1. Grandmaster, which the International Chess Federation formally adopted as the top rank for chess players in 1950
  2. Santa Muerte is considered the patron saint of drug traffickers
  3. The Reichenbach Falls in Switzerland, where Sherlock Holmes met his temporary demise
  4. Cast member Mayim Bialik has a PhD in neurosciences, just like her character Amy Farrah Fowler
  5. Knots
  6. CLUEDO, the murder mystery board game
  7. Mauve, the first synthetic dye
  8. Moana
  9. The sitar, whose name comes from Persian si (three) and tar (string)
  10. They are all obituaries