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“Ca$h Cab” 4/28/09

G1: Angela & Delores (67th & Central Park West)(BtG: 30)

R1:
#1: Acc. to a bestselling book from the ’80s, what emasculating dish’s NOT eaten by real men?
Quiche
#2: Uttered by Dr. Watson, what exclamation was believed to have originated from the German expression “gruss gott”?
“Good God”
#3: Easily confused w/ a South American beast of burden, what title’s commonly held by a Tibetan Buddhist teacher?
Dalai Lama
#4: On an Apple Mac, Command/Option/Escape is the equiv. of what three-key source on a PC?
Control/Alt/Delete

R2:
#1: Used to make wrinkled warm weather clothing, what flax-based fabric did Ancient Egyptians keep their mummies in?
Linen
#2: Honoring her celibate status, the state of VA was named after what NEVER-MARRIED English monarch?
(Queen) Elizabeth (I)
RLC: Name the five states that avg. the highest number of tornadoes per yr.
KS, OK, TX, FL & NE
#3: Located in the southeast U.S., the so-called “Stone Belt” is known for its high incidence of what physical malady?
Gallstones (A: Kidney stones)
FQ: Launched in ’93, what cartoon series retold Biblical tales w/ the help of anthropomorphic produce?
FA: “Veggie Tales” ($700)

G2: Eddie, Carl & Dave (Carnegie Hall)(BtG: 30)

R2:
#1: Debuting on Broadway in 2007, “The Farnsworth Invention” recounted the early days of what common electronic appliance?
SSO
Elec. mixer (A: TV)
#2: Introduced by an American Greetings exec, what bald, schlumpy comic strip character NEVER seems to be wearing pants?
Ziggy
#3: W/ the stock-ticker symbol RSTO, what home furnishings chain has been described as “Pottery Barn for Boys”?
MSO: John
IKEA (A: Restoration Hardware)
RLC: Name the four big cities that host the so-called “Big Four” Fashion Weeks.
London, NY, Milan & Paris

VB: W/o some extra traction, even the most expert mountaineers will struggle w/ the slippery slopes of this glacier. What’s the term for these detachable spikes that help hikers get a grip?
FA: Ice cleats (A: Crampons)

DR: Mike Perazzi (Delancey & Clinton)(BtG: 42)

R1:
#1: Named for a national park, what pistol-wielding redhead made his debut in the “Merrie Melodies” cartoon “Hare Trigger”?
Yosemite Sam
#2: Both quicker & noisier than shoelaces, what type of fastener did PUMA introduce to the sneaker in ’68?
Velcro
#3: Representing the word “and”, what keyboard symbol’s derived from an Ancient Roman system of shorthand?
&
#4: Penned by Brooklyn’s own Walt Whitman, the 1865 poem “Oh Captain! My Captain!” eulogized what slain leader?
Napoleon (A: Lincoln)

R2:
#1: In a famous quip, France’s Charles de Gaulle said “How can you govern a country that has 246 different kinds of…” what?
MSO: Uncle Junior
“…cheese”
#2: A longtime critic of Bill O’Reilly, what MSNBC host regularly hands out the title “The Worst Person in the World”?
Keith Olbermann
#3: Adding drums, vocal & bass, what VG has been described as “Guitar Hero” on steroids?
“Rock Band”
FQ: Often used to make essential oils, what fragrant wood’s the product of the Santalum tree?
FA: Sandalwood ($1100)

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