Show #2228 - Wednesday, April 20, 1994


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Margaret Beyer, an interior designer from Richmond, Virginia

John Hunt, a jazz musician from San Francisco, California

Ruth Bargy, a writer from Randolph, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $15,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
On birds there are contour & down types of these
    $100 17
The title of this barbershop quartet song is a tribute to opera singer Adelina Patti
    $100 26
This second U.S. president approved the first appropriation for the library
    $100 13
The Egyptians called their country Kemet, or "black land", after the dark soil deposited by this river
    $100 9
The Grenache type of this "pink" wine is made from black grapes
    $100 1
    $200 7
Among humans it's the homogametic sex because it has 2 X chromosomes
    $200 20
Mary Martin sang "My Heart Belongs To Daddy" on Broadway & this other MM sang it on film
    $200 27
The library contains the first drawing he made of his invention, the telephone
    $200 14
More than 600 picture symbols were used in this form of writing adopted by the Egyptians around 3000 B.C.
    $200 10
Inglenook Vineyard is located in Rutherford in this famous California valley
    $200 2
    $300 8
Term for your first set of teeth or for trees that lose their leaves each year
    $300 21
"Be sure it's true, when you say, 'I love you,' it's a sin to" do this
    $300 28
A glass negative recording their first powered flight is part of the library's collection
    $300 15
Founded by Ptolemy I, this city's library contained over 400,000 papyrus scrolls
    $300 11
Some red wines age more slowly in these double-size bottles
    $300 3
blue tail
    $400 18
It's a thin sheet of tissue through which osmosis may occur
    $400 22
"On the boardwalk in" this New Jersey city, "We will walk in a dream"
    $400 29
Most of the library's 3,000 volumes were lost when the British burned the capital during this war
    $400 16
The name of this wife of Akhenaton means "the beautiful woman has come"
    $400 12
Marques de Riscal is one of the best red Rioja wines of this country
    $400 4
    $500 19
Common name of Cypselurus californicus whose enlarged pectoral fins act as airfoils
    $500 23
"Soon It's Gonna Rain" isn't from a Broadway show but from this long-running off-Broadway hit
    $500 30
The library held the Declaration of Independence from 1921 until it was transferred here in 1952
    DD: $1,000 24
On Sept. 2, 31 B.C., Antony & Cleopatra lost the Battle of this Greek promontory to Octavian
    $500 25
A baron of this family bought Chateau Lafite in 1868
    $500 5

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

Ruth John Margaret
$2,400 $0 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ruth John Margaret
$3,900 $1,400 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

"O" NO!
    $200 1
Once imposed, this formal expulsion from the Catholic community may be lifted by a pope or bishop
    $200 2
Maimiti, a strong-willed Tahitian, loves this mutineer in "Mutiny on the Bounty"
    $200 12
Baffin Island is part of the Franklin District of this country's Northwest Territories
    $200 7
This British humor magazine was named for a puppet, not for a drink
    $200 19
This future commodore, who "opened" Japan to the West, was born in Rhode Island
    $200 18
The giant species of this 8-armed mollusk may weigh up to 100 pounds
    $400 8
The name of this form of Buddhism is Japanese for "meditation"
    $400 3
In "To Kill a Mockingbird", it's the nickname of the mysterious neighbor Arthur Radley
    $400 13
Christmas Island, part of Kiribati, is a large coral atoll in this ocean
    $400 15
It's America's "No. 1 bridal magazine"
    $400 20
This future pres. remarried Rachel Robards; she was the wife of another the first time they'd wed
    $400 24
Ebenezer, yellow globe & granex are 3 types of this vegetable
    $600 9
In Judaism kaddish is a
mourner's prayer, & this is a Sabbath prayer said over wine
    $600 4
Jett Rink, a poor ruffian, becomes an oil baron in this Edna Ferber work
    $600 14
The channel separating Brooklyn, N.Y. from this island site of an amusement park has silted up
    $600 16
A new magazine devoted entirely to the "pot bellied" type of these pets debuted in 1990
    $600 21
Edward Gibbon, author of "The Decline & and Fall of" this, died in January
    $600 25
A type of discount store or a receptacle in a wall that's equipped with a socket
    DD: $1,500 10
This holy book was first published in 1830, in Palmyra, New York
    $800 5
Dr. Benway, a surgeon & mad scientist, appears in "Naked Lunch" & other books by this author
    $800 29
Although the island of Salamis is part of this country, most of its people are of Albanian origin
    $800 17
William Shawn became the editor of this magazine in 1952, after the death of Harold Ross
    $800 22
Bowdoin College was established in Brunswick in this state
    $800 26
The 3 U.S. states that fit the category
    $1000 11
This church is headed by the "Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark"
    $1000 6
In Daniel Keyes' "Flowers for Algernon", Algernon is this type of creature
    DD: $1,000 30
St. Helier is the capital of this, the largest of Britain's Channel Islands
    $1000 28
The first public newspaper in Alaska was established in 1868 in this Russian settlement
    $1000 23
This poet reprinted his "Songs of Innocence" adding "Songs of Experience" to them
    $1000 27
An onyx is a gem, while this similar word refers to an antelope

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ruth John Margaret
$5,500 $5,700 $6,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Atlantic state's highest point is 442 feet on Ebright Road in New Castle County

Final scores:

Ruth John Margaret
$100 $11,400 $1,999
3rd place: Samsung 27" TV + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis New champion: $11,400 2nd place: trip on Delta to the Bahamas & stay at Le Meridien Royal Bahamian + Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ruth John Margaret
$5,500 $6,000 $7,700
19 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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Game tape date: 1994-01-12
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