Any Questions #545: Well-known alumni

Any Questions #545: Well-known alumni

Final week’s problemBegin with the phrase FIRST PLACE. Rearrange the letters to spell a four-letter

Final week’s problem
Begin with the phrase FIRST PLACE. Rearrange the letters to spell a four-letter phrase for a species of fish and a six-letter phrase for components of a fish. What are the phrases?

On-air questions: OK, Mike. At many campuses, it’s the top of the semester for school college students and their weary instructors alike. And that obtained me excited about some well-known faculty graduates. This week, I’ll title some alumni, you title the college they’ve in frequent, and for a bonus level, the college’s mascot.

1. John Adams, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy
2. Madonna, “Empire Strikes Again” director Lawrence Kasdan, six-time Tremendous Bowl champion Tom Brady
3. Quarterback Tim Tebow and working again Emmitt Smith, SNL actor and announcer Darrell Hammond, residence enchancment guru Bob Vila
4. “Depraved” creator Gregory Maguire, Awkwafina, the rapper and actor from “Nora From Queens,” political activist Harvey Milk
5. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and journalist Barbara Walsh, novelist and screenwriter John Irving, crossword constructor Brendan Emmett Quigley, AKA BEQ

Further credit score
1. Baseball trailblazer Jackie Robinson, Carol Burnett, Francis Ford Coppola
2. Alan Bean, the fourth individual to stroll on the moon, Matthew McConaughey, Woman Chicken Johnson

This week’s problem

Begin with the phrase COLLEGE GRAD. Rearrange the letters and you’ll spell the title of an instrument and the title of a weapon. What are they?


On-air questions
1. Harvard (Crimson)
2. Michigan (Wolverines)
3. College of Florida (Gators)
4. College at Albany (Nice Danes)
5. College of New Hampshire (Wildcats)

Further credit score
1. UCLA (Bruins)
2. College of Texas (Longhorns)