Jeopardy! Round, Double Jeopardy! Round, or Tiebreaker Round clues (503 results returned)

#8217, aired 2020-05-19HISTORIC HOMES $800: You might recognize the Eldon, Iowa house seen here from this famous 1930 painting of a farm couple posing in front of it American Gothic
#8208, aired 2020-04-22PHENOMENA $2000: These creatures started mysteriously falling from the sky in Dubuque, Iowa on June 16, 1882 frogs
#8194, aired 2020-04-02THIS & THAT $400: By August 2018 ex-Maryland Rep. & presidential hopeful John Delaney had visited all 99 counties in this early caucus state Iowa
#8183, aired 2020-03-18TRANSLATED CITIES $1000: Of the Monks, Iowa Des Moines
#8169, aired 2020-02-27WALLS & BRIDGES $400: Roseman & Hogback are but 2 covered bridges in this county, the "Covered Bridge Capital of Iowa" Madison County
#8161, aired 2020-02-17THE NOT-SO-VICIOUS CIRCLE $400: Adair, Iowa & Makanda, Illinois have put this cheerful symbol, big in the '70s, on their water towers a smiley face
#8154, aired 2020-02-06FIRST NAME $600: Novelist & sometime Iowa resident Smiley Jane
#7, aired 2020-01-14STUMP TOWN $200: In the names of Iowa cities, this tree precedes Falls & Rapids Cedar
#8134, aired 2020-01-09AMERICAN "CITY" $2,000 (Daily Double): Midwest news: in 1886 Wyandotte changed its name to this city; across the border, what was once Westport did the same in 1889 Kansas City
#8102, aired 2019-11-26DEEP STUFF $800: In 1947 this Iowa company introduced its DeepFreeze Upright freezer Amana
#8079, aired 2019-10-24YOUNGER THAN THE SIMPSONS $2000: Robert James Waller got the idea for this bestselling book when he was taking pictures in Iowa in the early 1990s The Bridges of Madison County
#8063, aired 2019-10-02GOVERNMENT & POLITICS $1200: In 2019 this Iowa senator succeeded Orrin Hatch as president pro tempore (Chuck) Grassley
#8006, aired 2019-06-03POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY $400: Paternalism is restricting freedom in our (supposed) best interests, like state taxes on these, which began in Iowa in 1921 cigarettes
#7986, aired 2019-05-06IOWA IN ENTERTAINMENT $400: In this film when asked, "Is this heaven?", Kevin Costner answers, "It's Iowa" Field of Dreams
#7986, aired 2019-05-06IOWA IN ENTERTAINMENT $800: This brotherly duo of "Bye Bye Love" fame got their start singing on Iowa radio stations The Everly Brothers
#7986, aired 2019-05-06IOWA IN ENTERTAINMENT $1200: Iowa native Fred Grandy played Gopher on this TV show for 9 years & later was a U.S. rep from the state The Love Boat
#7986, aired 2019-05-06IOWA IN ENTERTAINMENT $1600: Filmed partly in tornado-prone Iowa, this 1996 film starred Helen Hunt & Bill Paxton Twister
#7986, aired 2019-05-06IOWA IN ENTERTAINMENT $2000: George Reeves from Woolstock, Iowa was a trained boxer & in 1952 became the first actor to play this character on TV Superman
#7984, aired 2019-05-02STATE SCHOOL, THAT GREAT SCHOOL $1000: In 1965 John Irving entered this Midwest school's prestigious writers workshop & worked with Kurt Vonnegut Iowa
#7983, aired 2019-05-01U.S. GEOGRAPHY $800: Holliwell Bridge is the longest covered bridge in this Iowa county Madison County
#7963, aired 2019-04-03CITIES ON THE MISSISSIPPI $1600: Sit down & put your feet up in this third most populous Iowa city Davenport
#7957, aired 2019-03-26BIRTHPLACE OF A BRAND $2,000 (Daily Double): Maytag appliances Iowa
#7930, aired 2019-02-15PRESIDENTS' DAYS $2000: This state observes Herbert Hoover Day Iowa
#7816, aired 2018-09-10OUR STATE LOOKS UP TO YOU $600: Iowans roll their eyes upward at this state Minnesota
#7799, aired 2018-07-05YOU PASS BUTTER $1200: Since 1911, the Iowa State Fair has featured one of these sculpted from 600 pounds of pure cream butter a butter cow
#7780, aired 2018-06-08STATE OF THE NEWSPAPER $600: The Rapid City Journal South Dakota
#7773, aired 2018-05-30MY OLD "L.P."s $400: This instructional driver's license for the young can be obtained at age 14 in Iowa a learner's permit
#7744, aired 2018-04-19SNIPPETS FROM MY COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS $800: You will cross many bridges in life, perhaps the Fred Schwengel Memorial one over this river from Iowa into Illinois the Mississippi
#7739, aired 2018-04-12DOWN FOR THE COUNTY $1200: This state's 99 counties include Decatur & Dubuque Iowa
#7733, aired 2018-04-04BIG 12 SCHOOLS $800: This university Ames to please with murals by Grant Wood in its library Iowa State
#7733, aired 2018-04-04THE POSTMAN'S 4-LETTER WORDS $200: Solo for a soprano an aria
#7719, aired 2018-03-15SPORTS TRADITIONS $200: A new tradition in 2017--at the end of the 1st quarter, Hawkeye fans at this U. turn & wave at Children's Hospital patients the University of Iowa
#7696, aired 2018-02-12DUMB CRIMINALS $400: Working this bar entrance job in Iowa City, a man got presented with his own stolen ID a bouncer
#7672, aired 2018-01-09IOWA HISTORY $400: Since 1972 these Iowa candidate selection events have been a key first contest in the race for the White House the Iowa caucuses
#7672, aired 2018-01-09IOWA HISTORY $800: In 1873 near Adair, Iowa, this outlaw & his gang hit the Rock Island line in the "first train robbery in the West" Jesse James
#7672, aired 2018-01-09IOWA HISTORY $1200: In 2011 Iowa got its first whitewater rafting park, naturally on this river with well-known rapids the Cedar River
#7672, aired 2018-01-09IOWA HISTORY $1600: To help the war effort, in 1943 Iowa farmers grew 40,000 acres of this 4-letter crop, genus Cannabis hemp
#7672, aired 2018-01-09IOWA HISTORY $2000: In 1869 Arabella Mansfield became the USA's first woman admitted to this profession, & later taught at DePauw law
#7647, aired 2017-12-05UNESCO CITIES OF LITERATURE $1200: Thanks to its pioneering writers' program, the only American city honored is in this Midwest state Iowa
#7640, aired 2017-11-24THE EUROPEAN MIDWEST $800: Elk Horn, Iowa, known as "Little" this country, hosts the Tivoli Fest Denmark
#7625, aired 2017-11-03BOOKS & AUTHORS $400: Robert James Waller, who passed away in 2017, was best known for this bittersweet tale set in Iowa The Bridges of Madison County
#7623, aired 2017-11-0119th CENTURY AMERICA $1000: The body of this Sauk leader for whom an 1832 war is named was kept in an Iowa museum until 1855, when the museum burned Black Hawk
#7612, aired 2017-10-17THE MIDWEST $200: Population about 70,000, it's where to go to see the Hawkeyes play in Kinnick Stadium Iowa City
#7581, aired 2017-07-24THE U.S. OF ATTRACTIONS $800: Iowa's The Music Man Square isn't in River City but Mason City, this composer's hometown Meredith Willson
#7574, aired 2017-07-13IT'S IOWA-ADJACENT $400: "Head" to the huge national memorial also known as "The Shrine of Democracy" in this state South Dakota
#7574, aired 2017-07-13IT'S IOWA-ADJACENT $800: The Mississippi flows 2,350 miles southward from its source, Lake Itasca, in this state Minnesota
#7574, aired 2017-07-13IT'S IOWA-ADJACENT $1200: Rising nearly 1,800 feet in the Ozark Plateau, Taum Sauk is the highest point in this state Missouri
#7574, aired 2017-07-13IT'S IOWA-ADJACENT $1600: Wahoo! You'll find that city along with Ogallala & Fairbury in this state that dominates Iowa's western border Nebraska
#7574, aired 2017-07-13IT'S IOWA-ADJACENT $2000: The Spoon River of "Anthology" fame is a tributary of the river named for this state Illinois
#7567, aired 2017-07-04INLANDER $800: Before he & his bros. bought the Barnum & Bailey Circus in 1907, John of this last name was born in 1866 in McGregor, Iowa Ringling
#7566, aired 2017-07-03ANAGRAMMED U.S. CITIES $2000: Seam, Iowa Ames
#7535, aired 2017-05-19EVERY YEAR $600: Fat pigs & fried brownies are featured at this, the biggest annual event in Iowa the State Fair
#7529, aired 2017-05-119-LETTER WORDS $1200: A city in Iowa, or a type of sofa a davenport
#7523, aired 2017-05-03ALFALFA $600: Imperial & Kern are leading alfalfa-growing counties in this state that cultivates about 1 million acres California
#7500, aired 2017-03-31THE 50 STATES $1000: The highest temperature ever recorded in this state was a blistering 118 degrees at Keokuk on July 20, 1934 Iowa
#7489, aired 2017-03-16IN BALTIMORE $1000: Elected mayor of Baltimore in 1999, this Democrat ran for president in 2016 but dropped out after Iowa Martin O'Malley
#7478, aired 2017-03-01A SMALL COLLEGE $200: Truman State University in this state (where else?) has a low student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1 Missouri
#7465, aired 2017-02-106-LETTER WORDS $800: It's a meeting of political party leaders prior to a general election; Iowa held one February 1, 2016 a caucus
#7458, aired 2017-02-01CASINO $1200: Quad Cities is a Midwestern gaming hub with casinos in Bettendorf & this other trisyllabic Iowa city Davenport
#7436, aired 2017-01-02COMPLETE THE BOOK TITLE $1600: Jane Smiley redoes "King Lear" in Iowa: "A Thousand ____" Acres
#7419, aired 2016-12-08POTENT QUOTABLES $400: William Lampton described this state as "where the corn is full of kernels and the colonels full of corn" Kentucky
#7395, aired 2016-11-04THE FILMS OF MERYL STREEP $400: The Winterset, Iowa location seen here was one of several used in this 1995 film The Bridges of Madison County
#7366, aired 2016-09-26U.S. LANDMARKS $800: In Eldon, Iowa you can visit the house that inspired this classic "American" painting by Grant Wood American Gothic
#7339, aired 2016-07-07AND I QUOTE $2000: New Yorker founder Harold Ross said the magazine is "not edited for the old lady in" this Iowa city Dubuque
#7326, aired 2016-06-20OFFICIAL STATE SYMBOLS $1000: This state rock of Iowa has a name derived from Greek for "earthlike" geode
#7305, aired 2016-05-20BRIDGES $800: The bridges of this Iowa county were the title feature of a Meryl Streep movie Madison County
#7281, aired 2016-04-18U.S. GOVERNORS $800: This state's Terry Branstad is the longest-serving governor in U.S. history Iowa
#7270, aired 2016-04-01TRAVEL USA $1000: The National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville is an attraction in this corn-rich state Iowa
#7268, aired 2016-03-30HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS $200: The Great River Road features many scenic sites along this river in 10 states, including Iowa & Minnesota the Mississippi
#7260, aired 2016-03-18TOM, DICK & HARRY $2000: A former governor of Iowa, Tom Vilsack has served as this Cabinet secretary since 2009 Agriculture
#7252, aired 2016-03-08ALL THE GLITTERING PRIZES $4,000 (Daily Double): In 1929 he won first place & $450 in the Iowa State Fair's art show Grant Wood
#7235, aired 2016-02-12BTW $1200: Not to be confused with the Hurricanes, these teams take the field for Iowa State the Cyclones
#7188, aired 2015-12-09HIS OWN MUSEUM $1600: His Presidential Library & Museum is located in West Branch, Iowa Herbert Hoover
#7173, aired 2015-11-18FOOD & DRINK $400: Maytag Dairy Farms in Iowa has been turning out this variety of cheese since 1941 blue cheese
#7169, aired 2015-11-12"WHAT" MOVIE? $2000: Johnny Depp cares for brother Leonardo DiCaprio in small-town Iowa What's Eating Gilbert Grape
#7164, aired 2015-11-05POP CULTURE FROM BARTLETT SHER $1600: 19 years after the Eastwood-Streep movie, Bartlett turned this Iowa-set Robert James Waller book into a musical The Bridges of Madison County
#7157, aired 2015-10-27U.S. FESTIVALS $800: "In the mood" for a festival honoring this bandleader? Drop by Clarinda, Iowa the second week in June (Glenn) Miller
#7150, aired 2015-10-16ARCHITECTS $2000: The Iowa courthouse seen here was designed by George Elmslie, a follower of Frank Lloyd Wright, in this flatland style Prairie Style
#7138, aired 2015-09-305 SHADES OF GRAY $1000: You'll never sink this color of the USS Iowa battleship gray
#7132, aired 2015-09-22"B"OOKS $200: It's the huge 1992 bestseller about a photographer, a farm wife & 4 days in Iowa Bridges of Madison County
#7123, aired 2015-07-29"I. C." $400: It lost its state capital duties to Des Moines in 1857 Iowa City
#7103, aired 2015-07-01ZIP IT! $1000: 50001: Ackworth, NW of Ottumwa in this state Iowa
#7077, aired 2015-05-26A STATE OF VWLLSSNSS $1000: W Iowa
#7061, aired 2015-05-04THE MIDWEST $600: The Telegraph Herald in Dubuque traces its beginnings to 1836 & this state's first newspaper Iowa
#7055, aired 2015-04-24ARTWORK $1000: This Iowan put "Washington Crossing the Delaware" in the background of his own "Daughters of Revolution" Grant Wood
#7048, aired 2015-04-15RIVER BANK ON IT $600: To beat your feet on its mud, visit places on its bank like Davenport, Iowa the Mississippi
#7045, aired 2015-04-10U.S. GEOGRAPHY $800: Council Bluffs, Iowa lies across the Missouri from this Nebraska city & makes up part of its metro area Omaha
#7039, aired 2015-04-02DIE ANOTHER DAY $1200: February 3, 1959 in an Iowa cornfield (one of 3 musicians) the Big Bopper (or Buddy Holly or Ritchie Valens)
#7034, aired 2015-03-26THE STRAIT SCOOP $1200: (Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from aboard the USS Iowa in San Pedro, California.) During its 50 years of service, the Iowa operated in the Atlantic, Pacific, &, on one of its last deployments, this Middle Eastern strait, escorting oil tankers in the first Gulf War the Strait of Hormuz
#7027, aired 2015-03-17"QUAD"-RUPLE JEOPARDY! $1200: Davenport & Bettendorf, Iowa, plus 3 (huh?) places in Illinois the Quad Cities
#7022, aired 2015-03-10FICTION $2,000 (Daily Double): The novel that inspired "Field of Dreams" grew out of the story "Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to" this place Iowa
#7013, aired 2015-02-25WORDS FROM POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS $600: Arkansas plus Iowa performs this an aria
#7002, aired 2015-02-10THE NAME OF THE BOARD GAME $400: The USS Missouri is an Iowa-class one Battleship
#6987, aired 2015-01-20SOCIETY $2000: The Ebenezer Society, established in New York in 1843, moved to this state & changed its name to Amana Iowa
#6972, aired 2014-12-30RIBBONS $600: The Blue Ribbon Foundation raises funds for the grounds where this annual Iowa event takes place the Iowa State Fair
#6956, aired 2014-12-08STATES BY COUNTIES $800: Cimarron, Kiowa, Choctaw Oklahoma
#6924, aired 2014-10-23CANALS $800: A windmill and the Molengracht canal, seen here, reflect Pella, Iowa's, heritage from this country The Netherlands
#6913, aired 2014-10-08BORDERING MISSOURI $600: Check out Herbert Hoover's birthplace, a two-room cottage in this state Iowa
#6857, aired 2014-06-10EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP $400: (Kelly of the Clue Crew comes to us from the gift shop on the USS Iowa in San Pedro, CA.) If you know what type of vessel the USS Iowa is, it makes sense that its gift shop sells a fun on the run version of this board game Battleship
#6854, aired 2014-06-05MARKETING $400: Forget how it plays in Peoria; this Iowa capital is a player in test marketing Des Moines
#6851, aired 2014-06-02HAVE A COUNTY SEAT $600: Check out some bridges of Madison County near its county seat of Winterset in this state Iowa
#6837, aired 2014-05-13STATE FACTS $800: Its geographic center is 5 miles northeast of Ames Iowa
#6818, aired 2014-04-16IOWA $200: The first railroad bridge across this river was built at Davenport, Iowa in 1856 the Mississippi
#6818, aired 2014-04-16IOWA $400: Carlisle, Iowa's Bobbi McCaughey made history in Nov. 1997 by giving birth to the first surviving set of this many babies seven
#6818, aired 2014-04-16IOWA $600: In 1991 Iowa led the nation in reviving the 19th century tradition of gambling aboard these riverboats
#6818, aired 2014-04-16IOWA $800: This Iowa settlement lent its name to the company that makes the Radarange Amana
#6818, aired 2014-04-16IOWA $1000: Buddy Holly & friends perished near this Iowa city named for a beautiful body of water Clear Lake
#6796, aired 2014-03-17AIRPORT CODES $800: Iowans can't be too thrilled that the airport for this city SUX Sioux City
#6795, aired 2014-03-14CLOSE QUARTERS $1000: This state's quarter is based on "Arbor Day", by native son Grant Wood Iowa
#6774, aired 2014-02-13VIDEO GAME VAULT $1000: This Bioware game series follows Commander Shepard as he fights Reapers by uniting various civilizations Mass Effect
#6769, aired 2014-02-06GRANDSON OF WOOD $400: (Alex Trebek presents the clue from the deck of the USS Iowa.) The upper decks of World War II Iowa class battleships were covered in this hard Asian wood, some of it still in place after 70 years; it's the kind of wood you find on expensive yachts teak
#6759, aired 2014-01-23BLACK SOCKS $600: Anything that's out of an earlier time, specifically a retro sports uniform, like the Iowa Hawkeyes one seen here throwback
#6728, aired 2013-12-11A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT $200: Fort Dodge is on the Des Moines River in this state Iowa
#6720, aired 2013-11-29STATE OF THE MOVIE $1200: Starring Melanie Griffith: "Crazy in ____" Alabama
#6719, aired 2013-11-28SHOW BIZ STUPID ANSWERS $1000: In 1933 Will Rogers & Janet Gaynor starred in a non-musical version of this film set at the Iowa state fair State Fair
#6708, aired 2013-11-13T.P., YOUR HOUSE $200: Tim Pawlenty, from 2003 to 2011 you lived in the governor's mansion in this city St. Paul
#6677, aired 2013-10-01OF SWINE $1000: 2013 figures revealed this Midwest state is home to over 20 million pigs, more than 1/4 of the USA's total Iowa
#6676, aired 2013-09-30THE BATTLESHIP U.S.S. IOWA $200: (Alex delivers the clue from the foredeck of the U.S.S. Iowa.) Shortly after it was commissioned in 1943, F.D.R. came aboard the Iowa and traveled to Tehran for an important meeting with these two other world leaders Stalin & Churchhill
#6676, aired 2013-09-30THE BATTLESHIP U.S.S. IOWA $400: (Alex delivers the clue from the foredeck of the USS Iowa.) When it was recommissioned for the Korean War, the Iowa's wide decks made it ideal for retrievers like the Piasecki HUP-1, this kind of transport used to rescue downed pilots helicopters
#6676, aired 2013-09-30THE BATTLESHIP U.S.S. IOWA $600: (Alex delivers the clue from the atop the forward battery of the U.S.S. Iowa.) In 1986, President and Mrs. Reagan stood on the bow of the Iowa in New York Harbor to watch the celebrations marking the restoration and the centennial of this monument the Statue of Liberty
#6676, aired 2013-09-30THE BATTLESHIP U.S.S. IOWA $800: (Alex delivers the clue from the box launchers of the U.S.S. Iowa.) One of the modernizations to the Iowa in the 1980s was the addition of these armored box launchers and their deadly cargo of the Tomahawk variety of these cruise missiles
#6676, aired 2013-09-30THE BATTLESHIP U.S.S. IOWA $1000: (Alex delivers the clue from the foredeck of the U.S.S. Iowa.) In the Pacific during World War II, the Iowa's 16-inch guns were fired many times against Japanese positions, like those on Enewetak Atoll, in these islands that are today an independent republic the Marshall Islands
#6651, aired 2013-07-15IT'S CHOPPER ALEX WITH TRAFFIC $1600: I-29 past Sioux Falls; clear. 281 near Aberdeen; clear. I-90 around Rapid City; clear. This state... clear South Dakota
#6621, aired 2013-06-03ROMANCE IN LITERATURE $800: A photographer finds brief but unforgettable love in Iowa in this '90s novel The Bridges of Madison County
#6618, aired 2013-05-29WE'RE NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE $1600: We're meeting in this SW Iowa city named for a meeting between Otoes & the Lewis & Clark Expedition in 1804 Council Bluffs
#6617, aired 2013-05-28MUSIC & LITERATURE $4,800 (Daily Double): The novel on which this movie musical was based was by Phil Stong, whose grandfather ran the swine division at the Iowa one State Fair
#6605, aired 2013-05-10PORTAIT OF THE ARTIST'S MOTHER $1600: This son of Iowa painted his mother Hattie in the same style as his later American Gothic (Grant) Wood
#6558, aired 2013-03-06KNOW YOUR AREA CODES $400: 712 gets you Iowa, 412, Pennsylvania & 212, this state New York
#6549, aired 2013-02-21U.S. GEOGRAPHY $2,000 (Daily Double): Dubuque, Iowa lies at the junction of 3 states: Iowa, Illinois, & this one Wisconsin
#6521, aired 2013-01-14"QUE" TIPS $1200: Named for a French Canadian, it's Iowa's oldest city Dubuque
#6473, aired 2012-11-07U.S. GEOGRAPHY $400: An outpost called Fort Raccoon was wisely renamed & became this capital of Iowa Des Moines
#6453, aired 2012-10-10STOPS $800: On I-80 in Iowa you'll find what claims to be the world's largest this; it has a 300-seat restaurant & 24 private showers a truck stop
#6430, aired 2012-07-27DEMOCRA "C" $800: After talk of moving them to December, Iowa's first in the nation these were held January 3, 2012 caucuses
#6415, aired 2012-07-06NEWS OF THE 2010s $1600: She ended her presidential campaign right after the 2012 Iowa caucuses Michele Bachmann
#6394, aired 2012-06-07ALMOST-FORGOTTEN WARS $1200: The bloodless 1839 "Honey War" helped establish the boundary between Iowa & this southern neighbor Missouri
#6394, aired 2012-06-07U.S.A. TOUR $1000: If tractors are your thing, visit this company's pavilion in Moline, Illinois or its tractor works in Iowa John Deere
#6381, aired 2012-05-21WEBCAMS $400: In April of 2011, people set their browsers to watch these baby birds hatch in Decorah, Iowa bald eagles
#6374, aired 2012-05-10A GRAY AREA $800: In the 1890s the U.S. Navy painted its war vessels gray--presumably this shade, also a term for the USS Iowa battleship grey
#6360, aired 2012-04-20THE MIDWEST $8,000 (Daily Double): This river passes through Waterloo, Iowa as well as through the cities named for its falls & rapids the Cedar
#6358, aired 2012-04-18NEWSPAPERS $1000: It grew out of the Iowa Star, begun in 1849 The Des Moines Register
#6337, aired 2012-03-20THE 50 STATES $1200: Iowa's nickname the Hawkeye state is said to honor this Sauk chief who fought the U.S. in an 1832 war Black Hawk
#6330, aired 2012-03-09FRUITS & VEGETABLES $400: The Delicious apple was originally called this, after the nickname of Iowa, where its developer lived the Hawkeye
#6311, aired 2012-02-13COLLEGE COURSES $400: At the U. of Iowa, electives for this major include "Introduction to Clinical" & "Introduction to Cognitive" this Psychology
#6272, aired 2011-12-20BROADWAY MUSICAL SETTINGS $600: "The Music Man" takes place "right here in" this Iowa city River City
#6247, aired 2011-11-15TOUGH BODIES OF WATER $1600: The Amana Colonies were settled on this "stately" river in the 1850s Iowa
#6233, aired 2011-10-26STATE'S RIGHTS $1600: Nebraska Iowa
#6232, aired 2011-10-25BIG BIRTHER $1200: How lucky--in 1997 Bobbi McCaughey of Des Moines, Iowa gave birth to the first surviving set of these septuplets
#6230, aired 2011-10-21STATE OF THE NOVEL $600: "The Bridges of Madison County" Iowa
#6178, aired 2011-06-22NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES $1200: Its subtribes include Chiricahua, Mescalero & Kiowa Apache
#6144, aired 2011-05-05ALL "AMERICAN" $800: When Iowa farmers & their wives first saw this 1930 painting of a farm couple, many of them were downright angry American Gothic
#6139, aired 2011-04-28STATE FLAGS $600: Iowa's flag features this bird holding a scroll in its beak an eagle
#6099, aired 2011-03-03WILL U. $2000: The university named for this Quaker leader is in Oskaloosa, Iowa, not Altoona or Monongahela William Penn
#6091, aired 2011-02-21STATES' FIRST NEWSPAPERS $400: Du Buque Visitor (1836) Iowa
#6083, aired 2011-02-09IOWA $400: Iowa's east & west borders are formed by water, primarily these 2 rivers the Mississippi & the Missouri
#6083, aired 2011-02-09IOWA $800: In 2007 Winterset, Iowa celebrated the centennial of this actor's birth there, Pilgrim John Wayne
#6083, aired 2011-02-09IOWA $1200: The name of this capital of Iowa may come from a Native American word meaning "river of the mounds" Des Moines
#6083, aired 2011-02-09IOWA $1600: The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art houses the largest collection of this native Iowan's paintings Grant Wood
#6083, aired 2011-02-09IOWA $4,000 (Daily Double): The first non-native Americans to travel in Iowa, this French pair explored the region in 1673 Jacques Marquette & Louis Joliet
#6065, aired 2011-01-14THE BIG "C" $400: A water tower in Stanton, Iowa has been painted like a giant one of these: at over 35,000 gal., that's a lot of java! a cup of coffee
#6063, aired 2011-01-12STATE SANDWICH $2000: It's sandwiched between Minnesota & Missouri Iowa
#6054, aired 2010-12-30COUNTY CULTURE $800: The photo here was taken in this Iowa county found in the title of a bestseller Madison county
#6050, aired 2010-12-24FOOTBALL: 20-10 $600: 20-10 was the score when this school's Hawkeyes beat Wisconsin in 2009 for their 11th straight win University of Iowa
#6030, aired 2010-11-26LET'S PLAY TEXAS HOLD-EM $400: His brother Buck Barrow was released from a Texas prison in 1933; he was killed by Iowa police later that year Clyde Barrow
#6010, aired 2010-10-29CHAMBER MUSIC $1200: (Kelly of the Clue Crew stands with a string quartet at the Juilliard School in New York.) His "American Quartet" was written in a Czech community in Iowa soon after his "New World Symphony"; some hear black spirituals in the melodies (Antonin) Dvorak
#6009, aired 2010-10-28STATE MASHUPS BY CITIES $200: Des Moines plus Walla Walla IoWashington
#5995, aired 2010-10-08YOU SANK MY BATTLESHIP! $400: The first radio-controlled target, this "Hawkeye State" ship was sunk in an exercise in 1923 the Iowa
#5974, aired 2010-07-29AGRICULTURE $200: Iowa is the USA's leading producer of this "pop"ular crop corn
#5954, aired 2010-07-01COW $400: The 600-pound cow made by Sarah Pratt each year for the Iowa state fair is made from this dairy product butter
#5931, aired 2010-05-31STATE THE STATE $1000: Put the three seen here in alphabetical order, please Alabama, Iowa, Pennsylvania
#5915, aired 2010-05-07THE SPIRIT OF 1976 $400: In January this then little-known governor won the Iowa Democratic Caucus Jimmy Carter
#5901, aired 2010-04-19ART FOR ART'S SAKE! $200: Dentist Byron McKeeby of Cedar Rapids, Iowa was immortalized in this 1930 painting along with the artist's sister American Gothic
#5895, aired 2010-04-09COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES $400: A Maverick preacher & a swashbuckling Civil War General founded Drake University in this capital of Iowa Des Moines
#5889, aired 2010-04-01MERYL STREEP MOVIE ROLES $600: Lonely Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson The Bridges of Madison County
#5862, aired 2010-02-23STATE FAIR FOODS $400: Iowa's hot beef sundae includes a buttery scoop of these, topped with gravy & cheese & garnished with a cherry tomato mashed potatoes
#5846, aired 2010-02-01STARTS WITH 2 VOWELS $1,000 (Daily Double): It's the only state that fits the bill Iowa
#5834, aired 2010-01-14SCIENCE GUYS $1,600 (Daily Double): Born a slave in Missouri, this scientist received a B.S. in Agriculture from Iowa State in 1894 George Washington Carver
#5823, aired 2009-12-30FACTS & FIGURES $800: In 2009 Iowa changed the name of its Dept. of Elder Affairs to the Dept. on this, leading to the abbreviation D.O.A. Aging
#5804, aired 2009-12-03LIFE IN DES MOINES $1600: The annual Pridefest is more festive since the April 2009 decision that allowed this in Iowa gay marriage
#5711, aired 2009-06-08"UTTER" YOUR RESPONSE $400: For Steak de Burgo, an Iowa favorite, this is mixed with garlic & spooned over meat butter
#5707, aired 2009-06-02THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED $400: February 3, 1959, one of 3, in a cornfield in Iowa (Ritchie) Valens (or Buddy Holly or the Big Bopper)
#5701, aired 2009-05-25NATIVE AMERICAN PLACE NAMES $1000: An RV maker based in Iowa shares its name with this large Wisconsin lake Winnebago
#5699, aired 2009-05-21HOBO A GO GO $200: In August, hop a freight train to the city of Britt in this "Hawkeye State" for its annual "Hobo Days" convention Iowa
#5667, aired 2009-04-07NUMBER PLEASE $1,400 (Daily Double): Number of U.S. states that begin with the letter I four
#5644, aired 2009-03-05I'M IN SUCH A STATE! $1000: I'm of one mind to say it's the only state with a unicameral state legislature Nebraska
#5630, aired 2009-02-13AMERICAN HISTORY $200: Between 1856 & 1860, 2,962 of this faith set out from Iowa & Nebraska to Utah in the Handcart Migration Mormonism
#5622, aired 2009-02-03SPORTS FACTS $1000: Iowa State's Dan Gable won 2 NCAA titles in this sport & then coached Iowa to 15 team titles from 1978 to 1997 wrestling
#5607, aired 2009-01-13WE WAX PHILOSOPHIC $800: Beauty's in the eye of the beholder; one may behold this Iowa man's 1931 painting "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" Grant Wood
#5606, aired 2009-01-12MY ACTING & POLITICAL RESUME $1600: "Blind Ambition", "The Love Boat", U.S. rep. from Iowa (Fred) Grandy
#5601, aired 2009-01-05WOOD YOU OR WOODN'T YOU? $400: This word precedes Falls & Rapids in Iowa city names Cedar
#5596, aired 2008-12-29AMERICANA $2000: This Iowa city was named for a French Canadian, the first white man to settle permanently in what is now Iowa Dubuque
#5534, aired 2008-10-02STATES BY COUNTIES $400: Palo Alto, Dallas, Dubuque Iowa
#5520, aired 2008-09-12THE GATHERING OF NATIONS $800: (Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, NM.) The origins of the Kiowa gourd dance come from the tale of a man who saw a red one of these singing & dancing; the howl is a tribute to the sacred animal a wolf
#5497, aired 2008-07-01ART $4,000 (Daily Double): The book "Iowans of Impact" calls him "Anamosa's famous artist" Grant Wood
#5496, aired 2008-06-30THE ONION'S GLOSSARY OF ELECTION TERMS $800: This is referred to as a "process by which Americans are quadrennially reminded of Iowa's existence" the Iowa caucuses
#5435, aired 2008-04-04PRESIDENTS AT REST $800: At his national historic site in West Branch, Iowa Hoover
#5434, aired 2008-04-03THE IOWA STATE FAIR $400: Bruce Springsteen sang about this attraction; the one at the Iowa State Fair dates back to 1921 the Tunnel of Love
#5434, aired 2008-04-03THE IOWA STATE FAIR $1200: The Beef Cattle competition is sanctioned by this youth group, big in the Heartland with its slogan "Learn by doing" 4-H
#5434, aired 2008-04-03THE IOWA STATE FAIR $1600: At age 2 this future single-named fashion designer was named the fair's "Healthiest City Boy" Halston
#5434, aired 2008-04-03THE IOWA STATE FAIR $2000: One annual event is tossing this, also the term for the "bouncy" food eaten on the banquet circuit rubber chicken
#5434, aired 2008-04-03THE IOWA STATE FAIR $3,000 (Daily Double): Set at the Iowa State Fair, this duo's musical "State Fair" says, "I've got Ioway in my ears and eyes and nose" Rodgers & Hammerstein
#5429, aired 2008-03-27CLINT EASTWOOD: A CAREER IN HOLLYWOOD $400: Meryl Streep played an Iowa housewife who has a brief affair with Clint Eastwood in this film The Bridges of Madison County
#5426, aired 2008-03-24THE STATE'S JR. SENATOR $1200: Tom Harkin Iowa
#5401, aired 2008-02-18BODIES OF WATER $200: Iowa's lowest point is a the junction of the Des Moines River & this river that forms Iowa's Eastern border the Mississippi River
#5357, aired 2007-12-18NO, IT'S IOWA $200: In 1942 the first training base for the WAAC, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, opened in this capital Des Moines
#5357, aired 2007-12-18NO, IT'S IOWA $400: The Mississippi forms all of Iowa's eastern boundary, & this river, with a tributary, bounds the west the Missouri
#5357, aired 2007-12-18NO, IT'S IOWA $800: You've hit a Bumppo in the road: it's the name of the University of Iowa's sports teams the Hawkeyes
#5357, aired 2007-12-18NO, IT'S IOWA $1000: Named for a Native American tribe, this city of 85,000 lies near where Iowa, Nebraska & South Dakota meet Sioux City
#5357, aired 2007-12-18NO, IT'S IOWA $2,000 (Daily Double): The largest of the "Quad Cities", this city shares its name with a type of large sofa Davenport
#5324, aired 2007-11-01STATE YOUR NAME $1200: The University of Iowa gave this future 2-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright a B.A. in 1938 Tennessee Williams
#5264, aired 2007-06-28FEELING "BLUE"? $200: Take your gooseberry jam to the Iowa State Fair & win this top prize, like Dawn Shaw did in 2005 blue ribbon
#5260, aired 2007-06-22"H"E MAN $1200: This current U.S. Senator comes from Cumming, Iowa, population 150 Tom Harkin
#5252, aired 2007-06-12U.S. RIVERS $200: This river's widest point, 3 1/2 miles, is just north of Clinton, Iowa the Mississippi
#5230, aired 2007-05-11INCREDIBLE EDIBLES $400: Iowa State Univ.'s Entomology Club once added mealworms to this fried grain that's a staple in Asian restaurants rice
#5220, aired 2007-04-27IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STATE $400: "Ow"! Don't hurt yourself inside this state Iowa
#5219, aired 2007-04-26THE WIZARD OF ODDS $1600: The odds to win this lottery game played in 29 states are 1 in 146 million but in 2006, an Iowa couple won $200.8 mil. that way Powerball
#5215, aired 2007-04-20ILLINOIS, IOWA OR INDIANA $200: The Diamond Lady, the first of this state's riverboat casinos, launched from Bettendorf in 1991 Iowa
#5215, aired 2007-04-20ILLINOIS, IOWA OR INDIANA $400: In area, it's the smallest mainland state west of the Appalachian Mountains Indiana
#5215, aired 2007-04-20ILLINOIS, IOWA OR INDIANA $600: Rockford is its third-largest city Illinois
#5215, aired 2007-04-20ILLINOIS, IOWA OR INDIANA $800: One of the world's largest tractor factories can be found in this state's city of Waterloo Iowa
#5215, aired 2007-04-20ILLINOIS, IOWA OR INDIANA $1000: The city of East Chicago is located there Indiana
#5206, aired 2007-04-09SPORTS GEAR $1000: (Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from wrestling practice at the University of Iowa.) Ancient Greek wrestlers competed naked; today's wrestlers wear this one-piece garment a singlet
#5197, aired 2007-03-27MY KIND OF TOWN $800: In 1851 Prairie Rapids, Iowa was renamed this for the Belgian site of Napoleon's last defeat Waterloo
#5193, aired 2007-03-21SPORTS TERMS $600: (Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the University of Iowa.) It's the structural term for the arched position a wrestler uses to avoid his back touching the mat a bridge
#5183, aired 2007-03-07STATES FREAK $1600: The 3 states on Michigan's southern borders Indiana, Ohio, & Wisconsin
#5177, aired 2007-02-27WHERE AM I? $400: (Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Iowa State Fair.) I'm in this city, home of the Iowa State Fair, whose name may be from the French for "monks", recalling early French missionaries Des Moines
#5165, aired 2007-02-09STATES OF THE UNION $400: This state's first paper was the Du Buque Visitor, which began publishing in 1836 Iowa
#5155, aired 2007-01-26STUPID ANSWERS $400: (Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Iowa State Fair.) Will Rogers, Jeanne Crain & Pat Boone starred in different versions of this film about a family's adventures at the Iowa State Fair State Fair
#5153, aired 2007-01-24FOR THE BIRDS $1200: One of the 2 U.S. states with a bird in its official state nickname (One of) Iowa or Louisiana
#5152, aired 2007-01-23THE LARGEST U.S. STATE $1000: Iowa, Indiana, Illinois Illinois
#5151, aired 2007-01-22AN ACTOR'S LIFE FOR ME $2000: Last name of this Iowa-born "Superman Returns" star is pronounced like "South" Brandon Routh
#5141, aired 2007-01-08WRESTLING $400: (Jimmy of the Clue Crew goes to the mat at the University of Iowa.) Single leg or double leg, this type of wrestling takedown shares its name with the act of bringing down a football player a tackle
#5141, aired 2007-01-08WRESTLING $800: (Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the University of Iowa.) In one starting position the wrestler in the bottom is said to be in "par terre", French for on this on the ground (on the earth accepted)
#5141, aired 2007-01-08WRESTLING $1200: (Jimmy of the Clue Crew grapples with another clue from the University of Iowa.) To get one of these--& win the match--the shoulders have to be pinned to the mat for 1 second--2 seconds in high school a fall
#5141, aired 2007-01-08WRESTLING $2000: (Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the final blow from the University of Iowa.) This takedown is named for the way an injured person might be taken out of a burning building a fireman's carry
#5141, aired 2007-01-08WRESTLING $3,000 (Daily Double): (Kelly of the Clue Crew is back in the gym at the University of Iowa.) Olympic wrestling consists of two styles: freestyle & this, in which the legs can't be used in attack or defense Greco-Roman
#5131, aired 2006-12-25SPORTS VENUES $400: Veterans Memorial Auditorium in this state capital was the home of the Iowa Barnstormers of the AFL Des Moines
#5120, aired 2006-12-08IOWA $400: (Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands in front of a carnival attraction holding corn.) The Iowa State Fair features plenty of corn products--fitting for a state that in 2004 produced 2.2 billion of these units of corn bushels
#5120, aired 2006-12-08IOWA $800: The quad cities comprise Bettendorf & Davenport, Iowa & Rock Island & Moline in this state Illinois
#5120, aired 2006-12-08IOWA $1200: (Jimmy stands in front of a wrestling match.) The men's wrestling team, with the 20 NCAA Division I titles since 1975, is part of a great tradition for the University of Iowa athletes known by this nickname the Hawkeyes
#5120, aired 2006-12-08IOWA $1600: Before primary season, Iowa gets in early on the pres. nominating process with these party gatherings caucuses
#5120, aired 2006-12-08IOWA $2000: (Kelly of the Clue Crew stands in front of a smithy.) Born in 1874, this U.S. president and famed humanitarian was the son of an Iowa blacksmith, whose shop is replicated here Herbert Hoover
#5090, aired 2006-10-27HOW GREAT THOU ART $1600: This Iowan's "Daughters of Revolution" was a stab at what he thought was the smugness of the D.A.R. & others Grant Wood
#5082, aired 2006-10-17STATE FLAGS $400: This bird of prey is on the state flags of Illinois & Iowa the (bald) eagle
#5060, aired 2006-09-15NOTABLE NAMES $600: Maryville Wood, an Iowa farmer, gave this name to his artistically gifted son Grant
#5051, aired 2006-07-24COLLEGE SPORTS $400: In 2002 Southern Cal quarterback Carson Palmer won this trophy; Iowa quarterback Brad Banks was second the Heisman Trophy
#5047, aired 2006-07-18BROADWAY GEOGRAPHY $800: Like "The Music Man", "The Pajama Game" takes place in this U.S. state Iowa
#5041, aired 2006-07-10HIDDEN U.S. STATES $600: Face it: audio wasn't as good on Grandma's gramophone Iowa (in audio wasn't)
#5037, aired 2006-07-04NAMES IN SPORTS $400: (Hi, I'm Tim Dwight.) At Iowa I was one of these, like the sneaky scout in "The Last of the Mohicans" a Hawkeye
#5035, aired 2006-06-30FIRST LADIES' FATHERS $800: Charles D. Henry, a Waterloo, Iowa banker Lou Hoover
#5027, aired 2006-06-20AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY $1,500 (Daily Double): These largest cities of Michigan & Iowa were both given French names Detroit & Des Moines
#4966, aired 2006-03-27PRESIDENTS & FIRST LADIES $400: Hailing from West Branch, Iowa, he was the first president born west of the Mississippi Hoover
#4952, aired 2006-03-07AIRPORT I.D. CODES $400: You can understand why some residents of this Iowa city want to change their airport's designation, SUX Sioux City
#4948, aired 2006-03-01THE "I"s HAVE IT $1200: On Dec. 28, 1846 it joined the U.S. as the 29th state Iowa
#4938, aired 2006-02-15MARVELOUS MARVEL $1000: This Marvel sharpshooter is also a nickname for the State of Iowa Hawkeye
#4937, aired 2006-02-14AROUND THE USA $200: In the 2000 census, Des Moines & Cedar Rapids were the only 2 cities in this state with populations of more than 100,000 Iowa
#4913, aired 2006-01-11CLEVELAND ATHLETES $800: "Bullet Bob", this pitcher from Van Meter, Iowa, joined the Indians at age 17 in 1936 Bob Feller
#4898, aired 2005-12-21FOOTBALL $400: (I'm Kurt Warner of the NFL.) From 1995 to 1997 I played for the Iowa Barnstormers in this league that plays its games indoors the Arena Football League
#4882, aired 2005-11-29CLINT EASTWOOD MOVIE QUOTES $800: Meryl Streep: "Are you supposed to be in Iowa?" The Bridges of Madison County
#4879, aired 2005-11-24"D"-RIGEUR $800: Given in Iowa in Jan. 2004, this politician's most memorable quote may have been "Yeeeeeaaaaaargh!" (Howard) Dean
#4869, aired 2005-11-10COLLEGE AKA $1000: In Iowa: A male duck Drake
#4843, aired 2005-10-05FAMOUS PAINTERS $1200: In 1929, a year before his most famous work, this Iowan painted his mother in "Woman with Plants" Grant Wood
#4811, aired 2005-07-04STATE NICKNAMES $400: The "Hawkeye State" Iowa
#4805, aired 2005-06-24PRESIDENTS & BASEBALL $600: One of his first jobs was re-creating Cubs games over the radio in Iowa Ronald Reagan
#4802, aired 2005-06-21LIBRARIES $400: Galleries at his Iowa Pres. Library & Museum include "The Humanitarian Years" & "From Hero to Scapegoat" Herbert Hoover
#4797, aired 2005-06-14THE 50 STATES $400: To stand in the center of this state, go 5 miles northeast of Ames & stand there--how exciting... Iowa
#4775, aired 2005-05-13CNN 25: PEOPLE $2000: In 1997 it was a boy, boy, boy, boy, girl, girl, girl for this Iowa woman, as she delivered septuplets (Bobbi) McCaughey
#4735, aired 2005-03-18WOULD YOU TAKE AN "IOU"? $800: Geographically, it precedes "City" in Iowa & "Falls" in South Dakota Sioux
#4692, aired 2005-01-18STATES' LONGEST RIVERS $400: Des Moines River Iowa
#4672, aired 2004-12-21TRAVEL FUN $600: Pop over to the national balloon museum, made to look like 2 inverted balloons, in Indianola in this "Hawkeye State" Iowa
#4660, aired 2004-12-03CORPORATE BRANDS $1200: This Iowa company can send its repairmen to fix its Magic Chef & Admiral appliances & its Hoover vacuums Maytag
#4651, aired 2004-11-22ROAD TRIPPING $200: Just west of Davenport, the Iowa-80, one of these refuges for big rigs, features a dentist & barber shop a truck stop
#4634, aired 2004-10-28STATE-LY HOMES $400: In 1934 Buffalo Bill's Iowa boyhood home was moved to Cody in this state Wyoming
#4633, aired 2004-10-27PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS $1000: State where the concession speech seen here was made in 2004 Iowa
#4625, aired 2004-10-15LICENSE PLATE SLOGANS $600: Iowa has had "The Corn State", Kentucky has had "Bluegrass State", & it has had "The Wheat State" Kansas
#4624, aired 2004-10-14FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD $600: The Red Delicious apple was originally called the Hawkeye apple; it was developed in an orchard in this state Iowa
#4598, aired 2004-09-08SMALL TOWN FOLKS $800: This bandleader whose hit is heard here grew up in the small towns of Clarinda, Iowa; Tryon, Neb.; & Grant City, Mo. Glenn Miller
#4590, aired 2004-07-16POPULATIONS $600: From 1970 to 1990 the population center shifted west from southern Illinois to near Steelville in this state Missouri
#4550, aired 2004-05-21NATIVE AMERICANS $1200: Major subgroups of this tribe of the American Southwest include Kiowa, Chiricahua & Mescalero the Apache
#4549, aired 2004-05-20THE LARGEST IN AREA $1000: Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri Nebraska
#4531, aired 2004-04-26WHAT'S "D" MATTER? $1200: A large city in Iowa, or a large sofa that often converts into a bed Davenport
#4503, aired 2004-03-17STUPID ANSWERS $1000: This city in Iowa is at the confluence of the Big Sioux & Missouri Rivers Sioux City
#4493, aired 2004-03-03SEMPER "FI" $1200: Iowa senator Chuck Grassley is the chairman of this U.S. Senate committee Finance
#4482, aired 2004-02-17ASHTON KUTCHER $400: On the seventh of February in 1978, Ashton was born in Cedar Rapids in this state Iowa
#4473, aired 2004-02-04IOWA $400: This "yummy" red apple, the USA's top seller, was developed in the 1880s in Jesse Hiatt's orchard near East Peru the Red Delicious
#4473, aired 2004-02-04IOWA $800: Each May since 1935 the town of Pella has celebrated its heritage from this country with its Tulip Time Festival the Netherlands (Holland)
#4473, aired 2004-02-04IOWA $1600: Republican Chuck Grassley has represented Iowa in the U.S. Senate since 1981; this Democrat, since 1985 Tom Harkin
#4473, aired 2004-02-04IOWA $2000: In 1673 these 2 Frenchmen, one a priest, became the first whites to set foot in what is now Iowa Marquette & Joliet
#4473, aired 2004-02-04IOWA $6,000 (Daily Double): With a circulation of over 150,000, this capital city newspaper is Iowa's largest daily the Des Moines Register
#4439, aired 2003-12-18U.S. CITY NICKNAMES $1000: Rockwell City in this state calls itself the "Golden Buckle on the Corn Belt" Iowa
#4396, aired 2003-10-20BEFORE & AFTER $200: 1995 film in which actor Beau's brother has a love affair in Iowa with Meryl Streep Jeff Bridges of Madison County
#4379, aired 2003-09-25ABBREVIATIONS $800: It's the 2-letter postal abbreviation for Iowa IA
#4371, aired 2003-09-15ART & ARTISTS $1,000 (Daily Double): In 1934 this midwestern regionalist became an assistant professor of fine arts at the University of Iowa Grant Wood
#4371, aired 2003-09-15THE MISSOURI RIVER $200: Parts of the Missouri are lined with these cliffs; an Iowa city named for a famous council is located on some bluffs
#4356, aired 2003-07-07'BOUT 100 YEARS AGO $1200: A saloon in Kiowa, Kansas became the first target in her many attacks on liquor establishments Carrie Nation
#4333, aired 2003-06-04FIND THE STATE $1200: Fidelio was Beethoven's only opera (but has it played in Dubuque?) Iowa
#4303, aired 2003-04-23PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY ADDRESSES $1000: 210 Parkside Drive, West Branch, Iowa Herbert Hoover
#4299, aired 2003-04-17ILLOGICAL GEOGRAPHIC NAMES $1600: Rock Island is not on an island but a city on the Mississippi River in this state that borders Iowa Illinois
#4295, aired 2003-04-11COLLEGE TEAM NICKNAMES $200: (I'm Kurt Warner.) The team at my alma mater, Northern Iowa, is these big, fierce black cats Panthers
#4270, aired 2003-03-07WHEW! IT'S HOT! $600: 118 degrees on June 20, 1934 in Keokuk Iowa
#4263, aired 2003-02-2619th CENTURY WOMEN $500 (Daily Double): This woman famous for her pantaloons became president of the Iowa Woman Suffrage Society in 1871 Amelia Bloomer
#4263, aired 2003-02-26POLITICS $600: Before a U.S. general election, these elections are held to determine the party candidates primaries
#4257, aired 2003-02-18MOUNDS $1000: The mounds near Marquette, Iowa are known as these mounds, as they are shaped like birds, bears & other animals effigy mounds
#4252, aired 2003-02-11TALLEST, LONGEST, WIDEST, DEEPEST $400: This river reaches its widest point, about 4 miles, near Clinton, Iowa Mississippi River
#4249, aired 2003-02-06TASTE TREATS? $1200: The Entomology Club at Iowa State Univ. put these chirping insects into Chocolate Chirpie Chip Cookies crickets
#4215, aired 2002-12-20RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN $2000: Musical numbers in this 1945 film include "All I Owe Ioway" & "It's a Grand Night for Singing" State Fair
#4203, aired 2002-12-04& AWAY WE GO $1600: As seen in 1995's "The Straight Story", Alvin Straight rode one of these from Iowa to Wisc. to visit his brother lawnmower
#4177, aired 2002-10-29STATE GOVERNMENT $1600: The counties of Iowa & Arizona are headed by boards of these supervisors
#4175, aired 2002-10-25OCCUPATIONS $400: (Sarah of the Clue Crew at the Museum of Flight in Seattle) Aboard a Boeing 80-A1, Iowan Ellen Church became the first of these workers in 1930 stewardess/flight attendant
#4143, aired 2002-09-11BOOK OF LOVE $400: Photographer Robert Kincaid has a steamy but brief affair with an Iowa farmer's wife in this '90s love story "The Bridges of Madison County"
#4134, aired 2002-07-18KEVIN COSTNER FILMS $400: Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella Field of Dreams
#4126, aired 2002-07-08ALONG I-80 $600: This city on I-80 is home to the University of Osteopathic Medicine & more Iowans than anywhere else Des Moines
#4111, aired 2002-06-17NAME THAT PRESIDENT $800: Born in Iowa; helped feed the unfortunate; sucked up 444 electoral votes in 1928 Hoover
#4094, aired 2002-05-23COUNTIES $800: Counties in Iowa & West Virginia are named for this Indian princess Pocahontas
#4091, aired 2002-05-20IOWANS $200: Born in Iowa in 1907, he starred in "Rio Lobo", "Rio Bravo" & "Rio Grande" John Wayne
#4091, aired 2002-05-20IOWANS $400: Prior to marrying Roseanne, this man from Ottumwa worked as a ham packer at a Hormel plant Tom Arnold
#4091, aired 2002-05-20IOWANS $600: Des Moines' Marilyn Maye sang 76 times, more than anyone else on the talk show of this man born in Corning Johnny Carson
#4091, aired 2002-05-20IOWANS $800: Iowan Meredith Willson wrote this 1957 musical set in River City, Iowa The Music Man
#4091, aired 2002-05-20IOWANS $1000: Burlingtonian best remembered for playing TV's Fred Mertz William "Bub" Frawley
#4053, aired 2002-03-27FORMAL COUNTRY DESIGNATIONS $200: Eritrea & Israel are formally designated as these, sort of like Idaho & Iowa states
#4009, aired 2002-01-24ENTERTAINING IOWANS $2000: Before his early death, this man from Davenport, seen here, composed the "Davenport Blues." Bix Beiderbecke
#3999, aired 2002-01-10VERB FIRST NAMES $1000: To bestow, like a "gothic" American painter from Iowa grant
#3982, aired 2001-12-18FAMOUS HOMES $400: The house that inspired this Grant Wood painting still stands in Eldon, Iowa American Gothic
#3969, aired 2001-11-29CELEBRITY POLITICIANS $2000: Later a congressman from Iowa, this man played Gopher on "The Love Boat" Fred Grandy
#3920, aired 2001-09-21AMERICA-PODGE $400: If you fly over Iowa, you'll see lots of this leading crop that accounts for about 18% of the USA's production corn
#3919, aired 2001-09-20"D" TOUR $800: A shipping point for agriculture, this eastern Iowa city is located on the Mississippi River across from Rock Island Davenport
#3907, aired 2001-09-04SMACK DAB IN THE MIDDLE $400: In Story County, 5 miles northeast of Ames Iowa
#3904, aired 2001-07-19BORDERLINE STATES $500: Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota Wisconsin
#3833, aired 2001-04-11BEGINS & ENDS IN "K" $800: Mark Twain once worked as a printer in this Iowa town Keokuk
#3814, aired 2001-03-15STATES BY SENATORS $500: Grassley & Harkin Iowa
#3762, aired 2001-01-02FOR THE "HOLLY" DAYS $200: Charles was the real first name of this Texan who died in a plane crash near Mason City, Iowa Buddy Holly
#3749, aired 2000-12-14AMERICAN ART $600: The book "Iowans of Impact" calls him "Anamosa's Famous Artist" Grant Wood
#3743, aired 2000-12-06WOW! THE MIDWEST $100: The Delicious variety of this fruit was first grown in the late 1800s on a farm in Peru, Iowa Apple
#3742, aired 2000-12-05ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL? $800: (Hi, I'm Kurt Warner of the St. Louis Rams) Before coming to the NFL, I played for 3 years with the Iowa Barnstormers of this football league AFL (Arena Football League)
#3730, aired 2000-11-17COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES $400: Angie Anderson & Carrie MacDonald are the first women to wear the Hawkeye mascot costume of this university Iowa
#3729, aired 2000-11-16COLLEGE HODGEPODGE $300: (Hi, I'm Margaret Bickers, a contestant in the 1992 Jeopardy! college tournament, now a pilot in Iowa.) This government agency runs a center for aviation systems reliability at Iowa State FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)
#3721, aired 2000-11-06ATE $400 (Daily Double): As a byproduct of WWII food rationing, this U.S. state consumes more Spam per capita than any other Hawaii
#3701, aired 2000-10-09AMERICAN ARTISTS $400: This "American Gothic" creator was a leading regionalist, his region being Iowa Grant Wood
#3693, aired 2000-09-27VWLLSS $400: Hawkeye & Buckeye states: "W" & "H" Iowa & Ohio
#3690, aired 2000-09-22MIDWESTERN CITIES $1000: Of the Quad Cities, this Iowa one is where you'd most likely want to sit down & put your feet up Davenport
#3682, aired 2000-09-12PRESIDENTS IN IOWA $100: He was at radio station WHO back in the 1930s & while president, went back to Des Moines Ronald Reagan
#3682, aired 2000-09-12PRESIDENTS IN IOWA $200: He dedicated the Rathbun Dam July 31, 1971 Richard Nixon
#3682, aired 2000-09-12PRESIDENTS IN IOWA $300: Lincoln has a monument in Council Bluffs; this other president has a grave in West Branch Herbert Hoover
#3682, aired 2000-09-12PRESIDENTS IN IOWA $400: In 1887 Cleveland attended this city's Corn Palace (or should we say Maize Palace) Sioux City
#3682, aired 2000-09-12PRESIDENTS IN IOWA $500: In 1975 Ford attended this, the subject of a 1945 Rodgers & Hammerstein film musical Iowa State Fair
#3672, aired 2000-07-18FAMOUS NAMES $400: From 1902 to 1912, this washing machine magnate served as an Iowa state senator F.L. Maytag
#3658, aired 2000-06-28CLASSICAL MUSIC $500: While visiting Iowa in 1893, this Czech composed his "String Quartet No. 12 in F Major", or the "American Quartet" Antonin Dvorak
#3658, aired 2000-06-28THEY NAMED IT FOR ME $100: They named a poll after this man born in Iowa in 1901 George Gallup
#3655, aired 2000-06-23FUN FACTS ABOUT STATES & CAPITALS $1000: It's the only state whose name begins with 2 vowels Iowa
#3649, aired 2000-06-15U.S. "CITY"s $500: A monument in this Iowa city honors Sgt. Charles Floyd, who died during the Lewis & Clark expedition Sioux City
#3638, aired 2000-05-31FUN WITH ZIP CODES $400: 50010 is found in the heartland, Ames in this state Iowa
#3634, aired 2000-05-25COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES $800: "Windy" nickname of Iowa State's athletic teams Cyclones
#3627, aired 2000-05-16STATE BORDERS $200: The Wabash River provides part of Illinois' border with this neighbor, also its neighbor alphabetically Indiana
#3617, aired 2000-05-02STATES' MOST POPULOUS CITIES $200: Iowa: 193,000 Des Moines
#3553, aired 2000-02-02IT HAPPENED ON GROUNDHOG DAY $300: In 1959 this 22-year-old singer played his last gig, at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa Buddy Holly
#3533, aired 2000-01-05HAVE A (COUNTY) SEAT $500: Winterset, also the title of a 1936 movie, is the seat of this Iowa county featured in a 1995 movie Madison County
#3530, aired 1999-12-31NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES $400: Add 1 letter to "Iowa" to get the name of this tribe who lived south of the Iowa Kiowa
#3529, aired 1999-12-30SO LONG TO THE '90s $100: In the summer of '93, parts of Illinois, Iowa & 7 other states became disaster areas due to this disaster Flooding
#3514, aired 1999-12-09MOBILE HOMES $300: Headquartered in Forest City, Iowa, it's "The Most Recognized Name" among builders of mobile homes Winnebago
#3482, aired 1999-10-26U.S. GEOGRAPHY $300: The name of this Iowa capital may come from an Indian word for "River of the Mounds" Des Moines
#3470, aired 1999-10-08THE ASPCA $1000: The ASPCA helped stop Iowa legislators from legalizing hunting of the mourning type of this Dove
#3469, aired 1999-10-07SINNERS $400: Iowa senator Tom Harkin is trying to get this Black Sox ballplayer's record cleared "Shoeless" Joe Jackson
#3460, aired 1999-09-24PRESIDENTIAL AUTHORS $300: "My Boyhood in Iowa" Herbert Hoover
#3428, aired 1999-06-30U.S. "O" TOUR $200: Council Bluffs, Iowa lies across the river from this Nebraska city & makes up part of its metropolitan area Omaha
#3419, aired 1999-06-17THE MIDWEST $1000: Josiah Grinnell heeded this advice that Horace Greeley gave him & moved from Washington, D.C. to Iowa "Go West, young man (and grow up with the country)"
#3409, aired 1999-06-03COUNTY SEATS $300: This Iowa city, the seat of Black Hawk County, has a name Wellington would remember Waterloo
#3362, aired 1999-03-30LET'S GET M*A*S*Hed $400: Company clerk "Radar" O'Reilly was from this state Iowa
#3320, aired 1999-01-29COLLEGE SPORTS $200: Between 1975 & 1996 this midwestern school's Hawkeyes won 16 NCAA wrestling titles Iowa
#3316, aired 1999-01-25SO THAT'S THE STORY $300: Photographer stops to ask directions of an Iowa farm wife; gets 4 days of passionate lovemaking; leaves The Bridges Of Madison County
#3305, aired 1999-01-08CORNY MOVIES $100: Film in which Kevin Costner hears a mysterious voice while standing in his Iowa cornfield Field Of Dreams
#3305, aired 1999-01-08CORNY MOVIES $300: Reviewers went crazy with "corn" puns reviewing this Eastwood-Streep movie set in Iowa The Bridges Of Madison County
#3277, aired 1998-12-01STATE TREES $400: Iowa has 2 of the 3 letters of this, its state tree, in its name Oak
#3245, aired 1998-10-16GAMBLING $400: In 1989 Iowa became the first state to legalize modern mobile casinos on these riverboats
#3240, aired 1998-10-09ART & ARTISTS $100: This "American Gothic" artist was an asst. professor of fine arts at the Univ. of Iowa in 1934 Grant Wood
#3232, aired 1998-09-29MIDWEST CITIES $400: Along with Rock Island & Moline, Illinois, this state's Davenport & Bettendorf form the Quad Cities Iowa
#3216, aired 1998-09-07THE 1998 PULITZER PRIZES $500: A gold medal went to this state's Grand Forks Herald for coverage of a flood & other disasters North Dakota
#3200, aired 1998-06-26STATES OF THE UNION $500: The name of this "Hawkeye State" means either "Beautiful Land" or "One Who Puts to Sleep" Iowa
#3190, aired 1998-06-12EXPLORATION $200: A city in what is now this state was named to honor Julien Dubuque, 23 years after his death Iowa
#3180, aired 1998-05-29PRESIDENTIAL BURIAL PLACES $300: West Branch, Iowa Herbert Hoover
#3110, aired 1998-02-20U.S. AIRPORT DESIGNATIONS $500: SUX Sioux City, Iowa
#3106, aired 1998-02-16AMERICAN HODGEPODGE $600: A 45-ton statue of a bull named Albert decorates the Iowa town named for this 19th century bird artist John James Audubon
#3101, aired 1998-02-09STUPID ANSWERS $200: In 1989 the town of Fort Madison, Iowa celebrated the completion of a wood replica of this historic structure Fort Madison
#3096, aired 1998-02-02HIGH ROLLERS $300: "Canada Bill" Jones was a 3-card monte wizard on these transports, where Iowans can now legally bet Riverboats
#3072, aired 1997-12-30MUSIC MAKERS $1000: In 1993 Spillville, Iowa celebrated the 100th anniversary of this Czech composer's summer visit there Dvorak
#3061, aired 1997-12-15LITERARY TEARJERKERS $1,000 (Daily Double): This 1992 novel about a 4-day affair in Iowa was written in 14 days The Bridges of Madison County
#3005, aired 1997-09-26INTO THE WOODS $200: In this Iowan's 1929 painting "Woman With Plants", the woman is his mother Grant Wood
#2960, aired 1997-06-13UTOPIAS $1000: George Foerstner named his brand of refrigerator for this Iowa society to which he belonged Amana
#2939, aired 1997-05-15ROAD TRIP $200: Capitals on Interstate 80 include Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Cheyenne & this one in Iowa Des Moines
#2930, aired 1997-05-02ANNUAL EVENTS $200: Pella, Iowa celebrates its heritage from this country during its Tulip Time Festival in May Holland (the Netherlands)
#2921, aired 1997-04-21HISTORIC PLACES $800: This president's national historic site in West Branch, Iowa has a Quaker meetinghouse on the grounds Herbert Hoover
#2919, aired 1997-04-17STATE CAPITAL NICKNAMES $600: It's "The Hoosier Capital" & "The Railroad City" Indianapolis
#2891, aired 1997-03-10NEWSPAPERS $1000: This Des Moines paper is Iowa's largest daily Des Moines Register
#2886, aired 1997-03-03AUTHORS $400: The Burr Oak, Iowa hotel in which this "Little House on the Prairie" author briefly lived is a museum Laura Ingalls Wilder
#2876, aired 1997-02-17PRESIDENTS' BIRTHDAYS $500: He was born to a blacksmith's wife August 10, 1874 in West Branch, Iowa Herbert Hoover
#2863, aired 1997-01-29TRAVEL U.S.A. $500: At his birthplace at 224 S. 2nd St., Winterset, Iowa, you can see the eye patch he wore in a 1969 film John Wayne (as Rooster Cogburn)
#2857, aired 1997-01-21U.S. STATES $300: Iowa's capitol building in this city has 5 domes & one of them is covered in 23-karat gold Des Moines
#2827, aired 1996-12-10U.S. STATES $300: It's known as "The Land Where the Tall Corn Grows" Iowa
#2814, aired 1996-11-21NATIVE AMERICANS $400: The Sauk chief Keokuk is buried in the city of Keokuk in this state Iowa
#2805, aired 1996-11-08FOOD $100: The delicious type of this fruit was discovered near Peru, Iowa in 1872 apple
#2801, aired 1996-11-04ANNUAL EVENTS $500: Mason City, the birthplace of this "Music Man" composer, is home to the North Iowa Band Festival Meredith Willson
#2787, aired 1996-10-15ANNUAL EVENTS $1,000 (Daily Double): The town of Winterset in this Iowa county is noted for its Covered Bridge Festival Madison
#2729, aired 1996-06-13NATIVE AMERICANS $800: This leader of an 1832 "war" was allowed to return to his people in Iowa but couldn't be a chief Black Hawk
#2728, aired 1996-06-12U.S. GEOGRAPHY $200: Iowa is nicknamed "The Land Between Two Rivers" because it lies between this mighty pair the Missouri & Mississippi Rivers
#2714, aired 1996-05-23COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES $800: The University of Iowa is in Iowa City & Iowa State University is in this city Ames
#2647, aired 1996-02-20U.S. GEOGRAPHY $400: The Dubuque Hills are in both Illinois & this state to the west Iowa
#2631, aired 1996-01-29FILMS OF THE '90s $100: Meryl Streep as an Iowa farm wife finds a once-in-a-lifetime love with Clint Eastwood in this 1995 film The Bridges of Madison County
#2629, aired 1996-01-25INVENTORS $200: Christian Nelson of Onawa, Iowa patented this chocolate-coated ice cream bar in 1921 Eskimo Pie
#2619, aired 1996-01-11THE MISSISSIPPI $400: Riverboat casino gambling has increased tourism in this Hawkeye State's city of Bettendorf Iowa
#2583, aired 1995-11-22FIRST LADIES $1000: This first lady died in 1944 & was buried in West Branch, Iowa Lou Henry Hoover
#2575, aired 1995-11-10U.S.A. $300: This nickname for Iowa is believed to honor the Sauk Indian chief Black Hawk the Hawkeye State
#2573, aired 1995-11-08U.S. GEOGRAPHY $800: In 1857 it replaced Iowa City as Iowa's capital Des Moines
#2541, aired 1995-09-25ANNUAL EVENTS $500: An annual Iowa art festival is named for this "American Gothic" artist, one of the state's native sons Grant Wood
#2529, aired 1995-09-07FAMOUS MEREDITHS $400: This Mason City, Iowa composer created some trouble for River City, Iowa Meredith Willson
#2525, aired 1995-07-21FIRST LADIES $300: You can visit the birthplace of this 1950s first lady in Boone, Iowa Mamie Eisenhower
#2500, aired 1995-06-16FAMOUS WOMEN $400: Born in Iowa in 1861, this stage star renowned for her beauty was nicknamed "Airy, Fairy Lillian" Lillian Russell
#2466, aired 1995-05-01U.S. GEOGRAPHY $200: This river reaches its widest point, 3 1/2 miles, just north of Clinton, Iowa Mississippi
#2444, aired 1995-03-30COLLEGES $200: This Tuskegee teacher earned his master's degree at Iowa State Agricultural College (George Washington) Carver
#2411, aired 1995-02-13ARTISTS $800: In 1934 this "American Gothic" artist became a professor of fine arts at the University of Iowa Grant Wood
#2400, aired 1995-01-27AMERICAN MUSEUMS $200: A mock-up of artist Grant Wood's house can be seen in the Davenport Museum of Art in this state Iowa
#2245, aired 1994-05-13BLACK AMERICA $600: In 1894 this agricultural scientist became the first black graduate of what's now Iowa State University George Washington Carver
#2239, aired 1994-05-05STATE CAPITALS $300: The art center in this Iowa capital was designed in the 1940s by Eliel Saarinen Des Moines
#2183, aired 1994-02-16THE 50 STATES $500: This state located between the Missouri & Mississippi rivers is the USA's leading corn producer Iowa
#2150, aired 1993-12-31U.S.A. $500: A memorial in Spillville, Iowa honors this composer who worked on his “New World” Symphony there (Anton) Dvorák
#2125, aired 1993-11-26AMERICAN BUSINESS $1000: This Iowa-based company developed the agitating washing machine in 1922 & a dryer 31 years later Maytag
#2123, aired 1993-11-24THE "I"'s HAVE IT $800: "The Crossroads of America" is its state motto Indiana
#2122, aired 1993-11-23U.S. HISTORY $400: In 1867 the first railroad to cross this state was completed from the Mississippi to Council Bluffs Iowa
#2121, aired 1993-11-22ADVICE COLUMNISTS $600: She & husband Tom bought 5 Iowa papers & locals can write to her new advice column Roseanne Arnold
#2103, aired 1993-10-27THE 1850s $100: The first bridge over this river, connecting Iowa & Illinois, opened in April 1856 the Mississippi
#2083, aired 1993-09-29EIGHTS $200: Colorado, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Iowa St., Kansas, Kansas St., Missouri, Oklahoma St. The Big 8
#2078, aired 1993-09-22JULY 1993 $100: This river flooded homes & businesses in Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois & Missouri Mississippi
#2078, aired 1993-09-22RESTAURANTS $200: In 1993 this TV comedienne & her husband Tom opened their Big Food Diner near their farm in Eldon, Iowa Roseanne Arnold
#2062, aired 1993-07-20AMERICAN HISTORY $1000: 5 brothers of this Waterloo, Iowa family died when the cruiser Juneau was sunk in 1942 the Sullivan brothers (the Sullivans)
#2040, aired 1993-06-18UNOFFICIAL STATE NICKNAMES $200: Because of its violent storms, it's sometimes called the "Cyclone State" Kansas
#2024, aired 1993-05-27BUSINESS & INDUSTRY $600: This hot cereal company's plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is the world's largest cereal mill under one roof Quaker Oats
#2024, aired 1993-05-27U.S. CITIES $200: Part of the metropolitan area of this Nebraska city extends into Council Bluffs, Iowa Omaha
#2010, aired 1993-05-07COLLEGE NICKNAMES $200: The Hawkeyes Iowa
#1985, aired 1993-04-02FILE UNDER "H" $1000: The only branch of this presidential library is in West Branch, Iowa the Hoover Library
#1952, aired 1993-02-16THE SCHOOL PLAY $800: A band instrument salesman visits a small Iowa town in this Meredith Willson production The Music Man
#1950, aired 1993-02-12FAMOUS MILLERS $200: This big band leader was probably the most famous man born in Clarinda, Iowa Glenn Miller
#1949, aired 1993-02-11ANNUAL EVENTS $1000: This state's Amana Colonies celebrate Oktoberfest each year Iowa
#1891, aired 1992-11-23POTPOURRI $300: The red delicious apple, originally called the hawk eye, was discovered in this state Iowa
#1858, aired 1992-10-07STOP THE PRESSES! $500: The 4th annual International Leisure Suit Convention drew 1500 polyester lovers to this Iowa capital Des Moines
#1793, aired 1992-05-201991 $1000: The Navy apologized for blaming this battleship's gun turret explosion on one of its victims the Iowa
#1780, aired 1992-05-01IOWANS $200: John L. Lewis was the first president of this labor group that merged with the AFL in 1955 the CIO
#1780, aired 1992-05-01IOWANS $400: The movie version of this Meredith Willson musical premiered in Mason City, his hometown Music Man
#1780, aired 1992-05-01IOWANS $600: MacKinlay Kantor won the 1956 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel about this Civil War prison camp Andersonville
#1780, aired 1992-05-01IOWANS $800: Both this president and his wife Lou were born in Iowa: he in West Branch & she in Waterloo Hoover
#1780, aired 1992-05-01IOWANS $1000: This "American Gothic" painter was made an associate professor of art at the University of Iowa in 1934 Grant Wood
#1752, aired 1992-03-24THE 1950s $100: While visiting Iowa Sept. 22, 1959, this Soviet premier ate his first hot dog Nikita Khrushchev
#1735, aired 1992-02-28STATE CAPITALS $300: This Iowa capital is headquarters to more than 50 insurance companies Des Moines
#1667, aired 1991-11-26IOWA $100: This state capital has a doll collection of First Ladies wearing their individual gowns Des Moines
#1667, aired 1991-11-26IOWA $200: Mrs. Olsen of Folger's coffee fame grew up in Stanton, where the world's largest one of these stands coffee pot
#1667, aired 1991-11-26IOWA $300: Pufferbilly Days, held each September in Boone, celebrates this means of transport rail
#1667, aired 1991-11-26IOWA $400: A 1945 Rodgers & Hammerstein film was set at this annual event in Iowa state fair
#1667, aired 1991-11-26IOWA $500: Iowa's official rock, it may look plain on the outside, but inside there are crystals geode
#1659, aired 1991-11-14THE CONGRESS $400: Former "Love Boat" star Fred Grandy represents this state's 6th District in the House Iowa
#1424, aired 1990-11-08ISLANDS $600: One of Iowa's quad cities & a railroad bear the name of this island Rock Island
#3, aired 1990-06-30FAMOUS POLITICIANS $600: Tho this senate minority leader won the 1988 GOP Iowa caucauses, he lost the presidential nomination Bob Dole
#1354, aired 1990-06-21U.S. STATES $300: Hoover's library is in Iowa & his dam is on the border of these 2 states Nevada & Arizona
#1331, aired 1990-05-21NUTMEGGERS $600: His character, Radar O' Reilly, was from Iowa, but this actor was born in Bristol, Connecticut Gary Burghoff
#1307, aired 1990-04-17U.S. STATES $600: The Hawkeyes of this "Hawkeye State" must read a lot--they have the highest literacy rate in the U.S. Iowa
#1301, aired 1990-04-09"C" CITIES $500: Originally called Rapids City, this Iowa city was renamed in 1849 to include the name of the river Cedar Rapids
#1301, aired 1990-04-09IOWANS $200: This singer & variety show host was born in Wall Lake, not Moon River, Iowa Andy Williams
#1301, aired 1990-04-09IOWANS $400: After this pitcher retired in 1956, the Cleveland Indians also retired his number -- 19 Bob Feller
#1301, aired 1990-04-09IOWANS $600: 1 of the 2 first ladies who were born in Iowa Mamie Eisenhower (or Lou Hoover)
#1301, aired 1990-04-09IOWANS $800: 76% of our staff knew that this Iowan founded the American Institute of Public Opinion in 1935 George Gallup
#1301, aired 1990-04-09IOWANS $1000: The film "The Music Man" had its premiere in Mason City, home town of this man, its composer Meredith Willson
#1289, aired 1990-03-22THE 50 STATES $800: The Amana Colonies in this state are known for the manufacturing of refrigerators & other appliances Iowa
#1247, aired 1990-01-23MINNESOTA $400: With this as the state nickname, Fred Grandy should have been a representative from Minnesota "The Gopher State"
#1208, aired 1989-11-29AMERICAN INDIANS $500: The Sauk leader Keokuk is buried in the city named for him in this state Iowa
#1202, aired 1989-11-21WORD PLAY $800: It's the only U.S. state whose name begins with 2 vowels Iowa
#1190, aired 1989-11-03U.S. CITIES $400: Survey Sampling, Inc. calls this Iowa capital the No. 1 city for market research Des Moines
#1103, aired 1989-05-24WORD PLAY $1,000 (Daily Double): The 2 states whose names have 3 vowels & only 1 consonant Ohio & Iowa
#1060, aired 1989-03-24FAMOUS WOMEN $300: Take our advice; these famous twins were born on the 4th of July in 1918 in Sioux City, Iowa "Dear Abby" & "Ann Landers"
#1037, aired 1989-02-21LIBRARIES $800: This Tony Award winning musical of 1957 was partially set in the Madison Library in Iowa The Music Man
#981, aired 1988-12-05AMERICAN RIVERS $400: These 2 rivers form Iowa's eastern & western borders the Mississippi & the Missouri
#965, aired 1988-11-11ARTISTS $800: This Iowan was a leader of regionalism, a movement that dominated U.S. art in the 1930s Grant Wood
#944, aired 1988-10-13FARMING $200: Cereal producer whose "belt" stretches from Ohio through Iowa & west to Nebraska corn
#916, aired 1988-09-05FAMOUS AMERICANS $1,000 (Daily Double): Iowa's only national historic site is the birthplace of this U.S. president Herbert Hoover
#893, aired 1988-06-22COLLEGES $800: This state university in Ames claims to be the birthplace of the electronic digital computer Iowa State
#881, aired 1988-06-06POLITICIANS $200: Harry L. Hopkins of Sioux City, Iowa, headed the WPA for this president Franklin Roosevelt
#876, aired 1988-05-30U.S. STATES $500 (Daily Double): 2 of the 3 states that have only 4 letters in their name (2 of) Ohio, Utah & Iowa
#823, aired 1988-03-16CRIME & PUNISHMENT $300: An Iowa man told judge he'd submit to stoning instead of jail if throwers met this condition without sin
#775, aired 1988-01-08INDIAN NAMES $1000: In 1883, the body of this Fox chief was disinterred & moved to the Iowa city named for him Keokuk
#757, aired 1987-12-15GUINNESS RECORDS $500: The only man ever to drive 48 of these in a single hitch was Dick Sparrow of Zearing, Iowa horses
#755, aired 1987-12-11IOWA $100: The Hawkeye State is Iowa's nickname, the oak is its state tree, & the geode is this the state mineral (or rock)
#755, aired 1987-12-11IOWA $300: Though Iowa is 3rd to Texas & Nebraska in U.S. beef cattle, it leads in production of this animal hogs
#755, aired 1987-12-11IOWA $400: It's the name of Iowa's longest interior river as well as its capital Des Moines
#755, aired 1987-12-11IOWA $500 (Daily Double): 1957 musical written by an Iowan from which the following comes: "Oh, there's nothing halfway / About the Iowa way to treat you / When we treat you / Which we may not do at all / There's an Iowa kind of special / Chip-on-the-shoulder attitude / We've never been without / That we recall / We can be cold / As our falling..." The Music Man
#732, aired 1987-11-10PRESIDENTS $600: This Iowan was the first President born west of the Mississippi Herbert Hoover
#724, aired 1987-10-29IOWANS $800: Though this actress was born in Des Moines, on TV, she "lived" in Minneapolis, downstairs from Mary Richards Cloris Leachman
#720, aired 1987-10-23U.S. STATES $300: It's known as "The land where the tall corn grows" Iowa
#670, aired 1987-07-03TESTS $1000: Since 1942, students nationally have been taking this Midwest university's basic skills test Iowa
#641, aired 1987-05-25WOOD ON THE MAP $300: Cities in Iowa are named for the falls & rapids of this river Cedar
#630, aired 1987-05-08AROUND THE HOUSE $500: His winning one of Iowa's seats in 1986 could be filmed as "Mr. Gopher Smith Goes to Washington" Fred Grandy
#624, aired 1987-04-30BUSINESS BIGGIES $200: Said to be largest cereal mill in world, this co.'s mill in Cedar Rapids, Iowa really feels its oats Quaker
#531, aired 1986-12-22U.S. CITIES $1000: Iowa city named for French-Canadian who was 1st settler in the area Dubuque
#499, aired 1986-11-06SEPTEMBER $800: In Sept. 1959, this foreign leader visited Coon Rapids, Iowa Nikita Khrushchev
#482, aired 1986-10-14MILK $200: Appropriately, this state called "America's Dairyland" leads the U.S. in milk production Wisconsin
#465, aired 1986-09-19ROADSIDE AMERICA $500: Near Audubon, Iowa, you'll find world's largest statue of this farm animal, Iowa's largest money maker a bull
#461, aired 1986-09-15BUSINESS & INDUSTRY $800: From Hebrew for "faith", this Iowa company founded by German settlers makes refrigerators Amana
#307, aired 1985-11-12U. S. STATES $1000: Meredith Willson modeled his “River City” on his home town of Mason City in this state Iowa
#126, aired 1985-03-04U.S. GEOGRAPHY $200: Indian name for "sleepy ones", 95% of this "Corn State" is farmland Iowa
#64, aired 1984-12-06"IN" CROWD $1000: Delaware, Iowa, or Dakota Indians

Final Jeopardy! Round clues (21 results returned)

#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
#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
#7298, aired 2016-05-11STATE SONGS: Its state song rhymes "patriotic gore" with the name of its largest city Maryland
#7295, aired 2016-05-06AUTHORS: She wrote in her journal in 1867 that a publisher "asked me to write a girls book. Said I'd try." Louisa May Alcott
#6982, aired 2015-01-13BROADWAY MUSICALS: "Iowa Stubborn" was the second song heard in this show when it opened on Broadway in 1957 The Music Man
#6375, aired 2012-05-11AMERICAN HISTORY: When the future state of Iowa became part of the United States, this man was President Thomas Jefferson
#6067, aired 2011-01-18STATE NAMES: These are the 2 U.S. states with only one consonant in their names Iowa & Ohio
#5587, aired 2008-12-16NOVELS: said this novel, set in Iowa, was "the romantic classic of the 1990s" The Bridges of Madison County
#4556, aired 2004-05-31THE MIDWEST: To journey through 3 adjacent states that start with the same letter, you have to go through these 3 Iowa, Illinois & Indiana
#4257, aired 2003-02-18NUMERICAL PHRASES: Number & type of musical instruments hanging from a Mason City, Iowa ceiling, a tribute to a native son 76 trombones
#4245, aired 2003-01-31AUTHORS: In September 2002 he offered $10,000 to help capture the person who burned down Iowa's Cedar Bridge Robert James Waller (author of "The Bridges of Madison County")
#4211, aired 2002-12-16FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES: As its packaging reflects, this company began marketing its products from an Iowa cattle farm in 1985 Gateway
#4059, aired 2002-04-04AMERICAN BUSINESS: 5 beekeepers near this Iowa city formed a honey co-op in 1921; they named it for the city, but later respelled it Sioux City
#3600, aired 2000-04-07TRAVEL & TOURISM: One of Iowa's top tourist attractions is a set from this 1989 movie Field of Dreams
#3204, aired 1998-07-02AMERICAN ARTISTS: From 1919 to 1924, this artist taught art in the public schools of Cedar Rapids, Iowa Grant Wood
#2731, aired 1996-06-17ARTISTS: His "Young Corn" painting is featured on a 1996 stamp celebrating the 150th anniversary of Iowa's statehood Grant Wood
#2729, aired 1996-06-13U.S. STATE NAMES: The 2 states whose 1-word names are contained in other state names Kansas (Arkansas) & Virginia (West Virginia)
#2682, aired 1996-04-09THE CABINET: James Wilson of Iowa, who headed this department for 16 years, served longer than any other cabinet officer Department of Agriculture
#2581, aired 1995-11-20BESTSELLING NOVELISTS: From 1979 to 1986, he was dean of the college of business administration at the University of Northern Iowa Robert James Waller ("The Bridges of Madison County")
#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
#481, aired 1986-10-13THE POST OFFICE: Only state whose official 2-letter abbreviation consists of 2 vowels Iowa

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Eric Newhouse, a student and winner of last year's Teen Tournament from Sioux City, Iowa 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Nifty Nine (players with byes into...
Mark McDermott, a desktop publisher originally from Schaller, Iowa 1993 10th Anniversary Tournament semifinalist: $5,000. 1989 Tournament of Champions semifinalist:...
Phoebe Juel, a bookseller from Sylva, North Carolina "She won the 1993 College Championship while attending Grinnell College. Today...
Don Kaufman, a bartender from Harlan, Iowa Season 15 player (1999-05-24).
Eric Newhouse, a director of technical assistance from Sioux City, Iowa 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Nifty Nine (players with byes into...
Josh Den Hartog, a Teen Tournament winner from Otley, Iowa 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000. 1998 Tournament...
Phil Klinkner, a political science professor originally from Clinton, Iowa Season 9 1-time champion: $3,200.
Mark McDermott, a freelance writer originally from Schaller, Iowa 1993 10th Anniversary Tournament semifinalist: $5,000. 1989 Tournament of Champions semifinalist:...
Eric Newhouse, a public policy coordinator from Sioux City, Iowa "Alex called our next alumnus a 'Powerhouse.' He was the youngest...
Eric Newhouse, a director of technical assistance from Vermillion, South Dakota "He won both the 1989 Teen Tournament and the 1998 Teen...
Doug Morrison, a director of information services from Ervindale, Iowa Season 13 player (1997-01-06).
Josh Den Hartog, a junior from Otley, Iowa 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000. 1998 Tournament...
Eric Newhouse, a student from Sioux City, Iowa 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Nifty Nine (players with byes into...
Bruce Gilbert, a librarian from Ames, Iowa Season 14 player (1997-11-24).
Doug Kollasch, a college student from Colfax, Iowa Season 17 player (2001-04-10).
Ruth Dammel, a customer service supervisor from Perry, Iowa Season 23 1-time champion: $28,200 + $1,000. Jeopardy! Message Board user name: raliced
Chris Palmquist, an eleven-year-old from Stanton, Iowa 2003 Holiday Kids Week player (2003-01-06).
Ruth Comer, an executive director from Chariton, Iowa Season 23 player (2006-11-30).
R.J. Lesch, a programmer from Adel, Iowa Season 23 1-time champion: $25,800 + $2,000.
Nancy Bishop, a graduate student from Iowa City, Iowa Season 18 player (2002-06-10).
Robert Alden, a middle school math teacher from Ames, Iowa Season 23 1-time champion: $25,000 + $1,000.
Brad Williams, a junior from the University of Northern Iowa 1990 College Championship wildcard semifinalist: $5,000. Not to be confused with...
Lilly Ridge, a technical editor originally from Cedar Rapids, Iowa Season 23 player (2007-06-01).
Megan Bygness, a Ph.D. student and literature instructor from Iowa City, Iowa Season 24 player (2007-09-11).
JT Nuckolls, a customer service representative from Red Oak, Iowa Season 24 player (2007-09-18).
Paul Cheng, a physician from Iowa City, Iowa Season 16 player (2000-04-19).
Matt Keller, a sophomore at Vanderbilt University from Bettendorf, Iowa 2000-B College Championship semifinalist: $5,000. 19 at the time of the College Championship.
Danny Devries, a junior from the University of Michigan 2008 College Championship semifinalist: $10,000. 21 and from West Bloomfield, MI...
Brian Golden, a senior from Davenport, Iowa 1999-B Teen Tournament quarterfinalist: $2,500. 17 at the time of the Teen Tournament.
Doris Nash, a costume shop supervisor from Ames, Iowa Season 24 1-time champion: $28,801 + $2,000.
Bryan Stofferahn, a senior at Santa Clara University from Marshalltown, Iowa 1998 College Championship wildcard semifinalist: $5,000.
Tim Rask, a project administrator from Iowa City, Iowa Season 25 player (2008-12-12).
Pat Mobley, a sophomore at the University of Michigan from Davenport, Iowa 2002 College Championship semifinalist: $5,000.
James Holst, a researcher from Ida Grove, Iowa Season 25 1-time champion: $24,801 + $2,000.
Ingrid Nelson, a judicial assistant from Lake Mills, Wisconsin Season 25 2-time champion: $27,802 + $2,000. Ingrid Nelson - A...
James Erwin, a writer from Des Moines, Iowa Season 25 2-time champion: $22,598 + $1,000. Jeopardy! Message Board user...
Emily Heaney, a freelance costume designer from White Bear Lake, Minnesota Season 25 1-time champion: $2,200 + $1,000. Last name pronounced like...
Ashton Kutcher, an actor from That '70s Show "He plays the intellectually-challenged Michael Kelso on That '70s Show..." Playing...
Wolf Blitzer, a journalist from The Situation Room "Since 1990, he's covered every major story for CNN, including the...
Jen Jacobsen, a wellness coordinator from Grinnell, Iowa Season 26 player (2009-11-24).
Jennifer Broders, a junior high school social studies teacher from Stockton, Iowa Season 26 2-time champion: $59,801 + $1,000. Jennifer Broders - a...
Christine Havens, a parish administrator from Waterloo, Iowa Season 26 player (2010-01-19).
Rachel Pildis, a software developer from Oak Park, Illinois Season 26 1-time champion: $12,000 + $2,000. Rachel Pildis - A...
Paul Nelson, a Senate staff aide originally from Iowa City, Iowa 2013 Tournament of champions semifinalist: $10,000. Season 29 5-time champion: $54,900 + $2,000. JBoard user name: PaulNelson2012
Margaret Murphy, an assistant housing manager from Davenport, Iowa Season 27 player (2011-01-10).
Paul Wampler, a web programmer from Knoxville, Tennessee Season 27 4-time champion: $72,001 + $2,000. Jeopardy! Message Board user name: paul5562
Tim Kresowik, a urology resident from Iowa City, Iowa Season 27 2-time champion: $42,201 + $1,000.
Mellissa Ahmed, a legal editor from Ottumwa, Iowa Season 28 player (2011-11-18).
Elyse Mancuso, a junior from Omaha, Nebraska 2012 Teen Tournament winner: $79,600. 16 at the time of the...
Caleb Olson, a senior from Chariton, Iowa 2012 Teen Tournament quarterfinalist: $10,000. 17 at the time of the Teen Tournament.
Chris Wallace, a TV host from Fox News Sunday "In March, this Fox News anchor was honored by the National...
Thomas L. Friedman, an author and foreign affairs columnist from The New York Times "He has won three Pulitzer Prizes and authored six best sellers,...
Chuck Todd, a journalist and chief White House correspondent from NBC News and Meet the Press "Chief White House correspondent and political director for NBC News, he...
Barb Hougas, a pharmacist originally from Denison, Iowa Season 28 player (2012-05-23). Last name pronounced like "HO-gus".
Ernest Niño-Murcia, a court interpreter originally from Iowa City, Iowa Season 28 1-time champion: $11,599 + $1,000.
Paul Nelson, a Senate staff aide originally from Iowa City, Iowa 2013 Tournament of champions semifinalist: $10,000. Season 29 5-time champion: $54,900 + $2,000. JBoard user name: PaulNelson2012
Jennifer Head, an archivist for the Sisters of Charity from Dubuque, Iowa Season 29 player (2013-03-07).
Ana Wagner-Hoffman, a travel writer from Ames, Iowa Season 12 player (1995-10-06).
Colleen Kemps, an elementary school librarian from Cedar Rapids, Iowa Season 9 player (1992-09-10).
Kathy Collins, an attorney from Des Moines, Iowa Season 2 player (1986-04-10).
Laura Amundson, a former criminal defense attorney from Des Moines, Iowa Season 29 1-time champion: $20,395 + $2,000.
Curt Surls, a law clerk originally from Iowa Falls, Iowa Season 5 2-time champion: $16,400.
Matt Volk, a financial analyst from Cedar Rapids, Iowa Season 30 2-time champion: $34,400 + $2,000. No challenger Hometown Howdy was published for Matt.
Heidi McEchron, a painter and parodist from Iowa City, Iowa Season 30 player (2013-09-26).
A.C. Hawley, a graduate student in media studies from Iowa City, Iowa Season 30 player (2013-10-04).
Amy Nienaber, an aspiring student from Bettendorf, Iowa Season 30 2-time champion: $51,000 + $1,000. Won $5,000 on Who...
John Gardner, a technical data manager originally from Lost Nation, Iowa Season 7 player (1991-01-07).
Sarah Fanning, a senior from Ames, Iowa 1988 Teen Tournament quarterfinalist: $1,000.
Sandy Carroll, a retired teacher from Avoca, Iowa Season 30 player (2014-07-11).
Tom Lawrence, a performing waiter from Davenport, Iowa Season 4 3-time champion: $28,401.
Alexander Persaud, a Ph.D. student in economics originally from Dubuque, Iowa Season 31 3-time champion: $61,000 + $2,000. Last name pronounced like "per-SAWD".
Martha Jackson, a high school math teacher from Tabor, Iowa 2015 Teachers Tournament quarterfinalist: $5,000. Martha taught math and speech at...
Andy Axel, a graduate student in poetry from Iowa City, Iowa Season 31 1-time champion: $1,599 + $2,000.
Eric Newhouse, a junior from Sioux City, Iowa 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Nifty Nine (players with byes into...
Jayne Lady, a web developer from Iowa City, Iowa Season 32 player (2015-10-27).
Dave Higgins, a stage hand originally from Iowa Season 4 player (1987-10-28).
Peter Steffen, a senior from New Hampton, Iowa
Melissa Spencer, an adjunct physics instructor and stay-at-home mom from Des Moines, Iowa Season 32 1-time champion: $13,600 + $2,000.
Jill Gilbert, a middle school English teacher from Des Moines, Iowa 2016 Teachers Tournament 2nd runner-up: $25,000 + a $2,500 education grant...
Bonnie Megel, an administrative assistant from Grinnell, Iowa Season 32 1-time champion: $31,400 + $2,000.
Mark McDermott, an editorial writer originally from Iowa Season 5 5-time champion: $42,880.
Erin Post, a statistician from Bettendorf, Iowa Season 33 player (2016-09-28).
Tucker Dunn, an ESL teacher from Tucson, Arizona Season 33 X-time champion: $X + $X,000. In his first appearance,...
Jim Johnson, an attorney from Des Moines, Iowa Season 7 player (1990-09-04).
Penny Souhrada, a computer supply owner from Le Claire, Iowa Season 5 player (1988-12-27).
Marcy Lehman, a senior business systems analyst from Marion, Iowa Season 34 player (2018-02-07).
Andy Mills, a math instructor from Iowa City, Iowa Season 34 player (2018-06-07).
Jean Murray, an occupation unknown from Iowa Season 5 player (1988-12-22). The player information comes from the chat...
Bill Heins, a graduate student originally from Whiting, Iowa Season 6 2-time champion: $11,101.
Robert Perez, a proposal manager from Fairfield, Iowa
Jim Napier, a poker dealer from West Des Moines, Iowa Season 35 player (2019-06-13).
Nikki Laski, a junior from Iowa State University 1995 College Championship quarterfinalist: $1,000.
Molly Herrington, a legal secretary and student originally from Iowa Season 5 player (1988-09-05).
Alec Binnie, a student originally from Des Moines, Iowa Season 3 player (1986-10-13).
Janet Stevenson, a housewife originally from Sioux City, Iowa Season 3 3-time champion: $15,100.
Damon Darlin, a journalist originally from Dubuque, Iowa Season 10 player (1994-03-16).
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