Show #2544 - Thursday, September 28, 1995

Linda Roberts game 4.

Contestants

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John Dowling, an editor from Chicago, Illinois

Ray Fastiggi, a publisher from Mamaroneck, New York

Linda Roberts, a registered nurse from Houston, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $41,003)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1990s
WORD ORIGINS
PREGNANCY & CHILDCARE
THE SWORD
INDIA
STONE
(Alex: The STONE has to do with Sharon Stone.)
    $100 11
In 1992 this Cuban president dismissed his son as head of Cuba's nuclear energy program
    $100 6
Ukulele came to us from this language
    $100 1
Meruvax II vaccine has almost eradicated this "German" disease as a cause of birth defects
    $100 16
Edward Bulwer-Lytton wrote that this instrument "is mightier than the sword"
    $100 20
This classical Indian musical instrument is most closely associated with Ravi Shankar
    $100 17
If you're quick you can spot Sharon on a train in this director's film "Stardust Memories"
    $200 12
In 1990 he defeated Douglas Hurd & Michael Heseltine in the battle to succeed Margaret Thatcher
    $200 7
An institution for the treatment of chronic diseases, its name comes from sanus, "healthy"'
    $200 2
At about 8 weeks the developing child changes from an embryo to this
    $200 27
When a medieval squire was ceremonially tapped with a sword, he became one of these
    $200 23
The largest mosque in India is in this city, the site of a deadly 1984 gas leak
    $200 18
In this 1994 thriller, Stone & Stallone heat up Miami
    $300 13
In the summer of 1995 the U.S. opened an embassy in this Vietnamese capital
    $300 8
A place for storing food, its name comes from the Latin word for bacon, lardum
    $300 3
This substance found in tobacco can affect the placenta & produce a low birth-weight baby
    $300 28
This warrior wore 2 swords & followed a code of ethics called bushido
    $300 24
The British jailed him 9 times between 1921 & 1945; in 1947 he became prime minister
    $300 19
Sharon appeared in "Citizens on Patrol", the 4th installment of this comedy cop series
    $400 14
In January 1995 former Treasury Minister Lamberto Dini was named premier of this country
    $400 9
The Persian word isfanakh grew into our word for this leafy vegetable
    $400 4
This sac is also called the bag of waters
    $400 29
The Gillie Callum is a sword dance from this country
    DD: $300 25
The opening of the Suez Canal helped make this port city India's leading financial center
    $400 21
This 1990 futuristic tale featured Sharon as Schwarzenegger's "wife"
    $500 15
In November 1994 Paul J. Hill was convicted of murdering a doctor at an abortion clinic in this Florida city
    $500 10
Enology comes from oinos, Greek for this beverage
    $500 5
Striae are these silvery marks that sometimes appear in the skin after pregnancy
    $500 30
This sword was named for the person it hung over, not for Dionysius the elder who had it hung
    $500 26
In 1497 he was sent by King Manuel of Portugal to reach India by sea
    $500 22
To receive an R rating, 45 seconds were trimmed from this 1992 film that co-starred Michael Douglas

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

Linda Ray John
$3,500 -$200 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Ray John
$6,700 $100 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC THOMASES
CARTOONISTS
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
FAMOUS WOMEN
BIOGRAPHIES
WE'RE NO. 2
    $200 6
Poverty forced this future pamphleteer to drop out of school at age 13 & become a corset maker
    $200 1
"Sparky" is the nickname of this creator of Snoopy
    $200 15
Harney Peak, South Dakota's highest point, lies in these hills
    $200 11
On April 3, 1995 she became the first woman to preside over the U.S. Supreme Court
    $200 21
He wrote "The Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc" 14 years after "The Prince and the Pauper"
    $200 26
Moving away from the Sun, it's the 2nd planet
    $400 7
The men who murdered him in Canterbury Cathedral were ordered to do penance in the Holy Land
    $400 2
He created the character of Mike Doonesbury in a Yale strip entitled "Bull Tales"
    $400 16
More than 30 mountain streams flow into this lake on the Nevada-California border
    $400 17
Before she was Helen of Troy, she was Helen of this city-state ruled by her husband
    $400 22
Peter Petre collaborated with this general on his 1992 book "It Doesn't Take a Hero"
    $400 27
It's the 2nd-longest river in the world
    $600 8
The first invention he patented was an electric vote recorder, but he couldn't find a buyer
    DD: $2,000 3
His morbid humor graced the pages of the New Yorker for more than half a century
    $600 14
This Alaskan mountain consists of North Peak & 20,320-foot South Peak
    $600 18
In 1950 Florence Chadwick swam this south to north; in 1951, north to south, the 1st woman to do both
    $600 25
Faye Resnick's book about this woman is subtitled "The Private Diary of a Life Interrupted"
    $600 28
Natural History Magazine ranks the pronghorn species of this animal the next fastest after the cheetah
    $800 9
This author of "Utopia" was a close friend of the great Renaissance humanist Erasmus
    $800 4
This "Pogo" creator worked on Disney's "Dumbo" & "Fantasia"
    $800 13
Dauphin Island, Alabama's largest coastal island, lies at the entrance to this bay
    $800 19
Audrey Hepburn was on location in France when this author saw her & chose her for the play "Gigi"
    $800 24
"American Caesar" is William Manchester's 1978 biography of this WWII & Korean War general
    $800 29
He was the 2nd-youngest person inaugurated U.S. president
    DD: $3,000 10
Thomas was the first name of this U.S. president nicknamed the "Schoolmaster in Politics"
    $1000 5
Known for his complicated contraptions, he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1948 for Editorial Cartooning
    $1000 12
The only natural passage into the Appalachians is along the Hudson River & this tributary
    $1000 20
Germany's 100 deutsche mark note features this pianist-wife of composer Robert
    $1000 23
Max Brod is remembered for his biography of this "Metamorphosis" writer, his friend
    $1000 30
He was the 2nd man to walk in space, though he was the 1st American

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Ray John
$13,700 $4,700 $1,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OLYMPICS
The last Summer Olympic Games of the 20th century are scheduled to be held in this city

Final scores:

Linda Ray John
$9,401 $2,001 $1,990
4-day champion: $50,404 2nd place: Kingsdown sleep set & down comforter from Pacific Coast + Jeopardy! Sports edition 3rd place: Amana dishwasher + Jeopardy! Sports edition

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Linda Ray John
$15,300 $4,700 $1,100
34 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
7 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,100

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