Monday, January 28, 2008

Answers to last week's Secret Theme rounds

Ray's Happy Birthday Bar:

The theme was California counties.

1) What's the Spanish word for "monkey"? (el) Mono / Mono
2) What Prussian linguist and political philosopher wrote a defense of the Enlightenment in 1810 titled On the Limits of State Action? Friedrich (Wilhelm) von Humboldt / Humboldt
3) What NHL team did Wayne Gretzky play for 1988-1996? Los Angeles Kings / both Los Angeles and Kings

4) At what Swiss immigrant's homestead was gold discovered in California in 1848, igniting the California Gold Rush? John Sutter of Sutter's Mill fame / Sutter
5) What Hollywood starlet, who drank herself to death prematurely, apparently had her ashes turn up in a New York antique store in 2004? Veronica Lake / Lake
6) The recipe for what retro luncheon staple calls for crab meat, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, and frequently butter and/or bread? Crab Imperial / Imperial
7) What venerable learning institution was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 1592? Trinity College / Trinity
8) Who has a bestseller with An Inconvenient Book? Glenn Beck / Glenn

9) What model of Cadillac is named after a Latin American legend which dates to the 1530s? El Dorado / El Dorado
10) What soft drink brand was founded in Baltimore in 1889 and purchased by Sara Lee in the 1980s? Shasta / Shasta

Dirty Frank's:

The theme was politicians.

1) CLEAR SERPENT = Arlen Specter
2) THRONE JEST = John Street
3) ADRENAL GROAN = Ronald Reagan
4) PLAN HARDER = Ralph Nader
5) UNETHICAL TERM = Michael Nutter
6) NEEDY CHICK = Dick Cheney
7) WHOSE BUGGER = George W. Bush
8) PILLOW CLONE = Colin Powell
9) LED LENDER = Ed Rendell
10) ORAL PUN = Ron Paul

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