Show #2148 - Wednesday, December 29, 1993


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Frank Smith, a sales manager from Milford, Connecticut

Jim Mullins, a computer programmer from New York City, New York

George Chesney, a small business owner from Tempe, Arizona (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
This country's largest lake is Vanern, across the peninsula from Stockholm
    $100 7
Alex Haley watched the 1977 premiere of this miniseries in a hotel suite with his friend Warren Beatty
    $100 23
Excellent for toweling, this thick fabric has a pile on both sides formed of uncut loops
    $100 8
Burchell's is the most common species of this striped African mammal
    $100 4
This camping item may be a pup
    $100 1
The scar known as the umbilicus is also referred to as this "button"
    $200 18
The Hebrew name of this lake is Yam Ha-Melah, or "Salt Sea"
    $200 9
Joan Lunden, Katie Couric, Paula Zahn, Mary Alice Williams & Faith Daniels attended her baby shower
    $200 27
Dungaree is a sturdy type of this cotton cloth used to make dungarees
    $200 12
This largest of Louisiana's reptiles can attain a length of 16 feet
    $200 5
A kid who puts a claim on something claims these, as in "I got (these) on the front seat!"
    $200 2
Small hammers are used on a dulcimer, one of these
    $300 19
A pavilion in Russia's Valdai Hills marks the source of this river
    $300 14
Burt Bacharach was asked to compose music for this Angie Dickinson series but he "copped" out
    $300 28
Worsted is a fabric made from this fiber
    $300 13
Unlike most marsupials, the numbat doesn't have a marsupium, which is one of these
    $300 6
It pairs with "eye" for a sewing notion & with "ladder" for a fire engine
    $300 3
A pennon is one of these that used to hang around days & knights gone by
    $400 20
North of the Mexican border, Arizona's Bill Williams & Gila Rivers join this river
    $400 15
Peter Lawford & Phyllis Kirk played this crime- solving couple on "The Thin Man"
    $400 29
If this fabric has a pile more than 1/8 inch high, it's called plush
    $400 25
Reddish fluid from the skin of this African river mammal led to the belief that it sweated blood
    $400 17
It can be determination or minute, rough granules of sand
    $400 10
A gavotte is a type of this, named for the gavots, a people of the French Alps
    $500 21
When completed in 1976, the Tarbela Dam on this Pakistani river was the world's largest earth-fill dam
    $500 22
Elizabeth Taylor was the first guest when this Oscar winner's talk show debuted on September 14, 1992
    DD: $1,000 30
This soft, knitted fabric is named for the largest of the Channel Islands
    $500 26
The white winter fur of this weasel was used by Europeans as a badge of royalty
    $500 24
A stopper, an old horse or a chunk of chewing tobacco
    $500 11
Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse isn't a ghost, but a red one of these

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

George Jim Frank
$1,200 $1,200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

George Jim Frank
$2,300 $4,300 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Though revised, French civil law is still largely based on the code he enacted in 1804
    $200 1
His father-in-law, John Vernou Bouvier III, was a stockbroker
    $200 20
The place to buy your play ticket or the total receipts for a play
    $200 6
She almost marries her cousin St. John Rivers in a vain attempt to forget Mr. Rochester
    $200 2
Joseph Fielding Smith was the sixth president of this church founded by his uncle Joseph Smith
    $200 19
Though he wrote no operas, his youngest son Johann Christian did
    $400 13
In ancient times the region that includes all of modern France was known by this name
    $400 14
Jimmy Carter's mother preferred to be known by this 2-word name
    $400 22
His office at the Cosmonaut Training Center has been left exactly as it was the day he died, March 27, 1968
    $400 7
This Robert Louis Stevenson novel is narrated by Mackellar, steward of Ballantrae
    $400 3
Japan's imperial family is said to descend from Amaterasu, a goddess of this religion
    $400 25
Gessler is the tyrannical Governor of Switzerland in this Rossini opera
    $600 18
10 kings of France shared this name, including the Bald, the Simple & the Fair
    $600 15
She wrote a book called "White House Pets" in 1969, 11 years before "Murder in the White House"
    $600 23
In 1934 it issued a production code stating what could & could not be shown in movies
    $600 8
This English queen & her favorite Robert Dudley are characters in "Kenilworth" by Sir Walter Scott
    $600 4
If you're a Sunnite, this is your religion
    $600 30
After this Bizet opera failed at its premiere Tchaikovsky predicted it would be a world favorite
    $800 21
In 1787 an Edict of Toleration restored most civil liberties to these French Protestants
    $800 16
This actress & author co-wrote the song "I Wish You Peace" for the Eagles album "One of these Nights"
    DD: $1,700 24
It's the British equivalent of our State Department
    $800 9
Her gray hair turns almost white when Tom & Becky get lost in the cave
    $800 5
This Protestant denomination is the religion of most of the people in Scandinavia
    $800 29
This Italian tenor created the role of Dick Johnson in "The Girl of the Golden West"
    $1000 26
When Hugh Capet was chosen as king in 987, it brought an end to this ruling dynasty
    $1000 17
Actor Glenn Ford is a descendant of this president from Kinderhook
    $1000 28
"Wild Bill" Donovan was the director of this CIA precursor abbreviated OSS
    DD: $2,000 11
The amoral Cathy Trask spends her wedding night with her husband's brother in this Steinbeck novel
    $1000 10
The four noble truths of this Eastern religion are also known as the Arya-Satya
    $1000 27
This playwright's works have inspired dozens of operas, including Lully's "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

George Jim Frank
$4,300 $5,900 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This coffee is known by the name of the Nashville hotel where it built its reputation

Final scores:

George Jim Frank
$2,599 $20 $100
2-day champion: $16,200 3rd place: Samsung 19" TV/VCR + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis 2nd place: notebook computer from CompUSA + Samsonite computer cases

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

George Jim Frank
$4,300 $7,400 $5,100
15 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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Game tape date: 1993-09-20
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