Show #2003 - Wednesday, April 28, 1993


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Pamela Miller, a legal secretary from El Cerrito, California

Rob Cook, a grad student originally from Bakersfield, California

Steve Ricker, an exporter from Laguna Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
An Egyptian pillar called the obelisk of Luxor stands at the Place de la Concorde in this capital
    $100 7
In Carl Perkins' only million seller, he warned us not to "step on" these
    $100 22
Millions of motorists belong to this travel organization founded in 1902
    $100 12
The Widow Clicquot discovered a way to get sediment out of this wine & keep the bubbles in
    $100 18
When it began operations in 1830, the power didn't come from steam but was supplied by these
    $100 6
This word for a woman's handbag comes from the Greek for "leather", of which they are often made
    $200 2
About one-fifth of Austria's population lives in this city
    $200 8
Elton John said "Goodbye" to this, "where the dogs of society howl"
    $200 25
It was founded in 1866 in N.Y., where its agents can carry guns & arrest an owner for mistreatment
    $200 13
This creator of Peter Rabbit was the first to notice a lichen combined algae & fungi
    $200 19
In April 1930 the B&O added this climate-control feature to certain cars; in 1931, to the whole train
    $200 15
This type of cherry was named for a Chinese farmer in Oregon, not for a famous crooner
    $300 3
Kingsford Smith International Airport in this city is Australia's busiest
    $300 9
"When Will I Be Loved" was a Top 10 hit for this duo in 1960, before Linda Ronstadt's 1975 version
    $300 26
It was founded in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. in 1878 to promote the study of jurisprudence
    $300 14
Elizabeth Pinckney was the first colonial American to discover how to cultivate this blue dye plant
    $300 20
On this board the B&O is found between Atlantic & Illinois
    $300 21
The name of this weasel & its fur comes from Armenius mus, Latin for "Armenian rat"
    $400 4
This Belgian city has hosted 2 world's fairs, in 1935 & 1958
    $400 10
In a No. 2 Roy Orbison hit, this title is followed by "...know the way I feel tonight"
    $400 27
Abbreviated AIM, it was founded in 1968 to promote the rights of Native Americans
    $400 16
Grace Hopper invented the first practical compiler for this machine, allowing easier programming
    $400 29
The railroad was founded in 1827 by people trying to compete with this new water route
    $400 23
This wooden cudgel takes its name from a town in southeastern Ireland
    DD: $800 5
In 1982 the Soviet government celebrated the 1500th anniversary of this Ukrainian city
    $500 11
In 1975 Barry White reached No. 2 in pop with "You're The First, The Last", & this
    $500 28
It created controversy in 1978 when it supported the Am. Nazi Party's right to march in Skokie, Ill.
    $500 17
Rosalind Franklin was first to deduce the helical structure of this, but didn't share the Nobel Prize
    $500 30
In 1963 control of the B&O was taken over by the C&O, this railroad
    $500 24
From the French for "something fried", types include apple, corn & clam

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

Steve Rob Pamela
$1,100 $1,300 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Rob Pamela
$1,800 $2,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1950s
    $200 2
In 1953 Boston baseball fans lost their Braves to this city
    $200 13
When Columbus arrived at this island in 1492, he called it La Isla Espanola, or "The Spanish Island"
    $200 1
Pompey built the first permanent stone theatre in this city in 55 B.C.
    $200 12
The word crusade comes from the Latin for this, the emblem of the crusaders
    $200 8
Before marriage, many a man is said to "sow" these
    $400 3
This Hank Ketcham comic strip debuted in newspapers in 1951
    $400 14
Catania, Palermo & Messina are 3 of this island's 9 provinces
    $400 5
In 1947 Elia Kazan became the first to win a Tony Award in this category
    $400 15
This city was closed to Christians in 1071; in 1099 the First Crusade managed to reopen it
    $400 10
Popularly served with poultry, its scientific name is Zizania aquatica
    $600 4
Forced out by Castro, this leader fled Cuba January 1, 1959
    $600 16
The largest town on this island is Godthaab, known as Nuk in the Eskimo language
    DD: $3,000 26
Dale Bumpers was this state's governor from 1971 until 1975, when he entered the U.S Senate
    $600 7
The first actress to play the role of Elmire in "Tartuffe" was his wife Armande Bejart
    $600 19
In 1174 Saladin became supreme leader of these 2 countries that reunited in 1958 as the UAR
    $600 11
The domesticated pig is believed to be descended from this animal
    $800 6
In 1957 this future astronaut set a transcontinental speed record of 3 hours, 23 minutes, 8.4 seconds
    $800 20
Mount Sarmiento, at 7,550 feet, is the highest point in these islands at the tip of South America
    $800 17
Richard Brome, a servant to this "Volpone" playwright, later wrote satirical comedies himself
    $800 24
The 3rd Crusade was the "Crusade of Kings" as Frederick I, Philip II & this king of England answered the call
    $800 22
It was President Truman's 1948 campaign song
    $1000 9
In 1956 an auto accident claimed the life of this artist nicknamed "Jack the Dripper"
    DD: $600 21
This country's 4 main islands are Chatham, North, South & Stewart
    $1000 18
German playwright who developed his "Epic Theatre" style in such plays as "Mother Courage"
    $1000 25
In the First Crusade, this hermit led one of the largest groups
    $1000 23
This 1969 western is considered Sam Peckinpah's best work

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Rob Pamela
$8,200 $7,000 $4,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Chapter VII of this James Michener novel is titled "Mazurka"

Final scores:

Steve Rob Pamela
$14,001 $9,000 $4,200
2-day champion: $23,302 2nd place: trip on Delta & stay at Puerta Vallarta Camino Real in Mexico + Jeopardy! home game 3rd place: Dictomatic talking translator & Jeopardy! + Wheel of Fortune for Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Rob Pamela
$5,500 $7,400 $4,200
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $17,100

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Game tape date: 1992-12-15
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