Show #2464 - Thursday, April 27, 1995


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Gregg Rossen, a writer originally from Moraga, California

Larry Eilenberg, a professor from Burlingame, California

Bill Schantz, a software support manager originally from Glen Ullin, North Dakota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,099)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
One of the biblical plagues brought upon Egypt was swarms of these cricket-like insects
    $100 2
Object that is asked the question "Who is the fairest of them all?"
    $100 21
This 4-letter male name is the popular English equivalent of the Italian Giovanni
    $100 26
San Geronimo de Taos, an ancient Pueblo Indian village, lies north of the town of Taos in this state
    $100 16
Similar styles of this at-home footwear were named for Faust & Romeo
    $100 1
Emily Post says at a dinner table you may use this to sneeze, but never to blow your nose
    $200 8
The only function of this stingless male honeybee is to mate with the queen
    $200 3
Her footmen were once lizards & the horses that drew her coach were originally mice
    $200 22
From Aramaic meaning "mistress of the house", it was the first name of the mistress of Mount Vernon
    $200 27
Part of the world's largest stand of Ponderosa pines is in Prescott National Forest in this state
    $200 17
Centuries ago a loup was an elegant velvet type of this face covering
    $200 12
It's a unit of measure for ale or liquor, or a slang term for the head
    $300 9
Nagona, an infectious disease that affects horses & cattle, is transmitted by these African flies
    $300 4
It's the animal that Jack traded for the magic beans
    $300 23
The Scottish name Edina means "from" this city
    $300 28
If you have a "grain" of sense, you'll know the Navajo are noted for this art also known as dry painting
    $300 18
In 1983 Yves Saint Laurent became the 1st living couturier honored with a retrospective at this NYC museum
    $300 13
An early movie theatre, or a jukebox
    $400 10
This "pious" predator not only feeds on its own kind, it also eats small tree frogs
    $400 5
In the Grimm tale, after the miller's daughter guesses his name, he tears himself in two
    $400 24
Gwendolyn is derived from Gwyn, which means "white" or "pale" in this language
    $400 29
Utah was once known as the state of Deseret, a name that came from this book
    $400 19
Worn by men in the 1600s, the "falling band" collar was usually edged with this fancy material
    $400 14
From the ethnic group they belonged to, it's another term for Vikings
    $500 11
The plant louse is a type of this tiny garden pest
    $500 6
In a H.C. Andersen tale, it was said that only a fool or someone unfit for office couldn't see these
    $500 25
Greek for "generous", it's novelist Welty's first name
    DD: $1,400 30
This Texas city of 935,000 is named for a saint of Padua
    $500 20
Napoleon's wife Josephine popularized the high-waisted style known by this name
    $500 15
In large amounts, this vitamin of the B group may reduce cholesterol levels

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

Bill Larry Gregg
$2,600 -$500 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Larry Gregg
$6,000 $800 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
38 years of LDP rule in this country ended when Morihiro Hosokawa became P.M. in 1993
    $200 22
Melville Bissell cleaned up with this invention in 1876
    $200 19
This beloved Boston Pops conductor joined the Boston Symphony as a violinist in 1915
    $200 15
In ancient Egypt some of these sloped downward & a footboard kept the sleeper from falling out
    $200 2
Key West, Florida is only about 90 miles from this island country
    $200 1
"The Hildebrand Rarity" was a 1960 short story featuring this Ian Fleming hero
    $400 9
The dominance of the Protestant cantons in this country was established by the Second Villmergen War
    $400 23
This radio pioneer represented Italy as a delegate at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference
    $400 20
Yehudi Menuhin performed with this Indian sitarist who wrote "Prabhati" for him
    $400 17
This architect designed some of the furniture for his famous "Prairie Houses"
    $400 3
Because of its exotic flowers & trees, Madeira is the "Rock Garden of" this ocean
    $400 7
In Alex Haley's "Roots", this 17-year-old is kidnapped from his village of Juffure in 1767
    $600 10
The bones of this early man were discovered in Chou-K'ou-Tien in 1927
    $600 24
In 1949 he founded Geodesics, Inc. to manufacture his domes
    $600 21
Stephane Grappelli is one of the few to successfully adapt the violin to this genre of music
    $600 18
Popular in the 1700s, a teapoy is a small pedestal-style one of these that usually has 3 legs
    $600 4
This island near Nevis is actually the top of a volcanic mountain named Mount Misery
    DD: $1,500 12
This Ray Bradbury work begins, "It was a pleasure to burn"
    $800 11
This Russian dynasty began in 1613 with the crowning of Michael, son of the patriotic leader Philaret
    $800 25
This Scotsman invented various dyeing techniques as well as waterproof fabrics
    DD: $1,000 29
Isaac Stern called the talent of this Israeli-American violinist "utterly limitless"
    $800 27
A place for your valuables, or a word that follows "milk" in the name of a 19th C. food storage cupboard
    $800 5
Father Junipero Serra was born on this Spanish island, the largest of the Balearic Islands, in 1713
    $800 13
In 1989's "The Killing Man", this author's Mike Hammer finds a dead body at his desk
    $1000 16
In 1971 Viggo Rasmussen, managing director of this country's Tuborg Brewery, was kidnapped
    $1000 26
Last name of the French brothers who invented the cinematographe, an early motion picture camera & projector
    $1000 30
This legendary Italian virtuoso would sometimes cut 3 strings & play difficult pieces on the remaining one
    $1000 28
The original version of this famous throne was lost in war; it featured a birdtail design
    $1000 6
The 12th C. Cathedral of St. Magnus is an attraction in Kirkwall, the capital of these Scottish islands
    $1000 14
This 1959 Walter Tevis tale is set in the world of pool

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Larry Gregg
$9,600 $9,100 $7,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Monuments & public buildings in this city line the wide Avenida Bernardo O'Higgins

Final scores:

Bill Larry Gregg
$999 $8,599 $7,200
3rd place: Amana Soft-Sound dishwasher New champion: $8,599 2nd place: Lloyd Flanders patio furniture & Ducane 2002S gas grill

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Larry Gregg
$8,700 $8,000 $7,300
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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Game tape date: 1995-01-11
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