Show #2260 - Friday, June 3, 1994


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Ellen Scordato, a managing editor from New York City, New York

Johan Koren, a librarian originally from Edinburgh, Scotland

Cris Zeak, a substitute teacher from Point Pleasant, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1930s
    $100 16
Under President Roosevelt's New Deal, this agency, also called the TVA, was established in 1933
    $100 21
A song from "The Sound of Music" asks this flower to "bless my homeland forever"
    $100 1
The name of this White House room has come to signify the seat of executive power in in the U.S.
    $100 6
Completed in 1960, the SAS Royal Hotel & Air Terminal was this Danish city's first skyscraper
    $100 26
A small village
    $100 11
To earn an X in bowling, you have to knock over this many pins with only 1 ball
    $200 17
In June 1937 he married the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson
    $200 22
Barbra Streisand sang, "People, people who need people are" this
    $200 2
If you're the Comptroller of the Currency, you work for this cabinet department
    $200 7
Algeria's flag features a star & crescent, which are symbols of this religion
    $200 27
It can mean to prevent action, or it can be a large basket with a cover
    $200 12
For a limited time in 1993, this cereal included X-shaped pieces so kids could play tic-tac-toe
    $300 18
In 1936 this foreign automaker introduced the first passenger car to run on diesel fuel
    DD: $500 23
This song from "South Pacific" ends with the words "Once you have found her, never let her go"
    $300 3
The Office of the Secretary of the Navy is in this famous building
    $300 8
This capital city is the cultural center of Chile
    $300 28
These 2 symbols of the communist movement signified the union of workers & peasants
    $300 13
In 1990 this replaced X in the Motion Picture Association of America's rating system
    $400 19
In 1935 this show presenting America's top tunes debuted on radio
    $400 24
This "In Cold Blood" author & Harold Arlen wrote the song "A Sleepin' Bee" for the musical "House of Flowers"
    $400 4
The practice of selling leftover grease to buy luxuries gave us this term for a secret fund
    $400 9
This city is the home of the Canadian Football League's Stampeders
    $400 29
If you feel like a snooze, tie one of these canvas items between 2 trees & lie down
    $400 14
Its stock exchange symbol is an R between 2 Xs
    $500 20
In 1939 this tennis player who later lost the "Battle of the Sexes" won at Wimbledon
    $500 25
This song from "A Chorus Line" begins, "Kiss today goodbye, the sweetness and the sorrow..."
    $500 5
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration is part of this cabinet department
    $500 10
Irish moss, also known as carrageen, is a type of this marine plant eaten by the Irish
    $500 30
A key principle of this Babylonian king's code was "The strong shall not injure the weak"
    $500 15
This 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet resembles an X

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

Cris Johan Ellen
$2,100 $600 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Johan Ellen
$2,800 $2,700 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
On July 16, 1956 this circus staged its last performance under canvas
    $200 20
Before writing the score for "Porgy and Bess", he lived in South Carolina to get the right feel for it
    $200 16
World Report is a section of this magazine as well as part of its name
    $200 1
Unlike the Academy, the school Epicurus founded in this city in 306 B.C. regularly admitted women
    $200 24
This branch of medicine deals with ailments of the ankle, lower leg & foot
    $200 2
"But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and" she "is the sun"
    $400 10
On Oct. 2, 1871 this Mormon leader was arrested for polygamy
    $400 21
Gustav Mahler based his song cycle "The Song of the Earth" on ancient poems of this Asian country
    $400 17
This late, great Vogue editor's maiden name was Diana Dalziel
    $400 4
Swedenborg wrote extensively on the spiritual meaning of these first 2 books of the Bible
    $400 26
In this epidemic disease, Yersinia pestis bacteria cause painful swellings called buboes
    $400 3
A fairy calls him "that shrewd and knavish sprite called Robin Goodfellow"
    $600 11
Congressman from Illinois who sponsored the 1910 White Slave Traffic Act
    $600 22
"Parsifal", which had its premiere in 1882, was his last music drama
    $600 18
This author of "The Executioner's Song" is a "writer-at-large" for Vanity Fair
    $600 6
This existentialist examined Marxism in his "Critique de la Raison Dialectique"
    $600 27
"Ancient Medicine" is a treatise attributed to this 5th century B.C. Greek physician
    $600 5
Valentine & Proteus are "The Two Gentlemen of" this city
    $800 12
He was serving as president of Congress when he signed the Declaration of Independence
    $800 23
In 1850, exactly 100 years after his death, a society was formed in Leipzig to promote his Baroque works
    $800 19
This hunting & fishing magazine's trademark logo features a trout & a Canada goose
    $800 7
This Dutch humanist was ordained a priest in 1492
    $800 28
In 1796 this physician gave the first vaccination for smallpox
    $800 14
This play opens with Antonio saying, "In sooth I know not why I am so sad"
    $1000 13
When his nominee, Roger B. Taney, was rejected in 1834, Levi Woodbury became Treasury Secretary
    $1000 25
The 1st Professor of Music at England's Univ. of Birmingham was this "Pomp And Circumstance" composer
    $1000 30
It's the widest-circulating U.S. magazine that has a color in its name
    DD: $1,000 8
This religious philosopher was born in Copenhagen on May 5, 1813
    DD: $500 29
This Topeka, Kansas Psychiatric clinic was founded in 1925 by a physician & his 2 sons
    $1000 15
This daughter of King Lear poisons Regan & then commits suicide

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Johan Ellen
$11,300 $5,700 $2,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At 193 square miles, this mountain lake is the largest alpine lake in the United States

Final scores:

Cris Johan Ellen
$12,000 $700 $2,000
2-day champion: $15,000 3rd place: Braun 5-in-1 food preparation center + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis 2nd place: trip to Tucson, Arizona

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Cris Johan Ellen
$11,800 $5,500 $2,000
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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Game tape date: 1994-02-01
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