Show #2297 - Tuesday, September 6, 1994

Steve Chernicoff game 4.


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John O'Donnell, a Ph.D. candidate originally from New York City, New York

Kim Smith, a ticket counter originally from Sedalia, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,400)

Steve Chernicoff, a technical writer from Berkeley, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $35,803)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
The first commercial use of titanium was as a substitute for this poisonous metal in paint
    $100 8
This big ape was billed as "The Eighth Wonder of the World"
    $100 1
The Rialto over the Grand Canal is one of the most famous bridges in this Italian city
    $100 3
In 1926 this cowboy humorist toured Europe as Calvin Coolidge's "ambassador of goodwill"
    $100 24
This fiber can be obtained from the fleece of camels & llamas as well as from sheep
    $100 19
It's the manner in which a softball is pitched
    $200 9
Iridium's chief use is to harden this metal, symbol Pt
    $200 11
In "My Fair Lady", Audrey Hepburn played this Cockney flower-seller who learned to speak like a lady
    $200 4
As an overseas territory of France, Tahiti also celebrates this July 14 holiday
    $200 14
Addressing Congress in 1951, he said, "I now close my military career and just fade away..."
    $200 25
This type of fabric resembles the skeleton of a certain fish
    $200 20
A subordinate or lackey
    $300 10
Some of this metal, eliminated from U.S. quarters & dimes in 1965, remained in half dollars until 1970
    $300 16
To play boxer Jake LaMotta in "Raging Bull", this actor gained 50 pounds
    $300 5
This largest museum in Russia houses over 2 million works of art
    $300 15
This author & clergyman best known for his "Power of Positive Thinking" passed away in 1993 at age 95
    $300 26
The name of this fabric used to make sheets comes from the Persian word pargalah
    $300 21
This term refers to a freshman or sophomore in high school or college
    $400 12
K, the symbol for this metal, comes from Kalium, a Latinized version of the word alkali
    $400 29
In the 1976 film "Two-Minute Warning", this creator of "Jeopardy!" sang the national anthem
    $400 6
In 1872 this city succeeded Spanish Town as Jamaica's capital
    DD: $1,000 17
This winner of the 1958 Int'l Tchaikovsky Piano Competition established his own contest in 1962
    $400 27
This best-known Scottish tweed has its own trademark, an orb
    $400 22
In 1964 the Drifters sang, here, "down by the sea, on a blanket with my baby's where I'll be"
    $500 13
After neptunium, this radioactive metal was the next transuranium element discovered
    $500 30
"Fast Times at" this high school was the 1982 feature film debut of director Amy Heckerling
    $500 7
Of Switzerland's 4 national languages, it's the one spoken by the most Swiss
    $500 18
In 1881 he founded Chicago's premier department store
    $500 28
Though named for a Middle Eastern capital, this lustrous textile originated in China
    $500 23
To stress or emphasize

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

Steve Kim John
$2,600 $400 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Kim John
$6,400 $800 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

'70s FADS
    $200 1
This house of the British Parliament lost its veto power
    $200 13
Thomas Ustick Walter was responsible for adding the wings & dome to this D.C. structure
    DD: $1,300 8
Popular in the early '70s, they've now gone the way of the dodo
    $200 20
North Carolina produces almost 40% of the USA's output of this, its chief crop
    $200 6
Natasha Rostova, one of Tolstoy's most compelling characters, is the heroine of this classic novel
    $200 14
If you want your fried eggs cooked briefly on the yolk side, ask for them this way
    $400 2
This man, later the 40th president, was born February 6
    $400 25
McKim, Mead & White designed the second of the 4 NYC sports arenas to bear this name
    $400 15
In 1977 the President's brother endorsed a potent potable product called this
    $400 21
This denomination is North Carolina's largest religious group
    $400 7
This "Brideshead Revisited" author was 24 when he published his first novel, "Decline and Fall"
    $400 18
This phrase refers to drugs or medicine that can be sold without a prescription
    $600 3
This famous temperance activist died June 9 in Leavenworth, Kansas
    $600 26
Jean-Francois-Therese Chalgrin designed this monument that stands in Place Charles de Gaulle
    $600 16
This fad involved dancing on wheeled skates to loud music
    $600 22
For the first half of the 19th C., most of the USA's gold was mined near this city, the largest in N.C.
    $600 10
This "Faust" author is the hero of Thomas Mann's novel "The Beloved Returns"
    $600 29
If one is past his prime, he is said to be this
    $800 4
Physicist Ernest Rutherford announced his model for the structure of this
    $800 27
Gordon Bunshaft designed the Hirshhorn Museum building of this museum complex
    $800 17
Werner Erhard's seminar to transform your life
    DD: $2,500 23
In 1972 he became the first N.C. Republican elected to the U.S. Senate this century & he's still there
    $800 11
This Irishman's famous stream-of-consciousness technique was inspired by Edouard Dujardin
    $800 30
In the mid-1800s this type of stagecoach carried passengers & mail throughout the West
    $1000 5
This composer's comic opera "Der Rosenkavalier" had its premiere in Dresden
    $1000 28
Swiss-born architect Charles-Edouard Jeanneret is better known by this pseudonym
    $1000 19
This author called the '70s the "Me Decade" & coined the term "radical chic"
    $1000 24
The first known European to explore N.C. was this Italian in 1524; he reached New York Harbor that same year
    $1000 12
This Spaniard finished writing "The Trials of Persiles and Sigismunda" just 3 days before his death in 1616
    $1000 9
According to a song from "Carousel", this is happening "all over the meadow and the hill"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Kim John
$18,100 $2,800 $6,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of the 2 talking animals of the Old Testament

Final scores:

Steve Kim John
$23,399 $5,600 $12,800
4-day champion: $59,202 3rd place: Oneida gift certificate 2nd place: Broyhill living room set + Carpet One carpeting

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Kim John
$15,800 $2,800 $5,300
39 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $23,900

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Game tape date: 1994-07-19
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