2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

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2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by DadofTwins » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:49 pm

Congratulations to Austin Powers on winning Round 1 of this year's SHC with a score of 438.

More administrative stuff to come.

But for now, here's Day 6 of Round 2.

Enjoy.

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by DadofTwins » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:49 pm

READ, WIGHT, AND BLEW

In honor of the Olympics, kind of . . .

2: This railroad connected Delaware to Pennsylvania until 1976, but after that only connected Income Tax to Oriental Avenue.

4: Operational code name for the 1944 invasion calling for the fleet to assemble twenty miles south of the Isle of Wight.

6: Someone informing the public about criminal activities in government or business might do this, like a soccer referee calling a foul.

8: To be classified as one of these, a winter storm must have gusts reaching 35 MPH and blowing snow which reduces visibility to less than a quarter mile.

10: An undead creature that drains energy, the wight was one of the original monsters in this role-playing game first published in 1974.

“MY” PEOPLE

3: Nikki McCray and Chamique Holdsclaw were among the first players to take this Washington-based team to the WNBA playoffs.

6: Serving from 1993-1994, she was the first female White House Press Secretary.

9: Sherlock Holmes once commented that this man, his older brother, is “the most indispensable man in the country.”

12: In 1970, Raquel Welch played the title role in the film adaptation of this Gore Vidal novel.

15: First name shared by the actress who starred as Nora Charles in The Thin Man and the actress who played Maria Crespo in Zorro.

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by DadofTwins » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:50 pm

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READ, WIGHT, AND BLEW

In honor of the Olympics, kind of . . .

2: This railroad connected Delaware to Pennsylvania until 1976, but after that only connected Income Tax to Oriental Avenue.

READING RAILROAD

4: Operational code name for the 1944 invasion calling for the fleet to assemble twenty miles south of the Isle of Wight.

OVERLORD / NEPTUNE. Sorry, but "D-Day" was inadvertent neg-bait, as the term was used for several WWII-era landings, including Guadalcanal.

6: Someone informing the public about criminal activities in government or business might do this, like a soccer referee calling a foul.

BLOW THE WHISTLE

8: To be classified as one of these, a winter storm must have gusts reaching 35 MPH and blowing snow which reduces visibility to less than a quarter mile.

BLIZZARD

10: An undead creature that drains energy, the wight was one of the original monsters in this role-playing game first published in 1974.

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS

“MY” PEOPLE

3: Nikki McCray and Chamique Holdsclaw were among the first players to take this Washington-based team to the WNBA playoffs.

MYSTICS

6: Serving from 1993-1994, she was the first female White House Press Secretary.

DEE DEE MYERS

9: Sherlock Holmes once commented that this man, his older brother, is “the most indispensable man in the country.”

MYCROFT

12: In 1970, Raquel Welch played the title role in the film adaptation of this Gore Vidal novel.

MYRA BRECKENRIDGE

15: First name shared by the actress who starred as Nora Charles in The Thin Man and the actress who played Maria Crespo in Zorro.

MYRNA
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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by StevenH » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:54 pm

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2: clam
4: Operation Overlord
6: blowing the whistle
8: blizzard
10: Dungeons and Dragons

3: clam
6: clam
9: clam
12: Maya Breckenridge
15: clam

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

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READ, WIGHT, AND BLEW

2. Reading Railroad
4. Operation Overlord
6. blew the whistle
8. blizzard
10. Dungeons & Dragons

“MY” PEOPLE

3. Washington Mystics
6. Dee Dee Myers
9. Mycroft Holmes
12. Myra Breckinridge
15. Myrna
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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by CrunchyTaco » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:02 pm

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2: Reading Railroad
4: Overlord
6: Blow a whistle
8: Blizzard
10: Dungeons and Dragons

3: Mystics
6: clam
9: clam
12: clam
15: clam

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by Paucle » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:03 pm

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2: Reading
4: Overlord
6: blew the whistle
8: blizzard
10: Dungeons and Dragons

3: Mystics
6: Dee Dee Myers
9: Mycroft Holmes
12: Myra Breckinridge
15: Myrna

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by amorris525 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:03 pm

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2:Reading
4:
6:Whistleblow
8:blizzard
10:Dungeons and Dragons

3:Mystics
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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by nlw44 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:13 pm

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2 - Reading
4 - Overlord
6 - whistleblow (as in "a whistleblower")
8 - blizzard
10 - Dungeons & Dragons?

3 - Mystics
6 -
9 - Mycroft
12 - Myra Breckinridge
15 - Myrna
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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by billy pilgrim » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:16 pm

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2 reading RR
4 operation overlord
6 blew the whistle on
8 whiteout
10 dungeons and dragons

3 washington mystics
6 dee dee myers
9 mycroft
12 myra breckenridge
15 myrna
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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by alamble » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:21 pm

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2: Reading
4: D-Day
6: Blow a whistle
8: Blizzard
10: Dungeons and Dragons

3: Washington Mystics
6: DeeDee Myers
9: Mycroft
12:
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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by rmfromfla » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:30 pm

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READ, WIGHT & BLEW

2 Reading
4 Overlord
6 blow the whistle (whistleblower)
8 blizzard
10 Dungeons & Dragons

"MY" PEOPLE

3 Mystics
6 Dee Dee Myers
9 Mycroft
12 Myra Breckenridge
15 Mykaela

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by MarkBarrett » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:32 pm

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2: Reading
4:
6: Whistle Blower
8: White Out Blizzard
10: Dungeons and Dragons

3: Mystics
6: Dee Dee Myers
9: Mycroft
12: Myra Breckinridge
15: Myrna

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by Vanya » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:37 pm

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READ, WIGHT, AND BLEW

In honor of the Olympics, kind of . . .

2: Reading
4: Overlord
6: blow the whistle
8: blizzard
10: dungeons and dragons

“MY” PEOPLE

3: clammys
6: Dee Dee Myers
9: Mycroft
12: Myra Breckinridge
15: Myrna

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by Budphrey » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:37 pm

2: Reading
4: Overlord
6: blow a whuistle
8: blizzard
10: Dungeons and Dragons

3: Mystics
6: CLAMmy
9: CLAMmyer
12: Myra Breckenridge
15: Myrna
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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by debramc » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:40 pm

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2: Reading
4: Overlord?
6: blow the whistle
8: blizzard
10: Dungeons & Dragons

3: Mystique? (or is that just an X-men character...)
6: DeeDee Myers
9: Myron Holmes?
12:
15: Myrna

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by alietr » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:46 pm

READ, WIGHT, AND BLEW
SpoilerShow
2: Reading
4: Overlord
6: blow a whistle
8: blizzard
10: Dungeons and Dragons

“MY” PEOPLE

3: Mystics
6: Didi Myers
9:
12: Myra Breckenridge
15: Myrna

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by HugoZ » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:51 pm

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2: Reading Railroad
4: Overlord
6: Blow The Whistle
8: Blizzard
10: Dungeons and Dragons

3: Mystics
6: Dee Dee Myers
9: Mycroft
12: Myra Breckenridge
15: Myrna

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by boson » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:52 pm

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2: Reading railroad
4: Operation Overlord
6: Blow the whistle
8: blizzard
10: Dungeons and Dragons

3: Mystics?
6: Deedee Myers (whoa - I think I got one of these minor govt official questions. Mark the date!)
9: Mycroft
12: Myra Breckinridge
15: Myrna

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6

Post by WRV » Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:03 pm

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2: Reading Railroad
4:
6: Whistleblowing
8: Blizzard
10: Dungeons & Dragons

3:
6:
9: Mycroft Holmes
12: Myra Breckenridge
15: Myrna
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