June 2012 Final Jeopardy's and Daily Doubles

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

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