Season 34 Final Jeopardy! Round clues (92 clues archived)

#7677, aired 2018-01-16NOVELS OF THE 1960s: The line "Once when you are born & once when you look death in the face" follows this title of a 1964 novel & an action-packed 1967 film You Only Live Twice
#7676, aired 2018-01-15THE THEATER: In 1915 this play opened for the last time on Broadway, ironically at the Booth Theatre Our American Cousin
#7675, aired 2018-01-12AFRICAN COUNTRIES: With more than 90 million people it's Africa's third most populous country, though it's more than 90% desert Egypt
#7674, aired 2018-01-11THE MOVIES: It's the first Oscar nominee for Best Picture to be produced by an internet streaming service Manchester by the Sea
#7673, aired 2018-01-10SENATORS: The last names of these 2 current senators, one from Virginia & one from Massachusetts, are anagrams of each other Elizabeth Warren and Mark Warner
#7672, aired 2018-01-09THE FIRST CENTURY A.D.: Letters written by this Roman recount the events of a natural disaster, like the death of his uncle, a famous scholar Pliny the Younger
#7671, aired 2018-01-08U.S. PRESIDENTS: He became an ex-president while flying over a point 13 miles southwest of Jefferson City, Missouri Richard Nixon
#7670, aired 2018-01-05COMIC BOOK PUBLISHERS: In 1946, MLJ Mags. changed its name to this "Comics", incorporating the first name of its popular teenage hero Archie Comics
#7669, aired 2018-01-04CARS: When it was introduced in 1953, this car model's emblem had a checkered flag & a red flag with a fleur-de-lis a Chevrolet Corvette
#7668, aired 2018-01-03OPERA: This character's famed entrance aria actually introduces him as a handyman, repeats his name & adds "la-la-la-la-las" Figaro
#7667, aired 2018-01-02NOVELISTS: A 2015 BBC list of the 25 greatest British novels included 12 by women, 3 of them by this woman who died in 1941 Virginia Woolf
#7666, aired 2018-01-01PLACES IN 1950s NEWS: Pravda reported that Khrushchev, on his way to lunch, announced his decision to give this region to Ukraine Crimea
#7665, aired 2017-12-29BROADWAY: Following a show's success in 2011, this group began advertising, "You've seen the play...now read the book" The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
#7664, aired 2017-12-28TRADITIONS: This list of 12 may have been inspired by a Biblical garment decorated in 4 rows, the top being sardius, topaz & carbuncle birthstones
#7663, aired 2017-12-27PRESIDENTIAL HOMES: Originally called Rural Retreat, this 19th century presidential home has a name that's a synonym for "retreat" Hermitage
#7662, aired 2017-12-26CANADA: As a response to new developments there, this territory was carved out of the Northwest Territories in 1898 the Yukon Territory
#7661, aired 2017-12-25AUTHORS: A prefatory poem he wrote to one of his novels tells of "the dream-child moving through a land of wonders wild and new" Lewis Carroll
#7660, aired 2017-12-22RECORD LABELS: This label, home to U2 & Bob Marley, was created, fittingly, in Jamaica with an investment of 1,000 pounds sterling Island Records
#7659, aired 2017-12-21ADVERTISING CHARACTERS: This brand was looking for a Hemingway type when it hired Jonathan Goldsmith for its commercials Dos Equis
#7658, aired 2017-12-20EUROPEAN COUNTRIES: This country's last 3 queens abdicated in favor of their children the Netherlands
#7657, aired 2017-12-19WORLD WAR II: The book "From the Volcano to the Gorge" tells the story of this World War II battle Iwo Jima
#7656, aired 2017-12-18ART: Perhaps bought from a Sears catalog, a window for an 1880s farmhouse inspired the name of this 1930 painting American Gothic
#7655, aired 2017-12-15MOVIE SETTINGS: The setting for this 1994 Oscar-winning animated film was inspired by Kenya's Hell's Gate National Park The Lion King
#7654, aired 2017-12-14AMERICANA: In 2016 the Wingfoot Two, one of these, was christened near Akron a blimp
#7653, aired 2017-12-13WORLD LITERATURE: In a 1967 novel this Nobel Prize winner wrote, "The secret of a good old age is simply an honorable pact with solitude" Gabriel García Márquez
#7652, aired 2017-12-12FRENCH CITIES: The name of this city in the Département du Nord comes from the Flemish for "church of the dunes" Dunkirk
#7651, aired 2017-12-11ANCIENT SYMBOLS: Taiji, the Great Ultimate, is the source of this pair that's represented by the colors orange & azure respectively yin and yang
#7650, aired 2017-12-08PRIMETIME TV ACTRESSES: On the beat since 1999, she plays the longest-running female character currently on TV in a primetime non-animated series Mariska Hargitay
#7649, aired 2017-12-07TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSON OF THE YEAR: Since "Man of the Year" became "Person of the Year" in 1999, only 1 individual woman has won: this European for 2015 Angela Merkel
#7648, aired 2017-12-06REFERENCE BOOKS: This manual resulted from a military engineer's attendance at an unruly 1860s church meeting Robert's Rules of Order
#7647, aired 2017-12-0519th CENTURY EUROPE: This 1814-1815 gathering of leaders prompted Beethoven to compose the cantata "The Glorious Moment" the Congress of Vienna
#7646, aired 2017-12-04CHILDREN'S BOOKS: For this series of picture books that started in 1987, each crowd scene takes about 8 weeks to illustrate Where's Waldo?
#7645, aired 2017-12-01HISTORIC WORLD BUILDINGS: Rome's Colosseum may have gotten its name because of a colossal circa 65 A.D. statue of this emperor erected nearby Nero
#7644, aired 2017-11-30WORLD FLAGS & THE BIBLE: The central image on the flag of this nation is a symbol of strength in Psalm 92 & a prized building material in I Kings 5 Lebanon
#7643, aired 2017-11-29FAMILIAR PHRASES: In the 1870s this phrase meant a hairdo, using a British word for bangs; now it's an extreme group on the edge of a cause a lunatic fringe
#7642, aired 2017-11-28VIDEO GAMES: The desire in his childhood to catch every insect inspired Satoshi Tajiri to create this 1996 game Pokémon
#7641, aired 2017-11-27GERMAN GEOGRAPHY: Of Germany's 16 states, these 2 at opposite ends of the country begin with the same letter & are the largest & smallest Bavaria & Bremen
#7640, aired 2017-11-24NOVEL TITLE CHARACTERS: One orphan arriving before him was given the surname Swubble; some arriving later were to be Unwin & Vilkins Oliver Twist
#7639, aired 2017-11-23TURKEY WITH THE TRIMMINGS: Of the 8 countries that border Turkey, these 2 extend the farthest east & west Iran and Greece
#7638, aired 2017-11-22THE CALENDAR: November 2017 is in the year 1439 AH in the calendar that dates from an action of this religious figure Muhammad
#7637, aired 2017-11-21CLASSIC ALBUMS: Hailed as the "greatest album of all time", in 2017 it returned to the top of the charts 50 years after its first release Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
#7636, aired 2017-11-20FAMOUS NAMES: She declared, "By blood, I am Albanian... as to my calling, I belong to the world" Mother Teresa
#7635, aired 2017-11-17STATE CAPITALS: A state capital since 1805, its name begins with the last 4 letters of the state's name Montpelier
#7634, aired 2017-11-16INVENTIONS: When Time Magazine named it Invention of the Year in 2007, it was described as too slow, too big, pretty & touchy-feely the iPhone
#7633, aired 2017-11-15HISTORIC NAMES: In 2013 the village of Belrain renamed the last street in France that bore the name of this hero who became a traitor Maréchal Philippe Petain
#7632, aired 2017-11-14THEATRE: Despite objections from the playwright's estate, a 1991 French production of this 1952 play had a small all-female cast instead of male Waiting for Godot
#7631, aired 2017-11-13VICE PRESIDENTS: A biography of this 19th century VP traces his family to a German town made famous in a folk tale about children Hannibal Hamlin
#7630, aired 2017-11-10AWARDS & HONORS: The Victoria Cross is for military bravery; this cross first given in 1940 & named for Victoria's great-grandson is for civilian bravery the George Cross
#7629, aired 2017-11-09THE GREAT DEPRESSION: A street-corner occupation that saved many in the Depression was aided by a 1930 tops-in-the-U.S. crop in this state Washington
#7628, aired 2017-11-0819th CENTURY POETS: In 1824 he was refused burial in Westminster Abbey for "questionable morality"; in 1969 he got a memorial stone there Lord Byron
#7627, aired 2017-11-07LANDLOCKED COUNTRIES: South of the Tropic of Capricorn, this kingdom is the world's southernmost landlocked country Lesotho
#7626, aired 2017-11-06MUSIC & HISTORY: This 1880 piece was written more than 6 decades after the Battle of Borodino, the conflict it commemorates the 1812 Overture
#7625, aired 2017-11-03WORLD CAPITALS: The world's highest international airport, at an elevation of over 13,000', serves this South American capital city La Paz, Bolivia
#7624, aired 2017-11-02U.S. HISTORY: Only 4 men have been both VP & president & served in both houses of Congress; 2 of them shared this last name Johnson
#7623, aired 2017-11-01THE OSCARS: For 1992, this New Yorker was the first man with 2 acting Oscar nominations in the same year for different films Al Pacino
#7622, aired 2017-10-31LETTER PERFECT: George Eastman called it "a strong, incisive sort of letter" K
#7621, aired 2017-10-3019th CENTURY LITERATURE: This 1870 novel has a ship whose name is from the Greek for "sailor" & a captain whose name is Latin for "no one" Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
#7620, aired 2017-10-27THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE: The Mopan River flows about 20 miles from the capital of this country Belize
#7619, aired 2017-10-26BOARD GAMES: An early edition of this game that debuted in 1949 says that it's "the great new Sherlock Holmes game" Clue
#7618, aired 2017-10-25AMERICANA: The tiny town of Cayce, Kentucky was the home & supplied the nickname of a man famous in this job an engineer
#7617, aired 2017-10-24ETYMOLOGY: This 8-letter word meaning "cultured" or "intellectual" originated with a phrenology concept highbrow
#7616, aired 2017-10-23ENGLISH LITERATURE: Much of this novel takes place on the island of Despair, off the coast of South America, from 1659 to 1686 Robinson Crusoe
#7615, aired 2017-10-20BRITISH MONARCHS: Her marriage to a European crown prince in the 16th century added Queen of Naples & Queen of Jerusalem to her titles Queen Mary I
#7614, aired 2017-10-19OSCAR WINNERS: He's the only actor to win 3 Best Actor Oscars, the most recent for his portrayal of a U.S. president Daniel Day-Lewis
#7613, aired 2017-10-18HISTORIC CONNECTIONS: A 1796 medical experiment with an English farm girl ultimately led to this breakthrough announced in Geneva May 8, 1980 the eradication of smallpox
#7612, aired 2017-10-17ASIAN GEOGRAPHY: It's the only country that borders both the Caspian Sea & the Persian Gulf Iran
#7611, aired 2017-10-16BIG BUSINESS: In 2000 this company reported revenues of more than $100 billion; in 2001 it was bankrupt Enron
#7610, aired 2017-10-13FLAGS OF THE WORLD: The flag of Laos shows the white circle of the moon over the blue band, representing this river the Mekong River
#7609, aired 2017-10-12MOVIE HISTORY: A 1947 FBI study chided this holiday film's "attempt to discredit bankers ...a common trick used by Communists" It's A Wonderful Life
#7608, aired 2017-10-11VISUAL VOCABULARY: A Latin word for a sea creature, in photography, it's a color that conveys nostalgia sepia
#7607, aired 2017-10-1020th CENTURY NOVELS: The protagonist of this novel "was fairly sure that his age was 39, and he believed that he had been born in 1944 or 1945" 1984
#7606, aired 2017-10-09HISTORICAL AREAS: An ancient quote mentions this area & 3 population groups, the Belgae, Aquitani & Celts Gaul
#7605, aired 2017-10-06COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD: They begin with the same 3 letters: the most densely populated country in Europe & the least densely populated in Asia Monaco and Mongolia
#7604, aired 2017-10-05ACTORS & THEIR MOVIE ROLES: He played Shakespearean title characters 4 times, receiving Best Actor Oscar nominations each time Laurence Olivier
#7603, aired 2017-10-04AMERICAN PLAYS: The latitude & longitude given by the narrator of this 1938 play would set it in Massachusetts, not New Hampshire Our Town
#7602, aired 2017-10-0320th CENTURY WORLD LEADERS: He said, "Never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another" Nelson Mandela
#7601, aired 2017-10-02AMERICAN ARTISTS: This artist from Iowa once said, "All the really good ideas I'd ever had came to me while I was milking a cow" Grant Wood
#7600, aired 2017-09-2919th CENTURY PEOPLE: On June 28, 1838 an archbishop jammed a ring made for her little finger onto her 4th; she had to soak it in ice water to get it off Queen Victoria
#7599, aired 2017-09-28THE NORTHEASTERN U.S.: Once its own city, it joined with a neighbor in 1898; today on its own it would be the 4th most populous city in the U.S. Brooklyn
#7598, aired 2017-09-27AMERICAN WOMEN: A collection of her writings includes letters to her famous husband & articles like "Eulogy on the Flapper" Zelda Fitzgerald
#7597, aired 2017-09-26FICTIONAL CHARACTERS: At the Women in I.T. Awards in 2017, the head of MI-6 said today the real version of the character known by this letter is female Q
#7596, aired 2017-09-25BRITISH POETS: The statue of a sailor seen here in Watchet, England is based on a famous poem by this man Samuel Taylor Coleridge
#7595, aired 2017-09-22POETS: In an 1855 poem he wrote, "I guess it must be the flag of my disposition, out of hopeful green stuff woven" Walt Whitman
#7594, aired 2017-09-21COMIC BOOKS: Told to create a character called this, Len Wein learned the real animal is short, hairy & will attack an enemy 10 times its size Wolverine
#7593, aired 2017-09-20U.S. POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS: In 1969 the "B" in this state's abbreviation was changed to an "E" to avoid confusion with a Canadian province Nebraska
#7592, aired 2017-09-19POTENT & NONPOTENT POTABLES: Reverse the 2 words in the name of this Canadian whisky brand & you get the name of a cola Crown Royal or Royal Crown
#7591, aired 2017-09-18THE OLD TESTAMENT: Consisting of 21 verses, the book of this minor prophet, whose name means "servant of God", is the shortest Obadiah
#7590, aired 2017-09-15GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS: "Connecting police for a safer world" is the motto of this 190-member organization Interpol
#7589, aired 2017-09-14BUSINESSMEN: The corporation of this British man got its name from his early inexperience in business Richard Branson
#7588, aired 2017-09-13ANCIENT HISTORY: Battles at Trebbia & Trasimene were among the victories of this man who was born in Africa & died near the Black Sea Hannibal
#7587, aired 2017-09-1221st CENTURY GRAMMYS: This singer has won Album, Record & Song of the Year twice, the only artist to do so Adele
#7586, aired 2017-09-11ARTISTS & AUTHORS: In 1929 Georgia O'Keeffe painted the tree in New Mexico under which this British-born author used to write D.H. Lawrence
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