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Thursday, August 21, 2003

from dailycandy

The New York Quiz
1. Who described New York as 'a sucked orange'?
2. What is the opening line of Annie Hall?
3. What are the three ingredients in a correctly made egg cream? (Hints: Not egg. Not cream.)
4. What is the oldest house in New York City?
5. How many restaurants does Keith McNally actually own today? Bonus question: Name his newest, which opens next week.
6. Max's Kansas City was the hottest club of the late '60s. Where was it?
7. Who are Betsey, Bunky, and Nini?
8. Who is the famous Walter at the Metropolitan Museum of Art?
9. What is the name of the only wine shop in New York City that is open on Sundays, and why can it stay open when others can't?
10. How many World Series have the Yankees won?
11. Where else can you hear the three women and one man who recorded the announcements for the new subway cars?
12. What was the Flatiron Building originally called?
13. How much distance (in moving traffic) counts as one click on a taxi meter?
14. How many acres is Central Park?

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