KW Mystery #6 (general knowledge) by WilliamsK

Champion(s):

ZellwegerS


Runner(s)-Up:

KonkelT
Kai gwa!

LearyField
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Quiz Description

After last week's experiment with a circular theme, we return to our regular format – 11 answers that can be reverse-engineered once you figure out the thread. This time around, all of the answers are one word, so don't feel pressured to be overly specific.

Full Results:

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1 ZellwegerS 407 99 15
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2 KonkelT 393 96 15
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2 LearyField 393 96 15
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4 LuskT 391 93 15
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5 NathanL 387 92 15
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6 VenguswamyK 386 90 15
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7 SrikrishnanV 377 88 15
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8 MillerC37 369 86 15
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9 KimberlinM 366 85 15
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10 RobinJRichards 356 82 15
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10 RichmondJ 356 82 15
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12 UllspergerA 352 79 15
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13 PrestonC 351 77 15
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13 BarthR 351 77 15
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15 MitchO 342 74 15
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16 ChrisRosenberg 339 72 15
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17 SorensonG 337 71 00
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18 ElendilPickle 333 69 00
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19 letouj 329 67 00
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20 Tinhorn 325 65 15
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21 Vintsanity 322 64 15
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22 AdamKing 319 62 15
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23 IrwinK 307 60 15
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24 ShapiroA 303 57 00
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24 petkunm 303 57 00
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26 DougB 302 55 15
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27 JonesRW 299 52 15
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27 GrahamJ 299 52 15
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29 WattsR 297 50 15
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30 Skrambler 293 48 15
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31 RalliP 291 46 00
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32 GambinoG 278 44 15
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33 FrankensteinP 271 42 15
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35 AmmermanA 265 39 15
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Questions:

What present-day country was, for a little more than 20 years, split in two by the 17th parallel?

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VIETNAM

Carolina Marsh Tacky, Tennessee Walker, and Florida Cracker are all breeds of what?

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HORSE

It's the only team name shared by two California organizations in the "big five" major leagues.

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KINGS

Charlie, Chicago, Clipper, Metro, Octopus, Oyster

What four-letter word binds each of the above entries?

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CARD

In cellular biology, there are two types of endoplasmic reticulum: smooth and what?

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ROUGH

What four-letter word is obscured in this mural from Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood?

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BEER

{0, 3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 15}

What measure of central tendency has a value of 5.5 in the above set?

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MEAN

Until it became permanent in 1933, what sports nickname was used interchangeably with Bridegroom, Superba, and Robin, among others?

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DODGER

As a noun, it can mean the cushion of a pool table; as a verb, to form into a mass. On The Weakest Link, it was used in the imperative. What word is this?

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BANK

Andy Warhol once claimed that what discontinued "variety" of turtle soup was his favorite Campbell's offering, in which calves' heads were used to imitate the texture of the reptile's meat?

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MOCK

What surname is shared by several persons in this June 6, 2015 photograph?

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BIDEN

In 1992, Marion Tinsley faced off against the computer program Chinook for the world title in what? I'll accept either name, but only one (spoken aloud) might help you with the other eleven answers.

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CHECKERS / DRAUGHTS – all answers can follow or precede "draught" or "draft"