Show #2205 - Friday, March 18, 1994


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Steve Nickerson, a contracts analyst from Alamo, California

Paul Johnson, an environmental attorney originally from Fairfax, Virginia

David Jacobs, an attorney originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
The Greek historian Herodotus called this country "The Gift of the Nile"
    $100 1
Timothy Mouse helps a flying elephant become a star in this classic Disney film
    $100 22
This famous shaving supplies company is also No. 1 in the U.S. in toothbrushes
    $100 2
This Civil War general was the first G.O.P. president to serve 2 full terms
    $100 17
Jesus & his disciples shared the Last Supper on this day named for Thor
    $100 3
This pronoun is an archaic form of you
    $200 11
In 1993 this country ruled by Prince Rainier officially joined the U.N.
    $200 25
Teri Garr was one of the dancers in this Elvis movie set in Nevada
    $200 23
In 1918 this company founded by Walter Jacobs became the first to rent cars
    $200 8
This president was actually born in Lamar, Missouri, not Independence
    $200 18
The French call this day Dimanche; the Italians call it Domenica
    $200 4
This word can mean "not later than", "according to" or "next to"
    $300 12
Most of this country's people are Basotho, & speak English & Sesotho as their official languages
    $300 28
Fashions fit for a rajah became popular after the release of this 1984 David Lean film
    $300 24
In 1869 this Pittsburgh co.'s founder sold horseradish; sauerkraut & pickles came later
    $300 9
This 39th president's maternal grandfather was postmaster in Richland, Georgia
    $300 19
Mardi Gras festivities may begin early, but they reach their height on this day
    $300 5
This 405-mile-long river empties into the Adriatic Sea
    $400 15
Country in which you'd find the Southern Carpathians, or Transylvanian Alps
    $400 29
Richard Gere really played the cornet in this Francis Ford Coppola film about Harlem nightlife
    $400 26
He began his tea dynasty by sailing to Ceylon in 1890 & buying every tea plantation he could find
    $400 13
On April 11, 1898 he asked Congress for authorization to use military force in Cuba
    $400 20
In the rhyme, this day's "child is full of woe"
    $400 6
The board for this game is ruled with 19 horizontal & 19 vertical lines
    $500 16
It was expelled from the Federation of Malaysia in August 1965 & became a republic a month later
    $500 30
This 1987 film is about a gang of teenage vampires, not a pack of Peter Pan's pals
    $500 27
This Fort Worth-based corporation runs more than 6,000 Radio Shack stores
    $500 14
Succeeding Fillmore, he delivered his 1853 inaugural address from memory
    DD: $800 21
It's the only day of the week that's named for a Roman god
    $500 7
This, the innermost of Jupiter's Galilean moons, always keeps the same face toward the planet

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

David Paul Steve
$200 $1,900 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Paul Steve
$400 $3,500 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
At -109 F°., solid carbon dioxide is more commonly called this
    $200 18
This Verdi work is partly based on a synopsis by Egyptologist Auguste Mariette
    $200 14
The name of this elementary school official is from the Latin for "first person"
    $200 11
In his teens this discoverer of Florida fought with the troops that drove the Moors from Granada
    $200 22
You can make a "mock" version of this reptile soup with veal bones & calf brains
    $200 1
This author of "Burr" & "Lincoln" has also written detective stories under the name Edgar Box
    $400 7
The temperature at this center region of the Sun is about 27,000,000° F.
    $400 27
This English queen appears in Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda" & "Roberto Devereux, Conte d'Essex"
    $400 15
This type of teaching aid includes filmstrips, slides, graphs & recordings
    $400 12
James Bay in Canada honors English navigator Thomas James, who, like Hudson, searched for this route
    $400 23
Joy of Cooking's recipe for Florentine sauce calls for 1 cup of this, finely chopped
    $400 2
Early in his career, this "Dracula" author was encouraged to write by Henry Morton Stanley
    $600 8
Changes in the Earth may eventually cause igneous & sedimentary rocks to become this type
    $600 28
Gian Carlo Menotti's "The Saint of Bleecker Street" is set in this city
    $600 19
From 1826 until his death, this French educator taught at the Nat'l Institute for Blind Children in Paris
    $600 13
In 1500 Bartolomeu Dias perished near this African cape that he'd discovered years earlier
    $600 24
The nuts used in this paste, an essential ingredient in marzipan, must be blanched & finely ground
    $600 3
He spent 20 years researching "Queen", & wrote a 700-page outline, but didn't live to write the book
    DD: $2,400 9
It's a branch of math or, in dentistry, a hardened plaque on the teeth
    $800 29
First performed in 1983, "A Quiet Place" was this "West Side Story" composer's only full-length opera
    DD: $1,000 20
This president's 3 Secretaries of Education were Terrel H. Bell, William Bennett & Laura F. Cavazos
    $800 16
Porcelain believed to be from his Golden Hind has been recovered from a bay near San Francisco
    $800 25
Sole Mirabeau is garnished with olives, tarragon leaves & these little fish fillets
    $800 4
From 1973-77 this author of "The Choirboys" was a consultant for the TV series "Police Story"
    $1000 10
Atoms with the same atomic number but different mass numbers are termed this
    $1000 30
Bizet's 1860s opera about this cruel czar wasn't performed until 1946
    $1000 21
This teachers' union affiliated with the AFL-CIO has more than 2,000 locals
    $1000 17
Rene-Robert Cavelier, who sailed down the Mississippi to its mouth, took this title, after his family manor
    $1000 26
To make carpetbag steak, cut a deep pocket in the steak & stuff it with 4 or 5 of these bivalves
    $1000 5
Her "D.H. Lawrence: An Unprofessional Study" led to a lifelong friendship with Henry Miller

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Paul Steve
$200 $8,300 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This common English man's name is from the Greek for "God's gift"

Final scores:

David Paul Steve
$2 $10,000 $600
3rd place: Martin Lawrence serigraph Reflections of an Imperial Garden by Mark King + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! for Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis New champion: $10,000 2nd place: trip on Delta to Fort Myers, Florida with stay at Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Paul Steve
$200 $9,000 $7,000
8 R,
5 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,200

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Game tape date: 1993-12-07
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