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“Ca$h Cab” 6/24/11

G1: Allison, Jody & Courtney (57th between 6th & 7th)(BtG: 33)

R2:
#1: Also known as a pawpaw, what soft tropical fruit can turn your soles & palms yellow if eaten excessively?
Papaya
#2: Unable to process a leap yr., what MP3 players from Microsoft CRASHED on Dec. 31, 2008?
X (A: ZUNE)
RLC: Acc. to 2009 Census figures, four of the 100 most populated cities in the U.S. begin w/ the letter O- name ’em.
Oklahoma City, Orlando, Omaha & Oakland
#3: Located off the coast of Africa, what Spanish islands share their name w/ the trademark yellow of Post-It Notes?
Canary
#4: Meaning “wrought silver” in Sanskrit, what’s the official currency of India, Pakistan & Nepal?
Rupee

R3:
#1: Revered by conservatives, what alarming low-res graphic is used by drugreport.com to denote breaking news?
Pound sign (A: Siren)
FQ: In medicine, what’s the term for an arterial blood clot that migrates from point A to point B in the human body?
SSO
FA: Thrombosis (A: Embolism)

G2: Kim Greeter, Christina Linnere & K (5th & 27th)(BtG: 31)

R2:
#1: What species of animal is Paul, the unlikely oracle that correctly called eight matches in the 2010 FIFA World Cup?
Octopus
#2: Despite a 48-yr. American embargo, the original Tropicana nightclub’s still a hopping hot spot in what Caribbean capital?
Havana
#3: Acc. to the Pennsylvania Dutch, what pie gets its name because bugs must be constantly kept away from its molasses?
Shoofly
FQ: Dubbed “The Widow of Windsor”, Queen Victoria wore a black mourning dress for 40 yrs. after the death of what royal husband?
X (A: King Albert)

VB: Not your everyday anthill, these towers of termite construction can reach heights of over 10ft. Alluding to their resemblance to a type of church, what’s the name for these mammoth mounds?
FA: Cathedrals ($1K)

G3: Mark & Nick (Rudy’s on 44th & 9th)(BtG: 43)
STRIKE ONE AT R1’s END

R2:
#1: W/ the passing of the 20th Amendment, what ceremonial day was moved from Mar. 4th to Jan. 20th?
Inauguration Day
#2: Described in 2008 as Wall Street’s wounded action heroes, what professionals are called “I” bankers for short?
Investment bankers
#3: The cherished birthplace of Henry Ford, what neighbor of Detroit serves as the home base for Ford Motor Co.?
Lansing (A: Dearborn)
#4: Upon his deathbed in 1324, what storied Italian explorer allegedly said “I have not told half of what I saw”?
Marco Polo
RLC: Acc. to Britannica.com, the Himalayan mountain system lies within five Asian nations- name four of the five.

India, Nepal, China & Pakistan (Other: Bhutan)

R3:
#1: Borrowed from a basic construction material, what nickname’s commonly used to refer to a disabled Apple iPhone?
FA: Cemented (A: Brick)

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