Show #1945 - Friday, February 5, 1993

Last show with Merv Griffin Enterprises "blinking griffin" logo.


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Renny Christopher, a college teacher from Santa Cruz, California

Phil Klinkner, a political science professor originally from Clinton, Iowa

Michael Schill, an artist from Menlo Park, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Natchez in this state is known for its lovely antebellum mansions; many of them are open to tourists
    $100 5
Irish actress Geraldine Fitzgerald played the woman who married Heathcliff in this 1939 classic
    $100 11
Global warming caused by this "effect" could force the evacuation of some coastal lowlands
    $100 13
During one week in May, 7 people died climbing this Alaskan mountain
    $100 18
It's the only candy we know with "Duds" in its name
    $100 24
Often caused by cold, this skin condition could be called "waterfowl bumps"
    $200 2
The shag, not the Charleston, is South Carolina's state one of these
    $200 6
Annette Bening came on like gangbusters when she wore a gown from this gangster film to the 1990 Oscars
    $200 12
Trees help humanity by absorbing this gas, but it's released to the atmosphere when they are burned
    $200 15
In July this new Israeli prime minister went to Cairo to meet President Mubarak
    $200 19
This vegetable fat used in soap & cosmetics is a by-product of the chocolate industry
    $200 25
These abandoned communities could be called "spectre cities"
    $300 3
The annual Jeanie festival in White Springs, Florida honors this composer who dreamed of Jeanie
    $300 7
Of bubble gum, flubber or blubber, the one Fred MacMurray invented in a 1961 film
    $300 14
These converters help release pollutants from automobile exhaust
    $300 16
After Slovakia's parliament declared sovereignty, he quit as president of Czechoslovakia
    $300 21
Theobroma Cacao, the scientific name of the cacao tree, means that it's the "food of" these beings
    $300 26
Jubilant joy, or the kind of club that might sing about it
    $400 4
In 1926 the Rockefellers began restoring the historic area of this colonial capital of Virginia
    $400 8
John Chancellor reportedly turned down the role in this 1976 film that won Peter Finch an Oscar
    $400 17
The pH value of acid rain is equivalent to that of this common salad dressing ingredient
    $400 29
Founded in 1779, the Elizabeth Daily Journal, this state's oldest newspaper, folded
    $400 22
Chocolate, garlic & onions are 3 of the main ingredients in this spicy Mexican sauce
    $400 27
A voracious eater, or someone with an enormous capacity "for work" or "for punishment"
    $500 9
This Tennessee city's architecture helped earn it the nickname "The Athens of the South"
    $500 10
This "Mrs. Miniver" star played Eleanor Roosevelt in the 1960 film "Sunrise at Campobello"
    DD: $1,000 20
This type of garbage dump, used for about 80% of U.S. waste, often leaks toxic chemicals
    $500 30
A deadlock over how to close a $10.7-billion budget shortfall caused this state to issue IOUs
    $500 23
A chocolate company is named for this legendary lady who graces its signature gold ballotins
    $500 28
Some species of this ratlike rodent, a popular pet, are called jirds

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Michael Phil Renny
$1,200 $800 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Phil Renny
$4,800 $800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
David Livingstone's body was interred in this London landmark in 1874
    $200 26
Mr. Potato Head could tell you the 3 best-known polysaccharides are cellulose, glycogen & this
    $200 2
Now 80, this "French Chef" says she'll go until she drops, & "that should be about 95"
    $200 16
About 94% of this country's population belongs to the Han nationality
    $200 7
This American poet wrote several versions of his lament "Lenore"
    $200 21
Duane Eddy, Andres Segovia & Chuck Berry
    $400 12
In 1870 the first rubber company west of the Alleghenies was founded in Akron, Ohio by this man
    $400 27
Used in rechargeable batteries & to protect other metals from corrosion, its symbol is Cd
    $400 3
This comedienne got her start on TV as the girlfriend of Jerry Mahoney, & we're not pulling your ear!
    $400 17
This country's 4 geographical provinces are Connaught, Leinster, Munster & part of Ulster
    $400 8
The 9th sect. of this Longfellow poem begins, "On the shores of Gitche Gumee, of the shining Big-Sea-Water"
    $400 22
Ginger Baker, Karen Carpenter & Buddy Rich
    $600 13
This president ran for reelection in 1872 against fellow Republican Horace Greeley, who was endorsed by the Democrats
    $600 28
An atom that loses one of these becomes a cation, a positively charged ion
    $600 4
It's the first name of cartoonist Guisewite, or her famous comic strip
    $600 18
The Gallipoli Peninsula, a site of major action in WWI, is part of this country
    $600 9
T.S. Eliot asked "Do I dare to eat a peach" in this title character's "Love Song"
    $600 23
Toots Thielmans, Larry Addler & Stevie Wonder
    DD: $1,000 14
In 1893 this labor leader founded the American Railway Union
    $800 29
Burn a piece of sodium in a flask filled with chlorine gas & the resulting white powder is this
    $800 5
The original Gibson Girl, Irene Langhorne Gibson, was an older sister of this American-born British "Lady"
    $800 19
Bob Hawke served as prime minister of this country from 1983 to 1991
    $800 10
Books in this Tennyson work include "Merlin and Vivien" & "Lancelot and Elaine"
    $800 24
Annie Whitehead, Kid Ory & Tommy Dorsey
    $1000 15
On Jan. 5, 1895, in front of French troops, he was stripped of his buttons & badges & had his sword broken
    DD: $4,000 30
This semiconducting element makes up 27.7% of the mass of the earth's crust
    $1000 6
She founded the Elsa Wild Animal Appeal in England in 1961& in the U.S. in 1969
    $1000 20
The Bryan-Chamorro treaty of 1914 gave the U.S. the right to build a canal thru this Central American country
    $1000 11
"Ah but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?" is from his "Andrea Del Sarto"
    $1000 25
Freddy Martin, Boots Randolph & John Coltrane

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Phil Renny
$9,200 $3,200 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 20th century opera was inspired by Hieronymus Bosch's painting "The Adoration of the Magi"

Final scores:

Michael Phil Renny
$200 $3,200 $1,599
3rd place: Enesco Small World of Music reproduction New champion: $3,200 2nd place: Satellite TV system & Sanyo TV

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Phil Renny
$5,700 $3,000 $10,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
23 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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Game tape date: 1992-10-27
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