Show #2170 - Friday, January 28, 1994


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Jan Charles, a business owner from Sayville, New York

John Welch, a physician from Concord, New Hampshire

Annie Gottlieb, a freelance writer from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Most, in fact, all of the correct responses are two words and the second word ends in "U-P".)
    $100 7
Its state fair takes place in Syracuse, not in Albany
    $100 17
He's called "Taz" for short
    $100 1
Dialects of this language fall into 2 major divisions: Plattdeutsch & Hochdeutsch
    $100 6
"Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are" these "ravening" animals
    $100 9
The date of this U.S. holiday changes, but it's always the last Monday in May
    $100 12
On the 1992 Oscar telecast, Jack Palance did a one-handed one
    $200 8
The Bering Sea Ice Classic is a golf tournament played on ice in this U.S. state
    $200 27
The 1947 cartoon that first paired this cat & bird won an Academy Award
    $200 2
Quechua, spoken in Peru, Bolivia & Ecuador, was the language of this empire
    $200 16
It's what the wise men followed "till it came and stood over where the young child was"
    $200 10
This country's second- biggest festival is Wandering Souls' day; the biggest festival is Tet
    $200 23
Cowboys do it to cattle; Casablancan police do it to "the usual suspects"
    $300 13
Roland Hinton Perry sculpted the lions for the Taft Bridge on Connecticut Avenue in this city
    $300 28
This character's cartoons include "Odor-Able Kitty", "Heaven Scent" & "Touche and Go"
    $300 3
"Koala" & "boomerang" entered English from the indigenous languages of this continent
    $300 18
John reports that Jesus used a whip to drive the sheep, oxen, money changers & dove sellers from this place
    $300 11
Japanese Buddhists celebrate the festival of Bon, when these are lighted & floated down a river
    $300 24
A famous one in the 1940s was Betty Grable
    $400 14
Henry Flagler's fabulous mansion is now a musuem in this Florida beach city named for its coconut trees
    $400 29
Mac 'n' Tosh, a goofy pair of these burrowing rodents, appeared in several cartoons
    $400 4
The Dravidian languages are found principally in Pakistan, India & this island nation
    $400 19
The devil asked Christ, "If thou be the son of God, command this stone that it be made" this food
    $400 21
On the 10th of Tishri, this Jewish high holiday, a special memorial service or Yizkor is held
    $400 25
The person who came in second
    DD: $500 15
This city, Oklahoma's second largest, hosts an annual chili cookoff & Bluegrass Festival
    $500 30
In 1958's "Robin Hood Daffy", he played Friar Tuck
    $500 5
About 1/3 of this country's people speak Amharic, especially in the region around Addis Ababa
    $500 20
After Herod presented his stepdaughter with the head of John the Baptist, she gave it to this person
    $500 22
All Souls' Day, for the dear departed, follows the day for "all" of these
    $500 26
For safekeeping he might have kept his findings in a poll vault

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

Annie John Jan
$1,600 $1,100 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Annie John Jan
$2,900 $2,600 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
In September 1943, German airborne troops rescued this Italian dictator who was under arrest
    $200 5
She's Queen Elizabeth II's only daughter
    $200 4
Gershwin wrote "Rhapsody in Blue" & he wrote "The Blue Danube Waltz"
    $200 26
In the 1950s General Electric synthesized these industrial gems in weights of less than a carat
    $200 1
As Joachim du Bellay put it, "Happy is he who, like Ulysses, has made a fine" one of these
    $200 16
The play in which Curtis asks, "Is she so hot a shrew as she's reported?"
    $400 12
This leader of the Afrika Korps later killed himself when implicated in a plot to kill Hitler
    $400 6
Her daughter Carol Higgins Clark wrote a 1992 novel about a private eye whose mother is a mystery writer
    $400 8
Purcell wrote "The Fairy Queen" & he wrote the "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy"
    $400 27
The Aztecs wore jewelry made of this blue-green gem to indicate rank
    $400 2
1980s First Lady who said, "A woman is like a teabag... when she is in hot water... you realize how strong she is"
    $400 17
Title character who says, "The Ides of March are come"
    $600 13
The 1942-43 battle of this Volga city is considered the decisive battle on the Eastern Front
    $600 7
This country singer calls her mother Naomi "the queen of everything"
    $600 9
Beethoven wrote "Moonlight Sonata" & he wrote "Clair de Lune"
    $600 28
During the 18th century, full wigs obscured these paired ornaments, making them temporarily unfashionable
    $600 23
"Impropriety is the soul of wit", he wrote in "The Moon and Sixpence"
    $600 18
By the end of this play, Goneril, Regan & Cordelia are all dead
    $800 19
U.S. forces on this Philippine fortress island surrendered to the Japanese on May 6, 1942
    DD: $2,100 14
A Titan named Mnemosyne, which means memory, was the mother of this nonet of Greek goddesses
    $800 10
Holst wrote "The Planets" & he wrote a symphony "From the New World"
    $800 29
Worn during periods of mourning, jet is a hard, black variety of this mineral
    $800 24
Among the epitaphs she suggested for herself were "Excuse my dust" & "This is on me"
    $800 21
This Prince of Tyre has a daughter named Marina
    $1000 20
The U.S. 101st Airborne Division held this town for 8 days during the Battle of the Bulge
    $1000 15
This creator of the "Cathy" comic strip said, "Anything is possible if you listen to your mother"
    $1000 11
Handel wrote "The Harmonious Blacksmith" & he wrote the "Anvil Chorus"
    $1000 30
Used in signet rings & religious carvings, this green gem with red spots is also called St. Stephen's Stone
    $1000 25
He wrote, "in every language... thy sons acclaim your glorious name by gorry by jingo by gee by gosh by gum"
    DD: $800 22
This comedy was probably written to be performed during Epiphany festivities, hence its name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Annie John Jan
$5,200 $9,400 $2,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

From the same root as "bottle", this job in Old England involved pouring wine

Final scores:

Annie John Jan
$10,399 $10,500 $2,300
2nd place: trip to Tucson, Arizona New champion: $10,500 3rd place: Citizen electronic organizer + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Annie John Jan
$3,900 $10,100 $2,300
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,300

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Game tape date: 1993-11-01
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