Season 9 Final Jeopardy! Round clues (67 clues archived)

#2057, aired 1993-07-13FAMOUS AUTHORS: He used his fishing boat, the Pilar, for counter-intelligence work during World War I Ernest Hemingway
#2056, aired 1993-07-12PHILANTHROPY: At the time of his death in 1937, he had given over $500 million to charity John D. Rockefeller
#2055, aired 1993-07-09ACTRESSES & THEIR ROLES: In 1992 Angela Bassett played the Jacksons' mother on TV & Betty Shabazz in this film Malcolm X
#2053, aired 1993-07-07WOMEN: Gloria Steinem, Susan Strasberg & Norman Mailer have all written books about her Marilyn Monroe
#2052, aired 1993-07-06PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATIONS: He used more words in his one inaugural address than FDR used in all four of his William Henry Harrison
#2051, aired 1993-07-05FICTIONAL CHARACTERS: Chile's Juan Fernandez islands include a pair named for Alexander Selkirk & this fictional character Robinson Crusoe
#2050, aired 1993-07-02LANGUAGES: Dublin's famous Book of Kells is written in this language Latin
#2049, aired 1993-07-01BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: The Brooklyn Flint Glass Works changed its name to this after moving to a N.Y. town of the same name Corning
#2048, aired 1993-06-30AMERICAN MUSICALS: A 1920s French production of this musical about 19th c. entertainers was titled "Mississippi" Show Boat
#2047, aired 1993-06-29U.S. RIVERS: The name of this river, famous in song, may be a corruption of the Spanish for "little Saint John" the Swanee
#2046, aired 1993-06-28GODS & GODDESSES: Augustus Caesar encouraged the worship of this god who was considered the avenger of Julius Caesar Mars
#2042, aired 1993-06-22THE 50 STATES: Texas has the most farms with 185,000; this state has the fewest with about 500 Alaska
#2040, aired 1993-06-18SOUTH AMERICA: The name of this capital city is a corruption of Rimac, the river on which it lies Lima, Peru
#2039, aired 1993-06-17PORT CITIES: In population, it was by far the largest city in the Confederacy at the start of the Civil War New Orleans
#2038, aired 1993-06-16THE 1950s: June 2, 1953 event telecast worldwide & filmed in Technicolor Queen Elizabeth II's coronation
#2024, aired 1993-05-27MEN OF SCIENCE: In addition to a pendulum, Jean Foucault made a simple one of these to prove the Earth rotated gyroscope
#2020, aired 1993-05-21POETRY: The woman with the most quotes in the new edition of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is this American Emily Dickinson
#2019, aired 1993-05-20HISTORIC NAMES: In 1529 this Spaniard was made Marques del Valle de Oaxaca Hernán Cortés
#2015, aired 1993-05-14ANCIENT ROME: General Publius Scipio won the surname "Africanus" for beating this man at the 202 B.C. Battle of Zama Hannibal
#2014, aired 1993-05-13WORLD CAPITALS: Roxas Boulevard in this capital city was formerly named Dewey Boulevard Manila
#1989, aired 1993-04-08STATE CAPITALS: This city in the northwest is the "City of Trees"; its name comes from the French for "wooded" Boise
#1985, aired 1993-04-02THE TONY AWARDS: He won his first of 9 Tonys for the first Broadway musical he choreographed, "The Pajama Game" Bob Fosse
#1984, aired 1993-04-01EXPLORERS: This contemporary of Columbus established the concept of a New World in his 1504 letter "Mundus Novus" Amerigo Vespucci
#1983, aired 1993-03-31MONARCHS: In 1942 she become the first reigning queen to address the U.S. Congress Wilhelmina
#1972, aired 1993-03-16WORLD CITIES: The original full name of this Mexican port translates to "Rich Town of the True Cross" Veracruz
#1963, aired 1993-03-03THE NOBEL PRIZE: The category in which the U.S. has won the fewest medals--10 Literature
#1960, aired 1993-02-26NOTABLE NAMES: Eugene Cernan is the last person to stand here the Moon
#1959, aired 1993-02-2519th CENTURY AMERICA: The execution of this man & his followers in 1859 is believed to be the only one for treason against a state John Brown
#1956, aired 1993-02-22MILITARY LEADERS: This U.S. general was born April 5, 1937 to parents who had emigrated from Jamaica Colin Powell
#1955, aired 1993-02-19NEW ENGLAND: In Washington, D.C.'s Statuary Hall, the state of Vermont is represented by this patriot Ethan Allen
#1953, aired 1993-02-17IN THE NEWS: Tennessee governor Ned McWherter chose Harlan Mathews to fill this man's Senate seat until 1994 Al Gore
#1948, aired 1993-02-10NEWSPAPERS: It was once advertised as "The Daily Diary of the American Dream" The Wall Street Journal
#1945, aired 1993-02-05OPERA: This 20th century opera was inspired by Hieronymus Bosch's painting "The Adoration of the Magi" Amahl and the Night Visitors
#1932, aired 1993-01-19POLITICAL LEADERS: His books "No Easy Walk to Freedom" & "The Struggle Is My Life" were published during his imprisonment Nelson Mandela
#1908, aired 1992-12-16U.S. LAKES: Wizard Island sits in this lake in what was once Mount Mazama Crater Lake
#1907, aired 1992-12-15ANATOMY: You have this bone, snakes don't, & in bats, it's keeled a breastbone (or sternum)
#1906, aired 1992-12-14ROMAN EMPERORS: In 54 A.D., as the result of his mother's scheming, he became the first teenage emperor of Rome at age 16 Nero
#1905, aired 1992-12-11TRANSPORTATION: Last names of the motor car maker & motor car dealer who merged in Manchester, England in 1906 Rolls & Royce
#1892, aired 1992-11-24HISTORIC PAIRS: They were the maternal grandparents of England's Queen Mary I Ferdinand & Isabella
#1891, aired 1992-11-23FICTIONAL CHARACTERS: He retired after the only woman he ever loved, opera singer Irene Adler, passed away Sherlock Holmes
#1890, aired 1992-11-20PRESIDENTS' HOMES: The exterior of the governor's mansion in Florida is modeled after the home of this president Andrew Jackson
#1889, aired 1992-11-19POETRY: William Blake called them "The Two Contrary States of the Human Soul" and wrote songs of them innocence & experience
#1888, aired 1992-11-18WORLD DRAMA: Sophocles, Euripides & Eugene O'Neill all wrote plays with this woman's name in their titles Electra
#1887, aired 1992-11-17NEWSPAPERS: It was first published between 1861 and 1865; it was revived in 1918; stopped in 1919, and revived again in 1942 Stars and Stripes
#1886, aired 1992-11-16COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: Henry Moore's sculpture, "Nuclear Energy", can be seen on the campus of this university the University of Chicago
#1885, aired 1992-11-13THE AUTO INDUSTRY: This automaker's trademark symbolizes the 3 places where its engines were used: land, air & water Mercedes-Benz
#1884, aired 1992-11-12POLAND: Laid to rest temporarily at Arlington in 1941, his remains were returned to Poland in 1992 Jan Paderewski
#1883, aired 1992-11-11VICE PRESIDENTS: He served as vice president for the shortest length of time: one month John Tyler
#1882, aired 1992-11-10MYTHS & LEGENDS: What the ancient Greek writer Theseus called a "monokeros", we call this a unicorn
#1881, aired 1992-11-09GEOGRAPHY: Since the breakup of the Soviet Union, this is the largest country in area in the world Russia
#1880, aired 1992-11-06OPERETTAS: Sigmund Romberg wrote the music for this 1926 operetta inspired by an Arab revolt in French Morocco The Desert Song
#1877, aired 1992-11-03AMERICAN HISTORY: His left arm is buried at Ellwood Farm near Fredericksburg, Virginia Stonewall Jackson
#1875, aired 1992-10-30THE SUPREME COURT: The 1973 case Doe v. Bolton was decided with this more famous case Roe v. Wade
#1874, aired 1992-10-29U.S. PRESIDENTS: The first two presidents not born in Virginia were born in what is now this state Massachusetts
#1873, aired 1992-10-28U.S. STATES: This state with several hundred ghost towns was admitted to the Union on Halloween in 1864 Nevada
#1872, aired 1992-10-27WORD & PHRASE ORIGINS: This phrase meaning the aristocracy is derived from the part of a loaf served to honored guests the upper crust
#1871, aired 1992-10-26HISTORIC NAMES: For his licentious behavior, monk Grigori Yefimovich Novykh earned this nickname meaning "debauched one" Rasputin
#1866, aired 1992-10-19WORD ORIGINS: The name of this swift current between 2 of the Lofoten Islands off Norway has come to refer any whirlpool a maelstrom
#1863, aired 1992-10-14RELIGIOUS GROUPS: "The War Cry" & "The Young Soldier" are publications of this religious movement Salvation Army
#1862, aired 1992-10-13PRESIDENTS: Before Eisenhower, he was the last president to preside over the admission of a new state (William Howard) Taft
#1856, aired 1992-10-05LANGUAGES: The 2 languages on the Rosetta Stone Egyptian & Greek
#1851, aired 1992-09-28ENTERTAINERS OF THE PAST: This Missouri-born expatriate starred in the 1935 French film "Princess Tam-Tam" Josephine Baker
#1842, aired 1992-09-15PSYCHOLOGY: In Freud's "Interpretation of Dreams", he mentions this king of Thebes Oedipus
#1841, aired 1992-09-14POETRY: About her Tennyson wrote, "She took the tax away and built herself an everlasting name" Lady Godiva
#1839, aired 1992-09-10SHIPS: This British navy ship left Devenport Dec. 27, 1831 & went around the world on a 5-year survey mission the HMS Beagle
#1837, aired 1992-09-08FAMOUS SCIENTISTS: In 1969 the N.Y. Times retracted a 1920 editorial ridiculing his claim that rockets could fly to the Moon Robert Goddard
#1836, aired 1992-09-07BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: This chain of 748 shoe stores was named for a Scottish professional golfer Thom McAn
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