Season 39 Final Jeopardy! Round clues (16 clues archived)

#8710, aired 2022-09-30BEFORE THEY WERE AUTHORS: While working for British naval intelligence during World War II, he was code-named 17F Ian Fleming
#8709, aired 2022-09-29INNOVATIONS: Seen by a worldwide audience in 1970, black pentagons were added to these to help viewers follow them better on TV soccer balls
#8708, aired 2022-09-28WORLD RIVERS: These 2 rivers share the names of countries, end with the same 4 letters & both join up with the ParanĂ¡ River Paraguay & Uruguay
#8707, aired 2022-09-27WORLD AIRPORTS: Africa's 2 busiest passenger airports are in these 2 countries; it's an 8-hour flight between them Egypt & South Africa
#8706, aired 2022-09-26MAGAZINES: A now-annual issue of this magazine was inspired by the high society parties of Caroline Astor, whose ballroom fit about 400 people Forbes
#8705, aired 2022-09-23LITERARY CHARACTERS: In a later part of the epic named for him, this character becomes king after his cousin Heardred dies in battle Beowulf
#8704, aired 2022-09-22POP CULTURE: In 2011 Leland, Mississippi, where Jim Henson grew up, honored Henson & his Muppets by renaming a bridge this, also a song title Rainbow Connection
#8703, aired 2022-09-21FAMOUS NAMES: Perhaps the most famous picture of him was taken in New Jersey in 1951 as he was annoyed by paparazzi on his 72nd birthday (Albert) Einstein
#8702, aired 2022-09-20AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: Delivered on January 8, 1790, the first of these was also the shortest, at 1,089 words the State of Union Address
#8701, aired 2022-09-19HISTORIC DOCUMENTS: The governor of Massachusetts wrote, it "is a poor document, but a mighty act... wrong in its delay till January, but grand & sublime after all" the Emancipation Proclamation
#8700, aired 2022-09-16DISNEY SONGS: "We Don't Talk About Bruno" from "Encanto" is the first song from an animated Disney film to hit No. 1 since this duet in 1993 "A Whole New World"
#8699, aired 2022-09-15U.S. COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: Founded as a technical institute in 1900, its sports teams are the Tartans & its official mascot is a Scottish Terrier Carnegie Mellon
#8698, aired 2022-09-14ARTISTS: He said, "The Seine! I have painted it all my life, at all hours, in all seasons, from Paris to the sea" (Claude) Monet
#8697, aired 2022-09-13THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY: Prince Philip's titles included Baron Greenwich & Duke of Edinburgh, but not Prince Consort, last used by this royal Prince Albert
#8696, aired 2022-09-1219th CENTURY NOVELS: "This bell was named Marie... alone in the southern tower, with her sister Jacqueline, a bell of lesser size", says this novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame
#1, aired 2022-09-25LANDLOCKED COUNTRIES: It's the world's smallest landlocked country in both area & population Vatican City
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