Show #2607 - Tuesday, December 26, 1995

1995-B Seniors Tournament semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Darryl Adams, an attorney and real estate broker from North Potomac, Maryland

Nola Wegman, a retired English professor from Valparaiso, Indiana

David Cuneo, a former history teacher from Reisterstown, Maryland

Jeopardy! Round

ZOOLOGY
GAMBLING
TV SITCOMS
GARDENING
RIVERS
MUSICAL QUOTES
    $100 13
The Indian type of this pachyderm is smaller than the African one
    $100 10
Omaha is a seven-card spit type of this card game
    $100 26
The title pair played by Penny Marshall & Cindy Williams
    $100 2
With work, this potted Christmas plant can be made to bloom again the following year
    $100 1
River that's the course of the Henley Royal Regatta
    $100 9
Emilia tells this Shakespearean Moor, "I will play the swan, and die in music"
    $200 14
The upside-down type of this "feline" fish actually swims upside-down
    $200 11
Some of the most popular versions of this card game are Five Hundred, Gin & Michigan
    $200 27
Lecy Goranson, the original Becky Conner on this sitcom, returned to the series in September 1995
    $200 3
You have to plant your cucurbita pepo seeds in the spring if you want these for the end of October
    $200 5
Between Lake Tiberius & the Dead Sea, it flows through the Ghawr Valley
    $200 12
"Extraordinary how potent cheap music is" is a line from his "Private Lives"
    $300 20
A pangolin can extend this sticky organ as much as 10 inches
    $300 23
In this game you can buy "insurance" if the dealer's up card is an ace
    $300 28
Despite the death of Freddie Prinze, this series continued until 1978
    $300 4
This flower of love is the one Japanese beetles love best
    $300 6
Ian Dunlop wrote the 1969 book "Chateaux of" this river
    $300 15
In "Ode to a Nightingale", he wrote, "Fled is that music:-- do I wake or sleep?"
    $400 21
This single-humped camel is also known as the Arabian camel
    $400 24
In this game the stickman pushes the dice to the shooter after all the bets are down
    $400 29
Daniel Hugh-Kelly starred in "I Married Dora" & Jim Backus starred in "I Married" this woman
    $400 16
Though used as annuals, pansies & petunias are actually these
    $400 7
It flows under Florence's Ponte Vecchio
    DD: $600 17
"Musick is the thing of the world that I love most" comes from his July 30, 1666 diary entry
    $500 22
The La Plata dolphin is found in the rivers & eastern coastal waters of this continent
    $500 25
Called the world's fastest gambling game, it's based on a form of handball played by Basques
    $500 30
On "Seinfeld" it was revealed that this is Kramer's first name
    $500 19
To attract these birds, plant fuchsia, phlox, nasturtium or hollyhock
    $500 8
David Livingstone explored this fourth-longest African river during the 1850s & 1860s
    $500 18
In an 1829 letter, this German poet wrote,
"I call architecture frozen music"

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

David Nola Darryl
$600 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Nola Darryl
$2,000 $2,400 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

ARCHITECTURE
THE OLD TESTAMENT
BOOKS & AUTHORS
WORD ORIGINS
FIRST LADIES
ODDS & ENDS
    $200 15
This defense department headquarters was designed by G.E. Bergstrom to conserve structural steel
    $200 2
Weapon used by David to defeat the heavily armed Goliath
    $200 14
Prizzi's Glory" & "Prizzi's Money" are Richard Condon's sequels to this novel
    $200 1
The name of this powerful explosive comes from the Greek word for "power", dunamis
    $200 3
In 1954 Alden Hatch published a biography of her titled "Red Carpet for Mamie"
    $200 20
Holy Saturday is observed the day before this holiday
    $400 16
Often used to absorb thrusts from roof vaults, these supports come in hanging & flying varieties
    $400 5
In Job 30:7 this stinging plant serves as protection for Job's enemies
    $400 27
The tournament at Ashby-de-la-Zouche is one of the pivotal events in this author's novel "Ivanhoe"
    $400 7
The name of this wheat used to make pasta comes from durus, Latin for "hard"
    $400 4
During the War of 1812, she arranged for safe transport of papers & paintings out of the capital
    $400 21
A silver wedding anniversary celebrates this many years of marriage
    $600 17
Examples of his geodesic dome were built in Baton Rouge, LA. & on Oahu, among other places
    $600 6
This beloved psalm contains the line "Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies"
    $600 28
"The Hand of Ethelberta" is a more obscure novel by this author of "Jude the Obscure"
    $600 8
This man's formal attire got its name from a village in New York state
    $600 10
In 1800 she found the unfinished White House "habitable", but barely
    $600 22
1 of only 2 airlines that offer flights aboard the Concorde
    $800 18
Begun in 1785, his capitol building in Richmond was based on a Roman temple in France
    $800 9
This wife of Isaac was the Daughter of Abraham's nephew Bethuel
    $800 29
This prolific woman's 1988 bestseller "Zoya" takes place before & after the Russian Revolution
    DD: $2,000 25
Our word "score" comes form scoru, Old English for this number
    $800 11
When she was a little girl, her mother married Dr. Loyal Davis; he adopted the future first lady in her teens
    $800 23
The first 5 letters of the Greek alphabet are alpha, beta, gamma, delta & this
    $1000 19
The first winners of the Pritzker Architecture Prize received this British sculptor's "Ode to Architecture"
    $1000 12
This prophet ruled Israel at the end of the period of Judges & anointed the first 2 kings
    $1000 30
This "Airport" author was born in England & served with the Royal Air Force during WWII
    $1000 26
Ostrakon, the pottery fragment used to vote for banishment, gave us this word for exclusion
    DD: $1,500 13
After the wedding, she & her husband drove to Ann Arbor for the Northwestern-Michigan game
    $1000 24
This almanac was first published in 1947 as an extension of a radio quiz show

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Nola Darryl
$7,100 $7,000 $6,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC PEOPLE
Marie Antoinette called him "l'ambassadeur electrique"

Final scores:

David Nola Darryl
$14,100 $14,000 $13,400
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Nola Darryl
$6,400 $7,000 $5,500
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
19 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,900

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