12 Jeopardy! Clues June 6, 2017

Here are 8 triple stumpers from the 6-6-2017 Jeopardy! match.

TALK OF THE TOWN ($800) She wrote of Oakland, California, “there is no there there”

AWARDS & HONORS ($200) “Dwight’s Pot” is a nickname for this cup awarded to the Men’s International Tenn Federation championship team

CEREALS ($800) In their youth, some sow these grains, such as avena fatua

($1000) In China, the red variety of this cereal grain is called kaoliang, and can grow up to 8 feet high

DANCE COMPANIES ($2000) Tel Aviv’s Batsheva Dance Company was founded in 1964 with this “Appalachian Spring” dancer as artistic director

YOU CAN CALL ME “AL” ($2000) From the Arabic for “follower”, it’s the brightest star in the constellation Taurus

THE 4TH CENTURY ($1600) At the start of the century in Mesoamerica, these people began 600 years as the dominant culture

SONG/BOOK ($1200) Song: Rush; Book: Mark Twain

The players got the rest of these clues in THE 4TH CENTURY:

($400) In 320 King Chandragupta I founded the Gupta Empire mostly in what’s now this nation

($800) 393 saw the last of these competitive events for the next 1,500 years

($1200) By 322 Chinese craftsmen had transformed the toe loop of nomadic horsemen into this metal feature

($2000) Now Iznik, Turkey, this city hosted a church council in 325 that established an important “creed” still in use today

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