Ship's Concert

by Aussie Meyer
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Story


The RMS Atlantic, during the course of its passage from London to New York, has a fine old tradition of holding a Ship's Concert benefitting the Seaman's Benevolent Fund, where the passengers give an impromptu recital for the amusement of one and all. On this particular voyage, Monty Bodkin, Gertrude Butterwick, Ambrose Tennyson, Reginald Tennyson, and Ivor Llewelyn were to perform, in some order, and the entertainments they had chosen were as follows: one sang Pale Hands I Love Beside the Shalimar, another rendered Sonny Boy, one recited Gunga Din, one performed Magic Tricks, and of course, one sang the Yeoman's Wedding Song.

Preparation for the concert varied. One practiced in the shower, another in front of the mirror, and one didn't practice at all! One of the entertainers used the Think System of mental preparation, and one rehearsed in front of the Steward.

The audience at the concert proved true to the concept that "everybody's a critic". One performer got a standing ovation, one got polite applause, but sadly, one got stony silence, another hoots of laughter, and finally, one was pelted with lemon tarts! So much for dinner theater!

From the clues given, can you determine who performed what piece in what order, how they prepared, and what response they got?


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./Labels/v_Gunga_Din.png ./Labels/v_Magic_Tricks.png ./Labels/v_Pale_Hands.png ./Labels/v_Sonny_Boy.png ./Labels/v_Yeoman_s_Wedding.png ./Labels/v_Mirror.png ./Labels/v_No_practice.png ./Labels/v_Shower.png ./Labels/v_Steward.png ./Labels/v_Think_System.png ./Labels/v_Laughter.png ./Labels/v_Lemon_tarts.png ./Labels/v_Polite_applause.png ./Labels/v_Standing_ovation.png ./Labels/v_Stony_silence.png ./Labels/v_Ambrose_Tennyson.png ./Labels/v_Gertrude_Butterwick.png ./Labels/v_Ivor_Llewelyn.png ./Labels/v_Monty_Bodkin.png ./Labels/v_Reginald_Tennyson.png
./Labels/v_Order.png ./Labels/h_First.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Second.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Third.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Fourth.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Fifth.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/v_Performer.png ./Labels/h_Ambrose_Tennyson.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Gertrude_Butterwick.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Ivor_Llewelyn.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Monty_Bodkin.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Reginald_Tennyson.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/v_Response.png ./Labels/h_Laughter.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Lemon_tarts.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Polite_applause.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Standing_ovation.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Stony_silence.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/v_Preparation.png ./Labels/h_Mirror.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_No_practice.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Shower.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Steward.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Think_System.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
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Clues

  1. The artiste rendering Sonny Boy (who wasn't Reggie) performed sometime after the one to whom the audience responded with stony silence (which immediately followed the act that was rehearsed in front of the Steward).
  2. Gunga Din (which was not recited by Ambrose) was not the act immediately before Sonny Boy.
  3. The person who practiced in the shower's last name was not Tennyson; this person performed sometime after Monty, but not immediately after the one who used the Think System to prepare.
  4. Ivor Llewelyn (who didn't do Magic) was on immediately before the one who had practiced on the Steward (which wasn't Gertrude).
  5. The Magic Tricks were performed sometime after the act receiving the standing ovation.
  6. The act that received polite applause (not the first act) went on immediately before Reggie.
  7. The performer who was pelted with lemon tarts (who went on either second or third) was on immediately after the Yeoman's Wedding Song and immediately before Gunga Din.
  8. The singer who did "Pale Hands I Loved Beside the Shalimar" either rehearsed in the shower or not at all.



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