2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

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2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by DadofTwins » Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:54 pm

Today's set.

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by DadofTwins » Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:55 pm

PLANET BOB

2: In sitcoms named for him, he played a psychologist, a Vermont innkeeper, and the creator of a comic book superhero.

4: Formed in 1979, the first of these with a masculine name was Bob.

6: In 1946, Robert Jackson was appointed by President Truman to both write the legal basis for the tribunals in this city and serve as chief prosecutor.

8: His first Pulitzer-winning poetry collection includes the poem that begins, “Some say the world will end in fire/Some say in ice.”

10: This American said the King's Indian Attack “used to be my favorite,” especially against the Caro-Kann.

HOMER'S WOMEN

3: Hermes warned Odysseus that moly, an herb, would protect him from this sorceress's potion.

6: This title character in a Euripides play was the wife of King Priam and mother of 19 children, many of whom appeared in Homer's works.

9: Her singing was what initially attracted Odysseus to the island of Ogygia.

12: Because of a curse from Apollo, no one believed this prophetess's warning about the Trojan Horse.

15: The dispute between Agamemnon and Achilles over this woman leads to Achilles' temporary withdrawal from the Trojan War.

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by DadofTwins » Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:56 pm

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by skullturf » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:01 pm

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PLANET BOB

2: Bob Newhart

4: Hurricanes

6: Nuremberg

8: Robert Frost

10: Bobby Fischer

HOMER'S WOMEN

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15:

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by Agggron » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:02 pm

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10: Bobby Fischer

3: Circe
6: Hecuba
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12: Cassandra
15: Briseis?

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by crazymatt1 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:02 pm

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2: Bob Newhart
4: Hurricane
6: Nuremburg
8:
10: Bobby Fisher

3: Medea
6:
9:
12:
15:

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by Budphrey » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:06 pm

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2: Bob Newhart
4: hurricane
6: Nuremburg
8: Robert Frost
10: Bobby Fischer

3:
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9: Calypso
12: Cassandra
15:
Poo-tee-weet? So it goes.

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by billy pilgrim » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:07 pm

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2 bob newhart
4 -------
6 nuremburg
8 frost
10 bobby fischer

3 circe
6 hecuba
9 ---------
12 cassandra
15 -----------
She caught the Katy and left me a mule to ride.

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by Volante » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:11 pm

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2: Bob Newhart
4:
6: Nuremberg
8: Robert Frost
10:

3: Circe
6:
9:
12: Cassandra
15:

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by This Is Kirk! » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:12 pm

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2: Newhart
4: hurricane
6: Nuremburg
8: Frost
10: Fischer

3: Medusa
6:
9: Siren
12:
15:

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by ElendilPickle » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:15 pm

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2: Bob Newhart
4: clam
6: Nuremberg
8: Robert Frost
10: Bobby Fischer

3: Circe
6: Clytemnestra?
9: clam
12: Cassandra
15: Briseis

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by Leander » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:18 pm

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2 Newhart
4 Hurricane
6 Nuremberg
8 Frost
10 Fischer

3 Circe
6 CLAM
9 Calypso
12 Cassandra
15 Clytemnestra? (going with this because everyone else seems to begin with C)

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by happybooker » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:20 pm

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2: Newhart
4:hurricane
6: Nuremburg
8: Frost
10: Fisher

3: Circe
6:Hecuba
9: clam
12: Cassandra
15: clam

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by EndlessEntropy » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:20 pm

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2: Bob Newhart
4: Hurricane
6: Nuremberg
8: Robert Frost
10: Bobby Fischer

3: Circe
6: Hecuba
9: Calypso
12: Cassandra
15: Briseis
What’s Montague? It is nor hand, nor foot,
Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part
Belonging to a man. O, be some other name!
What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other word would smell as sweet.

-Shakespeare

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by whammy007 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:23 pm

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2: Bob Newhart
4: CLAM
6: Nuremberg
8: Robert Frost
10: Bobby Fischer

3: Circe
6: CLAM
9: CLAM
12: Cassandra
15: CLAM

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by GUJeopardyFan » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:23 pm

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2: Newhart
4: Hurricane
6: Nuremberg
8: Frost
10: Fischer

3: Circe
6: Hecuba
9:
12: Cassandra
15: Briseis (thanks, Orson Scott Card / Shadow of the Hegemon!)

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by econgator » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:23 pm

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PLANET BOB

2: Bob Newhart
4: male-named hurricanes
6: Nuremberg
8: Frost
10: Bobby Fischer

HOMER'S WOMEN

3: Circe
6: CLAM
9: CLAM
12: Cassandra?
15: CLAM

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by nserven » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:25 pm

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2. Bob Newhart
4. hurricane
6. Nuremberg
8. Robert Frost
10. Bobby Fischer

3. CLAM
6. Hecuba
9. Calypso
12. CLAM
15. CLAM

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by teapot37 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:27 pm

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PLANET BOB

2: Bob Newhart

4: hurricane

6: Nuremberg

8: Robert Frost

10: Bobby Fischer

HOMER'S WOMEN

3: Circe

6: ?

9: ?

12: Cassandra

15: ?
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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

Post by nlw44 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:29 pm

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2 - Bob Newhart
4 - hurricane
6 - Nuremberg
8 - Frost?
10 - Bobby Fisher

3 - Circe
6 - Andromache
9 - Calypso?
12 - Cassandra
15 -
"And has thou slain the Jabberwock?
Come to my arms, my beamish boy!
O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!"
He chortled in his joy.

Lewis Carroll, "Jabberwocky"

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