Show #2028 - Wednesday, June 2, 1993


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Charli Winking, an attorney and law professor originally from Quincy, Illinois

Jim Dendy, a grad student originally from LaFayette, Georgia

David Simpson, a Ph.D. candidate from Ventura, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'll give you the clue; I'll tell you how many letters; all you have to do is come up with the right word.)
    $100 1
This California valley once provided almost all of the USA's domestic borax
    $100 11
"So, if your baby leaves and you have a tale to tell, just take a walk down Lonely Street to" this place
    $100 2
After earning her M.D. in 1874, Sarah Stevenson became the 1st woman admitted to this organization
    $100 17
Royal titles given to the 2 termites that mate to start a new nest
    $100 16
In speedwriting this 3-letter article is just a dot
    $100 26
Vote container
    $200 4
The first bridge linking the Cambridge area & Boston was built over this river in 1793
    $200 12
The last of this female group's 12 No. 1 hits was "Someday We'll Be Together" in 1969
    $200 3
Though she came in 15th, in May 1970 Diane Crump was the 1st woman to ride in this horse race
    $200 18
This insect comes in click, pleasing fungus & Goliath varieties... no Ringo
    $200 22
This fabric pattern was named after a fad dance
    $200 27
Tonsorial palace
    $300 6
This state's highest point, Mount Davis, lies in the Allegheny Mountains
    $300 13
A 1965 No. 1 hit by the Rolling Stones said to "get off of" this
    $300 5
In 1948 N.Y. lawyer Frieda B. Hennock became the 1st woman appointed to this broadcasting agency
    $300 19
Silverfish have cerci, an extra set of these, at the back end of their bodies
    $300 23
The 2 lower-case letters that need dots to be complete
    $300 28
A tradesman's 13
    $400 8
This state's Otter Creek River runs 100 miles from near East Dorset to Lake Champlain
    $400 14
In 1963 Peter Noone joined this group, then called the Heartbeats
    $400 7
In 1878 people began "calling on" Emma Nutt, the 1st woman in this profession
    DD: $500 20
As their common name implies, Drosophila tend to congregate wherever pieces of this are stored
    $400 24
The Library of Congress publishes Playboy in this writing system of raised dots
    $400 29
Alcoholic John
    $500 10
The Continental Divide provides a portion of the boundary between Montana & this state
    $500 15
His solo career began in 1971 at age 13 with the release of the No. 4 hit "Got To Be There"
    $500 9
A contemporary of Susan B. Anthony, she's credited with being the 1st married woman to keep her maiden name
    $500 21
The Ency. of Insects calls them "the insect equivalent of rats and mice", as they live well with man
    $500 25
Term for the dots on a die
    $500 30
Sucker-seeking showman

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

David Jim Charli
$400 -$500 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Jim Charli
$1,400 $800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
Missionary Saint Francis Xavier landed at Kagoshima in this country in 1549
    $200 7
Antonio Canova carved a monument to Pope Clement XIII for this basilica
    $200 18
Though he was in Spain at the time of Columbus' 1st & 2nd voyages, America was named for him anyway
    $200 8
Most Muslims who visit Mecca also go to Medina, where this prophet's tomb is located
    $200 1
Kate Nickleby works for a dressmaker named Madame Mantalini in this Dickens novel
    $200 26
This producer discovered Sophia Loren in a beauty contest when she was about 14 & later married her
    DD: $1,400 9
This port, China's most populous city, lies on the Huangpu River
    $400 12
Some of his water lily paintings hang in the Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris
    $400 19
Elizabeth I signed this queen's death warrant February 1, 1587
    $400 13
Like the Bible, this holy book of Islam forbids lying, stealing & murder
    $400 2
In "Doctor Zhivago" Larisa Feodorovna Guishar is better known by this nickname
    $400 27
This romantic leading man earned his 1st Oscar nomination in 1962 for "Divorce - Italian Style"
    $600 10
Surabaya is this country's second-largest city & capital of its East Java province
    $600 15
This substance is melted & used as a binder for encaustic painting, which was popular in ancient Greece
    $600 20
Much of what we know about this king comes from a 9th c. biography, the "Vita Karoli Magni"
    $600 23
The 2 major branches of Islam are Sunni & this
    $600 3
This Tolstoy heroine has a daughter named Anny & a maid named Annushka
    $600 28
Ingrid Bergman's relationship with this "Stromboli" director erupted into romance & they were married in 1950
    $800 11
Bandar Seri Begawan is the capital of this oil-rich sultanate on Borneo
    $800 16
Jan Van Eyck's great 12-panel Ghent Altarpiece is in a church in this country
    DD: $1,500 21
During the 1500s he visited Catherine de Medici's court & cast horoscopes of her children
    $800 24
Individuals who cannot fast during this holy month may feed 30 poor people a day instead
    $800 4
Emma covers one of her affairs by pretending to take music lessons in this Flaubert novel
    $800 29
The 1976 film "Seven Beauties" is considered this female director's masterpiece
    $1000 14
Dhaka was a mogul capital long before it became capital of this country
    $1000 17
Reviving an ancient custom, John Gibson tinted some parts of his 1847 statue of this queen
    $1000 22
Ulrich Zwingli, a priest from this country, led the Protestant Reformation there
    $1000 25
Muslims pray toward Mecca & toward this shrine which houses the black stone
    $1000 6
In "Little Women" this shy, timid sister is nicknamed "Little Tranquillity"
    $1000 30
The first Shakespearean film this Italian directed was "The Taming of the Shrew" with Burton & Taylor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Jim Charli
$9,500 $6,000 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Blantyre, the largest city in Malawi, is named after this missionary's birthplace

Final scores:

David Jim Charli
$17,701 $10,000 $3,700
2-day champion: $29,501 2nd place: a trip on Trans World Airlines to Honolulu, Hawaii & 1-week stay at the Pacific Beach Hotel + Jeopardy! home game 3rd place: MCE compact home stereo system with dual cassette decks, high-speed dubbing, AM/FM stereo, turntable & wide-range speakers + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! for the 16-bit Super Nintendo Entertainment System & Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Jim Charli
$7,800 $5,900 $8,200
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
26 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,900

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Game tape date: 1993-01-19
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