J!6 Clue Archive – January 2020

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Friday, January 31, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

SYMBOLS: The modern peace sign was designed by Gerald Holtom to symbolize the letters “ND”, this disarmament
%: This inventor said, “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration”
@: Located on Honshu, this tallest mountain of Japan can be seen from Tokyo
“&”: Jenna Elfman & Thomas Gibson starred on this ABC sitcom about a couple who got married on their first date
*: This “Notorious” Supreme Court justice has said a 2013 dissent defending affirmative action was inspired by a footnote in a 1938 decision

: In 2019 the Best Actor Oscar went to Rami Malek for his work in this biopic

Double Jeopardy! Round:

SPECIES NAMES: Canis familiaris is the scientific name for these domesticated animals
14-LETTER WORDS: Sweden has a king, but it also has a government organized by a specific document, making it this kind of monarchy
LITERARY FESTIVALS: Ireland’s Bloomsday festival celebrates this author & his epic “Ulysses”
HISTORIC PLEAS: In this 20th century decade, also when he represented teacher John Scopes, Clarence Darrow pled for the future of murderers Leopold & Loeb
WORLD TRANSPORTATION: Beginning with a Cologne-Bonn route in 1932, this country controls the Autobahn highway system
REAL-LIFE CELEBRITY SUPERHEROES: John Krasinski, who played Jim Halpert on this workplace comedy, saved a woman from drowning in Costa Rica

Correct responses for January 31, 2020:

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SYMBOLS: What is nuclear?
%: Who is Thomas Edison?
@: What is Mount Fuji?
“&”: What is Dharma & Greg?
*: Who is Ruth Bader Ginsburg?
>: What is “Bohemian Rhapsody”?
SPECIES NAMES: What are dogs?
14-LETTER WORDS: What is constitutional?
HISTORIC PLEAS: What are the 1920s?


Thursday, January 30, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

BOOTS: A style of boots derived from Prussian boots is named for the Duke of this British town
THE WORLD OF THE 1800S: Americans in the east are using horse-drawn wagons named for this river region in Pennsylvania
STOP IT!: To prohibit contact from certain users on Twitter, simply select this option on their profile
WEBSITES: This brand owned by Hormel Foods can be found at peanutbutter.com
AUTHOR LAST NAME IN COMMON: New Yorker writer Joseph & 1-time novelist Margaret share this last name
BIG PLAY IN THE TEAM’S SUPER BOWL WIN: In 1989 Joe Montana passed to John Taylor, who scored a touchdown & a win for this team

Double Jeopardy! Round:

REBOOTS: Original actors played versions of themselves on the 2019 reboot of this ’90s FOX drama
CAPITAL ISLANDS: This capital of the United Arab Emirates is on an island in the Persian Gulf
THAT’S POLITICS: In a debate, this Republican presidential candidate noted that his staff had “binders full of women”
Y IS THE ONLY VOWEL: It’s one of the gifts from the 3 Wise Men to the Christ child
MEDICAL PROCEDURES: This procedure helps the heart restore blood flow through the artery, often using a balloon
WHO SPEAKETH IN THE BIBLE?: He said, “I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood”

Correct responses for January 30, 2020:

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BOOTS: What is Wellington?
THE WORLD OF THE 1800S: What is Conestoga?
STOP IT!: What is block?
WEBSITES: What is Skippy?
BIG PLAY IN THE TEAM’S SUPER BOWL WIN: Who are the San Francisco 49ers?
REBOOTS: What is “Beverly Hills, 90210”?
CAPITAL ISLANDS: What is Abu Dhabi?
THAT’S POLITICS: Who is Mitt Romney?
Y IS THE ONLY VOWEL: What is myrrh?
MEDICAL PROCEDURES: What is angioplasty?


Wednesday, January 29, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

THE 2020 WORLD ALMANAC: Perhaps unsurprisingly, in 2017 this “Silver State” had the most reported divorces in the U.S.
STATES’ BIG EMPLOYERS: Boeing has nearly 70,000 employees in this state
TRAIN OF THOUGHT: This luxury train service features in the title of an Agatha Christie mystery
A LITTLE ALLITERATION: This term identifies a mythological being that can change its physical form at will
MONROE: James Monroe’s presidency occurred during a time described as an “Era of Good” these
DOCTORIN’: A nephrologist specializes in the care of this bodily organ

Double Jeopardy! Round:

SIN-OPSIS: In “Little Women”, this youngest March sister is envious of her sisters going out to the theater, so she burns Jo’s manuscript
PLACES: The Henry Ford Museum is located in Dearborn, adjacent to this major Midwest city
COLORFUL POP CULTURE ANIMALS: Emily Elizabeth’s love made Clifford, “the Big Red” this animal, grow to his enormous size
WHAT’S YOUR AREA?: This word for the grounds of a college comes from the Latin for “field”
LETTER MEN: This man whose last name starts with “F” overthrew the government in the Spanish Civil War, then led the country for over 30 years
PETTY RHYMES: This company was the first to license stock images on the Internet

Correct responses for January 29, 2020:

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THE 2020 WORLD ALMANAC: What is Nevada?
STATES’ BIG EMPLOYERS: What is Washington?
TRAIN OF THOUGHT: What is the Orient Express?
A LITTLE ALLITERATION: What is a shape-shifter?
MONROE: What are feelings?
DOCTORIN’: What is the kidney?
SIN-OPSIS: Who is Amy?
PLACES: What is Detroit?
WHAT’S YOUR AREA?: What is campus?
LETTER MEN: Who is Francisco Franco?
PETTY RHYMES: What is Getty?


Tuesday, January 28, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

OFF TO THE LANDMARK: Take your lady over to this paris cathedral whose name means “Our Lady”
NEWER NECCO CANDY HEARTS: A series of cooking-inspired hearts featured this message that’s also a Padma Lakshmi reality show
SCI-POURRI: This word goes with “ball” in reference to a type of joint in the body
BIOPIC SUBJECTS: This Judy is the subject of the 2019 biopic “Judy”
MILITARY ABBREVIATIONS: MREs, meals ready to do this, are a staple of military life
PARTS OF SPEECH, DEFINED: This part of speech “expresses an act, occurrence, or mode of being”

Double Jeopardy! Round:

2020 ANNIVERSARIES: February 1, 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the Canadian cops known by this 1-word nickname
JUST A SAMPLE: Eminem’s “Sing for the Moment” heavily samples parts of “Dream On” by this rock band
RUSSIAN ART & CULTURE: Modern Russian borscht uses these red vegetables as a base for the soup
MARY: ME: She earned her only Oscar nomination for acting in the film “Ordinary People”
SHAKESPEARE BY NIGHT: Falstaff complains, “The other night I fell asleep here behind the arras and had my pocket picked” in Part 1 of this history
“A”NTONYM: This word is the antonym of go down, like a staircase

Correct responses for January 28, 2020:

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OFF TO THE LANDMARK: What is Notre Dame?
SCI-POURRI: What is socket?
BIOPIC SUBJECTS: Who is Judy Garland?
2020 ANNIVERSARIES: What are Mounties?
JUST A SAMPLE: Who are Aerosmith?
RUSSIAN ART & CULTURE: What are beets?
MARY: ME: Who is Mary Tyler Moore?
“A”NTONYM: What is ascend?


Monday, January 27, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

BUDDHIST TEMPLES: The largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat is in this Asian country
NOVELS BY CHAPTER TITLE: “The Shell and the Glasses” is a chapter title in this William Golding novel
PHRASE HISTORY: If you’re given a stern warning, you may have been “read” this act, a British law passed in 1714
PUBLIC TELEVISION: This show has its roots in the Pittsburgh public television series “The Children’s Corner”
INSPIRING WOMEN: Gertrude Ederle was the first woman to swim this arm of the Atlantic Ocean
THE 2019 FORBES GLOBAL 2,000: This Warren Buffett company tops the investment services section of the Forbes Global 2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round:

THE MIDDLE AGES: Beginning in 1095 the Catholic Church authorized these military expeditions to expel Muslims from the Holy Land
WRAP IT UP!: This retailer founded in Sweden sells gift wrap as part of its “Vinter” collection
AROUND THE WORLD: This most populous country in South America produces 30 percent of the world’s soybeans
DANGEROUS COLORS: This was the U.sS military’s most widely used tactical herbicide during the Vietnam War
HIT MUSIC OF TODAY: Camila Cabello & this Canadian topped the charts in 2019 with “Senorita”
“M____T” PROMISES: The name of this wine grape means “little blackbird” in French

Correct responses for January 27, 2020:

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BUDDHIST TEMPLES: What is Cambodia?
NOVELS BY CHAPTER TITLE: What is “Lord of the Flies”?
PHRASE HISTORY: What is the Riot Act?
PUBLIC TELEVISION: What is “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood”?
INSPIRING WOMEN: What is the English Channel?
THE 2019 FORBES GLOBAL 2,000: What is Berkshire Hathaway?
THE MIDDLE AGES: What are the Crusades?
WRAP IT UP!: What is IKEA?
AROUND THE WORLD: What is Brazil?
DANGEROUS COLORS: What is Agent Orange?
HIT MUSIC OF TODAY: Who is Shawn Mendes?
“M____T” PROMISES: What is Merlot?


Friday, January 24, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

1984: In 1984, she became the first American woman to travel into space
IKEA NAMES: Knutstorp is an IKEA chair with the same name as a castle where this Danish astronomer was born
THIS & THAT: The Citadel of Aleppo in this country is on a hill where Abraham is believed to have milked his sheep
THOSE ARE MY LITERARY CHARACTERS!: Alex Cross & Michael Bennett are characters created by this author
HOLLYWOOD & LINE: Johnny says, “Nobody puts baby in a corner” in this ’80s film
POST HASTE: This word precedes “couture” in a term that means “high fashion”

Double Jeopardy! Round:

NEIL BEFORE ME: In song, this musician was searching for a “Heart of Gold”
GEOGRAPHIC NUMBERS: The Yangtze river’s this many Gorges Dam was the biggest dam in the world when it was completed in 2006
A BRUSH WITH DEATH: “Dead Toreador” is a work by this impressionist painter of “Olympia”
13-LETTER WORDS: It’s a term for any polygon with 4 sides
THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON: Honorary members of the Society include this author of “A Short History of Nearly Everything”
THE GRAMMY AWARDS: This artist won a 2017 Best Rap Song Grammy for “Hotline Bling”

Correct responses for January 24, 2020:

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1984: Who is Sally Ride?
IKEA NAMES: Who is Tycho Brahe?
THIS & THAT: What is Syria?
HOLLYWOOD & LINE: What is “Dirty Dancing”?
POST HASTE: What is haute?
NEIL BEFORE ME: Who is Neil Young?
A BRUSH WITH DEATH: Who is Edouard Manet?
13-LETTER WORDS: What is quadrilateral?


1 Comment on "J!6 Clue Archive – January 2020"

  1. @Andy
    The J6! questions are updated here in HI at EXACTLY 22:06 daily, so that would be 03:06 the next day EST. Noon EST would be 07:00 HST, but my cable company shows them the evening before the game, e.g. the J6! clues for the Wednesday game will be up already at 22:06 TUESDAY HST. about 18 1/2 hours before the game airs (16:30 HST Wednesday). I guess once something is posted the cable companies can switch as they like?! The strangest thing are the 6 minutes after the hour, ON THE SECOND!😉 Or I guess jeopardy.com follows a different schedule?

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