Show #2535 - Friday, September 15, 1995

Len Krisak game 4.


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Scott Astle, a teacher from South Pasadena, California

Steve Alper, a clinical social worker from La Mesa, California

Len Krisak, an editor from Newton, Massachusetts (whose 3-day cash winnings total $37,198)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There is a message there--I leave you at home to figure it out!)
    $100 11
The name of this Biblical garden of paradise may be from the Sumerian name for the Plain of Babylon
    $100 1
Twain claimed it was easy to give up this habit, saying "I've done it a thousand times"
    $100 16
Often, a grain of sand is all it takes to irritate an oyster into producing this gem
    $100 18
This company is planning to introduce an updated Beetle to the U.S. by the year 2000
    $100 23
Don't want to spring for a big box? Whitman's makes this famous "assortment" in a 1 3/4 oz. size
    $100 6
This civil rights leader entered Morehouse College in Atlanta at age 15
    $200 12
The Plains of Assam are among the few habitats of the Indian species of this large, one-horned animal
    $200 2
The grave of Laura H. Frazer, Twain's childhood friend, also bears the name of this character she inspired
    $200 17
A small one of these ancient devices with trickling sand is sometimes used as an egg timer
    $200 19
Since 1977, by law, cars in Sweden have had to keep these on in the daytime
    $200 24
This milk chocolate "galaxy" bar comes in a "lite" version with just 160 calories
    $200 7
Running for reelection in 1840, this 8th U.S. president failed to carry even his home state
    $300 13
Until the 19th century up to 60 million bison roamed this area between Mexico & northern Canada
    $300 3
As a teenager Twain, like Ben Franklin, was apprenticed to one of these
    $300 25
These fruits, popular at Thanksgiving, are grown in sand-covered bogs in the northeastern U.S.
    $300 20
This company's slogan is "I Love What You Do for Me"
    $300 26
This almond buttercrunch candy in pink tins is a favorite of the Japanese royal family
    $300 8
This Oscar winner for "Ed Wood" also appeared in "The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island"
    $400 14
This site of a final battle will be on the Plain of Esdraelon
    $400 4
Mark Twain's grave is in Elmira in this state
    $400 29
Over 1500 feet high, the world's highest sand dunes are in Algeria in this desert
    $400 21
President of GM 1912-16, this "rambling" man left to create his own company
    $400 27
The name of this chocolate peanut bar is synonymous with "little laughs"
    $400 9
This director's first commercial hit was "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore", released in 1975
    DD: $500 15
It's the world capital found on the Attic Plain
    $500 5
Twain was on the staff of this Nevada town's Territorial Enterprise
    $500 30
The chief constituents of sand are usually feldspar & this form of silica
    $500 22
This company's Cirrus was Motor Trend's Car of the Year for 1995
    $500 28
It's the perfect candy bar for Athos, Porthos & Aramis
    $500 10
A skeleton found in 1972 was declared to be this Nazi, rumored alive in South America

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

Len Steve Scott
$300 $1,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Len Steve Scott
$1,800 $1,800 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1950s
    $200 11
In 1958 companies founded by E.W. Scripps & W.R. Hearst merged to become this competitor of AP
    $200 26
The Mister Lincoln is one of the finest red varieties of this thorned flower
    $200 8
In 1897 Gustav Mahler became artistic director of the Court Opera in this Austrian capital
    $200 1
In 1863 an earthquake destroyed a large part of this largest Philippine city
    $200 21
An inhabitant of a country entitled to all its privileges; one can be native-born or naturalized
    $200 4
Specifically, it's a young eagle
    $400 15
New York City-born Eamon de Valera was this country's prime minister for most of the decade
    $400 27
The Pasqueflower is so named because it blooms around this holiday
    $400 9
This "Magic Flute" composer pawned some of his possessions to attend the coronation of Leopold II
    $400 2
After 22 years of separation, North & South Vietnam were reunited in 1976 with this city as the capital
    $400 22
A witness takes one before testifying, usually with one hand on the Bible
    $400 5
This rapid canter is a horse's fastest natural gait
    $600 18
In 1958 Pan Am inaugurated its commercial jet airliner service with this Boeing plane
    $600 28
Bees are especially fond of these purplish flowers of Scotland, from which they make a honey
    $600 10
This Hungarian's 2 symphonies for orchestra, "Faust" & "Dante", were composed in the 1850s
    $600 3
Euclid wrote his famous geometry text in this city once famous for its library
    $600 23
Originally it was a group of witnesses or people acquainted with the facts of the case who served on it
    $600 13
The name of this young onion comes from Ascalon, a Palestinian port
    DD: $1,000 19
On Jan. 7, 1959 this Texan began his record 47th year in the House of Representatives
    $800 29
With its dark center disk, the yellow daisy is more commonly called this
    $800 12
In 1919 this cellist formed his own orchestra in Barcelona
    $800 6
It's the site of the Jahangiri Mahal as well as the Taj Mahal
    $800 24
A written statement authorizing someone to act on your behalf
    $800 16
It can be the range of a musical instrument or a book on a hotel front desk
    $1000 20
In 1952 he became dictator of Cuba
    $1000 30
This plant from which digitalis is derived yields flowers in white, purple & pink
    $1000 14
In 13 years he wrote about 40 operas, including "Lucia di Lammermoor"
    DD: $800 7
A church in this French city stands on the spot where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake in 1431
    $1000 25
One-word term for a court order stopping or restraining a party from doing something
    $1000 17
One who destroys sacred images, it's from the Greek for "image breaker"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Len Steve Scott
$7,800 $8,400 $3,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 British kings whose royal names have the highest Roman numerals

Final scores:

Len Steve Scott
$6,201 $1,199 $4,600
4-day champion: $43,399 3rd place: Minoff table lamps 2nd place: a trip to Carmel Valley Ranch Resort + a set of Pinseeker golf clubs

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Len Steve Scott
$7,800 $8,900 $3,100
23 R,
5 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,800

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