Mystery Theme XLII by LuskT

Champion(s):

Tortoise
Slow and Steady


Runner(s)-Up:

MassogliaB


Quiz Description

Are you tired of these yet? No? Then have a go.

Full Results:

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1 Tortoise 397 98 00
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2 MassogliaB 389 95 15
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3 ChernicoffS 386 92 00
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4 SusannahBrooks 372 90 00
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5 HallW 359 87 15
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6 WangS 353 84 00
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7 SchroederS 347 81 15
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8 MangaserA 334 78 15
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9 SpoeriJ 331 75 00
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10 VaccaD 305 72 15
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11 BoyerA 302 70 00
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12 OppenheimS 288 67 00
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13 WareD 278 64 15
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14 GoldsteinB 274 61 15
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15 WolfischL 267 58 00
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16 WeikleB 266 55 00
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17 HallR 261 52 00
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18 MercureT 260 50 00
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19 ChrisRosenberg 246 47 15
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20 BruceM 243 44 00
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21 RaiaB 231 41 00
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22 GrahamJ 226 38 00
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24 OlewnickB 204 32 00
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26 KaneMH 191 27 00
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28 BeningoS 168 21 00
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29 randalleng 167 18 00
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30 ElendilPickle 159 15 00
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31 PrestonC 157 12 00
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32 milton 147 10 00
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33 Okrent 130 7 00
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34 PolinskyL 100 4 00
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35 quarterrican 60 1 00
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Questions:

Ram-Man, Buzz-Off and Mekaneck are among the allies of what toy/cartoon franchise hero?

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He-Man (Aries: the Ram)

What city, named after the wife of Danish king Christian V, serves as the territorial capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands?

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Charlotte Amalie (Virgo: the Virgin)

Lake Baikal, in addition to being the deepest freshwater lake in the world, also holds the most water. Which lake in Africa holds the second-highest volume?

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Lake Tanganyika (Aquarius: the Water Bearer)

Kaposi's Sarcoma is one of the first illnesses that became commonly associated with what other disease in the 1980s?

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Acquired Immno-Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Cancer: the Crab)

Giselle Bundchen, Scarlett Johannson, Ashton Kutcher and Jon Heder are among many celebrities with what familial feature?

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Twin sibling (Gemini: the Twins)

Correctly spell the name of the traditional Proven├žal fish stew that originated in Marseille and is commonly served with slices of bread and rouille sauce?

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Bouillabaisse (Pisces: the Fish)

Which specific type of musical scale is created by starting with a natural minor scale and raising the seventh note by a semitone?

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Harmonic minor (Libra: the Scales)

Later spoofed by a South Park episode, the concept of an evil counterpart with a goatee originated in the episode "Mirror, Mirror" of what sci-fi drama?

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Star Trek (Capricorn: the Goat)

Whose 1966 play was made into an Academy Award-winning film two years later, starring Peter O'Toole and Katherine Hepburn?

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James Goldman (Leo: the Lion...in Winter)

The Scorpions presented a gold record of what 1991 single to Mikhail Gorbachev?

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Wind of Change (Scorpio: the Scorpion)

"Crash" Davis and "Nuke" Laloosh played for which minor league baseball team, according to the 1988 film?

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Durham Bulls (Taurus: the Bull)

Eleven members of a 12-member set have been directly or obliquely referenced in these questions. Which one has not? As always, no consulting outside references - especially not a newspaper.

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Saggitarius: the Archer (Theme: Signs of the Zodiac)