Bryce Dahl (Mapleton, UT)
+1: Dave Harding
$500: In a famous Irving Berlin song popularized by Ella Fitzgerald, the singer sang about ALL BUT which of the following blue things?
A: “Blue skies smilin’ at me”
B: “Bluebirds singing a song”
C: “Blue days all of them gone”
D: “‘Blue Bloods’, starring Tom Selleck”
“‘Blue Bloods’, starring Tom Selleck”– $
$1K: As advanced recommendations are recommended, the National Park Service suggests you call 1-877-LADY-TIX if you want to do what popular tourist activity?
A: Go to a Lady GaGa concert
B: Visit the Statue of Liberty
C: Have lunch w/ the First Lady
D: See a collection of female parasites
Visit the Statue of Liberty– $
$2K: Though you might be frightened by its eight legs & menacing-looking claws, which of these is an actual creature that’s rarely harmful to humans?
$3K: GQ has called what once-divided European capital “the coolest city on the planet” thanks to its clubs, Tiergarten Park & Brooklyn-like neighborhood of Kreuzberg?
$5K: Acc. to one theory of the word’s origin, early 20th C. workers would “sabotage” machinery by throwing in sabots, which were fittingly what type of shoe?
$7K: Of the five “Reaction” emojis facebook added to its “Like” button in ’16, which one’s to the immediate right of the “Love” button?
Sad– NO MORE (A: Haha)
Kerry O’Connell (IND)
$500: Which of the following’s one of “15 Hilarious Church Signs” found on the web & NOT one of the actual Ten Commandments?
A: Thou shalt not kill
B: Thou shalt not steal
C: Thou shalt not commit adultery
D: Thou shalt not park here
Thou shalt not park here– $
$1K: NOT returned until 221 yrs. later, which of these books did George Washington check out from a NY library in 1789?
A: What to Expect When You’re Expecting
B: The Law of Nations
C: Who Moved My Cheese?
D: The South Beach Diet
The Law of Nations– $
$2K: Each Spring, a MD arts council hosts an event called PEEPshow, where local artists display their “masterpieces” made primarily w/ what?
A: Popsicle sticks
B: Chewing gum
C: Marshmallow candies
Marshmallow candies– $
$3K: W/ its four vibrant colors that illuminate like disco lights, it’s fitting that the game Simon had its ’78 release party at what former NYC hotspot?
A: The Cotton Club
B: Tavern on the Green
C: Studio 54
D: The Russian Tea Room
Studio 54– $
$5K: Of all the appliances tracked by the U.S. Census Bureau, which of these is the most ubiquitous, found in 99.2% of American households?
B: Washing machine
C: Air conditioner
D: Landline telephone
$7K: On Billboard.com’s list of all the “Songs of the Summer” since ’59, what #1 song was performed by an artist w/ the last name of Summer?
A: “Bette Davis Eyes”
B: “Time After Time”
C: “Bad Girls”
“Bad Girls”– $
$10K: You will NOT find two adjacent U.S. states whose names begin w/ which of these pairs of letters?
$20K: What’s Baltusrol?
A: Scottish castle
B: Brand of shaving products
C: NJ golf course
D: Culinary school
Scottish castle– AUDIENCED OUT (A: NJ golf course)
QotD: The famous train robber Butch Cassidy headed up a loosely-organized group of outlaws known as what?
A: The Motley Crew
B: The Ragtag Pack
C: The Rough Gang
D: The Wild Bunch
Thousandaire: Stephanie Badgley
A muselet is the wire cage often seen on bottles of what?