Show #2510 - Friday, June 30, 1995

David Siegel game 4.


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Marc Swisdak, a graduate student from Adelphi, Maryland

Jane Beezley, a retired teacher from Columbia, Missouri

David Siegel, a paralegal from Los Angeles, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $49,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
The Ohio River contributes more water to this river, which it joins in Illinois, than any other tributary
    $100 21
The Oscar ceremony held in 1959 set this record: amazingly, it lasted only 1 hour & 40 minutes
    $100 22
Different types of this tool are the pipe, monkey & Allen
    $100 11
In a poll, he ranked as the most hated being in the world, followed by Mussolini & the devil
    $100 6
At a formal dinner, wait until the hostess puts this on her lap before you do
    $100 1
3 cheers for this cone-shaped device that amplifies a cheerleader's cheers
    $200 13
The Arlington Memorial Bridge over this river links Washington, D.C. to Virginia
    $200 24
He directed his daughter Anjelica's Oscar-winning performance in "Prizzi's Honor"
    $200 23
When your wine bottle doesn't have a twist-off cap, you need one of these
    $200 14
This 3-year war ended in 1939 after Madrid fell to Franco
    $200 7
Emily Post says if a boy gives a girl one of these for a prom, she must wear it even if it clashes
    $200 2
This 14-letter name of a devil may come from the Hebrew words mephitz-- "destroyer"-- & tophel--"liar"
    $300 16
One of the world's longest suspension bridges, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge crosses this body
    $300 25
In 1995 this Tom Hanks film received 13 Oscar nominations including Best Actor & Best Picture
    $300 27
This tool is also called a plumber's helper
    $300 15
In June regular transatlantic air service began between Port Washington, N.Y. & this French port city
    $300 8
At a formal wedding, a groom should have one of these for every 50 guests
    $300 3
A Gyrovague was one of these who wandered from one monastery to another
    $400 17
Waterfalls along this state's Kennebec River are used to generate power
    $400 26
A documentary about this woman won a 1955 Oscar, 7 years before Patty Duke won for playing her as a child
    $400 28
A rubber blade on a handle, it's used to remove a liquid from a surface
    $400 19
Struck by a rare disease, he bid a tearful farewell to Yankee fans on July 4
    $400 9
Amy Vanderbilt says only an experienced fox hunter should give this traditional cry at a sighting
    $400 4
This colorless oil is also called liquid petrolatum
    $500 18
The Trans-Alaska pipeline runs between the Port of Valdez & this bay
    $500 30
She was only 22 when she won the first Best Actress Oscar; she must have been in "Seventh Heaven"
    $500 29
Miners know it has a heavy blade on one side of its head & a pointed end on the other
    DD: $1,000 20
He took over Louis Brandeis' seat on the Supreme Court, serving until 1975
    $500 10
At a formal dinner, it's filled with cold water & you may float a few rose petals in it
    $500 5
This deep, soft wave was named for the French hairdresser who invented it in the 1870s

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

David Jane Marc
$1,500 $1,100 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Jane Marc
$2,200 $3,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Hatshepsut was one of the few female pharaohs of this country
    $200 6
She wrote "The Mystery of the Blue Train" as well as "Murder on the Orient Express"
    $200 8
He performed his first experiments with wireless telegraphy on his father's estate near Bologna
    $200 29
Our greatest land victory in the War of 1812 was this battle, after the war ended
    $200 7
The French call this percussion instrument a tambour de Basque
    $200 21
Donatello was among the students who helped Ghiberti make a pair of these for a baptistery
    $400 2
Since 1864 the Ionian Islands have been part of this country
    $400 22
It's the first name shared by authors Tyler, Rule & Rice
    $400 16
He was working as a bank clerk in Rochester, N.Y. when he obtained his first patent for photography
    $400 30
His death during the Battle of Bosworth Field ended the reign of the Plantagenets
    $400 28
The shakuhachi is a type of Japanese flute made from this giant grass
    $400 20
Sir Edwin Landseer produced the 4 bronze lions at the base of this tall London monument
    $600 3
In 1631 the papacy formally recognized the independence of this nation that's surrounded by Italy
    $600 9
Her novel "The Kitchen God's Wife" was inspired by her mother's stories of pre-Communist China
    $600 17
He used money from his improved stock ticker to open his first workshop in Newark
    $600 27
Lord Raglan gave the orders that sent the Light Brigade charging in this war's Battle of Balaklava
    $600 12
In 1904 this ragtime pianist composed "Sycamore, A Concert Rag"
    $600 15
In addition to churches & tombs, Bernini was known for these; a famous one is in the Piazza Navona
    $800 4
Sranan Tongo, spoken in this South American country, combines many languages, including English & Dutch
    $800 10
In 1967 this "Rebecca" author published a travel guide called "Vanishing Cornwall"
    $800 18
In the 1850s he wrote a 2-volume work, "Gum-Elastic and Its Varieties"
    $800 24
In Sept. 1914, in the first battle of this French river, the German advance on Paris was halted
    $800 13
The poems of this "Song of Myself" author inspired musical works by Frederick Delius & Norman Dello Joio
    $800 25
This artist known for his giant comic strip panels recreated the same effects in sculptures
    DD: $1,500 5
This Asian country's King Bhumibol Adulyadej was born in the United States
    $1000 11
Harriet S. Adams wrote "Bobbsey Twins" novels as Laura Lee Hope & "Nancy Drew" novels under this pen name
    DD: $4,000 19
On December 22, 1895, he took an X-ray of his wife's hand
    $1000 23
Santa Anna, taken prisoner in this battle, was freed after he agreed to recognize Texas' independence
    $1000 14
This Spanish classical guitarist who was born in 1893 was basically self-taught
    $1000 26
Known for soft sculptures, this Swedish-born American artist once sold plaster replicas of fast foods

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Jane Marc
$11,100 $3,400 $12,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He died July 12, 1804 of a gunshot wound received at Weehawken Heights, New Jersey

Final scores:

David Jane Marc
$22,100 $3,600 $2,400
4-day champion: $71,700 2nd place: Berkline Wallaway sofa + Wallpapers to Go gift certificate + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or Super Nintendo Entertainment System 3rd place: Astral crystalware + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Jane Marc
$10,100 $3,400 $9,400
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
16 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,900

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Game tape date: 1995-02-14
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