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G1: Roger, Faith, Joe & David (B&H Photo)(BtG: 39)

R2:
#1: Deriving its name from a fictitious paper company, “Dunderhead Nation” was an online social network for fans of what sitcom?
“The Office”
#2: Meaning “to the skies” in Hebrew, what Israeli airline boasts undercover agents on every flight?
El Al
#3: Because it supports the skull, what top vertebrae of the spine was named after the Greek titan who holds the heavens on his shoulders?
Atlas
RLC: Acc. to a Gallup poll, five of the most admired people of the 20th century are women- name four.
ONLY NAMED ELEANOR ROOSEVELT (Others: Mother Teresa, Helen Keller, Jackie Kennedy Onassis & Margaret Thatcher)
FQ: A signature dish at IHOP, what rhyming menu option boasts pancakes topped w/ whipped cream & berry compote?
Rooty Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity

VB: This scientific sideshow’s produced by a transformer circuit that was once used to provide electrotherapy to unfortunate patients. Named for the father of alternating current, what’s this high-voltage coil?
FA: Tesla ($1200)

G2: Mary Lynn (52nd & 2nd)(BtG: 43)
STRUCK OUT AFTER TWO RDS.

DR: Dick, Eric & Lee (Hudson River Cafe at 133rd & 12th)(BtG: 43)

R1:
#1: Often adorning the left wrist of Madonna, a red string bracelet is a famous symbol of what school of Jewish mysticism?
Kabbalah
#2: Now a threat to offshore oil rigs, what natural phenomena were poetically described by a sixth century monk as “floating crystal castles”?
Icebergs
#3: Won by a chestnut colt named Aristides, the first Kentucky Derby took place in May 1875 at what famed racetrack?
Churchill Downs
#4: Once observed eating a hummingbird, the Goliath bird eater was the largest-known species of what hair-covered arachnid?
Tarantula

R2:
#1: Key to solving the riddle of The Sphinx, what simple device helps man walk on three legs at night?
Cane
#2: Mixing sulfur, charcoal & saltpeter, what explosive substance did the Chinese accidentally invent while trying to make an immortality elixir?
Gunpowder
#3: Causing some purists to grumble, what famed book of quotations added entries from Jerry Seinfeld, J.K. Rowling & “Jerry Maguire” in ’03?
SSO
Bartlett’s Book of Quotations
#4: Known informally as “The Service”, what famed British counterintelligence agency’s housed in a complex called The Thames House?
MI6 (A: MI5)

R3:
#1: Once dubbed “Blackout in a Can”, what alcoholic beverage from Fusion Products dropped caffeine as an ingredient in 2010?
Four Loko
#2: Due to their ability to absorb radioactive cesium, what yellow flowers have been planted by farmers in Fukushima, Japan?
Sunflowers
#3: Allowing soldiers to station themselves closer to the action, what specific type of military installation is abbrev. FOB?
OTHER S-O: Mary (Eric’s mom who was married to a military man)
FA: Forward Operating Base ($2200)

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