Season 33 Final Jeopardy! Round clues (59 clues archived)

#7442, aired 2017-01-10BEATLES SONGS: Of the Beatles songs on which Ringo Starr sang lead, this one charted the highest, reaching No. 2 "Yellow Submarine"
#7437, aired 2017-01-03WORLD CITIES: Named for a saint & built in 1348, Vaclavske Namesti is the main square & center of cultural life in this capital city Prague
#7432, aired 2016-12-27THE CIVIL WAR: Made from a boiler at a Mobile, Alabama machine shop, it was deemed a success though it went down off Charleston 3 times the Hunley
#7428, aired 2016-12-21LITTLE COUNTRIES: It's the closest nation to the mainland U.S. where cars customarily drive on the left the Bahamas
#7427, aired 2016-12-202016 U.S. OLYMPIANS: If this U.S. state was a country, it would have been in the top 10 in gold medals with 14-- 9 of them by 1 man & 1 woman Maryland
#7426, aired 2016-12-19WORDS WITH MULTIPLE MEANINGS: Found in a 1970 Tom Wolfe book title, it's a chemistry term, a math quantity & a drastic word in politics radical
#7425, aired 2016-12-16WESTERN HEMISPHERE GEOGRAPHY: The 2 Central American nations that border only one ocean Belize & El Salvador
#7424, aired 2016-12-15NYC TV: In 2010, in its fourth season, this TV show shifted its primary setting to 6th Avenue, 2 blocks west Mad Men
#7423, aired 2016-12-14AMERICAN AUTHORS: Nominated 8 previous times, he finally won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962, 6 years before his death John Steinbeck
#7422, aired 2016-12-13CITY NAMES: Cuba's second-most populous city & a South American capital share this name that refers to St. James Santiago
#7417, aired 2016-12-06AUTHORS: Asked if he read novels, philosopher Gilbert Ryle said, "Yes, all six, every year", referring to this British author Jane Austen
#7412, aired 2016-11-29LITERATURE: In 2009 Amazon remotely deleted unauthorized copies of this 1949 novel from some customers' Kindles 1984
#7407, aired 2016-11-22EARLY AMERICA: William Bradford wrote that this document was partly inspired by the "mutinous speeches" of some passengers the Mayflower Compact
#7402, aired 2016-11-15MEN OF SCIENCE: The symbols for 6 chemical elements spell out his name, beginning with cobalt, phosphorus & erbium Copernicus
#7400, aired 2016-11-11FAMOUS FIRST NAMES: This first name of a 21st century activist was inspired by that of a Pashtun heroine known as the Afghan Joan of Arc Malala
#7399, aired 2016-11-10NATURAL WONDERS: Roughly half the size of Texas, it's the largest structure made by living creatures & can even be seen from space the Great Barrier Reef
#7398, aired 2016-11-09AMERICANA: It was constructed in the Paris foundry of Gaget, Gauthier & Co. from 1875 to 1884 the Statue of Liberty
#7397, aired 2016-11-08COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES: The constitution of this country came into effect on Feb. 4, 1997 & by 2016, 13 parties were represented in its parliament South Africa
#7396, aired 2016-11-07STATE BIRDS: Oddly, the California gull is the state bird of this landlocked state Utah
#7395, aired 2016-11-04HISTORIC DOCUMENTS: William Seward objected to its timing, saying "it may be viewed as the last measure of an exhausted government" the Emancipation Proclamation
#7394, aired 2016-11-03LITERARY ANIMALS: In a 1926 book, he "is in a very sad condition, because it's his birthday, & nobody has taken any notice of it, & he's very gloomy" Eeyore
#7393, aired 2016-11-02EW's 50 GREATEST MOVIE DIRECTORS: He "inaugurated a new depth--both visually... and emotionally... and (had) a voice that paid the bills until he died" Orson Welles
#7392, aired 2016-11-01EUROPEAN COUNTRIES: This nation joined the Warsaw Pact in 1955 & NATO in 2009, & was alphabetically first in each Albania
#7391, aired 2016-10-31TECHNOLOGY: In 2005 Steve Jobs used "It's sort of like TiVo for radio" to describe this new form podcasting
#7390, aired 2016-10-28SHAKESPEARE: These 2 title characters who have the same pair of initials both die by stabbing Juliet Capulet & Julius Caesar
#7389, aired 2016-10-27BRITISH POP MUSIC: This song released on July 11, 1969 to coincide with the Apollo 11 mission was used in the BBC's coverage of the Moon landing "Space Oddity" (by David Bowie)
#7388, aired 2016-10-26NOTABLE WOMEN: On her passing in 1913, Booker T. Washington called her heroic, "not unlike some of the heroic figures... in the Bible" Harriet Tubman
#7387, aired 2016-10-25WORDS IN THE NEWS 2016: The Centre for European Reform is one of the sources credited with coining this new 6-letter portmanteau word Brexit
#7386, aired 2016-10-24ANIMALS: In Greek myth she was a half-serpent & mother of the Sphinx; in zoology it's a weird mammal that lays eggs Echidna
#7385, aired 2016-10-21EUROPEAN ANNIVERSARIES: In 2006 for the 500th anniversary of this group, members trekked from the Canton of Ticino to St. Peter's Square the Swiss Guard
#7384, aired 2016-10-20QUOTABLE NOTABLES: She once said that death "is no more than passing from one room into another" but "in that other room, I shall be able to see" Helen Keller
#7383, aired 2016-10-191960s SCIENCE BOOKS: Keats' line "The sedge is withered from the lake, and no birds sing" inspired the title of this groundbreaking book Silent Spring (by Rachel Carson)
#7382, aired 2016-10-18FUNNYMEN: He's won 4 Emmys, 3 Grammys, an Oscar & 3 Tonys, & 3 of his films rank on AFI's list of funniest movies of all time Mel Brooks
#7381, aired 2016-10-17HISTORIC RELATIVES: In the same year as Waterloo, the Duke of Wellington's brother-in-law Gen. Edward Pakenham died in this battle in North America the Battle of New Orleans
#7380, aired 2016-10-1419th CENTURY LITERATURE: This character says, "Let me then tow to pieces, while still chasing thee, though tied to thee" Captain Ahab
#7379, aired 2016-10-13THE OSCARS: In 2005 he lost for Best Actor but won for directing, at 74 becoming the oldest winner ever in that category Clint Eastwood
#7378, aired 2016-10-12STATE SONGS: The first line of its state song, "Eight stars of gold on a field of blue", refers to the star group on its flag Alaska
#7377, aired 2016-10-11GEOGRAPHY & LANGUAGE: The world's busiest container port, its name is also an English verb with criminal overtones Shanghai
#7376, aired 2016-10-10INAUGURAL ADDRESSES: One of his addresses used the term "security shield" about international affairs as well as "golden years" President Ronald Reagan
#7375, aired 2016-10-07TELEVISION: The focus of a 1970s miniseries & its recent remake, he arrived at Annapolis in 1767 aboard the ship the Lord Ligonier Kunta Kinte
#7374, aired 2016-10-06SECRETARIES OF STATE: The 2 Secretaries of State who received B.A.s in political science from Wellesley, 10 years apart Madeleine Albright & Hillary Clinton
#7373, aired 2016-10-05THE ECONOMY: "Systemically important financial institution" is an official status known more informally by these 4 words too big to fail
#7372, aired 2016-10-04IN THE NOVEL: The 1st scene in this book: "With the brass nozzle in his fists, with this great python spitting its venomous kerosene" Fahrenheit 451
#7371, aired 2016-10-03CHRISTIANITY: A 4th century traveler gave one of the first descriptions of this day: "All the children... are carried... bearing branches" Palm Sunday
#7370, aired 2016-09-30CORPORATE LOGOS: Created in 1971, this company's logo has been likened to a wing & was supposed to connote motion Nike
#7369, aired 2016-09-29MYTHOLOGY: Banished from Athens, this inventor found trouble on Crete too, but escaped Daedalus
#7368, aired 2016-09-28HISTORIC HOMES: Also known as the "House of His Majesty", Fairfield House in England was the home of this African leader from 1936 to 1941 Haile Selassie
#7367, aired 2016-09-2721st CENTURY MUSIC: The title of a Frida Kahlo painting inspired the 3-word name of this 2008 No. 1 hit by a British group "Viva La Vida"
#7366, aired 2016-09-26INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS: This European company uses about 1% of the world's lumber each year; it aims to make that 100% sustainable by 2020 IKEA
#7365, aired 2016-09-23AFRICAN GEOGRAPHY: The Zambezi River reaches the ocean in this country that lends its name to the body of water where it happens Mozambique
#7364, aired 2016-09-22OPERA: The heroine of this opera sings, “If you come to give me, so cruel, your last goodbye, the dark vortex of the Nile will be my grave” Aida
#7363, aired 2016-09-21COLLEGE DISCIPLINES: Embracing the future & new technology in 1962, Purdue established the 1st college dept. in the U.S. for this 2-word discipline computer science
#7362, aired 2016-09-20POP CULTURE CHARACTERS: In 2015 this character was made an honorary citizen of Japan after over 60 years of residence there Godzilla
#7361, aired 2016-09-19AUTHORS: In 1948 he wrote he had an idea for a novel in which 2 guys hitchhike to California "in search of something they don't really find" Jack Kerouac
#7360, aired 2016-09-16FILM ADAPTATIONS: In a 2011 survey of movie credits, of the top 25 most adapted writers, this novelist is the only one living Stephen King
#7359, aired 2016-09-15DANTE'S INFERNO: During the journey, Dante encounters Homer, Socrates & Cicero, who bide their time in the first circle, aka this limbo
#7358, aired 2016-09-1420th CENTURY SCIENCE TERMS: This 4-letter word was introduced in London in 1905 by Dr. H.A. des Voeux of the Coal Smoke Abatement Society smog
#7357, aired 2016-09-1319th CENTURY MILITARY MEN: In 1895 he wrote to his family that with "superhuman strength" he would "discover the truth... on the tragic affair" Alfred Dreyfus
#7356, aired 2016-09-12ASIAN ISLANDS: Phuket, the largest island of this country, has regained its tourism industry after a natural disaster in 2004 Thailand
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