Spoiler Talk: CotD (Wed)

It’s time for a look at the NY Times Clue of the Day for Wednesday’s game. This clue may be today’s Final Jeopardy. If you know it (or even if you don’t), you can take a guess at how many will get it right BEFORE the game airs.

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Clue of the Day

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A whole row: These clues come from the $1000 row in the last round of the match played on 5/18/2001.

BEFORE & AFTER – Before a 1992 discovery, we thought only the sun had these; now we know that PSR B1257 + 12 does too
“CROSS” WORD CLUES – Combatants on this TV show have included Pat Buchanan, Michael Kinsley & John Sununu
ANN-A-GRAMS – Love being a prima ballerina (stop) hate playing the dying swan (stop) it’s 1925, I’ll take the pension (stop)
PO-POURRI – The Po Valley produces this wine whose commercials said that “on ice” it was “so nice”
JEOPARDY PLACES – As an earthquake has an epicenter, a nuclear bomb detonation has this worst place to be
POTENT PORTABLES – The Bellboy, one of these introduced at the 1962 World’s Fair, was the size of a brick & weighed almost as much show

Today’s Quote: The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think it’s their fault. ~ Henry Kissinger

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8 Responses

  1. Green Bay Steve says:

    If I were a contestant on the show and missed this one I would scream!

  2. rhonda says:

    I drew a complete blank on this one. Good for you for figuring it out, Jacob!

    • jacob ska says:

      @Rhonda, thanks. The funny thing is I have never had any of their ice cream in my life. I’m not big on dairy products.

      • rhonda says:

        That’s so funny, Jacob. I used to have their ice cream all of the time way back when and never knew they had that special deal!

  3. jacob ska says:

    Finally, one in my wheelhouse. Its parent company is Dunkin Brands and is headquartered in MA. The key hint here are the months because they have 31 days. What business claims it has 31 different flavors?

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