2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

Post by fowlerism » Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:00 pm

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2: hippocampus
4: centaurs
6:
8: griffon
10: Ganesh

3: fructose
6: aspartame
9: sucralose
12: saccharine?
15: lead?

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

Post by HugoZ » Tue Sep 11, 2012 5:28 pm

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2: Hippocampus
4: Centaurs
6: Satyrs
8: Griffon
10: Ganesh

3: Fructose
6: Aspartame
9: Xylitol
12: Saccharin
15: Lead

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

Post by TomKBaltimoreBoy » Tue Sep 11, 2012 6:24 pm

HALF & HALF
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2: This part of the brain has the same name as a half-horse, half-fish creature from Etruscan mythology. What is the hippocampus?

4: These part-man and part-horse creatures are said to descend from Ixion and Nephele. What are the centaurs?

6: Older members of this half-man, half-goat race of pipe players were known as sileni, after their chief Silenus. What are the satyrs?

8: In the Divine Comedy, Beatrice and Dante fly off to heaven in on this type of creature, part lion and part eagle. What is the griffin?

10: This Hindu deity with an elephant head and human body is often worshiped by chanting its name. Who is Ganesh?
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3: Also called levulose, this fruit sugar is the primary ingredient in corn syrup-based sweeteners. What is fructose?

6: This amino acid-based artificial sweetener is sold under the brand names Equal and NutraSweet. What is aspartame?

9: Discovered in 1976, this chlorinated sugar compound is sold in the United States under the brand name “Splenda.” What is sucralose?

12: Benzoic sulfimide – this substance known for its metallic aftertaste – was invented in 1878 by a chemist experimenting with coal tar derivatives. What is saccharin?

15: Used as a sweetener in the Roman era, “Salt of Saturn” is a white crystalline acetate of this toxic metal. What is lead?
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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

Post by thejeopardyfan » Tue Sep 11, 2012 6:43 pm

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HALF & HALF

2: hippocampus??

4: centaurs?

6: satyrs?

8: griffin?

10:

SWEET SCIENCE

3: fructose

6: saccharin(e?)?

9:

12:

15:

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

Post by happybooker » Wed Sep 12, 2012 6:07 am

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2: hippocampus
4: centaurs
6: satyrs
8: griffin
10: clam

3: fructose
6: clam
9: clam
12:saccharin
15:clam

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

Post by jfrumkin » Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:03 pm

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2: Hippocampus
4: Centaur
6: Satyr
8: Griffin
10: Ganesh

3: fructose
6: Aspartame
9: ?
12: ?
15: ?
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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

Post by Sir Thopas » Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:29 pm

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2: hippocampus
4: centaurs
6: fauns
8: sphinx
10: Ganesha

3: fructose
6: saccharine
9:
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15:
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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

Post by goforthetie » Thu Sep 13, 2012 2:04 pm

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2: hippocampus
4: centaur
6: satyrs
8: gryphon
10: Ganesh?

3: fructose
6: aspartame
9:
12:
15: lead?

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

Post by cool_hand » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:26 am

HALF & HALF

2: hippocampus

4: centaur

6: CLAM

8: Griffin

10: ganesha

SWEET SCIENCE

3: fructose

6: aspartame

9: sucralose (in my cereal, every morning)

12: saccharine

15: lead

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Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

Post by OntarioQuizzer » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:08 pm

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3: fructose
6: aspartame
9: sucralose
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