Show #2484 - Thursday, May 25, 1995


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Jeff Hall, a student teacher from Lemoore, California

Larry Glass, a client service specialist from Santa Monica, California

Rick Brown, a video tape editor and videographer from South Toms River, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Thalia, the muse of this form of drama, is often depicted holding a smiling mask
    $100 16
This sport is the subject of Ring magazine
    $100 3
In 1886 the pineapple industry began in this future state with plants imported from Jamaica
    $100 4
Named for the Czech city of Plzen, Pilsner is a pale, light type of this beverage
    $100 5
The memorial to this man in Menlo Park, N.J. features a 13-foot light bulb
    $100 26
Judas Iscariot,
Pontius Pilate,
Mary Magdalene
    $200 2
After Argus died, Hera took his eyes & added them to the tail of this, her favorite bird
    $200 17
In 1954 this newspaper bought its morning competitor, the Washington Times-Herald
    $200 13
On Oct. 21, 1797 this frigate was launched at Boston
    $200 22
It's the main variety of grape used to make grape juice
    $200 6
The islands of Attu & Kiska in this Alaskan chain were occupied by Japan in WWII
    $200 27
Baby Louise,
Baby June
    $300 9
The romantic heroine known as Hero was a priestess of this love goddess
    $300 18
The name of Yomiuri Shimbun, published in this city, means "the read-and-sell newspaper"
    $300 14
In 1827 Army Colonel Henry Leavenworth established the first U.S. outpost in this future state
    $300 23
Traditional recipes for Scotch shortbread call for only these 3 ingredients & a pinch of salt
    $300 7
Oceangoing vessels can travel this river as far north as the Troy-Albany area
    $300 28
Lilli Vanessi,
Lois Lane,
"Taming of the Shrew" players
    $400 10
This Sun god saw everything, including Hades' abduction of Persephone
    $400 19
In 1990 this feminist magazine was relaunched as a bimonthly without advertising
    $400 15
In a 1953 radio-TV broadcast, he said the Truman administration had been "crawling with communists"
    $400 24
Caldereta is a thick Spanish seafood stew similar to this common French one
    $400 8
North Carolina's "Triad" is made up of the cities of High Point, Greensboro & this hyphenated one
    $400 29
the wazir of police,
the Caliph of Baghdad
    $500 11
This messenger god was born in a cave in Arcadia
    $500 20
This magazine aimed at Black women was first published in 1970
    $500 21
Elihu Root, this president's Secretary of State 1905-09, was once one of Boss Tweed's lawyers
    $500 25
The name of this partly fermented tea is from Chinese for "black dragon"
    DD: $500 12
This is the second largest of the Great Lakes
    $500 30
The barber;
captain of the Inquisition;
Pedro, head muleteer

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

Rick Larry Jeff
$1,200 -$500 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Larry Jeff
$1,400 $400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Suzette Charles won this title by default when Vanessa Williams gave up her crown 2 months early
    $200 7
Formations in these natural wonders include helictites, which look like flowers or twigs
    $200 6
In 1960 Adolph III, a grandson of this brewery founder, was kidnapped & murdered
    $200 12
Pioneer women found artistic expression making the patchwork type of these bed coverings
    $200 17
While crossing the Pacific, this Portuguese sea captain's first landfall was Guam on March 6, 1521
    $200 24
When he wrote "Gulliver's Travels", he was dean of Dublin's St. Patrick's Cathedral
    $400 2
When his second child was born on September 15, he quipped, "We've nearly got a polo team"
    $400 8
The disintegration of volcanic rock produced beaches of this color in Tahiti
    $400 22
A wooden ladder was one of the most damaging pieces of evidence linking this man to the Lindbergh kidnapping
    $400 13
The sod house supplanted this wooden structure among pioneers as they reached the Great Plains
    $400 18
On April 28, 1789, he & 18 crewmen were set adrift near Tonga; 48 days later he reached Timor
    $400 25
This nemesis of Napoleon was born in Dublin where his father, the Earl of Mornington, was a music professor
    $600 3
The financially disastrous world's fair in this city on the Misssissippi went bankrupt
    $600 9
The Mer de Glace is the second longest of these in the Alps
    $600 23
It was the alias adopted by Patty Hearst while with the S.L.A.
    $600 14
In 1800 this Wilderness Road pioneer was appointed magistrate of the Femme Osage District
    $600 19
Before becoming a naval hero in the Revolutionary War. he was briefly an actor in the West Indies
    $600 26
In 1759 he founded what would become Ireland's premier brewery
    $800 4
He was sworn in as president of El Salvador on June 1
    $800 10
This 1,142' monolith in central Australia appears to change color during the day
    DD: $1,000 27
This Anglican envoy who helped free British hostages in Iran in 1981 was himself kidnapped in 1987
    $800 15
This pioneer wagon was named for the resemblance of its white canvas covering to a ship's sails
    $800 20
In 1612 he published his "Map of Virginia, with a Description of the Country..."
    $800 30
He was living on the continent & working on "Dubliners" when he made his final visit to Ireland in 1912
    $1000 5
This 18-year-old accidentally collided with Mary Decker at the 1984 Olympics
    DD: $1,000 11
Home to one of the Earth's richest agricultural areas, its name is from the Quechua for "plain"
    $1000 28
In 1924 this pair received life sentences for the murder of Bobbie Franks, plus 99 years for kidnapping him
    $1000 16
This pioneer for whom a state capital is named organized the Texas Rangers
    $1000 21
In 1804 he received a captain's commission for burning the Philadelphia in Tripoli's harbor
    $1000 29
This poet & dramatist was director of Dublin's Abbey Theatre until his death in 1939

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Larry Jeff
$5,800 $1,800 $14,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A colony of 400 million of these animals in Texas once covered 25,000 square miles

Final scores:

Rick Larry Jeff
$3,600 $3,600 $14,600
2nd place: Psion Series 3a pocket computer & Prodigy computer service + Jeopardy! home game 3rd place: Panasonic CD radio cassette recorder & portable CD player + Jeopardy! home game New champion: $14,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rick Larry Jeff
$5,800 $1,800 $14,600
12 R,
0 W
9 R,
4 W
34 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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Game tape date: 1995-01-18
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