Show #2048 - Wednesday, June 30, 1993


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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These clues have to do with events that took place during the short presidency of Garfield.)
    $100 4
In 1982 the Jarvik-7, the first permanent one of these, was implanted in patient Barney Clark
    $100 21
Detective novelist Tony Hillerman is this "Magnum, P.I." co-star's second cousin
    $100 16
In art this "Enlightened One" is often depicted in the lotus position in deep meditation
    $100 1
9 days after Garfield's inauguration, Alexander II of this country was assassinated
    $100 26
A style of pants with tight-fitting legs, or a type of high-crowned hat worn by Lincoln
    $100 11
This country leads the world in the production of cultured pearls
    $200 7
Using a kite antenna, he received the first transatlantic wireless message in 1901, the letter S
    $200 22
This director was born to a mother named Italia & has a sister named Talia
    $200 17
When this evangelist died in 1944, her son Rolf McPherson took over as head of her church
    $200 2
This institute in Alabama opened July 4, 1881 as a school to train black teachers
    $200 27
Wedgies should be worn only on these body parts
    $200 12
Commissioned U.S. Army officers are sworn to support & defend this document against all enemies
    $300 8
In 1611 Johannes Kepler introduced a second convex lens, giving this instrument greater power
    $300 23
Jason Patric is the grandson of this late TV star who was famous for playing a bus driver
    $300 18
Most of what we know about this Chinese leader comes from a book called the "Analects"
    $300 3
Turkey ceded Thessaly to this country
    $300 28
The usual color of the 19th century women's blouses inspired by Giuseppe Garibaldi
    $300 13
The world's longest of these floating bridges spans 7,518' across Lake Washington
    $400 9
Buckminster Fuller used "energetic synergetic geometry" to build these structures
    $400 24
This actress' son Sean Astin found a caveman in his back yard in the 1992 film "Encino Man"
    $400 19
According to Franciscan tradition, he received marks of Christ's wounds on his body in 1224
    $400 5
On April 5, 1881 the Treaty of Pretoria granted independence to this country
    $400 29
The duffel coat was named for a fabric made in the town of Duffel in this Low Country
    $400 14
Scientifically, this tall grass is called Saccharum officinarum
    $500 10
The 1st automated instrument to analyze this genetic material's structure was developed in the mid-1980s
    DD: $1,500 25
She's Don Johnson's famous mother-in-law; a little "bird" told us
    $500 20
The full name of his church is the Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity
    $500 6
This British bacteriologist born August 6, 1881 "molded" the lives of future generations
    $500 30
Some of these facial decorations worn in the 1600s & 1700s were star-shaped
    $500 15
In 1993 people sent letters with these stamps to fake addresses so they would be marked "return to sender"

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

Mike Tom Phil
$1,500 $300 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Tom Phil
$3,600 $900 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Lightning struck when this 18th century inventor met Deborah Read & their common law marriage lasted 44 years
    $200 6
In a list of dictionary abbreviations, this language is often listed as Lith.
    $200 16
This palace's Hall of Mirrors was once flanked by the state apartments of the king & queen
    $200 11
Usually eaten between 11 A.M. & 3 P.M., this meal is a combination of breakfast & lunch
    $200 26
The governor's mansion in this capital city was formerly the home of James G. Blaine
    $200 21
In the 6th century B.C., Greeks used his "Iliad" & "Odyssey" as textbooks
    $400 2
Ixtlilxochitl II, a chief of Texcoco in Mexico, became an ally of this Conquistador
    $400 7
Of Balinese, Bengali or Bulgarian, the one that has the most speakers by far
    $400 17
Consecrated in 1094, this basilica was named for the patron saint of Venice
    $400 12
In the Orient this part of a shark is used to make an expensive & popular soup
    $400 27
Explorers who came in from the cold to summer in Maine include Robert Peary & this South Pole visitor
    $400 22
Bullfinch's "Mythology" includes "The Age of Fable", &, covering knights, "The Age of" this
    $600 3
In 1910 he & his sister Agnes co-founded the Girl Guides
    $600 8
The famous operetta "The Gondoliers" was written in this language
    $600 18
The 70-story GE Building is the central structure in this NYC building complex
    $600 13
This company markets Velveeta & Cracker Barrel cheeses
    $600 28
This poet who wrote "I shot an arrow in the air..." was born in Portland
    $600 23
In an essay Albert Camus compared the human condition to the myth of this rock pusher
    $800 4
The name of this Grand Inquisitor became synonymous with the horror of the Spanish Inquisition
    DD: $1,400 9
Portuguese, Sardinian & Ladino belong to this group of Indo-European languages
    $800 19
This 12th century temple built by King Suryavarman appears on the Cambodian flag
    $800 14
Named for a South American country, this 3-sided nut is the fruit of the bertholettia tree
    DD: $3,700 29
In 1980 & 1981 this man from the State of Maine was U.S. Secretary of State
    $800 24
Bill Moyers' conversations with him were published as "The Power of Myth"
    $1000 5
Encyclopedia Americana says this Medici bore King Henry IV "six children and much ill will"
    $1000 10
Guarani is both a language & the basic unit of currency in this landlocked South American country
    $1000 20
This 7th century Muslim building in Jerusalem is also known as the Mosque of Umar
    $1000 15
This French term for a tiny pickle means "little horn"
    $1000 30
This woman born in Hampden helped open hospitals for the mentally ill in over 15 states
    $1000 25
This "I, Claudius" author later set his eye on "The Greek Myths" & "The Hebrew Myths"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Tom Phil
$10,300 $3,100 $9,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1920s French production of this musical about 19th c. entertainers was titled "Mississippi"

Final scores:

Mike Tom Phil
$18,401 $4,100 $18,400
2-day champion: $40,002 3rd place: Michael C. Fina hand-cut crystal decanter & goblets + Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune games for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and the Sega Genesis system 2nd place: Gibson's 3-piece kitchen with refrigerator, gas range, & dishwasher + Corning Cranberry Vision see-through nonstick cookware

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Tom Phil
$6,400 $3,100 $8,600
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
11 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,100

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Game tape date: 1993-02-08
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