Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Solutions to last week's Secret Theme rounds

Lyon's Den:

The theme was TV networks.

1) What Cartoon Network show, which debuted in 1997 and ran for 5 seasons, sometimes featured Donny Osmond voicing himself? Johnny Bravo / Bravo!

2) What 1999 movie starred Adrien Brody playing a kidnapper going by the assumed name "Harry Houdini"? Oxygen
3) What 1972 film starring Sir Lawrence Olivier and Michael Caine was based upon a Tony-winning mystery-oriented play? Sleuth
4) Who is Snoopy's older brother in Needles, California? Spike
5) What classic 1981 comedy featured a "stand up philosopher" named Comicus? History of the World, Part 1 / History
6) What kind of anthropomorphic animal was Disney villain J. Worthington Foulfellow? He was the evil fox in Pinocchio / Fox
7) What is the opening song of the musical Oliver!? "Food, Glorious Food" / Food Network

8) By what name was American outlaw Harry Alonzo Longabaugh better known? The Sundance Kid / Sundance
9) What 1970 Mick Jagger single was the theme from his movie Performance? "Memo from Turner" / Turner Classic Movies
10) What's the French word for "again"? encore

Ray's Happy Birthday Bar, Monday:

The theme was major Supreme Court decisions.

Miranda v. Arizona

1) What entertainer was born in Portugal in 1909 as Maria da Cunha? Carmen Miranda

2) What's the only US state with a capital city in the list of ten most populous cities in the country? Arizona (Phoenix)

Marbury v. Madison

3) What NY Knicks point guard has been named three times to The Sporting News' Good Guys in Sports list? Stephan Marbury
4) What girls' name was not listed even once in US Census records in 1985, but became the second most popular name for girls in the country by 2002? Madison

Scott vs. Sanford

5) What British naval officer led the Antarctic expeditions Discovery and Terra Nova in the early 20th century? Sir Robert Scott
6) What Norman Lear NBC sit-com, set in the Watts section of L.A., ran for 6 seasons beginning in 1972, and was a Top Ten prime time show for the first five of those seasons? Sanford and Son

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

7) Founded in 1764, this Ivy League university was a Baptist answer to the Episcopal and Congregationalist schools on the East Coast at the time. Name it. Brown University
8) What's the capital of Kansas? Topeka

Roe v. Wade

9) What cooking ingredient is the ripe egg masses of fish, sea urchins or shrimp? roe
10) Who is the only man to have been head coach of the NFL's Saints, Broncos, Bills, Falcons and Cowboys? Wade Phillips

Ray's Happy Birthday Bar, Wednesday:

The theme was French Quarter/New Orleans streets.

1) What MLB team has played at Kauffman Stadium since 1973? Kansas City Royals / Royal(e) St.

2) In what constellation are the stars of the Big Dipper? Ursa Major / Ursaline St.
3) What national park contains Wheeler Peak, Nevada's highest point, and 5,000 year old bristlecone pines? Great Basin National Park / Basin St.
4) What artist's last words were reportedly "Le vieux con!" ("Old fool!"), in 1901? Henri Toulouse-Lautrec / Toulouse St.
5) Senator John McCain's birthplace raised some questions about his constitutional eligibility to run for president. Where was he born in 1936? Panama Canal Zone / Canal St.
6) For what 1968 song did June Carter and Johnny Cash win a Grammy? "Jackson" / Jackson Square

7) What's the fourth line of "Star Spangled Banner"? O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming / North Rampart St.
8) What American naval officer, a hero of the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812, is generally considered to have been the first post-Revolution war hero? Stephen Decatur / Decatur St.
9) From what royal house are the monarchs of Spain and Luxembourg? Bourbon / Bourbon St.
10) What cathedral, 50 miles from Paris, is considered France's finest example of Gothic architecture? Chartres / Chartres St.
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