A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from April 23, 2022
“Big Apple” answer in Jeopardy! game show (2022)

The American television game show Jeopardy! asked on April 21, 2022:
 
“This nickname was first used in connection with New York City in the 1920s.”
 
The correct answer is, “The Big Apple.”
 
“Big Apple” had been used years before on Jeopardy! “A 19th century gambling term meaning a desirable prize, its use in reference to NYC stems from a 1921 newspaper sports column” was asked on the show on July 1, 2009.
 
     
Wikipedia: Jeopardy!
Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin. The show features a quiz competition in which contestants are presented with general knowledge clues in the form of answers, and must phrase their responses in the form of questions.
 
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This nickname was first used in connection with New York City in the 1920s
   
Since you have landed on this page then most probably you are looking for the This nickname was first used in connection with New York City in the 1920s answer. This question was last seen on April 21 2022 Jeopardy TV Game Show.
   
Answer
THE BIG APPLE
 
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The Big Apple! #Jeopardy
7:03 PM · Apr 21, 2022·Twitter for iPad
 
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Jeopardy question answer tonight. “The Big Apple”. Does everyone know that was originally a horse racing quote?
7:33 PM · Apr 21, 2022·Twitter for iPhone

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