Show #2055 - Friday, July 9, 1993

Ed Schiffer game 5.
Last regular-play game of Season 9.


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Maureen Wasley, a game designer from Santa Clara, California

David Ivanov, a word processor originally from San Pedro, California

Ed Schiffer, a college lecturer originally from New York City, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $47,703)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
In June this outlaw led The Sundance Kid and the rest of his gang in their first big train robbery
    $100 3
In this mid-1980s this team from Edmonton won the NHL's Stanley Cup 4 years out of 5
    $100 13
Like a rickshaw, a brouette was pulled by one of these
    $100 19
For a time parsley & sage were used as remedies for this; now Minoxidil is giving it a try
    $100 14
Broccoflower, a relatively new vegetable, is a cross between broccoli & this
    $100 1
As a noun it's the horny sheath covering the toes of certain mammals; as a verb, it means "to dance"
    $200 8
This state's first national park, Mount Rainier, was established
    $200 10
Lyn St. James was named Rookie of the Year at this May 24, 1992 auto race, the first woman so honored
    $200 24
The name of this Chinese sailing ship is derived from Portuguese & Javanese, not Chinese
    $200 20
Roses, jasmine, and lavender have been used in this "therapy" as calming agents
    $200 15
Beurre blanc is a classic French sauce whose name means this color butter
    $200 2
To complain bitterly & loudly is to "raise" this
    $300 9
William McKinley became the first sitting president to ride in a car when he took a spin in this "steamer"
    $300 25
From 1976 to 1980, this Swede won 5 straight Wimbledon men's singles championships
    $300 28
This wheeled seat attached to a motorcycle debuted circa 1903; the cocktail came later
    $300 21
Span. missionaries in Peru found a substance in the bark of the Cinchona tree that treats this disease
    $300 16
The last name of a nursery rhyme Jack, or a fish that's so high in fat he couldn't eat it
    $300 4
This can be a careless mistake or a foolish person who might make one
    $400 11
The marketer of a beverage called Grain-O acquired the rights to this dessert
    $400 26
From 1964 through 1968, she was the U.S. women's figure skating champion
    $400 29
The world's largest railway station, this U.S. landmark covers some 48 acres
    $400 22
Although toxic, lily of the valley & oleander are plants that have been used to regulate this organ
    $400 17
One of Post's Pebbles Cereals is named for this pet who lives in Bedrock
    $400 5
    $500 12
Just days after he was found guilty in a retrial, this French Army Captain was pardoned
    $500 27
While playing for this team, O.J. Simpson led the NFL in rushing yardage 4 times
    $500 30
Reynolds Metals donated the Aluminaut, the 1st all-aluminum one of these, to the Science Museum of Virginia
    DD: $500 23
The Mexican yam yields diosgenin, a source for this arthritis-relieving steroid
    $500 18
Popular in Pennsylvania, pepper pot is a peppery soup made from this stomach lining
    $500 6
Accidental poisonings of kids under 5 have declined since this type of closure was introduced

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

Ed David Maureen
$2,400 $800 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ed David Maureen
$3,300 $1,300 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: …is the sound a person makes as he or she is drowning, and so as you might expect, this is a category about people who have perished in that terrible manner.)
    $200 1
This island's harbor of Mandraki was once guarded by a colossal 120'-high statue
    $200 11
This "low" clef is also known as the F clef
    $200 13
The Bounty Islands of New Zealand were discovered by this Bounty captain in 1788
    $200 24
Charles Bulfinch is famous for the beautiful houses he built on Beacon Hill in this city
    $200 19
Margaret Truman's "Murder at the National Cathedral" opens in this city on a hot August morning
    $200 2
Her brother and co-ruler Ptolemy XIII drowned in the Nile
    $400 4
On his 1977 visit to Jerusalem, this Egyptian president prayed at the al-Aqsa mosque
    $400 12
Messe des Morts is the French term for this kind of mass
    $400 14
In 1889 Trinidad & this island became a single colony under British rule
    $400 25
Palladio's architecture was a major influence on his design for Monticello
    $400 20
Peter Straub & this master of horror were good friends long before they collaborated on "The Talisman"
    $400 3
King Frederick Barbarossa drowned in 1190 while on the way to the third of these
    $600 6
On October 3, 1935 this country invaded Ethiopia
    $600 18
A ponticello is a little one of these found on a violin
    $600 15
The Little Minch, a strait off Scotland, separates the "inner" and "outer" islands of this group
    $600 28
One of Sir Edwin Lutyens' most important works was the layout for this Indian capital
    $600 21
Kurt Vonnegut wrote "Breakfast of Champions" & he wrote "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
    $600 5
His father, Carthaginian general Hamilcar Barca, drowned while besieging Helice in Spain
    $800 9
Emir Abdur Rahman Khan rebuilt & modernized this Afghan capital in the 19th century
    DD: $2,500 26
In its homeland this choral group is known as Wiener Sangerknaben
    $800 16
During the Spanish colonial period, this island was also known as Santo Domingo
    $800 29
Arthur Charles Erickson's Simon Fraser Univ. overlooks this British Columbia city where he was born
    $800 22
Rungstedlund, the Danish home where she wrote "Out of Africa", is now a museum
    $800 7
This "good" Bohemian king had Saint John of Nepomuk drowned in the Moldau River in 1393
    $1000 10
This city, imperial capital of Japan before Tokyo, was spared bombing during WWII
    $1000 27
This composer's "Pomp and Circumstance" is a set of 5 marches; the first is the most famous
    DD: $2,500 17
This Canadian island is the fifth largest in the world
    $1000 30
The name of this influential German school means construction or architecture house
    $1000 23
Leon Uris titled Book I of this novel "Beyond Jordan"
    $1000 8
This member of the Bloomsbury literary group drowned herself March 28, 1941

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ed David Maureen
$10,700 $9,100 $1,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1992 Angela Bassett played the Jacksons' mother on TV & Betty Shabazz in this film

Final scores:

Ed David Maureen
$18,200 $18,100 $2,100
5-day champion: $65,903 2nd place: a trip for 2 to Miami, Florida for a 7-day cruise on Norwegian Cruise Lines 3rd place: a vacation at Ingleside Inn in Palm Springs, California + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and the Sega Genesis system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ed David Maureen
$11,200 $9,900 $1,100
31 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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Game tape date: 1993-02-09
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