Show #2427 - Tuesday, March 7, 1995


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Sheila Anderson, an instructional aid from Portage, Michigan

Cal Sanchez, a television associate director from New York City, New York

Roger Moyer, a bookstore administrator from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
Headlines were made in July when pieces of Shoemaker-Levy 9 hit this planet
    $100 3
In this 1992 film, Tom Hanks played a drunken ex-baseball player who managed a team of women
    $100 1
In 1993 this group celebrated the centennial of the completion of its temple in Salt Lake City
    $100 9
This state produces about 20 million pounds of lobster annually
    $100 13
It's a hotel room for 2 people, or the kind of bed you may find in it
    $100 12
Beers from this country include Murphy's Export Stout & Guinness Extra Stout
    $200 27
He ended his inauguration speech May 10, 1994 by saying, "Let freedom reign. God bless Africa"
    $200 4
Frankie Thomas was set to star in "A Family Affair", the first of the Andy Hardy films, but this actor replaced him
    $200 2
For serious sins, Roman Catholics are required to perform this act of admission once a year
    $200 10
This southeast state's annual flow of tourists outnumbers its resident population by 3 to 1
    $200 15
The President's Room, 1 of this famous building's most lavishly decorated areas, is near the Senate chamber
    $200 18
This Army special forces unit is named for the distinctive caps worn by its personnel
    $300 28
Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto opened this country's first all-female- staffed police station
    $300 6
A plot to assassinate this world leader was the focus of "The Day of the Jackal"
    $300 5
The name of this religion is Arabic for "submission"
    $300 11
The 201-foot-long Roe River near Great Falls in this state has been called the world's shortest river
    $300 19
It's a room in your house for lodging visitors -- poet Edgar, perhaps
    $300 22
Of 0, 2 or 4, the number of equal sides of a rhombus
    $400 29
Clinton began his State of the Union Message with a short tribute to this late "Man of the House"
    $400 7
Film in which Walter Huston said, "I know what gold does to men's souls"
    $400 25
Practiced in Korea & Japan, Mahayana is the more liberal of the 2 main forms of this religion
    DD: $800 16
State in which you'd find Crater of Diamonds State Park
    $400 20
The name of this room adjacent to the kitchen comes from Old French for "bread room"
    $400 23
The Ugli fruit of Jamaica is a variety of this cross between a tangerine & a grapefruit
    $500 30
The Zapatistas took over 4 towns in Chiapas, Mexico on Jan. 1, the day this treaty took effect
    $500 8
Charlton Heston played this U.S. president in 2 films, "The President's Lady" & "The Buccaneer"
    $500 26
Hebrew for "doorpost", it's the special scroll in a case that's affixed to the doorpost of a Jewish home
    $500 17
Its state flower is the bluebonnet
    $500 21
You have to be "sharp" to know the name of this room for storing saddles & bridles
    $500 24
This Gilbert & Sullivan operetta centers on Colonel Fairfax, who is imprisoned in the Tower of London

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

Roger Cal Sheila
$1,000 $1,200 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Cal Sheila
$2,400 $1,000 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
These darn people of ancient Etruria called themselves Rasna or Rasena
    $200 6
A noel is a song or instrumental piece for this holiday
    $200 3
Residents of Monaco are prohibited from entering the gaming rooms of this city's famous casino
    $200 17
Seawater contains less than one grain of this precious metal, symbol Au, per ton
    $200 11
The southern U.S., especially Louisiana, is famous for these pecan patties
    $200 26
Before the first edition of "Leaves of Grass", he wrote a novel, "Franklin Evans; or, The Inebriate"
    $400 14
Incitatus was Caligula's favorite of these animals, but the story that he made him a consul is untrue
    $400 7
The viola d'amore has a second set of these under the first set that vibrates sympathetically
    $400 1
Funk & Wagnalls says that spaghetti & pizza were developed in this large Italian city located near Pompeii
    $400 18
Humphry Davy named this light metal used for cookware & beverage cans but never saw it
    $400 9
This ice cream company's 2 top-selling flavors are chocolate chip cookie dough & Cherry Garcia
    $400 27
Arthur Rimbaud's most famous work, "Une saison en enfer", translates as "A Season in" this place
    $600 15
Nabonidus, the last king of Babylon, remodeled the ziggurat in this city that had a 2-letter name
    $600 8
He conducted the last act of his "Parsifal" Aug. 29, 1882, his final appearance conducting opera
    $600 2
Landmarks in this German city include Nymphenburg Palace & a stadium built for the 1972 Olympics
    $600 19
The tetraethyl compound of this metal once put the ethyl in ethyl gasoline
    $600 10
Possibly named for a French cook, it's a small, rich cake baked in a shell-shaped mold
    $600 28
Matsuo Basho is best known as the progenitor of the modern form of this 3-line poem
    $800 16
The ancient Egyptian civil calendar was based on this annual event
    $800 24
This type of orchestra generally has about 35 players
    DD: $1,100 4
Around 1500 this Belgian port became the commercial center of Western Europe
    $800 20
This strong, light metal used in supersonic aircraft was discovered by William Gregor
    $800 12
It's the flavor of the sauce that's served with Crepes Suzette
    $800 29
The bell tolled for this "Death Be Not Proud" poet in 1631
    DD: $1,500 22
Artaxerxes III, who ruled this empire, was murdered by a eunuch named Bagoas in 338 B.C.
    $1000 25
In 1901 this "New World" symphony composer was elected to the Austro-Hungarian Parliament
    $1000 5
James Joyce is buried in this largest Swiss city
    $1000 21
Indium is often extracted from ores of this metal used to galvanize steel
    $1000 23
Egg yolks, marsala & sugar are the main ingredients in this traditional Italian custard
    $1000 30
His first book-length poem, "Montage of a Dream Deferred", describes the variety of Harlem life

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Cal Sheila
$7,600 $3,000 $700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The title character in this 1932 detective story is a missing inventor, not the detective looking for him

Final scores:

Roger Cal Sheila
$8,900 $4,599 $0
2-day champion: $17,901 2nd place: Psion Series 3A pocket computer + Prodigy interactive online service + Jeopardy! home game 3rd place: Technics mini component stereo system with 3-disc rotary CD changers that let you change 2 discs while the 3rd keeps playing + Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Roger Cal Sheila
$8,400 $3,600 $700
25 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $12,700

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Game tape date: 1994-11-29
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