Show #2157 - Tuesday, January 11, 1994


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Steve Ashworth, a financial consultant from Mount Kisco, New York

Jon Olson, a contract manager from Chatham, New Jersey

Graydon Hazenberg, a graduate student originally from Thunder Bay, Ontario (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
Insects of the order embioptera aren't spiders, but they still spin these
    $100 22
"Weird Al" Yankovic parodied this Michael Jackson hit with a song called "Eat It"
    $100 17
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute is in the Canal Zone in this country
    $100 1
Robert Lowell wrote, "If we see a light" here, "it's the light of an oncoming train"
    $100 13
Shades of this include steel, field & smoke
    $100 5
Whittier College
    $200 9
The wooly-bear caterpillar grows up to be one of these
    $200 23
This rodent group gave us "The Alvin Twist:" in 1962
    $200 27
James Renwick, who designed the Smithsonian "Castle", also designed this city's St. Patrick's Cathedral
    $200 2
On arriving in this city, Robert Benchley telegramed, "Streets full of water. Please advise"
    $200 16
Color of the guards in a 1960s Maoist movement
    $200 6
Eureka College
    $300 10
Worker bees have "baskets" on their hind legs to carry this; cuckoo bees don't
    $300 24
Tiny Tim also recorded "Animal Crackers in My Soup", but this little girl sang it first in "Curly Top"
    $300 28
The Nat'l Museum of Natural history contains the Warner crystal ball & this 45.5-carat blue diamond
    $300 3
W.C. Fields said, "It's a funny old world--a man's lucky if he gets out of it" this way
    $300 18
A shade of pink is named for this pink-fleshed fish
    $300 12
Georgetown University
    $400 11
The bald-faced type of this stinging insect builds oval paper nests
    $400 25
This singer ordered a "Cheeseburger in Paradise" in 1978, 1 year after "Margaritaville"
    $400 29
The flag that inspired him to write "The Star-Spangled Banner" is in the National Museum of American History
    $400 7
Arthur Miller work that includes the line "He's liked, but he's not--well liked
    $400 19
A name for an ancient black cosmetic is pronounced like "coal" but spelled this way
    $400 14
The University of Michigan
    $500 21
It's the larva of a beetle, or a synonym for chow
    DD: $800 26
This entertainer introduced the following silly song in the 1941 movie musical "That Night in Rio"

"I, Yi, Yi, Yi, Yi, I like you very much
I, Yi, Yi, Yi, Yi, I think you're grand
Why, why, why is it..."
    $500 30
In his capacity as this, William Rehnquist is a member of the Smithsonian Board of Regents
    $500 8
He said of the Gunpowder Plot, "A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy
    $500 20
Something xanthic is a shade of this
    $500 15
Southwest Texas state

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

Graydon Jon Steve
$2,100 $1,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Graydon Jon Steve
$3,600 $1,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1501 this explorer for whom America is named made his second voyage to the new world
    $200 6
The Blue Diamond growers will let you taste some nuts when you tour their plant in this California city
    $200 21
It's estimated bees must visit over 2 million flowers to produce a pound of this
    $200 11
Medically speaking, the flu is short for this
    $200 26
Josiah Henson, an escaped slave & minister, inspired this Harriet Beecher Stowe character
    $200 12
This flavoring comes from a combination of coffee & chocolate
    $400 2
In 1582 Pope Gregory instituted the Gregorian calendar to replace this older one
    $400 7
The CNN studio tour is a highlight of this capital city
    $400 22
The blackstrap type of this is an important component of animal feeds
    $400 13
It's a public declaration of one's views & motives; Marx & Engels wrote a "communist" one
    $400 27
In June 1990 he announced he would not seek a fourth term as mayor of Washington, D.C.
    $400 17
Some believe when this Biblical city's walls came tumbling down, it was already 6,700 years old
    $600 3
His dreams of a Utopian society ended don the scaffold in 1535
    $600 8
You'll find the World Center for Birds of Prey on West Flying Hawk Lane near this capital of Idaho
    $600 23
Found in Sweet 'N Low, this substance is several hundred times as sweet as sugar
    $600 14
It describes a person who is able to speak 2 languages fluently
    $600 28
In 1988 this founder of Motown was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    $600 18
This author's first book of tales in 1835 included "The Tinderbox" & "The Princess & the Pea"
    DD: $2,500 4
In 1530 Holy Roman Emperor Charles V granted this island to the Knights Hospitallers
    $800 9
Charles Marion Russell's largest painting hangs in the state capitol in this Montana city
    DD: $2,000 24
Andreas Marggraf discovered that the sucrose in this plant was the same as that in sugarcane
    $800 15
A malestrom, or a line of appliances
    $800 29
In 1978 he followed up his decade-old book "Soul on Ice" with another called "Soul on Fire"
    $800 19
One of the sports enjoyed by Scots at the Highland games is tossing the caber, which is one of these
    $1000 5
The 1553 execution of this emperor by Pizarro's men marked the end of the Inca civilization
    $1000 10
The Lightening Route was an electric streetcar system that served this Alabama city for decades
    $1000 25
This chemical marketed as NutraSweet was once studied as a possible ulcer treatment
    $1000 16
It can be a briefcase for manuscripts or an investor's holdings
    $1000 30
In 1985 she retired from opera singing after a farewell performance as "Aida"
    $1000 20
In the 1950s the U.S. & Canada built this series of radar posts in the arctic

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Graydon Jon Steve
$10,500 $4,400 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In an 1875 book she wrote, "Disease is an experience of so-called mortal mind"

Final scores:

Graydon Jon Steve
$8,801 $7,399 $21,200
2nd place: a trip for two to the Grove Park Inn Rsort in Ashville, NC+Jeopardy! home game 3rd place: a crytal castle from Iris Arc Crystal+Jeopardy! home game New champion: $21,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Graydon Jon Steve
$8,800 $4,400 $9,700
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $22,900

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Game tape date: 1993-09-27
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