G1: Noam & Nate (firefighters)(Lex & 55th)(BtG: 37)
#1: Familiar to worshipers of Wicca, what term does the American Heritage Dictionary define as an assembly of thirteen witches?
#2: In 1783 a sheep, duck & rooster became the first living creatures to travel in what high-flying contraption?
#3: Once believed to be POISONOUS, what standard salad ingredient was called “the love apple” by colonial gardeners?
RLC: At least as of 2008, there were only five acceptable two-letter words in SCRABBLE that started w/ I- name ’em all.
IT, IN, IF, IS & ID
#4: Borrowed from a Soviet arms designer, what Russian last name put the K in AK-47?
#1: Nestled in the Blue Ridge mtns., what progressive NC city attracts visitors w/ the slogan “Altitude affects attitude”?
RLC #2: In “Hamlet”, eight characters died during the course of that play- name five.
Ophelia, Hamlet– X (Others: Laertes, Polonius, Gertrude, Claudius, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern)
#2: In making his high-profile move to L.A., David Beckham bid adios to what storied Spanish team?
FQ: The two marble lions that stand guard outside the NY Public Library are named Patience & what synonym for strength?
FA: Fortitude ($1450)
G2: Steve, Monica & Rachel (3rd & 45th)(BtG: 44)
G3: Lisa & Novalie (11th between 3rd & 4th)(BtG: 47)
#1: Casimir Pulaski Day’s traditionally celebrated by Americans of what heritage?
#2: First imported from Brazil in 1870, what variety of orange bears a secondary fruit analogous to a conjoined fruit?
Clementine (A: Naval orange)
#3: Meaning “Earth in the middle”, what model of the solar system did Galileo GET IN TROUBLE for TRASHING?
FA: Copernicus (A: Geocentric)