A*B to Y*Z Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Nov 22, 2011

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Clue Word % Correct
Part of speech that usually ends in -ly; 'usually' is an example of oneadverb
90.7%
In 1924, The New York Times called this puzzle a 'sinful waste'; now, most people consider the NYT to have the best onecrossword
89.1%
To cross a street carelessly or in an illegal manner; it may be classified as a misdemeanor in some statesjaywalk
84.8%
Magician born Ehrich Weiss in Hungary; he gave himself the middle name of 'Handcuff'Houdini
76.8%
The original name for this material was 'Nobel's Blasting Powder'dynamite
75.4%
He is mentioned in the Bible as having a height of 'six cubits and a span', which means he was 9 feet, 9 inches tall.Goliath
73.5%
This Japanese company began selling playing cards back in 1889, 90 years before they entered the video game businessNintendo
73.5%
It can be used to detect cancer, but too much of it may cause cancerx-ray
72.5%
The last American-born to win this annual NYC event was Bill Rogers in 1979marathon
61.8%
Barbara Walters and Whoopi Goldberg take a little time to enjoy this every weekdayview
60.1%
Although this coffee-dipped dessert has only been around for 30 years, it has become one of the most popular Italian cakestiramisu
58.1%
S.C. Johnson recommends to use a dry paper towel or lint-free cloth with this product for a streak-free shineWindex
58%
Although its name is derived from the Greek for 'stone', this is the lightest of all metalslithium
56.8%
Clue Word % Correct
This was invented by 15-year-old Chester Greenwood in 1873 to keep himself warm while ice skating; the city of Farmington, Maine holds a yearly parade in his honorearmuff
53.7%
Once a playground staple, this sport has become popular with adultskickball
52.8%
One of only five different sports that have been a part of every single Summer Olympicsfencing
51.3%
Nickname of Red Sox great who played in more MLB games than anyone besides Pete Rose; or a birth control pill that was cited by the FDA for its inaccurate TV commercialsYaz
50.2%
Alexis, Hannah, Aaden, Collin, Leah, or Joel Gosselin of 'Jon & Kate Plus 8' famesextuplet
49.3%
Superman nemesis whose name has come to mean a very intelligent personBrainiac
48.6%
Meaning 'present yourself' in French, it is a meeting at an appointed time and placerendezvous
47.4%
When someone buys a stock, they obtain a small part of this in a businessownership
42.7%
This extremely distant object can be one trillion times brighter than the Sunquasar
38.3%
Abbreviation of the part of the United Nations also known as the World CourtICJ
23%
Peter who won two Best Supporting Actor Oscars for 'Spartacus' and 'Topkapi'; he also voiced Prince John in Disney's 'Robin Hood'Ustinov
21.4%
1980s acronym featured on U.S. Census forms that was replaced by the term 'unmarried partner'POSSLQ
3.8%

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