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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FJs for the 5/31/21 week

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5/31 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
THE BUSINESS OF TELEVISION

5/31 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
The day it debuted in 1980, this network with an Italian name aired a Carnegie Hall celebration of Aaron Copland's 80th birthday

6/1 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
AROUND THE WORLD

6/1 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
In the 1860s a zoologist proposed that this island was once part of a lost continent he dubbed Lemuria

6/2 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
NEWSPAPER NAMES

6/2 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
Used as a newspaper name from New York to San Diego, it was an ancient Roman official who represented the people's interests

6/3 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
17th CENTURY FRENCHMEN

6/3 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
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"

6/4 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
17th CENTURY WRITING

6/4 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
This 17th century work quotes the Book of Job, "Behold the giants groan under water, and they that dwell with them"

Correct responses in spoiler box:
Spoiler
Bravo
Madagascar
Tribune
(Cardinal) Richelieu
Leviathan
The players were 9/15 (60.00%) with a 2-2-2-3-0 success pattern.

The extra clues have two correct by the players sandwiching a triple stumper.

HORSE CENTS $2000: A 1960s Austrian 5-schilling coin featured one of these renowned horses from the Spanish riding school

U.S. HISTORY $2000: On October 5, 1877 this Native people's Chief Joseph surrendered to pursuing U.S. soldiers

ISLANDS $2000: This island 37 miles north of Venezuela grows oranges whose peel is used to make a famous liqueur

Correct responses in spoiler box:
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Lipizzaner
Nez Perce
Curacao
  

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Can’t think of anything I may have watched on Bravo since 2016 Olympics

No xylophone for me and got wood right

Could have named Hobbes

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

Don't know that I have ever watched Bravo. Had no guess on Monday.
Robespierre, Gulliver's Travels.
Given Hobbes or Leviathan, I could have given the other.

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On Monday, it never even occurred to me to think of cable channels. I was stuck thinking there was some Italian-named equivalent of the Dumont Network. Fun fact, Dumont hasn't show up on Jeopardy! since 2006, and before that, not since 1995!

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

Mon - Opera

Can't recall ever seeing a show on Bravo
I don't keep a written record of my FJs, but I'm 80% certain I went with Richilieu
:mrgreen: Wood
:mrgreen: Hobbes (non tiger division)
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Paradise Lost for Friday.

At least I had the right century.

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

Have watched a few programs on Bravo, mainly Top Chef
Knew how to spell Richelieu
Did not know xylology
Knew both Leviathan and Hobbes, but probably would have put him in the 18th century without any other information

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

Monday I couldn't think of a single network with an Italian name and guessed Maestro to have something. I don't think I've ever watched Bravo.
Wednesday: Newspapers are a bad category; I recognized neither that was hinted at. The definition wasn't getting me anywhere and I guessed Ombudsman to have something.
Thursday, I wasn't getting Richelieu without "Cardinal" or a reference to The Three Musketeers. No idea how I would have spelled it, either. I considered Robespierre, but knew he was 18th century. I did manage a guess, but I can't remember what.

Got xylology = study of wood.
Could have named Thomas Hobbes.
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:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
----:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: ----

I thought of Pilgrim's Progress on Friday, and the quote seemed like it might describe the Slough of Despond. I would have got Hobbes if they'd asked simply "he wrote Leviathan", if that's what you mean. On the other hand, that would have made a rather dull question.

Similarly, I might have got Bravo if they'd asked "from the NATO radio alphabet" or "part of Greg Brady's stage name".

My tenth grade history teacher stressed the middle syllable in Richelieu. That's apparently incorrect but it helped cement the right spelling.

I have seen "I Will Fight No More Forever" on television. Also read "The Great Chiefs", volume two of the Time-Life books "Old West" series. And Dee Brown's "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee".

I knew xylo-. That's why I used to treat canker sores with toothpicks if I was out of xylocaine.
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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :|
Correctly responded wood.

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Poll is glitched. Tuesday is at 105%.

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

I blanked out on Wednesday and had Paradise Lost yesterday.

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LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:59 pm
Poll is glitched. Tuesday is at 105%.
Not a glitch; I got it right twice.

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
I considered fiction, poetry, drama...I did not consider nonfiction...Another Gulliver's Travels... :roll:
I hesitated on Curaçao...
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mas3cf wrote:
Sat Jun 05, 2021 9:25 pm
LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:59 pm
Poll is glitched. Tuesday is at 105%.
Not a glitch; I got it right twice.
The clue was THAT easy. :D

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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cinemaniax7 wrote:
Sat Jun 05, 2021 11:02 pm
mas3cf wrote:
Sat Jun 05, 2021 9:25 pm
LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:59 pm
Poll is glitched. Tuesday is at 105%.
Not a glitch; I got it right twice.
The clue was THAT easy. :D
I fixed the poll (by missing Tuesday :lol: ). It's now at 100 %.

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

Clammed on wood when I shouldn't have.
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I knew the clue was leading to Leviathan, but I did not know that was the actual full name of the work. I probably would have written it as a Hail Mary and had been shocked.

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