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Friday - - Mind Games -

Each of th­ese is a quiz ques­tion in its own right, but the an­swers connect to a com­mon theme, which could be any­thing from plumb straight­for­ward to bizarrely lat­eral

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3 What name is given to a type of con­fec­tionery con­sist­ing mainly of hard­ened, flavoured and coloured su­crose with corn syrup mounted on a stick, and in­tended for suck­ing or lick­ing? Which choco­late­cov­ered wafer bis­cuit bar con­fec­tion shares its name with a night club in which Sally Bowles sang in the movie Cabaret? What is the small bean-shaped type of candy that Ron­ald Rea­gan re­sorted to chew­ing as a means to giv­ing up tobacco, and that was thrown in large num­bers at The Bea­tles dur­ing their con­certs af­ter Ge­orge Har­ri­son (above) al­legedly claimed he was fond of it?

5 A mass of hexag­o­nal wax cells built by honey bees in their nests to con­tain their lar­vae and stores of honey and pollen is called a what?

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