Show #2586 - Monday, November 27, 1995


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John Lively, a business analyst from Hicksville, New York

Alexandra Grochol, a homemaker originally from Buffalo, New York

Tim Adams, a Navy pilot originally from Mankato, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1790s
    $100 6
Now uninhabited, this country's Auckland Islands were once the site of a whaling station
    $100 1
Quick as you can say his name, in 1962 he was the first black player inducted
    $100 10
Without treatment, this disease transmitted by dog bites is usually fatal
    $100 16
Number of the constitutional amendment ratified February 7, 1795, the first since the Bill of Rights
    $100 21
In chicken Kiev the breast is wrapped around a large pat of this
    $100 26
"Leaving on a Jet Plane" & "Rocky Mountain High" are among the many songs written by this artist
    $200 7
It's the Italian island famous for its blue grotto
    $200 2
Willie Mays was The Say Hey Kid; he was Stan the Man
    $200 11
In extreme cases, temporary partial blindness may precede one of these severe headaches
    $200 17
A peasant uprising called the White Lotus Rebellion began in this country in 1796
    $200 22
A cherrystone can be a pit or a type of this seafood
    $200 27
Before they hit it big with "I Got You Babe", this duo recorded as Caesar & Cleo
    DD: $300 8
Noted for their wildlife, these islands are also known as the Archipielago de Colon
    $300 3
A 1920 rule banned only new pitchers from using this pitch, so Burleigh Grimes could still throw it
    $300 12
Swollen salivary glands are the chief symptom of this common childhood viral disease
    $300 18
From 1792 to 1797 this Frenchman who helped our revolution was held in Prussian & Austrian prisons
    $300 23
The Long Island breed of this is a descendant of ones brought from Peking in the 1870s
    $300 28
This 1966 hit by The Mamas & the Papas begins, "All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey..."
    $400 9
Sjaelland, east of the Jutland Peninsula, is this country's largest home island
    $400 4
Baseball's batting leader for the 1940s & '50s
    $400 13
When grocery shopping, never buy bulging cans; they may be a sign of this food poisoning
    $400 19
When he died in 1798, this legendary lover was librarian to the Count von Waldstein
    $400 24
This thickening agent is made from the endosperm of the corn kernel
    $400 29
A couple of years before "Mandy" reached No. 1, he co-produced Bette Midler's first 2 albums
    $500 15
It was the center of the Minoan civilization
    $500 5
This Detroit Tiger played 2,488 games in right field
    $500 14
Derived from Greek, it's the medical term for hardening of the arteries
    $500 20
Odessa was founded on the coast of this sea in 1794
    $500 25
Traditional carbonara sauce has cream, eggs, bacon bits & this cheese in it
    $500 30
In 1957 this singer first reached the Top 20 with "Wonderful Wonderful"

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

Tim Alexandra John
$1,100 $500 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Alexandra John
$3,100 $2,600 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
This second president was nicknamed "The Father of American Independence"
    $200 21
Pennsylvania-born George Grey Barnard sculpted 31 allegorical figures for the state capitol in this city
    $200 16
You could say it was "Curtains" for Vivien Leigh when she wore a dress made of drapes in this classic film
    $200 26
The sphagnum or peat type of this plant has been used as a bedding & packing material
    $200 11
The next to last of her "Sonnets from the Portuguese" begins, "How do I love thee?"
    $200 1
The world's largest post office building is in this Illinois city
    $400 3
He was the first vice president to become acting president, for about 8 hours in 1985
    $400 22
"The Vanquished" was the original title of this Frenchman's famous sculpture "The Age of Bronze"
    $400 17
When John Travolta played a disco dynamo in this 1977 film, his white suit became a national craze
    $400 27
A major source of "cedar" linings for closets is this tree whose berries flavor gin
    $400 12
Hart Crane's book-length poem "The Bridge" is dedicated to this New York City bridge
    $400 7
Colorado Springs' museum of the American Numismatic Association has exhibits of medals & these
    $600 4
Nicknamed "Handsome Frank", he was the only president to affirm, not swear to, the oath of office
    $600 23
Coysevox' equestrian statue of Mercury graces the entrance of these gardens near the Louvre
    $600 18
Many women bought copies of the white chiffon cocktail dress Liz Taylor wore as Maggie the Cat in this film
    $600 28
The bottlebrush variety of this tree has white flowers; the Ohio has greenish-yellow ones
    $600 13
Author of "A Coney Island of the Mind", he was born Lawrence Ferling in Yonkers, N.Y.
    $600 8
This country's Ulster Cycle stories deal with the adventures of Cuchulainn
    $800 5
As an army captain, this future president commanded artillery in France during WWI
    $800 24
Dramatic bronze sculptures such as 1901's "The Cheyenne" show his interest in the West
    $800 19
If you want to see this German sex symbol in a gorilla suit, rent the 1932 film "Blonde Venus"
    DD: $800 29
The potato, the tomato & the deadly belladonna all belong to this family of plants
    $800 14
The initials W.H. in this poet's name stood for Wystan Hugh
    $800 9
On April 8, 1935 this longtime publisher of the New York Times died at age 77
    DD: $1,200 6
Jackson won the popular vote in the 1824 election, but this New Englander became president
    $1000 25
Bartolommeo Ammannati designed this city's Fountain of Neptune & the courtyard of the Pitti Palace
    $1000 20
Edith Head said this chic actress helped design her own wardrobe for the 1954 film "Sabrina"
    $1000 30
The maidenhair tree, with fan-shaped leaves & fleshy yellow fruit, is also known by this Japanese name
    $1000 15
He wrote, "'Come you back, you British soldier; come you back to Mandalay!'"
    $1000 10
Elbridge Gerry was 1 of the 5 signers of the Declaration of Independence from this state

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Alexandra John
$4,700 $6,400 $4,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

According to Forbes, with an estimated worth of $12.9 billion, he's now the richest man in the world

Final scores:

Tim Alexandra John
$100 $3,399 $8,900
3rd place: Aiwa stereo system 2nd place: Bassett dining room set + Cuthbertson dinnerware set New champion: $8,900

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tim Alexandra John
$4,700 $8,400 $4,500
19 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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