Show #2302 - Tuesday, September 13, 1994


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Lane Rensslaer, a policy analyst originally from New York City, New York

Karen Peters, a typesetter originally from Morristown, New Jersey

Matt Handel, a marketing analyst from Wayne, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $63,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
This nickname of the 20th Amendment sounds like a wounded mallard
    $100 9
Known as "Mr. October", I hold the record for most home runs in one World Series
    $100 1
Cambridge & Lowell are the seats of Middlesex County in this state
    $100 10
Treatments for this differ if the victim swallowed, inhaled, absorbed or was injected with it
    $100 14
These whiskered fish range from about 1 1/2 inches to 15 feet in length
    $100 16
Many adventure seekers enjoy the challenge of rafting on this turbulent part of a river
    $200 7
To expel a member, Article 1, Section 5.2 says that this fraction of the House must vote yes
    $200 27
Sugar Babe's husband on "The Real McCoys", Sylvester Stallone rescued me in "Rambo III"
    $200 2
There's a Missouri county with this name associated with "Believe It or Not!"
    $200 11
Your first aid kit should have a pair of these in it for removing thorns & splinters
    $200 15
The South American pacu is closely related to this feared predator, but it eats only plants
    $200 20
In 1984 Prince had a gold record with this title song from his movie debut
    $300 8
Secret meetings were held in 1787 to draw up the Constitution in order to replace these
    $300 28
I'm glad I got to be Frank Drebin of Police Squad because I get to kiss Priscilla Presley
    $300 3
With a population of over 2 million, Kings County is this state's largest county
    $300 17
If you have to move the victim of a break or dislocation, first apply one of these
    $300 21
Male pipefish have an unusual pouch on the abdomen in which they carry these
    $300 23
Floral phrase for a self-effacing or shy person
    $400 12
The preamble states that the Constitution is here to "insure domestic" this
    $400 29
"Maggie May" know I was in the group "Nose, Hair & Teeth"; I was Nose, E. John, Hair & F. Mercury, Teeth
    $400 4
This Montana county was named for a river that was named for a type of sheep
    $400 18
A pinch of this should be added to the water given to a victim of heat exhaustion
    $400 22
In Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea", Santiago catches a huge specimen of this game fish
    $400 24
To edit a manuscript or the instrument used to do it
    $500 13
The U.S. Constitution has this number of amendments
    $500 30
First Lady of "To Tell The Truth", I'm the chairman of the New York State Council on the Arts
    DD: $1,000 5
Of the 50 counties with the largest percentage of children, 15 are in this state
    $500 19
When flushing this body part, flush from the inside corner out to avoid contaminating the other one
    $500 26
In the 1970s concern for the "snail" species of this fish delayed completion of the Tellico Dam
    $500 25
In population, it's the smallest of South Africa's provinces

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

Matt Karen Lane
$2,300 $1,300 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Karen Lane
$4,700 $2,000 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Bridges in this Turkish city include Galata, Ataturk & Bosporus
    $200 6
These half-equine creatures are also called the Ixiondae because they're the sons of Ixion
    $200 26
When this Tudor king was dying, he yelled, "Monks, Monks, Monks!" not "Wives, Wives, Wives!"
    $200 11
These dark red-skinned beans are a popular ingredient in chili con carne
    $200 16
In 1755 one of Europe's most devastating earthquakes destroyed much of this Portuguese capital
    $200 21
His first novel, "Burmese Days", was published in 1934, not 1984
    $400 2
Over one-third of Canada's population lives in this province
    $400 7
Hermione was the only child of Menelaus & this famous beauty
    $400 27
In 1956 you could view this actor's "Death Car" for 25c, sit in it for 25c more, or purchase a piece
    $400 12
Corn syrup, sugar & gelatin are the basic ingredients in this fluffy confection
    $400 17
Begun in 1163, this Paris cathedral was the site of Napoleon's & Mary Stuart's crownings
    $400 22
This prime minister completed only 9 chapters of his novel "Falconet" before his 1881 death
    $600 3
The Bight of Biafra borders Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea & this country
    $600 8
Some say these guardians of the golden apples were the daughters of Atlas and Hesperis
    $600 28
Often used in magic acts, this tool, said to have killed St. Simon, is now his symbol
    $600 13
It's the type of crustacean found in sauce aux crevettes
    $600 18
British forces captured this rocky fortress from Spain in 1704 & have held it ever since
    $600 23
E.M Forster's novel "A Room with a View" opens in the Pensione Bertolini in this Italian city
    $800 4
The Kattegat Strait separates Sweden from this Danish peninsula
    $800 9
The number 4 was sacred to this god, the Greek counterpart of Mercury
    DD: $1,000 29
Island over which the ashes of Fats Waller & Damon Runyon were scattered
    DD: $1,500 14
It's the German name for a veal cutlet dipped in egg, breaded & deep fried
    $800 19
This last imperial dynasty of China was overthrown in a 1911 revolution
    $800 24
His novel "The Mayor of Casterbridge" is subtitled "A Story of a Man with Character"
    $1000 5
The Mau Escarpment is a steep slope along the Great Rift Valley in this African country
    $1000 10
This Titaness, Zeus' mother, has the same name as a huge ostrichlike South American bird
    $1000 30
Robert Ressler coined this 2-word phrase to classify people like Ted Bundy & David Berkowitz
    $1000 15
Named for the Georgia city where it's grown, it's been called "The Sweetest Onion in the World"
    $1000 20
Tragically, in 1988 this U.S. warship shot down an Iranian passenger jet, mistaking it for an attack plane
    $1000 25
Elshie of the Mucklestanes is the title character of this Scotsman's 1816 novel "The Black Dwarf"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Karen Lane
$7,300 $4,600 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first commercial product to use the transistor; the radio came 2 years later in 1954

Final scores:

Matt Karen Lane
$0 $100 $899
3rd place: Daniel Mink his & hers watches + Jeopardy! home game 2nd place: Counterpoint compact disc player + Columbia House membership + Jeopardy! home game New champion: $899

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Matt Karen Lane
$7,800 $4,600 $7,500
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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Game tape date: 1994-07-20
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