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Friday, February 28, 2020:
ART, FLEMING: A large, 12-panel altarpiece in Ghent, Belgium was the work of Flemish artists Hubert & Jan, who share this surname
SPORTS UPSETS: In the 1986 NBA western conference finals, it was Kareem vs. Hakeem when the Lakers were upset by this team in 5 games
EXPLORERS: Jacques Cartier was the first European to navigate this North American river, the outlet for the Great Lakes system
SPELL IT LIKE THE BRITS: Test your metal & spell this element with the atomic number 13 like people across the pond do
WE CAN BE HEROES: Iraq War veteran Dale Beatty co-founded a housing organization named for this military decoration for the wounded
JUST FOR ONE DAY: ER & “Seinfeld” were fixtures on NBC’s “Must-See TV” lineup on this day of the week
Double Jeopardy! Round:
HISTORIC PEOPLE ON TV: In a Monty Python quiz show sketch, this Argentine-Cuban revolutionary is asked a trick question about soccer
BODY PARTS: This muscle is so named because it resembles the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet
HIGHER EDUCATION GEOGRAPHY: San Juan College isn’t in Puerto Rico; it’s in this state, the “Land of Enchantment”
TRANSPORTATION: In a step forward for going in reverse, a federal regulation made this piece of tech standard in all cars after May 1, 2018
STARTS & ENDS WITH B: To reveal a secret carelessly
MONSTERS INK: One of Bustle’s “Literary Monsters Who Actually Aren’t All That Bad” was this man-eater from “Beowulf”
Correct responses for February 28, 2020:
ART, FLEMING: What is Van Eyck?
SPORTS UPSETS: Who are the Houston Rockets?
EXPLORERS: What is the St. Lawrence River?
SPELL IT LIKE THE BRITS: What is A-L-U-M-I-N-I-U-M?
WE CAN BE HEROES: What is the Purple Heart?
JUST FOR ONE DAY: What is Thursday?
HISTORIC PEOPLE ON TV: Who is Che Guevara?
BODY PARTS: What is the deltoid?
HIGHER EDUCATION GEOGRAPHY: What is New Mexico?
TRANSPORTATION: What is a backup camera?
STARTS & ENDS WITH B: What is blab?
MONSTERS INK: Who is Grendel?
Thursday, February 27, 2020:
WALLS & BRIDGES: New Jersey Governor Morgan F. Larson & this future President cut a ribbon to open the George Washington Bridge in 1931
MAGAZINES COME & GO: Best Places to Live in America was a feature of this financial mag that went out of print in 2019; guess it wasn’t making any
ANNUAL EVENTS: Bargain hunters battle at brick & mortars on Black Friday, then surf the web for sales shortly after on “Cyber” this
“D” IN AMERICAN HISTORY: Britannica says this period of easing Cold War tensions between the U.S. & the USSR went from 1967 to 1979
CAST YOUR PEARLS: On an episode of “The Nanny” titled “Where’s the Pearls?”, this star of “Giant” & “Cleopatra” played herself
BEFORE SWINE: This word for a large gulp of a drink was first recorded in the 16th century
Double Jeopardy! Round:
BAND EMOJIS: What I Got is an emoji for this band: a vessel with a periscope next to a green fruit
NATURE: In the transition stage of a butterfly’s life cycle, it goes from a caterpillar to this
WOMEN OF THE WORLD: TIME Magazine’s Woman of the Year for 1986 was this President of the Philippines
A LITTLE ALLITERATION: Children in the house are said to bring with them this alliterative sound “of tiny feet”
I QUIT: In June 2019 she stepped down as White House Press Secretary
SHAKESPEAREAN JEOPARDY!: It replaces “Jeopardy!” in the following Shakespeare quote: “Now is the Jeopardy! of our discontent”
Correct responses for February 27, 2020:
WALLS & BRIDGES: Who is Franklin Roosevelt?
MAGAZINES COME & GO: What is Money?
ANNUAL EVENTS: What is Monday?
“D” IN AMERICAN HISTORY: What is detente?
CAST YOUR PEARLS: Who is Elizabeth Taylor?
BEFORE SWINE: What is swig?
BAND EMOJIS: What is Sublime?
NATURE: What is pupa?
WOMEN OF THE WORLD: Who is Corazon Aquino?
A LITTLE ALLITERATION: What is pitter-patter?
I QUIT: Who is Sarah Huckabee Sanders?
SHAKESPEAREAN JEOPARDY!: What is winter?
Wednesday, February 26, 2020:
THE EARTH: What’s shakin’, California? it’s probably one of these, which can be normal, reverse or strike-slip
HAIR DO: Worn by Uma Thurman in “Pulp Fiction”, this hairstyle was named for a medieval knight’s attendant
ISLANDS OF AFRICA: Victoria is the capital of this archipelago country in the Indian Ocean
WORDS IN PLAIN SIGHT: Found in a body of water, it’s a deposit whose particles are between clay & sand in size
THE DIGITAL AGE: Of Vudu, Hulu or Roku, the one that can be used to stream the other 2
WHISTLE BLOWERS: To review game film, NBA referee Bob Delaney said he used to get a VCR from this rental chain that’s now down to just 1 location
Double Jeopardy! Round:
TRIUMPH OF ARCHES: The Arch of Septimius Severus in Libya is a tetrapylon, meaning it has this many gates
INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES: In 2016, the Australian airline Qantas updated its logo to make the shape of this animal more abstract
HIT & “RUN”: In a hit song by Wings, a jailer man, Sailor Sam & a county judge are all searching for this group
LET’S SPEAK HINDI!: From the hindi for “plunder”, it comes before “Crate” in the name of a subscription service for the geek in all of us
NAMES OF THE 1920s: Her No. 5 perfume, a combination of jasmine, vanilla & other scents, launched in 1921
LITERARY LEE: The New York Times obituary of this “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” author called her “a writer proudest of her literary forgeries”
Correct responses for February 26, 2020:
THE EARTH: What is a fault?
HAIR DO: What is a pageboy?
ISLANDS OF AFRICA: What is Seychelles?
WORDS IN PLAIN SIGHT: What is silt?
THE DIGITAL AGE: What is Roku?
WHISTLE BLOWERS: What is Blockbuster?
TRIUMPH OF ARCHES: What is 4?
INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES: What is kangaroo?
HIT & “RUN”: Who are the “Band on the Run”?
LET’S SPEAK HINDI!: What is loot?
NAMES OF THE 1920s: Who is Coco Chanel?
LITERARY LEE: Who is Lee Israel?
Tuesday, February 25, 2020:
THE CONSTITUTION SAYS: This amendment protects “the right of the people to be secure…against unreasonable searches and seizures”
GEOGRAPHY: Nunavut is Canada’s largest territory by area, while this is its largest province
WHOSE NO. 1 ALBUM?: In 1979 their album “The Long Run” began a long run at no. 1
“INCH” WORD, “INCH” WORD…: It’s a hoisting machine driven by a crank
DISTILL CRAZY: Black Barrel & Caskmates are 2 varieties of this “triple distilled” Irish whiskey
AFTER ALL THESE YEARS: In 2020, this team that calls Oracle Park home made Alyssa Nakken the first female full-time coach in MLB’s 117-year history
Double Jeopardy! Round:
PRO BONOBO WORK: To help protect the species from poachers, you can adopt a bonobo through the WWF, this conservation organization
ANTONYMS: Of banal, bellicose or bucolic, the one that’s the opposite of peaceful
ANCIENT GREEK THEATER: Though he’s known to have written more than 120 dramas, only 7 survive today, including “Oedipus Rex”
APTLY NAMED: For 12 years, William Headline was the Washington bureau chief for this Ted Turner- founded TV channel
THAT’S SO 500 YEARS AGO!: On June 15, 1520 Pope Leo X issued a bull threatening this “95 Theses” theologian with excommunication
PLAYING REAL PEOPLE: Cate Blanchett played Katharine Hepburn & Leonardo DiCaprio played Howard Hughes in this film
Correct responses for February 25, 2020:
THE CONSTITUTION SAYS: What is the fourth?
GEOGRAPHY: What is Quebec?
WHOSE NO. 1 ALBUM?: Who are the Eagles?
“INCH” WORD, “INCH” WORD…: What is a winch?
DISTILL CRAZY: What is Jameson?
AFTER ALL THESE YEARS: Who are the San Francisco Giants?
PRO BONOBO WORK: What is the World Wildlife Fund?
ANTONYMS: What is bellicose?
ANCIENT GREEK THEATER: Who is Sophocles?
APTLY NAMED: What is CNN?
THAT’S SO 500 YEARS AGO!: Who is Martin Luther?
PLAYING REAL PEOPLE: What is “The Aviator”?
Monday, February 24, 2020:
FAIRY TALE POLICE REPORT: We tried to nab them for littering, but birds ate the evidence; maybe they know about the smoke over the witch’s house
AROUND THE WORLD: From a native word for “great thirst” or “waterless place”, this desert covers a large part of southern Africa
GAME TIME!: This game is available in a “One Night Ultimate” edition where players have 5 minutes to catch the title lycanthrope
LIFETIME MOVIE TITLES: This irritable feline of Internet fame came to lifetime to have the “worst Christmas ever”
4-LETTER WORDS WITH 1 VOWEL: It’s the more common name for ferric oxide
AMERICAN WOMEN & POLITICS: In 2018, at age 29, she defeated Anthony Pappas to become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress
Double Jeopardy! Round:
ELECTRICITY: While 120 is standard in the U.S., most of the world’s power outlets run at this voltage
CITY FILMS: 1964: Elvis Presley plays race car driver Lucky Jackson
ONLY THE GOOD CHARACTERS DIE YOUNG: Gavroche sang as he dodged bullets in this Victor Hugo work, but a fateful shot cut his last couplet short
19th CENTURY HISTORY: In 1819, after the first war named for these Native Americans, Spain ceded Florida to the U.S.
3 0s FOR YOU: Fab 5 Freddy credits hip-hop’s growth in New York to the cassette & this device that was portable by ’70s standards
MACHO CHEESE: Gouda cheese is not named for its agreeable taste or strong aroma, but rather for a city in this country, its place of origin
Correct responses for February 24, 2020:
FAIRY TALE POLICE REPORT: Who are Hansel & Gretel?
AROUND THE WORLD: What is the Kalahari?
GAME TIME!: What is Werewolf?
LIFETIME MOVIE TITLES: Who is Grumpy Cat?
4-LETTER WORDS WITH 1 VOWEL: What is rust?
AMERICAN WOMEN & POLITICS: Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?
ELECTRICITY: What is 220?
CITY FILMS: What is “Viva Las Vegas?”
ONLY THE GOOD CHARACTERS DIE YOUNG: What is “Les Miserables”?
19th CENTURY HISTORY: Who are the Seminole?
3 0s FOR YOU: What is the boombox?
MACHO CHEESE: What is the Netherlands?