2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Tournament of Champions, Day 5

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2014 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Tournament of Champions, Day 5

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The plan right now (provided nothing else happens between now and then) is to get the rest of the clues up tomorrow, then calculate scores in time for a medal ceremony on Tuesday.

Scoreboard through Day 4 goes here.

Clues for Day 5 below.

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FICTIONAL FOOD & DRINK

2: Commercial spoofs on this late-night TV series included ads for Brownie Husband, a dessert, and Super Colon Blow, a high-fiber breakfast cereal.

4: On various incarnations of this TV series, one group of aliens drank an extremely-potent light blue ale named for them, and another group of aliens enjoyed a dish of (preferably) live larvae called Gagh.

6: This author invented the Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster, which he described as “having your brain smashed out by a lemon wrapped around a large gold brick.”

8: In this book series, melange is a spice so powerful that even a small handful of it can allow a person to control the universe.

10: In a 1948 comic strip, he created the Schmoos, creatures eager to be eaten whose flavor depends on the cooking method chosen.

BALLET

3: The Ten Pieces for Piano taken from this Prokofiev ballet include pieces named for Mercutio and Friar Laurence.

6: His royal nickname traces to a performance he gave as a teenager when he danced as Apollo in Ballet of the Night.

9: The Mariinski Ballet Company, which runs the Vaganova Ballet School, was known by this name during the Soviet era.

12: This French dance teacher was credited with identifying and naming the five fundamental foot positions.

15: Anna Pavlova and Vaslav Nijinski were students of this legendary Italian dancer and teacher, who developed his namesake method in the early 20th century.

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2: saturday night live
4:
6: douglas adams?
8: dune
10: al capp

3: romeo and juliet
6:
9: the bolshoi ballet?
12:
15:

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2. Saturday Night Live

4. Star Trek (that Romulan ale is potent.)

6. Douglas Adams

8. Dune

10. Al Capp

3. Romeo and Juliet

6. Sun King?

9. Kirov?

12. Louis de CLAMville de Sissifeet

15. Don Corleone della CLAMissimo

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FICTIONAL FOOD & DRINK

2: What is Saturday Night Live?

4: What is Star Trek?

6: Who is Douglas Adams?

8: What is Harry Potter?

10: Who is Al Capp?

BALLET

3: What is Romeo and Juliet?

6: Who is CLAMishnikov?

9: What was the Kirov?

12: Who is Beauchamp?

15: Who is CLAMinelli?
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Spoiler
2: Saturday Night Live
4: clam
6: Douglas Adams
8: Dune
10: clam

3: Romeo and Juliet
6: Louis XIV
9: Kirov
12: clam
15: clam

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Fictional Food & Drink
2: Saturday Night Live
4: Star Trek
6: Douglas Adams
8: Dune
10: Al Capp

Ballet
3: Romeo and Juliet
6: Louis XIV
9: Kirov
12:
15:

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FICTIONAL FOOD & DRINK

2: Saturday Night Live
4: clam
6: clam
8: Dune
10: clam

BALLET

3: Romeo and Juliet
6: clam
9: clam
12: clam
15: clam
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FICTIONAL FOOD & DRINK

2: Saturday Night Live

4: Star Trek

6: Douglas Adams

8: Dune

10: Al Capp

BALLET

3: Romeo and Juliet

6: Louis XIV?

9: Kirov?

12: M. leCLAM

15: CLAMini

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FICTIONAL FOOD & DRINK

2: Saturday Night Live

4: Star Trek

6: Douglas “Patch” Adams

8: Dune

10: Al “Dunce” Capp



BALLET

3: Romeo and Juliet

6: Louis XIV (Le Roi Soleil)

9: Kirov

12: Georges Clamenceau

15: Vongole Clamato
 
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FICTIONAL FOOD & DRINK

2: Saturday Night Live

4: Star Trek

6: Douglas Adams

8: Dune

10: Al Capp

BALLET

3: Romeo and Juliet

6: CLAM

9: Kirov

12: Beauchamp

15: CLAM

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Spoiler
2: snl
4: star trek
6: douglas adams
8: dune
10: al capp

3: romeo and juliet
6: louis xiv
9: kirov
12:
15:

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02. Saturday Night Live
04. CLAM
06. Douglas Adams
08. Dune
10. CLAM

03. Romeo & Juliet
06. Louis XI
09. Kirov
12. Beauchamp
15. Cecchetti

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Spoiler
2: Saturday Night Live
4: Star Trek
6: Douglas Adams
8: Dune
10: Al Capp

3: Romeo & Juliet
6: Louis XIV
9: Kirov
12: CLAM
15: CLAM

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Spoiler
2 - Saturday Night Live
4 - Doctor Who
6 - Douglas Adams
8 - Dune
10 - Walt Kelly

3 - Romeo and Juliet
6 - Louis XIV (France)
9 - Kirov
12 -
15 -
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2 snl
4 star trek
6 douglas adams
8 dune
10 al capp

3 romeo and juliet
6 loius xiv
9 kirov
12
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FICTIONAL FOOD & DRINK

2: SNL
4: Star Trek
6: Douglas Adams
8: Dune
10: Al Capp

BALLET

3: Romeo and Juliet
6: Louis XIV
9: Kirov
12: Clam
15:Clam.

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DadofTwins wrote:FICTIONAL FOOD & DRINK
Spoiler
2: Commercial spoofs on this late-night TV series included ads for Brownie Husband, a dessert, and Super Colon Blow, a high-fiber breakfast cereal. What is Saturday Night Live?

4: On various incarnations of this TV series, one group of aliens drank an extremely-potent light blue ale named for them, and another group of aliens enjoyed a dish of (preferably) live larvae called Gagh. What is Star Trek?

6: This author invented the Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster, which he described as “having your brain smashed out by a lemon wrapped around a large gold brick.” Who was Douglas Adams?

8: In this book series, melange is a spice so powerful that even a small handful of it can allow a person to control the universe. What is Dune?

10: In a 1948 comic strip, he created the Schmoos, creatures eager to be eaten whose flavor depends on the cooking method chosen. Who was Al Capp?
BALLET
Spoiler
3: The Ten Pieces for Piano taken from this Prokofiev ballet include pieces named for Mercutio and Friar Laurence. What is Romeo and Juliet?

6: His royal nickname traces to a performance he gave as a teenager when he danced as Apollo in Ballet of the Night. Who was Louis XIV?

9: The Mariinski Ballet Company, which runs the Vaganova Ballet School, was known by this name during the Soviet era. What was the Kirov?

12: This French dance teacher was credited with identifying and naming the five fundamental foot positions. Who was Beauchamp?

15: Anna Pavlova and Vaslav Nijinski were students of this legendary Italian dancer and teacher, who developed his namesake method in the early 20th century. Who was Cechetti?
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Spoiler
2: Saturday Night Live
4: Star Trek
6: Douglas Adams
8: Dune
10: CLAM

3: Romeo and Juliet
6: Louis XIV
9: Kirov Ballet
12: CLAM
15: CLA
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