Show #2555 - Friday, October 13, 1995

Paul Thompson game 1.

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Paul Thompson, a personnel manager from Cheverly, Maryland

Linda Proch, a musician from Richardson, Texas

Rob Fisher, a math teacher from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD FACTS
THE MOVIES
FOOD
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
"SUN"s & "MOON"s
    $100 21
The Portuguese call this country a Nova Zelandia
    $100 6
Jonathan Demme won an Oscar for directing this 1991 thriller starring Jodie Foster & Anthony Hopkins
    $100 13
One legend says Mr. & Mrs. LeGrand Benedict sparked the creation of this dish at Delmonico's
    $100 11
Patrick Ferguson had this American general in his gunsights but thought him "an unoffending individual"
    $100 16
BellSouth Corporation is headquartered on Peachtree Street in this city
    $100 1
He's nicknamed the "father of modern China"
    $200 25
The island of Dominica lies in the eastern part of this sea, between Martinique & Guadeloupe
    $200 7
Dustin Hoffman & Meryl Streep played the husband-and-wife title characters in this 1979 film
    $200 15
Austrians relish foods "mit Schlag", which means topped with this substance
    $200 12
In 1777 Button Gwinnett was fatally wounded in one of these; Alexander Hamilton should have taken notice
    $200 17
This company started putting "Peanuts" characters on its greeting cards in 1960
    $200 2
The name of this Unification Church leader fits the category
    $300 26
In 1984 one of these fish bearing a crown was added to New Brunswick's coat of arms
    $300 8
Though nominated for an Oscar, Jack Palance spoke fewer than 20 lines in this 1953 Alan Ladd Western
    $300 22
This 2-word term that describes traditional African-American fare is fairly recent, c. 1960
    $300 14
His younger brother Ira was also a Green Mountain Boy
    $300 18
This automaker announced a record $23.5 billion net loss for 1992
    $300 3
She was TV's Punky Brewster
    $400 27
It's the state religion of Malta
    $400 9
After a bit part in 1951's "Fourteen Hours", she appeared in "High Noon" the following year
    $400 29
The French belon variety of this bivalve is now being farmed in the United States
    $400 23
Isaac Barre called those who protested the Stamp Act "Sons of" this & the name stuck
    $400 19
What's now USX was formed under this name in 1901
    $400 4
In The Who's Who's Who, he'd be listed under Late Drummer
    $500 28
Swedish is this country's 2nd official language, but only about 6% of the people speak it
    $500 10
"Repulsion", starring Catherine Deneuve, was this director's first English-language film
    $500 30
The thick top crust of this pie-like fruit dessert is made of biscuit dough
    DD: $1,000 24
Hanged as a spy for working with Benedict Arnold, his remains were interred in Westminster Abbey
    $500 20
Vulcan materials company is headquartered in this Alabama city
    $500 5
We assume her brother Dweezil would be a Valley guy

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

Rob Linda Paul
$1,000 $1,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Linda Paul
$700 $2,500 $4,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 20th CENTURY
MUSEUMS
TREES
PLAYS
MEDICINE
THE QUOTABLE CHURCHILL
    $200 1
On Feb. 11, 1918 he announced his "Four Principles" to Congress, supplementing his "Fourteen Points"
    $200 10
Statues on display in this Paris museum include the Victory of Samothrace & the Venus de Milo
    $200 9
The sharp, thin, pointed leaves of a fir are called these
    $200 6
In a Rostand play, his enormous nose makes him reluctant to declare his love for Roxane
    $200 15
An early version of this instrument used to hear the heart was made from a wooden tube
    $200 24
"We would rather see" this capital "laid in ruins... than that it should be tamely and abjectly enslaved"
    $400 2
On Jan. 26, 1931 he was released from prison in India to participate in political discussions
    $400 16
The California State Railroad Museum in this capital city is the largest of its kind in North America
    $400 11
It's the oldest species of cedar still being cultivated
    DD: $1,500 7
In Christopher Fry's "The Lady's Not for Burning", Jennet Jourdemayne is accused of this crime
    $400 18
This Rochester, Minn. medical center is administered by a 12-member board of governors
    $400 25
In his first speech as P.M., he said, "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and" this
    $600 3
John Turner was prime minister of this country for a few months in 1984
    $600 17
A Dublin museum devoted to this writer is housed in a tower used as a setting for his "Ulysses"
    $600 12
Sycamore & silver are types of this tree famous for its 3- or 5-lobed leaves
    $600 8
"The International Stud" is the first play in this Harvey Fierstein trilogy
    $600 20
This contagious children's disease characterized by spots is sometimes called morbilli
    $600 26
Completes the line "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many, to..."
    $800 4
In the Munich Pact of 1938 France & Britain turned over the Sudetenland area of this country to Germany
    $800 21
This Bavarian city's Marstallmuseum features a sleigh that belonged to Mad King Ludwig
    $800 13
The yew, the ash & this tree, also 3 letters, were held sacred by Irish druids
    $800 19
This O'Neill epic takes place among the dissolute alcoholics of Harry Hope's saloon
    $800 30
Strep throat is caused by a type of these spherical bacteria that are linked in chains
    $800 27
N 1914 he said, "The maxim of the British people is 'Business as'" this
    DD: $1,500 5
After a 1980 coup, Desi Bouterse took power in this formerly Dutch South American country
    $1000 22
Painter Edvard Munch bequeathed his works to this capital city, which now has them on display
    $1000 14
It's the milky sap of the sapodilla, not the gum tree
    $1000 23
This Ben Jonson play is subtitled "The Fox"
    $1000 29
To diagnose certain injuries & diseases, physicians can use MRI, which stands for this
    $1000 28
"I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia, it is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Linda Paul
$4,500 $6,900 $9,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

GOVERNMENT
Bill Clinton did this for the first time as president June 7, 1995, 869 days into his term

Final scores:

Rob Linda Paul
$5,500 $10,400 $13,801
3rd place: Samsung 13" color monitor combination TV/VCR + Jeopardy! home game 2nd place: Ashley Furniture casual country style Ashville dining collection + Bob Mitchell Designs fine handscreened wall coverings & related fabrics + Jeopardy! home game New champion: $13,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rob Linda Paul
$4,500 $6,900 $10,000
11 R,
1 W
20 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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