12 Jeopardy! Clues October 19, 2017

Here are 12 triple stumpers from the 10-19-2017 Jeopardy! match.

SHAKESPEAREAN IN THE PARK ($200) A curse! A curse of a Babe, I say, was placed in 1920 upon the team calling this park home; 84 yrs. of futility, hence!

TYPES OF NAMES ($800) This type of name is a 5-letter Latin word for “otherwise”

SWEET ’16 ($400) 1916 began well for this dual monarchy with the capture of Montenegro

($600) The influential Cardinal Richelieu was appointed young King Louis XIII’s Secretary of State in this year (look at list in right-hand blue box for the year)

YOU GET A CAR! ($800) Classic car lovers know the “deuce & a quarter” is the Electra 225 from this GM make, named for it length in inches

EUROPEAN MOUNTAINS ($1000) Ireland’s Gap of Dunloe separates Purple Mountain and the range called MacGillycuddy’s these. Hold your nose.

A ZERO SUM GAME ($400) It’s June in Altoona or Laguna– it’s this season

($1200) Surname of a member of pop music’s The Police

($2000) It’s a 6-letter synonym for the top, the apogee, the vertex, the highest point

THE BAKER ($1600) Engineer Benjamin Baker, whose mustache is an engineering feat itself, wrote a major work on this bridge type using projecting beams.

THE CHANDLER ($1600) A typical hard-boiled line: these guys “never say goodbye. They’re always hoping to see you again in the line-up”

($2000) Chandler’s “Poodle Springs” was completed by Robert B. Parker, creator of this private eye & his pal Hawk

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