Show #2378 - Wednesday, December 28, 1994

Contestants

Will Webster, an attorney originally from Decatur, Alabama

Arlene Goldberg, a language coordinator from Staten Island, New York

Pat Farrior, a postal worker from Pensacola, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,399)

Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
THE FUNNIES
FOOD & DRINK
BIOLOGY
FLAGS
RULES FROM EXODUS
    $100 2
On May 22, 1906 they received a patent for an improved model of their airplane
    $100 1
The pun police are a running gag in this prehistoric strip
    $100 16
In an Italian restaurant, order Moleche & you'll get the soft-shelled type of these crustaceans
    $100 8
Crocodilians are the only reptiles in which this organ has 4 separated chambers
    $100 12
The flag of this British Crown colony has a castle denoting its strategic importance in the Mediterranean
    $100 11
You should not take the name of the Lord "in" this
    $200 3
Samuel Adams referred to this April 19, 1775 battle when he said, "What a glorious morning for America!"
    $200 5
On January 7, 1929 2 strips debuted, "Tarzan" and this strip about a man who wakes up 500 years in the future
    $200 18
Used to flavor cocktails, orange & Angostura are types of these
    $200 22
The armadillo possesses the endo- & exo- types of this support structure
    $200 23
The District of Columbia's flag is the banner of the arms of his ancestral family in England
    $200 13
According to 21:15 & 17, if you smite or even curse these 2 family members, you should die
    $300 4
Prior to his election to the Tennessee legislature in 1821, this frontiersman was a Justice of the Peace
    $300 9
Baby Dumpling was born in 1934 in this strip
    $300 19
First made by Dutch immigrants in East Prussia, Tilsit is a type of this
    $300 27
E. coli, one of these found in humans, is often used in genetic studies
    $300 24
Israel's flag consists of this object & 2 stripes of blue on a white field
    $300 14
One of the commandments says "Thou shalt not bear" this "against thy neighbor"
    $400 6
1 of 4 freedoms FDR termed essential in a January 6, 1941 address to Congress
    $400 10
In 1950, at age 87, he approved his last strip for his papers, Mort Walker's "Beetle Bailey"
    $400 20
The name of this twisted fried doughnut is from the Dutch for "twisted cake"
    $400 28
A bird's crop is an expanded area of this part of the alimentary canal between the pharynx & stomach
    $400 25
Oliver Hazard Perry's flag bore this phrase uttered by James Lawrence in the War of 1812
    $400 17
You're supposed to eat this kind of bread 7 days a year; they all fall during Passover
    $500 7
Of the 3 writers of the Federalist papers, 2 were New Yorkers & he was a Virginian
    $500 15
This humorous, unmarried title woman works for a marketing firm & has a dog named Electra
    $500 30
This traditional French dish consists of meat braised in red wine & garnished with mushrooms & onions
    $500 29
In 1910 Paul Ehrlich announced that Salvarsan was an effective treatment for this disease
    DD: $400 26
This alliance's flag contains all the flags of its members, including Peru, Grenada, & the U.S.
    $500 21
23:8 warns not to take one of these inducements, for it "perverteth the words of the righteousness"

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

Pat Arlene Will
$600 $1,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Arlene Will
$1,100 $1,500 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

1993
PARKS
OPERA
THE 7 ANCIENT WONDERS
LITERATURE
POT LUCK
    $200 6
At the end of May, Emerson Fittipaldi won this auto race for the second time
    $200 21
This state's Kenai Fjords National Park is the site of the Harding icefield, one of the USA's major icefields
    $200 1
Though there are about 75 of these, some lists only include one of them
    $200 7
Cervantes novel that tells us, "A knight errant without a lady is like...a body without a soul"
    $200 12
Koalas rarely drink water; instead, they obtain their liquid mostly from the leaves of this tree
    $400 17
In June the U.S. fired on this country in retaliation for their plot to kill George Bush
    $400 22
The lowest point of this national park in the southwest U.S. is more than 1100 feet underground
    $400 2
It's said that on the day this conqueror was born in 356 B.C. Herostratus burned down the Temple of Diana
    $400 8
He wrote his first novel, "Murphy", in 1938, 14 years before his famous play "Waiting for Godot"
    $400 13
From 1943 to 1974 this radio program was broadcast from Nashville's Ryman Auditorium
    $600 18
On November 2 the Senate voted 94-6 to subpoena 3,000 pages of his diary
    $600 24
This Norwegian completed only 3 scenes of "Olav Trygvason", his sole attempt at opera
    $600 3
Some sources say a ship could sail under this wonder, some say it had its feet together
    $600 9
His wife Mary said the caroling of a skylark in Leghorn inspired his poem "To a Skylark"
    $600 14
He was present when St. Stephen was martyred & persecuted other Christians while he was known as Saul
    $800 19
Kimba Wood was considered for this cabinet post but ran afoul with Nannygate
    $800 23
This country's Cape Horn national park is the most southerly park in the Western Hemisphere
    $800 25
Name shared by a Handel opera, a general in Verdi's "Attila" & Mr. Pinza of the Met
    DD: $1,000 4
Pliny said that by his time this wonder was just a desolate wilderness
    $800 10
"The Knight's Tale" by this 14th century author is based on Boccaccio's poem "Teseida"
    $800 15
This Finnish-born architect designed NYC's CBS building, his only skyscraper
    $1000 20
This treaty on European unity went into effect on November 1
    $1000 26
Placido Domingo starred in a 1992 TV version of "Tosca", taped in its actual settings in this capital city
    $1000 5
When finished by Ptolemy Philadelphus, it was over 400 feet high
    $1000 11
His 1958 novel "Our Man in Havana" takes place in pre-Castro Cuba
    $1000 16
Born in 1850, this future labor leader joined the cigarmakers' union at the age of 14

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Arlene Will
$3,100 $4,300 $4,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ETYMOLOGY
(Alex: Boy, is that frightening?)
Until 1946, this word usually meant a mathematician; since then, it's come to mean a machine

Final scores:

Pat Arlene Will
$1 $6,600 $6,300
3rd place: DeLonghi espresso/cappuccino maker + Jeopardy! Sports Edition video game + Jeopardy! '92 home game New champion: $6,600 + Jeopardy! Sports Edition video game + Jeopardy! '92 home game 2nd place: a New Home Memory Craft 8000 sewing machine + a Hoover Steam Vac + Jeopardy! Sports Edition video game + Jeopardy! '92 home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Pat Arlene Will
$3,100 $4,300 $4,200
14 R,
7 W
13 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $11,600

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