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“Ca$h Cab” 7/15/11

G1: Dava & Kathleen (6th between 26th & 27th)(BtG: 31)
STRIKE ONE AT CONCLUSION OF R1

R2:
#1: Sometimes abbrev. FROLF, what hybrid sport’s BANNED during the day at Kansas St. due to the injury of an innocent bystander?
Frisbee golf
#2: Meaning “acid-loving”, what variety of bacteria’s commonly used to transform milk into yogurt?
Acidophilus
#3: What intimate form of classical music was originally performed in the room of a palace or residence?
Chamber
FQ: In the War of 1812, what sunny island in the Atlantic served as the main base for the British attacks on D.C.?
FA: Bermuda

DR: Jane & Dan (The Comedy Cellar)(BtG: 47)
LOST $1400

G3: David, Cassie, Ashley & Matt (The Apollo)(BtG: 36)

R2:
#1: In its Chinese translation, what Charles Dickens novel has the evocative title Foggy City Orphan?
Oliver Twist
#2: In the mnemonic “My very eager mother just served us nine pies”, what planet does “mother” represent?
Mars
#3: Abbrev. CAT, what pollution-control method uses market incentives to cut down on emissions?
Cap & trade
#4: Accounting for Japan’s above-average intake, what standard salt additive’s vastly abundant in seaweed?
Iodine
RLC: In the U.S. News & World Report 2010 rankings, only seven of our top 30 universities lie west of the Mississippi- name five of these schools.
Stanford, UC-Berkeley, UCLA, Cal Tech & Rice (Leftovers: Washington & USC)

R3:
#1: In ’10 FOX News moved to the front of The White House Briefing Room after the abrupt departure of what veteran female correspondent?
X (A: Helen Thomas)
#2: Spelled w/ zeroes instead of O’s, what odd celebratory exclamation was Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Yr. in 2007?
W00t
FQ: In his controversial ’67 debut, what father of daytime talk featured atheist Madalyn Murray O’Hair as his first guest?
Phil Donahue

VB: Made by Lockheed, this spy plane gained rock star status during the Cold War due to its ability to do RECON from 70K ft. in the sky. Notoriously difficult to fly & even harder to bring down, what’s the name of this iconic aircraft model?
FA: U-2 ($2.5K)

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