Show #2277 - Tuesday, June 28, 1994


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Eric Thau, a Ph.D. candidate originally from The Bronx, New York

Mark Bendas, a data processing consultant from Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Margaret Robbins, a college professor from New Concord, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1890s
    $100 5
In 1895 King Gillette invented the safety type of this with disposable blades
    $100 12
Her husband often called this first lady "Bird", a shortening of her famous nickname
    $100 2
The Dutch East India Company introduced this drink to Europe
    $100 1
Growing up, this president & his family were members of the Plains Baptist Church
    $100 19
In 1951 Finland became the first country to issue a commemorative of these games
    $100 26
This bright yellow wildflower of the crowfoot family is so named because of its color & shape
    $200 6
On Feb. 12, 1892 his birthday became an official holiday in Illinois
    $200 17
This foreign ex-president's youngest daughter, Kris, is a TV & film star in the Philippines
    $200 3
In 1990 Procter & Gamble picked up this "Punch" line from Del Monte
    $200 4
Samuel Francis Smith, a Baptist clergyman, wrote new words to "God Save the King", creating this song
    $200 21
This country's peso features an eagle with a snake in its beak
    $200 27
When you flatter someone to gain favor, you're said to be doing this
    $300 14
He put on an exhibition of the Vitascope projector April 23, 1896 at a NYC music hall
    $300 18
Tennis star Gabriela Sabatini is a native of this South American country
    $300 7
Popular beverage made from the seeds or beans of a Madder family shrub
    $300 8
He earned his Ph.D. in theology at Boston University; it was also in Boston that he met Coretta Scott
    $300 23
The coin of this country's chief monetary unit pictures Jawaharlal Nehru on one side
    $300 28
Bart Simpson is the commercial spokesman for this bestselling Nestle candy bar
    $400 15
In 1898 Britain obtained a 99-year lease on this colony's "New Territories"
    $400 20
On Nov. 15, 1977 she gave birth to her first child, Peter Mark Andrew Phillips
    $400 9
Fermentation occurs in beer making when this ingredient is added to the mix
    $400 10
The Baptists believe baptism should be performed by this method rather than by pouring or sprinkling
    $400 24
Monaco uses the currency of this neighboring country
    $400 29
Dale Evans' horse
    DD: $800 16
The Kiel Canal opened in 1895, connecting this sea to the Baltic Sea
    $500 22
Connie Conehead on "SNL", she put on a cone again to play Jane Curtin's sister in "The Coneheads"
    $500 13
It's the process of heating & sweetening cider & flavoring it with spices
    $500 11
The Baptists grew out of the Puritan revolt against this national church
    $500 25
Before adopting the pula as its unit of currency in 1976, Botswana used this country's rand
    $500 30
Eileen Heckart won an Oscar for her role as an overprotective mother in this 1972 film

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

Margaret Mark Eric
$1,700 $700 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Mark Eric
$3,600 $2,400 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This fascist consolidated his power after the 1924 murder of socialist Giacomo Matteotti
    $200 4
In 1960 Tiros I became the first one of these
    $200 9
Tuskegee National Forest lies just east of Montgomery in this state
    $200 14
This state currently has 2 women in the Senate, Dianne Feinstein & Barbara Boxer
    $200 26
In 1963 he became the first modern person named an honorary U.S. citizen
    $200 20
This country's Shaw Festival was founded in Niagara-on-the-Lake in 1962
    $400 2
Grand Duchess Charlotte abdicated in 1964 & her son, Prince Jean, became this country's Grand Duke
    $400 5
In one type of hygrometer, the length of a hair increases with an increase in this
    $400 10
This English forest in Nottinghamshire was once a royal hunting ground
    $400 15
Wm. Howard Taft's grandson Robert Taft Jr., who represented this state in the Senate, died in 1993
    $400 27
Famous for his jasperware, he's been called the most important figure in British ceramic history
    $400 21
In 1939 Van Heflin & Joseph Cotten co-starred with her in "The Philadelphia Story"
    $600 3
In 486 Clovis, king of this Germanic people, defeated the Romans in Gaul
    $600 6
Nearly all weather occurs in this lowest layer of the atmosphere
    $600 11
At 4,898 feet, Feldberg is the highest peak in this German forest noted for its mineral springs
    $600 16
During WWII this Kansan led an assault on a German machine gun installation that nearly cost him his life
    $600 28
The simple inscription on her tombstone reads, "F.N. Born 1820. Died 1910."
    $600 22
"That Championship Season" concerns a reunion of 4 former players of this sport with their coach
    DD: $1,000 19
In 1961 the Indian military forced this country out of its possessions of Goa, Daman & Diu
    $800 7
In 1940 FDR transferred the Weather Bureau to this cabinet department
    $800 12
A forest in northern Oregon shares its name with this mountain located within its borders
    DD: $1,800 17
In Jan. 1993 Bob Krueger was chosen by Ann Richards to fill the Senate seat vacated by this man
    $800 29
His 1755 dictionary define a pension as "pay given to a state hireling for treason to his country"
    $800 23
Andrey Prozorov isn't onstage at the beginning of this Chekhov play, but his female siblings are
    $1000 25
This Hapsburg became emperor of Austria in 1848 & remained on the throne for 68 years
    $1000 8
This English astronomer devised the first weather map in 1686
    $1000 13
Mississippi has a national forest named for this first European to reach the Mississippi River
    $1000 18
In 1975 this longtime Arkansas senator was granted honorary knighthood & Japan's Order of the Rising Sun
    $1000 30
Name shared by a 17th c. philosopher, essayist & statesman & his descendant, a 20th c. painter
    $1000 24
"Redhead", the 1st musical Bob Fosse directed, starred this redhead who became his 3rd wife

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Mark Eric
$9,800 $5,400 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was discovered by a Czechoslovak-born astronomer in March 1973

Final scores:

Margaret Mark Eric
$16,001 $9,400 $15,999
2-day champion: $23,401 3rd place: Morsly sportswear 2nd place: Gibson 3-piece kitchen + Sakura stoneware set

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Margaret Mark Eric
$9,600 $4,400 $8,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
22 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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Game tape date: 1994-02-14
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