Show #2284 - Thursday, July 7, 1994

Steve Chernicoff game 1.


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Steve Chernicoff, a technical writer from Berkeley, California

Annie Williams, a leasing assistant from Phoenix, Arizona

Marcia Meldrum, a Ph.D. candidate from Port Jefferson, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Among these found in Colorado are Yale, Harvard & Pikes Peak
    $100 9
It's whom the Marvelettes asked, "Is there a letter in your bag for me?"
    $100 14
The Philippines celebrates its independence from this country on June 12
    $100 6
The Scotch species of this tree is the most popular Christmas tree
    $100 26
It can be V or plunging
    $100 20
An elflock is a lock of this that looks like it's been tangled by elves
    $200 2
A famous resident of Colorado was this "unsinkable" woman whose home is now a museum
    $200 10
The Contours sang, "Do you love me, now that I can" do this
    $200 15
Each May Wyatt Earp Days are held in this Arizona city where Earp once served as deputy sheriff
    $200 7
The American holly tree produces fruit of this color
    $200 27
Added to a coat or blouse, they give a woman that linebacker look
    $200 21
It's a gathering at which folk singers perform--whether or not they make owl noises
    $300 3
Admittance to the Union in 1876 gave Colorado this nickname
    $300 11
It begins, "You and I must make a pact, we must bring salvation back, where there is love..."
    $300 16
Every year this city's Free Press newspaper co-sponsors a marathon that begins in Windsor, Ontario
    $300 8
The seeds of this palm tree provide oil used in making soap
    $300 28
The pagoda type of this widens at the wrist
    $300 22
This hyphenated name of a sinuous belly dance seen at carnivals may be an alteration of "hula-hula"
    $400 4
This resort often hosts the men's World Cup giant slalom in March & holds a famous music festival in summer
    $400 12
In a hit tune by The Miracles, it's what "My mama told me" to do
    $400 17
The boat, sports, & RV show at McCormick Place is a January event in this city
    $400 19
Ohioans could tell you that it's another name for the American horse chestnut
    $400 29
The French style of this needs a link
    $400 23
This alteration of "gallant" means to gad about in a showy or flirtatious manner
    $500 5
Denver Int'l Airport, opened in 1994, replaces this one which had been the state's major terminal
    $500 13
"Could it be the devil in me or is this the way love's supposed to be? It's like" one of these
    DD: $1,000 18
According to presidential proclamation no. 3817, National UNICEF Day occurs on this date
    $500 25
It's the common name for Salix babylonica, a tree with graceful drooping branches
    $500 30
Term for the stiff pieces in the collar of a man's shirt
    $500 24
Some say this synonym for federal agents or police comes from criminals whispering the word "feds!"

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

Marcia Annie Steve
$500 $1,100 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marcia Annie Steve
$1,100 $1,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
The Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty between the U.S. & this country established the Canal Zone
    $200 1
John Anderson & Ross Perot didn't represent political parties per se; they were listed as these
    $200 2
It's known as the "Land of the Rising Sun"
    $200 26
In 1993 the great- grandson of this Scottish explorer began retracing his route through Africa
    $200 16
While studying the Solar Spectrum, Angstrom found this element in the sun's atmosphere
    $200 21
Nikos Kazantzakis wrote this autobiographical novel as a tribute to his dear friend George Zorba
    $400 12
This German chancellor became a count in 1865 & a prince in 1871
    $400 3
Third party Wallaces include Henry Wallace in 1948 & this man in 1968
    $400 5
This country's coat of arms features an emu & a kangaroo
    $400 27
Noted for his George Washington paintings, he was elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900
    $400 17
In 1946 it was discovered that this could be produced by seeding clouds with dry ice
    $400 22
Manuel Puig left this, his native country, after his 1973 novel "The Buenos Aires Affair" was banned
    $600 13
The period during which the papacy was located in this French city is called the Babylonian captivity
    $600 4
This was a third party when it won the presidency in 1860 with Abraham Lincoln as its candidate
    $600 6
El Misti, a volcano in this country, was of great religious significance to the Inca
    $600 28
In 1967 a heart attack claimed the life of this Life magazine publisher
    $600 18
This central part of a cell was discovered by Robert Brown of Brownian motion fame
    $600 23
Disenchanted with German politics, this "Siddhartha" author resigned from the Prussian Academy of Poets in 1931
    $800 14
1 of the Spanish settlements raided by this English navigator was St. Augustine in 1585
    $800 8
Among parties wanting "cheap money" were the Populists in 1892 & this party in 1876
    $800 7
About 80% of this country's factory workers live on the island of Java
    $800 29
It was the Hebrew name of David Gruen, who became Israel's first prime minister in 1948
    $800 19
Experiments with coal tar derivatives led to the accidental discovery of this artificial sweetener in 1879
    $800 24
It took him just 6 weeks to write "Balthazar", the second book of his "Alexandria Quartet"
    $1000 15
In 1934 Mustafa Kemal ordered his country's people to adopt surnames; he took this one
    DD: $2,000 9
This party for which Norman Thomas ran 1928-1948 was looking for liberal reforms
    $1000 11
This country was the last in Central America to gain its independence
    $1000 30
After resigning as U.N. Secretary-General in 1952, he became the governor of Oslo
    DD: $2,000 20
This planet's 16th moon was discovered in 1979; Galileo found the first 4 in 1610
    $1000 25
Controversial sport featured in Vicente Blasco Ibanez' 1908 novel "Blood and Sand"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marcia Annie Steve
$5,500 $2,200 $15,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Name shared by a state capital & a president's home in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Final scores:

Marcia Annie Steve
$6,500 $200 $11,001
2nd place: trip to Tampa, Florida 3rd place: Insight Computers personal computer New champion: $11,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marcia Annie Steve
$4,500 $3,200 $14,000
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
34 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,700

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Game tape date: 1994-02-15
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