Show #2512 - Tuesday, July 4, 1995

Isaac Segal game 1.

Contestants

Steve Zych, an airline agent originally from Vienna, Austria

Isaac Segal, an advertising creative director from Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Tom Pope, a special effects animator from Burbank, California

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Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS TEXANS
THE EMMYS
TRANSPORTATION
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
MONEY
"L"s ON THE MAP
    $100 12
He was born near Stonewall, Texas in 1908; his wife Lady Bird was born in Karnack
    $100 18
In 1991 Kirstie Alley won an Emmy for playing Rebecca Howe on this sitcom
    $100 7
The wheels of these ancient Egyptian vehicles usually had 6 spokes
    $100 2
Ben organized Philadelphia's first company to fight these, much needed where all buildings were wood
    $100 23
This German unit of currency is abbreviated DM
    $100 1
World Book says this British city may have been named for the mythical Liver bird
    $200 13
This San Antonio resident helps out America's homemakers with lots of "Hints"
    $200 19
It holds the record for most Emmys by a miniseries with 9
    $200 8
Fire departments have 3 main types of truck: pumper, rescue & this kind
    $200 3
In 1731 Ben joined this fraternal organization becoming Grand Master of the Grand Penn. Lodge in 1749
    $200 24
The first of these U.S. coins were struck in 1964
    $200 14
There's a monument to the great racehorse Man O' War in this city, Kentucky's second largest
    $300 20
A native of Texas, this author has set many of his novels there, including "Lonesome Dove"
    $300 28
In 1977 it was said that she "won by a bionic vote" as best actress in a drama series
    $300 9
Marked out in 1775, it was Kentucky's first road
    $300 4
Ben's last public act was to sign a petition to Congress urging the abolition of this
    $300 25
Of ding, dong or cong, the basic monetary unit of Vietnam
    $300 15
Europeans were once banned from this Tibetan capital, which was known as "the Forbidden City"
    $400 21
A Texas county is named for this "father of condensed milk" who was one of the state's pioneer settlers
    $400 29
Peter Falk has won 4 Emmys for playing this role
    $400 10
New Mexico's first railroad, it began operation in the state in 1878
    $400 5
Franklin lived abroad for 27 of his 84 years: 18 in Britain & 9 in this country
    $400 26
The dirham, the main currency of the United Arab Emirates, derives its name from this Greek coin
    $400 16
This city is the home of Bolivian Catholic University
    $500 22
The family home of this longtime Speaker of the House is now a museum in Bonham, Texas
    $500 30
In 1973 this director & choreographer won a Tony for "Pippin" & an Emmy for "Liza with a 'Z'"
    DD: $500 11
The Oregon, California & Mormon trails followed this east-west River in Nebraska
    $500 6
Franklin's son William, governor of this colony, was a staunch Tory
    $500 27
In 1973 this country introduced coinage of the new Queen Margrethe II
    $500 17
Napoleon lost the 1813 Battle of this German city, which is also called the Battle of the Nations

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

Tom Isaac Steve
$200 $1,700 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Isaac Steve
$2,000 $4,200 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY
ARCHITECTURE
COMPOSERS
PLACE NAME ORIGINS
TREES
WOMEN AUTHORS
    $200 6
In 1856 France joined Britain in a second Opium War with this country
    $200 11
Henry Hobson Richardson designed this Massachusetts city's Trinity Church in the Romanesque style
    $200 1
This "Messiah" composer said Christoph Gluck "knows no more counterpoint than my cook"
    $200 20
The name of this former capital of West Germany is a Celtic word for "town"
    $200 25
The pulp of the pods of this Eastern Mediterranean tree is used as a chocolate substitute
    $200 16
Anne Edwards' biography of this author is titled "Road to Tara"
    $400 7
It was seized by Iranian militants on November 4, 1979 & held for over 400 days
    $400 12
Finlandia Hall in this capital city was one of Finnish architect Alvar Aalto's last creations
    $400 2
The first English composer elevated to the peerage, his title was Baron Britten of Aldeburgh
    $400 21
The names Donegal & Dundee refer to these structures, one "on the Dee", one "of the foreigners"
    $400 26
Rosin & turpentine are obtained from the resin of the slash & longleaf varieties of this tree
    $400 17
Beginning in 1978 Joyce Carol Oates was a writer in residence at this New Jersey university
    $600 8
Between 1868 and 1894, Benjamin Disraeli was Prime Minister of England twice & this man was P.M. 4 times
    $600 13
Domino's Pizza founder Tom Monaghan once owned a museum devoted to this "Prairie Style" architect
    $600 3
The plot of this "New World Symphony" composer's opera "Dimitrij" begins where "Boris Godunov" ends
    DD: $2,000 22
The name of this large Russian lake is from Altaic for "rich take", referring to its rich take of fish
    $600 28
The Japanese varieties of this fruit tree are grown solely for their ornamental value
    $600 15
In the mid-1960s this co-founder of Ms. magazine wrote for the TV series "That Was the Week that Was"
    $800 9
The "Golden Age" of this Indian empire occurred during the reign of Shah Jahan, who built the Taj Mahal
    $800 14
The Cathedral of Notre Dame at Reims is a masterpiece of this architectural style
    $800 4
"The Erl-King" & "The Wanderer" are among this 19th century composer's most famous lieder
    $800 23
This Belgian port's name may mean "against the dike"
    DD: $2,500 27
South American Indians called this tree, Hevea brasiliensis, cahuchu, which means "weeping wood"
    $800 18
"Francois le Champi" is an 1848 novel by this woman who liked to wear men's clothes
    $1000 10
In 404 B.C. a starving Athens was forced to give up its long fight in this war
    $1000 29
This uppermost part of a capital has the same name as an ancient calculator
    $1000 5
Russian "Eugene Onegin" composer whose brother Modest wrote the libretto for his last opera, "Iolanta"
    $1000 24
This northern sea was named for a British admiral who was famous for a wind scale
    $1000 30
A national park in California is named for this yucca plant that grows there
    $1000 19
From 1917 to 1919 this poet from Maine was an actress & playwright with the Provincetown Players

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Isaac Steve
$5,000 $8,500 $800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
1 of the 3 things "we mutually pledge to each other" at the end of the Declaration

Final scores:

Tom Isaac Steve
$1,000 $10,001 $1,599
3rd place: a Vuarnet "Squaw Peak Chronograph" watch+Jeopardy! '92 home game New champion: $10,001+Jeopardy! '92 home game 2nd place: a trip to Key Biscayne+Jeopardy! '92 home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Isaac Steve
$5,000 $9,600 $800
16 R,
3 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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