Show #2381 - Monday, January 2, 1995

John McKeon game 2.


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Eric Schon, a molecular biologist from the Bronx, New York

Julia Simmons, a homemaker originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

John McKeon, a writer from Chevy Chase, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Union Admiral Samuel Phillips Lee was a distant relative of this Confederate commander-in-chief
    $100 7
In 1962 baseball's National League expanded to 10 teams, adding the Houston Colt .45s & this N.Y. team
    $100 21
To cut out this citrus fruit's sections, use a special curved, serrated knife
    $100 6
It's named for Sir Walter
    $100 22
Amount of time Richard Henry Dana spent "Before the Mast"
    $100 16
A tired response
    $200 2
In this July 1863 Pennsylvania battle, the Southern lines were north of the Northern lines
    $200 11
This former 49ers quarterback holds the Super Bowl record for yards passing in a game with 357
    $200 27
A special knife or vegetable peeler is used to do this, removing the outer skin of a potato
    $200 8
California's oldest newspaper is this city's Union, which dates back to 1851
    $200 23
If a millipede takes a millennium to cross a mill floor, it takes this many years
    $200 17
Finger lickin' good
    $300 3
Sam Houston was ousted as governor of this state when he refused to support the Confederacy
    $300 13
In 1993 this team's Shaquille O'Neal was named Rookie of the Year in the NBA
    $300 28
To completely bone & trim a fish, or the piece of fish itself after you're done
    $300 9
South Dakota's executive mansion overlooks Capitol Lake in this city
    $300 24
In 1964 Richard Russell led a 74-day-long one of these in the Senate
    $300 18
It's used by knitwits
    $400 4
Later U.S. Sec. of State, John Milton Hay served as asst. private secretary to this man during the war
    $400 14
It's the "manly" nickname of former WBC lightweight champ Hector Camacho
    $400 29
To cut a food item almost in half horizontally, then open the halves outward like wings
    $400 10
This Idaho city is the southwest terminus of the Ponderosa Pine Scenic Route
    $400 25
The current longest-running prime time network series, its title is much shorter than its 26-year run
    $400 19
Hurray for a Flintstone
    $500 5
The sympathies of his wife Varina were suspect because she had Northern ancestry
    $500 15
In 1947 she became the first U.S. woman to win the British Amateur Golf Tournament
    $500 30
This French term refers to food cut into "matchsticks"
    DD: $700 12
Rhodes Hall, a mansion in this city, was built in 1903 with granite from nearby Stone Mountain
    $500 26
New fossil dating has pinpointed the age of this famous skeleton at 3.18 million years
    $500 20
Park Place

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

John Julia Eric
$800 $1,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Julia Eric
$2,300 $2,100 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1920s
    $200 10
On the 5th day of the 5th month of 1921, she introduced her No 5 perfume
    $200 1
In the U.S. most of these devices have 525 lines per image; soon they may have over 1,000
    $200 11
His 1782 painting "The Skater" made him famous in London years before he painted George Washington
    $200 2
She said, "Miss Marple insinuated herself so quietly into my life that I hardly noticed her arrival"
    $200 22
Since 1971 this British currency has been divided into 100 new pence
    $200 13
Samuel, a baritone, begins this opera singing, "Pour, oh, pour the pirate sherry"
    $400 12
The forerunner of this British dictionary was published in 10 volumes in 1928
    $400 5
The laser beam on a compact disc player is equivalent to this on a phonograph
    $400 15
George Romney painted many portraits of this beauty before she became Lord Nelson's mistress
    $400 3
From 1921 to 1931 she was a university teacher in Nanking
    $400 23
The islands of St. Pierre & Miquelon just south of Newfoundland use this basic unit of currency
    $400 28
W.S. Gilbert wrote, "Things are seldom what they seem; skim milk masquerades as" this
    $600 17
He came to power after leading his black-shirted Fascists in a "March on Rome"
    $600 6
AM is short for amplitude modulation & amp is short for this unit of electricity
    $600 16
Many people hated the sculptor Pietro Torrigiano for breaking this fellow Florentine artist's nose
    $600 4
Mary Ann Evans chose this pen name partly in honor of her lover George Henry Lewes
    $600 24
Gibraltar's 25-pence coin of 1971 featured one of these animals on the back
    $800 7
As unique as fingerprints, strands of this genetic material are used to establish paternity
    DD: $1,000 20
This artist lived in Paris in the late 1880s, when Toulouse-Lautrec painted the portrait of him seen here:
    $800 8
This Round Table wit collaborated with Elmer Rice on the 1924 play "Close Harmony"
    $800 25
In 1936 Hungary issued a 2-pengo coin on the 50th anniversary of this composer's death
    $800 19
Hamilton Clarke, not Sullivan, constructed the overture for this opera set in Japan
    DD: $3,000 26
Condemned earlier to internal exile, he was banished from the USSR in 1929
    $1000 14
It's the term for the place in virtual reality where the virtual objects appear
    $1000 21
Frida Kahlo, this Mexican artist's wife, created some 200 paintings, many of them self-portraits
    $1000 9
In 1969 this "Rebecca" author was created a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire
    $1000 27
The first Dutch coins to depict this queen were used in 1892, when she was 12 years old
    $1000 18
The inspiration for "Princess Ida" came from this lord's poem "The Princess - a Medley"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Julia Eric
$8,500 $3,700 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's Europe's largest & the world's fourth-largest automaker

Final scores:

John Julia Eric
$8,500 $3,000 $199
2-day champion: $21,600 2nd place: trip on TWA to Asheville, North Carolina & stay at Grove Park Inn Resort 3rd place: /i> Hammerman gold earrings

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Julia Eric
$6,500 $3,700 $9,100
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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Game tape date: 1994-10-19
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