Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184437 Nov 19, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>
Z'at Franz Liszt?
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184438 Nov 19, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>
Evaporated milk makes really good fudge.
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Do we call it quinine?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>I don't think I'd be too fond of kippers.
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184439 Nov 19, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Is that a drachma?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was that the Eagle, landing on the Moon?
correct
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Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was that Pius XII?
John 23

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#184441 Nov 20, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
Repost ....______ CLASSICAL COMPOSERS __________
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$300 ~ In 1977, his "Immortal Beloved" was identified as Antonie Brentano, wife of a merchant
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$500 ~ He composed his "Leningrad Symphony" during the World War II siege of Leningrad
Beethoven

Dmitri Shostakovich

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#184442 Nov 20, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
Repost ....______ POETRY __________
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$600 ~ Originally, he didn't want his "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" published
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$800 ~ His series "Bells and Pomegranates" included "Pippa Passes" and "My Last Duchess"
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$1000 ~ This poet to whom T.S. Eliot dedicated "The Wasteland" ended up in a mental institution
Thomas Gray

Robert Browning

Ezra Pound

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#184443 Nov 20, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
Repost ....______ ART __________
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$500 ~ Hats off to this Belgian whose 1926 painting "The Menaced Assassin" features men in bowler hats
Rene Magritte

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Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#184444 Nov 20, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
Repost ....______ U.S. PRESIDENTS __________
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$800 ~ Not only the first president to marry in the White House, he was also the first to have a child born there
Grover Cleveland
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184445 Nov 20, 2012
Repost ....______ BLACK AMERICA __________

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$100 ~ In 1996 People Magazine named this "Courage Under Fire"
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$200 ~ This Supreme Court justice was chairman of the Federal Equal Opportunity Commission from 1982 to 1990 star "The Sexiest Man Alive"
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$300 ~ The Tony-winning musical "Raisin" was based on this play by Lorraine Hansberry
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$400 ~ He leaped to the occasion at the '96 Summer Olympics, winning his fourth consecutive gold in the long jump
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$500 ~ In 1971 U Thant eulogized this U.N. undersecretary as "An international institution in his own right"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184446 Nov 20, 2012
Repost ....______ FOOD & DRINK __________

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$800 ~ A Rusty Nail combines this potent potable & Drambuie
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$1000 ~ In Russia these buckwheat pancakes may be topped with smoked oysters & melted butter
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184447 Nov 20, 2012
Repost ....______ COINS __________

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$400 ~ The West Indies island of Guadeloupe uses this as its basic unit of currency
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$500 ~ In 1961, this bronze coin, the lowest value in British currency at 1/4 of a penny, was withdrawn from circulation
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184448 Nov 20, 2012
Repost ....______ LABOR UNIONS __________

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$200 ~ This government agency that corrects unfair labor practices has its own union, the NLRBU
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$400 ~ In December 1995 this Detroit-based union ended a 17-month strike at Caterpillar, Inc.
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$600 ~ When their union struck in August 1994 these workers' average salary was $1.2 million
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$800 ~ The United Rubber Workers is headquartered in this city
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$1000 ~ He took over leadership of the Teamsters when JImmy Hoffa went to jail in 1967, & led them until 1981
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184449 Nov 20, 2012
__________ SINGERS __________

Keith Richards & this singer once used the pseudonyms Wanker, Phelge when composing songs
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184450 Nov 20, 2012
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While a "Tracey Ullman Show" choreographer, she had 4 No. 1 hits, including "Forever Your Girl"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184451 Nov 20, 2012
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From age 17 to 20, this lead singer of Eurythmics studied at London's Royal Academy of Music
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184452 Nov 20, 2012
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This "Vision of Love" singer's mother, Patricia, once sang with the New York City Opera
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184453 Nov 20, 2012
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After Led Zeppelin disbanded, Jimmy Page & this lead singer founded the Honeydrippers
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184454 Nov 20, 2012
__________ THE ELEMENTS __________

The Curies discovered polonium & this radioactive element in pitchblende
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184455 Nov 20, 2012
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Something plumose contains feathers; something plumbic contains this element
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184456 Nov 20, 2012
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When excited in a discharge tube, Argon glows blue and this noble gas glows orange
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184457 Nov 20, 2012
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Duralumin is an alloy of aluminum, copper, & these two similar-sounding elements, Mn & Mg

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