Show #2592 - Tuesday, December 5, 1995

Michael Daunt game 4.


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Adam Kulakow, a writer originally from Potomac, Maryland

David Glagovsky, a Secret Service officer from Arlington, Virginia

Michael Daunt, a graduate student from Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (whose 3-day cash winnings total $41,598)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those letters will come at the end of each correct response.)
    $100 1
Robert Livingston administered the presidential oath of office to this man April 30, 1789
    $100 5
Spelunking is the amateur pursuit of speleology, the exploration & study of these
    $100 17
This food became popular in America at the turn of the century under the name "Dachshund Sausage"
    $100 18
This daily published by Dow Jones has been printing the Dow Jones Industrial Average since May 26, 1896
    $100 7
Participants in the famous Boston Tea Party were disguised as these
    $100 12
Aussie waltzer
    $200 2
This Icelandic capital was chartered in 1786
    $200 19
Any lidded glass or plastic container can be used to make these enclosed collections of small plants
    $200 27
The cruller, a kind of this fried treat, is made by twisting 2 strips together
    $200 22
The staff of James Franklin's New England Courant included this man, his younger brother
    $200 8
Disguised as a clergyman, Thomas Blood stole the British crown from this site in 1671
    $200 13
Mrs. F. Scott
    $300 3
This man born in November 1793 is sometimes called "The Father of Texas"
    $300 20
This hobby of tracing family history reached a peak of popularity after the publication of "Roots"
    $300 28
These brittle treats shaped into a loose knot are coated with coarse salt
    $300 23
Jann Wenner started this magazine in 1967 with $7,500 he'd borrowed from relatives
    $300 9
He was a swan for Leda & a cuckoo for Hera
    $300 14
What's called the 17-year locust is really this
    $400 4
This art auction firm that joined with Parke Bernet in 1964 was founded in England in 1744
    $400 21
This term for collecting postage stamps comes in part from Greek for "exemption from payment"
    $400 29
This snack popularized by WWII GIs returning from Italy may have evolved from Egyptian flat bread
    $400 24
Susan Lucci & Jensen Buchanan were on this "Digest"'s 1995 list of most beautiful women
    $400 10
Dressed as a beggar, he discovered his wife Penelope had been faithful during his long trip
    $400 15
It's just the domed type of building for a round-table discussion
    $500 6
Ahmed III was overthrown as sultan of this empire by a revolt of the Janissaries in 1730
    $500 26
By varying knit & these stitches, a knitter can produce many different patterns
    $500 30
The name of this filled tortilla snack is Spanish for "plug"
    $500 25
Some of E.B. White's "Talk of the Town" pieces from this magazine were collected in "The Wild Flag"
    $500 11
Legend says in 878 this "Great" English king dressed up like a minstrel to spy on the Viking camp
    DD: $1,000 16
The 2 U.S. states that end in "Da"

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

Michael David Adam
$1,900 $300 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael David Adam
$3,900 $600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Genesis 6:9 called this Ark Builder "a just man and perfect in his generations"
    $200 6
In 1977 this Philippine leader said, "It is easier to run a revolution than a government"
    $200 1
Shortly after his 1808 wedding, he noted, "The honeymoon & steamboat go on charmingly"
    $200 16
The flag of this 49th state was designed in 1927 by a 13-year-old schoolboy
    $200 26
This hit musical based on a Disney film features magical special effects & Tony-winning costumes
    $200 11
Around 1300 this capital city was called Tatu or Khanbalick
    $400 22
His "wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt"
    $400 7
Huey Newton wrote, it "is a fierce animal, but he will not attack until he is backed into a corner"
    $400 2
In 1868 he formed a company in Stamford, Connecticut to produce his new cylinder locks
    $400 17
Completes the motto found on the flags of Kentucky & Missouri: "United we stand..."
    $400 27
"Das Barbecu", a wild musical spoof of this composer's "Ring" cycle, is set in Valhalla, Texas
    $400 12
The secret of making this cloth was a Chinese monopoly until the 4th century
    $600 23
When Jesus was arrested, this disciple cut off the ear of Malchus, Caiaphas' servant
    $600 8
Gloria Steinem said of her candidacy for VP, "What has the women's movement learned?...never get married"
    $600 3
This American inventor of the microphone became a commander of the French Legion of Honor in 1889
    $600 18
The diamond figure on this state's flag represents the diamonds found there
    $600 28
This 1993 musical starred Bernadette Peters in the title role played on film by Marsha Mason
    $600 13
This calculating device was introduced into China during the Yuan Dynasty; it existed earlier in Europe
    $800 24
This Old Testament figure said, "Let the day perish wherein I was born"
    $800 9
His 1964 campaign slogan was "In your heart you know he's right"
    $800 4
His first train-braking system in the 1860s used steam, not compressed air
    $800 19
This state's flag features the sun symbol of the Zia Indians on a yellow background
    DD: $1,200 29
Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature & Cecil B. De Mille are characters in this musical about a fading movie queen
    $800 14
Mongol conqueror Temujin took this title in 1206 when he achieved rule of all Mongolia
    $1000 25
Pilate gave the body of Jesus to this man, who wrapped him in linen & laid him in a sepulchre
    DD: $1,500 10
In his 4th century B.C. "Politics", he wrote, "Man is by nature a political animal"
    $1000 5
In 1888 he published his new shorthand method in "Light-Line Phonography"
    $1000 20
An anchor & the word "hope" surrounded by 13 gold stars appear on this state's flag
    $1000 30
Harold Prince directed the musical "The Petrified Prince", based on a script by this Swedish director
    $1000 15
This grass-roots, anti-foreign movement originated in Shantung Province in 1898

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael David Adam
$10,600 $3,400 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With 32, Carolyn Shoemaker has discovered more of these than any other living person

Final scores:

Michael David Adam
$14,000 $6,795 $100
4-day champion: $55,598 2nd place: ski trip to Denver 3rd place: Sansui 6-CD compact disc changer

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael David Adam
$10,700 $3,400 $6,200
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $20,300

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