Show #2359 - Thursday, December 1, 1994

Missing Deanna's introduction.


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Deanna Duby, an attorney from

John Cotner, a lawyer from Grand Rapids, Michigan

Kevin Mulhern, a computer programming consultant from Stanhope, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response in this category will have the same syllables, accents, as BLANKETY-BLANK.)
    $100 16
This member of the cat family is the fastest 4-legged animal
    $100 8
This actor's last Broadway play, "The Immoralist", led to his starring role in the film "East of Eden"
    $100 21
"Funiculi Funicula" was composed for the opening of the railroad that traveled up this Italian volcano
    $100 1
"The Rushmore State" is a nickname used to refer to this state
    $100 6
This fruit beverage is described as "sweet" before it's fermented & "hard" afterwards
    $100 26
It's the movement of a rabbit across a field
    $200 17
Hail forms within clouds; this form of precipitation is raindrops that freeze as they fall
    $200 9
Author played onstage by Yvonne Mitchell in "Bloomsbury" & Maggie Smith in "Virginia"
    DD: $1,600 22
The Flying Scotsman once ran between these 2 capital cities
    $200 2
New York's nickname "The Empire State" was suggested before 1800 by this general
    $200 7
This cake is so named because originally it was made with 16 oz. each of flour, butter, sugar & eggs
    $200 27
It's the sound of a horse trotting down a paved road
    $300 18
Of igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic, the type of rock that covers most of the U.S.
    $300 10
In 1965 teenage Meryl Streep played Marian the Librarian in her high school's production of this musical
    $300 23
In 1917 a transcontinental RR was completed between Port Augusta & Kalgoorlie on this continent
    $300 3
The Hoosier National Forest is its only national forest
    $300 13
Serve oysters Rockefeller on a bed of the "rock" type of this seasoning so the shells won't topple over
    $300 28
"I went to market to buy a fat pig" & went home again this way
    $400 19
With a diameter over 35 feet, a Montezuma cypress in this country is the world's thickest tree
    $400 11
Surprisingly, Marlon Brando wasn't nominated for a Tony for playing this role in "A Streetcar Named Desire"
    $400 24
In the late 19th century, the Cannonball Express was this engineer's regular train on the Ill. Central
    $400 4
When it became a state in 1863, Wheeling was its capital
    $400 14
This spice that's often crystallized or preserved also flavors a popular non-alcoholic ale
    $400 29
Gab incessantly about a Coasters hit song
    $500 20
At one time this desert tree was used to make fence posts, but now it's used for aromatic firewood
    $500 12
Jack Palance played the uncouth Caliban in a 1955 production of this Shakespeare play
    $500 25
In 1880, 21 years after it was founded, this railroad reached the capital of New Mexico
    $500 5
This state, which leads the U.S. in wheat production, has been called the "Breadbasket of America"
    $500 15
Malaga is an extremely rich dessert wine that originated in Malaga in this country
    $500 30
Merriam Webster traces this phrase for "at great speed" back to about 1859

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

Kevin John Deanna
$2,400 -$200 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin John Deanna
$4,200 $1,100 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Country that won the Battle of Bunker Hill
    $200 10
The university sits on the upper reaches of this river that Oxonians call the Isis
    $200 11
Henry Methvin betrayed this criminal couple & led them into the 1934 ambush in which they died
    $200 18
This world's oldest Black republic occupies the western third of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola
    $200 4
The line "Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses" appeared in her poem "News Item"
    $200 22
This symbol of forest fire prevention retired in 1975 & died at the National Zoo the following year
    $400 2
In the 5th century Clovis I moved the Franks into this land conquered by Julius Caesar 500 years earlier
    $400 12
In 1602 Sir Thomas Bodley gave the university a number of these which he had bought in Europe
    $400 13
This scandal of the 1920s got its name from the site of a government oil reserve
    $400 19
The parliament of this Asian island nation is in Sri Jayewardenepura-Kotte, a suburb of Colombo
    $400 5
This poet's only novel was "The Bell Jar" published in 1963
    $400 23
To speak this language, transpose the 1st consonant of each word to the end & add "ay"
    $600 3
He conquered millions of people of the Inca Empire with about 180 men
    $600 28
While studying medicine at Oxford, he took up track & in 1954 ran a 3:59.4 mile at a meet there
    $600 14
This Cuban dictator reportedly got a $1 million kickback from Meyer Lansky
    $600 20
Shortly after this country lost the Falkland Islands War in 1982, President Galtieri resigned
    $600 6
A chapter in "The House of Seven Gables" may have influenced her "I heard a fly buzz-when I died"
    $600 24
Mark Twain once said these facial features "should merely indicate where smiles have been"
    $800 8
The War of Spanish Succession was ended in 1713 with the "Peace of" this Dutch city
    $800 29
Pronunciation of the name of the Oxford college that's spelled M‑A‑G‑D‑A‑L‑E‑N
    $800 16
No member of this team, accused of throwing the 1919 World Series, was ever convicted
    DD: $2,000 21
Eduard Shevardnadze heads this country
    DD: $700 7
During her last decade this British poet lived in the Casa Guidi in Florence, Italy
    $800 25
The insignia for the U.S. Army Medical Corps features this symbol, a staff with 2 coiled serpents
    $1000 9
In 1925 this dynasty replaced the Qajar Dynasty in Iran
    $1000 17
In 1992 Gov. Cuomo commuted the sentence of this killer of diet Dr. Herman Tarnower
    $1000 27
The Selous Game Reserve SW of Dar es Salaam in this country is the world's largest animal reserve
    $1000 15
This Black American is the poet laureate of Illinois
    $1000 26
When he retired as Supreme Court justice in 1932, he'd served to an older age than any, 90

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin John Deanna
$7,000 $2,600 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was 50 yards from victory in Britain's Grand National Steeplechase of 1956 when his horse collapsed

Final scores:

Kevin John Deanna
$11,601 $1,799 $8,800
2-day champion: $18,601 3rd place: Magnavox compact VHS camcorder + Jeopardy! home game 2nd place: Broyhill Millwood Creek dining room & Cuthbertson Christmas tree dinnerware + Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kevin John Deanna
$5,600 $2,700 $7,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
20 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,100

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Game tape date: 1994-09-12
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