J!6 Clue Archive – April 2020

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Thursday, April 30, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

CHILDREN’S LIT: Bronze figures in Boston’s public garden commemorate Robert McCloskey’s book “Make Way for” these baby animals
COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY ORIGINS: This university in Tempe started in 1886 as a normal school, meaning it was an institution for training teachers
FIGHTING FOR AN OSCAR: Christian Bale took home a Best Supporting Actor trophy for playing former boxer Dicky Eklund in this film
NICKNAMES: She was known as Little Sure Shot
PAY RESPECTS: In contrast to the Western world, this is the preferred color of mourning in Hinduism
F: In movies, this “artist” is responsible for creating sound effects

Double Jeopardy! Round:

NAMES IN AMERICAN HISTORY: This 18th century silversmith also made dentures & has been called “America’s First Forensic Dentist”
TOOT SUITE: Saxophonist Kamasi Washington recorded an 11-minute cover of “Clair de Lune” from this composer’s “Suite Bergamasque”
WORLD CAPITAL RIVERS: This capital of Guyana sits on the Demerara River
WHAT DOES IT STAND FOR?: The “S” in OSHA, an agency of the Department of Labor, stands for this
TOTALLY AWESOME ’80S TV: Gargamel & these title characters came over from Belgium & “blue” away cartoon fans throughout the ’80s
BROKEN ENGLISH: While MAD Magazine had Alfred E. Neuman for a mascot, this competing magazine had Sylvester P. Smythe

Correct responses for April 30, 2020:

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CHILDREN’S LIT: What are ducklings?
COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY ORIGINS: What is Arizona State?
FIGHTING FOR AN OSCAR: What is “The Fighter”?
NICKNAMES: Who is Annie Oakley?
PAY RESPECTS: What is white?
F: What is Foley?
NAMES IN AMERICAN HISTORY: Who is Paul Revere?
TOOT SUITE: Who is Claude Debussy?
WORLD CAPITAL RIVERS: What is Georgetown?
WHAT DOES IT STAND FOR?: What is Safety?
TOTALLY AWESOME ’80S TV: Who are the Smurfs?
BROKEN ENGLISH: What is Cracked?

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS: In 2016 this “Hello” singer was rolling in the Awards, taking 5 trophies including Top Artist
WE’D LIKE TO MAKE A CORRECTION: A news magazine in Brazil went to infinity & beyond to say a politician liked Tolstoy, not this Disney movie as previously reported
SPINELESS JELLYFISH: The typical bell-shaped form of a jellyfish shares its name with this Greek Gorgon whose onlookers turned to stone
WELL-SEASONED VOCABULARY: This aromatic spice shares its name with a spiked club used as a weapon
WRITERS’ MIDDLE NAMES: It’s the middle name of “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” poet Samuel Coleridge
4-LETTER WORDS WITH 3 VOWELS: In place of the word “place”, use this French word on invitations when you want guests to bring something in place of gifts

Double Jeopardy! Round:

THERE SHE IS, MYTH GREECE: Charon ferries the souls of the dead across this underworld river named for a goddess
LAYING THINGS N TO N: Get your synapses firing & name this nerve cell that carries messages from the brain
PREQUELS: This “Star Wars” prequel, Episode I, introduced Jar Jar Binks to decidedly mixed reviews
1917: In January, this general known as “Black Jack” began withdrawing U.S. troops from Mexico
THE GOLD BURGS: This future capital of British Columbia was incorporated as a city in 1862 after a flood of gold seekers moved into the area
I’M JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY: He’s known as “The King of Calypso” & as the singer of “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)”

Correct responses for April 29, 2020:

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BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS: Who is Adele?
WE’D LIKE TO MAKE A CORRECTION: What is “Toy Story”?
SPINELESS JELLYFISH: Who is Medusa?
WELL-SEASONED VOCABULARY: What is mace?
WRITERS’ MIDDLE NAMES: What is Taylor?
4-LETTER WORDS WITH 3 VOWELS: What is lieu?
THERE SHE IS, MYTH GREECE: What is Styx?
LAYING THINGS N TO N: What is a neuron?
PREQUELS: What is “The Phantom Menace”?
1917: Who is Pershing?
THE GOLD BURGS: What is Victoria?
I’M JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY: Who is Harry Belafonte?

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

WHAT’S MY AIRLINE?: Use your animal instinct to name this ultra-low-cost carrier headquartered in Denver, Colorado
A LANDMARK ADDRESS: Your tram ride to the top of this landmark starts at 100 Washington Avenue, St. Louis
SNOPES SAYS NOPE: Leonardo da Vinci did not have the same man pose for the figures of Judas & Jesus in this 15th century masterpiece
BODY PART AKAS: It’s also known as the proboscis
SILENT “C”: The flag of Turkey features this shape
MLB SINGLE-SEASON RECORDS: With 16 in the 1988 season, Dave Stewart holds the record for these illegal movements by the pitcher

Double Jeopardy! Round:

BARACK OBAMA’S READING LIST: Obama’s summer reading list for 2019 included her novel “Wolf Hall”
HOW NOW, DOUBLE VOWEL: The school colors of Texas A&M are white & this
RELIGIOUS “ISM”S: Theravada & Mahayana are major schools of this religion
DJ, JAZZY: A radio DJ known as Symphony Sam is credited with popularizing this type of jazz with an onomatopoeic name
JEFF: In 2013 Jeff Bezos bought this newspaper for $250 million
THE FRENCH PRINCE: Joseph Fesch, a cardinal & a prince, was an ambassador to The Vatican for this “little corporal”

Correct responses for April 28, 2020:

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WHAT’S MY AIRLINE?: What is Frontier?
A LANDMARK ADDRESS: What is the Gateway Arch?
SNOPES SAYS NOPE: What is “The Last Supper”?
BODY PART AKAS: What is the nose?
SILENT “C”: What is a crescent?
MLB SINGLE-SEASON RECORDS: What are balks?
BARACK OBAMA’S READING LIST: Who is Hilary Mantel?
HOW NOW, DOUBLE VOWEL: What is maroon?
RELIGIOUS “ISM”S: What is buddhism?
DJ, JAZZY: What is bebop?
JEFF: What is The Washington Post?
THE FRENCH PRINCE: Who is Napoleon?

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Monday, April 27, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

WHO MADE THAT?: This company makes Ultimate Care bleach
CITY HOMOPHONES: A good place to get a corned beef sandwich, or a major city in India
ONE-WORD TV TITLES: I’m no Superman, says the theme song to this sitcom set in Sacred Heart Hospital
AROUND THE USA: Santa Cruz & Santa Rosa are part of this island group off the coast of California
POTPOURRI: A lively folk dance popular in Ireland, or a weighted lure that’s moved up & down to attract a fish
STARTS WITH “Z”: He was born with the name Samuel, but we know stage & screen actor Mostel by this name

Double Jeopardy! Round:

THE ZULUS: For Zulu women, the coming of age ceremony Umemulo traditionally marks this birthday, 6 years after other girls have a quinceanera
GENERAL HOSPITAL: To help diagnose an injury, a doctor may call for an MRI, which is short for this kind of resonance imaging
HOLY SMOKE: Part of a trio of gifts with gold & myrrh, this resin burned in Catholic churches may see supplies drop in half by 2040
HER MAJOR MOVIE DEBUT: Long before starring in “Julie & Julia”, she debuted in the 1977 film “Julia”
ARCHER: The Sheriff of Nottingham tried to lure this legendary figure by offering a golden arrow in an archery contest
UH, PHRASING…: Some say cheap dinners on the Vegas Strip gave us the phrase that puts these 2 words before “chicken dinner”

Correct responses for April 27, 2020:

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WHO MADE THAT?: What is Clorox?
CITY HOMOPHONES: What is deli/Delhi?
ONE-WORD TV TITLES: What is “Scrubs”?
AROUND THE USA: What are the Channel Islands?
POTPOURRI: What is a jig?
STARTS WITH “Z”: What is Zero?
THE ZULUS: What is the 21st?
GENERAL HOSPITAL: What is magnetic?
HOLY SMOKE: What is frankincense?
HER MAJOR MOVIE DEBUT: Who is Meryl Streep?
ARCHER: Who is Robin Hood?
UH, PHRASING…: What is “winner winner”?

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Friday, April 24, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

GET YOUR KICKS: This classic children’s game can be played with an empty Campbell’s container
THE NIFTY ’50S: In 1959 this state was admitted into the Union & became number 50
STATE FLAG SUBJECTS: New York’s state flag depicts a sun rising over ships sailing on this river
DOUBLE LETTER X2: Look at a baby, cover your face & watch her giggle when you reappear & say the playful name of this activity
IT’S THE WORLD ECONOMY: Oil, persian carpets & pistachios are 3 of the largest exports of this Middle Eastern country
STUPID: Fido the dog could show off his talents on this staple of David Letterman’s “Late Show”

Double Jeopardy! Round:

HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID: One of Euclid’s postulates states that all of these angles are equal to each other
SPY TERMS: This word for a shoemaker describes a spy who makes fake passports & documents
20TH CENTURY AUTHORS: He might’ve eaten his Wheaties before writing “Breakfast of Champions”
LAND “HO”!: Formerly known as Saigon, this city now bears the name of a past President of North Vietnam
MOVIE VILLAIN QUOTES: In this film, Gert Frobe as the title villain says, “No, Mr. Bond. I expect you to die!”
OVERLAPPING WORD COMBOS: Overlapping an uncastrated male bovine plus a tennis serve that hits the net equals this projectile

Correct responses for April 24, 2020:

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GET YOUR KICKS: What is Kick the Can?
THE NIFTY ’50S: What is Hawaii?
STATE FLAG SUBJECTS: What is the Hudson?
DOUBLE LETTER X2: What is Peekaboo?
IT’S THE WORLD ECONOMY: What is Iran?
STUPID: What is Stupid Pet Tricks?
HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID: What are right angles?
SPY TERMS: What is a cobbler?
20TH CENTURY AUTHORS: Who is Kurt Vonnegut?
LAND “HO”!: What is Ho Chi Minh City?
MOVIE VILLAIN QUOTES: What is “Goldfinger”?
OVERLAPPING WORD COMBOS: What is bullet?

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Thursday, April 23, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

GIVE US A DATE: On this date in 1996, Taco Bell advertised that they were buying & renaming the Liberty Bell–it was just a joke
FICTIONAL TV TOWNS & CITIES: After a day at Bayside High, characters hung out at the Max in Palisades, California on this ’90s teen sitcom
STOCK SYMBOLS: Get your motor runnin’ with this company whose stock symbol is HOG
PENNSYLVANIA GEO: The National Civil War Museum is a highlight of this city, Pennsylvania’s capital
HAIRSTYLES: ’90s salon customers across America requested the shag hairstyle inspired by this “Friends” character
ENDS IN “LL”: This word can mean the outer piece of an explosive or a shocking piece of information

Double Jeopardy! Round:

EVERY BODY: Inflammation of this finger-shaped pouch that extends from the colon can cause it to burst
CHARACTERS IN BEATLES SONGS: Nothing can come between the singer & this “Lovely” meter maid
FROM THE SANSKRIT: The name of this towering mountain range comes from the Sanskrit for “abode of snow”
LITERATURE: Mark Twain tells about his days as a riverboat pilot in the autobiographical work “Life on” this river
DRAW ME: Grant Wood’s dentist & sister posed for this 1930 double portrait
LIKE ONE OF YOUR FRENCH GIRLS: Nicknamed “Coco”, the French designer who launched this self-named fashion & fragrance brand was born with the name Gabrielle

Correct responses for April 23, 2020:

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GIVE US A DATE: What is April 1?
FICTIONAL TV TOWNS & CITIES: What is “Saved by the Bell”?
STOCK SYMBOLS: What is Harley-Davidson?
PENNSYLVANIA GEO: What is Harrisburg?
HAIRSTYLES: What is Rachel?
ENDS IN “LL”: What is a bombshell?
EVERY BODY: What is the appendix?
CHARACTERS IN BEATLES SONGS: Who is Rita?
FROM THE SANSKRIT: What are the Himalayas?
LITERATURE: What is the Mississippi?
DRAW ME: What is “American Gothic”?
LIKE ONE OF YOUR FRENCH GIRLS: What is Chanel?

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