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“Ca$h Cab” 8/8/07

G1: Kathy, John & Ruth (44th & 9th)(BtG: 33)
STRIKE ONE ON Q #4

R2:
#1: In 1543 nine-month-old Mary Stuart was carried to her coronation & given what royal title?
Mary, Queen of Scots
#2: A nuclear reaction that takes place at room temperature & normal pressure’s known as what type of fusion?
MSO: Denise
Fission (A: Cold)
#3: People w/ allergies to what food are commonly warned NOT to receive flu vaccinations?
Egg
FQ: What rival did Muhammad Ali barely defeat in “The Thrilla in Manilla”?
“Smokin'” Joe Frazier

VB: Standing over 8K strong these statuesque soldiers were buried w/ China’s Emperor Qin to increase his clout in the afterlife. Meaning “baked earth” in Italian, what type of clay was used to make these formidable figurines?
FA: Terra cotta

G2: Catherine Schuler & Stefano (MoMA)(BtG: 30)
AFTER BEING RIGHT ON THE FIRST THREE, THEY MISSED THE NEXT THREE

G3: Noreen, Kate & Sean (6th & 2nd)(BtG: 38)
BAD MOBILE S-O ON Q #3

R2:
#1: Abbrev. VC, what outside source of equity’s commonly used to finance high-risk, high-tech startups?
Venture capital
#2: Debuting in BATMAN comic book #16, what was the name of Bruce Wayne’s trusty butler/assistant?
Alfred
#3: From a Scottish word meaning “salty” what adjective describes a murky mix of fresh & sea water?
Brine (A: Brackish)
#4: Also called a hands-free aerial the Ollie is a pivotal move invented in ’76 for what sport?
Skateboarding

R3:
#1: Popular w/ amateur enthusiasts, what type of radio signal travels long distances by bouncing its frequency off the Earth’s ionosphere?
Shortwave
RLC: Parker Brothers made five of the 24 games honored in the Games Magazine Hall of Fame- name four of these classics.
MONOPOLY, Trivial PursuitX (Leftovers: RISK, SORRY! & Clue)

VB: Located on Oahu’s north shore this legendary surfing spot’s said to offer some of the world’s deadliest waves. Sometimes called “The Pipeline” this storied stretch of surf’s named for what Japanese battle cry?
FA: “BANZAI”

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G1: Bert, Todd & Sean Segal (Union Square Cafe)(BtG: 42)
INSTANT STRIKE

R2:
#1: Lending its name to a famous swashbuckling trio, what long-barreled gun was the weapon of choice during the Revolutionary War?
Musket
#2: Afflicting the bell-ringing Quasimodo, Kyphosis is a spinal condition more casually known as what?
Hunchback
#3: More distinguished than a resume, what list of experience & achievements is abbrev. CV?
Curriculum Vitae
RLC: Name four of the seven nations in the world that end w/ -stan.
Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan & Kazakhstan (Others: Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan & Turkmenistan)
#4: What famed CA mountain pass got its name from a group of stranded settlers that allegedly resorted to cannibalism?
MSO: Mike
Donner

R3:
#1: Once used to describe a ship whose sails have blown loose, what nautical phrase’s synonymous w/ “extremely inebriated”?
Two sheets to the wind (A: Three sheets to the wind)
FQ: A counterpart to the jugular vein, what life-sustaining artery’s compressed when a wrestler performs a sleeper hold?
Carotid

VB: Despite its tranquil appearance this river’s delta was once the site of prolonged fighting between the U.S. & the Vietcong. Providing the livelihood for millions of southeast Asians, what’s the name of this well-known waterway?
FA: Mekong ($1250)

G2: Aaron, Melissa & James (9th between 1st & A)(BtG: 44)

R2:
#1: Immortalized by Agatha Christie, what legendary railroad’s first route was from Paris to Istanbul?
Midnight Express (A: Orient Express)
#2: In the scope of a gun, what’s the term for the intersecting strands of wire used to achieve accuracy?
Crosshairs
#3: Who hosted the ’80s space series “Cosmos”, the 2nd-most-watched PBS miniseries of all-time?
SSO
Leonard Nimoy (A: Carl Sagan)
#4: Causing an obsession w/ fire, what mental condition did Sigmund Freud often link to men w/ a history of bed-wetting?
Pyromania

R3:
#1: Meaning “let it stand” in Latin what four-letter word do proofreaders often use to instruct writers to disregard a change?
STRUCK OUT (A: STET)

G3: Jennifer & Shia (West Broadway & Duane)(BtG: 35)

R2:
#1: Meaning “to strip of leaves” in Latin what cosmetic process involves the scrubbing away of dead skin cells?
Exfoliate
#2: Feat. flags, marshals & miners what Milton Bradley game first appeared in France under the name “L’Attaque”?
BATTLESHIP (A: STRATEGO)
#3: What show has Pat Robertson hosted since ’66?
MSO: Scott
“THE 700 CLUB”
#4: By burying & consuming unwanted cow pies what insects save the U.S. cattle industry millions of dollars each yr.?
Dung beetles
RLC: ’03 marked the 100th Anniv. of MLB’s World Series, but in 1903 only eight teams made up the NL. Name five of these historic teams.
Brooklyn Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, NY Giants, Chicago Cubs & Philadelphia Phillies (Leftovers: Braves, Pirates & Reds)

R3:
#1: In ’77 what bubblegum brand issued a press release dispelling the myth that its unusually soft texture came from spider eggs?
Hubba Bubba (A: Bubble Yum)
#2: Asia’s first female president, what Filipina politician was named TIME‘s Woman of the Yr. in ’86?
Gloria Arroyo (A: Corazon Aquino)

C #6: The two teams would recreate these six dishes- Beef Wellington, salmon, halibut, rack of lamb, duck breast & double-boned pork chop.
W- BT
REWARD: Rock climbing gym experience & dinner at Bourbon Steak at the Americana at Brand
PUNISHMENT: Spend all day w/ Marino

SUDDEN DEATH CHALLENGE: The chefs who participated had to recreate Oyster Tagliatelle.
Chosen to Cook: Manda, Milly, Barbie, Robyn, Elise & Giovanni
L- Giovanni

BB:
STARTS & ENDS W/ “H”
STATE BY COUNTIES
MONSTER MASH
HISTORIC OBJECTS
PUBLISHING
MUSICAL GROUP NAMES DEFINED

Austin selects a TDD fairly early behind the $1K Musical Group Name Defined tonight w/ $1600; Alan started w/ $600 & Buzzy’s begun w/ $400.

On a standard piano there are 36 of these sharps & flats.

“What are the black keys?”- yeah. The $200 Monster Mash clue gets scared away back to the vault because of those Beeps of Time.

HS:

Buzzy: $600/Alan: $3,400/Austin: $3,800

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $600 (Publishing)
UNATTEMPTED LT: $2200
TOTAL LT: $2800

CS:

Buzzy: $2,800/Alan: $5,600/Austin: $6,200

DJ!:
EPONYMS
TYPES OF MOVIES
THE BODY HUMAN
WORLD THEATER
5 EXES
4 O’s

Buzzy sees DD #1 on the $1600 part of The Body Human & $10,800 is currently in his pot for tonight’s game; Austin’s in 2nd w/ nine large & Alan’s dwindled to $4800. Buzzy will gamble the whole kit & kaboodle & this is his answer:

The hip’s this type of joint, meaning that a rounded surface of one bone moves within the depression of another bone.

“What is a ball & socket joint?”- on the mark! This ToC’s last DD is found by…Alan w/ the $2K Eponym; $10,400 is what he has now at his disposal to Buzzy’s $23,200. Alan also goes for broke:

These slips of the tongue that bear a man’s name include “It is now kisstomary to cuss the bride”.

“What’s a Freudian slip?”…WE’RE BOTH WRONG! It’s instead a spoonerism. The BoT go off on the $400 answers for World Theater, 5 Exes & 4 O’s.

ATTEMPTED LT: $2K
UNATTEMPTED LT: $3600
TOTAL DJ! LT: $5600

Pre-Final S Tonight:

Buzzy: $25,600/Alan: $1,600/Austin: $10,200

TONIGHT’S CORYAT SCORES:
Buzzy: $16,400
Alan: $12K
Austin: $9,600

ToC FINAL CORYAT SCORES:
Buzzy: $20,400
Alan: $26,400
Austin: $22,400

FJ! #50: STATE CAPITALS

A state capital since 1805, its name begins w/ the last four letters of the state’s name.

ALAN: NOTHING ($1200) = $400 + $8,800 = $9,200
AUSTIN: “WHAT IS INDIANAPOLIS?” ($10K) = $200 + $6.5K = $6,700
BUZZY: “What is Love You!” (Correct: What is Montpelier?) = $24,299

$1K T-U: Phrase

_ I R _ _ / O F

A / F E A _ H _ R

Sue & Alexis take too long & start w/ EVERY.

_ I R D S / O F

A / F E A _ H _ R

Marion & Issac solve BIRDS OF A FEATHER:

Grandpa Marion Tatum & oldest grandson Isaac (Lincoln): Marion’s married to Karen for 56 yrs.; Issac’s married to Ashley
Grandma Jeanette & Logan Abdo (Roxboro, NC): he’s a rock band member/vocalist who’s wheelchair-bound
Grandma Sue Shearer & granddaughter Alexis (Middletown, NJ): Alexis is currently studying to be a physician’s assistant at Rider Univ. where she also does Division I track & field

$2K T-U: AtH

S _ _ W / S H _ _ _ L

Marion & Issac have their SNOW SHOVEL ready.

R1: Thing

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M&I: 2 S’s ($600), 4 E’s, 3 A’s, 3 O’s, N ($700), 2 F’s ($550), BANKRUPT NEAR $650
J&L: 2 T’s ($600), I (FV), 2 Y’s ($800)

_ Y / F A _ O _ I T E

S E A S O N / O F

T _ E / Y E A _

MY FAVORITE SEASON OF THE YEAR is just around the corner, Winter- they earn $2550.

SOLE BANKRUPT: M&I

Big Fish Crossword/MR: You’re such a baby!

Line #1: _ _ _ _
Line #2: _ _ _ _
Column #1: _ _ _ (incl. 1st letter of Line #1 word & last letter of Line #2 word)
Column #2: _ _ _ _ (incl. last letter of Line #1 word)

J&L: 2 L’s ($600), N ($650), 3 A’s, K (CRUISE)
S&A: M ($700), B (MW near $650…$$$), U (OoV), C ($1K), F (GC)

Line #1: C A L F
Line #2: L A M B
Column #1: C U B
Column #2: F A _ N

FAWN was prev. used as a BP in May ’05 & solved; they solve this grid for $12,950 in $ & GC.
$10K SPIN ID: CL09795

SOLE DUD: K (J&L)

PP: WAYD?

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S&A: 2 N’s ($600), 2 I’s, E, G ($500), A
M&I: R ($700)
J&L: BANKRUPT NEAR TD
S&A: T ($500), 5 O’s (NMV), 2 L’s ($500), C ($600)

C O O L I N G / O _ _

I N / T _ E / _ O O L

They’ll be COOLING OFF IN THE POOL during their trip.

DUDS: A (S&A), R (M&I)
INSTA-BANKRUPT: J&L

CS:

S&A: $23,750 in $ & prizes/M&I: $3K/J&L: $2550

$3K T-U: Person

L I _ E _ O N G

L E A R N E _

Marion & Issac sweep the T-Us, so at least one of ’em is a LIFELONG LEARNER.

S-U: E
FS: $1.5K

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L: N, S, D, C, 2 M’s, 2 H’s

C H _ M _ _ _ N S H _ _

_ _ M _

Sue clinches her duo’s berth in the CHAMPIONSHIP GAME w/ that $3K solve.

SOLE DUD: D (S&A)

TONIGHT’S BANKRUPT TRASH: $2250

BR SUBJECT POSSIBILITIES: Thing, People & What Are You Doing?
P: WAYD?

They brought dad Joe, daughter Stacy, granddaughter Taylor & son John & Dan. Sue spins that G spot.

_ R _ _ _ _ _ N _

_ S E _ _ L / _ _ _ _ _ E

RSTLNE/DFHI

_ R _ _ I D I N _

_ S E F _ L / _ D _ I _ E

I wish I had been PROVIDING USEFUL ADVICE, but they blank out anyhow.

G1: Clays v. McGinnises (Marietta)(David, Michelle, Elizabeth, Stephen & Steve)

R1 (women): Name something you’d do if you had a crush on a NUDE minister in church:

#1:
#2:
#3:
#4: Keep it secret (4)(David)
#5:
#6: Dress like a ho (2)(Patrick)

McGinnises: Go more/get involved (TA- 61), favors (VB), tape communion, flirt/chat/ask out (#3- 11), get baptized
Patrick Steal: Sit on front row- X (#2: Pray/repent- 17/#5: New church/DON’T go)

R2 (guys): Name a kind of plastic surgery you’d like to get:

#1:
#2:
#3:
#4:
#5: Facelift (5)(Michelle)
#6:
#7:
X- Arms (Val)

McGinnises: Calf implants (BA- 3), lipo/tummy tuck (#1- 32), ears, butt, eyebrows (VB)
Patrick Steal #2: Elong the shlong- #2 (24)(#3: Nose job- 16/#4: Hair implants- 9/Unsaid BA: Pec job)

Double (married ladies): Tell me something your husband’s full of:

#1: Doody (35)(Elizabeth)
#2:
#3:
#4:
#5:
#6:
#7:
#8:

McGinnises: Himself (#3- 12), knowledge (#5- 7), beer, sexual tension, food
Patrick Steal #3: Excuses- #6 (5)(#2: Love- 13/#4: Humor/jokes- 10/#7: “Hot air”/Only BA of board: Gas- 3)

TRIPLE: Where is your happy place?:

#1:
#2: Outdoors/beach (25)(Stephen)
#3:
#4:
X- Car (Mike)

PASS

Clays: Home/bed (TA- 51), pool, boat/yacht, church
David Steal to Wrestle Title Away or Not: Sports event- L (#3: My imagination- 6/BA: The mall/shopping- 3)

FM:
#1: To the nearest dollar, tell me what you think the minimum wage should be.
#2: Something kids paint pictures of.
#3: An expression that contains “party”.
#4: A vehicle that would be hard to learn how to operate.
#5: A sport that’s played w/ a small ball.

Nicole: $15 (19), families (24), birthday party (5), stick-shift & tennis (17)
Patrick: $10 (28), homes (25), party bus, race car & golf (42)
Unsaid #1s: Party animal & truck/big rig

G2: Trusts v. Hofmanns (Ardmore, OK)(Scott, Sherra, Stuart, Shelby & Jacob)

R1: Name something of yours you hope your dog NEVER tries to mate w/:

#1:
#2: You/your leg/your butt (24)(Scott- banker in Norman)
#3:
#4: Clothes/shoes (8)(Yolanda)
#5:
#6:
#7:

Hofmanns (Stuart’s a police officer): Cat (#1- 25), kid (#6- 5), bed/pillow (#3- 10), tires, another dog, spouse/mate (#5- 7) & furn.
Yolanda Steal: Stuffed animals- Y (4)

R2 (women): If a RUDE man calls your breasts “melons”, what food might you call his package?

#1: Wiener (33)(Kanika)
#2:
#3:
#4:
#5:
#6:
#7: Banana (4)(Sherra)
#8:

Trusts: (Baby) carrot (ONLY BA- 3), cucumber (#6- 5), pepper, chicken, pickle/gherkin (#2- 16), eggplant
Scott Steal: Zucchini (#3: Peanut/nut- 13/T4: Grape & raisin- 6 apiece)

Double: A woman might say bald men are more what?

#1: Sexy/attractive (53)(Tamia)
#2:
#3:
#4:
#5:
#6:

Trusts: Stylish, caring/kind (BA- 3), muscular, athletic
Scott Steal #2: Mature/experienced- #4 (4)(#2: Fun/exciting- 6/#3: Shiny/Left unsaid on bottom: Loving/romantic)

TRIPLE: Name a place your parents used to tell you to be on your best behavior:

#1:
#2:
#3:
#4: School (4)(Tamiya)
X- Dr./hospital (Shelby)

Trusts: Church (TA- 67), restaurant (#2- 18) & relative’s home (5)

FM:
#1: Something your know-it-all mom-in-law pretends to know everything about.
#2: What percent of men at singles bars are married?
#3: Give me a word that rhymes w/ “bike”.
#4: Something found in the bathroom.
#5: Something of yours that you might open wide.

Kirsten: Cooking (11), 40% (6), tyke (12), toilet (32) & mouth (49)
Tamiya: Marriage (5), 10% (6), like (25), toothbrushes (3) & purse
Unsaid #1s: Raising kids, 50% & hike

11/17/17 Quick News & Notes

-Lexus is NO LONGER a sponsor of “project RUNWAY”.
-At the end of last weekend’s “FAMILY GUY” Stewie was watching “WHEEL of FORTUNE”.
-“Mike & Mike” ended their run today.
-“NASHVILLE” will be ending for good.
-To clarify, next wk. of “Millionaire” WON’T entirely have celebrities.