Show #2047 - Tuesday, June 29, 1993

Game in which 63 correct responses were given (with three rebounds).


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Rebecca Jacobs, an administrator originally from Quincy, Massachusetts

Mike Boyd, a video tape operator originally from Galesburg, Illinois

David Harris, an editor and writer originally from Paramus, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
The baluchitherium, an extinct type of this pachyderm, had no horn, unlike modern species
    $100 19
Aaron Spelling's daughter Tori plays Donna Martin on this popular TV series
    $100 1
A box of 64 Crayola crayons has one of these devices "built-in"
    $100 13
In October 1971 Taiwan was expelled from this organization & Red China was admitted
    $100 4
After a family meal, you may fold this item & place it back inside its ring
    $100 26
Something that turns out well "comes up smelling like" these flowers
    $200 6
The dodo was found on the Islands of Reunion, Rodrigues & Mauritius in this ocean
    $200 20
When this singer starred in a revival of "Funny Girl", one critic said, "Pia doesn't fall on her fanny"
    $200 2
In 1835 C.S.A. Thilorier froze this gas to create the first "dry ice"
    $200 14
During Japanese control of Taiwan, this largest city was called Taihoku
    $200 10
The most formal evening wear is this color "tie", but black tie is much more popular
    $200 27
Because artists tend to flatter their models, a fine-looking female is said to be "as pretty as" this
    $300 7
The last known representative of this type of pigeon died in the Cincinnati Zoo in 1914
    $300 21
Patrick Stewart wrote & starred in a one-man show based on this Dickens Christmas classic
    $300 5
After hearing this invention of his work, Edison said, "I was never so taken aback in my life"
    $300 15
His birthday is observed as a holiday on October 31
    $300 17
Some small wedding receptions eliminate this greeting line that was once de rigeueur
    $300 28
A fine voice is "as clear as" one of these tintinnabulating objects
    $400 8
Steller's Sea Cow was a relative of this rare aquatic mammal found in Florida
    $400 22
This British actress played Isadora Duncan on film in 1968 & onstage in 1991
    $400 11
C. Vanderbilt thought George Westinghouse's idea of stopping a train by this means a fool notion
    $400 16
It is prohibited to bring literature promoting this ideology into Taiwan
    $400 24
Black ribbon streamers on a family's front door were once a sign of this
    $400 29
A really fast person runs like this kind of "lightning"—as if regular lightning isn't fast enough
    $500 9
The name of this extinct elephant-like creature comes from Greek meaning "breast tooth"
    $500 23
Playwright who made his film debut in "Renaldo and Clara" in 1978 & won a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in '79
    $500 12
First built in 1960, it's also been called an optical maser
    DD: $1,500 18
Mariners from this country named Taiwan Ilha Formosa, but didn't colonize it
    $500 25
In 1922 Emily Post wrote, "A gentleman takes off" this "when a lady enters the elevator"
    $500 30
A person who's out of his element is "like a fish" in this predicament

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

David Mike Rebecca
$400 $2,900 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Mike Rebecca
$2,100 $6,000 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In 1991 B.C. Amenemhet, a former vizier, founded this country's 12th dynasty
    $200 16
"Homage to the Queen", a tribute to her, premiered on her coronation day in 1953
    $200 19
Unlike most birds, ratites like the ostrich can't do this
    $200 1
The summer varieties of this gourd-like vegetable are eaten green; the winter ones, ripe
    $200 20
In 1777 Chief Joseph Brant led his fellow Mohawks in the Battle of Oriskany during this war
    $200 11
This novelist's youthful voyages provided the basis for such works as "Lord Jim" & "Typhoon"
    $400 5
Because his proposals for constitutional change were defeated, this French president resigned in 1969
    $400 17
This dancer choreographed a new version of "The Nutcracker" in 1976, a "Turning Point" in his career
    $400 21
Associated with this sense, the olfactory lobe is better developed in most vertebrates than in man
    $400 3
This fruit with many seeds is grown on the Punica granatum tree
    $400 26
A woman claiming to be this Lewis & Clark companion died in 1884; she would have been about 100
    $400 12
He dictated his last novel, "The Brothers Karamazov", to his wife who took it down in shorthand
    DD: $3,000 6
In 1919 this national assembly met in this city & formed a new German republic
    $600 18
The School of American Ballet is the official school of this major metropolitan ballet company
    $600 24
Renin, an enzyme that breaks down protein, is secreted by cells in this organ
    $600 4
Poi, a luau treat, is made from these mashed roots
    $600 28
Geronimo rode in this U.S. president's 1905 inaugural parade
    $600 13
This Scottish novelist is buried at the summit of Mt. Vaea on Upolu, an island of Western Samoa
    $800 7
The parents of this Peruvian president immigrated from Japan 4 years prior to his birth
    $800 22
This Spanish seducer is attacked by furies at the end of a 1936 ballet
    $800 25
Common "colorful" term for the eythrocytes, which transport oxygen around the body
    $800 9
A greengage is a plum & a greening is this fruit
    $800 29
When this chief, Pocahontas' father, died in 1618, he was succeeded by his brother Opitchapam
    $800 14
This novelist's nonfiction book "Miami and the Siege of Chicago" was about the 1968 political conventions
    $1000 8
About 3000 B.S. the Sumerians invented this writing system which used triangular marks
    $1000 23
First performed in 1905, this very short solo ballet depicts the last minutes in the life of a bird
    $1000 27
This nucleic acid occurs in 3 forms: messenger, ribosomal & transfer
    $1000 10
This somewhat coarse root vegetable is also called a swede or a Swedish turnip
    $1000 30
This chief once called "The Apache Napoleon" died in the Arizona territory in 1874
    DD: $2,500 15
He followed his first novel, "Appointment in Samarra", with "BUtterfield 8"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Mike Rebecca
$10,800 $14,600 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this river, famous in song, may be a corruption of the Spanish for "little Saint John"

Final scores:

David Mike Rebecca
$14,601 $21,601 $5,200
2nd place: a trip to Orlando, Flordia aboard Delta Airlines with stay at Embassy Suites Lake Buena Vista New champion: $21,601 3rd place: a Maytag Jetclean dishwasher

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Mike Rebecca
$9,300 $11,200 $5,100
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 1993-02-08
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