Show #2608 - Wednesday, December 27, 1995

1995-B Seniors Tournament semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Parma Holt, a homemaker from Silver Spring, Maryland

Dave Tucker, a real estate broker from Luray, Virginia

Jerry Platzman, a pharmacist and attorney from Monsey, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS TEXANS
9-LETTER WORDS
POTENT POTABLES
HISTORY
SONG LYRICS
AROUND THE WORLD
    $100 12
Roy Rogers' leading lady, this "Queen of the West" is a native of Uvalde, Texas
    $100 11
On February 14 this person is singled out as one's sweetheart
    $100 18
Abricotine is a liqueur made from this fruit
    $100 6
This capital city was founded in 1457 when warrior Ota Dokan built the predecessor of Edo Castle
    $100 13
"Tiptoe to the window, by the window, that is where I'll be, come tiptoe through" these "with me"
    $100 1
The Tisza, Hungary's longest river, is a branch of this "beautiful blue" river
    $200 23
This singer turned sausage entrepreneur is a member of the Texas Hall of Fame
    $200 26
This means of transportation often found in a mall is usually angled at 30º from the horizontal
    $200 19
3 drinks are made from the juice of Mexican agave plants: mescal, pulque & this
    $200 7
Aurangzeb, this country's Mogul ruler, took over his father Shah Jahan's throne & jailed him in Agra
    $200 14
"Isn't it rich'? Are we a pair? Me here at last on the ground, you in midair; send in" these
    $200 2
World Book calls this South American country "the world's largest 'coffeepot'"
    $300 24
The son of Mexican-American parents, this famous golfer was born near Dallas in 1939
    $300 28
This waterproof canvas covers an athletic field to protect it from the elements
    $300 20
It's the spirit traditionally featured in a Tom Collins
    $300 8
According to tradition, Portugal's King John II named this African cape first sighted by Dias
    $300 15
"Put another nickel in, in the nickelodeon; all I want is having you and" This! This! This!
    $300 3
This capital of Finland lies on the Gulf of Finland
    $400 25
He debuted the Houston Symphony when he was 13; at 23 he won the Tchaikovsky Piano Competition
    $400 29
One of these Catholic books of questions & answers was prepared at the Council of Trent in 1566
    $400 21
Pour kahlua & vodka over ice & you'll have this "colorful" cocktail
    DD: $1,200 9
In 1958 this man became president of the United Arab Republic
    $400 16
"There's nothing left for me, of days that used to be; I live in memory among" these
    $400 4
Since ancient times peridot has been mined on the island of Zabarjad off the coast of Egypt in this sea
    $500 27
Actress/dancers Ann Miller & this wife of Tony Martin both hail from Texas
    $500 30
This measure of a star's brightness can be apparent or absolute
    $500 22
Verdelho is a medium-sweet type of this wine named for a Portuguese island
    $500 10
In 1860 Victor Emmanuel II, king of this island, invaded the Papal States & defeated the papal troops
    $500 17
It begins, "No one to talk with, all by myself, no one to walk with but I'm happy on the shelf"
    $500 5
The barong, a dance from this Indonesian island, dramatizes a battle between a creature & a witch

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

Jerry Dave Parma
$500 $1,900 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Dave Parma
$2,700 $1,800 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE BIBLE
STATE CAPITALS
LITERARY HODGEPODGE
BUSINESS & FINANCE
THE SUPREME COURT
QUOTATIONS
    $200 7
According to Matthew, Mark & Luke, this Baptist was imprisoned before Jesus began his ministry
    $200 15
This Colorado city's mint at West Colfax & Cherokee turns out more than 5 billion coins a year
    $200 26
Hercule Poirot is at the dentist's office at the beginning of her novel "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe"
    $200 12
This business associate may be dormant, general, limited, secret or silent
    $200 6
This Black justice opposed the death penalty throughout his 24 years on the court
    $200 1
Will Cuppy said this bird "seems to have been invented for the sole purpose of becoming extinct"
    $400 14
His mother used pitch to waterproof the basket in which she set him upon the Nile
    $400 16
In an 1894 vote Anaconda lost to this city as Montana's capital
    $400 13
It's your group of investments; a diversified one minimizes risk
    DD: $1,000 8
She tied for first in her Columbia Law School class but received no job offers from NYC firms
    $400 2
To those wanting this general dismissed, Lincoln said, "I can't spare this man; he fights"
    $600 23
His first converts in Corinth were Stephanas & his household
    $600 17
Before becoming a senator, Barry Goldwater served on its city council
    $600 29
Hartley Coleridge, the wayward eldest son of this famous poet, was known for his sensitive sonnets
    $600 18
It's an illegal stock transaction based on information not available to the general public
    $600 9
The court limited the reach of this antitrust act in 1895's U.S. v. E.C. Knight Co.
    $600 3
Henry Kissinger said "Power is the ultimate" one of these
    $800 24
This name for the site of the final cosmic battle appears only in Revelation 16:16
    $800 21
Since 1919 Blaine House in this Maine capital has been home to the state's governors
    $800 28
Longfellow described this poem of his as "a tale of love in Acadie, home of the happy"
    $800 19
Since the '30s a new public company must publish one of these for potential investors
    $800 10
He replaced Brandeis on the court in 1939 & served until 1975
    $800 4
"Most everybody climbs into their grave married" appears in Act II of this Thornton Wilder play
    DD: $3,000 25
The eighth book of the Old Testament is named for this loyal Moabite widow
    $1000 22
It was made capital of the Oregon Territory in 1851 & soon became state capital
    $1000 27
His Bowdoin College classmate Horatio Bridge subsidized the publication of his "Twice-Told Tales"
    $1000 20
Similar to a commission, this "fee" is paid to the person who brought the buyer & seller together
    $1000 11
In U.S. v. Miller the court ruled this amendment permitted registration of sawed-off shotguns
    $1000 5
In "Alexander's Feast" John Dryden wrote, "None but the brave deserves" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Dave Parma
$6,500 $3,600 $10,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ADVERTISING SYMBOLS
In a 1945 poll she ranked as the best-known woman in America after Eleanor Roosevelt

Final scores:

Jerry Dave Parma
$13,000 $0 $8,700
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jerry Dave Parma
$5,900 $2,800 $8,900
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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