Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Solutions to last week's Secret Theme rounds

Lyon's Den:

The theme was simply countries.

1) What multiple-album set won the 1972 Grammy for Best Album?  George Harrison "and friends" won for The Concert for Bangla-Desh
2) What cocktail is made with gin, cherry brandy, pineapple and lime juices, Cointreau, Dom Benedictine, grenadine and bitters?  Singapore sling
3) What order of Catholic priests was founded in France in the 13th century and is also known as the Order of Preachers?  The Dominicans
4) On Alltel commercials, what's the name of the Alltel salesman we're not supposed to think is a loser like those of the competing companies?  Chad
5) What 1985 film was co-written by Terry Gilliam and Tom Stoppard?  Brazil
6) What pastel-colored, sugar-coated treats are traditionally eaten at weddings as a "bittersweet" symbol of romantic love?  Jordan almonds
7) Who directed Pretty Woman, The Flamingo Kid and The Princess Diaries?  Garry Marshall / Marshall Islands
8) What 2007 movie starred Jane Fonda and Lindsay Lohan?  Georgia Rule
9) What ABC drama, which aired 1988-1991, was set at the 510th Evacuation Hospital?  China Beach
10) What Chilean president was murdered in the 1973 coup?  Salvador Allende

Ray's Happy Birthday Bar, Monday:

The theme was fraternal organizations.

1) What PBS Kids show is produced by Mississippi Public Television, debuted in 2001 and has won 7 consecutive daytime Emmys?  Between the Lions / Lions Club

2) What brand of beer has been brewed by the Oland family in St. John, New Brunswick since 1867? Moosehead / Loyal Order of Moose
3) What British actor was Brutus in Julius Caesar (1953), Captain Nemo in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) and Humbert Humbert in Lolita (1962)? James Mason / Freemasons
4) Founded in 2000, this is the only NHL franchise which has yet to make the playoffs.  Columbus Blue Jackets / Knights of Columbus
5) What type of single-person, single-mast dinghy has been used as a training sailboat for young people and a racing sailboat for under-15s since 1947? optimist / Optimists
6) What's the colloquial name for the group of muscles and tendons which stabilize the shoulder? Baseball pitchers often have trouble with it.  rotator cuff / Rotary
7) Located in Los Angeles, this is the largest indoor theater in the US with over 6,300 seats.  Shrine Auditorium / Shriners
8) Name the highest decoration awarded by the French government. There are five grades and the award was created by Napoleon in 1802.  Legion of Honor / American Legion
9) What's the largest variety of deer found in North America and Asia? It's also known as a wapiti.  elk / Elks
10) What word did the Romans use for "Ireland"?  Hibernia / Ancient Order of Hibernians

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