Here are the answers to Friday’s news quiz, which asked you to identify the New York City politician who said, "This is the city of nightlife. I must test the product. I have to be out … We used to be the coolest place on the globe. We’re so damn boring now, man."
The first letters of each clued word spell out: Eric Adams, the NYC mayor-elect.
ELMONT: The Long Island Rail Road officially opened its first new station in nearly 50 years in this community.
RIGHT WHALE: A ban on lobstering in Maine was reinstated in an effort to protect this rare species of oceanic mammals.
INTERIOR: Department of the federal government that held an auction for oil and gas leases on more than 80 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico.
COMMUNION: U.S. Catholic bishops approved a long-awaited document on this rite that did not directly reference President Joe Biden, as many anticipated.
ASTROWORLD: A 9-year-old boy became the 10th person to die from injuries sustained during a crowd surge at this music festival in Houston.
DISNEY: Entertainment giant being sued for allegedly using a designer’s new technology for a "tower ride" in a recently opened blockbuster theme park experience.
APPLE: Tech company that will let consumers make common repairs to its cellphones, and that will open an online store next year with more than 200 parts and tools.
MALCOLM X: Two men found guilty of assassinating this civil rights leader in 1965 had their convictions thrown out in a Manhattan court.
SMOG: Schools and factories were closed in New Delhi, India, and a general lockdown was considered because of this annual menace.
— Michael Dobie @mwdobie