Show #2336 - Monday, October 31, 1994


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Paul McDonagh, a carpenter originally from Dublin, Ireland

Eric Schneider, an attorney from Brooklyn, New York

Russ Woodford, a guidance counselor from Sharpsburg, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1930s
(Alex: Each correct response, as indicated by the quotation marks, will begin with the letter V.)
    $100 9
In 1930 Congress established this underground national park in the Southwest
    $100 6
Famed stuntman Yakima Canutt taught Charlton Heston to drive a chariot for this 1959 film
    $100 17
A homichlophobic doesn't fear pea soup but rather the pea soup type of this weather phenomenon
    $100 1
It's the only Utah city with a population exceeding 100,000
    $100 16
When this Greek tycoon died, he willed Jackie only $200,000 a year; she later received $26 million
    $100 22
It's the proper term for an animal with a backbone
    $200 10
In 1931 Lawrence Gelb introduced a European hair dye to the U.S. under this brand name
    $200 7
1946's "Dressed To Kill" was the last film in which Basil Rathbone played this role
    $200 18
Even after looking at these from both sides now, a nephophobic will still fear them
    $200 2
In 1784 this capital was named for Francis Nash, a Revolutionary War general
    $200 27
This German socialist who died in 1895 willed most of his property to Karl Marx' children
    $200 23
It's the popular term for the host of a music video show
    $300 11
It was the Mercury Theatre On The Air's presentation on Oct. 30, 1938
    $300 8
In "The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer", he was the bachelor, Shirley Temple the bobby-soxer
    $300 19
Exhibiting eisoptrophobia, fear of these, reflects badly on you
    $300 3
The French legation building in this city dates back to the days of the Republic of Texas
    $300 28
When she died in 1910, she left most of her $2 million estate to the Christian Science Mother Church
    $300 24
A female fox
    $400 12
In February 1936 a group of workers at Goodyear pioneered this type of strike
    $400 14
This actress was the romantic focus of 2 old coots played by Jack Lemmon & Walter Matthau in "Grumpy Old Men"
    $400 20
Hippophobia is fear of these animals
    $400 4
This city is the site of the Federal Reserve Bank serving most of New England
    $400 29
When this statesman died in 1790, he left G. Washington his "crabtree walking stick, with a gold head"
    $400 25
It's the common language of a country or locale
    $500 13
This New York City playboy mayor resigned in 1932 during a corruption investigation
    $500 15
He portrayed Lincoln in 1940's "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" & 1962's "How the West Was Won"
    DD: $700 21
Photophobia & scotophobia are fears of these antonyms
    $500 5
The site of this city was chosen in 1854 by a group of antislavery settlers from nearby Lawrence
    $500 30
This wealthy publisher bequeathed $10,000 to the American Motorcyclist Association
    $500 26
It's a short drapery that can hang from the edge of a bed or table, or across the top of a window

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

Russ Eric Paul
$600 $1,600 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Russ Eric Paul
$3,200 $3,700 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
The greatest meteor showers radiate from this constellation of the lion every 33 years
    $200 1
Every May 7 & 8 since 1430, Orleans has celebrated her victory
    $200 6
In many of his works, Charles Ives quoted the "Fate Motive" from this German's famous 5th symphony
    $200 30
The Roaring Twenties ended abruptly when this came crashing down Oct. 29, 1929
    $200 21
It was once believed that wearing this green gem, a May birthstone, could cure dysentery
    $200 16
"Romance of the Three Kingdoms" by Lo Kuan-Chung is a historical novel set in this country
    $400 12
Their comas may exceed 500,000 miles in diameter
    $400 2
One of France's lakes is this large one shared with Switzerland
    $400 7
In her novel "Lucrezia Floriani", George Sand portrayed this composer, her lover, as a weakling
    $400 29
On April 20, 1865 the War Dept. issued a poster offering $50,000 for the capture of this man
    $400 22
According to Guinness, the largest example of this fossil resin gem weighs 33 pounds 10 ounces
    $400 17
Catullus, known for his passionate love poems, is considered one of this empire's greatest poets
    $600 13
Herculina, one of these small bodies orbiting the sun between Mars & Jupiter, has its own moon
    DD: $1,000 3
Historic figure seen here in a triple portrait:
    $600 8
Ferde Grofe's suite about this waterfall was premiered by the Buffalo Philharmonic in 1961
    $600 26
In 1825 Congress authorized a federal survey to mark this route between the Missouri River & New Mexico
    DD: $1,500 23
You can see the Star of Asia, a 330-carat one of these gems, at the Smithsonian
    $600 18
This "Brothers Karamazov" author's 1st published work was a translation of Balzac's "Eugenie Grandet"
    $800 14
The "seas" of the moon, actually regions of iron-rich basaltic lava, are called this in Latin
    $800 4
Among the firms on "L'Avenue de" this in Epernay are Pol Roger & Moet et Chandon
    $800 9
This "Threepenny Opera" composer's first symphony was first performed in the 1950s, after his death
    $800 27
John Brown was wounded & lost 2 of his sons during the raid on the arsenal at this site
    $800 24
Cinnamon stone is a cinnamon-colored variety of this reddish stone
    $800 19
Fairy Blackstick is featured in this "Vanity Fair" author's Christmas book "The Rose and the Ring"
    $1000 15
This Dane's observations of the "New Star" of 1572 were published in his "De Nova Stella"
    $1000 5
Premier of France during World War I, he was nicknamed "The Tiger"
    $1000 10
This "Billy the Kid" composer's first published piece of music was "The Cat and the Mouse"
    $1000 28
Between 1621 & 1656, he was elected governor of Plymouth Colony 31 times
    $1000 25
Of the 3 traditional birthstones for June, it's the one named for a Russian ruler
    $1000 20
"Little Herr Friedemann" was this "Buddenbrooks" author's 1st collection of short stories

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Russ Eric Paul
$3,000 $8,400 $8,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Excluding the U.S. Canada, these 2 countries share the longest continuous border in the world, nearly 3,300 miles

Final scores:

Russ Eric Paul
$5,998 $0 $999
New champion: $5,998 3rd place: Towle flatware set 2nd place: Singer Furniture bedroom set + Magnavox TV/VCR

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Russ Eric Paul
$2,800 $7,500 $8,500
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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Game tape date: 1994-08-31
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