Archie Goodwin Birthday Dinner
The Stout Room, Heartland Brewery, N.Y.C.
October 24, 2011

Some questions about our birthday boy (roughly in increasing order of difficulty)

Starting off ... can you identify ...
1. Archie's birthplace?  
2. Archie's favorite beverage?  
3. Archie's lady friend?  
4. Archie's lady friend's nickname for him?  
5. Archie's baseball teams?  
A little tougher …
6. Archie's usual place to dance?  
7. Archie's usual model of gun?  
8. Archie's most prized possession?  
9. Archie's favorite cab drivers?  
10. The make of the sedan Archie drives?  
Only a true Archie-phile would know …
11. The diner that Archie eats at when he doesn't want to eat at home?  
12. The club that Archie visits when he's annoyed at Mr. Wolfe?  
13. The location in the brownstone of Archie's bedroom?  
14. The herb Archie cares for more than Mr. Wolfe does?  
15. How Archie answers the phone in the office?  
For our most attentive readers …
16. The evening each week that is Archie's poker night?  
17. The number of hours Archie sleeps each night?  
18. Archie's salary in 1947?  
19. The full text of Wolfe's goodbye note to Archie?  
20. The number of men Archie has killed (that we know about)?  
And can you tell us …
21. The names of at least five actors who have portrayed Archie in films or on TV?  
22. Why did Archie Goodwin have to change his name to publish a mystery story?  
23. For whom will Archie Goodwin be playing basketball next year?  
24. When Archie dies, would he rather go to Heaven or to Hell?  
25. What movie star might Archie resemble, according to Rex Stout?  

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