Because
From Z to A
Colors
5 Jeffs
Upper and Lowercase

100

St. Augustine wrote that "God created all things in" this many days "because the number is perfect"

6

100

Scientists in South Africa are trying to bring back the quagga, a species of this that became extinct in the 19th century

Zebra

100

Sherwin-Williams paint colors include a delectable brownish yellow called "Cut the" this

Mustard

100

In November 2017 this tech mogul's net worth passed $100 billion 

Bezos

100

Capitalized, it's a 40-day period; lowercase, it's the counterpart of borrowed

Lent/lent

200

The L.A. Dodgers went from 1967 to '76 & 1988 to '99 without having a game canceled because of this

Rain

200

It follows epsilon

Zeta

200

Careful--adding "ide" to this greenish-blue color produces a deadly poison

Cyan

200

One of the soldiers who captured this Confederate president in May 1865 taunted him, "Well, Jeffy, how do you feel now?"

Jefferson Davis

200

Lowercase, it's an official decree; capitalized, it's an Italian carmaker that merged with Chrysler

fiat/Fiat

300

In modern parlance one is supposed to do this dismissive 4-word phrase "because the face isn't listening"

Talk to the Hand

300

Get moving & get fit with this program that combines Latin dance moves with aerobic exercise

Zumba

300

These intensely colored compounds used in paints get their name from the Latin for "paint"

Pigments

300

In 1971 Jeff Johnson's literal dream about this goddess of victory led to his company taking her name

Nike

300

Lowercase, this adjective describes universal interests; capitalized, it's a religion

catholic/Catholic

400

"Because I could not stop for" him, wrote Emily Dickinson, "he kindly stopped for me"

Death

400

Costing a fraction of the price, one of the most popular diamond substitutes is cubic this

Zirconia

400

This color obtained from a plant dye is also known as blue-violet

Indigo

400

The Heffley family is snowed in during "Cabin Fever", a continuation of this literary series by Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

400

Capitalized, it's a magazine; lowercase, it's a cranberry cocktail its readers might sip

Cosmopolitan/cosmopolitan

500

After finding this title guy in "Star Trek 3", Kirk says, "Because the needs of the one outweigh the needs of the many"

Spock

500

Lusaka is its capital & largest city

Zambia

500

Lord Rayleigh explained that scattering of sunlight is what does this--now stop asking questions, Junior!

Makes the sky blue

500

Balloons & basketballs are part of the art of this Jeff whose sculptures have sold for over $50 million

Jeff Koons

500

Capitalized, it's a historical South African province; lowercase, it means relating to birth

Natal/natal