Show #2517 - Tuesday, July 11, 1995

1995-A Seniors Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Pete Herborn, a retired teacher from Columbia, Missouri

Diane Graham, a training executive from Potomac, Maryland

Dotty Carew, a communications specialist and writer from Brooklyn, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
These humped mammals once carried mail across arid parts of the U.S.
    $100 4
This pope has canonized more saints than his 7 predecessors combined
    $100 10
This country music queen wrote her own hit songs "You Ain't Woman Enough" & "Coal Miner's Daughter"
    $100 6
The Susquehanna River flows past this infamous power plant
    $100 20
This spice that flavors a special toast comes from the bark of an evergreen tree
    $100 1
To recite an orison is to say one of these, amen
    $200 22
Unlike most marsupials, the murine opossum lacks this
    $200 5
In 1224 this saint of Assisi began suffering from stigmata
    $200 16
Mac Davis told TV Guide Elvis wanted to appear on this TV show & ride a tricycle like Arte Johnson
    $200 11
Lake Tiberias on the Jordan is better known as the Sea of this
    $200 21
The juices that collect in the bottom of a roasting pan are given this term from how they got there
    $200 2
Hebetic describes something happening during this period of adolescence
    $300 23
In some species of this armored mammal, the tail is protected; in others, it's not
    $300 7
This saint called "the Divine" was a fisherman & brother of St. James the Greater
    $300 17
Born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania in 1912, his original first name was Pierino
    $300 12
The 80-mile-long Moscow Canal connects the Moskva River with this river
    $300 26
It's put on a fruit tart to give it a sheen & to keep the fruit from drying out
    $300 3
It's the part of a candle also called a snaste
    $400 24
Scrabble players know that the ai is a type of this "lazy", slow-moving mammal
    $400 8
Saint Athananius was born in & later became bishop of this northern Egyptian city
    $400 18
This star of "Your Hit Parade" got his famous nickname from the Irving Berlin song "Snooky Ookums"
    $400 13
The Irrawaddy is a river road to Mandalay in this country
    $400 27
In Greek cooking these leaves are blanched, then stuffed with rice, currants, raisins, mint, dill, pine nuts & spices
    $400 29
When people do this late in life, it's called opsigamy
    $500 25
This brown bear of Alaska rivals the polar bear as the largest carnivore
    $500 9
Fellow novices nicknamed this saint born near Aquino, Italy "Dumb Ox"
    $500 19
Like Hank Snow, this woman who sang the 1970 hit "Snowbird" hails from Nova Scotia
    DD: $500 14
The Dnepr River empties into the Black Sea in this former Soviet Republic
    $500 28
To make this beverage, a Turk gets the contents of his ibrik boiling
    $500 30
"Check" this out: a patzer is an inferior or amateur player of this game

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Dotty Diane Pete
$500 $1,200 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dotty Diane Pete
$200 $3,800 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Incorporated as a city in 1881, it later became the territorial capital, then state capital of Arizona
    $200 3
This creator of "Jeopardy!" was one of Kathryn Grayson's love interests in 1953's "So This is Love"
    $200 11
Popular for children to ride, this small pony breed comes from islands north of Scotland
    $200 8
Its state flag has a white star placed between the yellow letters N & C
    $200 1
At the end of this novel, Winston Smith acknowledges his love for Big Brother
    $200 24
This term indicates you're matching an expert golfer's score for a round
    $400 17
From 1818 to 1846 the area of Oregon was occupied jointly by the U.S. & this country
    $400 4
In this 1959 comedy, Jack Lemmon compares Marilyn Monroe's walk to "Jello on springs"
    $400 12
Roald Amundsen & Fridtjof Nansen were among the explorers who used Samoyeds to pull these
    $400 9
The stripes on the U.S. flag stand for these
    $400 13
It's the first name shared by Theodore Dreiser's "Sister" & Stephen King's telekinetic teen
    $400 27
Nautically speaking, if you're in a stable condition you're on "an even" one of these
    $600 18
In 1624 this trading company sponsored a Dutch colony along the Hudson River
    $600 5
Grace Kelly acted in 11 feature films in the 1950s; 3 were directed by this man
    $600 21
9-letter term for a parade of cars
    $600 10
The orange stripe on the flag of Niger represents this desert
    $600 14
Sid Halley is an ex-jockey turned investigator in books by this author
    $600 28
Horses running evenly in a race are anatomically described as this
    $800 19
In 1985 James A. Baker 3rd succeeded this man as Ronald Reagan's Secretary of the Treasury
    $800 6
Jo Van Fleet won a 1955 Oscar for her 1st screen role, as James Dean's mother, Kate, in this film
    $800 22
In 1892 this German patented an internal-combustion engine that didn't use spark plugs
    DD: $500 25
The flag of this smallest Canadian province depicts 3 saplings & a large oak tree
    $800 15
He's Bertie Wooster's manservant
    $800 29
A palindromic synonym for even; a bubble-headed carpenter has one
    $1000 20
The 1835 Toledo War was a border skirmish between Ohio & this present state
    $1000 7
Kim Novak & William Holden danced to "Moonglow" in this 1955 film
    $1000 23
This luxury airline that serviced only Los Angeles, New York & Las Vegas was sold January 3, 1995
    $1000 26
The flag of Cambodia has a representation of this temple dedicated to Vishnu
    DD: $1,500 16
This title realtor in a novel by Sinclair Lewis later appeared in "Elmer Gantry"
    $1000 30
Scales perfectly balanced are in a state of this, from the Latin for "equal balance"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dotty Diane Pete
$400 $12,200 $4,300
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

"The Great Gatsby" author's 3-letter middle name

Final scores:

Dotty Diane Pete
$0 $10,200 $1,300
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dotty Diane Pete
$400 $12,200 $4,300
6 R,
3 W
31 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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Game tape date: 1995-02-27
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