He killed a man in 1978 and wounded another in 1981 before moving to Guatemala, where he
was shot and killed in 1989. This was the fate of a former U.S. soldier who spent the late 1960s
and 1970s writing gruesome war novels following his honorable discharge from Vietnam in 1967.
One year earlier, however, he had the world at his fingertips, a gold single, and was a Teen
magazine "superdate". FTP name this army sergeant, who spent 5 weeks at number one in 1966
with "The Ballad of the Green Berets".
ANSWER: Staff Sergeant Barry SADLER
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(One I wrote myself. Edit to taste. --pg)
Born in Moscow to a noble family, he learned chess from his mother and his brother, who was a
gifted player in his own right. Although decorated for bravery by Russia in WWI, he became a
French citizen in 1925, two years before challenging the reigning chess champion for the title. In
1927 he beat Jose Capablanca to become the fourth official world champion of chess. FTP,
identify this grandmaster, whose defense to a pawn at e4 is a knight to f6.
ANSWER: Alexander ALEKHINE

Married to actress Helen Hunt, recently he has started appearing in movies, either directly, such
as playing an FBI agent in Grosse Pointe Blank; or indirectly, such as doing the voice of
asputin's bat familiar in Anastasia. FTP, name this actor, best known for doing 14 voices,
including the Bee Guy, Chief Wiggum, Apu, and Moe the Bartender, on the Simpsons.
A: Hank AZARIA
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When Bjorn Dahlie (DAY-lee) won the 10 kilometer classical cross-country race in Nagano, he
stuck around for over 20 minutes to meet and congratulate the last finisher, the sole member of
this country's Winter Olympic team. With the birth of the idea in 1995 and $200,000 in funding by
Nike, the plan is to eventually train several other distance runners, which this nation has an
abundance of, to cross-country ski. FTP, name this country an African nation represented in
Nagano by Philip Boit?
A: KENYA (prompt on Boit before "this country")
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Appearing in the U.S. for the first time in Pittsbugh in 1905, they usually had seating capacities of
a hundred or so and showed short programs of less than an hour. The earliest type of commercial
cinema, its name came from its price and the Greek for "theater". FTP, identify this five-cent
attraction, now the name of a cable network.
A: NICKELODEON
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During his formative years, he was a seaman, a lumberjack, an elephant handler, and officer on
tank destroyers in World War II. He was also the first novelist to be awarded the National Gold
Medal by the U.S. Congress. Books of his that became movies include _The Shadow Riders_,
_The Quick and the Dead_, _Shalako_, and _Hondo_. FTP name this author who is best-known
for Westerns found in the book sections of grocery stores.
ANSWER: Louis L'AMOUR

It's hard to imagine Joker and Buddha getting along, but they do just fine in one pop band, which
features Jonas "Joker" Berggren on keyboards and Ulf "Buddha" Ekberg on drums. The other two
members of this band, whose minor hits include Living in Danger and Beautiful Life, are
Berggren's sisters Jenny and Linn, the lead singers. FTP let's hope you've seen the signs in this
question and they've opened up your eyes to this Swedish quartet, whose other songs include All
That She Wants and Don't Turn Around.
ANSWER: ACE OF BASE
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His sport lifted him from a working-class education at Cluj University to a second-round NBA draft
project in 1993. He missed part of his rookie season in order to have his pituitary gland removed,
and missed all of this season due to a pulled ankle tendon. Nevertheless, he's become a folk
hero, dancing at a picnic with ESPN anchors, selling cabbage-scented perfume, and co-starring
with Billy Crystal. FTP name this 7-foot-7 Wizard.
A. Gheorghe MURESAN
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In folklore, it is the name of a bird with vestigal wings and three legs. It is also the result of
disembowelling an animal, chopping up the heart, lungs, liver, and sometimes stomach and
genitals, mixing that with oatmeal, fat, and spices, and boiling the result in the animal's mouth.
FTP, give the shared name of this mythical bird and this disgusting Scottish delicacy.
A: HAGGIS
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Among the game shows he hosted were Fast Draw, an early Pictionary type show, and Music
Bingo, a cross of bingo and Name That Tune. He's better known for his work on shows like the
Million Dollar Chance of A Lifetime, Double Talk, Dream House, Every Second Counts, Anything
For Money, and a host of other shows for which he was the announcer. FTP name this golden
throat of game shows, still at it today as the announcer on Jeopardy!
A: Johnny GILBERT
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[MISC TOSSUP]

First appearing on the London stage at age 11, he became a main performer for the Theater
Guild in 1926. His big-screen starring debut, in 1933, nevertheless saw his face appear only
briefly. As a character actor, usually a villain, he was nominated for an Oscar for Skeffington,
Notorious and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. FTP, name this suave actor, better known for roles
in Casablanca and as The Invisible Man.
A: Claude RAINS
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Memorandum, Run, KGB, Barracuda, Bamboo, Solitaire, Meridian, Salamander, Balalaika. These
words follow the name of this character, created by Elleston Trevor under the psuedonym
Adam Hall as part of a series of nineteen novels and a short story. FTP name this British Agent.
ANSWER: QUILLER

Ready Rock, Jeff, Angie, Tina, one unnamed girl and the narrator go to see a horror movie.
Though everything seems normal at the end of the night, our hero wakes up in the middle of the
night to a super-hot room where the clock has melted, and when he goes for a drink he is
attacked. He taunts his attacker, then barely survives by waking up for real, with slash marks in
his sheets. FTP, name this 1988 song, the follow-up to Parents Just Don't Understand by DJ
Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, which features the character Freddy Krueger.
ANSWER: NIGHTMARE ON MY STREET
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He appeared in 15 straight All-Star games, was the 1964 American League MVP and the World
Series MVP six years later. Nicknamed the Human Vacuum Cleaner, he led the American
League in fielding 12 times between 1960 and 1972. FTP name this third baseman, inducted into
Cooperstown in 1983, who won 16 Gold Gloves between 1960 and 1975, all with the Baltimore
Orioles.
A. Brooks ROBINSON
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The woman behind this "great" man was Kathryn Thorne, a bootlegger's widow who may have
earned that title by her own hands. She gave him his well-known nickname and coaxed him to
start kidnapping wealthy businessmen. This plan backfired when the pair were convicted of
abducting oilman Charley Urschel, both getting life sentences for the crime. FTP name this
legendary gangster whose wife got him to use the rapid-firing weapon he got his nickname from.
A: George "Machine Gun" KELLY

A rock band called the Evolution Revolution, Mata Hairi(sic), Creto, Dr. Strangemind, Wang Fu,
the Baron (boss of C.H.U.M.P.) and Darwin (head of A.P.E.), were all characters on this show.
FTP, name the show's title character, a secret agent who, like everyone else on the show, was an
ape with human voice overdubbed.
A: LANCELOT LINK Secret Chimp
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He doesn't acquire his trademark headgear until the third film. Psychologically, he is vulnerable to
being scolded and mothered, appropriate since his mother is the chief adversary of the first film,
where he doesn't appear until the last few minutes. Critical moments of his childhood are unclear,
since he apparently had no human contact for years after having almost drowned in Crystal Lake.
FTP, name this scourge of campers everywhere, who always strikes on Friday the 13th.
A: JASON Voorhees
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[ADS TOSSUP]

He was born Ross Bagdasarian in Fresno in 1919, and 39 years later sang his only #1 song.
When his '60s TV show was redone in the '80s, his son took over the four voices he had done on
the original--all three members of a band and their manager. Although he appeared in such films
as Greatest Show on Earth, Rear Window, and Viva Zapata!, he will always be remembered for
singing really, really high. FTP name this man whose 1958 hit, Witch Doctor, was also credited to
Alvin and the Chipmunks.
ANSWER: David SEVILLE (accept: "Dave" for David)
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[MISC TOSSUP]

Her Bardic Voices series includes The Lark and The Wren, The Robin and the Kestrel, and The
Eagle and the Nightingales. The Mage Wars are the Black, White and Silver Gryphons. FTP
name this Fantasy writer, best known for her Valgath series.
ANSWER: Mercedes LACKEY

Speaking at the request of a friend in the state Assembly, he expressed his amazement at how
Latinos could fit up to 30 people into a residence, how Asians can turn TVs into watches, and
how whites can make money. After calling homosexuality a sin, he said nevertheless, all groups
make up the likeness of the Lord. FTP, name this part-time minister and full-time defensive end
for Green Bay.
A. Reggie WHITE
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[GAMES/KIDS TOSSUP]

While Quinn Morgendorfer has a world of friends, her universe seems to center around the three
other officers of the Fashion Club. FTPE, name the three vapid teens who, improbably, appear to
be denser than Quinn.
A: SANDI, STACY, TIFFANY
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[TV BONUS]

30-20-10 Name the band
30: Formed in Los Angeles in 1967, this band grew out of the Canadian group Sparrow, adding
guitarist Michael Monarch when they went south.
20: Led by singer John Kay, this group had seven Top 40 hits between 1968 and 1974, including
Monster, Hey Lawdy Mama, and Straight Shootin Woman.
10: Their biggest hits were Magic Carpet Ride and Born to be Wild.
ANSWER: STEPPENWOLF
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Name these white players who, according to Sports Illustrated, trashed athletic stereotypes for
the stated number of points.
A. (5) This Clipper and second-generation hoopster won the 1996 NBA Slam Dunk contest.
ANSWER: Brent BARRY
B. (10) This Giant and U-S-C grad is the NFL's only white starter at cornerback.
ANSWER: Jason SEHORN
C. (15) The first white American to win a major sprint title since 1956, this man holds the
American indoor record for the 200 meters and is the current world indoor champion in the 200.
A: Kevin LITTLE
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David Weber and Steve White have collaborated on three novels in the Starfire game universe.
One is set during the Theban war, one during the first part of the Fourth Interstellar War, and
one during the Terran Federation's Civil War. FTPE name these books.
ANSWER: CRUSADE, IN DEATH GROUND, INSURRECTION

Do you remember high school? How about movies set in high schools? Given the classic teen
coming-of-age flicks, identify the high schools in which each was set, FTP each.
1. Grease A: RYDELL High
2. Rock and Roll High School A: Vince LOMBARDI High School
3. Heathers A: WESTERBURG High School
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[TV BONUS]

(I thought this was Daniel Striped Tiger´┐Żany corroboration/denial? --pg)
Won't you be TRASH's neighbor? Identify these characters from Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood
FTPE.
1. This soft-spoken and shy feline lived in a clock.
ANSWER: DANIEL Spotted Tiger
2. This human-appearing puppet lived in a house resembling a cross between the Acropolis and
a Merry-go-Round and was related to the royal family.
ANSWER: LADY ELAINE Fairchild
3. This human-appearing puppet was the son of the king, and had a magic funnel.
A: PRINCE TUESDAY
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Charles Woodson did what no defensive player has done - win the Heisman Trophy. Name these
defensive stalwarts who came close FTPE.
1. Before Woodson, the closest was this Pitt defensive end, who finished second to George
Rogers in 1980.
ANSWER: Hugh GREEN
2. This Washington lineman finished fourth in 1991, but was rewarded as the first pick of the NFL
Draft in 1992 by the Colts. Three teams and various knee injuries later, this man has been mainly
a washout.
ANSWER: Steve EMTMAN
3. This Florida State linebacker finished a distant fourth in 1992, and has been a constant
presence in the Jets linebacking corps since.
ANSWER: Marvin JONES
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(AUDIO) It's time for a little pretzel logic. I will play snippets of songs by three singers or groups,
and you tell me what the artists have in common F15PE. For example, if I played snippets of
songs by Karyn White, Bobby Brown, and Simply Red, you'd say "colors"
1. ANSWER: CANADIANS (Guess Who, Glass Tiger, Stampeders),
2. ANSWER: PRECIOUS METALS (Andrew Gold, Silver Convention, Golden Earring)
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Given a soft drink, give its ostensible flavor for the stated number of points.
1. 5 pts: Cream Soda ANSWER: VANILLA
2. 10 pts: Fresca ANSWER: GRAPEFRUIT
3. 15 pts: Dr. Pepper ANSWER: PRUNE (we're not kidding. Really.)
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The 1998 Oscars have just been awarded, but how much do you remember about past winners?
Given the Best Supporting Actress and they film she won it for, name the year's Best Picture,
F15P each. If you need the year the film was made, you'll get five.
1. 15 pts: Linda Hunt, The Year of Living Dangerously
5 pts: 1983
ANSWER: TERMS OF ENDEARMENT
2. 15 pts: Tatum O'Neal, Paper Moon
5 pts: 1973
A: THE STING
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[TV BONUS]

Robert B. Parker has written 25 Spenser novels, answer these questions 5-10-15 about the
series.
1. For 5 points, in which city are most of the novel set.
ANSWER: BOSTON
2. FTP, who is the love of Spenser's life, a guidance counselor for troubled kids.
ANSWER: Susan SILVERMAN
3. F15P, what is the name of Boston's crime boss in Spenser's universe, not to be confused with
a Yugoslav dictator?
ANSWER: Joe BROZ

Identify these drinking games, FTPE.
1. This game is played with a popular card game. Drawing a card, getting skipped or getting
reversed to are each worth one drink. Getting hit with a Draw Two card naturally means two
drinks, and if you forget to say the name of the game when you're down to one card, you could
end up in the hospital.
ANSWER: UNO CONSUMO
2. Math meets binge drinking: in a circle, players count off in ascending order. When someone
reaches 7, 11, a multiple of 7 or 11, or a number containing 7, he/she must say the game's title,
and play switches directions. When someone messes up, everyone drinks.
ANSWER: BUZZ
3. this variation on a well-known drinking game again involves bouncing the title object into a
shot glass, but this time two shot glasses are placed at opposite ends of the table. Players then
take as many tries as they need to make a shot and pass the shot glass to the left. When both
shotglasses land in front of one person, he/she must drink.
A: SPEED QUARTERS
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Given a description of a snowboarding term, name it FTPE.
1. This is the term used for a riding stance that has the right foot first. It may or may not describe
Ross Rebagliati when he's at a party with other Canadian boarders. It may describe a Disney
character though.
ANSWER: GOOFY or GOOFY-FOOT
2. Board-speak for the entry into the half-pipe at the start of a run, it could also be the opposite of
how the rider ended his high school days.
ANSWER: DROP-IN
3. Good height on a half-pipe trick is described by saying the boarder got this.
A: big AIR
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[MISC BONUS]

Identify these bands that use, or have used, drum machines, 10PE:
1. This Liverpool band was named after the drum machine they used until they signed a record
deal. They added drummer Pete DeFrietas but kept the name, recording albums such as
Porcupine, Ocean Rain, and Crocodiles.
ANSWER: ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN
2. A trio composed of Robin Guthrie, Elizabeth Fraser and Simon Raymonde, their albums
include Milk & Kisses, Four-Calendar Cafe, and Blue Bell Knoll.
ANSWER: COCTEAU TWINS
3. Outside of his production work for Nirvana and Bush, this band is guitarist Steve Albini's best-
known project. Existing from 1982 to 1988, the band laid the blueprint for industrial bands like
Ministry and Nine Inch Nails with albums such as Atomizer and Songs About Fucking.
ANSWER: BIG BLACK
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[ADS BONUS]

30-20-10, name the actress from clues about her family.
30: Her husband, Louis Zorich, plays Burt Buchman, Paul's father on the sitcom Mad About You.
20: Her second cousin, John, played one of Harry Hamlin's gay one-night stands in Making Love.
10: John's father, her first cousin, failed to win the White House, though he spoke Spanish, drove
a tank, and made supposed economic miracles as governor of massachusetts.
A: OLYMPIA DUKAKIS
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1. Located about 248 light years from Earth, it is the largest object created by intelligent beings,
acording to Larry Niven. First, for five points, what is the object.
ANSWER: RINGWORLD
2. Now, for five points apiece, name the four explorers of the first expedition to Ringworld.
ANSWER: Louis WU, Teela BROWN, SPEAKER to animals, NESSUS
3. Finally, F5P, what is the name of the meteor crater/mountain that caused Ringworld to wobble.
ANSWER: FIST OF GOD

The "rookie wall" denotes the problems rookies in the NBA have making the transition from a
college season of 30-35 games to the longer pro season. FTPE, answer these questions about
current NBA rookies hitting or hurdling the wall.
1. Perhaps the biggest wall casualty is this Golden State center, whose field goal percentage
dropped by over 12 percent since passing the 35 game mark of the season.
ANSWER: Adonal FOYLE
2. This power forward/center was the second biggest rookie casualty behind Foyle. The only
player drafted in the Top 5 not selected to play in the Schick Rookie Game, he hit the wall in
game one, when he suited up for Denver.
ANSWER: Tony BATTIE
3. This team had two rookies who went over rather than hit the wall. The better shooting of the
two is now a Raptor, after a trade that replaced him- more or less- with Kenny Anderson.
A: BOSTON or CELTICS
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Name the musician, 30-20-10-5-1:
30: He studied clinical psychology at the University of Minnesota. His albums include Dare to
Dream, and In My Time.
20: His Reflections of Passion went double platinum; his latest album is called Tribute.
10: He grew up in Kalamata, Greece, and recorded his best-selling album in Athens.
5: He used to live with Dynasty star Linda Evans, and he's a new-age pianist.
1: NoYo -- the online "No Yanni Organization," calls him an evil menace to society.
ANSWER: YANNI
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[GAMES/KIDS BONUS]