Lighter Side of the News (Jul. 09, 2021) by HallR

Champion(s):

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Runner(s)-Up:

HoH


Quiz Description

Quiz - #13-13

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 14 49 73 59 21 18 52 18 38 52 76 38
1 CoenM 418 98 15
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2 HoH 388 94 15
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3 MattK 386 91 15
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4 felsenheldd 374 87 15
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5 GoodmanDL 359 84 15
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6 KreitzerJ 343 81 15
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7 gaufqwi 340 75 15
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7 GarciaD 340 75 15
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9 alamble 316 70 15
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10 IvixorB 307 67 15
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11 heystephen 298 63 15
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12 DouglasLovesVixey 277 60 00
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13 groug 275 56 15
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14 LynchT 273 53 15
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15 Vendy12 254 48 00
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15 Tarn 254 48 15
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17 casketromance 232 43 15
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18 reallydumb4real 230 39 15
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19 Commodore 229 36 15
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20 SokolM 225 32 15
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21 KPope 219 27 15
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21 HortonR 219 27 15
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23 Vintsanity 215 22 00
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24 ecpekkle 212 18 15
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25 helene 180 15 15
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26 KlionskyG 150 12 15
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27 JamesDenny 148 8 15
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28 JCEurovision 130 5 00
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29 KonkelT 113 1 15
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Questions:

Latrodectus is the Latin word closely associated with the title of what highly anticipated film that opens today (Fri.)?

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Black Widow

A new episode of the reality competition television program "America's Got Talent" will air this Saturday night. What network televises "America's Got Talent"?

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NBC

Runner Karsten Warholm recently made big news by breaking the 29-year old world record in the 400 meter hurdles. Warholm represents what Scandinavian nation in competition?

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Norway

From the first of its kind related to an event that is currently taking place until July 17th; what two digit number have been redacted in this image? (accept within 8)

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46 (accept 38 to 54)

Today (Fri.) marks the release of "Exit Wounds", the first album in almost a decade for what rock project led by Jakob Dylan and known for its 1997 hit "One Headlight"?

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The Wallflowers

The song "Bad Habits" debuted this week at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. "Bad Habits" is by what singer, best known for his 2017 hit "Shape of You"?

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Ed Sheeran

What four letter word fills-in the blank in this recent Deadline headline: "Questlove's 'Summer of ____' Sees $650K Three-Day Weekend Opener At Specialty Box Office"?

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Soul

50/50 tossup. This photo was taken on Wednesday night in what nation: United States or Canada?

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United States

What title fills-in the blank in this Wednesday headline from CNN: "'________' will return to Broadway with Sara Bareilles as lead"?

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Waitress

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "NIL(S)". Here we go. Many news stories about college athletics these last few days have mentioned the acronym "NIL". In this context, what do the initials NIL stand for?

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Name, Image, Likeness

Musician Nils Lofgren recently tweeted that he was looking forward to seeing the film mentioned in Question #7. Name ONE of the two musical groups listed in Lofgren's Twitter bio.

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E Street Band, Crazy Horse

Today (Fri.) is Tom Hanks' birthday! Who was President of the United States when Tom Hanks was born?

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Dwight Eisenhower