12 Jeopardy! Clues March 29, 2017
Here are 8 triple stumpers from the 3-29-2017 Jeopardy! match.
1967 ($1000) First name of Joseph Stalin’s daughter who caused a sensation by defecting to the West. In the United States, she went by Lana.
WHAT’S THEIR SPORT? ($800) The Portland Timbers
ROCKS ($1000) This word for a light-colored rock used in building comes from an old Roman name for Tivoli, Italy
“A” CAST ($800) 2013: Amy Adams, Christian Bale
4-LETTER WORDS ($2000) A magical charm, or skill or flair you don’t want to lose
JACQUES COUSTEAU ($1200) During World War II, Jacques Cousteau joined the French Resistance, spying on Italian troops & documenting their movements; for his espionage work, Cousteau was made a Chevalier in this, the premier order of the French Republic
($1600) In 1943 my grandfather & the engineer Emile Gagnan revolutionized diving by creating a valve to automatically regular a diver’s air pressure & supply. The valve was the main component in this Cousteau scuba system
($2000) The famous yellow submarine my grandfather used for photography & filmmaking is on display in front of the Oceanographic Museum of this principality where he served as director from 1957 to 1988
The players got these 4 clues in the “It’s Epic” category:
($400) “The Lusiads” is an epic poem in this language about explorer Vasco Da Gama
($1200) All the epic events of the “Iliad” & the “Odyssey” keep Odysseus away from Penelope & Ithaca for this many years
($1600) Perhaps the first ever written, “The Epic of” this King of Uruk includes a Sumerian account of a great flood
($2000) Come blow your horn at the battle of Roncesvalles, the climax of this Old French epic “song”
The $800 clue was a Daily Double. You’ll find that and more on this match on Fikkle Fame’s full Daily Recap