Show #2483 - Wednesday, May 24, 1995


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Derek Lowe, a research chemist originally from Arkansas

Tom Mueller, a technical writer and trainer from Ventura, California

Rick Brown, a video tape editor and videographer from South Toms River, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 25
Scientist Wilhelm Johannsen first used this term for the units of heredity
    $100 5
In 1994 this "Top Gun" was honored as the Hasty Pudding's Man of the Year
    $100 15
This vehicle once popular in the Orient was modeled on the horse-drawn carriage, but it was man-drawn
    $100 23
This country's 1919 constitution provided for a parliament consisting of the Reichstag & the Reichsrat
    $100 27
This parrot feature is divided into an upper & lower mandible
    $100 1
This word for an old-fashioned person may come from an old British term for a ragged fellow, duddy fuddiel
    $200 24
This muscle is the chief mechanism for inhalation & exhalation
    $200 6
No one can be "Accused" of overlooking this actress; she was Woman of the Year in 1992
    $200 16
In 1937 36 lives were lost when this airship burst into flames over Lakehurst, New Jersey
    $200 19
In 1608 Samuel de Champlain established a trading post at what is now this French-Canadian city
    $200 28
The kakapo, an endangered, flightless parrot, was once a principal food of these New Zealand natives
    $200 2
A marshy area in which peat is found, its name is akin to a Gaelic word for "soft"
    $300 8
The name of this muscle on the back of the arm is Latin for "three-headed"
    $300 11
A real "Yankee Doodle Dandy", he was Man of the Year in 1982
    $300 20
Created in 1970, the National Railroad Passenger Corp. is more commonly called this
    $300 13
In the 1350s the cantons of Zug, Glarus & Bern joined this confederation
    $300 26
Lovebirds originated in Africa & on this largest African island
    $300 7
Cajole comes from cajoler, a verb in this language meaning "to chatter like a jaybird"
    $400 3
In the body, the total length of these smallest blood vessels is estimated at more than F 60,000 miles
    $400 12
Though the awards came 9 years apart, the first married couple honored were Paul Newman & this actress
    $400 21
The velocipede, a precursor of this vehicle, had a wooden frame & iron-rimmed wheels
    DD: $800 17
On Nov. 30, 1962 the U.N. General Assembly elected this Burmese diplomat secretary-general
    $400 29
Almost all parrot eggs are this color, like those of most birds who nest in holes
    $400 9
The name of this kind of ray, also called the devilfish, is derived from Spanish for "cape" or "blanket"
    $500 4
Insulin is produced by beta cells in the islets of Langerhans in this organ
    $500 14
This "bubbly" opera star was the Pudding's Woman of the Year in 1978
    $500 22
This twin-hulled sailboat was modeled on a type of Polynesian log raft
    $500 18
Around 1380 this Oxford clergyman translated the Bible from Latin into English
    $500 30
The scarlet is often considered the most beautiful member of this group of large parrots
    $500 10
"Colorful" term for ladies with literary leanings, from the type of hosiery they once wore

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

Rick Tom Derek
$1,200 $1,700 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Tom Derek
$1,900 $2,900 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
India was connected to Europe by this type of communications device in 1870
    $200 1
Giotto di Bondone was one of the great masters of this painting form done on wet plaster
    $200 23
With some electronic magic, she was able to record "Unforgettable" as a duet with her late father
    $200 19
This Hungarian capital is on the Danube river site once occupied by the Roman town of Aquincum
    $200 8
His wife Olga Knipper created the role of Madame Ranevskaya in his play "The Cherry Orchard"
    $200 13
This agency director was born in Washington, D.C. January 1, 1895 & died there May 2, 1972
    $400 7
On June 12, 1975 she was convicted of corrupt practices in the 1971 election
    $400 2
Founders of this art movement included Claude Monet & Camille Pissarro
    $400 24
In 1993, after 22 years, Don Cornelius stepped down as host of this music show
    $400 14
The Mississippi River enters this body of water about 80 miles southeast of New Orleans
    $400 9
In this form of theatre, the men who play female roles are called onnagata
    $400 15
From 1943-45 he was director of the atomic bomb project at Los Alamos
    $600 3
Traders from this Iberian country seized ports on India's West Coast in the early 1500s
    $600 4
Paintings by Caravaggio include "The Martyrdom of St. Peter" & "The Conversion of" this apostle
    $600 25
In 1991 this digest-sized magazine from the publisher of Ebony celebrated its 40th anniversary
    $600 22
Peshawar in Pakistan lies about 10 miles east of this celebrated pass
    $600 10
Katharine Cornell starred in a 1928 play based on this author's novel "The Age of Innocence"
    $600 16
In 1901 he organized U.S. Steel
    $800 30
The division of people into these hereditary groups began in Vedic times
    $800 5
At a 1994 auction, his drip painting "No. 22" sold for $1.76 million
    DD: $2,000 26
This author best known for his novel "Invisible Man" passed away in 1994 at age 80
    $800 20
The highest point of this island where Napoleon spent his final exile is Diana's Peak
    $800 11
Creve Coeur is a St. Louis amusement park in this southerner's play "A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur"
    $800 17
Most of this reclusive author's short stories revolve around the Glass family children
    $1000 29
This "Great" Mogul emperor who came to the throne in 1556 was related to Tamerlane & Genghis Khan
    $1000 6
In 1965 she completed a 24-foot-wide painting called "Sky Above Clouds IV"
    $1000 27
In 1987 sons of Robert Peary & of this Black explorer visited the U.S. from Greenland for the first time
    DD: $3,000 21
Lake Nasser spans the border of these 2 African countries
    $1000 12
His 1953 play "Picnic" won the Pulitzer Prize & the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award
    $1000 18
This Arkansas senator's 1946 act set up a student exchange program

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Tom Derek
$6,900 $11,100 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Though not named in the title, Oliver Mellors is the title character of this 1928 novel

Final scores:

Rick Tom Derek
$13,800 $8,100 $13,599
2-day champion: $26,801 3rd place: Gibson refrigerator + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or SNES + Jeopardy! home game 2nd place: Singer dining room set & Schonbek chandelier + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or SNES + Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rick Tom Derek
$5,700 $11,100 $4,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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Game tape date: 1995-01-18
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