Show #2280 - Friday, July 1, 1994


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Chuck Larkowski, a professor from Fairborn, Ohio

Cynthia Blietz, a librarian from Oak Lawn, Illinois

Dave Smith, a political analyst from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Henry David Thoreau began his Sojourn at this pond July 4, 1845
    $100 11
Until the 18th century, fireworks only came in this "waves of grain" color
    $100 6
In June 1990 this body struck down the federal law against flag burning
    $100 25
This Braves outfielder hit 40 or more home runs in a season 8 times--a National League record
    $100 21
Odd abode of the woman who "had so many children she didn't know what to do"
    $100 16
Rhode Island was the last of the original colonies to ratify this
    $200 2
At a celebration in Paris, July 4, 1884, this monument was presented to the U.S.
    $200 12
According to superstition, the reason for fireworks on New Year's Eve is that their noise does this
    $200 7
These 2 words were added to the Pledge of Allegiance in the 1950s
    $200 26
The 1993 Texas media guide devoted 25 pages to this pitcher who was playing his 27th & last season
    $200 22
In a 1990 speech at Wellesley, this first lady said, "If you have children, they must come first"
    $200 17
This Texas city, home of the Black-Eyed Pea Jamboree, has the same name as the largest city in Greece
    $300 3
John McEnroe beat Bjorn Borg for his first solo championship here July 4, 1981
    $300 13
Appointed by John Lindsay, George Plimpton is this city's honorary fireworks commissioner
    $300 8
The flag is flown this way for 10 days after the death of a vice president
    $300 28
This "Yankee Clipper" threw out the first pitch at the Florida Marlins' first game April 5, 1993
    $300 23
This doctor who wrote "Baby and Child Care" admitted, "I really learned it all from mothers"
    $300 18
Each man on Georgia's Stone Mountain sculpture holds this article of clothing in his right hand
    $400 4
On July 4, 1883 Buffalo Bill presented his first Wild West show at North Platte in this state
    $400 14
"Fruity" name for a red, spherical firecracker
    $400 9
An 1818 congressional order set this as the permanent number of stripes
    $400 29
This new National League team plans to move its home games to Coors Field in 1995
    $400 24
Columnist & mother of 3 who wrote the book "Motherhood: The Second Oldest Profession"
    $400 19
This city became Nevada's territorial capital in 1861 & state capital in 1864
    DD: $500 5
In 1831 this Virginian became the third president to die on July 4
    $500 15
A Very pistol shoots these & is used by people in need of aid
    $500 10
The flag flies 24 hours a day at several sites, including this city's Fort McHenry
    $500 30
In the 1960s this Dodger pitcher won 3 Cy Young Awards
    $500 27
Harriet Beecher Stowe had this many kids; so did Madeline Morando Foy
    $500 20
This Tampa theme park features zebras, giraffes, ostriches & free beer

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

Dave Cynthia Chuck
$1,600 $100 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Cynthia Chuck
$2,500 $1,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
From 1961-1989 a concrete wall separated the Eastern & Western sections of this German city
    $200 3
The Egyptian god Khnum is depicted with the head of this animal that we associate with the sign of Aries
    $200 16
In June 1984 8 Western leaders gathered in Normandy, France for the 40th anniversary of this
    $200 19
This is dispensed by organs called spinnerets on a spider's abdomen
    $200 26
The ironwork on his home in Shreveport, Louisiana still bears the monogram "HPL"
    $200 1
This Tolstoy masterpiece features over 500 characters
    $400 6
When Napoleon seized it in 1798, this Egyptian city had been under the control of the Turks for 281 years
    $400 11
Thinking his son Theseus had perished, Aegeus threw himself into the body of water now known as this
    $400 17
He was the pilot of the U-2 spy plane shot down over the USSR in May 1960
    $400 20
These arachnids with stingers in their tails can be as long as 8 inches
    $400 27
In February 1993 he declared that California's 6-year drought was officially over
    $400 2
In an adventure story by H. Rider Haggard, Allan Quatermain searches for these legendary mines
    $600 7
The Welsh Folk Museum is at St. Fagan's, about 4 miles west of the center of this capital
    $600 12
After all the evils of the world escaped from this container, only Hope remained
    $600 18
On April 5, 1951 this husband & wife were sentenced to die as atom spies
    $600 21
Next to the giraffe, it's the world's tallest animal
    DD: $1,200 28
In 1966 a Gallup Poll named this Alabama governor-elect the 6th most admired woman by Americans
    $600 4
This Katherine Anne Porter novel takes place aboard the Vera
    $800 10
Site of the 1968 Winter Olympics, this French city's name is a corruption of Gratianopolis
    $800 13
He labored with bronze castanets to frighten the Stymphalian birds, then shot them with arrows
    $800 24
In 1994 Shannon Faulkner became the first woman to attend day classes at this South Carolina military college
    $800 22
Sadly, it's the most common wild dove found in North America
    $800 29
In 1861 Abraham Lincoln chose this former Ohio governor to be his Secretary of the Treasury
    DD: $1,400 8
In "The Divine Comedy", Dante is led through the Inferno & purgatory by the spirit of this poet
    $1000 15
This Venezuelan city that shares its name with a lake is the country's chief coffee-exporting port
    $1000 14
This sorceress who married Jason was a priestess of the underworld goddess Hecate
    $1000 25
In August 1948 Whittaker Chambers accused this former State Dept. official of Communist activities
    $1000 23
The largest amphibian is the giant Japanese variety of this tailed creature
    $1000 30
In April 1993 a plane crash claimed the life of this state's governor, George Mickelson
    $1000 9
One of Shirley Jackson's best-known works is this story about a deadly ritual in a small American town

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Cynthia Chuck
$9,100 $4,200 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In this operetta, the title character has made flirting a capital offense; violators will be beheaded

Final scores:

Dave Cynthia Chuck
$14,801 $2 $14,800
2-day champion: $25,701 3rd place: Tepal deep fryer, cookware set & toaster + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! for Super Nintendo Entertainment System & Sega Genesis 2nd place: trip on Delta to Mexico & stay at Krystal Ixtapa

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Cynthia Chuck
$9,100 $6,100 $6,800
19 R,
1 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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Game tape date: 1994-02-14
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