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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10 clues, similar categories about “Superstitions.” This category used to show up quite a bit, but the last time it appeared in any game on J-Archive was in Feb 2007– 10 years! These 2 deal with particular types and come from the year 1993.

MONEY SUPERSTITIONS 5/21/1993
$100: When you give one of these to a man, a coin or bill should be in it so he’ll never be out of money
$200: If your left hand does this, money is coming
$300: A groom may give a bride a penny to wear in this for good luck
$400: Turn over a silver coin in your pocket when you see this heavenly body & your wish will come true
$500: Carrying a coin with this year stamped on it is supposed to bring you good luck show


WISH SUPERSTITIONS 12/22/1993
$100: A wish made on the candles of one of these won’t come true if you tell it aloud
$200: This part of a bird is broken & the person who gets the larger part gets his wish
$300: “I wish I may, I wish I might, have the wish I wish tonight” is said upon seeing one of these
$400: You can make a wish when you see 3 birds on a telephone wire or the first one of these birds in the spring
$500: A rhyme says “Touch” this color “and your wish will come true” show

Today’s Quote: I believe that if it were left to artists to choose their own labels, most would choose none. –Ben Shahn

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7 Responses

  1. jacob ska says:

    I have no idea on today’s CotD. :-[

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