Show #2215 - Friday, April 1, 1994


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Russell McConnell, an actor from Los Angeles, California

Geoff Rice, a physician originally from St. Louis, Missouri

Matt Dickey, a computer programmer from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each clue in this category has to do with three. It's self-explanatory when you get into it.)
    $100 9
It's the main color of the tiger lily
    $100 24
It's believed that Harvard student Lothrop Withington started the craze of swallowing these fish in 1939
    $100 12
The gravesite of Man O' War is located at a Lexington horse park in this state
    $100 19
In a 1982 report, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop called this the chief preventable cause of death
    $100 6
There are 3 of these in 1 of the measures abbreviated yd.
    $100 1
This word for one's wages comes from the Latin word for salt
    DD: $900 10
Type of flower seen here:
    $200 27
"Spin-a-hoop" & "Hoop-D-do" were variations of this 1950s Wham-O product
    $200 13
This Central American country is bisected by the Trans-Isthmian Highway
    $200 20
When introduced in the comics in 1930, her last name was Boopadoop; now it's Bumstead
    $200 7
Get 3 of these in baseball & you're a "K" on the scorecard
    $200 2
Shakespeare could tell you it's a 4-letter synonym for "poet"
    $300 11
This perennial whose flowers grow in clusters sounds like clusters of sheep
    $300 28
In 1935 Americans bought 20,000 sets of this Parker Brothers game per week
    $300 14
Although it no longer exists, a streetcar named this used to run along Royal Street in New Orleans
    $300 21
President Johnson was among the sports fans who attended the 1st game at this Houston stadium in 1965
    $300 8
Term for a group of 3 babies born to the same mother from the same pregnancy
    $300 3
A speaker that produces high-frequency sound is a tweeter & one that produces low frequencies is called this
    $400 25
The color of hydrangeas, pink or blue or a combination of the 2, indicates this factor in the soil
    $400 29
This kind of music was mostly a big-city fad until "Saturday Night Fever" came out
    $400 15
A major annual event in Milan, Italy is the December 7 opening of this opera house
    $400 22
In 1942 Grand Coulee Dam began generating power on this river
    $400 17
48 teaspoons equal 1 cup & 3 teaspoons equal 1 of these
    $400 4
Chare, as in charwoman, is an old variation of this word for a task
    $500 26
This flower may be Cape, desert, marsh or "man-in-the-moon"
    $500 30
Gary Dahl created this nondemanding "pet", a 1975 fad
    $500 16
Sightseers in this U.S. city should visit the Fels Planetarium at the Franklin Institute
    $500 23
In 1968 Terence Cooke succeeded this late cardinal as Archbishop of New York
    $500 18
In champagne measurement, 1 rehoboam is made up of 3 of these
    $500 5
This lattice summerhouse found in backyards may be named because surroundings can be seen from it

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

Matt Geoff Russell
$1,200 $1,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Geoff Russell
$3,100 $2,500 $3,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
In 1979 Charles Haughey became Prime Minister of Ireland & she became PM of Great Britain
    $200 16
Bogart calls Hepburn a "crazy, psalm-singing, skinny old maid" in this John Huston classic
    $200 1
Vladivostok, whose name means "ruler of the East", is the chief Russian port on this ocean
    $200 21
He did not attend the 1871 premiere of his opera "Aida" in Cairo
    $200 26
In 1992 DEA head Robert Bonner ruled against allowing this plant to be used for medical purposes
    $200 6
Sir John Alderston is a railway owner in this "Jurassic Park" author's "The Great Train Robbery"
    $400 11
In 1606 Guy Fawkes was hanged for his role in this "plot" to blow up the Houses of Parliament
    $400 17
Blake Edwards married her in 1969; their first film together, "Darling Lili", was released the next year
    $400 2
This river has 2 headstreams in the Indian Himalayas, the Bhagirathi & Alaknanda Rivers
    $400 22
He took the text for his choral Ninth Symphony from Schiller's ode "An Die Freude"
    $400 27
This agency that deals with terrorism, subversion & espionage has an identification division
    $400 7
John Brooke marries Meg March in this Louisa May Alcott book
    $600 12
5 years after Margaret Sanger in the U.S., Dr. Marie Stopes opened the 1st of these clinics in Britain
    $600 18
Joseph Henabery not only played this president but 13 other roles in "The Birth of a Nation"
    $600 3
3 of this country's largest towns lie in the 220-square-mile Katmandu Valley
    $600 23
This composer of "The Four Seasons" was a teacher at a Venetian orphanage for girls
    $600 28
This agency dealing with citizenship applications was formerly part of the Labor Department
    $600 8
In "The Prince and the Pauper", John Canty is this character's cruel father
    $800 13
In 1755, after many years of work, he published his 2-volume "Dictionary of the English Language"
    $800 19
Beverly D'Angelo played this late singer, Loretta Lynn's friend, in "Coal Miner's Daughter"
    $800 4
Cape Palliser is the southernmost point on this country's North Island
    DD: $2,000 24
This American's Symphony No. 3 is titled "Kaddish"
    $800 29
In 1789, as one of the first acts of the new government, these lawmen were established
    $800 9
John Bergson is a hardworking but unsuccessful farmer in her "O Pioneers!"
    $1000 15
A poll tax of 1 shilling a head led to this revolt in 1381
    $1000 20
This 1948 Vittorio De Sica film about a stolen 2-wheeled vehicle is considered a classic
    DD: $1,000 5
One of Africa's major airports is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport about 10 miles south of this capital
    $1000 25
This hyphenated composer's first symphony was the first by a Russian
    $1000 30
The American bureau of this worldwide criminal info exchange group is part of the department
    $1000 14
John Arthur Molyneux Errol is the grandfather of this Frances Hodgson Burnett title character

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Geoff Russell
$5,700 $5,100 $10,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1986 he published his autobiography, "Pizza Tiger"

Final scores:

Matt Geoff Russell
$400 $1 $10,399
2nd place: Twinhead notebook computer + Houghton Mifflin reference book collection 3rd place: trip to Palm Springs, California + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis New champion: $10,399

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Matt Geoff Russell
$7,700 $4,400 $10,900
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
24 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $23,000

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Game tape date: 1993-12-14
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