Spoiler Talk: CotD (Mon)

Here’s Monday’s peek at the NY Times Clue of the Day BEFORE the game airs. This clue may be today’s Final Jeopardy! and you can make a prediction on how many players will get this right and/or leave a hint on the right answer.

If you don’t want to read comments about the answer to the clue, READ NO FURTHER. Otherwise, click on the link below to see the clue, and fire away!

Clue of the Day

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All comments and predictions on the CotD posts are deleted after about a week, so be fearless! Any comments with the actual answer will be deleted right away.

10 Clues, Same Category: These old clues come from the category “Lesser-Known Names” which are actually in the clues. The responses are mostly Better-Known Names.

12/15/1992 Round 1
$100: William Rush’s statue of this man in Independence Hall is made of wood, teeth & all
$200: Eliezer Ben Yehudah is known for his 17-volume dictionary of this language, ancient & modern
$300: Pope Lando back in 914 was the last canonical pope to have an original name before this one in 1978
$400: John Scott Harrison was the son & father of these 2 U.S. presidents
$500: This spy helped Guy Burgess & Donald Maclean escape from England on May 26, 1951 show


4/21/1987 Round 1
$100: Most famous son of the man born Alois Schicklgruber in 1837
$200: Malcolm Little
$300: Charles Eugene Boone is better known by this 1st name
$400: Rock & roller Ernest Evans, his stage name is a “twisted” version of Fats Domino’s
$500: While Beverly Hillbillies Jed & Elly May had the last name Clampett, Jethro’s was this show

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1 Response

  1. VJ says:

    Hmmm… I would much rather see this clue as a $2K one in a bible category in the TOC than an FJ.

    But anyhow, it’s the only minor prophet whose name starts with O

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