13 Jeopardy! Clues July 12, 2017

Here are 8 triple stumpers from the 7-12-2017 Jeopardy! match.

WHERE AM I? ($200) Jimmy: I’m in the old quarter of this capital city that once had the name Tonkin

($1000) Kelly: I’m at the U.S. Army Garrison in this German city that was once a spa town where Goethe, Brahms & Dostoevsky all took the waters; the “baden” in its name means “baths”

THOREAU-ING A 200TH BIRTHDAY! ($600) In the opening of this essay, Thoreau wrote, “That government is best which governs least”

A PODCAST OF CHARACTERS ($800) Malcolm Gladwell “re”-examines an accepted view in the podcast called this type of “History”

($1000) Hosted by Josh Barrow & Rich Lowry, this political podcast from public radio comes at you from all directions

GEOG. DICT. ABBREV. ($1600) G.R.: This place where wild animals are kept safe

($2000) NHS.: As in Golden Spike NHS

BIBLICAL BEFORE & AFTER ($1200) Visitors to Jesus’ birthplace who sang “Who Can It Be Now”

The players got all these clues in HEAVY METAL DEFECTORS:

($400) This singer left Black Sabbath in 1979– hold on a sec– Shaaaaaronnn! — but was back with the band in 2016

($800) Whether he got canned or he quit, as of ’96, Sammy Hagar was no longer the voice of this band of two brothers

($1200) In 1983, drummer Phil Rudd left this “high voltage” Aussie band powered by guitarist Angus Young

($1600) In 1981, singer Paul Di-Anno was out & Bruce Dickinson was in this Brit metal band named for a torture device

($2000) In October of 1996, Axl Rose faxed MTV (how 90s is that!) that this guitarist had not been making music with the band since ’94

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