Show #2441 - Monday, March 27, 1995

Bruce Borchardt game 1.


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Barb Krongold, a newspaper editor from Endicott, New York

Bruce Borchardt, a metrologist originally from Denver, Colorado

Rafael Ornes, a substitute teacher from Palo Alto, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This country's semilegendary 1st dynasty, the Hsia, began c. 2200 B.C. & ruled for over 400 years
    $100 5
George M. Cohan's song "Over There" has been called the most famous song about this war
    $100 2
The Anderson House in Wabasha, Minnesota will lend guests one of these pets for the Night--how "purr"fect
    $100 14
This aviatrix married George Putnam on February 7, 1931 in Connecticut
    $100 15
A room in your house where you keep books, or a public institution that lends them
    $100 24
This blistering agent, dichlorodiethyl sulfide, was so named because it smelled like a hot dog spread
    $200 12
Bishop Pierre Cauchon selected & headed the panel of judges that tried her in Rouen in 1431
    $200 6
One of Cole Porter's songs begins, "In the still of" this, "as I gaze from my window..."
    $200 3
The SpongeOrama exhibit center in Tarpon Springs in this state features a museum of sponge diving history
    $200 20
She was chosen from among more than 10,000 applicants to be the first teacher in space
    $200 16
It's a room devoted to the exhibition of art, & its name may be an alteration of Galilee
    $200 25
The point on the Earth directly below a nuclear detonation is called "ground" this
    $300 13
In the 1840s Hone Heke, a Maori chief, led an uprising on this country's North Island
    $300 7
Sammy Cahn & James Van Heusen wrote "Love and Marriage" for a TV musical based on this Thornton Wilder play
    $300 4
The Royal Hawaiian, this city's famous Pink Hotel, serves a drink called the Pink Palace
    $300 21
In the 1880s Alexander Graham Bell helped make this 7-year-old girl a national celebrity
    $300 17
The Blue Room in the White House has this shape, like the president's office
    $300 26
A corpsman, a Navy person trained in combat first aid, is equivalent to this Army person
    $400 29
On Nov. 30, 1939 Russia invaded this neighbor, beginning the "Winter War"
    $400 8
This movie dancer co-wrote with Johnny Mercer the 1935 song "I'm Building Up To An Awful Let-Down"
    $400 9
The streetlights on Chocolate Avenue in this town are designed to look like chocolate kisses
    $400 22
Jeannette Rankin, the first woman in the U.S. Congress, represented this state 1917-19 & 1941-43
    $400 18
Despite what your children may do to it, the "rec" in rec room doesn't stand for wreck but for this
    $400 27
Fifth column, meaning traitors within a country, dates from this 1930s civil war
    DD: $2,000 30
In 1825 Newfoundland divided Labrador with this neighboring province
    $500 11
In a song from "Guys and Dolls", "The people all said, 'Sit down, sit down -- you're'" doing this
    $500 10
Near Dyersville, Iowa, you can play baseball next to a cornfield where this 1989 movie was filmed
    $500 23
A biography of this "maternal" labor organizer is subtitled "The Miner's Angel"
    $500 19
This other name for a checkroom tells you the kind of outer garment you might check in it
    $500 28
A group of merchant or supply ships gathered for passage under escort is called this

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

Rafael Bruce Barb
$800 $1,300 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rafael Bruce Barb
$800 $4,900 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
After resigning in 1973, he opened Pathlite, Inc., a consulting firm
    $200 4
This sea stretches about 2,200 miles from Iskenderun, Turkey to the Strait of Gibraltar
    $200 7
The Philistine city of Gath was the home of this giant slain by David
    $200 8
A pas de deux is a dance for 2 performers, while a pas de cinq requires this number
    $200 26
Thanks to the TV miniseries, his novel "The Stand" returned to the bestsellers list in 1994
    $200 20
A gold coin issued in France in 1993 featured the Louvre on one side & this smiling lady on the other
    $400 2
As a U.S. Representative, William King sided with the war hawks in favor of this war with England
    $400 16
At 9,721 feet, Zugspitze in the Bavarian Alps is this country's highest point
    $400 13
Martha, this man's sister, objected when Jesus wanted to open his tomb
    $400 9
The jota is a lively folk dance from the Aragon region of this country
    $400 27
This Western author & creator of the Sacketts was the first novelist to receive a Cong. Gold Medal
    $400 21
Pyromancy refers to the practice of foretelling the future by interpreting this
    $600 3
The term "veep", denoting the vice president, was coined by the grandson of this Truman VP
    $600 17
The largest inlet of this Danish peninsula is Lim Fjord, which extends about 112 miles inland
    DD: $2,000 14
Isaac was born when his father, Abraham, was 100 & this woman, his mother, was 90
    $600 10
This half-human mythical monster appears in Martha Graham's 1947 dance work "Errand Into the Maze"
    $600 28
This author of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" wrote the screenplay for "You Only Live Twice"
    $600 22
It's the oldest breed of domestic horse that's still around today
    $800 5
This first FDR VP was the son of a former Confederate cavalryman
    $800 18
The 25th of April Bridge crosses this river in Lisbon
    $800 15
Mentioned in 1 Samuel, the "Witch of" this place was actually a medium
    $800 11
Though the samba was influenced by African dance, it originated in this country
    DD: $1,000 29
A Scottish girls' school that Muriel Spark attended partly inspired this 1961 novel
    $800 23
1 of 2 elements on the periodic table that begin with a Z
    $1000 6
Believing he'd become too radical, Lincoln didn't support him for a 2nd term as his VP
    $1000 19
This isle is the largest island in the Irish Sea
    $1000 25
Luke described the disciple Simon with this term meaning one opposed to Roman rule of Palestine
    $1000 12
The name of this stately 16th c. court dance may be an alteration of Padovana, Italian for "Paduan"
    $1000 30
In 1993 this bestselling author turned singer for an album, "The Ballads of Madison County"
    $1000 24
In 1938 this tycoon beat Wiley Post's record for flying around the world by almost 4 days

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rafael Bruce Barb
$7,800 $10,500 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1928 he published "Introduzione alla fisical atomica", a university physics textbook

Final scores:

Rafael Bruce Barb
$12,800 $18,800 $15,601
3rd place: Helbros his & hers watches + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or Super Nintendo Entertainment System New champion: $18,800 2nd place: Gateway 2000 PC + Bush executive desk + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rafael Bruce Barb
$7,800 $8,800 $8,000
15 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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Game tape date: 1994-12-07
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