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G1: Jeff & Michael (Carnegie Hall)(BtG: 50)

R2:
#1: In 1984 a two-wk.-old infant known as Baby Fae famously received a transplanted heart from what species of monkey?
Chimpanzee (A: Baboon)
#2: When MEAD reintroduced it in 2007, what iconic ’80s loose-leaf binder kept its name but LOST the Velcro?
MSO: Rob
Daily Reminder (A: Trapper Keeper)
#3: In ’11 the CDC added life to its website w/ a tongue-in-cheek guide to surviving what flesh-eating creatures?
Zombies
RLC: In 2010 Foreign Policy Magazine published a ranking of the world’s top global cities- name six of the Asian cities that made the top 40.
Tokyo, Beijing, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore & Seoul (Leftovers: Shanghai & Taipei)
#4: What Nissan electric car uses a tree icon on its dashboard to indicate energy efficiency?
LEAF

R3:
#1: Before coining “black hole”, physicist John Wheeler introduced what term to describe theoretical tunnels in space & time?
FA: Manifolds (A: Wormholes)

G2: Cynthia, Dave, Sam & Troy (Hotel Rivington)(BtG: 41)

CYNTHIA’S SISTER YANIRA HAD TO BE CALLED ON THEIR 3RD QUESTION IN R1 & WAS OF NO HELP, SO THAT WAS STRIKE ONE

R2:
#1: Featuring characters such as Smelly Kelly, what trash-themed trading cards were co-created by acclaimed cartoonist Art Spiegelman?
“Garbage Pail Kids”
#2: W/ members ranging from John Quincy Adams to Peyton Manning, what academic honor society can be found on the Web at pbk.org?
SSO
Phi Beta Kappa
#3: Among avid Apple fans, what’s the standard term for the process used to unlock the operating system on iPhones?
Jailbreak
#4: What ocean floor dweller is known as the vacuum cleaner of the sea due to its ability to purify sand?
Sea cucumber

R3:
#1: Two days after its daring attack on Osama bin Laden’s compound, Disney applied to trademark the name of what covert OPS group?
“SEAL TEAM SIX”
FQ: Over 25 NFL players hail from what South Pacific Americtory?
FA: American Samoa ($950)

G3: Matthew & Druva (14th & 2nd)(BtG: 39)

R2:
#1: In 2011 FIFA faced accusations of corruption after awarding the ’22 World Cup to what tiny & hard-to-pronounce nation?
Qatar
#2: Spelled w/ a double E instead of EA, what classic toothpaste brand once added green sparkles to help increase sales?
Mentadent (A: Gleem)
FQ: What TV personality’s also known as New York state’s “Semi-First Lady”?
Bethenny Frankel (A: Sandra Lee)

VB: These are the Cliffs of Moher, which are found on the coast of what nation?
FA: Ireland

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