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“Ca$h Cab” 6/29/11

G1: Lynn, Kathy, Pat & Kim (Chelsea Piers)(BtG: 30)

R1:
#1: Acc. to a ’10 article on wired.com, what iconic baseball player may NOT have died from the disease named after him?
Lou Gehrig
#2: What common spotty pattern was named in the 1870s after a popular European dance?
Polka dots
#3: Going from riches to rags, what busy Founding Father started The New York Post after he headed the U.S. Treasury?
FDR
#4: Entering the national conversation in 2010, 99ers are Americans who’ve exhausted all 99 wks. of what government benefit?
Unemployment

R2:
#1: To prep for an iconic July event, what Spanish city coats its streets w/ non-slip chemicals to avoid injury to the runners & the bulls?
Pamplona
#2: Known for the Valiant & the Gran Fury, what now-defunct car brand aptly featured The Mayflower in its logo?
MSO: George
Nash Rambler
#3: Once considered a gift from the Mayan gods, what divine evergreen tree can we thank for giving us chocolate?
Cacao
RLC: In his 1998 book, historian Robert Wooster ranked the 100 most influential people of the Civil War- name four of the top five.
Lee, Lincoln, Grant & Sherman (Other: Davis)
#4: Also the fictional RI town on “FAMILY GUY”, what hard crustacean’s sometimes known as a chowder claw?
Quahog

R3:
#1: During WWI, the British Royal House of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha adopted what more English-sounding name?
House of Windsor
FQ: Selling egg-dying kits for over a century, what co.’s name is derived from the Pennsylvania Dutch word for “Easter”?
FA: Paas ($1100)

G2: John, Reese & Lisa (23rd & 7th)(BtG: 45)
OUT IN FIVE

G3: Alan, Eileen & Mark (Columbus between 78th & 79th)(BtG: 33)

$2K VB: Acc. to Mark Twain, this church in Milan resembles a delusion of Frostwork that might vanish w/ a single breath. What generic Italian word for “cathedral” serves as the name for this ethereal structure?
FA: Campanile (A: Duomo)

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