G1: Kevin, Steph, John & Tom (13th & 9th)(BtG: 31)
LOST $950 AT THE VERY END
G2: Jerry (Union Square Cafe)(BtG: 39)
#1: Signifying purity in the Shinto religion, salt’s traditionally thrown into the ring at the beginning of what contact sport?
#2: Sometimes employing infrared technology, what anti-aircraft weapons are abbrev. SAM?
RLC: As of 2009, four accounting firms were commonly known as the “big four”- name ’em.
SHUTOUT (A: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young & PKMG)
#3: Named for the Italian queen who loved it, what style of pizza’s crowned w/ tomato, basil & mozzarella?
FQ: Turning the skin bluish-gray, argyria is caused by ingesting small particles of what precious metal?
FA: Aluminum (A: Silver)
G3: Florence & Chris (Murray’s Bagels on 13th & 6th)(BtG: 37)
#1: A compatriot of Pele & Ronaldinho, Lula became the president of what festive nation in 2002?
#2: In a ’06 ESPn poll, what outspoken comedian was named the WORST “Monday Night Football” commentator of all-time?
#3: Also called porifera, what abrasive sea creatures are used by dolphins to scrub the ocean floor for food?
Coral (A: Sponge)
#4: In chemistry, what basic unit of measurement’s a truncated version of the word “molecule”?
#1: One of the first explorers of the New World, the Italian Giovanni Caboto was better known by what anglicized name?
#2: Sherlock Bones & J. Edgar Dog were LOSING entries in a contest to name what cartoon crime-fighting bloodhound?
#3: Once used by stagecoach drivers, what type of beer glass stands 3ft tall & holds about three pints?
#4: United in spirit, BOTH Amy Winehouse & Shaquille O’Neal boasted tattoos of what Egyptian symbol of life?
Sole $200 Q: Abbrev. SD, what statistical concept’s used on Wall St. to measure the volatility of stocks?
VB: At the Vatican, the silhouette of St. Peter’s Basilica’s dominated by this soaring parabolic dome. From the Latin for “little barrel”, what’s the term for this imposing structure?
FA: Cupola ($1300)