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Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184779 Nov 22, 2012
Repost ....______ PLAYS __________

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$100 ~ In a 1964 play the Marquis de Sade and other madmen re-enact the 1793 bathtub murder of this Frenchman
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$200 ~ "Teahouse" is a 1957 Chinese play, and this is the longer title of a 1953 work set in Japan
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$300 ~ This 1938 play depicts the romance & marriage of George Gibbs & Emily Webb
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$400 ~ Editor Walter Burns schemes to hold on to reporter Hildy Johnson in this 1928 farce
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184780 Nov 22, 2012
Repost ....______ ISLANDS __________

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$400 ~ 2 major airports, JFK & LaGuardia, lie on this island
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$600 ~ Wisconsin's Apostle Islands lie in this Great Lake
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$800 ~ Antigua, Redonda, & this island form an independent state in the Caribbean
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$1000 ~ More than half of this nation's population lives on New Providence Island
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184781 Nov 22, 2012
Repost ....______ SCIENCE & NATURE __________

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$500 ~ In 1920 Betelgeuse in this constellation became the first star whose size was measured
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184782 Nov 22, 2012
Repost ....______ MOUNTAINS __________

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$600 ~ In the early 1860s the Bisson brothers climbed to the top of this highest peak & took photos
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$1000 ~ The Flinders Ranges in this country extend about 300 miles from near Port Pirie to near Lake Eyre
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184783 Nov 22, 2012
Repost ....______ SOUTHERN COOKING __________

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$400 ~ Benn wafers, crackers made of this seed, are a popular Charleston, South Carolina treat
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$500 ~ The dough for the "beaten" type of this quick bread needs at least 200 strokes
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184784 Nov 22, 2012
__________ "W"ORDS __________

It precedes omelet, saddle & Samoa
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184785 Nov 22, 2012
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It's a synonym for revere
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184786 Nov 22, 2012
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To sharpen a tool, or to stimulate the appetite
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184787 Nov 22, 2012
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It can mean to distort, or the threads running lengthwise on a loom
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184788 Nov 22, 2012
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The American elk is something referred to by this Indian name meaning "white rump"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184789 Nov 22, 2012
__________ PARTS __________

Seen curbside, its parts include a violation flag, a vault & a dome
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184790 Nov 22, 2012
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It's found on the head of a monarch and on the end of a watch stem
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184791 Nov 22, 2012
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The ridges on a column are called fluting; on the edge of one of these, they're called milling
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184792 Nov 22, 2012
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It has a bottom stop, teeth, a slide & top stops
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184793 Nov 22, 2012
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A train doesn't have a derailleur, but this form of transportation may

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Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#184794 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
01) On 22 November, 1906, the International Radio Telegraphic Convention in (Community, bitte), adopted the SOS distress signal.
A) Paris, France
B) Berlin, Germany
C) Manila, Philippines
Ich bin ein Berliner

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Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#184795 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
02) On this date in 1909, Helen Hayes appeared on stage for the first time, at the age of nine. She was a member of the cast of "(Title, please)", performed at the Herald Square Theater in New York City, New York.
<Pickin’ tulips?>
A) A Man for All Seasons
B) Dr. Zhivago
C) In Old Dutch
What was Old Dutch Cleanser

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Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#184796 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
03) On this date in 1910,(Personality, please) patented a steel shaft to replace wood shafts in golf clubs.
<Do they let him out in daylight?>
A) John B. Connally
B) Arthur F. Knight
Who was Bobby Knight

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Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#184797 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
04) On this date in 1928, in (Community, s’il vous plait), "Bolero" by Maurice Ravel was first performed publicly.
A) Paris, France
B) Berlin, Germany
C) Manila, Philippines
Quel etait Paris France

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Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#184798 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
05) On this date in 1935, the first trans-Pacific airmail flight began in Alameda, California, when the flying boat known as the China Clipper left for (Community, please). The craft was carrying over 110,000 pieces of mail.
A) Paris, France
B) Berlin, Germany
C) Manila, Philippines
What was a manila envelope

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