13 Jeopardy! Clues December 20, 2017

Here are 9 triple stumpers from the 12-20-2017 Jeopardy! match.

‘TIS THE SEASON ($800) Graceful gazelle of the Kalahari noted for its leaping ability

SILVER & GOLD ($200) Gymnast Viktor Lisitsky won 5 silver medals for this country, but no gold or bronze

BYE, PHOENICIA! ($1200) In 64 B.C. Phoenicia was absorbed into this province just north of Judea

($1600) The word for the good book comes from this Phoenician town that was captured by crusaders, who named it Gibelet

($2000) Sailing for this empire at the Battle of Salamis, Phoenician ships fared poorly & there was many a beheading

AUTHORS’ BIOGRAPHIES ($2000) “A Rather Haunted Life” is the subtitle of a book about this “Hill House” novelist

“S”CIENCE ($1200) A fundamental elementary particle, this flavor of quark is the third lightest

NONSENSE & STUFF ($400) I say “phooey!” to this word for nonsense that rhymes with phooey

($2000) Foolish chatter can also be called this other double “T” word

The players got all these clues in FICTIONAL CHARACTERS’ MOST-HATED MOVIES:

($400) Rodent-fearing Winston Smith shuddered through this 2007 Pixar movie featuring the voice of Patton Oswalt

($800) If Little Miss Muffet could give a negative metacritic score to this 1990 John Goodman film, she would

($1600) Dorian Gray hated the first part of this 2008 Brad Pitt movie, but it grew on him over time

($2000) The Wicked Witch of the West experiences mortal terror when viewing this Kevin Costner movie from 1995

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