No. 498: "Double Up"

Testing your knowledge of what happened this week
Nov. 2 2000 3:00 AM

No. 498: "Double Up"

Tuesday in London, at an ongoing event sponsored by the Brain Games Network, spectators were treated to the unusual spectacle of a Double Fianchetto. What immediately preceded its appearance? 

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Monday's Question (No. 497)—"Does Paper Work?":

The documents Alan Geller of Sea Cliff, N.Y., submitted to the federal government include the assertion, "It is desirable to produce bleeding body parts aside from the face." What did Mr. Geller hope to accomplish by filing these papers?

"And who says no one in the United States has noticed the start of hockey season."—Chris Hurst

"I could be dead wrong, but it sounds like Gerry Cooney is trying to get his boxing license reinstated."—Bill Scheft (Tom Tegtmeyer and Tom O'Connor had similar answers.)

"Scare the crud out of his little sister. My big brother would have tried that too, but he just pushed me down the stairs instead."—Alison Rogers

"Instill fear in the hearts of all those with body parts in addition to faces."—Sarah M. Balcomb

"If this is Halloween-related, I'm glad I'm not eight anymore."—Lara Williams

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