Show #2021 - Monday, May 24, 1993


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Linda Pierce, a homemaker from Los Angeles, California

Eric Fenstermaker, a farm attorney from Athens County, Ohio

Ira Schwartz, a physician from Decatur, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
The Markoe flag, used during the Revolution, is believed to be the first to have had 13 stripes symbolizing these
    $100 12
The origins of the U.S. Air Force go back to 1909, when this duo delivered the Army's first plane
    $100 1
When it was founded in 1800, the Library of Congress was housed in this building
    $100 14
This element is named for the planet Uranus
    $100 19
This smallest of the world's oceans surrounds the North Pole
    $100 6
Brevard, Broward & Okeechobee are counties in this state
    $200 27
On their journey to the Pacific NW, this pair became the first to carry the flag across the continent
    $200 13
On January 5, 1914 he instituted an 8-hour day & a $5 minimum daily wage at his auto plants
    $200 2
One of England's oldest libraries, the Bodleian, opened at this university in 1602
    $200 15
This word for a dried grape comes from the Latin for a bunch of grapes, racemus
    $200 20
This current of the western N. Atlantic carries tropical water, keeping many N. European ports ice free
    $200 7
The Hope Diamond is on display at the National Museum of Natural History, part of this institution
    $300 28
In 1963 the flag reached a high point when it was placed atop this highest mountain by James Whittaker
    $300 24
In 1930 a copy of this Joyce novel, sent from Paris to New York, was seized as obscene
    $300 3
The library of this state's Historical Society has the largest collection of papers of the Five Civilized Tribes
    $300 16
The Greek stalassein, "to drip", gave us the names of both of these deposits found in caves
    $300 21
Sailing under the Spanish flag, this Portuguese explorer named the Pacific Ocean for its peacefulness
    $300 8
It's the form of transportation on which Iowa legalized gambling in 1991
    $400 29
The 38-star or centennial flag was adopted after this state joined the Union in 1876
    $400 25
At a 1976 convention in Philadelphia, 29 members of this group were felled by a flu-like disease
    $400 4
Milan's Ambrosiana Library is famous for its Codex Atlanticus, a collection of his drawings & mss.
    $400 17
The name of this literary form comes from the Greek poiein, "to create"
    $400 22
Africa's Zambezi & Limpopo rivers empty into this ocean
    $400 9
Romany is the native tongue of this "wandering" people
    $500 30
The flag that flew for the longest time, 47 years, had this many stars
    $500 26
Ernest Gruening & Wayne Morse were the only senators to vote against this 1964 resolution
    DD: $500 5
The Natl. Library of Medicine in this Maryland community is the largest research library in a single scientific field
    $500 18
You can trace the name of this type of evergreen tree back to the name Prussia
    $500 23
The name of this island region of the Pacific means "tiny islands"
    $500 10
Giorgio Vasari designed what is now this famous Florentine museum around 1560

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ira Eric Linda
$2,000 -$100 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ira Eric Linda
$2,800 $2,100 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter D.)
    $200 8
In his will, this king asked to be buried next to Isabella so they could be reunited for eternity
    $200 7
The National Ballet of Canada is based in this city, Ontario's capital
    $200 21
Frank Langella "vamped" across the stage as this count before he played the role on film
    $200 1
Last name shared by writers Edwin, Frank & Flannery
    $200 26
The number of creatures in the Chinese zodiac or the number of houses in the astrological zodiac
    $200 2
The highest temperature recorded in North America was 134° F. at this California site
    $400 9
In 1920 the Mexican government made this bandit retire but gave him amnesty & a hacienda
    $400 17
Peter Martins received his early training with this city's Royal Danish Ballet
    $400 22
In the 1950s he & his wife Simone Signoret co-starred in a French production of "The Crucible"
    $400 3
Echoing Walt Whitman, Ray Bradbury called his 1969 short story collection "I Sing the Body" this
    $400 27
It's the only creature without arms or legs; it's almost all tail
    $400 13
It's a ridge or mound of loose sand heaped up by the wind
    $600 10
At the start of the War of 1812, Isaac Hull commanded this famous frigate
    $600 18
This British ballerina earned 48 curtain calls at her NYC debut in 1949, & she wasn't even a dame yet
    $600 23
This "Star Wars" star became a Broadway star when he took over the role of the Elephant Man in 1981
    $600 4
This author's hometown is East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but he became a policeman in Los Angeles
    $600 28
The yoke's on you if you can't identify this horned work animal
    $600 14
Alcohol & carbolic acid are 2 examples of this type of solution used to kill microorganisms
    $800 11
During the conquest of Peru, Hernando de Soto was second in command to this explorer
    $800 19
He danced briefly with the Grand Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas after his 1961 defection from the USSR
    $800 24
Rhonda Fleming & Myrna Loy were 2 of the title females in a 1973 revival of this Clare Boothe Luce play
    DD: $1,500 5
"Romola" was this "Adam Bede" author's only historical novel
    $800 29
It's the only mythical beast among the bunch
    $800 15
These cleaning agents usually consist of surfactants
    $1000 12
In 1874 this leader of the Red Shirts was elected to Italy's parliament, where he served for 2 years
    DD: $500 20
This great Russian dancer choreographed "Jeux" & "Le Sacre du Printemps" in the same year, 1913
    $1000 25
She was 24 when she played 12-year-old Frankie Addams in "The Member of the Wedding" in 1950
    $1000 6
Lytton Strachey called his 1918 book about 19th century English heroes "Eminent" these
    $1000 30
This animal also ate the malt that lay in the house that Jack built
    $1000 16
Also called grape sugar, this is naturally occurring glucose

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ira Eric Linda
$7,600 $8,000 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The widow of this singer who died in 1992 donated 16 boxes of his clothing & shoes to the National Hobo Association

Final scores:

Ira Eric Linda
$10 $799 $8,799
3rd place: Swintec 2400 DM portable electronic display typewriter + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! for the 16-bit Super Nintendo Entertainment System & Sega Genesis 2nd place: Daniel Mink his & her Bolero Collection watches + Stanley Blacker men's & women's fashions New champion: $8,799

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ira Eric Linda
$7,600 $7,300 $5,400
22 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $20,300

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Game tape date: 1993-01-12
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