Show #2533 - Wednesday, September 13, 1995

Len Krisak game 2.

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John Carver, an attorney from Seattle, Washington

Ann Sultan, a homemaker from Flushing, New York

Len Krisak, an editor from Newton, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

VENOMOUS ANIMALS
SPORTS
COSMETICS & PERFUME
GEOGRAPHY
THE TELEPHONE
"HOT" & "COLD"
    $100 11
All varieties of this 8-armed sea creature produce venom but few cause death in humans
    $100 1
In 1994 he reclaimed his heavyweight title, lost 20 years earlier to Muhammad Ali
    $100 24
Brooke Shields says a touch of this cheek cosmetic on the chin will give a round face a longer look
    $100 16
The Tigris & this river join near Al Qurnah, Iraq
    $100 17
Wiretapping by the federal government is illegal without one of these
    $100 6
Popular term for a variety of deli meats & cheeses, often served on a platter
    $200 12
Among honeybees, this one has a smooth stinger that can be used again & again
    $200 2
Hank Aaron was one of the few baseball stars to play for both of these Milwaukee teams
    $200 25
Heloise suggests removing eye makeup with petroleum jelly or this infant care product
    $200 18
The name of this group of islands at South America's southern tip means "land of fire"
    $200 19
A simple one of these devices used in telephones is filled with carbon granules
    $200 7
It's what a reluctant bride or groom might get before the wedding
    $300 13
This arachnid has lobsterlike claws in front & a stinger on the end its tail
    $300 3
This Minnesota NBA team made its debut in 1989
    $300 26
The carnauba type is an ingredient in some mascaras, lipsticks & other cosmetics
    $300 23
This country's fertile plain of Sharon is known for its citrus crop
    $300 20
One of these spectrographic pictures can be used to identify someone making threatening phone calls
    $300 8
One of the 1970s' big fashion fads was these short shorts for women
    $400 14
Whether it's spitting or king, it's venomous
    $400 4
In January 1995 this team won the Rose Bowl & made Joe Paterno the winningest coach in college bowls
    $400 29
Elizabeth Arden makes a fragrance named for these very tall yellow flowers
    $400 27
This North Atlantic nation's Mount Hekla volcano is still active, having erupted in 1991
    $400 21
The area that a mobile radiotelephone system covers is divided into these units
    $400 9
The Miss Arkansas pageant is held in this city that also boasts a national park
    $500 15
This U.S. lizard's venom is a neurotoxin
    $500 5
Each lasting 7 minutes, they're the periods of play in a polo
    $500 30
Isabella Rossellini began appearing in ads for this French line of cosmetics in 1982
    DD: $1,000 28
It's Canada's easternmost province
    $500 22
The fact that he wrote an opera called "The Telephone" should ring a bell with you
    $500 10
It's a spicy Chinese soup made with chicken, pork, bamboo shoots & vinegar

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

Len Ann John
$2,600 $100 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Len Ann John
$2,800 $1,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS ITALIANS
U.S. CITIES
POTENT POTABLES
ART MUSEUMS
OLD NEWS
HALLMARK HALL OF FAME
    $200 1
In 1994 Bill Gates paid $30.8 million for this Renaissance master's 72-page Codex Hammer
    $200 16
In 1996 it will become the first southern city to host the Olympics
    $200 26
The name of this cocktail is Spanish for "strained pineapple"
    $200 18
No doubt its top attraction is the "Mona Lisa", or "La Joconde" to the French
    $200 11
Pope Alexander III laid the cornerstone for this Paris cathedral in 1163
    $200 6
He, of course, starred as Elwood P. Dowd in the 1972 production of "Harvey"
    $400 2
He worked as a gardener & as a taxi dancer before starring in such silent films as "The Sheik"
    $400 17
About half of all Pennsylvanians live in one of these 2 cities' metropolitan areas
    $400 28
For a dry martini, add more gin & less of this wine
    $400 19
This Spanish museum has been called "the finest picture gallery in the world"
    $400 12
Around 387 B.C. he founded the Academy in Athens, where he taught for most of the rest of his life
    $400 7
In 1994 Catherine Zeta Jones starred in the first filmed version of his "The Return of the Native"
    $600 3
Angelo Siciliano was the real name of this bodybuilder who made new men out of "97-pound weaklings"
    $600 25
At least 10 cities & towns, including ones in Indiana & Ohio, share this name, after a "Swamp Fox"
    $600 20
The name of this Russian museum derives from its original use as a retreat
    $600 13
In the 10th century he moved to Iceland with his father, Thorvald Asvaldsson
    $600 8
Since 1986 he's starred in "Breathing Lessons", "Decoration Day", "My Name is Bill W." & "Promise"
    $800 4
This dramatist who wrote "Six Characters in Search of an Author" won the 1934 Nobel Prize for Literature
    $800 24
Once known as Lake's Crossing, this large Nevada city was renamed for a Civil War general
    $800 27
In the U.S., the 2 most popular fortified wines are port & this
    DD: $1,200 21
The Kunsthestorisches Museum in Vienna originated with the collections of this ruling family
    $800 14
In 610 Heraclius overthrew Phocas & seized the throne of this empire whose capital was Constantinople
    $800 9
His first play on the big or small screen was 1995's Hall of Fame production of "The Piano Lesson"
    $1000 5
In 1944-45 this Italian-born physicist was associate director of the Los Alamos laboratory in N.M.
    $1000 23
Tourist spots in this Kansas city include the Eisenhower Center & the Greyhound Hall of Fame
    $1000 22
Botticelli's "Birth of Venus" is among the masterpieces at this Florence museum
    DD: $1,200 15
At the 331 B.C. Battle of Gaugamela, Alexander the Great defeated Darius III of this empire
    $1000 10
In 1962 Dorothy Stickney, Mildred Natwick, Boris Karloff & Tony Randall starred in this classic comedy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Len Ann John
$7,400 $3,800 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN POETRY
In a famous poem, she's "the Arrow-maker's daughter...Handsomest of all the women"

Final scores:

Len Ann John
$14,799 $100 $5,900
2-day champion: $26,999 3rd place: Magnavox TV/VCR + Jeopardy home game & Tiger electronic game 2nd place: trip on TWA to Hutchinson Island, Florida & stay at Indian River Plantation + Jeopardy home game & electronic game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Len Ann John
$7,000 $3,800 $9,700
24 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
9 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $20,500

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