DR: Mike & Lymon (58th between 8th & 9th)(BtG: 40)
#1: What singer/songwriter was described by his grandson as the “Jay-Z of his time”?
#2: According to The New Oxford American Dictionary, what slang hybrid term’s defined as a close but nonsexual relationship between two men?
#3: In 1924 HERSHEY’S received a trademark for the distinctive paper plume that protrudes from what foil-wrapped candy?
#4: What iconic brand did George Eastman concoct in 1888 when dreaming up words that both began & ended w/ the letter K?
#1: Affectionately called the T.L., what gritty San Francisco neighborhood has tried to woo tourists w/ its history of single-room occupancy hotels?
#2: What city is Scotland’s most-populated?
#3: Though some call him “Old Blood and Guts”, what WWII commander did Adolf Hitler call “That crazy cowboy general”?
#4: Puerto Rico’s answer to the potato chip, Tostones are usually made by twice-frying what banana-like fruit?
#1: Pitched in infomercials by fitness guru Tony Horton, what workout system used muscle confusion to get users ripped in 90 days?
X (A: P90X)
#2: From the Greek for “flesh-eating”, what type of ancient tomb was often lined w/ limestone to speed up the decomposition of the corpses?
#3: German for “storm and stress”, what 18th C. artistic movement focused on the tempestuous ups & downs of human emotion?
“Sturm und Drang”
FQ: Virginia Dare was born in 1587 in what ILL-FATED colony?
FA: Jamestown (A: Roanoke)($2K)
G2: Man named Erin (55th)(BtG: 34)
LOST AT END OF R1
G3: Erin, Jason, Ally & Eric (Ludlow & Stanton)(BtG: 39)
STRIKE ONE ON Q #3
#1: Acc. to a gruesome theory, what playground game dates back to a barbarian tradition in which an enemy’s head is hung from a pole?
Maypole dance (A: Tetherball)
#2: An iconic poster from the 1970s featured a dangling kitten & what motivational slogan?
“Hang in there (baby)”
#3: Sharing its name w/ a comic book wizard, what popular mobile app uses a musical fingerprint to identify the title & performer of a song?
#4: Co-opted by VOLVO, a circle w/ a protruding arrow is commonly used to identify Mars, the men’s room & what common metal?
Sole $200 Q: What’s the term for a beam that’s anchored on only one end?
VB: This WY tourist attraction offers over 300K acres of jagged peaks, glacial lakes & grazing herds of elk. Inspired by its highest mountain, what’s the name of this pristine national park?
FA: Glacier (A: Grand Teton)