Show #2521 - Monday, July 17, 1995

1995-A Seniors Tournament semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Anne Farrell, a homemaker from Binghamton, New York

Susan Schubert, a retired teacher from Phoenix, Arizona

Al Vedro, an independent video producer from Menlo Park, California

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Jeopardy! Round

GEMS & JEWELRY
OPERA
LEISURE
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
THE 1960s
THE "BREAKER"s
    $100 26
This precious form of beryl is colored green by minute amounts of chromium
    $100 1
This king loses his heart to Jane Seymour in "Anna Bolena" & Anna herself is destined to lose her head
    $100 21
You collect these if you're a philatelist
    $100 11
In a fathom there are 6 feet or this many yards
    $100 6
On Jan. 7, 1969 he resigned as governor of Maryland; he was sworn in as vice president January 20
    $100 16
This may be played if the final score is even
    $200 27
This blue or greenish gem came from Iran to Europe through Turkey, hence its name
    $200 2
A lodge picnic on Kittiwah Island is the setting for Act II, Scene 2 of this Gershwin opera
    $200 22
It's the game in which you'd use a shuttlecock
    $200 12
In music it's the term for a measure of a set number of beats
    $200 7
In 1966 the Roman Catholic Church in the U.S. rescinded the rule against eating this on Fridays
    $200 17
A ship that opens channels in the Arctic, or a remark that opens conversation
    $300 28
The finest of these gems are a color called Kashmir blue
    $300 3
His story "The Little Match Girl" inspired an 1897 opera by Danish composer August Enna
    $300 23
Many play this game for fun & profit while helping their local churches; don't forget your daubers
    $300 13
2-word term for the point at which all molecular motion ceases
    $300 8
After orbiting the earth in 1962, he said, "Friendship 7 is just a beginning, a successful experiment"
    $300 18
In electrical circles, a fuse acts as one
    $400 29
The fire type of this gemstone can be yellow to red in color
    $400 4
Born in 1923, this Greek-American soprano was noted for her portrayal of Lucia di Lammermoor
    $400 24
Whether you use this craft to make accessories or plant hangers, it helps if you have a knotting board
    $400 14
The skin-fold measurement is the most popular way to measure this on your body
    DD: $500 9
This cabinet department formerly headed by Jack Kemp was established in 1965
    $400 19
You won't get "drafted" wearing this jacket
    $500 30
Before the revolution, this St. Petersburg, Russia jewelry firm employed over 500 artisans
    $500 5
Francois-Andre Philidor's operatic version of this Henry Fielding novel was popular in the 1760s
    $500 25
In this billiard game, after the 15 red balls are sunk, the remaining 6 must be pocketed in order
    $500 15
175/70R13 is a common size for these; there's a "flat" rate to fix 'em
    $500 10
In 1961 Hassan II succeeded his father, Muhammad V, as king of this North African country
    $500 20
Moon River was an "old dream maker" & one of these

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

Al Susan Anne
$1,500 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Al Susan Anne
$2,000 $3,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

NONFICTION
THE MIDDLE AGES
PEOPLE
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
ODDS & ENDS
THE SHAKERS
    $200 6
His last days are chronicled in "The Emperor's Last Island: A Journey to St. Helena"
    $200 1
This string of beads used to keep count of prayers may have appeared in the West by the 9th century
    $200 11
This lyricist who wrote "Three Coins In The Fountain" was born Samuel Cohen
    $200 16
Although it covers about 700 square miles, this Florida lake has a mean depth of only 7 feet
    $200 26
In the Klondike this season lasts 7 months
    $200 21
Shaker inventions include the flat broom, the clothes pin & the buzz type of this tool
    $400 7
In 1883 she published a "History of the Red Cross"
    $400 2
In August 1227 this Mongol leader died in Kansu
    $400 12
John Bradley, the last survivor of 6 servicemen who raised the flag on this island in 1945, died in 1994
    $400 17
In the U.S. this mountain system stretches from New Mexico to the Canadian border
    $400 27
This former talk show host pledged $100,000 for a museum to be built in Norfolk, Nebraska
    $400 22
This Cleveland suburb has a Shaker Museum
    $600 8
In 1985 this Spanish-born Cuban bandleader published "Rumba is My Life"
    $600 3
It took nearly 100 years to rebuild this Venice cathedral after a fire in 976
    $600 13
In 1993 he became Israel's first head of government to visit China
    $600 18
Sonoma, Solano, Contra Costa & Marin Counties meet at a point in San Pablo Bay, in this state
    $600 28
The wedge made famous by Dorothy Hamill in 1976 was a type of this
    $600 23
The Shakers split from this "shaking" group
    $800 9
Last names of the "Sisters" who told of their "First 100 Years" in the bestseller "Having Our Say"
    DD: $800 4
Aachen served as capital of the Frankish kingdom under this man & his son Louis the Pious
    DD: $3,200 14
In 1993 Ruth Bader Ginsburg replaced this Supreme Court justice who retired after 31 years
    $800 19
New York's Rikers Island lies in this river
    $800 29
In 1953 this organization bought Juliette Gordon Low's birthplace & turned it into a memorial
    $800 24
Composer who used the Shaker melody "Simple Gifts" in his "Appalachian Spring"
    $1000 10
His "Devil's Dictionary" was originally published as "The Cynic's Word Book" in 1906
    $1000 5
In 1215 this king is thought to have set his seal on the Magna Carta at Runnymede
    $1000 15
As a youngster this author of "The Heidi Chronicles" took dance lessons from June Taylor
    $1000 20
This state's highest point, 535-foot-high Driskill Mountain, lies in Bienville Parish
    $1000 30
In December 1994 the 111th of these was created in Germany, but it only lasted for 2/1000 of a second
    $1000 25
The Shakers believe this founder of the sect was the reincarnation of Christ

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Al Susan Anne
$800 $11,800 $5,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PLAYWRIGHTS
He was still writing plays in 1947 at age 91 when he said, "As long as I live I must write"

Final scores:

Al Susan Anne
$0 $12,200 $11,200
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Al Susan Anne
$4,000 $11,800 $5,500
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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