Wednesday Quiz Night: Jeopardy! Clues by DouglasLovesVixey

Champion(s):

ElendilPickle


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Tonight I will die down the difficulty. All 25 of these questions will be past Jeopardy! clues. NOTE: You do NOT have to answer in the form of a question. Have fun. :)

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Money Value (% Incorrect): 45 71 18 71 30 65 42 65 18 74 86 92 65 80 45 33 42 74 48 56 45 65 95 65 95
1 ElendilPickle 640 98 15
15
15
15
15
15
15
15
65
15
00
15
86
00
15
00
15
00
15
15
74
15
15
15
15
65
00
15
65
00
2 MattK 564 95 15
45
00
15
15
15
15
00
15
65
15
00
15
86
00
15
00
15
15
15
15
15
48
00
15
15
65
00
15
00
3 WoodL 546 92 15
45
15
15
15
15
15
15
00
15
15
74
00
15
15
00
00
00
15
15
74
15
48
00
15
15
65
00
00
00
4 AnthonyBianca 523 89 15
15
15
00
15
15
15
00
00
15
15
00
15
00
15
45
15
15
00
15
48
15
15
45
15
65
00
15
65
00
5 SizemoreM 509 86 00
15
71
15
00
15
00
15
00
15
18
15
00
00
15
65
00
15
15
15
00
00
00
00
15
65
15
95
15
00
6 IvixorB 503 83 00
00
00
00
15
15
15
42
15
65
15
00
00
00
00
15
80
00
15
15
00
00
15
56
15
00
00
00
15
95
7 garrybl 483 80 15
45
00
15
00
15
00
15
42
15
15
00
00
00
00
15
80
00
00
00
00
00
15
56
15
00
15
00
15
95
8 JonesRW 452 77 00
00
15
00
15
00
00
00
15
18
15
74
15
86
00
00
00
00
15
00
15
74
00
15
00
15
65
00
00
00
9 GoldfarbDavidJ 440 75 00
00
15
00
15
15
65
15
00
15
00
00
00
15
15
65
00
15
15
00
00
00
00
15
15
65
00
15
65
00
10 Steve 436 72 15
15
15
18
00
15
30
15
00
00
15
15
00
00
15
00
15
15
33
15
00
00
15
15
15
65
00
15
65
00
11 imogen 423 69 00
00
15
18
15
71
15
30
15
15
00
15
00
00
00
15
65
00
00
15
00
15
74
15
00
00
00
00
15
00
12 GoodmanDL 421 66 00
00
15
18
00
15
00
15
00
15
18
00
00
00
00
15
80
15
45
15
15
00
15
15
15
15
65
00
15
00
13 BillPennington 420 63 00
00
15
15
15
00
15
42
00
15
15
74
00
00
15
00
00
15
00
15
74
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
65
00
14 Tarn 382 58 15
15
71
15
00
15
00
15
00
15
18
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
33
15
00
00
15
15
15
15
65
00
00
00
14 BClemens 382 58 00
00
15
00
00
00
15
15
42
15
15
00
00
00
00
15
80
15
45
15
00
00
00
00
15
00
00
15
65
00
16 KesslerA2 355 54 15
15
00
00
15
15
65
15
00
00
00
15
00
00
00
00
00
15
33
15
42
00
00
00
15
15
65
00
00
00
17 ArunH 350 51 00
00
15
00
15
00
15
42
00
00
00
00
15
00
00
15
80
15
45
00
00
15
15
48
00
15
00
00
00
00
18 alamble 346 48 15
45
15
71
15
00
15
30
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
15
00
15
00
00
15
65
00
00
00
19 JJA 341 45 00
00
15
00
15
30
00
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
65
00
15
45
15
33
15
00
15
48
00
00
00
00
00
00
20 Shosin 325 41 00
15
15
18
00
15
15
00
15
15
00
00
00
15
65
00
00
00
15
33
00
15
74
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
20 LakeMA 325 41 15
00
15
18
15
00
00
15
15
65
15
18
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
33
00
00
00
15
56
00
00
00
00
00
22 KonkelT 323 36 15
00
15
00
00
00
00
15
15
15
15
00
00
00
00
15
45
00
00
00
15
48
15
15
00
00
00
15
65
00
23 Carl 322 33 00
00
15
00
15
00
00
15
65
15
18
00
00
00
00
00
15
00
15
00
00
15
48
15
56
15
00
00
00
00
24 VenguswamyK 308 29 15
00
15
15
15
00
15
15
15
18
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
45
00
15
00
15
15
00
00
00
00
15
65
00
24 MoyseyC 308 29 15
15
15
00
00
00
15
42
15
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
33
15
42
00
15
15
56
00
00
00
00
00
26 LynchT 293 25 15
00
15
00
00
15
30
00
15
00
15
18
00
15
00
15
15
80
15
00
00
00
15
00
15
00
00
00
00
00
27 KCrest 291 22 15
45
00
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
18
15
00
00
00
00
00
15
33
15
42
00
15
48
00
00
00
00
00
00
28 DavidNicks 275 19 15
45
00
00
15
00
00
00
00
15
18
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
74
15
48
00
15
00
00
00
00
00
29 KlionskyG 265 16 00
00
15
15
71
00
00
15
00
00
15
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
33
15
00
00
15
56
00
00
00
00
00
30 ecpekkle 239 13 00
00
15
18
00
00
00
00
00
15
18
00
00
00
00
15
80
15
15
33
15
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
31 BIngram 216 10 15
00
00
15
15
30
00
00
00
00
15
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
33
00
00
15
48
00
15
00
00
00
00
32 SokolM 213 7 15
45
00
15
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
18
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
33
15
42
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
33 WatskyA 210 4 15
45
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
18
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
45
00
15
42
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
34 Fisher 181 1 00
00
15
00
00
15
00
15
65
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
56
00
00
00
00
00
00

Questions:

DESIGNER NAMES $1000: Her logo includes her first initial: ______ Burch

Click to Reveal Answer
Tory

JANE AUSTEN IN POP CULTURE $2000: She played a pre-fame Jane Austen in the 2007 film "Becoming Jane".

Click to Reveal Answer
Anne Hathaway

STARTS WITH "SCH" $1000: Excessively sentimental, like a soap opera.

Click to Reveal Answer
Schmaltzy

BE A SMART PATIENT $2000: Find out if this 6-syllable word that means "not to be taken with another thing" applies to any two of your prescriptions.

Click to Reveal Answer
Contraindicated

JIM-NASTICS $800: Jim Morrison's reptilian nickname.

Click to Reveal Answer
The Lizard King

PRETTY GOOD MODELS $1600: This pioneering microwave from Amana cost $495 when introduced -- pretty steep for 1967.

Click to Reveal Answer
Radarange

NATIONAL PEOPLE $800: Nobel Prize Winner Anatole.

Click to Reveal Answer
France

CLASSICAL MUSIC $2000: This Italian composer known for his Concerti Grossi, Opus 6, played violin, not mandolin.

Click to Reveal Answer
Corelli

IT HAPPENED IN SAN FRANCISCO $1600: Philo Farnsworth transmitted the first television image at the foot of this hill named for a means of communication.

Click to Reveal Answer
Telegraph Hill

CONSTELLATIONS $1000: The largest constellation, this "water serpent" covers 1303 square degrees of the sky.

Click to Reveal Answer
Hydra

DOCTORS $2000: This professor at the University of Arkansas medical school became head of the Arkansas department of health in 1987.

Click to Reveal Answer
Joycelyn Elders

GENESIS $1000: His 12-volume "A Study of History" probed the genesis, growth, and decline of the world's great civilizations.

Click to Reveal Answer
Arnold Toynbee

LITERARY TITLE CHARACTERS $2000: This Sinclair Lewis title character is a real estate salesman who lives in the suburbs of the city of Zenith.

Click to Reveal Answer
George Babbitt

CROSSWORD CLUES "O" $1000: Stubborn (8)

Click to Reveal Answer
Obdurate

"M"EDICINE $2000: This heart valve connects the left atrium and the left ventricle.

Click to Reveal Answer
Mitral Valve

HORNS YOU CAN'T PLAY $1000: Old time slang term meaning to cheat or swindle.

Click to Reveal Answer
Hornswoggle

THE TACO BELL CANON IN "D" $1600: In 2015 Taco Bell partnered with this double "D" app, so tap your phone and a quesarito appears.

Click to Reveal Answer
DoorDash

WOMEN OF THE WORLD $800: This Norwegian beauty is noted for her work with Ingmar Bergman and for UNICEF.

Click to Reveal Answer
Liv Ullmann

FILM STARS $500: The drill instructor in "An Officer and a Gentlemen", he turned down an offer to play pro basketball.

Click to Reveal Answer
Louis Gossett Jr.

COMPOSERS $2000: The 9/11 tribute "On the Transmigration of Souls" is by this composer with the same name as a U.S. President.

Click to Reveal Answer
John Adams

LIMERICKS $1000: This one's from Ogden Nash. There was an old man of Calcutta, who coated his tonsils with butter, thus converting his snore, from a thunderous roar, to a soft oleaginous ______

Click to Reveal Answer
Mutter

BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER $2000: "Don't Cry Out Loud" singer & Beckham's 1992-2003 team remind us that "a mind is a terrible thing to waste".

Click to Reveal Answer
Melissa Manchester United Negro College Fund

"THE NEW YORK TIMES" ARTS $1200: The Times said a 2005 production of this Shaw play about a career woman was "intriguingly nuanced drama".

Click to Reveal Answer
Mrs. Warren's Profession

RENAISSANCE ART $2000: The Pyres of Vanity, the bonfires that destroyed works of art were lit by this monk, the Medici's most virulent enemy.

Click to Reveal Answer
Girolamo Savonarola

AN "I" $1000: Latin for "swaddling clothes", they're books printed before 1501, in the infancy of typography.

Click to Reveal Answer
Incunabula