Arrange the following words into pairs. What cities are being clued here? What city is missing?

divine, apple, island, oxford, big, love, novel, lower, rival, refuge, saxony, odysseus, guidance, brotherly

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    $\begingroup$ I see pairs that apply to cities: "Brotherly" + "love" = Philadelphia. "Big" + "apple" = Manhattan. "Divine" + "guidance" = Delphi? $\endgroup$ – humn Mar 24 '19 at 21:17

The pairs are:

divine guidance - Providence / Brown
big apple - New York / Colombia
brotherly love - Philadelphia / Pennsylvania
lower saxony - Hanover / Dartmouth
odysseus island - Ithaca / Cornell
oxford rival - Cambridge / Harvard
novel refuge - New Haven / Yale

That leaves:


To give us:

The Ivy League.

Credit goes to humn for getting the first three pairs.


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