Show #2560 - Friday, October 20, 1995


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Jerry Meisner, a financial consultant from Studio City, California

Reita Louis, a quality assurance technician from Akron, Ohio

Jeff Strobel, a U.S. naval officer originally from Norton, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
It's an official language in 9 of the 12 South American countries
    $100 26
Gene Hackman played the commander of the USS Alabama, a nuclear sub, in this 1995 hit
    $100 11
In ancient Greece, these vehicles were used for Olympic racing
    $100 1
As emperor, Commodus renamed this future Italian capital Colonia Commodiana
    $100 12
Guennadi Avdeenko holds the Olympic record in this track & field event, 7' 9 1/2"
    $100 19
A community of people who live near each other; Mister Rogers lives in one
    $200 7
Around 1000 A.D. tribes in the northern highlands of this country formed the kingdom of Quito
    $200 27
One reviewer said of this film, "Eastwood climbs back into the saddle to make a classic western"
    $200 13
This type of motorbike that's started by pedaling can reach a speed of about 30 miles per hour
    $200 2
The 1545 Council of Trent was called in response to this religious movement
    $200 14
Someone short is this "to a grasshopper"
    $200 20
The rules of polite social interaction; Emily Post is a popular name in the field
    $300 8
The first World Cup final was played in this Uruguayan capital in 1930
    $300 28
In "The Addams Family", Christopher Hart's hand appeared as this character
    $300 16
John Volpe & this woman are the only Secretaries of Transportation to serve for 4 years
    $300 3
In 1917 this czar was forced to abdicate in favor of his brother Michael, who refused the crown
    $300 15
Left like this, you might be stranded out of the water
    $300 21
Yuppie is a slang term which stands for this
    DD: $400 9
In 1881 the region of Patagonia was divided between Chile & this country
    $400 29
Jasmine's singing in this 1992 Disney animated feature was provided by Lea Salonga
    $400 17
This New England state's largest airport serves the city of Manchester
    $400 4
Pericles was one of the instigators of this war between Athens & Sparta that began in 431 B.C.
    $400 24
Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur, collectively
    $400 22
A kolkhoz is a collective farm in Russia & this is one in Israel
    $500 10
This Inca city found in 1911 has been called "the most important archaeological site in South America"
    $500 30
In 1990's "Ghost", this actor played a ghost who communicated with his girlfriend via a medium
    $500 18
The Boston Post Road was a mail route that began in Boston & terminated in this city
    $500 5
In 1958, to counter the UAR of Egypt & Syria, Jordan & this country formed a federation
    $500 25
They were the big gamblers on an old Heatter-Quigley game show
    $500 23
The seventies were narcissistically referred to as this "decade"

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

Jeff Reita Jerry
$1,900 $300 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Reita Jerry
$4,400 $1,900 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
Of the 8 battleships damaged at Pearl Harbor, 1 of the 2 that were never put back into service
    $200 16
She's Mark Antony's "Egyptian dish"
    $200 1
This light, loosely woven cloth, aka tobacco cloth, is made from cotton, not Cheddar
    $200 9
The second Saturday in May is Windmill Day in this country
    $200 23
His "The Hound of the Baskervilles" has been brought to the screen at least 7 times, the first time in 1914
    $200 17
Gothic-inspired home furnishings, jewelry & clothes are sold in this "Moonstruck" star's sanctuary catalog
    $400 5
This composer's WWII song "This Is The Army, Mr. Jones" wasn't quite as popular as "White Christmas"
    $400 22
Passed over for a promotion, he plots to destroy Othello
    $400 2
Harris is the best-known Scottish type of this fabric
    $400 10
The Musee National on Av. Princesse-Grace in this country boasts a fine collection of mechanical toys
    $400 24
Books by this creator of Mike Hammer have sold over 130 million copies worldwide
    $400 18
He was the pilot in Vostok 1
    $600 6
The SPARS were this service's women's reserves; SPAR is an acronym of "Semper Paratus", always ready
    $600 28
In "The Merchant of Venice", he asks, "If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh?"
    $600 3
Worsted is a smooth fabric made from carded & combed yarn of this fiber
    $600 13
This Scandinavian country is the home of the smorgasbord
    $600 25
He created the witty, debonair Nick Charles & the hard-boiled Sam Spade
    $600 19
In measuring champagne, this unit is about one-quarter of a standard bottle
    $800 7
In 1941 "Hap"penstance made him chief of the new U.S. Army Air Forces
    $800 29
After the death of Hamlet's father, his mother, Gertrude, marries this man, his uncle
    $800 11
One of the oldest known textile fibers comes from this plant used to make linen
    $800 14
This Southwest Pacific country's longest river, the Waikato, flows 264 miles on North Island
    $800 26
This author drew on his intelligence background to write spy novels about George Smiley
    $800 20
Etzel was the German name for this "Scourge of God"
    $1000 8
A destroyer was named for this family of 5 brothers killed in the Battle of Guadalcanal
    DD: $1,200 30
His first line is "So foul and fair a day I have not seen"
    $1000 12
The weft, the threads drawn through the warp to produce woven fabric, is also called filling or this
    DD: $1,500 15
The Jubilee Palace in this capital city was once the residence of Emperor Haile Selassie
    $1000 27
Dorothy L. Sayers wrote several novels about this aristocratic sleuth, including "The Nine Tailors"
    $1000 21
Oberlin College in this state is named for Alsatian Lutheran pastor Johann Oberlin, who died in 1826

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Reita Jerry
$8,400 $9,400 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this capital is an Anglicized form of the Hebrew word for "peace"

Final scores:

Jeff Reita Jerry
$2,400 $18,700 $8,600
3rd place: Peoploungers chaise longue + Jeopardy! home game New champion: $18,700 2nd place: trip to Santa Cruz & stay at the Dream Inn & Magnavox VHS camcorder + Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Reita Jerry
$8,400 $8,900 $6,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,500

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