G1: Lisa & sister Nancy (9th between 37th & 38th)(BtG: 30)
#1: Located in the heart of Beijing, the name of what palace complex alludes to the fact that it was OFF-LIMITS to BOTH commoners & UNWELCOME nobility?
MSO: Pat Wheeler
FQ: In a record that “nobody can deny”, what celebratory tune has Guinness World Records identified as the “Most Recorded Song in English” next to “Happy Birthday”?
FA: “For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow”
G2: Annie, Emily & Morgan (Spring between Broadway & Crosby)(BtG: 31)
LOST $400 AFTER BOTH S-Os WENT WRONG
G3: JASON BLOCK & Joe (Houston & Forsyth)(BtG: 33)
#1: In 1993 Crayola debuted a violet crayon called Purple Mountain Majesty in honor of what patriotic song?
“America the Beautiful”
#2: Counting all five of ’em, what North American bodies of water contain about 20% of the Earth’s accessible fresh water?
#3: Featuring 60-second games in over 30 countries, what popular TV series was known as “Un Minuto Para Ganar” in Chile & Columbia?
“Minute to Win It”
#4: Founded in 1914 in Minnesota, what bus line’s name was inspired by the color & sleek appearance of its vehicles?
#1: Flying over the U.K. since 1801, the Union Jack incorporates the crosses of St. George, St. Patrick & what patron Saint of Scotland?
Gregory (A: Andrew)
#2: Also called the breastbone, which bone in the human body’s often cracked in half to perform open-heart surgery?
RLC: The esteemed International Tree Nut Council represents the interests of nine different tree nut industries- name seven of these nine varieties of nut.
Walnuts, Brazil nuts, pecans, almonds, macadamias, pistachios & X (Missed: Cashews, hazelnuts & pine nuts)
#3: A metaphor for American optimism, The Little Engine That Could was a classic children’s book that made repeated use of what mantra?
“I think I can”
#4: Also known as a slipstick, what mechanical computational device was rendered obsolete by the invention of the calculator?
Sole $200 Q: The largest tree-dwelling animal on Earth, what colorful ape has hanging cheek flaps that demonstrate male dominance?
VB: You’re looking at the remnants of a Roman city that spent over 1,600 yrs. buried beneath layers of pumice & ash. Providing a chilling snapshot of life in 79 A.D., what’s the name of this world-famous ghost town?
FA: POMPEII ($1400)