Show #2532 - Tuesday, September 12, 1995

Len Krisak game 1.


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Mimi Owens, a singer and registered nurse from Jessup, Maryland

Len Krisak, an editor from Newton, Massachusetts

Jack Honig, a songwriter from Jericho, Vermont (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 9
Unlike other species of these carnivores, the meerkat doesn't have a reputation for killing snakes
    $100 24
"The Lion King" & this other 1994 film each walked off with 3 Golden Globes—of all the "Gump"tion
    $100 4
The Mediterranean leghorn variety of this animal is primarily raised for eggs
    $100 10
This 1823 U.S. statement of principles included a promise not to meddle in European affairs
    $100 1
After winding down Lombard Street in this city, you might dine at Fisherman's Wharf
    $100 8
Touch-tone predecessor (4)
    $200 20
If one of these spiny, 5-armed sea creatures is cut in half, each part may regenerate
    $200 26
In 1995 the son of this "Gone with the Wind" actor served as the first Mr. Golden Globe
    $200 5
This Japanese "rice wine" doesn't require aging
    $200 11
Disraeli created the title "Empress of India" for her & she made him the Earl of Beaconsfield
    $200 2
Visit this state on Mother's Day weekend and you can attend the Black Hills Balloon Rally in Sturgis
    $200 15
Band major (4)
    $300 21
The destroying angel is a deadly type of this fungus
    $300 27
Dennis Franz "copped" a Golden Globe for this series in 1995, as David Caruso did the year before
    $300 19
Dundee is a Scottish version of this popular Christmas cake
    $300 12
This country rebelled against the Ottoman Turks in 1821 & received independence in 1830
    $300 3
A museum in Nashville, Indiana traces the career of this gangster, "Public enemy Number One"
    $300 16
Southern cup (5)
    $400 22
The slimy inner bark of this "sljppery" tree was once used to relieve throat ailments
    $400 28
She handed out awards as Miss Golden Globe in 1963; in 1982, she won one for playing Krystle on "Dynasty"
    $400 25
This word, Spanish for "sauce", can signify fresh or cooked mixtures
    $400 13
With this 1853 purchase, the contiguous U.S. became complete as we know it today
    $400 6
It's an 11 1/2-mile climb to the top of Pikes Peak in Pike National Forest in this state
    $400 17
Olympic saucer (6)
    $500 23
Now almost extinct, the wisent is a European species of this oxlike North American mammal
    $500 30
This French star won a 1991 Golden Globe for his 1st English language film, "Green Card"
    $500 29
This Caribbean country produces Dragon Stout & Red Stripe Beer
    $500 14
In 1804 the French colony of St. Domingue became this 2nd independent nation in the Americas
    DD: $400 7
Named for a singer, this 88-acre theme park is Pigeon Forge, Tennessee's most popular attraction
    $500 18
Pampers (10,7)

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

Jack Len Mimi
$2,600 $500 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Len Mimi
$3,700 $2,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
Most of London's water is supplied by this river
    $200 3
William Thornton earned $500 & a city lot for his 1792 design of this domed D.C. building
    $200 1
Members of this group founded by Joseph Smith originally called themselves the Church of Christ
    $200 8
The North controlled this river after Vicksburg & Port Hudson fell in July 1863
    $200 20
A fob pocket on a pair of men's trousers was originally designed to hold this item
    $200 24
Ahab nails a one-ounce piece of this to the mast as a reward for the first sailor to sight Moby Dick
    $400 11
City where you'd find Rembrandt Square & Leidse Square
    $400 10
According to Mies van der Rohe's famous dictum, this "is more"
    $400 2
Franciscans of various orders all profess to live according to the ideals of this founder
    $400 9
The name of this famous Union ironclad was suggested by its designer, John Ericsson
    $400 21
Named for an earl, it's a knitted sweater that opens down the front
    $400 25
Chapter 1, "Loomings", begins with this sentence
    $600 14
It was the capital of Great Colombia before becoming Colombia's capital
    $600 12
This automaker's Goteborg, Sweden headquarters was designed by American Romaldo Giurgola
    $600 5
In 1991 Roger Mahony, the archbishop of this city, became America's youngest cardinal
    $600 16
The Battle of the Wilderness was the first stage of a campaign to capture this Confederate capital
    $600 22
These military pants with patches of green & brown became popular for general wear in the 1980s
    $600 26
Of 3, 13 or 133, the chapter of the book in which Moby Dick first appears
    DD: $1,600 18
This capital stands on 7 hills along the Tagus River
    $800 13
This dome designed by Buckminster Fuller is a hemispheric space frame
    $800 6
In Buddhism a bodhisattva is an enlightened being who refrains from entering this blessed state to help others
    $800 17
A bridge over Antietam Creek is named for this "side-whiskered" general who fought in the battle there
    $800 23
This head scarf that ties under the chin derives its name from the Russian word for grandmother
    $800 27
The sinking of this ship at the end of the book fulfills a prophecy by Fedallah, Ahab's Parsee servant
    $1000 19
Most of the bananas shipped out of this country go through its port city of Guayaquil
    $1000 15
Stage designer Jo Mielziner worked with this Finnish-American architect on NYC's Vivian Beaumont theater
    $1000 7
From the Greek for "grateful", it's another term for Holy Communion
    DD: $5,000 30
Buttons stamped with a palmetto tree design were worn on the uniforms of this state's troops
    $1000 29
Usually wide, white & lace-trimmed, a Vandyke is a style of this
    $1000 28
This harpooner is a tattooed cannibal from the uncharted South Seas island of Kokovoko

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Len Mimi
$10,100 $8,000 $600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Last word of a 1775 speech that includes "Mr. President, it is natural to man to indulge in illusions of hope"

Final scores:

Jack Len Mimi
$4,100 $12,200 $1,100
2nd place: Lloyd Flanders wicker furniture & Ducane gas grill + Jeopardy! Sports edition for home computer or Super Nintendo New champion: $12,200 3rd place: Go Video dual deck VCR + Jeopardy! Sports edition for home computer or Super Nintendo

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jack Len Mimi
$9,400 $8,000 $5,600
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
19 R,
2 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,000

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