Double Trouble – How well do you know your fictional detective names?

1. Control called on these intelligence officers when K.A.O.S. reigned. What the the code names of their two star agents?

2. Created in 1927 by the Stratemeyer Syndicate, who are the two teen Bayport sleuths who managed to solve 58 crimes in 52 years without aging a day?

3. In Tony Hillerman’s novels, these members of the Navajo Tribal Police patrol the Southwest’s Four Corners area. The methodical Lieutenant is assisted by an impetuous medicne man in training. Name the duo.

4. This former Navy Seal turned P.I. and his British sidekick live at a posh estate, “Robin’s Nest,” in Hawaii. Who are they?

5. What husband – and – wife team have fun teasing the prime suspects, even if they’re thin on clues or suffering from a hangover?

6. Englishman Captain Hastings likes to follow the rules to solve a crime, but assists what French-speaking egghead (known to lie, cheat, and steal to get his “little grey cells working”)?

7. Elizabeth George paired D.S. Havers, a working class detective with what suave aristocrat who was the Eight Earl of Asherton?

8. No criminal can out-fox this eccentric, homebound orchid grower (who weighs a “seventh of a ton”) and his milk-drinking legman.

9. When this humble, aphorism-spouting detective teams up with eldest son, the two chase down cases in  one exotic locale after another, but rarely in Honolulu, their home town. Who are they?

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24 H in a D (24 Hours in a Day)

1. 26 L of the A
2. 7 D of the W
3. 7 W of the W
4. 12 S of the Z
5. 66 B of the B
6. 52 C in a P (WJ)
7. 13 S in the USF
8. 18 H on a GC
9. 39 B of the OT
10. 5 T on a F
11. 90 D in an RA
12. 3 BM (SHTR)
13. 32 is the T in DF at which WF
14. 15 P in a RT
15. 3 W on a T
16. 100 C in a D
17. 11 P in a F(S)T
18. 12 M in a Y
19. 13 is UFS
20. 8 T on an O
21. 29 D in F in a LY
22. 27 B in the NT
23. 365 D in a Y
24. 13 L in a BD
25. 52 W in a Y
26. 9 L of a C
27. 60 M in an H
28. 23 P of C in the HB
29. 64 S on a CB
30. 9 P in SA
31. 6 B to an O in C
32. 1000 Y in a M
33. 15 M on a DMC

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Gone to “Pot”

You’ll find “pot” in all of the answers

1. What popular face-changing toy debuted in 1952 and is based around a plastic tuber?
2. This optimum, desirable point on a tennis racket, bat, or golf club is just so…sugary. What’s is called?
3. With the publication of the 1965 book In Cold Blood, this Southern author invented a new literary genre: the nonfiction novel. What was his name?
4. This nine-letter word describes an assortment of things (like this quiz)…or a mixture of dried flower petals, herbs and spices.
5. In the old days, this 10-letter word described a pharmacist or chemist.
6. This English author of The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck grew up a lonely child, whose best friends were her pet animals: newts, frogs, a bat, dogs, and a pair of rabbits. What’s her name?
7. They look a little like pigs, but these plant-eating African mammals are more closely related to whales and porpoises. Their name means “river horse.” What are they?
8, What nine-letter word means “powerful one”? This person may be a monarch, dictator, autocrat, or tyrant.
9, The region between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers is now part of Irag, but it used to be called what?
10. The side of a right triangle opposite the right angle is called what?
11. What’s the name of a fake settlement that’s erected to deceive someone?

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Where’s the Remote? A Quiz about Television Shows and Their Settings

1. The Drew Carey Show is set in Drew Carey’s Ohio hometown. Name the city.
2. Both Happy Days and the spin-off Laverne & Shirley are set in the Midwest’s “Brew City.” Where is that?
3. There’s CSI:Miami and CSI:New York, but in what city is the original CSI: Crime Scene Investigation set?
4. For 20 seasons, Gunsmoke told the stories of the inhabitants of what onetime Wild West town in Kansas?
5. Homicide:Life on the Street was a gritty look at inner-city life and crime that was executive-produced by Barry Levinson in what East Coast city?
6. Murphy Brown, played by Candice Bergen, is the star reporter of the fictional TV news magazine FYI in what real city?
7. The sitcom Wings, featuring future Monk star Tony Shalhoub, was set mostly at a small airport in what island town along the Eastern seaboard?
8. The action in the sitcom Alice centers on Mel’s Diner, which was located in what Southwestern city?
9. Bonanza, the weekly saga of a family in the post-Civil War era, was set on a ranch on the outskirts of what Nevada town?
10. Hapless women’s shoe salesman Al, lazy housewife Peg, and the rest of the Bundy clan from Married…With Children all live in which city?

Answer:
1. Cleveland, Ohio
2. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
3. Las Vegas, Nevada
4. Dodge City, Kansas
5. Baltimore, Maryland
6. Washington, D.C.
7. Nantucket, Massachusetts
8. Phoenix, Arizona
9. Virginia City, Nevada
10. Chicago, Illinois