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“Ca$h Cab” 7/6/10

G1: Nadia Rohrs, Alan Rosner & Eda Malecki (46th & 3rd)(BtG: 33)

#1: Absinthe gets its green tint from what pigment found in plants?
#2: Falling from grace in 2004, Ahmed Chalabi was once described as the George Washington of what country?
#3: Used by animals for tactile sensation, vibrissae are specialized hairs more commonly known as what?
#4: Now sold via online parties, what container brand was described in a 1947 headline as fine art for 39¢?
Campbell’s soup

#1: To prevent desecration, the remains of what CONTROVERSIAL conquistador were hidden away when Mexico won its independence?
#2: What upscale suburb of Detroit’s known by locals as G.P.?
MSO: Sam
Grosse Point
#3: Acc. to early drafts, what children’s classic by J.M. Barrie was originally called The Boy Who Hated Mothers?
Peter Pan
FQ: Sometimes used to sell tulips, what type of auction starts w/ a high price that’s lowered until somebody bids?
FA: Dutch

G2: Dave (18th & 7th)(BtG: 34)

(Note: A lady orig. went inside next for this game, but chose to leave right after Ben turned the lights on.)

DR: Mark & Todd (North Moore & Hudson)(BtG: 31)

#1: Analogous to the Indian surname Singh, “Simba” is the Swahili word for what animal?
#2: What Dr. Seuss classic required a vocabulary of only 50 words?
Green Eggs and Ham
#3: What community-based nonprofit was accused of faulty voter registration in 2008?
Pine Nut (A: Acorn)
#4: The website geocaching.com offers a guide to what handheld devices?
MSO: Devin

#1: Launched in ’86, “G.L.O.W.” was a kitschy female counterpart to the World Wresting Federation- what was “G.L.O.W.” an abbrev. for?
“Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling”
#2: Acc. to Aristotle, what natural disasters are caused by violent winds trapped in subterranean caves?
Volcanoes (A: Earthquakes)
#3: Due to the light-bending effect of water, what color of the spectrum usually appears at the top of a rainbow?
RLC: In 2008 Entertainment WEEKLY ranked the top 100 movies of the last 25 yrs.- name four of the five animated films that made the list.
“The Incredibles”, “The Lion King”, “Toy Story” & “Shrek”

VB: Competing for the title of deadliest catch, this great white shark has jagged teeth that slice through prey like butter. From the Latin for “saw-shaped”, what adjective’s used to describe these knife-like choppers?
FA: Serrated ($2400)


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