Final Jeopardy: 6-2-14 to 6-6-14

Here are the Final Jeopardy questions and answers for the week of June 2, 2014, with links to the full recaps.

Mon, June 2 – Correct answers: 1
Winning for 1999, this New England writer is the last person to win an Oscar for adapting his own novel. show

Tue, June 3: Correct answers: 1
Team nicknames of the 8 Ivy League schools include 4 animals, 3 colors & this Christian denomination. show

Wed, June 4 – Correct answers: 2
Of the Beatles’ 20 U.S. No. 1 hits, this song has the shortest title show

Thurs, June 5 – Correct answers: 1
A dignitary at the dedication of this said it was “keeping watch and ward before the open gates of America.” show

Fri, June 6 – Correct answers: 0
In 1911 Glenn Curtiss received this document No. 1. show

Julia Collins left us on Monday, unable to win her 21st game, On Tuesday, Brian Loughnane, the guy who beat her, left us too. Then we had a 2-day champ, Sarah Fremgen. She was defeated by Molly LaLonde, who finished the week as a 2-day champ herself.

Here is a category from Wednesday’s game: “1940s Newsmakers”. Four days after Wendell Willkie passed away on October 8, 1944, Eleanor Roosevelt wrote in her My Day column: “… Americans tend to forget the names of the men who lost their bid for the presidency. Willkie proved the exception to this rule.” For a while, anyway.

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