Show #2276 - Monday, June 27, 1994


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Margaret Robbins, a college professor from New Concord, Ohio

Steve Sailer, a marketing researcher from Chicago, Illinois

Kim Smith, a ticket counter originally from Sedalia, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In 1993 the MGM Grand took a "gamble" & opened a new 33-acre theme park in this city
    $100 7
She resigned from the boards of Wal-Mart & TCBY to devote herself to Bill's presidential campaign
    $100 17
You can take a bus to the 8,000-foot level of this sacred mountain & then walk to the 12,400-foot summit
    $100 16
The big difference between the Asian & Arabian species of this animal is the number of humps
    $100 26
Many items made of lapis lazuli were found in this pharaoh's tomb, discovered in 1922
    $100 6
Any TV program devoted to chat
    $200 2
Dutch Wonderland in this state's Lancaster County has a miniature circus of over 5,000 characters
    $200 9
Although 72 years old, he covered 9 miles during his July 1966 swim in the Yangtze River
    $200 19
A stew called chankonabe is the traditional food of these hefty athletes
    $200 18
Occasionally one of these trees will produce nectarines, too
    $200 27
This gemstone that comes in fire & black varieties is a variety of the mineral Cristobalite
    $200 8
It's a branch of a deer's antlers, or a prong of a fork
    $300 3
At Six Flags Astroworld in this city, nostalgia lovers can ride a carousel dating from 1895
    $300 10
Irish painter Jack B. Yeats was the brother of this famous poet
    $300 20
Made of bamboo, a shakuhachi is a Japanese type of this wind instument
    $300 23
These Welsh dogs with foxlike heads & stiff coats were bred for herding cattle
    $300 28
Transparent pink beryl is called morganite; transparent green beryl, this
    $300 13
People from Papeete
    $400 4
Miss Kiss & Miss Reese's peanut butter cup are among the characters roaming the park named for this co.
    $400 11
Jose Napoleon Duarte was sworn in as president of this Central American country in June 1984
    $400 21
A Kannushi is a priest of this religion
    $400 24
Some people in Asia use cormorants to catch these
    $400 29
Paloma Picasso sells her designer jewelry through this tony store
    $400 14
It can mean sticky, tawdry or just plain tasteless
    DD: $900 5
At Silver Dollar City in Missouri, you can tour Marvel Cave, the largest cavern in these mountains
    $500 12
Jazz great Louis Armstrong was born July 4, 1900 in this city
    $500 22
A male mask called heita is used for warrior roles in this theatrical form
    $500 25
3 species of hyena are recognized: brown, striped & this
    $500 30
These non-Roman inhabitants of Italy were consummate goldsmiths
    $500 15
Swimming shorts, whether or not they're decorated with pachyderm proboscises

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

Kim Steve Margaret
$0 $300 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kim Steve Margaret
$1,900 $600 $6,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Walt Whitman wrote a poem called "Passage to" this country decades before E.M. Forster's novel
    $200 1
On May 25 the troops of Francisco Madero forced Porfirio Diaz to resign as president of this country
    $200 7
The Kishon River flows into the Bay of Haifa in this country
    $200 21
She & Margaret Thatcher were both 53 when Thatcher was elected prime minister in 1979
    $200 27
Spanning a moat or ditch, it was raised in times of emergency
    $200 17
In 1993 this star of "Murder, She Wrote" was the recipient of the American Ireland Fund's Heritage Award
    $400 8
This poet's widow sold all the rights to "Paradise Lost" for a mere £8
    $400 2
On May 15 the Supreme Court ordered this oil firm dissolved for antitrust law violations
    $400 9
This river rises in the springs of Syria's Mount Hermon & empties into the Dead Sea
    $400 23
Charles II was king during this disaster of 1666, & he actually helped put it out
    $400 28
What was once a term for the living quarters became this word for the castle's prison
    $400 18
In 1988 this "Golden Bear" was honored with Golf Magazine's one-time-only player of the Century Award
    $600 13
He used the word "if" 14 times in his poem "If", if you count the title
    $600 3
"The Georgia Peach", he won the 5th of his 12 A.L. batting titles with a career high average of .420
    $600 10
Hanoi, Vietnam & Shreveport, Louisiana are on rivers with this colorful name
    $600 22
Queen Anne was raised as a Protestant, though this was the religion of her father, James II
    $600 26
The Balistraria was the room where these weapons were kept or the windows through which they were aimed
    $600 16
In 1968 this helicopter pioneer received a National Medal of Science from President Johnson
    $800 14
Edinburgh-born poet & novelist who wrote the romantic 1808 poem "Marmion, a tale of Flodden Field"
    $800 4
Hiram Bingham of Yale discovered this Incan fortress city about 50 miles northwest of Cuzco
    $800 11
Cities on this European river include Toledo, Spain & Abrantes, Portugal
    DD: $2,000 24
George I spoke to his ministers in this language; they couldn't speak German & he couldn't speak English
    DD: $600 29
A windlass was used to raise & lower this huge wood & iron grating
    $800 19
This cellist was honored posthumously with a 1989 Lifetime Achievement Grammy award
    $1000 15
This Lake Poet finished a draft of "The Prelude" in 1805 & kept revising it for 45 years
    $1000 5
On June 13 this Russian composer's ballet "Petrushka" premiered in Paris
    $1000 12
1 of the 2 countries sharing South America's majestic Iguacu Falls
    $1000 25
Edward I was named for this Edward who reigned about 200 years earlier
    $1000 30
This immense room was used for general gatherings & dining
    $1000 20
This couple recieved a 1962 Hubbard Medal for their contributions to paleontology

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kim Steve Margaret
$3,300 $3,400 $9,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Now a national capital, Gurkha kings made it their capital after capturing it in 1768

Final scores:

Kim Steve Margaret
$6,600 $6,698 $7,400
3rd place: Curtis Mathes LaserDisc player + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis 2nd place: trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico New champion: $7,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kim Steve Margaret
$3,300 $3,400 $11,500
15 R,
4 W
11 R,
5 W
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 1994-02-14
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