Show #2268 - Wednesday, June 15, 1994


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Ann Greiner, a retired naval officer originally from Columbus, Ohio

Roger Solberg, a college professor from Edinboro, Pennsylvania

Richard Showstack, a writer and teacher from Newport Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1900s
    $100 19
In 1903 Giuseppe Sarto assumed this office as Pius X
    $100 3
A 1946 winner for "The Picture of Dorian Gray", she won again 39 years later for "Murder, She Wrote"
    $100 1
This Utah city's Tribune is the state's only morning newspaper
    $100 8
On average, it weighs about 3 pounds, with the cerebrum making up most of that weight
    $100 13
The only bird that provides leather commercially, its skin is pink
    $100 26
Chang Heng said, "Heaven is like an egg, and the earth is like" this part "of the egg"
    $200 20
In 1908 an earthquake completely destroyed the city of Messina on this Italian island
    $200 4
She won a "Most Promising Newcomer" Golden Globe, her first award, before "Bye Bye Birdie" was released
    $200 2
In 1903 the London Daily Mirror became the first of these half-sized sensationalist newspapers
    $200 9
This tendon at the back of the ankle helps you stand on tiptoe
    $200 14
Roman rituals were overseen by an augur, which gave us this word for inducting an official
    $200 27
Common translation of the Latin saying "errare humanum est"
    $300 21
In 1904 George Hale founded one of these on California's Mt. Wilson
    $300 5
This entertainer was so "divine" in "For The Boys" that she won a 1992 "Best Actress" award
    $300 16
Florida's largest newspaper, it's also the largest in the Deep South
    $300 10
It's the medical name for the voice box
    $300 15
This early presidential home sits on the site of a Powhatan Indian village called Tauxenent
    $300 28
"Be content... one cannot be first in everything" was fabulous advice from this fabulist
    $400 22
Norway's union with this other Scandinavian country was dissolved in 1905
    $400 6
When she won for "Working Girl" in 1989 she said, "The last time I was up here I was Miss Golden Globe"
    $400 17
In 1752 the Halifax Gazette became the 1st English newspaper published in what's now this country
    $400 11
Resembling a small horseshoe, the hyoid or lingual bone supports this body part
    $400 24
From the Latin fluere, meaning "to flow", it means to vary irregularly or to shift back & forth
    DD: $800 29
Ovid said this form of literature "comes fine-spun from a mind at peace"
    $500 23
In 1905 Sinn Fein was organized as a political party dedicated to independence for this country
    $500 7
A special award is named in honor of this director of biblical epics, its first recipient
    $500 18
Newspapers in Des Moines, Iowa & Orange County, California share this name
    $500 12
While the knee is considered a hinge joint, the hip is classified as this type
    $500 25
The name of this region of farm country in southern Africa is from Dutch for "field"
    $500 30
Theophrastus said this "is the most valuable thing a man can spend"

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

Richard Roger Ann
$1,100 $2,200 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Roger Ann
$1,800 $5,000 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Roughly 30 times more people live on this state's lower peninsula than on the upper one
    $200 1
For the opening of the 1972 Olympics in this German city, Carl Orff composed "Rota" for voices & instruments
    $200 21
He slew the dragon after the Inhabitants of Sylene promised to be baptized
    $200 26
Herodotus said Egyptians used to eat small birds pickled in this strong salt & water solution
    $200 8
Between 1861 & 1863, this Confederate general's hair turned from black to snow-white
    $200 16
Marvin Gaye was sometimes called "The Prince of" this record label
    $400 7
Many of this state's counties, including Kings & Dutchess, date back to 1683
    $400 2
Benjamin Britten was exempted from military service in this war as a conscientious objector
    $400 22
This evangelizer of the Irish was born somewhere in Scotland
    $400 27
Parkin is a cake that's often baked in England for this "explosive" holiday
    $400 12
On Aug. 5, 1864 Admiral Farragut & the North closed this Alabama bay
    $400 17
"Over There" is the most famous song by this "Prince of Broadway"
    $600 9
It's "The Sagebrush State"
    $600 3
He studied with Christian Gottlob Neefe in his native Bonn, Germany before going to Vienna in 1792
    $600 23
St. Robert Bellarmine took part in examining this Italian astronomer's writings for heresy
    $600 30
A luscious strawberry dessert made with cointreau is named for this Russian royal family
    $600 13
At 1:15 P.M. Dec. 20, 1860 this state voted to secede, the first state to do so
    $600 18
In his youth this author of "The Sea Wolf" was "The Prince of the Oyster Pirates"
    $800 10
Pennsylvania shares the historic Brandywine Creek with this state to the south
    $800 4
The title of George Crumb's "Echoes of Time and the River" alludes to a novel by this man
    $800 24
St. Pulcheria was empress of this empire, succeeding her brother Theodosius II in 450
    $800 29
Chocolate lovers know that Tre Scalini on this city's Piazza Navona is famous for its tartufo
    $800 14
Henry Wirz, officer in charge of this prison, was the only Confederate soldier executed for war crimes
    $800 19
This brother of a presidential assassin was known as "The Prince of Players"
    $1000 11
A stone monument in this state marks the geographic center of North America
    $1000 5
Virgil Thomson's "Four Saints in Three Acts" features a libretto by this 20th century woman poet
    DD: $2,000 25
This mystic & foundress of an order was born at Avila & died at Alba de Tormes
    $1000 28
Saganaki, a kefalotiri cheese appetizer from this country, is sometimes flambeed before serving
    DD: $1,500 15
Neither the Monitor nor the Merrimack was sunk in the 1862 battle named for this Virginia channel
    $1000 20
"The Prince of Politicians" is a nickname for this author of "The Prince"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Roger Ann
$4,000 $6,700 -$300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

JFK donated some of this book's royalties to the city of Plymouth in Great Britain

Final scores:

Richard Roger Ann
$0 $5,399 -$300
2nd place: "Cosmic Dawn" by Nan Rae + Sanyo stereo system New champion: $5,399 3rd place: Wallace Silversmiths candelabra + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Roger Ann
$4,000 $10,200 $500
17 R,
3 W
27 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,700

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Game tape date: 1994-02-07
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