Season 7 Final Jeopardy! Round clues (56 clues archived)

#1605, aired 1991-07-19POETS: This baron was England's poet laureate from 1850 to 1892, longer than anyone else Alfred Lord Tennyson
#1596, aired 1991-07-0820th CENTURY EUROPE: As Europe chose sides before WWI, Russia joined these 2 nations in the Triple Entente France and Great Britain
#1593, aired 1991-07-03ROYALTY: At his death in January 1991, the king of this country was the world's oldest reigning monarch Norway
#1590, aired 1991-06-28COLONIAL AMERICA: Their marriage in 1614 brought eight years of peace to the Jamestown Colony Pocahontas & John Rolfe
#1586, aired 1991-06-24AMERICAN AUTHORS: Named for a U.S. president, this author wrote a 5-volume biography of that president in the 1850s Washington Irving
#1565, aired 1991-05-24BRITISH HISTORY: The last name of Lord Darnley, whose son became King of England in 1603 Stuart
#1564, aired 1991-05-23ACTRESSES: In NYC in 1955 she said, "An actress's life is so transitory--suddenly you're a building" Helen Hayes
#1563, aired 1991-05-22QUOTES: Nobel Laureate & Reagan advisor who titled 1 of his books "There Is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch" Milton Friedman
#1562, aired 1991-05-21THE 1950s: He died October 9, 1958 at Castel Gandolfo Pope Pius XII
#1559, aired 1991-05-1619th CENTURY AMERICA: To keep a balance, an 1820 compromise admitted Missouri as a slave state & this as a free state Maine
#1558, aired 1991-05-15POP MUSIC: Their grandfather had a No. 1 record in 1935; their father, No. 1's in 1958 & 1961; and they hit No. 1 in 1990 Gunnar & Matthew Nelson
#1557, aired 1991-05-14WORD ORIGINS: The word "jot" comes from this Greek word, as back then I's & J's were the same iota
#1555, aired 1991-05-10WORLD GEOGRAPHY: Other than North America, it's the closest continent to South America Antarctica
#1544, aired 1991-04-25PRESIDENTS: The last president to enter office with his party controlling both houses of Congress Jimmy Carter
#1543, aired 1991-04-24ROYALTY: He was sixth in line to the Greek throne when he renounced his claim in 1947 Prince Philip
#1540, aired 1991-04-19BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: Founded in 1850 by a Bavarian immigrant, this firm is the world's largest clothing manufacturer Levi Strauss
#1536, aired 1991-04-15SPORTS: This classic race was first won by Ray Harroun on May 30, 1911 the Indianapolis 500
#1532, aired 1991-04-09WORLD LEADERS: This woman, elected president of Ireland in 1990, used a 1968 Simon & Garfunkel hit in her campaign Mary Robinson
#1531, aired 1991-04-08U.S. GOVERNMENT: Connecticut was the last of the original 13 states to ratify this & didnít do it until 1939 the Bill of Rights
#1526, aired 1991-04-01NATIONAL ANTHEMS: This country's national anthem is "William of Nassau" the Netherlands
#1525, aired 1991-03-29WOMEN IN HISTORY: Her 1st husband, Alexandre de Beauharnais, fought in both the American & French Revolutions Empress Josephine
#1524, aired 1991-03-28PROVERBS: It's sometimes completed with "but satisfaction brought it back" Curiosity killed the cat
#1518, aired 1991-03-20THE MOVIES: She won the Best Actress Oscar for 1933, '67, '68 & '81 Katharine Hepburn
#1498, aired 1991-02-20U.S. CITIES: Tho not founded until 1791, this city has the most historic places listed in the National Register Washington, D.C.
#1489, aired 1991-02-07GEOGRAPHY: It's the largest island on the west coast of North America Vancouver Island
#1486, aired 1991-02-04NOVEL CHARACTERS: Striking soft chords on the piano, he says, "Like the painting of a sorrow; a face without a heart" Dorian Gray ("The Picture of Dorian Gray")
#1483, aired 1991-01-30EUROPE: The two European countries that have the letter Z in their English names Czechoslovakia & Switzerland
#1480, aired 1991-01-25MONARCHS: One of two English kings since William the Conqueror who were never crowned Edward V or Edward VIII
#1474, aired 1991-01-17FAMOUS WOMEN: 1 of 2 women who made the Top 10 on Forbes' list of the highest-earning entertainers of 1989-90 (1 of) Madonna & Oprah Winfrey
#1472, aired 1991-01-15COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: Working here, Lewis Terman adapted Binet's test & came up with the term "intelligence quotient" Stanford University
#1470, aired 1991-01-11BEST SELLERS: "The Saga of an American Family" is the subtitle of this 1976 best seller Roots
#1466, aired 1991-01-07ISLANDS: 3 of the world's 10 largest islands are in the Arctic Ocean & belong to this country Canada
#1455, aired 1990-12-21OSCAR-WINNING FILMS: This 1950 film was the only "Best Picture" that featured Marilyn Monroe; she played an actress All About Eve
#1454, aired 1990-12-20AMERICAN HISTORY: 2 of the 4 Americans who negotiated the Treaty of Paris with the British in 1782 (2 of) Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Jay, or Henry Laurens
#1441, aired 1990-12-03COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD: Of the South American countries, the one that comes last alphabetically Venezuela
#1437, aired 1990-11-27ARTISTS: The woman in his 1862 painting "Symphony in White, No. 1" was his mistress Joanna Hiffernan James Whistler
#1434, aired 1990-11-22TRAVEL & TOURISM: In 1841 his 1st package tour took 570 people from Leicester to Loughborough for a temperance rally Thomas Cook
#1430, aired 1990-11-16ISLANDS: It's the only inhabited U.S. territory south of the equator American Samoa
#1429, aired 1990-11-15SPACE EXPLORATION: Next pair in the sequence: Gumdrop, Spider; Charlie Brown, Snoopy;... the Columbia & the Eagle
#1428, aired 1990-11-14U.S. HISTORY: After Virginia, more Civil War battles were fought in this state than in any other Tennessee
#1427, aired 1990-11-13WORLD HISTORY: The 2 countries that became independent on Aug. 14 & 15, 1947 Pakistan & India
#1426, aired 1990-11-12THE COMMON MARKET: Only permanent Common Market member whose official language doesn't use the Latin alphabet Greece
#1425, aired 1990-11-09U.S. POLITICS: This city has been the site of more major party presidential nominating conventions than any other Chicago
#1424, aired 1990-11-08WORLD GEOGRAPHY: This country contains South America's highest & lowest points Argentina
#1423, aired 1990-11-07SHAKESPEARE: The 3-word title of this play begins & ends with the same 7-letter word Measure for Measure
#1422, aired 1990-11-06THE BIBLE: This Old Testament book opens "The words of the preacher, the son of David, King in Jerusalem" Ecclesiastes
#1421, aired 1990-11-05U.S. CITIES: The name of this Iowa city commemorates the powwow Lewis & Clark held with area Indians in 1804 Council Bluffs
#1418, aired 1990-10-31LANDMARKS: The tomb of Britain's "Unknown Warrior" is in this British landmark Westminster Abbey
#1417, aired 1990-10-3019th CENTURY AMERICANS: When he died in New York City in 1848, this merchant was the richest man in America John Jacob Astor
#1414, aired 1990-10-25HISTORY: It was the first elected legislative body in the New World House of Burgesses
#1408, aired 1990-10-17AUTOBIOGRAPHIES: Numerical phrase in the title of the 1955 autobiography of British physician Roger Bannister The Four-Minute Mile
#1403, aired 1990-10-10ASTRONOMY: It's the first planet whose discoverer is known Uranus
#1396, aired 1990-10-01SPORTS: For the 1st half of this century, it was the westernmost city represented in Major League Baseball St. Louis
#1378, aired 1990-09-05WORLD GEOGRAPHY: The only country crossed by the Equator & the Tropic of Capricorn Brazil
#1377, aired 1990-09-04THE BIBLE: If this event hadn't happened, Methuselah might have lived past age 969 flood
#1376, aired 1990-09-03EARLY MAN: It was the first nonprecious metal man made into tools & decorative items copper
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