Show #2149 - Thursday, December 30, 1993


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Mickie Grover, a Ph.D. candidate from Yorktown Heights, New York

Mike Cayer, a law clerk from Malden, Massachusetts

George Chesney, a small business owner from Tempe, Arizona (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
He easily broke the bowstrings Delilah used to bind him
    $100 2
Sport whose programs list sires, dams & morning lines
    $100 26
Anesthesia using vapors of this liquid was 1st demonstrated publicly at Mass. General Hospital in 1846
    $100 16
This set of horizontal lines on which music is written can also be called a stave
    $100 9
The first Monday in September is Settler's Day in South Africa & this day in the U.S.
    $100 19
It's a synonym for sob
    $200 3
Tradition states that it contained Aaron's miraculous rod as well as the tablets of the law
    $200 5
In the 1960s & 1970s, this school's basketball team won a record 10 NCAA championships
    $200 27
In some cases this clouding of the eye's lens may be present at birth
    $200 17
The fourth verse of this song begins, "He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat"
    $200 12
August 30 is Huey P. Long Day in this state
    $200 20
A glass container, or a sudden jolt
    $300 4
Isaiah 2:4 speaks of beating these into plowshares; Joel 3:10 says to do the reverse
    $300 6
In 1993 this AFC team coached by Marv Levy became the only team to lose 3 straight Super Bowls
    $300 28
In this medical procedure, living tissue is removed from the body for microscopic examination
    $300 18
Beethoven's "Sonata Quasi una Fantasia" is usually known by this "lunar" name
    $300 13
Algeria celebrates its independence from this country on July 5
    $300 23
Keats wrote an "Ode on a Grecian" one
    DD: $500 10
This angel's announcement to Mary that she'd bear the son of God appears only in Luke's gospel
    $400 7
This Swede was the top money winner in men's tennis in 1992 with earnings of over $2 million
    $400 29
In 1873 NYC's Bellevue Hospital established the USA's 1st nursing school based on her system
    $400 21
This Italian term, abbreviated p., is a musical direction that means to perform softly
    $400 14
Japan observes Choyo- No-Sekku, or this flower's day, on September 9
    $400 24
Yang's counterpart
    $500 11
While barren, she gave her Egyptian maid Hagar to Abraham to bear his children
    $500 8
With a capacity of over 75,000, this National League team's Mile High Stadium is the largest in Major League Baseball
    $500 30
Emphysema destroys the walls of these air sacs in the lungs
    $500 22
From the Greek for "striking instrument", it's a device used to pluck an instrument's strings
    $500 15
Haiti observes this day on May 18; the U.S., on June 14
    $500 25
It's the egg or young of a louse

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

George Mike Mickie
$1,800 $1,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

George Mike Mickie
$2,600 $2,700 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
Cos, one of this country's Dodecanese Islands, was the birthplace of Hippocrates
    $200 22
This pop artist was known for his silkscreens of such idols as Marilyn Monroe & Elizabeth Taylor
    $200 21
Born in Toronto in 1893, she became famous as "America's Sweetheart", not "Canada's Sweetheart"
    $200 1
The narrator of this Poe story escapes a blade that swings over him, then almost falls into an abyss
    $200 16
When Marco Polo's father & uncle arrived in China, this emperor greeted them
    $200 6
Someone who cloaks hostile intentions with friendliness is called a "wolf in" this attire
    $400 11
These islands famous for their ponies are the northernmost point of the British Isles
    $400 27
When this "new art" style spread to Italy, it inspired the stile floreale
    $400 23
Kate Nelligan earned an Oscar nomination playing Nick Nolte's Southern mother in this 1991 film
    $400 2
Dr. Slop is one of the offbeat characters in this book narrated by its title character, Tristram
    $400 17
Except for a few brief periods, this family ruled Florence from 1434 to 1737
    $400 7
Dinner should never be served without these, which the French & British call serviettes
    $600 12
It's the USA's largest island in the Caribbean
    $600 28
Edward Moran painted "The Unveiling of" this statue in 1886
    $600 24
This grandson of a Mountie played an American cop, Joe Friday, in the 1987 film "Dragnet"
    $600 3
A psychiatrist cures a rich patient by marrying her in this author's "Tender is the Night"
    $600 18
In 1974 this country became a socialist republic with U Ne Win as president
    $600 8
Ruby & Tawny aren't just women's names but types of this sweet wine that's loved in Lisbon
    $800 13
By the time the smoke & debris cleared from this Indonesian island in 1883, 2/3 of it had disappeared
    $800 29
In the Huntington Art Gallery, Thomas Lawrence's "Pinkie" faces this male child painted by Gainsborough
    $800 25
This native of Sarnia, Ontario met her husband Alex Karras when he played her husband in the TV movie "Babe"
    DD: $2,000 4
Lady Britomart represents chastity & Queen Malecasta, lust in this epic poem by Edmund Spenser
    $800 19
With Soviet aid, this Egyptian president began building the Aswan High Dam on January 9, 1960
    $800 9
A 101-gun salute announced the 1958 birth of her son Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre
    $1000 15
At 33 square miles, Itbayat is the largest of this country's Batan Islands
    $1000 30
Around 1600 this Cretan-born artist painted cardinal-inquisitor Fernando Nino de Guevara
    $1000 26
This tap dancer from Nova Scotia tapped her way into Al Jolson's heart & married him in 1928
    $1000 5
In Wilkie Collins' novel, 3 Indian jugglers are suspected of stealing this title gem
    DD: $1,400 20
In 1524 this Italian in the service of France discovered Cape Fear & New York & Narragansett Bays
    $1000 14
This monkey is about the same size as the rodent for which it's named

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

George Mike Mickie
$5,000 $3,900 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 female title characters in Shakespearean tragedies who die by their own hand

Final scores:

George Mike Mickie
$2,100 $3,399 $10,200
3rd place: Technics stereo system 2nd place: a cruise to the Bahamas New champion: $10,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

George Mike Mickie
$6,400 $3,900 $5,900
20 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,200

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Game tape date: 1993-09-20
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