Show #2207 - Tuesday, March 22, 1994

Contestants

Ginny Weeks, a counselor and librarian from Busby, Montana

Tom Lakeman, a writer from Beverly Hills, California

Walter Kramer, an environmental scientist from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,601)

Jeopardy! Round

ALASKA
PEOPLE
DECORATIVE ARTS
ASTRONOMY & SPACE
FRUITS & VEGETABLES
CROSSWORD CLUES "A"
    $100 1
This capital city has an area of over 3,000 square miles & a population of under 30,000
    $100 7
In commercials for Pizza Hut, this Queen of Soul sang "Deliver Me" to the tune of "Rescue Me"
    $100 21
This dynasty that ruled China between 1368 & 1644 is known for its bright porcelain
    $100 23
Most of the meteors in a meteor shower are debris left behind by one of these tailed bodies
    $100 8
The Anjou & Comice varieties of this fruit originated in France
    $100 2
Blackjack's one or eleven
(3)
    $200 3
This chain of islands is partly in the Eastern and partly in the Western Hemisphere
    $200 13
His father's first name was Herbert but this general's first name is just the initial H.
    $200 22
One decorative technique used on this material is called blind tooling
    $200 24
In 1966 Venera 3 became the first space probe to reach another planet when it crash-landed here
    $200 9
This Italian summer squash is also called a small marrow
    $200 17
Galahad's garb
(5)
    $300 4
Of 6%, 16% or 60%, the approximate percentage of Alaska's land owned by the federal govt.
    $300 14
In 1976 Ludmila Pakhomova & Aleksandr Gorshkov won the 1st Olympic gold medals in this skating event
    $300 28
In the 16th century the art of making clear crystal glass was discovered in this Italian city
    $300 25
Deimos, the outermost moon of this planet has an average diameter of only 7.8 miles
    $300 10
The name of this popular soul food vegetable comes from colewort
    $300 18
A man of morals
(5)
    $400 5
This Dane credited with discovering Alaska died during his 1741 expedition to the area
    DD: $1,000 15
This former First Lady was president of the Dramatic Club at the Girls' Latin School in Chicago
    $400 29
It's the process of decorating metal by using acid to bite patterns into the surface
    $400 26
Also called the Dog Star, it's the brightest star in the night sky
    $400 11
The cardoon, a type of thistle, is closely related to this "globe" vegetable
    $400 19
Greek beginning
(5)
    $500 6
Alaska's principal oil field is on the Arctic Coastal Plain around this bay
    $500 16
This straight-shooting Texas governor called her autobiography "Straight from the Heart"
    $500 30
The pillow type of this made in the town of Chantilly was usually black; white wasn't as common
    $500 27
In 1992 cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev returned home after nearly a year aboard this space station
    $500 12
The "Japanese" persimmon was introduced to the U.S. by this commodore in 1855
    $500 20
Last battle site
(10)

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Walter Tom Ginny
$1,300 $600 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Walter Tom Ginny
$4,200 $1,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

KINGS & QUEENS
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
POLITICAL LINGO
THE 1790s
TELEVISION HISTORY
LITERATURE
    $200 1
During his reign, 1953-1964, King Saud nearly bankrupted this country
    $200 3
In Italy some families eat a traditional supper of fried eels on this December Eve
    $200 12
Ronald Reagan was described as this kind of politician because no criticism would stick to him
    $200 26
He demonstrated his cotton gin in April 1793
    $200 11
Between 1951 & 1977 this "automotive" foundation pumped about $290 million into public TV
    $200 21
The title of his 1840 novel "The Pathfinder" refers to Natty Bumppo
    $400 2
2 members of this Florentine family, Catherine & Marie, became queens of France
    $400 4
An annual festival in Kandy, Sri Lanka honors one of this religious figure's teeth
    $400 13
Though it sounds a little more intimate, "pressing" this just refers to handshaking
    $400 27
This man who said "Give me liberty or give me death!" died in 1799
    $400 14
He was named to the CBS board of directors after he gave up his news anchor position to Dan Rather
    $400 22
The sequel to "Tom Brown's Schooldays" is called "Tom Brown at" this university
    $600 8
Named Franco's successor in 1969, he became king in 1975
    $600 5
Though Kwanzaa was inspired by an African harvest festival, it was developed in this country
    $600 17
A victory so overwhelming it resembles the rapid downward movement of a mass of rock & soil
    $600 28
This 44-gun frigate was "new" when launched on Oct. 21, 1797
    $600 15
This company was created to produce "I Love Lucy"; it combined the 2 stars' names
    $600 23
Natasha Rostova marries Pierre Bezukhov in this classic Tolstoy novel
    $800 9
In 1558 Elizabeth I succeeded this half-sister as Queen of England
    $800 6
The Thursday before Easter is known as Holy Thursday or this
    $800 18
A fervent desire to hang on to political power, it sounds like a disease you'd catch on a D.C. river
    $800 29
In 1793 NYC's daily newspaper The American Minerva was founded by this lexicographer
    $800 16
Launched in 1990, this cable network has been likened to a 24-hour version of "Entertainment Tonight"
    $800 24
His poems from the Scots Observer were collected in "Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses"
    $1000 10
In 1587 Sigismund, the son of Sweden's king, became ruler of this Eastern European country
    DD: $1,000 7
It's the most famous holiday we know that was named for a prison
    $1000 19
You don't need a medical degree to be this kind of public relations "physician"
    DD: $1,200 30
This city was capital of the United States 1790-1800
    $1000 20
The 1960 CBS documentary "Harvest of Shame" dealt with the plight of these workers
    $1000 25
He wrote his 1848 novel "Dombey and Son" while living in Switzerland

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Walter Tom Ginny
$9,400 $10,400 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PLAYWRIGHTS
Mrs. Patrick Campbell said of this vegetarian, "God help us if he should ever eat a beefsteak"

Final scores:

Walter Tom Ginny
$1 $18,801 $8,799
3rd place: Retroneu silverware + Jeopardy! '92 home game New champion: $18,801 + Jeopardy! '92 home game 2nd place: an NEC notebook computer + a Sanyo cordless phone + Jeopardy! '92 home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Walter Tom Ginny
$8,600 $10,400 $4,400
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,400

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