Show #2171 - Monday, January 31, 1994

Tom Nichols game 1.


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Janet Clark, a manager from Bradford, Pennsylvania

Tom Nichols, a professor originally from Chicopee, Massachusetts

John Welch, a physician from Concord, New Hampshire (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 25
In some crustaceans, this body part is fused with the thorax, forming the cephalothorax
    $100 15
This word for a gadget or whatchamacallit may come from the Arabic phrase Shu Ismo
    $100 2
The "ha" in ha'penny is short for this
    $100 1
In Italy it's a notturno; in France, it's this
    $100 21
The Chancellor of the Exchequer lives at No. 11 on this famous street
    $100 11
"Thunderhead, Son of Flicka" was a sequel to this 1943 Roddy McDowall movie
    $200 26
It can be the reef- forming, stony shells of certain polyps, or the polyps themselves
    $200 17
In England this fruit is also known as a goosegog
    $200 3
In American money, this is equal to four bits
    $200 6
The lyric type of this high female voice is light & sweet & well suited to operettas
    $200 22
If you were born within the sound of bow bells, you're said to be a true one of these
    $200 12
Though Mae West & W.C. Fields both got writing credits for this film, Mae did most of the work
    $300 27
Normally, female sea turtles only leave the water to do this, usually on the beach
    $300 18
This slang word that means enormous may be a combination of "huge" & "monstrous"
    $300 4
A doubloon was made out of this metal
    $300 7
A nonet is a composition for this many musical instruments or voices
    $300 23
Conservatively dressed, affluent young 1980s Londoners weren't Lone Rangers but these "rangers"
    $300 13
Peter O'Toole played an Errol Flynn type in this 1982 comedy about the early days of TV
    $400 29
This creature that can change color when it gets excited has 3 hearts & 8 arms
    $400 19
Now used as a slang synonym for courage or nerve, Moxie was originally the trademark name of one of these
    $400 5
In Zambia, the number of ngwee in a kwacha; makes "cents"
    $400 8
A person with this ability can immediately recognize any note that's played or sung
    $400 24
The Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields on this famous square has a cafe in its crypt
    $400 14
This William Powell- Carole Lombard movie was remade in 1957 with David Niven as the title butler
    DD: $1,000 30
This shark, the largest fish in the sea, shares its name with another ocean creature
    $500 20
Mafficking, which means rejoicing, was inspired by the end of the siege of Mafeking in 1900, during this war
    $500 9
A person with this much money needs a nickel more to be a millionaire
    $500 10
"Pasta" term for the type of improvisation jazz musicians do while warming up
    $500 28
This area of London became synonymous with a "group" of writers & artists that included Virginia Woolf
    $500 16
Director John Ford said he based this film on Wyatt Earp's own version of the O.K. Corral

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

John Tom Janet
$900 $1,900 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Tom Janet
$4,200 $1,800 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Dag Hammarskjold requested a budget of over $48 million for this organization
    $200 13
Dai-Ichi & Nippon Kangyo, 2 of this country's oldest banks, merged in 1971
    $200 25
Jo Davidson's sculpture of this humorist can be seen in Claremore, Oklahoma
    $200 3
He's the youngest man ever to serve as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    $200 8
According to Signe Toksvig, this author's "The Ugly Duckling" was a veiled autobiography
    $200 7
In 1812 Congress refused to renew his patent on the cotton gin
    $400 2
Goodwin J. Knight became governor of this state when Earl Warren became U.S. Chief Justice
    $400 14
Software maker Claris Corp. is a subsidiary of this Macintosh computer maker
    $400 27
In 1881 he exhibited his "Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer" sculpture at the Impressionist Salon in Paris
    $400 22
This entertainer wrote 2 autobiographies, "Yes I Can" & "Why Me?"
    $400 15
In the Grimms' story, this character is called Sneewittchen
    $400 9
Evidence indicates that this Egyptian picture writing was still used as late as 394 A.D.
    $600 4
Charge d'affaires Jacob D. Beam represented the U.S. at the funeral of this Soviet dictator
    $600 18
In 1990 this company announced plans to produce a new jet, the 777
    $600 28
He carved "Luxure", a wooden statue of a Caribbean woman, before painting Tahitian ones
    $600 23
This abolitionist who edited the North Star served as U.S. Minister to Haiti 1889-1891
    $600 16
"The Invisible Man" author who wrote 1 book exclusively for kids, "The Adventures of Tommy"
    $600 10
In 1942 Gracie Mansion became the official residence of this city's mayors
    $800 5
This doctor's landmark "Sexual Behavior in the Human Female" was released in 1953
    $800 20
This corporate home of Elsie the Cow also sells Cracker Jack & Creamette pasta
    $800 29
Benvenuto Cellini's most celebrated work is a statue of this mythical hero holding the head of Medusa
    $800 24
In 1843 she said, "The spirit calls me, I must go" & set out to preach against slavery
    $800 17
Flag is the name of the deer in this Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings story
    $800 11
In 1993, after testing positive for drugs, this sprinter was banned from track & field for life
    DD: $1,000 6
This Ohio senator called "Mr. Republican" died on July 31
    $1000 21
This French company applied for a radial tire patent in 1946
    $1000 30
Rodin called his statue of this French novelist "The sum of my whole life"
    DD: $3,000 26
This poet who wrote "The Weary Blues" was a major figure of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s
    $1000 19
In an 1881 novel by James Otis, this boy runs away with the circus
    $1000 12
Alexander the Great is said to be descended from this mythical hero who died of an arrow wound

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Tom Janet
$7,000 $8,800 $6,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of the 2 presidents who died in the White House

Final scores:

John Tom Janet
$10 $14,100 $13,399
3rd place: Dykstra grandfather clock + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis New champion: $14,100 2nd place: trip to Berlin, Germany

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Tom Janet
$4,500 $8,800 $6,700
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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Game tape date: 1993-11-02
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