Earlydues' Early Edition Trivia
201: Home

1. At what time is Gary awakened by the cat (who then disappears)?
a. 5:58 am

2. Headline reads, “Fire at Historic _______ ______”?
a. Blackstone Hotel

3. What is the cause of the fire?
a. Faulty wiring

4. Where does the cat lead Gary?
a. to McGinty’s

5. What is the waitress/bartender’s name?
a. Mona

6. Who wants to tear down McGinty’s and why?
a. Barney Kadison - to build a parking lot

7. How much space will the parking lot take up?
a. One entire square block

8. What does Kadison say about foster homes?
a. “We got enough foster homes in this city.”

9. What game does McGinty like to play?
a. Chess

10. Marissa leaves to take an exam for what class?
a. Human Biology

11. Mona tells Marissa to “Break a ______.”
a. Femur

12. What are the names of the three orphan trouble-makers?
a. Annie, Will, Laverne

13. What is the name of the teddy bear and what was it named after?
a. Skeighty-eight named for Flight 88 (guessing on the spelling)

14.Gary saves 2 of the orphans from getting hit by what?
a. a bus

15. Gary saves the third orphan from getting hit by what?
a. a tow-truck

16. These near-accidents happened at what street-corner?
a. Webster and Southport

17. Where was the bus going to?
a. to Navy Pier

18. What is the address of the foster home?
a. 1537 W Adams

19. What mishap befalls Gary at the foster home?
a. he steps into a trap and is captured in a net

20. What is the name of the woman that runs the foster home?
a. Dr Jean Frawley, “Miss Jean”

21. What do they call the foster home and how many kids live there?
a. Frawley House, 15 kids

22. How long has McGinty owned the bar?
a. 38 years

23. Why did McGinty need to sell the bar?
a. His doctor told him he should retire to Arizona because of his Asthma

24. Kadison offers to write up a new contract for how much money?
a. 10 cents

25. The three orphans attempt to save the foster home by doing what?
a. rob a bank

26. Gary says, “And don’t open up any more mail - that’s a ________ ________, you know!”
a. Federal Offence

27. What is the name of the receptionist at “Kadison Group”?
a. Angela

28. The soonest Gary can get an appointment with Kadison is when?
a. February

29. What are the names of Kadison’s goons?
a. Mike and Phil

30. How old is Annie?
a. 8 years old

31. What is Annie’s last name?
a. Anderson

32. Who plans to kidnap Kadison in a robbery attempt?
a. Kadison’s goons, Phil and Mike

33. When did Kadison turn into a money-grubbing meanie?
a. 8 years ago

34. What happened to turn Kadison into a money-grubbing meanie?
a. His wife and two daughters were killed when their plane crashed.

35. What was the flight number of the plane that crashed?
a. Flight 88

36. Who else was on the plane?
a. Annie’s parents

37. How long after the plane crash did Annie’s mother die and what happened in the meantime?
a. She died 3 days after the crash - she gave birth to Annie before she died.

38. What does Kadison give to Gary as a reward for saving him from robbery and kidnapping?
a. he gives him the deed to McGinty’s

39. How did McGinty get the bar and from whom?
a. He won it in a card game with a stranger from the Blackstone Hotel

40. Where did Chuck work when he was growing up?
a. in his Uncle Louie’s Deli

41. For what reason is Chuck going to quit his boring job and cash in a few stocks?
a. to remodel McGinty’s into a classy restaurant

42. What is Gary’s new home?
a. a dusty, spider-webby room above McGinty’s

43. The headline on the paper in the dresser drawer reads, “Fire at Historic ______ _____.”
a. Blackstone Hotel

44. What is the date on the paper in the drawer?
a. 1948

45. Who shows up at Gary’s door and why?
a. Boswell - brings him the “Lost Chicago” book

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