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“Ca$h Cab” 3/9/11

DR: Myesha, Mykim, Lori & Wilsette (26th & 6th)(BtG: 39)

R1:
#1: Sometimes known as male menopause, low “T” is a condition characterized by reduced levels of what hormone?
Testosterone
#2: Founded by Don Cornelius, what rival of “American Bandstand” billed itself as “The hippest trip in America”?
“SOUL TRAIN”
#3: What Brazilian soccer legend claimed his nickname sounded like “baby talk” in Portuguese?
SSO
Maradona

#4: Doled out in dispensers that resemble lighters, what classic candy was originally intended as an alternative to smoking?
PEZ

R2:
#1: Co-opted by an OSCAR-winning Kevin Spacey film, what variety of rose’s the official flower of the District of Columbia?
Red rose (A: “American Beauty”)
#2: Inserted in a trumpet to reduce its volume, what device has varieties known as plungers, buckets & wah-wahs?
Muzzle (A: Mute)

G2: John, Vivi & Jessica Scandone (53rd & 5th)(BtG: 48)

R2:
#1: Famously favored by Hannibal Lecter, what variety of beans were used to cast votes in ancient Rome?
Fava
#2: An alternative to “Snowpocalypse”, what ominous nickname did Obama use to describe the massive blizzard that hit D.C. in ’10?
X (A: “Snowmageddon”)
RLC: Spelled PEGLAGS, this acronym’s used to remember the seven deadly sins- name six.
Pride, envy, lust, greed, sloth & gluttony
#3: Because of government subsidies, drivers in what South American nation could buy gas for as little as six cents a gallon in 2010?
Venezuela
#4: Inspiring a ’90 film, what nickname for a famous WWII bomber alluded to the pilot’s beautiful Tennesseean girlfriend?
“Memphis Belle”

R3:
#1: Co-opted by pro-life advocates, what Dr. Seuss book featured the line “A person is a person no matter how small”?
HORTON HEARS A WHO!
#2: Providing surveillance for casinos, pan-tilt zoom cameras are more commonly known by what rhyming nickname?
“Eye in the sky”
FQ: Founded in 1882, what AZ city’s name alludes to the trunk of a Ponderosa pine that was once used to fly Old Glory?
FA: Flagstaff ($1350)

G3: Burcan, Elizabeth & Paul (61st & Madison)(BtG: 31)

R1:
#1: Within walking distance of The White House, what D.C. river was once so polluted that LBJ declared it a national disgrace?
Potomac
#2: What celestial body contains over 99% of the known mass in our solar system?
The Sun
#3: Stanley Kubrick’s “A Clockwork Orange” boasted noise-reduction technology devised by what co.?
DOLBY
#4: Affectionately known as “The Goat”, what classic Pontiac auto was considered by many to be the first true muscle car?
Thunderbird

R2:
#1: In 2010 what supermodel testified before a war crimes tribunal about blood diamonds received from Liberia’s Charles Taylor?
Naomi Campbell
#2: Traditionally performed by the blind, what type of massage’s named for the Japanese term for “finger pressure”?
Shiatsu
#3: In ’10 BOTH Robert DeNiro & the Brooklyn Bridge were photographed using the last-produced roll of what colorful Kodak film?
Kodachrome
#4: Performed on a 60×30-meter rink, what volatile variety of speed-skating is often compared to roller derby on ice?
Team skating (A: Short-track)
RLC: In ’09 CNBC compiled a list of the nations w/ the largest supply of proven oil reserves- name five of the seven nations that topped the list.
Kuwait, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Canada & Iraq (Not needed: UAE & Iran)

Sole $200 Q: Founded in 1964, Tanzania merged the leadership & the names of Tanganyika & what other state?
MSO: Lawrence Pound
FA: Zambia (A: Zanzibar)

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