I mis-read the clue and thought it said "Sept 2001," obviously thinking of 9-11. I only got it because I'm in Texas and know where Bastrop is. Well, kinda.jeff6286 wrote:
I think it may have been discussed the other day, but does anyone know the exact tape date of this episode? The wildfires in Texas must have just happened when the show was recorded, and I believe that is the 3rd or 4th example we've noticed this season of a clue based on really, really current events.
FJ was an instaget. For some reason, dates and age struck a chord with me. Plus, having read "Gatsby" in college, I remembered it took place in the northeast, so "Princeton" helped cinch it.
Incidentally, his Wikipedia bio says he reportedly found movie work degrading, but did so due to his financial situation.
On another clue, I thought "Northern Ireland" belonged much closer to the top of the board when spotted "conflict" and "Great Britain."
I bit on the neg bait of "Christian Science Monitor" for Boston Globe, especially since it mentioned reviews of sermons.
I knew all those hours spent watching "Superior Court" in the late 80's would pay off. Otherwise I never would've gotten the "hostile witness" DD.