FJs for the 2/3/20 week

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Which FJ! clues did you solve correctly for the 2/3/20 week?

Poll runs till Sun Oct 25, 2020 8:47 pm

This 150- by 2.5-mile area created in 1953 is now home to more than 100 endangered & protected species
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70%
A drawing of it by John Hunter, naturalist & governor of New South Wales, published in 1802 labels it Ornithorhyncus paradoxus
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76%
At Harpers Ferry, John Brown & his rebels were defeated by troops commanded by this man who 2 years later led a rebel army himself
68
77%
Canada, Belgium & the U.S. are among nations that bestow this artistic title that dates to the Greeks & a tree sacred to Apollo
79
90%
This author "showed that abysses may exist inside a governess", a heroine who was a "commonplace spinster"  
39
44%
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I checked all five above.
19
22%
:( :( :( :( :(  I missed all the FJ! clues.
1
1%
STATE OF THE ESTATE $400: The Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, AKA The House of the Seven Gables
43
49%
NEWER WORLD HERITAGE SITES $400: UNESCO mentioned the picturesque & romantic movements when it added this English "district" beloved by Coleridge
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52%
WORLD LEADERS $1000: Popular in 37 A.D., this man whose name means "little boot" was sent walking 4 years later
50
57%
ADMIRABLE ADMIRALS $2000: This admiral's tombstone at Arlington National Cemetery calls him the "Father of the Nuclear Navy" - I was correct with (Hyman) Rickover.
23
26%
ADMIRABLE ADMIRALS $2000: This admiral's tombstone at Arlington National Cemetery calls him the "Father of the Nuclear Navy" - I negged with (Chester) Nimitz.
18
20%
I missed the Tuesday FJ! clue with something that is not a mammal.
12
14%
I had just "laureate" for the Thursday FJ! clue .
6
7%
I included "poet" for the Thursday FJ! clue.
57
65%
Jane Austen was my incorrect response for the Friday FJ! clue.
17
19%
 
Total votes: 88

Ironhorse
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Re: FJs for the 2/3/20 week

Post by Ironhorse » Sun Feb 09, 2020 3:41 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(

Jane Austen.
Never been on J!, but once won a knockoff version that aired on local access TV.

John Boy
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Re: FJs for the 2/3/20 week

Post by John Boy » Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:09 pm

Ironhorse wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 3:41 pm
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(

Jane Austen.
Perhaps we are twins, separated at birth. This was exactly my FJ week. Don't have a clue why it is so hard for me to remember Britlit authors/titles, when much more obscure stuff comes so naturally to me. Jane Austen. Sheesh.

Carpe Diem
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Re: FJs for the 2/3/20 week

Post by Carpe Diem » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:20 pm

:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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davey
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Re: FJs for the 2/3/20 week

Post by davey » Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:33 am

:( :oops: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
I knew platypus immediately from paradoxus, then became confused by the ornith- part, completely forgetting the duckbill thing... :roll: Ended up writing dodo, overlooking the category...
NH for MA...
"Father of the Nuclear Navy" is about all I know of Hyman Rickover...

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