Show #2035 - Friday, June 11, 1993

Al Lin game 2.


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Chris Bennington, an insurance coverage attorney from Moorpark, California

Peter Fish, a writer from San Carlos, California

Al Lin, a law student originally from Chesapeake, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
Buto, a snake goddess of this ancient civilization, is often shown with papyrus
    $100 25
The title character in this 1952 children's book is a spider
    $100 11
People in this city call their major downtown freeway interchanges "The Spaghetti Bowl", not the Astrobowl
    $100 4
In March Capt. Joseph Hazelwood was acquitted of the major charges in the grounding of this ship
    $100 1
Collective term for the innards of a turkey used to make gravy
    $100 17
"Where there's a will,..."
    $200 9
Artemis is the Greek goddess of the hunt & she's the Roman goddess of the hunt
    $200 27
She played Edna Garrett on "Diff'rent Strokes" & "The Facts of Life"
    $200 20
This First Lady donated the land for the National Wildflower Research Center in Austin
    $200 5
This TV comedienne caused a flap with her off-key rendition of the national anthem July 25
    $200 2
Varieties of these include spritz, refrigerator & snickerdoodles
    $200 18
"Waste not,..."
    $300 10
Hermes wears winged ones called talaria; their name comes from talus, Latin for "ankle"
    $300 28
Monticello sits on a hill overlooking this Virginia city
    $300 22
Fort Worth has a display of 13 life-size wax figures that depict this Leonardo da Vinci painting
    $300 14
Over 1,000 Muslim pilgrims died in a stampede in this holy city July 2
    $300 3
They can be twice-baked & Italians turn them into gnocchi
    $300 19
"Promises, like pie-crust, are made to be..."
    $400 12
The Greek sea god Nereus is most closely associated with this sea that's an arm of the Mediterranean
    $400 29
Hollis was the last name of the Bette Davis character in this 1965 film
    $400 23
This theme park near Arlington, Texas boasts a 200' parachute drop called the Texas Chute-Out
    $400 15
After 10 days in the Vatican mission in Panama City, he surrendered to U.S. troops Jan. 3
    $400 6
"Cooking A to Z" calls it the French equivalent of Chinese stir-frying
    $400 21
"The nearer the bone,..."
    $500 13
Collective name of Tisiphone, Alecto & Megaera, who are known for their "rages"
    $500 30
This 19th c. author who once used the pen name Currer Bell married Curate Arthur Bell Nicholls
    $500 24
This city's Post Office is divided by a state line, so you can stand with 1 foot in Texas & 1 in Arkansas
    DD: $1,000 16
On March 11 Patricio Aylwin was sworn in as president of this country, replacing Gen. Pinochet
    $500 7
It's to make clear by removing impurities; you do it to butter & stock
    $500 26
"Hell hath no fury..."

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Al Peter Chris
$2,800 -$900 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Al Peter Chris
$4,400 $500 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
As captain of H.M.S. Director, he was set ashore in a 1797 mutiny, 8 years after the Bounty affair
    $200 1
This Poe heroine "lived with no other thought than to love and be loved by me"
    $200 11
In adjusted dollars, the 1906 earthquake in this city was America's costliest
    $200 26
Harriet Tubman's nicknames compared her to this biblical hero who led his people out of slavery
    $200 6
This island 2 miles from the Italian mainland is the most populous in the Mediterranean
    $200 21
This Beatle won a 1971 Grammy for arranging "Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey"
    $400 17
In 218 B.C. he left eastern Spain for northern Italy with 102,000 men & about 40 elephants
    $400 2
On July 8, 1822 he drowned while sailing off Livorno, Italy; his body was cremated on the beach
    $400 12
This volcano which buried Pompeii destroyed the city of Torre del Greco several times
    $400 27
Nicknamed "The Smiling Pope", he didn't have much to smile about: he was only pope for 33 days
    $400 7
The last full-blooded Aborigine on this island state of Australia died in 1876
    $400 22
The TV soundtrack album "Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite" was this rock star's last No. 1 LP
    $600 18
This Israeli general lost his left eye while fighting with the Allies in Lebanon in World War II
    $600 3
The prologue to this 14th c. work describes the over 2 dozen people who meet at the Tabard Inn
    $600 13
In 1918, in the worst epidemic in U.S. history, over 500,000 Americans died from the Spanish form of this
    $600 28
World War II GIs called this "Sarong Girl" "The Sweetheart of the Foxholes"
    $600 8
Longwood House, a Napoleonic museum, is maintained on this South Atlantic British territory
    $600 23
Eddie Kendricks left this Motown group in 1971, right after "Just My Imagination"
    $800 19
AEF commander whose "My Experiences in the World War" won the 1932 Pulitzer Prize for History
    $800 4
Oliver Wendell Holmes called this sea creature "a ship of pearl" that "sails the unshadowed main"
    $800 14
In 1945 a U.S. Army bomber crashed into this skyscraper, leaving 13 dead
    $800 30
"Thespian" nickname of bank robber Willie Sutton, who was known for his disguises
    DD: $2,200 9
Once known as the Spice Islands, the Moluccas are now part of this country
    $800 24
This lead singer & his group The Mindbenders topped the charts in 1965 with "Game of Love"
    $1000 20
This Japanese officer who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor attended Harvard in 1919
    DD: $2,100 5
The 1798 collection "Lyrical Ballads" contained poems by both Coleridge & this "Tintern Abbey" poet
    $1000 15
1988 saw one of the worst air disasters when a Pan Am jet exploded over this Scottish village
    $1000 29
Comparing him to a Visigoth king & a poet, Voltaire dubbed this "Great" Prussian ruler Alaric-Cotin
    $1000 10
The Azores & this island group 400 miles off Morocco are districts of Portugal
    $1000 25
In 1984 Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck & Nile Rodgers formed this group to record "Sea Of Love"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Al Peter Chris
$11,900 $4,100 $3,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The success of this book in 1957 prompted Random House to create its "Beginner Books" series

Final scores:

Al Peter Chris
$10,000 $100 $4,101
2-day champion: $20,501 3rd place: reference books + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System & Sega Genesis 2nd place: trip on Delta to the Bahamas & stay at the Bahamas Princess Resort & Casino

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Al Peter Chris
$10,300 $6,300 $3,600
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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Game tape date: 1993-01-20
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