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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SUMMER RERUNS: The last semi-final of the 2017 College Championship originally aired on February 22, 2017, featuring Mari Hanley, Netanel Paley and Gary Tse. LINK TO THE RECAP
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An old category: Here are 10 clues from “Big Screen Brainbusters.” These are the only 2 instances of this category name on J-Archive.
2/19/2001 Second Round
$200: Advertising for this Eastwood film included the line “For 3 men the Civil War wasn’t hell. It was practice!”
$400: Regarding the food of the future, Charlton Heston reveals it’s people! in this “colorful” film
$600: John Leguizamo, Patrick Swayze & this man “dragged” through 1995’s “To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar”
$800: In “The Final Countdown”, this aircraft carrier travels back in time to just before the attack on Pearl Harbor
$1000: Chicago newspaperman Jimmy Stewart helps a woman prove her son’s innocence in this 1948 classic show
2/10/1999 (a ToC QF) Second Round
$200: This star of “Slumber Party ’57” & “Terms Of Endearment” was one of the voices used to create E.T.’s voice
$400: “The Blackboard Jungle” was the debut film of this actor, Jennifer Jason Leigh’s father
$600: (DD $3000): John Huston’s “The Misfits” was the last complete film for these 2 screen superstars
$800: This Frenchman spoke the only word heard in Mel Brooks’ “Silent Movie”
$1000: Playing Zira, she was the only performer to appear in each of the first 3 “Planet Of The Apes” movies show
Today’s Quote: Either you run the day or the day runs you. ~ Jim Rohn