Show #2431 - Monday, March 13, 1995


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Chris Garvin, an environmental engineering student from Troy, New York

Julie Bell, a business attorney from Washington, D.C.

Gord Brown, an editor and writer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And [*], of course, has to do with people who are famous and whose first name is Pierre.)
    $100 3
Its name is akin to the Latin "lingua"
    $100 12
Pierre Boulle wrote "The Bridge on the River Kwai" & "The Planet of" these animals
    $100 1
In Tibetan Buddhism, the Panchen Lama was second only to this one in authority
    $100 17
This orange root vegetable belongs to the same family as celery & parsley
    $100 8
A $100 bill shows a picture of Benjamin Franklin on the front & this building on the back
    $100 23
A spy might use the invisible type of this to send messages to his kin
    $200 4
Elderly people sometimes have dark skin spots named for this organ
    $200 13
This state's capital is named for fur trader Pierre Chouteau
    $200 2
For Muslims, this book corrects & completes revelations given to earlier prophets
    $200 18
The Crenshaw is a type of this with green skin & salmon-colored flesh
    $200 9
You can observe the big-sea-water of Lake Superior in a Michigan forest named for this Indian hero
    $200 27
Many collectors file away copies of this magazine
    $300 5
A blue baby is born with this organ defective; it can now be corrected with surgery
    $300 16
In 1898 he & his wife told of finding an element hundreds of times as radioactive as uranium
    $300 6
The Falashas, an Ethiopian sect of this religion, trace descent from Solomon & the Queen of Sheba
    $300 19
A compound called capsaicin puts the varying degrees of hot in different types of these
    $300 10
Among Ivy League colleges, they're nicknamed "The Big 3"
    $300 28
Sidney won't watch any films that weren't made by this studio
    $400 14
An eye bank arranges transplants of this transparent outer part of the eye
    $400 25
In April 1968, less than 3 years after taking his first public office, he was made P.M. of Canada
    $400 7
Mostly Dominicans & Franciscans staffed this heretic-seeking tribunal set up in 1231
    $400 20
The new yellow pear variety of this is used in much the same way as the cherry type
    $400 22
Airports in Barrow, Alaska & Renton, Washington are named for this pair who died in a 1935 plane crash
    $400 29
If an artist doesn't own this kind of support, he should lease one
    $500 15
Hail, hail, the basal ganglia is all here in this organ
    $500 26
This French Impressionist is known for works like "The Loge" & for his filmmaker son, Jean
    $500 11
Term for the religious images venerated in Orthodox churches
    $500 21
To make moussaka use one of these purple vegetables
    DD: $600 24
The Bowery area of New York City was named for the farm of this Dutch colonial governor
    $500 30
Nina's hobbies are pressing petals in a scrapbook & collecting these items of tableware

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

Gord Julie Chris
$1,500 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gord Julie Chris
$2,600 $3,100 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
She was only 6 days old when she became Scotland's queen in 1542
    $200 14
It's the largest river that empties into the Gulf of Mexico
    $200 11
Rosie O'Donnell played the tart-tongued Rizzo in the 1994 revival of this musical set in the '50s
    $200 18
TV cameras were admitted to the Senate chambers in 1974 when N. Rockefeller was sworn into this job
    $200 21
The blue bear, whose fur appears bluish, lives in this U.S. state—maybe it's cold
    $200 1
The name of this Washington Irving sleepyhead came to symbolize a person who's out of step with the times
    $400 7
The ruins of Pompeii, destroyed by this volcano's eruption, were discovered late in the century
    $400 15
The Dordogne River, which eventually joins the Garonne, is one of this country's longest rivers
    $400 12
Rodgers & Hammerstein wrote this "regal" musical for Gertrude Lawrence, who played Anna in it
    $400 22
Since 1787 Congress has presented only 33 of these to the states; 6 were not ratified
    $400 27
Of the average man, mouse or warthog, the one who can run fastest at its top speed
    $400 2
Ali Baba's 2-word command, it signifies something that brings about a desired result, as if by magic
    $600 8
On April 18, 1506, Pope Julius II laid the cornerstone for this church
    $600 16
Lakes Winnipeg & Winnipegosis in this Canadian province are remnants of the glacial Lake Agassiz
    $600 13
This "Cabaret" star played George M. Cohan in the 1968 musical "George M!"
    $600 23
The privilege of sending mail by putting a signature on the envelope is called this
    $600 28
The Bedlington terrier is named for a coal-mining area in this country
    $600 3
Uncouth boors have been called Yahoos ever since this 18th century satirist coined the term — think "fast"
    $800 9
In 1590 John White returned to this island to find its settlers gone, including his granddaughter Virginia Dare
    $800 17
This second-largest African lake separates Tanzania from Zaire
    $800 19
This dancer who says he's 5 feet 18 1/2 inches tall directed & choreographed "Grand Hotel"
    $800 24
This chair of the Senate Watergate Committee first entered the House to complete his brother's term
    $800 4
Someone who teaches crimes to others is called this, after the twisted old gang leader in "Oliver Twist"
    $1000 10
In 1522 the Ottoman Turks seized this Greek island, forcing the Knights Hospitalers to flee
    $1000 26
On its way from the Andes to the Pacific, the Loa river flows through this Chilean desert
    $1000 20
This composer's "Passion" won the 1994 Tony for Best Musical
    DD: $1,500 25
This Democrat won his fourth Senate term in 1994 but lost his Finance Committee chair to the GOP
    $1000 5
The title of O. Henry's book "Cabbages and Kings" comes from Lewis Carroll's poem about this duo

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gord Julie Chris
$4,100 $7,100 $900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On an alphabetical list of the world's basic monetary units, this one is last

Final scores:

Gord Julie Chris
$900 $5,999 $42
2nd place: a trip to Honolulu, Hawaii aboard TWA + a week at the Pacific Beach Hotel in Honolulu New champion: $5,999 3rd place: Cazal 951 & 955 fashion sunglasses & sports systems w/interchangeable bands

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gord Julie Chris
$5,500 $7,100 $900
22 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
0 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,500

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Game tape date: 1994-11-30
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