Show #1905 - Friday, December 11, 1992

Contestants

George Holloway, a police dispatcher from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sheryl Stein, a program analyst from Arlington, Virginia

Linda Kissling, an educational media specialist from Cape May, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $13,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

CARD GAMES
ACES
KINGS & QUEENS
JACKs
FULL HOUSE
STRAITS
    $100 3
In other words, this game could be called "blood-pumping organs"
    $100 1
The record for jet-to-jet kills is 16, accomplished by Capt. Joseph McConnell Jr. in his 1950s war
    $100 7
This country was so unstable during the reign of Isabella II that it had 60 different governments
    $100 12
After joking around in "Batman", he directed & starred in "The Two Jakes"
    $100 25
The show is set in this city; in the opening, you can see Fisherman's Wharf and Alcatraz
    $100 17
The Diomede Islands, one belonging to Russia, the other to Alaska, lie in this strait
    $200 4
In blackjack, if you want the dealer to give you another card, you ask him to do this to you -- ouch!
    $200 2
Although this German was credited with 80 kills in World War I, fewer than 60 have been verified
    $200 21
The leaders of several royal families take turns ruling this country whose capital is Kuala Lumpur
    $200 13
In the '60s he reigned as TV's exercise guru
    $200 26
Last name of Candace, who plays the eldest Tanner daughter; her brother Kirk has been a guest star
    $200 18
The Strait of Messina separates this island from Italy
    $300 5
You don't need an accordion or a partner to play the accordion form of this game
    $300 6
Of 3, 5 or 10, the number of enemy aircraft a fighter must shoot down to qualify as an ace
    $300 22
In French this King of England is called Guillaume le Conquerant
    $300 14
In 1989 this former NFL quarterback became U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development
    $300 27
Lori Loughlin's character did this November 12, 1991, making the house a lot fuller
    $300 19
Two huge rocks called the Pillars of Hercules flank the eastern entrance to this strait
    $400 10
A popular "Jeopardy!" category, or a children's game with pictures of writers on the cards
    $400 8
This Marine Corps major led the Black Sheep squadron & was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor
    $400 23
Like this great leader whom he'd served as a general, Egypt's King Ptolemy I was Macedonian
    $400 15
Explaining why he lost the heavyweight championship to Gene Tunney, he said, "I forgot to duck"
    $400 28
Dave Coulier's character Joey Gladstone, who like Dave is a stand-up comic, went on this Ed McMahon show
    DD: $1,000 20
In 1588 the first serious check of the Spanish Armada took place in this strait between France and England
    $500 11
You could get a bird in the hand when you play this card game with a black bird on the box
    $500 9
He was the USA's leading air ace in World War I with 22 enemy planes & 4 balloons shot down
    $500 24
This 11th daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I was guillotined in 1793
    $500 16
One of his last adventure novels, "Jerry of the Islands", told of an Irish terrier pup in the South Seas
    $500 29
"Full House" creator Jeff Franklin's first job as a producer was on this Penny Marshall series
    $500 30
This 19-mile-long Turkish strait connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Linda Sheryl George
$800 $700 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Sheryl George
$1,500 $2,500 -$300

Double Jeopardy! Round

TREATIES
COMPOSERS
U.S. STAMPS
SWITZERLAND
SCIENCE
NONFICTION
    $200 26
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848 ended the war between the U.S. & this country
    $200 7
Francis Hopkinson, who composed 1754's "Ode to Music", also signed this famous 1776 document
    $200 16
A 1974 stamp celebrating this tale showed the headless horseman in pursuit of Ichabod Crane
    $200 10
In the mid-1980s, the Swiss exported about 25 million of these devices a year
    $200 20
This most malleable metal can be beaten into sheets 1 ten-thousandth of a millimeter thick
    $200 3
In 1872 he published "How I Found Livingstone"
    $400 27
The Neutrality Treaty of 1978 designated this as an international waterway which is always to be neutral
    $400 6
This "Bolero" composer orchestrated Mussorgsky's piano work "Pictures at an Exhibition"
    $400 17
A mortar & pestle & an Rx symbol are featured on a 1972 stamp honoring this profession
    $400 11
The Swiss gave the world of music this form of wordless singing that echoes through the hills
    $400 22
This element whose symbol is Zr is alphabetically the last element
    $400 4
Betty Edwards' 1979 bestseller on creativity was called "Drawing on the Right Side of" this
    $600 1
The first of Bernard Herrmann's many film scores was for this 1941 classic
    $600 18
As a tribute to WWII Marines, the Post Office issued a 1945 stamp depicting this event
    $600 13
Lucerne is known for its lion & Bern is associated with this animal
    $600 23
The Portland type of this substance is limestone & shale heated until almost fused, then ground
    $600 5
"Forgiven" by Charles E. Shepard tells of "The Rise and Fall of" this PTL leader
    $800 2
He wrote "Peter and the Wolf" for a Moscow Children's Theatre
    $800 19
In 1991 a stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of this sport was issued in Springfield, Mass.
    DD: $1,400 14
Two of these that predominate during the year and affect the country are the Bise & the Foehn
    DD: $2,000 24
This term can mean active by day, or happening every day
    $800 8
This comedienne wrote of good times & bad in her autobiographical "It's Always Something"
    $1000 12
This Norwegian composer was sometimes called "The Chopin of the North"
    $1000 21
This late California governor & U.S. Chief Justice was honored on a postage stamp in 1992
    $1000 15
This densely woolly plant is the floral emblem of Switzerland
    $1000 25
In the third century B.C. this "principled" Greek showed the value of pi was between 223/71 & 220/70
    $1000 9
He titled his eyewitness account of the Russian Revolution "Ten Days that Shook the World"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Sheryl George
$900 $6,300 $1,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TRANSPORTATION
Last names of the motor car maker & motor car dealer who merged in Manchester, England in 1906

Final scores:

Linda Sheryl George
$1,750 $5,300 $3,400
3rd place: limited-edition serograph + Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune video games for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Genesis system New champion: $5,300 2nd place: a trip for two on Delta to Safety Harbor Spa near Tampa

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Linda Sheryl George
$5,300 $6,300 $1,700
19 R,
8 W
(including 3 DDs)
20 R,
2 W
7 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,300

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