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“Ca$h Cab” 2/23/12

DR: Anita & Miriam (Puttanesca on 56th & 9th)(BtG: 35)

R1:
#1: What part of the mouth’s known among dentists as the gingiva?
Gums
#2: What brand of clog-like footwear introduced a bright orange bistro edition named for Mario Batali?
MSO: Anita’s brother Jon
Clogs (A: CROCS)
#3: What toxic gas is represented by the chemical formula CO?
Carbon monoxide
#4: Created by A.A. Milne, what bear of very little brain earns over $5.6B per yr. in merchandising acc. to Forbes?
Winnie the Pooh

R2:
#1: Acc. to the American Meteorological Society, what’s the common term for a light snow shower lasting for only a short period of time?
Snowburst
#2: What single by Starship did Blender magazine name “The Most Awesomely Bad Song Ever”?
OTHER S-O
STRUCK OUT

G2: Kris, Scott, Don & Andrew (114th & Frederick Douglass)(BtG: 34)
STRIKE ONE RIGHT AWAY, STRIKE TWO ON Q #4

R2:
#1: In humans, the central nervous system consists of the brain & what tubular bundle of nervous tissue?
Spinal cord
#2: The cesoda is a flat, segmented parasite more commonly known by what name?
Tapeworm
#3: When it launched in 2000, what home & lifestyle magazine did Martha Stewart dismissively refer to as “real stupid”?
Real Simple
#4: What natural toothpaste brand cleaned up in 2006 when it was bought for $100B?
Tom’s of Maine

R3:
#1: In 2011, it was revealed that Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi kept a large photo album devoted solely to what former U.S. Cabinet member?
Condoleeza Rice
FQ: What kitschy collectible dolls were based on illustrations from Ladies’ Home Journal?
FA: Kewpie ($900)

G3: Rob & Kristina (43rd & 9th)(BtG: 32)
STRIKE ONE ON Q #3

R2:
#1: Once a 2012 Presidential hopeful, what former MN governor has a section on his website called “Meet T-Paw”?
Tim Pawlenty
#2: What South American nation was one of the five founding members of OPEC?
Venezuela
#3: Originally used to carry coal, the USS Langley was refitted w/ a flat deck in 1920 to become the first U.S. warship of what type?
MSO: Ryan (Kristina’s brother-in-law)
Battleship (A: Aircraft carrier)
RLC: Walkscore.com named NYC the most-walkable U.S. city; name six of the next seven cities on the list.
Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, MiamiX (Others: Philadelphia, Seattle & Washington, D.C.)
FQ: Sold in 2oz shots, what beverage has marketed itself as the cure for mornings & the solution to the 2:30 feeling?
5-hour ENERGY

VB: Alluding to the equestrian sport that inspired it, what’s the name of this obstacle-ridden event?
FA: Steeplechase

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