Complete the List, Episode 75
Nuclear Gandhi

Monday, July 2, 2018


Contestants: Matt Coleman, Murugu Manickam, Andrew Brown
First game hosted by Andy in which he did not write any of the six selected main categories.
Murugu plugged Camp Kesem at the end of the show.
Categories
Fast Kicking, Low Scoring, and TiesRacing into the Future
Smog CreationIt's a Long Road to Canterbury
Henry FGrey Roots
Nuclear GandhiThe Dude Abides

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


ROUND 1
Matt - Racing into the Future
Listener-submitted by Matt Carberry.

As of August 2017 (i.e. prior to Star Trek: Discovery), and excluding main cast members, twenty different races appeared in at least fifteen live-action episodes of Star Trek series. Name them.
MattMuruguAndrewNot given
VulcanHumanHumanBolian; Jem'Hadar; Vorta; El-Aurian; Changeling; Andorian; Betazoid; Ktarian; Xindi; Kazon; Tellarite
(Morn appeared in ninety-four episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; therefore, Lurian should have also been a correct response, but was not on the list submitted to the show. The archivist regrets the oversight.)
BajoranKlingonBorg
FerengiTrillRomulan
CardassianQTribble
ROUND 1865


ROUND 2
Murugu - Fast Kicking, Low Scoring, and Ties
Listener-submitted by Matt Carberry.

Name a team that has qualified for the knockout stages of the men's 2018 FIFA World Cup.
MuruguAndrewMattNot given
ArgentinaBrazilMexicoUruguay; Denmark; Switzerland; Sweden; Colombia
RussiaPortugalSpain
CroatiaFranceJapan
EnglandBelgiumBelgium
ROUND 216167
TOTAL222115


ROUND 3
Andrew - It's a Long Road to Canterbury
Listener-submitted by Robert Dimitri.

In the surviving work to which we have access today, there are twenty-four existing stories titled according to the name of the pilgrim doing the telling in Geoffrey Chaucer's influential but unfinished Middle English work The Canterbury Tales. Name those pilgrims.
AndrewMattMuruguNot given
The KnightThe MillerThe (Nun's) PriestThe Reeve; The Cook; The Man of Law; The Summoner; The Clerk; The Merchant; The Squire; The Franklin; The Physician; The Shipman; The Prioress; Sir Thopas; Melibee; The Monk; The Second Nun; The Canon's Yeoman; The Manciple; The Parson
The Wife of BathThe Wife of BathThe Wife of Bath
The PardonerThe PardonerThe Narrator
The FriarThe FriarThe Friar
ROUND 3854
TOTAL292026


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

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearMattMuruguAndrew
was the Best Picture Oscar-winning film Gigi first released?1958195819551957
did HBO begin broadcasting?1972197319781975
did Band Aid first release "Do They Know It's Christmas?" as a charity single?1984198519831985
did the New York Yankees win their most recent World Series?2009200920042008
was John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men first published?1937193619471937
did ZIP Codes begin to be used by the U.S. Postal Service?1963196419331965
was eBay founded?1995199719971995
was the Pentagon building dedicated?1943194819641945
HALFTIME7
TOTAL2728½35½


ROUND 4
Matt - Nuclear Gandhi
Listener-submitted by Ryan Kloefkorn Meyers.

In the original Sid Meier Civilization computer game, there were fifteen playable empires. Name them.
MattMuruguAndrewNot given
United States (American)RomanIndianAztec; Babylonian; German; Japanese
GreekBritish (English)Chinese
FrenchMongolianZulu
MayanEgyptianRussian
ROUND 4688
TOTAL3336½43½


ROUND 5
Murugu - Smog Creation
Listener-submitted by Michael Simon.

Name any of the top sixteen coal producing states in the United States in 2016. Each produced at least 5,000,000 tons.
MuruguAndrewMattNot given
West VirginiaPennsylvaniaKentuckyIllinois; Indiana; North Dakota; New Mexico; Alabama; Arizona
OhioTexasTennessee
VirginiaMontanaWyoming
ColoradoMississippiUtah
ROUND 5866
TOTAL44½49½39


ROUND 6
Andrew - The Dude Abides
Listener-submitted by Robert Dimitri.

The Coen brothers, Joel and Ethan, have collaborated on a total of seventeen feature-length films released to theaters for which one or both of them are credited as the director. Name those films.
AndrewMattMuruguNot given
The Big LebowskiNo Country for Old MenFargoA Serious Man; The Ladykillers; Intolerable Cruelty; The Man Who Wasn't There; The Hudsucker Proxy; Blood Simple
Raising ArizonaBurn After ReadingTrue Grit
O Brother, Where Art Thou?Inside Llewyn DavisMiller's Crossing
Hail, Caesar!Barton FinkHail, Caesar!
ROUND 68167
TOTAL57½5551½


GRAND FINALE
Category: Canada
Canada Day is celebrated on July 1, and the nation will celebrate its 151st birthday this year. How many different people have served as Prime Minister of Canada?
Answer and boundsMuruguMattAndrew
25
23
21
303025
WAGER161614½
FINAL SCORE35½3972
Winner: Andrew Brown

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