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“Ca$h Cab” 7/15/10

G1: Edwina Williams & Mark Shanker (43rd & 9th)(BtG: 41)
GONE IN FIVE

G2: Joseph (18th & 8th)(BtG: 35)

R1:
#1: Reflecting BOTH Eastern European roots & a love of accordions, what’s the official state dance of Wisconsin?
Polka
#2: Allegedly the world’s first pizzeria, Port’alba in Naples lined its oven w/ lava rocks from what iconic volcano?
Mt. Helena (A: Mt. Vesuvius)
#3: From the Hindi for “small boat”, what diminutive vessels are often used for off-ship trips to shore?
Dinghy
#4: Expert in the assembly of futons, Anna was the chipper online assistant of what furniture giant?
IKEA

R2:
#1: Named for the mythical wife of Perseus, what nearby galaxy’s predicted to collide w/ the Milky Way galaxy in 3B yrs.?
SSO
Andromeda
#2: A classic Japanese monster, what foe of “GODZILLA” has been depicted as a caterpillar, pupae & an adult?
OTHER S-O: John (father)
Mothra
FQ: Protecting curious pets, the state of VA requires what engine additive to be spiked w/ bitter flavoring?
FA: Antifreeze

G3: Mike & Harley (92nd St. YMCA)(BtG: 41)

R1:
#1: Familiar to fans of “Seinfeld’s” Kramer, what equine command’s an alteration of the phrase “get up”?
Giddyup
#2: Featured in the play “Glengarry Glen Ross”, the salesman mantra ABC is short for “always be” what?
Closing
#3: In 1995 what defense & aerospace co. rocketed to the top by merging w/ competitor Martin Marietta?
MSO: Chris
Lockheed
#4: Located in the battlements of a medieval castle, what iconic Irish rock has been described as Europe’s biggest tourist trap?
Blarney stone

R2:
#1: Named for its inventor, what pocket pistol was famously used to assassinate Abraham Lincoln?
Colt (A: Derringer)
#2: Selling surplus inventory since ’99, what major e-retailer describes itself as the online equiv. of an outlet mall?
amazon (A: Overstock)
#3: Once called a Prime Minister, what powerful chess piece has the mobility of BOTH a bishop & a rook?
Queen
#4: To the delight of Allied soldiers, what Peruvian-American painted an iconic series of pinup girls for Esquire?
(Alberto) Vargas
RLC: Name seven of the eight Olympic field events.
Long jump, pole vault, shot-put, javelin, hammer throw, discus & high jump (Not needed: Triple-jump)

Sole $200 Q: What iconic fender guitar was introduced in 1954 as a followup to the Telecaster model?
FA: Stratocaster ($850)

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