J!6 Clue Archive – April 2020

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

A MARRIAGE MADE IN LITERATURE: In “Little Women”, Meg marries Laurie’s tutor while this sister declines Laurie’s proposal
ADJECTIVES: Someone described as verdant may be inexperienced or resemble this color
EARTH DAY AT 50: In 2011 this website honored Earth Day with a “Doodle” of animals & habitats across the continents
EPISODES OF THE SITCOM: The Return of Dorothy’s Ex & “Even Grandmas Get the Blues” are 2 episodes of this sitcom
THE CRIME OF THE DECADE: The great robbery of Brink’s headquarters in Boston occurred in this decade
WHAT SORT OF ESTABLISHMENT IS THIS?: This pub that offers high-quality meals takes part of its name from the Greek for “stomach”

Double Jeopardy! Round:

OTHER BRITISH ISLES: A breed of horse & a breed of sheepdog take their name from this group of about 100 islands north of Scotland
YOU KNOW THE DRILL: Named after founder Raymond, this Stanley Black & Decker brand offers cordless drills in its trademark black & yellow design
MUSICIANS’ NICKNAMES: This pop singer calls herself “Mother Monster” in reference to her fans, Little Monsters
AT REST IN WASHINGTON, D.C.: At congressional cemetery: J. Edgar Hoover, the first director of this federal agency
PHENOMENA: The binary star system Cygnus X-1 provided the first evidence of these massive & “dark” space phenomena
DEE DEE, DEE-DEE-DEE: According to their album & its title track, AC/DC does “Dirty” these “Dirt Cheap”

Correct responses for April 22, 2020:

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A MARRIAGE MADE IN LITERATURE: Who is Jo?
ADJECTIVES: What is green?
EARTH DAY AT 50: What is Google?
EPISODES OF THE SITCOM: What is “The Golden Girls”?
THE CRIME OF THE DECADE: What is the 1950s?
WHAT SORT OF ESTABLISHMENT IS THIS?: What is a gastropub?
OTHER BRITISH ISLES: What are the Shetland Islands?
YOU KNOW THE DRILL: What is DeWalt?
MUSICIANS’ NICKNAMES: Who is Lady Gaga?
AT REST IN WASHINGTON, D.C.: What is the FBI?
PHENOMENA: What are black holes?
DEE DEE, DEE-DEE-DEE: What are deeds?

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

THE FIELD MARSHAL PLAN: During World War II, field marshal Erich von Manstein led an effort to help German forces in the city named for this Soviet leader
LEGALESE: From the Latin for “otherwise”, it’s an assumed name used by a criminal
ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED!: Known for his nakedness, he won $1 million as the winner of the first season of “Survivor”
3-LETTER WORDS: To drink alcohol, or the protective cloth around your neck to prevent stains while you drink
LIT-POURRI: Her “Frankenstein” was originally published in 1818 as a 3-volume novel
A PITCH FOR A HAPPIER MOVIE ENDING: Hear me out! Maybe in the third installment of this Pixar series, Andy takes Woody with him to college instead of leaving him with preschooler Bonnie

Double Jeopardy! Round:

JAMES TAYLOR: HIS LIFE & MUSIC: James Taylor’s breakthrough 1970 hit is titled “Fire and” this precipitation
WORLD GEOGRAPHY: Port of Spain is the capital of Trinidad & this other Caribbean island
SILICON VALLEY: Silicon has an atomic number of 14, meaning there are 14 of these subatomic particles in its nucleus
B IN THE MIDDLE: Potatoes & yams are 2 of this kind of starchy vegetable that forms at the base of roots
FAMOUS NAMES: In 1981 he replaced Walter Cronkite as anchor of the “CBS Evening News”
AROUND THE GARDEN: The stargazer lily is this kind of flower bred from 2 different species

Correct responses for April 21, 2020:

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THE FIELD MARSHAL PLAN: Who is Stalin?
LEGALESE: What is an alias?
ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED!: Who is Richard Hatch?
3-LETTER WORDS: What is a bib?
LIT-POURRI: Who is Mary Shelley?
A PITCH FOR A HAPPIER MOVIE ENDING: What is “Toy Story”?
JAMES TAYLOR: HIS LIFE & MUSIC: What is rain?
WORLD GEOGRAPHY: What is Tobago?
SILICON VALLEY: What are protons?
B IN THE MIDDLE: What is a tuber?
FAMOUS NAMES: Who is Dan Rather?
AROUND THE GARDEN: What is hybrid?

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Monday, April 20, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

A HISTORY OF CHARITY: Ring a bell for this organization that was founded in London by William & Catherine Booth in 1865
LITERARY TERMS: As opposed to rising action, this occurs after a story’s climax is reached & the conflict is resolved
ROLL WITH IT: This “noisy”-sounding event calls itself the largest hip-hop festival in the world
THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT: His credits as game show host include “Scrabble” & “Lingo”
DIFFERS BY A LETTER: Money useful at a vending machine, & a vegetable often buttered
QUESTIONS FROM A 1927 QUIZ BOOK: The world’s tallest building in 1927 is owned by the founder of this 5-&-dime store chain

Double Jeopardy! Round:

FLEE CIRCUS: In this 2017 film, Hugh Jackman runs past knife tossers & through the legs of stilt walkers
SPORTS TALK: A hockey player with a hat trick scores at least this many goals in a game
DOGGONE WORDS: This rodeo event is also known as steer wrestling
COUNTRY OF THE BRIDGE: This country is home to the Mackinac Bridge
I AM A TITLE: This silly Beatles song mentions Edmund, a character from “King Lear”
THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE: In 2016, 7 members of the Electoral College broke with their states in selecting a presidential candidate, known as this kind of elector

Correct responses for April 20, 2020:

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A HISTORY OF CHARITY: What is the Salvation Army?
LITERARY TERMS: What is falling action?
ROLL WITH IT: What is Rolling Loud?
THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT: Who is Chuck Woolery?
DIFFERS BY A LETTER: What are coin & corn?
QUESTIONS FROM A 1927 QUIZ BOOK: What is Woolworth?
FLEE CIRCUS: What is “The Greatest Showman”?
SPORTS TALK: What is 3?
DOGGONE WORDS: What is bulldogging?
COUNTRY OF THE BRIDGE: What is the United States?
I AM A TITLE: What is “I am the Walrus”?
THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE: What is faithless?

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Friday, April 17, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

IN THE NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME: Henry Bessemer was inducted into the Hall for his process of making this alloy
PETS: Arabian & Tennessee Walker are pet breeds of this animal
TV THEME SONGS: So far, so great by Demi Lovato was the theme song for this show that she also starred in
PLURALIZE IT: Quantum (6 letters)
COLLEGE LIFE: Take notes in class on an Inspiron series laptop from this Texas-based tech company
GREEK, WEAK: Medusa is defeated when she looks at her own reflection in this man’s mirrorlike shield

Double Jeopardy! Round:

WORLD CAPITALS: The Spanish Steps aren’t in Madrid; they’re in this capital
NOTE BOOKS: Years before he wrote “The Fire Next Time”, he published his essay collection “Notes of a Native Son”
POSITIVE HISTORY: In 1865, slavery was abolished by the passing of this amendment
3 G’S: It’s a group of geese
POP CULTURE: In 2019, Scarlett Johansson got engaged to this “SNL” “Weekend Update” host
GET YOUR GROUP ON: Neon, helium & krypton are part of this chemical element group

Correct responses for April 17, 2020:

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IN THE NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME: What is steel?
PETS: What is horse?
TV THEME SONGS: What is “Sonny with a Chance”?
PLURALIZE IT: What is quanta?
COLLEGE LIFE: What is Dell?
GREEK, WEAK: Who is Perseus?
WORLD CAPITALS: What is Rome?
NOTE BOOKS: Who is James Baldwin?
POSITIVE HISTORY: What is the 13th Amendment?
3 G’S: What is gaggle?
POP CULTURE: Who is Colin Jost?
GET YOUR GROUP ON: What are noble gases?

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Thursday, April 16, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

TRAVELING ABROAD: Some do not recommend converting the yen, from this country, at airports since they sometimes charge high exchange rates
ON THE RECENT BESTSELLER LIST: Open Book is an autobiography by this “I Wanna Love You Forever” singer
THE HIDDEN WORLD OF EMOJIS: When texted as an emoji, this animal can mean “Greatest of All Time”
AMERICAN HISTORY: In 1947, this Secretary of State proposed a plan to aid post-war Europe
MOVIE COMEDIES: In 2019’s “Long Shot”, Seth Rogen plays a journalist who falls for a politician played by this actress
H.D.: All the king’s horses and all the king’s men couldn’t put him “together again”

Double Jeopardy! Round:

JUNIORS & SENIORS: In 1990, Ken Griffey Jr. & Sr. hit back-to-back home runs while playing for this city’s Mariners
HOBBIES: I pledge allegiance to vexillology, the study of these
FRENCH GEOGRAPHY: In 1309, Pope Clement V moved the papacy to this southeastern French city
SONGS OF YOUR OLDER SIBLINGS: I hopped off the plane at LAX is the opening line of this Miley Cyrus tune
IRREGULAR VERBS: In fishing, it means to throw something into the water, such as a line or net
POETRY FOR PHYSICISTS: In William Blake’s “The Tyger”, these celestial objects “threw down their spears”

Correct responses for April 16, 2020:

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TRAVELING ABROAD: What is Japan?
ON THE RECENT BESTSELLER LIST: Who is Jessica Simpson?
THE HIDDEN WORLD OF EMOJIS: What is goat?
AMERICAN HISTORY: Who is George Marshall?
MOVIE COMEDIES: Who is Charlize Theron?
H.D.: Who is Humpty Dumpty?
JUNIORS & SENIORS: What is Seattle?
HOBBIES: What are flags?
FRENCH GEOGRAPHY: What is Avignon?
SONGS OF YOUR OLDER SIBLINGS: What is “Party in the U.S.A.”?
IRREGULAR VERBS: What is cast?
POETRY FOR PHYSICISTS: What are stars?

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020:

Jeopardy! Round:

THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS: This national park in the Rocky Mountains is on the border of Montana & Canada
UNIQUE COLLEGE COURSES: Stupidity is a course taught at this Los Angeles school that Barack Obama attended
NON-AMERICAN HISTORY: In 1960, the Ivory Coast became fully independent of this nation
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Earn some extra beans working at this coffee chain that Howard Schultz became chairman of in 1987
SING OUT!: He teamed with Camila Cabello on “Senorita”
3-LETTER WORDS: It’s an atom with a positive or negative charge

Double Jeopardy! Round:

WORLD OF VIDEO GAMES: Rapture is the Ayn Rand-inspired world of this video game series
POETRY: She walks in beauty, like the night, wrote this Romantic poet
THE ELEMENTS WITH STYLE: This element that Marie & Pierre Curie discovered in 1898 was once used in cosmetic products
ADJECTIVES: It can describe a temporary or part-time professor
A FULL RIDE: Nicknamed the “L”, this city’s rail system handles more than 230 million riders per year
SCHOLARSHIP: Syntactic Structures is a landmark work by this M.I.T. linguistics professor

Correct responses for April 15, 2020:

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THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS: What is Glacier?
UNIQUE COLLEGE COURSES: What is Occidental?
NON-AMERICAN HISTORY: What is France?
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: What is Starbucks?
SING OUT!: Who is Shawn Mendes?
3-LETTER WORDS: What is ion?
WORLD OF VIDEO GAMES: What is “Bioshock”?
POETRY: Who is Lord Byron?
THE ELEMENTS WITH STYLE: What is Radium?
ADJECTIVES: What is adjunct?
A FULL RIDE: What is Chicago?
SCHOLARSHIP: Who is Noam Chomsky?

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