12 Jeopardy! Clues December 7, 2017

Here are 12 triple stumpers from the 12-7-2017 Jeopardy! match.

ANIMALS IN COMPETITION ($600) $28 million in purses is available during the 13 thoroughbred races that make up this championship “Cup”

($1000) Every May brings the frog jumping competition at the fair of this county southeast of Sacramento

LITERARY CHARACTERS ($800) In a Herman Melville short story, it’s Bartleby’s title profession

THEY’RE IN THE BAND ($400) Public Enemy’s William Drayton is better known by this “tasty” name

($800) Zach Filkins & Ryan Tedder met in Colorado & play in this band

PARTS OF SPEECH ($1000) The horrible realization struck Melvin far too late: too

THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY ($800) The first Pulitzer for a biography went to a book about this woman who wrote “Battle Hymn of the Republic”

($2000) Margaret Coit won for an “American Portrait” of this South Carolinian veep who resigned after the Eaton Affair

NEW TO THE OED ($2000) Da kine, a conversational filler from these islands

I’M AMEN-ABLE TO THAT ($1200) This singer got a No. 1 country single & CMA Award for “Forever and Ever, Amen”

($2000) The 1737 “New England Primer” included the children’s prayer that begins with these 7 words

SPEECH OF PARTS ($1200) In 2017 this actress asked, “How can a woman fight in this?”

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