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BASEBALL BABES
WORDS IN COMPARISON
THE DEVIL
200

It's a festive Fourth of July in South Carolina, where consumer-grade these are legal to use if you're over 16

Fireworks

200

Concern, or a sum charged for the use of money

Interest

200

From 1914 to 1935 pitchers walked him 2,062 times, with good reason

Babe Ruth

200

About 25 species of this arachnid with a segmented & curved tail have venom that can kill humans

Scorpion

200

This marsupial kind of looks like a bear, has a jaw as strong as a hyena's & like its cartoon counterpart, can have a bad temper

Tasmanian Devil

400

A Maine festival celebrating this creature has lasted 75 summers after a money-losing start with an "all you can eat for $1" deal

Lobster

400

A ship's rigging, or to subdue a foe at the 40-yard line

Tackle

400

After 8 seasons in the Majors, hotheaded Babe Pinelli became one of these, with which he had frequently argued as a player

Umpire

400

A decoration utilizing small, colored inlaid glass & stone pieces

A mosaic
400

Cocoa powder in place of melted chocolate is one difference between this & a regular chocolate cake

Devil's Food Cake

600

Summer analyst is this type of learning position at companies like Goldman Sachs or Morgan Stanley & can pay $40 an hour

Intern
600

Very strict & hard-nosed, or a boat's rear end

Stern

600

In 1909 Pittsburgh's Babe Adams became the only rookie ever to pitch & win 3 games in one of these

World Series

600

A shade of red, or to leave someone stuck on an island

Maroon
600

Hall of Famers Martin Brodeur & Scott Stevens led this team to its first Stanley Cup in 1995

The New Jersey Devils

800

2021 put the summer in Summer Olympics as this sport made its games debut from Tsurigasaki Beach

Surfing

800

A narrow sea between 2 pieces of land, or to interpret for a spirit as a medium

Channel

800

In 1928 the Brooklyn Daily Eagle said this team's Babe Herman is "a great outfielder except for his inability to catch flyballs"

The Brooklyn Dodgers
800

A shade of red associated with embarrassment

Crimson

800

This insect is also called the devil's arrow or the devil's darning needle

Dragonfly

1000

FAF is this "Fund", what the Rev. Willard Parsons wanted to let NYC kids breathe when he took them to rural Pennsylvania in 1877

Fresh Air

1000

To authorize, or a coercive penalty enforced by multiple nations

Sanction

1000

When this man's 2,130 consecutive-game streak ended in 1939, Babe Dahlgren took his place & went 2 for 5 with a homer

Lou Gehrig

1000

Specially made 2-word area in a house to retreat to in times of great fear

A Panic Room

1000

A debate provoker, this 2-word phrase dates to a 1616 work where one "pleadeth for nothing but for the kingdome of Sathan"

The Devil's Advocate

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