G1: Catherine, Joe & Mack (70th & 5th)(BtG: 40)
STRIKE ONE ON Q #2
#1: As indicated by one of his stage names, Rap artist Tupac Shakur was inspired by what conniving author of The Prince?
#2: Used to symbolize “hang loose”, the Shaka hand gesture’s identical to what letter in American sign language?
#3: Although it’s nicknamed “The Silver State”, what state produces over 2/3 of our nation’s gold?
#4: In a nautical tradition, sailors get golden dragon tattoos to commemorate their passage across what imaginary Pacific line?
International Date Line
#1: In a long-running hoax, what liquid’s given the misleadingly-scary name “dihydrogen monoxide”?
#2: Once the home of Aretha Franklin, what record label was named for the high school honor society of founder Clive Davis?
EMI (A: ARISTA)
FQ: Culturally related to the Ostrogoths, what East Germanic tribe ruled Spain in the 7th C.?
FA: Visigoths ($950)
DR: James, Lisa, Joe & Christina (Bloomingdale’s)(BtG: 33)
G3: Chris Ware, Scott & another Chris (Nobu on Hudson & Franklin)(BtG: 40)
#1: What term for large-scale centralized computers alludes to the giant cabinets that were once used to house ’em?
Server (A: Mainframe)
#2: Bottomless Pottimus is one of the four marble-gobbling creatures featured in what classic board game from Hasbro?
Hungry Hungry Hippos
#3: What hybrid word can refer to either a guy who’s an RN or a handbag carried by metrosexuals?
#4: Not just for delivering nutrients to the fetus, what temporary organ’s also used to make nourishing anti-wrinkle creams?
RLC: In ’08 AOL compiled a list of the 50 best TV comedies of all-time- name six of the top seven shows.
“Seinfeld”, “Cheers”, “All in the Family”, “The Cosby Show”, “Mary Tyler Moore Show” & X (Not given: “The Simpsons” & “M*A*S*H”)
#1: Encouraging you to sprint away from sodium, what four-letter diet was promoted by the NIH to combat hypertension?
MSO: Chris’ sister Melissa
#2: The title of the OSCAR-winning song from “Slumdog Millionaire”, what Hindi explanation aptly means “be victorious”?
FQ: Named for an iconic fine-and-dine, what’s the old-school bowling term for a 5-10 split?
FA: Woolworth ($1100)