Show #2069 - Thursday, September 9, 1993

Brian Moore game 3.


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Judith Tawil, a Ph.D. candidate originally from Brooklyn, New York

Don Firke, a teacher from Wallingford, Connecticut

Brian Moore, a teacher from Austin, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yes, the dreaded spelling category early on in our tenth season.)
    $100 1
Its scientific name is Mantis religiosa
    $100 3
In 1955 this creator of Mickey Mouse was a recipient of the Audubon Medal for Conservation
    $100 11
George B. Hansburg invented this stick in 1918; we wonder if the B. in his name stands for bounce
    $100 18
In the 19th c. Schenectady in this state was nicknamed "The City that Lights and Hauls the World"
    $100 26
A bad dancer is said to have 2 of these
    $100 16
Ex-Partridge Susan, who became an "L.A. Law"yer
    $200 2
Unlike most other sockeyes, the kokanee type of this fish lives entirely in fresh water
    $200 4
In 1961 the Nat'l Geographic Society's Special Gold Medal was given to this undersea explorer
    $200 12
In 1972 Nina Kuscsik became the first woman to officially win this in Boston
    $200 19
Loretta Lynn, Ernest Tubb & Conway Twitty have stores named for them in this capital city
    $200 27
Pierre Beauchamps codified the positions of the feet in this type of dance
    $200 17
Ms. Garr, who played "Mr. Mom"'s Mrs.
    $300 6
A metalmark, whose wing markings look metallic, is this kind of insect
    $300 5
France's Order of Liberation was founded in 1940 by this general
    $300 13
The first of these balls used in Scotland were small round leather bags stuffed with feathers
    $300 23
Ca'd'zan, John Ringling's winter home in this state, was inspired by the Doge's Palace in Venice
    $300 28
This ceremony is performed on Maundy Thursday
    $300 20
Actress Sissy's surname
    $400 7
A horned toad isn't really a toad; it's one of these
    $400 9
The Alumni Association of Columbia College annually bestows a medal named for this first Treasury Sec'y
    $400 14
In 1917 Trico electrified this auto accessory
    $400 24
There's a statue of Ceres, the goddess of agriculture, atop Vermont's state capitol in this city
    $400 29
In 1939 this president said, "A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted--in the air"
    $400 21
The Tammy who taught us to spell D-I-V-O-R-C-E
    $500 8
The honey possum, a marsupial that feeds on nectar, is native to this continent
    $500 10
The Henrietta Szold Award is given by this Women's Zionist organization
    DD: $500 15
Invented c. 1800 by Ralph Wedgewood, this office supply was made obsolete in offices by the Xerox machine
    $500 25
Lechuguilla Cave, the deepest known cave in the U.S., lies 1,601 feet underground in this SW state
    $500 30
Song with the line "O, be swift, my soul, to answer him! Be jubilant, my feet! Our God is marching on"
    $500 22
In "Double Indemnity", this Barbara was a "Ball of Fire"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Brian Don Judith
$600 $1,500 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Don Judith
$2,500 $3,300 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

1950s TV
    $200 17
On April 3, 1862 the Senate voted 29-14 to abolish this in the District of Columbia
    $200 11
On May 3, 1952 CBS ran the first live telecast of this horse race
    $200 1
This composer played for the Austrian Empress at 6 & began working for the Archbishop of Salzburg at 13
    $200 26
This cat feature comes in 3 basic types: round, almond-shaped & slanted
    $200 6
Located at the mouth of the Gulf of California, Mazatlan is this country's largest Pacific port
    $200 16
"Loss of Eden" is a dual biography about this aviator & his wife Anne & their 45 years together
    $400 18
Named general-in-chief February 6, 1865, he convinced Davis that a pardon for deserters was necessary
    $400 12
"An Evening with" this dancer, which aired Oct. 17, 1958 & co-starred Barrie Chase, won 9 Emmys
    $400 2
Some date the birth of modern music to the May 29, 1913 premiere of his "The Rite of Spring"
    $400 27
This cat was so named because its coloring resembles a popular type of printed cotton
    $400 7
Founded in the 8th century, Fez is this country's oldest city
    $400 22
"Man of Steel" by Jules Archer isn't about Superman but about this late Soviet leader
    $600 19
As a new way to take Vicksburg, Grant tried to change the course of this major river--it didn't work
    $600 13
Ward Bond starred in this Western as well as "Wagonmaster", the 1950 film on which it was based
    $600 3
Dissatisfied with his opera "Fidelio", he wrote 4 overtures for it
    $600 28
The Cymric is essentially a long-haired version of this tailless cat
    $600 8
Concepcion, Encarnacion & Asuncion are among this nation's largest cities
    $600 23
Published in 1927, "The Girl in White Armor" is a biography of this saint
    $800 20
From his flagship, the Hartford, he led his fleet into Mobile Bay August 5, 1864
    $800 14
The theme song to this singer's musical variety program was "See The U.S.A. In Your Chevrolet"
    DD: $1,500 4
This Hungarian composer's daughter Cosima was married to Hans von Bulow & then to Richard Wagner
    $800 29
The Seal-Point was the first variety of this breed to be recognized
    DD: $3,000 9
The name of this Portuguese possession near China comes from A-Mangao, meaning "bay of the goddess A-Ma"
    $800 24
James Boswell's celebrated "Life of" this man was published on the 28th anniversary of their first meeting
    $1000 21
General Albert Sidney Johnston was killed in Tennessee during this 1862 battle
    $1000 15
This mid-1950s series featured a ghostly St. Bernard named Neil who had a penchant for brandy
    $1000 5
In 1826, the year he entered the University of Berlin, he wrote his overture for "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
    $1000 30
This state's coon cat is America's oldest breed
    $1000 10
Frederick the Great built the Sans Souci Palace in this German city, site of a 1945 conference
    $1000 25
"Sassy" is a recent biography of this female jazz singer who died in 1990

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Don Judith
$12,500 $8,100 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This word for one who willfully destroys comes from a group that sacked Rome in 455

Final scores:

Brian Don Judith
$16,500 $16,100 $8,000
3-day champion: $38,302 2nd place: a trip to London, England aboard Delta Airlines & week's stay at Saint James Court + Jeopardy! computerized version or home game 3rd place: Emperor Clock Company cherry wood grandfather clock with solid brass German movement + Jeopardy! computerized version or home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brian Don Judith
$10,300 $8,100 $3,300
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,700

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Game tape date: 1993-07-19
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