11 Jeopardy! Clues November 7, 2017

Here are 6 triple stumpers from the 11-7-2017 Jeopardy! match.

U.S.A. ($400) It’s the 2-word name of Vermont’s state tree, valued for it wood & sap

THAT’S OUR COLOR ($1000) AstraZeneca for Nexium

THE DREADED OPERA CATEGORY ($1200) The following overture by this composer was first heard in 1790 (An audio clip from the following was played. Sorry we have to give away the answer)

($2000) Opera with subject drawn from common life with “Pagliacci” were part of this “real life” 19th century movement

MOVIE & TV DEATHS ($2000) Steve Buscemi’s character in “The Big Lebowski”, he dies of a heart attack after a fight with some nihilists

KICKING AXIS ($400) In 1941’s Operation Compass, the British pushed the Italians out of this country into Libya & took 130,000 prisoners

The players got all 5 of these clues in OVERLAPS, much to the surprise of Alex Trebek who said he thought the category was very tough.

($400) Hamburger condiment for re-covering chairs & couches
($800) A single=celled life form’s long, thin loaf of bread
($1200) Japan’s former capital is saluted by raising glasses of alcohol in unison
($1600) Strong Italian coffee used to detect submerged object using sound waves
($2000) Frozen polar region of a planet filled out with your personal info when you’re seeking a new job

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