June 2012 Final Jeopardy's and Daily Doubles

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ClueWho is or What isCategory
From 1962 until his death in 1967, he was Poet Laureate of Illinois20th CENTURY WRITERS
Until the Erie Canal opened, this 981-mile tributary of the Mississippi was the main route west for goods & peopleTHE RIVER OF HISTORY
'Multi-mages of Marilyn are now... dated...where does that leave' his 'art? on the wall, is the unfortunate answer'EVERYONE'S AN ART CRITIC
In 120-degree heat in April 2009, British combat operations ended in this country, turned over to a U.S. brigadeTHE BRITISH ARE GOING!
Prince Charles traveled to Aberystwyth, where he learned this language to prep for a 1969 investitureTRAVELS WITH CHARLEY
Shelburne, VermontA CITY ON THE WATER (You have to identify the body of water for the city.)
According to Billboard, the top 2 music artists of 2011 were these single-named singers, neither born in the U.S.2011 MUSICMAKERS
From the French for 'to set in the woods', this word refers to a type of attackWORD ORIGINS
The name of this fabric includes the initials of the city where it was introduced at a World's Fair siteFABRICS
His multi-novel series is based on Robert Browning's poem 'Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came'AUTHORS
In 1867 it cost the U.S. about 2 cents an acre to buy thisAMERICAN YEARBOOK
This courtier & author of a 'History of the World' was executed at the Tower of London in 1618BAD ENDINGS FOR WRITERS
These 2 men first meet after one of them tells a friend, Stamford, of needing new lodgings in LondonFICTIONAL PAIRS
A city on the Danube: VindobonaLATIN NAMES FOR CITIES
The name of this desert in the south of Israel is Hebrew for 'south'WHAT'S FOR DESERT?
In 2010, for the 25th anniversary of this movie, fans retraced Ford's footsteps in Lancaster County, PennsylvaniaA HARRISON FORD FIESTA
The 19th C. is represented by a chronometer from this ship that helped make scientific history in the 1830sTHE BRITISH MUSEUM'S HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 100 OBJECTS
In 2005 South Korean scientists cured a few chickens of avian flu using this. Sometimes called Korean sauerkrautFOOD STUFF
The moonflower, whose blossoms open in the evening, is a fragrant variety of this a.m. flowerNATURE
Shaker Heights Community United Church of ChristALTARED STATES
On April 30, 1900 this engineer died with one hand on the brake lever, saving all but himself in an unavoidable crashDA TRAIN! DA TRAIN!
This triangular peninsula juts into the northern end of the Red SeaPENINSULAS
John & Yoko's favorite area of Central Park was officially named this in 1981, after a Beatles song that he wroteLENNON
1 of the first 2 women in Hollywood to own a studio (according to the official bio of no. 3, Oprah)WOMEN IN ENTERTAINMENT
The commemoration of this former U.S. senator's June 3, 1808 birthday is a legal holiday in several southern statesHAPPY BIRTHDAY
Listed in 1983, this complex finished c. 1650 features inlaid semiprecious stones & Arabic calligraphyUNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES
ClueWho is or What isCategory
John Keats called this American 'A philosophical Quaker full of mean and thrifty maxims'WHO SAID WHAT ABOUT WHOM?
Born 1894, became Hellman's man in 1930, case solved for good 1961BORN & DIED: AUTHORS EDITION
The OED says this 12-letter adjective meaning definitely not amazed & impressed dates back to the 1950sPARTIAL OPPOSITES
Warships rammed fishing boats in the 1975-76 'Cod War' between Britain & this usually peaceful Atlantic neighborALMOST-FORGOTTEN WARS
This nation, independent since 1960 is the largest island in the world with French as one of its official languagesISLANDS
1 barcelona-born Ramon Mercader killed this Soviet exile in Mexico City in 1940SPAIN KILLERS
Very different places, the first 2 African nations to gain independence from a European power were Egypt & this oneAFRICA
2 light waves who phases have a fixed relationship, as in a laser, are said to be this, like a clear sentencePHYSICS
Of the 10 listings on the Mohs scale, one of the 2 that end in 'z'SCIENCE GRAB BAG
The first major use of simultaneous translation, before adoption by the U.N. [United Nations], was in this European city in 1945 & 194620th CENTURY TECHNOLOGY
Patrons at Harry Hope's saloon eagerly awaiteth Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman's arrival in this O'Neill playPLAY CHARACTERS
In an 1873 Thomas Hardy serial, a chapter ends with a character dangling from an 'enormous sea-bord' thisCLICHES
The 1956 Best Musical award went tot his show that was mad about baseballTHE TONY AWARDS
This pope's 'Journal of a Soul' from adolescence to the Vatican was published after he died in i963SPIRITUAL AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
Supreme Court justice, 1986- (he's been there the longest)OFFICE HOLDERS
19th c. reports on horse races used this 2-word term to mean horses that were in the field but didn't finish highPOLITICAL TERMS
It differs from other slithery sea dwellers in that it usually lacks pectoral fins'M.E.'
This household cleaner's website says it 'didn't get its name from the area code where it was developed'GRIME FIGHTERS
After MontgomeryTHE NEXT STATE CAPITAL ALPHABETICALLY (The next one alphabetically will start with the same letter of the alphabet.)
In 1995 he published a candid memoir called 'Breaking the Surface'GOLDEN BOYS & GIRLS
In 1862 he told the Prussian Diet, 'The great questions of the time' will be decided by 'iron and blood'SPEECH!
This world capital in the West Indies was established at its present site in 1519TAKE ME 'N-A' WHERE (The correct response will end with those two letters.)
The name of this, seen in the heavens, is a translation of the Latin Via LacteaSCIENCE
Between Jan. 1, 1841 & Dec. 31, 1850 the U.S. had this many presidents, the most in a 10-year periodTHE PRESIDENCY
Until the 500s A.D., Africans near Carthage spoke this Phoenician dialect, also the name of 3 warsPHOENICIA PHUN
This comic strip's genesis was in a series of animal cartoons called 'Nature's Way' first published in 1979'SIDE' DISHES
ClueWho is or What isCategory
Freedom of Information Day & National Pi Day (the math kind)CELEBRATIONS OF THE MONTH
Mr. Toad's 'shiny new motor car' isn't new enough; Toad's off to Lexus' 'December to Remember' sales eventUPDATING THE NOVEL
In 2005 this former FBI Deputy Director revealed he was 'Deep Throat'ON YOUR MARKS
The 1098 discovery of the spear-like weapon that reputedly pierced Jesus' side, the Holy this, inspired the CrusadersTHE CRUSADES
The 1995, 2003 & 2006 winners for Best Actor all appeared in this 1982 teen comedyEARLY FILMS OF OSCAR WINNERS
Honey, its twins! These 2 guys were often called the Dioscuri, meaning 'the sons of Zeus' (but one may have had another dad)ZEUS YOUR DADDY
Formed in 1909, it performed to great acclaim in Paris, London, New York & Monte Carlo, but never in MoscowTHE ARTS
Though shot in the chest, Teddy Roosevelt gave a 1912 speech saying, 'it takes more than that to kill' one of these animalsPRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS
It's either of the 2 cells formed when a cell divides --each one is a genetic duplicate of the parent cel'D' SCIENCE
Ye Gods! Sea monsters, Medusa & Hades are but a few of the villains in this 2010 remake of a 1981 filmANCIENT MOVIES
The Gettysburg Address speaks of “the last full measure of” this committed emotion.WORDS OF LOVE
Among the many books he wrote were 'The World Crisis', 'The Second World War' & 'Painting As A Pastime'NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS
A 1905 treaty named for this U.S. city ended a foreign war 7,000 miles away & was actually signed at Kittery, MaineHISTORIC U.S. CITIES
The bestselling album of all time by a female is a 20 million seller by this woman who started singing at age 8 in OntarioU.S. TOP-SELLING ALBUMS
Eesti, with dialects including southern & northern or TallinnLANGUAGES IN THEIR OWN LANGUAGE
Robert Bly's 'At a March Against' this warWAR POETRY
'Jody put out his bruised hand again, and...' this title animal 'let his nose be rubbed'JOHN STEINBECK
The title of this scandalous novel set in 1930s Paris symbolizes 'the disease of civilization 'NOVEL TITLES
He abdicated shortly after Petrograd police opened fire on a group lined up for breadQUEUES
Fats consist mainly of these compounds, defined as 1 glycerol molecule & 3 molecules of fatty acidsFATS & OILS
In the 1930's Alf Landon called this government program 'a cruel hoax'A SENSE OF ENTITLEMENT PROGRAMS
This large retailer of imported furnishings & gifts began as a single store in the San Francisco Bay areaTEXAS-BASED COMPANIES
In 1696 John Blow, a great British composer of this musical era, wrote an ode on the death of another, Henry PurcellCLASSICAL MUSIC
A power in Richard II's court, John of this was so-called for his birthplace of Ghent, not because he was skinnyWHERE YA OF?
A y-shaped group of 4 stars depicts a water jar in this constellationREACH FOR THE STARS

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