Show #2548 - Wednesday, October 4, 1995

Gordon Wean game 4.


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John Stiles, a graduate student originally from Schenectady, New York

Madeleine Brown, a foreign service officer from Washington, D.C.

Gordon Wean, a teacher from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $40,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We recommend that you take the clues in this category in their proper order.)
    $100 26
This mountain range was formed by the Nazca Plate crashing into the South American Plate
    $100 17
Original Score & Original Song awards went to music from this "roaring" good animated film
    $100 10
The blackstrap kind of this syrup is also called mother liquor
    $100 16
In 1758 William Blackstone became the first professor of English law at this British university
    $100 6
The Kerry blue breed of this common house pet originated in County Kerry
    $100 1
It's defined as emergency medical treatment given before professionals arrive
    $200 27
As volcanologists study volcanoes, these specialists study earthquakes
    $200 18
Best Original Screenplay went to this film's Roger Avary & Quentin Tarantino
    $200 11
This Japanese alcoholic beverage is traditionally served warm in small porcelain cups
    $200 22
In 1948 this discoverer of penicillin became professor emeritus at the University of London
    $200 7
It's believed that Big Doughty, whom this author saw lift a pony, was the basis for his Brobdingnag farmer
    $200 2
This part of a watch shows you 1/60 of a minute
    $300 28
One of these moves by internal deformation or basal sliding, usually not more than 6' a day
    $300 19
She could hired a "Blue Sky" writer to announce her Best Actress win
    $300 13
In the U.S. the term "blush wine" has nearly replaced this French term for pinkish wines
    $300 23
This author of "The Wealth of Nations" was a professor of logic, & later, of moral philosophy
    $300 8
In 1446 Cormac MacCarthy built this castle stone by stone
    $300 3
Rough questioning
    $400 29
Of the 3 types of rock, most of the earth's crust is made of this one
    $400 20
Lizzy Gardiner picked up her Costume Design award wearing a dress made out of 254 of these cards
    $400 14
This blue, French "king of cheeses" was supposedly a favorite of Charlemagne
    DD: $800 24
This inventor was professor of vocal physiology at Boston University
    $400 9
This type of horse race got its name from one in which riders kept the spire of a County Cork church in sight
    $400 4
    $500 30
To find out this term for a deep ravine or gulch that's usually dry in summer, ask a "grand dam" in Washington
    $500 21
Tom Hanks became the first actor since this man in 1937-38 to win back-to-back Best Actor Oscars
    $500 15
To make this Italian rice dish properly, stir constantly & add the stock a little at a time
    $500 25
Before serving as surgeon general, Joycelyn Elders was a professor at this university's medical school
    $500 12
This town in County Meath is famous for the ancient illuminated book created there
    $500 5
Franco's sympathizers in Madrid during the Spanish Civil War

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

Gordon Madeleine John
$2,300 $1,100 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Madeleine John
$4,900 $2,500 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
This Philippine first lady was stabbed in 1972
    $200 2
This 1742 Handel oratorio uses biblical quotes gathered by Charles Jennens
    $200 22
His 1984 hit "I Just Called To Say I Love You" was his first to reach No. 1 in both the U.S. & U.K.
    $200 1
In 1901 oil was discovered at Red Fork, near Tulsa in this state
    $200 19
Eric Arthur Blair was known by this pseudonym before & after 1984
    $200 9
It's how the British pronounce the place in which Dr. Frankenstein experiments
    $400 14
In November 1970 a man with a knife tried to assault this pope in the Manila airport
    $400 3
From 1769 to 1781, he was in the service of the Archbishop of Salzburg
    $400 30
This agriculturist's 1894 college thesis was entitled "Plants as Modified by Man"
    $400 4
Beaches on this state's Atlantic coast include windy Hill, Seabrook Island & Hilton Head Island
    $400 20
In August 1994 the French arrested terrorist Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, better known as this
    $400 10
A flex is one of these items that runs between a lamp & the wall
    $600 16
On Oct. 14, 1912 this former U.S. president was shot in Milwaukee
    $600 5
Technically, this Vivaldi work is known as "Opus 8, Nos. 1-4"
    $600 29
In 1973 this poet was nominated for a Tony for her role in the play "Look Away"
    $600 15
Of the 6 New England states, it's the one farthest east
    $600 23
Esther Lederer uses the pseudonym Ann Landers & Pauline Phillips, her sister, uses this name
    $600 11
A landlord may have tenants or may draw you a pint as the operator of one of these
    $800 17
This first president of Cyprus survived 4 assassination attempts
    $800 6
This Russian wrote "Flight Of The Bumblebee" for his opera "Tsar Saltan"
    $800 28
In 1972 this Brooklyn congresswoman campaigned for the Democratic presidential nomination
    $800 21
Among this state's nicknames are "Land of Steady Habits", "The Brownstone State" & "The Nutmeg State"
    $800 24
The book of poetry published in 1846 by these sisters under the name Bell sold only 2 copies
    $800 12
In England this American TV series would be "CD" for casualty department
    $1000 18
Rebels using rockets, bazookas, grenades & rifles tried to kill this Chilean president in 1986
    DD: $1,000 8
In an 1829 letter from the Hebrides, he wrote the opening bars of the "Hebrides Overture"
    $1000 27
He served as executive director of the National Urban League from 1972 to 1981
    $1000 26
With a population of less than 500,000, this Rocky Mountain state is the USA's least populous
    DD: $1,000 25
Under the pseudonym Constant Reader, she wrote book reviews for The New Yorker 1827-1933
    $1000 13
A pharmacist or druggist is called this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Madeleine John
$9,700 $2,900 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This flower's name comes from its use in scenting the ancient Romans' wash water

Final scores:

Gordon Madeleine John
$4,595 $3,800 $100
4-day champion: $44,895 2nd place: Broyhill Fontana living room set & Sanyo 31" stereo TV + Jeopardy! home game + electronic game 3rd place: Robert H. Peterson Co. fireplace accessories + Jeopardy! home game + electronic game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gordon Madeleine John
$10,300 $3,900 $7,400
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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