Jeopardy: Stanch and Staunch

Jeopardy clues are written by a team of nine writers. One of their goals is to ensure there’s only one possible response, but they don’t always

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Jeopardy Writers Misrepresent Poe

“Lay,” NOT “laid,” Jeopardy writers!
 
 
On the February 16, 2016 Jeopardy episode, one of the categories in Double Jeopardy was “Women in Poetry.” The $1200 clue references one of Poe’s poems:
Poe wrote that he laid “down by the side” of this maiden
“in her sepulchre there by the sea, in her tomb by the sounding sea.”
 
This is

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