Show #2556 - Monday, October 16, 1995

Paul Thompson game 2.


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Yvonne Dyess, a teacher from Houston, Texas

Doug Bukowski, a historian from Oak Park, Illinois

Paul Thompson, a personnel manager from Cheverly, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
The lyrics for most of his songs were written by his brother Ira
    $100 1
This Japanese auto company introduced its 4-wheel-drive Land Cruiser in 1951
    $100 16
These "sun umbrellas" that often have folding handles were extremely fashionable in the 1800s
    $100 11
In this 1955 film, Sal Mineo asks James Dean, "Jim, do you think the end of the world will come at nighttime?"
    $100 17
In 1915 this country's state of Jalisco issued coins of 1, 2, 5 & 10 centavos
    $100 26
My pals & I went skiing in these mountains
    $200 5
A true family man, this religious leader married his 27th & last wife in 1868
    $200 2
In 1851 2 missionaries in this island group formed Castle & Cooke
    $200 22
Some Venetians made themselves 30" taller by slipping wooden zoccoli over these body parts
    $200 12
Vietnam vet Ron Kovic was played by Tom Cruise in this 1989 Oliver Stone film
    $200 18
In 1974 Italy minted stainless steel 100-lira coins honoring this radio pioneer
    $200 27
The furniture in this room tends to be dusty
    $300 6
After declining the attorney generalship in 1795, he went on to serve 34 years as Chief Justice of the U.S.
    $300 3
In 1963 Charles Tandy purchased this nearly bankrupt electronic parts company
    $300 23
This French actress' elaborate costumes set fashion trends in the late 1800s
    $300 13
This actor played secret agent Harry Palmer in 3 films, beginning with "The Ipcress File" in 1965
    $300 19
Namibia used the currency of this country until the Namibian dollar replaced it
    $300 28
There's a remote chance a deadly one will hit the Earth
    $400 7
In the 1950s 2 Pennsylvania communities merged & were named for this Native American athlete
    $400 8
He was a 52-year-old malt machine salesman when he obtained the right to franchise McDonald's
    $400 24
In 1958 Yves Saint Laurent introduced a wide dress named for this aerialist apparatus
    $400 14
Robin Williams voiced Batty Koda in the 1992 animated feature "Ferngully... the Last" of these
    $400 20
The first silver coin was the stater of Aegina, issued in this country around 650 B.C.
    $400 29
Some of these gems look quite strange
    $500 9
This Baltimore philanthropist helped finance the B&O RR & was its largest stockholder at his death in 1873
    $500 10
Using letters from their names, Harold Matson & Elliot Handler named their toy company this
    $500 25
Geoffrey Beene designed the wedding gown & bridesmaids' dresses for her 1967 White House wedding
    DD: $500 15
The last line in this classic 1954 musical is "I now pronounce you men and wives"
    $500 21
U.S. pennies currently minted in this city have no mint mark
    $500 30
It's what the teacher accused her pupil of being

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

Paul Doug Yvonne
$1,500 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Doug Yvonne
$2,900 $1,600 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1960s
    $200 2
On Aug. 15, 1961 construction began on this German barrier that divided a city for 28 years
    $200 16
In 1955 & 1956 Thor Heyerdahl headed an expedition to study the giant stone statues on this island
    $200 6
Peter Benchley jokingly considered calling this novel "What's That Noshin' On My Laig?"
    $200 11
This Vietnamese capital is connected by rail to Haiphong, its deepwater port
    $200 26
This sturgeon roe delicacy is often served with blini as an hors d'oeuvre
    $200 18
The Romans believed this volcano was extinct until its eruption in 79 A.D.
    $400 3
In 1969 he led the coup that overthrew Libya's King Idris & became the country's new leader
    $400 17
In 1994 a dazzling display of these was found in France, including ones of horses & woolly rhinos
    $400 7
This "Garp" author's "A Son of the Circus" centers on a surgeon, a Hindi film star & a killer
    $400 12
Tourist sites in this capital include Phmses Square & the Mosque of Sultan Hassan
    $400 27
This elegant peach dessert is topped with a sauce made from raspberries & currant jelly
    $400 22
On perjured evidence, Atahualpa, the last Inca ruler, was executed for plotting against this explorer
    $600 4
By a vote of 69-11, he became the first Black American on the U.S. Supreme Court
    $600 21
In 1901 a 7' high stone stela was discovered inscribed with this Babylonian's code of laws
    $600 8
'Border Music" is a 1995 novel by this author of "The Bridges of Madison County"
    $600 13
This Syrian capital has several sites associated with the conversion of St. Paul to Christianity
    $600 23
The word for this grayish-violet shade comes from the color of mallow flowers
    $800 1
When he was crowned pope in 1963, Giovanni Battista Montini took this name
    $800 19
Jamestown & this city that replaced it as Colonial capital of Virginia are the sites of ongoing excavations
    $800 9
Herman Wouk's sequel to this 1993 bestseller is called "The Glory"
    $800 14
Dedicated on April 21, 1960, it lies about 600 miles northwest of Rio de Janeiro
    $800 24
This "Town" founded by Edward Flanagan in 1917 was incorporated as a village in 1936
    $1000 5
In July 1960 Sirimavo Bandaranaike of this country became the world's first elected female PM
    DD: $1,200 20
The earliest Stone Age artifacts date back to this period whose name means "ancient stone"
    $1000 10
In 1950 this playwright published his short novel "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone"
    DD: $2,000 15
This Middle Eastern capital is divided into Muslim West & Christian East sectors
    $1000 25
In 1993 this political director for George Bush wed Clinton campaign strategist James Carville

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Doug Yvonne
$9,500 $6,400 $4,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Boer farmers bred this big-game hunter from the Mastiff, Great Dane, Greyhound & others

Final scores:

Paul Doug Yvonne
$6,199 $1 $300
2-day champion: $20,000 3rd place: Go Video dual deck VCR + Jeopardy! home game + GameTek Jeopardy! 2nd place: Gateway 2000 PC & Bassett computer work station + Jeopardy! home game + GameTek Jeopardy!

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Paul Doug Yvonne
$9,300 $5,400 $4,300
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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