Show #1637 - Tuesday, October 15, 1991

Leszek Pawlowicz game 4.

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Paul Redford, a graphic artist and copywriter from Denver, Colorado

Steve Kamin, a physician originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Leszek Pawlowicz, a materials scientist from Phoenix, Arizona (whose 3-day cash winnings total $35,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE BIBLE
MATHEMATICS
GEMS
THEATRE
FLAGS
DUELING
    $100 20
Moses stretched forth his rod & an east wind brought these grasshoppers as a plague on Egypt
    $100 1
Number of quarters in $2.25
    $100 6
Small parasitic worms & grains of sand are among the irritants which help these gems form in a shell
    $100 11
The last installment of his semi-autobiographical trilogy was "Broadway Bound"
    $100 14
If this tropical bird could talk, & some do, it would tell you it's on Dominica's flag
    $100 22
He killed a man with a knife in 1827; we don't know if he used the type that bears his family name
    $200 27
The queen of this city visited Solomon to test his wisdom
    $200 2
A binary system is based on 2 & this is a system based on 10
    $200 7
The name of this gem comes from the Sinhalese word for carnelian, "toramalli"
    $200 12
"Man and Superman" was the first play he wrote in the 20th century
    $200 15
Of the 3 major countries in North America, the one that doesn't have a leaf on its flag
    $200 23
He fled to Philadelphia to escape arrest after fatally wounding A. Hamilton in a duel
    $300 28
He was Abraham & Sarah's only son
    $300 3
As an angles increases from 0 to 90 its sine increases from 0 to 1 & this decreases from 1 to 0
    $300 8
Chatoyance, a lustre resembling feline orbs, is found in these "feline orb" gems
    DD: $500 13
"Confessions of a Nightingale" is a 1-man show about this playwright
    $300 16
Symbol that's common to the flags of Norway, Sweden & Finland
    $300 24
In 1712 the Duke of Hamilton & Lord Mohun killed each other in a duel in this city's Hyde Park
    $400 29
In the book of Revelation, this horse represents Death
    $400 4
To divide one fraction by another you do this to the divisor, then multiply
    $400 9
Australia's Lightning Ridge is known for its fine black ones
    $400 19
Christopher Marlowe's play "The Massacre at Paris" deals with the massacre on this saint's day in 1572
    $400 17
The 11 stripes on this African country's flag honor the 11 signers of its 1847 Declaration of Independence
    $400 25
The distance between duelists was measured in these "steps", usually ranging from 8 to 30
    $500 30
Jesus said, "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for" these people
    $500 5
The formula for a circle is pi•r2; the formula for its circumference is this
    $500 10
The "Star of the South" diamond was discovered in this South American country in 1853
    $500 21
Peter Shaffer's play "The Royal Hunt of the Sun" concerns the conquest of this country in 1533
    $500 18
Bhutan means "land of" this mythical creature, hence its flag has one on it
    $500 26
The bullet Charles Dickinson fired into this future president in an 1806 duel was never removed

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

Leszek Steve Paul
$1,700 $500 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leszek Steve Paul
$6,000 $900 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY AMERICA
10-LETTER WORDS
EARTH SCIENCE
SONNETS
MOVIE DIRECTORS
GEOGRAPHIC CAPES
    $200 23
This boss of NYC's Tammany Hall was imprisoned 3 times in the 1870s & died in jail
    $200 11
From the French for "present yourself", it can be a meeting of spacecraft or lovers
    $200 4
Two regions, one liquid, one solid, are thought to make up this innermost part of the Earth
    $200 1
This bard's sonnets 153 & 154 are believed to be adaptations of Greek epigrams
    $200 12
His late composer-father, Carmine, worked with him on the "Godfather" films
    $200 7
Cape Town, South Africa is some 30 miles north of this cape
    $400 24
Secretary of State who bought Alaska from Russia
    $400 20
Term for an author of a gospel. or one who zealously preaches the gospel
    $400 5
A compass needle aligns itself with these 2 points on the Earth's surface
    DD: $600 2
In a famous sonnet, the question "How do I love thee?" was meant for him
    $400 13
He's been called "The Father of Italy's Spaghetti Westerns"
    $400 8
With its cold climate you may think it's the tip of the iceberg as well as of South America
    DD: $2,600 25
Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas were vying for this office when they had their famous debates
    $600 28
A tribe or society where the dominant authority is held by women
    $600 6
It's the more common name for the Earth's glacial period
    $600 3
Last name of sibling poets Christina Georgina & Dante Gabriel, who both wrote sonnets
    $600 14
His wife, Julie Andrews, accompanied him when his star was unveiled on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
    $600 16
As the saying goes, standing on this cape on the Juan de Fuca Strait in Washington will get you nowhere
    $800 26
Mass. social worker who, in a 3-year period in the 1840s, visited over 800 jails, asylums & almshouses
    $800 29
Boldly creative, like the titan who gave fire to man
    $800 9
From the Latin meaning "to flow together", it's the point at which two streams meet
    $800 21
The first groups of love poems known as sonnet sequences were written in this language
    $800 15
His cavalry films John Wayne starred in include "Fort Apache" & "Rio Grande"
    $800 17
1 of America's oldest ocean resorts, this N.J. cape was named for a Dutch explorer, not a month
    $1000 27
In 1886 this cigar-maker was elected President of the American Federation of Labor
    $1000 30
It's a mound of earth or stone built to hold water back; London has 1 named for Victoria
    $1000 10
It's the point directly below the epicenter where an earthquake originates
    $1000 22
Petrarch is noted for sonnets about his love for this woman in life & after her death
    $1000 19
This director of "Goodfellas" called himself "a failed priest who fell in love with the movies"
    $1000 18
In 1975, after 500 years of its rule, Portugal gave this island group off Africa's west coast its independence

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leszek Steve Paul
$16,600 $6,500 $0
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
This president kept a personally significant coconut shell on his White House desk

Final scores:

Leszek Steve Paul
$20,199 $13,000 $0
4-day champion: $55,200 2nd place: trip on Delta to the Bahamas & stay at Divi Bahamas Resort + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Pro-Form 3001-STX stepper + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leszek Steve Paul
$15,100 $6,300 $0
41 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
4 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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