Show #2334 - Thursday, October 27, 1994

Bill Pitassy game 4.


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Mike Simon, a graduate student originally from Parma, Ohio

Laurel Stevens, a poet from La Habra, California

Bill Pitassy, a labor attorney from Cranford, New Jersey (whose 3-day cash winnings total $41,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Known in ancient times as Berytus, this Middle Eastern seaport is now a world capital
    $100 15
"It's Howdy Doody time, it's Howdy Doody time, Bob Smith and Howdy too say" this "to you"
    $100 11
It's the former term for a male flight attendant, or one who oversees the food & drink at a club or hotel
    $100 6
The city of Santa Ana is the seat of this southern California county
    $100 21
The first Monday of this month is Labor Day in the U.S.
    $100 26
It's ten hundreds
    $200 2
A great temple was built at Ur to honor Nannar, the Sumerian god of this heavenly body
    $200 16
Nancy Marchand won a 1978 Emmy for playing publisher Margaret Pynchon on this Ed Asner series
    $200 12
It's someone who stuffs or mounts animals, usually for a museum
    $200 7
No rivers flow into this sea between Africa & the Arabian Peninsula
    $200 22
Since 1946 the Kentucky Derby has been run on the first Saturday of this month
    $200 27
Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of this number
    $300 3
Euripides' satyr play "The Cyclops" satirizes an episode from book 9 of this Homeric work
    $300 17
Owners of this animal included Jeff Miller, Timmy Martin & forest ranger Corey Stuart
    DD: $600 13
While this professional makes & fits eyeglasses, he can neither prescribe them nor give exams
    $300 8
A 1951 agreement with Denmark gave the U.S. rights to military bases on this island
    $300 23
St. John's Day & Midsummer Day fall on the 24th of this month
    $300 28
When you reverse direction, you're said to "do" this number
    $400 4
A type of this potent potable made from barley was the favorite beverage of ancient Egypt
    $400 19
Rod Serling's "Requiem for a Heavyweight" aired live Oct. 11, 1956 on this 90-minute anthology
    $400 14
This person, often a nurse, is trained to deliver babies in a hospital, clinic or home
    $400 9
At 5,729 feet, Mt. Rogers in this range is Virginia's highest point
    $400 24
In English this month has a "p", in French it has a "v"
    $400 29
It's the number of items in a gross
    $500 5
The Harappan civilization is another name for the ancient civilization of this Asian river valley
    $500 20
For this "Mary Tyler Moore" newsman "It all started in a 5,000 watt radio station in Fresno, California..."
    $500 18
One of the highest-paid insurance professionals is this person who calculates the premium rates
    $500 10
This southern-most Texas city grew out of a fort whose establishment led to the Mexican War
    $500 25
Once called Quintilis, this month was renamed in 44 B.C. for someone born during it
    $500 30
It's the number of lines in a sonnet

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Bill Laurel Mike
$600 $400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Laurel Mike
$2,900 $1,700 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In 1988 this country's new parliament building was dedicated in Canberra
    $200 1
This university in East Lansing was the first state school to offer agriculture courses for credit
    $200 8
This term for a Christmas carol is also the French word for Christmas
    $200 16
A standard form of Portuguese is based on the dialect of this national capital
    $200 21
She was 65 years old when she published her first "Little House" book in
    $200 18
It's the color of pure marble
    $400 4
In 1957 this country physician was elected president of Haiti
    $400 3
The university of this U.S. territory has campuses on St. Thomas & St. Croix
    $400 9
It's a 16th century wind instrument with a snakelike shape as well as a synonym for snake
    $400 22
Most of this island, the world's 2nd largest is occupied by speakers of the Papuan languages
    $400 26
"Murder in the White House", her first mystery novel, concerned the death of a corrupt Sec'y of State
    $400 30
This 180-foot-tall marble landmark is now over 13 feet out of perpendicular
    $600 5
This region of France that juts into the Atlantic was conquered by Julius Caesar in 56 B.C.
    $600 12
Founded in 1769, it's New Hampshire's oldest college
    $600 10
On scores "f" is an abbreviation for forte & "ff" is an abbreviation for this
    $600 23
Languages spoken on this U.S. territory in the Pacific include Charmorro & English
    $600 27
This woman who co-founded the Algonquin Round Table won an O. Henry Award for her story "Big Blonde"
    DD: $2,500 17
This marble statue was carved between 1501-1504 as a symbol of the independent Florentine Republic
    $800 6
This Scottish fur trader explored the river in Canada's Northwest Territories later named for him
    $800 13
This Charleston school is known as the Military College of South Carolina
    $800 11
It's also called the violin clef
    $800 24
Ladin is a language spoken in the northern sections of Venetia in this country
    $800 28
Her book "The Proud Tower" describes the world that led to "The Guns of August"
    $800 19
Though found on a Greek isle in 1820, this statue is usually called by the name of the Roman love goddess
    $1000 7
In 1669 the last meeting of the Diet of this confederation of German cities took place
    $1000 14
This Ivy League school was founded in Warren, R.I. in 1764, but moved to Providence in 1770
    $1000 15
Dutch for "concert building", it's the name of a famous concert hall in Amsterdam
    DD: $2,000 25
There are still a few thousand speakers of Welsh in areas of Patagonia in this country
    $1000 29
This author of "Ethan Frome" met Henry James in Europe & he became her friend & mentor
    $1000 20
Of the 7 Ancient Wonders, this one was a marble tomb

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Laurel Mike
$12,500 $3,700 $7,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In July 1994 these 2 foreign leaders became the first to address the same joint session of Congress

Final scores:

Bill Laurel Mike
$10,700 $400 $200
4-day champion: $52,102 2nd place: TWA trip to Honolulu, Hawaii at Outrigger Hotels Hawaii 3rd place: JVC EZ1 camcorder

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Laurel Mike
$12,100 $3,700 $5,200
31 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,000

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Game tape date: 1994-08-30
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