Show #2546 - Monday, October 2, 1995

Gordon Wean game 2.


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Mark Belanger, a software publications manager from Austin, Texas

Jeanne Day, a teacher from Timonium, Maryland

Gordon Wean, a teacher from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Juliet cries out, "O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face!" when she learns this man has killed Tybalt
    $100 16
"Swing low, sweet" this vehicle "coming for to carry me home"
    $100 11
At the arrival of Europeans in 1788, about 300,000 of these natives lived in Australia
    $100 26
This largest South American country is the world's largest producer of oranges
    $100 21
In 1876 former slaves honored this president with the Emancipation Statue in Washington, D.C.
    $100 6
This 1969 film about a Volkswagen named Herbie was one of Disney's most successful films
    $200 2
The ghost tells him, "I am thy father's spirit, doomed for a certain term to walk the night..."
    $200 17
In the 1890s this vehicle was improved by adding movable steel runners, allowing steering
    $200 12
In a population of about 5 million, about 329,000 Australians volunteered to serve in this war
    $200 27
The 2 main types of this fruit are Tahiti & key
    $200 22
This longtime L.A. mayor was the recipient of the 1984 Spingarn Medal
    $200 7
Ali MacGraw played Jenny Cavilleri in this 1970 tearjerker
    $300 3
In 1994 director Peter Sellars set this play in Venice, California instead of Venice, Italy
    $300 18
This European city has the world's most extensive subway system
    $300 13
This $148 million structure opened in October 1973 after 14 troubled years of construction
    $300 28
Gravenstein is a tart, red-striped variety of this fruit
    $300 23
Abbreviated UNCF, it was founded in 1944 to coordinate fund-raising by private educational institutes
    $300 8
"The Reno Brothers" was the original title for this first Elvis Presley movie
    $400 4
The man who says, "My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar, and I must pause till it come back to me"
    $400 19
To help begin a bridge in 1847, teen Homan Walsh flew a string across the Niagara River on one of these
    $400 14
The capital was transferred to this city in 1927, 14 years after construction began there
    $400 29
This citrus fruit is also known as a mandarin orange
    $400 24
His ragtime opera "Treemonisha" didn't have its first full performance until 1972
    $400 9
Tony Richardson directed this spoof of the funeral industry based on an Evelyn Waugh novel
    $500 5
Acts I & II of Henry V are set mostly in England; the rest of the play unfolds in this country
    $500 20
Oars are sometimes used to propel these wooden sailing vessels of China with high poops
    $500 15
The first British settlement on this island occurred in 1803 on the Derwent River
    $500 30
In the Middle East, this fruit of Phoenix dactylifera is used to make arrack, an alcoholic drink
    DD: $500 25
In 1991 this former Congresswoman was appointed special counsel on ethics by the gov. of Texas
    $500 10
This film based on a Jacqueline Susann novel is set at a television network

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

Gordon Jeanne Mark
$2,300 $700 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Jeanne Mark
$3,700 $1,000 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
This Charleston Harbor garrison endured 34 hours of bombardment before surrendering in April 1861
    $200 11
A person's navel marks the spot where this cord was attached during development in the womb
    $200 6
Some say it wasn't evils that she let escape from the box, but the blessings of the gods
    $200 21
This British dependency lies only about 90 miles southeast of Canton
    $200 1
Coleridge-Taylor's cantata "Hiawatha's Wedding Feast" is based on a poem by this author
    $200 26
Vater is this person, relatively speaking
    $400 15
This highest U.S. decoration for valor was first authorized for naval enlisted men in 1861
    $400 12
It's the baglike organ that contains a cow's mammary glands
    $400 7
The Matronalia, a festival celebrated on March 1, honored this supreme Roman goddess
    $400 22
The reign of this country's Taira Dynasty ended in 1183 when Emperor Antoku died in a sea battle
    $400 2
Christopher Fry wrote the libretto for the 1978 opera "Paradise Lost", based on a 1667 poem by this man
    $400 27
This item used in playing billiards is der billardstock
    $600 16
The Southern victory at the first battle of this, July 21, 1861, dashed Union hopes of a 90-day war
    $600 13
Adipose tissue beneath the skin is made of this
    $600 8
Vesta's Greek counterpart, this goddess of the hearth was the firstborn child of Cronus & Rhea
    $600 23
At 27,923 feet, Lhotse is the third highest peak in this mountain range
    $600 3
The spoken words in Schoenberg's "Ode to Napoleon" are taken from an anti-Napoleon poem by this lord
    $600 28
If you don't know what a worterbuch is, you might look it up in das worterbuch
    $800 17
This Union general's nickname, Fighting Joe, came from a series of press dispatches
    $800 19
It's thhe middle region of the body of an insect, or the chest region in mammals
    $800 9
She was Pyramus' beloved
    DD: $1,000 24
The Nan, the Ping, the Wang & the Yom Rivers unite to form this country's Chao Phraya River
    $800 4
In the 1830s this Hungarian composed a piano sonata called "After a Reading of Dante"
    $800 29
If you're strapped for cash, ask, "Nehmen sie kreditkarten?" which means this
    $1000 18
With little to do as Lincoln's VP, this man enlisted in the Maine Coast Guard while in office
    DD: $1,000 20
When a male & female gamete fuse, they form one of these cells that develops into the embryo
    $1000 10
These maidens included the oreads of the mountains & the nereids of the sea
    $1000 25
Sarawak & Sabah, regions of this country, cover most of northern Borneo
    $1000 5
Prokofiev's powerful opera "The Gambler" is an adaptation of a novel by this 19th century Russian
    $1000 30
Die bademutze is this type of cap

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Jeanne Mark
$11,500 $2,200 $4,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 4 states that border only 2 other states

Final scores:

Gordon Jeanne Mark
$10,500 $100 $5,300
2-day champion: $30,100 3rd place: Paris Art lithograph Drive-In by Daniel Authouart + Jeopardy! home game & Jeopardy! Sports edition for home computer or Super Nintendo 2nd place: Donjo Sea of Love sculpture & Nourison Persian rug + Jeopardy! home game & Jeopardy! Sports edition for home computer or Super Nintendo

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gordon Jeanne Mark
$11,300 $2,200 $4,900
29 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
7 R,
0 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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