Show #2278 - Wednesday, June 29, 1994


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Chris Tharrington, a naval officer from Washington, D.C.

Michael Bowen, an accountant from Monroe, New York

Margaret Robbins, a college professor from New Concord, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
Her older sister Berenice IV was queen of Egypt until executed by her father
    $100 5
These 2 items "go together like a horse and carriage"
    $100 26
It's lucky Elizabeth Taylor was born in February, because this February birthstone matches her violet eyes
    $100 1
It's nicknamed the "Mormon's Mecca"
    $100 8
This adjective describes any wine that's effervescent or bubbly, like Asti Spumante
    $100 16
A clairvoyant can "see" into the future & the spirit world; a clairaudient does this
    $200 22
In 754 he was crowned king of the Franks with his father, Pepin, & his brother Carloman
    $200 6
In 1958 the Everly Brothers asked him to "get away from my quail... you're on the wrong trail"
    $200 27
Birthstones may be inspired by Aaron's breastplate in the Bible, which had this many stones
    $200 2
This city's daily morning paper is called The Tennessean
    $200 9
A small wine bottle that holds 6 to 6 1/2 ounces, or a gymnast's feat in which the legs are extended
    $200 17
A planchette, which spells out messages from beyond, is similar to the pointer of this popular board
    $300 23
Meaning "he who enlightens", it was the adopted name of North Vietnamese president Nguyen Tat Thanh
    $300 10
According to a 1934 song, "It's June in" this winter month "Because I'm in love"
    $300 28
In Italy this December birthstone is known as la turchese
    $300 3
This capital of Maine stands on the site of an Indian village called Cushnoc
    $300 11
A diplomat cocktail contains both the dry & sweet types of this aromatic wine
    $300 18
Before trying to contact spirits, a medium may "fall into" this sleeplike, partly conscious state
    DD: $2,000 24
This explorer's attempt to go around the world ended with his death in the Philippines in 1521
    $400 14
"Hooray for" him, "the African explorer! Did someone call me schnorer? Hooray, hooray, hooray!"
    $400 29
This March birthstone is perfect for a hematologist
    $400 4
It's the capital of the "Cornhusker State"
    $400 12
Vouvray comes from this valley that's famous for its chateaux
    $400 19
In the 1800s the Fox sisters were famous for getting spirits to make this noise to communicate
    $500 25
To avoid being turned over to Rome, this Carthaginian general killed himself around 183 B.C.
    $500 15
"The New Year's Eve we did the town, the day we tore the goalpost down, we will have" these
    $500 30
Citrine is a semiprecious yellow stone that resembles this other November birthstone
    $500 7
Happy Jack Road is a 38-mile scenic byway that runs between Laramie & this capital city
    $500 13
Richard III's brother was allegedly drowned in Malmsey, a type of this Portuguese wine
    $500 20
A parapsychology laboratory was founded at this North Carolina university in the 1920s

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

Margaret Michael Chris
$500 $2,100 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Michael Chris
$2,100 $5,900 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
After China, India is the world's largest producer of this grain
    $200 8
Pablo Gargallo learned cubism from this artist & in turn introduced him to metal sculpture
    $200 1
In 1913 William Howard Taft was elected president of this organization of lawyers
    $200 16
Myosin & actin are the 2 main proteins that make these parts of the body contract
    $200 2
This word for a little white lie may be derived from "fable"
    $200 22
After jumping ship in Tahiti in 1842, this "Moby Dick" author worked there as a field laborer
    $400 10
This large coral structure off the coast of Australia is believed to be over 30 million years old
    $400 14
Because of his painting of the "Naked Maja", he was called before the Inquisition
    $400 3
His wife Edith was said to be a descendant of Pocahontas & John Rolfe
    $400 18
In chromosomes, this genetic material can be found wrapped around a protein called histone
    $400 4
From the Hebrew for "to rest", it's a period of leave granted to a teacher for rest or travel
    $400 23
In addition to 14 "Oz" books, he wrote 24 books for girls under the pseudonym Edith Van Dyne
    $600 11
In Spanish, this currency is libras
    $600 15
He hadn't perfected his pointillist technique when he painted "A Bathing Place" around 1884
    $600 17
His less famous ranch was called Haywood; he purchased it from Texas Christian University
    $600 19
This protein makes makes you red-blooded as opposed to another color
    $600 5
From a Gaelic word meaning "war cry", it's a catch phrase or motto used to advertise a product
    $600 24
In 1835 this "Frankenstein" author published "Lodore", an autobiographical novel
    DD: $2,000 12
Albania's largest minority is made up of people from this neighboring Balkan country
    $800 29
A group of studies & figures from his "The Burghers of Calais" is in the Brooklyn Museum
    $800 25
He was the father-in- law of actress Faye Emerson, who married his son Elliott in 1944
    DD: $1,500 20
Generally, this protein acts to reduce the amount of glucose in the blood
    $800 6
This Italian sausage derives its name from myrtle, which was originally used to flavor it
    $800 27
This 1929 Thomas Wolfe novel is subtitled "A Story of the Buried Life"
    $1000 13
The majority of the world's Muslims belong to this sect
    $1000 30
This Edward Hopper painting of a diner was inspired by a restaurant on Greenwich Avenue
    $1000 26
His favorite horse, General, is buried on the grounds of his Virginia estate, Sherwood Forest
    $1000 21
All living cells contain these proteins that act as biological catalysts
    $1000 7
This adjective often describing a charming old village or inn ultimately comes from the Latin for "to know"
    $1000 28
This James A. Michener book about the Holy Land was the bestselling hardcover novel of 1965

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Michael Chris
$6,400 $9,900 $2,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only category in which an American did not win an award in 1993

Final scores:

Margaret Michael Chris
$1 $12,900 $5,800
3rd place: Enesco "Small World of Music" + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis New champion: $12,900 2nd place: Panasonic camcorder + Benrus ladies' watch

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Margaret Michael Chris
$5,700 $7,100 $2,900
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,700

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Game tape date: 1994-02-14
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