s and 80s such as Just Good Friends, Top of the Pops and Ellery Queen.
Included in the new shows are Dumont Network Shows such as Original Amateur Hour, Ellery Queen, Hold That Camera, The Plainclothesman, Down You Go, Boxing From St.
Incidentally the name Ohippi occurs in the Ellery Queen book "The Devil to Pay" as a portmanteau of Ohio and Mississippi, though these are the names of rivers rather than states.
In 1962 he sold a story to Frederic Dannay (half of the writing team that created the pseudonymous Ellery Queen and editor of the magazine), but starting in 1973, Ed published a short story in every single issue of Ellery Queen's (twelve months every year
Suspense, mystery, and horror lovers will appreciate this thick paperback chock full of suspense stories by authors such as Ellery Queen, Sara Paretsky, Miekey Spillane, and Rex Stout.
TOKYO: The Mystery Writers of America group has chosen Hiroshi Hayakawa, president of Hayakawa Publishing Inc, as the winner of the 1998 Ellery Queen Award.
The Snow Angel" C Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Doug Allyn (Dell Magazines) "200 Feet" C Strand Magazine by John Floyd (The Strand) "What Do You Do?