Mystery Theme '72 by FrankensteinP

Champion(s):

SpoeriJ
I cannot sanction your buffoonery.

GrecoD


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

It's a mystery theme!

Full Results:

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1 SpoeriJ 383 98 15
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1 GrecoD 383 98 15
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3 SusannahBrooks 375 96 15
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4 LuskT 369 94 15
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5 UllspergerA 366 93 15
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6 SheahanJ 351 91 15
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7 FryedBetaKappa 350 90 15
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8 VaccaD 349 88 15
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9 MichaelT 343 87 15
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10 JeziorskiM 341 85 15
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11 WeikleB 336 84 15
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12 HightB 332 80 15
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12 SorensonG 332 80 15
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12 OppenheimS 332 80 15
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12 BurgerM 332 80 15
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16 ElendilPickle 328 76 15
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17 ESB 320 75 15
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18 FlaxmanR 318 73 15
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19 ChernicoffS 314 71 15
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20 randalleng 310 70 15
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21 PerryS 307 68 15
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22 RobinJRichards 300 67 15
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23 SheikoS 296 65 15
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24 RichmondJ 295 64 15
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25 MatherV 292 62 15
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26 Bup 288 61 15
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27 WhitmireS 276 59 15
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28 wrightk 275 58 15
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29 StahlhutJ 274 56 15
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30 MercureT 272 55 15
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31 Terry 269 53 15
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32 PolinskyL 265 52 15
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33 SChu 259 50 15
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34 JWright 255 49 15
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35 JonesRW 253 47 15
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36 GriffinN 252 46 15
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37 DixonD 250 44 15
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38 RoseM 241 43 15
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39 WinchellV 239 41 15
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40 creedofhubris 238 40 15
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41 chc 236 38 15
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42 NathanL 234 37 15
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43 PotatoD 232 35 15
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44 AdamK 231 34 00
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45 Gmoney 229 32 15
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46 MarcotteM 225 31 15
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48 GoodmanDL 212 28 15
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49 GrahamJ 207 26 00
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50 BoyerA 195 25 15
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52 SchroederS 182 21 15
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53 BanksL 180 20 15
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56 ConnorA 160 15 15
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60 Rebecca 146 9 15
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61 PatschakB 138 8 15
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63 MassogliaB 129 5 15
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Questions:

This is the title given to the academic head of a particular academic area. In modern higher academic use, the holder of the title often has considerable administrative responsibility, and frequently has assistants and associates of the same title below them in a hierarchy.

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Dean

This brand has, for decades, been the number two ketchup brand in America, badly trailing market leader Heinz.

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Hunt's

This U.S. Army General was an early advocate of the use of air power in warfare; fittingly, the main airport in Milwaukee is named after him.

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William ("Billy") Mitchell

These working professionals are whom you call when you find a leak.

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Plumbers

This film, starring the former Linda Susan Boreman, is generally credited as being the first pornographic film to become a mainstream hit.

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Deep Throat

This woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves, is often used to flavor stuffings or chicken. It's also referenced in a Simon and Garfunkel song.

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Rosemary

Where do bears shit?

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The Woods

This was Radiohead's debut single; despite sinking like a stone on initial release, it slowly became a surprise hit, leading to its re-release a year later. Today it's still one of the band's most popular songs, despite the fact that it's a bit of a downer.

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Creep

This American composer, conductor, and musician was the conductor of the New York Philharmonic for decades, and in that capacity frequently championed under-appreciated (at the time) composers such as Charles Ives and Gustav Mahler. Although he was a serious, academic composer, (writing ballets, symphonies, and operas, among other things), his most famous composition is a Broadway musical that was loosely based on a Shakespeare play.

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Leonard Bernstein

This main drag in the Detroit metro area runs roughly northwest from downtown Detroit to Pontiac. It's the home of Detroit's theater district and hosts a well-known classic car cruise every year in August, the world's largest one-day automotive event.

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Woodward Avenue

This Tony-, Emmy-, Grammy-, SAG-, and Razzie-winning actress is perhaps best known as one of four leads in a cable television series that was based on a series of newspaper columns.

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Cynthia Nixon

The snow-covered Stockholm neighborhood seen in the foreground of the attached link is named after a near-by bit of civil engineering; an archaic English word for the same bit of civil engineering is the theme of this quiz. Either the theme, the civil engineering structure, or the name of the Stockholm neighborhood pictured will be accepted.

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Watergate (or Lock) (or Slussen)