G1: Reg & Peter (53rd & 5th)(BtG: 41)
STRIKE ONE ON Q #2; USED MOBILE S-O ON Q #4
#1: What boss of the Gambino crime family was known as “The Teflon Don”?
#2: A pregnant Demi Moore appeared NUDE on the cover of what Conde Nast magazine in ’91?
#3: A favorite of mycologists, toadstools belong to what kingdom of living things?
Mushrooms (A: Fungi)
#4: In 2005 the name of what CIA operative was allegedly leaked by Lewis “Scooter” Libby?
Plume (A: Valerie Plame)
G2: Stephen & Annette (Strand Bookstore)(BtG: 42)
#1: A conviction for what crime finally sent Al Capone to the slammer in ’32?
#2: In what specific type of bet do gamblers wager NOT on who wins or loses, but on the game’s total score?
#3: Signifying a specific Scottish clan, what’s the term for the pattern woven on a Scottish kilt?
#4: In 1856 what famed duo started their own co., only to become the nation’s largest manufacturer of handguns?
Smith & Wesson
#1: In “The Sound of Music”, what family hired the vocally skilled Maria to be their governess?
#2: In geology, what’s the theory scientists use to explain the phenomenon of continental drift?
#3: Latin for “pebble”, what branch of mathematics investigations motion & rates of change?
X (A: Calculus)
#4: Inflaming America’s passion against slavery, who wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin in the 1850s?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
#5: W/ a MISLEADING name, what savory dish’s created from a young calf’s thymus or pancreas?
FQ: Meaning “our thing” in English, what’s “The Mafia” known as in Sicily?
FA: Cosa Nostra ($800)
G3: Tim, Mike & Bill (St. Marks & 2nd)(BtG: 45)
#1: Founded by Jean Baptiste Bienville, what New Orleans neighborhood consists of a military-style grid of 70 squares?
#2: In religion, what’s the term for bodily marks or sores that correspond to Jesus’ crucifixion wounds?
#3: In an ironic twist, on what date did BOTH Thomas Jefferson & John Adams DIE in 1826?
#4: Nicknamed “Charlie Hustle”, who was BANNED from baseball after being accused of gambling on games?
RLC: In traditional gemmology, there are only four gemstones that are considered precious- name these valuable stones.
Diamond, emerald, sapphire & ruby
#1: What U.S. house of records contains the world’s largest collection of legal documents?
Library of Congress
#2: Full of geometric goodness, the carambola fruit’s commonly known as what?
Pineapple (A: Starfruit)
#3: Spanish for “the gilded one”, what mythical city did European explorers scour the new world to find?
#4: During Prohibition, bootleggers smuggled booze over land. Smugglers who traveled by water were known as what?
#5: What classic rock guitarist once shredded his fingers on stage while performing his signature “Windmill Strum”?
Jimi Hendrix Pete Townshend
#6: From the Greek words for “flesh eater”, what stone container holds a coffin or a body?
FQ: What fusible alloy’s commonly used in the electronics & plumbing fields to join metallic surfaces?
VB: First used for military purposes during the American Revolution, submarines have a rich history. In an incendiary 1915 incident, what British ocean liner was sunk by a German sub?
FA: Lusitania ($2300)