Season 38 Final Jeopardy! Round clues (30 clues archived)

#8495, aired 2021-10-221970s TOP 40 HITS: Seeing a poster for a production of "Cyrano de Bergerac" in a seedy Paris hotel & ladies of the evening nearby inspired this hit "Roxanne"
#8494, aired 2021-10-21WORLD GEOGRAPHY: This country of 16,600 square miles has a possession that's more than 50 times as large Denmark
#8493, aired 2021-10-2019th CENTURY SUPREME COURT DECISIONS: The first "self-evident" truth in the Declaration of Independence was quoted & found not to apply to this plaintiff (Dred) Scott
#8492, aired 2021-10-19CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS: He has studied Cordon Bleu cooking, but is known for his 1981 creation of a character with unconventional taste in cuisine Thomas Harris
#8491, aired 2021-10-18NAMES ON THE MAP: From 1824 to 1825 this hero toured all 24 states & an Indiana city was named for him (the Marquis de) Lafayette
#8490, aired 2021-10-15LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN: These stories got their collective title because little Josephine Kipling insisted they be told exactly the same way each time Just So Stories
#8489, aired 2021-10-14U.S. HISTORY: On Sept. 30, 1788 William Maclay & Robert Morris, both of Pennsylvania, were chosen as the first 2 these (U.S.) senators
#8488, aired 2021-10-13SPORTS LEGENDS: When Johnny Bench broke his record, this man wrote, "I always thought the record would stand until it was broken" Yogi Berra
#8487, aired 2021-10-12PUBLISHING: Last name of brothers James, John, Joseph & Fletcher, whose company published magazines with their name as well as books Harper
#8486, aired 2021-10-11COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD: Nazi Germany annexed this nation & divided it into regions of the Alps & the Danube; the Allies later divided it into 4 sectors Austria
#8485, aired 2021-10-08THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE: British zoologist George Shaw looked for stitches when he first saw this mammal in 1799, thinking he was being tricked (the) duck-bill(ed) platypus
#8484, aired 2021-10-07WINTER OLYMPIC SPORTS: The official Olympic website says this event "has its roots in survival skills" practiced in the snowy forests of Scandinavia biathlon
#8483, aired 2021-10-06HISTORIC CALENDARS: Following Messidor, this summer month in the 18th century French Revolutionary calendar had a name meaning "heat gift" Thermidor
#8482, aired 2021-10-05POPULAR PHRASES: This phrase relating nutrition & health was popularized by fruit scientist J.T. Stinson at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair an apple a day keeps the doctor away
#8481, aired 2021-10-04RENAISSANCE MEN: 10 years before a more famous work, he wrote in 1503 that the way to deal with rebels is to placate them or eliminate them (Niccolò) Machiavelli
#8480, aired 2021-10-01AMERICAN HISTORY: The April 26, 1906 edition of The Call, a newspaper in this city, reported on the heroic death of hoseman James O'Neil San Francisco
#8479, aired 2021-09-30CHILDREN'S LITERATURE: A 2000 Library of Congress exhibit called this 1900 work "America's greatest and best-loved homegrown fairytale" The Wizard of Oz
#8478, aired 2021-09-29MYTHOLOGY: The Hippocrene Spring, sacred to the Muses, was so named because this offspring of Medusa brought it into being Pegasus
#8477, aired 2021-09-28THE CONTINENTS: It's the only continent with its mainland lying in all 4 hemispheres as defined by the equator & the prime meridian Africa
#8476, aired 2021-09-27ROCK LEGENDS: A new studio album in 2020 gave him a Top 5 album in 6 consecutive decades, his first in 1975 (Bruce) Springsteen
#8475, aired 2021-09-24HISTORY OF THE 19-TEENS: Saying he ignored warnings of enemy vessels, the British admiralty sought to blame William Turner, this ship's last captain in 1915 the Lusitania
#8474, aired 2021-09-23FOOD & DRINK IN THE BIBLE: In the King James Version, these creatures are a plague in Exodus 10, but deemed okay to eat in Leviticus 11 locusts
#8473, aired 2021-09-22LANDMARKS: 96 miles in total during its 3-decade existence, the most well-known part of this was about the same length as an Olympic marathon the Berlin Wall
#8472, aired 2021-09-21CHILDREN'S BOOKS: A book by her says, "It is said that the effect of eating too much lettuce is 'soporific'... but then I am not a rabbit" (Beatrix) Potter
#8471, aired 2021-09-201980s MOVIES: The Dip used to kill characters in this 1988 film consisted of acetone, benzene & turpentine, ingredients of paint thinner Who Framed Roger Rabbit
#8470, aired 2021-09-1719th CENTURY U.S. POLITICS: Named after a U.K. political party that helped depose a king, the U.S. Whig Party was formed to oppose this man (Andrew) Jackson
#8469, aired 2021-09-16THE 21st CENTURY: In 2009 this 11-year-old started posting on BBC's Urdu language website under the screen name Gul Makai Malala (Yousafzai)
#8468, aired 2021-09-15AUTHORS: In addition to knowing many languages & making up his own, he also taught language at the universities of Leeds & Oxford J.R.R. Tolkien
#8467, aired 2021-09-14SCIENTIFIC ETYMOLOGY: 2 of the 3 men for whom armalcolite, a dark gray mineral discovered in 1969, is named (2 of) (Neil) Armstrong, (Buzz) Aldrin or (Michael) Collins
#8466, aired 2021-09-13THE 13 COLONIES: Founded by an advocate of religious freedom, it was the site of America's first Baptist church & oldest synagogue Rhode Island
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