So far early this week, we've had a couple $60K+ winners. But looking to make it to at least six-figure land on this edition's Olga Kreimer from NYC (who read a "Millionaire" quiz book in Russian).
Pre-Randomized Topics: The Big Day, Site Specific, Brand Names, Making a Case, Ancient Origins, Movie Locations, Do the Math, Early Work, No Quacks & Mirror Images
TT: Site Specific, Making a Case, Early Work, Brand Names, Movie Locations, Mirror Images, Ancient Origins, The Big Day, No Quacks & Do the Math
1. A natural fit, what online company owns the website Shopping.com?
FA: eBaY- $5K
2. Referred to as "humpbacking", putting an uppercase letter in the middle of a word also goes by what fitting, animal-friendly name?
FA: CamelCase- $7K ($12K)
3. Leaving to become a full-time illustrator, what children's author previously worked as a window dresser at F.A.O. Schwarz?
A: Shel Silverstein
B: Dr. Seuss
C: Maurice Sendak
D: Roald Dahl
FA: Sendak- $100 ($12,100)
4. In 2011, what brand urged consumers to cut out the first syllable of its name on its boxes & send it as an uplifting postcard to military families?
FA: Cheerios- $500 ($12,600)
5. A movie tour of what city includes a "Vertigo"-inspired jaunt to Ft. Point & a stop at Burritt Alley for fans of "The Maltese Falcon"?
A: San Diego
C: San Francisco
FA: S.F.- $1K ($13,600)
6. What hidden phrase can be seen on the Grateful Dead's "From the Mars Hotel" front album cover if it's held upside down in a mirror?
A: "Bad Behavior"
B: "Sweet Little Lies"
C: "Ugly Rumors"
D: "Beautiful Truths"
JUMPED (A: "Ugly Rumors"- she would've guessed "Sweet Little Lies")- $25K
7. Writing that "Corpulence is not only a disease itself, but the harbinger of others", Hippocrates expressed an early concern about what health issue?
B: Excessive drinking
FA: Obesity- $15K ($28,600)
8. On Apr. 28th of last yr., the National Museum of Dentistry in Baltimore, MD celebrated an event it called what?
A: Santa Claus Day
B: Tooth Fairy Day
C: Leprechaun Day
D: Unicorn Day
FA: Tooth Fairy Day- $3K ($31,600)
9. The political phrase "lame duck" was originally a British phrase used to describe someone who couldn't do what?
A: Grow a beard
B: Have children
C: Pay his debts
D: Read or write
OTHER JUMP USED (A: Pay his debt, which both I & she were leaning towards)- $2K
For $41,600 (after we see her brother Artem): If Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address last yr., the Declaration of Independence wouldn't be "four score and seven years ago", but rather how many "score" & "years" back?
A: Ninescore & 14 yrs.
B: Tenscore & 11 yrs.
C: Elevenscore & 16 yrs.
D: Twelvescore & four yrs.
FA: Elevenscore & 16 yrs.- EXACTLY
Q of the Day: What slang word was thought to have been coined in '58 as the name of a Superman villain?
$100K (Grammar): All but which of the following "name" novels feature the book's title within the first sentence?
A: Anna Karenina
D: Mrs. Dalloway
FA: Anna Karenina- RIGHT!
EPISODE RATING: 8