Show #2234 - Thursday, April 28, 1994


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Kevin Smith, an archaeologist and museum curator from Williamsville, New York

Liz Fersch, an electronics technician from Congers, New York

Edwin Gulley, a consultant originally from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
Counties in this state include Elbert, Boulder & Pueblo
    $100 1
The 1933 film about this big ape is credited with saving RKO Studios from bankruptcy
    $100 6
2-word term for the period in the U.S. between 1946 & 1964, from the high number of births
    $100 11
The teeth of a hippopotamus are made of this, like an elephant's tusks
    $100 26
This room is named for the compartment that stores your athletic equipment
    $100 16
In Dutch these 2 antonyms are ja & nee
    $200 17
This state is the USA's leading producer of crayfish
    $200 2
Resembling a 400-foot-tall Tyrannosaurus, this monster attacked Tokyo after an H-bomb test revived him
    $200 7
The last of these ages to encompass part of the U.S. ended about 15,000 years ago
    $200 12
Fossils indicate that the first organisms on earth were bacteria & the blue-green type of this
    $200 27
"Residential" name of the classroom many high school students report to in the morning
    $200 19
The Germans call this dessert Pfirsich Melba
    $300 23
The Rio Grande River forms about 15 miles of the border between Texas & this state
    $300 3
This 1984 film featured monsters like the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man
    $300 8
During this period after the Civil War, the North & South tried to put the country together again
    $300 13
It's the common name for the yellow-flowering weed Taraxacum
    $300 28
It's the dressing room in a clothing store where the seamstress measures you for alterations
    $300 20
In Spain pasta de dientes isn't a plate of pasta, it's this hygiene product
    $400 24
White Mountain National Forest covers about 1/8 of this state
    $400 4
David Hedison played this monster in 1958, Jeff Goldblum in 1986
    $400 9
In the U.S. it ran from about 1918 to 1929 & was named for the music popular during it
    $400 14
Named for a mythical creature, the basilisk is this type of animal
    $400 29
The room where you sit with other patients & read out-of-date magazines until the doctor is ready to see you
    $400 21
Cavalo is the Portuguese word for this animal
    $500 25
In 1958 construction was completed on a 129-mile turnpike that crosses this state from N.Y. to R.I.
    $500 5
Larry Talbot was the real name of this monster
    $500 10
The Stone Age lasted about 2,000,000 years; this age that followed it lasted about 2,000
    $500 15
When gathering herbs, beware! This one from which the Greeks made a poisonous brew looks like parsley
    $500 30
The Red Room & the Green Room flank this other "colorful" White House room
    DD: $700 22
In Italy this weather phenomenon is il lampo

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Edwin Liz Kevin
-$600 $1,900 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Edwin Liz Kevin
-$600 $4,900 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
After killing Hamilton, he returned to Washington & resumed his duties as vice president
    $200 21
Olives are grown on the slope of this 10,703-foot volcano
    $200 16
The HSUS says consumers should boycott cans of this that are not labeled "Dolphin Safe"
    $200 11
One of Donatello's early masterpieces was a statue of this patron saint of England
    $200 6
If you have any of these Russian bills dated before 1993 they're no longer legal tender
    $200 30
William Sydney Porter
    $400 2
Vice Presidents George Bush, Elbridge Gerry & John Adams were all born in this state
    $400 22
In 1060 this group began their conquest of Sicily; a few years later, they took England
    $400 17
The light & dark batters in this cake give it a streaked appearance like the stone in its name
    $400 12
The art of the Olmec, Maya & Aztec, including sculpture & pottery, is referred to as pre-this
    $400 7
The florin goes back to this city in 1252
    $400 29
Karen Blixen
    $600 3
As Ford's Vice President, he chaired a commission that investigated the CIA
    $600 23
In 1860 he led 1,000 similarly dressed men to conquer the island
    $600 19
Vino de Pasto, an inexpensive type of this fortified Spanish wine, is often served as an aperitif
    $600 13
Mobiles or other works that move by motors or air currents are called this type of art
    $600 8
A coin this country introduced in 1963 had a menorah on it
    DD: $2,000 26
Francois-Marie Arouet
    $800 4
Charles Warren Fairbanks, a conservative, was chosen to run with this Progressive Republican in 1904
    $800 24
This capital city's university was founded in 1777
    $800 20
Samsoe is a cow's milk cheese named for its island of origin in this Scandinavian country
    $800 14
One of the first paintings of contemporary Parisian life was Manet's "Concert in" these "Gardens"
    $800 9
A piaster is another name for a "piece of" this
    $800 27
Amandine-Aurore-Luci e Dupin
    $1000 5
He challenged FDR for the presidential nomination in 1940, while serving as FDR's vice president
    $1000 25
This strait separates the island from mainland Italy
    $1000 18
Tapioca & arrowroot both come from the root of this tropical plant
    DD: $2,000 15
This painter of "The Rabbi of Vitebsk" died in 1985, just short of his 98th birthday
    $1000 10
This British coin worth one-quarter of a penny was withdrawn as of 1961
    $1000 28
Frederic Dannay & Manfred B. Lee

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Edwin Liz Kevin
$5,000 $8,700 $9,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In Act I of this 1875 opera, the title character stabs a fellow factory worker

Final scores:

Edwin Liz Kevin
$2 $17,395 $1,700
3rd place: Go Video dual-deck VCR New champion: $17,395 2nd place: Twinhead notebook computer + Samsonsite computer cases

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Edwin Liz Kevin
$3,600 $8,500 $8,700
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,800

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Game tape date: 1994-01-18
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