Show #2545 - Friday, September 29, 1995

Linda Roberts game 5.
Gordon Wean game 1.


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Sam Hartwell, a management consultant from Shaker Heights, Ohio

Gordon Wean, a teacher from Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Linda Roberts, a registered nurse from Houston, Texas (whose 4-day cash winnings total $50,404)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In 326 B.C. this "great" Macedonian reached what is now India
    $100 26
In 1972 this British pop star had his first U.S. No. 1 hit with "Crocodile Rock"
    $100 6
This expensive "Maine" crustacean was once so plentiful it was used as bait
    $100 7
During the gold rush, the forty-niners sought their fortunes in what is now this state
    $100 12
In this game the dealer usually takes an additional card if his total is 16 or less
    $100 15
Plant that precedes Beach, Springs & Sunday
    $200 2
Japan's 1947 constitution changed his role from sovereign to "symbol of the state"
    $200 27
He sang "I Am A Rock" as part of a duo, & "Loves Me Like A Rock" solo
    $200 8
The Dungeness type of this is found in waters from Alaska to Mexico
    $200 14
After this state was annexed, border disputes led to the Mexican War
    $200 13
Aristotle Onassis was once an owner of the famous casino in this Monaco town
    $200 16
The U.S. has houses of Congress & Great Britain has the houses of this
    $300 3
In 1991 a cyclone killed about 138,000 people in this nation once known as East Pakistan
    $300 28
In 1973 she commanded some "Respect" with "Rock Steady"
    $300 9
To avoid confusion with the dolphin, a mammal, the dolphinfish is often called by this Hawaiian name
    $300 20
In 1906 representatives of the Five Civilized Tribes helped draw up this state's Constitution
    $300 23
The "World Series" of this card game is held in Las Vegas each year at Binion's Horseshoe
    $300 17
Signs on wagons heading west in 1859 read this mountain "or bust"
    $400 4
In 1981 U San Yu succeeded U Ne Win as this country's president
    $400 29
"The Heart Of Rock And Roll" was a 1984 hit for this singer & the News
    $400 10
This bivalve is served in its beautiful fan-shaped shell, as in Coquilles St. Jacques
    $400 21
At 84,402 square miles, including the lakes, it's the largest north central state in area
    $400 24
In terms of house advantage, pass line & don't pass are 2 of the best player bets in this game
    $400 18
Deflect a blow, as in fencing
    $500 5
These rebels, or "holy warriors", fought Afghanistan's Soviet-backed government from 1978 to 1992
    $500 30
"Rock And Roll All Nite" was the anthem & first big hit of this group known for its heavy makeup
    $500 11
This gastropod mollusk whose shell gives us mother-of-pearl must be pounded to tenderize it
    DD: $700 22
George Clinton was elected governor of this state 7 times; his nephew DeWitt was elected 4 times
    $500 25
The Chinese call the sound made by tiles in this game the twittering of the sparrows
    $500 19
This 2-time Nobel Prize-winning doctor & advocate of vitamin C died in 1994 at age 93

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

Linda Gordon Sam
$2,500 $1,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Gordon Sam
$3,000 $4,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
He was stricken with polio in 1921 while vacationing at his home on Campobello
    $200 2
In the 1960s Douglas Engelbart invented this device that moves a pointer on the display screen
    $200 3
His first of 154 sonnets begins "From fairest creatures we desire increase"
    $200 8
Unique among rodents, the collared lemming is the only one whose coat turns this color in winter
    $200 19
As a teenager this grande dame of mystery authors studied singing in Paris
    $200 26
He wasn't Hollywood's "Top Gun" yet when he debuted in the 1981 Brooke Shields film "Endless Love"
    $400 9
While playing football for the University of Michigan, he was named the Wolverines' most valuable player
    $400 13
Many of these devices support a feature called redial
    $400 4
He wrote "Ah, Tam! Ah, tam! Thou'll get thy fairin! In hell they'll roast thee like a herrin!"
    $400 15
World Book says these rodents "were probably the most hunted animals in North America" through the 1800s
    $400 20
Lisa Halaby was a member of this N.J. university's 1st co-ed class before she married Jordan's King Hussein
    $400 27
This "Unforgiven" star made his film debut as a lab technician in the 1955 3-D thriller "Revenge of the creature"
    $600 10
Located in Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette Square, America's first equestrian statue honors this seventh president
    $600 14
Chess-playing computers & expert systems are examples of this branch of computer science, AI for short
    $600 5
He called his "Prometheus Unbound" "a lyrical drama"
    $600 16
A popular pet, it was introduced to Europe from Guiana in the 16th century
    DD: $3,000 21
This fashion designer's married name is Elisabeth Ortenberg
    $600 28
Brian De Palma's 1978 thriller "The Fury" introduced this actress who made a "Splash" a few years later
    $800 11
He was nicknamed "Old Buena Vista" as well as "Old Rough and Ready"
    $800 23
Computer software is generally divided into applications software & this type
    $800 6
He wrote "The Fly" but is more famous for a tyger
    $800 17
This S. American rodent whose pelt is among the most expensive is now protected by law in many countries
    $800 22
This author of "The Feminine Mystique" once taught a course called "Women, Men, and the Media" at USC
    $800 29
She was a teenager when she appeared in her 1st film, "John Paul Jones", not "Rosemary's Baby"
    $1000 12
Growing up in Kinderhook, N.Y., he'd listen to his father's patrons argue American politics in Dutch
    $1000 24
Leading applications of this type are Lotus 1-2-3 & Excel
    DD: $1,000 7
Title location of Thomas Gray when he wrote, "Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife"
    $1000 18
This largest rodent may grow to the size of a sheep
    $1000 25
She was Vogue's shopping editor in 1956; she had a magazine named for herself in 1989
    $1000 30
She made her screen debut in "The Happening" in 1967 & "shot" to stardom as Bonnie Parker the same year

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Gordon Sam
$12,000 $11,600 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He sued a man for libel over a criticism of his painting "Nocturne in Black and Gold"--& won

Final scores:

Linda Gordon Sam
$800 $19,600 $2,000
3rd place: Krieger watch + Jeopardy! home game New champion: $19,600 2nd place: General Instrument satellite TV system & Samsung 27" TV + Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Linda Gordon Sam
$9,600 $11,600 $3,800
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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