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Old 20 May 2014, 02:21 PM
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THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS

1. What country's current president, Michael Martelly, became famous there in the 1990s as Sweet Micky, a popular "compas" musician?
Belgium
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2. What television actor, best known for a 1960s role, released his own fragrance line last year, "Eau My"?
John Hamm (a 1960s role could refer to the years the show was set, right?) or, if you're going to be picky, William Shatner (if it wasn't, it should've been).
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3. What word for a halogen salt can also refer to a boring cliche, because it was once a common ingredient in sedatives?
soporific
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4. Or, gules, vert, and purpure are among the colors used in what art form and field of study?
heralrdy
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5. The chorus of Mack Rice's biggest hit song, later made famous by Wilson Pickett, incidentally includes the name of what future astronaut?
Ride, Sally Ride
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6. What best-selling 2012 novel begins with the disappearance of Amy Dunne from her new hometown, North Carthage, Missouri?
The Lovely Bones
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7. What unusual distinction is shared by these famous people? Eubie Blake, Gordon Brown, Tim Daly, Langston Hughes, Hugh Laurie, Paul McCartney, Tim McCarver, David Niven, Dan Quayle, Strom Thurmond.
Interesting list. I don't know half of them, but at least two are musicians, two are actors, two are U.S. politicians (and not the same two in any category). One is a well-known poet. Maybe they're all poets but (some) didn't know it.

Seaboe