final jeopardy season 27 2010 to 2011.txt
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final jeopardy season 27 2010 to 2011.txt
final jeopardy season 27
final jeopardy season 27
A James Dean memorial can be found adjacent to this structure, located at one of the high spots in Los Angeles
Surus was the last known one of these to survive a mountain crossing in the 3rd century B.C.
On the run following the siege of Oxford, he surrendered May 5, 1646 near Newark on Trent
This miracle that happens in all 4 gospels, including Mark 6 & Luke 9, has elements that symbolically represent Jesus
The 2003 bestseller "The Meaning of Everything" is subtitled "The Story of" this reference classic
Oxford English Dictionary
Time magazine first mentioned him in 1939, when his father sent him on a diplomatic errand from London to Glasgow
Their team colors were yellow & white & they were originally sponsored by Chico's Bail Bonds
Bad News Bears
This novel's first epilogue says, "the activity of Alexander or of Napoleon cannot be called useful or harmful"
War & Peace
Of the 4 largest Asian countries in area, it's the only one that borders the other 3
Opened in 1971, his presidential library is the farthest south
If he had been his own country, at the 2008 Summer Olympics he would have tied for ninth in gold medals
On September 2, 1945 New Zealand Air Marshal Leonard Isitt put the final signature on the document that ended this
Of the 4 states that begin & end with the same vowel, the one that doesn't begin & end with the same letter as the other 3 states
An education center at his historic home includes galleries called "First in War" & "A Leader's Smile"
She described her work as "Human nature in the Midland Countries" & involving "three or four families in a country village"
It was saved from destruction by a poem submitted to the Boston Daily Advertiser in September 1830
The Constitution (Old Ironsides)
The last time the University of Michigan retired a football number was in 1994, in honor of this center who graduated in 1935
In 2007 Robstown, near Corpus Christi, was recognized as the birthplace of this game, now played online too
Texas Hold 'em
Built about 50 years ago, it's the only world capital to start with the letter "I"
The mirror motif in this 1871 sequel includes 2 characters who are enantiomorphs, or mirror-image twins
Through the looking Glass
His "remarks about the Confederacy... made Atlanta look at him first in bewilderment, then coolly and then with hot rage"
This last name of the speech therapist in the 2010 Oscar winner for Best Picture is also a suffix meaning "speech"
In December 1967 Louis Washkansky, a patient in this country claimed, "I am a new Frankenstein"
Penned by a British author, it became a No. 1 bestseller in the U.S. in 1959, 31 years after it was initially banned
Lady Chatterly's Lover
A judge's directed verdict of guilty for her action in Rochester in 1872 was written before her trial began
Susan B. Anthony
"L'Unifoli?" is one of the names popularly given to the new flag unveiled in 1965 by this country
The car company that sponsored the radio show for which his father worked inspired the middle name of this filmmaker
Francis Ford Coppola
From 1792 to 1886 this person, not the Speaker of the House, followed the vice president in the line of succession
the President Pro Tem
Lt. Col. A.P. Clark played a key role in the elaborate breakout from Stalag Luft III that inspired this 1963 movie
The gReat Escape
In the beginning this 2005 novel was simply titled "Forks"
COLORFUL TITLES: At its premiere in NYC in 1924 this composition was part of a concert billed as "an experiment in modern music"
Traditionally said to be founded in 421, this city was later built up on islands in a lagoon by refugees from invading Lombards
There has never been a Tony award winner for best musical set on either of these 2 continents
Antarctica & Australia
The railroad founded in 1859 by a Kansas state charter reached this state capital on February 16, 1880
In 170 A.D. Melito of Sardis compiled a list of religious works to be included in this, a 2-word term he coined
Alphabetically first among the 150 most populous U.S. cities, it has become the "polymer capital of the world"
Lyrics to an 1868 tune by this man began, "Guten Abend, Gut Nacht, Mit Rosen Bedacht"
She's tied with Mariah Carey for most No. 1 hits by a female with 18: 12 as a member of a group & 6 as a solo act
In 1964 a dean at Tufts' medical school wrote a modern version of this, used at many medical school graduations
When Sweden's Gota Canal was completed in the 1820s, these 2 seas became directly linked
Baltic & North Sea
Playing in theaters since 1975, this film has had the longest continuous theatrical run in movie history
Rocky Horror Picture Show
The longest period in American history with no changes to the Constitution was from 1804 to this year
The first words he ever spoke to his assistant were "How are you?... You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive"
From the Latin for "free", this 2-word term for a type of college refers to the old belief of what a free man should be taught
"A Girl from a Different World" & "Train to the Urals" are chapters in this 1957 work
In 2009 Alabama replaced a statue in the collection with one of her at age 7, the first child honored
When the RMS Titanic sank in 1912, its cargo included more than 7 million pieces of this, in some 3,400 sacks
It contains over 5,000 tons of steel, rises 630 feet in the air & is in the shape of an inverted catenary curve
St. Louis Gateway Arch
Shortly after he received the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize, his country ceased to exist
Just 10 sentences, this speech is wrong on one point: it is long remembered
"Bearing the bandages, water & sponge, straight & swift to my wounded I go", he wrote in "The Wound-Dresser"
It's the only Canadian province that is separated from the North American mainland
Prince Edward Island
In 1909 he completed his last painting, a canvas called "Driftwood"
This president was the first to put solar panels on the White House
A 1984 country hit, "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight" is the basis for its theme song
Monday Night Football
Completed in 1858, it was to be named St. Stephen, but was nicknamed this, honoring the chief commissioner of the works
He died in 1995, the day before the opening of a Glasgow veterinary library named for him
After Alaska, it's the largest state in area without a Major League Baseball team
Some of its text says, "The decree should be writen on a stela of hard stone, in sacred writing, document writing & Greek writing"
Faulkner said this writer "has no courage" & "has never used a word where the reader (may need) a dictionary"
The 2 Middle East prime ministers of the same country who shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize with another leader
Peres & Rabin
As both vice president & president, he threw out a season's 1st pitch, each time for a different Senators franchise
Of the nations with adjectives in their common names, only this Western Hemisphere one bears the name of a religious order
64 paintings from the Met's founding purchase are still in its collection; over 1/3 of them are from this current European nation
Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Frost remarked that this is what gets "lost in translation"
The latest "Bartlett's" lists quotes chronologically; the first quotes come from this country
These 3 nations each border the world's largest & smallest oceans
Russia, USA, Canada
In 2010 they broke the Beatles' record for having had the most songs on the Hot 100 chart by a non-solo act
Cast of Glee
One of the 2 plays whose plots are set in motion by shipwrecks, one off Illyria & one off an unnamed island
Tempest & 12th Night
At the University of Bonn in 1836, he was wounded in a duel with a member of an aristocratic Prussian fraternity
With 301 miles, it has the most coastline of current states that were part of the 13 original colonies
Founded in 1795, this city that hosts a popular annual sporting event has "sport" in its name
The Pink Pony Fund, for breast cancer care & prevention, is a philanthropic initiative of this fashion company
Armor-clad knights face off in a game of baseball in an 1889 work by this author
In his journals he described how he once set 2 groups of boys against each other, likely inspiring his 1954 novel
The custom of hijab, Arabic for "veiling", can include this garment, mentioned by Kipling
From 1966 to 1968 this role was played by 2 different actresses in a TV series; it was also the title role in a 2004 film
With a combined age of just 90 years, this president & vice president were the youngest team ever inaugurated
Bill Clinton & Al Gore
Between April 1909 & March 1910, he killed 296 animals, including 9 lions & 8 elephants
Pronounced one way, this 7-letter word can mean unjustified; pronounced another, it's someone sickly
In July 2010 this Rock & Roll Hall of Famer performed at the Baseball H.O.F. induction ceremonies
Of the 50 on the list, only one never appears on screen: man, from this 1942 animated featur
Although capital of its country, it is not the capital of the province in which it's located, nor is it the seat of government
The last time the Democratic & Republican nominees had once been governor of the same state, this was the state
Jack Odell gave his child a tiny vehicle to bring to school inside one of these items, & a toy brand name was born
This area that includes several countries got its name because the colonizers spoke Spanish, French & Portuguese
The smallest Ancient Wonder, it was the only one ever moved, having been transported to Constantinople around 391 A.D.
Zeus @ Olympia
He wrote, "The hellish tattoo of the heart increased. It grew quicker & quicker, & louder & louder every instant"
In an 1845 autobiography, he wrote, "You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man"
Though Rhea was his mother, in one tradition this god was brought up by Capheira, the daughter of Oceanus
His "story was soon told, for the whole twenty years had been to him but as one night"
Rip Van Winkle
William Wilkinson's "An Account of the Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia" inspired this author's most famous novel
Its largest airport is named for a World War II hero; its second largest, for a World War II battle
In this classic film, one of the characters tries to quote the Pythagorean theorem but gets it wrong
Wizard of Oz
Asked in 1966 to write a concise statement for arresting officers to recite, California D.A. Harold Berliner started with these 7 word
You have the right to remain silent
Only 1 U.S. president represented this party, & he said, "I dread... a division of the republic into 2 great parties"
He said, "to leave this stream uncrossed will breed manifold distress for me; to cross it, for all mankind"
Chapters in this 1953 thriller include "Dossier for M", "Pink Lights and Champagne" & "The Game is Baccarat"
For decades Rolls-Royce also owned this luxury brand named for its founder; now both are produced by German companies
Since the 1600s this 8-letter word has meant men of letters; a punning form of it refers to celebrities
Of the 20 presidents elected to a second term, 2 of the 3 who failed to complete that term
Lincoln, Nixon, McKinley
In 1950, 2 years after his murder, some of his ashes were enshrined at the Self-Realization Fellowship in Los Angeles
With special sound equipment needed in the auditorium, this 1940 film was initially released in only 14 theaters
In the 4 major U.S. sports leagues, he's won more regular season MVP awards than any other player
Its Declaration of Independence was signed in 1847 by 11 men in that nation's Providence Baptist Church
After meeting him, Hawthorne said he had a "sallow, queer, sagacious visage" warmed by "homely human sympathies"
Golf carts used by the crew in the production of this 2009 movie bore signs reading "Galileo" & "Bernini"
Angels & Demons
At his 1994 inaugural, he called for "a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world"
From the same state, they're the 2 presidents whose occupations are listed by World Book as "planter"
Washington & Jefferson
In 1790 the USA's 1st law governing this protection gave it a term of 14 years; today it can extend well over a century
John Tukey coined this compound word in 1958 saying it was as important as "tubes, transistors, wires, tapes..."
In 1950 he answered a Time magazine article on him, & a common criticism, with a telegram reading, "No chaos damn it"
One tale of its origin says that the blind seer Tiresias separated 2 snakes with his staff
Of all the countries with Spanish as an official language, this one is last alphabetically
The name for this news agency means "peninsula", referring to the Arabian peninsula
By area, it's the world's largest country that's named for a river
Of the 9 presidents whose images have a beard or mustache, this late 19th century man is the only Democrat
He was backed by London's royal philharmonic concert orchestra on his 2010 tour, which he called "Symphonicity"
A 1912 speech said the Bull Moose Party "comes from" these; "it has grown from the soil of... people's hard necessities"
These 2 are the only Best Actress Oscar winners to have No. 1 hits on the Billboard Top 40
Streisand & Cher
"You have no right to expect me to send you back to Kansas" appears in a 1900 novel & in an epigraph to this 1995 novel
He was the last Secretary of State to serve in the post under 2 presidents
A mixture of English & Spanish, Llanito is the language of this territory's 30,000 residents
Finding the spot for this memorial caused its creator to say, "America will march along that skyline"
In 1744 the first mention of this now popular sport said, "away flies the boy to the next ...post and then home with joy"
The day affer the 15th Amendment took effect, Thomas Peterson became the 1st Afr. American to do this under its provisions
Thomas Huxley & Samuel Wilberforce were among the Oxford Museum speakers debating this theory June 30, 1860
Riding the subway in New York in 1908, Jack Norworth saw a sign for the Polo Grounds & was inspired to write this song
Take Me Ou to the Ball Game
After a construction boom fueled by oil & gas money, this capital city now has Europe's tallest building
From the Latin for "greatest", this form of address was introduced by the narcissistic King Richard II
In 1988 this country boycotted the Summer Olympics after its demand to co-host the games was refused
In only 2 cases can you add 2 letters to one country & get another country: Austria/Australia & this pair
A 2010 article from Slate called this language created by Paul Frommer "the new Klingon"
"Forget Me Not, Glacier Avenue & Glacier Highway are streets in this state capital
After the Royal Family fled to this country in 1807, it became the only one in South America from which a European country was ruled
In use from 1844 to 1905, a flag representing the union of these 2 countries was nicknamed the "herring salad"
Norway & Sweden
This happens several times, as in I Kings 17 & Acts 20; the most famous time, it's done by Jesus in John 11
Rasing the dead
These 2 Cabinet departments both depict 19th century plows on their official seals
Agriculture & Labor
It's said that this woman who died in 1976 "made more money out of murder than any woman since Lucrezia Borgia"
Published posthumously in 1970, his first novel, "A Happy Death", features a protagonist named Patrice Mersault
In action since 1917, this sports franchise is now largely owned by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Toronto Maple Leafs
The basis of this show that won a Best Musical Tony & a Pulitzer was a collection of stories that won the Pulitzer in 1948
He is the only president of the United States to be awarded the Purple Heart
The alternate name of this 16th century Italian painting also means "cheerful"
The Mona Lisa
This American breed was named for its ability to race a distance of 1,320 feet
It was first transmitted by the USS Arapahoe off Cape Hatteras on August 11, 1909
Several species appear in the logo of the U.N.'s International Year of this 12-letter word, vital to the health of "life" on Earth
German is its official national language; Croatian, Slovene & Hungarian are each official in one of its states
In ancient Rome it was a post where racers changed direction; since 1836 it's meant a moment change occurs
The title character of this opera addresses his son in the aria "Sois immobile" ("hold yourself still")
It says, "The history of the present king of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations"
Declaration of Independence
During his tenure, he never threw out an opening day first pitch, but before he was president, he did it for the Braves
Words found in this 1945 fable include brood, baying, bleating, comrade, tyranny & rebellion
The mailing address for this company is P.O. Box 57, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15230
In 2010 we heard of the discovery of the fossil of a 12 million-year-old giant sperm whale given this Biblical name by its finders
His grave notes his 1842 West Point graduation, his time at Ft. Sumter, Gettysburg & 2nd Bull Run, but does not mention sports
In May 1964 this New Orleans native was 62 years old when he bumped the Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love" from the No. 1 spot
Topping the charts on Oct. 20, 1962, this novelty song is the only No. 1 hit to have the word "electrodes" in the lyrics
The Monster Mash
This 4-letter term for a religious group that holds distinctive beliefs comes from the Latin for "follow"
Stieg Larsson created the girl with the dragon tattoo by imagining this fictional Swedish girl as an adult
In 1886 he published his first book, "The Trumpet and Drum", an instructional handbook with 8 compositions
John Philip Sousa
Only Orson Welles & this man have been nominated for Best Actor & Original Screenplay in the same year while in their 20s
Because of a policy adopted in 1979, this country's young people are collectively referred to as "little emperors"
Cuba removed Christmas from its list of national holidays in 1969 & restored it in 1997 in anticipation of a visit by this man
It's the only U.S. coin or bill produced in 2010 that features the private home of a president on the reverse
He was the first U.S. president to be elected in an Olympic year
The only 2 countries in the world with an "X" in their names, one is found in Europe & one in the Americas
Luxembourg & Mexico
His son Christopher said, my father "got to where he was by climbing upon my infant shoulders"
Nazi Rudolf Hess in 1941 & the notorious Kray twins in 1952 were among the last people briefly held here
Tower of London
The IUPAC named an element for this man born in 1473 to "highlight the link between astronomy and... nuclear chemistry"
In 1955 she became the first & so far only actress to win a Tony for playing a male role in a musical
Now in season 23, its producer says it's the only show with "no script, no actors, no host & no re-enactments"
Like the name of a minor Roman god, this word for a caretaker comes from the Latin for "door"
As their bordering countries are all this adjective, Liechtenstein & Uzbekistan are considered "double" this
It's the total number of legs on the 2 non-human animals whose words are quoted in the Old Testament
4 (Serpent and Balam's ass)
He served the shortest amount of time as president before running for & winning reelection to the job
A line in this 1863 poem mentions "The eighteenth of April, in seventy-five"
Paul Revere's Ride
Britain's oldest known scrap of material called this, sometimes identified as shepherd's plaid, dates from 250 A.D.
Made up of 1 large & many smaller islands, it's the most populous of Britain's remaining overseas territories
These 2 rivers, each more than 1,000 miles long, rise in the Armenian Plateau in Turkey
Tigris & Euphrates
Meaning "rapidly", this term began in England, referring to the speed with which the mail was delivered
From 1513 to 1972, only men named Christian & Frederick alternated as rulers of this nation
The inspiration for this title object in a novel & a 1957 movie actually spanned the Mae Khlung River
The Bridge on the River Kwai
A Hollywood venue was renovated & renamed the Aquarius Theater to host this musical in 1968