Show #2538 - Wednesday, September 20, 1995


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Nancy Reno, a silversmith from Oak Park, Illinois

Marie Magnuson, a waitress from Fall Church, Virginia

Albina Moran, an administrative assistant from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
After the Han Dynasty fell, this country was divided into 3 kingdoms: Wei, Wu & Shu
    $100 12
This company's revenues soared after the introduction of its model 914 copier in 1959
    $100 17
This "Wheel of Fortune" co-star was once 4th runner-up in the Miss Georgia Universe Pageant
    $100 26
Before the Civil War a doughface was a Northerner who favored this practice
    $100 6
A new opera house opened in this Egyptian capital in 1988
    $100 1
    $200 22
Number of days the Arab-Israeli War lasted in June 1967
    $200 13
In 1988 this newspaper company started "USA Today—The Television Show"
    $200 18
This talk show queen once reigned as Miss Black Nashville & Miss Black Tennessee
    $200 27
An adviser was once called a bottle-holder, from a ring assistant in this sport
    $200 7
This Icelandic city is graced by a statue of its founder, Ingolfur Arnarson
    $200 2
    $300 23
In 1580 he became the first Englishman to complete a voyage around the world
    $300 14
This German company produces SEAT & Audi automobiles
    $300 19
She was crowned Miss World-U.S.A. in 1973; 2 years later she was TV's Wonder Woman
    $300 28
The spoils or plums of office were referred to as these 2 items, from Christ's miraculous meal
    DD: $800 8
City in which you'll see the following:
    $300 3
St. Elmo's
    $400 24
This 1805 battle near the Strait of Gibraltar destroyed France's naval power
    $400 15
Dave Thomas, founder of this burger chain, previously helped found Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips
    $400 20
Peter Bogdanovich cast this former Miss Teenage Memphis in "The Last Picture Show"
    $400 29
Term for a Northerner who went south after the Civil War & became active in Republican politics
    $400 9
The 26-story Palacio Salvo in this Uruguayan capital was once the tallest building in South America
    $400 4
    $500 25
Mustafa Kemal helped found this country & became its first president in 1923
    $500 16
This wine company no longer produces Ripple but it still makes Thunderbird
    $500 21
The 1st Miss America crowned on television, she later co-starred on the TV series "Barnaby Jones"
    $500 30
This term for a V.I.P. probably came from a Chinook term & followed "high"
    $500 10
Australia's Governor-General lives in a house called Yarralumla in this capital city
    $500 5

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

Albina Marie Nancy
$2,700 $700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Albina Marie Nancy
$4,900 $2,600 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
She bore John Adams 3 sons & 2 daughters
    $200 26
This state is now No. 2 in butter but still leads the nation in cheese production
    $200 6
For 14 years he was the master of the Hollywood Squares
    $200 21
Sudden spasms of this dome-shaped muscle cause hiccups
    $200 16
In a preface to "Leaves of Grass", he wrote, "A great poem is for ages and ages"
    $200 11
Lee thinks this slimy fish makes a fine pet
    $400 2
Though he became "The Wizard of Menlo Park", New Jersey, he was born in Milan, Ohio in 1847
    $400 7
You can write to him at: Office of the Governor, State Capitol, Sacramento, CA 95814
    $400 22
Connective tissue called the renal fascia helps hold these organs in place
    $400 17
This 4-time Pulitzer Prize winner was called "The Voice of New England"
    $400 12
Doc eats a lot of this fish known for its liver oil
    $600 3
Bishara is the middle name of this convicted assassin of Robert F. Kennedy
    $600 29
The Mackinac Bridge connects this state's 2 peninsulas
    $600 8
When Pete Rose retired as a player in 1986, this man was commissioner of baseball
    $600 23
About 13 feet long, the ileum is the longest section of this organ
    $600 18
In his poem "Bryan, Bryan, Bryan, Bryan", Vachel Lindsay paid tribute to this man
    $600 13
You can't lose if you serve this flatfish for dinner
    $800 4
He's the only U.N. Secretary-General to win a Nobel Peace Prize, posthumously in 1961
    $800 27
This state was named for Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of England's King Charles I
    DD: $1,500 9
The last names of the Peter in the group heard here & the Pete who wrote the song: "Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing? / Where have all the flowers gone, long time ago? / Where have all the flowers gone?"
    $800 24
Heparin, which prevents blood clotting, is produced mainly in the lungs & this organ
    $800 19
This 3,182-line poem in Old English merges Norse legend with 6th century Danish history
    $800 14
I make a mad dash for this fish when it's baked on a wooden plank
    $1000 5
Prior to befriending the Pilgrims, this Pawtuxet Indian had been sold into slavery in Spain
    DD: $2,500 28
The Perdido River forms part of the border between Florida's Panhandle & this state
    $1000 10
In 1969 Laurence J. Peter published this work on advancement in the workplace
    $1000 25
Some taste buds are located on this leaf-shaped flap of cartilage on top of the larynx
    $1000 20
Probably written around 1373, his "Saint Cecilia" later appeared as the "Second Nun's Tale"
    $1000 15
Dolly Parton might know this game fish springs out of the water

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Albina Marie Nancy
$9,100 $3,600 $6,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Published in 1989, "Daughter of Destiny" is this prime minister's autobiography

Final scores:

Albina Marie Nancy
$13,100 $0 $12,999
3-day champion: $36,900 3rd place: Magnavox VHS camcorder + Jeopardy! home game & Tiger electronic Jeopardy! 2nd place: Ashley dining set & Asko washer & dryer + Jeopardy! home game & Tiger electronic Jeopardy!

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Albina Marie Nancy
$10,400 $3,600 $6,500
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W
19 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,500

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