Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

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Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by rjaguar3 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:40 am

Days 5 and 6 of each round are posted on Friday, so you have the weekend to work on them. Day 5 is being posted now, and Day 6 will come up this evening.

On we go.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by rjaguar3 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:51 am

POWERS OF TEN

2: In "The Twelve Days of Christmas", ten of these are given on the 10th day of Christmas.

4: Element number 100 on the periodic table is this element named for an Italian nuclear physicist.

6: $1,000 was the top prize for a televised version of this competition on the Black Family Channel, far less than the over $40,000 Karthik Nemmani won in 2018.

8: Literally meaning 10,000, this six-letter word can also refer to any large number.

10: The largest denomination of U.S. currency ever printed was a $100,000 gold certificate; the front features this President who signed the Federal Reserve Act.

WORLD CAPITAL SUPERLATIVES
The clues in this category pertain to capital cities of U.N. member nations.

3: By far, it's the most populous capital city in North America.

6: This southernmost world capital is also extremely windy because of the Roaring Forties that move through the Cook Strait.

9: The world capital with the lowest elevation is this Azerbaijani capital on the Caspian Sea, 28 m below mean sea level.

12: These two capital cities of African countries named for the same river are just 2 miles apart.

15: From the small world capitals department: Melekeok State, with population 277, contains Ngerulmud, the capital of this country whose capital was once Koror City.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by rjaguar3 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:51 am

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by rjaguar3 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:51 am

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POWERS OF TEN

2: In "The Twelve Days of Christmas", ten of these are given on the 10th day of Christmas.
TEN LORDS A LEAPING

4: Element number 100 on the periodic table is this element named for an Italian nuclear physicist.
FERMIUM

6: $1,000 was the top prize for a televised version of this competition on the Black Family Channel, far less than the over $40,000 Karthik Nemmani won in 2018.
SPELLING BEE

8: Literally meaning 10,000, this six-letter word can also refer to any large number.
MYRIAD

10: The largest denomination of U.S. currency ever printed was a $100,000 gold certificate; the front features this President who signed the Federal Reserve Act.
WOODROW WILSON

WORLD CAPITAL SUPERLATIVES
The clues in this category pertain to capital cities of U.N. member nations.

3: By far, it's the most populous capital city in North America.
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

6: This southernmost world capital is also extremely windy because of the Roaring Forties that move through the Cook Strait.
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND

9: The world capital with the lowest elevation is this Azerbaijani capital on the Caspian Sea, 28 m below mean sea level.
BAKU

12: These two capital cities of African countries named for the same river are just 2 miles apart.
BRAZZAVILLE AND KINSHASA (of Republic of the Congo and Democratic Republic of the Congo)

15: From the small world capitals department: Melekeok State, with population 277, contains Ngerulmud, the capital of this country whose capital was once Koror City.
PALAU
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by Clue Jungry » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:05 am

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POWERS OF TEN
2: Lords-a-leaping
4: Fermi
6: Spelling bee
8: CLAM
10: Wilson

WORLD CAPITAL SUPERLATIVES
3: Mexico City
6: Wellington
9: Baku
12: Brazzaville and Kinshasa
15: Palau

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by joepozz » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:05 am

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2: Lords a-leaping
4: Fermium
6: Scripps Spelling Bee
8: Myriad
10: Woodrow Wilson

3: Mexico City
6: Wellington
9: Baku
12: Kinshasa & Brazzaville
15: clam

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by sarisson » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:06 am

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2: lords a-leaping
4: fermium
6:
8: myriad
10: Wilson

3: Mexico City
6: Wellington
9: Baku
12: Kinshasa, Brazzaville
15:
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by MarkBarrett » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:07 am

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4: Fermium
6: Spelling Bee
8: 
10: Woodrow Wilson

3: Mexico City
6: Wellington
9: Baku
12: Abuja & Niamey
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by seaborgium » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:15 am

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2. lords a-leaping
4. fermium
6. spelling bee?
8. myriad
10. Wilson

3. Mexico City
6. Wellington
9. Baku
12. Brazzaville, Kinshasa
15. Palau

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by badgerfellow » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:18 am

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2: lords a leapin’

4: fermium

6: National Spelling Bee (or spelling bee, if needed to be generic)

8: CLAM

10: Wilson



3: Mexico City

6: Wellington

9: Baku

12: CLAM

15: CLAM

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by CheezeWhiz » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:19 am

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2: Ladies Dancing
4: Fermium
6: CLAM
8: CLAM
10: CLAM

3: Mexico City
6: Wellington
9: Baku
12: Brazzaville, Kinshasa
15: Palau
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by xxaaaxx » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:23 am

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2: lords a-leaping
4: fermium
6: spelling bee
8: clam
10: clam

3: Mexico City
6: Wellington
9: Baku
12: Brazzaville and Kinshasa
15: Palau

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by Woof » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:30 am

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POWERS OF TEN

2: ladies dancing

4: Fermium

6: CLAMfest

8: myriad

10: Wilson?

WORLD CAPITAL SUPERLATIVES
The clues in this category pertain to capital cities of U.N. member nations.

3: Mexico City

6: Wellington

9: Baku

12: Brazzaville, Kinshasa

15: CLAMonesia

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by Elijah Baley » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:45 am

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2. Lords a leaping
4. Fermium
6. CLAM
8. CLAM
10. Wilson

3. New York City
6. Wellington
9. Baku
12. Brazzaville & Kinshasa
15. Palau

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by immaf » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:46 am

Again, guessing more than I should. Also clamming more than I should.
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2: lords a'leaping
4: Fermium
6: CLAM
8: myriad
10: CLAM

3: Mexico City
6: Wellington
9: Baku
12: CLAM
15: CLAM
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by Lumosityfan » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:56 am

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2: Lords a leaping
4: Fermium
6: CLAM
8: CLAM
10: FDR

3: Mexico City
6: Wellington
9: Baku
12: Kinshasa and Brazzaville
15: Federated States of Micronesia
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by goforthetie » Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:05 pm

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2: maids-a-milking?
4: fermium
6:
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10:

3: Mexico City
6: Wellington
9: Baku
12: Brazzaville, Kinshasa
15: Palau

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by Volante » Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:06 pm

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2:
4: fermi
6:
8:
10: wilson

3: mexico city
6: wellington
9: baku
12: brazzaville, kinshasa
15:

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by CoachP » Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:30 pm

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2: Lords a leaping
4: Fermium
6: clam
8: clam
10: clam

3: Mexico City
6: Auckland
9: clam
12:clam
15: clam

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

Post by classicroadster » Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:31 pm

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2:lords a leaping
4:Fermium
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3:Mexico City
6:wellington
9:baku
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