Show #2595 - Friday, December 8, 1995

Contestants

Richard Prince, a production manager from Studio City, California

Michael McGuinness, a teacher from San Francisco, California

Gwen LaTray, a day care provider from Portage, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGY
TV TRIVIA
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
THE ANIMAL KINGDOM
CROSSWORD CLUES "V"
I ♥ NY
    $100 16
In Norse myth sisters known as the Norns represent the past, present & this
    $100 21
In 1982 his show was replaced by David Letterman's; today he follows David Letterman
    $100 26
In 1915 President Wilson declared this holiday the second Sunday in May
    $100 1
Species of this animal include American black, spectacled & polar
    $100 6
Spoils getter
(6)
    $100 7
There's a statue of Poland's King Jagiello beside the turtle pond in this famous park
    $200 17
The Arabian wilderness was home to this bird that was reborn from its own ashes
    DD: $300 22
Parents of the secret agent seen here:
    $200 27
It's the No. 1 day for fresh-cut flower sales
    $200 2
Of living birds, its eggs are the largest, weighing about 3 pounds on the average
    $200 10
A shot in the arm
(11)
    $200 8
This Fifth Avenue cathedral's twin spires soar 330 feet
    $300 18
With Athena's help, Epeius built this object in which the Greeks hid
    $300 23
Raymond Burr & Karl Malden hosted specials of this show before it became a series with Robert Stack
    $300 28
Every year on this holiday, Washington's crossing of the Delaware is reenacted near Trenton, New Jersey
    $300 3
The June bug, a type of this insect, is related to the Scarab of ancient Egypt
    $300 11
Bat man
(7)
    $300 9
Gilded crowns adorn the gates of this university once known as King's College
    $400 19
Orthrus, a two-headed dog who guarded the cattle of Geryon, was the brother of this Hades hound
    $400 24
On a 1995 "Mad About You", he reprised his "Dick Van Dyke Show" role of Alan Brady
    $400 29
From June to August, the "Trail of Tears" drama is staged near Tahlequah in this state
    $400 4
"Baiting" these burrowing weasel relatives was once a favorite European sport
    $400 12
Wine time
(7)
    $400 14
The Oyster Bar in this famous terminal opened in 1913
    $500 20
The Maenads were frenzied followers of this God of wine & vegetation
    $500 25
In the '60s it was NBC's answer to ABC's "Shindig"
    $500 30
On April 30 this country celebrates the birthday of its former queen Juliana
    $500 5
This fish lives in rivers before traveling up to 3500 miles to the Sargasso sea to lay eggs
    $500 13
A safe place
(5)
    $500 15
A concert hall in this theatre complex is named for electronics industry pioneer Avery Fisher

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

Gwen Michael Richard
$1,700 $1,900 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gwen Michael Richard
$3,000 $3,000 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN HISTORY
TRAVEL & TOURISM
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
ARCHAEOLOGY
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
MOVIES
    $200 30
In the 1860s John Hanning Speke concluded that Lake Victoria was the source of this river
    $200 16
A popular tourist stop in this state is Natural Bridge in Daniel Boone National Forest
    $200 11
Tom Sawyer & this girl write their names with candle smoke on a wall of McDougal's cave
    $200 5
Dendochronology uses the growth rings of these to date certain finds
    $200 21
Since 1987 Joseph P. Kennedy II has represented this state in the U.S. House
    $200 1
Barbra Streisand plays a psychiatrist in this 1991 film which she also directed & co-produced
    $400 29
In 1870 a rich diamond field was found where this country's city of Kimberley now stands
    $400 17
A 2-mile stone bridge crossing an adriatic lagoon connects this Italian city with the mainland
    $400 12
This juvenile pickpocket is "as roystering and swaggering a young gentleman as ever stood four feet six"
    $400 7
This monument on Britain's Salisbury Plain is surrounded by a complex of cemeteries and ritual sites
    $400 22
This cabinet department operates the food stamp program & grades beef & poultry
    $400 2
Julia Roberts plays a law student on the run in this movie based on a John Grisham novel
    $600 28
In 1931 this emperor gave Ethopia its first written constitution
    $600 18
Attractions in this European capital include Amalienborg Palace & The New Carlsberg Museum
    $600 13
Sumuru is mystery writer Sax Rohmer's female version of this long-mustached Chinese archfiend
    $600 8
The Quipu, a device of knotted cords, was used to keep records in this South American civilization
    $600 23
On July 15, 1976 Jimmy Carter selected this Senator as his Vice Presidential running mate
    $600 3
In this 1994 film, John Cusack plays a playwright who gets mixed up with the mob
    $800 27
In 1936 this 16-year-old succeeded his father, Fuad I, as king of Egypt
    DD: $1,200 19
Lodgings in this capital city include the Hotel de L'annapurna & the Hotel Himalaya
    DD: $1,500 14
Some spectators denied seeing this stigma on the chest of the reverend Mr. Dimmesdale
    $800 9
Luxor is the modern town on the site of this ancient Egyptian capital
    $800 24
On February 24, 1995 this Texas Republican announced his candidacy for President
    $800 4
"Ran" a 1985 Japanese film about an aging warlord, was an adaptation of this Shakespeare tragedy
    $1000 26
In 1992 President Mobuto agreed to share power with Etienne Tshisekedi in this central African country
    $1000 20
A state park in Columbus in this state is named for Pancho Villa
    $1000 15
This Boris Pasternak heroine is the daughter of a Russianized Frenchwoman, Amalia Karlovna Guishar
    $1000 10
Mohenjo-daro & Harappa were the twin capitals that flourished in this river valley
    $1000 25
This Republican had just served under 2 terms as New York governor when elected vice president in 1900
    $1000 6
"The Windmills of Your Mind" was the theme song from this Steve McQueen film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gwen Michael Richard
$5,800 $4,400 $700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPE
Excluding Russia, with over 81 million people, it's the most populous country in Europe

Final scores:

Gwen Michael Richard
$8,801 $7,400 $50
2-day champion: $22,301 + Jeopardy! '92 home game 2nd place: a trip to Carmel Valley Ranch Resort + a Samsung 8 mm compact camcorder + Jeopardy! '92 home game 3rd place: Muirfield china + Jeopardy! '92 home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gwen Michael Richard
$5,700 $4,400 $3,400
24 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
15 R,
5 W
14 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $13,500

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