Show #2603 - Wednesday, December 20, 1995

1995-B Seniors Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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Tish Thomas, an administrative assistant from San Francisco, California

Jerry Platzman, a pharmacist and attorney from Monsey, New York

Graham Beard, a retired Army doctor from Washington, D.C.

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
This Icelandic explorer was nicknamed "Leif the Lucky" after he rescued sailors from a wrecked ship
    $100 2
There are penalties in this sport for fighting, tripping & slashing with the stick
    $100 21
In ancient times this green beryl gem was thought to be beneficial to the eyes
    $100 16
These consist of 2 large, thin metal plates that are clashed together
    $100 1
For 6 straight years, this Cambridge school has topped the U.S. News survey of "national universities"
    $100 22
It's a popular nickname for New York City
    $200 8
This U.S. senator nicknamed "Tail Gunner Joe" was actually a desk officer
    $200 3
Depending on the user's height, they can be 6-7 feet long & 3-4 inches wide
    $200 27
This blue September birthstone symbolizes clear thinking
    $200 17
This brass slide instrument became firmly established in the orchestra around 1850
    $200 12
USC can refer to the University of Southern California or the University of this state
    $200 23
She was featured on "All in the Family", then came "Maude", "Amanda's" & "Golden Girls"
    $300 9
North African victories earned this German field marshal the nickname "The Desert Fox"
    $300 5
In 1984 & 1988 she took home the gold medal in ladies' figure skating
    $300 28
The name of these perforated objects strung on necklaces, comes from Middle English meaning "prayer"
    $300 18
The clarinet's sound is produced by the vibration of a single one of these clipped in the mouthpiece
    $300 13
Named for a pair of monarchs, it's the second-oldest college in the U.S.
    $300 24
Jose de San Martin, father of Argentine independence, is buried in a cathedral in this city
    $400 10
Alaric-Cotin, a nickname of this Prussian king, pays homage to his military prowess & love of letters
    $400 6
A well-known course for this 2- or 4-man sport is the Mount Van Hoevenberg Run in Lake Placid
    $400 29
This fossil resin used in jewelry burns with a bright flame & pleasant fragrance
    $400 19
A carillon is a group of these cast items tuned to a chromatic scale
    DD: $600 14
The Juilliard School is located in this performing arts complex
    $400 25
It's where keglers hang out
    $500 11
He won the nickname "Old Rough and Ready" in the Seminole Wars
    $500 7
In this sport granite stones are sent down a broom-cleaned, 46-yard-long, 14-foot-wide ice rink
    $500 30
This iridescent material that lines the inner surface of abalone shells is also called nacre
    $500 20
This hexagonal accordion relative comes in single- & double-action versions
    $500 15
Duke University's undergraduate college of arts & sciences shares its name with this Dublin college
    $500 26
Hats off to this former congresswoman who attended the 1995 women's conference in Beijing

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

Graham Jerry Tish
$1,800 $1,300 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Graham Jerry Tish
$4,700 $2,500 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
The Shinkansen, AKA the bullet train, travels from this capital to Kyoto in 2 hours 40 minutes
    $200 7
When a pie has 2 of these, it looks nice to crimp the edges of the top one with the tines of a fork
    $200 1
Julie Nixon married him Dec. 22, 1968, a month before her father's presidential inauguration
    $200 18
The skin has 2 main layers: the dermis & this thinner outer portion
    $200 10
Carolus Magnus is the Latin name of this king of the Franks & emperor of the Romans
    $200 19
The novel "1984" gave us the famous phrase "Big Brother is" doing this
    $400 3
Wadowice in this country was the birthplace of Pope John Paul II
    $400 8
This term for what you do to cherries jubilee comes from the French
    $400 13
We assume Maury Povich sees "Eye to Eye with" this famous wife
    $400 27
Most of the iodine in the body is concentrated in this gland
    $400 14
This "fiery" Roman emperor reportedly said, "I have only to...sing to have peace once more in Gaul"
    $400 20
Someone with a split personality may be described as this after a fictional medical man & his alter ego
    $600 4
This city was the birthplace of John, Paul, George & Ringo
    $600 9
Different types of this kitchen gadget are used for meat, nuts & pepper
    $600 24
Finance consultant Richard Ney was once married to this actress who played his mother in "Mrs. Miniver"
    $600 28
This part of the brain below the cerebrum is responsible for balance & posture
    DD: $1,000 15
He was a rear admiral in the Austrian navy before he became emperor of Mexico
    $600 21
A long-missing man who turns up is called an Enoch Arden after a character created by this lord
    $800 5
The Winter Palace with more than 1,000 rooms, is this city's Hermitage Museum
    $800 11
Traditionally, pompano en papillote is baked in this kind of paper
    $800 25
Sir Alexander Korda married this protegee in 1939, the same year she starred in "Wuthering Heights"
    $800 29
This spiral-shaped part of the inner ear is named for its resemblance to a snail's shell
    $800 16
This Ethiopian emperor's wife, Wayzaro Menen, was a great- granddaughter of Menelik II
    $800 22
A scheming young woman is called a Becky Sharp after the social climbing heroine of this Thackeray novel
    $1000 6
On July 30, 1419 7 councillors of this city were thrown from the windows of the town hall in Nove Mesto, New Town
    $1000 12
Often used to make cheesecake, this round pan with a removable rim is always "in season"
    $1000 26
This British actor was Elizabeth Taylor's second husband & Margaret Leighton's third husband
    DD: $1,000 30
They're the chief arteries, one on each side of the neck, that carry blood to the head
    $1000 17
In 963 Nicephorus II was crowned Byzantine emperor in this most famous Byzantine church
    $1000 23
The name of Bill Sikes, a criminal in this novel, became a byword for a violent roughneck

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Graham Jerry Tish
$7,300 $8,100 $3,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

East Temple, Angels Landing & the Altar of Sacrifice are landmarks in this park

Final scores:

Graham Jerry Tish
$9,800 $14,600 $600
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Graham Jerry Tish
$7,100 $7,700 $3,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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