Mysterious Theme #2 by BoyerA

Champion(s):

UllspergerA


Runner(s)-Up:

WeikleB
I say what it occurs to me to say when I think I hear people say things. More, I cannot say.


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Questions:

Who was the U.S. Navy Commodore known as the “Hero of Lake Erie”? His brother, also a Commodore, was called “The Father of the Steam Navy”.

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Oliver Hazard PERRY

What is the name of the action hero portrayed by Rainier Wolfcastle in seven fictional films?

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MCBAIN

By what name has Lisa Halaby been commonly known since her marriage, and renunciation of her American citizenship, in 1978?

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QUEEN Noor

What dark beer shares its name with a Toyota truck manufactured from 1954 to 1989?

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STOUT

What member of the Algonquin Round Table asked “How could they tell?” when told of Calvin Coolidge’s death?

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Dorothy PARKER

State of Play” was a 2003 TV mini-series. Name one of the following: the Scottish actress who played Della Smith; the Scottish actress (born in Malaysia) who played Sonia Baker; the English actor who played Syd; or the English actress who played Yvonne Shaps.

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Kelly MACDONALD, Shauna MACDONALD, Tom BURKE, Geraldine JAMES

Four people with this surname have played Major League Baseball. Three are brothers, with given names Cloyd, Kenton and Cletis. The fourth, Blaine, is currently a member of the Minnesota Twins. What is their shared surname?

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BOYER

Who wrote about fractals, the hangman paradox, Penrose tiles, tangrams, public-key cryptography, and many more subjects over a 25-year period for Scientific American?

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Martin GARDNER

What swimsuit model was married to Jean-François Allaux, Richard Taubman, Peter Cook, and a singer-songwriter with over thirty Top 40 hits?

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CHRISTIE Brinkley

What phrase can describe a system of two pulleys connected by a rope, or the functions of NFL linemen?

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BLOCK and tackle

What actress has portrayed characters named Allison Pond, Marion Silver, Alicia Nash and Helen Benson?

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Jennifer CONNELLY

What is the link between these 11 answers?

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MYSTERY WRITERS (with recurring characters)