Show #2023 - Wednesday, May 26, 1993


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Janet Morgan, a marketing consultant from Atlanta, Georgia

Jeff Lesemann, a flea merchant from St. Petersburg, Florida

Linda Pierce, a homemaker from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
In March 1985 he became General Secretary of the Communist Party
    $100 1
Casper isn't usually described as "the sociable spectre" but as this
    $100 11
Mode of transport that got Yankee Doodle to town
    $100 16
Hermes was also known for conducting souls to this wretched place
    $100 19
Her home in Glen Echo, Maryland was built to accommodate Red Cross workers & supplies
    $100 24
In 1927 Edna St. Vincent Millay wrote the libretto for one of these called "The King's Henchman"
    $200 7
In 1903 the Russian Social Democratic Workers' Party split into the Mensheviks & this group
    $200 2
Boris Badenov's favorite femme, her last name is Fatale
    $200 12
This warehouse vehicle has prongs that can raise pallets & loads
    $200 17
This Greek god of war wasn't nearly as popular as his Roman counterpart, Mars
    $200 20
The National Historic Site at this Alabama school includes the home of Booker T. Washington
    $200 25
The philosopher Heraclitus said, "God is day and night, winter and summer, war and" this
    $300 8
During her reign in the 1700s, this empress legalized serfdom in Ukraine
    $300 3
Like the families on "The Guiding Light", this animated family lives in Springfield in an unknown state
    $300 13
It's a passenger-carrying vehicle, or where the driver sits in a truck
    $300 18
Julius Caesar regarded this love goddess, the Roman equivalent of Aphrodite, as one of his ancestors
    $300 21
Allegheny Portage Railroad in this state is the largest national historic site in the eastern U.S.
    $300 26
An ice cream dessert, or a "Little Deuce" car
    $400 9
When Princess Alix of Hesse-Darmstadt married Nicholas II in 1894, she took this Russian first name
    $400 4
The first cartoon series this duo created for network TV was about a cat & dog named Ruff and Reddy
    $400 14
It's a kids' vehicle made up of a floorboard mounted on 2 wheels & controlled by an upright handle
    $400 27
Thor had a magic hammer, & this chief Norse god had a magic ring
    $400 22
Fort Union trading post in Montana & North Dakota was a fur-trading post on this river
    $400 29
The name of this piece of tableware is an old-fashioned synonym for neck, pet or woo
    $500 10
The 1905 treaty ending the Russo-Japanese War was named for this New Hampshire seaport
    $500 5
Though Odie Colognie's name implies he smells sweet, he's one of these animals
    $500 15
The type of transport involved in a Nantucket sleigh ride
    $500 28
To save the baby Zeus from certain death, his mother hid him on this largest Greek island
    DD: $1,400 23
A historic site in this U.S. territory consists of 27 acres along the waterfront in Christiansted
    $500 30
A warrior known as the Black Douglas carried this organ of Robert the Bruce's in battle

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

Linda Jeff Janet
$500 $1,900 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Jeff Janet
$1,900 $5,100 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
This comet returned in 1066, the year of the Battle of Hastings
    $200 11
This sect was so named because George Fox told a judge to "tremble at the word of the Lord"
    $200 16
32 prisoners & 11 guards & civilians died as a result of the 1971 riot at this New York prison
    $200 1
Among his followers are George-a-Greene & Allan-a-Dale
    $200 2
5 generations of this family lived at Stratford Hall Plantation in Virginia; Robert E. was born there
    $200 26
In 1679 Henry Purcell succeeded John Blow as organist of this London abbey
    $400 22
The event horizon is the boundary of one of these massive, dark objects
    $400 12
Buddha taught that people should devote themselves to achieving this state of peace & happiness
    $400 17
The Chinese democracy movement was crushed in the 1989 massacre at this Beijing square
    $400 3
Marlow narrates 4 of his stories, including "Lord Jim" & "Heart of Darkness"
    $400 7
The Red Room in this famous building was once known as the President's Antechamber
    $400 27
Though deaf, he conducted the 1824 premiere of his choral Ninth Symphony
    $600 23
This is the most distant of the giant planets
    DD: $1,900 13
Before the rise of Islam in the 600s, this was Syria's predominant religion
    $600 18
In 1963 this French leader rejected Britain for membership in the European Economic Community
    $600 4
This John Fowles title is what the locals call Sarah Woodruff
    $600 8
Ed Reed may have been the gunman who killed this "Belle" of the Old West, who was his mother
    $600 28
Before he was 10, this Austrian had played for Maria Theresa & France's Louis XV
    $800 24
This space research institution run by Caltech is abbreviated JPL
    $800 14
Some Jews observe Taanit Esther the day before this festival
    $800 19
This ousted Nicaraguan president was assassinated in Paraguay in 1980
    DD: $1,000 5
Shaw created Major Barbara & this author created Major Major
    $800 9
He was a native of Albany, New York, but he was famous for writing about Poker Flat
    $800 29
In 1985 the world celebrated the 300th birthday of this German master of counterpoint
    $1000 25
The outermost layer of the Sun's atmosphere is called this
    $1000 15
Many in this religion founded in Jamaica wear their hair in ropelike braids called dreadlocks
    $1000 20
In the U.S. presidential election of 1912, this socialist received 6% of the vote
    $1000 6
In this Thomas Berger book, Jack Crabb, age 111, tells about his life with the Cheyenne
    $1000 10
Georgia was named for this man who granted the colony a charter in 1732
    $1000 30
For the most part he forbade performances of "The Carnival of the Animals" during his lifetime

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Jeff Janet
$2,100 $10,600 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1992 Mona Van Duyn became the first woman named this by the Library of Congress

Final scores:

Linda Jeff Janet
$2,100 $4,300 $1
2nd place: Wallace Silversmiths 5-piece tea service & 5-candelabra + the Jeopardy! home game New champion: $4,300 3rd place: Braun coffeemaker, food processor & in-cup blender + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! for the 16-bit Super Nintendo Entertainment System & Sega Genesis + the Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Linda Jeff Janet
$3,100 $8,400 $5,700
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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Game tape date: 1993-01-12
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