Tuesday, April 14, 2020:
CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES!: Now apply for a job at a Fortune 500 company, perhaps this parent company of Google
BOOK CHAPTERS: Wrecked on a Desert Island & “Friday’s Education” are chapter titles from this novel
POTPOURRI: The lowest natural temperature on earth was recorded at this continent’s Vostok station
COLORFUL TERMINOLOGY: To be very pleased is to be tickled this color
MATH TERMS: The top number of a fraction is called this
FAMOUS CANADIANS: This actress falls in love with a time traveler in both “About Time” & “The Time Traveler’s Wife”
Double Jeopardy! Round:
GARDEN SPOTS: Visit Butchart Gardens near this capital of British Columbia
SECOND…: It’s the second book in George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire”
FROM THE LATIN: This 2-word legal term means “for the good” in Latin
HISTORY 101: In 1853, this commodore arrived at the harbor of Uraga to establish diplomacy between the U.S. & Japan
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Sections of this composer’s “Finlandia” were used for an 1899 rally to support the Finnish press
FANTASTICAL SUBSTANCES: Dilithium crystals power the warp drives on the ships of this film & TV universe
Correct responses for April 14, 2020:
CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES!: What is Alphabet?
BOOK CHAPTERS: What is “Robinson Crusoe”?
POTPOURRI: What is Antarctica?
COLORFUL TERMINOLOGY: What is pink?
MATH TERMS: What is numerator?
FAMOUS CANADIANS: Who is Rachel McAdams?
GARDEN SPOTS: What is Victoria?
SECOND…: What is “A Clash of Kings”?
FROM THE LATIN: What is pro bono?
HISTORY 101: Who is Matthew Perry?
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Who is Jean Sibelius?
FANTASTICAL SUBSTANCES: What is Star Trek?
Monday, April 13, 2020:
U.N. OBSERVANCES: Mon ami, March 20 is the World Day for this language
LESSER-KNOWN COLLEGE SPORTS: In 2019, Harvard won the men’s national championship in this sport that’s similar to racquetball
ARTS & CULTURE: The Cabaret Voltaire is the birthplace of this avant-garde art movement made famous by Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray
GREEK LETTERS: It’s the type of radiation that turned Bruce Banner into The Incredible Hulk
THE LION KING: This country’s Louis VIII was nicknamed The Lion
CROSSWORD CLUES “P”: A spice that’s a key ingredient in goulash (7 letters)
Correct responses for April 13, 2020:
U.N. OBSERVANCES: What is French?
LESSER-KNOWN COLLEGE SPORTS: What is squash?
ARTS & CULTURE: What is dadaism?
GREEK LETTERS: What is gamma?
THE LION KING: What is France?
CROSSWORD CLUES “P”: What is paprika?
Friday, April 10, 2020:
THINK SMALL: In a bag of Hershey’s Miniatures, you’ll find this crisped rice & chocolate bar in a red wrapper
MODERN MUSIC: This Australian rapper looks pretty “Fancy” on the cover of her 2019 EP “Wicked Lips”
WORDS TO FEAR: Things were anything but safe when the Committee of Public Safety took over France during “The Reign of” this
SPRING BREAK: Sandy Koufax once said, “People who write about” this “not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball”
CATS: Cats of the Scottish Fold breed are known for having folded these
OLD DEUTERONOMY: Deuteronomy takes the form of a farewell address from him to the Israelites
Double Jeopardy! Round:
HEAD FOR THE HILLS: Want to move to Nob Hill in this city? Save up; Redfin says recent sale prices for homes average around $2 million
RHYME TIME: An illustration of a sports team’s practice game
PEOPLE NAMED ALEX: From 1898 to 1903, Alexander Graham Bell led the society that published this magazine now known for its yellow border on the cover
LITERARY GENRES: Dashiell Hammett is considered a creator of this type of fiction that’s also a way to prepare eggs
DON’T KNOW MUCH ABOUT HISTORY: In 1974 Juan Peron was succeeded as President of this country by his third wife, Isabel
FILM SCHOOLS: Berry College in Rome, Georgia stood in for Gettysburg College in this Denzel Washington football film
Correct responses for April 10, 2020:
THINK SMALL: What is Krackel?
MODERN MUSIC: Who is Iggy Azalea?
WORDS TO FEAR: What is terror?
SPRING BREAK: What is spring training?
CATS: What are ears?
OLD DEUTERONOMY: Who is Moses?
HEAD FOR THE HILLS: What is San Francisco?
RHYME TIME: What is a scrimmage image?
PEOPLE NAMED ALEX: What is National Geographic?
LITERARY GENRES: What is hard-boiled?
DON’T KNOW MUCH ABOUT HISTORY: What is Argentina?
FILM SCHOOLS: What is “Remember the Titans”?
Thursday, April 9, 2020:
WHERE YA GOIN’ FOR SPRING BREAK?: Your parents may get jealous & tag along if you plan a Spring Break in Honolulu, which would put you on this Hawaiian island
HOMOPHONES: Fresh & an African antelope
COLLEGE LAW: Discrimination on the basis of sex was prohibited in college sports thanks to the 1972 law known as “Title” this
SPORTS HISTORY: In 1916 this hockey team picked up its first of 24 Stanley Cup victories
SHOPPING: You can get a ream of paper, masking tape & an “Easy Button” at this store
RETURNS: After briefly serving in 1868, Benjamin Disraeli returned to the office of Prime Minister of this country in 1874
Double Jeopardy! Round:
EUROPEAN HISTORY: Beginning in the 13th century, most of what is now Finland fell under the rule of this neighboring kingdom
PARTY IN THE USA: He was the first U.S. President from the Whig party, an honor he only enjoyed for 31 days
DON QUIXOTE: Don Quixote is tricked by a servant dressed as this sage with the same name as a magician from Arthurian legend
T OFF: Take the “T” off a synonym for snarl & you’ll end up with this figure that can be acute or obtuse in geometry class
MOVIE & TV ROMANCES: Fans of this freeform series referred to the couple of Emily & Alison as “Emison” for short
CHEMISTRY: This scientific unit for measuring large quantities of atoms shares its name with a burrowing animal
Correct responses for April 9, 2020:
WHERE YA GOIN’ FOR SPRING BREAK?: What is Oahu?
HOMOPHONES: What is new/gnu?
COLLEGE LAW: What is IX?
SPORTS HISTORY: Who are the Montreal Canadiens?
SHOPPING: What is Staples?
RETURNS: What is the United Kingdom?
EUROPEAN HISTORY: What is Sweden?
PARTY IN THE USA: Who is William Henry Harrison?
DON QUIXOTE: Who is Merlin?
T OFF: What is an angle?
MOVIE & TV ROMANCES: What is “Pretty Little Liars”?
CHEMISTRY: What is a mole?
Wednesday, April 8, 2020:
ALL ABOUT APRIL: April is the national month of this fresh vegetable that sits under peanut butter & raisins to make “ants on a log”
BEVERAGES: This beverage brand offers “Real Facts” on its bottle caps; turns out, those facts aren’t always real
ANAGRAMMED DORM ESSENTIALS: Stamp protester is an anagram for this item you can roll out to improve your R&R
BOOK TITLE ANIMALS: In a 1941 novel, the name of this horse that Ken McLaughlin calls “My Friend” is Swedish for “little girl”
STATE THE STATE: The Museum of Native American History stands in the city of Bentonville in this state
THE DRAKE PASSAGE: Drake voiced a mammoth named Ethan in “Continental Drift”, a 2012 entry in this animated film franchise
Double Jeopardy! Round:
ARCHITECTURE: A place where banks keep money, or an architectural feature that can be barrel, cloister or ribbed
THE SOLAR SYSTEM: The mean distance of the Earth from the Sun, about 93 million miles, is equal to one of these units
THE OLYMPIC GAMES: After Michael Phelps, he’s the second-most decorated male swimmer in total medals
OLD HISTORY: Led by Itzcoatl, they became the dominant power in central Mexico in the 15th century
STRAIGHT C’S: Introduced in 1976, this Honda model is frequently among the most stolen cars in the U.S.
TO THE POWER OF 10: The 10 plagues of Egypt were depicted in this book of the Old Testament
Correct responses for April 8, 2020:
ALL ABOUT APRIL: What is celery?
BEVERAGES: What is Snapple?
ANAGRAMMED DORM ESSENTIALS: What is a mattress topper?
BOOK TITLE ANIMALS: What is Flicka?
STATE THE STATE: What is Arkansas?
THE DRAKE PASSAGE: What is “Ice Age”?
ARCHITECTURE: What is a vault?
THE SOLAR SYSTEM: What is an astronomical unit?
THE OLYMPIC GAMES: Who is Ryan Lochte?
OLD HISTORY: Who are the Aztec?
STRAIGHT C’S: What is the Accord?
TO THE POWER OF 10: What is Exodus?