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Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184822 Nov 22, 2012
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This modern table named for a beverage is lower & wider than the 18th century tea table
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184823 Nov 22, 2012
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A vitrine is a cabinet with doors made of this material
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184824 Nov 22, 2012
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This furniture support may be Dutch, club or ball-and-claw
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184825 Nov 22, 2012
__________ U.S.A._________

The World Eskimo Indian Olympics held in this state includes a rather competitive ear pull
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184826 Nov 22, 2012
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There's a grave in Boston that some people claim belongs to this story teller of nursery rhyme fame
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184827 Nov 22, 2012
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Evanston in this state was named for John Evans, a founder of Northwestern University
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184828 Nov 22, 2012
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This Southwest reservoir is the largest artificial lake in the U.S.
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184829 Nov 22, 2012
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Horseshoe Bend National Military Park in Alabama marks the site of this Indian war's last battle

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Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#184830 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) He was a French general and statesman who led the Free French Forces during World War II. He later founded the French Fifth Republic in 1958 and served as its first President from 1959 to 1969. A veteran of World War I, in the 1920s and 1930s,(Personality, please)(22 November, 1890 – 09 November, 1970) came to the fore as a proponent of mobile armoured divisions, which he considered would become central in modern warfare. During World War II, he earned the rank of brigadier general (retained throughout his life), leading one of the few successful armoured counter-attacks during the 1940 Battle of France in May in Montcornet, and then briefly served in the French government as France was falling. He was the most senior French military officer to reject the June 1940 armistice to Germany right from the outset.
Who was Charlie D Gall

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Terran Empire

#184831 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
II) He was the initial designated head of Design at General Motors, later becoming Vice President, the first top executive ever appointed in Design of a major corporation in American history. He was an industrial designer and a pioneer of modern transportation design. A coachbuilder by trade,(Personality, please)(22 November, 1893 – 10 April, 1969) pioneered the use of freeform sketching and hand sculpted clay models as automotive design techniques. He subsequently introduced the "concept car" as both a tool for the design process and a clever marketing device.
Who was Harley Earl

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Terran Empire

#184832 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
III) An American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader,(Personality, please)(22 November, 1899 – 27 December, 1981) is best known for composing the music for "Stardust", "Georgia on My Mind", "The Nearness of You", and "Heart and Soul", four of the most-recorded American songs of all time.
Who was Hoagy Carmichael

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Terran Empire

#184833 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IV) This American comedian, and actor was known for the catchphrase "I don't get no respect!," and his monologues on that theme.(Personality, please)(22 November, 1921 – 05 October 2004) is also remembered for his 1980s film roles, especially in “Easy Money”(1983),“Caddyshack”(1980 ), and “Back To School”(1986). Look for him, also, in “Ladybugs”(1990).
Who was Rodney Dangerfield

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Terran Empire

#184834 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
V) She was nominated for an Academy Award eight times before winning the 1985 Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Carrie Watts in “The Trip to Bountiful”.(Personality, please)(22 November, 1924 – 13 June, 1987) played opposite John Wayne in “Hondo”(1953). Look for her, also, in Disney’s “The Happiest Millionaire”(1967).
Who was Geraldine Page

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Terran Empire

#184835 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VI) An American right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball,(Personality, please)(22 November, 1926 – 06 February, 2007) played primarily for the Boston and Milwaukee Braves. The team's top right-hander during its years in Milwaukee, he was the Most Valuable Player of the 1957 World Series, leading the franchise to its first championship in 43 years, and the only title in Milwaukee history. An outstanding control pitcher, his career average of 1.84 walks per nine innings pitched places him behind only Robin Roberts (1.73), Carl Hubbell (1.82) and Juan Marichal (1.82) among pitchers with at least 3000 innings since 1920.
Who was Lew Burdette

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Terran Empire

#184836 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VII) His best-known U.S. television series roles include the suave spy Napoleon Solo in the 1960s “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” and wealthy detective Harry Rule in the 1970s in “The Protectors”. Look for him in “The A-Team”(1986-87), as General Hunt Stockwell and in “The Magnificent Seven”(1960).(Personality, please)(22 November, 1932) can be heard as the voice of Proteus IV, the computer in “Demon Seed”(1977).
Who is Robert Vaughn

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Terran Empire

#184837 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VIII) An American former professional tennis player,(Personality, please)(22 November, 1943) won a total of 39 Grand Slam titles through out her career; this includes 12 singles, 16 doubles and 11 mixed doubles titles. Additionally she won the first ever WTA Tour Championships and was a three time winner of the doubles event. She is an advocate for sexual equality and won The Battle of the Sexes tennis match against Bobby Riggs in 1973 and was the founder of the Women's Tennis Association, World Team Tennis and the Women's Sports Foundation.
Who is Billie Jean King

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Terran Empire

#184838 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IX) At 6'1' and 255 pounds,“The Bull” was a well-liked member of the Phillies and a feared slugger who could also hit for average despite striking out frequently. While he was a mediocre defensive left fielder, he hit .300 or better for 3 consecutive seasons during the prime of his career, and was a career .276 hitter with 307 home runs and 1,128 RBIs.(Personality, please)(22 November, 1950) was selected an All-Star between 1975 and 1978, hitting a home run off Jim Palmer in 1977 and being the top vote-getter for the National League in 1978. He was also MVP runner up in 1975 (when he led the National League in RBIs with 120) and 1977, when he posted career highs in batting average (.309), home runs (39) and RBIs (130).
Who is Greg Luzinski

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Terran Empire

#184839 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
X) Although she was initially known as a "scream queen" because of her starring roles in several horror films early in her career, such as “Halloween”(1978),“The Fog”(1980),“Prom Night”(1980), and “Terror Train”(1980), she has since compiled a body of work that spans many genres, and has won BAFTA and Golden Globe awards. Her 1998 book,“Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day”, made the best-seller list in The New York Times.(Personality, please)(22 November, 1958) has appeared in advertisements, and is a blogger for The Huffington Post. She is married to actor, screenwriter, and director Christopher Guest.
Jamie Lee Curtis

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Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#184840 Nov 22, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
XI) She made her film debut in North (1994) and was later nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her performance in Manny & Lo (1996). She rose to further prominence with her roles in “The Horse Whisperer”(1998) and “Ghost World”(2001).(Personality, please)(22 November, 1984) shifted to adult roles with her performances in “Girl with a Pearl Earring”(2003) and Sofia Coppola's “Lost in Translation”(2003), for which she won a BAFTA award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Who is Scarlett Johansson
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184841 Nov 22, 2012
__________ "MAN"LY WORDS & PHRASES __________

In the nursery rhyme, this line precedes "Bake me a cake as fast as you can"

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