FJs for the 5/31/21 week

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Which FJ! clues did you solve correctly for the 5/31/21 week?

Poll runs till Sun Oct 24, 2021 7:50 pm

The day it debuted in 1980, this network with an Italian name aired a Carnegie Hall celebration of Aaron Copland's 80th birthday
54
63%
In the 1860s a zoologist proposed that this island was once part of a lost continent he dubbed Lemuria
82
95%
Used as a newspaper name from New York to San Diego, it was an ancient Roman official who represented the people's interests
60
70%
Pope Urban VIII once said, "if there is a God," this French minister "will have much to answer for. If not, he had a successful life"
60
70%
This 17th century work quotes the Book of Job, "Behold the giants groan under water, and they that dwell with them"  
33
38%
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:  I checked all five above.
13
15%
:( :( :( :( :(  I missed all the FJ! clues.
1
1%
HORSE CENTS $2000: A 1960s Austrian 5-schilling coin featured one of these renowned horses from the Spanish riding school
55
64%
U.S. HISTORY $2000: On October 5, 1877 this Native people's Chief Joseph surrendered to pursuing U.S. soldiers
46
53%
ISLANDS $2000: This island 37 miles north of Venezuela grows oranges whose peel is used to make a famous liqueur
48
56%
Encore was my incorrect guess for the Monday FJ! clue.
3
3%
I have watched a TV program on Bravo in 2021.
9
10%
Sentinel was my incorrect guess for the Wednesday FJ! clue.
1
1%
Oops! I misspelled or would have misspelled Richelieu the way the players did as Richilieu.
13
15%
Talleyrand was my incorrect guess for the Thursday FJ! clue.
1
1%
Robespierre was my incorrect guess for the Thursday FJ! clue.
8
9%
A QUICK STUDY $1200: Xylology - I was correct with the word "wood".
28
33%
Don Quixote was my incorrect guess for the Friday FJ! clue.
9
10%
Gulliver's Travels was my incorrect guess for the Friday FJ! clue.
11
13%
The Compleat Angler was my incorrect guess for the Friday FJ! clue.
3
3%
If the Friday FJ! clue had wanted Thomas Hobbes as the author of Leviathan I could have named him.
42
49%
 
Total votes: 86

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Bartleby
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Re: FJs for the 5/31/21 week

Post by Bartleby »

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

Don Quixote on Friday.

Correct with wood.
I would prefer not to.

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Re: FJs for the 5/31/21 week

Post by TenPoundHammer »

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

I cycled through various words on Monday and Wednesday but couldn't land on either answer. "Bravo" didn't register as an Italian word to me.

Didn't know Leviathan referred to a specific work. I thought it was just another word for sea monsters in general.
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