Show #2547 - Tuesday, October 3, 1995

Gordon Wean game 3.

Contestants

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Carole Edwards, a writer from Falls Church, Virginia

Al Kapusinski, a bar owner and film student from Huletts Landing, New York

Gordon Wean, a teacher from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
POP MUSIC
GARDENING
BIBLICAL PEOPLE
ANIMALS
THE LETTER T
    $100 2
Cardinal Achille Ratti was elected to this office Feb. 6, 1922, taking the name Pius XI
    $100 4
This Doors vocalist left the group after recording "L.A. Woman" & moved to Paris to write poetry
    $100 23
This flower's name comes from the Latin gladius, "sword", & refers to the shape of its leaves
    $100 17
Until their eyes "were opened" they were not ashamed of being naked
    $100 1
The most obvious difference between African & Asian elephants is the size of these
    $100 6
'T is short for this in words like 'twas
    DD: $500 3
Edward VII was crowned king of the United Kingdom in 1902 & emperor of this country in 1903
    $200 5
This Neil Diamond tune begins, "Where it began, I cant begin to knowin', but then I know it's grown' strong"
    $200 24
Plant the Bosc, Seckel & Bartlett varieties of this tree near each other to ensure pollination
    $200 19
This man was sitting at the gate of Sodom when he was approached by 2 angels, whom he invited home
    $200 12
The baleen type of this mammal has 2 nostrils, while the toothed has a single blowhole
    $200 7
It's cut from the center of the short loin
    $300 8
This Egyptian president graduated from the military academy at Cairo in 1938
    $300 27
This "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" singer performed the hot harmonica licks on 1964's "My Boy Lollypop"
    $300 25
Pines & azaleas are good candidates for this Japanese art of plant growing
    $300 20
Marco Polo said he visited the Persian graves of this trio, who are unnamed in the Bible
    $300 13
It is thought English sailors corrupted the name of the alcatraz, a large seabird, into this word
    $300 11
In 18th c. England, a person with a T branded on his thumb was one of these felons
    $400 9
In medieval Russia, 1 altyn equaled 3 of these monetary units
    $400 29
1 of 2 California prisons where Johnny Cash recorded live albums in the late '60s
    $400 26
It's the common name of the orange-flowered plant Lilium tigrinum
    $400 21
This wife of Abraham was Abraham's half-sister
    $400 14
This egg-laying Australian animal is one of a very few venomous mammals
    $400 16
The phrase "it fits to a T" alludes to this device used to draw right angles & parallel lines
    $500 10
In 1886 followers of the Mahdi captured Khartoum, now in this country
    $500 30
Barbra Streisand teamed with him to win a 1980 Grammy for "Guilty"
    $500 28
Hydrangeas that flower pink in normal soil will produce blooms of this color in acid soil
    $500 22
When Jacob was born, he emerged holding on to this infant's heel
    $500 15
The "clouded" variety of this big cat hunts almost entirely in the trees & eats monkeys
    $500 18
The T in T.S. Eliot stands for this name

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

Gordon Al Carole
$1,100 $700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Al Carole
$4,000 $1,400 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
DESIGN
NATIONAL PARKS
VICE PRESIDENTS
MOVIE NOSTALGIA
SCIENTISTS
    $200 5
"Benito Cereno" is one of "The Piazza Tales", an 1856 collection by this "Moby Dick" author
    $200 11
Eero Saarinen designed the Ingalls Hockey Rink for this New Haven university, his alma mater
    $200 2
This park features extinct trees such as schilderia & Araucarioxylon arizonicum
    $200 1
This Carter VP's wife was nicknamed "Joan of Art" for her interest in that subject
    $200 18
Near the beginning of this 1939 classic, Dorothy falls into a pen full of pigs
    $200 13
This horticulturist was the 13th child of Samuel Walton Burbank
    $400 6
The group of poets known as "The School of" this Quebec city included Emile Nelligan & Albert Lozeau
    $400 12
Mnesicles designed the Propylaea, the entrance gateway on this famous hill
    $400 10
This park is home to Ribbon Fall & El Capitan, a solid granite rock rising about 3600 feet
    DD: $1,800 3
In 1968 he won the Democratic presidential nomination without entering a single primary
    $400 19
She belted out Irving Berlin songs as the ambassador to Lichtenburg in "Call Me Madam"
    $400 14
This American ornithologist was the illegitimate son of a French sea captain & a servant girl
    $600 7
This biographer of Samuel Johnson was the son of Lord Auchinleck & a distant cousin of King George III
    $600 15
In the 1930s architect Arne Jacobsen designed the sleek & modern "egg" style of this piece of furniture
    $600 29
It's the longest cave system in the world, with a mapped length of over 300 miles
    $600 4
Though hindered by dyslexia, this future Ford VP was named to Phi Beta Kappa
    $600 20
Her sexy performance as cabaret star Lola-Lola in "The Blue Angel" catapulted her to stardom
    $600 25
He was almost right in predicting a comet seen in 1682 would return in 1758; it returned in 1759
    $800 8
"We are lost here in America, but I believe we shall be found", he wrote in "You Can't Go Home Again"
    $800 16
Originally, the pattern on the fisherman's style of this garment indicated the locale where the fisherman lived
    $800 28
This U.S. territory's park covers about 2/3 of St. John & 5,650 acres of its adjacent waters
    $800 23
He went to Europe after his 1807 treason trial & still attempted to gain a North American empire
    $800 21
"Merry Monarch" portrayed by Vincent Price in "Hudson's Bay" & Cedric Hardwicke in "Nell Gwyn"
    $800 30
A correct prediction of a 1560 eclipse fascinated this Dane & launched him on a scientific career
    $1000 9
She set her 1932 story "Neighbor Rosicky" in Nebraska
    $1000 17
Born in 1860, this designer whose first name was Rene became known for glass perfume bottles
    DD: $2,000 26
The Snake River enters & exits Jackson Lake in this park just south of Yellowstone
    $1000 24
This first FDR VP lived to nearly 99, making him the longest-lived holder of the office
    $1000 22
Ronald Reagan cries out, "Where's the rest of me?" in the 1942 film about this title town
    $1000 27
On May 14, 1796 he performed the first vaccination with cowpox serum, on James Phipps, age 8

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Al Carole
$9,200 $4,000 $3,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS NAMES
Born June 27, 1880, she called March 3, 1887, the day she met her teacher, the birthday of her soul

Final scores:

Gordon Al Carole
$10,200 $7,900 $7,500
3-day champion: $40,300 2nd place: Counterpoint compact disc player & Klipsch speakers + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or Super Nintendo 3rd place: New Home Memory Craft 4000 sewing machine + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or Super Nintendo

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gordon Al Carole
$9,200 $4,500 $3,800
25 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,500

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