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I'm the early bird. Let me see your worms.

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1..In the '50's Umbrellas gave fame to what city?

2..The hymn goes, "Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors".
What's the spoken Catholic version?

3..Last year a record amount is paid for what Titanic artifact?

4..In the 1600's what is the world's richest city?

5..Peggy Lee's song about her existential anxiety?

6..Alfred Nobel's invention?

7..The Brits won the 1805 battle of Trafalgar, but lost their commander(?).

8..In what city is the JFK library?

9..Explain how it is the autumn leaves show us their colors.

10..Connect a Victor with a Bysshe.

11..Foreignors call Lake Leman what?

12.."____, ____ why do you persecute me?"

13..What is the strong, cold northwesterly wind blowing from southern France?
 

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2. "forgive us our tresspasses as we forgive those who trespass against us"
6. dynamite
7. Lord Nelson
13. mistral?
 

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4. London
8. Boston
9. All of the green-colored chlorophyll has been used up in photosynthesis.
 

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1. Cherbourg? But the Umbrellas of Cherbourg was a 1960s movie, not 1950s, so maybe you are thinking of some other city.
 
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1. Cherbourg
2. Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us...
5. Is that all there is?
6. Dynamite...for which he was wracked with guilt...
7. Lord Nelson
12. Saul, Saul...better known as Paul...
 

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My but aren't we religious this morning.


1. Cherbourg
2. Forgive our trespasses as we forgive those that trespass against us
4. London
5. Que sera, sera
6. Dynamite
7. Admiral Nelson
11. Lake Geneva in Switzerland
12. Saul, Saul
 

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1..Cherbourg



5..Que sera. sera?

6.. Dynamite

7.Lord Horatio Nelson

12. Saul, Saul
 

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4. London
8. Boston
9. All of the green-colored chlorophyll has been used up in photosynthesis.

9..True, but we still have to account for the resultant colors.
 

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6. DY-NO-MITE! (in Jimmie's voice)
7. Lord Nelson
8. Boston I assume.
12. Saul, Saul (before he became Paul) From Acts.
 
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2. Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us
5. Is That All there Is?
6. Dynamite
13. the Mistral
 

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8. Boston may be right but I don't remember it; let me guess Cambridge
 

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Or 5 could mebbe be "Manana"
"The weendow she is broken, and the rain is coming in
If someone doesn't feex it, I'll be soaking to my skin.
But if we wait a day or two, the rain may go away,
And we don't need a weendow, on such a sunny day!"

That is pretty existential.
 

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3..Of course Nero was long gone and couldn't bid.

4..You London-pickers need a 222 mile flight.
 

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1..I later thought that the 50's would have been a bit early for Catherine Deneuve to start her glorious career.
Anyway rbny was correct; it's 1964. Zorro, pony & geordi in the mix also.

2..Key difference is "trespasses", and Pinot leads a quintet of extremely lapsed Catholics, whose knowledge is probably confined to
The Lord's Prayer.

3..What? You couldn't conger up the memory of the one artifact connected to Nero, his fiddle?

4..The Dutch were really good at trade. Go with the capital.

5..Now, Que Sera describes acceptance of what is...and is primarily associated with Doris Day.
So, the award is shared by Bezzz, pony & VAUC, all also plagued by Peggy's tension & cynicism.

6..KA-BOOM, Meyers' quintet all blown up.

7..Poor Horatio Nelson, like Moses, never seeing the end result. We'll give the shout out to zorro, the only
picker of 4 who had enough respect to give the guy his 1st name.

8..Boston, say Wally & Meyers, but Knights disqualifies himself, for being stubborn.

9..Wally, awake real early, fills in some time by playing here and becomes our resident expert
concerning leaves.

10..Now this may be unprecedented, as 3 players actually give sustained applause to ed4
for the marvel of his erudition. But notice how sneaky he was, declining to answer any other questions,
so that his one reply would really stand out. Either that or he just paid those 3 guys off.

11..Homebodies don't like it, but the world sticks to Lake Geneva. Geordi reliable here.

12..Richard Nixon...OK,OK, it was Saul, the pony quartet has convinced me.

13..Pinot & VAUC share the stage with mistral.
 
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