Show #1949 - Thursday, February 11, 1993


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Allen Howland, a newspaper editor from Midland, Texas

Jay Carrizales, a U.S. Navy aviator originally from San Bernardino, California

Susie Macksey, a stand-up comic from Cambridge, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 9
This Argentine city has South America's largest port
    $100 1
"Button up" this "when the wind is free, take good care of yourself, you belong to me"
    $100 6
A hammer with a large head, or a piece of croquet paraphernalia
    $100 3
This organization that sends volunteers to developing countries was made part of ACTION in 1971
    $100 15
There's now a fragrance named for this store where Holly Golightly liked to breakfast
    $100 25
It often precedes "aleck" & "money"
    $200 10
This 19th century general was known as the "George Washington of South America"'
    $200 2
Title line following "We met at nine. We met at eight. I was on time. No, you were late. Ah, yes..."
    $200 12
To use the miter type of this cutting tool, you might need a special box
    $200 4
Only 6 mourners attended the 1809 funeral of this author of "Common Sense"
    $200 17
Geraniol & citronellol are the principal odorous constituents of "attar of" these flowers
    $200 26
Any musician can fell you that "He who pays" this person "calls the tune"
    $300 22
Although no longer a part of Colombia, this isthmus appears on its coat of arms
    $300 5
"I'm gonna sit right down and" do this "and make believe it came from you"
    $300 16
The name of this bevel-edged tool is also a verb meaning "to cheat"
    $300 7
The nullification controversy of 1828-33 focused on whether these could nullify federal laws
    $300 18
Russian coriander & Malaysian pepper add spice to this Dior perfume with a "venomous" name
    $300 27
This "lupine" phrase means to howl a false alarm
    $400 23
This country leads the world in the production of coffee & oranges
    $400 13
Song that begins, "Things look swell, things look great, gonna have the whole world on a plate"
    $400 21
Types of these include open-end, box & pipe
    $400 8
The Molly Maguires were a 19th century secret organization of these workers
    $400 19
The name of this Max Factor fragrance is French for "the garden"
    $400 28
Scotch whisky that was hidden in the Highlands was once called this kind of "dew"
    $500 24
It wasn't until 1951 that the real source of this Venezuelan river was discovered
    $500 14
It's the line following "Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens..."
    $500 30
It's a string with a weight on the end & it's used to judge if something is straight up & down
    DD: $500 11
In 1954 this "Father of the Atomic Bomb" had his security clearance revoked
    $500 20
Appropriately, this men's cologne with an "English" name celebrated its silver anniversary in 1990
    $500 29
Some folks are as nervous as one of these; it's also the title of a Tennessee Williams play

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Susie Jay Allen
$900 $400 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susie Jay Allen
$2,900 $0 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In early summer Windsor, Ontario & this Michigan city hold an International Freedom Festival
    $200 1
Technically, a snail has this many feet
    $200 13
John C. Breckinridge was our youngest veep at 36; this Indiana Republican was 3rd youngest at 41
    $200 4
Known as the B&O, it began the world's first electric main-line service in 1895
    $200 20
The Republic of San Marino uses this Italian currency
    $200 2
His "Treasure Island" was first serialized in 1881-82 under the pseudonym Capt. George North
    $400 7
This historic 1876 event is reenacted in Montana
    $400 27
In French restaurants, the Helix garden snail is a delicacy known by this name
    $400 14
During a 1958 tour of Latin America, this vice president's car was jostled by demonstrators in Caracas
    $400 5
From Oct. 4, 1883 to May 22, 1977, this train ran from Paris to Istanbul
    $400 21
The monetary unit of this West African nation is the leone
    $400 3
Edna Ferber's last novel, "Ice Palace", has seen credited with helping this territory become a state
    $600 8
Fittingly, this Illinois city holds a Superman Celebration the second weekend in June
    $600 28
Like fish, some snails take en oxygen from the water through these organs
    $600 15
He's the only vice president born in Maryland
    $600 16
10 years after designing a sleeping car, he introduced the dining car
    $600 22
Liechtenstein uses the franc of this Alpine neighbor as its unit of currency
    $600 10
His 1929 novel "Dodsworth" tells of an auto manufacturer in Zenith who retires & goes to Europe
    $800 9
Each April this Missouri city hosts a Pony Express commemoration
    $800 29
Its ear-shaped shell ringed with holes is sometimes used in making costume jewelry
    $800 17
He served as FDR's Secretary of Agriculture for 2 terms before becoming vice president in 1941
    $800 23
This country's TGV train, which can cruise at speeds of 180 mph, began operating in 1981
    $800 25
The name of this currency is from a Sanskrit word meaning "silver"
    $800 11
Stephen Crane's "Maggie: A Girl of the Streets" was loosely based on this author's "Madame Bovary"
    $1000 19
This state's Amana Colonies celebrate Oktoberfest each year
    $1000 30
A chowder is made from this sea snail whose name is from the Greek for "shell"
    DD: $2,000 18
In 1805 George Clinton replaced this man as vice president
    $1000 24
In 1971 20 passenger railroads joined this corporation
    DD: $1,500 26
This unit of currency is in use on the Caribbean island of Curacao
    $1000 12
"Bernabo of Genoa" is among the 100 tales that make up this author's "Decameron"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susie Jay Allen
$8,100 $5,900 $1,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His father, Eugene, an immigrant from Sicily, taught romance languages at Brooklyn College

Final scores:

Susie Jay Allen
$10,000 $8,300 $50
2-day champion: $16,700 2nd place: Broyhill entertainment center & Sanyo VCR + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary computerized version or home gam 3rd place: Lonestar Singalodeon + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary computerized version or home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Susie Jay Allen
$7,100 $5,900 $1,700
26 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $14,700

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Game tape date: 1992-11-09
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