Joe Fryday

Palm Harbor, FL

#186758 Dec 3, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
II) This Polish author wrote in English, after settling in England. Films have been adapted from or inspired by (Personality, please)(03 December 1857 – 03 August 1924)'s “Almayer's Folly”,“An Outcast of the Islands”,“Heart of Darkness”,“Lord Jim”,“The Secret Agent”,“The Shadow Line”, and “The Rover”, among others.
Joseph Conrad
Joe Fryday

Palm Harbor, FL

#186759 Dec 3, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IV) An American popular music singer,(Personality, please)(03 December, 1927 – 25 September, 2012) recorded seventeen Gold- and three Platinum-certified albums. He hosted a TV variety show bearing his own name, from 1962 to 1971, as well as numerous television specials. Most recently, he performed at his Moon River Theatre in Branson, Missouri, which was named after the Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini song "Moon River", with which he is closely identified.
Andy Williams

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#186760 Dec 3, 2012
Is there a difference between the words "complete" and "finished" ?

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#186762 Dec 3, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
Repost ....______ U.S. STATES __________
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$400 ~ One of its oldest universities is named for Robert Baylor, who helped craft its state constitution
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$500 ~ In Latin its state motto is "Montani Semper Liberi"
Texas

West Virginia

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#186763 Dec 3, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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$800 ~ This Raymond Chandler private eye was introduced in the 1939 novel "The Big Sleep"
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$1000 ~ Poe's "The Mystery of Marie Roget" was a sequel to this story featuring detective C. Auguste Dupin
Philip Marlowe

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#186764 Dec 3, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
Repost __________ THE CLINTON CABINET __________
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$200 ~As Miami's state attorney, she developed a reputation as a tough enforcer of child-support laws
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$400 ~ This secretary of state sat on commissions investigating L.A. riots in the '60s & L.A. police in 1991
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$600 ~ In April 1996 President Clinton eulogized this late commerce secretary as a "force of nature"
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$800 ~ This Clinton interior secretary earned a master's degree from the University of Newcastle in England
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$1000 ~ This secretary of HHS was the first woman to head a Big Ten school, the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Janet Reno

Warren Christopher

Ron Brown

Bruce Babbitt

Donna Shalala

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#186765 Dec 3, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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$300 ~ Beatrice is the middle name of this mystery writer played by Angela Lansbury
Jessica Fletcher
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186766 Dec 3, 2012
Repost ....______ BOOKS & AUTHORS __________

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$400 ~ In 1993 this author sold the film rights to "Disclosure" for about $3.5 million before it had been published
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$800 ~At the time of her death in 1974, she was writing a sequel to "Every Night, Josephine!"
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$1000 ~ The rise to power of the ruthless Julian Sorel is the subject of this colorful Stendhal book
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186767 Dec 3, 2012
Repost ....______ FRENCH CUISINE __________

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$500 ~ Coupes A L'Ananas are ice cream desserts made with this tropical fruit, not bananas
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186768 Dec 3, 2012
Repost ....______ BIOLOGY __________

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$600 ~ An ootid is a cell that matures into this
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186769 Dec 3, 2012
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$300 ~ The most frequent sketch on this series was "Mr. Bill" with 24 appearances
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$400 ~ In 1985 he replaced Coach behind the bar at "Cheers"
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$500 ~ On this cartoon series, you'll find such characters as Plucky Duck, Dizzy Devil & Buster Bunny
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186770 Dec 3, 2012
Repost ....______ WOMEN IN MYTHOLOGY __________

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$1000 ~ Orpheus nearly saved her from the underworld, but he looked back & lost her forever
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186771 Dec 3, 2012
__________ HISTORY __________

In 1982 this country's president Jose Lopez Portillo devalued the peso & nationalized the banks
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186772 Dec 3, 2012
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On July 5, 1945 he announced that "The entire Philippine Islands are now liberated"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186773 Dec 3, 2012
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In 1815 the Congress of Vienna guaranteed this country's neutrality
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186774 Dec 3, 2012
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Elizabeth Petrovna, the daughter of this czar, became empress of Russia in 1741
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186775 Dec 3, 2012
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This country formerly known as Dutch Guiana gained independence in 1975
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186776 Dec 3, 2012
__________ BIRDS __________

The scientific name of this U.S. national symbol is haliaeetus leucocephalus
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186777 Dec 3, 2012
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Lions & occasionally cheetahs & leopards prey on this largest living bird
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186778 Dec 3, 2012
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The hyacinth macaw is the largest of these birds of the family psittacidae

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