Show #2549 - Thursday, October 5, 1995

Gordon Wean game 5.


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Brenda Wolfson, a registered nurse from Davis, California

Patrick McGeehan, a journalist from Hoboken, New Jersey

Gordon Wean, a teacher from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 4-day cash winnings total $44,895)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
Born in Vienna, this French queen was called, contemptuously, L'Autrichienne, "The Austrian"
    $100 21
When "Cheers" ended, this Kelsey Grammer character moved to Seattle & became a radio shrink
    $100 2
In 1899 this soft drink was first bottled on a large scale in Chattanooga, Tennessee, not Georgia
    $100 26
Island that's given us ska & reggae, mon
    $100 16
Native to California, this giant sequoia relative is the tallest U.S. tree
    $100 1
Soup scoop (5)
    $200 12
His nicknames include "The Father of Protestantism" & "The Father of the Reformation"
    $200 22
In the 1994 TV movie "A Burning Passion", Shannen Doherty portrayed this southern author
    $200 4
This Procter & Gamble soap was once found to have impurities totaling only .56%
    $200 27
It's the decade that introduced us to acid rock
    $200 17
Most birds begin this grooming process by spreading an oil through their feathers
    $200 3
A maze (9)
    $300 13
This first Secretary of the Treasury was known as "The King of the Feds"
    $300 23
In 1989, on the final episode of this series, Crockett & Tubbs considered leaving the force
    $300 5
In the 1850s this sewing machine company introduced the first consumer installment plan
    $300 28
Influenced by spirituals, it's the field of popular Christian church music
    $300 18
Like diamond, this soft black mineral is made of pure carbon, but with a different crystal structure
    $300 6
Trees to "rest on" (7)
    $400 14
Otto von Bismarck was "The Man of Blood and Iron" & this WWII general was "Old Blood and Guts"
    $400 24
Matthew Broderick's father James Broderick played Kristy McNichol's dad on this 1970s series
    DD: $500 7
This newspaper chain owns North America's largest billboard advertising firm
    $400 29
The Archies' "Sugar, Sugar" is included in this category of sweet pop music
    $400 19
Coral reefs ware of 3 types: fringing, barrier & this circular type that forms an island around a lagoon
    $400 9
Bookkeeper's book (6)
    $500 15
It was the nickname of Robert Stroud, who wrote a 1942 "Digest of the Diseases of Birds"
    $500 25
This male housekeeper was played by Christopher Hewett; Bob Uecker played his employer
    $500 8
In 1970 this hotel chain bought the International Hotel in Las Vegas
    $500 30
Section of the record shop in which you'd find Respighi's "Pines of Rome"
    $500 20
Sepia officinalis is the scientific name of this creature that secretes sepia
    $500 10
Odysseus' father or Ophelia's brother (7)

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

Gordon Patrick Brenda
$2,000 $2,300 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Patrick Brenda
$2,900 $2,600 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
She's the famous "Mrs." behind the "I love Chocolate! Cookbook"
    $200 17
Legend says the volcano goddess known as Madame Pele is sometimes seen on this "Big Island" of the "Aloha State"
    $200 7
The classic pasta for clam sauce, it's sometimes referred to as flat spaghetti
    $200 4
Haverford College, the first Quaker college in the U.S., is located in this state
    $200 1
In May 1790 this smallest state became the last of the 13 colonies to ratify the Constitution
    $200 23
Britannica calls this man born in New Orleans in 1900 "the leading trumpeter in jazz history"
    $400 22
Robert Kennedy's book "Thirteen Days: A Memoir of" this "Crisis" was published posthumously in 1969
    $400 18
Many Yucatecos, natives of this peninsula, are descended from the Maya Indians
    DD: $1,200 13
Peperoni ripieni are stuffed peppers & pomodori ripieni are these stuffed items
    $400 8
It's the alma mater of Thomas Jefferson & James Monroe
    $400 2
In 1867 Congress declared Nebraska the 37th state, overriding this president's veto
    $400 24
July 4, 1930 saw the birth of this principal owner of the New York Yankees
    $600 25
"The Way Things Ought to Be" by this TV & radio personality was the bestselling nonfiction hardcover of 1992
    $600 19
Itzhak Ben-Zvi was the only person chosen president of this country 3 times–in 1952, 1957 & 1962
    $600 14
Minestrone alla genovese is vegetable soup to which this basil, garlic & pine nut sauce has been added
    $600 9
Oglethorpe University was founded in Milledgeville in 1835 & moved to this city in 1915
    $600 3
In this pamphlet Thomas Paine wrote, "Everything that is right or natural pleads for separation"
    $600 28
Iva D'Aquino, born July 4, 1916 in L.A., was known for Broadcasting WWII Japanese propaganda under this name
    $800 26
In 1936 he published his first book, "Winning Bridge Made Easy"
    $800 20
This city was known as Serdica in ancient times, long before it became Bulgaria's capital
    $800 15
Saltimbocca is a veal dish seasoned with sage & topped with slices of this ham
    $800 10
In 1945 it was designated the state university of New Jersey
    $800 5
In April 1959 ill health forced him to resign as Secretary of State; he died a month later
    $800 29
This Italian nationalist revolutionary was born July 4, 1807 in France
    $1000 27
In 1890 this reporter shared her travel experiences in "Around the World in Seventy-Two Days"
    $1000 21
You can rent princess Margaret's villa on Mustique, an island in this sea, for about $6,000 a week
    $1000 16
A popular side dish, these round dumplings are often made from potatoes or flour & served with a sauce
    $1000 11
The Uris Library with its 173-foot tower is a landmark of this Ivy League school in Ithaca
    $1000 6
On Feb. 17, 1909 this Apache leader died at Fort Sill, Oklahoma
    DD: $1,000 30
Nathaniel Hawthorne was born July 4, 1804 in this Massachusetts town

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Patrick Brenda
$10,300 $4,800 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

There are more patents issued in relation to this sport than any other

Final scores:

Gordon Patrick Brenda
$8,599 $9,200 $100
2nd place: Bassett dining room set & Muirfield china + Jeopardy! Sports edition for home computer or Super Nintendo New champion: $9,200 3rd place: RCA 27" TV + Jeopardy! Sports edition for home computer or Super Nintendo

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gordon Patrick Brenda
$10,300 $4,700 $5,200
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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