Show #1851 - Monday, September 28, 1992

Contestants

Frances Moore, a customer service representative originally from Elko, Nevada

Sharon Kirkes, a librarian from Decatur, Georgia

Marty Brophy, a physicist from Urbana, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $34,202)

Jeopardy! Round

NATURE
THE OLYMPICS
FASHION HISTORY
THE BIBLE
SIBLINGS
RHYME TIME
    $100 4
In order to drink, it spreads its front legs, then lowers its head about 15 feet to the water
    $100 3
In the opening ceremonies of the 1992 Summer Games, one of these athletes ignited the Olympic flame
    $100 5
Shawls & other demure fashions became popular when she ascended the British throne in 1837
    $100 20
In Exodus 24:12 God said to him, "I will give thee tables of stone, and a law, and commandments..."
    $100 2
Famous grandpapa shared by sisters Margot & Mariel
    $100 1
2,000 pounds
    $200 13
While most species of this live bait fish are less than 6" long, the Indian mahseer can be 9' long
    $200 28
In 1988 Sergei Bubka became the 1st Olympic champion to exceed 19 feet in this event
    $200 6
Emilio Pucci was discovered in 1947 when he designed his own clothes for this winter sport
    $200 21
He, not Gabriel, is the only one in the Bible who's specifically called an "archangel"
    $200 7
His brothers Virgil & Morgan were with him at the O.K. Corral
    $200 25
A hit below the belt
    $300 14
A greenbottle is this type of insect
    $300 29
This American won both the pentathlon & decathlon in the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm
    $300 8
When a Roman youth reached manhood, he began to wear a toga pura of this color
    $300 22
After Jesus' death, this man of Arimathea obtained his body & buried it in his own tomb
    $300 10
His brother Buck Barrow was part of his gang
    $300 26
A class that teaches you all about equines
    $400 15
Varieties of these mammals include brown, black, sun & spectacled
    $400 30
This Norwegian won the women's figure skating gold medal in 1928, 1932 & 1936
    $400 17
Because the yoke originally was cut off, the name of this dress is Hawaiian for "cut-off"
    $400 23
"In the beginning was the word" are the beginning words of this gospel
    $400 11
Last name of brothers & French tire makers Andre & Edouard
    $400 27
The type of tome penned by Paul Prudhomme
    $500 16
The fowl with this name is native to Africa; the "pig", to South America
    $500 19
It's the only California site to host a Winter Olympics
    $500 18
In the 1890s this "girl" created by an illustrator popularized shirtwaists for women
    DD: $1,100 24
After Eutychus fell from a window to his death, he was restored to life by this apostle
    $500 12
Last name of sculptress Camille & poet Paul, her brother
    $500 9
She played the beauty in a classic 1933 film about a beast

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

Marty Sharon Frances
$100 $1,400 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Sharon Frances
$2,400 $2,200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
LANGUAGES
1953
FAMOUS NAMES
MOUNTAINS
THURBER
    $200 2
This is the name of our own galaxy
    $200 10
It evolved from Anglo-Saxon dialect of Wessex
    $200 7
He was buried beside Lenin in Red Square March 9, 1953
    $200 8
Anatoly Karpov was world champion of this from 1975 until he lost to Gary Kasparov in 1985
    $200 15
Mt. Chimborazo, whose summit is the farthest from the Earth's center, lies in Ecuador in these mountains
    $200 1
In the book "My World and Welcome to It" we found out about "The Secret Life of" this man
    $400 12
This element is called natrium in Latin, hence its symbol Na
    $400 11
Prior to WWII this language was traditionally written in a Gothic style called "Fraktur"
    $400 9
The U.S. had $12,483,414,764.30 of gold stored here; they took inventory
    $400 30
John C. Lilly began his pioneering work on the brain of this sea creature in 1955
    $400 16
The Zugspitze, Germany's highest peak, rises over 9,700 feet in the Bavarian chain of these mountains
    $400 3
Thurber rhymed "Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and" this
    $600 13
Magnifications of up to one million times can be achieved with this type of microscope
    $600 24
Malagasy & French are the languages of this island off the coast of Africa
    $600 26
In January he became the first president under Yugoslavia's new constitution
    $600 29
In 1991 Edith Cresson replaced Michel Rocard, becoming this country's first female premier
    $600 17
This country's highest mountain is Carrantuohill, part of Macgillicuddy's Reeks
    $600 4
He wrote his first book, "Is Sex Necessary?", with this "Charlotte's Web" author
    $800 5
This sugar, C12H22O11, occurs in the milk of all mammals
    $800 25
The modern form of this language is based on the Tuscan dialect
    $800 27
Richard Nixon, age 40, took over the job as vice president from this 74-year-old
    $800 22
This publisher of Time & Life retired to Phoenix, Arizona in 1964
    DD: $1,200 18
Mount Shasta in California & Mount Rainier in Washington are the highest peaks in this range
    DD: $2,500 20
In "The Years with Ross" Thurber wrote about Harold Ross, this magazine's first editor
    $1000 14
Many of the gems sold as topaz are actually the citrine variety of this stone
    $1000 23
Zulu & Swahili are among the best-known languages of this African language group
    $1000 28
He had 2 firsts in his life in 1953, reaching the top of Everest & seeing the sea
    $1000 21
This creator of the comic strip "Pogo" previously worked as a Disney animator
    $1000 19
Mt. Logan, Canada's highest peak, lies in the St. Elias range in this territory
    $1000 6
His 1945 collection was called "The Thurber" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Sharon Frances
$8,200 $1,800 $14,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ENTERTAINERS OF THE PAST
This Missouri-born expatriate starred in the 1935 French film "Princess Tam-Tam"

Final scores:

Marty Sharon Frances
$14,400 $3,600 $16,300
2nd place: a trip to Washington, D.C. aboard Delta airlines 3rd place: a Sanyo VHS HiFi VCR + a Nintendo Entertainment System + games (including Super Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune w/Vanna White) New champion: $16,300

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marty Sharon Frances
$7,600 $1,800 $12,200
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
1 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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