Miscellaneous Quiz / September 2019 Jeopardy Daily Doubles

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2 of the last 3 state capitals alphabetically; they all begin with 'T'GEOGRAPHIC TRIOS
'We're Not Gonna Take It' by this Dee Snider band has some musical roots in 'O Come, All Ye Faithful'CLASSIC METAL BANDS
The first book in a series, it opens in Inverness in 1945 & begins. 'It wasn't a very likely place for disappearances'THE BOOK NOOK
The New York times has used this 7-word motto on its front page since 1897MOTTOES
This author can't have been surprised to die April 21, 1910, the day after Halley's Comet reached perihelionHALLEY'S COMET IN HISTORY
The cover of the first edition of this 1961 military novel included a dancing figure & a little airplaneNUMERIC LIT
The Vasa, a warship that spent 333 years under the sea, was salvaged & turned into a museum in this capital cityMUSEUM-PODGE
Governor, secretary of energy; 'Dancing with the Stars' contestantCAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Jean-Baptiste Lully pioneered music for this dance whose name, from the Latin for 'small', comes from its small, dainty stepsCLASSICAL DANCE
n 1851 this schooner won the Hundred Guinea Cup, the prize for a yacht race around the Isle of WightBOATS & SHIPS
A famous series of prints by the Japanese artist Hokusai is called the '36 Views of' this landmark36 TIMES THE FUN
St. Petersburg was once called Leningrad; similarly, Volgograd was once called by this nameTHAT PLACE USED TO BE CALLED...
A novel by him says, 'Between me and the moonlight flitted a great bat, coming and going in great whirling circles'IT'S ONLY A PAPER MOON
Athens' ancient Tower of the Winds measured time with a water clock when these weren't working--say, at nightCLOCKS
In 1828 explorer René Caillié became the first European to visit this city now in central Mali & to survive to tell the taleTHE 1820s
Tecumseh (same as William Tecumseh Sherman)STATE OF CHIEFS (You have to name the current state where the Native American was born.)
Goods imported or exported illegallyFROM C TO D (The correct response will begin with a 'C'; end with a 'D'.)
In Vietnam, an estimated 40% of the population answer to this last name, the country's most popularSURNAMES
Partly from the Greek for 'eating', this type of coffin was made of stone ancients thought was able to eat bodiesWORD ORIGINS
Ravenmaster Yeoman Warder Christopher Skaife said he felt 'like a proud father' after 4 raven chicks hatched here in 2019EUROPEAN JOBS
Mississippi Headwaters State ForestSTATE OF THE STATE FOREST
7 of the first 10 presidents were born south of the White House; Martin Van Buren & these 2 men were from the northWHICH PRESIDENT?
Pastel colors & asymmetry are features of this style of Antoine Watteau, a reaction against Baroque artART & ARTISTS
ClueWho is or What isCategory
Unwilling to change your opinion? You're this, from the practice of coloring fibers before they were woven into clothSOME STERN WORDS
The Saharan al-Hamra Plateau is mostly located in Tripolitania in this countryTHIS CATEGORY HAS PLATEAUED
The 1786 Annapolis Convention on Interstate Commerce pointed up the weakness of these, leading to another convention next yearNON-GENEVA CONVENTIONS
This 1974 James Michener novel covers centuries, not just 1 significant year, in the history of ColoradoONE-WORD BOOK TITLES
Ernest Hollings, who died in 2019 at age 97, was a junior senator longer than anyone else--36 years from this stateBEEN AROUND AWHILE
This species name is also the title of a bestselling history of humanity by Yuval Noah Hariri'S'EVEN-LETTER SCIENCE
The omasum & the abomasum are 2 of the 4 stomach chambers of this suborder that includes cattle & giraffesANIMAL ANATOMY
Emma Stone played aspiring writer Skeeter Phelan in this '60s-set film based on the novel of the same nameFROM PAGE TO SCREEN
Amistad mutiny trialTRIAL OF THE CENTURY (You have to identify the century.)
In 1816 Lord Byron penned a 'Song for' these loom-smashing rioters who were being displaced by new technologySAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE
Completes a quote from Matthew 7:6: 'Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your...'PIG ENGLISH
Baseball writer Tyler Kepner took an in-depth look at 10 types of pitches in a book with this single letter as its titleREAD ANY BESTSELLERS LATELY?
Aristotle was the first to call the bones of the fingers these; they are arranged in rows like Greek soldiersANATOMICAL ETYMOLOGY
During a total solar eclipse, you can glimpse this 'colorful' layer of the Sun just above the photosphereSCIENCE
The National Intelligencer, July 23, 1804: this man 'disavows all motives of predetermined hostility'THAT'S OLD NEWS
Nixon's famed trip is covered in 'On China', a look at Sino-U.S. relations by this former Secretary of StateBOOKS ABOUT CHINA
In the 1930s Mustafa Kemal made Kemal his first name & took this last nameTHE 20th CENTURY
In 2018 its pres. Erdogan urged his people to take euros & dollars from under their pillows & convert them to the native liraWORLD CURRENCY
Named for 2 1950s presidents, the Paasikivi-Kekkonen Line meant not doing anything to annoy this countryFINNISH LINES
Interruptions at work make you constantly do this, the more technical name for switching between computer windowsWE INTERRUPT THIS PROCESS
It's the last word of a historic utterance made July 20, 1969'MAN' UP
With a pickaxe blow in 1859 Ferdinand de Lesseps began construction of thisFERDINAND
Local boy made good Napoleon paid a sentimental visit to this island in 1799 & never saw it againNEVER TO RETURN

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