Show #2539 - Thursday, September 21, 1995

Contestants

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Nick Fox, a newspaper editor from New York City, New York

Keith Bush, a copy editor from Long Beach, California

Albina Moran, an administrative assistant from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $36,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHY
OCCUPATIONS
QUOTATIONS
NOTORIOUS
DINOSAURS
DISNEY FILMS
    $100 1
A National Geographic book calls it "the world's longest and skinniest country"
    $100 12
Occupation shared by Frederic Miller, Adolphus Busch & Bernhard Stroh
    $100 6
Isabella Mary Beeton's "Book of Household Management" advised "A place for everything and..." this
    $100 11
From about 1873 to 1890, the famous feud between these 2 mountain families was at its worst
    $100 21
Podokesaurus is known only from a cast of a partial skeleton at this Conn. university's Peabody Museum
    $100 26
World War II was raging when this film about a deer had its world premiere in London in 1942
    $200 2
Continent on which the Sumerian civilization arose
    $200 13
Philip Armour, George Hormel & Oscar Mayer all packed this product
    $200 7
She said, "Too few is as many as too many" as well as "Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose"
    $200 17
William & Emily Harris, kidnappers of this newspaper heiress, were paroled in 1983
    $200 22
Elasmosaurus, whose neck was half the animal's length, had 76 of these neck bones
    $200 27
In "The Lion King" Timon is a meerkat & his friend Pumbaa is one of these tusked creatures
    $300 3
It's the only country that fits in a "Starts with 'Gh"' category
    $300 14
Jeane Dixon, Sydney Omarr & Carroll Righter charted a course through their lives as these
    $300 8
John Nance Garner called this political post "a spare tire on the automobile of government"
    $300 18
In 1971 Clifford Irving received $750.000 from McGraw-Hill for a fake autobiography of this man
    $300 23
Tarbosaurus was a close relative of this carnivore, probably the best-known dinosaur
    $300 28
Disney released an animated version of this Kipling classic in 1967 & a live action adaptation in 1994
    $400 4
If you have a conference in Potsdam, you may fly into this closest capital city
    $400 15
Groucho's brother Gummo Marx, like William Morris, was one of these
    $400 9
Yehudi Menuhin described this type of musician as "half tiger, half poet" & he should know
    $400 19
In 1849 this U.S. city's bloody Astor Place riots began as a dispute over a performance of "Macbeth"
    $400 24
Struthiomimus resembled this largest-living bird
    $400 29
In this 1989 film about miniaturization, the giant Cheerios were painted inner tubes
    $500 5
It's the smallest & northernmost of the 3 republics on the Baltic's eastern shore
    $500 16
You can bet Chris McCarron, Laffit Pincay, Jr. & Steve Cauthen share this occupation
    $500 10
According to Sir Richard Steele, this pastime "is to the mind what exercise is to the body"
    $500 20
Murderer Albert DeSalvo, known by this nickname, was stabbed to death in a Massachusetts prison in 1973
    DD: $800 25
Dinosaurs were the dominant land mammals of this era whose name means "middle life"
    $500 30
Ray Bolger sang "Castle In Spain" to Annette Funicello in this film based on a Victor Herbert operetta

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

Albina Keith Nick
$400 $2,500 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Albina Keith Nick
$2,300 $3,500 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY
TELEVISION
NOTABLE PEOPLE
WOODWINDS
BRITISH AUTHORS
WHAT'S IN A NAME?
    $200 2
This 18th c. ruler ordered a new codification of Prussian law, the Codex Fridericianus
    $200 11
Average the ratings from 1990 through 1994 & this Morley Safer-Mike Wallace show ranks No.1
    $200 16
In the Treaty of Barcelona of 1493, this Spanish king received Cerdagne & Roussillon from France
    $200 21
A famous 1791 opera featured a "Magic" one
    $200 1
He made recordings of his "Poems and Songs of Middle-Earth" & "The Lord of the Rings"
    $200 22
It's a pet name for Bernice, as well as a young rabbit
    $400 4
In 1795 he defended the Tuileries with cannon fire that became known as the "Whiff of Grapeshot"
    $400 12
In 1994 Tyne Daly & Sharon Gless reunited to play this pair for a TV movie
    DD: $2,000 17
On April 11, 1966, this VP opened the baseball season by tossing out the first ball in the capital
    $400 23
Informally it's called a sweet potato
    $400 3
She originally published "Jane Eyre" under the pen name Currer Bell
    $400 26
Catriona is a Scottish form of this name shared by 3 of Henry VIII's wives
    $600 5
In 1739 this country's Nadir Shah captured Delhi & took away the Peacock Throne
    $600 13
Currently TV's longest-running sitcom, this FOX series celebrated its 200th episode
    $600 18
This Cretan-born Spanish artist once offered to repaint Michelangelo's "Last Judgment"
    $600 24
Gee, it's the woodwind associated with Kenny G
    $600 8
This author of "1984" was born in 1903 in Motihari, Bengal, India
    $600 27
The name of this "Othello" villain is a Welsh form of James
    $800 6
In 1340 this country's Alfonso IV joined Alfonso XI of Castile to defeat the Moors at the Salado River
    $800 14
Queen Latifah stars on "Living Single" & rapper Will Smith stars on this sitcom
    $800 19
Huntsville, Alabama's civic center is named for this German rocket engineer who came to the U.S. after WWII
    DD: $1,000 25
Like the oboe, this double reed woodwind has French & German types
    $800 9
This veterinarian who recalled his experiences in such books as "All Creatures Great and Small" died in 1995
    $800 28
This "sweet" name is Hawaiian for "heavenly flower"
    $1000 7
Born Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, she met King Louis XV at a masked ball & became his mistress
    $1000 15
It was the name of the nurse played by Diahann Carroll 1968-1971
    $1000 20
In September 1813 he sent Gen. Harrison the message "We have met the enemy, and they are ours"
    $1000 10
An illustrated edition of his "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" was published in 1994
    $1000 29
It's the sixth letter of the Greek alphabet, but on an alphabetical list of names it's near the end

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Albina Keith Nick
$3,500 $9,700 $6,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S.A.
Its design includes 13 stars, 13 stripes, 13 arrows, 13 olives, 13 rows of stones & a 13-letter motto

Final scores:

Albina Keith Nick
$6,500 $13,100 $12,999
3rd place: Delonghi espresso machine + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or Super Nintendo New champion: $13,100 2nd place: Zodiac Swiss watch & Hammerman seahorse earrings

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Albina Keith Nick
$5,200 $9,500 $6,500
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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