Show #2086 - Monday, October 4, 1993

Contestants

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Laura Jacobsson, a waitress from Chicago, Illinois

Matthew Seelinger, a legislative assistant originally from Falls Church, Virginia

Barry Kerman, an ophthalmologist from Woodland Hills, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,799)

Jeopardy! Round

NATIONAL PARKS
THE MOVIES
GEMS
PRESIDENTIAL QUOTES
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
POTPOURRI
    $100 22
Glacier National Park is in Montana & Glacier Bay National Park is in this state
    $100 10
Film in which Humphrey Bogart said, "I remember every detail. The Germans wore gray. You wore blue."
    $100 13
Uralian emerald is a type of garnet that's this color, not red
    $100 6
He wrote to his wife Abigail, "I must not write a word to you about politics"
    $100 19
The Duchess says all of these can grin, not just the Cheshire ones, "and most of 'em do"
    $100 1
The John Conti Co.'s museum in Louisville should wake you up—it's devoted to this breakfast brew
    $200 23
Big Bend National Park in Texas is located on a bend of this river
    $200 11
This movie monster was also known as the Gill Man
    $200 14
Many samples of this fossilized resin come from sands that are 40 to 60 million years old
    $200 7
Of this future president, Lincoln said, "I can't spare this man; he fights"
    $200 20
When Alice first meets the Caterpillar, he's sitting atop one of these
    $200 2
In "I Left My Heart in San Francisco", these vehicles "climb halfway to the stars!"
    $300 26
In 1872 it became the world's first area designated as a national park
    $300 16
In 1956 this singer took the title song from "The Tender Trap" to No. 7 on the pop charts
    $300 15
If you were born in this late summer month, peridot is your birthstone
    $300 8
This man, McKinley's VP, said McKinley "has no more backbone than a chocolate eclair"
    $300 21
The Mad Hatter's has butter in it, is 2 days slow & the March Hare dips it in his tea
    $300 3
The Triton was the first of these to travel around the world underwater
    DD: $1,500 27
This park encompasses the southernmost land on the U.S. mainland
    $400 17
The 1937 movie "A Family Affair", starring Lionel Barrymore & Mickey Rooney, was the 1st in this series
    $400 24
The name of this gem comes from the Greek word adamas, which means "unconquerable"
    $400 9
Speaking of this opponent, LBJ said, "He wants to repeal the present and veto the future"
    $400 29
The soldiers who double over to make the croquet arches are live ones of these
    $400 4
Of all the colors we know, this one has the most "skeletal" name
    $500 28
This U.S. South Pacific territory has a national park featuring a tropical rain forest
    $500 18
Grace Kelly's last film as an actress, it was a remake of "The Philadelphia Story"
    $500 25
A 243-pound crystal of this "sea-colored" gem was discovered in Brazil in 1910
    $500 12
c. 1918 FDR said of this man, "I wish we could make him president"; in 1932 FDR defeated him for the office
    $500 30
Classes at this character's school included music, washing, reeling, writhing & seaography
    $500 5
This handsome Latvian-born dancer won the Nijinsky Prize in 1968 & defected 6 years later

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

Barry Matthew Laura
$900 $1,700 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Barry Matthew Laura
$1,500 $4,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT HISTORY
ART
BLACK AMERICA
THE CONSTITUTION
LANGUAGES
PULITZER PRIZE PLAYS
    $200 1
An earthquake in 224 B.C. caused this monument of Rhodes to break at the knees & fall
    $200 6
Self-taught sculptor Simon Rodia spent 3 decades on this city's Watt Towers
    $200 14
In 1989 this singer toured for the first time in her career without the Pips
    $200 10
Article III, Section 3 partially defines this as giving "aid and comfort" to enemies of the U.S.
    $200 15
This language's equivalent of "Go fly a kite" is "Vete a freir esparragos", which means "Go fry asparagus"
    $200 21
Lee J. Cobb was just 37 when he played 60-something Willy Loman in this 1949 Prize winner
    $400 2
After conquering Tyre in 332 B.C., he went to Egypt & was crowned pharaoh
    $400 7
David Siqueiros was a leader of this country's mural renaissance with Rivera & Orozco
    $400 19
Joe Black, the first black pitcher to win a World Series game, later became a VP of this bus co.
    $400 11
This Virginian was president of the Constitutional Convention
    $400 16
It's the language you're most likely to hear in the country of San Marino
    $400 22
In 1992 "The Kentucky Cycle" became the first play to win without being produced in this city
    $600 3
At its completion in 128, this Roman fortification in Britain extended nearly 75 miles
    $600 8
This armless Hellenistic statue of Nike was supposedly made by Pythokritos of Rhodes
    $600 20
In 1935 chemist Percy Julian synthesized physostigmine, a drug used in treating this eye condition
    $600 12
Amendments become part of the Constitution when ratified by this fraction of the states
    $600 25
Change 1 letter in Filipino to get this name of a Filipino language
    $600 23
He directed his wife Vivien Leigh in the 1945 London production of "The Skin of Our Teeth"
    $800 4
After a defeat at Leuctra, Spartan power declined & this military league ceased to exist
    DD: $1,500 9
His most famous work, "The Scream", is in The National Gallery in Oslo
    $800 26
Oscar De Priest, the 1st 20th c. black elected to Congress, represented this "Prairie State" 1929-1935
    DD: $2,500 17
This word may be substituted for "swear" in the presidential oath of office
    $800 24
Jessica Lange played Blanche DuBois in this play 45 years after Jessica Tandy created the role
    $1000 5
In the 2nd century B.C., the Helvetii migrated from Germany into what is now this country
    $1000 13
This Swedish-born American artist is known for his soft sculptures
    $1000 27
One of the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" in 1970, this female activist was acquitted of all charges in 1972
    $1000 18
Article IV, Section 4 guarantees every state this form of government

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Barry Matthew Laura
$2,000 $4,700 $2,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

EXPLORERS
This famous explorer was born in Larvik, Norway October 6, 1914

Final scores:

Barry Matthew Laura
$1 $5,201 $1
3rd place: Bausch & Lomb binoculars + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! for SNES & Sega Genesis New champion: $5,201 2nd place: General Instrument satellite TV system & Samsung 27" color TV

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Barry Matthew Laura
$3,500 $6,100 $2,600
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $12,200

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