Show #1961 - Monday, March 1, 1993


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Bill Roche, a junior high school teacher from Ashland, Montana

Robin Leidner, a sociologist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Susie Macksey, a stand-up comic from Cambridge, Massachusetts (whose 3-day cash winnings total $27,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I hate cliches. They're not my cup of tea.)
    $100 16
The rainbow species of this salmon relative gets its name from the broad red band along its side
    $100 18
Turner Broadcasting launched this 24-hour information service in 1980
    $100 26
In order, cards can be counted one, two, three or ace, deuce, this
    $100 1
In 1970, Groucho was a consultant on "Minnie's Boys", the story of these brothers & their mother
    $100 11
In 1931 Clara Clemens published a memoir of this author, her father
    $100 6
According to the cliche, a man who lacks perception can't do this past the end of his nose
    $200 17
This common carp kept in bowls was developed by the Chinese perhaps as early as the 10th century
    $200 19
Swedish automaker Volvo owns about 1/4 of the stock of this largest car rental company
    $200 27
Ogier the Dane, who slew giants with his sword, is supposed to be this one-eyed fellow
    $200 2
This musical was based on a book called "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant"
    $200 12
"Glory Days" by Dave Marsh has been called "the most complete" book ever written about this rock star
    $200 7
Gardeners know "to nip" something "in" this means to stop it from developing
    $300 22
In the U.S. the fish-and-chips franchise business uses this fish almost exclusively
    $300 20
In 1967 McDonnell Aircraft merged with this aircraft firm
    $300 28
Most games use 52 cards; standard pinochle uses this many
    $300 3
Act I of this 1970s musical ends with the song "You Won't Be An Orphan For Long"
    $300 13
A double biography of Aaron Burr & this man is subtitled "Their Lives, Their Times, Their Duel"
    $300 8
It often precedes "in the mouth" or "on his luck"
    $400 23
Commercially, one of the most important species of this food fish is the skipjack, or oceanic bonito
    $400 21
Bayer, BASF & Hoechst are the big 3 of this country's chemical industry
    $400 29
In baccarat face cards & tens are worth this many points
    $400 4
In a 1964 musical, the waiters at the Harmonia Gardens sing this title song to Mrs. Levi
    DD: $1,000 14
Albert Schweitzer, an authority on this Baroque composer, published a biography of him in 1905
    $400 9
A person newly in office may make sweeping changes, hence "a new" one of these "sweeps clean"
    $500 25
This sharp-toothed fish with an American-Spanish name has been called the "Tiger of the Sea"
    $500 24
This magazine founded by Lila & DeWitt Wallace has never carried cigarette ads in its U.S. editions
    $500 30
In 1937 a fifth suit of these birds was added to the deck for 5-suit bridge in the U.S.
    $500 5
This 1945 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical was based on "Liliom", a Hungarian play by Ferenc Molnar
    $500 15
They're the subject of Anne Edwards' book "Royal Sisters"
    $500 10
The phrase "Love me, love" this pet dates all the way back to St. Bernard

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Susie Robin Bill
$900 $1,600 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susie Robin Bill
$2,400 $2,100 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1930s
(Alex: And a rather narrow category, [*]. Remember, I hate cliches.)
    $200 1
A popular song of 1932 asked, "Brother, can you spare" one of these
    $200 2
This novel by Stephen Crane is subtitled "An Episode of the American Civil War"
    $200 11
This largest Italian island is separated from Tunisia by about 90 miles of the Mediterranean Sea
    $200 16
For Tungsten it's 3410ยบ C., the highest of any metal
    $200 18
One of his labors involved capturing a team of man-eating horses
    $200 25
She was Henry VIII's second wife, though she was the first he locked in the Tower
    $400 7
On October 5, 1931 Hugh Herndon & Clyde Pangborn completed the first nonstop flight across this ocean
    $400 3
In 1972 some of his Nick Adams stories were published for the first time
    $400 12
This hieroglyphic tablet was found in 1799 at Ft. St. Julian, Egypt & named for a nearby town
    $400 17
Roentgenography refers to photography by use of these
    $400 19
The Graiae were sisters who shared a single one of these; how Cyclopean
    $400 26
This future queen was imprisoned there by Bloody Mary
    $600 8
In December 1933 this lady of Lourdes was made a saint
    $600 4
"Sons", about the children of Wang Lung, was a sequel to this Pearl Buck novel
    $600 13
The descendants of the Bounty mutineers were moved from this island to Norfolk Island in 1856
    $600 22
It's the branch of physics that deals with light & vision
    $600 20
A bronze giant named Talos guarded this island of King Minos
    $600 27
She spent more time in the tower in 1553 & 1554 than the 9 days she spent on the throne of England
    $800 9
In March 1939 this nation ceased to exist for awhile; it was split up between Hungary & Germany
    $800 5
The title of his 1847 novel "Omoo" is Polynesian for a person who wanders from island to island
    $800 14
Van Cao wrote this Southeast Asian nation's national anthem, "Forward, Soldiers"
    $800 23
The stannous fluoride found in toothpaste is a compound of fluorine & this metal
    $800 21
The Polynesian god who fished the Hawaiian islands up from the ocean, or the island Lahaina's on
    $800 28
After 13 years in the Tower, he convinced James I to release him on the promise he'd find a gold mine
    $1000 10
Charles Lindbergh helped develop the Perfusion Pump, an artificial one of these
    DD: $1,000 6
Trying to repeat the success of his earlier anthology, he published "The New Spoon River" in 1924
    DD: $2,000 15
Columbus discovered the island of Dominica on this day of the week, hence the name
    $1000 24
These are substances such as salts, acids & bases which conduct electricity when dissolved in water
    $1000 29
The Epigoni were the sons of the "Seven Against" this city
    $1000 30
It held prisoners as late as 1941, when this German P.O.W. was there

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susie Robin Bill
$5,600 $4,500 $5,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

To shorten its name to fit a newspaper's masthead, this Ohio city lost an "A" in 1832

Final scores:

Susie Robin Bill
$100 $8,500 $200
3rd place: Busnell binoculars + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System & Sega Genesis New champion: $8,500 2nd place: trip on Delta to Puerto Vallarta & stay at the Krystal Vallarta

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Susie Robin Bill
$6,600 $4,500 $4,800
24 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 1992-11-10
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