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Curtis Williams (PHI- recently engaged; mom’s orig. from Ethiopia, as is a majority of his family)
+1: Jimmy

$500: Offering thousands of garments for sale, StillWhite.com bills itself as the largest online marketplace for what type of clothing that’s usually worn just once?

A: Wedding dresses
B: Boxer briefs
C: Chef hates
D: Circus leotards

Wedding dresses$

$1K: Acc. to Goodreads.com, the character Dr. Doolittle became famous when “Polynesia the parrot teaches him…” what?

A: “How to improve his tinder profile”
B: “The language of the animals”
C: “How to beat the stock market”
D: “The triangle solo in Beethoven’s 5th”

“The language of the animals” $

$2K: Ray-Ban’s sales of its Predator sunglasses reportedly tripled after they were worn by the co-stars of what film?

A: “The Color Purple”
B: “The Green Mile”
C: “Reds”
D: “MEN IN BLACK”

“MEN IN BLACK”$

$3K: To distinguish it from the “Baja” region, the territory that now comprises which state once had the word “Alta” at the front of its name?

A: Texas
B: Florida
C: California
D: Louisiana

CA$

$5K: W/ 45-yr.-old Paul Ryan now in the role, you’d have to go all the way back to 1869 to find a younger person serving as what?

A: Secretary of State
B: Federal Reserve Chair
C: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
D: Speaker of the House

Speaker of the House$

$7K: W/ both her & her late husband being longtime friends of Kris Jenner, which daytime TV host’s the godmother of Kyle & Kendall Jenner?

A: Kelly Ripa
B: Joy Behar
C: Sharon Osbourne
D: Kathie Lee Gifford

AtA

A: 1%
B: 6%
C: 24%
D: 69%

Kathie Lee$

$10K: Needing to invent something fast to pay off a $15 debt, in 1849 inventor Walter Hunt twisted a piece of wire to create the modern version of what ubiquitous item?

A: Sewing needle
B: Safety pin
C: Staple
D: Radio antenna

OUT OF LLs– SAFETY PIN & STAPLE
Safety pin BUT NOT OUT OF THIS GAME YET

$20K: Eradicated in the U.S., there are NO reports of what disease ever being contracted in Asia, though the WHO warns that the “appropriate mosquito vector is present”?

A: Cholera
B: Typhoid
C: Polio
D: Yellow fever

FA: WALKED (A: Yellow fever)

Bridget Barry (Crown Heights, NY)

$500: To combat chilly Bavarian temperatures, in the late 19th C. the start of what famous German festival was moved a month earlier than its name implies?

A: Februpalooza
B: Oktoberfest
C: Marzbash
D: Dezembershindig

Oktoberfest$

$1K: Though you can recycle it, Americans toss an est. 200M gallons of used what into the trash each yr.?

A: Milk
B: Engine oil
C: Guacamole
D: Dom Perignon

Engine oil$

$2K: Which of the following was the name of a supporting character from “The Dukes of Hazzard” & NOT a famous jazz musician?

A: Miles Davis
B: Thelonious Monk
C: Rosco P. Coltrane
D: Count Basie

50:50– MILES & ROSCO
Rosco$

QotD: Still UNSOLVED today, the 1995 theft of the Davidoff-Morini Stradivarius involved a $3M antique what?
A: Grandfather clock
B: Map
C: Chandelier
D: Violin

$3K: W/ the slogan “Defending liberty, pursuing justice”, what well-known professional association creates thousands of lawyers as its members?

A: ABA
B: AMA
C: AHA
D: AAA

AtA

A: 80%
B: 10%
C: 7%
D: 3%

ABA$

$5K: What popular chain was started in ’65 by Fred DeLuca, a teenager who hoped to raise money for college by selling healthy fast food?

A: Denny’s
B: Arby’s
C: Taco Bell
D: SUBWAY

SUBWAY$

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