Show #2250 - Friday, May 20, 1994


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Dennis Maxson, a private investigator from Studio City, California

Mike Hambly, an attorney originally from Burlington, Vermont

Pat Allen, a bartender and antiques dealer from Norco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This city's Irish name, Luimneach, means "bare land", not "humorous 5-line verse"
    $100 20
In bowling you score a Dutch 200 by alternating strikes & these marks
    $100 2
"My Dog Has Fleas" is a little ditty used to tune this Hawaiian instrument
    $100 5
Exophthalmos is the bulging of these from their sockets
    $100 17
Built in 1828, the Arcade in this Rhode Island capital is the oldest indoor shopping mall in the U.S.
    $100 12
He was famous for playing the bumbling Inspector Jacques Clouseau
    $200 25
The rose-colored buildings of Jaipur make it the "Pink City" of this country
    $200 21
Like his father, Bobby, Brett Hull is a big name in this sport
    $200 3
Types of this instrument include the snare, tenor & timpani
    $200 6
It's any hollow body cavity, not just the 4 in the bones surrounding the nose
    $200 18
Shopping for snowflake ornaments? This N.Y. City museum has produced a new one every year since 1971
    $200 13
In the Christian calendar, it begins Holy Week
    $300 26
It may surprise you to learn that Lausanne in this country was originally a Celtic settlement
    $300 24
It's the sport in which traveling is a violation
    $300 4
With 7 pedals & over 40 strings, it has one of the largest ranges of any orchestral instrument
    $300 7
The cruciate ligaments provide stability for this, your largest joint
    $300 19
"A Star is Worn" in L.A. sells stars' clothing like this actor's priest costume from "The Thorn Birds"
    $300 14
The girlfriend of one of Buddy Holly's Crickets gave her name to this 1957 hit
    $400 27
This Austrian city's name is German for "Bridge on the Inn River"
    $400 29
In 1993 pitcher Anthony Young of this team set a new major league record, losing 27 straight games
    DD: $500 10
A standard string quartet has 2 violins plus these 2 members of the violin family
    $400 8
Since there are 2 of these enclosed in pleural sacs, would 1 be in a singular sac?
    $400 22
The word millinery is derived from the name of this city, a fashion center for centuries
    $400 15
It's another name for Kielbasa
    $500 28
One entrance to the funicular in this French Canadian city is inside Louis Jolliet's restored home
    $500 30
She called her heptathlon win at the '93 World Track & Field Championships "my greatest triumph"
    $500 11
Clarence Leo Fender, who died in 1991, was among the first makers of this instrument
    $500 9
It's what you "feel" when you press the radial artery against the radius
    $500 23
The Drop of Doom is a thrill ride in this Canadian province's West Edmonton Mall, so you can shop 'til you drop
    $500 16
George Vancouver named this inlet in Washington state for a lieutenant in his 1792 expedition

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

Pat Mike Dennis
$1,000 $800 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Mike Dennis
$3,100 $2,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
In a 1975 book he described himself as a Southerner, a farmer & a lover of Bob Dylan's songs
    $200 3
In 1988 Ingmar Bergman's production of "Hamlet" in this language played in Brooklyn
    $200 20
In 1992 a new high-speed train began running between Madrid & Seville in this country
    $200 2
Nessus, who was one of these creatures, tried to horse around with Hercules' wife; Hercules killed him
    $200 8
Ohio's Lexington Plain is an extension of the Bluegrass region of this state
    $200 1
Story that ends, "I admit the deed!—tear up the planks! Here, here!—it is the beating of his hideous heart!"
    $400 18
He was sworn into office 48 years to the day after his grandfather
    $400 27
In 1993 Maggie Smith starred in a revival of this playwright's "The Importance of Being Earnest"
    $400 22
World Book calls it "the most elementary means of transportation"
    $400 4
In Greek mythology, this wife of Zeus is the goddess of childbirth
    $400 10
Because of the way Nevada is angled, this, its capital city, is farther west than Los Angeles
    $400 9
It could have been titled "The Stolen Correspondence"
    $600 19
For injuries sustained off the Solomon Islands during WWII, he received a Purple Heart
    $600 28
Act I of this musical opens at a cinema in Buenos Aires in 1952
    $600 23
At one time almost all submarines had this type of engine, like most big trucks
    $600 5
According to Homer, Circe is the daughter of this sun god
    $600 11
The highest point in the 48 contiguous states is this California mountain
    $600 14
In this story C. Auguste Dupin deduces that 2 Paris homicides were committed by an orangutan
    $800 21
Some called him the "Red Fox of Kinderhook"
    $800 29
In 1993 this musical set in a Latin American prison captured 7 Tonys
    $800 24
In 1840 this company's first steamship, the Britannia, made its first transatlantic crossing
    $800 6
These frightful bird-women were known for their sickening smell
    $800 12
Sharing its name with a brand of flatware, it's the largest lake entirely within New York State
    DD: $1,500 15
Fortunato, a wine connoisseur, is entombed with stone & mortar by Montressor in this tale
    $1000 26
In 1881 America had 3 presidents: Hayes, Garfield & this man
    $1000 30
In a play by Chekhov, Ivan Voinitsky is this title character
    $1000 25
The airport with the world's largest terminal is this one in Atlanta
    $1000 7
Hercules stole this Amazon queen's girdle
    DD: $1,500 13
It's the northwesternmost & second largest of the New England states
    $1000 16
This story is told from the point of view of a prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition in Toledo

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Mike Dennis
$11,300 $6,000 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He published the aptly titled memoir "High Adventure" in 1955

Final scores:

Pat Mike Dennis
$12,000 $11,900 $11,100
2-day champion: $20,800 2nd place: trip to Avandaro, Mexico 3rd place: ride in Goodyear Blimp + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Pat Mike Dennis
$10,100 $6,000 $5,700
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
16 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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Game tape date: 1994-01-19
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