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100

DAILY DOUBLE One legend says this piece of furniture was a wedding gift to King Arthur when he married Guinevere.

What is the round table?

100

ASAP

What is as soon as possible?

100

James Cameron epic which held the top grossing movie for 12 years.  (HINT:  Celine Dion sang the theme.)

What is the Titanic?

100

Oh the weather outside is frightful

But the fire is so delightful

And since we've no place to go

What is "Let it Snow"?

100

In 2018, he announced that his 3-year Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour would be his last.

Who is Elton John?

100

DAILY DOUBLE 17th Century Dutch optician Hans Lippershey invented this in 1608, supposedly after seeing one lens held in front of another.  (HINT:  Begins with T)

What is a telescope?

200

The name of this pouffy hairstyle comes from the French for "To Puff"

What is the bouffant?

200

DAILY DOUBLE           FLOTUS

What is The First Lady Of The United States?

200

E.T, Jurassic Park, and Indiana Jones are all movies directed by him.

Who is Steven Spielberg?

200

_____ ____, just slip a sable under the tree for me:

Been an awful good girl, ____ ___ and hurry down the chimney tonight.

______ ___, a '54 convertible too, light blue, I'll wait up for you dear, ______   ____.

What is "Santa Baby"?

200

Parents may love it or hate it, but this song from Frozen had the most lasting and resonating effect.

What is "Let It Go"?

200

DAILY DOUBLE   In 1954 a New Jersey Township voted to reject "Nixon" and renamed itself after this inventor.

HINT:  Begins with E

What is Edison?

300

Breadbasket" is slang for the midsection or specifically this digestive organ.

What is the stomach?

300

The N in SONAR

What is Navigation?

300

Emily Blunt plays this character in a remake of the 1964 Disney musical.

What is Mary Poppins?

300

DAILY DOUBLE  ______ ____ __ ________ ___ at the Christmas party hop

Mistletoe hung where you can see

Every couple tries to stop.

What is "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"?

300

DAILY DOUBLE       This device helps keep musicians in time.

What is a metronome?

300

DAILY DOUBLE            As part of the body's immune response, the spleen releases these proteins such as IgM that counteract pathogens.

What are antibodies?

400

DAILY DOUBLE Asia forms the entire northern border of this ocean. (HINT:  It is the third-largest of the world's five oceanic divisions.)

What is the Indian Ocean?

400

The A in the disease AIDS.

What is Acquired?

400

This 1991 classic is the only horror movie ever to win best picture along with 4 other oscars. (I don't think Clarice liked it much though.)

What is Silence of the Lambs?

400

_ ____ ____, the stars are brightly shining, It is the night of the dear Savior's birth! Long lay the world in sin and error pining....

What is "O Holy Night"?

400

This song remains Mariah Carey's highest seller and one of the best-selling singles of all time, with global sales of over 16 million copies.

What is All I Want for Christmas is You?

400

DAILY DOUBLE  This is an enormous mausoleum complex commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the remains of his beloved wife.

(HINT:  The T_____   M___________)

What is the Taj Mahal?

500

The cecum is part of the large intestine:  animals use it to digest this kind of food, so in koalas, it's 3 times body length.

What are plants or vegetation?

500

What does the S Stand for in S N A F U?  (You shouldn't state the whole acronism.)

What is Situation?  (Situation Normal All F U )

500

DAIKY DOUBLE In this movie, a cynical expatriate American cafe owner struggles to decide whether or not to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocco.

What is Casablanca?

500

_ ___ _____ _______ _____ _____, Underneath the mistletoe last night.

She didn't see me creep down the stirs to have a peep; She thought that I was tucked up in my bedroom fast asleep.

What is "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"?

500

DAILY DOUBLE         In 1996, she made her Broadway debut in Rent.  Her character was a performance artist named Maureen based on the character Musetta in "La Boheme"

Who is Idina Menzel?

500

DAILY DOUBLE  Calendar date with which the 20th Century Began.

What is January 1, 1901?

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