Season 11 Final Jeopardy! Round clues (213 clues archived)

#2525, aired 1995-07-21EDUCATORS: In 1946 she published "Education for a New World" Maria Montessori
#2524, aired 1995-07-20U.S. PRESIDENTS: 1 of 2 presidents who had military service in 4 wars (1 of) Andrew Jackson or Zachary Taylor
#2523, aired 1995-07-19FAMOUS NAMES OF THE '50s: It turned out to be the name of a childhood neighbor of hypnosis subject Virginia Tighe Bridey Murphy
#2522, aired 1995-07-1820th CENTURY MONARCHS: This king fathered 6 children, 2 of whom reigned after him as British monarchs George V
#2521, aired 1995-07-17PLAYWRIGHTS: He was still writing plays in 1947 at age 91 when he said, "As long as I live I must write" George Bernard Shaw
#2520, aired 1995-07-14NOVEL CHARACTERS: The next-to-last line spoken by this man is "I wish I could care what you do or where you go, but I can't" Rhett Butler
#2519, aired 1995-07-13BALLET CHARACTERS: In a famous 1892 ballet, she rules over the Kingdom of Sweets the Sugar Plum Fairy
#2518, aired 1995-07-12CAMPAIGN SONGS: This 1948 campaign song was written by Eubie Blake for the 1921 musical "Shuffle Along" "I'm Just Wild About Harry"
#2517, aired 1995-07-11FAMOUS NAMES: "The Great Gatsby" author's 3-letter middle name Key
#2516, aired 1995-07-1020th CENTURY PERSONALITIES: When he died in 1926, he was buried in the bronze casket he had toured with Harry Houdini
#2515, aired 1995-07-07NOTORIOUS: Oscar Collazo, serving a life sentence for his assassination attempt on this president, was released in 1979 Harry Truman
#2514, aired 1995-07-06FAMOUS PLAYS: Play that includes, "I was so mean as to kill this bird today... soon I shall kill myself in the same way" The Seagull
#2513, aired 1995-07-05LITERARY OPERAS: Operas based on this author's works include "Il Talismano", "Il Templario" & "La Prigione d'Edimburgo" Sir Walter Scott
#2512, aired 1995-07-04THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE: 1 of the 3 things "we mutually pledge to each other" at the end of the Declaration (1 of) our lives, our fortunes, & our sacred honor
#2511, aired 1995-07-03THE ELEMENTS: It was discovered in 1898 when 2 scientists in France extracted a minute amount from a ton of pitchblende radium (or polonium)
#2510, aired 1995-06-30FAMOUS AMERICANS: He died July 12, 1804 of a gunshot wound received at Weehawken Heights, New Jersey Alexander Hamilton
#2509, aired 1995-06-29SHAKESPEARE & FILM: A poignant scene in "The Madness of King George" features George III reading aloud from this play King Lear
#2508, aired 1995-06-28GOVERNORS: On December 5, 1994, Tony Knowles was sworn in as its ninth governor Alaska
#2507, aired 1995-06-27ANCIENT HISTORY: In 41 B.C. Mark Antony named him tetrarch of Galilee Herod (the Great)
#2506, aired 1995-06-26THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR: The Bonhomme Richard defeated the Serapis in this sea the North Sea
#2505, aired 1995-06-23THE SUPER BOWL: With 7 appearances, this team has played in more Super Bowls than any other the Dallas Cowboys
#2504, aired 1995-06-221994 FILMS: This 1994 film is based on Mark Handley's play "Idioglossia" Nell
#2503, aired 1995-06-21ODD WORDS: The word lapidate refers to this ancient form of punishment stoning
#2502, aired 1995-06-20ORGANIZATIONS: This national Patriotic Society was organized in 1890 by First Lady Caroline Scott Harrison (The National Society of) the Daughters of the American Revolution
#2501, aired 1995-06-19ARTISTS: He painted a "Crouching Marquesan Woman Seen from the Back" circa 1902 Paul Gauguin
#2500, aired 1995-06-16THE WINTER OLYMPICS: In 1994 this country's 2 medals were won by women, one in figure skating, the other in the biathlon Ukraine
#2499, aired 1995-06-15THE PRESIDENCY: Annual salary of the first 17 presidents; double it 3 times for today's salary $25,000
#2498, aired 1995-06-14AMERICAN WOMEN: From 1911 to 1935 she served as the first president of the National Federation of Settlements Jane Addams
#2497, aired 1995-06-13HISTORIC PAIRS: Stopped by Indians 36 miles short of their assigned task, they returned to Philadelphia in 1767 (Charles) Mason & (Jeremiah) Dixon
#2496, aired 1995-06-12FAMOUS NAMES: In a 1987 interview, he said, "In silence and movement you can show the reflection of people" Marcel Marceau
#2495, aired 1995-06-09AUSTRALIA: This 1987 event gained worldwide recognition for the city of Fremantle, a suburb of Perth The America's Cup
#2494, aired 1995-06-08HISTORIC AMERICANS: In September 1814 John S. Skinner & this Maryland atty. were sent to negotiate the release of William Beanes, a POW Francis Scott Key
#2493, aired 1995-06-07ITALIAN OPERA: The title of this Puccini opera is the last name of the opera's heroine, a famous singer named Floria Tosca
#2492, aired 1995-06-06POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS: Among the 2-letter abbreviations for U.S. states, this state's is 1st alphabetically Alaska
#2490, aired 1995-06-02ORGANIZATIONS: This organization was started in 1935 by William Griffith Wilson & Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
#2488, aired 1995-05-31FAMOUS NAMES: Best known as a novelist, in 1973 he directed his first feature film, "Westworld" Michael Crichton
#2487, aired 1995-05-30U.S. PRESIDENTS: 4 Republican, 2 Democrat & these 2 Whig presidents have died while in office William Henry Harrison & Zachary Taylor
#2486, aired 1995-05-29SPORTS: This race first run in 1903 covers 2,500-3,000 miles & includes at least 1 mountain over 7,500 The Tour de France
#2485, aired 1995-05-26ISLANDS: Residents of this island were forced to leave in 1946, returned in the '70s & were relocated again in 1978 Bikini (Atoll)
#2484, aired 1995-05-25MAMMALS: A colony of 400 million of these animals in Texas once covered 25,000 square miles prairie dogs
#2483, aired 1995-05-24ENGLISH LITERATURE: Though not named in the title, Oliver Mellors is the title character of this 1928 novel Lady Chatterley's Lover
#2482, aired 1995-05-23COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: At the beginning of the Civil War, this school moved from Maryland to Newport, Rhode Island the U.S. Naval Academy
#2481, aired 1995-05-22WORD ORIGINS: The name of this type of food is derived from the Roman goddess of agriculture cereal
#2480, aired 1995-05-19CANADA: The 2 capitals of Canadian provinces named in honor of Prince Albert's wife Victoria (British Columbia) & Regina (Saskatchewan)
#2479, aired 1995-05-18PHILANTHROPISTS: In the early 1900s, he was Lord Rector of the Universities of St. Andrews & Aberdeen Andrew Carnegie
#2477, aired 1995-05-16AMERICAN BOOKS: Its author said of this 1906 book, "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach" The Jungle
#2476, aired 1995-05-15SHAKESPEARE: Ajax, Achilles & Agamemnon are all characters in this play Troilus and Cressida
#2475, aired 1995-05-12FAMOUS AMERICANS: In 1790 this cabinet officer wrote his "Report on the Public Credit" Alexander Hamilton
#2474, aired 1995-05-11AMERICAN LITERATURE: Chapter XI of this 1826 novel is prefaced by a Shakespearean quote: "Cursed be my tribe, if I forgive him" The Last of the Mohicans
#2473, aired 1995-05-10POLITICS 1995: 1 of 2 Republican senators who cast votes against the balanced budget amendment on March 2, 1995 (1 of) Mark Hatfield or Senator Dole
#2472, aired 1995-05-09U.S. POSTAGE STAMPS: 1994's most popular commemorative stamp was one observing this event's 25th anniversary the Apollo Moon landing
#2471, aired 1995-05-08WORLD LITERATURE: This 1513 work concludes with "An Exhortation to Liberate Italy from the Barbarians" The Prince
#2470, aired 1995-05-05SCULPTURE: "The shot heard round the world" is carved in the base of this Daniel Chester French statue The Minute Man
#2469, aired 1995-05-04POLITICAL TERMS: In a 1906 speech Teddy Roosevelt said he agreed with their aims but their methods were sensational & irresponsible muckrakers
#2468, aired 1995-05-03THE CENSUS: In 1994 this state surpassed New York to become the second most populous state Texas
#2467, aired 1995-05-02THE ELEMENTS: Highest atomic numbered element whose symbol is a single letter uranium
#2466, aired 1995-05-01SCIENCE HISTORY: In 1317 Pope John XXII called these people evil: "They present a false metal for gold and silver" alchemists
#2465, aired 1995-04-28OSCAR-WINNING FILMS: The first scene of this biographical film, the Best Picture of 1982, is set in South Africa Gandhi
#2464, aired 1995-04-27WORLD CAPITALS: Monuments & public buildings in this city line the wide Avenida Bernardo O'Higgins Santiago, Chile
#2463, aired 1995-04-26BODIES OF WATER: The meridian of Cape Agulhas, Portuguese for "needles", is the boundary between these 2 oceans the Atlantic & the Indian Oceans
#2462, aired 1995-04-25PRESIDENTS: Emily Tennessee Donelson served as his hostess because his wife died 7 weeks after the election Andrew Jackson
#2461, aired 1995-04-24OPERA: It was the first opera by a U.S.-born composer performed at La Scala Porgy and Bess
#2460, aired 1995-04-21FAMOUS FAMILIES: Between 1680 & 1765, 5 members of this family were elders of the town of Ajaccio, Corsica the Bonapartes
#2459, aired 1995-04-20MODERN AUTHORS: His last novel opens in Yokohama on 14th September 1862 James Clavell
#2458, aired 1995-04-19WARS: This war began with the Uitlanders fighting for political rights the Boer War
#2453, aired 1995-04-1220th CENTURY PRESIDENTS: He said, "If you have not chosen me by secret ballot, neither have I gained office by any secret promises" Gerald Ford
#2452, aired 1995-04-11WORLD CITIES: It's the capital of South Africa located in the geographic center of the country Bloemfontein
#2448, aired 1995-04-05FOREIGN AID: These 2 countries, once each other's enemies, are the 2 biggest recipients of U.S. foreign aid Israel & Egypt
#2446, aired 1995-04-03MEN OF MEDICINE: This British physician introduced the term "vaccine" in a 1798 report Edward Jenner
#2445, aired 1995-03-31ANCIENT EGYPT: The most common name for rulers of ancient Egypt was Ptolemy at 15; the next most common was this name at 11 Ramses
#2444, aired 1995-03-30COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD: Part of the largest archipelago, it consists of more than 13,600 islands & is 3,200 miles long Indonesia
#2442, aired 1995-03-28COLONIAL AMERICA: President of the Continental Congress 1775-77, he was reelected in 1785 but didn't serve due to illness John Hancock
#2441, aired 1995-03-27SCIENTISTS: In 1928 he published "Introduzione alla fisical atomica", a university physics textbook Enrico Fermi
#2440, aired 1995-03-24THE 1960s: John Froines, Lee Weiner, David Dellinger & 4 others made up this group the Chicago Seven
#2439, aired 1995-03-23U.S. CITIES: This Florida city is named for a man born in Tagaste, Numidia November 13, 354 St. Augustine
#2438, aired 1995-03-22AUTHORS: His father, Apollo Korzeniowski, helped organize Polish rebellion against Russia in the 1860s Joseph Conrad
#2437, aired 1995-03-21OPERA: Considered the most popular of all Czech operas, it ends with a betrothal The Bartered Bride
#2435, aired 1995-03-17PHILANTHROPISTS: In 1887 the remains of James Lick were placed inside one of these that he endowed a telescope
#2434, aired 1995-03-16LITERARY QUOTES: In an 1840s work, this British author wrote, "Ah! Vanitas Vanitatum! which of us is happy in this world?" William Makepeace Thackeray
#2433, aired 1995-03-15CLASSICAL MUSIC: The first 4 notes of this 1808 work supposedly represent fate knocking at the door Beethoven's 5th Symphony
#2432, aired 1995-03-14FAMOUS NAMES: This shipowner was at the helm of the Britannia as it left Liverpool for Boston in 1840 Samuel Cunard
#2431, aired 1995-03-13WORLD CURRENCY: On an alphabetical list of the world's basic monetary units, this one is last the złoty
#2430, aired 1995-03-10POETS: His wife Caitlin, who outlived him by 41 years, passed away in 1994 at age 80 Dylan Thomas
#2429, aired 1995-03-09AMERICAN HISTORY: This British monarch authorized the first English colony in North America Elizabeth I
#2428, aired 1995-03-08RULERS: At his death at age 62 in 1993, he was Europe's longest-reigning monarch King Baudouin
#2427, aired 1995-03-07MYSTERY FICTION: The title character in this 1932 detective story is a missing inventor, not the detective looking for him The Thin Man
#2426, aired 1995-03-06THE 1980s: In 1989 a statue called "Goddess of Democracy" was erected in this square Tiananmen Square
#2425, aired 1995-03-03COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: Frederick Barnard was president of this university from 1864 to 1889 Columbia
#2424, aired 1995-03-02TRANSPORTATION: It's the only city in the Deep South to have a subway system Atlanta
#2423, aired 1995-03-01NONFICTION: In the 1870s he wrote "The Molly Maguires and the Detectives" & "Criminal Reminiscences and Det. Sketches" Pinkerton
#2422, aired 1995-02-28EPIC POETRY: In the 16th century epic "The Faerie Queene", the Red Crosse Knight represents this patron saint St. George
#2421, aired 1995-02-27THE OLD TESTAMENT: The words "Mene, mene, tekel, upharsin" appear in this book the Book of Daniel
#2420, aired 1995-02-24KINGS & QUEENS: This royal wife, Queen of England for just 6 months in 1540, was the daughter of a German duke Anne of Cleves
#2419, aired 1995-02-23ARTISTS: One of the few known portraits of this American painter is of her "in the Louvre", by her friend Edgar Degas Mary Cassatt
#2418, aired 1995-02-22SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS: Berlioz based his last opera, "Beatrice et Benedict", on this Shakespeare play Much Ado About Nothing
#2417, aired 1995-02-21FAMOUS AMERICANS: On October 18, 1938, Hermann Goering decorated him with a service cross Charles Lindbergh
#2416, aired 1995-02-20THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE: At 70, he was the oldest signer of the Declaration of Independence Benjamin Franklin
#2415, aired 1995-02-17ENGLISH LITERATURE: Set in Scandinavia, not in Britain, it's the longest surviving epic poem written in Old English Beowulf
#2414, aired 1995-02-16AMERICAN HISTORY: This South Dakota community was the site of 2 clashes between the U.S. gov't & Indians, in 1890 & 1973 Wounded Knee
#2413, aired 1995-02-15COMPOSERS: Hans von Bulow said his favorite key was E-flat major because it had 1 flat for each of these composers Bach, Brahms & Beethoven (The Three Bs)
#2412, aired 1995-02-14NATIONAL MONUMENTS: It was completed in 1886 & until 1902 was administered by the Federal Lighthouse Board the Statue of Liberty
#2411, aired 1995-02-13ORGANIZATIONS: The name of this organization comes from the phrase "philosophia biou kubernetes" Phi Beta Kappa
#2410, aired 1995-02-10WORD ORIGINS: This word for sudden, wild fear comes from the name of a god who was believed to cause it panic
#2409, aired 1995-02-09U.S. GOVERNMENT: Its 4 statutory members are the President, Vice President & Secretaries of Defense & State the National Security Council (the NSC)
#2408, aired 1995-02-08BODIES OF WATER: When Jim Bridger discovered this body of water in 1824, he mistook it for an arm of the Pacific the Great Salt Lake
#2407, aired 1995-02-07THE OLYMPICS: It was the last national capital to host the Summer Olympic Games Seoul
#2406, aired 1995-02-06PHILANTHROPISTS: A college & an oceanographic institution are named for this newspaper family the Scripps family
#2405, aired 1995-02-03BIOLOGY: In humans the red hemoglobin contains iron; in mollusks the blue hemocyanin contains this metal copper
#2404, aired 1995-02-02HISTORIC AMERICANS: When he died in 1746, his wife became editor of the New-York Weekly Journal John Peter Zenger
#2403, aired 1995-02-01SENATORS: A protege of Chicago mayor Harold Washington, she was elected Cook County recorder of Deeds in 1988 Carol Moseley-Braun
#2402, aired 1995-01-31THE OSCARS: She's the only performer to win a Best Actress Oscar for a foreign-language film Sophia Loren
#2400, aired 1995-01-27FICTIONAL CHARACTERS: He said "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains...must be the truth" Sherlock Holmes
#2399, aired 1995-01-26CLASSIC TV: Sitcom whose title character was born in Baghdad in 64 B.C. I Dream of Jeannie
#2398, aired 1995-01-25AUTHORS: Once rejected as too far-fetched, his 1863 novel "Paris in the 20th Century" was published for the 1st time in 1994 Jules Verne
#2397, aired 1995-01-24THE AMERICAN THEATRE: This Robert E. Sherwood play about a president won the 1939 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Abe Lincoln in Illinois
#2396, aired 1995-01-23THE SOUTHERN U.S.: At 345 feet, this southern state's highest elevation is the lowest among the 50 states Florida
#2395, aired 1995-01-20WOMEN AUTHORS: In 1910 she became the first woman novelist elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans Harriet Beecher Stowe
#2394, aired 1995-01-19COINS: This gold coin was so named because its value was originally twice that of an Escudo a doubloon
#2393, aired 1995-01-18ANCIENT TIMES: While conquering Asia, he carried a copy of the "Iliad" in a special gold casket Alexander the Great
#2392, aired 1995-01-1720th CENTURY PERSONALITIES: During WWI this singer raised several million dollars for the Italian Red Cross Enrico Caruso
#2391, aired 1995-01-16U.S. HISTORY: John Sevier, the only gov. of the self-proclaimed state of Franklin, later became the 1st gov. of this state Tennessee
#2390, aired 1995-01-13ARCHITECTURE: The name of this type of structure comes from the unit of length of an ancient foot race--606 feet a stadium
#2389, aired 1995-01-12BRITISH MONARCHS: 9-year-old Henry III became king of England when this king, his father, died in 1216 King John
#2388, aired 1995-01-11BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: This flatware company can be traced back to a New York religious colony founded in 1848 Oneida
#2387, aired 1995-01-10BOOKS & AUTHORS: Among his books are "About Zionism" & "The Evolution of Physics" Albert Einstein
#2384, aired 1995-01-05MUSIC COMPETITIONS: The piano competition named for him is sponsored by the Kosciuszko Foundation Frederic Chopin
#2383, aired 1995-01-04UNIVERSITIES: The golden spike removed after the May 10, 1869 ceremony is now at this university Stanford
#2382, aired 1995-01-03POLITICIANS: In 1953 he moved to Arkansas, where he set up the Experimental Ranch "Winrock" Winthrop Rockefeller
#2381, aired 1995-01-02AUTOMAKERS: It's Europe's largest & the world's fourth-largest automaker Volkswagen
#2380, aired 1994-12-30SURNAMES: Ionesco & Ivanovich are equivalents of this English surname Johnson
#2379, aired 1994-12-291994 MOVIES: The title of this 1994 action hit can be traced to a 1919 Supreme Court opinion by Oliver Wendell Holmes Clear and Present Danger
#2378, aired 1994-12-28ETYMOLOGY: Until 1946, this word usually meant a mathematician; since then, it's come to mean a machine a computer
#2377, aired 1994-12-27ORGANIZATIONS: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America is headquartered in this city Philadelphia
#2376, aired 1994-12-26NOTABLE WOMEN: In 1957, at age 90, author & scholar Edith Hamilton was made an honorary citizen of this city Athens
#2375, aired 1994-12-23COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: A college was named for this woman, the first person to establish a scholarship at Harvard (Anne) Radcliffe
#2374, aired 1994-12-22COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD: With over 55 million visitors, this country is the world's most popular tourist destination France
#2373, aired 1994-12-21U.S. ISLANDS: Mount Ada on this island is named for the wife of chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Catalina Island
#2372, aired 1994-12-20HISTORY: The 7-year revolt by the Front de Liberation Nationale led this country to independence in 1962 Algeria
#2371, aired 1994-12-19AMERICAN ARTISTS: His "Triple Self-Portrait" was put on a 29¢ stamp in 1994 Norman Rockwell
#2370, aired 1994-12-16BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: In 1928 Washburn Crosby joined with Red Star, Rocky Mountain Elevator & Kalispell Flour to create this co. General Mills
#2369, aired 1994-12-15DRAMA: 1611 play possibly inspired by the 1609 wreck of the ship carrying future Virginia governor Thomas Gates The Tempest
#2368, aired 1994-12-14AMERICANA: This New York town that was the home of Elizabeth Cady Stanton has a Women's Hall of Fame Seneca Falls
#2367, aired 1994-12-13AMERICAN HISTORY: Appointed minister to Mexico in 1853, he was recalled in 1856 James Gadsden
#2366, aired 1994-12-12PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS: In 1920 he ran using the campaign slogan "Convict No. 9653 for President" Eugene Debs
#2365, aired 1994-12-09PSYCHOLOGY: The grandfather of this psychiatrist founded the Institute of Hope, a mental hospital in Basel (Carl) Jung
#2364, aired 1994-12-08ROYALTY: Collier's Encyclopedia calls this man "the most famous of Polynesians" King Kamehameha
#2363, aired 1994-12-07POETIC HEROINES: The heroine of this 1847 poem is driven into exile by British soldiers during the French & Indian War Evangeline
#2362, aired 1994-12-06CHILDREN'S LITERATURE: Last name of the 18th c. bookseller & publisher known as the first to specialize in children's books Newbery
#2361, aired 1994-12-05THE BIBLE: Ehud, Jephthah & Gideon are 3 of the people for whom this Old Testament book is named Judges
#2360, aired 1994-12-02WORLD FACTS: Country whose monetary unit is the Swiss franc & whose only official language is German Liechtenstein
#2359, aired 1994-12-01BESTSELLING AUTHORS: He was 50 yards from victory in Britain's Grand National Steeplechase of 1956 when his horse collapsed Dick Francis
#2358, aired 1994-11-30BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: 1 of the top 10 companies that operated food services in 1964, in 1994 its lunch counters ranked No. 264 Woolworth's
#2357, aired 1994-11-29PLAYS: The title of a Sean O'Casey play refers to these symbols on the flag of the Irish Citizen Army a plow & stars
#2356, aired 1994-11-28BRITISH HEROES: At his death in 1852, he was interred in St. Paul's near Lord Nelson the Duke of Wellington
#2355, aired 1994-11-25AMERICAN POLITICAL TERMS: This phrase first appeared in 1845, followed by "to overspread the continent alloted by providence" Manifest Destiny
#2354, aired 1994-11-24SOUTH AFRICA: Province discovered by Vasco da Gama on Christmas Day, 1497 Natal
#2353, aired 1994-11-23DEMOCRATS: When Grandma Moses was born, this man was president; at her death, JFK was president James Buchanan
#2352, aired 1994-11-22HISTORIC NAMES: Though he spent most of his life in Europe, he was governor of the Bahamas for most of World War II Edward VIII/Duke of Windsor
#2351, aired 1994-11-21PLAYWRIGHTS: In 1936 he wrote his last play, "The Boy David"; an actress played the title role James M. Barrie
#2350, aired 1994-11-18OPERA: One-word title of the Verdi opera set in Windsor, England in the 15th century "Falstaff"
#2349, aired 1994-11-17NAMES IN THE NEWS: This former U.N. ambassador is a co-chairman of the host city's committee for the 1996 Olympic Games Andrew Young
#2348, aired 1994-11-16HISTORIC NAMES: A midshipman at age 9, he served in the War of 1812 at age 11, & became a Civil War hero while in his 60s David Farragut
#2347, aired 1994-11-15AFRICAN LANDMARKS: Discovered November 16, 1855, its Makalolo name, Mosioatunya, means "the smoke that thunders" Victoria Falls
#2346, aired 1994-11-14ROYALTY: The last king of the Hellenes, he was the second to bear this name King Constantine II (former King Constantine)
#2345, aired 1994-11-11ANCIENT ROME: One of these commanded 100 of the 6000 men in a legion a centurion
#2344, aired 1994-11-10FAMOUS SHIPS: It left Spithead, England December 23, 1787 & arrived in Tahiti October 26, 1788 the Bounty
#2343, aired 1994-11-09DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE: Alphabetically, he was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence John Adams
#2342, aired 1994-11-08U.S. PRESIDENTS: In his 1913 autobiography, he said "Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly" Teddy Roosevelt
#2341, aired 1994-11-07U.S. LANDMARKS: James Hoban, who designed & built this, had to rebuild it after a fire in 1814 the White House
#2340, aired 1994-11-04VICE PRESIDENTS: This Republican was the first V.P. to succeed to the presidency and then win the office by election Theodore Roosevelt
#2339, aired 1994-11-03PLAYWRIGHTS: He's won 3 Pulitzer Prizes for drama--in 1967, 1975 & 1994 Edward Albee
#2338, aired 1994-11-02BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: In 1993 this American company received more U.S. patents than any other in the world IBM
#2337, aired 1994-11-01FRUITS & VEGETABLES: The name of this common apple variety probably refers to its growth from seeds rather than by grafting the pippin
#2336, aired 1994-10-31THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE: Excluding the U.S. Canada, these 2 countries share the longest continuous border in the world, nearly 3,300 miles Chile & Argentina
#2335, aired 1994-10-28WORD ORIGINS: This term for a small place of worship goes back to the veneration of the cape of St. Martin of Tours chapel
#2334, aired 1994-10-271994: In July 1994 these 2 foreign leaders became the first to address the same joint session of Congress Rabin and King Hussein
#2333, aired 1994-10-26MYTHOLOGY: This prize was inscribed "for the fairest" the golden apple
#2332, aired 1994-10-25ORCHESTRAL MUSIC: Described as a "Grand Zoological Fantasy" in 14 movements, it was written by a Frenchman in 1886 Carnival of the Animals
#2331, aired 1994-10-24SPACE: The names of these 2 space shuttles, the first & last built, are synonyms Enterprise & Endeavour
#2330, aired 1994-10-21AMERICANA: The phrase "Great Faces Great Places" appears on this state's license plates South Dakota
#2329, aired 1994-10-201960s THEATRE: In the 1966-'67 Broadway season, this playwright had 4 shows running simultaneously Neil Simon
#2328, aired 1994-10-19MUSICIANS: In 1958 he recorded the first classical LP to sell one million copies Van Cliburn
#2326, aired 1994-10-17BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: It was created in 1931 by a merger of, among others, Boeing Air Transport & National Air Transport United Airlines
#2325, aired 1994-10-14RULERS: In the Mayflower Compact this king was called a "dread sovereign lord" King James I of England (or King James VI of Scotland)
#2324, aired 1994-10-13LITERARY AWARDS: 2 of 3 men from Ireland awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature (2 of) (William Butler) Yeats, (George Bernard) Shaw or (Samuel) Beckett
#2323, aired 1994-10-12GREEK MYTHOLOGY: To cure his affliction he was told to bathe in the Pactolus River King Midas
#2322, aired 1994-10-11BIOGRAPHIES: Isaac Deutscher's final biographical volume on this Russian was "The Prophet Outcast", covering 1929-1940 (Leon) Trotsky
#2321, aired 1994-10-10FAMILIAR PHRASES: Jefferson said it "is no excuse in any country... because it can always be pretended" ignorance of the law
#2320, aired 1994-10-07ART HISTORY: In 1894 Alphonse Mucha began designing posters of Sarah Bernhardt that popularized this decorative style art nouveau
#2319, aired 1994-10-06HISTORY: Henry VIII made Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury; she had him burned at the stake for heresy Mary I (Bloody Mary)
#2318, aired 1994-10-05ARCHAELOGISTS: This archaeologist named his children Andromache & Agamemnon Heinrich Schliemann
#2317, aired 1994-10-04AWARDS: The National Arbor Day Foundation presents an annual award named for this poet Joyce Kilmer
#2316, aired 1994-10-03MODERN QUOTATIONS: In 1962 she wrote, "...the chemical barrage has been hurled against the fabric of life" Rachel Carson
#2315, aired 1994-09-30U.S. PRESIDENTS: Of the presidents who attended a service academy, the only one who graduated in the top 10 percent of his class Jimmy Carter
#2314, aired 1994-09-29ART & AUTHORS: The Honolulu Academy of Arts has this U.S. author's collection of Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints James Michener
#2313, aired 1994-09-28AMERICAN LITERATURE: Famous story that contains the line "I wish I may never hear of the United States again!" The Man Without a Country
#2312, aired 1994-09-27BOTANY: In 1872 he introduced seedless grape cuttings to California William Thompson
#2311, aired 1994-09-26EUROPEAN GEOGRAPHY: It has the shortest coastline of any independent country, 3.49 miles Monaco
#2310, aired 1994-09-23NOVELISTS: In 1918 he proudly wrote to his family "I'm the first American wounded in Italy" Ernest Hemingway
#2309, aired 1994-09-22WORD ORIGINS: This nickname for a non-Spanish speaker comes from the Spanish word for "Greek" gringo
#2308, aired 1994-09-21QUEENS: She was Queen Consort of France 1137-1152 & Queen Consort of England 1154-1204 Eleanor of Aquitaine
#2307, aired 1994-09-20WOMEN IN SPORTS: With 5, she's won more Olympic gold medals than any other U.S. female athlete Bonnie Blair
#2306, aired 1994-09-1919th CENTURY AMERICA: In 1864 the Comm. of Agriculture advocated that the government issue daily ones of these via telegraphs a weather report
#2305, aired 1994-09-16BODIES OF WATER: In the time of the Roman Republic, this river separated Cisalpine Gaul from Italy the Rubicon
#2304, aired 1994-09-151994: James Gregory, a former Robben Island warden, was an invited guest at this May 10, 1994 event the inauguration of Nelson Mandela
#2303, aired 1994-09-14NOTABLE WOMEN: On Good Housekeeping's 1994 list of the most admired people, this 1979 Nobel laureate led the women Mother Teresa
#2302, aired 1994-09-13TECHNOLOGY: The first commercial product to use the transistor; the radio came 2 years later in 1954 a hearing aid
#2301, aired 1994-09-12WORLD CAPITALS: This city was founded in the 6th century as a capital in the Tonkin Lowland Hanoi
#2300, aired 1994-09-09LANDMARKS: This barrier is situated in the British Isles about 100 miles south of the Antonine Wall Hadrian's Wall
#2299, aired 1994-09-08HISTORIC NAMES: In 1877 his remains were buried at West Point, where he had graduated last in his class George A. Custer
#2298, aired 1994-09-07AUTHORS: The novelist who wrote, "The beginning of the end of war lies in remembrance" Herman Wouk
#2297, aired 1994-09-06THE OLD TESTAMENT: 1 of the 2 talking animals of the Old Testament the serpent or Balaam's ass
#2296, aired 1994-09-05THE OLYMPICS: Of all the cities that have hosted the Winter Olympics, this one is the farthest north Lillehammer, Norway
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