Final Jeopardy Season 23

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  1. In tropical Africa it's the main source of calories in the diet; in the U.S. it gives us a pudding
    Cassava (Tapioca)
  2. The 2 GOP vice presidents who succeeded to the presidency & were later elected president in their own right
    Teddy Roosevelt, Coolidge
  3. Of the 4 U.S. states that are officially called commonwealths, this one was not 1 of the original 13 Colonies
  4. The Grady Gammage Auditorium at Arizona State University was the last major public building that he designed
    Frank Lloyd Wright
  5. Historians refer to "the long 19th century", the 125-year span between these 2 events
    French Revolution andWWI
  6. 1 of 2 state capitals whose names start & end with the same letter
    Augusta, Atlanta
  7. 2 of the 3 states where astronauts have landed the space shuttle
    FL, CA, NM
  8. This Roald Dahl book begins, "These two very old people are the father and mother of Mr. Bucket"
    Charlie and Chocolate Factory
  9. The quote "with malice toward none" is on the wall of his Washington, D.C. memorial
    Abe Lincoln
  10. MEMORIALS: When completed, the South Dakota memorial to this man will include a 44-foot tall feather on his 87-foot tall head
    Crazy Horse
  11. The 1935 cartoon "I Haven't Got a Hat" was the first of many cartoons that paired him with a cat named Beans
    Porky Pig
  12. Started in 1988 for this city's 75th anniversary, a Springtime Flower Festival in September shows off its Commonwealth Park
    Canberra Australia
  13. In Latin the name of this math field meant a pebble used in counting, & the word also has the medical meaning "stone"
  14. The constitution for the proposed state of Sequoyah served in large part as the basis for this state's constitution
  15. He published a book of prose & verse quotes "to trace to their source passages and phrases in common use"
    John Bartlett
  16. They are the only 2 men voted president of the United States by the House of Representatives
    Thomas Jefferson, John Quincy Adams
  17. The only place where 4 countries meet at one point is found on this continent
  18. The title of form OSC-12 says it is used by this type of person, who's asked to "describe the agency wrongdoing"
  19. This phrase linking 2 entities was in Jefferson's 1802 letter to the Danbury Baptists, elaborating on the 1st Amendment
    Separation of Church and State
  20. He's the only person over 70 years of age to win a Best Director Oscar
  21. Captured as a 14-year-old soldier in 1781, he was the only president who had ever been a prisoner of war
    Andrew Jackson
  22. In the 1958 edition, this man penned the article on ventriloquism
    Edgar Bergan
  23. Of the 5 permanent members of the U.N. Security Council, the one that's the smallest in area
  24. Originally known as the Missouri Rockets, they performed at the opening of an East Coast theatre in 1931
  25. Standart, Azov & Clock are among the names of these items, given as royal Easter gifts starting in the mid-1880s
    Faberge Eggs
  26. Meaning to ascribe predetermined characteristics, this word comes from a printing process using metal plates
  27. An estimated 100,000-plus people speak this language whose nouns have no gender & end with –o
  28. In 1905 he said, "It is my duty to make money and still more money and to use the money... for the good of my fellow man"
    John D Rockefeller
  29. This Britishism, a homophone of a letter in the alphabet, has one consonant followed by a line of 4 vowels
  30. When this man won, Richard Dreyfuss said goodbye to being the youngest ever to win the Best Actor Oscar
    Adrien Brody
  31. The elevated area where the Dome of the Rock sits is commonly called this, after a different religious building
    The temple mount
  32. In an 1850 essay Charles Dickens called it "that pretty German toy"
    Christmas tree
  33. In 1947 this team chose not to be called the "Nickels" but instead paid homage to a Western hero
    Buffalo Bills
  34. This 1954 book title refers to an impaled sow's head, an offering to the "beast"
    Lord of the flies
  35. Well known to "Jeopardy!" fans, this 10-letter word originally meant a stew of many different ingredients
  36. In 1709 an Italian settled at this German city & made a new product using oil of bergamot
  37. The world's largest invertebrate, it plays a prominent part in an 1870 French novel & a 1954 film
    Giant squid
  38. On August 10, 2004, 2 days after her death at the age of 96, the Empire State Building dimmed its lights for 15 minutes in her memory
    Fay Wray
  39. The invention of what was termed "electro-photography" led to the 1948 trademarking of this word
  40. This branch uses more fuel than the rest of the military combined
    Air Force
  41. On the front lines during WWI, she drove ambulances that she had helped equip with x-ray machines
    Marie Curie
  42. The 2 leading foreign destination countries for U.S. tourists
    Mexico Canada
  43. The name of this state is derived from an Indian word meaning "great lake"
  44. This 1877 novel was written "to induce kindness, sympathy and an understanding treatment of horses"
    Black Beauty
  45. Meaning "not working properly", it may date back to a character in the comic strip "The Katzenjammer Kids"
    On the fritz
  46. Elected President twice, he beat his 2 opponents by a combined Electoral College tally of 1,014-62
  47. Located in the Central Time Zone, it's the largest city by population to have no MLB, NFL, NBA or NHL team
    Austin TX
  48. Part of the 4th-most populous country, it's the world's most populous single island with about 120 million people
  49. Their name comes from their being bred to crouch in front of prey that the hunter then captured with a net
  50. Rhyming names of the 2 places where FDR & Winston Churchill met up in February 1945
    Malta Yalta
  51. Named for a Mediterranean country, this style of typography is based on a Renaissance script
  52. The last 2 U.S. presidents to have only one child; both served in the 20th century
    Clinton Truman
  53. On May 5, 1961 he famously exclaimed, "What a beautiful view!"
    Alan Shepard
  54. In this building Ella Fitzgerald & Sarah Vaughan both won amateur talent contests, one in 1934 & the other in 1942
  55. These 2 Great Lakes each border 4 U.S. states
    Michigan and Erie
  56. He had the year's bestselling novel a record 7 years in a row with 7 different titles, ending in 2000
    John Grisham
  57. It was the last Presidential election year when there was no sitting President or VP on the national ballot
  58. He published "Hunting, Fishing, and Camping" in 1942 & "My Story: The Autobiography of a Down-East Merchant" in 1960
    LL Bean
  59. Of the 24 letters of the Greek alphabet, it's the only one that ends in an English letter that none of the others does
  60. Of the 17 state governors who became president, the most from any state, 4, were from this one
  61. The sudden 1559 death of France's King Henry II in a joust caused some to believe in this man's writings
  62. It's Mexico's northernmost state, but part of its name means "low"
    Baja California
  63. Of all the U.S. states named after European monarchs, it's the one that reaches the farthest west
  64. In his first term, this president held the first press conference that would be shown on TV--later that day
  65. This term still had "work" on the end when Vinton Cerf & Robert Kahn, 2 of its creators, used it in a key 1974 paper
  66. There were 5 living former presidents when this president was sworn in, none of whom was of his party
  67. The largest art theft in U.S. history was at 1:24 a.m. on this date in 1990, while Boston slumbered after partying
    March 18
  68. He wrote, "Isn't it the irony of fate that I have been prescribed nitroglycerin to be taken internally"
    Alfred Noble
  69. Between 1977 & 1980, he won a state high school championship, an NCAA championship, & an NBA championship
    Magic Johnson
  70. A traditional mnemonic device for remembering these begins, "Willie, Willie, Harry, Stee, Harry, Dick, John, Harry Three"
    English Monarchs
  71. These 2 current South American countries gained their independence in the 20th century, one in the '60s and one in the '70s
    Suriname Guyana
  72. This actress, who won a 1976 Oscar, later earned acclaim for playing an actress who won a 1945 Oscar
    Faye Dunnaway
  73. This sea hundreds of miles east of Florida has no land boundaries
  74. THE '60s: He won 3 straight Emmys for dramatic acting & a record 6 straight Grammys for comedy albums
    Bill Cosby
  75. The names of these 2 nations, both bordering Tanzania, end with the same 4 letters in the same order
    Rwanda Uganda
  76. This Protestant movement got its name from an early 20th century text that listed 5 basic elements
  77. From the Old French for a soldier sent ahead to clear the way, today it refers to the first settlers of a region
  78. A patient who told this Frankfurt doctor "I have lost myself" was the basis for a paper he gave in 1906
  79. It was written for American schoolkids to recite on the dedication day of the Chicago World's Fair
    Pledge of Allegiance
  80. It was the only state physically & politically formed directly because of the Civil War
  81. The genus of this Asian animal is Ailuropoda, & its species name, appropriately, is melanoleuca
    Giant panda
  82. Some of its pieces, which weighed up to 50 tons, were quarried at Marlborough Downs, about 20 miles away
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Final Jeopardy Season 23
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