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Can you answer these questions which Jason Sterlacci nailed in the 'Jeopardy! 2016 Teachers Tournament'?

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- WRITERS ON FILM -
Fred Ward in 'Henry & June':
This 'Tropic'al author
 
Corey Stoll in 'Midnight in Paris':
This American in Paris
 
Catherine Keener in 'Capote':
This Southern author
 
Emma Thompson in 'Saving Mr. Banks':
This kids' author
 
- LESSER-KNOWN NAMES -
Bette Nesmith, mom of The Monkees' Mike, invented this brand of correction fluid that rivals Wite-Out 
In 1921 Bessie Coleman became the first black woman in the world to earn this type of license 
A friend of Teddy Roosevelt, Leonard Wood helped organize this volunteer regiment & then commanded it 
Hat's off to Bob Cob, owner of this iconic Hollywood restaurant where he created the Cobb salad 
- THE HAITI FILE -
In May 2014 it was announced that substantial evidence indicated this flagship of Columbus had been found off Haiti 
French & this variation of French are the 2 official languages of Haiti 
Family that had absolute political power there from 1957 to 1986 
- WORK WITH KIDS -
A freshman falls for a senior in the song 'What I Go To School For' by these brothers, Nick, Joe & Kevin 
'Teachers, leave them kids alone', says this band's song 'Another Brick In The Wall' 
Kim Wilde told us, 'Downtown the young ones are growing; we're' this group, wo-oh 
- BIOLOGY -
Dizygotic twins, which develop from 2 separate eggs, are better known by this 'brotherly' name 
During this process, an enzyme in yeast called zymase converts sugar into alcohol 
The 24-hour physiological cycle that regulates sleep & feeding is known as this 'rhythm' 
- GIVING EVERY 'THING' -
Another word for toy 
Baby washes from Johnson's Baby & Aveeno Baby both use this word for 'comforting' in their names 
Millard Fillmore was this party's 1856 presidential candidate 
- THE DEDICATION -
In a rather bold move, she dedicated 'Atlas Shrugged' to her husband Frank O'Connor & her lover Nathaniel Branden 
Lois Lowry dedicated this Newbery Medal winner to a friend who shared true tales of the Danish Resistance 
- A LIFETIME OF SERVICE -
Helen Thomas spent about 50 years in this 'corps' & was known as its dean 
John Dingell left the U.S. House in 2015 after 59 years representing this state 
- 4-SYLLABLE WORDS -
This state of being free from control is also the name of a city in Missouri 
Scott Fahlman of Carnegie Mellon U. has been called the father of these, which add feeling to your emails 
- THE LONG HOURS -
In 2013 Texas Democrat Wendy Davis talked for more than 11 hours using this tactic to block an anti-abortion bill 

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