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“Ca$h Cab” 6/29/10

G1: Scottie & Angelique (6th & West 4th)(BtG: 45)

R1:
#1: Due to an embargo-related car shortage, what Caribbean nation actively encourages hitchhiking?
Cuba
#2: More famous for writing Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer also coined the name of what galaxy?
Milky Way
#3: In 2009 what Japanese art of paper-folding was studied by MIT engineers to make microscopic nanostructures?
Origami
#4: An early example of hyperbole, what two-word Latin phrase literally means “to sickness” in English?
X (A: Ad nauseam)

R2:
#1: Named for its country of origin, what INFAMOUS ’80s import was named “Worst Car of the Millennium” by NPR’s “Car Talk”?
Yugo
#2: Popular on facebook, an Internet craze of ’09 required you to post exactly how many random things about yourself?
Infinite (A: 25)
#3: From the Greek for “thrust in”, what medical device for draining fluids was inspired by reeds used by ancient Egyptians?
Catheter
FQ: In the so-called “Beaver Wars”, the French fought for dominance in the fur trade against what Native-American confederation?
MSO: Larry
FA: Iroquois

G2: Barbara, Norma, Ruth & Vivian (2nd between 51st & 52nd)(BtG: 31)

R1:
#1: Sewing the seeds of capitalism, the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange was established in 2000 in what nation?
China (A: Vietnam)
#2: Hrs. after their conviction, the Ford Bros. were pardoned for the 1882 murder of what iconic American outlaw?
Jesse James
#3: Used specifically for grinding food, what variety of tooth has linguistic roots in the Latin for “millstone”?
Molar
#4: Still synonymous w/ horror, what INFAMOUS Long Island village did Jay Anson immortalize in a BLOODY 1977 novel?
Amityville

R2:
#1: Consisting of over 100 islands, what temperate British territory lies just 650 miles off the coast of Hatteras, NC?
British West Indies (A: Bermuda)
#2: What church did Henry VIII establish in 1534 after the Vatican REFUSED to validate his divorce?
Church of England
#3: Written under the pseudonym Publius, what series of 85 essays made the case for the U.S. Constitution?
MSO: Geri (Vivian’s daughter)
Federalist Papers
RLC: In ’41 FDR outlined his famed four freedoms during his State of the Union- what were they?
From fear, of speech, of religion & from want
#4: What illuminating element has the atomic symbol P?
Phosphorous

Sole $200 Q: In a 2008 book, two metal experts blamed the Titanic disaster on the shoddiness of what smooth mechanical fasteners?
FA: Rivets ($900)

G3: Olivia (Bloomingdale’s)(BtG: 47)
NO SHOPPING SPREE FROM THIS SHOW AFTER LOSING AT END OF R2

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