Show #2138 - Wednesday, December 15, 1993


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Mike Burdette, an energy analyst from Mount Airy, Maryland

Liz Lockerby, a registered nurse from Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Sandy Silk, a certified financial planner originally from Fall River, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1960s
    $100 6
The report presented by Chief Justice Warren in 1964 said this man "acted alone" in killing JFK
    $100 11
Playing weatherman Phil Connors, he lived February 2 over & over again in 1993's "Groundhog Day"
    $100 26
The fastest-moving major one of these, the Quarayaq on Greenland, flows 65-80 feet per day
    $100 21
This Australian "bear"s pouch opens from the bottom, not the top
    $100 16
The Jamaican type of this spirit is sometimes served hot & buttered
    $100 1
Children who speak Pig Latin ask if they can ride iggybackpay, which means this in English
    $200 7
The most powerful earthquake recorded in North America hit this state March 27, 1964
    $200 12
He played George Armstrong Custer in 1941's "They Died with Their Boots On"
    $200 27
Tiananmen Square in this city is the world's largest, covering 98 acres
    $200 22
The Cyclops, a tiny crustacean, is named for the fact that it has only 1 of these
    $200 17
Zubrowka, a Polish type of this spirit, is flavored with a wild grass
    $200 2
It's the kind of phrase, such as "she sells seashells...", that throws your lingual organ for a loop
    $300 8
Soviet & other Communist forces invaded this country in August 1968
    $300 13
This Hammett tale was filmed with Ricardo Cortez as Sam Spade 10 years before the Bogie version
    $300 28
With over 300 million visitors since 1955, this is the world's most attended "amusement resort"
    $300 23
Unlike insects, arachnids don't have these; they can only get around on foot
    $300 18
Lighter in color than porter or stout, this type of beer is America's most popular
    $300 3
Duke Ellington said, "Playing 'bop' is like playing" this board game "with all the vowels missing"
    $400 9
In 1966 he got 1,405 out of 1,425 votes cast for president in the National Assembly in Taipei, Taiwan
    $400 14
Madonna, Jodie Foster & John Malkovich appeared in this director's "Shadows and Fog"
    $400 29
One of these in a Japanese 60-story building is the world's fastest, going almost 23 miles per hour
    $400 24
This fiber has been described as "the fleece of tiny lambs growing on trees"
    $400 19
From the German, it's a drink made with white wine & soda water
    $400 4
This word that describes the toves in "Jabberwocky" is a combination of "lithe" and "slimy"
    DD: $1,100 10
Shortly after Kuwait was freed by Britain in 1961, this country claimed it
    $500 15
George Burns' first movie role since 1939 was as Al Lewis in this 1975 film written by Neil Simon
    $500 30
The largest air- supported structure is the Silverdome in this Michigan city
    $500 25
It's the hardest substance known that occurs in nature
    $500 20
It gives a Blue Hawaii its blue color
    $500 5
An "equine" word for boisterous fun & games, or a theatrical production such as "Equus"

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

Sandy Liz Mike
$0 $200 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Liz Mike
$1,800 $600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
World-famous for its zoo, it's also the "Birthplace of California"
    $200 21
Fortified milk & cod liver oil contain vitamin A & this one to regulate the growth of bones
    $200 12
Anglaise, the name of a 17th & 18th century dance, is the French word for this nationality
    $200 1
Crimea was annexed by Russia during the reign of this empress
    $200 7
This American architect's Imperial Hotel in Tokyo was completed in 1922
    $200 26
In "Wuthering Heights", this gypsy foundling is given the name of a boy who died in childhood
    $400 3
It's the largest city in Tennessee that's named for an ancient city
    $400 22
Too little of this trace mineral & you become anemic
    $400 13
The Kathakali dances of this country dramatize Hindu epics
    $400 8
In August 1918 this Communist was shot twice in an assassination attempt
    $400 17
Callicrates & Ictinus designed the Parthenon, built atop this Athenian site
    $400 27
Thomas Hardy heroine who asks her mother, "Why didn't you tell me there was danger in men-folk?"
    $600 4
Boscobel, Wisconsin calls itself the birthplace of this Bible
    $600 23
There's no RDA for this macromineral found in bananas & raisins
    $600 14
1960s disco dancers went "ape" over this dance made popular by the Miracles & Major Lance
    $600 9
Already Czar, he traveled incognito to Western Europe as Pyotr Mikhailov in the 1690s
    $600 18
Alvar Aalto designed Finland's pavilion for this city's 1939 World's Fair
    $600 28
This "Vanity Fair" author left his novel "Denis Duval" unfinished when he died in 1863
    $800 5
The Mountaineer Balloon Festival is an annual event in Morgantown in this state
    $800 24
Some say this vitamin also called tocopherol can slow the aging process
    $800 15
The "hesitation" style of this dance became popular in the U.S. around 1915
    $800 10
Once Khrushchev's protege, he replaced Khrushchev as 1st Sec'y of the Comm. Party in '64
    $800 19
Asher Benjamin designed this American city's Charles Street Meeting House & West Church
    $800 29
This author of "Tancred, or the New Crusade" was a Victorian novelist & a Victorian prime minister
    $1000 6
The Smith Brothers made their first cough drops in this city that's now the home of Vassar
    DD: $2,000 25
It's next in the sequence of names of B vitamins: thiamin, riboflavin...
    $1000 16
Historically, it's the most famous dance associated with an arachnid
    $1000 11
A grand prince of Moscow, he had himself crowned czar of Russia in 1547
    $1000 20
This American developed the geodesic dome, a hemispheric type of space-frame
    DD: $500 30
1 of the 4 men who served as England's Poet Laureate during Victoria's reign

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Liz Mike
$7,400 $5,000 $8,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"Diego and I" by this artist was the 1st painting by a Latin American to sell for more than $1 million

Final scores:

Sandy Liz Mike
$4,799 $0 $2,599
2-day champion: $15,800 3rd place: Samsung camcorder + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis 2nd place: Singer dining room set + Pfaltzgraff bone china set

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sandy Liz Mike
$7,400 $5,100 $9,200
20 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $21,700

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Game tape date: 1993-09-13
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