Lighter Side of the News (May 21, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

Svoyager-11
Doubt anyone will ever see this, since I didn't join in until after the Phillies quiz (oh, my!)


Runner(s)-Up:

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Quiz Description

Quiz - #13-06

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 38 11 59 38 28 25 35 73 18 42 52 49
1 Svoyager-11 387 98 15
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2 GoodmanDL 383 94 15
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3 IvixorB 355 91 00
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4 MattK 342 87 15
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5 GarciaD 329 84 00
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6 felsenheldd 326 81 15
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7 CoenM 305 77 15
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8 AaronT 298 74 15
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9 LynchT 294 70 00
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10 alamble 291 67 15
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11 KPope 290 63 15
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12 RobinJRichards 288 58 15
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12 heystephen 288 58 15
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14 HortonR 283 53 15
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15 SokolM 280 48 15
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15 ecpekkle 280 48 15
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17 cummingsj 277 43 15
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18 KonkelT 268 39 00
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19 helene 261 36 15
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20 casketromance 249 32 15
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21 KashyapN 245 29 15
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22 Tarn 243 25 00
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23 gaufqwi 240 22 15
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24 imogen 225 18 00
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25 HoH 217 15 00
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26 Vendy12 216 12 00
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27 DouglasLovesVixey 184 8 00
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28 JCEurovision 129 5 00
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29 KlionskyG 26 1 00
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Questions:

The PGA Championship, pro golf's second major of 2021, is underway this weekend at Kiawah Island Resort's Ocean Course. Kiawah Island is located in what U.S. state?

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South Carolina

Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo recently starred in an online Zoom adaptation of what iconic play by Samuel Beckett?

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Waiting for Godot

The second season of the animated television series "Duncanville" debuts this Sunday night on FOX. In the series, what color is Duncan's hair?

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Red

50/50 tossup. Olivia Rodrigo's debut album is released today (Fri.). What's the album's title: "Sweet" or "Sour"?

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Sour

What actress fills-in the blanks in this recent headline from The Guardian: "'Those Who Wish Me Dead' review – ________ _____ smoulders in predictable thriller"?

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Angelina Jolie

What surname has been redacted in this recent post?

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McCarthy

A format based on the Page-McIntyre system, commonly used in Australia, is a new innovation applied over the last few days by what major North American sports league?

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NBA

A Google News search was conducted this week using the term: "Deja Vu, album". The top results were all reviews regarding a recently released deluxe 50th anniversary edition of an album by what musical supergroup?

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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Another new episode of the medical drama television series "Grey's Anatomy" aired on Thursday night. What network broadcasts "Grey's Anatomy"?

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ABC

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Equine Terms". Here we go. The 146th Preakness Stakes, won by Rombauer, was held last Saturday. In horse racing, what is the 7-letter term for the facility where horses are kept before entering the track?

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Paddock

The planned "Mare of Easttown" photo question, with the word "Mare" redacted, was preempted on Tuesday. So, instead answer: What word has been redacted (in orange) in this image?

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Colt

Well, there's been a bit of buzz about Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez lately. In honor, please answer: What is the Rotten Tomatoes critics score (0 to 100) for the 2003 film "Gigli"? (accept within 4)

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6 (accept 2 to 10)