Show #2500 - Friday, June 16, 1995

Jim Vercolen game 4.


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Tim Wood, a graduate student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Steven Meyer, an attorney from Middletown, Connecticut

Jim Vercolen, a part-time teacher from Rochester, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $33,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
Nathan Hale lived & studied in Connecticut Hall, this university's oldest building
    $100 10
Julie Andrews made her film debut as the magical nanny in this musical
    $100 13
Sweden's Ethnographical Nordic Museum is in this capital city
    $100 2
In 1952 a junta led by General Naguib deposed this country's King Farouk
    $100 20
This "Breakfast of Champions" was General Mills' first ready-to-eat cereal
    $100 1
An easterner who wears fancy duds, or a guest at a tourist ranch
    $200 7
An East Haddam church boasts the hemisphere's oldest church one of these, cast in Spain in 815
    $200 23
Bill Murray becomes a better person after living the same day over & over again in this comedy
    $200 14
The George C. Page Museum in Los Angeles features creatures recovered from this adjacent site
    $200 3
After reconquest by this power in 296, Britain was divided into 4 provinces
    $200 21
1994 marked the 40th birthday of this fruity cereal for kids & not silly rabbits
    $200 16
This word for a motherless calf may be an alteration of "doughgut"
    $300 8
A shrine complete with grotto in Litchfield is modeled on the Shrine of Our Lady in this French town
    $300 24
Susan Sarandon plays legal counsel to an 11-year-old in this film, based on a John Grisham novel
    $300 15
Small independent state in which you'd find the Gregorian Museum of Etruscan Art
    $300 4
In 1279 this grandson of Genghis Khan became the first emperor of China's Yuan Dynasty
    $300 22
As suggested by its name, this cereal, created in 1961, provides 100% of the U.S. RDA for vitamins & iron
    $300 17
It's also a synonym for a round-up but you know it better as a public exhibition of ropin' & ridin'
    $400 11
This town is home to a marinelife aquarium as well as the more famous Seaport Museum
    $400 25
1994 action film in which Arnold Schwarzenegger plays intelligence agent Harry Tasker
    $400 18
The house of this creator of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle is now maintained as a museum
    $400 6
This Babylonian's code had different rules for free men, slaves & the middle class
    $400 29
Many kids tried this cereal for the first time after they discovered that Mikey liked it
    $400 27
The milling around of frightened bison may have given us this word that means "confused"
    $500 12
A plaque in Hartford commemorates this historic tree that stood until 1856
    $500 26
Kathleen Turner's first film was this steamy drama in which she & William Hurt plot to kill her husband
    $500 19
Objects by this Russian jeweler are on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
    DD: $500 9
In 1979 this country's leader Hafizullah Amin was overthrown by Babrak Karmal, backed by Soviet troops
    $500 30
The "Kellogg's Kids" featured on Corn Flakes boxes in the 1950s were illustrated by this artist
    $500 28
This "inflammatory" term for liquor is probably a translation of a Native American word

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

Jim Steven Tim
$300 $1,700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Steven Tim
$2,500 $3,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Finnish-born architect Eero Saarinen designed the U.S. embassy in this Norwegian capital
    $200 8
He became a rear admiral more than 20 years after surviving the mutiny on the Bounty
    $200 17
Like "Guillaume Tell", the opera "La Sonnambula" is set in this country
    $200 20
Like guilder in Dutch, zloty in Polish refers to this metal
    $200 7
This orphaned daughter of Irish immigrants was just 20 when she became Helen Keller's teacher
    $200 2
Athos, Porthos, & Aramis make up this famous trio
    $400 10
The origins of the pagoda are traced back to burial mounds & Buddhist stupas in this large Asian country
    $400 9
He was an admiral of the Austrian navy before becoming emperor of Mexico
    $400 18
Popular in the 1920s & 1930s, the xylorimba is a combination of these 2 musical instruments
    $400 26
When Kazakhstan issued the tenge in 1993, 1 tenge was equal to 500 of this old currency
    $400 21
Born in Iowa in 1861, this stage star renowned for her beauty was nicknamed "Airy, Fairy Lillian"
    $400 3
This first James Bond novel is set at a French gambling resort
    $600 11
This Canton-born architect designed the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse
    $600 12
Vice Admiral John M. Poindexter succeeded Robert McFarlane in this post in 1985
    $600 19
In 1934 he composed variations on "I Got Rhythm" for piano & orchestra
    $600 27
In 1993 the Czech Republic & this country stopped using the same currency
    $600 22
Margaret Court's sport
    $600 4
This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of 1947 told of the rise & fall of Willie Stark
    $800 13
James Renwick designed "The Castle", part of this museum complex, in Norman Romanesque style
    $800 15
He was promoted to rear admiral 9 days after his victory in the Battle of Manila Bay
    DD: $500 25
This hit from the 1890s operetta "Robin Hood" later became popular at weddings: instrumental only
    $800 28
The currency of this Asian country, home to the world's wealthiest person, is the dollar
    $800 23
She's the Queen of the Netherlands Antilles as well as the Queen of the Netherlands
    $800 5
He subtitled his autobiographical novel "Look Homeward, Angel" "A Story of the Buried Life"
    $1000 14
A style of architecture was named for this dynasty whose most notable ruler was Charlemagne
    $1000 16
In 1660 this future British king became Lord High Admiral under his brother Charles II
    $1000 30
"Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg" was this composer's only comic opera
    DD: $2,000 29
One part of this island uses the pound; the other, the Turkish lira
    $1000 24
In 1970, while on tour with the Kirov Ballet, this Russian ballerina defected to the West
    $1000 6
This American's 1860 novel "The Marble Faun" was published in England under the title "Transformation"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Steven Tim
$8,700 $5,100 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1994 this country's 2 medals were won by women, one in figure skating, the other in the biathlon

Final scores:

Jim Steven Tim
$6,700 $2,999 $5,200
4-day champion: $40,200 3rd place: Cutco set of 7 kitchen knives + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for computer or Super Nintendo Entertainment System 2nd place: Gateway 2000 family PC & Dorling Kindersley gift certificate for books + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for computer or Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jim Steven Tim
$9,200 $5,600 $4,800
22 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,600

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Game tape date: 1995-02-07
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