12 Jeopardy! Clues May 25, 2017

Here are 7 triple stumpers from the 5-25-2017 Jeopardy! match.

OTHER THINGS THAT HAPPENED IN 1776 ($1000) Founded in 1775 but soon abandoned, this mission north of San Diego named for St. John was re-founded for good in 1776

THE MAIN VEGETABLE ($600) The 2 main vegetables in succotash

WORD & PHRASE ORIGINS ($800) One of the 2 blacksmith tools used in an expression that means to fight with all one’s resources

MORTAL MATTERS ($1000) This ultimate accounting of souls is a common subject in European art. Here’s Hans Memling’s take

BARBRA STREISAND DUETS ($2000) Sung with Jamie Foxx, the last duet on Barbra’s 2016 “Encore” album is this song that concludes “The Sound of Music”

THE LITERATURE OF ISRAEL ($1200) In Amos Oz’ novel “The Hill of Evil Counsel”, 2 boys grow up in Jerusalem under this country’s Post-WWI mandate

($2000) Aharon Megged’s “Foiglman” looks at the conflicts between fathers & sons, Israel & the diaspora & these 2 languages

The players got all these clues in SCI-FI MOVIES:

($200) In this film, the first in a series, Shailene Woodley stars as Tris, who discovers she’s not like the others

($400) In “Her”, Joaquin Phoenix falls in love & has a relationship with a computer operating system voiced by her

($600) This 1995 film with Kevin Costner as the Mariner became a Universal Studios “Tidal Wave of Explosive Action”

($800) NTIs, or non-terrestrial intelligences, live very, very deep in the ocean in this 1989 James Cameron film

($1000) The name of this title substance combines the 2 legumes that it’s said to contain

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

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