Show #2039 - Thursday, June 17, 1993


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Kevin Dunn, a media coordinator from Decatur, Georgia

Cliff Leach, a lobbyist from West Hartford, Connecticut

Maryann Price, a homemaker from Convent Station, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
In 1959 Walter Williams, said to be the last surviving veteran of this war, died at age 117
    $100 1
In "Road to Rio", he asked Dorothy Lamour, "How did you get into that dress--with a spray gun?"
    $100 23
Types of these with specific names include op-ed and front
    $100 15
Visitors learn how to make these floral necklaces at Senator Fong's plantation & gardens
    $100 13
An edible fat, such as lard, that's used to make pastry flaky
    $100 11
Add the dots on the opposite sides of a die & you'll always come up with this lucky number
    $200 4
In 1776 Sgt. Ezra Lee led the first known attack in one of these submersible crafts
    $200 3
Orson Welles film in which you'd hear the line "I think it would be fun to run a newspaper"
    $200 24
Teasers and screamers are types of these
    $200 17
The beachfront home used as Robin Masters' estate on this TV series lies on Oahu's east shore
    $200 14
Isaac Pitman invented a system of this in the 1830s, decades before John Robert Gregg
    $200 12
Until 1966 Roman Catholics were urged not to eat meat on this day of the week
    $300 5
In 1927 this aviator became the first person to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross
    $300 6
While preparing for a party in "All About Eve", she said, "Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night"
    $300 25
The author's name printed with the story
    $300 18
A tower topped by a giant pineapple stands atop this company's Cannery Square
    $300 30
This 19th century poet mastered many languages including Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, & Provencal
    $300 16
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission was created in 1974 to replace this agency abbreviated AEC
    $400 7
In 1909 the Lincoln penny replaced this one, which had been in circulation for 50 years
    $400 9
In "Kings Row", he asked Ann Sheridan, "Where's the rest of me?"
    $400 26
The top news item of the day, or the first sentence in the story about it
    $400 19
A chocolate replica of this Oahu volcano is a specialty of Honolulu's Bali by the Sea restaurant
    $400 29
Since 1968 this renowned entertainer has tickled the ivories at Manhattan's Cafe Carlyle
    $400 21
This form of silica is the main constituent of sand and flint
    $500 8
In 1770 Robert Treat Paine prosecuted the British troops indicted for murder in this incident
    DD: $500 10
'60s film containing the line "Some of us prefer Austrian voices raised in song to ugly German threats"
    $500 27
It's at this "desk" that the local news is put together
    $500 20
Merisol created the statue of this Belgian missionary that stands in front of the state capitol building
    $500 28
Even though he was Teddy Roosevelt's son-in-law, he supported W.H. Taft in the 1912 presidential campaign
    $500 22
The first woman president of an NBA club, Susan O'Malley became head of this D.C.-area team in 1991

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

Maryann Cliff Kevin
$1,400 $1,600 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maryann Cliff Kevin
$2,700 $2,900 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
The highest railway station in Europe is in the Jungfraujoch, a pass in these mountains
    $200 21
This measure of firewood is equal to 128 cubic feet
    $200 6
He was JFK's attorney general
    $200 1
From his high throne, this supreme Norse god could see everything, everywhere
    $200 24
Its ears are larger than those of any other mammal
    $200 11
Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities" takes place during this struggle
    $400 17
This New Zealand city of 150,000 people was named for a British duke
    $400 22
A perfect one of these is 516 sheets, not 500
    $400 7
He served as Secretary of State under both Abraham Lincoln & Andrew Johnson
    $400 2
With a stroke of his trident, he could create islands in the sea
    $400 25
Technically called cerumen, it attracts dust and dirt before they can damage the eardrum
    $400 12
George S. Kaufman helped John Steinbeck turn this work about George & Lennie into a play
    $600 18
Part of the international boundary between the U.S. & this country lies in the Juan de Fuca Strait
    $600 23
It's equivalent to .946 liters
    $600 8
Those who have held this cabinet post include Bob Bergland, J. Sterling Morton & Earl Butz
    $600 3
Before going into battle, Roman troops would offer sacrifices to this god of war
    $600 26
This tube helps to ensure equal pressure on both sides of the eardrum
    $600 13
First published in 1966, "The Bloomsday Book" is a guide to this James Joyce work
    $800 19
The ancient Mesopotamian city of Nineveh was on its East Bank
    $800 27
The number of ounces in a pint
    $800 9
On March 17, 1989 the Senate voted 92-0 to confirm this Wyoming congressman as Secretary of Defense
    $800 4
Hypnos was the god of sleep & his sons Morpheus, Icelus & Phantasus were gods of these
    $800 29
This term for a ringing of the ears comes from a Latin word meaning "tinkling"
    $800 14
Henry Miller's "The Colossus of Maroussi" is an account of his travels in this country
    DD: $2,000 20
Though independent since 1975, Cape Verde still uses this as its official language
    $1000 28
It's equivalent to 640 acres
    DD: $2,000 10
Albert B. Fall, who was jailed for the Teapot Dome scandal, held this Cabinet post under Harding
    $1000 5
He was the twin brother of Artemis
    $1000 30
The organ of corti in this snail-like structure of the inner ear contains the true receptors of sound
    $1000 15
Herman Wouk won a 1952 Pulitzer Prize for this "novel of World War II"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maryann Cliff Kevin
$3,900 $10,300 $5,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In population, it was by far the largest city in the Confederacy at the start of the Civil War

Final scores:

Maryann Cliff Kevin
$1,900 $10,599 $9,999
3rd place: a multi-diamond pendant from Fior-Drissage + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary computer game or Jeopardy! '92 home game New champion: $10,599 + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary computer game or Jeopardy! '92 home game 2nd place: a trip for 2 to Reno, NV including air travel and hotel + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary computer game or Jeopardy! '92 home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Maryann Cliff Kevin
$5,900 $9,300 $5,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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Game tape date: 1993-02-02
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