Show #2160 - Friday, January 14, 1994


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Mike Shearn, a writer from Batavia, New York

Elizabeth Schmidt, a teleservice representative originally from Tokyo, Japan

Judy Weightman, a puzzle editor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This popular breed may have been named for its proficiency in hunting woodcock
    $100 26
Ungava is the section of the Labrador peninsula that's located in this French-speaking province
    $100 21
Menelaus & Agamemnon went with a group to Troy to retrieve her
    $100 6
When you eat this vegetable held by special little handles, don't butter all the rows at once
    $100 16
Before a title fight with Billy Conn, Joe Louis said, "He can run but he can't" do this
    $100 11
This framework of bones supporting the lower abdomen includes the Ilium & pubis bones
    $200 2
With its short legs & long body it's nicknamed "Sausage Hound"
    $200 27
It's believed that this noted Norseman visited the peninsula around 1000 A.D.
    $200 22
He disguised himself as the goddess Freya to retrieve his hammer from the giant Thrym
    $200 7
Heloise thinks you should turn these old chenille coverings into dishcloths
    $200 17
He appears in TV commercials for Doritos tortilla chips with sons George, George, George & George
    $200 12
It's the part of the body where you'd find the 7 tarsal bones
    $300 3
Ideally, the spots on this coach dog should be round & well-defined without intermingling
    $300 28
The Hudson's Bay Company was one of the groups exploring the area & trading for these
    $300 23
In 1985 Robert D. Ballard sent a camera down into the Atlantic to bring back the first shots of this since 1912
    $300 8
This proverbial advice about how to behave in Italy's capital goes back to St. Ambrose
    $300 18
In 1970 this former champ made a comeback in bouts with Jerry Quarry & Oscar Bonavena
    $300 13
Shaped like a horseshoe, this bone normally has 8 teeth on each side
    $400 4
The Basset hound is second only to this relative in having the keenest sense of smell
    $400 29
Opalescent specimens of Labradorite are sold under this "lunar" name
    DD: $1,000 24
In 1871 he found the man he was seeking at Ujiji; the man, though sick, wouldn't return with him
    $400 9
Some people claim the shiatsu type of this can reduce headaches
    $400 19
Born Walker Smith, Jr., this great "sweet" middleweight won 174 of his 201 career bouts
    $400 14
Of the 2 bones in the lower leg, it's the one not joined to the knee
    $500 5
Also called a warrigal, this wild dog is one of the few nonmarsupial mammals of Australia
    $500 30
After exploring the area. this partner of Marquette was named royal hydrographer
    $500 25
He went through Hell to bring back his wife Eurydice
    $500 10
Brooke Shields suggests pushing these back with an orangewood stick
    $500 20
Subject of the film "Raging Bull", he held the middleweight title from 1949 to 1951
    $500 15
The biceps & triceps muscles surround this arm bone

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

Judy Elizabeth Mike
$1,900 $800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Judy Elizabeth Mike
$2,100 $1,700 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter of the alphabet. I'll give you the clue, I'll tell you the number of letters needed for the correct word, it will begin with the letter N, and all you have to do is come up with the correct question.)
    $200 7
On June 15, 1775 he was chosen to command the Continental Army
    $200 26
The Persians originally called this flower nilak, meaning "bluish"
    $200 21
His father, the composer William Southcombe Lloyd Webber, was the director of the London College of Music
    $200 8
This home of the "Fighting Irish" is governed by a board of 42 lay people & 8 priests
    $200 1
"The Blue and the Gray" is an account of this event drawn from private diaries & state papers
    $200 2
One is hit on the head (4)
    $400 17
On June 15, 1924 congress passed a law making these native-born people U.S. citizens
    $400 27
Popular at Easter, a white one of these flowers is sacred to the Virgin Mary
    $400 22
Jacques Brel became famous in France, but he was born in this Belgian capital
    $400 9
This New Jersey school is the fourth-oldest institution of higher learning in the U.S.
    $400 13
In a 1952 book Dixon Wecter detailed this author's early years in Hannibal
    $400 3
About his jacket, critics pandit (5)
    $600 18
In '80 Pres. Carter announced a grain & high-tech embargo against the USSR for invading this country
    $600 28
An old legend says those who wear this flower will be remembered by their lovers, hence its name
    $600 23
He wrote his first opera, "La Princesse Jaune", in 1872, 14 years before "Carnival of the Animals"
    $600 10
The Bodleian Library at this university is England's second largest
    $600 14
In 1989 this news partner of Jim Lehrer wrote a bestselling memoir called "Wordstruck"
    $600 4
    $800 19
In the early 1800s, this lexicographer served in the Massachusetts legislature
    $800 29
Miniature ones of these flowers include the Starina & the Baby Betsy McCall
    $800 24
This Russian ballet composer was deeply hurt when his patron Madame von Meck cut him off in 1890
    $800 11
This Evanston, Ill. university was the nation's first to have a school of speech
    $800 15
Leon Edel won a 1963 Pulitzer for Volumes II & III of his biography of this "Turn of the Screw" author
    $800 5
Country city (9)
    $1000 20
This English firm owned the tea destroyed at the Boston Tea Party
    DD: $2,000 30
The jonquil is a species of this flower named for a mythical youth
    $1000 25
He also wrote a "Hollywood Suite", but his "Grand Canyon Suite" is more famous
    $1000 12
Baylor University was founded in Independence, Texas & moved to this city in 1886
    DD: $1,000 16
In 1993 this self-help book by M. Scott Peck celebrated its 9th year on the New York Times bestsellers list
    $1000 6
It falls daily (5)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Judy Elizabeth Mike
$7,900 $5,900 $9,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

According to Sir Thomas Malory, the name of this object means "cut-steel"

Final scores:

Judy Elizabeth Mike
$15,800 $11,799 $0
2-day champion: $29,100 2nd place: a trip for two to San Juan, Puerto Rico 3rd place: Pro Form's Edge 3001 Cross Training System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Judy Elizabeth Mike
$6,900 $5,900 $9,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
0 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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Game tape date: 1993-09-27
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