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    3 for 3
    Merry Christmas!

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    Thanks, and to you, too!

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    3. living
    4. American

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    IQ: Did you go to prison for stealing your own memorabilia?
    IQ2: Are you the MSNBC personality known for your election night map punditry?
    IQ3: Did you go from “Silver Spoins” to “NYPD Blue”?

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    Not O.J. Simpson, Nate Silver or... dunno.

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    Correct
    Steve Kornacki
    Rick Schroeder

    DQ: Born East of the Mississippi?
    DQ2: Born after 1950?

    IQ: Did you found the website fivethirtyeight?
    IQ2: Were you nicknamed "The Old Ball Coach"?
    IQ3: Are you the college hoops coach whose 4-corner offense led the NCAA to institute the shot clock?

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    Not Nate Silver (aha!), dunno and dunno.

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    2. male
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    5. born west of the Mississippi
    6. born after 1950

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    Correct
    Steve Spurrier
    Dean Smith

    DQ: Born south of the Missouri River?
    DQ: Military/Political figure?

    IQ: Did you write "Where the Sidewalk Ends"?
    IQ2: Were you the "Simpsons" writer who played poker?
    IQ3: Were you the announcer on 2 versions of "Hollywood Squares"?
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    Not Shel Silverstein, dunno, and dunno.

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    2. male
    3. living
    4. American
    5. born west of the Mississippi
    6. born after 1950
    7. born south of the Missouri River
    8. not best known as a military/political figure

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    Correct
    Sam Simon
    Shadoe Stevens

    DQ: In the Arts, broadly defined?
    DQ2: From territory gained in Mexican War?

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    IQ: Did you famously perform stand up comedy with an arrow through your head?
    IQ2: Were you fired by Apple, only to later return, and bring Apple to previously unknown heights?
    IQ3: Are you the Trump administrative official whose dad had run for POTUS?

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    Not Steve Martin, Steve Jobs or Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

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    2. male
    3. living
    4. American
    5. born west of the Mississippi
    6. born after 1950
    7. born south of the Missouri River
    8. not best known as a military/political figure
    9. not n the Arts, broadly defined
    10. not from territory gained in the Mexican War

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    3 for 3

    IQ: Do you do comedy sketch that ALMOST makes me feel sorry for Sarah Sanders?
    IQ2: Do you air opposite his lead-in?
    IQ3: Were you the corrupt Nixon administration official whose corruption WAS NOT connected to Watergate?

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    Not Seth Meyers, dunno, and not Spiro Agnew.

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    Correct (pleasant surprise)
    Stephen Colbert
    Correct.

    DQ: Athlete?

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    IQ: Are you the HOF pitcher nicknamed “Tom Terrific”?
    IQ2: Do you hold the single game NBA assist record?
    IQ3: Are you the Trump supporter best known for being Richie Cunningham’s brother-in-law?

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    Not Tom Seaver, Scottie Pippen or Scott Baiao (sp?).

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    2. male
    3. living
    4. American
    5. born west of the Mississippi
    6. born after 1950
    7. born south of the Missouri River
    8. not best known as a military/political figure
    9. not n the Arts, broadly defined
    10. not from territory gained in the Mexican War
    11. not an athlete

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    Correct
    Scott Skiles
    Yup, Scott Baio

    DQ: Scientist/Inventor?

    IQ: Were you the only teammate of Jordan for all 6 titles?
    IQ2: Did you have the most combined time as Speaker?
    IQ3: Did you found the largest retailer in America?

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    Not Scottie Pippen, Sam Rayburn or Mr. Sears.

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    1. real
    2. male
    3. living
    4. American
    5. born west of the Mississippi
    6. born after 1950
    7. born south of the Missouri River
    8. not best known as a military/political figure
    9. not n the Arts, broadly defined
    10. not from territory gained in the Mexican War
    11. not an athlete
    12. not a scientist/inventor

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    Correct
    Correct
    Sam Walton

    DQ: Businessman?

    IQ: Did you play Punky Brewster?
    IQ2: Are you the comic book icon who recently passed away?
    IQ3: Did your loss in the 2003 Main Event launch the poker boom?

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    Dunno, not Stan Lee, and dunno.

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    2. male
    3. living
    4. American
    5. born west of the Mississippi
    6. born after 1950
    7. born south of the Missouri River
    8. not best known as a military/political figure
    9. not n the Arts, broadly defined
    10. not from territory gained in the Mexican War
    11. not an athlete
    12. not a scientist/inventor
    13. not a businessman

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    Soleil Moon Frye
    Correct
    Sam Farha

    DQ: Associated with a crime, as either victim or perpetrator?
    DQ2: Born after 1975?

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    IQ: Did you originally host shows now hosted by Seth Meyers and James Corden?
    IQ2: Did you play both a Duke brother and Superman’s dad?
    IQ3: Are you the incoming Senate Minority Leader?

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    Dunno, dunno and not Chuck Schumer.

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    2. male
    3. living
    4. American
    5. born west of the Mississippi
    6. born after 1950
    7. born south of the Missouri River
    8. not best known as a military/political figure
    9. not n the Arts, broadly defined
    10. not from territory gained in the Mexican War
    11. not an athlete
    12. not a scientist/inventor
    13. not a businessman
    14. not associated with a crime, as either victim or perpetrator
    15. born before 1975

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    Tom Snyder
    John Schneider
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    DQ: Infamous rather than famous?
    DQ2: Had secondary fame as a political/Military figure?

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    S.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. living
    4. American
    5. born west of the Mississippi
    6. born after 1950
    7. born south of the Missouri River
    8. not best known as a military/political figure
    9. not n the Arts, broadly defined
    10. not from territory gained in the Mexican War
    11. not an athlete
    12. not a scientist/inventor
    13. not a businessman
    14. not associated with a crime, as either victim or perpetrator
    15. born before 1975
    16. not infamous rather than famous
    17. did not have secondary fame as a political/military figure

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    IQ: Are you the coach of the New Orleans Saints?
    IQ2: Did you drive a runaway bus?
    IQ3: Were you the intimidating Bears MLB during the 80s?

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    Dunno, not Sandra Bullock, and dunno.

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    Sean Payton
    Correct
    Mike Singletary

    DQ: Associated with tangible object?
    DQ2: Namesake of something (tangible or not)?

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    S.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. living
    4. American
    5. born west of the Mississippi
    6. born after 1950
    7. born south of the Missouri River
    8. not best known as a military/political figure
    9. not n the Arts, broadly defined
    10. not from territory gained in the Mexican War
    11. not an athlete
    12. not a scientist/inventor
    13. not a businessman
    14. not associated with a crime, as either victim or perpetrator
    15. born before 1975
    16. not infamous rather than famous
    17. did not have secondary fame as a political/military figure
    18. associated with a tangible object
    19. namesake of something (tangible or not)

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    IQ: Did you invent the wire toy that can climb down stairs?
    IQ2: Did you lose 2 Presidential elections to the same man?
    IQ3: Were you Happy Gilmore's rival?

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    Not Mr. Slinky or Adlai Stevenson, and dunno.

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    Correct
    Correct
    Scooter McGavin

    DQ Object owned by typical American?

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    The Coolidge anecdote you mentioned awhile back was cited on the beige prose tvtropes page.

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    Thanks - I just looked that up. Never heard it said that Coolidge immediately left, though.

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    3. living
    4. American
    5. born west of the Mississippi
    6. born after 1950
    7. born south of the Missouri River
    8. not best known as a military/political figure
    9. not n the Arts, broadly defined
    10. not from territory gained in the Mexican War
    11. not an athlete
    12. not a scientist/inventor
    13. not a businessman
    14. not associated with a crime, as either victim or perpetrator
    15. born before 1975
    16. not infamous rather than famous
    17. did not have secondary fame as a political/military figure
    18. associated with a tangible object
    19. namesake of something (tangible or not)
    20. object could be owned by a typical American, but the odds are against it

    Right! Please ask your "Are you Firstname Lastname?" question by noon Fri. EST, please.

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    My (wrong) guess:

    Johann Saab

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    Not bad, but I'm actually

    Chesley Sullenberger

    Quick-thinking pilot of a US Airways flight who was able to successfully land his plane in the Hudson River in 2009, saving everyone aboard. Tom Hanks played him in the movie that bears his nickname: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chesley_Sullenberger

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    GREAT PICK! Did you see the movie yet?

    Next letter?

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    Yes, I saw the movie. It was pretty good.

    You can start the next round, if you like.

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    The first new letter of 2019 is:

    C

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    Righto!

    IQs:

    In "The Red-Headed League," did Holmes foil your criminal scheme?
    Was it said by a foe that you were "like a rotten mackerel by moonlight"?
    Was this the birth name, later changed, of one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century?

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    DQ
    Not Cameron
    Not Cassius Clay, much better known as Muhammad Ali

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    Previous IQs:

    In "The Red-Headed League," did Holmes foil your criminal scheme? - John Clay
    Was it said by a foe that you were "like a rotten mackerel by moonlight"? - Not anyone named Cameron, but Henry Clay, "in that he both shined and stank"
    Was this the birth name, later changed, of one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century? - Yes, Cassius Clay

    Clay x3!

    DQs:

    Real?
    Male?

    IQs:

    Were you the first to fly across America, "crash by crash"?
    Did you command the 20th Maine on Little Round Top?
    Were you apocryphally said to have remarked, "I have never wished anyone dead, but I have read some obituaries with a great deal of satisfaction"?

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    Not Corrigan
    Not Joshua Chamberlain
    Not Winston Churchill

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    C

    1.Real
    2.Female

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you the first to fly across America, "crash by crash"? - Not "Wrong Way" Corrigan, but Cal Rodgers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calbraith_Perry_Rodgers
    Did you command the 20th Maine on Little Round Top? - Yes, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
    Were you apocryphally said to have remarked, "I have never wished anyone dead, but I have read some obituaries with a great deal of satisfaction"? - Not Churchill, but Clarence Darrow

    DQs:

    Living?
    American?

    IQs:

    Are you a conservative newspaper columnist?
    Were you a robopsychologist in the stories of Isaac Asimov?
    Was a lake stocked with fish for your visit to South Dakota?

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    Not Martha Crowley
    DQ
    DQ

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    C

    1.Real
    2.Female
    3.Living
    4.American

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    Not Martha Crowley
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    Not Calvin Coolidge

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    Previous IQs:

    Are you a conservative newspaper columnist? - I'll rephrase
    Were you a robopsychologist in the stories of Isaac Asimov? - Dr. Susan Calvin
    Was a lake stocked with fish for your visit to South Dakota? - Yes, Calvin Coolidge (the same visit in which he dedicated the Mount Rushmore project)

    DQ:

    Last name start with C?

    IQs:

    You are not Martha Crowley. Are you a conservative newspaper columnist?
    Were you a Tennessee Republican critic of President Trump?
    Did you perform with Patrick Stewart both on TV and on stage?

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    Not Charles Krauthammer
    Not Bob Corker
    DQ

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