Note: All answers contain the word “red.”
1) What Neil Diamond song became a #1 hit for UB40 in 1983 and 1988? Bonus hint: this may be my least favorite song in the history of recorded music.
2) On TV, her name was Heather, but Charles Schulz never named her in Peanuts. Who was the unrequited object of Charlie Brown’s affection?
3) What song was Prince’s first top-10 hit in the United States?
4) What city, known as the “bicycle capital of the Northwest,” is home to the only velodrome in Washington State?
5) What future sitcom star was a dishwasher in the 1940s at the speakeasy where Malcolm X waited tables?
6) What 1990s Showtime series featured David Duchovny running a personal ad asking for “stories of love, passion, or betrayal”?
7) The 1920s Yankees were Murderers’ Row. The 1930s Cardinals were the Gashouse Gang. What were the 1970s Cincinnati Reds?
8) What 1983 U2 album became the United Kingdom’s best-selling live recording ever?
9) What 1994 song by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, which takes its name from the epic poem Paradise Lost, was featured in all three Scream movies?
10) Sam’s Tavern near the University District [in Seattle, out of towners] eventually became what restaurant, the first in a chain of 307 nationwide?
Average score, 17 teams: 8.00
1) “Red Red Wine”
2) the Little Red-Haired Girl
3) “Little Red Corvette”
5) Redd Foxx
6) Red Shoe Diaries
7) The Big Red Machine
8) Under a Blood Red Sky
9) “Red Right Hand”
10) Red Robin
Round 3 at the Old Pequliar on November 6, 2007.