J!6 Clue Archive – March 2020

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Monday, March 23, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

THE OSCARS: In 2020, this South Korean film became the first foreign-language film to win Best Picture
ANAGRAMMED REPTILES: It’s an insect-eating lizard: KINKS
HEY, THAT’S FANCY!: I love my Alma bag from this French fashion house that merged with Moet Hennessy in 1971
ENDS IN “ASH”: We can thank Native Americans for this lima bean & corn dish
IT’S HOW YOU WIN: Betting on the pass line & rolling a 7 or an 11 makes you a winner in this casino game
CAPTURE THE FLAG: The Star of the Republic Museum houses a flag said to have been captured from this Mexican general at San Jacinto

Double Jeopardy! Round:

THE OSCARS: Also known as the “Big O”, the Oscar with this last name won an NBA Championship in 1971 with the Milwaukee Bucks
STATE OF THE BRIDGE: In 1967, London Bridge was moved from the River Thames to Lake Havasu City in this state
THAT’S A RED LINE: An Edgar Allan Poe story opens with the line “The red” this “had long devastated the country”
LABORS OF “LOVE”: The French national anthem plays in the opening of this Beatles song
BRUSHING UP ON YOUR SPANISH HISTORY: The marriage of this King of Aragon to Isabella of Castile united the regions of Spain
THIS DEFINES ME: In chess, it’s the situation where one player is unable to make a legal move while the king is not being attacked

Correct responses for March 23, 2020:

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THE OSCARS: What is “Parasite”?
ANAGRAMMED REPTILES: What is skink?
HEY, THAT’S FANCY!: What is Louis Vuitton?
ENDS IN “ASH”: What is succotash?
IT’S HOW YOU WIN: What is craps?
CAPTURE THE FLAG: Who is Santa Anna?
THE OSCARS: What is Robertson?
STATE OF THE BRIDGE: What is Arizona?
THAT’S A RED LINE: What is death?
LABORS OF “LOVE”: What is “All You Need Is Love”?
BRUSHING UP ON YOUR SPANISH HISTORY: Who is Ferdinand?
THIS DEFINES ME: What is a stalemate?

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Friday, March 20, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

AMERICAN POETRY: He describes “angelheaded hipsters” in his 1950s epic “Howl”
THIS PLANET: This planet is the only one not named for a god or goddess
WORDS WITH 5 VOWELS: One of the categories in the original Trivial Pursuit game was Arts & this
RUNNING GAGS: There was always something covering the face of Tim’s neighbor Wilson on this sitcom
PAY UP: With this computer company, you can spend $200 on an Inspiron laptop or go all out with a $4,000 workstation
WE KNEAD THE BREAD: An unusual library in Belgium catalogs 105 starters from around the world used to make this fermented bread

Double Jeopardy! Round:

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Sir Walter Scott’s poem “The Lady of the Lake” inspired several songs by this Austrian composer, such as “Ave Maria”
QUOTING THE COMEDY FILM: It’s like I have ESPN or something is a quote from this 2004 comedy
GAME “OVER”: This sweater named for how you put it on is also the name of an exercise performed with a dumbbell
POLITICAL PARLANCE: James E. Clyburn is the current House Majority this, an assistant for the party leader who counts votes & mobilizes action
HISTORIC NAMES: California’s state quarter depicts this founder of the Sierra Club & “Father of our National Park system”
FOREIGN FLAGS: On the flag of this nation, the Union Jack is seen with 5 stars representing the Southern Cross & a “Commonwealth Star”

Correct responses for March 20, 2020:

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AMERICAN POETRY: Who is Allen Ginsberg?
THIS PLANET: What is Earth?
WORDS WITH 5 VOWELS: What is Literature?
RUNNING GAGS: What is “Home Improvement”?
PAY UP: What is Dell?
WE KNEAD THE BREAD: What is sourdough?
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Who is Franz Schubert?
QUOTING THE COMEDY FILM: What is “Mean Girls”?
GAME “OVER”: What is a pullover?
POLITICAL PARLANCE: What is whip?
HISTORIC NAMES: Who is John Muir?
FOREIGN FLAGS: What is Australia?

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Thursday, March 19, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

HEAR HERE, NEW YORK!: In between days set for Knicks games, Elton John will play 2 shows on his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour in this venue
THE PONY EXPRESS: The Express ran from St. Joseph, Missouri to this west coast capital city
MOCK MEATS: At the 2020 CES in Las Vegas, an “impossible” version of this “other white meat” was met with positive reviews
TERMS OF ART: MOMA defines it as “A representation of inanimate objects, as a painting of a bowl of fruit”
KNOWLEDGE: Deductive reasoning uses general principles to reach specific conclusions, while this reasoning uses specifics to generalize
“POWER”: The largest jackpot ever awarded in this multi-state lottery game was $1.586 billion; that’s billion with a B

Double Jeopardy! Round:

LAKES & RIVERS: This artificial lake is about 25 miles east of the Las Vegas Strip
THE FIRST MODERN OLYMPICS: There was no going for gold in 1896; first place earned silver, while second place received a medal of this metal found in pennies
ADJECTIVES FOR ANIMALS: Lupine is an adjective meaning related to these animals
HISTORIC ELEMENTS & MINERALS: Prehistoric humans used this element, S on the periodic table, as a pigment for cave painting
AUTHORS’ OTHER JOBS: Before writing “The Pelican Brief”, he handled briefs in the men’s underwear department at Sears
CAST IT: On “24”, he was cast as Jack Bauer

Correct responses for March 19, 2020:

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HEAR HERE, NEW YORK!: What is Madison Square Garden?
THE PONY EXPRESS: What is Sacramento?
MOCK MEATS: What is pork?
TERMS OF ART: What is still life?
KNOWLEDGE: What id inductive?
“POWER”: What is Powerball?
LAKES & RIVERS: What is Lake Mead?
THE FIRST MODERN OLYMPICS: What is copper?
ADJECTIVES FOR ANIMALS: What are wolves?
HISTORIC ELEMENTS & MINERALS: What is Sulfur?
AUTHORS’ OTHER JOBS: Who is John Grisham?
CAST IT: Who is Kiefer Sutherland?

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRS: A New Yorker article titled “Don’t Eat Before You Read This” spawned his memoir “Kitchen Confidential”
FORTYSOMETHING: Vinyl records known as 45s are made to play at 45 RPM, these “per minute”
TRANSLATED CITIES: The name of this city in Ethiopia translates to “new flower”
TV STARS: He played Uncle Jesse on the family sitcom “Full House” & Dr. Nicky on the psychological thriller “You”
STAGEY DIALOGUE: Also what protesting actors might do for better pay, this word refers to the taking down of the set when production closes
THE MANDELA EFFECT: Gimme a break! You mean there’s no hyphen in the name of this 4-fingered chocolate wafer candy bar?

Double Jeopardy! Round:

PLACES IN FANTASY: King Arthur kept statues of the 12 kings who tried to overthrow him in this town
ENDS WITH A 3-LETTER BODY PART: The 13th hole at Augusta National is an example of this golf course design
BATTLE SHIPS: The Hornet, the Yorktown & the Enterprise met at Point Luck before engaging in this battle on june 3, 1942
CLASSIC SONGS: Tall & tan & young & lovely, the girl from here “goes walking”
LIFE: This organ that only grows during pregnancy nourishes the fetus & comes out after childbirth
INSURED BY LLOYD’S: Aquafresh bought a policy to insure the smile of this actress who played the title role on “Ugly Betty”

Correct responses for March 18, 2020:

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BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRS: Who is Anthony Bourdain?
FORTYSOMETHING: What are revolutions?
TRANSLATED CITIES: What is Addis Ababa?
TV STARS: Who is John Stamos?
STAGEY DIALOGUE: What is strike?
THE MANDELA EFFECT: What is Kit Kat?
PLACES IN FANTASY: What is Camelot?
ENDS WITH A 3-LETTER BODY PART: What is a dogleg?
BATTLE SHIPS: What is Midway?
CLASSIC SONGS: What is Ipanema?
LIFE: What is the placenta?
INSURED BY LLOYD’S: Who is America Ferrera?

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

U.S. GEOGRAPHY: It’s the most populous city in Nebraska
CLASSIC ROCK & ROLL QUOTES: This “Welcome to my Nightmare” rocker said, “I was Marilyn Manson times 10”
ON TIME: The cover of Time Magazine’s August 12, 1996 issue featured this American sprinter with the pun “Golden Feat”
ABBREVIATED ABC: In mountain climbing, ABC is short for “Advanced” this “Camp”
SIPPIN’ ON GIN AND/OR JUICE: This Disney character is the face of an orange juice brand
THAT’S OLD SCHOOL: Fans of this southern state university founded in 1785 didn’t begin saying “Go Bulldogs!” until the 20th century

Double Jeopardy! Round:

MEDICINE MEN: Before developing dialysis machines, Dr. Willem Kolff built an artificial one of these organs with sausage casings & a car’s water pump
CHARACTERS IN MOBY-DICK: In Chapter IX, Father Mapple gives a sermon centered on this Biblical figure who was swallowed by a great fish
& THEN WHAT HAPPENED?: In the 1920s, he amassed almost $100 million as Chicago’s crime czar…& then, he was indicted on 22 counts of tax evasion
ANIMAL PHRASES: The largest part of something is this animal’s “share”
ALLITERATIVE ACTRESSES: She auditioned for the role of Peggy Olson before being cast as Betty Draper on “Mad Men”
LANGUAGES & DIALECTS: The name of this language in the language itself is Magyar

Correct responses for March 17, 2020:

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U.S. GEOGRAPHY: What is Omaha?
CLASSIC ROCK & ROLL QUOTES: Who is Alice Cooper?
ON TIME: Who is Michael Johnson?
ABBREVIATED ABC: What is Base?
SIPPIN’ ON GIN AND/OR JUICE: Who is Donald Duck?
THAT’S OLD SCHOOL: What is Georgia?
MEDICINE MEN: What is kidney?
CHARACTERS IN MOBY-DICK: Who is Jonah?
& THEN WHAT HAPPENED?: Who is Al Capone?
ANIMAL PHRASES: What is Lion?
ALLITERATIVE ACTRESSES: Who is January Jones?
LANGUAGES & DIALECTS: What is Hungarian?

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Monday, March 16, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

CLUES ACROSS AMERICA: A matador is no match for Albert, a 45-ton statue in Audubon, Iowa dubbed the world’s largest one of these animals
THAT’S WHAT I’M WALKING ABOUT: The American Cancer Society raises money with charity walk events called Relay For this
X MARKS THE MIDDLE SPOT: This word for vim, vigor & vitality is also a beverage brand that serves as Maine’s official soft drink
RECENT EVENTS: 2020 saw a global outbreak of coronavirus, so named because spikes from the membranes resemble this body’s corona
THE WOMAN OF THE CENTURY: First lady Lucy Webb Hayes lived during this century
RADIO ACTIVE: His No. 1 hits on Billboard’s Radio Airplay charts include “Two Hearts” & “Sussudio”

Double Jeopardy! Round:

NORTH KOREAN GEOGRAPHY: North Korea is divided into this many provinces, one fewer than Canada has
A NOVEL PASSAGE: Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody is a passage from this novel
RODS & COHNS: Post-“The Facts of Life”, a Cohn with this first name voiced Velma in “Scooby-Doo” cartoons for over a decade
SHAKESPEARE MEANS SOMETHING ELSE: In “King Lear”, Shakespeare used this word to refer to a month’s time; we know it as a term for illegally made liquor
ARCHITECTURE HISTORY: This New York City skyscraper was the tallest in the world for 11 months until the Empire State Building was completed in 1931
RADIOACTIVE: Over time, uranium decays into radium, which turns into this colorless, odorless radioactive gas

Correct responses for March 16, 2020:

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CLUES ACROSS AMERICA: What is bull?
THAT’S WHAT I’M WALKING ABOUT: What is Life?
X MARKS THE MIDDLE SPOT: What is Moxie?
RECENT EVENTS: What is the sun?
THE WOMAN OF THE CENTURY: What is the 19th century?
RADIO ACTIVE: Who is Phil Collins?
NORTH KOREAN GEOGRAPHY: What is 9?
A NOVEL PASSAGE: What is “The Catcher in the Rye”?
RODS & COHNS: What is Mindy?
SHAKESPEARE MEANS SOMETHING ELSE: What is moonshine?
ARCHITECTURE HISTORY: What is the Chrysler Building?
RADIOACTIVE: What is radon?

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2 Comments on "J!6 Clue Archive – March 2020"

  1. Why not let second and third place people keep money earned instead of reduced to1 and ,2 k?

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