Complete the List, Episode 95
Booby Traps Aren't Mr. Tarr's Style (But They Are Mine)

Monday, September 10, 2018


Contestants: Nolan Werner, Robert Dimitri, Richard Wallace
The Forbes article about Richard's doctoral dissertation.
Categories
Fore!Paper or Plastic?
This Has Nothing to Do with Microsoft ExcelIt's Still Beating
The Times They Are a-Changin'Over 300 Seasons and Counting
Coming to AgreementBooby Traps Aren't Mr. Tarr's Style (But They Are Mine)

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


ROUND 1
Nolan - Booby Traps Aren't Mr. Tarr's Style (But They Are Mine)

Name an actor or actress who was credited in the 2001 movie Ocean's Eleven in the first 70 seconds of the end credits.
NolanRobertRichardNot given
George ClooneyBrad PittBernie MacShaobo Lin; Eddie Jemison
Carl ReinerMatt DamonAndy García
Scott CaanJulia RobertsElliott Gould
Don CheadleCasey AffleckDon Cheadle
ROUND 1121612


ROUND 2
Robert - Over 300 Seasons and Counting

Over 300 seasons of Big Brother have aired worldwide, produced in over 50 countries. Name a country whose first season of Big Brother aired in 2001 or earlier. (Note that the show need not be named Big Brother, just that it uses the general format.)
RobertRichardNolanNot given
United StatesUnited KingdomNetherlandsArgentina; Belgium; Greece; Italy; Poland; Portugal; South Africa; Switzerland
FranceAustraliaCanada
SpainNorwayGermany
DenmarkSwedenIreland
ROUND 2884
TOTAL242016


ROUND 3
Richard - Fore!
Listener-submitted by Michael Simon.

Name someone who has won The Masters golf tournament at least twice.
RichardNolanRobertNot given
Tiger WoodsJack NicklausArnold PalmerSeve Ballesteros; Ben Crenshaw; Jimmy Demaret; Nick Faldo; Ben Hogan; Bernhard Langer; Byron Nelson; José María Olazábal; Horton Smith; Tom Watson
Phil MickelsonSam SneadVijay Singh
Bubba WatsonSergio GarcíaJones
Gary PlayerRory McIlroyGary Player
ROUND 3843
TOTAL282027


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

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearNolanRobertRichard
was the movie The Exorcist first released?1973197419721975
did the first episode of the TV series Lost first air?2004200520042004
was Ariana Grande born?1993199319921995
did the New York Mets win their most recent World Series?1986198519861986
was Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory first published?1964194619651964
did the Pennsylvania Turnpike open as the first long distance limited-access highway in the United States?1940196519251955
did King George VI of the United Kingdom die?1952195519541947
did the Golden Gate Bridge open?1937193519351910
HALFTIME56
TOTAL253332½


ROUND 4
Nolan - The Times They Are a-Changin'
Listener-submitted by Luke Daniels.

Name a U.S. state which is located in multiple time zones.
NolanRobertRichardNot given
KentuckyTennesseeFloridaIdaho; Nebraska; Kansas; North Dakota; South Dakota
IndianaTexasAlaska
GeorgiaNevadaArizona
MontanaMichiganOregon
ROUND 4486
TOTAL294138½


ROUND 5
Robert - It's Still Beating
Listener-submitted by Chris Burke.

Huey Lewis and the News's song "The Heart of Rock & Roll" mentions fourteen cities by name or mickname where the heart of rock & roll is still beating. Name the city name, or city nickname that Huey Lewis calls out in the song.
RobertRichardNolanNot given
ClevelandHollywood
[Los Angeles, Sunset Strip]
ClevelandNew York; Baton Rouge; Tulsa; Austin
D. C.San Anton(io)Kansas City
Oklahoma CitySeattleDetroit
Philadelphia
[Liberty Town]
San FranciscoBoston
ROUND 5885
TOTAL4946½34
According to Wikipedia, Huey Lewis was born in New York City and raised in Marin County, California.


ROUND 6
Richard - Paper or Plastic?
Listener-submitted by Matt Carberry.

United States Federal Reserve Notes are made of paper. Canadian banknotes, on the other hand, are made from polymer, a.k.a. plastic. Name an American or Canadian bank that is one of the world's 50 largest banks by market capitalization, as of May 31, 2018.
RichardNolanRobertNot given
Bank of AmericaWells Fargo(JPMorgan) ChaseAmerican: Morgan Stanley; Goldman Sachs; U.S. Bank; Capital One
Canadian: Royal Bank of Canada (RBC); Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD); Scotiabank (Bank of Nova Scotia); BMO (Bank of Montreal); CIBC (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce)
Citibank
[Citi, Citigroup]
PNCCitibank
[Citi, Citigroup]
SunTrustFederal ReserveSunTrust
Bank of New York (BNY Mellon)Bank of Canada (in both official languages)Bank of Canada
ROUND 6643
TOTAL52½3852
"Market capitalization" is the total value of all of a publicly traded company's stock (share price × number of shares); thus, while the central banks of both nations were named, neither is a publicly traded entity, and thus both are incorrect.


GRAND FINALE
Category: Mathematics
How many prime numbers less than 100 are there?
Answer and boundsNolanRobertRichard
27
25
23
272527
WAGER1681
FINAL SCORE546053½
Winner: Robert Dimitri

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