Monday, April 21, 2008

Answers to last week's Secret Theme rounds

Dirty Frank's:

The theme was stuff you wear.

1) What African nation has the capital Yamassoukro? Côte d'Ivoire ("coat")

2) What was the name of the White House cat during the Clinton presidency? Socks
3) What was the name of Kevin Arnold's garage band on The Wonder Years? The Electric Shoes
4) What bassist for James Brown and later Parliament/Funkadelic is largely credited with the creation of the funk sound? Bootsy Collins

5) What donut-shaped region on the outskirts of our solar system produces most of the comets which pass Earth? Kuiper Belt
6) What's the name of David Letterman's production company? Worldwide Pants
7) What local hoagie chain supplies prizes for local sports talk radio station WIP? Slack's Hoagie Shack
8) In the movie This Is... Spinal Tap, what album has a cover offensive to women? Smell the Glove
9) What player did Philadelphia Phillies manager Dallas Green say was the toughest athlete to play for him in a list of ten he put together recently? Dickie Noles
10) In what suburban Philadelphia town will you find the Philadelphia Athletics Museum? Hatboro, PA

Drinker's Tavern:

The theme was furniture.

1) What did Dmitri Mendeleev create in 1869? Periodic Table of the Elements
2) What groundbreaking 1920 German Expressionist film was directed by Robert Wiene? The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
3) What Canadian kids' show has been carried on PBS stations since 1994? The Big Comfy Couch
4) What empire existed from 1299-1922 in parts of Asia, Europe and Africa? Ottoman Empire
5) In what 1998 movie did Carrot Top play a surfer/inventor who inherits a billion dollars? Chairman of the Board
6) What section of the US Department of the Treasury makes paper money? Bureau of Printing and Engraving
7) What 1951 live-action Disney movie featured Ronald Reagan and a chimpanzee? Bedtime for Bonzo
8) What Quad Cities burg is the fourth-largest city in Iowa? Davenport
9) What magazine literally and figuratively revealed a lot of Lindsay Lohan in a January 2006 story about her drug and alcohol use featuring a skimpy bikini cover shot? Vanity Fair
10) What 1957 Katherine Hepburn/Spencer Tracy romantic comedy featured the pair at odds over a TV marketing department's installation of a computer? Desk Set

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