Show #2373 - Wednesday, December 21, 1994


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John Newton, an attorney originally from Bergenfield, New Jersey

Margaret Tessier, a chemistry graduate student from Washington, D.C.

Richard Rasmussen, a probation officer from Walnut Creek, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The "Sage of Mount Vernon"
    $100 2
Joseph Mohr, a priest of Oberndorf, Austria, wrote the German words of this "quiet" carol
    $100 17
In 1965 this soft drink company brought Frito-Lay
    $100 14
The Madeira River on the border between Bolivia & Brazil is a major tributary of this river
    $100 13
Traditionally, the buttons on a blazer are made of this
    $100 11
Alfred Hitchcock probably knew that NxNW is an abbreviation of this direction
    $200 4
"Little Ben"
    $200 3
Hark! This carol was adapted from a chorus written by Felix Mendelssohn
    $200 25
In 1916 the U.S. Rubber Company first called these sneakers "Peds"
    $200 15
One of its ancient names was Mare Indicum
    $200 20
Sou'westers are made for sailors to wear during these
    $200 12
When limp, this breakfast food should be eaten with a fork; when it's very crisp, you may use your fingers
    $300 5
The "Philosopher of Democracy"
    $300 8
This collaborator of W.S. Gilbert arranged the music of "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear"
    $300 26
Aluminum sheet metal used in beverage cans is the biggest product of this Pittsburgh company
    $300 16
There are 2 Cagayan Rivers in this country, one on Luzon, the other on Mindanao
    $300 21
Term for a man's jacket that has 2 rows of buttons & an overlapping closure
    $300 22
After this Roman dictator's murder in 44 B.C., the office of dictator was abolished
    $400 6
The "Kansas Cyclone"
    $400 9
"God rest you merry, gentlemen, let nothing you" this
    $400 27
On April 7, 1933 this St. Louis brewer sent FDR its first case of beer produced after Prohibition
    $400 18
Eilat, one of Israel's leading oil ports, is located on this gulf
    $400 29
Griswold Lorillard was the first to wear this jacket, to a N.Y. club in the 1880s
    $400 23
When ruptured, one of these is removed in an operation called a laminectomy
    $500 7
The "First Dark Horse"
    $500 10
"What Child Is This?" is sung to the tune of this other song
    $500 28
This Japanese tire maker's Tokyo museum contains a large collection of French impressionist art
    DD: $500 19
An arm of the Mediterranean, this sea extends from the Gulf of Venice to the Strait of Otranto
    $500 30
It's a shirt jacket, or a Spanish dance done with one arm over the head
    $500 24
Amaretto is made from the pits of this fruit

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

Richard Margaret John
$800 $500 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Margaret John
$1,300 $2,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
In 1890 Castle Garden closed as a New York immigration depot & 2 years later this one opened
    $200 1
When he won in 1972, Mike Royko was at this Illinois city's Daily News
    $200 10
As one of these moves away from the sun, it loses its tail
    $200 17
Over half the U.S. households with TVs own one of these to change viewing times
    $200 9
Francesco Guardi's "View of the Rialto" includes lots of these Venetian boats
    $200 6
The first known play presented at this British university was "St. Katherine" in 1490
    $400 19
On May 31, 1913 the 17th Amendment took effect, providing for the direct election of these officials
    $400 2
His columns were collected as "Poor Russell's Almanac"
    $400 11
It's believed that the majority of meteorites are fragments of these minor planets
    $400 27
In the 1980s more immigrants came to the U.S. from this country than from any other
    $400 15
This book of the Bible inspired Rembrandt's painting "Joseph Accused by Potiphar's Wife"
    $400 7
What we know about phylakes -- improvised plays from this ancient civilization -- comes from vase paintings
    DD: $1,200 20
On Aug. 4, 1977 this new cabinet department was created & James Schlesinger became its first secretary
    $600 3
This Washington-based political humorist won in 1982
    $600 12
It's the Aurora Borealis' counterpart in the Southern Hemisphere
    $600 28
This second-most populous U.S. city is in the most populous U.S. county
    $600 16
In the 1780s this Spaniard painted the Marquesa de Pontejos in a Marie Antoinette-like shepherdess costume
    $600 8
This 19th century dramatist's early years in Skien, Norway influenced many of his plays
    $800 25
After he denied passing documents to Whittaker Chambers, he was convicted of perjury in 1950
    $800 4
In addition to his newswriting, this 1986 winner wrote novels like "The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight"
    $800 13
Nereid, this outer planet's third-largest moon, was discovered in 1949
    $800 29
Of the 3 branches of the U.S. government, this one employs the fewest people
    $800 21
New Englander who painted the rugged 1883 seascape "Incoming Tide, Scarboro, Maine"
    $800 23
This author of "The Threepenny Opera" founded the Berliner Ensemble in East Berlin in 1949
    $1000 26
Molly Pitcher participated in this Revolutionary War battle, the last major clash in the north
    $1000 5
Known for his way with words, this conservative New York Times columnist won in 1978
    $1000 14
The 1st probe to leave the solar system, No. 10 in this series, marked 20 years in space in 1992
    DD: $1,400 30
This state's population density is 1 person per square mile
    $1000 22
This Frenchman's 1910 painting "Tropical Forest with Monkeys" typifies his wild, primitive style
    $1000 24
This Irish poet fell in love with Maud Gonne & she starred in his play "Cathleen ni Houlihan"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Margaret John
$8,300 $5,000 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Mount Ada on this island is named for the wife of chewing gum magnate William Wrigley

Final scores:

Richard Margaret John
$16,400 $0 $199
2-day champion: $28,600 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Margaret John
$8,300 $5,000 $7,400
22 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,700

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Game tape date: 1994-09-21
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