GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS
THE WEATHER & GEOGRAPHY REPORT (map picture clues)
VIDEO GAME TIMELINE
HOW NOBEL OF THEM
ODDS & ENDS
$800 How Nobel of Them:
INSTANT DD! To get Nilai off to a $1K start this evening:
He got his job at age four; 49 yrs. later, in 1989, he won a Nobel Peace Prize.
"Who is Jimmy Carter?"...not even close- it was the Dalai Lama.
The IAEA, the International this Agency, shared the 2005 NPP for its efforts to make nuclear power safe.
Nilai: "What is atomic energy?"- BACK TO SQUARE ONE
$1K The Weather & Geography Report:
Better bring an umbrella to Lloro near this South American country's Pacific Coast, said to average 40 ft. of rain a yr.
Nilai: "What is Columbia?"- CORRECT ($1K)
On Apr. 12, 1934, Mt. Washington in this state got quite a blow- wind clocked at 231 mph.
Nilai: "What is New Hampshire?"- CORRECT ($1,800)
Raindrops won't be falling on your head in Arica in this South American country; it takes 30+ yrs. to get one inch of rain.
Leonard: "What is Chile?"- YES ($600)
$200 Video Game Timeline:
1980: This pie-shaped character chomps its way into arcades.
Leonard: "Who is 'Pac-Man'?"- ABSOLUTELY ($800)
'95: SONY releases PlayStation, which loads games from these instead of cartridges.
Nilai: "What are CDs?"- RIGHT ($2,200)
$400 Weather & Geography Report:
Want variety? Over two days in 1916, the temperature in Browning in this state went from 44 to -56 degrees.
Leonard: "What is Montana?"- RIGHT ($1,200)
'07: This game from Harmonix is like "Guitar Hero" w/ mic & drums.
Leonard: "What is 'Rock Band'?"- GOT IT ($1,800)
'09: "Batman" wins new fans as he fights bad guys who've seized this mental hospital.
Leonard: "What is Arkham Asylum?"- RIGHT ($2,600)
'10: This XBOX motion-sensing system allows players to play games without a controller.
Leonard: "What is Kinect?"- RIGHT ($3,600)
Closing Out the Weather & Geography Report:
It gets hot in El Azizia near Tripoli in this country, hot like 124 degrees one day in 1922.
Nilai: "What is Libya?"- RIGHT ($2,400)
In 2011, a robot solved this toy in a record 5.27 sec.
Nilai: "What is a Rubik's Cube?"- RIGHT ($3,200)
Also in '11, the world's longest living snake was a 25-ft., two-in. reticulated one of these.
Barrett: "What is Python?"- FINALLY ON THE BOARD ($1K)- FIRST BREAK
It's a new TV series derived from an existing one, like "Teen Mom" from "16 and Pregnant".
Leonard: "What is a spin-off?"- RIGHT ($3,800)
When you aren't connected to the Internet, you still may be able to work this way.
Nilai: "What is offline?"- RIGHT ($3,600)
It's a nine-letter word for one's children.
Nilai: "What are offspring?"- YES THEY ARE ($4,600)
Beware of this unlicensed copy of a more expensive item like a name-brand purse or watch.
Leonard: "What is off-brand?"- NOT ACCEPTABLE ($3K)
Barrett: "What is knock-off?"- GOOD ($1,800)
The International Chili Society sanctions this type of competition worldwide.
Leonard: "What is a cookoff?"- RIGHT ($3,600)
First O & E:
The golden apples of The Hesperides were guarded by Ladon, one of these mythic creatures.
Nilai: "What is a dragon?"- GOT THAT ($4,800)
Clavicle's another name for this bone.
Leonard: "What's the...uh...like the neck bone- collar bone"- GOOD ENOUGH ($4,600)
goarmy.com has a section called "locate" this person whose job's to help you join up.
Barrett: "Who is a recruiter?"- CORRECT ($2,600)
$600 (Jimmy from the Mekong River in Vietnam):
Along the Mekong you see this symbol that represents the two complimentary forces that make up all aspects & phenomena of life.
Nilai: "What are yin & yang?"- HAD TO BE ($5,400)
The Cloisters & The Costume Institute are both part of this vast NYC museum.
Barrett: "What is the Guggenheim?"- NO ($2,200)
Nilai: "What is Madame Toussaud's Wax Museum?"- NO ($5K)
FIRST TS TONIGHT: Metropolitan Museum of Art
2,865 fountains were created when participants dropped this brand of candy into bottles of soda.
Leonard: "What are mentos?"- GOT 'EM ($5,200)- ONE-MIN. ALERT
Fastest talker Sean Shannon set a record by reciting the "To be or not to be" soliloquy from this play in 23.8 sec.
Nilai: "What is 'MacBeth'?"- NO ($4,600)
Barrett: What is 'Romeo & Juliet'?"- NO ($1,800)
TS #2: "Hamlet"
How low can you go in this party dance? One girl passed under a bar set just 8.5 in. off the floor.
Nilai: "What is the Limbo?"- IT IS ($4,800)
For his work on monetary theory, Milton Friedman won the 1976 Nobel Prize for this.
Leonard: "What is Economics?"- RIGHT ($5,800)- END OF RD.
LT (all attempted): $800
Last Half-Dozen Topics in this Teen Tourney:
IT HAPPENED IN FEBRUARY
In an 1845 poem he quoted the raven as saying "Nevermore".
Nilai: "Who is (Edgar Allan) Poe?"- YOU BET ($5,200)
Pluto's one of the larger KBOs, objects found within this belt.
Nilai: "What is the Kuiper Belt?"- RIGHT ($6,800)
The Winter Olympic Games were hosted by this U.S. city in Feb. '02.
Nilai: "What is Salt Lake City?"- RIGHT ($8,400)
DD #1! Now, for $2K more:
Though technically in Winter, the protests that toppled Egypt's leader is Feb. 2011 were part of this.
"What is the Arab Spring?"...indeed that was it for $10,400!
In Jul. 1741, Jonathan Edwards delivered the fiery sermon these people "...in the hands of an angry God".
Leonard: "What are sinners?"- RIGHT ($7,400)
$400 T-L W:
13 letters: Enjoy the ice cream after the Palatines get removed in this operation common for kids.
Nilai: "What are...what is Tonsillectomy?"- YEAH INDEED ($10,800)
Arcturus, one of the brightest stars in the night sky, is classified as one of these, larger & brighter than The Sun.
Leonard: "What is a red giant?"- YUP ($8,600)
Aussie actress Rebel Wilson is aca-larious as Fat Amy in this movie about collegiate a cappella.
Leonard: "What is 'Pitch Perfect'?"- EXACTLY ($10,200)
In college football, "The Play" is the one on which Cal beat Stanford w/ five of these sideways passes.
Barrett: "What is a lateral?"- YEP ($3,400)
This hissing sound can also mean to end feebly after a promising start.
Barrett: "What is fizzle?"- CORRECT ($5,400)
Matt Damon & his kids find themselves w/ a large menagerie of pets in this '11 flick.
Nilai: "What is 'We Bought a Zoo'?"- YES INDEED ($12,800)
On Feb. 23, 1847, Zachary Taylor had a "good view" of the fighting as his U.S. troops won this key battle in The Mexican War.
Barrett: "What is Buena Vista?"- GOT THAT ONE ($7,400)
On Feb. 26, 1815, he escaped from the island of Elba & headed back to France.
Nilai: "Who was Napoleon?"- RIGHT ($13,600)
In 2006, the large dwarf planet known as UB313 was renamed this, after the Greek Goddess of Discord.
Leonard: "What is Eris?"- RIGHT ($12,200)
"Devon is sometimes considered the most beautiful school in New England"" is a line from this John Knowles novel.
Barrett: "What is A Separate Peace?"- YEAH ($8,600)
She wrote a couple of famous "teen" novels, O Pioneers! from 1913 & My Antonia from 1918.
Leonard: "Who is Willa Cather?"- RIGHT ($14,200)
13 letters: Seen here- it links up smaller devices to calculate incredibly fast.
Leonard: "What is a supercomputer?"- RIGHT ($15,400)
13 letters: Swiss & Portuguese are two of these.
Barrett: "Demonyms?"- WAY OFF ($7K)
TS #3: Nationalities
16 letters: Embezzlement or other improper use of funds.
TS #4: Misappropriation
Margaret Hamilton played both Miss Gulch & The Wicked Witch in this 1939 classic.
Barrett: "What is 'The Wizard of Oz'?"- OF COURSE IT WAS ($8,200)
While being grilled to death, St. Lawrence said "Please..." do this; "I'm done on one side".
Leonard: "What is turn me over?"- YES INDEED ($16,600)
It passed by Earth in 1896 & isn't expected to return until 2061-- hope you kids enjoy that.
Leonard: "What is Haley's Comet?"- RIGHT ($17,400)
"Twihards" sank their teeth into this '12 film, the final chapter in the "Twilight" saga.
Leonard: "What is 'Breaking Dawn- Part 2?"- RIGHT ($18,200)
LAST DD! At the ONE-MIN. ALERT, he's gambling $18K (& he means it), so he's going big or going home likely after this clue:
In Reginald Rose's play "Twelve Angry Men", the men are all members of one of these.
"What is a jury?"...the verdict on that response- GIVE IT TO HIM!!!
$800 T-L W:
17 letters: The philosophy of Thoreau & Emerson.
Leonard: "What is Transcendentalism?"- RIGHT AGAIN ($37K)
In an O. Henry story, a boy kidnapped for this payment is so much trouble that in the end the kidnappers pay to return him.
Barrett: "What is ransom?"- YEAH ($9K)
Put three letters before "real" to get this, a trial ended by the judge w/ no verdict.
Nilai: "What is a mistrial?"- CORRECT ($14K)
In a 2009 essay contest, 12-yr.-old Clara Ma came up w/ this winning name for the Mars Rover.
Nilai: "What is Curiosity?"- RIGHT ($14,800)- TIME'S UP
SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $1,600 (Teen-Letter Words)
SOLE UNATTEMPTED TS: $2K (same topic)
TOTAL DJ! LT: $3,600
TONIGHT'S CORYAT SCORES:
FJ! CATEGORY: Military Men.
On Jun. 6, 1944, he said "The eyes of the world are upon you".
BARRETT: "Who is Dwight D Eisenhower" (ALL-IN) + $17,600 = $35,600
NILAI: "Who is
LEONARD: "WHO is some guy in Normandy. But I just won $75,000!" (ZIPPO) + $3K = $40K