Show #2537 - Tuesday, September 19, 1995

Contestants

Wilson Mudge, a law student originally from Jamestown, New York

Richard Scheffler, a writer and publisher from Madison, Connecticut

Albina Moran, an administrative assistant from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,800)

Jeopardy! Round

MEDIEVAL TIMES
BASEBALL
PARKS
CLOTHING
PEOPLE
ABBREVIATIONS
    $100 3
This prayer to the mother of Jesus was popular for devotions by the 11th century
    $100 1
Nicknamed "Stan the Man", he won 7 National League batting titles between 1943 & 1957
    $100 11
The site for this 840-acre NYC park was purchased by the city in 1856
    $100 12
A unitard is a 1-piece bodysuit whose name is derived from this dance class garment
    $100 21
Friendly with his employees, this Wal-Mart founder preferred they call him "Mr. Sam"
    $100 26
It's the occupation abbreviated pharm.
    $200 7
The popularity of the florin coin helped make this city of its origin a banking center
    $200 2
The Detroit Tigers' Sparky Anderson began his major league managerial career in 1970 with this city's Reds
    $200 13
A national historical park named for this pirate includes the site of the Battle of New Orleans
    $200 17
It describes clothing that can be worn inside out, often with a different fabric on each side
    $200 22
In 1993 Alessandra, the actress granddaughter of this dictator, ran for mayor of Naples
    $200 27
Anyone who has one should know that VCR is an abbreviation for this
    $300 8
This duchy's name goes back to Lucilinburhuc, a castle built around 963
    $300 4
He hit 659 home runs with the Yankees, 49 with the Red Sox & 6 with the Braves
    $300 14
This state's John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park was the first undersea park in the U.S.
    $300 18
Name shared by a lightweight housecoat & a feathered cleaning instrument
    $300 23
From 1969-1979 he was editor of Icarus, the international journal of solar system studies
    $300 28
Among New York theatre goers, O.B. stands for this
    $400 9
Until the 12th C. most European books were hand-produced on parchment by men living in these places
    $400 5
In 1964 this National League team moved its home games from the Polo Grounds to Shea Stadium
    $400 15
Washington Park in Portland, OR. has a statue of this Shoshone Indian woman dedicated by Susan B. Anthony
    $400 19
A yukata, a cotton type of this Asian garment, is perfect for a summer evening walk
    $400 24
In the 1980s she began "Chimpanzoo", a program for volunteers to learn about chimp behavior
    $400 29
In accounting, ROA is a "return on" these
    $500 10
In England this word referred to a law requiring people to cover their fires at an evening bell
    $500 6
1 of 4 men to steal over 100 bases in a season
    $500 16
19th C. miners burned much of the forest cover on what's now Isle Royale National Park in this Great Lake
    $500 20
The name of this wide, high neckline is French for "boat"
    DD: $400 25
In 1994 this Secretary of State under presidents Kennedy & Johnson passed away at age 85
    $500 30
Shoppers should know that UPC, as in a UPC label, stands for this

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

Albina Richard Wilson
$1,200 $1,000 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Albina Richard Wilson
$2,200 $2,400 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. HISTORY
DECORATIVE ARTS
SCIENCE
EUROPEAN CITIES
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
REAL NAMES ON THE MARQUEE
(Alex: Obviously, a show business category.)
    $200 2
On Aug. 28, 1859 this natural resource was struck 69 feet below Titusville, Pennsylvania
    $200 13
In the past mirror cases & dagger handles were often carved from this tusk material
    $200 8
Around 1900 DNA was extracted from calf thymus & this nucleic acid was extracted from yeast cells
    $200 21
This Belgian capital was occupied by Germany during WWI & WWII
    $200 1
Of the 3 Darlings Peter Pan takes to Never Land, she's the oldest
    $200 26
Thomas Mapother IV & Demi Guynes in "A Few Good Men"
    $400 3
Samuel J. Tilden helped gather the evidence that ousted this "Boss"
    $400 17
Germans called this "new art" style Jugendstil, after the art magazine Jugend, which means "youth"
    $400 9
Polaris, the North Star, shines at the end of this constellation's handle
    $400 22
This city's St. Mark's Church became a cathedral in 1807; until then it had been the Doges' Chapel
    $400 5
At the end of this Alice Walker novel, Celie is reunited with her children & her sister Nettie
    $400 27
Allen Stewart Konigsberg & Maria de Lourdes Villiers Farrow in "Husbands and Wives"
    $600 4
At about 9:30 P.M. on Oct. 8, 1871, it was noticed by a lookout on top of the Chicago courthouse
    $600 18
Mechlin is a Flemish type of this delicate openwork fabric
    $600 10
Around 1590 he formulated the law of falling bodies, s=1/2gt squared
    $600 23
This Swedish capital is located where Lake Malar empties into the Baltic
    DD: $1,500 14
After Catherine Earnshaw marries Edgar Linton, he marries Edgar's sister Isabella
    $600 28
Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPiere & Nicolas Coppola in "Moonstruck"
    $800 6
From May 1933 until April 1947, Hoover Dam was known by this name
    $800 19
As its name implies, it's the dominant background color of the porcelain known as famille jaune
    $800 11
In 1851 Hermann von Helmholtz invented this instrument used to view the eye's interior
    $800 24
Lisbon became a center of the spice trade partly as a result of his discovery of a sea route to India
    $800 15
Amber St. Clare is the title character of this 1944 novel by Kathleen Winsor
    $800 29
Norma Jean Mortenson & Yewell Tompkins in "The Seven Year Itch"
    $1000 7
He returned to the Senate after losing the nomination to run with Lincoln a second time
    $1000 20
Known for his strikingly simple designs, Georg Jensen was a famous silversmith from this country
    DD: $1,800 12
The name of this shoulder muscle comes from the Greek letter it resembles
    $1000 25
The European Parliament meets in Luxembourg & in this Alsatian city famous for its foie gras
    $1000 16
Oleg Kostoglotov & Pavel Rusanov are among the patients in this poignant novel by Solzhenitsyn
    $1000 30
Ermes Borgnino & Charles Buchinski in "The Dirty Dozen"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Albina Richard Wilson
$9,700 $3,000 $3,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NOTABLE WOMEN
In 1995, 61 years after her death, she became the 1st woman entombed in France's Pantheon in her own right

Final scores:

Albina Richard Wilson
$12,000 $5,999 $6,001
2-day champion: $23,800 3rd place: Lloyd Flanders All-Weather wicker furniture 2nd place: Trip to Colony Beach & Tennis Resort in Longboat Key, FL

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Albina Richard Wilson
$8,800 $4,800 $3,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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