Show #2426 - Monday, March 6, 1995


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Roger Moyer, a bookstore administrator from Alexandria, Virginia

Jeffrey Dickey, a writer originally from Portland, Oregon

Ben Macrory, a law student originally from Washington, D.C. (whose 3-day cash winnings total $40,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Jesus' birth in this town fulfilled a prophecy by Micah
    $100 1
The $75-million Hoosier Dome opened in this city in 1984
    $100 11
A dill pickle is this vegetable steeped in a spiced brine solution
    $100 26
Most of the magnesium in the body is in the teeth & these structures
    $100 16
In 1994 a group in Singapore built a 72'1" tower out of 334,628 of these toy bricks
    $100 20
An industrious, overzealous person is described as this type of "beaver"
    $200 4
The Yarmuk River joins this one just south of the Sea of Galilee
    $200 2
On June 12, 1974 this boys' baseball organization announced that it would admit girls
    $200 12
A recently introduced jalapeno sauce is McIlhenny's first new pepper sauce under this brand in 125 years
    $200 27
This, the first general anesthetic, was in common use until the 1930s
    $200 17
It's actually a group of towers including the White, Wakefield & Bloody towers
    $200 22
Give birth to a baby cow or to an iceberg
    $300 8
The 5 cities of the plain were Admah, Zoar, Zeboiim & this wicked pair
    $300 5
In the original version of this sport, players rode floating barrels decorated to look like horses
    $300 13
This sauce, produced under license from Lea & Perrins in many countries, has over 20 ingredients
    $300 28
Mydriasis, the dilation of this, occurs in the dark & after the consumption of alcohol
    $300 18
According to Guinness, the Poles redubbed their world's tallest tower this after it fell in 1991
    $300 23
Its an actor's speech delivered to the audience & not "heard" by the other characters onstage
    $400 9
In this country the children of Israel built the cities of Pithom & Raamses
    $400 6
In 1923, this city's Memorial Coliseum was expanded to 105,000 seats for the 1932 Olympics
    $400 14
This pungent grated root is sometimes bottled in beet juice to make it red
    $400 29
Gout can cause nephritis, the swelling of one or both of these
    $400 19
Construction of this was halted when it was found the soil was too soft; it was finished in the 14th c.
    $400 24
It's a bunch of stalks & ears of wheat bound together
    DD: $300 10
Jesus healed a man in Capernaum while staying in this town where he'd once attended a wedding
    $500 7
The modern version of this sport grew out of a Native American game called baggataway
    $500 15
The most famous type of French mustard is this one named for the capital of the Burgundy region
    $500 30
As opposed to a straight cut or incision, this is the medical term for a torn, irregular wound
    $500 21
Robert Delaunay combined bits of Fauvism, Cubism & Futurism in a series of paintings of this tower
    $500 25
The Latin for "goat" gives us this word for frolic or gambol, to leap about like a goat

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

Ben Jeffrey Roger
$1,800 $300 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Jeffrey Roger
$2,200 $700 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
On June 12, 1991 he received about 60% of the vote to become Russia's first directly elected president
    $200 9
Our galaxy, known by this name, is about 170,000 light years away from the nearest galaxy
    $200 10
Advising a young tradesman, Benjamin Franklin said, "Remember, that time is" this
    $200 1
Tsing Sing is a Mandarin in "The Bronze Horse", which is set in this country
    $200 14
Middle name shared by theatre critic George Nathan & tennis player Billie King
    $200 19
She dedicated "Frankenstein" to her father, William Godwin
    $400 3
On Feb. 20, 1985 this British prime minister addressed a joint session of the U.S. Congress
    $400 22
Headlines in April 1994 touted the find of 3 of these heavenly bodies around star B1257+12
    $400 11
Martha Graham called this art form "the hidden language of the soul"
    $400 4
Portugal's preeminent opera house, Teatro Sao Carlos, opened in this city in 1793
    $400 15
Former Surgeon General Koop's middle name; his first name is Charles
    $400 20
"The Steep Ascent", about a perilous flight, was the first novel by this wife of a famous aviator
    $600 6
During World War II, he organized a Vietnamese independence movement called the Viet Minh
    $600 23
Astronomers use a photometer to measure this
    $600 12
Politics has been defined as "where they pat you on the back so they'll know where to stick" this
    $600 5
The full title of "I puritani" is "I puritani di scozia", which means "The Puritans of" this country
    $600 16
The residents of Grover's Corners could tell you this playwright's middle name was Niven
    $600 21
An avid horseback rider, this poet took her first name from English jockey Steve Donoghue
    $800 7
On July 21, 1986 this Moroccan king became the second Arab leader to meet publicly with an Israeli leader
    $800 24
The 2 main gases in a star; fusion changes one into the other
    $800 13
At the Battle of Copenhagen he said, "I have only one eye, I have a right to be blind sometimes"
    DD: $1,100 26
The German title of this Wagner opera is "Der fliegende Hollander"
    DD: $1,500 17
This president's middle name, Knox, was his mothers maiden name
    $800 29
This author of "The Age of Innocence" was the first woman to receive an honorary Litt.D. from Yale
    $1000 8
In 1745 her husband, Francis Stephen, became Holy Roman Emperor Francis I
    $1000 28
In 1967 British radio astronomers discovered the first of these spinning neutron stars
    $1000 25
"The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that" does this
    $1000 27
When Gustav Mahler presented this Beethoven opera, he set its first scene in Rocco's kitchen
    $1000 18
This Nobel prize-winning chemist's middle initial, C., stands for Carl, not for his favorite vitamin
    $1000 30
Several of her works were turned into films, including "The Birds" & "Jamaica Inn"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Jeffrey Roger
$4,500 $3,200 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 1980s
In 1989 a statue called "Goddess of Democracy" was erected in this square

Final scores:

Ben Jeffrey Roger
$9,000 $6,350 $9,001
2nd place: Artisans du Marais serigraph by Thomas Pradzynski through Caldwell Synder Gallery & Broyhill bedroom + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or SNES 3rd place: Fendi watch + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or SNES New champion: $9,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ben Jeffrey Roger
$6,300 $2,900 $7,600
21 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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Game tape date: 1994-11-29
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