WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel are back with an annual show tradition.
Last week's challenge
Start with the phrase LAUNCH PADS. Rearrange the letters to spell two-five letter words, each a thing you might serve in a bowl. What are they?
Answer: They are PUNCH and SALAD.
THIS WEEK'S CATEGORY: SERIES #6
On-air questions: It's once again World Series time. As usual, we hope that the team our listeners are rooting for is in the World Series and that they have won more games so far than the team they are playing. It also means that it's time for our Series category. To refresh everyone's memory: I'll read a series of items with one missing, and you have to figure out what that missing item is.
1. The Ram, The Bull, _______, The Crab, The Lion
2. Short Line, Chance, Park Place, _______, Boardwalk
3. Blue "G", red "o", _______, blue "g", green "l", red "e"
4. The Granite State, The Garden State, Land of Enchantment, _______
5. Fell into a chocolate river and got sucked into a pipe, _______, fell down a garbage chute, shrank after being transported via television
1. Clinton, Rice, Powell, _______, Christopher
2. Tiger Stadium, Shea Stadium, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, Candlestick Park, _______
This week's challenge
Start with the word OUTFIELDER. Change one letter to a T and you can rearrange the result to spell a three-word phrase (four letters, two letters, four letters) that describes an accurate representation of something. What is the phrase?
1. The Twins (Symbols for the first five zodiac signs)
2. Luxury Tax (Five spaces on Monopoly board before Go)
3. Yellow "o" (Letters in Google logo)
4. The Empire State (Nicknames of the "New" states in alphabetical order)
5. Chewed gum and turned purple (Fates of children in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory)
1. Albright (Secretaries of State, 2013-1993)
2. Turner Field (five most recently closed Major League Baseball stadiums)