March 2012 Final Jeopardy's and Daily Doubles

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A fellow author called him 'a very unique cat --a French Canadian Hinayana Buddhist beat Catholic savant'AMERICAN WRITERS
More VPs have been from this state than any other, including 2 20th century VPs who were its governorU.S. VICE PRESIDENTS
Scientific American has a feature that presents a common belief & asks this alliterative questionANTONYMIC PAIRS
'Books leapt and danced like roasted birds, their wings ablaze with red and yellow feathers' is a line from this novel20th CENTURY NOVELS
The first time we meet this man in a 1981 novel, he's in his cell holding 'Le Grand Dictionnaire de Cuisine'BOOK VILLAINS
An entertainer born in 1888 whose original first name was Adolph was one of the best-known players of this instrumentMUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
To Homer, these fields were a land of perfect happiness on the banks of the Oceanus riverJUST LIKE HEAVEN
A descending slope in a road, it can also mean to lower one's status or salaryCOMPOUND WORDS
Greenwich is an inner one of LondonTHE VERSATILE 'O-U-G-H'
H is for Henry: billionaire who had a Reform PartyTHEY GO BY THIER FIRST INITIAL
Willard Libby developed a method of this, used to determine the age of fossils & the likeHYPHENATED TERMS
This term for a bell tower comes from the region in Southern Italy that produced the metal used in some bellsBELLS
Though often associated with Machiavelli, this phrase, 'exitus acta probat', first appears in a work by OvidLATIN PHRASES
An elementary school in Lorian, Ohio is named for this woman from Lorain who's both a Pulitzer & Nobel Prize winnerTHEY CAME FROM OHIO
Although very short, this Russian city's Winter Canal is spanned by 3 bridges, including the Hermitage BridgeCANALS
These 2 back-to-back Tony winners for best musical (1987 & 1988) were both set in ParisTONY-WINNING MUSICALS
These people who ruled large parts of Spain before Celtic & Roman dominance left their name on the landPEOPLE OF EUROPE
A 'dead zone' in the Gulf of Mexico is mainly caused by an excess of this element, much of it carried by the MississippiRIVER DAMAGE
By having operations in both Libya and Liechtenstein, a corporation is entitled to be called this5-SYLLABLE WORDS
Before the rags-to-riches stories (& more than 100 books), his story began on Jan. 13, 1832 in RevereAUTHORS WITH MASS. APPEAL
The most populous after RussiaFORMER SOVIET REPUBLICS
This school plays its home football games at Franklin FieldIVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS
A direction in this film: 'Start with the tone... up a full tone. Down a major third. Now drop an octave. Up a perfect fifth''70s BLOCKBUSTERS
Georgeanne Brennan wrote a cookbook that shares its title with this Dr. Seuss classicCOLORFUL BOOKS
'Bartlett's' says that around 1900, upon seeing an imitation of herself, she said, 'We are not amused'QUOTATIONS
The name of a Kansas City-based consumer product company, it's also a term goldsmiths use to denote qualityCURRENT AMERICAN COMPANIES
Charles I, who died in 1922, was the last emperor of Austria & as Charles IV, the last king of this countryI'M THE KING OF THE WORLD
'Throne of Blood'MOVIES BASED ON SHAKESPEARE
ClueWho is or What isCategory
In this 1841 essay, Ralph Waldo Emerson urged people to trust their own judgment above that of all othersESSAYS
This term for a lucky type of visible electrical discharge is a corruption of Erasmus, a patron saint of sailorsPHENOMENA
Documents relating to these agreements, the framework for peace in the Middle East, are at the Carter LibraryPRESIDENTIAL ARTIFACTS
8-letter word for an especially vigorous microorganism, like a bacterium that's become drug-resistantNEW TO THE OED
1935: 'The monster demands a mate!'MOVIE TAGLINES
Its nickname is said to come from a line in an 1899 speech that followed 'frothy eloquence neither convinces nor satisfies me'STATE NICKNAMES
Chapter 1 of this Laura Hillenbrand bestseller is titled 'The Day of the Horse is Past'IN THE BOOKSTORE
This 1928 novel was partly based on the author's wife Frieda & her affair with Angelo RavagliLITERATURE
With 1.5 million speakers, Italian is this country's second-most spoken language; Arabic is third & German is fourthLANGUAGES OF SOUTH AMERICA
On March 2, 1836 it declared its independence from MexicoMARCH-ING
Formed by 7 janitor organizations, the SEIU is this type of 'Employees International Union'IN UNION
A young prince is saved by a magic feather in this 1910 Stravinsky balletBALLET
Born in 1854, he assisted Alexander Graham Bell with his telephone experimentsMAJOR TOM
All breeds of domestic horse are a single species, scientifically this genus caballusHORSESTORY
The 2 shortest-named constellations each have 3 letters: Ara & this one in the ZodiacASTRONOMY
The cougar has the Guinness record for most other names in English, over 40, including this 4-letter nameWILD CATS
It's a device used in threshing grain as well as a verb meaning to I wave your arms wildly & uselesslyTHERE'S A WORD FOR THAT
In 1952 the maker of this board game was flooded with letters with ideas for timing devices, turntables & bags to hold game piecesTOYS & GAMES
In 1711 Newton led the Royal Society in London & his greatest rival led the Academy of Sciences in this capital citySCIENTISTS
At 22 square miles, it's the world's smallest island with a population exceeding 1 million, a figure it reached by 1880ISLANDS
Many of the Jersey Shore's early inhabitants were these Indians named for a state to the southAT THE JERSEY SHORE
On March 17, 2011 a probe called Messenger became the first spacecraft to orbit this planetSPACE EXPLORATION
On visiting RKO in 1939, he described the studio as the biggest electric train set any boy ever hadMOVIE DIRECTORS
1954: British track manSPORTS ILLUSTRATED SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
Add one letter to the French word for 'lemon' to get the name of this French car makerCAR NAMES
This 'Age of Innocence' author aided refugees in WWI & was made Chevalier of the French Legion of HonorWOMEN AUTHORS
Seth Grahame-Smith revealed an unknown aspect of the Civil War in the horror-history hybrid called Him: 'Vampire Hunter'BESTSELLERS
This site was active from 1892 to 1954; its busiest day was April 17, 1907 when 11,747 were processedHISTORICAL FACTS & FIGURES
ClueWho is or What isCategory
In 1996 he left the Senate to focus on his run for PresidentSENATE MAJORITY LEADERS
In 2011 this singer said of his band's breakup, 'We have to thank all the people who helped us ... for these 31 years'MICHAEL AT THE MIKE
In the 1830s the Cherokee were expelled from the southeast & forcibly relocated to what's now this stateTHE CHEROKEE NATION
This plated beast whose name is from the Greek for 'roof lizard' roamed what's now Dinosaur National MonumentDINOSAURS
As a part of this 1969 mission, Charles 'Pete' Conrad became the third man to walk on the moonWE LOVE YOU, CONRAD
In chemistry D is the symbol for this isotope of hydrogenALL ABOUT D
Starting in the 300s B.C., Hellenistic civilization was spread from this land where a new country was declared in 1991CIVILIZATIONS
Chapters in his autobiography include 'Outcaste', 'First Day in Pretoria' & 'Fasting as Penance'20th CENTURY NAMES
At his death in January 2010, he was called 'the Garbo of letters, famous for not wanting to be famous'FAMOUS NAMES
Completes Gloria Steinem's line 'Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to...'FILL IN THE QUOTE
A medieval rank just below knight, or a verb meaning 'to escort'IT'S A NOUN! IT'S A VERB!
This little brother was christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury in December 1984LITTLE BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU
In a work of political philosophy, Hobbes compared 'The Great Power of' man's governor to this biblical beastPHILOSOPHICAL METAPHORS
An octent, or 1/8 of a circle, is equal to this many degreesWEIGHTS & MEASURES
Arkansas (also the state vegetable)OFFICIAL STATE FRUITS
The city of St. Petersburg lies at the eastern end of this gulf named for a nearby countryEUROPEAN GEOGRAPHY
This specific term refers to one who writes the text of an operaMUSICAL TERMS
Once second in line to the British throne, today he's fourthPEOPLE
In 1866 the Supreme Court said this military rule may not be in place when the civil courts are functioning19th CENTURY AMERICAN HISTORY
Ponce de Leon reaches the Turks & Caicos islandsA YEAR ENDING IN 12
This man used his $33,000 in Nobel Prize money to expand the hospital he built & to establish a leper colonyHEY HEY HEY, IT'S PHAT ALBERT!
After dying, she's described as having 'too much of water', & her brother says, 'therefore I forbid my tears'FICTIONAL WOMEN
Stuart Whatley is managing blog editor for this PostTHE POST MAN'S HERE
In Exodus 3, God promised to smite this land 'with all my wonders'; in Exodus 7, he didGOD DID IT!
I'm in Port SaidTAKE ME TO THE NEAREST U.S. EMBASSY
'The Sophisticated Poll Watcher's Guide'BY GEORGE

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