Show #2522 - Tuesday, July 18, 1995

1995-A Seniors Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Steve Paquette, a weapons designer from Glen Gardner, New Jersey

Diane Graham, a training executive from Potomac, Maryland

Elliot Shteir, an attorney from Somerville, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
It's the state religion of Algeria
    $100 3
In 1957 he first reached the Top 10 with "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"
    $100 11
Once there were 600 of these tramlike vehicles in San Francisco; now there are only 39
    $100 26
Encke's, one of these, has a return period of under 4 years; Halley's is 76 years
    $100 16
Matthew Webb, the first to swim the English Channel, died while attempting the rapids below these falls
    $100 21
Playthings for male children
    $200 2
The Engi Shiki, or "Procedures of the Engi Era", is a sacred text of this Japanese religion
    $200 4
This Little Richard hit begins, "A bop bop aloomop alop bop boom"
    $200 12
In jest it's been called "a state that has 10,000 lakes and 1,000 fish"
    $200 27
The only green star visible to the naked eye appears in this constellation of the scales
    $200 17
William Henry Herndon, the law partner of this future president, was later mayor of Springfield, Ill.
    $200 22
Thrower of cup plates
    $300 8
Many young people of this Christian denomination belong to a group called the CYO
    $300 5
"She's the sweetest little rosebud that Texas ever knew"
    $300 13
The lighting of the Adoration scene atop Mount Branson is a Christmas tradition in this state
    $300 28
The constellation Cygnus is believed to contain one of these invisible collapsed stars
    $300 18
Sanford L. Cluett invented the sanforizing process that prevents clothes from doing this after washing
    $300 23
A nervous dealer who buys stolen goods
    $400 9
The last book of this religious text is called the Book of Moroni
    $400 6
The title of this Les Paul & Mary Ford hit translates as "go with God"
    $400 14
Lancaster in this state was our nation's capital for just 1 day in 1777
    DD: $900 29
Titan, a moon of this planet, is the second-largest satellite in the solar system
    $400 19
Until her death in 1960, Polly Thomson was the companion & interpreter for this woman
    $400 24
A bright & happy captain of the Minnow
    $500 10
The name of the Mahayana branch of this religion means "great vehicle"
    $500 7
This Domenico Modugno tune was originally titled "Nel Blu, Dipinto Di Blu"
    $500 15
The first baby born in the White House was James Madison Randolph, a grandson of this president, in 1806
    $500 30
Taking place in August, it's been called the most spectacular of the meteor showers
    $500 20
John Soule first said, "Go west, young man"; this publisher just popularized it
    $500 25
A license to live alone

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

Elliot Diane Steve
$600 $1,500 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elliot Diane Steve
$2,100 $1,900 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Kush, an ancient trading land, lay south of the second cataract of this longest African river
    $200 8
The Italian town of Asti gave its name to this sweet sparkling wine
    $200 3
In 1950 the U.S. Senate honored this "The Road Not Taken" poet
    $200 26
A man wears them in a tuxedo shirt, a woman in her ears
    $200 21
In 1994 Julie Harris starred in a Broadway revival of this playwright's "The Glass Menagerie"
    $200 14
It shouldn't take you a minute to tell us there are this many seconds in a minute
    $400 2
In 1542 Scotland's James V died & this woman, his daughter, became the country's ruler
    $400 9
While a mint julep can be made with rum or rye, this liquor is traditional
    $400 4
He wrote "Tam O'Shanter" to accompany an engraving of Alloway Kirk by Francis Grose
    $400 27
This type of small purse without a handle is named for how you have to carry it
    $400 22
Sean O'Casey's "The Plough and the Stars" is set during this country's 1916 Easter Rising
    $400 15
This number follows Fortune & Indy
    $600 5
One legend says he was commissioned by King Olav I to bring Christianity to Norse colonist c.1000
    $600 11
Usually served as an aperitif, ouzo is a specialty of this country
    $600 10
In "The Song of Hiawatha", Hiawatha marries this "loveliest of Dacotah women"
    $600 28
It's any belt made of soft material that loops & ties in a knot or bow
    DD: $1,500 23
The opening of this musical is set on the 4th of July as the train rolls into River City
    $600 18
Number of avatars of Vishnu or amendments in the Bill of Rights
    $800 6
In 1947 Great Britain gave control of Sikkim to this country
    $800 12
Beaujolais & true Chablis come from this wine-growing region of eastern France
    $800 16
The Battle of Balaklava in the Crimean War inspired this 1854 Tennyson poem
    DD: $500 29
Title of the following, it's an accessory associated with a former first lady:
    $800 24
Play by Samuel Beckett in which the title character never shows up
    $800 19
Denomination of U.S. currency that features the White House on the back
    $1000 7
Antonio Salazar took control of this country in 1928 & ruled as a dictator for 40 years
    $1000 13
This yellowish, anise-flavored liqueur is found in a Golden Cadillac & a Harvey Wallbanger
    $1000 17
In the early 1900s, this author of "The Waste Land" edited the Harvard Advocate
    $1000 30
The profile on this type of pin may be carved from sardonyx or cast from Wedgwood pottery material
    $1000 25
His play "The Matchmaker" was based on his earlier work "The Merchant of Yonkers"
    $1000 20
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is an average of this many industrials

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elliot Diane Steve
$8,400 $5,800 $3,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This king fathered 6 children, 2 of whom reigned after him as British monarchs

Final scores:

Elliot Diane Steve
$11,601 $800 $7,400
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elliot Diane Steve
$8,700 $4,900 $4,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 1995-02-28
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