The Week of January 26, 2020 by CoenM

Champion(s):

RichmondJ


Runner(s)-Up:

akambour
Full price for gum? That dog won't hunt, monsignor!


Quiz Description

Full Results:

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1 RichmondJ 451 99 00
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2 akambour 401 97 00
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3 Svoyager-11 400 95 00
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4 hypotactic 378 94 00
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5 CourtneyKhaaaaaan 366 92 00
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6 DreyfusB 342 90 00
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7 srs 322 88 00
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8 lshultz82 312 87 00
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9 BClemens 310 85 00
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10 PipkeR 295 83 00
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11 RobinJRichards 292 82 00
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12 BringMoreLegos 282 80 00
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13 KesslerA2 264 77 00
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13 GoodmanDL 264 77 00
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15 grimesr 263 75 00
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16 ElendilPickle 260 73 00
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17 PrestonC 256 72 00
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18 alamble 252 69 00
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18 TaylorMA 252 69 00
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20 Ren 248 66 00
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21 SokolM 245 65 00
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22 Timm 244 63 00
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23 mathew5000 240 61 00
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23 StanleyP 240 61 00
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25 Michalle 238 58 00
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26 ChrisRosenberg 231 56 00
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27 MoyseyC 224 54 00
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27 KPope 224 54 00
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29 ecpekkle 221 51 00
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30 LiptonM 220 50 00
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31 GarciaD 217 47 00
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31 mbmason 217 47 00
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33 onetruepanda 208 44 00
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34 TWright17 205 42 00
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34 BarthR 205 42 00
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36 PSUrose 204 39 00
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37 KlionskyG 200 38 00
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38 Nicole 196 36 00
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39 HortonR 195 34 00
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40 LakeMA 185 33 00
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41 ArunH 184 31 00
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42 MartinJ2 179 29 00
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43 colleenw 178 27 00
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43 imogen 178 27 00
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45 Vendy12 176 24 00
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46 GuenC 172 22 00
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47 orwant 170 20 00
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47 LynchT 170 20 00
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49 TimL 145 17 00
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50 MitchellWA 139 16 00
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51 Atomiccoffey 126 14 00
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52 Claire-Janezic 123 12 00
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53 RuizJ 120 11 00
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54 IyerM 116 9 00
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55 FauxD 99 7 00
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59 DouglasLovesVixey 0 1 00
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Questions:

Sports fans were stunned at the news that what retired NBA STAR died in a helicopter crash in California that killed nine?

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Kobe Bryant

The US Embassy in what NATIONAL CAPITAL was hit by three rockets, with only one minor injury reported? While the US did not directly accuse Iran of the attack, its State Department did mention Iran's role in previous incidents, including rocket attacks, in the city.

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Baghdad

What FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR states in his forthcoming book that Donald Trump specifically told him about withholding military aid to Ukraine in return for their investigation into the Biden family?

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John Bolton

What HOLDING COMPANY announced it was selling its newspaper assets to Lee Enterprises for $140 million? Titles changing hands include the Omaha World-Herald, the Tulsa World, and the Buffalo News.

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Berkshire Hathaway

Donald Trump unveiled his Middle East peace plan, which would see Palestinians trade off land in the occupied West Bank for territory near Israel's border with what other COUNTRY?

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Egypt

The coronavirus outbreak continued to spread, with the number of cases in China eclipsing the 2002-03 outbreak of what DISEASE, also caused by a coronavirus?

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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

Executives from what NFL TEAM got mixed up in the ongoing sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic church by working with the local diocese to identify priests to remove from a list of those credibly accused of abuse?

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New Orleans Saints

The UK finally left the European Union, with members of the European Parliament singing what SONG after that body approved the withdrawal?

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Auld Lang Syne

This photo is the image taken closest to the surface of WHAT?

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the Sun

Somalia declared a state of emergency over what PEST, whose numbers threaten the country’s food security? Greater than average rainfall is thought to have caused a population explosion in several East African countries.

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Locusts

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited what FORMER SOVIET REPUBLIC and offered to supply them with oil? Pompeo stopped short of offering to lift sanctions placed on the country in 2006.

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Belarus

Name EITHER of the Republican Senators who voted in favor of allowing witnesses and new evidence at Donald Trump’s impeachment trial? The motion lost 51-49.

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Susan Collins or Mitt Romney