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Number That List #1

In one view, statistics are numbers-in-use. John Boswell and Dan Starer published a book on "numerical lists you never knew or once knew or probably forgot." So, combining these two statements, let's see how well you do....

Insert the correct number for each list, using the answers provided below (with three numbers added as "statistical anomalies). In each case, an example of an item on that list is provided. Award yourself "bonus points" if you can name the other items on the list!

  • ___ Men in a Tub (e.g. Butcher)
  • The Fantastic ___ (e.g. Human Torch)
  • ___ Soldiers of Victory (e.g. Green Arrow)
  • Santa's ___ Reindeer (e.g. Dasher)
  • The ___ National Holidays (e.g. Memorial Day)
  • The ___ Days of Christmas (e.g. Partridge in a Pear Tree)
  • The ___ Ways Wonder Bread Helps Build Strong Bodies (e.g. Red Cells)
  • The ___ Branches of Government (e.g. Legislative)
  • The ___ Freedoms (e.g. Speech)
  • Richard Nixon's ___ Crises (e.g. Hiss Case)
  • The ___ Articles of the Constitution (e.g. Election Procedures)
  • The ___ Original Colonies (e.g. Virginia)
  • Woodrow Wilson's ___ Points (e.g. Arms Reduction)
  • The ___ Amendments to the Constitution(e.g. Authorized Income Taxes)
  • The ___ Classes of Galaxies (e.g. Spiral)
Answers in "ordered" order...with three "statistical anomalies:
3 3 4 4 4 5 6 7 7 8 9 10 11 12 12 13 14 26