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Re: Game #208: A Listless Game

#26 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:22 pm

I will note with some caution that HILL PRINCE was a horse Eddie Arcaro rode.

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#27 Post by jarnon » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:28 pm

31. ARTHUR LAFFER = 76. Dick TRICKLE + 39. John Langdon DOWN

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#28 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:30 pm

22 is the serial killer MARY COTTON. Why? Because COTTON FIELDS is a song by LEAD BELLY

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#29 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:32 pm

Peter MANSFIELD and Mungo PARK get MANSFIELD PARK. I bet 94 the writer is JANE AUSTEN

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#30 Post by jarnon » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:33 pm

36. MILTON BRADLEY + 29. John CANDY + 98. Edwin LAND

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#31 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:33 pm

jarnon wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:20 pm
Two of the missing answers are probably SWAN and GREEN.
Then I think THOMAS HILL GREEN goes there to free up a HILL for either BUNKER HILL or HILL PRINCE

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#32 Post by jarnon » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:38 pm

Weyoun wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:33 pm
jarnon wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:20 pm
Two of the missing answers are probably SWAN and GREEN.
Then I think THOMAS HILL GREEN goes there to free up a HILL for either BUNKER HILL or HILL PRINCE
That gives 58. SIR GAWAIN = 45. Thomas Hill GREEN + 91. Gladys KNIGHT.
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#33 Post by mellytu74 » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:39 pm

OMG I LOVE THIS!!!!

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#34 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:40 pm

MAETERLINCK wrote The BLUE BIRD.

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#35 Post by franktangredi » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:41 pm

This is the fastest anybody figured out the Tangredi in ages!

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#36 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:44 pm

William WHITE and James WHALE for HERMAN MELVILLE

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#37 Post by jarnon » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:48 pm

51. THOMAS EDISON = 17. Tyrone POWER + 6. Robert PLANT

55. MASON LOCKE WEEMS = 18. Don CHERRY + 49. Herbert Beerbohm TREE

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#38 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:52 pm

Are we missing a BULL? Because MOOSE and THEODORE ROOSEVELT are just sitting there

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#39 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:55 pm

For 93, Stanford is the university. THEODORE? SIMON was the American intelligence tester. We’ve got a ROCK - did I skip over a PETER?

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#40 Post by mrkelley23 » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:57 pm

jarnon wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:20 pm
Two of the missing answers are probably SWAN and GREEN.
Or possibly HILL, since I used Thomas Hill Green for Howe and Bunker Hill.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. -- Richard Feynman

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#41 Post by mrkelley23 » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:59 pm

Weyoun wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:22 pm
I will note with some caution that HILL PRINCE was a horse Eddie Arcaro rode.
I think we decided Eddie Arcaro was not correct for that one. He was retired by the year in question.
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#42 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:00 pm

Is there a WILD? Because we have a MR TOAD and a RIDE. I am wondering if this is the bandit person.

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#43 Post by jarnon » Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:01 pm

89. WILLIAM S. PALEY = 27. Jay BLACK + 64. John ROCK

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#44 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:02 pm

mrkelley23 wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:59 pm
Weyoun wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:22 pm
I will note with some caution that HILL PRINCE was a horse Eddie Arcaro rode.
I think we decided Eddie Arcaro was not correct for that one. He was retired by the year in question.
Then it is probably PAT DAY just because of that last name

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#45 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:12 pm

I have to go to work, but let me note DANIEL BELL could get us to BELL BOTTOMS.

Also maybe ALICE GUY works better than GUY BLACHE.

Pretty sure Becker did not have a career grand slam. I think this LAVER with ANDRE AGASSI perhaps the other possibility if “surface slam” only happened after the US Open changed its surface in the 70s.

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#46 Post by mellytu74 » Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:14 pm

69. JMMQ: This choreographer’s best-known work, Le Jeune Homme et la Mort, told the story of a young man driven to suicide by his unfaithful lover.
ALVIN AILEY? AUGUST BOURNONVILLE?

How about ROLAND PETIT?

87. ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY = 69. PETIT + 4. PRINCE

I was going crazy to make Terrell Davis into Floyd Little.

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#47 Post by jarnon » Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:14 pm

Weyoun wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:12 pm
Pretty sure Becker did not have a career grand slam. I think this LAVER with ANDRE AGASSI perhaps the other possibility if “surface slam” only happened after the US Open changed its surface in the 70s.
Did it used to be a CLAY COURT as in Roland-Garros?

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#48 Post by mellytu74 » Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:16 pm

jarnon wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:01 pm
89. WILLIAM S. PALEY = 27. Jay BLACK + 64. John ROCK
I kept looking for a Brooks to go with Louise to give us one of Paley's notable misstresses.

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#49 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:19 pm

mellytu74 wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:14 pm
69. JMMQ: This choreographer’s best-known work, Le Jeune Homme et la Mort, told the story of a young man driven to suicide by his unfaithful lover.
ALVIN AILEY? AUGUST BOURNONVILLE?

How about ROLAND PETIT?

87. ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY = 69. PETIT + 4. PRINCE

I was going crazy to make Terrell Davis into Floyd Little.
Well why wouldn’t it be LITTLE? He was the RB I was trying to think of. The question suggests that he was like seventh all time when he retired and that’s a relatively low career number. I think when Davis retired a lot of people were beyond that mark.

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Re: Game #208: A Listless Game

#50 Post by Weyoun » Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:21 pm

jarnon wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:14 pm
Weyoun wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:12 pm
Pretty sure Becker did not have a career grand slam. I think this LAVER with ANDRE AGASSI perhaps the other possibility if “surface slam” only happened after the US Open changed its surface in the 70s.
Did it used to be a CLAY COURT as in Roland-Garros?
See that makes me wonder if it is RAFA NADAL then.

Sampras - no FRENCH IIRC. Lendl no Wimbledon I think. Borg no Aussie.

Only recent career slam for the longest time was Agassi until the big three of Federer Nadal and Djoker came along. And NADAL is the clay court specialist and probably would’ve been younger than Andre Agassi when he achieved the career slam.

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