Show #2307 - Tuesday, September 20, 1994


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Chris Keller, a data processing consultant from Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Neil Quarterman, a foreign service officer from Washington, D.C.

Jim Sears, a transit analyst from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Sarah Phillips designed the stunning violet gown this first lady wore to the 1993 inaugural balls
    $100 22
On Oct. 4 1957 this sitcom starring Jerry Mathers premiered
    $100 7
A list of these, perhaps the largest ever published, included "Rah, rah, ru, Bucknell, B.U."
    $100 12
Louisiana has 3 of the nations top 6 ports, including New Orleans & this capital
    $100 4
A "Megabucks" system links these machines between Las Vegas casinos to increase their jackpots
    $100 16
This 4-letter prefix can denote opposition to abortion or slavery
    $200 2
She said, "There'll be great presidents again...but there'll never be another Camelot again"
    $200 23
"Diary of a Perfect Murder", which aired in 1986, was the pilot film for this Andy Griffith series
    $200 8
Of about 33, 51 or 72 years, the "average duration of human life" in 1893
    $200 13
He coerced Spain to return Louisiana to him in 1800, then sold it to the U.S. in 1803
    $200 27
The winning numbers for the Irish Sweepstakes came from the winners of this type of race
    $200 17
Oto- pertains to the ear, sono- pertains to sound & this pertains to hearing & sound
    $300 3
She said 1944 "was the year I fell in love with Jimmy's picture"; she was a close friend of his sister Ruth
    $300 24
In 1971 this former N.Y. Giants player joined the crew of "Monday Night Football" & he's still there
    $300 9
Chicago packed & marketed 5,249,798 of these animals in the year ending March 1, 1892
    $300 14
These, Louisiana's equivalent of counties, are often governed by bodies called police juries
    $300 28
Knucklebones, made from the ankles of sheep, are considered the earliest of these
    $300 18
Before soil it means below; before human, nearly or almost
    $400 5
She was the oldest of Colonel John Dandridge's 8 children
    $400 25
On "Family Matters", this character was introduced as Laura Winslow's blind date from Hell
    $400 10
A fifth satellite was found orbiting this planet by E.E. Barnard in 1892; the others were found by Galileo
    $400 15
The Vieux Carre section of New Orleans is better known as this
    $400 29
1962's "Beat the Dealer" by Edward O. Thorp was about card counting in this game
    $400 19
Meaning ancient and often involving fossils, it precedes -lithic, -zoic & zoology
    $500 6
In 1875 a jury decided this former first lady was insane; in 1876 another jury declared her sane
    $500 26
Dobie Gillis often gave his weekly monologues in the Central City Park in front of this statue
    DD: $1,000 11
In terms of population, it was the largest city on Earth
    $500 21
In 1948 his son Russell was elected to the U.S. Senate from Louisiana
    $500 30
The 2 suits that feature one-eyed jacks
    $500 20
The 2 prefixes, one meaning large, the other meaning small, that describe 2 branches of economics

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

Jim Neil Chris
$500 $2,700 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Neil Chris
$2,700 $3,800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
The fourth of the military expeditions never reached Palestine, capturing Constantinople instead
    $200 13
This fatty, eellike fish is the main ingredient in the French dish lamproie a la bordelaise
    $200 8
The top number in a 4/4 time signature refers to the number of quarter notes in one of these
    $200 24
Its name is from the Greek kyklos, "circle", & ops, "eye"
    $200 1
On computers this key is marked ESC
    $200 3
This author of "The Catcher in the Rye" was once an entertainer on a Caribbean cruise ship
    $400 17
This Spanish warrior served the Moors before undertaking the conquest of Moorish Valencia in 1089
    $400 14
Garum, a pungent flavoring made from fermented fish, was a specialty of this ancient civilization
    $400 9
A snare is played with drumsticks & tubular chimes are played with one of these
    $400 25
After he wounded Venus with an arrow, Venus fell in love with Adonis
    $400 2
When this device is moved along a tabletop, it causes a pointer to move across the screen
    $400 4
Thomas Wolfe was born in North Carolina & Tom Wolfe was born in this state directly north of North Carolina
    $600 18
Established in 640, this city at the south end of the Nile delta was first called Al-Fustat
    $600 15
It's the lizard most commonly eaten in the western hemisphere
    $600 10
After he wrote "William Tell", the French court broke its contract with him for 4 more operas
    $600 26
Zeus & Eurynome produced the 3 graces & Zeus & Mnemosyne produced this nonet
    $600 21
Despite its name, this type of thin plastic disk should not be bent
    $600 5
"The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas" was her only bestseller
    $800 19
The Abbasid dynasty of caliphs moved the capital of the caliphate from Damascus to this city
    $800 22
Taramasalata, a taste treat from this country, is often made from carp roe
    $800 11
Chopin wrote 27 of these pieces designed to help the performers develop their techniques
    DD: $3,000 27
These 4 were Boreas, Notus, Eurus & Zephyrus
    $800 30
It's the use of personal computers to design & produce professional-quality typeset documents
    $800 6
"Ragged Dick", his 1st successful rags-to-riches story, was 1st serialized in 1867
    $1000 20
At its height some 100 towns belonged to this league of merchants & towns
    $1000 23
Scots love to eat this sheep's stomach entree with neeps & tatties-- turnips & potatoes
    DD: $1,200 12
Term for a piece of music that suggests a rural scene
    $1000 28
Since he couldn't escape from King Minos' prison by land or sea, he devised a way to do it by air
    $1000 29
In CAD/CAM, called the "new Industrial Revolution", it's what the D stands for
    $1000 7
In "The Tin Drum", this German author wrote, "Even bad books are books and therefore sacred"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Neil Chris
$11,500 $10,000 $2,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With 5, she's won more Olympic gold medals than any other U.S. female athlete

Final scores:

Jim Neil Chris
$9,500 $12,000 $2,500
2nd place: Lane video cabinet + Sanyo TV New champion: $12,000 3rd place: Gibson freezer

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Neil Chris
$11,300 $7,300 $2,000
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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Game tape date: 1994-07-26
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