Show #2511 - Monday, July 3, 1995

David Siegel game 5.


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Leigh Koman, a community volunteer from Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Larry Cooperman, a case administrator from Cold Spring Harbor, New York

David Siegel, a paralegal from Los Angeles, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $71,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 25
Under ideal conditions, the Kentucky type of this grass can grow as high as 3 1/2 feet
    $100 1
This group's first recordings, cut in Germany in 1961, featured drummer Pete Best
    $100 12
Terrapin meat, derived from this type of creature, is sometimes pounded & served like steak
    $100 19
The pharaoh Hound originated in this country during the time of the pharaohs
    $100 11
The Old Mint in this city features jazz & Mardi Gras memorabilia
    $100 6
A government slogan of WWII said that these "sink ships"
    $200 27
In caves these 2 icicle-shaped formations often meet to form columns
    $200 2
Also known as CCR, this group was originally formed as Tommy Fogerty & the Blue Velvets
    $200 13
The word jambalaya may come from the French jambon, meaning this
    $200 20
The Zapotecs erected their capital, Monte Alban, in what is now the state of Oaxaca in this country
    $200 14
In 1987 this NYC museum added the Sackler Galleries for Asian Art
    $200 7
Wm. Bradford wrote of the Pilgrims' landing, "They fell upon" these "and blessed the god of heaven"
    $300 28
In some species of frogs, this larval stage is completely absent
    $300 3
This lead singer of The Animals wrote a memoir called "I Used to Be An Animal But I'm Alright Now"
    $300 15
It's ground into a meal that's used in gefilte fish & knaidlach
    $300 23
Roscius, who rehearsed every gesture meticulously, was one of this civilization's greatest actors
    $300 16
The Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria in this state has exhibits on the salmon industry
    $300 8
W.S. Gilbert wrote, "Faint" this "never won fair lady!"
    $400 29
Brownish in color, lignite is a low-grade type of this
    $400 4
This group reached No. 1 twice: "Black Water" in 1975 & "What A Fool Believes" in 1979
    $400 21
A popular appetizer, this Mexican dish consists of tortilla chips topped with cheese & chilies
    $400 24
He became king of Babylonia in 605 B.C., after the death of his father, Nabopolassar
    $400 17
The Goodyear World of Rubber in this city has exhibits depicting the history of rubber
    $400 9
Psalm 119 says, "Thy word is a lamp unto" these, "and a light unto my path"
    $500 30
Oysters are the most common source for saltwater pearls & these are the usual source for freshwater ones
    $500 5
This superstar's mother, Cissy, sang backup for Elvis while a member of the Sweet Inspirations
    $500 22
Ricotta is often made from this liquid left over from making provolone cheese
    DD: $500 26
Built by Cyrus the Great, Pasargadae was the 1st dynastic capital of this empire
    $500 18
Exhibits at the Salvation Army's Heritage Centre in London include this man's Bible & passport
    $500 10
Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote, "I fear thee, Ancient Mariner! I fear thy skinny" this

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

David Larry Leigh
$1,600 -$200 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Larry Leigh
$3,400 $1,500 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The American Temperance Society was founded in 1826 to promote abstinence from this
    $200 8
More loanwords in present-day Japanese come from this Asian language than from any other
    $200 20
The House & Senate each have one of these officials who is responsible for the daily opening prayer
    $200 2
Cellini's only major surviving work as a goldsmith is a magnificent container for this seasoning
    $200 21
Blind himself, he began teaching at the National Institute for Blind Children in 1826
    $200 30
In 1849 his poems "The Bells" & "Annabel Lee" were published
    $400 3
In 1949 this Australian city was chosen as the site of the 1956 Summer Olympic Games
    $400 9
Tamashak is the language of the Tuareg people of this North African desert
    $400 19
This Republican first served as Senate Majority Leader 1985-87
    $400 4
Moravians adorn their homes with 3-dimensional depictions of these heavenly bodies on the 1st Sunday of Advent
    $400 28
In 1945 he founded the French Navy's Undersea Research Group
    $400 29
He's referred to in the line "It was two by the village clock, when he came to the bridge in Concord Town"
    $600 13
In 1615 Anne of Austria, daughter of this country's King Philip III, married Louis XIII
    $600 10
This term for a common language used by people of diverse tongues is Italian for "Frankish language"
    $600 18
The House Standards of Official Conduct Committee is commonly known by this shorter name
    $600 5
In the 1800s this religious sect became famous for making simple, austere furniture, especially chairs
    $600 27
Vittorio Orlando, Lloyd George, Woodrow Wilson & this man drafted the post-WWI Treaty of Versailles
    $600 26
These 2 epics are the oldest surviving Greek poems, both probably dating from the 700s B.C.
    $800 14
In 339 B.C. Philip II of this country defeated & killed Atheas, the ruler of the Scythians
    $800 11
Users of this modern language, spoken on a North Atlantic island, can easily read the medieval Eddas
    DD: $1,500 17
Published at the start of each 2-year term, it's the official "Who's Who" of Congress
    DD: $1,000 6
A gem carving process that's the opposite of intaglio, or a kind of glassware that resembles it
    $800 23
His voyages to the New World earned him the nickname "Father of New France"
    $800 25
In 1814 he abandoned his wife, Harriet Westbrook, & ran off with 16-year-old Mary Godwin
    $1000 15
This archduchess of Austria was born in Vienna on May 13, 1717
    $1000 12
Tamil is spoken by over 40,000,000 people in this country's state of Tamil Nadu
    $1000 16
This Oregon Republican was arrested & carried onto the Senate floor during a 1988 filibuster
    $1000 7
Muralist Richard Haas paints the exteriors of buildings in this "fool the eye" style
    $1000 22
This 19th century surgeon discovered the speech center of the brain
    $1000 24
In this poem Frost wrote, "Before I built a wall I'd ask to know what I was walling in or walling out"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Larry Leigh
$9,500 $6,700 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was discovered in 1898 when 2 scientists in France extracted a minute amount from a ton of pitchblende

Final scores:

David Larry Leigh
$14,500 $10,700 $2,000
5-day champion: $86,200 2nd place: Psion pocket computer + Sansui mini component system + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or Super Nintendo Entertainment System 3rd place: Scout GPS + Jeopardy! Sports Edition for home computer or Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Larry Leigh
$8,800 $6,700 $4,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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Game tape date: 1995-02-15
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