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(The start of the show was preempted by a weather report.)

Rich Sweetman
Actuary
Londonderry, N.H.


$20,000
If you were to earn an urn for an erne, you will have acquired a vase for a what?
A: Bird B:
C: D: Fish

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves bird and fish.


[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Rich’s +1 knows a lot about fish, and has never heard of a fish called erne.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Bird


$30,000
Varying widely before being standardized in 1869, the total number of what was five in 1801, nine in 1837, ten in 1863 and seven in 1866?
A: Presidential Cabinet members B: Justices on the Supreme Court
C: Agents in a Secret service detail D: U.S. Representatives from each state

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Justices on the Supreme Court


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$50,000
Australian and American-style pizzas are pretty much identical, but the one known down under as the “Aussie” traditionally has which two toppings?
A: Mint & lamb B: Eggs & bacon
C: Beef & pineapple D: Crab & onions

Rich is leaning toward crab & onions, but he walks.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Eggs & bacon
Rich wins $30,000.


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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
(The start of the show was preempted by a weather report.)

Rich Sweetman
Actuary
Londonderry, N.H.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$20,000
If you were to earn an urn for an erne, you will have acquired a vase for a what?
A: Bird B:
C: D: Fish
[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves bird and fish.

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Rich’s +1 knows a lot about fish, and has never heard of a fish called erne.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Bird

Thanks to my love of crosswords I was able to get this one (I've seen both "ern" and "erne" as answers).

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$50,000
Australian and American-style pizzas are pretty much identical, but the one known down under as the “Aussie” traditionally has which two toppings?
A: Mint & lamb B: Eggs & bacon
C: Beef & pineapple D: Crab & onions

Rich is leaning toward crab & onions, but he walks.
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Eggs & bacon
Rich wins $30,000.

If I have lifelines, I'll use them, starting with the 50:50. I would have leaned toward A because Australia has a lot of sheep.

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