12 Jeopardy! Clues May 19, 2017

Here are 12 tough clues from the 5-19-2017 Jeopardy! match. The players got all of them, except the one that is marked with an asterisk.

EVERY YEAR ($1000) In Bruges, Belgium each spring, thousands watch the procession of le Saint Sang, this relic

STATE NICKNAMES ($1000) “The Gem State”

*($600) “The Constitution State” and “The Nutmeg State”

THE QUEEN’S ENGLISH ($1000) The Queen wants you to add an “I” (& a syllable) to the name of this metal, Atomic Number 13

LET’S GO DODGERS! ($800) Since 2011 this Dodgers ace has nabbed 3 Cy Young awards & won 100 games while losing only 37

YOU’RE SUCH A HOMER ($1000) In 1892 he bought a first-class ticket on the E. Louisiana Railroad; later, he found himself in front of Judge John Ferguson

SCHOOL’S OUT IN JUNE ($2000) In June 2016 the flag was lowered at an Albuquerque military academy named for this Philippine peninsula of WWII carnage

THE OSCAR-WINNING ROLE ($2000) (Blue) Jasmine turned into a red-hot role for this Aussie

POETRY ($1200) About these, Edgar Allan Poe wrote, “What a world of merriment their melody foretells”

FROM B TO D ($2000) It’s where on your person you might find Presidents Washinton, Jackson & Lincoln

FAMOUS SHIPS ($2000) In 1577 it left England with 4 sister ships; the sister ships didn’t make it around the world but it did

ALTERNATIVE FACTS ($1600) Stress & a rich diet were blamed for this type of lesion in the stomach; turns out the culprit is the bacteria H. pylori

Today’s Daily Doubles and more information on Final Jeopardy! on Fikkle Fame’s full Daily Recap

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