Show #2445 - Friday, March 31, 1995

Bruce Borchardt game 5.

Contestants

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Arthur Tiersky, originally from Lincolnwood, Illinois

Bob Mandel, an on-scene coordinator originally from Manchester, New Hampshire

Bruce Borchardt, a metrologist originally from Denver, Colorado (whose 4-day cash winnings total $48,099)

Jeopardy! Round

1869
TELEVISION
TRANSPORTATION
FIRE!
ESCAPES
"HOT" STUFF
    $100 1
In Dec. the Wyoming Territory passed the 1st U.S. law giving women the right to do this & hold office
    $100 27
Aired Nov. 7 & 8, 1976, this 1939 film is TV's highest-rated movie
    $100 5
This sturdy, all-purpose automobile was first mass-produced for U.S. Armed Forces in 1940
    $100 16
After Rome burned in 64 A.D., this emperor rebuilt his palace on a colossal scale
    $100 21
In the 1910s, this magician was famous for his escape from the "water torture cell"
    $100 11
This term for a phone linkup between superpowers implies that it's for heated exchanges
    $200 2
In September a scheme to corner this commodity resulted in "Black Friday"
    $200 28
This Don Johnson series was derived from a 2-word note by NBC's president: "MTV cops"
    $200 6
Many trace the development of this vehicle back to Carl Eliason's motorized toboggan of 1927
    $200 17
Maria Theresa ordered La Scala built in this Italian city after fire destroyed the old theatre
    $200 22
In June 1994 Robert Shepard escaped from a W. Va. jail by braiding this teeth cleaner into a rope
    $200 12
When you're "on a roll", you may "relish" expressing you're delight with this tasty interjection
    $300 3
N.Y. Herald publisher James Gordon Bennett, Jr. financed an African expedition to find this man
    $300 29
During the first season, Linda Purl played Andy Griffith's daughter on this series
    $300 7
The Inter-American Highway, a section of this longer roadway, runs from Laredo, Texas to Panama City
    $300 18
This theatre burned in 1613 when a prop cannon ignited its roof, but was rebuilt within a year
    $300 23
This famous Kentucky frontiersman was captured by the Shawnee in 1778, but he escaped
    $300 13
In other words, this play could be "Tabby atop one Steamy Metal Housetop"
    $400 4
A ceremony in this future state marked the completion of the transcontinental railroad
    $400 30
In the 1991 drama "Son of the Morning Star", Gary Cole played this 19th century military figure
    $400 8
The pedals on this type of motorized bicycle are used to assist & start the small motor
    $400 19
In 1947 fire destroyed most of Bar Harbor on this state's Mount Desert Island
    $400 24
In 1838 this black abolitionist & author escaped from slavery to New Bedford, Massachusetts
    $400 14
Tuber term for a problem so sensitive that handling it is risky
    DD: $1,500 10
The Indiana Agricultural College in West Lafayette adopted this name, after its benefactor
    $500 26
In 1983 Judy Woodruff replaced Jessica Savitch as host of this PBS documentary program
    $500 9
Germany's Schwebebahn is the oldest example of this single guideway transport system
    $500 20
Over 2,000 died when the Church of la Compania burned in this Chilean capital
    $500 25
In 1814 this pirate's base in Barataria Bay was destroyed by the U.s. Navy, but he escaped
    $500 15
In the film "The Wizard of Oz", the Cowardly Lion asks, "What makes" these African people "so hot"

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

Bruce Bob Arthur
$4,300 $800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Bob Arthur
$5,200 $2,600 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHY
BALLET
ARCHITECTURE
FIRST LADIES
SCIENCE & NATURE
LITERARY CHARACTERS
    $200 10
It's the capital of South Africa's Cape Province
    $200 19
Part of Marius Pepita's ballet based on this novel is set at a gypsy camp near windmills
    $200 14
One of Michael Graves' most important commissions was the addition to this city's Whitney Museum
    $200 18
She didn't live to see son John Quincy become president; she passed away 7 years earlier
    $200 2
In 1872 this British naturalist wrote "The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals"
    $200 1
Buck kills Spitz over control of the dog team in this Jack London story
    $400 7
Boulevard St.-Laurent divides this Quebec city into Eastern & Western sections
    $400 20
Set in Hungary, "Carnival at Pest" is a 1930 ballet danced to this composer's rhapsodies
    $400 15
Ancient Roman architect Vitruvius served as an artillery engineer to this first Roman emperor
    $400 26
In 1976, she campaigned for son-in-law Charles Robb, who was running for Lt. Gov. of Virginia
    $400 3
The Monterey cypress is named for the Monterrey Peninsula in this state, its native region
    $400 5
Sal Paradise & Dean Moriarity travel around the county in this Jack Kerouac work
    $600 11
This Welsh capital borders the Bristol Channel, an arm of the Atlantic
    $600 21
it's the number of basic positions of the feet in classical ballet
    $600 23
Richard Morris Hunt designed The Breakers, an opulent Renaissance palazzo in this Rhode Island city
    $600 27
Myra Bradwell, the first woman admitted to the Illinois bar, helped secure her release from an institution
    $600 4
From the Greek for "earthquake" & "to write", it's an instrument used to record an earthquake's intensity
    $600 8
In this Ray Bradbury work, Granger leads a secret group of intellectuals who've memorized great books
    $800 12
The largest city in southern China, it's also known as Guangzhou
    $800 22
When this dancer choreographed "The Afternoon of a Faun" in 1912, his sister Bronislava played a nymph
    $800 24
Guarino Guarini designed this Italian city's chapel of the Holy Shroud on a circular plan
    $800 28
Her influence on her husband may never be known since she destroyed many papers after his 1923 death
    $800 6
The Yucca flower is pollinated by the female of the Yucca species of this winged insect
    $800 16
Faye Greener is a second-rate actress seeking to advance her career in this Nathanael West novel
    $1000 13
This Spanish city was founded by Carthaginians; the Romans called it Carthago Nova, or "New Carthage"
    DD: $2,000 30
In 1895 Pierina Legnani became the 1st ballerina to play Odette & Odile as a dual role in this ballet
    $1000 25
He designed the German Pavilion as well as his Barcelona chair for the 1929 Barcelona Exhibition
    DD: $1,800 29
She outlived the president by nearly 40 years, having married him in 1886 when she was 21
    $1000 9
When light moves between clear substances of different densities, its speed changes & this happens
    $1000 17
In Edna Ferber's "Giant", he's a poor ruffian who becomes an oil baron

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Bob Arthur
$7,200 $4,200 $1,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT EGYPT
The most common name for rulers of ancient Egypt was Ptolemy at 15; the next most common was this name at 11

Final scores:

Bruce Bob Arthur
$6,000 $10 $3,399
5-day champion: $54,099+Jeopardy! sports edition 3rd place: a Magnavox TV/VCR combo+Jeopardy! sports edition 2nd place: a trip to Carmel Valley Ranch resort and his and her Fox tennis rackets and bags+Jeopardy! sports edition

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bruce Bob Arthur
$6,200 $4,200 $2,900
25 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
17 R,
3 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,300

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