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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A whole row: These clues are from the $2,000 row in the last round of the match played on 10/1/2004.
CALCULUS – Related to the word “increase”, it’s a small change in a variable representing distance or time
CHART TOPPERS – He wrote Bread’s only No. 1 hit, “Make It With You”, as well as the title track to the 1977 film “The Goodbye Girl”
GEOGRAPHY – It’s the capital & chief seaport of Trinidad & Tobago
BLOGS – This notorious comedienne seen here blogs about such things as her potty mouth and the end of the world
FIVE EASY PEACES – Negotiations in a Duchy in what is now Western Germany led to the naming of this 1648 peace
WORD ORIGINS – From the Latin word lampreda we get lamprey, as well as the name of this mollusk show
Today’s Quote: There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche