Show #2078 - Wednesday, September 22, 1993


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Barbara Elem, a 3rd grade teacher from East Brunswick, New Jersey

Dave Osborne, a television production assistant from Chicago, Illinois

Lieutenant Commander Alan Echt, an industrial hygienist from Cincinnati, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

JULY 1993
    $100 13
This river flooded homes & businesses in Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois & Missouri
    $100 1
She was Miss Orange County in 1978, long before she "clawed" her way to the top in "Batman Returns"
    $100 22
Though Colorado's called a mountain state, less than half of it is in this mountain range
    $100 4
For this "bright idea" Thomas Edison was elected to the Inventors Hall of Fame
    $100 9
The Saddle Peak Lodge in Calabasas, Calif. still serves this bird the classic way, "under glass"
    $100 12
It follows Q—or precedes "of the iceberg"
    $200 14
Rev. Jesse Jackson was among over 20 arrested during a protest to make this district a state
    $200 2
Mark Hamill calls this novelist & "Star Wars" co-star "The Wicked Wit of the West"
    $200 23
Palisades Interstate Park is in N.Y. & this state
    $200 5
Walter Hunt's invention of this in 1849 made diaper fastening a cinch
    $200 10
In 1993 this TV comedienne & her husband Tom opened their Big Food Diner near their farm in Eldon, Iowa
    $200 16
A long, fixed bench with a back that holds church ladies, men & kids
    $300 15
This country announced plans for its first all-race general election to be held on April 27, 1994
    $300 3
This young country singer's friends call her "Wy" for short —wy not?
    $300 26
All of these in Maryland are artificially created & Deep Creek is the largest
    $300 6
Cooking hasn't been the same since the development of this by Percy Spencer & Raytheon in 1947
    $300 11
Established in 1760, the Half Way House is halfway between Richmond & Petersburg in this state
    $300 17
This animal's name is also slang for a jazz musician
    $400 24
Robert Rota, who operated this for the House of Representatives, pleaded guilty to embezzlement
    $400 20
American-born Lisa Halaby met this king while working for Royal Jordanian Airlines; they married in 1978
    $400 27
In the 1850s this "New" Massachusetts city was the whaling capital of the world
    $400 7
In 1879 James Ritty invented this machine to record sales; the money drawer came later
    $400 29
Move over, Baskin-Robbins; NYC's Russian Tea Room serves 31 varieties of this potent potable
    $400 18
When Rip van Winkle woke up, his dog was gone & oh, shoot, this was rusted
    $500 25
He was fired as director of the F.B.I.
    $500 21
Great Russian ballerina who choreographed the 1918 ballet "Autumn Leaves"; she played a chrysanthemum
    DD: $500 28
U.S. Highway 26, offers close-up views of this mountain, Oregon's highest point
    $500 8
While studying earthquakes in Japan, John Milne invented this instrument for recording them
    $500 30
Oprah Winfrey co-owns The Eccentric in this city, & Oprah's potatoes are featured on the menu
    $500 19
Kipling wrote, "Till the devil whispered behind the leaves, 'it's pretty, but is it'" this

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

Alan Dave Barbara
$1,900 $900 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Dave Barbara
$1,900 $2,900 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
A person suffering from hypersomnia does this more than most people
    $200 5
When she retired in 1989, this American sprinter held world records at 100 meters & 200 meters
    $200 10
When she was about 16, the "voices" told her to aid the dauphin
    $200 15
A fabric that's a different color on each side is named for this 2-faced god we think about in January
    $200 26
In Egypt & Sudan, this river is known as Bahr el-Nil
    $200 1
She published her 1931 book "Stuffed Shirts" under her first married name, Claire Boothe Brokaw
    $400 17
Stress management programs try to help personality types identified by this letter
    $400 6
In 1989 Tom Kite earned $1,395,278—this sport's all-time single-season record
    $400 11
Prince Charles John combined the crown of Sweden with this country's in 1814
    $400 22
Mirror, panne & crushed are 3 types of this fabric
    $400 27
Important ports on this bay include Calcutta & Madras
    $400 2
In the 1970s he changed his middle name to Cruz, the surname of his Pueblo Indian grandmother
    $600 18
From the Greek "sanctuary", it's an institution for the care of the mentally ill
    $600 7
It's the nickname of former heavyweight boxing champ James Douglas
    $600 12
By sailing through it in 1770 this British captain proved a strait separated Australia from New Guinea
    $600 23
This sleek fabric's name is derived from Zaytun, a medieval name for the port of Canton, China
    $600 28
Pakistan is responsible for the defense of this 33-mile-long pass in the Safedkoh Range
    $600 3
He co-wrote the screenplay for "The Great Escape" the year after he published "King Rat"
    $800 19
It's the "principle" by which the id operates
    $800 8
Joe Paterno leads all active Div. 1-A college football coaches with close to 250 victories, all with this school
    DD: $2,000 13
In 1990 Goh Chok Tong replaced Lee Kuan Yew & became this city-state's second P.M.
    $800 24
Tulle is named for a city in this country where it was first made in the early 1800s
    $800 29
The Russian-Ukrainian Kerch Strait connects the Sea of Azov with this sea
    $800 4
This novelist dedicated "The Loved One" to his fellow author Nancy Mitford
    $1000 20
This Swiss psychoanalyst gave us the term collective unconscious...or maybe we had it all along
    $1000 9
This former baseball commissioner is a distant relative of frontiersman Jim Bowie
    $1000 14
The second daughter of James II, she became British queen in 1702 & reigned for 12 years
    $1000 25
Dimity, which oten has a checked or striped pattern woven into it, is a type of this fabric
    DD: $600 30
It's the largest river flowing into the Adriatic Sea
    $1000 21
Her satirical novel "The Groves of Academe" appeared 11 years before "The Group"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Dave Barbara
$100 $9,100 $4,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This state lost the most seats in the House of Representatives, 3, after the 1990 census

Final scores:

Alan Dave Barbara
$200 $9,199 $4,500
3rd place: Wallace punch bowl set + Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune for SNES and Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! home game New champion: $9,199 2nd place: Twinhead Slimnote laptop with In-House Accountant software + Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alan Dave Barbara
$2,700 $9,600 $4,500
18 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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Game tape date: 1993-07-26
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