Show #2425 - Friday, March 3, 1995


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Bob Michael, a geologist from Santa Barbara, California

John Vallerga, an astrophysicist from Oakland, California

Ben Macrory, a law student originally from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
His first expedition to the New World began from Palos, Spain on August 3, 1492
    $100 16
He returned as street-smart Detroit policeman Axel Foley in "Beverly Hills Cop III"
    $100 14
A chronoscope is used to measure this
    $100 22
George, the tallest of these ever in captivity, was almost 20 feet tall
    $100 6
Mementoes of Walt Whitman can be seen at his home in Camden in this state
    $100 26
It's the type of "pie" that apologetic people are said to eat
    $200 2
The Black Stone, a sacred object in Islam, was stolen from this city by rebels in 930 & kept for 20 years
    $200 17
Steven "Spielrock" presented this May 1994 Universal release
    $200 11
You might want to put one of these on the plain in Spain to measure how much precipitation occurs
    $200 19
Sizi was this medical missionary's cat at his African clinic at Lambarene
    $200 7
A huge statue of him atop Mount Corcovado overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro
    $200 27
It can be a protective covering above a walkway, or an ornamental covering above a bed
    $300 3
France's king Henry II died in 1559 after he was wounded during this type of tournament
    $300 18
Star Brandon Lee died during the filming of this 1994 release
    $300 12
This synonym for a sovereign is also a measuring device
    $300 23
Snowflake, the world's first known albino one of these animals, was discovered in 1966
    $300 8
The Luxembourg Gardens are not in Luxembourg but on Boulevard St.-Michel in this European capital
    $300 28
It's a horse's natural gait between a trot & a gallop
    DD: $500 4
In 1994 John Turner served briefly as Canadian PM. then lost the office to this man
    $400 20
Gary Bakewell played Paul McCartney & Ian Hart played this Beatle in "Backbeat"
    $400 13
Found in a car, its name is from the Greek hodos, "road", & "metron", measure
    $400 24
This Scottish Terrier was named Big Boy when he was given to FDR in 1940
    $400 9
The Nehru Planetarium is worth visiting in this seaport on India's West Coast
    $400 29
A brief period of heavy trading on the stock market, or a brief snowfall
    $500 5
This luxury liner was en route from Italy to the U.S. when it collided with the Stockholm in 1956
    $500 21
People magazine wrote, "If anyone asks if you want to see" this Hugh Grant movie "Just say 'I do.'"
    $500 15
A steelyard is a portable one of these on which the arms are unequal in length
    $500 25
This woman tells about Flo, the dominant female chimp of Gombe, in her book "In the Shadow of Man"
    $500 10
A room in this city's Federal Hall has exhibits dealing with John Peter Zenger & freedom of the press
    $500 30
It's a sacred word or formula that's repeated in prayer or meditation

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Ben John Bob
$1,600 $1,800 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben John Bob
$3,800 $2,700 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
In 1510, before he discovered the Pacific Ocean, he founded the settlement of Darien
    $200 27
Built by Emperor Trajan around 110 A.D., this city's Ulpian Library lasted for centuries
    $200 11
In 1974 George Ariyoshi was elected this state's first Japanese-American governor
    $200 28
Henry James said, "Whatever" this author of "The Time Machine" "writes is not only alive, but kicking"
    $200 30
All islands within this 475,000-square-mile bay belong to Canada's Northwest Territories
    $200 24
In a Goldmark opera, Assad, King Solomon's favorite courtier, falls in love with the queen of this
    $400 12
Type of body part discovered by Italians Bartolommeo Eustachio in 1552 & Gabriel Fallopius in 1561
    $400 20
The James Madison Memorial Building, part of this library, is the largest library building in the world
    $400 2
In 1968 he'd just won his fifth presidential primary when an assassin took his life
    $400 16
A 19th c. poem says, "Goethe in Weimar sleeps, and Greece, long since, saw" this lord's "struggle cease"
    $400 7
This bay is the largest inlet on the USA's East Coast
    $400 1
In the opera "Czar and Carpenter", this Russian czar works incognito in the Dutch shipyards
    $600 13
Around 1596 an early one of these devices was installed in Elizabeth I's palace at Richmond
    $600 21
This country's national library, located in Aberystwyth, is noted for its collection of Celtica
    $600 5
Calling him "morally obtuse", the Maryland Court of Appeals disbarred him in 1974
    $600 17
Matthew Arnold called this "Kubla Khan" author a "poet and philosopher wrecked in a mist of opium"
    $600 8
This bay on the coast of the island of Luzon has been called the finest harbor in Southeast Asia
    DD: $1,000 3
"Mi chiamano Mimi" is a famous soprano aria in this Puccini opera
    $800 14
Epithet bestowed on Scottish adventurer James Crichton by poet John Johnston
    $800 25
This is the French word for library; librairie refers to a bookstore
    $800 9
A 1992 Time magazine article called this Connecticut governor "The Gutsiest Governor in America"
    $800 18
Ezra Pound compared this creator of Father Brown, to "a vile scum on a pond"
    $800 22
The Ganges & Brahmaputra Rivers empty into this bay, the world's largest
    $800 4
His opera "Don Giovanni" is subtitled "Il dissoluto punito"—"The Rake Punished"
    $1000 15
In 1584 17-year-old Maurice of Nassau succeeded this man, his father, as stadtholder of Holland
    $1000 26
Excavated in the 19th c., the library of King Ashurbanipal was in Nineveh, the last capital of this empire
    $1000 10
A supporter of the Missouri Compromise, he represented Kentucky in Congress on & off 1806-52
    $1000 19
According to Mark Twain, this author of "The Luck of Roaring Camp" "hadn't a sincere fiber in him"
    DD: $4,400 23
Beaches on this bay include San Sebastian in Spain & Biarritz in France
    $1000 6
The hero of this oratorio composer's opera "Rinaldo" is a crusader

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben John Bob
$11,200 $6,300 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Frederick Barnard was president of this university from 1864 to 1889

Final scores:

Ben John Bob
$22,400 $5,295 $1,000
3-day champion: $40,402 2nd place: Keller dining furniture & RCR crystal stemware + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or SNES. 3rd place: + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or SNES.

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ben John Bob
$11,200 $6,200 $5,200
29 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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Game tape date: 1994-11-16
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