Show #2625 - Friday, January 19, 1996

Bill Dickenson game 4.


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Peter Williams, a computer services administrator from Pasadena, California

Mary Lou Rodgers, a sales clerk from Parma Heights, Ohio

Bill Dickenson, a college instructor from Richardson, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $27,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The next time we'll be able to see this famous object from Earth is in 2134; reserve your seats now
    $100 6
In 1995 this "Pretty Woman" was named UNICEF's Goodwill Ambassador to Haiti
    $100 8
The gift of eloquence will be yours if you kiss this during your trip to the Emerald Isle
    $100 18
In his "History", Livy wrote, "Potius sero quam numquam" -- better late than this
    $100 13
This Persian Gulf nation gets its name from kut, an Arabic word for "fort"
    $100 26
Ancient Greeks dated events from the first of these, held in 776 B.C.
    $200 2
It's the only star on which astronomers have observed spots
    $200 7
She was once romantically involved with Joe Lando, who plays her husband on "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"
    $200 9
Lady Godiva's ride was a protest against these
    $200 19
Virgil's saying "Latet anguis in herba" is usually translated as "A snake lurks in" this
    $200 14
The major ethnic group in this Pyrenees principality is Spanish at 61%
    $200 27
Name shared by a national monument in Arizona & a famous "faithful Indian companion"
    $300 3
In 1504 Columbus scared the locals in Jamaica when he predicted one of these
    $300 23
Jeanne Moreau presided over this French film festival's jury twice, in 1975 & in 1995
    $300 10
Both Laocoon & Cassandra warned this city to refuse the big gift from the Greeks, but did they listen?
    $300 20
Ovid's famous phrase "Tempus edax rerum" means this is the devourer of all things
    $300 15
In 1962 Tobago & this larger neighbor won their independence from Great Britain
    $300 28
This word comes from the Greek etymon, "the meaning of a word from its origin" & logos, "word"
    $400 4
Betelgeuse is a red supergiant in this constellation of the hunter
    $400 24
This wife of Tom Cruise starred as sexy psychopath Suzanne Stone in the 1995 film "To Die For"
    $400 11
When the foot & hoof prints left by this pair filled with water, Minnesota's 10,000 lakes were formed
    $400 21
Tertullian advised, "Veritas non erubescit" -- this does not blush
    $400 16
This sultanate is surrounded on its landward side by the Malaysian state of Sarawak
    $400 29
This animal on Saskatchewan's flag stands for Great Britain
    $500 5
CP 1919, the first of these ever found, emits bursts of radiation every 1.337 seconds
    $500 25
She had her "biggest" role to date in the HBO film "Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman"
    $500 12
This bird periodically makes an ash of himself, but soon rises above it
    $500 22
As he crossed the Rubicon, Julius Caesar quoted the proverb "Iacta alea est" -- this is cast
    DD: $500 17
It's the only Central American nation that does not border the Caribbean
    $500 30
An Atlanta football player, or the middle name of explorer Robert Scott

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

Bill Mary Lou Peter
$500 $0 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Mary Lou Peter
$1,600 $500 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

"X", "Y", "Z"
    $200 1
In 1990 the Shoshone-Bannocks of Idaho petitioned for the sockeye species of this to be protected
    $200 11
Lawrence Welk was nicknamed "The Liberace of" this musical instrument
    $200 6
Major rivers entering this gulf include the Rio Grande & the Mississippi
    $200 26
It was once said of her, "Indira is India, and India is Indira"
    $200 16
He based the Red Queen on Miss Prickett, the governess of Alice Liddell
    $200 21
It's the single-celled organism that makes bread rise
    $400 2
Typically, this dwelling was made with 10 or more bison skins & 20 or more cedar poles
    $400 12
These large bowl-shaped drums are also called timpani
    $400 7
This country's lowest point, about 140' below sea level, is at Lake Enriquillo near its border with Haiti
    $400 17
"Atlas Shrugged" is the fullest fictional presentation of this author's philosophy, objectivism
    $400 22
It's caused by drowsiness or acute boredom; a polite person tries to stifle it
    $600 3
Smoked in pipes, kinnikinnick was a mixture of sumac, the inner bark of dogwood or red willow & this plant
    $600 13
The Portuguese machete is the ancestor of this Hawaiian instrument
    $600 8
Cape May, New Jersey lies on this bay
    $600 27
Gerald Ford nominated this former actress as ambassador to Ghana in 1974
    $600 18
This James Joyce book was first published in France in 1922
    $600 23
The malamute was so important in this Canadian territory's history that it's on the territorial flag
    $800 4
A monument in Nespelem, Washington marks the grave of this Nez Perce chief who died in 1904
    $800 14
Neapolitan folk songs often feature the Neapolitan type of this lutelike instrument
    $800 9
The Brahmaputra flows into the Bay of Bengal & the Loire flows into this bay
    DD: $1,000 28
Tennis players Hana Mandlikova & Martina Navratilova were born in this capital city
    $800 19
The epistolary novel, in the form of these, was popularized by Samuel Richardson's "Pamela" in 1740
    $800 24
Khshayarsha was the old Persian name of this old Persian king
    $1000 5
The name of this tribe centered in northeast Arizona means "peaceful ones"
    $1000 15
This end-blown woodwind with a whistle mouthpiece was the dominant flute of the Baroque period
    $1000 10
This Venezuelan lake has been dredged so transport ships can carry oil from it
    $1000 29
She danced in Antony Tudor's 1937 ballet "Dark Elegies" before she choreographed "Rodeo"
    $1000 20
Proust paid to publish "Swann's Way", the first part of this epic work, after publishers rejected it
    DD: $2,000 25
Of the countries that border Zambia, the 2 that fit the category

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Mary Lou Peter
$5,000 $3,300 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His name means "son of the young lion" in Hebrew

Final scores:

Bill Mary Lou Peter
$10,000 $10 $5,600
4-day champion: $37,601 3rd place: a Goodyear airship flight over Southern California 2nd place: a trip to Carmel, California & Pinseeker golf clubs

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Mary Lou Peter
$5,000 $3,100 $9,100
19 R,
3 W
6 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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