Show #2326 - Monday, October 17, 1994


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George Fries, a civil engineer from Hamilton, New Jersey

Bazil Facchina, an attorney from Washington, D.C.

Eileen Lynch, a project manager from West Windsor, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
There's a statue of this lexicographer in the center of West Hartford, Conn., his hometown
    $100 11
The first of his 3 "Best Actor" nominations came for 1934's "The Thin Man"
    $100 1
Women named Deborah should be busy, because Deborah is from Hebrew for this "busy" insect
    $100 16
One Hindu legend says that this sacred river sprang from the foot of the god Vishnu
    $100 26
Something that happens quickly happens in "leaps and" these
    $100 21
Term describing an eloquent person, such as an orator
    $200 7
Shirley Plantation in this state was the site of the 1793 wedding of Robert E. Lee's parents
    $200 12
"Man of Conquest" was a 1939 biography of this president of Texas
    $200 2
Among the months of the year used as names, this one is first alphabetically
    $200 17
The area surrounding this sea has been called "The Cradle of Civilization"
    $200 27
You'd file this extremely large indefinite number under "Z"
    $200 22
This 2-word phrase, no longer on our currency, made bills redeemable in metal
    $300 8
Old Deseret is a re-created 19th century pioneer community in this state capital
    $300 13
Athlete portrayed by John Goodman in a 1992 film
    $300 3
Bianca is Italian for this color
    $300 18
About a third of the earth's surface is covered by this body of water
    $300 28
Anatomically speaking, an outpouring of gossip can be a "real" one of these
    $300 23
Because his hair turned white prematurely, country singer Charlie Rich was given this nickname
    $400 9
This Washington, D.C. house, once the residence of Harry Truman, is named for the founder of the Washington Globe
    $400 14
It completes the Mae West line "Well, it's not the men in your life that count,..."
    $400 4
You may think of it was pulled candy, but in Wales it's a popular nickname for David
    $400 19
A channel called Pentland Firth separates the Orkney Islands from the mainland of this country
    $400 29
At an auction it's a number of items that are bid on as one item
    $400 24
This wingless household pest feeds on such starchy items as wallpaper & books
    $500 10
The Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. use this founder's Savannah, Georgia birthplace as a national program center
    $500 15
He was the Figg in "How to Frame a Figg"
    DD: $500 5
This surname, from Old English for "west meadow", is a popular first name among Methodists
    $500 20
Nicaragua's capital is located on the southern shore of this lake
    $500 30
It's a group of legislators who vote together, or a group of countries with a common purpose
    $500 25
The eyes of newborns are often treated with a solution of this chemical to prevent blindness

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

Eileen Bazil George
$2,300 $400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eileen Bazil George
$3,700 $1,800 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Thomas Brunner explored the interior of this country's South Island from Tasman Bay to Mt. Cook
    $200 21
The flower of the banana plant is pollinated by these flying mammals
    $200 2
The NTIS & NTIA are there to supply you with this, their "I", & you don't have to call 411 to get it
    $200 7
You need a tenor to play Loge the Fire God in this composer's "Das Rheingold"
    $200 12
After Yellowstone, this Florida park is the largest in the lower 48 states
    $200 26
This author of "Don Quixote" lost his the use of his left hand at the 1571 Battle of Lepanto
    $400 17
In 1864 John M. Bozeman helped establish a town in the Gallatin Valley in what's now this state
    $400 22
The Alabama, Wisconsin & Hawaii are hybrids of this plant with a continent in its name
    $400 3
The Bureau of the Census performs a full population & housing census this often
    $400 8
"Orpheus in the Underworld" is one of the countless operas that feature this Roman goddess of love
    $400 13
About a million gals. of water flow daily from the hot springs at Hot Springs National Park in this state
    DD: $500 27
This count participated in the Crimean War siege of Sevastopol & later wrote about it
    $600 18
When Pedro Cabral claimed this New World territory for Portugal, he called it Vera Cruz
    $600 23
Tap water that contains a heavy amount of this strong-smelling element is bad for your orchids
    $600 4
Ronald H. Brown earns $148,400 a year in this post
    $600 9
Jove disguises himself as this goddess of the hunt, his own daughter, in Cavalli's opera "La Calisto"
    $600 14
Blindfish & blind Crayfish are among the unique animals that inhabit the waters of this Kentucky national park
    $600 28
This author of "The Gulag Archipelago" was awarded the Order of the Wed Star for his WWII service
    $800 19
Partnered with Speke in African exploration, he'd been expelled from Oxford for attending a horse race
    $800 24
Try to remember that the flower of the forget-me-not comes in white, pink or this primary color
    $800 5
It's the P of the PTO; Edison received many of them
    $800 10
Richard Strauss' opera about Menelaus & this wife features 3 elves & a singing seashell
    DD: $600 15
Famous for its colorful display of eroded rocks, this Utah "Canyon" was named for a Mormon settler
    $800 29
This "Ethan Frome" author was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor for her work with WWI refugees
    $1000 20
He chose the Bay of Whales as the base for his 1911 conquest of the South Pole
    $1000 25
The state flower of Massachusetts is the mayflower, aka the trailing type of this
    $1000 6
This department was originally with the Commerce Dept., but they split; we guess it didn't "work" out
    $1000 11
Gluck's opera about Echo & Narcissus is based on this poet's "Metamorphoses"
    $1000 16
The national park in this U.S. territory contains one of the best-preserved coral reefs in the Pacific
    $1000 30
This author of "Deliverance" served in both WWII & the Korean War

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eileen Bazil George
$7,600 $5,600 $3,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was created in 1931 by a merger of, among others, Boeing Air Transport & National Air Transport

Final scores:

Eileen Bazil George
$3,999 $7,650 $1,300
2nd place: trip for 2 to Mexico City and Zihuatanejo New champion: $7,650 3rd place: Lane Venture wicker furniture

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Eileen Bazil George
$7,500 $6,200 $3,500
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
8 W
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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Game tape date: 1994-08-24
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