Dennis McDonald (New Windsor, MD): ES math
Susannah Nichols (Ferndale, MI): HS English
Holly Cannon (Klein, TX): HS Chemistry
WORLD CAPITAL ATTRACTIONS
GRADE THAT WORD
Holly: 1,600/Susannah: 2K/Dennis: 3K
First-place Susannah (5400) takes the DD bookmark out of the 600 Textbook as this rd.’s getting late; Dennis’ in 2nd w/ 2600 & Holly’s gotten her score quartered to 400. Susannah posts 2200 as her wager.
Lewis Vaughn’s Beginning these was subtitled “An introduction to moral philosophy”.
“What are Ethics?”…right to add to her pretty good lead.
ATTEMPTED LT: 2200
SOLE UNATTEMPTED TS: 800 (Textbooks)
TOTAL LT: 3K
Holly: 400/Susannah: 8,600/Dennis: 3,600
THE CIVIL WAR
MUSIC TO YOUR EARS
WHERE YOU AT, SHAKESPEARE?
IT’S A GROUP THING
CROSSWORD CLUES “N”
Dennis has added 1200 early on as he hits a DD on the 1600 Crossword Clue “N” & takes this one for two grand.
Nighttime piano piece (8)
“What is nocturne?”…exactly. And what’s the box hideout of the last DD on W1 of this tourney? Where You At, Shakespeare? for 1600, as selected by Susannah (9800) in 1st; she’s followed by Dennis (7200) & Holly (four large). Here’s the 3K clue for Susannah.
Two ladies in this tragedy, playing rough in Gloucester’s castle: “Hang him instantly– pluck out his eyes”.
“What is ‘King Lear’?”…that response was meant to be.
ATTEMPTED LT: 5600
UNATTEMPTED LT: 8K
TOTAL DJ! LT: 13,600
Holly: 6K/Susannah: 14K/Dennis: 11,600
FJ! #175: PLACE NAMES
A town named for its location where a river in Devon meets the English Channel, it’s also the name of a college in NH.
HOLLY: “What is Dartmouth?” (DOUBLE) = 12K
DENNIS: “What is Avon?” (500) = 11,100
SUSANNAH: SAME AS THE OTHER GIRL (5K) = 19K