Complete the List, Episode 72
Well, It's Your Double…

Thursday, June 21, 2018


Contestants: Scott Gant, Dan Gibson, Will Travis
Links to the mentions at the end:
People in the Audience of a Ray Stevens Concert
Gant Family Adoption
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Categories
The CommishThey Tried to Kill Us, We Won, Let's Eat
Not Fake NewsEasy as 1, 2, 3
Sitting on Top of the WorldIt Ain't Over Till the Fat Lady Sings
Nine Nine Nine, Fantastic Number NineAlmost Always the Bridesmaid

Correct, unique: 2 pointsCorrect, repeated: 1 pointIncorrect: 0 pointsPlayer doubled the category


ROUND 1
Scott - Easy as 1, 2, 3
Listener-submitted by Tristan Bauer.

There have been twenty-one acts that have hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 with a number in their name. Name those numerical acts.
ScottDanWillNot given
98 DegreesMaroon 5One Direction21 Savage; All-4-One; B2K; Dave Clark Five; D4L; The Four Seasons; The Four Tops; Hi-Five; Matchbox Twenty; 112; Stars on 45; The Three Degrees; Three Dog Night
The Jackson 550 Cent2 Chainz
2 Live CrewBoyz II MenFifth Harmony
The Fifth DimensionUB40U2
ROUND 1682


ROUND 2
Dan - Sitting on Top of the World
Listener-submitted by Bruce Saunders.

Name a UN member whose average elevation is greater than 1,400 meters above sea level. Switzerland just misses at 1,350.
DanWillScottNot given
BoliviaNepalPeruLesotho; Afghanistan; China; Armenia; Rwanda; Mongolia; Burundi; Georgia
ChileBhutanArgentina
AndorraLiechtensteinAntarctica
TajikistanKyrgyzstanTajikistan
ROUND 2663
TOTAL1489


ROUND 3
Will - They Tried to Kill Us, We Won, Let's Eat
Listener-submitted by Jonathan Graham.

The title of this category is a stereotypical summary of most Jewish holidays. Name any Jewish holiday that happens once a year.
WillScottDanNot given
Yom KippurHanukkahRosh HashanahFast of Gedalia; Hoshana Rabbah; Shemini Atzeret; Tenth of Tevet; Tu Bishvat; Fast of Esther; Lag Ba'Omer; Yom Ha'atzmaut/Israel Independence Day; Fast of the Seventeenth of Tammuz; Tisha B'Av/Ninth of Av
PassoverPassoverSukkot
PurimPurimSimchat (Torah)
Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Rememberance Day)Yom HaShoahShavuot
ROUND 316516
TOTAL241430


HALFTIME
0-1 year away: 1 point2-5 years away: ½ point>5 years away: 0 points

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearScottDanWill
was the film The Hurt Locker first released?2009200620092008
did the television channel MTV first broadcast? (In the parlance of Archer, that's "M" as in "Mancy," not "N" as in "Nancy.")1981198219831982
was Gotye and Kimbra's "Somebody That I Used to Know" the Billboard year-end No. 1 song?2012201420112011
did Maurice "Rocket" Richard become the first NHL player to score fifty goals in a season?1945194819401935
was Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged first published?1957195419571955
was the CN Tower in Toronto completed?1976197419741975
did Croatia, Macedonia, and Slovenia become independent from the former Yugoslavia?1991199719921991
was OPEC founded in Baghdad, Iraq?1960193619601965
HALFTIME6
TOTAL17½36½30


ROUND 4
Scott - Nine Nine Nine, Fantastic Number Nine

Name someone who was confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States since January 1, 1950, but is no longer a current Supreme Court justice.
ScottDanWillNot given
William RehnquistSandra Day O'ConnorAntonin ScaliaLewis Powell Jr.; Harry Blackmun; Arthur Goldberg; Potter Stewart; Charles Evans Whittaker; John Marshall Harlan II
Thurgood MarshalllDavid Souter(John Paul) Stevens
Kennedy(Warren) BurgerAbe Fortas
(Earl) WarrenByron WhiteWilliam Joseph Brennan
ROUND 4688
TOTAL23½44½38


ROUND 5
Dan - Not Fake News

Name any of the top twenty American-based newspapers (they must actually publish a physical newspaper) as ranked by their website's Alexa ranking in the United States as of June 9, 2018.
DanWillScottNot given
The New York TimesThe Washington PostMiami HeraldNew York Post; Houston Chronicle; The Hill; San Francisco Chronicle; Chicago Tribune; The Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ)/The Times (Trenton); The Mercury News (San Jose, CA); The Boston Globe; The Seattle Times; The Oregonian; Atlanta Journal-Constitution; The Washington Times; The Sacramento Bee; Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN)
USA TodayThe Wall Street JournalChicago Sun-Times
Los Angeles TimesBoston TribuneThe Dallas Morning News
The Arizona RepublicThe Arizona RepublicThe Arizona Republic
ROUND 5833
TOTAL52½4126½


ROUND 6
Will - It Ain't Over Till the Fat Lady Sings
Listener-submitted by Ryan Kloefkorn Meyers.

During the 2017-2018 worldwide opera season, twenty-four different men composed the fifty most frequently performed operas. Name any of those composers.
WillScottDanNot given
(Giacomo) Puccini(Giacomo) Puccini(Wolfgang Amadeus) MozartLudwig von Beethoven; Vincenzo Bellini; Ralph Benatzky; Antonin Dvorák; Engelbert Humperdinck; Gaetano Donizetti; Christoph Willibald Gluck; Charles Gounod; Emmerich Kálmán; Franz Lehár; Jules Massenet; Jacques Offenbach; Johann Strauss II; Richard Strauss; Pyotr Tchaikovsky; Carl Maria von Weber
(Giuseppe) Verdi(Richard) Wagner(Gioachino) Rossini
(Ruggero) Leoncavallo(Ruggero) Leoncavallo(Georges) Bizet
Pietro MascagniPietro Mascagni(John) Adams
ROUND 68106
TOTAL4936½58½


GRAND FINALE
Category: Television
On May 14, 1998, the Seinfeld finale became the fifth most watched series finale in the history of American television. To the nearest 100,000 people, how many people watched the Seinfeld finale?
Answer and boundsScottWillDan
83,900,000
76,300,000
68,700,000
129,300,0002,000,00070,000,000
WAGER16167
FINAL SCORE20½3365½
Winner: Dan Gibson

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