The Pizzicato Five put her in opposition with James Bond. Popular during the
1960s, she helped
to display the work of British ready-to-wear designer Mary Quant. FTP, name this supermodel,
who helped popularize the miniskirt, known for her long, lean boyish figure.
In 1955 this song was the one hit for two different one-hit wonders, Gloria
Mann and The
Penguins. While this is odd enough, both versions, as well as a version by the Crew-Cuts, were
all in the Billboard top 20 at the same time in February of that year. FTP name this song, redone
by New Edition in 1986 and featured in Back to the Future, and which is about the singer's love
for a heavenly creature who is here on this planet.
ANSWER: EARTH ANGEL
Their products include such joys as the Rock-n-Barf line of toy instruments-
the Slime Whistle, the
Horror-Monica and the Snottalotter- and the Betty Spaghetty doll, who, like her wardrobe and her
friends Zoe and Hannah, is designed to be dismembered and reassembled in bizarre new
interchangeable combinations. FTP, name this Bryan, Ohio-based company, the makers of the
A: OHIO ART Company
Invisible cola. Slanty. Crumbled up cookie things. Incapacitating. Organized
green. Snouts. The land of chocolate. Elephant fresh. Bowling fresh. Urinal fresh. Sacrilicious. 64
slices of American cheese. FTP, all of these words and phrases were preceded by what
word/sound, appended to anything that's good to Homer Simpson.
Penn State won the first two of these bowl games, in 1959 and 1960. Played
its first five years in
Philadelphia, it spent 1964 in Atlantic City before taking permanent residence in the South. From
1989-1992, the winner of the Commander-in-Chief trophy earned an automatic berth to this bowl,
while in 1994 and 1995, an automatic bid was given to one of six independent teams. FTP name
this bowl, sponsored by St. Jude's Hospital, and played in Memphis since 1965.
A: LIBERTY BOWL
It was originally worn by Louis XVI and called the Blue Diamond of the Crown.
Lost when Louis
was beheaded in 1792, its next known appearance was in 1912, as the 56 carat centerpiece of a
necklace. In April of that year it was thought lost, with a team aboard the Akademik Mistislav
Keldysh (kel-DISH) spending several years in the mid to late 1990s looking for it. Of course, had
they been looking in Cedar Rapids and not the North Atlantic, they may have found it. FTP name
this diamond which eventually did wind up on the floor of the Atlantic, tossed overboard by Rose
at the end of the film Titanic.
A: HEART OF THE OCEAN
This album features Karaoke tracks for Zingor and I Love You Baby. Other
songs include Don't
Touch Me, Water, I Love Beans, and Hoodleehoo. Spoken-word tracks include Minky Boodle, two
"nuggets of joy," and two installments of Brak's School Daze. FTP, name this album on Rhino
records, a tie in with Cartoon Network's Cartoon Planet.
ANSWER: SPACE GHOST'S MUSICAL BAR-B-QUE
(A Phil Groce OriginalTM -- usual disclaimer)
The latest addition to them is "peppered," an addition of, intuitively enough, green chile peppers.
Other modifications are not so intuitive -- "chunked" with ham, or "smothered" with onions. FTP,
name this item on a national breakfast food chain's menu, which can also be "covered," "topped,"
"diced," and, of course, "scattered."
ANSWER: WAFFLE HOUSE HASH BROWNS
(Scattered = just hash browns; Covered = chili, Topped = cheese, Diced = Tomatoes)
This defenseman shocked Commissioner Gary Bettman in 1998 by sending the International
Olympic Committee $3,000 to pay for damages caused by the U.S. team in Nagano. Four years
earlier, this Chicago native shocked Bettman by telling him to watch his back during the 1994
NHL lockout. FTP name this two-time Olympian and 15-year NHL veteran, who won a Stanley
Cup with Montreal in 1986 and who currently leads the defensive corps of Chicago.
A: Chris CHELIOS
During its original run its format changed to two couples competing in two
rounds of rapid-fire
questions and one round of 5 questions that was worth $20. The 1983 revival used the old format
of three individual contestants, but added a 60 second lightning round, the ability for the leader to
buy a 1 in 3 chance at a cash jackpot for the cost of their lead, and "The Fame Game," a who am
I question played for a pick at the number board. FTP, what game show does this describe,
hosted Jack Kelly, Joe Garagiola, and in 1983 by Jim Perry.
A: SALE OF THE CENTURY
Bruno Anthony is a rich dilettante. Guy Haines is a professional tennis
player. Both have family
problems: Anthony hates his mom, Haines his wife, who he is trying to divorce. So, Anthony
suggests that they swap murders. FTP, give the chance relationship between these two
characters and you've named this 1951 Hitchcock classic.
A: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN
This song was covered in 1996 by a bizarre pairing- crooner Tom Jones and the
Ruby. In their version, action movie star Jackie Chan takes over the role of Billy Jim, while the
importance of Jackie's mission demotes little Sammy John to just another of the funky fighting
men from the funky side of town. FTP, name this song, originally recorded by Carl Douglas,
which tells the story of a combat where the kicks were fast as lightning.
ANSWER: KUNG FU FIGHTING
In his most recent film, he plays the Basketball Angel, who loans Ernest P.
Worrell his magic
shoes, in Slam Dunk Ernest. In a brief comeback attempt, he beat Julius Erving in a one-on-one
challenge in Atlantic City in 1992. As a player, he won six league MVP's, was the 1970 Rookie of
the Year, and retired with more than 38-thousand career points. FTP name this man, who spent
20 seasons with the Bucks and Lakers before retiring in 1989.
A: Kareem ABDUL-JABBAR (prompt on Lew Alcindor)
His latest book is Nothing Burns in Hell, a pure mystery in middle America.
He achieved early
success with the novella The Lovers, the 1953 Hugo award winner. Responsible for breaking the
ground for alien sex in SF literature, he has spent almost all of his career in Peoria, Illinois.
FTP name this author, best known for writing the Riverworld series.
ANSWER: Philip Jose FARMER
It was spun off from an American version of a British sitcom, " Man About The
House," but was
itself a version of a different British series, "Robin's Nest." FTP, name this series, which
chronicled Jack Tripper's courtship and marriage to Vickie, and their attempts at running Jack's
A: THREE'S A CROWD
While 11 nominations in any award program sounds like a good thing, right?
How about worst
director, worst screenplay, worst disregard for public property and human life, worst screen
couple, worst re-make or sequel, and of course worst picture. FTP name this film which led all
others in nominations for the 1997 Golden Raspberry Awards, also nominated for worst song with
the Smashing Pumpkins' The End is the Beginning is the End, and four spots in the worst
supporting actor and actress categories with Uma Thurman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alicia
Silverstone, and Chris O'Donnell.
A: BATMAN & ROBIN
It has two types of entrants: paying and paid, the latter of whom wear knee
and elbow pads, a
neck brace, a helmet, and a harness with a handle. Invented in Australia, the record there is
almost 30 feet, while the US and English records are both about 12 feet. FTP, name this widely-
banned "sport", where the undersized paid entrants are flung for distance by the paying ones.
A: DWARF TOSSING (accept equivalents)
She first achieved notoriety as a member of the Bromley contingent, an
of Sex Pistols fans, where she stood out due to her classic features combined with punk garb,
including asymmetrical eye makeup. Though she also recorded with her husband as The
Creatures, her best known band had fluctuating personnel and recorded songs such as
Hong Kong Garden and Kiss Them For Me. FTP name this lead singer of the Banshees.
A: SIOUXSIE Sioux (accept: Susan DALLION)
They evolved out of the "Ethiopian delineators" of the 1820's, and the first
group was created by
Dan Emmett. Performing songs like "Jim Crow" and talking in an "authentic dialect", the usual act
was repartee between the MC and the performers, followed by an "olio" or variety segment, and
then a one-act skit. FTP, name this deplorable tradition, which featured predominantly white
musicians dressing up in blackface and talking like fools.
A: MINSTREL Show
Eric Johnson and Michael Allen won $40,500 apiece for winning its second and
third events of
the season, the South Florida Classic and the Greater Austin Open. Neither has brought the
recognition to this series of events, however, than the champion of the first tournament this year,
the Lakeland Open. FTP name this organization, basically a PGA minor league, brought into the
spotlight by the legal battle surrounding player Casey Martin.
A: the NIKE TOUR
Her many volumes include jokes about oral sex, quadraplegics, drinking,
hygiene, celebrities, blacks, Jews, Italians, and especially Poles. FTP, name this author of Truly
Tasteless Jokes, volumes one through infinity, a woman whose works are celebrated by seventh
graders and Howard Stern.
A. Blanche KNOTT
Her friends include Pippo the storytelling pig; Spottiedottie and Pochacco,
New York City dogs;
Pekkle, an Australian duck; and Keroppi the frog. She herself is from London, has a twin sister
named Mimi, and is in the third grade. When school is out, she travels, has adventures, and
makes friends. FTP, name this Japanese cartoon feline, who, though her stories are nearly
unknown in the US, can be found on all sorts of kid paraphernalia.
A: HELLO KITTY
30-20-10, identify the musician.
30: She guest-starred on The KLF's "Justified And Ancient" single, their followup to 3AM Eternal.
20: She won the Country Music Association's Female Vocalist of the Year award three years
straight from 1968-1970, a total second only to Reba McEntire's four wins.
10: Best known for "Stand By Your Man" and duets with former husband George Jones, she died
on April 6 at age 55.
A: Tammy WYNETTE
Last season, it aired its 200th episode, or about 199 too many. Answer these
Saved By The Bell: The Many Versions, for the stated number of points.
1. F5P, in the original and New Class versions on NBC, the gang attended this fictional California
2. FTP, name the actress who played the title character in the original incarnation of Saved By
The Bell, Good Morning, Miss Bliss, a Disney Channel offering, apropos given her Early Disney
ANSWER: Hayley MILLS
3. F15P, name the executive producer of Saved By The Bell, the teen TV magnate also behind
California Dreams, Hang Time, and U-S-A High.
A: Peter ENGEL
Given a nonalcoholic brew, name the brewery that turns it out for the stated
number of points.
1. 5 pts: Cutter A: COORS
2. 5 pts: Sharps A: MILLER
3. 10 pts: O'Doul's A: ANHEUSER-BUSCH
4. 10 pts: Kaliber A: GUINNESS
Name these college football awards given winners and a description
A. Brian Bosworth, Derrick Thomas, Kevin Hardy, and Trev Alberts have all won this award, given
to the best college linebacker, named for a six-time All-Pro with the Bears and later Lite Beer
spokesperson and sometime-actor.
ANSWER: Dick BUTKUS Award
B. Nebraska's Dave Rimington is the only player to win this best trophy, given to the best interior
lineman, twice. It's named for an 1899 graduate of Kansas.
ANSWER: Dr. John OUTLAND Trophy
C. Purdue's Brock Olivo was the inaugural winner of this award in 1997. Given to the best
special-teams player, it's named for a Samoan special teams stalwart for the New England
Patriots in the 1980's.
A: Mosi TATUPU Award
Patricia Cornwell has produced several bestsellers starring a female
crimesolver. Answer the
following questions FTPE.
1. What is the name of Cornwall's protaganist?
ANSWER: Dr. Kay Scarpetta
2. In which state is Dr. Scarpetta the chief medical examiner/ forensic pathologist?
3. What is the latest book starring Dr. Scarpetta, in which she battles not only an elusive killer,
but a smallpox like virus which may have infected her.
ANSWER: UNNATURAL EXPOSURE
Through suspended animation, asskicking, luck and cloning, only Ellen Ripley
has appeared in
each installment of the 400-year Alien saga. Given a character Ripley encountered, For 5 points
each tell whether he or she appeared in Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, or Alien Resurrection.
1. General Perez A: ALIEN RESURRECTION
2. Lambert A: ALIEN
3. Dillon A: ALIEN 3
4. Carter Burke A: ALIENS
5. Dr. Wren A: ALIEN RESURRECTION
6 Hicks A: ALIENS
V isn't for victory--it's for Visitors. Answer the following scaly questions
about everyone's favorite
Evil Lizard Alien mini- series-turned-series for the stated number of points.
1. FFP, this character, one of the aliens, got posted to L.A. by accident and had to learn to speak
English. He later joins the resistance and dresses in an adorable rat costume during one
2. FTP, name the actor who played Willie, an actor whose roles in horror films included the title
character in a remake of Phantom of the Opera.
ANSWER: Robert ENGLUND
3. She was the depraved leader of the alien invasion force whose kinky taste ran to sex with
4. FTP, name the actress who played Diana, a former Miss Connecticut whose acting career
seemingly died with the show.
A: Jane BADDLER
Given a college tradition, name the school at which it is observed
1. the Little 500 bike race is the centerpoint of what this school calls the "World's Greatest
ANSWER: INDIANA University
2. the Sunflower Ceremony at this state university recognizes all graduating law students, whose
forebears work sunflowers among their protest garb donned to mark being left out of the meeting
which made cap and gown official graduation wear- in 1900.
ANSWER: University of TEXAS-Austin
3. the 1961 graduating class at this West Coast school was the first to organize the now annual
Thesis Parade, a celebratory stroll for seniors from the library to the registrar's office to turn in
their required senior theses.
A: REED College
Identify which Beatle released the given solo albums, 5 points each:
1. Goodnight Vienna A: RINGO or STARR
2. Mind Games A: JOHN or LENNON
3. All Things Must Pass A: GEORGE or HARRISON
4. Ram A: PAUL or McCARTNEY
5. Wedding Album A: JOHN or LENNON
6. Stop & Smell The Roses A: RINGO or STARR
ID the actress 30-20-10:
30: She provided sparse narration for the French insect documentary Microcosmos.
20: She played Lady Anne in Ian McKellen's Richard III, and Sarah Davies in 1996's
10: A Worst Supporting Actress and Worst New Star Golden Raspberry nominee for Under The
Cherry Moon, she was vindicated a decade later with Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for
The English Patient.
A: Kristin Scott THOMAS
Given a former home rink of an NHL team, name the team FTPE. If you need
their current rink,
you'll receive five points.
1. 10 pts: Border Cities Arena, Olympia Stadium
5 pts: Joe Louis Arena
ANSWER: Detroit Red Wings
B. 10 pts: Expo Hall, ThunderDome
5 pts: The Ice Palace
ANSWER: Tampa Bay Lightning
C. 10 pts: Pacific Coliseum
5pts: General Motors Place
A: Vancouver Canucks
Steven Lawhead's Pendragon cycle consist of five books, you will receive five
points for each you
can name and five for putting them in the correct order.
Coming soon to a milk carton near you - TV siblings who disappear without a
trace! Given the
brief description, name the TV character (NOT actor) who vanished without explanation FTPE.
1. On the last season of Blossom, Joey's older brother married and disappeared, never to be
mentioned again on screen. Name the character, played by Michael Stoyanov.
ANSWER: ANTHONY or TONY Russo
2. Once, she was little sister to dopey Eddie and innocent Laura, but THEN CAME URKEL!! As
Jaleel White's role grew and grew on the show, hers became less and less, until, in 1993, without
explanation, the Winslows had only two siblings, Laura and Eddie. Name this forgotten sibling,
played by Jamee Foxworth.
ANSWER: JUDY Winslow
3. Originally, he was the college-bound older brother of Richie and Joanie. But then, before you
can say aayyy, the Fonz showed up, and he was gone by the first season. Name this forgotten
Cunningham, played by both Gavin O'Herlihy and Randolph Roberts.
A: CHUCK Cunningham
Time to roll a 41-45 on Table 88, and get a long hard object with magic
powers! Yes, identify the
rod, staff or wand from Dungeons and Dragons from a description FTPE.
2. Only usable by warriors, its powers include inflicting paralysis on touch, casting a fear spell on
enemies, draining a foe to heal oneself, becoming a 50-foot climbing pole, and acting as a Mace
+2, Sword of Flame +1, or Battleaxe +4.
ANSWER: ROD OF LORDLY MIGHT
3. Only usable by wizards, this second-most-valuable staff can cast include continual light, magic
missile, lightning bolt, ray of enfeeblement, levitation, cone of cold, fireball, shield five-foot radius,
globe of invulnerability and cone of paralysis.
ANSWER: STAFF OF POWER
4. Usable by anyone nutty or desperate enough to actually try it, this wand has a hundred
different powers- and the user has no control over which one happens when it's used.
A: WAND OF WONDER
Given the cherubic song, name the artist or group 5-10-15.
1. 5 pts: Heaven is a Place on Earth A: Belinda CARLISLE
2. 10 pts: Angel of Harlem A: U2
3. 15 pts: Fly to the Angels A: SLAUGHTER
Identify these films, both directed by well-known actors who never got behind
the camera again.
1. FTP, Charles Laughton directed this 1955 film in which Robert Mitchum plays Reverend Harry
Powell, an ex-con who is after some moneyhis former cellmate told him about. Powell has LOVE
and HATE tatooed on his knuckles, a device imitated in Do The Right Thing, Rocky Horror
Picture Show, and The Simpsons.
ANSWER: NIGHT OF THE HUNTER
2. F20P, Marlon Brando directed this 1961 western and stars as Rio, a bank robber who escapes
from prison and seeks revenge on his former partner played by Karl Malden, who is now a
A: ONE-EYED JACKS
The Olympics have a drug test. So does TRASH. Ours is better, because it
doesn't involve urine
samples. Instead, FTPE, with a bonus five for all correct, given a street name for a drug, say what
kind of a drug you'd be getting if you bought some.
1. China Cat A: HEROIN
2. Special K A: KETAMINE
3. 420 A: MARIJUANA or POT
When you host the Tonight Show as long as Johnny Carson, there are going to
interesting happenings and legends surrounding the show. FTPE, answer these questions about
1. In the early 1970s, Johnny spoofed the oil crisis by making a joke on his show about a
supposed shortage of this bathroom item. Viewers panicked and caused a real shortage.
ANSWER: TOILET PAPER
2. Supposedly, Carson had the wife of this golfer on the show, and she said that she brought her
husband luck by kissing his balls (meaning golf) before a tournament. Retorted Carson "I bet that
makes his putter stand up!" The golfer himself later claimed that Johnny asked him if this
wife kissed his balls, to which he replied he didn't even get into bed without pajamas on.
ANSWER: Arnold PALMER
3. Sometimes attributed to Raquel Welch or Ann Margaret, the definitive version of this legend is
that this actress brought a cat out with her on the set and asked Johnny "Would you like to pet my
pussy?" He replied "sure, if you get the damn cat out of the way!" It never happened, but with
what Hungarian hag is this story most often associated?
A: ZSA ZSA GABOR
Name these stadiums and arenas poisoned by corporate names FTPE.
A. If you watch Fox NFL Sunday, then you know that this home of the Carolina Panthers is
named for a cellular phone company.
ANSWER: ERICSON STADIUM
B. Critics balked when this arena was named for outgoing governor Brendan Byrne in 1981.
Critics balked again in 1996, when Byrne allowed his name to be removed in favor of corporate
sponsorship. Name this home of the Nets and Devils
ANSWER: CONTINENTAL AIRLINES ARENA
C. The blue line's for checking, but the red line's not for home improvent loans at this home for
the NHL's Bruins.
Identify the following amusement parks for the stated number of points.
a. F5P, it was the home of the first roller coaster, and it is located just off the Southern Brooklyn
ANSWER: CONEY ISLAND
c. FTP, Its newest thriller, Mr. Freeze, is a takeoff on Superman: The Escape, and a sequel to this
park's successful Batman: The Ride.
ANSWER: SIX FLAGS ST. LOUIS
b. FTP, located in Sandusky, Ohio, its 12 roller coasters, including the Mean Streak and the
Magnum XL-200, are the most at any one park.
A: CEDAR POINT
No. Identify the composer from anecdotes about his works, 30-20-10:
30: For Citizen Kane, his first score, he wrote Susan Kane's opera scene in an excessively-high
range, so that it would appear ineptly-performed.
20: On the day of his death he completed his final score, 1976's Taxi Driver.
10: In his best-known score, he ignored Alfred Hitchcock¹s suggestion that Psycho should have a
jazz score and no music during the shower scene.
A: Bernard HERRMANN