Show #2579 - Thursday, November 16, 1995

1995 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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John McKeon, a writer from Chevy Chase, Maryland

Ryan Holznagel, a software writer from Forest Grove, Oregon

David Siegel, a paralegal from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
This "Wizard of Oz" author edited a trade magazine for store window decorators
    $100 1
The name of this famous street is French for "Avenue of the Elysian Fields"
    $100 2
Pitcher Nolan Ryan set a major league record in 1973 by recording 383 of these
    $100 7
The Kathak is an exciting rhythmic dance from this country, while the Kathakali is a Hindu dance drama
    $100 18
A person with a hidden flaw is said to have feet of this, from a dream image in Daniel 2:33
    $100 13
During this country's gold rush Melbourne served as an outfitting center for prospectors
    $200 9
Frank Fitzsimmons took control of this union when Jimmy Hoffa was imprisoned in 1967
    $200 27
The Passetto, a fortified corridor, connects Castel Sant'Angelo with this city
    $200 3
In 1978 this Cincinnati Red set a modern-day National League record with a 44-game hitting streak
    $200 19
Act II of this 1948 fairy tale ballet choreographed by Frederick Ashton is set at a palace ball
    $200 20
Many aquatic animals swim open-mouthed & appear to drink constantly, hence the phrase "to drink like" this
    $200 17
Four years after gold was found at his mill on January 24, 1848, he was bankrupt
    $300 10
This musical satirist founded the Mothers of Invention in 1964
    $300 28
You'll find this oldest public park in the United States between Beacon & Tremont Streets
    $300 4
Only 3 players have hit 600 major league home runs: Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth & this Giants outfielder
    $300 24
Ballerina Alicia Markova was director of this U.S. opera company's ballet from 1963-1969
    $300 21
The depressing expression "down in" these is probably derived from a Middle Dutch word for haze
    $300 14
In 1896 gold was discovered at Rabbit Creek in this area of the Yukon
    $400 11
In Gemini 7 he & Jim Lovell set a 14-day endurance record
    $400 29
This city's Unter den Linden was laid out to connect the Royal Palace with the Tiergarten
    $400 5
In 1995 he broke Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played
    $400 25
The Joged is a modernized version of the Legong, the best-known dance of this Indonesian island
    $400 22
Akin to "caught in the act", to be caught this way alludes to a murderer smeared with blood
    $400 15
The gold rush into the Transvaal was halted by this 1899-1902 war
    $500 12
This Idaho Democratic senator was active in investigating abuses by the CIA
    $500 30
The Sacred Way zigzagged from the entrance of this oracle's ancient sanctuary to the Temple of Apollo
    $500 6
This man with the middle name Mountain was baseball's first & longest-serving commissioner
    DD: $1,000 26
He began with the Lester Horton Dance Theater before founding his own American Dance Theater in 1958
    $500 23
Frenchmen once assumed names in the military, hence this phrase, French for "name of war"
    $500 16
At the turn of the century, Cripple Creek in this state was the richest goldfield in America

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

David Ryan John
$1,400 $1,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Ryan John
$4,600 $2,000 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This leader of India was assassinated in 1991, 6 1/2 years after his mother
    $200 21
This Christmas flower can grow as tall as 10 feet with leaves 6 inches long
    $200 11
It's the official language of Jamaica
    $200 13
It's believed this "Rubaiyat" author helped reform the Muslim calendar
    $200 26
It's the unit of currency of the most populous country in North America
    $200 6
This author of "The Fountainhead" graduated from the University of Petrograd in 1924
    $400 2
This Egyptian president was fatally shot while attending a military parade in 1981
    $400 22
Its name is a corruption of the French pensee, "thought"
    $400 12
U.S. citizens arriving at its Luis Munoz Marin International Airport don't have to clear customs
    $400 14
Using a prism, this Englishman proved that white light is a combination of the colors of the spectrum
    $400 30
In 1990, about two-thirds of Americans over 65 relied on this for over half their income
    $400 7
Elizabeth Spencer set her novel "The Light in the Piazza" in this country, where she lived in the 1950s
    $600 3
In 1923 this Mexican bandit & several of his men were ambushed while driving
    $600 23
This boutonniere flower, also known as a clove pink due to its fragrance, is No. 2 in commercial value in the United States
    $600 18
In this group, Tortola is connected to Beef Island by the Queen Elizabeth Bridge
    $600 15
In 1980, for her concerns over pollution, she was posthumously awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom
    $600 29
2-word economic phrase that describes the period of U.S. history from 1929-1939
    $600 8
This "Gigi" novelist wrote "Cheri" in 1920 & "The Last of Cheri" in 1926
    $800 4
Tsarina Alexandra frequently prayed on the grave of this mystic murdered in 1916
    DD: $800 24
Bloom forms of this large hardy perennial include spoon, quill & pompon
    $800 19
Palm Beach, one of the world's best, is on this "A" of the ABC Islands
    $800 16
In 1948 the Kaiser Wilhelm Society was renamed for this originator of the quantum theory
    $800 28
The high-yield, high-risk bonds of the 1980s were known by this 4-letter word
    $800 9
Dorlcote Mill, in her book "The Mill on the Floss", resembles Arbury Estate, where she played as a child
    $1000 5
This country's King Gustav III was shot at a masked ball in 1792 & died two weeks later
    $1000 25
The oil from this evening flower is high in gamma-linolenic acid, an essential fatty acid
    DD: $1,000 20
Over 500 offshore banks are located in Georgetown, the capital of this group
    $1000 17
Though oxygen was discovered by Joseph Priestley, this 18th century French chemist gave it its name
    $1000 27
The formula to determine this, the CPI, is basically the Laspeyres index formula
    $1000 10
Anne Tyler is often compared to this female novelist from Mississippi, her favorite writer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Ryan John
$12,000 $7,400 $4,300

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hey, narrows it down--there are only 50 of them!)
This state capital was a compromise choice between North Platters & South Platters

Final scores:

David Ryan John
$13,000 $8,621 $0
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Ryan John
$11,500 $7,400 $4,300
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
19 R,
0 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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Game tape date: 1995-10-10
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