Show #2562 - Tuesday, October 24, 1995

Contestants

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Dennis Jones, an analyst from Springfield, Virginia

Alan Hegi, a lawyer from Fort Worth, Texas

Mary Neville, a registered nurse from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE ROMAN EMPIRE
LATIN
ARENAS
THE CIRCUS
LIONS
CHRISTIANs
    $100 11
In 47 B.C. he came, saw & conquered King Pharnaces of Pontus
    $100 1
Abbreviated c. or ca., it's used to mean "about" when referring to an uncertain date
    $100 26
George Foreman started his professional boxing career with a KO victory at this NYC venue
    $100 12
A funambulist walks on one of these, with or without a net
    $100 20
The lion is the chief predator of this tallest of all animals
    $100 2
"Prinsessen Paa Aerten" or "The Princess on the Pea" is just one of his tales
    $200 16
The origin of these combatants who performed for the public lies in Etruscan funeral rituals
    $200 7
Meaning "before the war", it describes many southern mansions built before the Civil War
    $200 27
The roof of this Connecticut capital's coliseum collapsed in 1978, hours after nearly 5.000 spectators left
    $200 13
Ida, the only sister of these famous circus brothers, married railroad engineer Henry North in 1902
    $200 21
Sadly, the Asiatic lion is on this list
    $200 3
His "New Look" of 1947 featured unpadded shoulders & low hemlines
    $300 17
Until Augustus reclaimed it, she owned Cyprus; it was a gift from Mark Antony
    $300 8
Be on guard if you see the phrase "cave canem"; it means this
    $300 28
Reunion Arena is the home of this city's Mavericks basketball team
    $300 14
This enormous gorilla nicknamed "Gargy" created a sensation in the 1940s
    $300 22
It's the proper term for a group of lions
    $300 4
In 1993 he found "True Romance" onscreen with Patricia Arquette
    DD: $500 18
In 27 B.C. Marcus Agrippa built this temple to all the Roman gods; it was rebuilt about 100 years later
    $400 9
If you say something in Latin that you don't mean, it's a "lapsus linguae", which is this
    $400 29
"Colorful" name of the home of Philadelphia's NHL Flyers
    $400 15
Margarita Vazquez Ayala & her daughters are famous for juggling flaming torches while hanging by this
    $400 23
For a lioness it's about 109 days
    $400 5
He's the famous master's mate of the HMS Bounty
    $500 19
Claudius took elephants when he invaded this island land in 43 A.D.
    $500 10
It's the honorary title often "earned" by a professor upon retirement
    $500 30
This city's architecturally unique Saddledome was built for the 1988 Winter Olympics
    $500 25
In 1968 showman Irvin Feld founded a "college" for these performers in Venice, Florida
    $500 24
African lions like to hunt at night in these wide-open grasslands
    $500 6
This Austrian physicist is known for his 1842 "sound effect"

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

Mary Alan Dennis
$1,400 $200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Alan Dennis
$1,100 $2,700 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY AMERICA
INTERNATIONAL CUISINE
THE EMMYS
SICKNESS & HEALTH
GEOGRAPHY
THEATRE
    $200 11
The passage of this state's Proposition 13 in 1978 sparked similar tax revolts in other states
    $200 16
Kedgeree is an East Indian dish made from lentils, onions & this grain
    $200 30
In 1994 this ABC series starring Dennis Franz received a record 26 Emmy nominations
    $200 1
The Salk & Sabin vaccines have been so successful that this disease has been eradicated in the Americas
    $200 2
In area it's the largest country in the Americas
    $200 21
The 1992 Broadway musical "Jelly's Last Jam" is based on the life of this composer
    $400 12
When completed over the Hudson in 1931, it was the world's longest suspension bridge
    $400 17
Dumplings called csipetke are often served with this most famous Hungarian stew
    $400 26
Hank Williams, Jr. won a 1991 Emmy for writing the theme for this prime-time sports show
    $400 7
It's the medical term for any cancer-causing substance
    $400 3
It makes sense that the Namib Desert is mainly in this country
    $400 22
In 1992 Alan Alda starred on Broadway in this playwright's
"Jake's Women"
    $600 13
Commercial radio broadcasting began in America in 1920 with Detroit's WWJ & this city's KDKA
    $600 18
Churros are a sweet treat from this country
    $600 27
This actor who plays Hayden Fox on "Coach" won his first Emmy in 1992 after 2 previous nominations
    $600 8
Because the symptoms usually last only a short time, German measles is also called this
    $600 4
There are no major islands in this sea, but the Crimean Peninsula protrudes into it
    $600 23
This Robert Bolt drama about the final years of Sir Thomas More won the 1962 Tony for Best Play
    $800 14
In 1948 this Democrat was elected Illinois governor by the largest majority in the state's history
    $800 19
Finhan haddie got its name from the village of Findon in this country
    $800 28
In 1993 Tom Skerritt & Kathy Baker won Emmys for this CBS drama
    $800 9
In 1968 Dr. Norman Shumway performed the first of these surgeries on an adult in the U.S.
    $800 5
Long, Cat & New Providence are among this commonwealth's 700 islands
    DD: $1,000 24
In an Ibsen play this title character is married to George Tesman
    $1000 15
In 1909 this Swiss disciple accompanied Sigmund Freud to America on a speaking tour
    $1000 20
French dishes described as a la diplomate contain truffles & this shellfish
    $1000 29
This PBS series hosted by LeVar Burton won a 1990 Emmy as Best Children's Series
    $1000 10
This drug, found to cause birth defects in the 1960s, has since been used on occasion to treat leprosy
    DD: $1,500 6
In 1988 this country renounced its claim to the West Bank
    $1000 25
This William Inge play was originally titled "Front Porch"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Alan Dennis
$3,700 $5,900 $9,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORICAL QUOTES
In 1912 he said, "There is only one thing to do... go back to the Republican Party"

Final scores:

Mary Alan Dennis
$7,399 $11,799 $11,801
3rd place: Washburn acoustic guitar + GameTek Jeopardy! 2nd place: Berkline Wall-Away sofa & Aiwa digital mini system + GameTek Jeopardy! New champion: $11,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mary Alan Dennis
$3,500 $5,800 $9,200
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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