Also a Place in Florida by SpoeriJ

Champion(s):

BoyerA
The adverb always follows the verb.


Runner(s)-Up:

LuskT
Giggity.


Quiz Description

The Sunshine State is home to many wonderful things and people (and some weird ones of both, too, including your humble smith). It's also the home of some towns and cities whose namesakes are described below.

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1 BoyerA 388 98 15
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2 LuskT 372 96 15
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3 DuffyM 357 94 15
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4 AdamKing 353 92 15
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5 Matto 349 90 15
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7 GambinoG 334 86 15
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8 Makdeezy 333 84 15
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9 QuintongJ 322 82 15
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10 RobinJRichards 318 80 15
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11 Okrent 312 78 00
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21 quarterrican 273 58 15
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22 PlotkinD 268 55 15
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22 FrostL 268 55 15
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Questions:

In the linked image, the character dressed in pink and the fruit (no pun intended) share WHAT NAME?

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Mango

WHAT ITALIAN WORD in a musical context refers to a slow, dignified, deliberate tempo, or a piece or movement to be performed at that tempo?

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Largo

WHAT CARIBBEAN NATIONAL CAPITAL CITY, also its country's largest city, contains such attractions as the Malecón, the Fortress of San Carlos de la Cabaña, and an historic city center that was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982?

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Havana

In the 1956 Summer Olympics, the equestrian events were held in Stockholm due to quarantine restrictions, but all other events took place in WHAT CITY, the first city on its continent to host the Games? (The answer is also your humble smith's current hometown and the birthplace of his daughter.)

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Melbourne

WHAT 1948 FILM directed by John Huston was the last of the four films starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall together? Other cast members included Edward G. Robinson, Lionel Barrymore, and Claire Trevor, who won the film's only Academy Award (for Best Supporting Actress).

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Key Largo

WHAT IS THE STAGE NAME of the singer born Patricia Louise Holt-Edwards in Philadelphia in 1944? Her eponymous band was the first to record the much-covered hit "Lady Marmalade;" her biggest hit as a solo act was actually a duet, 1986's "On My Own," with Michael McDonald.

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(Patti) LaBelle

What is the FIRST NAME OF THIS CHARACTER (name redacted, and stapler absent, from image)?

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Milton

WHAT ACT was signed into law by Abraham Lincoln on May 20, 1862, giving Western settlers ownership of 160 acres of public land after five years of continuous residence thereon?

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Homestead (Act)

The chorus of WHAT GREEN DAY HIT, released in 2005, states "I beg to dream and differ from the hollow lies / This is the dawning of the rest of our lives"? It reached #19 on the Billboard Top 100.

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Holiday

WHAT SINGER is best known as the founder of the Lovin' Spoonful as well as for his only solo #1 hit, the theme song for the TV show whose cast is pictured at the link?

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(John) Sebastian

WHAT PRESIDENTIAL HOME near Charlottesville, Virginia, appeared on the obverse of the U.S. $2 bill from 1928 until it was discontinued in 1966? The bill reappeared a decade later with the same president's portrait (he is buried on the estate's grounds) but a different obverse.

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Monticello

The land on which the answer to the previous question sits is WHAT SPECIFIC TYPE OF ESTATE, defined by Merriam-Webster as "a large area of land especially in a hot part of the world where crops ... are grown"? (The answer also is where your humble smith graduated from high school.)

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Plantation