Friday, January 10, 2020:
SCIENCE AROUND US: When you put a straw in a glass of water, it might look broken because of this change of the direction of light
WHERE’S THAT CHURCH?: This country is home to Saint Basil’s Cathedral
TOYS: Known for its Family Game Night brand of board games, this toy company was founded by the Hassenfeld brothers
SKATING INTO THE NHL: This NHL championship trophy was named for a Governor General of Canada
#: When referring to tweets about attractive people, the hashtags #MCM & #WCW refer to “Man” this “Monday” & “Woman” this “Wednesday”
“F”OUR-LETTER WORDS: Because it’s easily crumbled, this food of Greek origin is often put in salads & used as an alternative pizza topping
Double Jeopardy! Round
AMERICAN HISTORY: During their 19th century expedition, Llewis & Clark were joined by this Shoshone woman
THE IRISHMAN: Ireland… Navan, Ireland is the hometown of this on-screen James Bond
BOOK MARKS: Conservative commentator Mark Levin authored “Men in Black: How” this body “is Destroying America”
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: The pedal type of this beautiful-sounding instrument typically has around 47 strings
NUMERICAL CHARACTERS: Better known as Thirteen, Dr. Remy Hadley was a feisty member of the team of this TV doctor
BEFORE & AFTER: Johnny Depp film character who can drive & talk on his phone without holding onto it
Correct responses for January 10, 2020:
SCIENCE AROUND US: What is refraction?
WHERE’S THAT CHURCH?: What is Russia?
TOYS: What is Hasbro?
SKATING INTO THE NHL: What is the Stanley Cup?
#: What is Crush?
“F”OUR-LETTER WORDS: What is feta?
AMERICAN HISTORY: Who is Sacagawea?
THE IRISHMAN: Who is Pierce Brosnan?
BOOK MARKS: What is the Supreme Court?
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: What is a harp?
NUMERICAL CHARACTERS: Who is Dr. Gregory House?
BEFORE & AFTER: Who is Edward Scissorhands-Free?
Thursday, January 9, 2020:
PARADISE BY: “Paradise” is a 2011 song by this Chris Martin-fronted group
THE DASHBOARD LIGHT: If a rectangle with these 2 symbols is lit on your dashboard, the car is running only on battery
FAIRY TALES & FOLK TALES: In a Grimm fairy tale, this title girl “had magnificent long hair, fine as spun gold”
MAGAZINE COLLECTION: The iconic yellow border of this magazine now features in the logo of its media brand
FROM THE GREEK: The name of this study of human history comes from the Greek for “ancient”
WEIRD FACTS: This author had a firm definition of science fiction, allowing “Fahrenheit 451” as his only work to fall into the genre
Double Jeopardy! Round
MEDICAL MATTERS: The science is still out on whether this bog berry’s juice can actually help fight a UTI, but it may not hurt to try
ORGANIZATIONS: Like their brother organization, this is the motto of the Girl Scouts
AMERICAN “CITY”: It’s the only 2-word state capital named for a President
WORLD LEADERS: The Prime Minister who has served this Middle East country in 2 separate stints is nicknamed “Bibi”
HOMOPHONE CALLS: To thieve, or an iron alloy containing carbon
IT’S THE GIELGUD MOVIE OF THE YEAR: John Gielgud plays one of the suspects accused of killing a business tycoon in this 1974 film based on an Agatha Christie novel
Correct responses for January 9, 2020:
PARADISE BY: Who are Coldplay?
THE DASHBOARD LIGHT: What are plus & minus?
FAIRY TALES & FOLK TALES: Who is Rapunzel?
MAGAZINE COLLECTION: What is National Geographic?
FROM THE GREEK: What is archaeology?
WEIRD FACTS: Who is Ray Bradbury?
MEDICAL MATTERS: What is cranberry?
ORGANIZATIONS: What is Be Prepared?
AMERICAN “CITY”: What is Jefferson City?
WORLD LEADERS: What is Israel?
HOMOPHONE CALLS: What is steal / steel?
IT’S THE GIELGUD MOVIE OF THE YEAR: What is “Murder on the Orient Express”?
Wednesday, January 8, 2020:
1995: In court proceedings televised around the world, this lawyer said, “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit”
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: With titles like “The Simpsons” & “Star Wars”, this company launched its “Plus” streaming service in November 2019
TV HOMES & ADDRESSES: This unlucky family from “Married… With Children” lived at 9674 Jeopardy Lane
“B”EASTS: Along with the chimpanzee, this animal once called the pygmy chimpanzee is one of our closest relatives
GIVE US THE IMPERATIVE VERB!: Hey! Shake it up, baby, & listen to the Isley Brothers or The Beatles “Twist and” do this!
UDDERLY MILK–OR NOT: Little Miss Muffet would like the synthetic milk made by Perfect Day Foods, as it contains casein & this milk remnant
Double Jeopardy! Round
QUOTING POETS: “The woods are lovely, dark, and deep”, says Robert Frost in his poem “Stopping by Woods on” this kind of “Evening”
ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER DOLLAR: In 1957 this official motto of the U.S. was added to the $1 bill
RIVER ISLANDS: The home of Mumbai, this country’s Salsette Island is bounded on the northeast by the Ulhas river
A SPARKLING CATEGORY: Available in more than a dozen flavors, Sparkling Ice is a flavored brand of this drink
FILM COMPOSERS: Robert Alda played this composer in “Rhapsody in Blue”
JEOPARDY! IN 2-D: It’s 2 minutes to midnight on this clock tracking the world’s proximity to apocalypse
Correct responses for January 8, 2020:
1995: Who is Johnnie Cochran?
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: What is Disney?
TV HOMES & ADDRESSES: Who are the Bundys?
“B”EASTS: What is the bonobo?
GIVE US THE IMPERATIVE VERB!: What is shout?
UDDERLY MILK–OR NOT: What is whey?
QUOTING POETS: What is snowy?
ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER DOLLAR: What is In God We Trust?
RIVER ISLANDS: What is India?
A SPARKLING CATEGORY: What is water?
FILM COMPOSERS: Who is George Gershwin?
JEOPARDY! IN 2-D: What is doomsday?
Tuesday, January 7, 2020:
CLASSIC MOVIES & TV: The chair used by this controversial “All in the Family” character is now housed at the Smithsonian
OCCUPATION ETYMOLOGY: This word for someone who makes coffee originally referred to someone who works behind a counter
ANAGRAMS: An anagram for these common casino features is “cash lost in me”
FUN WITH ZIP CODES: 90211 & 90212 are other ZIP codes in this city of Los Angeles County
POLITICS: In 2019 this former Republican presidential candidate was found to be tweeting under the pseudonym Pierre Delecto
SOFT WORDS: In a memoir, this author writes, “I seek my identity in toughness–but it is Morrie’s softness that draws me”
Double Jeopardy! Round
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY: One of the first large-scale protests against segregation was the 1955-56 boycott of this city’s bus system
FILL THE M-T SPACE: Irving Berlin & Enrico Fermi were recipients of the now-defunct U.S. medal for this worthy quality
IN THE COUNTRY: Lake Maracaibo & Angel Falls are found in this South American country
HAVE FUN STORMING THE CASTLE!: Good luck avoiding Mons Meg, the siege gun guarding the castle of this Scottish capital
THINK IT WILL WORK?: Thanks to the advent of the typewriter, this inventor didn’t have much success with his 19th century electric pen
IT WOULD TAKE A MIRACLE: Though they’re associated with another holiday, this department store is featured in “Miracle on 34th Street”
Correct responses for January 7, 2020:
CLASSIC MOVIES & TV: Who is Archie Bunker?
OCCUPATION ETYMOLOGY: What is barista?
ANAGRAMS: What are slot machines?
FUN WITH ZIP CODES: What is Beverly Hills?
POLITICS: Who is Mitt Romney?
SOFT WORDS: Who is Mitch Albom?
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY: What is Montgomery?
FILL THE M-T SPACE: What is merit?
IN THE COUNTRY: What is Venezuela?
HAVE FUN STORMING THE CASTLE!: What is Edinburgh?
THINK IT WILL WORK?: Who is Thomas Edison?
IT WOULD TAKE A MIRACLE: What is Macy’s?
Monday, January 6, 2020:
“ALL” THE RIGHT MOVIES: Bette Davis was nominated for Best Actress for this 1950 film that won Best Picture
STATUE OF NO LIMITATIONS: There are statues of The Little Mermaid & Hans Christian Andersen in this European city
POTPOURRI: This Asian country known for its reverence for the elderly celebrates Respect for the Aged Day in September
TALES OF THE CITY: They’re the 2 capital cities in “A Tale of Two Cities”
SHUT UP: On a standard remote, this button eliminates the TV sound
& DEAL THE CARBS: Made from muscats & sultanas, these dried fruits have 22 grams of carbs per ounce
Double Jeopardy! Round
THE AGE OF EXPLORATION: This was the largest of the ships Columbus used in his 1492 voyage
STARTS & ENDS WITH THE SAME VOWEL: This state is home to Denali State Park & Tongass National Forest
BIRDS IN THE BIBLE: Jesus told the disciples, “Be as shrewd as snakes and as harmless as” these tranquil birds
3-NAMED PEOPLE: On TV, he was Golden Globe-nominated for playing a teenage surgeon & Emmy-nominated for playing a womanizing wingman
FOREIGN COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: McGill University is located in this Francophone province of Canada
HIP-HOP FEUDS: Meek Mill squashed his beef with this ex-“Degrassi” star in 2018, when they performed Meek’s “Dreams and Nightmares” together
Correct responses for January 6, 2020:
“ALL” THE RIGHT MOVIES: What is “All About Eve”?
STATUE OF NO LIMITATIONS: What is Copenhagen?
POTPOURRI: What is Japan?
TALES OF THE CITY: What are London & Paris?
SHUT UP: What is mute?
& DEAL THE CARBS: What are raisins?
THE AGE OF EXPLORATION: What is the Santa Maria?
STARTS & ENDS WITH THE SAME VOWEL: What is Alaska?
BIRDS IN THE BIBLE: What are doves?
3-NAMED PEOPLE: Who is Neil Patrick Harris?
FOREIGN COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: What is Quebec?
HIP-HOP FEUDS: Who is Drake?