Show #2552 - Tuesday, October 10, 1995


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Don Mueller, a teacher from San Marcos, Texas

Joanne Timmins, a social worker from Ardsley, New York

Chuck Pitcock, a real estate attorney from Chesterland, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
From 1942-45 this nation controlled the major sources of natural rubber in Asia
    $100 13
A receptarist would cut these out of the food section of the L.A. times
    $100 1
A train that departs from Williams offers all-day excursions to the South Rim of this national wonder
    $100 22
In 1918 Elmo Lincoln starred in the first film about this Edgar Rice Burroughs hero
    $100 7
Mark Twain went bankrupt investing in a typesetting machine instead of this man's new phone company
    $100 2
Merry month
    $200 9
Implicated in a plot to murder Queen Elizabeth I, she was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in 1587
    $200 26
This brownish-yellow fossil resin is used to make jewelry
    $200 14
Arizona's state flower is the blossom of this giant cactus
    $200 23
Albert Dieudonne played this French emperor in Abel Gance's 1927 film
    $200 18
This county, home of Disneyland, in 1994 became the biggest U.S. municipality to file for bankruptcy
    $200 3
Mork's mate
    $300 10
In 1770 he explored Australia's east coast & named it New South Wales
    $300 27
A phillumenist collects labels from boxes of these illuminators
    $300 15
Prospector Ed Schieffelin named this town famous for its Boot Hill graveyard
    $300 24
His "City Lights" was released in 1931, after talkies had become the norm
    $300 19
After his family's business went bankrupt in 1818, he returned to writing tales like "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
    $300 4
"Lunar" liquor
    $400 11
On Oct. 26. 1979 this country's president Park Chung Hee was assassinated by the chief of his own CIA
    $400 28
From Old English for a fishhook, this is the term for fishing with a hook & line
    DD: $300 16
This was Arizona's largest city from the turn of the century until surpassed by Phoenix in the 1920s
    $400 25
"Way Down East" was this director's second biggest moneymaker, after "The Birth of a Nation"
    $400 20
This showman became a sucker when he lost over $500.000 in an 1855 clock company investment
    $400 5
60 second soldier
    $500 12
This capital of Ancient Egypt was first known as the White Wall
    $500 29
By pursuing this hobby a gardener may dig up the roots of his family tree
    $500 17
A Frank Lloyd Wright building on the ASU campus in this city was built after Wright's death
    $500 30
Hermann Warm, Walter Reimann & Walter Rohrig designed the expressionistic sets for this 1919 German film
    $500 21
In 1788, under this king, the French government went bankrupt
    $500 6
Painter Piet

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

Chuck Joanne Don
$400 $400 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Joanne Don
$2,800 $200 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
In 1608 Hans Lippershey invented a refracting type of this
    $200 8
Opened in the 1920s, Gorki Park is this city's most popular amusement center
    $200 26
She was born in Chicago on October 26, 1947
    $200 6
Those played in the Scottish Highlands often have tartan-covered sacks
    $200 15
Gunpowder invented during China's T'ang dynasty was first used in these, not in weapons
    $200 1
This Boris Pasternak novel wasn't published in Russia until 1988
    $400 14
This band of winds in the upper troposphere can reach speeds over 200 mph
    $400 9
This country's Mediterranean resort areas include Costa Brava & Costa del Sol
    $400 27
She wore a Parisian turban topped with bird-of-paradise plumes at her husband's 1809 inaugural ball
    $400 7
Andres Segovia described it as a "small orchestra... every string is a different color, a different voice"
    $400 19
In this ancient Greek city boys from age 7 to 20 lived in barracks & had physical & military training
    $400 2
His "The Hunt for Red October" was the Naval Institute Press' first work of fiction
    $600 20
Konstantin Tsiolkovsky designed the 1st of these devices in Russia to test scale model aircraft
    $600 10
A state historical site in Osawatomie, Kansas is named for this abolitionist
    $600 28
It was Mrs. Garfield's first name; her nickname was Crete
    DD: $1,500 16
The name of this instrument is French for "set of bells"
    $600 23
This venerable English historian created the dating concept of A.D.
    $600 3
Fe a recent Book-of-the-Month Club poll, her "Atlas Shrugged" ranked as the most influential novel
    $800 21
Stars are born in these clouds of gas & dust
    $800 11
Donatello's statue of this biblical king is on display at the Bargello Palace in Florence
    $800 29
Gossip linked Grover Cleveland with Emma Folsom, but he had his eye on this young lady, Emma's daughter
    $800 17
Wanda Landowska was renowned for playing this instrument, which she helped revive in the 20th century
    $800 24
This company, founded by the Dutch in 1602, drove the Portuguese out of Ceylon
    $800 4
This 1981 bestseller by James Clavell was subtitled "A Novel of Contemporary Hong Kong"
    $1000 22
A satellite in this type of orbit is always over the same point on Earth
    $1000 12
This German port city is said to have more bridges than any European city — over 2,000
    DD: $1,500 30
Edith Kermit Carow married him in London, where she lived with her mother & sister
    $1000 18
An early relative of the violin was the ravanastron, a 2-stringed instrument of this country
    $1000 25
The Risorgimento was a 19th century movement to unify this country
    $1000 5
The Overlook Hotel in Colorado is the sinister setting for this Stephen King novel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Joanne Don
$9,800 $2,000 $7,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On a 1995 dollar commemorating the Special Olympics, she's the first living woman depicted on a U.S. coin

Final scores:

Chuck Joanne Don
$4,599 $1,900 $4,001
2-day champion: $15,599 3rd place: Tasco telescope + Jeopardy! by GameTek for the computer 2nd place: Gateway 2000 PC & Sanyo fax machine + Jeopardy! by GameTek for the computer

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Chuck Joanne Don
$9,900 $2,000 $6,100
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,000

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