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.

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Clue of the Day

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10 clues, Same Category: These clues are all about “Autobiographies,” one from 1988 and a more recent one from 2012.

Round 2: 10/14/1988
$200: Dodgers’ catcher who concluded, “It’s Good to be Alive”
$400: She wrote “Beloved Infidel”
$600: He wrote “My Wicked Wicked Ways”
$800: At age 82, this “Thin Man” co-star published “Being & Becoming”
$1000: He’s written 62 books including his autobiography “My Life on Trial” show


Round 2: 2/22/2012
$400: A Southerner: “First Lady from Plains”
$800: An aviator: “The Spirit of St. Louis”
$1200: A Russian-American novelist: “Speak, Memory”
$1600: A Vietnam veteran: “Born on the Fourth of July”
$2000: A militant & prisoner: “Soul on Ice” show

Today’s Quote: The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool. ~ Richard P. Feynman

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6 Responses

  1. Kevin S. says:

    I’m ashamed to admit I did the mental math wrong and calculated someone born 20 years too early. And after entering the wrong answer on the web site, I looked it up and realized I used to know it. Forehead slap!

  2. Jlane says:

    To the people who elected him into that high office of President, he proved to be true ! ;-)

  3. jacob ska says:

    Umm…let’s see “show me” on this clue and don’t believe the Media…Dewey really didn’t win. lol

    His resume is impressive. Fired General MacArthur & integrated the military. Prediction? 3 correct or however many left standing.

  4. EricS says:

    The Buck stops here

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