Show #1950 - Friday, February 12, 1993


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Brendan Beary, a computer scientist from Ambler, Pennsylvania

Beth Jackson, a systems supervisor originally from Baltimore, Maryland

Susie Macksey, a stand-up comic from Cambridge, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
A memorial to John F. Kennedy is located near Dealey Plaza in this city
    $100 4
These smooth-skinned peaches sometimes grow on the same trees as the fuzzy-skinned varieties
    $100 5
On January 27, 1961 TV viewers began to "Sing Along with" him
    $100 10
Its name comes from the Latin words for "key" & "string", clavis & chorda
    $100 22
It's the "soggy" term for bouncing a basketball
    $100 14
The enemy of a deer, a female deer
    $200 2
This London palace was originally the home of a duke by the name of John Sheffield
    $200 27
The highest price paid for this flower in the U.S. was $4,500 for a cymbidium
    $200 6
This big band leader was probably the most famous man born in Clarinda, Iowa
    $200 11
Scholars think the lur, an ancient trumpet, may have once been made from this part of a mammoth
    $200 23
An Italian word for "springboard" gave us this name for a bouncing apparatus
    $200 15
An inebriated polecat
    $300 3
In this city it's about 2 miles from Hans Christian Andersens Blvd. to Den Lille Havfrue Statue
    $300 28
The white wood of this tree is used for spools & paper
    $300 7
30 years after "George White's Scandals of 1939", this tap dancer returned to Broadway in "Mame"
    $300 19
Played since the Crusades, this side-blown flute is often paired with drums
    $300 24
By rule this sport's yellow or white balls must bounce up 53-58" when dropped on concrete from 100"
    $300 16
A melancholy lady sheep
    $400 12
Tourist sites in this Detroit suburb include Greenfield Village & the Henry Ford Museum
    $400 29
Named for a region on the Mediterranean, it's the most popular variety of orange in the U.S.
    $400 8
Anais Nin's pen pal
    $400 20
The sheng, a Chinese mouth organ, has pipes made of this giant grass
    $400 25
On August 19, 1812 these bounced harmlessly off the side of the U.S.S. Constitution
    $400 17
A frivolous young mare
    DD: $1,000 13
Music lovers enjoy visiting the Smetana Museum in this European capital
    $500 30
In flowers the pollen sacs are normally located in this part of the stamen
    $500 9
British M.D. & comedian who co-starred in "Beyond the Fringe" & hosted PBS' "The Body in Question"
    $500 21
He was the first known composer to write for the Celeste, in his "Nutcracker" ballet
    $500 26
This device on a ship detects how long a pulse of sound takes to bounce off the sea floor & return
    $500 18
A baby cat who's very much in love

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Susie Beth Brendan
$0 $2,100 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susie Beth Brendan
$800 $3,800 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
This scandal of 1924 involved the secret leasing of oil reserves in Wyoming & California
    $200 1
Macbeth asked, "Is this" one of these weapons "which I see before me, the handle toward my hand?"
    $200 11
This first lady met her husband at the home of her sister in Springfield, Illinois
    $200 16
"Godlike" name shared by theatres on Shaftesbury Avenue in London & West 125th Street in Harlem
    $200 21
In 1987 his "Irises" sold for $53,900,000, a record price for a work of art to that time
    $400 7
When he was in power the Venezia Palace in Rome was his headquarters
    $400 2
Thomas Carlyle called "a poet without" this emotion "a physical and metaphysical impossibility"
    $400 12
In the 1950s her hairstyle with the famous bangs became her trademark
    $400 17
In 1963 British director Tyrone Guthrie founded a theatre named for himself in this Minnesota city
    $400 22
This American illustrator's 1943 paintings "The Four Freedoms" " toured the country during World War II
    $600 8
When Sun Yat-sen died in 1925, he became leader of the military & later of the Nationalist government
    $600 3
It "is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land"
    $600 13
She was born 1731, the year before her husband
    $600 18
In 1958 Broadway's Globe Theatre was renamed in honor of these married actors
    $600 28
Owens-Corning is the world's largest producer of this fiber
    $600 23
To prove that blue could be more than a minor color in a picture, he painted "The Blue Boy"
    $800 9
In July 1944 a conference in Bretton Woods, N.H. created 2 organizations: the World Bank & this Fund
    $800 4
The author who wrote, "and now was acknowledged the presence of the Red Death"
    $800 14
In May & June 1977 this first lady visited the leaders of 7 nations in the Caribbean & Latin America
    $800 19
This "Grand" Paris theatre closed in 1962, but its name is still synonymous with gruesome horror
    $800 27
In 1988 the News Corporation LTD., controlled by this Australian, bought TV Guide
    DD: $1,000 24
This artist known for his "Arrangements", once made maps for the U.S. Coast Survey
    $1000 10
In 1966 it became the first planet to be touched by a man-made object
    $1000 5
"Doubts are more cruel than the worst of truths", he wrote in "The Misanthrope"
    $1000 15
Although best known by a nickname, her given name was Dorothea
    $1000 20
It's the type of summer headgear that's used to describe summer stock theatres
    DD: $500 26
Norelco & Magnavox are consumer brands of Philips NV, which is based in this country
    $1000 25
This artist's 1st major commission was "The Adoration of the Magi" for the monks of San Donato a Scopeto

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susie Beth Brendan
$5,400 $7,000 $1,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Listing the great men of the 19th century, Lord Byron ranked himself 3rd, Napoleon 2nd & this man 1st

Final scores:

Susie Beth Brendan
$10,400 $3,199 $1,999
3-day champion: $27,100 2nd place: trip on Delta to Jacksonville with stay at Marriott Sawgrass 3rd place: Service Merchandise gift certificate & Wheel of Fortune + Jeopardy! for Super Nintendo + Sega Genesis

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Susie Beth Brendan
$5,400 $6,500 $2,500
18 R,
6 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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Game tape date: 1992-11-09
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