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“Ca$h Cab” 4/29/09

G1: Travis, Anna, Nina & Dan (Hudson Hotel)(BtG: 38)

#1: Familiar to “AUSTIN POWERS” fans, what word does the OED define as a robot resembling a woman in appearance?
RLC: As determined by absoluteshakespeare.com, name seven of Shakespeare’s ten most famous plays.
“Hamlet”, “Othello”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “King Lear”, “Macbeth”, “The Tempest” & “Henry IV”
#2: Home to Kansas St. Univ., what Midwestern city’s nicknamed “The Little Apple”?
#3: Called “The elusive planet”, what member of the solar system’s difficult to see due to its proximity to the Sun?
#4: Circulating for an avg. of 89 months, what denomination of U.S. paper currency has the longest lifespan?
$10 (A: $100)

#1: Usually bypassed during gastric-bypass surgery, the duodenum is the initial section of what internal organ?
Small intestine
#2: Name for a French minister, what ineffective defensive line was outflanked by the Germans in WWII?
MSO: Another Ben
Harman (A: Maginot)
FQ: Famously cultivated by Knott’s Berry Farm, what odd-sounding hybrid fruit’s a combination of loganberry, raspberry & blackberry?
FA: Boysenberry ($1150)

G2: Joe (74th & Lex)(BtG: 33)

G3: Katie, Jason & Adrienne (27th & Park)(BtG: 33)

#1: Due to a ’04 ad attacking John Kerry, what term for a military vessel’s synonymous w/ political smear campaigns?
Submarine (A: Swiftboat)
#2: Eleven yrs. after he starred in “The Peacemaker”, what actor was appointed as a U.N. Messenger of Peace in ’08?
MSO: Jason’s sister Lianna
Marco Whirl (A: George Clooney)
#3: Named for the trees that once lined it, what storied street’s the hub of NYC’s Little Italy?
#4: In a special edition honoring “The Simpsons”, what spherical toy offers sage advice like “Okely Dokely” & “Excellent”?
Magic 8 Ball

#1: Often observed in bulldogs, mandibular prognathism is a condition more commonly known as what?
#2: In an infamous crash, Evel Knievel crapped out trying to jump the fountains of what Vegas casino?
#3: A virtual ghost town since 1986, Chernobyl’s located in what former Soviet Republic?
RLC: One of the world’s longest rivers, the Mekong, was once a major artery of the Angkor Empire. Name five of the six countries that it flows through.
Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia & Myanmar (Other: China)
FQ: Hip, poke & sweep are all varieties of what ice hockey maneuver in which an opposing player’s physically restrained?

VB: Once used to herd reindeer, this spirited dog breed helped man make his first expedition to the South Pole. Name for an indigenous people of Siberia, what’s this bright-eyed breed of dog?
FA: Siberian Husky (should’ve listened to the coin toss result of walking away)(A: Samoyed)

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