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 come from the $2000 row in the last round of the match played on 9/27/2005.
SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR – Longwood Golf Course on this South Atlantic British dependency is probably the world’s remotest 18-hole course
LITERARY ____ OF ____ (DD $2000) – This classic says “Kurtz–that means short in German–don’t it?”
GONE WITH THE WIND – After a name change to the House Internal Security Committee, it was abolished in 1975
IT HAPPENED ONE KNIGHT (DD $1500) – Portrayed in verse as the perfect knight, he led the “Reconquista” against the Moors until his death in 1099
CLARK GABLE – The title of this movie with Gable as an adman is a term for flashy, aggressive salesmen
YOU’RE A “STAR” – Henry VII’s secret court to try cases involving state security show
Today’s Quote: Talent works, genius creates. ~ Robert Schumann