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Today we welcome you to a special “Jeopardy”-themed Buzz in honor of the game show’s creator, Merv Griffin, who died Sunday at 82. So put on your trivia hat and get your buzzer hand ready.

The answer: It’s characterized by an average temperature of about 67.8 degrees, more than 20 cloudy or partly cloudy days per month and grumbling by people who believe they’re entitled to someday experience sunshine.

The question: What is summer in Western Washington?

The answer: The lives of astronauts aboard the damaged space shuttle Endeavour could depend on a putty-like substance known by this name.

The question: What is “the goo”?

The answer: What the FAA would have wanted a man in Egypt to do with the live snakes he put in his carry-on.

The question: What is, bring only reptiles of 3 ounces or less and put them in a clear bag for easy screening?

The answer: After he pitched a shutout game against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, suspicious Mariners fans said this.

The question: What is, “Who are you, and what have you done with Jeff Weaver?”

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