Season 7 Final Jeopardy! Round clues (103 clues archived)

#1605, aired 1991-07-19POETS: This baron was England's poet laureate from 1850 to 1892, longer than anyone else Alfred Lord Tennyson
#1604, aired 1991-07-18TELEVISION: She has won 8 Emmys, more than any other performer, the 1st for Best Female Singer in 1954 Dinah Shore
#1603, aired 1991-07-17MUSICIANS: This famed musician disappeared on December 16, 1944 & was never found Glenn Miller
#1602, aired 1991-07-16HISTORIC NAMES: He married Edith Bolling Galt, a widow, on December 18, 1915 in her Washington, D.C. drawing room Woodrow Wilson
#1601, aired 1991-07-15GOVERNMENT & POLITICS: Ronald E. Paul, the candidate of this party, got the third most votes in the 1988 presidential election Libertarian
#1600, aired 1991-07-12AFRICA: 2 of the 4 African countries that have been members of the UN since its founding (2 of) Egypt, South Africa, Ethiopia & Liberia
#1599, aired 1991-07-11FAMOUS DANCERS: The only real-life couple Astaire & Rogers played in their 10 films together was this dance team Vernon & Irene Castle
#1598, aired 1991-07-10AMERICAN AUTHORS: A 40-year old widower, he was engaged to remarry when he died mysteriously in Baltimore in 1849 Edgar Allan Poe
#1597, aired 1991-07-09STATE CAPITALS: 1 of 2 state capitals that formerly served as capital of the U.S. (1 of) Annapolis or Trenton
#1596, aired 1991-07-0820th CENTURY EUROPE: As Europe chose sides before WWI, Russia joined these 2 nations in the Triple Entente France and Great Britain
#1593, aired 1991-07-03ROYALTY: At his death in January 1991, the king of this country was the world's oldest reigning monarch Norway
#1590, aired 1991-06-28COLONIAL AMERICA: Their marriage in 1614 brought eight years of peace to the Jamestown Colony Pocahontas & John Rolfe
#1586, aired 1991-06-24AMERICAN AUTHORS: Named for a U.S. president, this author wrote a 5-volume biography of that president in the 1850s Washington Irving
#1582, aired 1991-06-18EUROPE: 2 of the 3 European countries officially called principalities (2 of) Monaco, Liechtenstein or Andorra
#1580, aired 1991-06-14MOVIE STARS: This former dance teacher & ditch digger made his film debut in 1942; his leading lady was Judy Garland Gene Kelly
#1579, aired 1991-06-13TELEVISION: This spin-off from "All in the Family" ran for more episodes than its parent show The Jeffersons
#1578, aired 1991-06-12U.S. PRESIDENTS: On Feb. 5, 1924 he became the only president buried in Washington, D.C. Woodrow Wilson
#1570, aired 1991-05-31TELEVISION: This documentary series was the highest-rated series in PBS history The Civil War
#1567, aired 1991-05-28BEST SELLERS: 1 of 2 authors to have 3 books among the Top 10 Fiction Best Sellers of the 1980s (1 of) Stephen King or Tom Clancy
#1566, aired 1991-05-27LITERARY CHARACTERS: 2 characters in this American classic were named for a king of Israel & the oldest son of Abraham Moby-Dick
#1565, aired 1991-05-24BRITISH HISTORY: The last name of Lord Darnley, whose son became King of England in 1603 Stuart
#1564, aired 1991-05-23ACTRESSES: In NYC in 1955 she said, "An actress's life is so transitory--suddenly you're a building" Helen Hayes
#1563, aired 1991-05-22QUOTES: Nobel Laureate & Reagan advisor who titled 1 of his books "There Is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch" Milton Friedman
#1562, aired 1991-05-21THE 1950s: He died October 9, 1958 at Castel Gandolfo Pope Pius XII
#1561, aired 1991-05-20WORLD POLITICS: The 2 island nations that are members of NATO Iceland & United Kingdom (England)
#1560, aired 1991-05-17SCIENTISTS: In 1879 he showed that gastric juices can be produced without food being put in the stomach Ivan Pavlov
#1559, aired 1991-05-1619th CENTURY AMERICA: To keep a balance, an 1820 compromise admitted Missouri as a slave state & this as a free state Maine
#1558, aired 1991-05-15POP MUSIC: Their grandfather had a No. 1 record in 1935; their father, No. 1's in 1958 & 1961; and they hit No. 1 in 1990 Gunnar & Matthew Nelson
#1557, aired 1991-05-14WORD ORIGINS: The word "jot" comes from this Greek word, as back then I's & J's were the same iota
#1556, aired 1991-05-13BRITISH HISTORY: In 1661, 2 1/2 years after his death, his body was exhumed & hanged at Tyburn Oliver Cromwell
#1555, aired 1991-05-10WORLD GEOGRAPHY: Other than North America, it's the closest continent to South America Antarctica
#1554, aired 1991-05-09THE OSCARS: The 3rd most nominated actress ever, she received her 9th Oscar nomination in 1991 Meryl Streep
#1553, aired 1991-05-08GOVERNMENT & POLITICS: 1 of 2 federal positions that by law pay the same salary as the vice presidency, $160,600 a year (1 of) Speaker of the House or Chief Justice (of the United States)
#1552, aired 1991-05-07AMERICAN HISTORY: The only 1 to sign the Declaration of Independence, 1778 alliance w/France, peace treaty w/G.B. & Constitution Benjamin Franklin
#1551, aired 1991-05-06THE UNITED NATIONS: In 1972 he succeeded U Thant to become the U.N's 4th secretary-general Kurt Waldheim
#1544, aired 1991-04-25PRESIDENTS: The last president to enter office with his party controlling both houses of Congress Jimmy Carter
#1543, aired 1991-04-24ROYALTY: He was sixth in line to the Greek throne when he renounced his claim in 1947 Prince Philip
#1540, aired 1991-04-19BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: Founded in 1850 by a Bavarian immigrant, this firm is the world's largest clothing manufacturer Levi Strauss
#1536, aired 1991-04-15SPORTS: This classic race was first won by Ray Harroun on May 30, 1911 the Indianapolis 500
#1532, aired 1991-04-09WORLD LEADERS: This woman, elected president of Ireland in 1990, used a 1968 Simon & Garfunkel hit in her campaign Mary Robinson
#1531, aired 1991-04-08U.S. GOVERNMENT: Connecticut was the last of the original 13 states to ratify this & didn’t do it until 1939 the Bill of Rights
#1530, aired 1991-04-05FILMS OF THE '40s: Still making money in re-release, the 4 top-grossing films made in the '40s are by this studio Disney
#1529, aired 1991-04-04FAMOUS AMERICANS: Upon his death in 1972, he became the 1st civil servant to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda J. Edgar Hoover
#1528, aired 1991-04-03U.S. CURRENCY: The 2 non-presidents on the fronts of currently issued bills Hamilton & Franklin
#1527, aired 1991-04-02U.S. PRESIDENTS: He was the only president who fought in both the Revolutionary War & the War of 1812 Andrew Jackson
#1526, aired 1991-04-01NATIONAL ANTHEMS: This country's national anthem is "William of Nassau" the Netherlands
#1525, aired 1991-03-29WOMEN IN HISTORY: Her 1st husband, Alexandre de Beauharnais, fought in both the American & French Revolutions Empress Josephine
#1524, aired 1991-03-28PROVERBS: It's sometimes completed with "but satisfaction brought it back" Curiosity killed the cat
#1518, aired 1991-03-20THE MOVIES: She won the Best Actress Oscar for 1933, '67, '68 & '81 Katharine Hepburn
#1500, aired 1991-02-22WORLD CAPITALS: This capital completely surrounds a separate, independent country Rome
#1499, aired 1991-02-21VICE PRESIDENTS: The first vice president to become President of the United States John Adams
#1498, aired 1991-02-20U.S. CITIES: Tho not founded until 1791, this city has the most historic places listed in the National Register Washington, D.C.
#1497, aired 1991-02-19FAMOUS NAMES: Sometime on May 29, 1953 this New Zealander had everyone in the world under his feet Hillary
#1496, aired 1991-02-18ANCIENT LEGENDS: It was built by Epeius, a master carpenter, & was supposedly an offering to the goddess Athena the Trojan Horse
#1495, aired 1991-02-15LANDMARKS: The inscription on this U.S. monument ends with the words "known but to God" the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (the Tomb of the Unknown)
#1494, aired 1991-02-14THE 50 STATES: The only one of the 50 states that has a 1-syllable name Maine
#1493, aired 1991-02-13FRENCH HISTORY: He was in his 70s when he commanded the French National Guard during the Revolution of 1830 Lafayette
#1492, aired 1991-02-12ANATOMY: Called "the master chemistry lab", it's your largest internal organ the liver
#1491, aired 1991-02-11AMERICAN HISTORY: Edward Everett gave the principal speech here November 19, 1863 Gettysburg
#1490, aired 1991-02-08BROADWAY MUSICALS: This musical, which won 5 Tonys in 1990, was inspired by a 1928 novel & a 1932 Greta Garbo film Grand Hotel
#1489, aired 1991-02-07GEOGRAPHY: It's the largest island on the West Coast of North America Vancouver Island
#1486, aired 1991-02-04NOVEL CHARACTERS: Striking soft chords on the piano, he says, "Like the painting of a sorrow; a face without a heart" Dorian Gray ("The Picture of Dorian Gray")
#1483, aired 1991-01-30EUROPE: The two European countries that have the letter Z in their English names Czechoslovakia & Switzerland
#1481, aired 1991-01-28FICTIONAL CHARACTERS: In 1976, the same year her creator died, she made her final appearance, in "Sleeping Murder" Miss (Jane) Marple
#1480, aired 1991-01-25MONARCHS: One of two English kings since William the Conqueror who were never crowned Edward V or Edward VIII
#1479, aired 1991-01-24WORLD HISTORY: On July 15, 1815 he surrendered to the captain of the Bellerophon Napoleon (I)
#1478, aired 1991-01-23MYTHOLOGY: The Oracle at Delphi was believed to be speaking the words of this god Apollo
#1474, aired 1991-01-17FAMOUS WOMEN: 1 of 2 women who made the Top 10 on Forbes' list of the highest-earning entertainers of 1989-90 (1 of) Madonna & Oprah Winfrey
#1472, aired 1991-01-15COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: Working here, Lewis Terman adapted Binet's test & came up with the term "intelligence quotient" Stanford University
#1470, aired 1991-01-11BEST SELLERS: "The Saga of an American Family" is the subtitle of this 1976 best seller Roots
#1466, aired 1991-01-07ISLANDS: 3 of the world's 10 largest islands are in the Arctic Ocean & belong to this country Canada
#1455, aired 1990-12-21OSCAR-WINNING FILMS: This 1950 film was the only "Best Picture" that featured Marilyn Monroe; she played an actress All About Eve
#1454, aired 1990-12-20AMERICAN HISTORY: 2 of the 4 Americans who negotiated the Treaty of Paris with the British in 1782 (2 of) Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Jay, or Henry Laurens
#1453, aired 1990-12-19PEN NAMES: He Latinized his first 2 names to Carolus Ludovicus, anglicized & reversed them Lewis Carroll
#1449, aired 1990-12-13BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: When this soap was 1st made in 1898, it was named for the 2 oils it contained Palmolive
#1441, aired 1990-12-03COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD: Of the South American countries, the one that comes last alphabetically Venezuela
#1437, aired 1990-11-27ARTISTS: The woman in his 1862 painting "Symphony in White, No. 1" was his mistress Joanna Hiffernan James Whistler
#1434, aired 1990-11-22TRAVEL & TOURISM: In 1841 his 1st package tour took 570 people from Leicester to Loughborough for a temperance rally Thomas Cook
#1430, aired 1990-11-16ISLANDS: It's the only inhabited U.S. territory south of the equator American Samoa
#1429, aired 1990-11-15SPACE EXPLORATION: Next pair in the sequence: Gumdrop, Spider; Charlie Brown, Snoopy;... the Columbia & the Eagle
#1428, aired 1990-11-14U.S. HISTORY: After Virginia, more Civil War battles were fought in this state than in any other Tennessee
#1427, aired 1990-11-13WORLD HISTORY: The 2 countries that became independent on Aug. 14 & 15, 1947 Pakistan & India
#1426, aired 1990-11-12THE COMMON MARKET: Only permanent Common Market member whose official language doesn't use the Latin alphabet Greece
#1425, aired 1990-11-09U.S. POLITICS: This city has been the site of more major party presidential nominating conventions than any other Chicago
#1424, aired 1990-11-08WORLD GEOGRAPHY: This country contains South America's highest & lowest points Argentina
#1423, aired 1990-11-07SHAKESPEARE: The 3-word title of this play begins & ends with the same 7-letter word Measure for Measure
#1422, aired 1990-11-06THE BIBLE: This Old Testament book opens "The words of the preacher, the son of David, King in Jerusalem" Ecclesiastes
#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
#1420, aired 1990-11-02THE 50 STATES: The only state whose name ends with 3 consonants Massachusetts
#1418, aired 1990-10-31LANDMARKS: The tomb of Britain's "Unknown Warrior" is in this British landmark Westminster Abbey
#1417, aired 1990-10-3019th CENTURY AMERICANS: When he died in New York City in 1848, this merchant was the richest man in America John Jacob Astor
#1416, aired 1990-10-29SAINTS: Founder of the Friars Minor in the 13th c., he was made patron saint of ecologists in 1979 St. Francis of Assisi
#1415, aired 1990-10-26THE OLYMPICS: 2 of the 5 countries that have attended every Summer Olympics in the modern era (2 of) England, France, Greece, Switzerland & Australia
#1414, aired 1990-10-25HISTORY: It was the first elected legislative body in the New World House of Burgesses
#1413, aired 1990-10-24SHAKESPEARE: The name of Shakespeare's acting company, the King's Men, referred to this king James I
#1408, aired 1990-10-17AUTOBIOGRAPHIES: Numerical phrase in the title of the 1955 autobiography of British physician Roger Bannister The Four-Minute Mile
#1403, aired 1990-10-10ASTRONOMY: It's the first planet whose discoverer is known Uranus
#1396, aired 1990-10-01SPORTS: For the 1st half of this century, it was the westernmost city represented in Major League Baseball St. Louis
#1380, aired 1990-09-07FAMOUS WOMEN: Dying in 1903, she said, "It's the 27th anniversary of Bill's death. Bury me next to Bill." Calamity Jane (Martha Jane Canary)
#1379, aired 1990-09-06ORGANIZATIONS: Its 1st 2 headquarters were Central Hall in London & Hunter College in the Bronx the United Nations
#1378, aired 1990-09-05WORLD GEOGRAPHY: The only country crossed by the Equator & the Tropic of Capricorn Brazil
#1377, aired 1990-09-04THE BIBLE: If this event hadn't happened, Methuselah might have lived past age 969 flood
#1376, aired 1990-09-03EARLY MAN: It was the first nonprecious metal man made into tools & decorative items copper
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