Show #2558 - Wednesday, October 18, 1995

Paul Thompson game 4.


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Allen Rudolph, a high school teacher from Los Gatos, California

Patrick Killian, a commerce director from Havertown, Pennsylvania

Paul Thompson, a personnel manager from Cheverly, Maryland (whose 3-day cash winnings total $43,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
This country's Peter the Great Bay is an inlet of the Sea of Japan
    $100 6
One of the L.A. stories this wild & crazy guy may tell is of cheerleading at Garden Grove High
    $100 17
Serge Lifar's abstract ballet "Suite en Blanc" is danced in costumes of this color
    $100 1
This "Believe It or Not" creator is buried in an Odd Fellows cemetery in Santa Rosa, Calif.
    $100 26
Some trace the origins of this smallest dog to ones that accompanied Cortes in 1519
    $100 12
A humorous rabbit
    $200 8
Tampa Bay is an arm of this gulf
    $200 18
We wonder what accent this "Sophie's Choice" star used when shouting her high school cheers
    $200 19
Music for this French court dance became the standardized third movement of symphonies by Haydn & Mozart
    $200 2
It's true; Sojourner Truth is buried in this Michigan cereal city
    $200 27
Anthonomus grandis is the scientific name of this cotton pest
    $200 13
An intelligent Simpson
    $300 9
It was the center of naval action in the 1991 Gulf War
    $300 23
This comedienne was a cheerleader at Cass Tech in Detroit, & that's the truth
    $300 20
In 1933 Charles Weidman based a full-length modern dance work on this Voltaire novel
    $300 3
The grave of the creator of Poor RIchard's Almanack is at this city's Christ Church
    $300 28
The thresher type of this fish in names for its long, driving tail fin
    $300 14
Young ladies' ringlets
    $400 10
Sugar Loaf Mountain in this country rises above Guanabara Bay
    $400 24
This "Today" show host is as perky as a cheerleader because she was one
    $400 21
The tango evolved in the Buenos Aires area during the latter part of this century
    $400 4
This American Indian woman's gravesite is in Gravesend, England; she died there in 1617
    $400 29
Reaching over 20 feet in length, this snake of the boa family is the longest snake in the Western Hemisphere
    $400 15
A tiny legume
    $500 11
In 1994 the U.S. reopened a refugee processing center at the naval base on this Cuban bay
    $500 25
She went from cheerleading at Van Nuys High to the Laker Girls to the Top 40 charts
    $500 22
After he ran away with gypsies as a teenager, Vicente Escudero became famous for this type of dance
    $500 5
This 1930s criminal pair is buried in Dallas, but he's in one cemetery, she's in another
    DD: $500 30
Found on Madagascar, the indri is the largest surviving member of these primates
    $500 16
Lewis Carroll's "egg"head

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Paul Patrick Allen
$1,200 $800 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Patrick Allen
$2,900 $1,400 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Henry V's widow, Catherine of Valois, remarried & started this line that included Henry VIII
    $200 12
Nox, a daughter of Chaos, is the personification of this time of day
    $200 1
Hinds County, Mississippi has 2 seats: Raymond & this capital
    $200 26
Though it's a form of this card game, spite & malice calls for 2 players, not one
    $200 3
This author's grandfather, Major Thomas Melville, participated in the Boston Tea Party
    $200 20
Russia's flag, adopted in 1991, no longer features the gold-edged star that stood for this
    $400 13
This current king's residence, the Palacio de la Zarzuela, is just outside Madrid
    $400 15
Huitzilopochtli, a god of these people, was born after his mother picked up a ball of brightly colored feathers
    $400 8
This Oregon lake occupies the base of an exploded volcano known as Mount Mazama
    $400 27
Paranoid people often have these false beliefs, which can be "of grandeur" or "of persecution"
    $400 4
6 years before "Call of the WIld" was published, he searched for gold in the Klondike
    $400 21
It's the outlook associated with rose-colored glasses
    $600 14
In 1881 Carol I became the first king of this country that now includes Transylvania
    $600 16
Born brandishing a golden sword, Chrysaor was the son of Poseidon & this Gorgon
    $600 9
Montana's Fort Peck Dam, one of the world's largest earth-fill dams, lies on this river
    $600 5
In 1969 this "The Naked and the Dead" author ran for NYC mayor, proposing statehood for the city
    $600 23
Karl Jaspers & Jean-Paul Sartre were exponents of this philosophical movement
    $800 19
Fort Christina, built in North America in 1638, was named for a queen of this country
    $800 17
In Medieval folklore, this weasel with a white winter coat was a symbol of chastity
    DD: $1,000 10
The Savannah River provides much of this state's boundary with Georgia
    $800 28
This common term for stalling or hanging tough calls to mind a Civil War general
    $800 6
In 1959 this "Farewell My Lovely" author became president of the Mystery Writers of America
    $800 24
The idea that life is suffering is the first of this religion's Four Noble Truths
    $1000 22
The full name of this county's queen is Margrethe Alexandrine Thorhildur Ingrid
    $1000 18
Fish were flung into the fire during this Roman fire god's chief festival on August 23
    $1000 11
This state's Mesabi Range has produced more iron ore than any other area in the U.S.
    $1000 29
Chartered in 1925, this Vermont college emphasizes individual programs of study
    $1000 7
While growing up in Oxford, Mississippi, he was called Billy or "Memmie" by his family
    DD: $500 25
Used in writing, it's the attributing of human characteristic to animals or inanimate objects

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Patrick Allen
$10,100 $3,800 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its peso is symbolized R.D.$

Final scores:

Paul Patrick Allen
$10,600 $2,800 $5
4-day champion: $54,200 2nd place: La-Z-Boy American Home Collection sofa & loveseat + Carpet One carpet 3rd place: Franchi Menotti sports watch

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Paul Patrick Allen
$10,100 $3,800 $6,000
29 R,
2 W
10 R,
0 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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