DR: Alan & Margie (125th & 5th)(BtG: 37)
#1: What classic nursery rhyme originally featured three maids in a tub instead of three men in a tub?
#2: Appropriately enough, what city determines college hockey bragging rights w/ a local tournament called The Bean Pot?
#3: Causing substantial controversy, what physician claimed that his famed maneuver can help victims of asthma & cystic fibrosis?
#4: Known for its pious posture, what long-limbed bug’s the official state insect of Connecticut?
#1: Meaning “four rivers” in Mandarin, what Chinese province’s the birthplace of Kung Pao Chicken & twice-cooked pork?
Canton (A: Szechuan)
#2: To promote energy efficiency, what old-school variety of light bulb did IKEA STOP selling in ’11?
#3: Used to describe British currency, what term applies to a metal alloy that’s 92.5% silver?
#4: Unlike the squared circle of a boxing ring, UFC fighters square off in a polygonal cage w/ what official name?
Sole $400 Q: Literally meaning “bent” in French, what squat-like ballet move’s a staple of cardio-sculpting workouts?
FA: Plie ($1400)
G2: Mishka, Brian, Katie & Dave (51st & 3rd)(BtG: 43)
OUT IN SEVEN
G3: Diane & David (11th & Hudson)(BtG: 37)
STRIKE ONE IN THREE
#1: While .us is reserved for U.S. websites, .es is the top-level domain for what European nation?
#2: Appropriated by the band Rush for a ’81 album, “Exit, stage left” was a famous catchphrase of what pink Hanna-Barbera mountain lion?
#3: What global lending agency made a rare appearance in the tabloids due to a ’11 scandal involving its director & a hotel maid?
International Monetary Fund
#4: Known as Rocket in the U.K., what bitter salad green became an unlikely symbol of the Liberal Elite in the 2008 election?
#1: Rare in the U.S., what unappetizing disease’s contracted from undercooked pork infected w/ roundworm larvae?
RLC: In 1948 The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks outlined six basic drinks that every bartender should know- name four of these classic cocktails.
Martini, Sidecar, Manhattan & X (Unsaid: Old-Fashioned, Daiquiri & Jack Rose)
FQ: A blow to European spheres of influence, what 1898 Chinese uprising was poetically referred to as the righteous fists of harmony?
FA: Boxer Rebellion ($950)