Mystery Theme #5 by PolinskyL

Champion(s):

CoenM
And, it's moist!

FryedBetaKappa
Don't read this.


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

I think you know how this works.

Full Results:

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1 CoenM 392 98 15
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1 FryedBetaKappa 392 98 15
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3 ChernicoffS 390 96 00
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4 MassogliaB 386 95 15
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5 BarkerC 382 94 15
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6 GoodmanDL 379 93 15
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7 GoldsteinB 372 92 00
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9 SheahanJ 364 89 00
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10 grimesr 363 88 15
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11 SorensonG 353 87 15
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13 ThomasR 338 84 15
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21 UllspergerA 321 75 15
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23 Neil 309 72 15
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25 MarcotteM 300 70 15
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31 SpoeriJ 286 62 15
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34 v0max 279 59 15
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35 PerryS 272 57 15
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42 ChenLL 254 49 15
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Questions:

Though some will remember his performance alongside Cuba Gooding Jr in Snow Dogs, WHAT SINGER's primary claim to fame remains his hit song dedicated to a women's (and, it must be said, occasionally - very occasionally - men's) undergarment?

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Sisqo

At the end of a well-known children's book, WHAT TITLE CHARACTER forms a cocoon and, much to my son's consternation, does not, as one might expect given the whole cocoon thing, turn into a moth?

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Very Hungry Caterpillar

WHAT IS THE NAME for a V-shaped form in heraldry, often also used to signify rank on military uniforms?

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Chevron

How many hits did Hall-of-Famer Roberto Clemente have in his major-league career? PLEASE EXPRESS THE ANSWER AS A ROMAN NUMERAL

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MMM

Victoria was the Roman goddess of victory. WHAT IS THE EQUIVALENT GREEK GODDESS, a representation of which can be seen at the Louvre as the "Winged Victory of Samothrace"?

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Nike

After losing to Bob Dole in the Iowa Caucus, George HW Bush won the Republican New Hampshire primary. Besides Bush and Dole, two other men received at least 10% of the vote - Jack Kemp and WHAT FORMER DELAWARE GOVERNOR?

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Pete Du Pont

The Russian 'poputchiki' (first mentioned by Trotsky) and the German 'mitlaufers' are both often translated as WHAT? When referring to Communists, these were people who were not members or possible members of the Party, yet were sympathetic to some of its views.

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Fellow Travelers

Three former Weekend Update hosts have also hosted the ESPYs. Dennis Miller and Seth Meyers both did it twice. Can you name the Canadian comic who hosted the 1998 show?

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Norm MacDonald

This story, told by a Parisian restaurateur, is made up: "I used to hunt around Lamotte-Beuvron in my youth, and had discovered in a very small hotel run by elderly ladies a marvelous dessert listed on the menu under tarte solognote. I questioned the kitchen staff about its recipe, but was sternly rebuffed. Undaunted, I got myself hired as a gardener. Three days later, I was fired when it became clear that I could hardly plant a cabbage. But this was long enough to pierce the secrets of the kitchen. I brought the recipe back, and put it on my own menu under "Tarte des Demoiselles Tatin". However, it describes the genesis of a real recipe. WHAT FRUIT plays a prominent role in this recipe?

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Apple

The US government issues roughly 10 million of WHAT annually, under an alphabet soup that includes A-1, B-1, C-1, E-1, F-1, G-1, H-1B, J-1, K-1, L-1, M-1, O-1, P-1, T-1, U-1, and dozens more?

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Visa

What "high priestess of anarchy" was born in Russia, moved to the US, was briefly implicated (and then exonerated) in the assassination of William McKinley, was deported from the US after WWI, became disillusioned with the USSR (and wrote two books about it), and would eventually be laid to rest in a Chicago cemetery, alongside those executed following the Haymarket Affair?

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Emma Goldman

What is the common link that connects these 11 answers, as well as exactly 19 others?

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Companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average