Season 10 Final Jeopardy! Round clues (48 clues archived)

#2251, aired 1994-05-23BEST SELLERS: The title of this 1987 novel comes from the burning of valuables in Florence, Italy in the 1490s Bonfire of the Vanities
#2236, aired 1994-05-02MUSEUMS: Founded in 1846, it's the world's largest museum complex with 16 museums & over 140 million items Smithsonian
#2230, aired 1994-04-22OLD RADIO: This comedian said he took his last name from a Revolutionary War hero who was no longer using it Fred Allen
#2207, aired 1994-03-22PLAYWRIGHTS: Mrs. Patrick Campbell said of this vegetarian, "God help us if he should ever eat a beefsteak" George Bernard Shaw
#2185, aired 1994-02-18FAMOUS NAMES: In 1970 he made his first visit to a Tennessee classroom since his conviction 45 years earlier John Scopes
#2174, aired 1994-02-03U.S. HISTORY: Laura Keene, who first came to the U.S. in the 1850s, was best known for her starring role in this play Our American Cousin
#2167, aired 1994-01-25AMERICAN NOVELS: The first sentence of this 1957 novel is "I first met Dean not long after my wife and I split up" On the Road
#2166, aired 1994-01-24FAMOUS PAIRS: On radio, this pair was played by the creator's daughter, Joan Burroughs, & her husband Tarzan and Jane
#2165, aired 1994-01-21THE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS: The first ballet company founder honored by the Kennedy Center, he was born in St. Petersburg in 1904 George Balanchine
#2164, aired 1994-01-20INVENTORS: He & his wife are buried on an estate called Beinn Bhreagh on Canada's Cape Breton Island Alexander Graham Bell
#2157, aired 1994-01-11FAMOUS WOMEN: In an 1875 book she wrote, "Disease is an experience of so-called mortal mind" Mary Baker Eddy
#2156, aired 1994-01-10MONARCHS: King William IV's daughters died in infancy, so this niece succeeded him on the British throne Victoria
#2155, aired 1994-01-07ETHNIC GROUPS: 1/4 of Americans claim this central European ancestry, making it the nation's largest ethnic group German(s)
#2150, aired 1993-12-31POLITICIANS: Elected to the House of Representatives in 1966, he was the first Republican to represent Houston George Bush
#2143, aired 1993-12-22ORGANIZATIONS: This organization was dissolved in 1956 after its last member, Albert Woolson, died at age 109 the Grand Army of the Republic
#2130, aired 1993-12-03WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS: 1 of 3 women who won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in the 1980s (1 of) Beth Henley (for Crimes of the Heart), Marsha Norman (for 'Night, Mother) & Wendy Wasserstein (for The Heidi Chronicles)
#2129, aired 1993-12-02WORLD CAPITALS: The capital of Albania is named for this other world capital Teheran, Iran
#2128, aired 1993-12-01U.S. HISTORY: Frank Harris' 1908 novel "The Bomb" deals with this 1886 U.S. incident the Haymarket Riot
#2127, aired 1993-11-301990s GEOGRAPHY: In area, it's now the largest country whose boundaries are wholly within Europe Ukraine
#2126, aired 1993-11-29PRESIDENTS: Under an act passed in 1958, they became the first two former presidents eligible for a pension Harry S. Truman & Herbert Hoover
#2125, aired 1993-11-26THE CABINET: In the 1970s he held more cabinet posts than anyone in U.S. history—4, including Attorney General Elliot Richardson
#2124, aired 1993-11-2520th CENTURY LEADERS: At age 13 in 1926, he was accepted as a novice at the abbey of Kykkos; he later taught there Archbishop Makarios
#2123, aired 1993-11-24NONFICTION: His autobiography was the bestselling hardcover book of the 1980s Lee Iacocca
#2122, aired 1993-11-23HISTORIC FRENCHMEN: In 1704 he was commandant of Detroit; a few years later, he was made governor of Louisiana Antoine de Cadillac
#2121, aired 1993-11-22MONEY: On July 27, 1971 Richard Nixon gave her the first of the new U.S. dollar coins Mamie Eisenhower
#2120, aired 1993-11-19WORD ORIGINS: The name of this dialect comes from a Hindi word, mantri, meaning "counselor" Mandarin
#2119, aired 1993-11-18HISTORIC NAMES: On June 27, 1525 he married former nun Katherine von Bora Martin Luther
#2118, aired 1993-11-17WORLD GEOGRAPHY: It's the northernmost mountain in the world over 20,000 feet in elevation Mt. McKinley (Denali)
#2117, aired 1993-11-16LITERARY TERMS: Jonathan Swift defined it as "a glass wherein beholders discover everybody's face but their own" satire
#2116, aired 1993-11-15LANDMARKS: Lord Byron wrote, "I stood in Venice on" this, "a palace and a prison on each hand" the Bridge of Sighs
#2115, aired 1993-11-12COMEDIANS: On meeting this comedian, Gerald Ford said, "You're a very funny suburb" Chevy Chase
#2114, aired 1993-11-11CLASSICAL LITERATURE: 2nd century A.D. author Aulus Gellius gave us the story of this runaway Roman slave who befriends a lion Androcles
#2113, aired 1993-11-10POLITICAL QUOTATIONS: In '77 this foreign affairs adviser quipped, "There cannot be a crisis next week, my schedule is already full" Henry Kissinger
#2112, aired 1993-11-09IN THE NEWS: AP says about half its clients used the Ron Edmonds photo of these 2 men shaking hands 9/13/93 Yasser Arafat & Yitzhak Rabin
#2111, aired 1993-11-08THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR: The first battle of the war took place April 19, 1775 in what's now this state Massachusetts
#2108, aired 1993-11-03REPUBLICANS: 2 of only 3 Republican Presidents who completed 2 full terms in office (2 of) U.S. Grant, Eisenhower, and Ronald Reagan
#2107, aired 1993-11-02PULITZER PRIZE WINNERS: Since 1952 he's hosted a weekday talk & interview show on Chicago's fine arts radio station WFMT Studs Terkel
#2103, aired 1993-10-27BILLIONAIRES: On Fortune magazine's 1993 list of 101 billionaires, this American family ranked second the Waltons
#2088, aired 1993-10-06WORLD CAPITALS: Uhuru Highway & Moi Avenue are important streets in this capital city Nairobi
#2086, aired 1993-10-04EXPLORERS: This famous explorer was born in Larvik, Norway October 6, 1914 (Thor) Heyerdahl
#2085, aired 1993-10-01HORSES: This breed was named for an area around Scotland's most important river Clydesdale
#2084, aired 1993-09-30U.S. CITIES: The closest port to Asia in the lower 48 states, it was named 1992's best U.S. city for doing business Seattle
#2083, aired 1993-09-29FLOWERS: This flower whose name is from the Greek for "wind" is also called a windflower anemone
#2082, aired 1993-09-28FAMOUS NAMES: Bartlett's lists the quotation "Viva la huelga!", which means "Long live the strike!", under his name Cesar Chavez
#2081, aired 1993-09-27THE GREAT LAKES: It's the only Great Lake whose bottom is above sea level Lake Erie
#2080, aired 1993-09-24IN THE NEWS: On St. Patrick's Day in 1993, she was appointed ambassador to Ireland Jean Kennedy Smith
#2079, aired 1993-09-23SCIENTISTS: He is Cambridge Univ.'s Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, a chair held 300 years ago by Isaac Newton Stephen Hawking
#2078, aired 1993-09-22THE U.S. CONGRESS: This state lost the most seats in the House of Representatives, 3, after the 1990 census New York
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