12 Jeopardy! Clues April 14, 2017
Here are 7 triple stumpers from the 4-14-2017 Jeopardy! match.
IN THE NEWS ($400) Donald Trump’s inaugural address declared, “from this day forward, it’s going to be only” this 2-word slogan
FENCING ($400) In Norse myth, Jotnar are these; the eyebrows of Aurgelmir, father of the race, became the fence around Midgard
($800) Minimum distance in feet from home plate to the center field fence at a Major League baseball park
($1600) “Stairway to Heaven” mentions one of these fences formed by a dense line of trees or shrubs
HISTORY AT SEA ($400) In 1854 the James Baines, this type of graceful sailing ship, “cut” the Atlantic Crossing record to 12 days, 6 hrs.
($2000) Torpedoed on May 7, 1915, the Lusitania sank in just 18 minutes, in part because these watertight internal divisions ran longitudinally confining incoming water to one side and causing a huge list to starboard
HIDDEN GENIUS ($400) In the 1860s you didn’t have to go past Europe to see this chemist working at the Sorbonne
Contestant Jim Hope (who had a character named after him on the Simpsons) ran the WHAT ’80S MOVIE IS THAT SONG FROM? category:
($400) “(I’ve had) The Time of My Life”: don’t put it in the corner
($600) “Maniac”: starring Jennifer Beals
($1200) “Up Where We Belong”: Richard Gere tries to live up the the movie’s title
($1600) “Danger Zone”: the movie flew high
($2000) “I’m Alright”: a Cinderella story
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