Show #2081 - Monday, September 27, 1993


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Dave Luders, a systems engineer from Los Angeles, California

Tom Rack, an actor and writer from Montreal, Canada

Ferris Fletcher, a psychologist originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
This Chancellor of the Exchequer became Prime Minister of England
    $100 1
It's also known as a ladybird, & it just might "fly away home"
    $100 7
The saltwater type of this candy was first popularized in the 1800s in Atlantic City
    $100 17
The hula is so popular here it could be called the "Hula State"
    $100 4
A botanist could tell you that algology is the study of these
    $100 26
Robby Krieger, Ray Manzrek, John Densmore & Jim Morrison
    $200 13
His February 11 release from Victor Verster prison outside Cape Town made world headlines
    $200 2
The verb helenizing refers to adopting the speech & customs of this country
    $200 8
Named for its resemblance to an ursine foot, it's an almond-flavored breakfast pastry
    $200 18
Margaret Mitchell fans might call it "Scarlett's State"
    $200 19
Frogs & toads belong to the anura order of this class of vertebrates
    $200 27
John Entwistle, Keith Moon, Pete Townshend & Roger Daltrey
    $300 14
In August this country's president, Ghulam Ishaq Khan, kicked P.M. Benazir Bhutto out of office
    $300 3
A dignified, mature married woman, or the female superintendent of a prison
    $300 9
Twizzlers & Nibs are brand names for this type of candy
    $300 23
As Illinois is the "Land of Lincoln", this state could be the "Land of Jefferson"
    $300 20
Photosynthetic bacteria make their food from sunlight, hydrogen sulfide & this gas
    $300 28
Don Felder, Randy Meisner, Joe Walsh, Glenn Frey & Don Henley
    $400 15
These North & South Asian countries started merger talks in September
    $400 5
By definition, a Cornish person doesn't tel corny jokes, but comes from this English county
    $400 10
According to Hostess there should be exactly 7 loops in every icing squiggle on this treat
    $400 24
Maine's nickname is the "Pine Tree State", so this might be called the "Sitka Spruce State"
    $400 21
Howard Carter & Heinrich Schliemann were 2 of the most famous names in this field
    $400 29
Robbie Robertson, Richard Manuel, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson & Levon Helm
    $500 16
When William Brennan retired from the Supreme Court, this man replaced him
    $500 6
It's a 6-letter synonym for "ghosts" as well as a slang term for sunglasses
    $500 11
Served like a sandwich, this Graham cracker, marshmallow & chocolate treat is a favorite with scouts
    $500 25
Arizona is the "Grand Canyon State" & this neighbor could be the "Bryce Canyon State"
    DD: $1,000 22
This family of anthropologists is renowned for its important fossils finds in East Africa
    $500 30
Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor & Simon Le Bon

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

Ferris Tom Dave
$2,500 $1,300 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ferris Tom Dave
$2,700 $3,300 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
His "Star-Spangled Banner" was first printed under the title "The Defense of Fort McHenry"
    $200 10
The Cesar Award-winning 1985 film "Three Men and a Cradle" became this 1987 American film
    $200 14
In 1910 this organization began instruction in first aid & in 1937 it created a blood-donor service
    $200 1
In 1987 several of his Helga paintings were part of a Soviet exhibit honoring 3 generations of his family
    $200 12
She worked as a governess herself before writing about one in "Jane Eyre"
    $400 6
General Cornwallis was governor-general of this Asian country when he died in Ghazipur in 1805
    $400 21
"Three Fugitives" star who was "Down & Out in Beverly Hills", a remake of "Boudu Saved from Drowning"
    $400 15
In 1992 this organization registered over 1.4 million pedigreed dogs
    $400 3
El Greco's "View of" this Spanish city shows it in stormy weather
    $400 13
In 1811 she published "Sense and Sensibility" at her own expense
    $600 7
This English king, the son of Anne of Denmark, died on the scaffold in 1649
    $600 22
"The Return of Martin Guerre", starring Gerard Depardieu, became this 1993 Richard Gere film
    $600 16
The nat'l assoc. for this board game organizes tournaments & reviews the Official Players Dictionary
    $600 4
This 1885 painting by van Gogh depicts peasants at their evening meal
    $600 17
She wrote several stories with husband F. Scott, & the novel "Save Me the Waltz" on her own
    $800 8
On Feb. 10, 1863 tiny Lavinia Warren made headlines by marrying this "General"
    $800 23
The Ted Danson film "Cousins" was based on this 1976 French hit
    $800 20
In 1917 various factions of this religious group joined together to form the American Friends Service Committee
    $800 5
His "Night Watch" painting was originally titled "The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq"
    $800 18
She tried to turn "Atlas Shrugged" into a TV miniseries, but the project was never completed
    $1000 11
Franklin Pierce's father, Benjamin, served as governor of this, Pierce's home state
    $1000 24
Bridget Fonda becomes a government assassin in "Point of No Return", which was based on this film
    DD: $2,000 26
On June 25 Mozambique celebrates the end of its struggle against this European power
    $1000 25
When the American Philosophical Soc. was formed in 1769, this man served as its 1st president
    $1000 9
The Impressionists took their name from this French painter's "Impression: Sunrise"
    DD: $1,500 19
At her death in 1953, she was buried in Island Grove, Florida, in the middle of Cross Creek country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ferris Tom Dave
$8,900 $9,300 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only Great Lake whose bottom is above sea level

Final scores:

Ferris Tom Dave
$0 $18,300 $0
2nd place: trip on Delta to New York with stay at Radisson Empire + Lincoln Center tour & performance of Mostly Mozart New champion: $18,300 3rd place: Krieger watch & Jeopardy! + Wheel of Fortune for SNES & Sega Genesis

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ferris Tom Dave
$8,900 $8,300 $5,200
21 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,400

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Game tape date: 1993-07-27
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