Show #2076 - Monday, September 20, 1993

John Cuthbertson game 5.


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Roy Jacobstein, a physician from Washington, D.C.

Karen Bohrer, a librarian from Newington, Connecticut

John Cuthbertson, a physicist originally from Liberty, Missouri (whose 4-day cash winnings total $64,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
L. Patrick Gray, who succeeded J. Edgar Hoover, resigned as acting director of this organization in April
    $100 1
In the title of a Eugene O'Neill play, this 2-letter word precedes "Wilderness"
    $100 19
Blisters may form on the skin in a severe case of this condition caused by exposure to extreme cold
    $100 11
A "bulb" should go on over your head when you identify this flower of the Netherlands
    $100 23
"People who live in" houses made of this "shouldn't throw stones"
    $100 6
In the Bible she said, "The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat"
    $200 13
On October 10 he became the first U.S. vice president since John C. Calhoun to resign
    $200 2
It can be part of a drink container or a point of traffic congestion
    $200 20
Any serious injury, not just an electrical one, is likely to cause a person to "go into" this
    $200 16
Guatemala's national flower is a white one of these expensive corsage blooms
    $200 25
They're thin, wedge- shaped pieces of wood of asphalt overlapped on the roof
    $200 7
According to the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, it's the variety of fish Americans eat most
    $300 14
Pan Am & TWA canceled orders for this British-French supersonic airliner
    $300 3
This ape's name comes from a Greek word referring to a legendary African tribe of hairy women
    $300 22
In victims of heatstroke, this rises alarmingly, but in victims of heat exhaustion, it's normal or low
    $300 17
This is the 3-letter name of Japan's flower
    $300 26
The first of the 3 Little Pigs used this material to build his not-so-sturdy house
    $300 8
In 1992 British swimmer Alison Streeter crossed this body of water for a record-breaking 20th time
    $400 15
This Ugandan president renamed Africa's Lake Edward for himself
    $400 4
It can mean to cut very short or be a short whip used in horseback riding
    $400 24
Misuse of this tight device made with a bandage & a stick can cause gangrene
    $400 18
Indonesia & South Carolina share this fragrant flower used in perfumes & tea
    $400 27
Its length may be given in a penny number
    $400 9
The "TRAC" in this company's TRAC II razor is an acronym for "twin-blade razor and cartridge"
    $500 21
Sir Richard Sharples, governor of this British colony, was assassinated in Hamilton
    $500 5
From Greek meaning "to discuss", it's an exchange of ideas or a written conversation
    $500 30
Blurred vision can accompany this temporary loss of consciousness that's also known as syncope
    DD: $600 29
This royal symbol of France is also on the flag of Quebec
    $500 28
Chicago's Home Insurance Co. building was the 1st skyscraper with a frame of this supporting its exterior walls
    $500 10
A 1992 stamp honored this writer famous for her line about making "passes at girls who wear glasses"

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

John Karen Roy
$1,200 $1,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Karen Roy
$2,800 $3,200 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We haven't had that as a category in a long time.)
    $200 8
The Central Powers won World War I on the Eastern Front when this country stopped fighting in Dec. 1917
    $200 21
All U.S. tax bills must be initiated in this legislative body
    $200 1
c. 650 A.D. Arabs invading Egypt stole the upper blocks from these monuments to construct new buildings
    $200 26
Though it's No. 2 in the U.S., this firm is Europe's leading car rental agency
    $200 6
This author of "The Red Badge of Courage" was named for an ancestor who sat in the Continental Congress
    $200 13
Tom Hanks plays a 12-year-old in a grown- up body in this film co-written by Steven Spielberg's sister
    $400 9
In 1966 an avalanche of coal waste caused 144 deaths in Aberfan in this country
    $400 22
This Cabinet department leases federal offshore areas for mineral development
    $400 2
This wonder lives on in our vocabulary as the term for a large, stately tomb
    DD: $2,000 27
Over half the crackers made in the U.S. are made by this company
    $400 7
In 1905 this author of "The Sea Wolf" ran for mayor of Oakland, California
    $400 14
This Mel Brooks comedy has been called "the ultimate Western spoof"
    $600 10
In 1912 Spain took control of parts of this North African country
    $600 23
This current Democratic senator from New York was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
    $600 3
One legend says Nebuchadnezzar II built this wonder to cheer up his homesick wife
    $600 28
Gatorade is the biggest-selling brand name owned by this hot cereal company
    $600 18
His novel "The Naked and the Dead" was based on war letters he wrote to his wife
    $600 15
The National Society of Film Critics named this David Lynch film the Best Picture of 1986
    $800 11
On June 2, 1992 voters in this Scandinavian country rejected the Maastricht European Unity Treaty
    $800 24
These 13 courts rank second to the Supreme Court as reviewing authorities
    $800 4
The shortest-lived of the Wonders was this enormous statue of Helios, which stood for only 56 years
    $800 29
In 1991 this Chicago-based firm opened the world's largest phone directory printing press in York, England
    $800 19
With Francis Ford Coppola, this "Ironweed" author wrote the screenplay for "The Cotton Club"
    $800 16
Matthew Broderick heads south for basic training in this film based on a Neil Simon play
    $1000 12
This Spanish city's Alhambra Palace was begun in 1238 & finished in 1358
    $1000 25
This statesman argued for a bimetal monetary policy at the 1896 Democratic National Convention
    $1000 5
After Phidias, the original sculptor, died, his descendants maintained this wonder at Olympia
    $1000 30
In November 1920 this company's postage meter was first used on a first-class letter
    DD: $1,000 20
Her "Death Comes for the Archbishop" was inspired by the letters of the real-life Father Machebeuf
    $1000 17
A bewitching Kim Novak puts a love spell on James Stewart in this 1958 film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Karen Roy
$13,000 $8,000 $3,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only state capital whose name ends with 3 vowels

Final scores:

John Karen Roy
$18,000 $0 $7,000
5-day champion: $82,400 3rd place: Gibson side-by-side refrigerator/freezer with ice & water dispensers in door + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! for the 16-bit Super Nintendo Entertainment System & the Sega Genesis system 2nd place: a trip to Savannah, Georgia on Delta Airlines & a stay at the Westin Resort on Hilton Head Island

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Karen Roy
$11,400 $7,900 $3,500
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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Game tape date: 1993-07-26
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