Show #2485 - Friday, May 26, 1995

Contestants

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Jane Orenstein, an attorney from Long Beach, California

Mike Hiltzik, a journalist from Los Angeles, California

Jeff Hall, a student teacher from Lemoore, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,600)

Jeopardy! Round

1958
ACTORS & ACTRESSES
AROUND THE WORLD
LIBRARIES
THE WHITE HOUSE
12-LETTER WORDS
    $100 19
In 1958 he took office as president of the Teamsters union
    $100 3
Born Greta Gustafsson in Stockholm, she played a woman named Greta in 2 of her early silent films
    $100 1
This Scottish capital's Festival Fringe is one of the world's biggest arts festivals
    $100 2
The Black Hills State University Library in this state has porcelain representations
    $100 10
Originally in the center of the West Wing, this office of the president is now in a corner
    $100 24
It's the customary break between acts of a play
    $200 20
Feb. 11 marked the 100th anniversary of St. Bernadette's vision of the Virgin Mary at this French site
    $200 4
As a young man, this brother of Noah Beery was an assistant elephant trainer with Ringling Brothers
    $200 8
The world's longest fence, 3,437 miles long, was erected in this country to protect sheep
    $200 9
The John Foster Dulles Library of Diplomatic History is located on the campus of this New Jersey school
    $200 11
In 1965 a garden on the east side of the mansion was named for this first lady by Mrs. Johnson
    $200 27
Over 80% of 5-year-olds in the U.S. attend this type of school or program
    $300 21
On Memorial Day an unknown soldier from each of these 2 wars was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery
    $300 5
In 1977 this "Jezebel" star became the first woman to receive the AFI's Life Achievement Award
    $300 12
It's the second-smallest continent, but the second-largest in terms of population
    DD: $500 18
This public library was founded in 1895 by consolidating the Astor & Lenox Libraries & the Tilden Trust
    $300 13
Formerly a study, this bedroom displays the only signed & dated copy of the Gettysburg Address
    $300 28
It's the process that sours milk & turns grape juice into wine
    $400 22
Harry Winston donated this gem, valued at $1 1/2 million, to the Smithsonian
    $400 6
In French films since 1908, he sang the title tune to the 1970 film "The Aristocats"
    $400 16
In Hungary the language is Hungarian; in Armenia, it's Armenian; in Austria, it's this
    $400 25
In 1711 Philip V founded this country's national library
    $400 14
The oldest possession in the White House is a portrait of George Washington by this artist
    $400 29
Often used for outdoor concerts, it's a round building with a central arena & rising tiers of seats
    $500 23
On Jan. 3, 1958 this New Zealander & his party became the 1st to reach the South Pole since Robert Scott
    $500 7
Films directed by this star of "Cyrano de Bergerac" include "Return to Peyton Place" & "State Fair"
    $500 17
This country's 500 million electors make it the world's biggest democracy
    $500 26
The Theodore M. Hesburgh Library at this college has a 12-story granite mural on its outer wall
    $500 15
Used for the president's official banquets, this room can seat as many as 140 guests
    $500 30
It's the study of man, including his physical & cultural aspects

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

Jeff Mike Jane
$1,500 $1,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Mike Jane
$4,000 $2,600 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY
MAMMALS
ANCIENT PLACES
INDIANS
JUST DESSERTS
AUTHORS
    $200 8
He & his wife Isabel were elected president & vice president of Argentina in 1973
    $200 17
Oddly, one of this largest land mammal's closest relatives is the small, rabbitlike hyrax
    $200 2
In the 50s B.C. Julius Caesar conquered the last part of this region that now covers all of France
    $200 25
In the names of famous Chiefs this color preceded Cloud, Eagle, Jacket & Wing
    $200 1
This U.S. city's "cream pie" is actually a custard-filled cake
    $200 3
This author thought about calling his famous 1865 book "Alice Among the Goblins"
    $400 13
The slow-witted Ivan V reigned as co-czar with this "Great" man 1682-1696
    $400 18
The aardwolf is a member of this animal family, & that's no "laughing" matter
    $400 4
This city near the Hellespont was known as Ilion when it faded into obscurity in the 4th century A.D.
    $400 26
Two Moon, who was at the Battle of Little Bighorn, was a model for the design on this U.S. coin
    $400 22
The name of this frozen dessert can be traced back to sharbah, Arabic for "a drink"
    $400 9
Andre Malraux' revolutionary activities in this Asian country inspired "Man's Fate", set there
    $600 14
Ramon Mercader, who killed Leon Trotsky in this country in 1940, served 20 years in jail there
    $600 19
In North America, reindeer are more commonly called this
    $600 5
This city on the Euphrates had at least 8 fortified gates, including Urash & Ishtar
    $600 29
Short Bull, who taught this dance at the Rosebud Reservation, later joined Cody's Wild West show
    $600 23
A buche de noel is a French Christmas cake that is decorated to look like one of these
    DD: $1,200 10
He gave up writing novels after "Jude the Obscure" but published many, many poems
    $800 15
The deposed Shah of Iran died on July 27, 1980 in exile in this North African country
    $800 20
Of the 4 living species of sea cows, 3 are manatees & the other is this
    $800 6
This largest Cretan city of the Bronze Age was the home of the legendary King Minos
    $800 30
He may have personally welcomed William Penn to America & a New York "Hall" was named for him
    $800 24
This dessert is ice cream set upon sponge cake, covered with meringue & browned in the oven
    $800 11
This Swedish playwright began attending the University of Uppsala in 1867 but never graduated
    $1000 16
This eastern German city was destroyed by fire in 1491 & 1685 & by Allied bombers in 1945
    $1000 21
During its brown summer phase, this weasel is called a stoat
    DD: $1,500 7
This city named for Alexander the Great's father was the first European city visited by St. Paul
    $1000 28
Carlos Castaneda covered the culture & wisdom of this tribe in "The Teachings of Don Juan"
    $1000 27
A linzertorte contains this kind of jam
    $1000 12
"Joseph and His Brothers" is a tetralogy of novels by this German who also wrote "Death in Venice"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Mike Jane
$12,500 $6,200 $1,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ISLANDS
Residents of this island were forced to leave in 1946, returned in the '70s & were relocated again in 1978

Final scores:

Jeff Mike Jane
$12,500 $10,399 $1,999
2-day champion: $27,100 2nd place: stay at Quail Lodge in Carmel & Samsung camcorder + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or Super Nintendo 3rd place: Pinseeker golf clubs + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or Super Nintendo

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Mike Jane
$11,800 $5,600 $1,000
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
8 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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