G1: Robin & Sheila (Walter Reade Theatre)(BtG: 40)
#1: Queen Hatshepsut of Egypt was the first female ruler to assume what traditionally-male title?
Emperor (A: Pharaoh)
#2: Receiving a check for 17¢ in 1937, Ernest Ackerman became the first American to receive what benefit?
#3: What museum spent £10K altering an exhibit to reflect the real-life breakup of Brad Pitt & Jennifer Aniston?
#4: Abbrev. KoC, what chivalrous fraternal organization’s only open to Catholic men?
Knights of Columbus
#1: What synonym for “chasm” is assoc. w/ the murky depths of the ocean?
#2: What name-brand injection device has treated allergic reactions for over 20 yrs.?
FQ: In response to Dairy Queen’s Blizzard, McDonald’s launched what I.C. treat in ’98?
NO MORE $
G2: Alex & Dan (Woolworth Building)(BtG: 32)
LOST IN SIX
DR: Sam (The 21 Club on 52nd & 3rd)(BtG: 48)
#1: Making his debut in “DONKEY KONG”, what Nintendo mascot has been described as “The world’s most entertaining Italian stereotype”?
#2: Abbrev. NSA, what intelligence agency maintains a code-breaking website for kids feat. Crypto Cat & Decipher Dog?
National Security Agency
#3: Flopping in ’08, the musical adaptation of what film inspired a critic to write “Frankly, my dear, it’s a damn long night”?
“Gone With the Wind”
#4: What elegant variety of gloves are made from the supple skin of a baby goat?
#1: Named after a type of French necktie, a lavalier’s a small clip-on variety of what electronic device?
#2: What Nov. 1st holiday celebrates heavenly heroes of Christianity?
All Saints’ Day
RLC: On a standard IBM PC keyboard, the far-left column feat. five command keys- name four of the five.
Escape, Control, Shift & Tab
#3: What versatile term can refer either to a baby cockroach or a mythical forest maiden?
#4: Coined by psychiatrist Frederik Van Eeden in 1913, what term refers to a dream in which you are aware that you’re dreaming?
Awake dream (A: Lucid dream)
#1: What measure of rotational force’s expressed in foot-pounds?
#2: Often causing bookish behavior, what specific form of autism has been dubbed “Little Professor Syndrome”?
#3: Established in 1998, what progressive PAC group was formed to urge Congress to get past the Monica Lewinsky scandal?
#4: Meaning “chief” in Turkish, what title was granted by the sultan to high-ranking officials in the Ottoman empire?
Raja (A: Pasha)
FQ: Acc. to legend, Orson Welles downed 18 tube steaks in one sitting at what famous HOLLYWOOD hot dog stand?
VB: Located in northwestern UT, this barren region sports a salty surface perfectly seasoned for high-speed racing. Created from the residue of an ancient lake, what’s the name of these centuries-old salt flats?
FA: Bonneville- STILL THE RECORD-HOLDER TO THIS DAY ($6200)