Season 10 Final Jeopardy! Round clues (89 clues archived)

#2295, aired 1994-07-22U.S. PRESIDENTS: 2 of 4 men who served as president without having been elected to another public office (2 of) Ulysses Grant, Zachary Taylor, Dwight David Eisenhower & Herbert Hoover
#2294, aired 1994-07-21HISTORIC DYNASTIES: Muzio Attendolo, who founded a Renaissance dynasty, took this surname that means "the forcer" Sforza
#2293, aired 1994-07-20BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: This electronics company is named for an early product, the first commercially successful car radio Motorola
#2292, aired 1994-07-1919th CENTURY AUTHORS: D.H. Lawrence said he probably did "more than any writer to present the Red Man to the white man" James Fenimore Cooper
#2291, aired 1994-07-18STAGE STARS: Her stage name came from reading fellow performers' tea leaves Gypsy Rose Lee
#2290, aired 1994-07-15ISLANDS: The Dutch & French, who occupied this Caribbean island, divided it between them on March 23, 1648 St. Martin (Saint-Martin, Sint Maarten)
#2289, aired 1994-07-1420th CENTURY WOMEN: C.B. Luce said of her, "No woman has ever so comforted the distressed or so distressed the comfortable" Eleanor Roosevelt
#2288, aired 1994-07-13SENATORS: As a child in 1938, this current senator cut the ribbon opening London's Children's Zoo (Edward) Ted Kennedy
#2287, aired 1994-07-12NEWSMAKERS: She played the Favorite Aunt in the Washington Ballet's Dec. 26, 1993 performance of "The Nutcracker" Chelsea Clinton
#2286, aired 1994-07-11WORLD GEOGRAPHY: 2 of the 3 countries in the Western Hemisphere that have a "Z" in their names (2 of) Venezuela, Brazil & Belize
#2251, aired 1994-05-23BEST SELLERS: The title of this 1987 novel comes from the burning of valuables in Florence, Italy in the 1490s Bonfire of the Vanities
#2246, aired 1994-05-16MEMOIRS: In 1981 he published "A Knight at the Opera" Rudolf Bing
#2245, aired 1994-05-13MYTHOLOGICAL WOMEN: The name of this woman in mythology is Greek for "weaver" or "bobbin worker" Penelope
#2244, aired 1994-05-12ALPHABETICALLY FIRST: Among the men who have walked on the Moon, his last name is alphabetically first (Buzz) Aldrin
#2243, aired 1994-05-11IN THE NEWS: His daughter Alina Fernandez Revuelta, was granted political asylum by the U.S. in 1993 Fidel Castro
#2242, aired 1994-05-10AMERICAN LITERATURE: Headings in this 1854 work include "Solitude", "Brute Neighbors" & "The Pond in Winter" Walden (Life in the Woods)
#2241, aired 1994-05-09THE SUPREME COURT: While Chief Justice, he was made special envoy to England, where he made a very unpopular treaty John Jay
#2240, aired 1994-05-06ARTISTS: "Red Vineyard" was one of the few of his paintings sold during his lifetime Vincent van Gogh
#2239, aired 1994-05-05THE BIBLE: Although blind, he killed 3,000 at a religious festival Samson
#2238, aired 1994-05-04GOVERNMENT: In the majority of the state legislatures, this person presides over the senate lieutenant governor
#2237, aired 1994-05-03BANKS: This New York City bank is named for the 25th Secretary of the Treasury the Chase Manhattan Bank
#2236, aired 1994-05-02MUSEUMS: Founded in 1846, it's the world's largest museum complex with 16 museums & over 140 million items Smithsonian
#2230, aired 1994-04-22OLD RADIO: This comedian said he took his last name from a Revolutionary War hero who was no longer using it Fred Allen
#2207, aired 1994-03-22PLAYWRIGHTS: Mrs. Patrick Campbell said of this vegetarian, "God help us if he should ever eat a beefsteak" George Bernard Shaw
#2205, aired 1994-03-18MASCULINE NAMES: This common English man's name is from the Greek for "God's gift" Theodore
#2204, aired 1994-03-17TRAVEL & TOURISM: In November 1993 Disney announced plans to build a Disney's America Theme Park in this U.S. state Virginia
#2203, aired 1994-03-16LITERARY LANDMARKS: In 1923 Henry Ford bought this Mass. tavern & turned part of it into a museum honoring Longfellow the Wayside Inn
#2202, aired 1994-03-15AFRICA: The French Foreign Legion was created in 1831 to occupy this country Algeria
#2201, aired 1994-03-14THE UNITED NATIONS: The only member of the League of Nations that has never joined the United Nations under any name Switzerland
#2190, aired 1994-02-25FAMOUS NAMES: In 1970 he made his first visit to a Tennessee classroom since his conviction 45 years earlier John Scopes
#2189, aired 1994-02-24FAMOUS WOMEN: A 1953 graduate of Mount St. Vincent College in NYC, she was a world leader 1986-1992 Corazon Aquino
#2188, aired 1994-02-23HISTORIC CAPES: On October 21, 1805 the Victory won a victory off this Spanish cape Trafalgar
#2187, aired 1994-02-22POETS: An 1863 poem by this man includes the line "On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five" Longfellow
#2186, aired 1994-02-21U.S. LANDMARKS: This building has the world's biggest switchboard with about 1 million calls per day on 34,500 lines the Pentagon
#2185, aired 1994-02-18LEGENDARY PAIRS: In the late 1100s, monks at Glastonbury Abbey claimed they'd found the bodies of this royal couple Arthur & Guinevere
#2184, aired 1994-02-17PERFORMING ARTS: A famous U.S. school is named for this philanthropist who was born at sea to French parents in 1836 Juilliard
#2183, aired 1994-02-16FAMOUS SPEECHES: In a 1963 speech JFK declared, "2,000 years ago the proudest boast was 'civis romanus sum.' Today" it's this Ich bin ein Berliner
#2182, aired 1994-02-15WORLD LEADERS: In 1992 he became the first foreign head of state to be convicted by a U.S. jury Noriega
#2174, aired 1994-02-03U.S. HISTORY: Laura Keene, who first came to the U.S. in the 1850s, was best known for her starring role in this play Our American Cousin
#2173, aired 1994-02-02ORGANIZATIONS: As a declaration of faith, soldiers in this organization sign the Articles of War The Salvation Army
#2167, aired 1994-01-25AMERICAN NOVELS: The first sentence of this 1957 novel is "I first met Dean not long after my wife and I split up" On the Road
#2166, aired 1994-01-24FAMOUS PAIRS: On radio, this pair was played by the creator's daughter, Joan Burroughs, & her husband Tarzan and Jane
#2165, aired 1994-01-21THE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS: The first ballet company founder honored by the Kennedy Center, he was born in St. Petersburg in 1904 George Balanchine
#2164, aired 1994-01-20INVENTORS: He & his wife are buried on an estate called Beinn Bhreagh on Canada's Cape Breton Island Alexander Graham Bell
#2162, aired 1994-01-18COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: A Massachusetts city & college are named after this British commander at the 1759 capture of Ticonderoga Amherst
#2161, aired 1994-01-17SPAIN: The name of this southern region of Spain probably came from a word that means "land of the Vandals" Andalusia
#2160, aired 1994-01-14LEGENDS: According to Sir Thomas Malory, the name of this object means "cut-steel" Excalibur
#2159, aired 1994-01-13SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS: Sir William Catesby's last line in this play is "Withdraw, my lord; I'll help you to a horse" Richard III
#2157, aired 1994-01-11FAMOUS WOMEN: In an 1875 book she wrote, "Disease is an experience of so-called mortal mind" Mary Baker Eddy
#2156, aired 1994-01-10MONARCHS: King William IV's daughters died in infancy, so this niece succeeded him on the British throne Victoria
#2155, aired 1994-01-07ETHNIC GROUPS: 1/4 of Americans claim this central European ancestry, making it the nation's largest ethnic group German(s)
#2152, aired 1994-01-04COMPOSERS: He had 3 children: Eva, Isolde & Siegfried Richard Wagner
#2150, aired 1993-12-31POLITICIANS: Elected to the House of Representatives in 1966, he was the first Republican to represent Houston George Bush
#2143, aired 1993-12-22ORGANIZATIONS: This organization was dissolved in 1956 after its last member, Albert Woolson, died at age 109 the Grand Army of the Republic
#2130, aired 1993-12-03WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS: 1 of 3 women who won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in the 1980s (1 of) Beth Henley (for Crimes of the Heart), Marsha Norman (for 'Night, Mother) & Wendy Wasserstein (for The Heidi Chronicles)
#2129, aired 1993-12-02WORLD CAPITALS: The capital of Albania is named for this other world capital Tehran, Iran
#2128, aired 1993-12-01U.S. HISTORY: Frank Harris' 1908 novel "The Bomb" deals with this 1886 U.S. incident the Haymarket Riot
#2127, aired 1993-11-301990s GEOGRAPHY: In area, it's now the largest country whose boundaries are wholly within Europe Ukraine
#2126, aired 1993-11-29PRESIDENTS: Under an act passed in 1958, they became the first two former presidents eligible for a pension Harry S. Truman & Herbert Hoover
#2125, aired 1993-11-26THE CABINET: In the 1970s he held more cabinet posts than anyone in U.S. history—4, including Attorney General Elliot Richardson
#2124, aired 1993-11-2520th CENTURY LEADERS: At age 13 in 1926, he was accepted as a novice at the abbey of Kykkos; he later taught there Archbishop Makarios
#2123, aired 1993-11-24NONFICTION: His autobiography was the bestselling hardcover book of the 1980s Lee Iacocca
#2122, aired 1993-11-23HISTORIC FRENCHMEN: In 1704 he was commandant of Detroit; a few years later, he was made governor of Louisiana Antoine de Cadillac
#2121, aired 1993-11-22MONEY: On July 27, 1971 Richard Nixon gave her the first of the new U.S. dollar coins Mamie Eisenhower
#2120, aired 1993-11-19WORD ORIGINS: The name of this dialect comes from a Hindi word, mantri, meaning "counselor" Mandarin
#2119, aired 1993-11-18HISTORIC NAMES: On June 27, 1525 he married former nun Katherine von Bora Martin Luther
#2118, aired 1993-11-17WORLD GEOGRAPHY: It's the northernmost mountain in the world over 20,000 feet in elevation Mt. McKinley (Denali)
#2117, aired 1993-11-16LITERARY TERMS: Jonathan Swift defined it as "a glass wherein beholders discover everybody's face but their own" satire
#2116, aired 1993-11-15LANDMARKS: Lord Byron wrote, "I stood in Venice on" this, "a palace and a prison on each hand" the Bridge of Sighs
#2115, aired 1993-11-12COMEDIANS: On meeting this comedian, Gerald Ford said, "You're a very funny suburb" Chevy Chase
#2114, aired 1993-11-11CLASSICAL LITERATURE: 2nd century A.D. author Aulus Gellius gave us the story of this runaway Roman slave who befriends a lion Androcles
#2113, aired 1993-11-10POLITICAL QUOTATIONS: In '77 this foreign affairs adviser quipped, "There cannot be a crisis next week, my schedule is already full" Henry Kissinger
#2112, aired 1993-11-09IN THE NEWS: AP says about half its clients used the Ron Edmonds photo of these 2 men shaking hands 9/13/93 Yasser Arafat & Yitzhak Rabin
#2111, aired 1993-11-08THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR: The first battle of the war took place April 19, 1775 in what's now this state Massachusetts
#2108, aired 1993-11-03REPUBLICANS: 2 of only 3 Republican Presidents who completed 2 full terms in office (2 of) U.S. Grant, Eisenhower, and Ronald Reagan
#2107, aired 1993-11-02PULITZER PRIZE WINNERS: Since 1952 he's hosted a weekday talk & interview show on Chicago's fine arts radio station WFMT Studs Terkel
#2103, aired 1993-10-27BILLIONAIRES: On Fortune magazine's 1993 list of 101 billionaires, this American family ranked second the Waltons
#2102, aired 1993-10-26WORLD CITIES: This North African city controlled the red dye used to color Tarboosh caps Fez
#2088, aired 1993-10-06WORLD CAPITALS: Uhuru Highway & Moi Avenue are important streets in this capital city Nairobi
#2086, aired 1993-10-04EXPLORERS: This famous explorer was born in Larvik, Norway October 6, 1914 (Thor) Heyerdahl
#2085, aired 1993-10-01HORSES: This breed was named for an area around Scotland's most important river Clydesdale
#2084, aired 1993-09-30U.S. CITIES: The closest port to Asia in the lower 48 states, it was named 1992's best U.S. city for doing business Seattle
#2083, aired 1993-09-29FLOWERS: This flower whose name is from the Greek for "wind" is also called a windflower anemone
#2082, aired 1993-09-28FAMOUS NAMES: Bartlett's lists the quotation "Viva la huelga!", which means "Long live the strike!", under his name Cesar Chavez
#2081, aired 1993-09-27THE GREAT LAKES: It's the only Great Lake whose bottom is above sea level Lake Erie
#2080, aired 1993-09-24IN THE NEWS: On St. Patrick's Day in 1993, she was appointed ambassador to Ireland Jean Kennedy Smith
#2079, aired 1993-09-23SCIENTISTS: He is Cambridge Univ.'s Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, a chair held 300 years ago by Isaac Newton Stephen Hawking
#2078, aired 1993-09-22THE U.S. CONGRESS: This state lost the most seats in the House of Representatives, 3, after the 1990 census New York
#2066, aired 1993-09-06AMERICAN HISTORY: In 1919 he became the first General of the Armies of the U.S. John Pershing
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