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Final Jeopardy: Coats of Arms

The Final Jeopardy question (10/17/2014), in the category “Coats of Arms” was: This country’s coat of arms features a palm tree & a 19th American sailing ship. 2-day champ John...

Final Jeopardy: Literature

The Final Jeopardy question (10/16/2014), in the category “Literature” was: This title 1864 adventure is embarked upon by a descent into Iceland’s Mount Sneffels. New champ John Campbell won $16,400...

Final Jeopardy: Wordplay

The Final Jeopardy question (10/15/2014), in the category “Wordplay” was: Subtract a letter from the name of a keystroke found in computer commands & you get this violent reaction to...

Final Jeopardy: Album Covers

The Final Jeopardy question (4/30/2014), in the category “Album Covers” was: This band used a picture of the Hindenburg Disaster on the cover of its eponymous debut album. 7-day champ...

Two Popes Canonize Two Popes

Thousands of people continue to fill St. Peter’s Square to witness the canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Retired Pope Benedict...

John Axford 2014 Oscar Picks: 18 for 18!

If you place bets on the Oscar winners, make sure you check out Cleveland Indians reliever John Axford’s picks before next year’s Academy Awards show.  Axford, in his first year...

Final Jeopardy: Non-Profit Organizations

The Final Jeopardy question (1/1/2014), in the category “Non-Profit Organizations” was: This intellectual forum started in 1984, bringing together people from 3 different industries, hence its 3-letter name. Current champ...

Final Jeopardy: 20th Century Names

The Final Jeopardy question (11/28/2013), in the category “20th Century Names” was: In 1942 Winston Churchill said “I can handle this peasant”; historians aren’t sure things turned out that way....

Final Jeopardy: Government Programs

The Final Jeopardy question (11/27/2013), in the category “Government Programs” was: Over 8,000 people have been saved from harm by this program authorized in a 1970 law, but we’re not...

Final Jeopardy: Country Names

The Final Jeopardy question (11/22/2013), in the category “Country Names” was: In England in 1933, Choudhry Rahmat Ali coined this name, a country that wouldn’t be formed until 14 years...