Show #2610 - Friday, December 29, 1995

1995-B Seniors Tournament final game 2.


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Phyllis Clark, a program coordinator from West Grove, Pennsylvania (subtotal of $6,800)

Jerry Platzman, a pharmacist and attorney from Monsey, New York (subtotal of $5,600)

David Cuneo, a former history teacher from Reisterstown, Maryland (subtotal of $12,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Obviously a geography category. Each correct response will begin with "A".)
    $100 8
It's the force that gives us weight & prevents us from floating into space
    $100 24
This "Murder She Wrote" star provided the voice of Mrs. Potts the teapot in "Beauty and the Beast"
    $100 6
Don't throw this away: take it out of your medicine bottles & use it to apply nail polish remover
    $100 7
In 1972 he married Marilyn Tucker
    $100 15
"Haste makes" this
    $100 1
The afghani is this country's basic unit of currency
    $200 9
Though painful, the bite of these largest spiders usually isn't fatal
    $200 25
While considered an Australian, this "Lethal Weapon" star was actually born in Peekskill, New York
    $200 21
If your hamster's wheel squeaks, Heloise suggests applying this sticky stuff also known as petrolatum
    $200 10
James Wilkinson's denunciation of this man led to his famous treason trial
    $200 16
"Poor Richard's Almanack" said this animal "in gloves catches no mice"
    $200 2
Continent on which you'd find the Filchner Ice Shelf
    $300 14
It's a colorful flower, or the colored part of the eye
    $300 26
She left husband Ludlow Smith after 2 weeks; her love affair with Spencer Tracy lasted 27 years
    $300 22
To decorate her drinks, Heloise freezes maraschino cherries or mint leaves in these
    $300 11
This Gerald Ford vice president served as president of the Museum of Modern Art 1939-1941 & 1946-1953
    $300 17
This food is "the staff of life"
    $300 3
In area this north African country is the continent's second largest
    $400 18
Luther Burbank specialized in this science of cultivating plants & flowers
    $400 27
This star of "Annie Hall" directed the 1995 movie "Unstrung Heroes"
    $400 29
Heloise pulls this bathroom headgear over her face when she tries on dresses in a store
    $400 12
In 1962 this future vice president was elected Baltimore County Executive
    $400 19
A rhyming proverb tells us "A swarm of bees in" this month "is worth a load of hay"
    $400 4
16th century guild houses line the Groote Markt in this Belgian port city
    $500 20
This chemical element makes up the hardest substance known in nature
    $500 28
In 1995 she stood by her former man George Jones as they released their 1st duet album in 15 years
    $500 30
Heloise makes the "throw" type of these from fabric remnants & stuffs them with old panty hose
    DD: $1,000 13
In 1828's "South Carolina Exposition", he argued for the right of states to nullify federal laws
    $500 23
A proverb has been defined as "The wisdom of many and the wit of" this many
    $500 5
Oranjestad, the capital of this Caribbean island, is known for its Dutch charm

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

David Jerry Phyllis
$800 $2,300 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Jerry Phyllis
$2,800 $2,800 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There's something new for us.)
    $200 1
Among this "Arabian Knights" seafarer's adventures were finding a roc's egg & the Valley of Diamonds
    $200 3
Queen Liliuokalani was once the organist at Kawaiahao church in this state capital
    $200 16
This faith of about 80% of India's population has no single founder or creed
    $200 26
In 1873 its words were first published under the title "Oh, Give Me A Home Where The Buffalo Roam"
    $200 21
1-2" thick, this "dainty filet" of meat comes from the small end of the tenderloin
    $200 11
Dinosaurs live again in the 1995 novel "The Lost World", Michael Crichton's sequel to this book
    $400 2
Today this ex-CBS anchorman sails the waters off Martha's Vineyard; that's the way it is
    $400 7
The American Museum of Natural History's Hall of Pacific Peoples is named for this anthropologist
    $400 17
A hajj to this city must be performed in the 12th lunar month, though Muslims may go there at any time
    $400 27
"I'm in the mood for" this "simply because you're near me"
    $400 22
In 1936 it made the flight from Lakehurst, N.J. to Frankfurt, Germany in 42 hours 53 minutes
    $400 12
In "The Grapes of Wrath", poverty & drought drive the Joad family from this state
    $600 4
Oliver's brother, he's been called the father of the U.S. Steam Navy
    DD: $1,000 8
A church in Grafton, W. Va. is the international shrine of this holiday first observed May 10, 1908
    $600 18
This is the common term for the Roman Catholic sacrament of penance or reconciliation
    $600 28
In 1964 Barbra Streisand took this song from "Funny Girl" to No. 5 on the pop charts
    $600 23
45% of the Bureau of Engraving & Printing's production time is spent on this unit of U.S. currency
    $600 13
This Robert James Waller novel was the top-selling hardcover fiction book of 1993
    $800 5
In the Bible he attempted to flee by ship from the presence of the Lord
    $800 9
A life-size statue of this heroine of the Battle of Monmouth marks her grave in Carlisle, Penn.
    $800 19
Ching tu or "pure land" is one of the most influential forms of the Mahayana branch of this faith
    $800 29
Although Tex Ritter sang the theme to this 1952 western, Frankie Laine's single was the big hit
    $800 24
At 726 feet, the second-highest dam in the U.S. is named for this 5'11" person
    $800 14
This author of "The Joy Luck Club" touches on the supernatural in her novel "The Hundred Secret Senses"
    $1000 6
Encarta calls them "the most notable traders and sailors of the ancient world"
    $1000 10
A building named for this black abolitionist stands on the site of her famous 1851 speech in Akron
    DD: $1,000 20
These nomadic people, the Rom, are monotheistic & worship a god named Del
    $1000 30
"You're the cream in my coffee, you're" this "in my stew"
    $1000 25
He was the last U.S. Chess Champ to become World Chess Champ
    $1000 15
This Philip Roth book begins, "The first time I saw Brenda she asked me to hold her glasses"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Jerry Phyllis
$11,400 $4,200 $4,500
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Clause 40 of this document reads, "To none will we sell, to none deny or delay, right or justice"

Final scores:

David Jerry Phyllis
$15,400 $8,400 $3,500

Cumulative scores:

David Jerry Phyllis
$28,000 $14,000 $10,300
Tournament champion: $28,000 1st runner-up: $14,000 2nd runner-up: $10,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Jerry Phyllis
$12,000 $3,700 $4,500
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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