Of note: Alex give an incorrect answer for 12-letter clues. He said "a hippo". That's five letters. Hippopotamus would be required to fit the category.
Pre-called Lin-Manuel and Lambert in the "Miranda" category, but did NOT expect a Moana clue.
I'm so old that I got Colt 45...but not from Snoop Dogg, but from the old Billy Dee Williams commercials.
My sixth grade history teacher had this thing about calling us "budding cartographers" when we were working with maps. She was weird.
Knew 4 out of 5 of the movies in the "adaptations" category fairly well, but 0 of 5 of the authors/screenwriters.
Ellen from Stoneham, Mass was probably happy with the 88 - go Pasta, 25 goals in 27 games! (Sorry about last night, Ontario...)mungar wrote: ↑Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:40 amLemieux was 66. Maybe she was an Eric Lindros fan thoughCasketRomance wrote: ↑Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:30 amso you are going on the assumption that she chose that number of 1312 in the event she gets it wrong so she could have 88? seems like she would have to be thinking negatively...why not think 2712 had some meaning for her? and why ham radio if she did intend for 88 to be significant? maybe she is a mario lemieux fan or dale earnhardt jr fanfloridagator wrote: ↑Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:14 amI suspect that contestant Alex is a ham radio operator, because her unusual bet of 1312, which host Alex even called unusual, left her with $88 after missing the extremely easy answer of Buenos Aires. 8 8 is the ham radio code for love and kisses, and especially affectionate way of signing off.
Error in clue: American Pharoah [sic] winning the Triple Crown in 2015 ended a 36 year drought, not a 37-year one. The drought did not begin in 1978 when Affirmed won the Triple Crown. It began the next year when the horse didn't.