12 Jeopardy! Clues April 6, 2017

Here are 2 triple stumpers from the 4-6-2017 Jeopardy! match.

AWARDS & HONORS ($2000) These theatre awards were created in 1955 at the suggestion of Jerry Tallmer, an editor at the Village Voice

COMMA SYMPATHIZERS ($1600) E.B. White said this magazine he worked for used commas “with the precision of knives in a circus act”

The players got all the clues in “RHYMES WITH A BEATLE’S FIRST NAME” except the last one:

($200) To create an illegal imitation of official papers

($400) It can precede tennis or mower

($600) An early American form of this game was called Beano

($800) Worshipers show love for the Torah by touching it with the prayer type of this, which they then kiss

*($1000) You could be wading in an East African lake as this, Phoeniconaias minor

The players got all the clues in “VAUDEVILLE” except the $800 clue

($400) Term for the performer often the butt of a comedian’s jokes; there would be “Three” popular ones in film later

*($800) Known for playing George M. Cohan on film, he said “Everything I know I learned in vaudeville”

($1200) Dialogue to this Abbott & Costello routine was donated to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1956

($1600) “The Great Stone Face”. He noticed early on, “the more serious I turned, the bigger laugh I got”

($2000) Will Rogers got into vaudeville after showing his prowess with one of these inanimate objects.

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