Show #2430 - Friday, March 10, 1995


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Gord Brown, an editor and writer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Mike Baxter, a police officer from Warminster, Pennsylvania

Jerry Clarke, a sales representative from Stephens City, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
On March 14, 1964 he was convicted of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald
    $100 1
In bowling it's one-tenth of a game
    $100 11
The uveal tract in this organ consists of the ciliary body, the choroid & the iris
    $100 26
The 1993 antifraud model of this U.S. travel document featured a kinegram of Ben Franklin's face
    $100 21
He wrote to Abigail that the vice presidency is "the most insignificant office" man has contrived
    $100 16
Clotted cream & scones are served at the "cream" type of this British meal
    $200 7
In 1964 this head of the Teamsters union was convicted of attempting to influence a jury in Tennessee
    $200 2
In 1975 this American became the first Black man to win the Wimbledon singles title
    $200 12
Most of the tongue muscles attach to this jawbone
    $200 27
This company calls some of its newer lodging facilities Hojo Inns
    $200 22
W.S. Gilbert wrote, "I am the very model of a modern" one of these
    $200 17
The National Horseracing Museum is a short 12-mile trot from this university town
    $300 8
In 1861 delegates meeting in this Alabama city adopted the constitution of the Confederacy
    $300 3
This woman speed skater won the Sullivan Award as the top amateur athlete of 1992
    $300 13
This small pouch can hold up to 1 1/2 ounces of bile at a time
    $300 28
At over 17,000 feet, Chacaltaya near La Paz in this country is the world's highest ski slope
    $300 23
William Ernest Henley was the master of his fate & this rank of his soul
    $300 18
This beloved royal matriarch, the youngest daughter of the Earl of Strathmore, was born in 1900
    $400 9
In 1929 this pres. modernized the White House, having a telephone installed on his desk
    $400 4
In 1962 this Philadelphia Warriors player set an NBA record with 36 field goals in a game
    $400 14
This narrow, collapsed tube opens when you yawn or swallow
    $400 29
Musicians, not Roman soldiers, play on Cleopatra's barge in this Roman-themed Las Vegas hotel
    $400 24
Victor Hugo wrote that the "two halves of God" were the man in this religious post "and the Emperor"
    $400 19
A subway is a pedestrian tunnel; what we call a subway, they call this
    $500 10
In March 1954 he became the owner of RKO Pictures, paying over $23 million for it
    $500 5
Known as "Big Red", this race horse was the father of War Admiral
    DD: $500 15
This organ produces glucagon, a hormone that helps to regulate metabolism
    $500 30
Euro Disney's carrousel is named for this hero, the most romantic knight of the Round Table
    $500 25
At Hamlet's death, he says, "Now cracks a noble heart. Good night, sweet prince"
    $500 20
The only hot springs in Great Britain are in this city founded by the ancient Romans

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

Jerry Mike Gord
$1,200 $1,000 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Mike Gord
$2,200 $1,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
After his rescue by German airborne troops, this Italian dictator set up the Salo Republic on Lake Garda
    $200 13
This 1992 Clint Eastwood film was only the third Western ever to win "Best Picture"
    $200 11
It's a literal & symbolic journey to a religious center
    $200 6
In square miles, the United States' largest islands are Hawaii, Kodiak & this one in the Caribbean
    $200 26
The House committee that oversees this district has approved 3 bills to give it statehood
    $200 19
Marguerite Gautier, la Dame aux Camelias, is known by this name in America
    $400 2
Hap Arnold was in command of the USAAF, the precursor of this military group
    $400 14
At the 1942 Oscars, he presented himself with the "Best Song" award for "White Christmas"
    $400 12
It's the sabbath day of the Seventh-Day Adventists
    $400 7
The main airport on this island is Chiang Kai-shek International
    $400 27
In 1987 this Mass. Dem. declined the chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee for Labor & Human Resources
    $400 20
He's Scrooge's clerk & Tiny Tim's father
    $600 3
"The Hump" was the nickname of the air route used to supply China over this mountain range
    $600 15
From 1939 until 1966, the award for cinematography was divided into these 2 categories
    $600 18
There's still a market for buggy whips with this Mennonite group in Pennsylvania
    $600 8
This island that's paired with Nevis is also called St. Christopher
    $600 28
This person handles the vice president's duties in the Senate in his absence
    $600 24
This "sequestered glen"'s schoolmaster is Ichabod Crane
    $800 4
Only about 110 crew members survived the May 27, 1941 sinking of this German battleship
    DD: $1,500 16
When he appeared to accept his 1971 honorary Oscar, he'd been out of the country for 20 years
    $800 21
In American Judaism, this group is the middle ground between Reform & Orthodox
    $800 9
Sao Miguel is the largest of the 9 main islands that make up this Portuguese archipelago
    DD: $1,500 29
In April 1994 this Senate majority leader withdrew from consideration for a Supreme Court seat
    $800 25
Roderick Usher's twin sister, or an adventurous little girl in Paris
    $1000 5
This December 1944 battle was the largest fought on land by U.S. forces in WWII
    $1000 17
This French existentialist's "The Proud and the Beautiful" earned him a nom. for Best Motion Picture Story
    $1000 22
The Reformed Church in Geneva goes back to this 16th century Swiss-French reformer
    $1000 10
According to Homer, this island in the Ionian Sea was the birthplace of Odysseus
    $1000 30
Carl Hayden, who represented this state in the House & Senate, served in Congress the longest—57 yrs.
    $1000 23
The Wilcoxes, the Schlegels & Leonard Bast are characters whose lives intertwine in this E.M. Forster novel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Mike Gord
$11,000 $3,600 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His wife Caitlin, who outlived him by 41 years, passed away in 1994 at age 80

Final scores:

Jerry Mike Gord
$6,799 $600 $11,100
2nd place: Broyhill's Millwood Creek Collection dining room + a Wallpapers to Go gift certificate 3rd place: Wallace Silversmiths baroque-pattern chafing dish New champion: $11,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jerry Mike Gord
$9,600 $3,600 $8,100
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
12 R,
2 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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Game tape date: 1994-11-29
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