Show #2147 - Tuesday, December 28, 1993


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George Chesney, a small business owner from Tempe, Arizona

Norm Horner, an elementary school teacher from Pointe-Claire, Canada

Debbie Peryea, a waitress from Keeseville, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
DDT has endangered many carnivorous birds because it causes the shells of these to become paper thin
    $100 1
As Nurse Christine Chapel, Majel Barrett assisted "Bones" on this science fiction series
    $100 15
This salad contains romaine, anchovies & garlic croutons, but no emperors
    $100 4
The sheng, a wind instrument from this country, consists of 17 bamboo tubes
    $100 19
Different branches of your family appear on this kind of chart with an "arboreal" name
    $100 8
This word for perfumed toilet water refers to the city on the Rhine where it was first made
    $200 27
A deciduous tree drops these in the autumn & produces new ones in the spring
    $200 2
The real first name of this "M*A*S*H" head nurse was Margaret
    $200 17
Manzanilla is a dry, delicate type of sherry that originated in this country
    $200 5
This carpentry tool is played as a folk instrument by bowing or by striking with a mallet
    $200 20
Genealogists call the child of your first cousin a "first cousin once" this
    $200 9
A term for a horse's gait is from the pace set by Pilgrims headed to this English city
    $300 28
Dentin is the calcified tissue surrounding the pulp of one of these
    $300 3
Jane Dulo played Nurse Murphy on "Medical Center" & nurse Molly Turner on this Ernest Borgnine sitcom
    $300 18
English breakfast tea is classified as this "color" tea
    $300 7
The Gamelan Orchestras of this nation's Bali & Java Islands include bonangs, sulings & rebabs
    $300 24
Nepote is a Scottish word for this relative whom a nepotist might hire
    $300 10
The cravat, a type of necktie, derives its name from this newly independent republic
    $400 29
The coelacanth, a primitive type of this animal, has lobed as well as ray types of fins
    $400 6
Nurse Daniels shot rapist Dr. Peter White on this series set in a Boston hospital
    $400 21
Blancmange is a dessert originally made with this nut milk; what a "joy"
    $400 12
Wynton Marsalis is well known as a virtuoso on this instrument
    $400 25
The Spanish term for this relative is Tia
    $400 16
This lustrous linen or silk fabric derives its name from Syria's capital
    $500 30
This type of "heap" is a pile of vegetable material allowed to break down & used to improve soil
    $500 11
She played widowed nurse Julia Baker on "Julia"
    $500 22
Found in health food stores, this chocolate substitute is also known as locust bean
    $500 13
The earliest surviving harpsichord was built in this country, where it was called a cembalo
    DD: $800 26
It's the term for your mother's mother's mother's mother
    $500 23
Rugs, shawls & even a hound are named this, after a Middle Eastern country

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

Debbie Norm George
$1,100 $1,900 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Debbie Norm George
$2,400 $1,800 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
In April 1859 ground was broken for the building of this Middle East waterway
    $200 12
The name of this international language is actually the pen name under which Dr. Zamenhof wrote about it
    $200 1
The 1945 film "Rhapsody in Blue" is a biography of this composer
    $200 6
In 1929 Hans Berger developed this device that measures & records brain wave patterns
    $200 18
The Ames Research Center & the Jet Propulsion Lab. are under the jurisdiction of this space agency
    $200 3
She subtitled "Aunt Erma's Cope Book" "How to get from Monday to twelve days"
    $400 8
Marie Antoinette was among those executed during this "reign" of the French Revolution
    $400 13
The language of this North Atlantic island nation is similar to Old Norse, the Viking language
    $400 2
Call him Sir when addressing this "Cats" composer; he was knighted in 1992
    $400 7
Dorothy Rodgers, wife of composer Richard Rodgers, invented the Jonny-Mop, a cleaner for this device
    $400 19
The Bureau of Mines is an agency of this cabinet department
    $400 5
He appeared in the film of his book "Paper Lion", but not as himself—Alan Alda got the role
    $600 9
The Haganah, a volunteer militia formed after WWI, became this country's Nat'l Army in 1948
    $600 14
Frisian, considered English's nearest neighbor, is spoken in the northern part of this Low Country
    $600 16
Giacomo Puccini decided to write operas after hearing a performance of this composer's "Aida"
    $600 17
This inventor of dynamite studied in the U.S. for 4 years
    $600 20
Democrat Sam Nunn has represented this state in the U.S. Senate since 1972
    $600 22
"Beds I Have Known" is Martha Smith's book about this outdoor hobby
    $800 10
After killing his son in a fit of rage, this czar tried to abdicate but was refused
    $800 15
Speakers of this language of the United Kingdom call it Cymraeg
    $800 27
A trip to this country inspired Felix Mendelssohn's "Hebrides Overture"
    $800 23
In 1947 this company got the rights to the photocopying process invented by Chester Carlson
    $800 21
This Colorado city is headquarters to the Consumer Information Catalog of Fed. Publications
    $800 28
"Queen of Romance" who wrote "The Penniless Peer", "The Cruel Count" & "The Ruthless Rake"
    $1000 11
In 1980 this country granted limited self-rule to Flanders & Wallonia
    $1000 26
After the Muslim conquest of this country, Coptic was gradually replaced by Arabic
    $1000 30
This Austrian composer wrote over 140 songs in 1815, including 8 lieder in a single day
    $1000 24
French inventor Charles Brun used compressed air to expel water from the ballast tanks of one of these ships
    DD: $1,300 25
The father-in-law of Senator Howard Baker, he served as Senate minority leader from 1959 to his death in 1969
    DD: $3,000 29
"From the South Seas" is a 1939 collection of her anthropological writings

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Debbie Norm George
$6,800 $5,200 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This woman who began selling her products in the 1930s is estimated to be America's richest self-made woman

Final scores:

Debbie Norm George
$12,800 $100 $13,601
2nd place: trip to Maui, Hawaii 3rd place: Wallace Silversmiths silver serving dish New champion: $13,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Debbie Norm George
$4,800 $5,200 $9,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
6 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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Game tape date: 1993-09-20
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