Show #2519 - Thursday, July 13, 1995

1995-A Seniors Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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Barbara Eschrich, a senior buyer from Brookhaven, Pennsylvania

Caroline Brown, a computer specialist from Elmhurst, New York

Larry Bowman, an attorney from Indian Wells, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
Sara orangetip, which has orange-tipped wings, is a type of this beautiful insect
    $100 22
In 1994 this indefatigable star embarked on a 30th anniversary tour of "Hello, Dolly!"
    $100 20
Micheline Bernardi modeled the first of these in 1946, 4 days after an atomic bomb test
    $100 1
In craps odds are that this number will come up the most frequently
    $100 4
A myth about the poet Epimenides says he did this for 57 years—more than twice as long as Rip Van Winkle
    $100 6
    $200 17
Of the aphid, the flea or the black widow spider, the one that doesn't belong in the category
    $200 23
In 1960 Tammy Grimes played this "Unsinkable" title character on Broadway
    $200 21
In 1720 a Mrs. Clements was the first to sell this condiment in paste form rather than as seeds
    $200 2
This game isn't an invention of U.S. states; Augustus ran one to raise revenue for repairs in ancient Rome
    $200 8
The woodpecker was sacred to this Roman god of war
    $200 7
    $300 18
Insects are poikilothermic, which is a synonym for this
    $300 27
He starred in the Broadway musical "Top Banana" before he played Sergeant Bilko on TV
    $300 24
In 1971 this tennis star became the first woman athlete to earn $100,000 in one year
    $300 3
Nickname of famous 20th century gambler Nicholas Andrea Dandolos of Rethymnon, Crete
    DD: $300 9
Like the Pleiades, the Hyades were sisters who were transformed into these
    $300 10
    $400 19
Wireworms are the slender larvae of the "click" type of this insect
    $400 28
She belted out "You'll Never Get Away From Me" with Jack Klugman in the 1959 musical "Gypsy"
    $400 25
She was the first British monarch to travel by rail
    $400 5
A casino may have a lounge for this game where you pick numbers & hope the blower delivers them
    $400 15
This city made famous by a war was founded on a site indicated by a spotted cow
    $400 13
    $500 30
These African flies transmit the trypanosomes that cause souma, a disease of ruminants
    $500 29
Bobby Short sang "Too Darn Hot" in a 1956 revival of this Cole Porter musical
    $500 26
In 1989 Barbara C. Harris became the first woman to reach this rank in the Episcopal Church
    $500 11
On the Riviera, words spoken during this game might be "trois, rouge, impair, manque"
    $500 16
After they were turned into swine, Ulysses' men "pigged out" on acorns fed to them by this sorceress
    $500 14

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

Larry Caroline Barbara
$500 $200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Caroline Barbara
$700 $2,700 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
He moved to Santa Rosa, California using money from the sale of a potato he'd developed
    $200 1
Nynorsk, a dialect of this language, was created in the 1800s as a reaction to Danish influence
    $200 6
The Green Lake Room is one of the chambers in this New Mexico national park
    $200 7
As Dan Quayle did in Indiana, Harry Truman served in this military group in Missouri
    $200 9
To fight imaginary enemies is to "tilt at" these structures, as Don Quixote did
    $200 21
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo's frescoes of Antony & this queen are in the Palazzo Labia in Venice
    $400 27
Alhazen, Islam's greatest medieval scientist, once boasted that he could control this river's flooding
    $400 2
The first modern novel in this language was "Love of Zion", published in 1853
    $400 13
This arm of Lake Michigan is at the mouth of the Fox River
    $400 8
His second inaugural address, the second given & the shortest ever, was 135 words long
    $400 17
This hero of "Les Miserables" became the prototype of a poor man suffering social injustice
    $400 22
"The Actor", painted c. 1904, shows he was moving from his Blue Period to his Rose Period
    $600 28
James Chadwick discovered this electrically uncharged subatomic particle
    $600 3
Martin Luther translated the Bible into this language using the dialect of Saxony
    $600 14
The Jabal al-Akhdar in Oman, or where you find Smugglers' Notch in Vermont
    $600 10
This president was not present at the swearing-in of his successor, Thomas Jefferson
    $600 18
The name of this father of Sir Galahad is a byword for romantic chivalry
    $600 23
In 1892 he painted Jane Avril entering & leaving the Moulin Rouge
    $800 29
Caroline Herschel, sister of William, was the first important woman in this scientific field
    $800 4
Although this is Nigeria's official language, Hausa, Yoruba & Ibo are the most widely spoken
    $800 15
In 1960 4 Black students sat at a lunch counter in this N.C. city & began a nationwide protest
    $800 11
In 1976 he was the candidate of the Social Democrats as well as the Democrats
    $800 19
A dashing suitor is a Lochinvar, after a hero who steals another's bride in this Scotsman's poem "Marmion"
    $800 24
The largest collection of this magazine illustrator's original art is in a Stockbridge, Mass. museum
    $1000 30
This Danish physicist amplified Rutherford's model of the atom
    $1000 5
Many words, such as brandy, skate & yacht, have been adapted from this language
    DD: $2,000 16
In 1861 & 1862 it was the Confederate capital of Kentucky
    DD: $1,800 12
His father was named Alphonso, he had 2 half-brothers named Alphonso & his son was Robert Alphonso
    $1000 20
The name of this kingdom in "The Prisoner of Zenda" became a synonym for a fanciful, romantic place
    $1000 25
In 1892 this Impressionist began his series of paintings of Rouen Cathedral

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Caroline Barbara
$1,500 $7,300 $700
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

In a famous 1892 ballet, she rules over the Kingdom of Sweets

Final scores:

Larry Caroline Barbara
$3,000 $6,300 $1,400
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Larry Caroline Barbara
$3,600 $9,300 $700
14 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
24 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $13,600

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Game tape date: 1995-02-27
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