Show #2227 - Tuesday, April 19, 1994


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Mike Laser, a writer from New York City, New York

Ruth Bargy, a writer from Randolph, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,800)

Kevin Moran, a book publishing executive from Astoria, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Several noncombatants survived the 12-day siege of this Texas mission in 1836
    $100 2
If you were "Home Alone" with this young star, he might tell you that Bonnie Bedelia is his aunt
    $100 10
Rain or shine, you're not supposed to open this in the house
    $100 14
This 8-letter word is Italian for "little opera"
    $100 26
This disposable wooden instrument is used in conjunction with the "Say ahh" command
    $100 5
This Italian word for "black" may remind you of a fiddling emperor
    $200 3
In July 1965, 20 years after Truman proposed universal health insurance, this program became law
    $200 7
This late actor who played "The Brady Bunch"'s dad also taught Shakespearean acting
    $200 17
The belief that a lot of this is a sign of strength may have come from the Samson story
    $200 15
The "Cu" in Cu-Bop stands for this nationality
    $200 27
One type of this is put in the mouth; others may be put under the arm or elsewhere
    $200 9
In Greek this Steve Martin phrase would be me sinhorite
    $300 4
This pamphlet advocated American independence by saying, "'Tis time to part"
    $300 8
In 1966 Meryl Streep played Daisy Mae in her high school's production of this musical
    $300 19
If your ear is burning, it means someone is doing this
    $300 16
A famous fugue by Domenico Scarlatti may have been inspired by one of these pets walking over harpsichord keys
    $300 28
It's made up of earpieces, tubing & a device with a bell- shaped side & a flat side
    $300 11
When seen on a German sign, this word for "attention" means "caution"
    $400 6
Before he died in 1790, this Pennsylvanian's last public act was to sign an appeal to abolish slavery
    $400 22
She played a character based on herself in the Neil Simon-scripted film "Chapter Two"
    $400 24
If these grow together across the bridge of the nose, "you'll never wear your wedding clothes"
    $400 18
You don't have half a minute to tell us this kind of note is also called a demisemiquaver
    $400 29
As its name indicates, it's a syringe used for giving injections under the skin
    $400 12
In French plums are called prunes & grapes are called these
    DD: $500 21
In 1541 this Spanish explorer reached as far north as Kansas, finding an Indian village but no wealth
    $500 23
In 1992 Sir Peter Ustinov became chancellor of a university in this, his native country
    $500 25
Never mention the word "shank" before playing this sport or you just might do it
    $500 20
The medieval bladder pipe was a type of this instrument that's still played today
    $500 30
The plessor is a small one of these used by a doctor to test reflexes
    $500 13
In Chinese geographical names, kiang refers to one of these

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

Kevin Ruth Mike
$400 $900 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Ruth Mike
$2,800 $2,900 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1960s
    $200 16
During a 1964 trip to Moscow, this Cuban leader slid down a chute on a rug in the Kremlin Gardens
    $200 21
American colonists used red bergamot to make this drink while they boycotted British goods
    $200 11
The Old Testament attributes authorship of Deuteronomy to this man
    $200 6
While spying for the Germans in World War I, she pretended to be an East Indian temple dancer
    $200 1
In "Ode to the West Wind", Percy Shelley asked, "If" this season "comes, can spring be far behind?"
    $400 17
In the 162nd & last game of the 1961 season, he hit his 61st home run
    $400 22
Cardamom is a member of this family that you should be able to identify in a snap
    $400 12
Ezra begins his book with the rebuilding of this
    $400 7
Hanged as a spy in NYC in 1776, it's believed he was betrayed by a British Loyalist cousin
    $400 2
The way a novel is presented is called the "point of" this; it might be third person omniscient
    DD: $1,500 18
On May 14, 1965 an acre of Runnymede was bequeathed to the U.S. as a memorial to him
    $600 28
The French call this peak Mont Cervin; the Italians call it Monte Cervino
    $600 23
Turmeric gives this color to curry
    $600 13
He didn't write them all, but he was the principal contributor to the Book of Proverbs
    $600 8
Shin Bet & Mossad are 2 of this country's espionage agencies
    $600 3
Nabokov wrote his first novel, "Mashenka", in this, his native language
    $800 19
In 1964 this 563-carat sapphire was stolen from the American Museum of Natural History
    $800 26
The Limbang River valley splits this oil-rich sultanate in two
    $800 24
Italians preserve basil by salting the leaves or by putting them in a jar filled with this
    $800 14
Daniel must have had a tough time writing out this Babylonian king's name 32 times
    $800 9
In the 1960s this American reconnaissance jet was replaced by the SR-71 Blackbird
    $800 4
The Lilliputians created by this author in 1726 turned up 220 years later in a children's book by T.H. White
    $1000 20
In October 1962 130 years of this country's rule over Western New Guinea ended
    $1000 27
In 1897 Matthias Zurbriggen conquered this Andean peak
    $1000 25
Parsley, thyme, and a bay leaf are the classic ingredients in this French "bundle of herbs"
    DD: $500 15
He chronicles his visions of wheels & cherubims
    $1000 10
During the Civil War, this detective headed McClellan's Secret Service
    $1000 5
Last name of the aristocratic British authors Nancy & Jessica, who were sisters

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Ruth Mike
$7,300 $4,100 $6,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the line of succession to the British throne, she's Number 5, the female highest on the list

Final scores:

Kevin Ruth Mike
$1,399 $6,799 $0
2nd place: trip to Tampa, Florida 2-day champion: $15,599 3rd place: Panasonic camcorder

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kevin Ruth Mike
$7,800 $4,100 $5,700
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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Game tape date: 1994-01-12
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