Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186821 Dec 3, 2012
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Nordhoff & Hall's 1934 "Men Against the Sea", the story of Bligh & his men in an open boat, was a sequel to this
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186822 Dec 3, 2012
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Budd Schulberg based the alcoholic central character of "The Disenchanted" on this "Gatsby" author
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186823 Dec 3, 2012
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This character from an 1865 work could vanish at will, with its grin the last part to disappear
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186824 Dec 3, 2012
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Comedy writer Al Franken called his 1996 bestseller this man "Is a Big Fat Idiot"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186825 Dec 3, 2012
__________ SPORTS __________

This school's Cornhuskers won the 1995 college football title by overwhelming Florida in the Fiesta Bowl
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186826 Dec 3, 2012
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In 1980 the NHL's Atlanta Flames moved to this Canadian city
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186827 Dec 3, 2012
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Technically, this NFL team is located in Orchard Park, New York
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186828 Dec 3, 2012
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At the 1912 Olympics, King Gustav V of Sweden called him "The Greatest Athlete in the World"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186829 Dec 3, 2012
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As a rookie in 1975, this Chicago Bear led the league in kickoff returns; he went on to a "sweet" career as a running back

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#186830 Dec 3, 2012
Joe Fryday wrote:
<quoted text>
Joseph Conrad
Gold Star!

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#186831 Dec 3, 2012
Joe Fryday wrote:
<quoted text>
Andy Williams
Gold Star!

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#186832 Dec 3, 2012
x-pitcher wrote:
Is there a difference between the words "complete" and "finished" ?
I take it you mean other than spelling.
Yes, there is a difference.
I can be ‘finished’ with a project without having actually ‘completed’ it ... due to time or materials constraints, or, whatever.

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#186833 Dec 3, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
__________ HISTORY __________
In 1982 this country's president Jose Lopez Portillo devalued the peso & nationalized the banks
Alex, I'm tempted to say Mexico.

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#186834 Dec 3, 2012
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On July 5, 1945 he announced that "The entire Philippine Islands are now liberated"
Would that be Dug-out Doug?
<Gen Douglas McArthur>

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#186835 Dec 3, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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In 1815 the Congress of Vienna guaranteed this country's neutrality
Would that be Switzerland?

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#186836 Dec 3, 2012
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Elizabeth Petrovna, the daughter of this czar, became empress of Russia in 1741
Z'at Peter II?

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#186837 Dec 3, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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This country formerly known as Dutch Guiana gained independence in 1975
Do we call it Surinam?

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#186838 Dec 3, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
__________ BIRDS __________
The scientific name of this U.S. national symbol is haliaeetus leucocephalus
Do we call him Sam the Bald Eagle?

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#186839 Dec 3, 2012
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Lions & occasionally cheetahs & leopards prey on this largest living bird
Would that be the OSTRICH?

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#186840 Dec 3, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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The hyacinth macaw is the largest of these birds of the family psittacidae
And, like other parrots, it can be taught to 'talk'.

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