Show #2516 - Monday, July 10, 1995

1995-A Seniors Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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

Jan Van Faasen, a high school library secretary from Holland, Michigan

Marty Eshkov, a dentist from Hernando Beach, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
You should visit your dentist right away if you notice these are swollen or bleed easily
    $100 16
Bruce Willis got his first big break playing David Addison on this series
    $100 1
It was the military code name for the Persian Gulf War
    $100 9
Since 1896 Prudential Insurance has used this as a symbol of its company
    $100 13
Soft shoe is similar to this kind of dancing, but without the metal plates
    $100 6
Henry Adams said these people, not enemies, "are born, not made"
    $200 22
Chiropractors believe the misalignment of this series of bones is a major cause of health problems
    $200 17
In a 1994 TV movie, "Bionic Woman" Jaime Sommers married this character
    $200 2
While president of the Philippines in the late 1960s, he encouraged foreign firms to invest in his country
    $200 10
On Wall Street this oil company is known as "OXY"
    $200 27
In romantic ballets such as "Les Sylphides", this ballet skirt is calf-length
    $200 7
Poor Richard's Almanack tells us, "A fine genius in his own country, is like" this metal "in the mine"
    $300 23
One of the best ways to avoid this "common" illness is to wash your hands often
    $300 18
George Clooney, formerly of "Sisters" plays Dr. Doug Ross on this series
    $300 3
In 1947 Pakistan & this country went to war over the state of Kashmir
    $300 14
In 1887 William Bristol joined with this man to form the Clinton Pharmaceutical Company
    $300 28
At the end of the Ukrainian Arkan dance, performers leap over a roaring one of these
    $300 8
Herodotus wrote, "Men trust their ears less than" these sense organs
    $400 24
Kidney beans & 100% bran cereal are high in the soluble & insoluble kinds of this
    $400 19
Vicki Lawrence played Thelma Harper & Ken Berry played her son Vint on this sitcom
    $400 4
From 1951 to 1960 this future Ugandan dictator was heavyweight boxing champ of his country
    $400 15
In 1941 this company built its first aluminum foil plant in Alabama
    $400 29
This risque dance may be of Algerian origin, though it's most associated with France
    $400 11
Job said, "I am a brother to" these mythical beasts, "and a companion to owls"
    $500 25
This test gives you your diastolic reading
    $500 20
The Ropers, the landlord couple on this series, later got their own series
    $500 5
In 1680 the Portuguese founded Colonia in this small country between Brazil & Argentina
    $500 26
Among this company's products are various calculators & the LaserJet 4 Plus printer
    DD: $500 30
The legends, art & dances of this religion inspired Ruth St. Denis' 1906 dance work "Radha"
    $500 12
"The minority is always right" is a line from his 1882 play "An Enemy of the People"

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

Marty Jan Al
$300 $700 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Jan Al
$0 $1,100 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In this novel Jo reads to her aged Aunt March, who has a fine library & a Spanish-speaking parrot
    $200 16
A single one of these can bud into a large reef-building colony
    $200 21
He'd been recording for 12 years when he cut his theme, 1962's "I Left My Heart in San Francisco"
    $200 1
This Hungarian capital is considered one of Europe's most beautiful cities
    $200 26
In 1699 William Penn made his 2nd trip to Pennsylvania & this William was arrested as a pirate
    $200 11
The natural force of attraction between 2 massive bodies, it comes from gravis, Latin for "heavy"
    $400 7
A baker named Drusila Fawley is Jude's great-aunt in this 1895 Thomas Hardy novel
    $400 17
Young pilchards that are canned are called these
    $400 22
This crooner's brother Bob also recorded "Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day"
    $400 2
It's where you'd find the Benaki & Acropolis Museums
    $400 27
While Heloise & Abelard's romance developed, this Persian was writing his romantic Rubaiyat
    $400 12
The name of this bird comes from gugubarra, a Wiradjuri word
    $600 8
Little Nell's grandfather loses his store to the evil Daniel Quilp in this 1840s novel
    $600 18
Some species of this animal eject a cloud of luminous ink to escape under cover of light
    $600 23
In 1955, when he crooned "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup", he was "Unforgettable"
    $600 3
ash-Sham is an Arabic name for this Syrian capital
    $600 28
While Dante was writing "The Divine Comedy" 1308-1321, this liberator sat on the throne of Scotland
    $600 13
The name of this plant cultivated for its reddish leafstalks comes in part from Latin for "barbarian"
    $800 9
In this author's novel "The Possessed", Karmazinov, a pompous writer, is a parody of Turgenev
    $800 19
It's the largest plankton eater on earth
    $800 24
He hit the Top 40 in the 1960s with "And Roses and Roses" & "Days of Wine and Roses"
    $800 4
This capital of Afghanistan lies on a river of the same name
    $800 29
Shakespeare was only 8 when this Danish astronomer discovered his "new star"
    $800 14
A partial story between stories of a building, its name comes from Latin meaning "in the middle"
    DD: $1,000 10
At the beginning of a Coleridge poem, this title character "stoppeth one of three"
    DD: $2,000 20
These commonly have 5 arms, but some may have up to 40
    $1000 25
"It's Not For Me To Say", that "Chances Are" he's a "Wonderful Wonderful" singer
    $1000 5
Sucre, the judicial capital of this country, was named for the country's first president
    $1000 30
When Joan was burned at the stake in 1431, this future Spanish inquisitor was about 11 years old
    $1000 15
This word meaning "tearfully sentimental" comes from the name of Mary Magdalene

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Jan Al
$1,400 $6,100 $13,300
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

When he died in 1926, he was buried in the bronze casket he had toured with

Final scores:

Marty Jan Al
$2,799 $8,100 $13,300
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marty Jan Al
$1,900 $6,100 $12,300
16 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,300

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Game tape date: 1995-02-27
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