Show #2374 - Thursday, December 22, 1994


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Peter Blatman, a computer consultant from San Francisco, California

Judy Pinder, a teacher from Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Richard Rasmussen, a probation officer from Walnut Creek, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
He took office as President December 22, 1990
    $100 1
Training 6 days a week on her camels & other moves won her the Gold at the '76 Olympics
    $100 21
This seedless type of orange is named for the protuberance at its blossom end
    $100 14
This part of speech can be transitive or intransitive
    $100 8
Italian high-tech architect Renzo Piano co-designed this city's celebrated Pompidou Center
    $100 26
This "and polish" refers to a smart & orderly appearance
    $200 7
A real potent potable is the 180 proof Polish Plain Spirit, a type of this liquor
    $200 2
At age 10 in 1924, she won the 1st of 6 straight Norwegian figure skating championships
    $200 22
Nova is a cold-smoked type of this fish originally from Nova Scotia
    $200 15
Tradition has it that this type of noun is capitalized
    $200 9
Terrazzo flooring is usually composed of chips of this stone in cement mortar
    $200 27
It's a goatlike antelope of the high mountains in Europe whose skin makes a soft leather polishing cloth
    $300 13
The city of Torun is famous for its honey cakes & as the birthplace of this astronomer
    $300 3
In 1984 she & partner Christopher Dean earned 6.0s for artistic impression across the Olympic board
    $300 23
Coffee is often the liquid used to make the redeye type of this
    $300 16
In "Discovering English Grammar", Richard Veit says it's okay to sometimes split these
    $300 10
Pavilion, saddleback & mansard are types of this part of a building
    $300 28
In 1958 Johnson Wax introduced this aerosol furniture polish
    $400 19
Treaty of friendship, cooperation & mutual assistance signed by Poland & 7 others in 1955
    $400 4
At the '94 Olympics, this German placed 7th in her attempt to win a 3rd Gold
    $400 24
These warmed, sweet treats are traditionally served on Good Friday
    $400 17
The 2 prepositions that are common to all crossword puzzles
    $400 11
The Union Tank Car Company in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is one of his best known geodesic domes
    $400 29
For Hillary Clinton it's Jessica Custom No. 129
    DD: $2,000 20
Pope John II once attended this city's Jagiellonian Univ. founded in 1364
    $500 5
Though she fell on a triple loop in the 1992 Olympics, she still took the Gold
    $500 25
This Middle Eastern dish is made by frying balls of mashed, spiced chickpeas
    $500 18
In the 1800s Alonzo Reed & Brainerd Kellogg devised an artistic way to do this to a sentence
    $500 12
The Turkish style of these Islamic prayer towers is slender, pencil-shaped & girded with balconies
    $500 30
From the middle French for "to make brown", it's to make shiny by rubbing

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

Richard Judy Peter
$2,600 $100 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Judy Peter
$8,000 $500 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
On Jan. 1, 1902 Michigan defeated Stanford in this, the first post-season football game
    $200 6
It's the main stem of a tree
    $200 12
Founded in 1813, the Mobile Register is this state's oldest newspaper
    $200 22
A civil war began in this country in 1871 when Diaz rebelled against Juarez
    $200 17
In 630 he conquered Mecca & smashed hundreds of idols in the city's sanctuary
    $200 1
The Paul Newman film "Hud" was based "Horseman, Pass By", this "Lonesome Dove" author's 1st novel
    $400 8
In 1961 JFK proposed "The Alliance for" this to give economic assistance to Latin America
    $400 27
On a tuber such as a potato, these tiny swellings are called the eyes
    $400 13
2 of the 4 U.S. newspapers with circulation exceeding 1 million are published in this city
    $400 23
Spain's civil war began with a military uprising in Spanish Morocco led by this general
    $400 18
The name of this Jewish ceremony is Hebrew for "son of the commandment"
    $400 2
Vivien Leigh's last film, it was adapted from the Katherine Anne Porter novel of the same name
    $600 9
The 1806 edition of this parson's life of George Washington was the 1st with the cherry tree tale
    $600 28
Maidenhair & moonwort are types of this nonflowering plant
    $600 14
Dave Barry & Liz Balmaseda have won Pulitzer Prizes for Commentary while with this Florida newspaper
    $600 24
Gaucho troops supported the Federalists against the Unitarians in this country's 19th c. strife
    $600 19
In 1863 the prophet Baha'ullah, whose name means "glory of God", founded this faith in Baghdad
    $600 3
Charles Laughton was originally set to play Mr. Micawber in this 1935 film but W.C. Fields replaced him
    DD: $2,400 10
Pallbearers at this General & President's July 13, 1850 funeral included Henry Clay & Daniel Webster
    $800 29
It's the common name for aquatic plants of the genus nymphaea, including the Egyptian lotus
    $800 15
Before being expelled from the Italian socialist party, he edited its newspaper, Avanti!
    $800 25
Syria's June 1976 intervention in this Mideast country's civil war was endorsed in October by the Arab League
    $800 20
In 1953 this Catholic Bishop won an Emmy as TV's Most Outstanding Personality
    $800 4
"Cimarron", the 1st western to win the "Best Picture" Oscar, was based on a novel by this author of "Giant"
    $1000 11
In 1949 this future gen. of the army became the 1st permanent Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    DD: $2,400 30
The pileus which has gills on its underside, is the upper part of this type of plant
    $1000 16
Phoenix has 2 daily papers, "The Phoenix Gazette" & this one
    $1000 26
In a devastating 1960s civil war, this country recaptured the breakaway state of Biafra
    $1000 21
It's the belief that God is all things
    $1000 5
Anthony Perkins played Josef K. in the 1963 film version of this unfinished Kafka novel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Judy Peter
$16,000 $3,100 $900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With over 55 million visitors, this country is the world's most popular tourist destination

Final scores:

Richard Judy Peter
$12,000 $2,100 $1
3-day champion: $40,600 2nd place: Gateway 2000 PC and Bush Industries executive's desk 3rd place: Academy Broadway camping gear

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Judy Peter
$15,300 $3,100 $900
37 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W
9 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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Game tape date: 1994-09-21
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